Archive for October, 2010

New Acquisitions 2010

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

New acquisitions received since January 2010 include:

Photos –   Listed below:

Souvenir Copy of Royal Family 1937; 

MacDonald College Photo 1939-1940; 

J L Hodgins  House and Garage;

Dr Bruce Horner; 

 Buzzy (Keith) Hodgins and Roadster; 

 John Hodgins – Notice to Consumers; 

Shawville Hospital; Pontiac Telephone Co; 

Men’s Hockey.

Keon/Hutcheson listed below:

 Mrs Bean’s Bible given to her grandson Courtney Hutcheson; 

Magazines from Courtney Richardson;

 Mary Clark’s Bible; 

Mary Jane Richards married Courtney Hutcheson; 

Ottawa Civic Nurses’ Yearbook.

Land Sales:   Hannaberry, Smith, Creighton, Rading, Shirley (1862), Lathem.  Sales Receipts from 1886; newspaper clippings.

Bristol Women’s Institute Records, Clarendon WI, Pontiac WI papers.

Robert Wills donation of two DVDs- “Steam Powered Threshing at the Campbell Farm (Eric) and The Pontiac Historical Museum.

Family descendants of Robert Harris – Works of Jack Harris.

Books:

Norway Bay and Beyond by N.B.H.S. – Jim Ritchie; 

History of St Charles Borromeo Parish Otter Lake; 

Scotty the Pike by Bernie Bedore, illustrated by Yukel Hassan – More Tall Tales of Joe Mufferaw; 

Geographical Names of Renfew County Ontario by Alan Rayburn, originally published in 1967, revised 1989.

Crest and pin from Imperial Oil (Esso) Shawville, Qc

Certificates – Teacher 1874 and Tin type photo of Thomas McJanet

Sept 9, 1910 newspaper clippings from The Pontiac Advance.