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A2006.022.071-.301 - Loyal Orange Lodge membership certificates

This series consists of 230 Membership Certificates collected by Kincardine Loyal Orange Lodge #765 as various Bruce County Loyal Orange Lodges disbanded over the years. The Certificates were granted by a variety of lodges including those within and outside of Bruce County. See attached finding aid for list of member names recorded on each certificate.

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A2008.005.001 - Teeswater Lodge No. 183 membership certificate : Howard J. Whytock

A Grand Lodge of Ontario, Independent Order of Odd Fellows certificate confirming Howard J. Whytock as having been "admitted a member of Teeswater Lodge No. 183 at Teeswater on the 10th day of February 1937 and has received the degree of Truth." The certificate bears a number of symbolic graphics. Around the edges are the phrases: "We command you to visit the sick"; "Relive the distressed"; "Bury the dead"; "And educate the orphan."

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A2010.099.0784a - The County Town question

This book is part of the Peter Schmalz fonds, Series 1, File 6 (Research library of published books - Local history books). This book was printed and published by the Walkerton Historical Society in association with Echo Graphics, Wiarton in 1983, with the assistance of the Town of Walkerton and a grant from New Horizons (Ministry of Health and Welfare). This is copy number 458 out of 2,000 and it is signed by the author, Peter S. Schmalz. This book reviews the passionate struggle to win the designation as County Town for Bruce County. Ten sites were proposed by the reeves: They were Walkerton, Paisley, Kincardine, Southampton, Riversdale, Teeswater, Pinkerton, Greenock Town Plot,

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A2010.099.1496 - William S. Lindsay fell in action June 11, 1917

This is part of the Peter Schmalz fonds, Series 6, File 5 (Walkerton and area history resources - Photographs). This photograph features a headshot of a soldier, entitled "William S. Lindsay fell in action June 11, 1917" Mounted on cardboard. "Elliot & Fry" written in bottom right-hand corner of image.

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A2011.011.007 - Veterans Remember : Arthur Bryce, Teeswater

An oral history video interview of Arthur Bryce, Teeswater, Ont., about his experiences during the Second World War.

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A2010.099.1510 - Index of by-laws and proceedings of the United, Provisional and Municipal Councils of the County of Bruce from 1850-1906 inclusive

This item is part of the Peter Schmalz fonds, Series 7, File 1 (Regional history resources - reports and documents). This book contains an index of bylaws, as well as information about the government of Bruce County, including: a) List of wardens from 1850-1906 b) List of county councillors from 1850-1906 c) Index of county by-laws, listed by subject. There are handwritten markings and notes in the "County Town Question" section and "Southampton"section.

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A2010.099.1512 - Farmer's Advocate and Home magazines

This item is part of the Peter Schmalz fonds, Series 7, File 1 (Regional history resources - reports and documents). These Farmer's Advocate and Home magazines were published in London, Ontario and feature articles about agriculture, livestock, veterinary, and home circle ("life, literature & education") issues and topics. They also include advertisements from various agriculture and farming-related businesses, including some situated in Bruce County. a) February 13, 1913: Some pages have clippings cut out. "Enthusiastic Sheep Breeders" includes Arkell family from Teeswater. b) February 27, 1913: Some pages have clippings cut out. "Farmers' Clubs" notice mentions the Williscro

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A2012.010.005 - Solicitor's account for the estate of Peter Arkell

A bill of account of accumulated by the Estate of Peter Arkell between Mar. 1907 and Jan. 1909 from J.J. Stephens. The front of the document (when folded) reads "In the Estate of Peter Arkell / deceased / Solicitor's Acct."

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A2013.028.002 - Five year diary

This "Five Year Diary" contains entries made by Robert ("Bert") G. Freeman, Teeswater, Ont." from January 1, 1938 - July 14, 1940. His entries 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. Deaths mentioned include the death of George Thompson in the Jan. 2, 1938 entry. Bert al

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A2012.010.002 - Teeswater and Culross service men

This type-written letter names the service men whose portraits were included in W.J. Freeman's window display (See A2012.010.002). Letter includes an addition at the bottom addressed to "Dear Friends", explaining the window display, and signed "From your old Friend, W.J. Freeman." Names include: Arkell, William (Billie) Arscott, Walter Bellamy, Gib. Brown, Bert Bryce, I. Carter, George Chapple, David Chapple, Stan Cranin, Frank Cronin, John Daw, Fred Dickison, Earl Doerr, Albert Elliott, Harold Elliott, Mac Gillies, Donald Grant, Donald Grubb, Alfred Halliday, Harly Halliday, Sinclair Hardy, Eldon Herd, Don Houston, Hugh Hughes, Sam Hunter, Jack Hyslop, Don H

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A2012.010.004 - Ferguson v. Arkell notice of motion

Legal documents regarding the matter of Donald Ferguson, Richard Hall, John Shaw, William Richardson, M. Ferguson and Peter Arkell in the High Court of Justice. Papers refer to: "restraining the defendant from selling, transferring, discounting, aliening, pledging, dealing with or in any way disposing of two certain promissory notes made by the Plaintiffs on or about the 14th day of May A.D. 1901."

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A2012.010.007 - Arkell farm notes

A pocket book containing hand-written notes about farm-related topics. Entries include notes about stock bought and sold, sheep, rams to record for 1915, and to-do notes, such as "I will buy that one ram lamb for September and one or 4 more I want you to winter me as many as you can." Front cover indicates that the notebook's owner was 42 years old, 5' 8", and weighed 178 pounds. A printed insert in the centre contains information about the increase in success of Great-West Life between 1911 and 1912.

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A2012.010.008 - Summerhill Stock Farm [sales records]

One receipt book used as a sales record for Summerhill Stock Farm, Teeswater. Contains hand-written records of what stock was sold, to whom, and where between September 1920 and September 1923. Most sheets are singular, but there are some that still have a fold-out section for a carbon copy. The letterhead text, in red typeset, at the top of each page reads: "W.J. Arkell / F.S. Arkell / H.C. Arkell / Summerhill Stock Farm / P. Arkell & Sons, Props. America's Headquarters for Prize Winning Oxford Down Sheep / Teeswater, Ont., Can. / R.R. No. 1"

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A2012.010.009-.010 - Correspondence from Fred Arkell

Letters from Fred Arkell to his brother William Arkell in late spring 1911 concerning business and personal matters. .009 - Letter May 28 1911 - Fred writes about "155 rams", a potential sale, and includes "I want you to write me often not once a month" .010a - Letter June 19 - Fred writes about shearing ewes, "Elwen wants you to get her fifteen yds instead of 14 yds", "Henry Arkell said you was getting him a ram subject to Inspection" .010b - Envelope with stamp dated "Teeswater Ont June ___, 20 11" and "Bristol 12.30 pm June 20 11." There are two addresses: one for the Terminus Hotel in Bristol, England that is crossed out. The other is for Point [Levin?] Cattle Quarantine, Quebec,

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A2012.010.011 - Acknowledgement of receipt from Registered Nurses Association

A letter addressed to Mrs. Alice E. Arkell (Alice Hedge) from the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, Toronto, acknowledging receipt of money, application form, diploma and statement regarding her course at Guelph General Hospital. Also asks for her marriage certificate to confirm evidence of her name. Signed "Mary F. Strong."

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A2012.010.012a-b - Correspondence from Peter Valad to Mrs. W.J. Arkell

.012a - Letter: Peter Valad writes from Teeswater to ask Mrs. W.J. Arkell, of Guelph, if he can rent the "house part off the stable" on her property. He explains that he received her address from Fred. .012b - Envelope: Addressed to Mrs. W.J. Arkell / Homewood Sanitorium, Guelph, Ontario. Stamp is 4 cents. Date stamp says Formosa.

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A2012.010.013a,b - Correspondence from James Fleming to Peter Arkell and Sons

.013a - Letter from James Fleming in Lake City, Minnesota to Peter Arkell & Sons in Teeswater written Nov. 21, 1901 confirming the arrival of a sheep. Fleming indicates his satisfaction with the animal, and states he will "try and sell some" to his neighbours for the Arkells. .013b - Envelope containing letter addressed to Peter Arkell and Sons, Teeswater, Ontario, Canada. Date stamped Nov. 22, 1901.

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A2012.010.014-.016 - Business correspondence to W.J. Arkell

.014 - Handwritten note on telegraph paper from George Adams & Sons in Faringdown, Berkshire, England to William J. Arkell Esp. in Terminus Hotel, Bristol, England dated June 21, 1911. Note is in regards to buying a Ewe lamb from Adams, a breeder of Pure Oxford Down Sheep and Berkshire Pigs. .015 - Handwritten note on telegraph paper from George Adams & Sons in Faringdown, Berkshire, England to William J. Arkell Esp. in Terminus Hotel, Bristol, England dated June 26, 1911. Note is in regards to buying a Ewe lamb from Adams, a breeder of Pure Oxford Down Sheep and Berkshire Pigs. .016a, b - A type-written letter and envelope addressed from Alfred Mansell & Co., College Hill, Shrewsbury,

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A2012.010.018a-b - Legal correspondence regarding wild animals

A type-written letter and envelope from Robertson and McNab - Barristers, Solicitors, Conveyancers - from Walkerton, Ontario to William J. Arkell, Esq, Teeswater, Ontario. Letter appears to be a response to an inquiry by William Arkell re: Goetz. Letter is in regards to a fox on a "Mr. Button's" land that was killed. Letter explains "there is no property in wild animals, the person killing same or reducing same into his possessions, being the one entitled to such wild animal." Quotes the Game & Fisheries Act of 1914 and refers to the rules of putting up signs.

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A2012.010.021-.024 - Canadian National Records - Dominion Sheep Breeders' Association

Certified copies of pedigree recorded in the Canadian National Records for Oxford Down Sheep - for sheep purchased in England by Peter Arkell & Sons, Teeswater, between July 1910 and August 1916. .021 - Records from sheep imported July 17, 1910 (record dated July 23, 1910). (11 p. -- 20.5 x 21.4 cm.) .022 - Records from sheep imported July 1911 (record dated July 27, 1911). (9 p. -- 20.5 x 21.4 cm.) .023 - Records from sheep imported July 1914 (record dated May 28, 1915). (3 p. -- 20.5 x 21.4 cm.) .024 - Records from sheep imported in 1916 (records dated Aug. 28, 1916 and Nov. 17, 1916). (5 p. -- 20.5 x 21.4 cm.)

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A2012.019.002 - Enclosures within Scrapbook of District 10, Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies

Enclosures within Scrapbook for District #10 of the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies. Includes news clippings, agricultural promotional material and documents about District #10's history between 1913 - 1988.

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A2013.028.001 - Postponement order for James D. Armstrong

This Postponement Order issued by the Department of Labour, National Selective Service, Mobilization Section was addressed to Mr. James D. Armstrong, Teeswater, Ontario on January 23, 1945. It is notifying him that his application for the postponement of military traning had been granted while he was employed in farming.

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A2013.028.003 - The services diary 1943, F/O R.G. Freeman, R.C.A.F.

This Services Diary contains entries made by Robert ("Bert") G. Freeman, Teeswater, Ont., Flying Officer, R.C.A.F. from September 11, 1942 - December 31, 1943. The first 32 pages of the diary contain printed information related to the air force, military service and other facts. Bert's entries reflect his experiences as a pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force, beginning in September 1942 with his arrival in Moncton N.B., then to Halifax by Sept. 27 and leaving Canada by ship Oct. 30, 1942 and arrival in Southern England, Nov. 6, 1942. Bert provides information about his experiences in England and Scotland, including a camp in Silloth, including flight training, weather, social acti

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A2013.028.004 - The Royal Air Force and Dominion Air Forces diary 1944, F/O R.G. Freeman

This Air Forces diary contains entries made by Robert ("Bert") G. Freeman, Teeswater, Ont., Flying Officer, R.C.A.F. from December 31, 1943 - Dececember 26, 1944. The first 61 pages of the diary contain printed information related to the air force, military service and other facts. Bert's entries reflect his experiences as a pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force, including flight training, weather, social activities (such as dances and movies), and travel and tourism in England during leaves. He begins in England, with a leave in Scotland, then travels to Halifax from mid to late May 1944, returning home to Teeswater on May 30, 1944 - "Big reception by town folk." He then spent time at

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A2013.028.005 - F/O R.G. Freeman travel journal

This travel journal contains entries made by Robert ("Bert") G. Freeman, Teeswater, Ont., Flying Officer, R.C.A.F. during leave and/or travel taken at times during the period of April 20, 1944 - December 4, 1944. This overlaps with his 1944 service diary (A2013.028.005). Includes observations and experiences in Scotland and England in April 1944. Includes notes taken in April 1944 at Rhodes House during a presentation by Dr. C.K. Allen concerning democracy. Also includes notes, possibly related to issues of debate or discussion groups, such as "Are you in favour of boarding school or day school?" "A woman's place in the home?". Places noted include: Aberdeen, Oxford, Stratford, Southp