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Marsh Store

  • Fonds
  • 1862-1955

The Marsh Store was a community hub for Coldstream and Lobo Township. There are eight series. These include store records, sawmill and gristmill records, and woollen mill records. Other businesses that operated out of there were: the Coldstream Telephone Company ; Lobo Mutual Fire Insurance; and the Great Western Railway and Telegraph Company. Of special interest are the magazines and books located in the Public Library collection which also operated out of the Marsh Store. Jacob Marsh was also involved with the local council which also operated from his store.

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James Ross fonds

  • CA ON00009 F 638
  • Fonds
  • 1834-1873

Fonds consists of the incoming correspondence of James Ross. Correspondents are predominantly relatives and acquaintances in Aberdeen, Scotland, such as: his mother, Elizabeth; brother, Robert; classmate, Robert Smith; and solicitor, D.R. Morice. Letters refer to Ross family matters, Scottish acquaintances, Ross' classmates, insurance, the Church of Scotland, politics, and immigration to Upper Canada.

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Alexander Grant fonds

  • CA ON00009 F 639
  • Fonds
  • 1807-1963

Fonds consists of the records of Alexander Grant of Duldragen Hall, L'Orignal, Prescott County . Fonds includes correspondence from political acquaintances and Grant children such as Catherine, Ellen, Allen, and John. References made include: politics, the militia, the weather, and family matters. Fonds also includes receipts, commissions, a deed of sale, invitations, accounts, as well as Grant genealogical materials. Also included are 5 photographs of Alexander Grant, his daughter Catherine (later Mrs. Andrew Shaw), and a baby.

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Benjamin Steacy fonds

  • CA ON00009 F 653
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1887

Fonds consists primarily of the business records of contractor, Benjamin Steacy. Fonds includes Steacey's business correspondence, a letter of recommendation, articles of agreement and memoranda. Also included are: a Port Arthur Railway advertisement, 1887; railway timetables, 1887; and a carte de visite of J.G. Steacy, 1869.

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William Dellow fonds

  • CA ON00009 F 696
  • Fonds
  • 1970

Fonds consists of the personal memoirs of William T. Dellow, written in 1970. Topics include farm work, family matters, his brother Jim's running career, his sales career in Toronto, World War I and his involvement with a musical group called the "Hawaiian Drifters".

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Mann family fonds

  • CA ON00009 F 702
  • Fonds
  • 1833-1902

Fonds consists of the personal records of the Mann family. Fonds includes the personal correspondence amongst the Manns, predominantly between Griffidus Mann and his siblings. In addition, fonds contains the Bird family tree as well as the personal diary of Julia Bird, written in 1833, while sailing from England to New York. Fonds also contains various political pamphlets and product advertisements. Fonds also includes 9 photographs. Subjects include Griffidus Mann and James Mann's Hermitage, in Bowmanville.

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William Callowhill fonds

  • CA ON00009 F 716
  • Fonds
  • 1857-1870

Fonds consists of the personal correspondence of William Callowhill and his wife, Elizabeth, with family in Hull, England. The correspondence contains references to travel from England, business, construction, economic opportunities in Hamilton, transportation, prices in Upper Canada, disease, Natives, family matters and pioneer life.

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John Milne fonds

  • CA ON00009 F 718
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied in 1974] originally created 1930)

Fonds consists of a photocopy of the personal memoirs of Essex Township pioneer, John Milne. References include: Milne's activities in lumbering, banking, publishing, politics and church activities. Fonds also includes photocopies of newspaper clippings concerning Milne and his family.

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Douglas H.C. Mason fonds

  • CA ON00009 F 728
  • Fonds
  • [Microfilmed 1965] (originally created 1907)

Fonds consists of microfilmed copies of the personal diary of Douglas H.C. Mason, written in 1907, while on a trip to James Bay. Fonds also includes a an outfit list and a topographical map used on the trip. In addition, fonds contains an album of 193 photographs taken during the trip. Subjects include: Douglas Mason, Whitney Lailey, Natives, and various camp sites.

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Frederick Fieldhouse Clarke fonds

  • CA ON00009 F 788
  • Fonds
  • 1963

Fonds consists of originals and copies of the memoirs of Colonel Frederick Fieldhouse Clarke. References include: his parents, childhood, military career, land surveying activities, life in Toronto, early Kapukasing, war veterans, and work as the first Grand Commander of the Canadian Legion.

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Sons of Temperance of North America (Ameliasburgh Division No. 92) fonds

  • CA ON00009 F 803
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1895

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the Sons of Temperance of North America (Ameliasburgh Division No. 92) and includes a minutebook, 1850-1854, and various inquests, 1862-1895.

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National Council of YMCAs of Canada fonds

  • CA ON00009 F 814
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1965

Fonds consists mainly of records arising from the interaction between the National Council of the Canadian Y.M.C.A. and various local associations regarding: the construction and maintenance of facilities, recreational programs, and financial, administrative, and staffing problems. Fonds contains correspondence (as well as clippings, circulars, reports, surveys, telegrams, promotional literature, and other material) between the National Council and various local associations. Fonds also includes monthly report of associations along the Canadian National Railway line. Also included are the records of three surveys conducted by the National Council to: gather information on the potential of various communities for the establishment of a new association, to ascertain the recreational needs of various communities, or to assess the quantity of existing recreational facilities. Fonds also contains records of two international Y.M.C.A. clubs, the Hi-Y Club and the Y’s Men’s Club. Fonds contains the following series: Files of Correspondence with Local YMCA's, 1918-1958 (Series A) Monthly Reports of Railroad YMCA's, 1953, 1956 (Series B) Surveys: Surveys for New YMCA's, 1918-1960 (Series C-1) Recreational Surveys, 1927-1959 (Series C-2) a Survey of Services and Facilities, 1962 (Series C- 3) YMCA Clubs: Membership Applications, Hi-Y Clubs Inc., 1954-1961 (Series D- 1) Semester Reports, Y's Men's Clubs, Inc., 1954-1961 (Series D-2) Geneva Park, Miscellaneous Files, 1945-1963 (Series E), Miscellaneous Files (Series F) Photographs/Biographical (Series G).

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Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies fonds

  • CA ON00009 F 819
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1975

Fonds consists of administrative, conference, and other records of the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies. Included are minutes of Board of Directors meetings and other Board working records. Fonds also includes records arising from conferences, including annual conferences, regional conferences and local directors conferences. Also included are memoranda to societies, surveys, handbooks, briefs, reports, government publications, speeches. Fonds also contains records relating to: the Ontario Welfare Council, the Simcoe county C.A.S./County Council dispute, a foster parents conference, foster care, the Agency Relations Committee of the Ontario Association of Psychiatric Social Workers, the Ontario Association of Family Service Agencies, and the Alliance of Voluntary Agencies involved in Service to Children.

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