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John S.H. Guest Collection

  • CA ON00416 AC07
  • Collection
  • 1911, 1916-1952

Collection consists of an assortment of documents such as speeches, a record of car ownership, correspondence mostly from John Guest's tenure as Headmaster of Appleby School (now College).

John Smart Probate

Item is the Last Will and Testament of John Smart, Town of Port Hope. Executors: John Elias Smart, Accountant, Port Hope; Annie Sophia Smart, Spinster, Port Hope; Alfred Merritt Smart, Insurance Agent, London. Witnessed by Seth S. Smith and J.D. Smith.

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.

Katharine Hooke fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1861-1934; 1999

Fonds consists of historical materials pertaining to the Lakefield, Ontario area: land records, a transcription of the Katchewanooka Herald (1855-1859), Strickland family genealogy, and a family Bible which belonged to Helen S. Wallis.

Hooke, Katharine, 1932-

Keffer and Shunk families papers

Series consists of all known surviving documentary evidence of the early Shunk and Keffer clans of Vaughan Township, Ontario. The series illustrates the role of the Keffers and Shunks in the Sherwood Grange (No. 205), as well as depicting the social and economic role of this type of organization in mid-19th century Vaughan.

Keith Alfred Long Papers

Series consists of papers belonging to Keith Alfred Long, 1923-1940. It includes: a hand-drawn calendar for Mar 1923; Christmas Essay Competition in the Port Hope Times, 1926; Ontario Rugby Football Union Certificate, 1929; Port Hope High School Admission Certificate, 1927; Cadet Signalling Certificate, 1926; Military Departmental Staff Record, 1940; Letter addressed to "Twoie," undated.

Kingsmill Family fonds

  • CA ON00353 AFC 388
  • Fonds
  • c1840 - 2016

The fonds consists of letters, deeds, scrapbooks, photographs, advertisements, press clippings, ephemera and works of art related to individual family members, the family as a whole, and various family business ventures.

Kingsmill's Ltd.

Kodak Brownie Movie Camera Turret f/1.9

Item is a Kodak Brownie Movie Camera Turret f/1.9, c1960. It was used to record the Austin family film reels (see 2015.34.6). The camera also includes the original Kodak carrying case, two (2) empty film containers, a compass, and the original manuals.

Austin, John

Lakefield Heritage Research collection

  • CA ON00333 12-004
  • Collection
  • 2003-2012

Collection consists primarily of photocopies and emails with information pertaining to various aspects of Peterborough's history, from both the city and the county. Brief history of the town of Lakefield is also included.

Lakefield Heritage Research

Leggott family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1863-1980

Fonds consists of correspondence, legal and financial documents, newspaper clippings, photographs and memorabilia relating to the Leggott family of Lakefield, Ontario.

Leggott (family)

Leona Riggs fonds

  • CA ON00156 MG2
  • Fonds
  • 1822-1994

The collection consists of financial papers, genealogy books, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, postcards, business cards, music books, horoscope, poll book, address books, ledgers, notebooks, birthday cards, letters, photos/photo album, cartoons, highschool entrance exam, recipe book, stamp book, programs/brochures/concerts, dance cards, yearbooks, certificates, reciepts, invitations, membership cards and text book/teaching book.

Riggs, Leona

Letter from A. P. Rice

Item is a handwritten letter discussing a large number of deaths and the procession in Toronto. Letter is dated July 5, 1866. The author of the letter is A. P. Rice, writing from B. A. Cottage, Toronto, C. W. and speaks also of his studies in Toronto. References in letter are made to "F. Little" and "Elijah" (believed to be Elijah Rice 1843-1920).

Liquor Permits and Ration Stamps

File consists of various permits, presumably used by the Wilson family of 42 Bedford Street, during the years 1945-1948. It includes: Permit to purchase Alcohol and Spirits, 1945-1946; Individual Liquor Permit, 1947-1948; Ration Stamps, 2 sheets (no date).

Choate (family)

Local recipe books collection

  • CA ON00156 MG 653
  • Collection
  • 1982-2005

Contains four recipe books including: 'Quinte Cuisine' by the Canadian Federation of Univeristy Women Belleville and District (2005), 'Chefs of the City' by the City of Belleville Staff (1999), 'Our Best to You' by the residents of Quinte Living Centre (1982), and 'Recipes from the Hearts of Canadians' compiled by Volunteers and Information Quinte (2000).

Long Collection Photograph Album

Series consists of a thirty-six (36) page photograph album, with fifteen (15) pages of black and white and sepia coloured photographs. Photographs include Walton Street, Drill Shed on Queen Street, Midland Railway station, 1878 flood, rural scenes, unidentified family portraits. It also includes images from Cleveland.

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.

Long Family Estate Papers

Series consists of the estate papers, including financial records, obituaries and correspondence, for Sarah Jane Long (nee Clark), Thomas Long Sr., John H. Clark, and Alfred Henry Clark Long, 1894-1941. The lawyer for the family estates was Duncan H. Chisholm of Port Hope.

Long Family Invitations, Programs and Publications

Series consists of various documents belonging to Alfred Henry Clark Long and N. Thomas Long, 1902-1985. It includes: Ink Blotters; Invitation to Mr. Geo. B. Henwood "Farewell Dinner," 1902 - and menu signed by guests; Invitation to Opening of Parliament, 26 Feb 1920; Port Hope High School "My Fair Lady" Program, 1966 (featuring Robin Long); Rameses Temple Christmas Menu, 1904; Remembrance Day Service Program, 9 Nov 1947; G.C. "Dutch" Brown Retirement Program, 14 Jun 1985; "Officers' Mess" The Midland Regiment, 1949; "1939-1945: The Cassino Memorial, Introduction to the Register"; "Canada's Veteran War Horses," 1933; "The Burns Society of the City of New York," Jan 1902.

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