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Alexander McPherson fonds
CA ON00329 F27 · Archief · 1825-1843

The fonds consists of 12 letters written by Alexander McPherson to members of his family, including his mother and his brother-in-law. The majority of the letters were written while he held the position of Manager at Plantation Nos. 17 & 18 in Berbice, British Guiana and the remainder represent the period following when he settled at Whitby.

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Ministers' Reports fonds
Stuk · 1839-1855

The fonds consists of mostly Marriage Records compiled by various ministers throughout the District of Brock (later Oxford County) and surrounding townships from 1838-1855, though it does also include some birth, baptism, death, and burial records.

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Lanty S. Youngs
Stuk · 1831-1876, nd.

The fonds consists of records relating to Lanty Shannon Youngs, including property records, maps, and correspondence.

Tuck Family
Collectie · [after 1887]

Collection consists of photographs of the Tuck family

George Brogdin fonds
CA ON00154 2007.34 · Archief · 1830-1890

Fonds consists of papers related to the personal and professional life of George Brogdin, c1830-1890. It includes legal documents created by Mr. Brogdin's law practice in Port Hope, ON. For more detailed information please refer to file and item-level descriptions.

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Archief · 1890 - 1894

The fonds consists of photographic negatives featuring members of the Patteson family. Most of the photographs on the glass plate negatives were taken by Rose MacInnes (nee Patteson) and feature the Pattesons on their estate in Eastwood, Ontario (the former Admiral Henry Vansittart property). The film negatives feature Daisy (Christine Millicent) Moss (nee Patteson) and her son Pat (Thomas) Moss.

It is arranged into the following series and subseries:

Series 1: Glass Negatives - Eastwood
Series 2: Film Negatives - Pat & Daisy Moss

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Wallis family fonds
CA ON00333 14-001 · Archief · 1774-1895

Fonds is comprised of three bound volumes of correspondence, sketches, paintings, diaries, receipts, newspaper clippings, deeds, baptismal and marriage records, family trees, and scrapbooks pertaining to the Wallis family. Included also are several documents pertaining to the Forbes family, related to the Wallis family through marriage. The Peterborough-born sculptress Katherine E. Wallis (1860-1957), whose papers are located in Trent University Archives, was a member of the Wallis family.
The volume spines are inscribed as follows:

  • Papers of Louisa Charles John Mary and Adah Wallis 1854-1882 (Vol. I);
  • Papers of Louisa Charles John Mary and Adah Wallis 1883-1895 (Vol. II);
  • Captain R.M. Forbes, R.N. 1774-1846 and Family.
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Bates family bible fonds
Stuk · 1857-1898

The fonds consists of a family bible, belonging to George Bates and published in 1857. The bible includes a list of deaths and baptisms, including George and his wife Elizabeth, as well as their children.

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CA ON00154 2017.15.1 · Stuk · 1817 - 1898

Item is family history page featuring the birth dates of various members of the 'Richard' family of Port Hope and Cobourg area from 1817 to 1898. This page is possibly from a family bible.

"Elizabeth and --- "
---- Richard born June 2nd 1817
Elizabeth Richard born Feb. 9th 1819
William Richard born April 7th? 1823?
Archibald Richard Dec 24 1825
Hugh Richard Sept 2 1828
Margaret Maria May 30 1831
Mary Morrison Richard Dec 21 1833

John Richard and Mary Yheu ?
children Thomas Francis Sept 22 1853
Elizabeth Richard Dec 26 1854
Cecilia Richard Feb 27 1856
Mary Josephine Richard Sept 29 1857
Harriet Richard October 27 1858
John Caldwell Richard May 20 1860
Robert William Richard March 9 1862
Stuart Grahame Richard March 6 1863
Francis Richard March 3 1865
William Albert Richard July 2 1868
Lovel Murray Richard March 2 1870
Margaret Richard 1872"

Bogart family fonds
Archief · 1845-1900

This fonds contains eleven folders. The first folder consists of genealogy records, family records and ephemera. This folder contains: a list of the births and deaths of members of the Bickford family from 1795 to 1877; three lists regarding deaths of Bogart family members David D. and Emma Virginia; the marriage certificate of David D. Bogart and Harriet Bickford from 1845 in Oswego, New York; hair samples of David D. Bogart, Harriet A. Bogart, and Emma V. Bogart; Harriet Bogart's account book with the Bank of Montreal; religious ephemera; and one unattributable piece of paper.

The second folder contains correspondence from 1868 to 1898. The addressed parties in these letters are: David D. Bogart, Harriet A. Bogart, W.D. Smith, J. Bickford, M.W. Forward, A.J. [Northrupe], John Bell, A.L. Bogart, Alexander Robertson, C.W. Bell, Alexander Robinson, [M.D.] Smith, E. Guss Porter, R. Richardson, W.R. Richardson, [G.] Mollison, and Y.B. Couch.

The third folder contains property records. It consists of: of a mortgage with dower and power of sale between John Canniff Phillips and Albert L. Smith; an indenture of bargain and sale between John Canniff Phillips and Anna Cornelia Phillips; a deed of land between Hester Morden and D.D. Bogart; a deed from the Oswego Rural Cemetery Association to Warren D. Smith and Harriet A. Bogart; six copies of the notice of exercising the power of sale between Harriet Bogart and William Henry Melburn; the original and a copy of a re-mortgage between [W.H.] Melburn and [Nancy] Garrison; a bill of costs for the power of sale from Harriet Bogart to Sexsmith; and a slip indicating a mortgage between Harriet Bogart and Wallace.

The fourth folder contains insurance information. Included in this folder are receipts and policies between Harriet Bogart and the Royal Insurance Company, a receipt from The Liverpool & London & Globe Insurance Company to Harriet Bogart after a sum was payed by J. Wallace, and a slip indicating that a new roof was put on a property that Harriet Bogart owned from T.C. Lazier to the Royal Insurance Company.

Following this, folder five contains legal papers and records relating to various estates. It includes: a description of the results and potential penalties from an unknown case from 1876; a receipt issued from J.H. Mitchell indicating that an account had been settled after the death of D.D. Bogart in 1878; a receipt from the Riverside Cemetery in New York from Edwin Bell; a receipt from a settled account after the purchase of a monument and a headstone at Riverside Cemetery, Oswego, New York; the estate of the William [Winsby]; two receipts from the Oswego Rural Cemetery Association indicating that an account had been paid regarding the upkeep and maintenance of the Bogart and Smith burials; and a bill of costs relating to the estate of Harriet A. Bogart.

The sixth folder contains Bogart family stock information. It includes information relating to D.D. Bogart's stock holdings with the Grand Junction Railroad. Folders seven, eight, and nine contain numerous receipts from merchants and vendors including those in Belleville, Oswego, New York, and elsewhere.

The tenth folder contains papers relating to an 1874 Sheriff's sale of D.D. Bogart's goods. The twelfth folder contains two copies of an article from the Thursday, January 13 edition of the Daily Intelligencer recounting the experiences of A.L. Bogart in the city of Belleville. The folder also contains two copies of an article written by Billa Flint to the Daily Intelligencer disputing the claims of Bogart on January 17, 1881.

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Edwin Vivian fonds
Archief · 1892- 1898, 1902, 1906-1907

Fonds consists of diaries written by Edwin Walker Vivian. Edwin writes about the weather, his daily chores and his activities including the literary club and skating. The fonds also contains school examination certificates and family photographs.

CA ON00329 F 11 · Archief · 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.

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Morrison Family fonds
Archief · 1909-1914

The fonds contains 12 postcards with images of various locations throughout Ontario, mailed to members of the Morrison family in Tweed, Ontario.

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CA ON00031 A967.052 - A971.011 · Archief · 1914-1915

This fonds consists chiefly of records related to William Victor Tranter (1894-1915), known as “Victor”, and his time serving with the 1st Canadian Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, during World War I. Includes his diary written from December 27, 1914 to June 7, 1915 including his experiences at the Battle of Ypres, four letters written by Victor to family between April 1914 and May 1915, photograph of Victor ca. 1914, death certificate, correspondence from hospital chaplain, Sister Rose, and Town of Southampton to Victor’s parents, William and Annie Tranter, In Memoriam Card, transcript of cemetery registration and gravemarker, photograph of gravemarker at Wimereux Communal Cemetery Pas de Calais, France, and newspaper notice of Victor’s death.

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Ruttan family fonds
CA ON00156 2013-42 · Archief · 1860-1920

The fonds consists of 3 boxes of textual records and graphic material about the Ruttan family and Maud Ruttan Way (1889-1952) of Wooler, Ontario, in particular. Includes; diaries, photos, memorial cards, letters, Albert College items, and financial letters.

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Earl Wheeler fonds
Archief · 1913-1920

Fonds consists of records pertaining to Earl Gilbert Wheeler of the 13th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery, Canadian Expeditionary Force. The folders are composed of personal letters to Gunner Wheeler's friends and family written while he was stationed at various posts throughout World War I. It also includes financial documents, educational certificates and other professional and personal papers. In addition to these records, documents containing correspondence about his injury, the search for his whereabouts, as well as his death certificate.

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Fink family fonds
Archief · 1900-1930

Fonds consists of 6 albums of family photographs.

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Collectie · 1902-1932

Fonds consists of 312 postcards received or collected by members of the Plowman family. The fonds has been arranged as follows:

1.) Postcards addressed to Olive Plowman (178; 1903-1932, predominant, 1908 - 1919)
2.) Postcards addressed to Charles Plowman. (15 postcards)
3.) Postcards addressed to Samuel Plowman (9 postcards)
4.) Postcards addressed to Ellen Plowman (53 postcards)
5.) Postcards addressed to Charles and Ellen Plowman (21 postcards)
6.) Postcards addressed to the Plowman family (3 postcards)
7.) Unaddressed postcards (33 postcards)

The postcards have been arranged chronologically. Undated cards have been placed at the end of the sections. The majority of the postcards are addressed to either 120 MacPherson Avenue (Toronto) or 96 MacPherson Avenue (Toronto), while the remaining 11 postcards are addressed to various hotels, inns, sanatoriums, and homes in Buffalo (NY), Rochester (NY), Long Beach (CA),San Francisco (CA), Petaluma (CA), and San Benito [?] (CA).
The collection includes greeting cards for birthdays, Easter, Christmas, New Years, Halloween, St. Patrick's day, the 4th of July, Valentine's day, Mother's day, and Thanksgiving. The collection also includes popular novelty cards such as photographic portrait postcards or postcards decorated with glitter. Numerous postcards depict buildings and streetscapes, the aftermath of the San Fransisco earthquake of 1906, and advertisements for barbershops, department stores, and hotels.

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Flatt Family
Collectie · 1894, 1901, 1932

Collection consists of documents and photographs related to the Flatt family

Eloise A. Skimings fonds
Archief · 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.

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