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Barbara Loucks Family Collection
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"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

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 Local History Papers

File consists of three (3) miscellaneous local history documents collected by B. Loucks. It includes: (1) History of the Bluestone, program for the unveiling ceremony of the historic plaque, 17 Aug 1963; (2) Poem from Port Hope Evening Guide about Col. Arthur T.H. Williams. "In Honour of the Hero of Batoche," 1885; (3) Story of Major John W. Foote, V. C., produced by the Durham Riding, Progressive Conservative Association, 1948.

Loucks, Barbara

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

Brookhurst Autograph Album

Series consists of one (1) autograph album originally owned by Josephine Caroline Stuart Grant when she attended Brookhurst School in Cobourg, c1878-1881. The book contains passages from literature, personal messages, signatures, and small drawings, by Josephine's classmates and others whom she encountered during her time at Brookhurst, and living at Ballintruan in Port Hope.

Haultain Family Correspondence

Series consists of two (2) items of correspondence created by the Haultain family. It includes: (1) Letter to Mrs. Haultain from a Trinity College School student, c. 1914; (2) Notes from Mr. Haultain, a relief work convenor during World War I, c. 1921.

Haultain Family Papers

File consists of various Haultain family papers including: "Excerpts concerning Hugh Heaton from the Memoirs of Robin Haultain;" "The Haultain Family Tree" c. 1931; miscellaneous newspaper clippings.

Haultain Military Clippings and Brochures

Series consists of newspapers and brochurs noting military concerns. It includes: (1) Port Hope Evening Guide, 4 Dec 1914 (Letter from Robin Haultain, England); (2) Brochure "Information for Wives of Soldiers Coming from Overseas," c. 1915; (3) Brochure "Canadian Legion Pilgrimage to Vimy Ridge for the Unveiling of the Canadian National War Memorial," 26 Jul 1936.

Josephine Stuart-Grant Diary

File consists of the diary of Josephine Caroline Stuart (later Grant), 1891-1898. The diary entries begin on 1 Jan 1891 and end on 8 Aug 1898 (not inclusive). The diary itself is inscribed as follows "Josie C. Stuart "Ballintruan" Port Hope, Ontario Canada New Year's Day 1891-" and includes entries describing daily events. It also includes notes and contact information at the back of the book.

Port Hope High School Yearbook Photographs

Series consists of two (2) Port Hope High School yearbook clippings and a page with identifying information, 1953-1954. The clippings include: image of the PHHS Badminton Team, and image of the PHHS Girls' Basketball Team. Both feature an image of the donor. Images are identified:
Badminton Team: Mike Harrison, Iam Montizambert, Gord Plummer, Bruce Ballet, Dennis ? , Ron Croft, Keith Rose (coach), Sally Pike, Shirley Pointer, Barb Haultain (now Loucks), Donna Skitch, Marilyn Laurie.
Girls' Basketball Team: ? , Glenda Tinney, ? , Gwen Hyne, Barb Haultain (now Loucks), Pat ? , Marilyn Laurie

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Port Hope Scene Watercolours

File consists of an art folder and watercolours by Henrietta Haultain in 1914. First painting dated Sep 1914 "The little white house in the first valley of Monkey Mt. Port Hope" and "The view from the top of the hill, Monkey Mountain Oct. 22nd 1914." This image appears to show Trinity College School.

Portrait of Queen Victoria

Item is a framed and signed portrait of Her Majesty, Queen Victoria. Gold-gilt framed photogravure of Queen Victoria; presented in 1900. The original oil painting was created by Heinrich von Angeli in 1885. Photogravure is signed by Queen Victoria.

Royal Visit to Port Hope

File consists of two newspaper articles regarding the visit of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip to Batterwood and St. Mark's Anglican Church in Port Hope. It includes: Toronto Globe and Mail and Oshawa Times, 1959.

Loucks, Barbara

St. John's Anglican Church Papers

File consists of various documents related to St. John's Anglican Church, 1939-1954. It includes: (1) Victory Address presented in the United Church by Rev. J. M. Crisall, Rector of St. John's Anglican Church; (2) Suggestions for the Sanctuary Guild Women's Auxiliary to M. S. C. C., 1939. Belonged to Miss Etta Haultain, Port Hope; (3) Invitation to the service of Institution and Induction of the Reverend Leonard J. Baird, Rector of St. John's Church, Port Hope, 1954; (4) Christmas Cards, St. John's Anglican Church, showing a coloured image of the sanctuary.

Loucks, Barbara

St. Mark's Anglican Church Christmas Cards

File consists of Christmas cards and notes from St. Mark's Anglican Church, 1945-1946. It includes: (1) Christmas card from Terence Crosthwaite, 1945. Card includes an image of the sanctuary; (2) Christmas card, 1946 from the Rector and Mrs. C. H. Boulden, St. Mark's. Includes image of the sanctuary; (3) Notes on St. Mark's Church, Port Hope by Agatha Simister.

Loucks, Barbara

Stuart and Grant Family Obituaries

Series consists of obituaries and other clippings of the Gladman - Stuart - Stuart family, 1887-1907. It includes: Obituary for Mrs. John Grant, mother of Albert Grant, 1887; Marriage announcement of Josie Stuart and Albert Grant, 1896; Death notice of Margaret Gladman Stuart, wife of Charles Stuart, 1901; Obituary for Charles Stuart, 1907; and real estate advertisement for Ballintruan. No date.

Stuart-Grant Family Correspondence

File consists of correspondence written between members of the Stuart-Grant family of Ballintruan, c1894-1901. It includes personal messages from Albert and Josephine Grant (nee Stuart) and her parents, Charles and Margaret Stuart (nee Gladman). The letters document the travels of Albert and Josephine to Italy, France, England, Scotland, Germany and New York; and updates on their children from Charles and Margaret at Ballintruan in Port Hope. It also includes correspondence on letter head from the residence of Kaiser Wilhelm II, Balmoral Castle, Hearth & Home Magazine, Eden-Palace Hotel (France), Hotel Angst (Italy), Stuart Family (Ballintruan), Murray Hill Hotel (New York), Hotel Continental (France), Hotel Bella Vista (Italy), Hotel de France et Pension Anglaise (Italy), Palace Hotel (Scotland), Hotel Victoria (London); as well as, a Christmas card "Woodlands and Pastures Bare," "The Complexion: It's Care." by Mrs. Pomeroy (addressed to Mrs. Stuart Grant), Telegram and information booklet for Saloon Passengers per Dominion Line Royal Mail S.S. "Vancouver," 1897 (Josephine Stuart-Grant and Victoria were on board), and several other birthday and holiday cards.

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