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Date
unknown
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
  1 image  
Date
unknown
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Reproduction Location
Binder 5A P0501
Scope and Content
One of two photographs on page. Caption reads, “Brent looking east and on the North side of track. Cedar L. on the right. The store and post office are on the other side of the coal tower.
Accession No.
1995-0060
Images
Less detail
Date
1938 - 1939
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
  1 image  
Date
1938 - 1939
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Reproduction Location
Binder 5 P0507
Scope and Content
One of two photographs on page. Photograph on left shows “Clee-track trailor - prewar 1939”.
Accession No.
1995-0060
Images
Less detail
Date
unknown
Collection/Fonds
McLachlin Bros. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
linen - ink
Size: 177 x 68
Reference No.
M015
  1 image     1 large document  
Date
unknown
Format
map
Collection/Fonds
McLachlin Bros. fonds
Description Level
Item
Reference No.
M015
Physical Description
linen - ink
Size: 177 x 68
Material Details
Scale: 1 in. = 20 ft.
Acquisition Source
Donated to the Archives by Arthur McLean in 2003. The maps were in the basement of his law firm's building on John Street. Mr. McLean's father Alan McLean took over the law firm from Arthur Burwash who was the lawyer for McLachlin Bros.
Scope and Content
Side and top view of log slide at Cedar Lake after 1892
Notes
Title supplied by Archivist
Accession No.
2004-0168
Subject Access
Maps - Slide Plan
Geographic Access
unknown
Large Documents
Less detail
Date
1938 - 1939
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
  1 image  
Date
1938 - 1939
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Reproduction Location
Binder 5A P0507
Scope and Content
One of two photographs on page. Photograph reads “Water tank for icing sleigh [haul] roads - Brent 1938”.
Accession No.
1995-0060
Images
Less detail
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
File
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
File
Fonds No.
0021
Series
1
Subseries
CED
Scope and Content
An area in Bagot Township south of McNab Township.
1. Vinyl crest with felt backing, marked “Ontario” and “Cedar Hedge”, with the Ontario coat of arms (?). Nothing is known about the origin or purpose of this crest.
Accession No.
1994 0021
Less detail
Date
1938 - 1940
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
  1 image  
Date
1938 - 1940
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Reproduction Location
Binder 5A P0506
Scope and Content
One of two photographs on page. Photograph on left shows Joe Farrell at Skidway at Brent.
Accession No.
1995-0060
Images
Less detail
Date
unknown
Collection/Fonds
White Lake Women’s Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
  1 image  
Date
unknown
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
White Lake Women’s Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Reproduction Location
Binder 6A P0691
Scope and Content
Photograph of Waba School.
Accession No.
1996-0075
Images
Less detail
Date
unknown
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
  1 image  
Date
unknown
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Reproduction Location
Binder 5A P0546
Scope and Content
One of four photographs on page of “Old slide from Rabbit Lake & Rabbit chute”
Accession No.
1995-0060
Images
Less detail
Date
1955c
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
  1 image  
Date
1955c
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Reproduction Location
Binder 5A P0549
Scope and Content
One of two photographs on page. Photograph on the left shows the narrows going into Rabbit Lake.
Accession No.
1995-0060
Images
Less detail
Date
1938
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
  1 image  
Date
1938
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Reproduction Location
Binder 5 P0515
Scope and Content
Photograph shows thousands of logs piled on ice ready for Spring Drive.
Accession No.
1995-0060
Images
Less detail
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
File
Format
textual records
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
File
Fonds No.
0021
Series
1
Subseries
WHI3
Scope and Content
File consists of:
1. Black and white photo of Maggie McNab of White Lake, with a spinning wheel outside a building. Origin unknown.
2. Colour photograph taken by Peter Hessel in the 1980s, showing the house in White Lake at the southeast corner of the intersection of White Lake Road and Burnstown Road (opposite the church). The house was then occupied by Phoebe Hunter.
3. Black and white photograph (enlargement) by Dorothy Garlough of Burnstown, taken in 1984. The photo shows a detail of the verandah of the “Fraser House” on Main Street (Front Street, later named Burnstown Road) in White Lake. It won second prize in a photo contest organized by Waba Cottage Museum.
4. Photocopy of a black and white photo showing the boathouse for the Stewart and McLachlin yachts at White Lake. The boathouse was demolished in the 1940s after which Mr. Ostler built a dance pavilion on the site (the pavilion burned down).
5. Photocopy of a page from the “Canada Directory” for 1857-1858, showing names and occupations of heads of households. The population was given as about 150. Family names: Adams, Barry, Bennet, Box, Boyle, Brown, Browne, Burlongette, Casey, Cram, Dennin, Elliot, Ferguson, Fraser [Rev.], Johnston, Kenny, Lindsay, McNab (one spelled Macnab), McAdam, McDonald, McLauchlan, McManus, McRae, Mills, Moynahem, Paris, Parkhurst, Robertson, Ryan, Stirling, Yuill. Occupations: innkeeper, shoemaker, stonecutter, general store, clerk, painter, lumber merchant, miller, plasterer, teacher, free church [minister], carriagemaker, waggonmaker, saw mill owner, landowner, farmer, constable, carpenter, postmaster, carding and fulling mill, flouring mill, stonemason, tailor.
6. Photo of a map of White Lake (original at the Ontario Archives) by H.F. Walling, dated 1863, showing Main Street, Allan Street, Fisher Street, Side Line (the road to Arnprior), and Mill Street (now John Box Street). It shows the locations for the Paris grist mill and sawmill, the Lindsay sawmill, Alexander Stirlings "shoe shop" and store, J. Cuthbert's store, D. McManus's blacksmith shop, the Presbyterian Church, the Manse (Rev. S.S. Fraser), J. McAllum's Hotel (White House), the school, and a number of residences. There are 2 copies of this photo.
7. Sketch of a map of White Lake village (source and date unknown), showing Main Street, Allan Street and Point Road, plus “Highway 2”. Scale: 1” = 1000 feet.
8. Photocopy of article in a local paper (April 20, 1933) by Ruth Fraser, “Early Days at White Lake”. Reference to John McLauchlan, immigrant from Scotland, L 15 C 3 (Alex McLeod), Thomas McLauchlan. Charles Fraser L8 C4 (son Alexander Fraser, grandson William N. Fraser). John Cunningham (from Ireland) L 11 C 5 (son John Cunningham, grandson Samuel O. Cunningham). James Cunningham. Lowlands (Clay Bank). L 2 C 7, William J. Cunningham. James Headrick (his son James Headrick, grandson Fred), L 3 C 8. Mail service, mail delivery: James Robertson (first mail to White Lake). Rural route: first mailman Michael Havey (on horseback, one trip a week): Arnprior - White Lake - Burnstown). First post office John Paris. Louise Paris. Joseph Thoms. William McNab (R.R. 1, 5th Line, daily). Ernest Box (R.R. 2, Bellamy Road 3 x a week). Post master at White Lake in 1933: John Hough. “Church Lot” (Free Church / Free Kirk) in White Lake donated by the Laird owned in 1933 by John Fraser (Allan Street / Back Street). First minister: Rev. Cunningham Simon Fraser from Scotland. The old manse: home of Alexander McNab in 1933. First blacksmith shop where “Joseph Hamilton now resides”, another owned by Michael Merriman on the “vacant lot now owned by Russell Cameron. Merriman’s Corner. Alexander Cameron “present blacksmith”. In frame house built by Adam McGonigal. Village “surveyed mostly from L 6 C 4. Allan McNab. William Lindsay, Alexander Lindsay, Gavin Lindsay. James R. Gillies (sawmill on Waba Creek on Fraser property). Robert Box. Sawmill burned in 1898, never rebuilt. Daniel Fraser. Matthew J. O’Reilly (lineman for McNab Co.) White Lake schools (3 successive buildings). Land from Robertson. First teacher: Duncan Ferguson, “present” Miss L.E. Andison in the senior room and Miss G.I. Halpenny in the junior room. Leslie Hanson, (Mrs.) William McAdam operated the hotel called Old White House. Stores: Thomas Young, William Sterling, F. Ostler, James E, Cuthbert. John Paris mill, James Paris, Colin Deacon, Jack Campbell. Cemetery: Donald Fraser gave land. Enlarged in 1932. taken care of by the Women’s Institute. Waba Cottage. John S. Box. White Lake a summer resort. Tourists, cottages. Presbyterian Church, United Church, Baptist Church, Orange Hall, (Loyal Orange Lodge) L.O.L. No. 2902. Lawn socials. [Ruth Fraser married Donald McLeod.]
9. Colour slide taken by Peter Hessel (about 1983) of a small frame house on Back Street in White Lake. The house was later demolished.
Related Material
Much information about the history of the White Lake area is contained in the books “White Lake — The Early Years” (published by the White Lake Property Owners Association in 1999) and “White Lake — The Later Years” (published in December 2000) — on our book shelves. Some of the articles from these books have been copied and inserted in the relevant files.
See Also: McNab — The Township by Peter Hessel.
Accession No.
1994-0021
Less detail
Date
c1900
Collection/Fonds
Braeside Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 cm x 8.5 cm
  1 image  
Date
c1900
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Braeside Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 cm x 8.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph found on Page 21 of Book 1 of the Braeside WI Tweedsmuirs. The photograph shows shingle piles beside railway sidings.
Accession No.
1993-0007
Images
Less detail
Collection/Fonds
Charles Macnamara fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.5 x 16.2 cm
  1 image  
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Charles Macnamara fonds
Description Level
Item
Series
2.4
Creator
Charles Macnamara
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.5 x 16.2 cm
Scope and Content
A photograph of a branchlet of white cedar. The page the photograph is found on describes an apparently unrecorded food of the red squirrel. Caption below photograph reads "Branchlet of white cedar X 6 showing wintering flower buds and where squirrel has bitten them out."
Notes
Scrap Book No. 3
Accession No.
2002-0154
Images
Less detail
Date
1955c
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
  1 image  
Date
1955c
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Reproduction Location
Binder 5A P0548
Scope and Content
One of two photographs on page. “Sloan [Watters] and Bud on Rabbit Lake Dam”.
Accession No.
1995-0060
Images
Less detail
Date
1956
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
  1 image  
Date
1956
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Reproduction Location
Binder 5B P0551
Scope and Content
One of three photographs on page of Rabbit Lake log dump.
Accession No.
1995-0060
Images
Less detail
Date
1956c
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
  1 image  
Date
1956c
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Reproduction Location
Binder 5B P0552
Scope and Content
One of two photographs on page of Rabbit Lake log dump with trucks and unidentified people on ice.
Accession No.
1995-0060
Images
Less detail
Date
1919
Collection/Fonds
White Lake Women’s Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
  1 image  
Date
1919
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
White Lake Women’s Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Reproduction Location
Binder 6A P0693
Scope and Content
Postcard of White Lake United Church and main street White Lake showing Ostler’s store and Church.
Accession No.
1996-0075
Images
Less detail
Date
ca. 1970
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Item
Reference No.
0
Date
ca. 1970
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
0021
Series
1
Subseries
WHI3
Reference No.
0
Reproduction Location
Binder 6B P0790
Scope and Content
One of two of 13 photographs in file of old house with porch on main street.
Accession No.
1994-0021
Less detail
Date
1970c
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Item
Reference No.
0
Date
1970c
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
0021
Series
1
Subseries
WHI3
Reference No.
0
Reproduction Location
Binder 6B P0791
Scope and Content
One of two of 13 photographs in file of old house with porch on main street.
Accession No.
1994-0021
Less detail
Date
1910c
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
  1 image  
Date
1910c
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Gillies Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Reproduction Location
Binder 5B P0571
Scope and Content
One of three photographs on page of timber slide before Fitzroy dam.
Accession No.
1995-0060
Images
Less detail

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