The fonds contains source material on the members of the Baker family and their activities at the start of the 20th century. It consists of an album of photographs of individuals and groups who are probably family members and friends and a postcard. Some of the photographs depict horses and farm buildings.
The fonds contains source material on the development of roads, education, and land ownership in the Municipality of Ascot from 1830 to 1890. It relates mainly to the relations of Ascot Municipal Council with residents, other municipalities (Sherbrooke, Compton, Westbury), and provincial government agencies. The fonds consists mainly of reports and notices on road and bridge construction and maintenance, produced by the local surveyor and his assistants and by the Deputy Grand Voyer. Residents' petitions, Municipal Council correspondence, and land-sale contracts are also present. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Roads and Bridges (1845-1872), Real Estate and Taxation (1831-[1881?]), Education (1846-1851), and Miscellaneous Documents ([185-?]-1891).
The fonds contains source material on the Hunting family and their activities during the nineteenth century. It consists of correspondence, compositions, an account book, a memorial notice, and a sketch. The fonds consists of the following series: Correspondance ([183-?]-[1853?]), Compositions ([184-?]), Building Plan ([18--]), Account Book (), and Memorial of May Catherine Hunting (1902).
The fonds contains source material on Edward Short and his family. It consists of an act, correspondence, biographical notes, two diplomas, and a will. The fonds is comprised of the following three files: Edward Short (1852-[190-?]), Robert Short (1857), Alice (Quirk) Siderfin ([1776?]).
The fonds contains source material on the professional activities of William Hoste Webb and the development of the Richmond and Wolfe ridings from 1850 to 1890. It consists mainly of correspondence from Webb's legal clients, his fellow parliamentarians (including George Etienne Cartier), his constituents, and his supporters. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Correspondence ([1852?]-[1884?]), Appointments (1854-1863), Life Insurance (1863), and Miscellaneous Documents ([185-?]-[186-?]).
The fonds contains source material on the management and members of the Advent Christian Church of Danville from 1857 to 1934. It consists of minutes, registrations, civil status records. The fonds is comprised of the following two files: Management (1875-1932), and Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1857-1934).
The fonds contains source material on the organization and the activities of the Way's Mills Women's Institute from 1930 to 1965. It is comprised of the following series: History (1954-[1965?], Minutes (1955-1965), Treasurer's Book (1959-1965), Programmes (1930-1932), Anniversaries (1954-1964), and Press Clippings (1945).
The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding the Jones family. The fonds contains the following series: Johannis Blass Papers (1778-1823); B. Morgan Correspondence (1924-1925).
The fonds contains an exercise book belonging to Arthur Irish, of Riceburg, a newspaper clipping regarding Sarah Bennett Irish's 99th birthday and a letter from Katherine Irish to Ruby Moore, with some information on the Schoolcraft family.
The fonds consists of a letter written on "American Sewing Machine" Stationery, Boston Mass., from Silas N. Hope to his mother, with an envelope addressed to Mrs. A. Hope, Dunham Que., and posted August 8, 1887.
The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding the Holsapple family. The fonds contains the following series: Correspondence (1879-1915); Cards (1883-1944); Envelopes (1890-1950); Envelopes (1909); Correspondence (1916-1978); Correspondence ([1879-1978)].