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Fonds · [189 - ] - 1917

The fonds consists of the following Series:

Series 1: Financial
Series 2: Ladies Aid Society
Series 3: Young People’s Society of Christian Endeavors

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School Board Blueprints
CA ON00154 2011.16.2.5 · File · 194-

Series consists of eleven (11) blueprints for "Proposed Alterations to West Primary School;" "Retaining Wall at Port Hope Public School;" "Proposed Wall North Side of Central School," c. 1940s.

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CA ON00279 F01-S001 · Collection · 1856 [photocopied 198-?]-2005

This is a collection of material related to the life and work of Mother Ignatia Campbell which comprises two subseries. It includes several biographical chronologies and summaries of her work which were considered in the drafting of her profile in the Dictionary of Canadian Biography (University of Toronto Press). There are news clippings and photographs of the 1991 “People and the City” monument in London, Ontario which includes a depiction of Mother Ignatia Campbell. There is information related to the “Mother Ignatia Campbell Bursary for Women” introduced at Regis College, Toronto in 2005. There are genealogical research notes and correspondence about Mother Ignatia Campbell prepared by Sister Esther Bardawell. There are also several undated photographs of Mother Ignatia Campbell.

Mother Angela McKeogh series
CA ON00279 F01-S002 · Series · 1827 [photocopied 200-?]-2004

This series contains material created and used by Mother Angela and research on her conducted by others. The series has four subseries. In it is found biographical information collected about Mother Angela McKeogh as well as a small card gifted by her to Sister Mary in 1910. There is also a copy of Oliver Diston Company’s Wreath of Mary: companion to May Chimes, 1883 annotated by Mother Angela in 1902, and handwritten sheet music for various hymns. Also found are photographs of Mother Angela. Finally, there is material related to the Ontario legislation on teaching French and allegations made against Bishop Michael Francis Fallon by the French community which eventually led to Bishop Fallon bringing a defamation case before the Holy Rota in Rome. While there is photocopied correspondence, the majority of the material is secondary research.

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CA ON00279 F01-SF02 · Sous-fonds · 1930-2015 [photocopied 201-?]

Sous-fonds contains photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, programs, reports; sound recordings of performances; information about students, teachers (both Sisters and lay teachers), award winners, and alumni; the administrative activities of the Academy; its history, including the opening, closing, graduations, and yearbooks; correspondence with the Ministry of Education of Ontario; and notable groups such as the Academy Singers.

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Raymond Hart Massey fonds
CA ON00416 F04 · Fonds · 1736; 1895-1983

Fonds consists of material pertaining to Raymond's portrayal of Abraham Lincoln on stage and film and includes photographs of Abraham Lincoln, sketches of Raymond as Lincoln, framed playbill on the night of Lincoln's assassination, framed Republican national ticket for President Lincoln, TV Guide awards for Raymond's performance in Tyger, Tyger and Dr. Kildare, and correspondence.

Fonds also consists of the Raymond Massey Rare Book Collection which he bequeathed along with the rest of the items in the fonds.

Fonds consists of the following series: Abraham Lincoln, Correspondence, Publicity, Raymond Massey Rare Book Collection.

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Professor Alan Brunger fonds
Fonds · 1746; 1815-1991

This fonds consists of research in 19th century Canadian historical geography, mainly in Upper Canada/Ontario, focused on emigration from the U.K. and settlement in Newcastle (Peterborough County) District and London (Talbot Settlement) District. Included in the research materials are several maps, a small collection of photo negatives, and microfilm reels.

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David Mills fonds
CA ON00353 AFC 272 · Fonds · 1755-1903; (added material 1910-1929)

This fonds contains case files, reports, doctrines, treaties, charters, bills, papers, certificates, journals, lectures, addresses and speeches, personal papers, correspondence and scrapbooks from the personal and professional life of David Mills: teacher, office holder, farmer, lawyer, politician, journalist, author and judge.

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Magrath family fonds
CA ON00380 1979.007 · Fonds · 1759-[ca. 1975] predominant 1844-1893

Fonds consists largely of records created and collected by members of the Magrath family, including the Reverend James Magrath and his children, in the course of administering and occupying their farming estate (called Erindale) on the Credit River. Fonds includes correspondence, legal and financial records and ledgers, and plans of the estate and environs. There is also a small amount of material added to the fonds by later descendants of the family, including family histories and annotated transcriptions of the earliest Magrath correspondence.

The bulk of the correspondence consists of personal letters between family members, including James Magrath and his children, and most is written to Charles Magrath while on a trip to Ireland. Letters are largely concerned with family and personal affairs.

Note that the Magrath family correspondence includes occasional references to the activities of the First Nations (Mississauga Anishinaabe) people of the Credit area at that time referred to as the Credit Indians. The nature of these references is influenced by the perspective and prejudices of the Magraths.

The fonds comprises the following six series:

Series 1: Correspondence
Series 2: Legal records
Series 3: Financial records
Series 4: Family history records
Series 5: Erindale Estate maps and plans
Series 6: Transcriptions

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CA ON00353 AFC 48 · Fonds · 1770-1959, 1994

This fonds has records for John and Amelia Harris Family, including various relations, friends and colleagues .

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Wallis family fonds
CA ON00333 14-001 · Fonds · 1774-1895

Fonds is comprised of three bound volumes of correspondence, sketches, paintings, diaries, receipts, newspaper clippings, deeds, baptismal and marriage records, family trees, and scrapbooks pertaining to the Wallis family. Included also are several documents pertaining to the Forbes family, related to the Wallis family through marriage. The Peterborough-born sculptress Katherine E. Wallis (1860-1957), whose papers are located in Trent University Archives, was a member of the Wallis family.
The volume spines are inscribed as follows:

  • Papers of Louisa Charles John Mary and Adah Wallis 1854-1882 (Vol. I);
  • Papers of Louisa Charles John Mary and Adah Wallis 1883-1895 (Vol. II);
  • Captain R.M. Forbes, R.N. 1774-1846 and Family.
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Curry-Clark family fonds
Fonds · 1775-[before 1980] predominant [before 1900]

Fonds consists of records created or collected by two families related by marriage, the Clarks and Curries of Chinguacousy Township. Fonds includes correspondence, legal and land records, accounting ledgers, petitions to township councils, ephemera, copying and penmanship exercises, and photographs. Records largely relate to domestic affairs (including farming and exchanging of goods) and legal matters (especially land transactions and the settling of estates).

Records from both the Curry and Clark branches of the family were inherited by an ancestor, Ida Curry Clark. An appreciable part of the records on both sides date from before the intermarriage of the two families (when John Clark married Jane Curry). Because the records can readily be associated with one or another of the two branches, the fonds has been arranged into two series as follows:

Series 1: Curry family records
Series 2: Clark family records

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CA ON00340 F1434 · Fonds · 1776-1887

Fonds consists of baptisms, 1802-1846, 1857, 1865-1882, 1883 1887, marriages, 1836-1846, 1857, 1884-1885, burials, 1868-1885, membership list of Methodist Society at the Upper Mohawk Grand River, 1826, register, including births, 1776-1881, marriages, 1831-1855 (predominantly undated), deaths, 1840-1883, of the River Credit Indians, 1840-1883, financial records, 1827-1844, of New Credit Methodist Indian Mission (includes Grand River Mission, Credit Mission).

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Wanamaker fonds
CA ON00156 MG 27 · Fonds · 1778-1974

The Wanamaker fonds consists of textual records and graphic materials of genealogical histories of various families. The fonds also contains records, brochures, pamphlets, publications, books, and other textual records from towns and cities throughout Ontario, predominantly from the Quinte Area and Hastings County.

  • Family Photographs of the Sayers family, Ralph Wanamaker's family, the Hodgen family, of Loral Wanamaker's family, Parliament family, Van Cott family, Post family, as well as loose photographs of the Parliament family, the McTaggart family, various snapshots and negatives of sceneray and views, as well as 2 boxes of slides
  • 1 box of Books and Binders with genealogical records, as well various records of various towns in Ontario ca. 1816 - 1957
  • Genealogical notes, histories, birth records, death records, pages from family Bibles, receipts, and other textual records for over 40 individual families
  • Genealogical charts, and ancesteral charts
  • Genealogical correspondences
    *Newspapers, and News clippings from Hastings County, Hastings County Museum, Historical Society, Lennox and Addington, Prince Edward County, Trenton, Tyendinaga, and United Empire Loyalists
  • Legal documents, seals and original deeds, and land records ca. 1803 - 1848
  • Genealogy forms, research materials, reference materials
  • Various artworks and postcards (of Hastngs County, the Quinte Region, the British Military and Navy, the Belleville Art Association, and travel)
  • Quinte region, Belleville, Trenton, and Prince edward County miscellaneous publications, newspaper clippings, brochures, pamphlets, notes, directories, histories, records, and tourism guides and publications
  • Ontario, New York , and Canada pamphlets, magazines, calendars, and an Ontario Liquor License Act, 1891
  • Land Abstracts for Prince Edward County
  • Maps and plans: 1778-1779 Blue Print Surveys from General Washington, New York Historical Society; 1784 Ontario (printed by Ministry of Natural Resources), 1984; 1860-1861 Hastings County, 1860-1861 from the Hastings County Directory; 1928 Lloyd's Map of Hastings County; c. 1930 Belleville Post Office Carrier Route #8, North Front and North Park Streets
  • Scrapbooks ca. 1958-1972
  • Miscellaneous Publications (almanacs, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous pins belonging to Loral Wanamaker, blue print surveys)

Genealogical family research names:

  • Allison
  • Alyea
  • Babcock, John
  • Bailey
  • Belnap
  • Benson
  • Blair/Snider/Mumby/Spenser
  • Brickman, Lewis
  • Brighton
  • Canniff
  • Clapp
  • Cole
  • Cunningham
    *Davis
  • Embury
  • Finkle
  • Fraser
  • Gallagher
  • Gerow
  • Giraud/Gero-Gerow
  • Hodgens
  • Johnson
  • Loveless, Absolam
  • McTaggart
  • Meyers, John W.
  • Mitchell, Alfred
  • Orser
  • Parliament
  • Peck
  • Redner
  • Roblin
  • Scott
  • Spencer
  • Sprung
  • Van Cott, John
  • Vander Woort
  • Waite (see also Sprung and Putnam)
  • Wallbridge
  • Wanamaker
  • Wanamaker, Judge George Washington
  • Wanamaker
  • Weese
  • Whitney
  • Williams and Schermerhorn
  • Yarrow
CA ON00353 AFC 382 · Fonds · [1780], [18-?-1996]

This collection consists of extensive personal correspondence, concert documents, scores, manuscripts, recognition, primary publications, secondary publications, university papers, photographs, recordings, memorabilia and artifacts mainly relating to the private and professional lives of Gustav Mahler, Alfred Rosé, Arnold Rosé, Alma Rosé, Bruno Walter, Justine Rosé, and Maria Rosé. Other material relating to Alma Mahler-Werfel, Marie Mahler, Otto Mahler, Maria Rosé, Albine Adler, Dorothy Beswick Hetherington, Lorraine Busby, Jacob Dont, Martha Freud, R.A. Loederer, Nora Nathan, Richard Newman, Richard Strauss, and Arturo Toscanini are included. Also included are materials in the collection whose connection is unclear

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CA ON00340 F1436 · Fonds · 1795-1823

Fonds consists of baptisms, 1805, Quarterly Board minutes/financial account book, 1795-1823, of Niagara Methodist Episcopal Circuit (includes Thorold, Beaverdams (Beaverdam), Chippawa, Thirty Mile Creek Church in Clinton Township, Fifty Mile Creek Church, Fort Erie, Lanes Chapel, Red Meeting House in Stamford Township, Warner's Chapel in Niagara Township (now Niagara On The Lake), Stoney Creek).

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CA ON00340 F1801 · Fonds · 1797-2018

Fonds consists of records, including marriages ,1833-1834, of Newgate Methodist Episcopal Church, Toronto (includes King Street Methodist Chapel), 1829-1870; record of Metropolitan Wesleyan Methodist Church, Toronto (includes King Street Methodist Chapel, York, and Newgate Methodist Episcopal Church), 1797-1884; records, including marriages, 1897-1924, of Metropolitan Methodist Church, Toronto (includes King Street Methodist Chael, York, Newgate Methodist Episcopal Church and Metropolitan Wesleyan Methodist Church), 1868-1925; records, including baptisms, 1905-1995, marriages, 1924-2017, and burials, 1934-1974, of Metropolitan United Church in Toronto (includes York (King Street) Methodist Episcopal Chapel, Newgate Street/Adelaide Street Methodist Episcopal Church, and Metropolitan Methodist Church), 1888-2018.

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CA ON00353 AFC 203 · Fonds · 1798-1990, predominant 1856-1902

This fonds consists of letters, manuscripts, articles, poems, addresses, lectures, journals, reports, notes, reviews, invitations, photographs, posters, negatives, drawings, maps, receipts, crafts, electroplates, and other materials relating to Dr. Richard Maurice Bucke and his family. In addition there is substantial material related to his work as Superintendent of the London Asylum for the Insane and to his friends (especially Walt Whitman) and other studies.

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Burwell Family fonds
Fonds · ca. 1800-1982

The Burwell Family fonds is primarily comprised of the peronal and buisness papers of Hannibal Burwell (1825-1886), his son, Alfred E. Burwell (1871-1943) and his daughter Hannah Alberta Eliza Burwell (1864-1929), later Mrs. David Williams.
•There are 20 related artifacts including two family bibles, a portable writing desk belonging to Hannibal's father, Mahlon Burwell (1783-1846), a prominent surveyor, Justice of the Peace and MLA, Albert Burwell's South Africa War medals and volunteer service medals and a portrait of Mahlon's daughter Louisa Burwell (1818-1834).
•The fonds is divided into the following series:
•-Associated Artifacts series, ca. 1800-1914
•-Books series, 1808-1931
•-Personal Documents and Ephemera series, 1810-1932
•-Financial and Real Estate series, 1861-1886
•-Correspondence series, 1863-1887

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Collection · [ca. 1800s - ]

The Elgin County Vertical File Collection is comprised of records originating from a database of miscellaneous items inherited from the Elgin County Library which were described at the file or item-level. Some of these records may eventually become part of another fonds or collection, but are currently maintained as part of this collection to enhance accessibility.