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"Kay-On-A-Kon-Te, Daughter of the Gods"

  • 2017-021
  • Item
  • 1961

Book "Kay-On-A-Kon-Te, Daughter of the Gods" poetry by Wallace Havelock Robb, 1961, with a photo of the poet's bell, now at Glenora, with a quote of the inscription on the bell.

"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.

"Truths, Half Truths and Damn Lies" by Tom Massey

  • 2011-041
  • Item
  • 2010

Book "Truths, Half Truths and Damn Lies" by Tom Massey, with short bios of V R Hunt, Huck McGuire, Charles brooks, Roy Tompkins, Brendan Reid, Jake Huntley, Roscoe, Howard and David Williams, Bill Trickey, Edson Slate, Will Slate, Ed Andress, Fred Huck, Joe Rogers, Elmer Andress, Charles Massey Sr. & Jr, Billy Root, Hulbert Root, George Andress, Frank Caiger, Don Johnston, Billy Hodge, Clifford Hunt, Charlie Lambert, Bill Brown, David may, George Vanston, Lawrence Mallory, Malcolm Hutchinson, Ernie Manse, Ray Garharrt, Hubert Casselman, Tom Massey.

A J Sly signs

  • 2014-042
  • Item
  • n/a

Item consists of 2 cardboard signs printed for A J Sly Furniture Dealer and Undertaker, Seeley's Bay.

Abbie MacKay school certificates

  • 2016-016
  • Collection

Collection consists of: -- Dept. of Education certificate to Abbie McKay for entrance to high school, 1921. -- Dept. of Education Lower School Examination report for Abbie McKay, 1923. -- Dept. of Education High School Graduation Diploma to Abbie MacKay, Lansdowne Continuation School, 1926

Aerial Photos of Farms around Gananoque

  • 2017-039
  • Collection
  • Est. late 1940s/early '50s

Collection consists of 26 bw photos 5 x 7" of farm houses and outbuildings taken from an airplane in the Gananoque area. They are labelled "Gananoque N. W." , Gananoque S.W., Gananoque N.E., and Gananoque S.E.. The automobiles visible range from a Model A Ford to a 1949 Ford. The only farm that anyone has recognized so far is that of Eldon Connor on Hwy. 32

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.

Bill Boulton Basement Purge

  • 2019-033
  • Collection
  • 1875 - 1975

2019-033 Bill Boulton basement purge
2019-033-A Diary of Walter Beatty 1838-1854 (photocopies)

2019-033-B Diary of Walter Beatty 1854-1863 (photocopies)

2019-033-C Diary of Walter Beatty 1863-1870 (photocopies)

2019-033-D Diary of Walter Beatty 1872-1877 (photocopies)

2019-033-E Diary of Walter Beatty 1877-1883 (photocopies)

2019-033-F Diary of Walter Beatty 1883-1892 (photocopies)

2019-033-G “Schools of the Past” large file of materials on history of schools in Front of Leeds & Lansdowne, collected by the LTI Historical Society.

2019-033-H Material on the history of schools in Rear of Leeds & Lansdowne, and Front of Escott, collected by the LTI Historical Society.

2019-033-I Items located in other locations.
033-I 001 Kirker Family History; 10 pages of photocopies from a computer printout, of history of the Kirker Family. Located in General Research/Family Histories.
033-I-002 Cemetery transcript published by Brockville OGS for Ebenezer Cemetery 1982. Located in General Research Cemetery Listings.
033-I-003 Cemetery transcript for Grenadier Island Cemetery, typescript by Danny Massey, 1982
033-I-004 Newsprint Poster advertising the grand opening of Lansdowne Food Lockers and Stedman’s store, undated. Encapsulated, Map Cabinet 2, Drawer #3.
033-I-005 Three-ring binder of duplicate Gananoque Historical Society newsletters. Located in dead storage room second floor.
033-I-006 Architectural elevations and cross section on linen, of proposed Lansdowne Twp. Hall in brick by Architect George A. Allan, 1890. . (This scheme not adopted) Map cabinet 2, Drawer #3
033-I-007 Architectural floor plans on linen, for proposed Lansdowne Twp. Hall in brick by Architect George Allan, 1890. (this scheme not adopted) Map cabinet 2, Drawer #3.
033-I-008 Architectural elevation and cross section on linen, for proposed Lansdowne Twp Hall in stone, by Architect George Allan, 1890 (this scheme approved and built). Mab Cab 2, Drawer 3
033-I-009 Architectural floor plans on linen, for proposed Lansdowne Twp Hall in stone, by Architect George Allan, 1890. (this scheme approved and built). Map Cab 2, Drawer #3
-I 010 Tape recorder/player for micro-cassette tapes, General Electric Model 3-5370-B, belonged to LTI Historical Society. In equipment cabinet, back office.
-I-011 Wooden rod with leatherette wrapper, used to carry the plans for the Lansdowne Town Hall. Plans are encapsulated, #008 and 009 above. (artifact)

2019-033-J Material assembled or reproduced for the Lansdowne Continuation School Reunion in 2012
033-J 001 Lansdowne Continuation School yearbook 1954-55 donated by Mary Peck.
033-J-002 Program and menu for graduation ceremony of Lansdowne Continuation School, 1953.
033-J-003 Program and menu for graduation ceremony at Lansdowne Continuation School, 1952.
033-J-004 Program for Public Speaking Contest, Commencement and Concert at Lansdowne Continuation School, Feb 19, 1953.
033-J-005 As above, Feb. 11, 1954.
033-J-006 As above, Feb 12, 1955.
033-J-007 to 030 24 computer generated prints from vintage photos, unidentified.

2019-033-K Ephemera from Lansdowne District Public School
033-K-001 Program from the Official Opening of the new Lansdowne District Public School, 1963.
033-K-002 Print of a pencil drawing by Shirley Gibson-Langille of Lansdowne Public School, 2004.
033-K-003 “Centennial Post / 1867 – 1967” 49 pages of drawings and writings on a centennial theme, by students of Grade 6 at LDPS.
033-K-004 21 page book of photos (photocopied) of the 1963 classes at LDPS, produced in 1988 to celebrate 25 years.
033-K-005 “Lansdowne” 22 page book on the history of Lansdowne by the 1972-73 grade 8 class at LDPS

2019-033-L Mini-size Audio Cassette tapes of interviews with old Lansdowne residents 1993-96 & 2005.
033-L 001 Cassette labeled “Bob Cunningham Dec 30, 1993”.
033-L-002 Cassette labeled “Ralph Smith Lansdowne Fair 1994”.
033-L-003 Cassette labeled “Paul Slack Jan 20, 1994”.
033-L-004 Cassette labeled “Ruth Ralph Greenfield School”.
033-L-005 Cassette labeled “John Nalon Jan 16, 1994”.
033-L-006 Cassette labeled “Griffin Interview”.
033-L-007 Cassette labeled “Darlingside sorting”.
033-L-008 Cassette labeled “Omar Smith –School Fairs –Quinn Family 2005”.
033-L-009 Cassette labeled “Sadie Allen 1996”.
033-L-010 Cassette labeled “Gerald Foley re Lot 24 Con 3 May 25/94, Lansdowne Seniors Presentation & Conversation”.
033-L-011 Cassette labeled “Ford Haig 93 years old Nov 15/93”.
033-L-012 Cassette with no label.
033-L-013 Cassette labeled “Thelma Dennison Sept. 22/93 Ford Haig Nov 15/93”
033-L-014 Cassette labeled “Side A Doug Donevan / School”.
033-L-015 Cassette labeled “Maude Stratford 2005”.
033-L-016 Cassette labeled “Mike Sykes 1995”.

2019-033-M Computer prints (large format) of various photos of Lansdowne
-M-001 Parade up Prince St, mostly children, on VE Day, May 6, 1945
-M-002 As above.
-M-003 As above.
-M-004 Photo Bill Grier, Ken Tedford, John MacDonald, Charlie Tedford, all former Chiefs of Lansdowne Fire Dept. No date.
-M-005 St. Lawrence Medical Center, Lansdowne, no date.
-M-006 Man and girl in a cutter with horse, Lansdowne. No date.
-M-007 Dr. J H Lockhead, early 1950s.
-M-008 Steam traction engine in operation, unidentified.
-M-009 David Webster and wife Kay (Mallory( in costumes from the War of 1812 after their presentation to Lansdowne Historical Society.
-M-010 Gathering in auditorium at Lansdowne Community Building, undated.
-M-011 Hist. Soc. Members at a meeting, undated, includes Dom Chisamore and wife Danny (Montgomery), Beatrice Webster, Chris Gibbins and others.
-M-012 Sign on Blue Mountain celebrating the first snowmobile to reach the top, 1967.
-M-013 Seven unidentified children with WWI-era automobile in background.
-M-014 Photo of the steamboat Outlet Queen with crew and passengers.
-M-015 Partial view of a big house with veranda, unidentified (possibly Vanorman Nursing Home?)
-M-016 Two views of a farmyard on Prince St at the north edge of Lansdowne, unidentified.

2019-033-N: Miscellaneous unrelated documents and clippings.
-N-001 Program from the final competition for the Whig Standard Public Speaking Contest at KCVI, 6 May 1954.
-N-002 As above, 2nd copy.
-N-003 9 clippings from Kingston Whig Standard 1952-55 regarding the public speaking contests of which Bill Boulton was the winner in 1954.
-N-004 Program of events in Lansdowne Winter Sports Carnival & Ice Frolics, 1949, includes ads from every store in Lansdowne.
-N-005 Commemorative statement and Program for the commemoration of Darlingside by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, Sept. 16, 2000.
-N-006 Booklet “Sketch of the Early History of the Front Concessions of Lansdowne and Thousand Islands Group” by J D W Darling, 1925.
-N-007 Instruction book for the “Macartney Junior” hand pumped vacuum milking machine. Undated.
-N-008 One-page condensed version of above instruction book on card stock, to be hung in the milk house.
-N-009 Six-page direction book for operating International Harvester horse drawn hay tedder, 1904.
-N-010 Receipt from $51.50 for rent for the Lansdowne Agricultural Society fair grounds, 1895.
-N-011 Stereo view card “Weary Man’s Rest, St. Lawrence River, Thousand Islands” copyright 1894
-N-012 Computer printout of records of Sly Funeral Home in Lansdowne, broken down according to cemeteries.
-N-013 Computer generated transcript of Union Cemetery with women’s names cross referenced with maiden and married names.
-N-014 Letter from Bolton Slack with attached curriculum vitae, 1968
-N-015 Postcard of shoreline and house entitled Hayden’s Island, Alexandria Bay, Thousand Islands.
-N-016 “Clean World Award” to Lansdowne Pride Association, undated (water damaged).
-N-017 Photocopy of a map of Leeds and Lansdowne townships showing land owners, hamlets and post offices, undated.
-N-018a,b,c Print of a pen and ink drawing of a storefront on Prince St. Lansdowne by Mary Jane Lamb, 1975 with supporting documents.

2019-033-O Deeds of Land pertaining to Trickey family.
-O-001 Typescript property description transcribed from the Registry office for a waterfront lot in Lot 22 BF Lansdowne, 1912.
-O-002 Typescript of an obituary for John Harold Overton, no date.
-O-003 Indenture of sale of land by James Trickey to Simon Trickey, 1891.
-O-004 Indenture of sale of land by William and Agness trickey to James Trickey, 1886.
-O-005 Indenture of sale of land by Ida Donelly Trickey (wife of Ralph Trickey) to Sarah Trickey, 1911.
-O-006 Indenture of mortgage by Simon Trickey to JDW Darling, 1891.
-O-007a Survey plan of cottage lot on St Lawrence River showing Trickey property outlined in red, with note attached from the surveyor. No date.
-O-007b Duplicate of above.
-O-008 Letter to Wm Trickey from R F Mucklestone, surveyor, transmitting legal description of a parcel of land, 1975.
-O-009 Small survey plan of a lot on Old Rockport Road by R F Muckelstone, 1964.
-O-010 Photocopy of memorial of sale of land by John and Mary Trickey to Isaac Trickey, 1825.
-O-011 Manuscript receipt from John Landon for full payment of mortgage by William Trickey, 1931.
-O-012 Receipt from John Landon to Wm Trickey for mortgage interest, 1922.
-O-013 Indenture of sale of land by William and Agnes Trickey to Simon Trickey, 1891.
-O-014 Indenture of sale of land by Simon and Sarah Trickey to Ida Donnelly, 1895.
-O-015 Indenture of mortgage Sarah Trickey to John Landon, 1911.

2019-033-P James Fodey Papers (he was the postmaster at Outlet Post Office)
P-001a Letter of reply from Dept. of Lands & Forests to James Fodey confirming that part of Lansdowne Lot 21, Con. 8 could be bought for $2 per acre or $54. 1932.
P-001b Envelope that conveyed the above letter.
P-001c Subsequent receipt from Dept. of lands & Forests to James Fodey for $54.
P-001d Letter from Lands and Forests explaining further requirements of the land sale.
P-001e Letter from Lands and Forests responding to his objections to cost of reqirements and informing him of rent that will be charged for previous use if he doesn’t buy it.
P-002a Manuscript letter from W G Johnston (signed “Billie”) to James Fodey, 1922.
P-002b Envelope that conveyed above letter, postmarked Lansdowne and Outlet.
P-003 Eight-page periodical “The Postal Current”, April 1906.
P-004a Poster size list of prices paid for furs by Gillespie Fur Co., St. Louis, MO. 1922.
P-004b Envelope addressed to J Fodey from Gillespie Fur Co, postmarked St Louis and Outlet.
P-004c Return post card to Gillespie Fur Co.
P-004d Tag pre-addressed to Gillespie Fur Co to attach to furs shipped.
P-004e Tag as above.
P-005a Bill from Chicago Herald and Examiner to “Postmaster / Outlet Ont. Canada” for subscription 1923.
P-005b Envelope that conveyed above letter.
P-006a Letter from “Irene” in Regina to Harold Fodey, 1923.
P-006b Envelope that conveyed above letter, printed for Monarch Lumber Co. postmarked Regina, Lansdowne and Outlet.
P-007a List of prices paid by Nelson Bickerdike, Montreal, for dressed poultry, hogs and calves, 1922.
P-007b Envelope that conveyed the above letter, addressed to James Fodey, Outlet.
P-007c Shipping tag addressed to Nelson Bickerdike, Montreal.
P-007d Duplicate as above.
P-008 Price list for liquor sold through Government Dispensaries for medicinal, sacramental and scientific purposes, 1926.
P-009 Letter of reply from Dept. of Crown Lands to James Fodey re purchase of Hedgehog Island, 1886.
P-010 Postcard to Jas. Fodey from Brockville Recorder, 1895
P-011 Postcard to Jas. Fodey from Peterborough, 1911.
P-012 Blank postcard with photo of Brockville General Hospital, no date.
P-013 Postcard to James Fodey with photo of St Lawrence State Hospital, Ogdensburg NY, 1906, with Outlet postmark.
P-014 Retail price list for farm implements from David Maxwell, St Marys, Ont, 1901.
P-015 Fire Insurance policy on James Fodey house, 1900-1903, by North British and Mercantile Insurance Co.
P-016 Receipt to James Fodey for insurance premium, 1904, from Grenville Patron Mutual Fire Insurance Co.
P-017 Commission Contract for James Foley to sell farm implements made by David Maxwell & Sons, St Marys Ont, 1903.
P-018 Commission Contract as above, 1905.
P-019 Letter from David Maxwell & Sons to James Fodey regarding price changes, 1902
P-020 Price list of Maxwell implements, 1903.
P-021 Receipt to James Fodey from Seeley’s Bay Agency of the British North American Assurance Co. 1897.
P-022 Manuscript receipt to James Fodey from “E Coleman, collector”, 1888.
P-023 Demand for Taxes from FoLL to Elizabeth Dineen, 1897.
P-024 Demand for Taxes from FoLL to James Fodey, 1903.
P-025 Demand for Taxes from FoLL to James Fodey, 1907.
P-026 Tax notice from RoLL to James Fodey, 1908.
P-027 Assessment Notice from RoLL to James Fodey, 1930.
P-028 Assessment Notice from RoLL to James Fodey, Harold Fodey and Agness Fodey, 1930.
P-029 Empty envelope advertising J E Murray Chemist & Druggist, Lansdowne.
P-030 Insurance Policy to James Foley from British American Assurance Co, agent J Willis, Seeley’s Bay, 1897, expires 1900.

2019-033-Q Deeds to ownership of Sand Bay Cheese factory
Q-001 Assignment of Mortgage from John Reid and Thomas Fawcett to Francis O’Grady on East half of Lansdowne Lot 20 Con 8, 1877.
Q-002 Indenture of Mortgage from John Deneen to Thomas Fodey for 20acres in Lansdowne Lot 13 Con 6, 1885.
Q-003 Deed of Land from Thomas Fodey and Bridgit Fodey to John Deneen, 20 acres in Lansdowne Lot 13, Con 6, 1884.
Q-004 Deed of land from Ephraim Haskins and Eleanor Haskins to Mary Stringer for 1 ½ acres in Lansdowne Lot 7, Con 5, 1885.
Q-005 Manuscript Deed of Land from Robert McNeil and Mary McNeil to Lansdowne Butter and Cheese Co. for a lot in Lansdowne Lot 17, Con 2, 1905.
Q-006 Deed of Land from Mary Stringer and Robert Stringer to Byron Stringer for 1 ½ acres in Lansdowne Lot 7, Con 5, 1897.
Q-007 Deed of Land from Byron Stringer and Ellen Stringer to Robin Gray, same land as above, 1905.
Q-008 Deed from Robin Gray and Alice Gray to James Lappan, same land as above, 1910.
Q-009 Typescript Memorandum of sale from James Lappan to Henry Woods, same land as above, 1916.
Q-010 Deed of Land from John Lappan and Sadie Lappan to Harry Woods, same land as above, 1917.
Q-011 Deed of Land from Harry Woods to Everet Rogers, same land as previous, 1918.
Q-012 Indenture of Mortgage from Everet Rogers and Theresa Rogers to James Thompson, same land as previous, 1918.
Q-013 Deed of Land from Everet Rogers and Theresa Rogers to Gordon Kelsey, as previous, 1921.
Q-014 Mortgage from Orange Warren to Gordon Kelsey, as previous, 1921.
Q-015 Deed from Gordon Kelsey to Clawson Sly, as previous, 1924.
Q-016 Manuscript abstract for Lansdowne Lot 7, Con 5, 1919.
Q-017 Deed from Clawson Sly and Annas Sly to Walter Campbell, same land as above, 1935.
Q-018 Scribbled notes on soft paper regarding a mortgage from Clawson Sly to Walter Campbell and a payment plan.
Q-019 Indenture of Mortgage from Clawson Sly to Walter Campbell, for Sand Bay cheese factory, 1935.
Q-020 Deed from Betsy Campbell, widow of Walter Campbell to Hugh Lynch and Suzanne Cheryl Lynch, same land as previous, 1967.

2019-033-R Items from a scrapbook begun in 1966 by Lansdowne Women’s Institute. It was on large format high-acid paper, which was trimmed to fit the file and some clippings were peeled off the original paper.

  • Typescript Report of Federated WI of Ontario Tweedsmuir Histories Curator 1968-69 signed L Mitchell.
  • Typescript Report of FWIO Donations Report 1968-69 signed L Mitchell
  • Includes multiple clippings regarding Women’s Institute meetings and conventions in the area.
  • multiple clippings regarding Lansdowne fair Queen competitions.
  • manuscript note about L. Bland Webster of Warburton receiving a 40 year pin from Holstein Friesian Assoc. of Canada, 1956.
  • clipping with pictures of the Lansdowne Junior Farmers executive 1967 including Jim Foote, Vicky Lynch, Thane Johnston, and Joan Burns.
  • clipping showing John Sheppard and his winning science fair project 1967
  • clippings about local ministers including Dennis Powell, David Saunders, Stanley Leeder, V J MacPherson, Max Putnam, Paul McAvoy, H O Hanna, and C Rudd.
  • clipping showing 1000 Islands Chamber of Commerce 1967 members Don Brawley, Ray Stone, Max Sheppard, Tom Newell, Bob Lackie, Jerry Huck, Morris Huck, George Wacklin, Cliff Foley.
  • clipping of ladies in centennial dresses at Lansdowne Parade of fashion 1867-1967, including Mrs. Beatrice Webster, Mrs. Gail Foley, Miss Anne Burns, and Miss Lucia Fuller.
  • photocopy of clipping showing a ceremony at the International bridge to celebrate Canada’s Centennial Ma6 6, 1967.

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.

Bill Boulton incidentals

  • 2017-005
  • Collection
  • na

Collection consists of: -- 24 photos taken by Charlie Sykes during construction of Ivy Lea Bridge 1937. -- regalia ribbon from Loyal Orange Lodge #26 Lansdowne, -- CD entitled "Fighting Sea Fleas" made 2009 by Image Advantage from original by National Film Board. -- CD entitled "Mallorytown Glass" made 2009 by Image Advantage from an original by TV Ontario -- Compilation of photos and video on CD commemoration 50th anniversary of Lansdowne Fire Department. -- blank sheet of letter paper with the letterhead of former Township of Front of Leeds and Lansdowne

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