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Keith Sly Collection

  • 2011-001
  • Collection
  • n.d.

collection consists of: 1909 calendar from Delta Phillipsville Baptist Church with photo of Rev C N Dewey; 2 reciepts from John Davis blacksmith in Chantry 1916 & '17; list of products available from Morris Flour & Feed, Delta; 8x10 photo of Lyndhurst Baseball Club showing the Fair building behind, undated; snapshot of LOAB #497 Lyndhurst, 1953, including Margaret Avery, Mrs Will Plunkett, Mrs Martin Perry, Bessie Sly, Gertie Murphy, Mrs Carl Williamson, Florence Moorhead, Hattie Chase, Muriel Plunkett, Johnson Plunkett, Janet Mustard, Frances Tye; 1 autograph-post card/book from the opening of Sweets Corners Elementary School; 1 issue of the Athens Reporter of July 21, 1960; 1 day book from a hardware store in Lyndhurst 1908 to 1914; 1 account book from a coal supplier in Lansdowne, 1 nail apron from C W Hartley Building Supplies, Seeley's Bay;1 poster of metric conversions; callendars advertising Karl's Saw Shop, Lansdowne, 1977, Short Stop Variety, Seeley's Bay 1980, Langridge Sno-Jet, Lyndhurst, Kirkby's Welding, Gananoque, W P Green sand & gravel, Seeley's Bay 1969, C W Hartley & Sons, Seeley's Bay 1977, Ford Breckenridge farm equipment, Gananoque, 1969, Stuart Willoughby Insurance, (2) Seeley's Bay, McCann Farm Automation, Seeley's Bay, Chapman's Building Service, Seeley's Bay,

Photo of unidentified school

  • 2011-002
  • Item
  • n.d.

Photo on card of a unidentified newly built brick school house with students and teachers in front.

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.

Mike Willis Fonds

  • 2011-015
  • Fonds
  • n.d.

Fonds consists of: small diary (printed for1928) kept by Tallman Robb of Lyndhurst during duty on ships in 1944; postcard dated 1882 from James Shields in Tamworth to Hayden & Bryan, Camden East; National Registration certificate for Wellington Willis 1940; order signed by Wellington Willis to Sherwood & Reynolds for a 1937 Dodge and trading in a 1930 Buick; 1957 drivers license of Wellington Willis; correspondence to D G Willis re CNIB fundraising; correspondence to C B Tallman, treasurer of Lyndhurst Fair from R W Copeland 1915, and requisitions from secretary Ziba Jackson to treasurer for payment for various services to the fair 1909; “Mining Report of Leeds County” typescript of 26 page undated history of mineral use; photocopy of a typed history of Seeley’s Bay by Everett Elliot; “The Black Rapids Quartz Crystal Mine” by Louis Moyd, 1986, 11 pages; “The Reuben Hicock Family” by Ethel Amelia Pritchard 10 page family tree; “The Hicock Family Tree” 3 pages including excerpts from a diary of the trip from Connecticut in 1811 (2 copies); copy of a letter dated April 20 1936 from C L Hicock, Deloraine Manitoba to James Eaton at Seeley’s Bay about their school days; copy of the North Leeds Lantern May 1990 including an article by Robert Dent about the Philo Hicock house at Delta; copy of a survey plan of the north shore of Seeley’s Bay 1970 (Rocklind Close area); list of children of William Cockerill and Susan Horton and William Cockerill and Elizabeth Johnson; letter from Gerald Cockerill to Jack & Eleanor Wyatt 1978; copy of bill for surveying at Grippen Lake by George Bracken; 4 letters from Eleanor Wyatt to her brother Mike Willis 1978; letter and clipping re the 1923 LaFrance fire truck at Seeley’s Bay; clipping from The Leeds Echo showing Seeley’s Bay Public School class of 1935; unidentified clipping about 1956 showing photos of Seeley’s Bay incuding Wellington Willis; clipping fromThe Mural 2002 about the new elevator in Seeley’s Bay fire hall; booklet “Seeley’s Bay Profile 1967”; Souvenir Program (& historical review)of the Canadian Boating Federation Regatta at Brass Point Bridge 1954; 8x10 colour photo of cruisers at Seeley’s Bay 1954; 9 b&w photos of Mike Willis and partner prospecting for uranium in northern Ontario 1966; 8x10 photo of Gerald Cockerill and hired man with 5 pike; copy of a photo of a party of prospector departing for the Klondike gold rush May 15 1898 including George Cockerill; 22 colour post cards by Rideau Air Photos showing aerial views between Deep River to Kemptville; a letter from Eleanor (Willis) Wyatt Nov 2014 describing the business called "Rideau Air Photos" owned by her brother Mike Willis and her husband Jack Wyatt; a business card from Rideau Air-Photos Ltd., with written note on the back: 3 large format aerial photos of the ship graveyard at Garden Island and a sketch map showing the names of the ships.

Thousand Islands Area Residents' Association Fonds

  • 2011-024 & 2011-024A & 2011-024B
  • Fonds
  • since 1977

Fonds contains 2 sets of TIARA maps (3 maps, 6 total), 2 sets of index cards used to create the maps (1 alphabetical, 1 by lot #), 1 copy of Report the the People, 1 copy of 4 old photographs of fishermen, ca. 800 slides related to TIARA research, 8 audio cassettes regarding the creation of TIARA by Warren Almand, Mike Sykes, Wilson Goff, St Lawrence Islands National Park, and reports. A copy of the Nominating Document for the St Lawrence River to be included in the Canadian Heritage Rivers System prepared by Tiara.

2011-024A accrual received Aug 2015: Accrual consists of: 6 large scrapbooks of newspaper clippings about TIARA activities from Oct 1975 to June 1977 – 2 large scrapbooks of cartoons and letters to the editor by or about TIARA from Oct 1975 to December 1976. – 2 steel 5x8” card files containing survey data on punch cards. – A homemade drilling guide to record data on the punch cards. – 6 file folders of input forms to surveys by TIARA from local residents -- old (or reproduction) map of Westminster Park on Wellsley Island (encapsulated) -- original cartoon by Gene Day showing “Porks Canada” gobbling up the 1000 Islands. (encapsulated) – W. E. Saunders Natural History Award presented by Federation of Ontario Naturalists to TIARA, 1990. – 23 Bristolboard panels telling a retrospective of Tiara activities to 2010. – 6 copies of the first TIARA newsletter of 1975. – a bumper sticker with the logo “Don’t Park on People” – book “Citizen Wetland Initiatives” edited by Wilfred Cwikiel, Michigan, 1995. – books “A Report From the People” vol. #1 to 5 by Tiara, Jan 1977. -- 2 maps of Grenadier Island traced from 1874 survey, one showing historic uses, one showing Parks Canada property (encapsulated, in Map Cabinet).

2011-024B Accrual received Sept 27, 2018
Accrual consists of : typescript history of the birth of TIARA on Nov 21, 1975. -- photo of the audience at the meeting at Rockport Recreation hall Nov 21, 1975 indicating the 7 people who first met to oppose the expansion of the National park, i.e. Gordon Spaffoerd, Don MacRae, Chris Smith, Kathie Shine, Val Mody, Jan David. -- photo of an early TIARA study group including Kathy Nathan, Fred ?, Joan MacRae, Kathie Shine, Bo Collins, & Lawrence Mallory. -- "View Album of Thousand Islands" consisting of 16 pages with 2 photos per page of scenes in the 1000 Islands. -- Post card of an Island with cottage in the river. -- photocopy of the original doantion form for 2011-024, Nov 1, 2011.

Thousand Islands Area Residents' Association

Aerial photography stereoscope

  • 2011-025
  • Item
  • n.d.

Item consists of one stereoscope in its fitted box, manufactured by Ellehammer Industries Ltd, Sidney, BC..

Eric Webster Photo collection

  • 2011-027
  • Collection
  • n.d.

6 photographs of groups of military officers, some dated 1885, one identified as 4th Company, 42nd Battallion, 1 photograph of LOL #26, Lansdowne, photo taken at Perth 1909, and 1 faded interior photograph of old Town Hall, Lansdowne, with 5 councilors seated at a table including Nelson Bowen, Oscar Landon, Reeve William McConnell, unknown, and William Burns.

George Webster

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