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A.A. Greer General Store fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1896-1924

This fonds consists of a day book and ledger. The daybook reflects business conducted at the Cunningham General Store in Glamis, Bruce County, Ontario. The book is organized chronologically from July 1, 1896 - February 1899 and lists under each day: customer names, summary of goods purchased and price. Goods included groceries, hardware and textiles. The ledger reflects business conducted at the A.A. Greer General Store (formerly Cunningham General Store) in Glamis, Bruce County, Ontario from 1922-1924, immediately following the purchase of the store by Albert Arthur Greer (married to Laura Cunningham). The book has an alphabetical index at the front. It is organized by customer and lists the dates and details of their purchases, credits and payments from 1922 to 1924. Purchases are often listed as "goods", but the ledger also shows the purchase of specific grocery and hardware items.

Includes three "A.A. Greer General Merchant" receipts. Also includes an invoice to A.A. Greer in account iwth Glamis Garage, 1923.

A.A. Greer General Store

A.H.C. Long Typing Sample Documents

Series consist of a collection of legal documents likely typed by Alfred Henry Clark Long to showcase his skills as a typist, 1898-1899. It includes: Church v. Baird, Church v. Radcliff (26 Nov 1898); Midland Trust Company assignment of T. Dixon Craig (23 Mar 1898); Church v. Radcliff Examination (29 Nov 1898); Winslow and Miller v. Elliott and Company (28 Sep 1899).

Albert Ball Historical Papers

Series consists of letterheads and invoices from Port Hope businesses from the nineteenth and early twentieth century.

Albert Edward Kemp fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0336
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1922

Fonds consists of correspondence of Albert Edward Kemp with political colleagues, government and parliamentary business. There is also financial material relating to Kemp Manufacturing Co., 1909-1923, including financial statements.

Kemp, Albert Edward, 1858-1929

Alfred H.C. Long Cash Books

Series consists of two (2) cash books purchased and maintained by Alfred H.C. Long, c1899. The books track his expenses per month over a two-year period, including an extended stay in Toronto and Vancouver.

Alfred Long Invoices and Memberships

File consists of the following: G. A. Outram Invoice, 1914; G. N. Patterson, 1914; F. H. Brown, 1914; Louis E. Hall, 1914; Bryan Sherry, 1914; Knights of Pythias, 1929; Odd Fellows Membership, 1928 and 1929.

Allan White Oral History Project Interview

File consists of a DVD including Allan White's "Our Memories: Downtown Port Hope" Oral History Project interview; and a paper copy of the interview transcript, 2013. The interview was edited and uploaded to YouTube with the following description: "Join the Port Hope Archives as we speak to local resident Allan White about his time owning Giffen's Hardware and other downtown memories."

Port Hope Archives

Asian Development Bank project files

Series consists of records created and accumulated by Marilou McPhedran while employed as an international consultant for Cowater International, hired to conduct a study and prepare a final report about the work of the Asian Development Bank's RETA 6008: Gender and Governance Issues in Local Government project. The records in this series document McPhedran's contract negotiations with Cowater; her preliminary research; her travel to the Philippines, Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh; but primarily her work with Asian Development Bank staff to prepare the final report. The files in this series include correspondence, reports, drafts, contracts, notes, notebooks, programmes, presentation slides (paper copy), financial documents, and outlines.

Association of Cultural Executives fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0257
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1988

The fonds consists of documents pertaining to the Association of Cultural Executives such as letters patent, minutes and by-laws, correspondence and papers, financial records, reports, and printed material.

Association of Cultural Executives

Austin's Cottages Printing Blocks

File consists of six (6) printing blocks and one (1) small shipping box, 1965. The printing blocks were produced by Geo. Wilson and Sons (Guide Printing) for Austin Cottages, Shanty Shore, Rice Lake, Keene, Ontario. The blocks contain two (2) maps, and several images of cottages and activities tourists could enjoy at Austin's Cottages; all were used to produce tourism pamphlets for the business. The blocks were originally shipped in the small card board box addressed to: Mr. C. Vardy, Geo. Wilson and Sons, 118 Walton Street, Port Hope, Ontario. The rental cottages were owned by Fred and Hazel Austin of 11 Bloomsgrove Avenue, Port Hope.

Bank of Upper Canada vs Conger et al Legal Documents

File consists of a notice of Plead Declaration regarding the Bank of Upper Canada vs. Conger et al, 1860. Alfred Rubidge represented the Bank of Upper Canada; and George Brogdin represented Wilson Seymour Conger, James Ashford, Robert Mitchell (1798-1865) and John Ashford (d. 1869).

Brogdin, George

Barrie’s Furriers fonds

  • CA ON00334 F324
  • Fonds
  • 1844-1960

Deeds, blueprint, shareholder registers and other records, mortgages and supplementary letters patent relating to Barrie’s Limited, a furrier business based in Peterborough with branch offices in Saskatchewan.

A T1: Deeds, blueprints, shareholder registers and other records, mortages and supplementary letters patent relating to Barrie's Limited, a furrier business in Peterborough with branch offices in Saskatchewan. 1844-1960.)

D map drawer 4: Architect's plan of Barrie's Building, c. 1910; architect Bond and Smith Architects, Toronto; Floor plan for third floor)

Barrie, Thomas

Beachville Community fonds

  • 1922-1955

The fonds consists of various materials related to the history of the Community of Beachville and include the following series:

Series 1: Police Village of Beachville
A: Minutes – 1922 – 1955

Series 2: Beachville Hydro Electric System
A: Minutes – 1917-1980
B: Financial – 1912-1960
C: Meter Registers – ca. 1950s – 1983

Series 3: South-West Oxford Public Utility Commission (P.U.C.)
A: Minutes – 1980-1995

Trustees of the Police Village of Beachville

Belleville Chamber of Commerce fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1890 - 1969

The Belleville Chamber of Commerce fonds is composed of:

  • one file of correspondence including a press release, a ballot for the election for the 1968 election
  • one file containing two newsletters from 1956 and the last page of another newsletter from 1958.
  • one file of industrial brochures and promotional material containing three brochures circa 1953.
  • one file has annual reports from 1922, 1954, 1955, and 1956 in it, and a better service survey from 1953. * one file contains three guides about Belleville from 1950, three information guides for visitors to Belleville from 1961.
  • one file of directories and maps from 1949 to 1963.
  • two files containing “The Highlands of Hastings” travel brochures from 1940 to 1967, and a Quinte Isle tourist directory.
  • one file containing files from the “Jaycees,” also known as the Belleville Junior Chamber of Commerce.
  • one file of material from the Belleville Board of Trade for Hastings County period in the organizations history.
  • one file containing ephemera pieces including a sign indicating membership and a menu.
  • one file contains various newspaper clippings.
  • series of scrapbooks dedicated to the Chamber of Commerce.

Belleville Chamber of Commerce

Belleville Harbour Commission fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1840-1961

This fonds comprises documents pertaining to the Belleville Harbour Commission. Folders contain: two copies of the By-Laws and Regulations of the Board of Harbour Commissioners and the amended Harbour Commissioners Act of 1889 from 1947 documents relating to the appointment of Harry Earle as a member of the Belleville Harbour Commission including the official certification from the Registrar General of Canada with the Great Seal of Canada impressed upon it
*newspaper clippings

There are also a number of volumes included in this fonds: volume containing documents relating to an account with the Mutual Insurance Company of the Victoria District, returns from the post of Belleville, and a series of timber licenses two volumes of the harbour's imports dating from 1879 to 1931 two volumes of exports dating from 1889 to 1935 two volumes of commodities dating from 1873 to 1930 cash book from the Belleville Harbour with dates ranging from 1891 to 1953 three volumes of account books with Canada and Dominion Sugar Company Limited, National Grocers Sugar Stock, Union Elevator, and St. Lawrence Sugar respectively

Belleville Harbour Commission

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