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A.A. Greer General Store fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1896-1924

This fonds consists of a day book and ledger. The daybook reflects business conducted at the Cunningham General Store in Glamis, Bruce County, Ontario. The book is organized chronologically from July 1, 1896 - February 1899 and lists under each day: customer names, summary of goods purchased and price. Goods included groceries, hardware and textiles. The ledger reflects business conducted at the A.A. Greer General Store (formerly Cunningham General Store) in Glamis, Bruce County, Ontario from 1922-1924, immediately following the purchase of the store by Albert Arthur Greer (married to Laura Cunningham). The book has an alphabetical index at the front. It is organized by customer and lists the dates and details of their purchases, credits and payments from 1922 to 1924. Purchases are often listed as "goods", but the ledger also shows the purchase of specific grocery and hardware items.

Includes three "A.A. Greer General Merchant" receipts. Also includes an invoice to A.A. Greer in account iwth Glamis Garage, 1923.

A.A. Greer General Store

Brant Agricultural Society fonds

  • ON00031 A960.066
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1897

This fonds consists of the Brant Agricultural Society minute book (1862-1875), containing the minutes of directors' and annual membership meetings, which took place in Walkerton, reflecting the concerns and activities of the Society, as well as lists of competitors in the Brant Agricultural Exhibition / Annual Fall Fair. It also consists of a membership book containing the names and post offices of subscribers / members of the Society from 1868-1896, with information about dues paid. Enclosed in the membership book is "An Act to Further Improve the Agriculture and Arts Act, 1895"

Brant Agricultural Society

Concerned Farm Women fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1981 - 1988

This fonds consists of materials reflecting the concerns, research and activities of Concerned Farm Women from 1981 to 1988.
It consists of administrative records including documents reflecting the group’s aims and objectives, meeting minutes (primarily 1983), membership lists (1983-1988), pamphlets, newsletters (1982-1988), project activity reports, and correspondence. Scrapbooks and folders of newspaper clippings reflect the group’s activities as well as the financial crisis facing farmers in the 1980s. Two videocassettes also review the history and accomplishments of the organization. Correspondence, conference materials and speech scripts reflect the group’s lobbying efforts. Books, reports, articles and promotional material from other agricultural organizations concerning the financial state of agriculture in Ontario and across North America informed the group’s research and activities. Finally, two books published by the group: (1) The Farmer Takes a Wife: a study by Concerned Farm Women, resulting from a 31-page survey of approximately 600 Bruce and Grey County farm women, and (2) To Have and To Hold: a guide to property and credit law for farm families in Ontario” are included in the fonds.

Concerned Farm Women

Edmison, Rev J. H. fonds

  • ON00334 F350
  • Fonds
  • 1857-1928

1857 diary of Alexander Edmison (1871-1928); sermons, news clippings and correspondence of the Rev. J. H. Edmison, chiefly while at Cheltenham, Ontario, Presbyterian Church. Includes unbound copy of Presbyterian Record, 1877, and Edmison's scrapbook that contains clippings, letters, and postcards from throughout his life.

Gould Lake Ratepayers Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1954-2013

This fonds consists of material created and collected by the Gould Lake Ratepayers Association, commencing in 1971. The materials reflect the activities and aim of the Association to protect the lake from pollution and establish guidelines to ensure as much safety on the lake as possible.

Series List:
Governance records
Newsletters
Surveys, plans and maps
Reports
Historical documents and photographs
Lake management documents

Gould Lake Ratepayers Association

James Rowand Burgess and Elizabeth Oliver Burgess fonds

  • ON00031 A2012.087
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1920, 1924-1926, 1966-1974

This fonds consists of the diaries of James Rowand Burgess and Elizabeth Oliver Burgess between the years of 1911 and 1974. In the diaries, a brief entry is generally made for each day. Topics covered in the diaries include: rural life, weather, social activities (literary meetings, box socials), farm work, house work, chores, high school work and activities, and community involvement. A few references are made to people leaving to serve in the Bruce 160th Battalion and war-time matters such as the fuel controller. The entries make references to friends, families and neighbours.

Item List:
James Rowand Burgess Diaries:
.001 December 25, 1911 - September 28, 1914
.002 September 30, 1914 - August 21, 1915
.003 August 22, 1915 - December 31, 1916
.004 January 20, 1918 - June 14, 1918
.005 January 1, 1929 - July 26, 1930
.006 November 5, 1933 - August 31, 1936
.007 January 22, 1950 - October 18, 1952
.008 May 13, 1953 - September 25, 1954
.009 October 20, 1959 - February 21, 1961
.010 February 22, 1961 - September 8, 1962
.011 September 9, 1962 - October 5, 1964
.012 October 6, 1964 - October 29, 1968

Elizabeth Oliver Burgess diaries:
.013 July 19, 1915 - April 12, 1917
.014 Jan. 18, 1918- July 19, 1918
.015 May 1, 1920 - December 31, 1920
.016 January 1, 1924 - March 1925
.017 1 page, January 1, 1926 - January 7, 1926
.018 August 10, 1966 - June 6, 1967
.019 September 1, 1967 - October 23, 1968
.020 December 25, 1968 - November 9, 1970
.021 January 1, 1971 - October 10, 1972
.022 February 6, 1974 - December 31, 1974

Burgess, Elizabeth Oliver

John Spence family fonds

  • ON00031 AX2011.602
  • Fonds
  • 1875 - 1928

This fonds consists of financial records, ships logs and Crown land patents created by and/or belonging to Captain John Spence and his sons, reflecting some of their personal and business dealings.

Spence, John (family)

Loyal Orange Lodges of Bruce County collection

  • Collection
  • 1852 - 1990

This fonds consists of records accumulated by various Loyal Orange Lodges, of the Loyal Orange Association of British America, chiefly within the area of Bruce County, Ontario, including: Allenford Loyal Orange Lodge #968, Bethel Loyal Orange Lodge #1226, Centre Bruce County Loyal Orange Lodge, Chesley Loyal Orange Lodge #818, Dobbinton Loyal Orange Lodge #609, Dyer’s Bay Loyal Orange Lodge #1723, Ebenezer Loyal Orange Lodge #208, Elsinore Loyal Orange Lodge #1222, Kincardine Loyal Orange Lodge #765, Pinkerton Loyal Orange Lodge #803, Purple Hill Loyal Orange Lodge #612, Rosemount Loyal Orange Lodge #753, Royal Scarlet Chapter of Arran District Loyal Orange Lodge, Royal Scarlet Chapter of West Bruce Loyal Orange Lodge District, Southampton Loyal Orange Lodge #1284, Tara Royal Black Preceptory #436, Underwood Loyal Orange Lodge #1122, and Walkerton Loyal Orange Lodge #460. It also includes materials collected and created by Robert Edgson who has, in the past, served at the executive level of local, county and provincial aspects of the Association and Royal Black Chapter. Fonds includes minute books, financial records, related publications and certificates.

Loyal Orange Association of British America

Robert G. Freeman fonds

  • ON00031 A2013.028
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1955

This fonds consists of four diaries (January 1938 - December 1944) and 143 photographs (1936-1955) created by or featuring Robert G. Freeman, known as Bert Freeman, from Teeswater, Bruce County, Ontario.

The majority of photographs appear to have been taken from 1939-1944 and many feature Bert as a Flight Officer in his military uniform.

The entries in his diaries reflect his attendance and activities at Westervelt College, London, news of friends, social events and recreational activities (including movies, skating, fishing, dancing at dance hall at Wonderland & Springbank Rds., London, and time with friends), church attendance, work at Empire Life, London, Ontario (until early April 1940), bookeeping and work for his father at the Superior Food Store in Teeswater, and flying lessons / night aviation courses in 1939. WWII is mentioned in some of his entries. After enlisting, his entries include notes about flying, training and social activities. Notes are also made concerning his hospital stay for Spinal Meningitis in 1943.

Freeman, Robert G.