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Brant Agricultural Society fonds

  • CA ON00031 A960.066
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1897

This fonds consists of the Brant Agricultural Society minute book (1862-1875), containing the minutes of directors' and annual membership meetings, which took place in Walkerton, reflecting the concerns and activities of the Society, as well as lists of competitors in the Brant Agricultural Exhibition / Annual Fall Fair. It also consists of a membership book containing the names and post offices of subscribers / members of the Society from 1868-1896, with information about dues paid. Enclosed in the membership book is "An Act to Further Improve the Agriculture and Arts Act, 1895"

Brant Agricultural Society

Concerned Farm Women fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1981 - 1988

This fonds consists of materials reflecting the concerns, research and activities of Concerned Farm Women from 1981 to 1988.
It consists of administrative records including documents reflecting the group’s aims and objectives, meeting minutes (primarily 1983), membership lists (1983-1988), pamphlets, newsletters (1982-1988), project activity reports, and correspondence. Scrapbooks and folders of newspaper clippings reflect the group’s activities as well as the financial crisis facing farmers in the 1980s. Two videocassettes also review the history and accomplishments of the organization. Correspondence, conference materials and speech scripts reflect the group’s lobbying efforts. Books, reports, articles and promotional material from other agricultural organizations concerning the financial state of agriculture in Ontario and across North America informed the group’s research and activities. Finally, two books published by the group: (1) The Farmer Takes a Wife: a study by Concerned Farm Women, resulting from a 31-page survey of approximately 600 Bruce and Grey County farm women, and (2) To Have and To Hold: a guide to property and credit law for farm families in Ontario” are included in the fonds.

Concerned Farm Women

Gould Lake Ratepayers Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1954-2013

This fonds consists of material created and collected by the Gould Lake Ratepayers Association, commencing in 1971. The materials reflect the activities and aim of the Association to protect the lake from pollution and establish guidelines to ensure as much safety on the lake as possible.

Series List:
Governance records
Newsletters
Surveys, plans and maps
Reports
Historical documents and photographs
Lake management documents

Gould Lake Ratepayers Association

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire, White Cloud Chapter fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1952-2011

This fonds consists of governance and administrative documents, certificates and scrapbooks created or collected by the White Cloud Chapter of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire, located in Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario.

Included in the fonds are:
Charter (1952)
IODE Constitution and by-laws (1955, 1969, 1967)
Minute Book (1983-1992)
Certificates acknowledging awards, grants and/or anniversaries
10 scrapbooks containing clippings, photographs, planning notes, programmes, executive / member lists and posters reflecting the organization's meetings, fundraising activities and events, and charitable donations, projects and support for various years from 1952 - 2011.

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire. White Cloud Chapter

Loyal Orange Lodges of Bruce County collection

  • Collection
  • 1852 - 1990

This fonds consists of records accumulated by various Loyal Orange Lodges, of the Loyal Orange Association of British America, chiefly within the area of Bruce County, Ontario, including: Allenford Loyal Orange Lodge #968, Bethel Loyal Orange Lodge #1226, Centre Bruce County Loyal Orange Lodge, Chesley Loyal Orange Lodge #818, Dobbinton Loyal Orange Lodge #609, Dyer’s Bay Loyal Orange Lodge #1723, Ebenezer Loyal Orange Lodge #208, Elsinore Loyal Orange Lodge #1222, Kincardine Loyal Orange Lodge #765, Pinkerton Loyal Orange Lodge #803, Purple Hill Loyal Orange Lodge #612, Rosemount Loyal Orange Lodge #753, Royal Scarlet Chapter of Arran District Loyal Orange Lodge, Royal Scarlet Chapter of West Bruce Loyal Orange Lodge District, Southampton Loyal Orange Lodge #1284, Tara Royal Black Preceptory #436, Underwood Loyal Orange Lodge #1122, and Walkerton Loyal Orange Lodge #460. It also includes materials collected and created by Robert Edgson who has, in the past, served at the executive level of local, county and provincial aspects of the Association and Royal Black Chapter. Fonds includes minute books, financial records, related publications and certificates.

Loyal Orange Association of British America

Robert Benjamin Hillmer fonds

  • CA ON00031 A967.054
  • Fonds
  • 1898 - 1954

This fonds consists of 5 record books kept by Robert B. Hillmer concerning his watchmaking and jewellery business. In the books, Mr. Hillmer recorded watch inventories (1899), as well as job numbers, client name, work requested and price. Item List: Watch Repair Book 1910 - 1913; Watch Repair Book 1924 - 1934; Watch Repair Book 1936 - 1954; Watch Repair Record book, 1913 - 1924; and Watch Repair Record book 1898-1910. The fonds also includes a Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons of Canada certificate appointing Robert Benjamin Hillmer to the office of Grand Superintendent of Huron District No. 6, February 28, 1918.

Hillmer, Robert Benjamin