The Wanamaker fonds consists of textual records and graphic materials of genealogical histories of various families. The fonds also contains records, brochures, pamphlets, publications, books, and other textual records from towns and cities throughout Ontario, predominantly from the Quinte Area and Hastings County.
Family Photographs of the Sayers family, Ralph Wanamaker's family, the Hodgen family, of Loral Wanamaker's family, Parliament family, Van Cott family, Post family, as well as loose photographs of the Parliament family, the McTaggart family, various snapshots and negatives of sceneray and views, as well as 2 boxes of slides
1 box of Books and Binders with genealogical records, as well various records of various towns in Ontario ca. 1816 - 1957
Genealogical notes, histories, birth records, death records, pages from family Bibles, receipts, and other textual records for over 40 individual families
Genealogical charts, and ancesteral charts
Genealogical correspondences *Newspapers, and News clippings from Hastings County, Hastings County Museum, Historical Society, Lennox and Addington, Prince Edward County, Trenton, Tyendinaga, and United Empire Loyalists
Legal documents, seals and original deeds, and land records ca. 1803 - 1848
Genealogy forms, research materials, reference materials
Various artworks and postcards (of Hastngs County, the Quinte Region, the British Military and Navy, the Belleville Art Association, and travel)
Quinte region, Belleville, Trenton, and Prince edward County miscellaneous publications, newspaper clippings, brochures, pamphlets, notes, directories, histories, records, and tourism guides and publications
Ontario, New York , and Canada pamphlets, magazines, calendars, and an Ontario Liquor License Act, 1891
Land Abstracts for Prince Edward County
Maps and plans: 1778-1779 Blue Print Surveys from General Washington, New York Historical Society; 1784 Ontario (printed by Ministry of Natural Resources), 1984; 1860-1861 Hastings County, 1860-1861 from the Hastings County Directory; 1928 Lloyd's Map of Hastings County; c. 1930 Belleville Post Office Carrier Route #8, North Front and North Park Streets
Scrapbooks ca. 1958-1972
Miscellaneous Publications (almanacs, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous pins belonging to Loral Wanamaker, blue print surveys)
Fonds is comprised of three bound volumes of correspondence, sketches, paintings, diaries, receipts, newspaper clippings, deeds, baptismal and marriage records, family trees, and scrapbooks pertaining to the Wallis family. Included also are several documents pertaining to the Forbes family, related to the Wallis family through marriage. The Peterborough-born sculptress Katherine E. Wallis (1860-1957), whose papers are located in Trent University Archives, was a member of the Wallis family. The volume spines are inscribed as follows:
Papers of Louisa Charles John Mary and Adah Wallis 1854-1882 (Vol. I);
Papers of Louisa Charles John Mary and Adah Wallis 1883-1895 (Vol. II);
Fonds consists of musical recordings on one 1/4" audio reel, performed by Deva Prasad Das on vocals and mardal with Shankaran on flute. These performances were intended to accompany the Deba Prasad Das style of Odissi dance. Consists of three separate performances: "Nindata Chandana" Abhinaya, Ashtapadi (an expression-based dance); "Natangi" and a Boomija folk dance from Orissa. These recordings were made to accompany performances by Sukanya Rahman. Also includes four VHS recordings of performances by Rahman in various venues in the 1990s.
Fonds consists of graphic and textual records created and collected by Robertson Matthews as well as other family members. The fonds has been arranged in series determined by subject and form of record. Series include photographs, correspondence, diaries, engineering records, literary records, personal records, Matthews family legal records and Matthew H. Matthews records.
Collection consists of material pertaining to Raymond’s portrayal of Abraham Lincoln on stage and film and includes photographs of Abraham Lincoln, sketches of Raymond as Lincoln, framed playbill on the night of Lincoln’s assassination, framed republican national ticket for president Lincoln, TV Guide awards for Raymond’s performance in "Tyger, Tyger" and "Dr. Kildare", and correspondence.
Photographs from World War Two, Philip Etters identification cards, literature on the navy and military, correspondances with the Canadian Merchant Navy Veterans Association, newspaper articles, newspapers from World War Two, House of Commons releases, the journal "The Red Duster".
A mix of catalogues showcasing locks and associated building hardware for all the companies involved, but focusing on Corbin. Box of files includes inter company correspondence, newspaper clippings, log books, photographs and shares. A number of other books include a job book for cylinder keys, manufacturing order books and department specific log books. Two awards are also included, 1 for the efforts of a flood control team in 1981 and 1 safety award received in 1960. The fonds also includes a plastic Corbin sign and a key made at the plant.
Album of photographs compiled by a member of the Hobbs family. Teddie Hobbs appears in one of the photographs and there is also a photograph of the grave of J. E. Hobbs. The majority of photographs are of the First World War Royal Flying Corps training camps in North America: Camps Borden and Mohawk in Ontario and Camp Taliaferro in Texas.
Fonds consists of sermons of Frank Malinsky, 1911-1972; papers delivered at auxiliary organizations of the East District of Lutheran Church-Canada and Elmira (Ont.) community functions such as school dedications and graduations, Junior Chamber of Commerce and Town Council inauguration, 1936-1964; research files on individual cults, 1922-1954; college notebooks in German on world history, Greek, Hebrew, Latin and composition; seminary notebooks in German on homiletics, catechetics, dogmatics, religious education, theology, and exegesis of Luke, 1st John, Psalms, Genesis and Isaiah.