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1000 Islands Lioness Club Fonds

  • 2015-035
  • Fonds

Fonds consists of: -- Three ring binder containing minutes of meetings 1979-2015. – Three ring binder containing the constitution and various reports of the organization. – 4 very large three ring binders of photos and clippings of Lioness events. – shadow box containing 6 enameled metal pins with the name of the organization. – a painted ceramic pin from the 20th anniversary of the organization. -- a wooden plaque commemorating the Lioness visit to Antigua Jan 22-29, 2001. – a small flag of Antigua. – 3 certificates of congratulations on the 15th and 20th anniversaries of the organization.

1000 Islands Social Club Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1974-2003 ; predominant 1974-1987.

Fonds consists of the records of the 1000 Islands Social Club from their founding in 1974 to their dissolution. Records include Constitution, minutes, financial records, photographs, attendance records, membership lists, and newsletters pertaining to the creation and operation of the Club, renovation of the Rockport Recreational Hall and trips.
6 photos of Christmas party 12-18-96
6 photos of trip in 1999
3 photos of 30th anniversary
4 photos unknown
9 photos unknown 1992
11 photos of trip 6-20-92
Six printed copies of photos, Merrickville & Perth trip 2003
Various Thank You cards regarding condolences and get well wishes and donation receipts - 2.5 cm,
Two Attendance books – 1974-1979 - 1.5 cm
Records relating to New Horizons Programme and records relating to the Rockport Recreation Hall
Renovations – 2 cm
Administrative documents , Christmas dinner plans, clippings, correspondence, receipts, minutes,
agendas, dessert allocation lists (2), list of Fall Birthdays, programme from Ted Mack Amateur Hour
Talent show, – 2 cm
1991-2 Exec. & Members, Constitution – 1 cm
Founding Docs – 1 cm
1000 Islands Senior Citizens Newsletters, Vol. 1, No. 1 and No. 2 – 1cm
Two volumes of minutes 1979 – 1985 - 1 cm
Two volumes of financial accounts 1974 – 1988 - 1 cm
One Guest Book with signatures from the 30th Anniversary – 2 cm
One three-ring binder Scrap book with photos, memorabilia and Letters of Understanding, 5 cm

1000 Islands Social Club

Akita Club Fonds

  • 2015-038
  • Fonds
  • 1930-2005

Fonds consists of: 1 softbound scribbler containing minutes of the Akita Club 1930 to 1935, -- 8 hardbound minutes books including 1946-52, 1953-58, 1959-65, 1966-74, 1974-84, 1985-98, 1999-2008. -- hardbound minutes book of Bethel Church Annual Congregational Meetings 1957-1968 – small hardbound book containing guest registers from events to celebrate 65th and 75th anniversaries of the Akita Club Nov. 19, 1995, and Oct 2, 2005. – suede bound book containing guest register for the 25th anniversary in 1955. – a loose folder containg a history of the Akita Club written for their 50th anniversary. – manuscript minutes of a meeting of the Bethel Church trustees, May 27, 1968, considering selling the church. – typescript minutes of a meeting of Bethel Church trustees in which they rersolved to sell the church to the Akita Club, and manuscript of the same meeting. – manuscript report to a congregational meeting, of the formation of the Young People Club, Nov 14, 1930. – a ticket to a play “An Early Bird” by Wilstead Young People’s Soc. At Grace Church Hall, April 24 (no year). – a file of correspondence to and from the Akita Club. – a file of deeds and legal transactions, and a list of contents of the Akita Club and prices received from Hughes’ Auction Service. -- An envelope of bank statements and cancelled cheques dated 1968 -- a list of members of the Akita Club 1930-2005 -- a page from Gananoque Reporter Nov 20, 1930, containing much local news including the formation of the Young People Society by Mrs. Chisamore's Bible Class at Bethel Church. (encapsulated in Map Cabinet 2 Drawer 3. -- 2-page printout of history of Bethel United Church.
An accrual of more photos donated in October 2020, consisting of 24 colour prints of a gathering celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Akita Club on Oct 2, 2005 donated by Don Chisamore, and 4 colour prints with names inscribed au verso, from a New Years party at the home of Arnold and Ruth Day, Wilstead (no year given) donated by Erma Breckenridge.

Art Shaw Fonds

  • 2016-020
  • Fonds
  • n/a

Fonds consists of:

ARTIFACTS: Pair of 10" x 12" oil paintings signed by Roy Burtch, one is dated 1933, in matching frames.

Books:in General Research section -- "Early Photography in Canada" by Ralph Greenhill, 1965. -- "Dating Old Photographs" published by Family Chronicle, 2000. -- "Dating Old Photographs" by Robert Pols, 1992. -- book "Historic Kingston" by Mika Publishing 1973 reprinting the Kingston Historical Society bulletins # 1 to 10, 1952 to 1962, including articles by Gerald Stevens on Mallorytown Glass Works and Toniata Indian Village. -- Rideau Canal navigation charts Smiths Falls to Kingston, 1984 printing. -- Book "Buckskin to Broadloom", a collection of the historical articles published in the Kingston Whig Standard during 1973 Tercentennial.

Books in shelf box G0211: "Methodist Hymn and Tune Book", 1894, inscribed "Addie S McMachen / Elgin, Ont. / January 9th 1906". -- Wesley's Hymns and new Supplement with Tunes", 1877. -- "Council of District of Johnstown and U.C. of Leeds and Grenville 1842-1942" by William Jelly inscribed "Presented to Edwin Chant, Deputy reeve, Township of Bastard & Burgess S, by The United Counties of Leeds & Grenville,. January 1964". -- pamphlet "A Brief History of St. Paul's Church, Delta" 1934, by St. Paul's Woman's Auxiliary. -- pamphlet "Historic Kingston and Vicinity" by Mabel Jenkins, 1938 (2 copies). -- bulletin of the Kingston Historical Society "Historic Kingston" November 1954, includes an article by gerald Stevens on Mallory town Glass Works.

File 2016-020-A -- Agendas and minutes and correspondence (incomplete collection) of Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee for Rear of Leeds & Lansdowne. Includes samples of the forms used when the archives was first begun

File 2016-020-B -- Agendas and minutes (incomplete collection) of Leeds & 1000 Islands Municipal Heritage Committee.

File 2016-020-C – Incomplete collection of correspondence to and from the LTI MHC and Art Shaw

File 2016-020-D – Information package from an archival workshop at Queen’s University attended by Art Shaw, May 4-8, 1994 with subsequent correspondence regarding a tour of local archival holdings in Lyndhurst, Delta and Escott with Johanna Pelletier from Archives Association of Ontario, Paul Fritz, Art Shaw and Lynn Hughes. -- Information package from the “First Ontario Folklore Conference” at Black Creek Pioneer Village, attended by Art Shaw March 6-8, 1987, includes a booklet “Peterborough Folklore & Folklife Vol.1”. – agenda for the founding meeting of the “Leeds & Grenville Heritage Network”, 9 May 2005

File 2016-020-E – Misc. photos
– reproduction photo of Mary (Cook) Davis circa 1900 posed with photos, swords and guns, possible memorial to her father Capt. Richard Cook. – 2 modern photos taken at Dulcemaine Cemetery with descendants of people buried there, including Cecil Stevens, Beatrice McCready (Webster), Bessie Montgomery, Evangeline Montgomery (“Danny” Chisamore), Marjorie Heaslip, Frances McCready (Bryan), Bruce McCready, Maxine Kennedy, Mildred Hall, Myrtle Hall, Laverna Montgomery and Ken Hogan. – Photo reproduction and negative of Dulcemaine School class of 1908 with list of names; Front Row Right to left Gerald Flood, Cecil Fair, Benedick Fodey, Rob Watson, Vincent Flood, Adrain Snider, Wilfred Fodey, Wesley Ferguson, Herb Leacock and his dog Deck, Walter Haskins, Clifford Griffin, Mark Fodey. 1st Row standing; Elizabeth Ferguson, Caroline McCready, Marjorie Leacock, Lizzie Patience, Beulah Haskins, Mildred Fair, Myrtle Haskins, Laura Griffin, Peachie Ferguson, Erma Haskins. Back Row; Pearl Griffin, Evelyn Earl, Patrick O’Grady, Eula Patience, teacher Mary Cochran (later Mrs. Joe Slack), Donald Patience, Gus Henderson, Isabel Spicer, Justin Flood, Bessie Sliter. – photo reproduction with negative of Dulcemaine School and students including Annie Patience, Keitha Cook, Myrtle Haskins, Celia Fodey, Bertha Patience, Laurel Covey, Lizzie Ferguson, McCready girl, Lizzie Patience, Sam Horton, Philip Patience, Marjorie Leacock, Bertha Cook, Ziba Slack, Gordon or Milton Burns. – reproduction CDV photo of Thomas Tye and his first wife Patience Willis and sons John, Joe and Frank. – 2 bumper stickers for Friends of Lyndhurst Bridge. – 4 stereo viewer cards by Underwood & Underwood showing scenes from 1900 in the 1000 Islands, including Little Round Island, State Island (with sailing skiff), pickerel fishing in a skiff in Lily Bay, and the steamer “Captain Visger” on her 50 mile ramble. . – reproduction photo dated 1960 showing Lyndhurst Boy Scouts in marching formation on Jonas St, with leader Joe Chapman, and Harold Webster’s stores in the background. -- shoulder patch, and green and black shoulder ribbons, from 1st Lyndhurst Boy Scouts 1961.(Art Shaw's) -- fabric crest from 1st Lyndhurst Scout & Cub Camp 1984 (Ben Shaw's). -- purple award ribbon from Boy Scouts (Ben Shaw's). -- fabric embroidered crests for graduates of courses at YMCA Kingston, including Skin Diving, Scuba Diving, and Senior Life Saving 1971-72. -- class photo from Ont. Dept. of Highways Draftsman Group 1 class from 1970, including Art Shaw. -- peom by a DHO engineer following a conflict with the Catholic Priest in the town of Douglas near Renfrew. -- ticket from Watkins Glen SCCA race 1972. -- embroidered crest from Watkins Glen Grand Prix Race Circuit 1972. -- name badge from Antique and Classic car Club of Canada 1972

File 2016-020-F (separate shelf box) – Records of the woodworking business conducted by Art Shaw beginning in 1975. – multiple copies of flyers advertising a woodworking show “Four Workers in Wood” including Art Shaw, 1982. –

File 2016-020-G Long Point School incidentals (Housed with Long Point School Fonds)
-- Single fold mimeographed program for the Halloween Concert at Long Point School 1955.
– manuscript program for the Christmas concert at Long Point School 1957.
– mimeographed invitation to the Annual Picnic of Long Point School at Kendrick’s Beach, undated.
- 65 colour photos of progress of the restoration of Long Point School between 2002 and 2007

File 2016-020-H Minnie Mulvenna photo album
A small album of 59 snapshots that was owned by Minnie McConnell of Lyndhurst wife of T J McConnell, formerly Minnie Mulvenna of Charleston. Only a few are identified. 3 snaps of Minnie and TJ, who are recognizable in other pix throughout the album including one of an early brass Model T Ford, some of a WW1 soldier, probably Leonard McConnell who was killed in action Nov 1, 1917, others of a group at Cedar Park Inn in Charleston including Minnie and TJ, and Florence and Johnson Moorhead, one labeled George Lee, some of Leonard McConnell (nephew of previous soldier by the same name), one of Charleston Lake from the village with buildings in foreground

File 2016-020-I Assorted papers
2 copies of flyer “Lyndhurst Centennial 1867-1967”, one containing the program for the unveiling of a historical plaque about the founding of Lyndhurst, May22, 1967. – Folder “Seeley’s Bay and District Centennial Celebrations” July 20-23, 1967. – Pittsburgh Township Historical Society newsletter Fall 1979, includes story "My Early Years" by James Gates. -- 2 copies of folder “1972 Maple Syrup Festival at delta” with maps of participating sugar bushes, donated by Confederated Foods of Canada Ltd. – 50th anniversary folder from A L Campbell & Son funeral Home, Elgin, 1953, with photos of A L Campbell and M A Campbell. -- Thank You cards in response to sympathy cards for Gordon Jones and Gertrude Warren. – Illustrated book for the 25th Anniversary Reunion at Rideau District High School in Elgin, 1985. -- souvenir pin from RDHS Reunion 1985 – Illustrated book “Garnet & Gold” for the Seeley’s Bay School reunion 1989. – advertising folder for LeBlancq Woodworking Solutions, Lansdowne , about 2000. – colour flyer advertising the sale by auction of the McCutcheon House at Seeley’s Bay. – genealogical notes by Betty Shaw regarding the Standen and Carr families, done for Mabel (Carr) Standen -- prints of documents from Archives Canada microfilm C 2810, sent by Neil Patterson, regarding purchase by Isaac Soper and Nathan Hicock of lands formerly granted to Wallis Sunderlin. Neil believed that the purchase included machinery from the Sunderlin iron works. If so, it was limited to mining equipment rather than smelting or forging. – flyers advertising Turkey Fair in 2001 and 2002, Old River Road Heritage Byway, and Old River Road Tree Identification Guide. – notes by Dan Roantree and Keith Sly on buildings in Seeley’s Bay including Coleman’s Hotel, A J Sly’s store, and George Cheetham’s blacksmith shop, and other village lots– 2 bank documents naming C B Tallman of Lyndhurst, copied from sale items on E-bay. -- invitation and order of service for the wedding of Rebecca Macht and Colin Gorman Jr. 1978. -- invitation and order of service for the wedding of Gwenn Gorman and Jay Talbott, 1978. -- copy of "Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms". -- book "The Charter of Rights and Freedoms; a Guide for Canadians" 1982. -- book "The Canadian Constitution 1981". -- book "The Canadian Constitution 1981 Highlights". -- book "Canada Department of Agriculture", its history, organization, and work, 1933. -- book "Sugar Bush Management for Maple Syrup Producers" Min of Natural Resources 1980. -- book "Farm Weeds" Dept of Agriculture, 1909. -- 6 unused copies of the dust jacket for the book "Rear of Leeds & Lansdowne 1796-1996" by Glenn Lockwood. (encapsulated). -- book of prints for framing of photographs of Ontario, including the Harvey Mill in Lyndhurst (encapsulated)

File 2016-020-J Long Point School restoration photos.
About 100 colour photos of work in progress during the restoration of Long Point School by Randy and Russell Moorhead and Wayne Farley between 2002 and 2007. Most are dated on the back but not described. These are filed with Long Point School Fonds

Bell (Westcott) Fonds

  • 2012-033
  • Fonds
  • 2012-07-15

Fonds consists of several hundred images, test and artifacts.

Chase & Sloan fonds

  • 2018-002
  • Fonds
  • n/a

2018-002 Chase Sloan Fonds

2018-002-01 Chase and Sloan photos Identified
Postcard 2 WW1 soldiers on studio backdrop, inscribed “stand'g Frank Chase” – studio ½ card of 3 children, inscribed “L, Annabell Earl?/ C, Cecil Earl?/ R, Borden Earl?/ children of Hilliard & Lily Earl Annabell b 1901/ Cecil b 1904/ Rena b 1905/Borden b 1912” – CDV young woman inscribed “Laura Chase”. – CDV young couple, inscribed “Horace Warren, Laura Chase/ Landis Sask.”. – CDV 2 young men inscribed “Frank's (Chase) brothers?”. – studio half-card of William Sloan. – Post card of 2 women inscribed “L. Hattie Sloan/R. Effie Mustard (a homegirl?). – small folder with photo signed “Sincerely yours/Rena/Xmas 1916” (Rena Earl?) – photo young couple inscribed “Mary Gilfillan/her husband/…….. Raison”. – post card of Athens Main St. from “D.S”, Forfar, 1917. – post card of The general Hospital, Brockville, to Mrs. Harriet Sloan from Effie Mustard. – post card of St. Vincent de Paul Hospital, Brockville, to Frank Chase from “Brownie”. – snapshot of young man inscribed “Elmer Landon” with 2 addresses in Windsor and Walkerville, and “Susie Sloan/Lyndhurst”, with note “disappeared in Detroit”. – snapshot of same man as previopus. -- post card of 5 young women inscribed “center Miriam Sheffield”. – printed photo-Christmas Card from Mr. & Mrs. F Chase/ Landis, Sask. Inscribed “To Frank Hattie and boys/ Year 1944/ Loring at 17 months”. – tiny 1” x 1” photo inscribed “This is Adrain and his kitten”. – photo in folder young nurse inscribed “Florence/ 25/3/19” – post card of young woman inscribed “Yours/Florence” and au verso “To Frank with Love”. – post card of young nurse inscribed “Very Sinceley Yours/K. M. Rodden/Dec 22nd, 1917”. – group photo on card of Lyndhurst Anglican Sunday School with teacher ….. Graham, and 7 pupils including Annabell Earl and Hattie Sloan. – post card of WW1 soldier inscribed “Steve Landon, worked building bridges in the war”. – post card of a large motor boat full of people, entitled “A Lyndhurst Yachting Party”. – post card entitled “Sheffield’s Point/Lyndhurst Ont”. – post cars of Sydney, Cape Bretton to Frank Chase in Brant, Michigan, from “Miriam” (Sheffield?). – baby picture in folder inscribed “To Aunt Jane and family/from Adeline & Gordon/Allan age 9 months” (Gibson?) -- oversize studio card inscribed “William & Viola Berry”. – oversize studio card inscribed “Masey ? Berry”

2018-002- 02 Chase and Sloan legal papers
Frank Chase farm fire insurance policy 1933. – lease of roadway from William Sloan to Twp Rear of Leeds & Lansdowne, 1913 (2 copies + letter). – farm appraisal for Edward Stafford, 1880. – the will of William Sloan, 1913. – transfer deed of land between Samuel G Stafford to son Edward H Stafford, 1874. – Transfer deed of land between Samuel Garret Stafford and William Harrison Stafford 1858. – certificate from Leeds Sheriff's Office that there are no Executions or Extents against the lands of Edward H Stafford, 1880. – Mortgage from E H Stafford to Elizabeth Wilson, 1880. – Mortgage from Edward Stafford to Richard Singleton, 1879. – manuscript abstract of transactions in the Registry Office for S half Lot 5, Con 11Lansdowne, 1870. – Deed from W H Godkin to Wellington Johnson, 1890. – Deed from Sidney R Gilbert to William Henry Godkin, 1884. – Tax Sale deed from United Counties of Leeds & Grenville to Leslie Kendrick, 1941. – Deed from Joseph Hudson to James Maxwell, 1894. – Mortgage from Joseph Hudson Sr. to Mary B Aitken, 1880. – Deed from Joseph Hudson to Alonzo Cromwell, 1891. – Quit Claim deed from John Hudson to Joseph Hudson, 1889. – Deed from Andrew Scott to Joseph Hudson, 1879. – Deed from Alonzo Cromwell to Joseph Hudson, 1892. – Conveyance letter and envelope for legal papers from H A Stewart to Delbert Sloan, 1916. –

2018-002-03 Chase Sloan personal papers
Early notebook with scribblings by Joseph Danby including birth and death dates for William, Francis, and Edward Sloan and others, and a promissory note from William Sloan dated 1835, with later pencil scribblings of Sloan deaths to 1949 including Elizabeth Pierce, Mrs Wm Sloan 1838-1900. – re-purposed book cover containing a felt fold-out of a single page from a ledger recording payments, purpose unknown. – Canadian Army Pay Book for Frank Chase. – Canadian Expeditionary Forces Pay book for Frank Chase, blank except for one page. – 18 Christmas cards from Majour Robert Massey or his widow, and a memorial booklet (presumed to be a commanding officer of Frank Chase). – Frank Chase’s small black leather pocket notebook with pencil, containing dates of arrivals and departures to and from Canada, England, France and Belgium in 1916, plus record of time spent on farm work in 1930. – several receipts and notes and a news clipping, from the pocket of the notebook. -- Frank Chase’s small red leather journal for 1914 with addresses overseas and training notes. -- printed card from Ethel R. Brown, R.N./Lyndhurst, Christmas 1923, in envelope addressed to Mr & Mrs Frank Chase/Lyndhurst. – 8-page folder ”L D Sawyer & Co.’s Catechism” being instructions to assemble and run a Sawyer & Massey steam engine. – notice of arrival of freight for William Sloan on the Grand Trunk Railway, Gananoque, 1891.—receipt of payment of balance on a range to Adelbert Sloan from C B Tallman, 1914. – receipt for riding plow from W R Moulton, 1948. – deeply embossed birthday card 1915, to Frank Chase, Brant, Mich. From “Muriel”. – invitation to graduation of nurses at Brockville General Hospital, 1923, grads include Euphemia Mustard. – letter to Frank Chase from “F.M.” 1921. – note card to Frank Chase from cousin Eva Campbell congratulating him on marriage, Mar 1914. – notice of a box social to Frank Chase from his siter

2018-002-04 Chase and Sloan photos Unidentified:
2 studio half cards people in stage costumes, unidentified. – 2 post cards of groups of WW1 soldiers, unidentified. – post card WW1 soldier in oval frame with flags, crown, and motto For King & Country, unidentified. – CDV of man, unidentified. – Post card of large group of children and one adult, possibly a school class photo, unidentified. – 3 negatives of a child and dogs, with an envelope inscribed “J P Lamb & Son”. – oval in folder of young woman in nurse’s uniform, probably a graduation picture. – 15 postcards to Frank Chase from unidentified people. – 2 post card of houses. – CDV of young woman well dressed. – snapshot of couple embossed “R. Dunn & Co Photographers”. – snapshot of 2 men building a shed. – post card of small village on the prairies, possibly Landis Sask.. – post card 3 women in elaborate cowgirl costumes. – 2 small snapshots, one of a couple and one of the woman alone. – snapshot woman lying on grass, inscribed “Myself”. – snapshot of a snapshot, woman standing beside an empty chair. – snapshot 4 women before a pile of huge rocks. – large photo, couple beside a car, in stand-up cardboard frame. – studio ¼ card, 2 young men, in folder embossed with swastika. – studio ¼ card of young woman, in folder. – tall narrow studio ¼ card of young woman, in folder. – studio card in colour, small girl. – studio card well dressed men and woman on sidewalk before a brick store on a dirt street, probably Sask. – studio card, gathering of early automobiles and buggies full of people, Case auto in foreground flying a pennant for Landis (Sask.). -- studio card of a stable building with false front, on the prairies, men and horses in front. –

2018-002-05 Sweets Corners Red Cross
hardcover 2-ring loose leaf book of minutes of meetings of the Sweet's Corners, Leeds and Springvale branch of Red Cross Sept 1941 to 1945, with annual reports in the back for 1944 and '45. – pulp scribbler recording meetings of Sweets Corners Red Cross for 1944, the dates alternate between the meetings recorded in the first book. – 3 letters on Red Cross letterhead from Mrs Freeman the War Work Coordinator to Sweets Corners branch, 1944 and '45. – Thank you note from Mrs James Day in England to Sweets Corners Red Cross. – Letter of remarks from the National Purchasing Agent for Red Cross War Work, Jan 10, 1945. – acknowledgment of flowers and sympathy from “The Berry Family”

2018-002-06 Lyndhurst Orange Lodge Items
2 regalia ribbons printed for Harmony Lodge LOL #226, Lyndhurst, reversible to black for funerals. – enclosure letter from Grand Black Chapter of Eastern Ontario “annual” for 1924. – enclosure from “World Annual for 1917book “Constitution and Laws of the Loyal Orage Association of British America” 1909. --

2018-002-07 Music and Drama script.
Script for a Farce-Comedy play, “An Afflicted Family” by Ames Publishing Co. 1888. – “Louis Kholer/Practical Method for the Pianoforte” 1911, signed by Susan Sloan. – “Standard Graded Course of Studies for the Piano Forte/ Grade 1” 1892. – unidentified music instruction book with no covers

Darling Family Fonds

  • Fonds

Fonds consists of store records and ledgers, receipts, tax forms, school and record books, correspondence, clippings and photographs relating to the life and business of the Darling family in the Thousand Islands region.
There are also several small items of historical interest, including a primitive treadle sewing machine and a hand operated vacuum cleaner.

Darling (family)

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