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The Casket and Scrapbook

  • CA ON00239 F00640
  • Fonds
  • 1839

The fonds consists of a scrapbook containing clippings about ships, as well as assorted stories and poems.

Unknown

The Celebrated Horse: Young Frontenac

  • CA ON00239 F02593
  • Discrete Item
  • 1870

Item is a broadside advertising The Celebrated Horse, the Young Frontenac, who would be willing to stand for mares at various locations in the Kingston area.

Unknown

Thousand Islands - June, July 1911 album

  • CA ON00239 F02194
  • Discrete Item
  • 1911

This album consists of pictures from the Thousand Islands taken during the summer of 1911. Includes views of Ryder cottage, Wilson's Canal, yachts the 'Ramona' and 'Rowena', the 'Parthia', a barge, and engine hoist of the Kingston Salvage Company, and a couple of Steamers.

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Upper Canada land transactions collection

  • CA ON00239 F01094
  • Collection
  • 1798-1883

The fonds consists of bargain and sale indentures, deeds, grants, leases, and proclamations re. seizure of property of deserters after War of 1812. Includes correspondence regarding Belleville, 1816, and several items relating to land matters in the Ottawa area. In 1763, the British Crown began to issue grants of land in Ontario, largely to attract British settlers to Canada. These grants were made by way of location tickets or occupation permits. Land certificates were made to veterans and United Empire Loyalists. Grants of land ranged from 200-5000 acres, depending on the rank of the soldier.

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Vosper collection

  • CA ON00239 F01893
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1880]-[ca. 1910]

The collection consists of pictures taken by an unknown photographer, or photographers, in Kingston and the surrounding area, around the turn of the twentieth century. The photos show local landmarks such as Kingston City Hall, Kingston homes, Kingston Mills, Martello Towers and Jones Falls. Also included are photographs of the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, men, horses and guns. Steam vessels such as the Rideau Queen, the Toronto and even pleasure sail boats, ice boats and quite a number of pictures of canoes and canoeists are included along with pictures taken at or near the Kingston Yacht Club. There are many pictures of as yet unidentified individuals in various poses including family scenes, picnics and fishermen. Another sizable lot of pictures were taken away from Kingston at various sites that have yet to be identified. One series were shot in what looks like a summer resort area and several others are of cities or a city yet to be identified.

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Wolfe Island - Horne Cemetery Burial List

  • CA ON00239 F02484
  • Discrete Item
  • 1963

Contains 8 typed pages of copied burial lists. Copied from Mrs. William Horne, Wolfe Island by Elizabeth S. Williams on September 7th, 1963. The Horne family acquired the ownership of the cemetery lands originally acquired by a Mr. Spinning. This property, known as the Point Alexandria Cemetery, was never transferred to the United Church. Later, Mr. Bruce Horne gave land to the United Church known as the United Church Cemetery. The whole area is known as the Horne's Cemetery and officially as Point Alexandria Cemetery. There are a total of 163 sandstone, limestone, and granite gravestones present as of 1973, the earliest dating to a Ms. Aribella Bush, who died on June 13, 1843.

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Wolfe Island collection

  • CA ON00239 F02485
  • Collection
  • 1965-1973

Collection of published material relating to Wolfe Island. Includes a copy of "Wolfe Island Past & Present" by Winston M. Cosgrove (1973), two copies of "Out of the Past – Wolfe Island Sketches" by K. Jean Richardson (ed 1965 & ed 1967), one photocopy of History of Wolfe Island Mrs. James Hawkins Ed (1967) and one phtocopy of “Kingston And District: Selected Publications”, Historic Kingston, No. 15, pp. 67-90 (January 1967).

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World War I collection

  • CA ON00239 F01095
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1960

Correspondence, photographs, and notes concerning the 50th, 52nd, 53rd Batteries O.F.A., O.E.F., their activities during World War I and the Association formed after the War. Comments on the opening of the Queen's University overseas record, 1914-1917, manuscript.

Unknown

World War I Poster Slide collection

  • CA ON00239 F01429
  • Collection
  • 1914-1919

The collections includes images of posters relating to recruitment for the Red Cross, Women at war, French Canadians, civilians home front, war bonds (American, British and Canadian), exhibitions and posters in French by Germany Army of Occupation, German election posters, 1947-1949.

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