The Archival Collection is comprised of the primary records of individuals, families and organizations typically from the local area and working in support of our Niagara Book Collection. These records can include diaries, correspondence, photographs, legal documents, original maps, sketches, reports and much more ranging from the earliest settlement of the Peninsula to the present time.

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  • Brass Name Plates 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    Two engraved brass plates. The first plate is engraved with "Mr. and Mrs. Percy Carruthers Band, Hewlett, Long Island". The second plate is engraved with "Mr. and Mrs. Percy C. Band send best wishes for Christmas and the ...
  • Key for the Oak Chest 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    The key is 4 1/2 cm long and is attached to a gold cord ending in a burnt orange tassel.
  • Silver Jubilee Hinged Tin from Cadbury 

    Unknown author (1935)
    A box commemorating King George V's silver jubilee in 1935.
  • Cardboard Box from Pascall Chocolate Animals of London 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    The box contained the chocolate elephant.
  • Mother of Pearl and Amber Handle Interlocking Knife and Fork 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    The blade on the knife is printed "Balboa". The knife and fork fit into eachother. There is some rust on the blade and marks on the handle. The knife and fork each measure 18cm. When they are joined they measure 19cm.
  • Mallard Duck Feathers 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    These feathers are enclosed in an envelope which has "Sam D. Woodruff, Water Commissioner, City" written on the front.
  • Association of Major Power Consumers in Ontario records, 1975-1989 

    Cameron, Chantal (2015-07-22)
    This archive is part of the larger Ontario Editorial Bureau Fonds (OEB) housed at Brock University. The records contain information about the Association of Major Power Consumers in Ontario (AMPCO). The bulk of the ...
  • Last Will and Testament - Samuel DeVeaux Woodruff 

    Unknown author (1902-08-02)
    Last Will and Testament of Samuel DeVeaux Woodruff received by the central office in Nov. of 1906 and April 1907. In pencil it is written that the document is from Aug. 2, 1902.
  • Letters of Administration - Estate of Isabel Woodruff 

    Unknown author (1902-03-29)
    Letters of Administration dated March 29, 1902 in the estate of Isabel Woodruff instrument no. 2344. This is accompanied by a letter stating the validity of these papers (2 copies of the letter of validity), April 16, 1902.
  • Last Will and Testament - John Picard 

    Unknown author (1882-07-03)
    Last Will and Testament of John Picard of the township of Niagara. He leaves his land which consists of part of Lot 113 in the township of Niagara to Annie Mariah Steel. The executors are John Stevens and Gilbert Anderson. ...
  • Last Will and Testament - Richard Woodruff 

    Unknown author (1872-06-15)
    Last Will and Testament of Richard Woodruff of St. Davids. This is a printed copy which is unsigned, June 15, 1872.
  • Last Will and Testament - David Clow 

    Unknown author (1839-09-12)
    Last Will and Testament (copy) of David Clow of the Township of Stamford. Richard and William Woodruff are listed as executors. Attached to this will is a document stating that this is a true copy of the will, Sept. 12, 1839.
  • Notice of Will - James Middough 

    Unknown author (1839-08-03)
    Notice regarding the late James Middough that anything concerning his will is granted to William Woodruff and Richard Woodruff (merchants) executors of the will, August 3, 1839.
  • Last Will and Testament - Angus Shaw 

    Unknown author (1809-05-09)
    Last Will and Testament of Angus Shaw of Montreal. He leaves his possessions to Marjory Shaw, his wife; children of his sister Marion (wife of Duncan McDougall) and his nieces who are daughters of his deceased sister ...
  • Probate of Last Will and Testament - William Smith 

    Unknown author (1856-01-20)
    Probate of Last Will and Testament of William Smith of the township of Lincoln. Mr. Smith was a farmer. His goods and chattels are left to his children and grandchildren. The document was registered May 9, 1865 - ...
  • Last Will and Testament - Deborah Clow 

    Unknown author (1851-11-26)
    Probate of the Last Will and Testament of Deborah Clow of the Township of Stamford. Richard Woodruff is the executor. Deborah bequeathed 1/2 of 63 acres of land in Stamford to her friend William Woodruff of St. Davids. ...
  • Last Will and Testament - James Senior 

    Unknown author (1832-08-06)
    Last Will and Testament of James Senior of Niagara Township leaving all his goods and chattels and part of Lot 94 in Niagara Township to his friend, Richard Woodruff, August 6, 1832. There are three names listed as ...
  • Letter of Administration to William Woodruff 

    Unknown author (1828-10-20)
    Letter of administration from Lewiston, New York to William Woodruff. William Woodruff is granted the right to dispose of the goods and chattels of John Woodruff (deceased).
  • Certificate of Baptism - Percy Carruthers 

    Unknown author (1936-04-05)
    Certificate of Baptism for Percy Carruthers, the son of Charles and Jessie Band who was baptized at St. George's Church, St. Catharines, April 5, 1936. There are no sponsors listed, it simply reads "adult".
  • Certificate of Baptism - Margaret Elizabeth Woodruff 

    Unknown author (1935-06-14)
    Certificate of Baptism for Margaret Elizabeth Woodruff, the child of Percy Carruthers and Margaret Julia Band who was baptized at St. George's Church, St. Catharines, June 14, 1935. The sponsors listed are: Maude Band ...

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