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Querney Family

  • ON00120 018
  • Fonds
  • 1956-2010

This fonds consists of correspondence, press releases, a written history and newspaper clippings.

Querney Family

O'Flynn Cash Grocery

  • ON00120 031
  • Fonds
  • 1914

Fonds consists of one price list for O'Flynn Cash Grocery.

O'Flynn Cash Grocery

Orgill family collection

  • CA ON00333 11-008
  • Collection
  • ca. 1888-1910

Collection consists of nine Boyd family photograph albums, 14 glass plate negatives, and several strip negatives. The images depict the lives and activities of the Boyd family of Bobcaygeon, Ontario, and include lumbering scenes, Trent Canal steamboats, buffalo/Hereford animals, and travel excursions. Also included are three "Gypsy" photographs (Peterborough, 1909), and photographs of winter sporting activities. Several photographs depict family members; many are unidentified. Also included in this collection are copies of the wills of WT.C. Boyd and Mossom Boyd.

Orgill (family)

Don Tapscott fonds

  • CA ON00333 15-003 & 15-013
  • Fonds
  • 1981-2012

Fonds is comprised of correspondence, published articles, photographs, slides, and CDs of speeches, interviews, and meetings pertaining to the career of Don Tapscott.

Tapscott, Don

Choate Family fonds

  • CA ON00154 2007.5
  • Fonds
  • 1817-1980

Fonds consists of various papers created and collected by the family and descendants of Nathan Choate, 1817-1975. It documents the history of members of the family, as well as local buildings, churches, businesses, and the history of the Municipality of Port Hope.

Choate (family)

William Furby Advertisement Proofs, Invoices and Correspondence

  • CA ON00154 2008.6
  • Fonds
  • 1825-1860

Fonds consists of advertisement printing proofs, invoices, handwritten notes, and correspondence originally belonging to William Furby, printer and owner of the Port Hope Gazette, c1830-1850. For more detailed information, please refer to item-level descriptions.

Furby, William

Port Hope Evening Guide Printing Blocks

  • CA ON00154 2011.23
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1960

Fonds consists of twenty-nine (29) engraved blocks used for printing by the Port Hope Evening Guides in the early through mid part of the 20th century. They include advertisements, logos, and photograph etchings. A full listing is available.; Horse-pulled roller; Town Hall with tree damage; A.T.H. Williams statue knocked over; Ambrose-Winslow Brewing Co. Ltd.; People playing golf; “Port Hope: The Home of Radium”; Globe File Mfg. Co. Logo; Western view of downtown Port Hope; Man behind horse in cart (stamped “Guide”); Advertisement for Aluminium Company of Canada Ltd.; Photograph of unidentified men (3); Advertisement for Spooner’s Copperine; “Fly TCA to Bermuda & the Caribbean” Advertisement; Advertisement for Jack Primean Men’s Wear; Advertisement for Canadian National Railway; British Flood Relief Campaign, May 1947; Carment Leather Logo; Printing Press; Advertisement for Red Cross Rubber & Cement Co.; “The Guide’s Classfied Ads.”; Unidentified Signature Plate; Lipton’s Tea Logo; Unidentified Signature Plate; “Pipes are our specialty” Advertisement; Girl head cartoon; Girl head cartoon; Kodak “Brownie” Logo; “Come on Canada!” WWII Propaganda; “Dominion Stores Food Conservation Drive”; Capitol Theatre Logo

Port Hope Evening Guide

Canada Optical Company collection

  • CA ON00397 2015.10
  • Collection
  • 1947-1992

Collection of materials relating to the Canada Optical Company in Deseronto, Ontario, including photographs, promotional materials, newspaper and magazine articles and summary of employee benefits.

The materials were collected by Don Simpson, former general manager of the Deseronto plant.

Canada Optical Company

Deseronto Town Hall photograph collection

  • CA ON00397 2015.13
  • Collection
  • 1970s-2011

Photographs of Deseronto, Ontario dating from the 1970s to 2011, depicting a variety of Town events. They include a set of aerial photographs of the town from the 1980s; the interior of the former Home Hardware store in the Baker Block on Main Street; the O’Connor House on Main Street before its demolition; the 1989 100th Anniversary celebrations, photographs of Centennial Park and Rathbun Memorial Park; the opening of the Deseronto Public Library in its 358 Main Street location in 2001; the Ontario Provincial Police handover ceremony in 2001; an Easter Parade from the early 2000s; a Santa Parade; the 2002 New Year’s Levee; and the 2010 Olympic Flame run in Deseronto.

Most of the photographs appear to have been taken by Town staff. One envelope was donated to the Town by Irene Usher and contains photographs taken by her late husband, Tom.

Long Family Collection

  • CA ON00154 2015.25
  • Fonds
  • 1817-1992

Fonds consists of papers and photographs from the Long Family Collection. It includes materials created and accumulated by: Alfred H. Long (military publications, letter books), N. Tom Long (local history research files, St. Lawrence Hotel plan, directories, photographs), Geo. Wilson (memoirs, correspondence re: Port Hope Evening Guide, Wilson family photographs), and Brig. Gen. George H. Ralston. For more detailed information refer to series-level descriptions.

Mary McMillan Prower fonds

  • CA ON00154 2015.48
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1978

Fonds consists of three (3) blueprints of The Bluestone House, 1918; various Port Hope receipts; receipts from the Port Hope Hospital Trust; and publications related to Monsignor Leo. A. Cleary.

Frederick Barlow Cumberland Letter Books

  • CA ON00154 2016.10
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1905

Fonds consists of twenty-four (24) letterbooks and ledgers created by Frederick Barlow Cumberland, c1892-1905. For more information, refer to series-level descriptions.

Cumberland, Frederick Barlow

Edward "Ted" Fulford fonds

  • CA ON00154 2016.16
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1975

Fonds consists of papers and artifacts related to various Port Hope organizations, the Fulford Bros. Dry Goods Store, and the Downtown Revitalization "Norwich Plan," c1907-1975. For more detailed information, please refer to series-level descriptions.

Fulford, Edward Lightle

Irving Margles' Receipts and Financial Records

  • CA ON00154 2016.5
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1936

Fonds consists of eighty seven (87) invoices, cancelled cheques, and receipts pertaining to Irving Margles' clothing store in downtown Port Hope, 1918-1936. Most of the cheques were written to suppliers of Margles' store, including a few related to Port Hope: Port Hope Hydro Electric Commission, Weatherproof Rubber Coat Company, William Currie, International Association of Lions Clubs (Port Hope), Arcade Chain Stores (O. Pattenick, Prop.), W. J. Highfield Victoria Dairy.

Margles, Irving

F.G. Cotter & Co. Ink Blotter

  • CA ON00154 2017.3.1
  • Item

Item is an ink blotter from the 'F.G. Cotter & Co.' company from Port Hope.

Harry Moscoe fonds

  • CA ON00210 69
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1947

Fonds consists of textual and photographic records accumulated by Mr. Harry Moscoe during the 1940 to 1947 period. The majority of these records document Mr. Moscoe's activities as Executive Director of the Canadian Jewish Congress, Eastern Region, War Efforts Committee. A few files also document examples of his personal, financial and legal office activities, while still living in Kirkland Lake and later in Montreal. War Efforts Committee records focus on the CJC's responsibilities for: Servicemen's Centres in Halifax, Montreal, Moncton and St. John, Red Cross blood drives, tracking Jewish officers, Jewish casualties, and regular meetings of the War Efforts Committee. Also here are extensive newspaper clippings documenting Jewish servicemen' activities, casualties, heroics and decorations. Of special note is a 20 x 25 cm b&w photograph within File 18, "Jewish Chaplains". The image features seven uniformed Canadian Jewish chaplains who served during the Second World War. They are: Rabbi Abraham Babb, Rabbi David Monson, Rabbi Oscar Fassman, Rabbi Charles Bender, Rabbi Samuel Cass, Rabbi Jacob Eisen and Rabbi Morrris Casriel Katz.

Moscoe, Harry

Hahn Pharmacy Limited fonds

  • CA ON00094 985.039
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1951

Fonds consists of pharmaceutical prescription books and "archive prescription transfer cases" from 1863 to 1951. Due to changes in laws and regulations governing the sale and reporting of pharmaceuticals, the records were organized to comply with such changes (e.g., narcotics prescriptions, and prescriptions for which dispensing fees were charged). Fonds consists of of the following series: 11 Pharmaceutical prescription books (1863-1928) 44 Transfer cases of pharmaceutical prescription sheets (1928-1950 ) 11 Transfer cases of pharmaceutical prescription sheets "D" series (1943-1950) 1 Narcotics prescription Record of Sales book (1924-1942) 10 Transfer cases of narcotics prescription sheets "N" series (1932-1951)

J.S. Hoffman Pharmacy

Robert Benjamin Hillmer fonds

  • CA ON00031 A967.054
  • Fonds
  • 1898 - 1954

This fonds consists of 5 record books kept by Robert B. Hillmer concerning his watchmaking and jewellery business. In the books, Mr. Hillmer recorded watch inventories (1899), as well as job numbers, client name, work requested and price. Item List: Watch Repair Book 1910 - 1913; Watch Repair Book 1924 - 1934; Watch Repair Book 1936 - 1954; Watch Repair Record book, 1913 - 1924; and Watch Repair Record book 1898-1910. The fonds also includes a Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons of Canada certificate appointing Robert Benjamin Hillmer to the office of Grand Superintendent of Huron District No. 6, February 28, 1918.

Hillmer, Robert Benjamin

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