- CA ON00333 00-001, 01-009, 02-009, & 04-006
Fonds consists of primary research material and photographs accumulated by Harley R. Cummings for his book "Early Days in Haliburton", in addition to the manuscript for the book. Fonds also consists of correspondence, including letters from the Honorable Leslie Frost, photographs, maps, and an original 1863 surveyor's diary for Eyre Township. Fonds also includes the C.R. Stewart diaries, dated 1902-1904. C.R. Stewart (1826-1905) was resident agent for the Canadian Land and Immigration Company and was the first settler in the Village of Haliburton. In his diaries he refers to Colonel Samuel Hughes and Mossom Boyd. Stewart's son, C.E. Stewart (1851-1921) was editor of the "Bobcaygeon Independent". Fonds also includes several historical papers and publications written by Cummings and others.
Cummings, Harley R., 1909-1999