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2016.105 Davis Family fonds

  • World War Two era letters, gas and food ration books, and a dried poppy picked from Flanders Fields.

2016.106 Masonic Union Lodge #9 fonds

  • Approx. 54 photographs of the Worshipful Masters of the Masonic Union Lodge #9, files of correspondance, brochures, programmes, clippings, articles, history of the lodge, and poems.

2016.112 Day Tea Company Ledger 1890 - 1895

  • Also includes five letters from the 1930s requesting free samples of Daly Tea.

2016.120 Broadside

  • "To the Electors of Lenox [sic] & Addington," June 1828, Napanee. An anonymous, open letter of opposition against Reform members Marshall Spring Bidwell and Peter Perry, the eventual victors of the election.

2016.121 Centennial Women's Institute

  • Tweedsmuir History, 1989-2009; minute books, 1996-2009 and 2010-2013.

Book: Vimy: Letters from the Front, by William McNaught, published 2016

  • The story of John Leslie Ball who died on April 12th, 1917 during the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Book: Dr Oronhyatekha: Security, Justice and Equality by Keith Jamieson and Michelle A. Hamilton

  • Biography of Dr. Oronhyatekha. He was one of the first indigenous physicians in Canada, and the first to attend Oxford University.

Book: Hostages to Fortune: The United Empire Loyalists and the Making of Canada by Peter C. Newman

  • Recounts the expulsion and migration of the Loyalists.