• W.P. Howland letter, 1890

      1 letter dated 12 November 1890 from W.P. Howland of the Welland Mills, Thorold, to Joel Misener, Esq. of Wellandport, Ont.
    • Wakeman Burritt fonds, 1807-1814

      Cameron, Chantal (2013-05-14)
      Fonds consists of correspondence between Wakeman Burritt and his business associates, as well as receipts and documents concerning the shipping vessels Brig Cannon, Brig Eunice, Brig Sampson, and several other vessels. Reference is made in some documents to the effects of politics on commerce, most notably the Embargo Act of 1807 and the War of 1812. The correspondence consists of 53 letters, 40 of the letters being addressed to Wakeman Burritt, with the remaining 13 letters being retained copies of letters written by Burritt to Samuel Cannon. There are also 17 letters written to Burritt by LeGrand Cannon of Norwalk, CT. The remaining letters to Burritt consist of two letters from his wife Grace Burritt, and other business associates, including Thomas Andrews, Stephen Arnold, Ezra Burr, Talcott Burr, Talmon Burr, Wm. M. Betty & Co., Samuel Cannon, Edward Jessup, Hugh Knox, Jonathan Meigs, Samuel Morehouse, Stephen Morehouse, W & B St. John, Oliver Sherman, Anthony Stow, and Ogden Richards Weldon. The shipping vessel material includes 52 documents concerning Brig Eunice, 27 documents for Brig Sampson, 14 documents for Brig Cannon, and 18 miscellaneous documents for vessels such as the Schooners Maria, Hope, Nassau, and Henry, Sloops Fox and Sally, and the Brig Diana and Emeline. The documents include receipts for piloting into port, for wharfage, and for supplies and repairs, as well as lists of disbursements, freight lists, and payments made to men working on the ships.
    • Walker Brothers Quarries Limited fonds, 1975, 1980-1981, 1984, 1987-1989

      Goul, Jen (2010-11-08)
      This archive contains materials relating to the Walker Brothers Quarries Limited. The bulk of the materials are correspondence, meeting minutes and media releases. The materials have been kept in original order, except where noted.
    • War of 1812 Newspaper Collection, 1800-1820

      Cameron, Chantal (2018-04-24)
      The collection contains American, British, and Canadian newspapers published around the time of the War of 1812. Many of the issues report on the events of the War. News items concerning events in the Niagara region have been noted and summarized. Articles concerning General Isaac Brock, Tecumseh, and John Norton (Mohawk Chief) have also been noted.
    • War of 1812 Officer’s Letter

      Adams, Anne (2019-09-25)
      The letter is 2 pages and is a handwritten letter on both sides of an 9 ½ by 7 ¾ single folding sheet.
    • Warrant for widow's pension for Mrs. Elizabeth Saunders, 1815

      Adams, Anne (2019-08-01)
      A printed blank addressed to John McGill regarding a widow's pension from the Government of Upper Canada.
    • Warren Hartman fonds, 1970, 1972-1996, 1998, n.d.

      Adams, Anne (2012-06-04)
      The textual materials of the Warren Hartman fonds includes Mr. Hartman’s Curriculum Vitae, clippings, correspondence, slides, plays, programs, memorabilia and posters.
    • Water and Sewer Service Report, Thorold Township, 1928

      Williams, Edie (2010-04)
      Two reports, two survey plans, two lists (one handwritten)
    • Welland Canal historical print series, 1984

      Cameron, Chantal (2017-08-08)
      Contains four colour prints of the Welland Canal. The prints were created by artist Anton (Tony) Akkerman and produced as an Ontario Bicentennial project by the St. Catharines Standard. The prints include the Lake Schooner “York” locking through the first Welland Canal at Port Dalhousie, ca. 1840; the propeller “Asia” downbound in the second Welland Canal at Port Colborne, ca. 1880; a typical canaller steaming through the third Welland Canal aqueduct at Welland, ca. 1925; and the bulk freighter “Canada Marquis” approaching the flight locks of the fourth Welland Canal at Thorold, 1984.
    • Welland Canal Lantern Slide Collection, 1914-1931, n.d. (non-inclusive)

      Adams, Anne (2017-02-07)
      72 8x10 cm. lantern slides and 1 10x12 cm. sheet negative
    • Welland Canal/St. Lawrence Seaway Authority fonds, 1826-1880, 1905-1951

      Cameron, Chantal (2012-09-17)
      Fonds consists of 3 books of leases for the second and third canals and feeder canals, 1905-1951; 2 books of indentures, the first labeled “Register A—1826-1852”, and the second labeled “Register B—1841-1880”; 1 journal of deeds, contracts, leases, awards, bonds, mortgages and letters in Welland Canal Office, 1826-1860; 1 book of survey of lands appropriated to the use of the Welland Canal Company, 1826-1837; 3 Welland Canal books, 1826-1860s containing survey maps and records concerning the construction and route of the First and Second Welland Canals; 1 book of the Second Welland Canal: Channel Improvements, Filling and Grading for Thorold, Merritton, and St. Catharines, by R.K. Kilborn & Associates Ltd., 1959; 1 book of the Second Welland Canal: Concrete Conduits & Misc. Grading—Towns of Thorold and Merritton, by R.K. Kilborn & Associates Ltd., 1958-1959; 1 book of sketches of the Welland Canal—Operations and Maintenance, 1953, 1966, undated; and photocopied plans of the Welland Canal (loose pages), 1837-1845, 1872, 1882, 1908, 1950.
    • The Welland Canals Foundation Fonds 1839-1990, n.d. (non-inclusive)

      ; Goul, Jen and Anne Adams (2010-11-03)
      This archive contains materials relating to the Welland Canals Foundation, Honourable William Hamilton Merritt and the St. Catharines Historical Society and Museum. The bulk of the materials are correspondence, meeting minutes and media releases. The materials have been kept in original order, except where noted. The title reflects the organization and designation used by the donor.
    • Welland Canals Preservation Association Fonds, 1977-1990, n.d.

      Adams, Anne (2017-06-02)
      The textual material of the Welland Canals Preservation Association consists of administrative records, clippings and awards that document the activities of this association. Also included are:1 trophy, 1 plaque, 18 slides, 9 photos and 5 videotapes.
    • Welland Canals Society fonds, 1979-1991

      Cameron, Chantal; Adams, Anne; Williams, Edie (2010-09-24)
      Fonds consists of records and other material accumulated by the Welland Canals Society. Fonds includes reports, guides, surveys and studies, Board minutes and Executive Committee Minutes, newspaper clippings and administrative files. Fonds also includes slides, photographs, transparencies and 1 cassette tape.
    • Welland County Industrial Home fonds, 1888-1947

      Cameron, Chantal (2016-07-12)
      Two ledgers of the Welland County Industrial Home (also known as the Welland County Home or the poorhouse). The first ledger is a record of inmates, 1921-1934, and includes names of inmates, ethnic origin, marital status, birthplace, date of birth, occupation, parent’s names and birthplaces, religion, and the names and addresses of relatives. The other ledger is a burial register, September 1888-July 1947, and includes the names of deceased inmates, the date of death, age, cause of death, place of interment, and grave number.
    • Welland County Records, 1961-1989

      Cameron, Chantal (2012-03-26)
      The records include material on the Welland County Fair, the Welland Festival of Arts, the Welland Optimist Club, the Welland County Hospital Campaign, the last session of the Council of the County of Welland and the unveiling of a historic plaque at Welland Mills. The bulk of the collection is correspondence and media releases. This archive is part of the larger Ontario Editorial Bureau fonds (OEB) housed at Brock University.
    • Welland Postcards, 1906, 1909

      Adams, Anne (2019-08-07)
      2 black and white postcards
    • Wesley B. Turner Papers, 1797-2013, n.d. (non-inclusive)

      Adams, Anne (2017-03-24)
      Research papers used by Wesley B. Turner
    • Wesley Park Advocate, Niagara Falls, 1885

      Williams, Edie (2010-03)
      1 clipping in 8 pieces