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Christmas card

"With Hearty Greetings and best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year"Christmas card with photograph of Evelyn Hall sitting on the porch of 426 Thomas Street, Deseronto, Ontario.

Christmas card

Printed Christmas card depicting a snow-covered bridge over a small river, with houses, trees and a church in the background. The picture is entitled 'Winter' and signed 'Revilo'. The card was published by Old Colony Greeting C...


Files of correspondence, post cards and Christmas cards addressed to female members of the Hall family.

First World War photographs

Photographs of men and aircraft at Camp Mohawk and Camp Rathbun, Deseronto, Ontario. Include several of crashes and three of Lieutenant Colin Goss Coleridge's funeral on July 26th, 1918. Men (air cadets) identified in the photographs are Paul...

Hall family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1879-1965

Fonds comprises photographs, correspondence and printed materials relating to the activities of members of the Hall family of Deseronto, particularly Flossie Hall (later Flossie Chalmers).

Hall (family)

Hall family portraits and snapshots

Portraits and snapshots of the Hall family, their friends and relations. Around half the photographs have no identifying information on them. Individuals named in the other photographs include: Albert and Ellen Hall; Elinor Tunnecliffe (later Mrs ...

Letter from Dell Grafton

First page of a letter from Adeline 'Dell' Grafton to Evelyn 'Tottie' Hall, written on October 3, 1905. The letter head has a drawing of the ship captioned "Cunard R.M.S. Caronia".

Letters to Evelyn Hall

File of letters, mainly from Dell Grafton, who was a school friend of Evelyn Hall’s from Havergal College, Toronto. The letters were written between 1900 and 1905 and describe Dell Grafton’s social life, clothes, parties and boyfriends and were wr...

Corbett, Anna

Letters to the Hall family women

File contains letters and postcards written to female members of the Hall family. Several are from men on active service in the First World War: Private W. J. Davis of 599 Company, Dar es Salaam (of 117 Follis Avenue, Toronto); Private J.H. Whaley...

Materials created by Flossie Hall

Stories, a poem and a volume containing pressed flowers, originally an account book of John Anderson. File also contains a lock of dark blonde hair in an envelope from Ontario Ladies College.


“AC2 Paul Townsley, Camp Mohawk, Deseronto, Ontario. Hometown: Toronto, Ontario. Silver Birch Avenue”Photograph of an air cadet in his flying uniform at the Royal Flying Corps camp near Deseronto.

Photograph of School Section #10, Mariposa

Group photograph of Flossie Hall and her students at School Section No. 10, Mariposa, Victoria County, Ontario.The photograph was taken on March 28, 1912. It shows six boys and ten girls, standing in front of the blackboard of the school. Above th...


Photographs of the Hall family, lumber industries and First World War scenes.


Postcard drawn by F. Bluh, 1910. "This is the kind of time we had at...Deseronto". The word 'Deseronto' has been stamped onto the printed card in ink.


Postcard depicting a one-legged man at the door of a woman's house. The text reads:"KIND LADY, I HAD THE MISFORTIN TER LOOSE ME LEG-""WELL IT'S NO USE LOOKIN' FOR IT HERE, I AIN'T GOT IT!"Published by Bamfor...


Programme for "Deseronto High School Commencement Exercises - Lecture- 'Germany's Reasons for War' - Prof. G. M. Wrong, Toronto University. - Naylor's Theatre, Friday Evening, Dec. 4, 1914" [text on reverse]"PROG...

Receipts, programs, reports

File contains a variety of papers relating to the activities of the Hall family. They include:letter from H.B. [Hugo Burghardt] Rathbun to the Dominion Bank in Napanee, 1879;debenture for St. Mary Magdalene Church in Napanee, 1880;programme of a c...