Durham, Regional Municipality of

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44° 04' 32" N 78° 56' 16" W Map of Durham, Regional Municipality of

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104 Archival description results for Durham, Regional Municipality of

"Boys' Business: A Boy's Adventures with Birds and Beasts"

Item is an edition of "Boys' Business: A Boy's Adventures with Birds and Beasts," 2015. The original manuscript was written by Charles Haultain and his mother, c1910. It was discovered, and published, by his daughter, Barbara in 2015. The book contains the musings of a young boy while hunting, fishing, and enjoying the life of a young naturalist in the area surround Port Hope, and Hope Township. It also includes sketches and watercolours created by Charles Haultain.

Loucks, Barbara

"From Whence We Came: The Story of the Goheen Family"

Series consists of a binder of genealogical research, copies of photographs, documents, and family trees from different branches of the Goheen family, 1795-2012. It is organized into divided sections starting with the five children of Thomas Goheen Sr.: Thomas Jr., Charles, Elizabeth, Samuel, and Jesse. The research was started by Raymond Goheen Sr., and completed by Doris Goheen, 2006.

"It was quite a life: an interview with Margaret Sproat Wilson"

Item is an article entitled "It was quite a life" recounting Margaret Sproat's life, 3 Jan 1978 Port Hope Evening Guide. Article with interview with Margaret Sproat Wilson, widow of Ralph Choate Wilson and her involvement with the family business - the Port Hope Evening Guide until it was sold to Albert Schultz.

Choate (family)

"Memoirs of My Life" by George Wilson

Series consists of a type-written copy of "Memoirs of My Life" by George Wilson, c1862. It was written in Montreal, and dedicated to Sarah (his wife). The series also includes one edition of the Port Hope Evening Guide (17 Jun 1929), as published by Geo. Wilson.

"The Great Farini" Biographical Information

Series consists of research notes compiled by S. Peacock during the publication of "The Great Farini," 1996. It has been arranged into forty-seven (47) files: (1) Early years: ca. 1859-1960s, miscellaneous note; (2) Niagara Falls; (3) Blondin; (4) New York "Clipper" notes and articles, 1857-1897; (5) Farini's childhood and youth - Lockport, New York; Hope township, Bowmanville; (6) Published short biographies; (7) Autobiography; (8) North American Circus days 1860-1862; (9) North American Circus days 1863-65; (10) North American Circus days 1872-79; (11) North American Circus days 1880-89; (12) North American Circus days 1860-90, miscellaneous; (13) British Showman days, 1866-1898; (14) British Showman days, 1865-69; (15) British Showman days, 1866-98, miscellaneous; (16) British Showman days, 1870s; (17) British Showman days, later days; (18) Inventions, includes Knapp roller boat, patent copies; (19) Kalahari Desert Expedition; (20) Lulu - Louis Farini, aka Sam Wasgott, El Nino and Lu Farini; (21) Farini and the American Civil War; (22) Farini's Stilt Walk at Niagara Falls, 1864; (23) Toronto, 1899-1910; (24) Personal Correspondence, 1879-1927, copies of letters and postcards to and from Farini, his wife, son, brother, niece; (25) Farini's land ownership information, Hope Township, Port Hope, London, Toronto, Dresden, etc; (26) Farini's Art; (27) Farini's poetry, short stories, essays & others, writings; (28) Farini's history of World War I; (29) "How to Grow Begonias"; (30) Anna Muller Farini's diary, 1917; (31) Anna Muller Farini's translation; (32) Record copy of Anna Muller Farini's photo album; (33) stock and investments; (34) Farini's death; Krao's death, interview notes; (35) 1945 Estate sale; (36-37) Genealogy, Farini, Hunt, Soper and Marsh; (38) Farini's sons; (39) Alice Carpenter Farini; (40) Mary Osborne; (41) Chronology, 1762-1995; (42) Correspondence to research institutions by other researchers before Shane Peacock; (43) Inventory and notes of Farini Papers at Archives of Ontario; (44) Bibliographic sources - British; (45) Scattered Bibliographic information; (46) Record copies of photographs; (47) Photocopies of images and information from books, sources listed.

Peacock, Shane

"The Great Farini" Research Images

Series consists of various images collected by S. Peacock during the creation of "The Great Farini," 1996. It includes: Images of Farini's Art; Anne Muller; Images of Farini; Lulu & Edith Farini; Krao; Miscellaneous Research Images; Port Hope and area images. Original sources for the research are noted (including the Archives of Ontario).

Peacock, Shane

Alfred Henry Clark Long Papers

Series consists of correspondence, legal documents, and financial documents pertaining to the life and estate of Alfred Henry Clark Long, 1888-1972. It also includes: A.H.C. Long Insurance Agent Licence/Photograph, 1899; Alfred Long Report Card, 1888; A.H.C. Long Chairman of Town Property Committee Announcement, 1918; Patient Chart regarding Mr. Long's stay at St. Luke's Home in Vancouver with Typhoid c1901; and Mr. A.H.C. Long Calling Card.

Alfred Henry Long of the Midland Regiment Papers

File consists of the military papers of Alfred H.C. Long, 1910-1916. It includes: Certificate of Military Instruction, Infantry Branch, 1910; 46th Regiment, School of Signaling, Certificate of Military Instruction, 28 Apr 1911; Certificate of Military Instruction 24 Jun 1913; 46th Regiment, Certificate of Military Instruction, Field Officer, 1916; Certificate of Military Instruction of Musketry Instruction, 1916; Regimental Fund Account, 136th Durham Overseas Battalion, C. E. F. 1915-1916; Battalion Order # 112. Second page duplicated. Syllabus of training, May 13, 1916 Commanding 136th Durham Overseas Battalion, Port Hope; Militia Orders, 21 May 1910, A. H. C. Long listed, 46th Regiment; Appointments, Promotions and Retirements, Canadian Militia, 1914; Letter to Major A. H. C. Long, junior Major from Lt. Col. R. W. Smart regarding Smart's resignation, 1916.

Arthur T.H. Williams Papers, 1851-1896

File consists of seventeen (17) business and financial papers originally belonging to Arthur T.H. Williams. It includes: (1) J. H. Delamere, 1868 Invoice; (2) D. Pillsworth, 1882 services rendered; (3) Canadian Express Company, 1881; (4) Fire Insurance Renewal Receipt, 1885; (5) Bank of Toronto, Candled Cheques, 1876, 1879, 1880, 1883; (6) Corporation of Port Hope Tax statement, 1882; (7) United Counties of Peterborough and Victoria, Taxes on property in Oops Township, 1860; (8) Duncan, Chisholm, Barrister & Attorney at Law, Port Hope, letter 1882; (9) Canada Company Receipt for land, 1860; (10) Rowlands Account, 1867; (11) The Midland Provident Loan & Building Society, 1877; (12) Superintendent of Insurance, letter, 1878; (13) Canada Company Office, Toronto, letter, 1851; (14) John Milligan, invoice for supplies needed for Doctor Shortt's house, 1864; (15) The Port Hope Gas Light Co., invoice, 1879; (16) Port Hope Market, receipt, hay purchase, 1860; (17) letter to Major Ryerson from General Middleton, Tower of London, 1896 (General Middleton was A. T. H. Williams' commanding officer).

Arthur T.H. Williams Papers, 1859-1883

File consists of nine (9) sets of papers originally owned by Arthur T.H. Williams. It includes: (1) St. John's Cemetery Plot list, no date; (2) J. Hoffman, Invoice, 1883; (3) Account list owned by A. T. H. Williams, 1863; (4) Sale Poster, lot 1, concession 7, Seymour Township for sale by A. T. H. Williams; (5) Affidavit of James Scott, Port Hope Attorney and A. T. H. Williams re: Williams' law training, 1859; (6) Correspondence - 4 pieces written by Horace Aghvin, 1866 to the Bensons. Mentions Williams' name; (7) copy of a letter by Henry White of Beaverton to H. Seymour, 1876; (8) letter, found in account book, 1865; (9) Account book, 1881 for A. T. H. Williams' properties. Lists locations by township, lot and concession.

Arthur T.H. Williams Papers, 1861-1881

File consists of five (5) sets of papers originally owned by Arthur T.H. Williams. It includes: (1) Page removed from an unknown book inscribed to "Arthur T. H. Williams from his affectionate Mamma Sarah S. Williams" also inscribed to "Lilian Williams from Papa Penryn;" (2) Four (4) postcards, dated 1880 addressed to A. T. H. Williams; (3) Envelope stamped 1861 addressed to "Arthur H. Williams Esq Port Hope C. W.;" (4) Envelope addressed "Arthur T. H. Williams Esq MP Ottawa, O." 1881; (5) A postcard postmarked 1907 sent to Mrs. Passmore, Hill & Dale, Port Hope. Scene on front is "R. N. W. M Police Barracks Regina tower is where Louis Riel was hanged."

Audio-Visual Research for "The Great Farini"

File consists of various audio-visual research materials used by S. Peacock in the creation of "The Great Farini," c. 1980s. It includes: eighteen (18) Cassette tape interviews, including Dr. Gordon Brown, circus historian; and one (1) VHS copy of "Dangerous Dreams The Life of the Great Farini."

Peacock, Shane

Austin Family Collection

  • CA ON00154 2015.34
  • Fonds
  • 1920-2014

Fonds consists of magazines, newspapers, Port Hope lodge certificate, artifacts (related to the Beaver Athletic Association, Royal Canadian Legion, Kraft Canada), Kodak film camera, one photograph, and Super 8 film reels, c1920-2013.

Austin Family Film Reels

Series consists of fourteen (14) 8mm film reels taken by John "Jack" Austin on a Kodak Brownie Movie Camera Turret f/1.9, 1960-1964. It includes footage of family Christmas (several years), the Austin family home at 27 Trefusis Street, Fred Austin's Cottages at Keane (Rice Lake), Edgar Eley's Holstein Farm, Calithumpian parades, the last steam train out of Port Hope, the marriage of Shirley Eley to Robert Payne at Port Hope United Church, and various family vacations (i.e. Ottawa, 1000 Islands, Santa's Village, Vermont, Maine, New Brunswick, Healey Falls, Lovesick Lake, Niagara Falls, and Algonquin Park). Most of the footage includes John and Lorna and their sons, Larry and Don. For more detail on each individual reel, please refer to the box list.

Austin, John

Barbara Loucks Family Collection

  • CA ON00154 996.21
  • Fonds
  • 1850-2015

Collection consists of materials accumulated and inherited by Barbara Loucks, related to the Gladman, Stuart, Grant, Haultain, and Loucks families, 1850-2015. For detailed information, please refer to series and file level descriptions.

Barbara Loucks Photographs

Series consists of thirty-six (36) photographs and slides of Port Hope, including: Garden Hill, 28 Princess Street, and the building of the Canadian National Railway Station on Hope Street North. For more information please refer to the photograph database, onsite.

Loucks, Barbara

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