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School Board Blueprints

  • CA ON00154 2011.16.2.5
  • File
  • 194-

Series consists of eleven (11) blueprints for "Proposed Alterations to West Primary School;" "Retaining Wall at Port Hope Public School;" "Proposed Wall North Side of Central School," c. 1940s.

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Edmison family fonds

  • CA ON00334 F2
  • Fonds
  • 1690-1990, predominantly 1920's-1980's

This collection consists of papers relating to the Edmison family. Rev J. H. Edmison, Presbyterian minister, 1857-1928 includes sermons, news clippings and correspondence chiefly in Chelteham Ontario. Correspondence of J Alex Edmison and family, including ephemera, photographs and memorabilia of McGill, Trent University, Jarvis Collegiate, Broadview YMCA and Queen’s University in the 1920s. Some papers related to Montreal politics (1938-40); research materials related to Camp Ahmek, the Taylor Statten Memorial Fund, and camping reunions (1920s to 1970s); research materials and incidental correspondence relating to the history of Peterborough, Douro Township and other local matters (1960s and 1970s); including incidental correspondence on criminology, penal history, as well as Vercoe family history.

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Raymond Hart Massey fonds

  • CA ON00416 F04
  • Fonds
  • 1736; 1895-1983

Fonds 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.

Fonds also consists of the Raymond Massey Rare Book Collection which he bequeathed along with the rest of the items in the fonds.

Fonds consists of the following series: Abraham Lincoln, Correspondence, Publicity, Raymond Massey Rare Book Collection.

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Professor Alan Brunger fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1746; 1815-1991

This fonds consists of research in 19th century Canadian historical geography, mainly in Upper Canada/Ontario, focused on emigration from the U.K. and settlement in Newcastle (Peterborough County) District and London (Talbot Settlement) District. Included in the research materials are several maps, a small collection of photo negatives, and microfilm reels.

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David Mills fonds

  • CA ON00353 AFC 272
  • Fonds
  • 1755-1903; (added material 1910-1929)

This fonds contains case files, reports, doctrines, treaties, charters, bills, papers, certificates, journals, lectures, addresses and speeches, personal papers, correspondence and scrapbooks from the personal and professional life of David Mills: teacher, office holder, farmer, lawyer, politician, journalist, author and judge.

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Magrath family fonds

  • CA ON00380 1979.007
  • Fonds
  • 1759-[ca. 1975] predominant 1844-1893

Fonds consists largely of records created and collected by members of the Magrath family, including the Reverend James Magrath and his children, in the course of administering and occupying their farming estate (called Erindale) on the Credit River. Fonds includes correspondence, legal and financial records and ledgers, and plans of the estate and environs. There is also a small amount of material added to the fonds by later descendants of the family, including family histories and annotated transcriptions of the earliest Magrath correspondence.

The bulk of the correspondence consists of personal letters between family members, including James Magrath and his children, and most is written to Charles Magrath while on a trip to Ireland. Letters are largely concerned with family and personal affairs.

Note that the Magrath family correspondence includes occasional references to the activities of the First Nations (Mississauga Anishinaabe) people of the Credit area at that time referred to as the Credit Indians. The nature of these references is influenced by the perspective and prejudices of the Magraths.

The fonds comprises the following six series:

Series 1: Correspondence
Series 2: Legal records
Series 3: Financial records
Series 4: Family history records
Series 5: Erindale Estate maps and plans
Series 6: Transcriptions

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John and Amelia Harris Family fonds

  • CA ON00353 AFC 48
  • Fonds
  • 1770-1959, 1994

This fonds has records for John and Amelia Harris Family, including various relations, friends and colleagues .

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Wallis family fonds

  • CA ON00333 14-001
  • Fonds
  • 1774-1895

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);
  • Captain R.M. Forbes, R.N. 1774-1846 and Family.

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Curry-Clark family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1775-[before 1980] predominant [before 1900]

Fonds consists of records created or collected by two families related by marriage, the Clarks and Curries of Chinguacousy Township. Fonds includes correspondence, legal and land records, accounting ledgers, petitions to township councils, ephemera, copying and penmanship exercises, and photographs. Records largely relate to domestic affairs (including farming and exchanging of goods) and legal matters (especially land transactions and the settling of estates).

Records from both the Curry and Clark branches of the family were inherited by an ancestor, Ida Curry Clark. An appreciable part of the records on both sides date from before the intermarriage of the two families (when John Clark married Jane Curry). Because the records can readily be associated with one or another of the two branches, the fonds has been arranged into two series as follows:

Series 1: Curry family records
Series 2: Clark family records

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New Credit Methodist Indian Mission (Ont.) fonds

  • CA ON00340 F1434
  • Fonds
  • 1776-1887

Fonds consists of baptisms, 1802-1846, 1857, 1865-1882, 1883 1887, marriages, 1836-1846, 1857, 1884-1885, burials, 1868-1885, membership list of Methodist Society at the Upper Mohawk Grand River, 1826, register, including births, 1776-1881, marriages, 1831-1855 (predominantly undated), deaths, 1840-1883, of the River Credit Indians, 1840-1883, financial records, 1827-1844, of New Credit Methodist Indian Mission (includes Grand River Mission, Credit Mission).

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Wanamaker fonds

  • CA ON00156 MG 27
  • Fonds
  • 1778-1974

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)

Genealogical family research names:

  • Allison
  • Alyea
  • Babcock, John
  • Bailey
  • Belnap
  • Benson
  • Blair/Snider/Mumby/Spenser
  • Brickman, Lewis
  • Brighton
  • Canniff
  • Clapp
  • Cole
  • Cunningham
    *Davis
  • Embury
  • Finkle
  • Fraser
  • Gallagher
  • Gerow
  • Giraud/Gero-Gerow
  • Hodgens
  • Johnson
  • Loveless, Absolam
  • McTaggart
  • Meyers, John W.
  • Mitchell, Alfred
  • Orser
  • Parliament
  • Peck
  • Redner
  • Roblin
  • Scott
  • Spencer
  • Sprung
  • Van Cott, John
  • Vander Woort
  • Waite (see also Sprung and Putnam)
  • Wallbridge
  • Wanamaker
  • Wanamaker, Judge George Washington
  • Wanamaker
  • Weese
  • Whitney
  • Williams and Schermerhorn
  • Yarrow

Gustav Mahler-Alfred Rosé Collection

  • CA ON00353 AFC 382
  • Fonds
  • [1780], [18-?-1996]

This collection consists of extensive personal correspondence, concert documents, scores, manuscripts, recognition, primary publications, secondary publications, university papers, photographs, recordings, memorabilia and artifacts mainly relating to the private and professional lives of Gustav Mahler, Alfred Rosé, Arnold Rosé, Alma Rosé, Bruno Walter, Justine Rosé, and Maria Rosé. Other material relating to Alma Mahler-Werfel, Marie Mahler, Otto Mahler, Maria Rosé, Albine Adler, Dorothy Beswick Hetherington, Lorraine Busby, Jacob Dont, Martha Freud, R.A. Loederer, Nora Nathan, Richard Newman, Richard Strauss, and Arturo Toscanini are included. Also included are materials in the collection whose connection is unclear

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Niagara Methodist Episcopal Circuit (Ont.) fonds

  • CA ON00340 F1436
  • Fonds
  • 1795-1823

Fonds consists of baptisms, 1805, Quarterly Board minutes/financial account book, 1795-1823, of Niagara Methodist Episcopal Circuit (includes Thorold, Beaverdams (Beaverdam), Chippawa, Thirty Mile Creek Church in Clinton Township, Fifty Mile Creek Church, Fort Erie, Lanes Chapel, Red Meeting House in Stamford Township, Warner's Chapel in Niagara Township (now Niagara On The Lake), Stoney Creek).

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Metropolitan United Church (Toronto, Ont.) fonds

  • CA ON00340 F1801
  • Fonds
  • 1797-2018

Fonds consists of records, including marriages ,1833-1834, of Newgate Methodist Episcopal Church, Toronto (includes King Street Methodist Chapel), 1829-1870; record of Metropolitan Wesleyan Methodist Church, Toronto (includes King Street Methodist Chapel, York, and Newgate Methodist Episcopal Church), 1797-1884; records, including marriages, 1897-1924, of Metropolitan Methodist Church, Toronto (includes King Street Methodist Chael, York, Newgate Methodist Episcopal Church and Metropolitan Wesleyan Methodist Church), 1868-1925; records, including baptisms, 1905-1995, marriages, 1924-2017, and burials, 1934-1974, of Metropolitan United Church in Toronto (includes York (King Street) Methodist Episcopal Chapel, Newgate Street/Adelaide Street Methodist Episcopal Church, and Metropolitan Methodist Church), 1888-2018.

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Dr. Richard Maurice Bucke and Family fonds

  • CA ON00353 AFC 203
  • Fonds
  • 1798-1990, predominant 1856-1902

This fonds consists of letters, manuscripts, articles, poems, addresses, lectures, journals, reports, notes, reviews, invitations, photographs, posters, negatives, drawings, maps, receipts, crafts, electroplates, and other materials relating to Dr. Richard Maurice Bucke and his family. In addition there is substantial material related to his work as Superintendent of the London Asylum for the Insane and to his friends (especially Walt Whitman) and other studies.

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Burwell Family fonds

  • Fonds
  • ca. 1800-1982

The Burwell Family fonds is primarily comprised of the peronal and buisness papers of Hannibal Burwell (1825-1886), his son, Alfred E. Burwell (1871-1943) and his daughter Hannah Alberta Eliza Burwell (1864-1929), later Mrs. David Williams.
•There are 20 related artifacts including two family bibles, a portable writing desk belonging to Hannibal's father, Mahlon Burwell (1783-1846), a prominent surveyor, Justice of the Peace and MLA, Albert Burwell's South Africa War medals and volunteer service medals and a portrait of Mahlon's daughter Louisa Burwell (1818-1834).
•The fonds is divided into the following series:
•-Associated Artifacts series, ca. 1800-1914
•-Books series, 1808-1931
•-Personal Documents and Ephemera series, 1810-1932
•-Financial and Real Estate series, 1861-1886
•-Correspondence series, 1863-1887

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Elgin County Vertical File Collection

  • Collection
  • [ca. 1800s - ]

The Elgin County Vertical File Collection is comprised of records originating from a database of miscellaneous items inherited from the Elgin County Library which were described at the file or item-level. Some of these records may eventually become part of another fonds or collection, but are currently maintained as part of this collection to enhance accessibility.

Crawford Family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1800 - 2007

The fonds consist of records related to the history of the Crawford family. They are arranged into the following series and subseries:
Series 1: Diaries
Subseries A: Benjamin Benedict Crawford (1800, 1810-1859)

  • This Series consists primarily of diaries of Benjamin B. Crawford. These include a diary of a trip to Upper Canada in 1800, as well as yearly diaries from 1810 to 1859. Diary entries relate to; the weather; farm activities; social events in the community; births, marriages and deaths of his family and his neighbours; experiments with crops and prices of supplies and produce; Kings County court sessions; the Rebellion of 1837; elections; and services in the Anglican church in the Ingersoll area. Daniel Nathan Crawford, the eleventh child of Benjamin Benedict Crawford, continued his father’s diary during the latter’s final illness, and after his death for the remainder of 1859.
  • This subseries also includes transcripts of a majority of the diaries, made by Blanche Crawford, in 1938.

Subseries B: James Augustus Crawford (1865-1882)

  • The diaries of James Augustus Crawford, a son of Benjamin Benedict Crawford, note farm duties, and family and community activities.

Subseries C: Leeman Wallace Crawford (1877)

  • The diary of Leeman Wallace Crawford (son of James Augustus Crawford, and a carriage- maker at London), contain entries describing his work, with some references to politics, and family and community affairs.

Subseries D: Charles W.A. Crawford (1848-1875)

  • The diaries of Charles W.A. Crawford contain description of his daily work, including purchases, sales, and debts related to his farming businesses. These diaries have been transcribed by a member of the Crawford family.

Subseries E: Eliza Georgina Crawford Nichols (1930-1945)

  • The diaries of Eliza Georgina Crawford continue daily musings of people and events.

Series 2: Correspondence [18-- ] – [1995] (not inclusive)

  • Includes correspondence of various members of the Crawford family concerning personal and family matters. Letters also include correspondence to/from Ruth (nee Crawford) Ellis regarding family genealogy.

Series 3: Writings of Christopher Colin Crawford (ca. 1880s)

  • Includes unpublished manuscript writings (poetry and prose). Tiles are as follows:
    Poems:
    Battle of Queenston Heights
    India’s Golden Gate
    The Lamb
    Lines Written on the death of late Mrs. H. Guppy
    The Metis
    The Rockies
    The Shanly Boy
    Prose:
    Along the Bow
    Camp Life on the Bow River
    Chinook Winds
    A Frontier Town
    Infidelity
    Latest Mining News from British Columbia
    On Leaving Silver City
    Montana
    The Serpent
    A Visit to Morley
    Winter, 1885-1886
    A Word about the Provincial Agricultural Exhibition of Asaboia

Series 4: Genealogy ([18-- ] – 2007)

  • A very complete and detailed genealogy of the generations of the Crawford family in North America beginning with John and Jane Henderson Crawford, whom arrived in Connecticut, United States from Ireland. It contains dates and places of birth, marriages and deaths; details on families into which Crawfords married; and often a description of the individuals the early genealogy was prepared in 1927 by Mrs. Olive Arnold Crawford of Ingersoll, Ontario, with the assistance of certain relatives, while the later and more complete family history was completed by Ruth Ellis.
  • Includes research papers and notes, newspaper clippings, and photographs, as well as a copy of “The Crawford Family” by Ruth Ellis.

Series 5: Almanacs (1761, 1814-1853)

  • Contains New Brunswick, New England, Maine, Canada West Farmer’s Almanacs, and several Medical Almanacs. These are arranged alphabetically according to the locality for which they were calculated. Occasionally, a diary was bound into an Almanac, and these volumes have been stored with the diaries.

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Nathaniel Haskill Whiskey Ledger

  • CA ON00154 2019.4.1
  • Item
  • 1801 - 1813

Whiskey Ledger belonging to Nathaniel Haskill who owned property and lived at Lot 16, Broken Front and Lot 165, Concession 1, Hope Township (now the Municipality of Port Hope). The earliest date of entry is 1801 with most dates primarily from 1807- 1813. - the inside pages are hand written with the purchaser's name, a description and amount of whiskey purchased and the means of payment. Often based on a barter system with payment made in the form of bushels of wheat, cows, barrels of flour etc. Some customers paid in cash. - comprised of 145 pages which are written upon with the remaining pages blank. The first 33 pages include more than one customer, where later pages, 34 - 145 are devoted to a single customer. Each customer has two pages together, side by side. In handwriting at the top is the name of the customer. First name on the left page and surname on the right side page. Left page also lists the date, amount of whiskey obtained and the cost in pounds and shillings. The left page indicates the means of payment.

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