The fonds consists of various records created, collected and maintained by the Order of the Eastern Star, Flower City Chapter No. 91 (St. Thomas, Ont.) 1919-2004. The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Membership and attendance, 1922-2009
D.L. Club series, 1939-1979
Financial records, 1948-2009
Minutes series, 1968-2009
Order of the Eastern Star, Flower City Chapter No. 91 (St. Thomas, Ont.)
Collection consists of a large amount of information on Port Hope, the former Township of Hope (Hope Township), and surrounding area. Some of the subjects covered are family histories, churches, hydro power, organizations, clubs and societies, floods, Port Hope harbour, historical information on the town and area, houses, public buildings, industry and small businesses, railways, viaducts and bridges along with original newspapers reflecting on the history of Port Hope as well as information on municipal matters and various government reports. The historical information covers a period from the mid-19th century to 2000. The fonds also consists of a large number of photographs. It also consists of a number of newspaper editions including special editions. It has been arranged into twelve (12) series: (1) Family Histories; (2) Churches; (3) Hydro Power (Eldorado; Port Hope Hydro); (4) Organizations / Clubs / Societies; (5) Floods and Flood Control (Port Hope Floods; Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority; Corbett's Pond and Dam; Port Hope Harbour); (6) Historical Information on Port Hope and Hope Township (General Historical Information on Port Hope; Historical Information on Port Hope Houses; Historical Information on Port Hope Public Buildings); (7) Railways / Viaducts / Bridges; (8) Industry and Small Businesses; (9) Municipal Matters in Port Hope / Government Reports; (10) Books, Posters, Maps and Glass Negatives; (11) Newspapers; (12) Photographs. (*Series' are adapted from various accession numbers in the fonds)
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.
Fonds consists of documents gathered by Harold Reeve. It includes personal records, photographs, one (1) clippings scrapbook, historical records, and notes regarding the publication "The History of Hope Township." See series descriptions for more information.
The fonds consists of two Tweedsmuir History Books, containing photographs and a record of accomplishments of Lennox and Addington District Women’s Institute, minute and cash books, along with attendance registers. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Tweedsmuir history books Series 2: Minute books Series 3: Attendance registers
Most of the papers were created and used by Mark Bunting, DTM, who was a Charter Member of Napanee Valley Toastmasters and of Cataraqui Valley Toastmasters, and extremely active in Toastmasters generally. Some of the papers came from his wife, Jennifer Bunting, ATM, who was also a Charter Member and filled various club offices. A few items came from other donors. The papers are divided into two series. Within the series, they are chronological. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Toastmaster annual activities Mark Bunting - Napanee Valley T.M. activities
The fonds consists of minute and cash books, Tweedsmuir History Books, photographs, house histories, a Life Membership certificate, publications, and subject files pertaining to the activities of the Napanee Women’s Institute. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Minutes Series 2: Tweedsmuir history books Series 3: Publications Series 4: Photographs Series 5: Life memberships Series 6: Objects
The fonds consists of minute and cash books, Tweedsmuir History books, photographs, house histories, and subject files pertaining to the activities of the Reidville Women’s Institute. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Minutes Series 2: Tweedsmuir history books
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
This series contains records relating to the administration for The Hope Project in London, Windsor, and Edmonton, and 61 applications for grants from the London Hope Project. The records include correspondence, brochures, notes, photographs, newspaper clippings, budget records, a booklet, applications, receipts, and business cards.
Fonds consist of 3 Tweedsmuir scrapbooks compiled by the Cannifton Corbyville Women's Institute. Also included are 2 minute books and 1 binder of president's notes. Books contain newsclippings, photographs, minutes, brochures, expenditures, handwritten notes, poems, maps and reports of local history and the Cannifton Corbyville Women's Institute. Subjects covered within the scrapbooks are programmes, banquets and miscellaneous events.
The collection consists of 1 box of textual material on District 3 of the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies. This consists of treasury books, a receipt book, minute books, annual meeting register, financial report, registration book, miscellaneous papers on policies and procedures, constitution and by-laws, policy guidelines, judge's lists, meeting agenda, Impact Study Summary 1997, publications published by O.A.A.S., financial statement, and lists of fairs and costs.
Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies District 3
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).