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Fonds · 1852-

The records contain the following series; Secretaries' and Treasurers' Records 1862-2016;
Awards, Newspaper Clippings

Ilderton Fair
Vesey A. Brown fonds
CA ON00353 AFC 260 · Fonds · 1845 - 1895

This fonds consists of Vesey Brown’s medical education and military certificates and personal correspondence, as well as material relating to Brown and Masingberd family property in London and Morpeth, Ontario. Majority of fonds consists of Series 4 that is Brown's work as watercolour artist, mainly depicting London, Port Stanley and Elgin County.

Brown, Vesey Agmondisham
A.H. Howard fonds
CA ON00012 SC115 · Fonds · 1880-1914

Fonds consists of drawings, watercolours and designs of A. H. Howard produced in Toronto between 1880 and 1914, especially in the sketchbooks in which Howard drew Ontario landscapes and towns, flowers, trees, human figures, factory interiors and other subjects. Similar drawings and watercolours are contained in two albums and a portfolio. Also included are examples of his decorative and calligraphic work from illuminated presentation addresses, certificates, bookplates and other materials.
Contains series:

  1. Portfolio and albums
  2. Sketchbooks
  3. Decorative designs and drawings
Howard, Alfred Harold, 1854–1916
CA ON00154 2015.82 · Collection · 1916

Collection consists of five (5) copies of the "Our Commander March" Sheet Music written by J.W. Chadwick, 1916. The March was dedicated to Lieut-Col. R.W. Smart of the 139th Battalion, Port Hope; and published by Empire Music and Travel Club Ltd., 26 College Street, Toronto.

Eloise A. Skimings fonds
Fonds · 1852-1936

The fonds consists of textual records and other material created and accumulated by Eloise A. Skimings during her career as a newspaper correspondent, teacher, poet, and composer in Goderich, Ontario.

The fonds includes business and personal correspondence, business and personal invoices and receipts related to Eloise Skimings professional and personal activities, family account books of her and her brothers, insurance records, bank records, music records, poetry, notebooks, scrapbook, tickets, invitations, announcements, cards of memoriam, newspaper clippings and articles, photographs, postcard, a drawing, and published poetry books. Some of the records relate to her brothers, Richard Skimings and William Skimings, as well as A.M. Polley, Mrs. Flora A. Polley, and S.B. Williams.

Skimings, Eloise A.
Archer family fonds
CA ON00334 F187 · Fonds · 1793-1936

Letters, receipts, copybooks, songbooks and various ephemera relating to John Archer and his family. 16cm.

The papers consist of four series.

Series A: Archer family letters, most with stamped envelopes (1833-1856), Confederate money (1864) Files 1-17.

Series B: Philatelic collection, originals and xerox. (1884-1930). Many local businesses represented on envelope covers. Files 18-19B.

Series C: Receipts, invoices and deeds relating to the Archer and Breckenridge families. (1839-1930). Files 20-31.

Series D: Poetry and various other ephemera. (1793-1936). Songbooks and copybooks being the oldest in this series (1793-1837). Files 32-46.

Archer, John
Fonds · 1867-1939, predominant 1891-1932

The collection contains sheet music of some classical music, but consists mostly of popular tunes arranged for piano. Included are parlour pieces from the gay ‘90's; favourites from the Edwardian period; songs of the First World War; hits from the early days of recorded music; and music made popular by performers of early days of radio (1920's and 1930's). Some of the cover designs are as interesting as the music. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Mary Daly sheet music Beatrice Baughan sheet music Miscellaneous sheet music

Daly, Mary Christina, 1905-1962
CA ON00154 2013.5 · Fonds · 1941-1942

Fonds consists of fourteen (14) movie posters created by and for the Capitol Theatre, 20 Queen Street, Port Hope. All the movies were screened between 1941-1942.

Capitol Theatre (Port Hope, Ont.)
Rodney Garth Mayor fonds
CA ON00416 F12 · Fonds · 1952 - 1953

Fonds consists of records relating to the publicity of the Appleby College Coronation Choir. Records include itinerary correspondence, greeting cards, and a scrapbook with newspaper clippings, as well as one boxing photograph.

Mayor, Rodney Garth
Wyndham Lewis Collection
CA ON00370 F0584 · Collection · 1913-1957

Collection consists of archival material included in the Wyndham Lewis Collection. Consisting of batches of letters from Lewis' widow, Anne Wyndham Lewis (Froanna), news clippings on various aspects of Lewis' public activities (book reviews, criticism, artwork, obituaries), and promotional material relating to his publications (publishers' advertisements, inserts, and other ephemera).

Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957
Fonds · 1935-1960

The fonds cosists of three series. They are: Minutes, Cashbook and a history of the Ilderton Horticultural Society, taken from the minutes.

Ilderton Horticultural Society
CA ON00154 2012.30 · Fonds · 1909-1960

Fonds consists of the papers and drawings of Mary Shane (nee Ferguson) from 1909-1960. They were created in multiple locations across Ontario, including: Perth, Mitchell, Brampton, Oakville, Bowmanville, and Port Hope. It has been arranged into five (5) series: (1) Art; (2) Clippings; (3) Correspondence; (4) Newspapers; (5) Publications.

Shane, Mary (nee Ferguson)
Jessie Oonark collection
CA ON00012 SC127 · Collection · ca. 1965

Collection consists of three drawings by Jessie Oonark on mimeograph stencil sheets. Items are arranged in a single series.

Oonark, Jessie
Finlandia Club collection
Collection · 1903 - 1965

Collection is organized into the following series:
I. Hoito Restaurant
II. Port Arthur Workingmen’s Association: Imatra no. 9
III. C.T.K.L. (Canadian Industrial Unions: Port Arthur’s Finnish Association)
IV. C.U.T. (Canadian News Service) and C.T.K.L.
V. Finlandia Club
VI. Finnish Socialist Local no. 6: Port Arthur
VII. Lumber Workers’ Industrial Union of the One Big Union
VIII. New Attempt Temperance Society
IX. Finnish Athletic Club: Nahjus
X. Finnish Building Company
XI. Miscellaneous

Fonds · 1935-1966

The fonds consists of 1 b/w photograph, 9 notebooks, a projectionist manual, 4 film directories, a pamphlet on selected films, souvenir programme, an envelope, film schedules, banking records and minute notes.

Detailed listing:
B/W photograph of Jim and Connie Churchill at their wedding, 1935.

Small black notebook listing films at different schools 1945-47.
Black notebook, Treasurer of Foxboro and District Film Council 1948 and 1949 includes information on membership, mailing list, film rentals and receipts.
Black notebook 1950, Jan. 1 – Sept. 1, records memberships, film rentals and receipts.
Blue notebook, 1950-51, records memberships, film rentals, receipts and attendance.
Black notebook 1956-58 records film titles, number of showings and attendance at each.
Small black notebook, Mar. 5, 1945- Jan. 8, 1947, Wanda I. Sine Foxboro Public School, records meeting minutes, pages cut out, poor condition, pages falling out, back cover detached, other things tucked between pages, notices, letter, envelope.
Black notebook, Wanda I. Sine Secretary-Treasurer, 1947 records meeting minutes, receipts, secretaries report.
2 ring notebook, Jan. 14, 1948, report of the secretary of Foxboro and District Film Council for 1947, Treasurers report and meeting minutes from 1948, typed with handwritten notes at the end.

Green minute book, Dec. 1950.
Manual of Projectionist Training, no date.
Film Directory 1962-63.
Films 1963, catalogue of films.
2 loose pages, information on film strips.
Pamphlet on eight programs of selected films featuring stories from our history, no date.
Souvenir programme, NFB Jubilee 25, 1964.
Envelope to Mrs. C. Churchill from NFB.
2 film directories, 1963 and 1965, note from M.T Montgomery, Corrections to 1965 Directory
Pamphlet on history of Ontario Film Association Inc.
2 Annual Meeting and Fall Conference programmes
Envelope to Mrs. Churchill.
Film schedules from 1963 and 1965
2 notes from secretary-Treasurer
Zone B Special meeting Feb. 9, 1963
Minutes of annual meeting, Ontario Association of Film Councils Bulletin Sept. 1965
Minute notes from 1958-59, 61-62, 62-63, 63-64
Sidney circuit and Thurlow-Tyendinaga, list of teachers and schools
Map of Sidney Township
Notice from Mrs. R.B Hamilton
2 letters from Rev. W.A Smith
Banking records, receipts, invoices, statements and 2 bank books.
Zone A schedule 1965-1966

South Hastings Film Council
CA ON00408 F034 · Fonds · 1964-1967

Fonds documents the meetings of the North Bay & District Historical Society and contains one minute book.

North Bay & District Historical Society
Fonds · 1919-1968

The records consists of several series. One series is correspondence to E. Ann Lowthian from Marjorie Blosdale. The majority of correspondence is to Bessie from different cousins and friends. There is also a series of Greeting Cards for Christmas, Easter, and other occasions. Of special interest are the programmes of The Mozart Music Club which operated for eighteen years. There are also several copies of the programme "Suzanne" written by Eric Minnitt. Another series is from the University of Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music which features invitation cards to Bessie for various student recitals. Other series include family photographs or negatives (not identified) and newspaper clippings.

Elizabeth E. L. Minnitt 1892-1963 Fonds
CJBQ Radio fonds
Fonds · 1947-1969

This fonds contains one folder of notices including one from the Royal Commission for National Development in the Arts, Letters and Sciences, an outgoing notice pertaining to the addition of Kay Homan to the CJBQ staff, an invitation to a Radio Club Dance from 1958, the Christmas Eve program and holiday wishes for 1959, a newspaper clipping with a photograph of Sports Editor Jack Devine contemplating using a Pogo Stick in the 1969 Walk-a-thon, and a blank cue sheet for the weatherperson. The publications folder contains an advertising brochure entitled, "The Things We'll Do This Summer," several copies of the serial 'CJBQ cues' and the 'Voice of the Bay of Quinte' newsletter. The final folder contains information pertaining to the Grove Island archaeological work and reporting done by News Editor Gerald Boyce.

CJBQ Radio
Herbert Milnes fonds
1930s - 1970s, nd.

The fonds consist of the following Series:

Series 1: Essays

  • on various Flora and Fauna topics including a number of observational essays on Turtle, Snake and Bird behaviour

Series 2: Watercolour sketches

  • mostly depicting local flora found in places such as Benwell Swamp, Tobin’s Bush and Hodges’ Pond as well Long Point in Norfolk County.

Series 3: Field Books/Nature Journals

  • bound volumes including loose clippings, drawings, checklists, photographs etc.

Series 4: Statistical Records and Classification Systems

  • includes statistics on several bird species in Oxford County such as Northern Shrikes, Rough Legs and Sparrow Hawks; bird breeding records in Oxford County and compilations of biological classifications for species of wildlife form around the world.

Series 5: Miscellaneous

  • includes newspaper clippings re. talks given by Herbert Milnes, correspondence with the Royal Ontario Museum of Zoology and other ephemera.
Milnes, Herbert
Osmond Kendall Fonds
CA ON00419 KEN · Fonds · 1944-1971

The fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts, reports, briefs, photographs, negatives, and other materials relating to the work of sound and film engineer Osmond “Ken” Kendall, the inventor of the Composer-tron. It is arranged in four series: KEN-1 Motion Picture Research; KEN-2 Television, KEN-3 Composer-tron; and KEN-4 Miscellaneous.

Kendall, Osmond, 1909-1996