Durham, Regional Municipality of



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211 Archival description results for Durham, Regional Municipality of

East Durham Land Registry Office Collection

  • CA ON00154 2004.20
  • Fonds
  • 1815-1992

Fonds consists of various textual records and objects collected by the Land Registrar of East Durham County, c1950s-1970s. For more detailed information, refer to series-level descriptions.

East Durham County Land Registry Office

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.

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)

Tom Long Local History Collection

  • CA ON00154 994.1
  • Collection
  • 1825-2004

Collection consists of various local history information and original documents compiled and collected by Norman Thomas Long over the course of his life living and working in Port Hope, Ontario. For more detailed information, please refer to file and item-level descriptions.

"Uncle Tom's Cabinet" Collection

  • CA ON00154 2014.22
  • Collection
  • 1825-2004

Collection consists of various local history information and original documents compiled and collected by Norman Thomas Long over the course of his life living and working in Port Hope, Ontario. Most of the collection is housed in a vertical subject filing cabinet in the Reading Room at the Port Hope Archives (a file-listing is available). For more detailed information, please refer to file and item-level descriptions.

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

List of Letters at the Port Hope Post Office, June 1836

Item is a list of letters remaining at the Port Hope Post Offce dated 4 Jun 1836, for publication in the Port Hope Gazette. List includes the following names: James Anderson, Wm. Altenburg, John Agar, Henry Adams, Wm. Buttre, Bradford, John Brown, Phinias Byran, Thomas Barrie, Beebe, Walter Bourke, Abram Bowen, George Brooks, Baldwin, John Best, John Bruce, Wm. Best, Luke Bedford, Wellington Britton, Brian Bouskill, Joseph Ball, David Bedford, Soloman Charlesworth, Wm. Cole, Hiram Cooper, Wm. Calbert, Wm. or George Calvert, John Coheen, James Cooper, James Dobbs, Douglas, Day, Ellis, Enihers, Henry Elliott, Furby, Fervan, Richard Gregor, Robt. Gillis, Thomas Garnet, James Grant, Francis Grace, George Gay, Charles Hank, Joseph Hope, Robt. Hovey, Robt. Henderson, John Hanna, Capt. Handcock, Wm. Hall, Myndert Harris Jr., Wm. Hurst, George Jennings, Joseph Gibb, Wm. Kingsmill, Richard King, Richard Lymas, Malcolm Leith, C. S. Low, John Lucas, James Livingstone, Charles Liddell, Mrs. McClellan, Wm. Magill, Jacob Merkley, Wm. Marsh, Spencer Moore, B. Mitchell, James Motherell, Thomas Miller, Mallery, Henry Mitchell, Michael McMahon, Wm. Macredie, C. McNilledge, Johnson Marsh, Charles Meadow, Samuel McCoye, Reuben Mitchell, Wm. Mitchell, Martin Mallory, Richard Nesbitt, Patrick Norris, Thomas Outridge, Francis Oliver, George Potter, Wm. Pratt, Elias Potter, Samuel Powers, Charles Robinson, John Ross, John Robinson, Thomas Robinson, James Riddle, Leonard Soper, Henry Sharp, John Scott, David Smith, Mrs. Capt. Shea, Lancelot Smith, Thomas Stinson, John Smith, John Porter, Zeek Turck, James Todd, John Taylor, Robt. Thorne, Leonard Thompson, John Taylor Jr., JLP Taylor, Richard Young, George Young, Daniel Walsh, John Weston, Daniel Wilson, Jesse Ward, David Wilson, Charles Wallis, Jesse Williams, Walton, James Walker, Thomas White, Col. J.T. Williams, Wm. Wallis, Mrs. Wm. Waddell, Wm. Whitaker, Richard West, George Winslow. Ordered by David Smart, Post Master.

Furby, William

Michael Wladyka Collection

  • CA ON00154 994.2
  • Collection
  • 1850-2002

Collection consists of a large amount of information on Port Hope, the former Township of Hope (Hope Township), and surrounding area. Some of the subjects covered are family histories, churches, hydro power, organizations, clubs and societies, floods, Port Hope harbour, historical information on the town and area, houses, public buildings, industry and small businesses, railways, viaducts and bridges along with original newspapers reflecting on the history of Port Hope as well as information on municipal matters and various government reports. The historical information covers a period from the mid-19th century to 2000. The fonds also consists of a large number of photographs. It also consists of a number of newspaper editions including special editions.
It has been arranged into twelve (12) series: (1) Family Histories; (2) Churches; (3) Hydro Power (Eldorado; Port Hope Hydro); (4) Organizations / Clubs / Societies; (5) Floods and Flood Control (Port Hope Floods; Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority; Corbett's Pond and Dam; Port Hope Harbour); (6) Historical Information on Port Hope and Hope Township (General Historical Information on Port Hope; Historical Information on Port Hope Houses; Historical Information on Port Hope Public Buildings); (7) Railways / Viaducts / Bridges; (8) Industry and Small Businesses; (9) Municipal Matters in Port Hope / Government Reports; (10) Books, Posters, Maps and Glass Negatives; (11) Newspapers; (12) Photographs. (*Series' are adapted from various accession numbers in the fonds)

Wladyka, Michael

Tom Long Research Notes and Historical Papers

Series consists of various historical papers and research notes collected by Tom Long. It includes: (1) "Historic Roads of Ontario" Series # 5 "Kingston Road" CBC Radio script 1937; (2) Notes on the Kingston Road (for radio) 1937, copy; (3) "The Adventures of the Cobourg Rifles, During the Campaign of 1837 written by one of themselves;" (4) Handwritten and typed notes on the early history of Port Hope and area. At times the handwriting is illegible. Topics include: topography, Susan A. Grey, The Kingston Road, timelines, research notes, sketches; (5) Historical research - Port Hope and Area. Susan Greely, lot 2, concession 2, Haldimand township, Northumberland "Sketches of the Past"; Bibliography, miscellaneous notes on schools and emigration; (6) Handwritten notes on Port Hope and area. Topics include Durham county, Bowmanville, Port Hope, Newcastle, Cobourg, Northumberland, Brighton, Colborne, Vehicles and Coaches, Christian Guardian, notes and information taken from local papers; (7) Obituary for Robert Imbert Orchard (1901-1991), son of former Trinity College School Headmaster Dr. Francis Graham Orchard. Imbert Orchard was a well known Canadian actor and artist; (8) St. Mary's Catholic Church, Port Hope. News-clippings from 1988. Photocopies from the Port Hope Watchman, 1852. 150th anniversary, 1975; (9) Notebook - notes made from research at the SPG Archives in England. Notes on Port Hope.

Long, Norman Thomas

Harold Reeve fonds

  • CA ON00154 2010.44
  • Fonds
  • 1866-1993

Fonds consists of documents gathered by Harold Reeve. It includes personal records, photographs, one (1) clippings scrapbook, historical records, and notes regarding the publication "The History of Hope Township." See series descriptions for more information.

Reeve, W. Harold

Harold Reeve Historic Materials Collection

Series consists of materials collected by Harold Reeve while conducting research on the history of the former Hope Township, Ontario. Originals date from c1866-1914. For more information, refer to item-level descriptions.

Reeve, W. Harold

Alma Division of the Sons of Temperance of Canada West

File consists of two (2) documents related to the Alma of the Sons of the Temperance of Canada West, Division #186, Township of Hope, 1867 and 1873. Each document includes a Form of Notice, Form of Resolution and Form of Decision. Names on the documents include: Richard Boney, John Westlick, Arthur Cleyhom?, J. A. Grimison, Paul Upton Oke, John Oke, James B. McMachon, Edward Brockenshire, Thomas Westlick, William H. Giddy, John W. Peacock, Thomas Wade, Jesse Wood, John Grimison, William Greenaway, William Found, Thomas Grimison and Frank Northcott.

East Durham County Land Registry Office

Port Hope Union Cemetery Maple Leaf Fence Toppers

File consists of four (4) green, wrought iron maple leaves. The maple leaves adorned the fences of Port Hope Union and St. John's Anglican Cemetery. Part of the original wire fence has been replaced with wrought iron. When the fence was replaced the maple leaves became collectible.

Charles Taws Collection

  • CA ON00154 2008.23
  • Collection
  • 1873-1960

Collection consists of various historic Port Hope materials, 1873-1960. Please refer to series, file, and item-level descriptions for more detailed information.

Port Hope Mechanics Institute fonds

  • CA ON00154 997.15
  • Fonds
  • 1874-1889

Fonds consists of the operating papers of the Port Hope Mechanics Institute (later Port Hope Carnegie Free Public Library, and Port Hope Public Library), c1874-1889. Please refer to series-level descriptions for more detailed information.

Port Hope Mechanics Institute

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