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Zorra and Embro Lodge Records fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1889 - 2005

The fonds consists of records related to the history and activities of the Zorra Rebekah Lodge and the Embro Star Lodge, connected through the Independent Order of Oddfellows of the Great Lodge in Ontario. The collection is arranged into the following series and subseries:

Series 1: Death Certificate, 2005

Series 2: Photographs
-File 1: 1930-1940
-File 2: 1940-1950
-File 3: 1950-1960
-File 4: 1970-1980
-File 5: Not Dated

Series 3: Attendance Register, 1979

Series 4: Cash Books
-Subseries A: Embro, 1889-1982
-Subseries B: Thamesford, 1910
-Subseries C: Woodstock, 1966
-Subseries D: Unknown Location, 1923-1988

Series 5: Membership Register Account, 1881-1923

Series 6: Meeting Minutes
-Subseries A: Embro, 1889-1966
-Subseries B: Ingersoll, 1992-1963
-Subseries C: Woodstock, 1900

Series 7: Officer’s Roll Books, 1898-1941

Series 8: Oversized Photographs, 1960-1970

Embro Star Lodge

Zorra Caledonian Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1859-2018

The fonds consist of records related to the Zorra Caledonian Society. They are arranged in the following series and subseries:

Series 1: The Society
Subseries A: History
Subseries B: Meeting Minutes
Subseries C: Correspondence
Subseries D: Invitations
Subseries E: Photos
Subseries F: Record Books
Subseries G: Certificates

Series 2: Highland Games
Subseries A: History
Subseries B: Entry Forms
Subseries C: Opening Ceremony Speeches
Subseries D: Programmes and Schedules

  • File 11: 1949-1950
  • File 12: 1960-1969
  • File 13: 1970-1989
  • File 14: 1990-1999
  • File 15: 2000-2009
    Subseries E: Souvenir Programmes
  • File 16: 1937-1939
  • File 17: 1940-1959
    Subseries F: General Articles
  • File 18: 1930-1949
  • File 19: 1950-1969
  • File 20: 1970-1979
  • File 21: 1980-1989
  • File 22: 1990-2015
    Subseries G: Tug-of-War Articles
    Subseries H: Results
  • File 24: 1938-1949
  • File 25: 1950-1959
  • File 26: 1960-1969
  • File 27: 1970-1979
  • File 28: 1980-1989
    Subseries I: Awards
    Subseries J: Photos
  • File 30: 1944-1969
  • File 31: 1970-1989
  • File 32: Not Dated
    Subseries K: Advertisements
    Subseries L: Guest Book

Series 3: Events
Subseries A: Newspaper Articles
Subseries B: Programmes
Subseries C: St. Andrew’s Night Banquet Menus

  • File 37: 1930-1949
  • File 38: 1950-1959
  • File 39: 1960-1969
  • File 40: 1970-1989
  • File 41: 1990-2012
    Subseries D: Advertisements

Series 4: Miscellaneous

Series 5: Oversized Scrapbook

Zorra Caledonian Society

Yarker-Colebrook Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1958

The fonds consists of minute and cash books, Tweedsmuir history books, photographs, house histories, local histories, and subject files pertaining to the activities of the Yarker-Colebrook Women’s Institute. There are two Tweedsmuir histories in the fonds. One of the Tweedsmuirs is more traditional in scope; it focuses on the history of the villages and the Women’s Institute. The traditional Tweedsmuir contains photographs of the village of Colebrook, including pictures of Main Street before the fire, newspaper articles, information and photographs of boys who served in World War II, information from the Canada Directory pertaining to the area, from 1857 and 1858, pictures of past Yarker-Colebrook Presidents, a history of Yarker, including its settlement and the evolution of the Simcoe Falls, and a history of Colebrook. The second Tweedsmuir is a collection of newspaper clippings and was mainly assembled by Mrs. William Jackson. It contains a number of articles about the Royal Family, including photographs from magazines. It also has some history of Women’s Institute work, articles about World War I and World War II, a history of Brookside School, as well as photographs of members and programmes. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Minutes Series 2: Tweedsmuir history books

Yarker-Colebrook Women’s Institute

Woodstock Liberal Women’s Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1934-1956

The fonds consist of records related to the history of the Woodstock Liberal Women’s Association. They are arranged into the following series and subseries:

Series 1: Minutes and Reports
Series 2: Membership
Series 3: Newspaper Clippings
Series 4: Liberal Campaign Materials

Woodstock Liberal Women's Association

Woodstock Legion – Ladies’ Auxiliary fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1938-2011

The fonds consist of various materials related to the administration and activities of the Ladies Auxiliary for Branch No. 55, Woodstock and is arranged into the following series and subseries:

Series 1: Minutes

Series 2: Financial

Series 3: Membership
Sub-series A: correspondence
Sub-series B: membership applications
Sub-series C: Awards of Recognition
Sub-series D: Service Pins
Sub-series E: Miscellaneous

Series 4: Events/Operations

Series 5: Photographs

Woodstock Legion - Ladies' Auxiliary

Wilton Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1890-2012

The fonds consists of minute books, cash books, Tweedsmuir history books, photographs, house histories, and correspondence pertaining to the activities of the Wilton Women’s Institute. Fonds is comprised of the following series:
Series 1: Minutes
Series 2: Tweedsmuir History Books
Series 3: Correspondence
Series 4: Programming
Series 5: By-laws, handbooks and songbooks of the Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario and Canada
Series 6: Guest Books
Series 7: Publications
Series 8: Ceremonial Items
Series 9: Photographs and video

Wilton Women’s Institute

William Porte family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1862-1898, predominant 1881-1898

The fonds consists of materials related to the personal and business activities of William Porte. Included are diaries, ledgers, and albums and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings. Some material from two of his children (Fred W. and Ida Kate Porte) is included. William Porte’s papers provide an excellent snapshot in the life of a growing Ontario town in the late 19th century. In recent years, Porte's personal papers have been studied and cited extensively, most notably by those researching the infamous February 4, 1880 murder of the Donnelly family. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Diaries Newspaper clippings and scrapbooks Ida Kate Porte’s journal Added material

Porte, William, 1823-1899

William Furby Advertisement Proofs, Invoices and Correspondence

  • CA ON00154 2008.6
  • Fonds
  • 1825-1860

Fonds consists of advertisement printing proofs, invoices, handwritten notes, and correspondence originally belonging to William Furby, printer and owner of the Port Hope Gazette, c1830-1850. For more detailed information, please refer to item-level descriptions.

Furby, William

Whitby Women's Institute fonds 

  • CA ON00329 F18
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1912-1988]

The fonds consists of the Whitby WI's minute books, one Tweedsmuir history, and event programmes. Records are arranged chronologically in subject files.

Whitby Women's Institute

Whit-Knit Club fonds

  • CA ON00329 F07
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1946

Fonds consists of records generated by the members of the Whitby Knitting Club. Records represent club operations associated with fundraising, knitting, distributing packages overseas, and the resulting incoming and outgoing correspondence. Fonds consists of two series: Administrative records and Correspondence.

Whitby Knitting Club

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

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

W. C. Mikel fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-1960

This collection represents materials originating or used by W.C. Mikel. The first folder contains three speeches delivered during his time as Police Magistrate and Mayor. The next series of folders contains references and sources for his volume The City of Belleville History. The second folder contains correspondence regarding the book. Folders three through ten contain the notes Mikel used for each chapter. Folder eleven contains the plans for “Quinte City" and documents from the Town Planning Institute among others. Folder twelve contains unattributed reference material and general research for the book. Folder thirteen contains Mikel's collection of material for the 1924 United Empire Loyalist celebration which was held during his first term as Mayor. Folder fourteen contains Mrs. Mikel's obituary, a letter from Mikel to the Bank of Montreal, and a letterhead from the period he served as Police Magistrate. Folder fifteen contains three copies of his book, Godlove Mikel. The sixtenth folder contains a variety of newspaper clippings.

Mikel, William Charles

Victoria II Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • [19-], 1913-2008

The fonds consists of minute and cash books, Tweedsmuir history books, a guest book for the 25th anniversary, the account book for the Victoria W.I. Red Cross Society, membership cards, certificates, programmes and multiple publications including history books, songbooks and handbooks of the Women’s Institute. The Tweedsmuir histories of Victoria II contain histories of Selby, Forest Mills, Bath, Napanee, Sharp’s Corners and some local Churches. There are also a number of farm and house histories. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Minutes Series 2: Tweedsmuir history book Series 3: Publications Series 4: Programmes Series 5: Certificates Series 6: Objects Series 7: Membership cards Series 8: Conference Series 9: 25th Anniversary Series 10: Victoria W.I. Red Cross Society

Victoria II Women’s Institute

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

Tyendinaga East Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-2010

The fonds consist of minute and cash books, newsletters, handbooks, reports and songbooks of the Tyendinaga East Women's Institute.

Tyendinaga East Women's Institute

The Pierian Club (Dundas, Ont.) fonds

  • CA ON00395 F.0018
  • Fonds
  • 1904, 1909-1912

The fonds consists of membership handbooks, receipts, a list of membership fees paid, a calendar of 1904 with corrections, and a minute book.

The Pierian Club (Dundas, Ont.)

Tamworth Women’s Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1921-2004

The fonds consists of minute and cash books, newspaper clippings, Tweedsmuir History books, photographs, house histories, and subject files pertaining to the activities of the Tamworth Women’s Institute. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Minutes Series 2: Tweedsmuir history

Tamworth Women’s Institute

St. Paul's Anglican Church Perrytown fonds

  • CA ON00154 2007.37
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1972

Fonds consists of materials created in the development and running of St. Paul's Anglican Church at Perrytown, Hope Township, c1880-1972. For more detailed information, see series-level descriptions.

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Perrytown (1840-)

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)

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