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"Recollections and Reflections" book of Oral Histories

  • 2016-041
  • File

File contains: a book "Recollections and Reflections" containing 90 pages of transcribed oral histories published by Leeds & Grenville County Board of Education 1990 -- a file of unbound transcripts of oral history interviews by Front of Leeds & Lansdowne Historical Society, each accompanied by a permission slip from the subjects of the interviews giving the Historical Society rights to use them at their discretion. The subjects were Paul Slack, Lizzie Ferguson, Ralph Smith, Mary Wilson, Edith Galway, Thelma Dennison, Glen Reed, Doug Donovan, Mabel Danby. -- 7 micro size cassette tape recordings of interviews, some of which may not have been transcribed.

1950 Lansdowne Social study by Mary Peck

  • 2016-012
  • File

Item consists of a pamphlet in cardboard report covers telling some history of the village of Lansdowne with photos of the streets, stores, arena, churches and train station, plus pictures of Victoria School interior and many of the students, by Mary Peck, who was the Junior Room teacher in 1950.

1954 Boat Race program + 1st Book Reader

  • 2014-015
  • File
  • 1867 & 1954

File contains -- Souvenir program from Canadian Boating Federation Regatta (races) at Brass Point Bridge Sept 4, 1954, sponsored by the Seeley's bay Fire Dept. -- manuscript of a poem entitled "Fight Fight Fight" about WWII signed P.T.O. -- "First Book of reading Lessons - Part 2" authorized by the Council for Public Instruction for Ontario, 1867, -- Manuscript recipe for "Indian Lung Syrup"

3 Escott school registers

  • 2015-034
  • File

File consists of 3 school registers; 2 from Escott SS#14 for 1929, 1 from Escott SS#17, 1929.

Adam Gillespie's obituary

  • 2011-006
  • File
  • 1876

File contains: 1 handwritten minutes of the annual meeting of the trustees of Long Point School 22 Dec 1904 (housed with Long Point School Fonds); printed full page obituary for Adam Gillespie, 1798 - 1876, with notes on family members au verso.

Art Shaw incidentals

  • 2015-046
  • File
  • n/a

File consists of: -- booklet “William Losee/ Ontario’s Pioneer Methodist Missionary” by J. William Lamb, published by Trustees of the Old hay Bay Church, Adolphustown, 1974. – hardbound book “Lostwood Lodge” by Kathleen Purvis Earle, Ryerson Press/ William Blackwood & Sons Ltd, 1954 (also published as “Jenneth – Daughter of a Rebel”). – file of newspaper clippings about sisters and authors Kathleen and Evelyn Purvis Earle, and a poem. – booklet “Weeds and Weed Seeds” by Department of Agriculture Canada, 1930. – hardbound book “Ontarian Families” by Edward Marion Chadwick, reprint from 1894, published by Mica Silk Screening Ltd, Belleville 1972.

Bill Boulton incidentals

  • 2016-006
  • File
  • 1993-2015

File consists of:
-- FoLL Newsletter Dec 1993. -- Thousand Islands Sun Vacationer Aug 2015. (Filed with newspapers) -- undated newspaper clipping of photo of Lansdowne School.(General Research files) -- sample sheet with letterhead of Front of Leeds and Lansdowne Township.

Boat race program/First Book reader

  • 2014-015
  • File
  • 1867, 1954

File consists of a copy of the Souvenir Program & Historical Review of C.B.F race boat Regatta at Brass Point Bridge Sept 4, 1954, sponsored by the Seeley's Bay Fire Department - - First Book of Reading Lessons Part 2, published by W. Warwick, Toronto, 1867.- -

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