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Doherty Collection

  • CA ON00154 2014.74
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Fonds consists of various materials created and collected by donor over the course of growing up, volunteering and working in Port Hope; including material from the Boy Scouts of Canada. Please refer to series, file, and item-level descriptions for more detailed information.

"Everybody's Port Hope: In All Seasons" eBook

Item is one (1) copy of "Everybody's Port Hope: In All Seasons" eBook, 2009. The "book" is a digital PDF file created by Albert Seaman, and includes the following chapters: (1) The Ganaraska River, (2) Spring, (3) Summer, (4) Autumn, (5) Christmas, (6) Winter, (7) Anytime.

Historic Editions of Port Hope Evening Guide

File consists of two (2) editions of the Port Hope Evening Guide. It includes: (1) "Never Have So Many Owed So Much - Honour Roll," 11 May 1945; (2) "Sir Winston Churchill Resigns at 80," 5 Apr 1955.

Last Edition of the Port Hope Evening Guide

File consists of one (1) edition of the Port Hope Evening Guide, 13 Feb 2009. It includes some of the following articles: "Port Hope's Jim Gilmer named Outstanding Citizen" (re: Civic Awards) and "Many eyes trained on Ganaraska River" (re: river flooding).

Port Hope Scrapbook Pages

File consists of four (4) oversized pages from a scrapbook accumulated by the donor's grandfather, c1945-1965. It includes information and handwritten notes on the following: Statement regarding the unionization of Nicholson File Company of Canada Ltd. by J.R. Giffen, Port Hope Evening Guide, c1950; the development of the national flag of Canada, 1964-1965; "Six Years of War Against Germany" timeline; various clippings regarding the early history of Port Hope; and a hand-written poem signed "Gill"


Series consists of seven (7) colour postcards of various sites in Port Hope, created by World Wide Sales Agencies Ltd., Montreal. It includes: First Baptist Church, Town Hall, Horticultural Society Gardens at Rotary Park, Port Hope & District Hospital, "Idalia" Port Hope Golf Club, Harbour, Port Hope Golf & Country Club.

Slidestreet and Artsfestival Promotional Materials

Series consists of flyers, oversized posters and one (1) ticket to the Slidestreet event held down Walton Street in downtown Port Hope, 8 Aug 2015. The oversized posters are for Slidestreet Port Hope, and Port Hope Farmers' Market's 12th Annual Arts Festival.