Collection 986-05 - Art Shaw initial donation

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Art Shaw initial donation

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  • na (Creation)

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27 cm. printed and manuscript material

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Material collected by Art Shaw over several years. Donated to archives in Rear of Leeds & Lansdowne Sept 18, 1986.

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Collection consists of:
14 Daybooks, Cashbooks and ledgers from C B Tallman hardware and tin shop in Lyndhurst, 1894 to 1927.
– 1 Minutes book recording meetings of the shareholders of A C Brown Granite Co. in Lyndhurst, May 1924 to Sept 1925 – book “Memory Turns the Dial” by Madeline O’Connor, 1980
File 986-05-01: Material found on the floor of the Plunkett log cabin on Black Rapids Rd in 1960s
-- 3 issues of the Food Bulletin from the Wartime Prices and Trade Board, 1945 & ’46 addressed to Long Point Cheese factory.
– 2 copies Annual Statement of Twp. Of Rear of Leeds & Lansdowne, 1945.
– 5 issues of “The Canadian”, newsletter of the “Liberal-Conservative Party”, Vol 1, 2, 4, 7, & 8. 1930
– 51st Annual Report Agricultural & Experimental Union, Dept. of Agriculture 1929.
– Program for the Leeds County Hockey Play Offs for 1929, 14 pages.
– honour certificate for Mildred Johnson, most points at school fair, 1924.
– flyer advertising McElroy’s Novelty and Toy Shop in Lyndhurst, 1945.
File 986-05-02: Prize tickets from Local fairs found nailed on a barn by Bob Moore
-- 8 prize tickets from Lyndhurst Fair 1903-1912, Delta Fair 1902, & 1910, Frankville fair 1908, Lombardy Fair no date. (mostly poor condition)

File 986-05-03: loose documents from the Account books of C B Tallman and A C Brown Granite Co. including their
billheads. – invoices and shipping bills from James Smart Mfg. Co, Brockville, 1905.
-- order lists from McClary Manufacturing Co 1905, Frothingham & Workman 1910, Beach Foundry 1905,
-- telegram from Crathern & Caverhill 1891 – invoice of blacksmith John Aimer 1891.
-- correspondence from Samuel Sons & Benjamin, and Niagara Stamping Co and Metallic Roofing Co addressed to C B Tallman in Frankville, ON. 1890 & ’91.
– statement from D Findlay & Sons stove manufacturers to C B Tallman in Frankville, 1889.
-- correspondence from Samuel Sons & Benjamin, and E T Wright tinware to C B Tallman in Frankville, 1892, negotiating prices for maple syrup in payment for goods.
-- invoice from Pedlar Metal Roofing 1905.
– Invoice Queen City Oil Co, 1905.
– receipt from John & George Roddick 1980.
– receipt from William Buck Stove Co, Brantford, 1910.
– invoices and statements from Gurney Massey Co, Montreal, Bickmore Gall Cure Co, Old Town Maine, William Darling, Montreal, William A Lewis, Brockville, McClary Manuf. Co, Ottawa Furnace & Foundry Co, Henry Skinner druggist Kingston, Moffat Stove Co Weston, Aylmer Pump & Scale Co Aylmer–

File 986-05-04: advertising sheets and flyers for goods available to C B Tallman’s store Including:

  • carpet sweepers and barrel churns from Hamilton Industrial Works,
    -- press screws, bells, and corn shellers from Goulds Manufacturing Co, Seneca fall NY.
    – 1890-91 price list for buying raw furs by H Johnson, Montreal.
    – 3 price lists Aug 1891 for cartridges, cases, shot and powder, scythes, forks rakes etc, Acme skates, Rixford harvest tools, from H S Howland Sons, Toronto.
    – ready to wear clothing from H Shorey, Montreal.
    – Chown & Cunningham stoves and ranges, Kingston, 1891.
    – Crathern & Caverhill cut nail price list 1892.
    – Acme Can Works “Harland’s Improved Can” from Wm. Walker, Montreal.
    – Wheeler & Bain wholesale price list for furnaces, cornice and eves trough, Toronto, 1891

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  • Coroplast box: G0214 + Bankers Box