Collection 2019-008 - TIARA Accrual

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TIARA Accrual

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2011-024 TIARA Fonds

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  • 1975-11 - 2021-04 (Creation)

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30 cm printed and graphic material

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donated to archives by TIARA..

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Thousand Islands Area Residents Association Board Letters Patent, By-Laws, Constitution,1975-1997 minutes, newsletters, promotional and educational materials and an album of local anecdotes and images:
Album compiled by Cathie Shine for TIARA, given to Douglas MacIntosh for deposit in archives : contents of a three ring binder, removed from the binder and bound with cotton tape for economy of storage. It contains several plastic covered adhesive pages with the contents adhere to the extent that they could not be removed without damage. Includes stories and photos collected from other publications, such as:

  • photo of “One of the first residences on Grenadier Island” and unnamed people, p27
    -Story of Hog Island [now McDonald Island, Admiralty Group] and how it was named, including references to Daniel Howe, Messrs. McDonald, and Joel Stone, p28
    -Stories of horses going through the ice on the river, references to Abel Root, James Toe, George Heffernan, p30
    -Story of cordwood trade to supply steamships, references to JDW Darling. P31
    -boatbuilders F. Hunt and George Andress, includes a photo of a boat being framed. P 32-33
    -story of Collins’ store in Rockport, building the Skydeck. P35
    -excerpts from a diary of a riverman unnamed, 1918 to 1977. P37-39
    -account of fishing on the river by an American visitor 1880, no names, p40
    -PMT photos of tour boat Elva II, fisherman with huge Muskie. P42
    -Obituary for Joseph Senecal and a story of “Old Joe”. P43
    -Story of Capt Sanford Davis and a fire in the Stave Island light house. p43
    -Story of mail delivery to the islands by Mr Belfie and George Funnel. P44
    -Story of Captain Charles Seymour spreading the ashes of Mrs. Augusta Mann and husband Herman Mann 1936. P44
    -Stories of “a riverman” becoming caretaker of an island, cutting ice, trapping, cooking a shore dinner. P45
    -Memories of Adiel Sherwood marrying people, Mr. Purvis, Sir John Johnson p46
    -Old Man Gregg smuggling whiskey 1885 p48
    -Some history of the disposal of the islands by the Crown, leading up to buying them back in 1976/77. P49-50
    -PMT photo of a cottage on Tremont Park Island, summer dining room on Stave Island. p51-52
    -Naming of Reciprocity Island by Mr. Stearne 1891. P53
    -Stories of Indian contact in Mallorytown area, harvesting sweetgrass on Grenadier Island, p54-55

2019 - 008- B Board Minutes Nov 30, 1975-Oct 12, 1979
2019 - 008- C Board Minutes June 6, 1980-Dec 2, 1989
2019 - 008- D Board Minutes Jan 6, 1990-Dec 16, 1995
2019 – 008 -E Board Minutes Jan 27, 1996-Dec 11, 1999
2019 - 008- F Board Minutes Feb 10, 2000-Aug 14, 2004
2019 - 008- G Board Minutes Aug 14, 2004-Nov 3, 2010
2019 - 008- H Board Minutes Jan 5, 2010-July 25, 2015
2019 - 008- I Board Minutes June 2, 2016-Oct 28, 2021
2019 - 008- J Newsletters Dec 7, 1975-June 1997
2019 - 008- K Newsletters June 1997-Spring 2021
2019 - 008- L - 001 Copy & Letters Patent – March 8, 1976; By-Laws, Constitution
2019 - 008- L - 002 Videocassette : 1000 Islands Area Residents Association, Wetland Protection PSAs : Narrated by Garrison Keillor, produced by Tip of the Mitt, Watershed Council © 1995, 4 spots: 1 @ :60, 2 @ :30, 1 @ :15
2019 - 008- L -003 Videocassette: VHS Colour, 28 min.; Citizens: The Essential Link in Wetland Protection, Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council C 1995
2019 - 008- L - 004 Lake Protection Workbook, Lake Links Planning Committee, C 2019
2019 - 008- L - 005 Lake Stewards Newsletter 2021, Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Associations
2019 – 008- M file of local newspaper clippings

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  • Hollinger box: G00225