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Martha Ann Kidd fonds

  • CA ON00334 F90
  • Fonds
  • 1817-1997

Research collection of Martha Anne Kidd, local Peterborough historian, relating to her work with Peterborough Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee (PACAC), Peterborough Historical Society, Peterborough Planning Committee, as well as numerous research notes and papers on the preservation of historic buildings, the Ontario Heritage Act, and Heritage Canada..

Series A Historical Preservation in Ontario (Files 1-101), 1932, 1967-1991

Series B Heritage Planning in Peterborough (Files 102-166), 1962-1991

Series C Heritage Tourism and Promotion (Files 167-230), 1968-1978
Includes brochures for many committees promoting heritage and tourism, particularly in Central and Eastern Ontario; documents related to the Roy Studio Collection promotion(1996-1998); original sketches and planning with Tim Jackson (1984); Heritage Peterborough (1985-1987); Jackson Park Pagoda Project (1987) including historical research from the 1890s.

Series D Historic Properties (Files 231-300)
Photographs, historical research and materials relating to streetscapes and identified houses and buildings in Peterborough and surrounding areas; includes information from CIHB and HABS, c. 1970; PACAC bylaws (1974-1986)

Series E Peterborough Biographies (Files 301-400)
Historical research on Peterborough individuals, (including all architects) and families as well as records relating to the Peterborough Historical Society.

Series F Mixed Items (Files 401-461)
Highlights include: Dobbin Index to Industries (1913), Dr. Hutchison Register of Births (1817), Langton Letters (1834-35), Prime Time Profiles.

Series G Peterborough Despatch (Files 462-564)
Copies of news articles (1848-1860) on subjects such as: Peterborough Town Council, bylaws, elections, politics, Peterborough people, agriculture, amusements, businesses, organizations, fires and fire brigade, military, religion, sports, transportation; births, marriages, deaths

Series H Ashburnham Maps and Plans (Files 565-580), 1850-1903

Series I Peterborough Fire Insurance Plans (Files 581-600), 1882, 1889, 1911, 1929
Also includes Peterborough County and Town maps

Series J Martha Ann Kidd and the Heritage Movement (Files 601-657)
News features on Martha Ann Kidd, correspondence; papers relating to her husband, Kenneth Kidd, a professor of Archaeology at Trent University.

Series K Ashburnham and Peterborough City Collector’s Rolls and Directories (Files 658-702)
Copies of Ashburnham Collector Rolls (1861-62), copies of Ashburnham Directories (1858, 1864, 1865-66, 1870, 1876, 1883-84, 1894-95, 1897, 1901, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1912, 1913, 1914), copies of Ashburnham Assessment Rolls (1874, 1882, 1889, 1899, 1900), copies of Ashburnham Voter’s Lists (1863, 1878), copies of Peterborough City Directories (1851, 1858, 1870-71, 1876, 1883, 1888, 1895, 1897, 1913).

Series L Peterborough Street Index (Files 703-772) Photographs and descriptions to various properties.

Series M Peter J. Stokes Photographs (Files 773-779), 1969
Photographs and negatives relating to the downtown district of Peterborough.

Series N Photographs and Postcards (Files 780-834)
A vast photograph and postcard collection depicting residents, properties, and events in Peterborough townships including Lakefield, Chandos, Harvey, Otonabee/Keene, Asphodel, Dummer, Douro, Smith/Ennismore as well as Stoney Lake. Materials relating to surrounding counties such as Victoria and Northumberland should also be mentioned.

Series O Negatives (Files 835-924)

Series P Street Series (Files 925-1407), 1970s
Collection includes historic summaries of various street names in downtown Peterborough, as well as a detailed street by street pre-1890 building inventory featuring many photographs of Peterborough properties as well as owner history.

Series Q Canadian Inventory of Historic Buildings (CIHB) Reports (Files 1408-2863)

Series R Mixed Items (Files 2864-)

Kidd, Martha Ann, 1917-2012

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

Halloway Loyal Orange Lodge

  • Fonds
  • 1859-1922

This fonds is composed of records from the Halloway Loyal Orange Lodge #251. Four folders each contain a volume ranging from 1859-1875, 1873-1879, 1800-1883 and 1875-1922 respectively. Each of these volumes contains minutes, accounts, members lists and attendance.

Halloway Loyal Orange Lodge #251

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

West Hastings Agricultural Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1873-1886

1 volume of the treasurer's book from 1873-1886 from the West Hastings Agricultural Society.

West Hastings Agricultural Society

Brooklin Council No. 102 of Royal Templars of Temperance fonds

  • CA ON00329 F 11
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1908

Fonds consists of the records relating to the administration and operation of the Brooklin Council No. 102 of the Royal Templars of Temperance. Series are broken down into administrative, financial, membership, and ceremonial records.

Brooklin Council No. 102 of Royal Templars of Temperance

Ontario Business College fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1885-1967

This fonds is composed of folders of records containing documents relating to the Ontario Business College: correspondence including letters between: F.C.A. Johnson and E.H. Best; a Miss Nightingale and Michael J. Finnegan; and Miss Nightingale and Fred Jarrett publications containing programs, pamphlets, and catalogues items donated by Principal I.L. Moore such as a catalogue, an advertisement, a cheque to the school from the Farthey family from Johannesburg, South Africa from the Bank of Africa, and a scholarship granted to Adam Johnson the college's rules and regulations, a legal document discussing the trial over the name of the Belleville Business College between that school and the Ontario Business College, and one invoice book from the Business Department ephemera file containing three student records from Geoff Reeves, Maud Reeves, and Howard Frost respectively, as well as a coupon and a copy of the school song, “The Boys of the O.B.C.” items donated by the Wise family including a series of cheques and a scholarship granted to Fred Pritchard blank letterheads, blank cheques, envelopes, and other unused stationary newspaper clippings

Ontario Business College (Belleville)

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Belleville) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1885-2006

This collection is made-up of files regarding St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. The first folder contains documents relating to the church's history such as a 1901 article in the Daily Intelligencer and a history on the church written by Kenneth S. Hill. The second file contains items of correspondence as well as newsletters. The two folders following this are 15 assorted annual reports and financial statements up to 1970. There is also a copy of a fund-raising proposal. The next set of documents are the minutes from the St. Andrew's Society from February 12, 1885 as well as a menu from the St. Andrew's Day anniversary from 1890.

Additionally, there is one file that contains notices, a program from a service dedicated to Queen Victoria's funeral, a list of soldiers from the congregation who fought in World War One, a program from Sunday, December 4, 1932, programs from Stainer's “The Crucifixion” from 1958, 1959, and 1961, the itinerary from the 1959 annual council meeting of the Women's Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, the list to elect the church's elders from 1959, a program from the church choir's production of Handel's Messiah in 1960, a program from the Girl Guide – Brownie Sunday service in 1961, a catalogue of art painted by Allan and Donnah Cameron for an exhibit held in 1964, a program and an advertisement for an organ recital from 1968, there is also a 1968 retelling of a performance by the Ladies of St. Andrews Church from 1889, and finally a copy of Talk 405 given by Gerald Boyce on Anniversary Sunday 2006. The final file contains an array of newspaper clippings.

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Belleville)

Varpu Lindström fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0558
  • Fonds
  • 1887-2012

Fonds consists of Lindstrom's professorial and scholarly research files throughout her career, as well as records documenting her academic activities. Research files pertain to her publications and monographs such as "Defiant Sisters : A Social History of Finnish Immigrant Women in Canada, 1890-1930" (both the English and Finnish editions), and "From Heroes to Enemies : Finns in Canada, 1937-1947," as well as book chapters, articles, papers, presentations and lectures, and her involvement with the National Film Board production "Letters from Karelia," and subsequent research. The research files span the activities of Finnish and Finnish-Canadian organizations across the political spectrum, such as the Finnish Organization of Canada (left wing), and Loyal Finns in Canada (right wing). Records include oral history interviews (audio cassettes and transcripts), research notes, clippings, a significant and extensive number of photograph and letter collections passed down through generations of Finnish Canadians, diaries, correspondence, publication drafts, academic and professorial notes, microfilm of Finnish language newspapers published in Canada and archival records, financial records of Finnish-Canadian organizations such as newspapers and post-World War II relief funding bodies, scrapbooks, photocopies of rare and unusual documents such as two volumes of a Soviet register of Finnish War Crimes, a list of persons found in the mass grave at Karhumaki, and Soviet lists of North American Finns who journeyed to Karelia to help build a socialist utopia there, academic and professorial files, publicity files, files pertaining to her work with the School of Women's Studies, and her own papers as a university student. The fonds also includes letters written by Lindstrom as a newly-arrived teenaged immigrant to Canada to her best friend in Finland; many of these letters were published in Finnish with English translation in 'Letters from an immigrant teenager' in 2012.

Lindström, Varpu

Loyal Orange Lodge No. 876 (North Bay) fonds

  • CA ON00408 F012
  • Fonds
  • 1888, 1905-1999

Fonds reflects the administration of Loyal Orange Lodge No. 876, particularly its membership, finances, and meetings. Records are arranged into two series, one containing dues books and membership rolls, the other containing minute books. The fonds also contains records that are not part of any series, including the Lodge's warrant, lists of past masters, and Orange Order-related prints.

Loyal Orange Lodge No. 876 (North Bay)

Loyal Orange Lodge No. 758 (Powassan) fonds

  • CA ON00408 F016
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1930, 1957-1958

Fonds reflects the administration of Loyal Orange Lodge No. 758, particularly its membership and lodge meetings. Fonds contains roll books, minute books, and an annual return.

Loyal Orange Lodge No. 758 (Powassan)

Sidney Cheese and Butter Factory Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1893-1930

This fonds contains one folder of real estate related material, a volume containing a ledger with the Association's rules and regulations, and two volumes of minute books.

Sidney Cheese and Butter Factory Association

Loyal Orange County Lodge of Nipissing East fonds

  • CA ON00408 F025
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1997

Fonds reflects the administration of Loyal Orange County Lodge of Nipissing East and its governance of the district and primary Orange lodges within its jurisdiction. Fonds contains minute books (arranged into a series), attendance books, a dues book, and a list of past County Masters.

Loyal Orange County Lodge of Nipissing East

Canadian Red Cross fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1895-1960

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the Canadian Red Cross including documents surrounding the development of a Canadian Branch of the British Red Cross Society with advice from the American Red Cross Society. One series contains letters that were addressed to Colonel W.N. Ponton, mainly from the National Society for Aid and Sick to the Wounded in War (later the British Red Cross), 1895-1934. Another file contains letters to Miss E. C. Gordon as she attempted to develop an independent Canadian Red Cross, including those from the American National Red Cross signed by Clara Barton. The final folder contains a series of ephemera pieces issued by the organization throughout its history as well as two stamps promoting Canadian War Bonds.

Canadian Red Cross

A.A. Stevenson fonds

  • CA ON00154 2013.31
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1906

Fonds consists of artifacts documenting A.A. Stevenson's involvement with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, 1895-1906. Please refer to series-level descriptions for more detailed information.

Stevenson, Alfred Allan

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

West Simcoe District Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1902-2006

Fonds contains the records of the West Simcoe District Women's Institute.

Fonds is arranged in the following series:

Administrative Records
Tweedsmuir Histories & Scrapbooks
Publications
Newsclippings
Histories
Miscellaneous

West Simcoe District Women's Institute

Victoria Cheese and Butter Manufacturing Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1905-1963

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the Victoria Cheese and Butter Manufacturing Association including one folder of administrative documents containing real estate records and the company's charter. It also contains one volume of minutes from annual meetings.

Victoria Cheese and Butter Manufacturing Company

Collingwood Horticultural Society

  • CA ON00274 Collingwood Horticultural Society
  • Fonds
  • 1907-2013

Fonds consists of the records of the Collingwood Horticultural Society.

Fonds is arranged into the following six series:

1) Collingwood Horticultural Society Photo Albums
2) Collingwood Horticultural Society Financial Reports
3) Collingwood Horticultural Society Yearbooks
4) Collingwood Horticultural Society General and Executive Meetings
5) Ontario Horticultural Societies
6) Collingwood Horticultural Society Flower Show Results

Collingwood Horticultural Society

Quinte Women's Institute records

  • CA ON00156 MG645
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1987

Fonds consists of 17 minute books of the Quinte Women's Institute and the group's Tweedsmuir history, which includes postcards, press clippings and photographs. Also included is a banner for the institute, history of the institute and files of loose papers for each minute book (letters, receipts, newspaper articles, reports, programmes and newsletters).

Quinte Women's Institute

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