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Robert Delledonne collection
CA ON00334 F 30 · Series · 1825-1991

This collection is rich in social and cultural history of the village of Lakefield in the 19th history.

Collection of Robert Delledonne consisting of voters’ list, Lakefield, 1945-53; Charles Percy, Trent Canal timber charges, 1896; Women’s Institute, xxx; Mavis Birch ledger, 1922, 1937; Village of Lakefield Treasurer’s book, 1875-1897; Clarice M. Kidd, scrapbooks, c1930s to c1960s; Lakefield schools, 1889-1978, 1991; Ayotte family papers, 1830s-1980s; Lakefield, Grand Trunk Railway, 1893-1902 including freight way bills, 1893-1902, ledger, 1896-97, assessment papers, ticket stubs, daily report logs; Lakefield News, scattered issues, 1900-1954; maps, 1883, 1950’s; literary manuscripts and drafts related to the Lakefield history, 1990s; research materials, scrapbooks, news clippings, photographs on varied aspects of the history of Lakefield; copies of township directories, 1857-1917, 1948; and copies of voter’s lists, land deeds and wills significant to the history of Lakefield. The collection includes many local history books and Dun and Bradstreet mercantile register, Canada, 1935, 1938, 1940, 1949.

The papers are organized in the Following Series:
A. Directories, 1857-1948, 1 cu ft; files 1-54
B. Lakefield and Young’s Point, 1856-1991, 2.2 cu ft; files 55-249
C. Lakefield Women’s Institute, c1970’s, .3 cu ft; files 250-256
D. Clarice M. Kidd Scrapbooks, c1940’s to 1960’s, .5 cu ft; files oversize 19-25, files 257-262
E. Schools, 1889-1978, 1991, 1 cu ft; files 263-285, 293-312
F. Ayotte family papers, 1830’s-1980s, 1 cu ft; files oversize 37, 38, 39, 313-357
G. Lakefield Grand Trunk Railway, 1893-1902, 1 cu ft; files 611-649
H. Lakefield News, 1990-1955, and other newspapers, .5 cu ft; files 358-385, 603-610
I. Maps and plans, 1883, 1950s, .5cu ft; files 398-440
J. Photographs and Postcards of Lakefield People and Businesses, Calendars; files 286-292, 386-397, 521-566, 602
K. Mixed Items, Lakefield and Peterborough; files 441-520, 567-601, 609-610
L. Lakefield history books

Robert Delledonne
CA ON00397 2015.10 · Collection · 1947-1992

Collection of materials relating to the Canada Optical Company in Deseronto, Ontario, including photographs, promotional materials, newspaper and magazine articles and summary of employee benefits.

The materials were collected by Don Simpson, former general manager of the Deseronto plant.

Canada Optical Company
2019.8.1 · Item · 1940

The item is a promotional ink blotter for the F. G. Cotter & Co. in Port Hope, 1940.

F.G. Cotter & Co.
Silver Islet Collection
Collection · 1870 - 1910

Photographs and documents from the Silver Islet Mine and Silver Islet Store, including ledgers and a chart.

A rich deposit of silver was discovered on Silver Islet in 1868. A small island at the tip of the Sibley Peninsula, the mine was built deep below the waterline, and relied on breakwaters and pumps. Silver Islet was mined until 1884, when pumps failed, and the mine was flooded. The small community built on shore to support the mine is still inhabited.

CA ON00428 2022.02 · Item · 1967

Set of 7 collectable tea cards from G. E. Barbour Company Limited depicting Jean-Charles Chapais (x2), James Cockburn, Sir William Howland, Sir Oliver Mowat, Sir Adams George Archibald (x2). Biographical information about each individual in English and French on back of card.

Northern Woman's Bookstore
Fonds · 1976 - 2016

Correspondence, business documentation, staff resources, photographs, and Literacy Group documents, kept by Margaret Phillips of the Northern Woman's Bookstore, of Thunder Bay, Ontario. The store opened in 1984 and had locations on Bay St. and Court Street, before having to close its physical location in 2016.

Town of Whitby fonds
CA ON00329 F 2011 · Fonds · 1855-1966

This fonds consists of the official records of Whitby, including Council Minutes, 1855-1960; By-laws, 1855-1966; Board and Committee Minutes, 1861-1954; Assessment and Collectors Rolls, 1855-1960; Board of Health Records 1934-1957; Court Records, 1928-1955.

Whitby (Ont.)
Township of Whitby fonds
CA ON00329 F 2012 · Fonds · 1837-1968

Fonds consists of the official records of Whitby Township, including Council Minutes, 1852-1967; By-laws, 1850-1967; Board and Committee Minutes, 1884-1966; Assessment and Collectors Rolls, 1848-1968; and Clerk-Treasurer's Records, 1837-1967.

Whitby (Ont. : Township)
Collection · 1860-

The photographs are arranged by subject matter and cover activities in and around the town of Deseronto, Ontario. The majority date from the late nineteenth century and many depict the lumber-related industries of the Rathbun Company in Deseronto. There are also photographs of school groups, churches, railways, First World War airfields and portraits of Deseronto citizens.

CA ON00329 F 04 · Fonds · 1954-1962

Fonds consists of records relating to the administration, operation, and activities of the Whitby Dunlops hockey team. Records were created by the executive members of the Whitby Senior Hockey Club. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Financial records, administrative records, correspondence, advertisement and sponsorship, and programs and ephemera.

Whitby Senior Hockey Club
CA ON00370 F0270 · Fonds · 1949-1980

The fonds documents the creation and activities of the British Canadian Trade Association in promoting trade between Great Britain and Canada.

British Canadian Trade Association
Thomas Pocklington Fonds
CA ON00419 POC · Fonds · n.d., 1914-1920

Fonds consists of three record books. Two of these are ledgers that date from the period that Thomas was the manager of Consolidated Optical Co. They offer a rare glimpse of daily operations of a Canadian instrument making firm. The ledgers have records of purchases, contacts, receipts, and materials dating from 1914 to 1920. The other record book is a surveying class notebook that is undated.

Pocklington, Thomas, 1882-1962
CA ON00373 RG 1 · Fonds · predominant 1849-2014

Fonds consists of records that reflect the functions and activities of Council as a legislative and regulatory body in legal matters, taxation, justice and public protection, education, public health and welfare, finance, public accountability and planning. Records include, but are not limited to: working papers, minutes and resolutions, by-laws, reports to Council, and Court of Revision Records. The fonds chronicles Council activities and functions, and documents decisions and deliberations, and relationship with the civic administration, the Province of Ontario, the County of York, the Village of Woodbridge before 1971, and the Regional Municipality of York after 1971.

City of Vaughan (Ont.). Council
Harry Moscoe fonds
CA ON00210 69 · Fonds · 1939-1947

Fonds consists of textual and photographic records accumulated by Mr. Harry Moscoe during the 1940 to 1947 period. The majority of these records document Mr. Moscoe's activities as Executive Director of the Canadian Jewish Congress, Eastern Region, War Efforts Committee. A few files also document examples of his personal, financial and legal office activities, while still living in Kirkland Lake and later in Montreal. War Efforts Committee records focus on the CJC's responsibilities for: Servicemen's Centres in Halifax, Montreal, Moncton and St. John, Red Cross blood drives, tracking Jewish officers, Jewish casualties, and regular meetings of the War Efforts Committee. Also here are extensive newspaper clippings documenting Jewish servicemen' activities, casualties, heroics and decorations. Of special note is a 20 x 25 cm b&w photograph within File 18, "Jewish Chaplains". The image features seven uniformed Canadian Jewish chaplains who served during the Second World War. They are: Rabbi Abraham Babb, Rabbi David Monson, Rabbi Oscar Fassman, Rabbi Charles Bender, Rabbi Samuel Cass, Rabbi Jacob Eisen and Rabbi Morrris Casriel Katz.

Moscoe, Harry
Fonds · 1890 - 1969

The Belleville Chamber of Commerce fonds is composed of:

  • one file of correspondence including a press release, a ballot for the election for the 1968 election
  • one file containing two newsletters from 1956 and the last page of another newsletter from 1958.
  • one file of industrial brochures and promotional material containing three brochures circa 1953.
  • one file has annual reports from 1922, 1954, 1955, and 1956 in it, and a better service survey from 1953. * one file contains three guides about Belleville from 1950, three information guides for visitors to Belleville from 1961.
  • one file of directories and maps from 1949 to 1963.
  • two files containing “The Highlands of Hastings” travel brochures from 1940 to 1967, and a Quinte Isle tourist directory.
  • one file containing files from the “Jaycees,” also known as the Belleville Junior Chamber of Commerce.
  • one file of material from the Belleville Board of Trade for Hastings County period in the organizations history.
  • one file containing ephemera pieces including a sign indicating membership and a menu.
  • one file contains various newspaper clippings.
  • series of scrapbooks dedicated to the Chamber of Commerce.
Belleville Chamber of Commerce
Pitman family fonds
Fonds · 1932-1963

The fonds consists of two books plus banking records and statements, invoices, a postcard, phone bills and two flyers. Book 1 is an account ledger with name index spanning from 1932-1940. Book 2 is a notebook from 19 March 1940- 18 Sept. 1944. Other records include a statement from Sept. 21, 1936 plus 10 pages from an accounts ledger, no date, possibly recording household goods sold from the Pitman's store; two Canadian Bank of Commerce vinyl folders; seven “Long Distance Service” phone bill statements; two receipts; four loose pages from a petty accounts book; two envelopes; card from “Tuck” to Mrs. J. Churchill, no date; two flyers, one from “Charlinore Kennels” and one from “Director of Annuities”.

Pitman (family)
John Stevenson fonds
Fonds · 1833-1884

Fonds consists of the political and business papers of John Stevenson, arranged into the following series: Political correspondence, including patronage issues, appointments and strategies. Business papers, including economic ventures, land dealings, lumbering, milling, railways and Richmond Road Company. Items concerning role as Justice of the Peace in Napanee. Fonds consists of the following series: Political correspondence, 1851-1882 Business papers, 1851-1884 Justice of the Peace, 1847-1865

Stevenson, John, 1812-1884
Fonds · 1865-1901

Fonds consists of business papers from the stewardship of W.H. Wilkison 1865-1868, and from the stewardship of Alfred Knight 1893-1901. The papers from the intervening years are missing. The correspondence relates to the management of Cartwright property in the county, as well as a few other business ventures. There are also a large quantity of land instruments (deeds, mortgages) connected to the same properties. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Letters from Richard Cartwright to W.H. Wilkison, 1865-1867 Letters from Richard Cartwright to W.H. Wilkison, Jan.-May, 1868 Letters from Richard Cartwright to W.H. Wilkison, May.-Dec., 1868 Letters from Richard Cartwright to Alfred Knight, Dec. 1893 - Dec. 1894 Letters from Richard Cartwright to Alfred Knight, 1895, 1896 Letters from Richard Cartwright to Alfred Knight, 1897 - April, 1901 Land instruments

Cartwright, Richard John, 1835-1912
Long Family Collection
CA ON00154 2015.25 · Fonds · 1817-1992

Fonds consists of papers and photographs from the Long Family Collection. It includes materials created and accumulated by: Alfred H. Long (military publications, letter books), N. Tom Long (local history research files, St. Lawrence Hotel plan, directories, photographs), Geo. Wilson (memoirs, correspondence re: Port Hope Evening Guide, Wilson family photographs), and Brig. Gen. George H. Ralston. For more detailed information refer to series-level descriptions.

CA ON00154 2016.10 · Fonds · 1890-1905

Fonds consists of twenty-four (24) letterbooks and ledgers created by Frederick Barlow Cumberland, c1892-1905. For more information, refer to series-level descriptions.

Cumberland, Frederick Barlow