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Date
1933c
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
book
Size: 19 x 30
Reference No.
M002
Date
1933c
Format
map
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Series
5
Reference No.
M002
Publication
Arnprior Public Works; Robt. J. Riddell
Physical Description
book
Size: 19 x 30
Material Details
Scale: unknown
Scope and Content
Book containing plans showing sewers and connections on each street. Plans are by street and there are many plans in book. Sometimes size of pipe is given.
Notes
Date obtained from loose sheet listing info on the 18 inch sewer on Hugh Street - dated Sept 14, 1933 Title supplied by Archivist
Accession No.
1997-0083
Subject Access
Maps - Sewer Plan
Geographic Access
Arnprior
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Date
1925c
Collection/Fonds
Handford Studio collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
positive of scanned negative
  1 image  
Date
1925c
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Handford Studio collection
Description Level
Item
Series
9.2
Creator
A.L. Handford
Physical Description
positive of scanned negative
Scope and Content
Pipe band marching down Raglan St. Renfrew. In the background is the sign for the Renfrew Mercury, which is situated beside the Post Office.
Accession No.
2008-0233
Images
Less detail
Date
Unknown
Collection/Fonds
Charles Macnamara fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w Dufaycolour negative
  1 image  
Date
Unknown
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Charles Macnamara fonds
Description Level
Item
Series
7
Creator
Charles Macnamara
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w Dufaycolour negative
Scope and Content
Dufaycolour negative of Monotropa uniflora known as "Indian Pipe". It is now also known as ghost pipe or ghost plant.
Accession No.
2002-0154
Images
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Pipe Band on Raglan Street Renfrew - 2 images

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Date
1925c
Collection/Fonds
Handford Studio collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
positive of scanned negative
  2 images  
Date
1925c
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Handford Studio collection
Description Level
Item
Series
9.2
Creator
A.L. Handford
Physical Description
positive of scanned negative
Scope and Content
Pipe band marching down Raglan St. Renfrew.
Accession No.
2008-0233
Images
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Date
c1937
Collection/Fonds
White Lake Women’s Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 cm x 14 cm
  1 image  
Date
c1937
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
White Lake Women’s Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 cm x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph shows White Lake United Church and Ostler's store.
Accession No.
1996-0075
Images
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Collection/Fonds
Arnprior District Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12.5 cm
  1 image  
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Arnprior District Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12.5 cm
Scope and Content
A photograph of Russel Street in winter. Caption on back reads "Russel Street looking towards Dave Cunningham's house."
Accession No.
1993-0005
Images
Less detail
Date
unknown
Collection/Fonds
Reference Material
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
binder
individual pages are photocopies, size: 21.5 x 28
Reference No.
M011
Date
unknown
Format
map
Collection/Fonds
Reference Material
Description Level
Item
Series
2
Reference No.
M011
Physical Description
binder
individual pages are photocopies, size: 21.5 x 28
Material Details
various
Scope and Content
Binder contains a map for each township in Renfrew County. At the front, there is a map of the entire county showing ethnic regions, as well as a map showing counties in Ontario. Most township maps are from a larger map, although there are others.
The lots and concessions are shown, as well as roads, towns, waterways, and railways. The maps may be used in conjunction with the land records.
Accession No.
9999-9999
Subject Access
Maps - Lot Plan
Geographic Access
Renfrew
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Date
1854 - 1936
Collection/Fonds
McLachlin Bros. fonds
Description Level
Series
Date
1854 - 1936
Format
map
Collection/Fonds
McLachlin Bros. fonds
Description Level
Series
History / Biography
In 1852, Daniel McLachlin bought the water power at the mouth of the Madawaska and 400 acres of property at Arnprior where the Buchanan Brothers had once operated a grist mill and lumber mill. He rebuilt the mill and dam in 1853, had the village of Arnprior surveyed in 1854 and steadily expanded his operation. Prior to this, Daniel had been in partnership with his brother Hugh in Bytown (Ottawa), where they operated a store and grist mill. Early records also show that Daniel and his brother William delivered a raft of white pine timber to the firm of William Sharples and Sons (Quebec) in 1835. McLachlin’s original mill in Arnprior was water-powered and contained one upright saw. McLachlin cut one board at a time from the square timber taken from the abundant supply of white pine and red pine along the banks of the Madawaska river. Eventually, a circular saw was added to the operation and when the Brockville and Ottawa Railway reached Arnprior in 1864, McLachlin was ready to supply the American market with sawn lumber. In 1865, a new mill (No. 1) called “the big water mill” was built and the area around the mill was cleared for laying railway track and piling lumber. By June 1866, this new mill was in full operation and construction of Mill No. 2 called “the little mill” took place in 1867. McLachlin owned timber limits along the Coulonge, Petawawa, Kippewa, Black and Madawaska rivers. Annual output at this time was about twenty-five million feet of lumber and square timber, with an approximate value of half a million dollars. In 1869, at the age of 59, Daniel McLachlin retired, leaving the business to his sons John H. McLachlin, Claude McLachlin and Hugh F. McLachlin. This is when the partnership known as McLachlin Brothers was formed. Daniel McLachlin and John H. McLachlin both died in 1872, leaving brothers Claude and Hugh Frederick to run the business. A year before Daniel McLachlin’s death, a steam-powered mill (No. 3) was built along the southern shore of the Ottawa river, east of the Madawaska. This mill burnt September 10 1875 but was rebuilt and enlarged in 1882. Mill No. 4 was erected further east along the Ottawa river ten years later. By 1893, the Ottawa, Arnprior & Parry Sound railway came through Arnprior which ensured transport to the expanding southern market. In 1897, with the decline of the world economy, McLachlin Bros. offered the mills and extensive timber limits for sale by public auction through Russell House in Ottawa. Apparently, there were no buyers and the firm survived. In 1912, Dan McLachlin (son of H. F and grandson of Daniel) was responsible for running the family business when his father passed away. Unfortunately, by the early 1920’s the firm was in decline and the mills ceased operation in 1929. Mill No. 2 operated again to saw logs for shipment to the J.R. Booth Company between 1936-1938. Dan McLachlin became involved with other business ventures including the Dye & Chemical Co. Ltd. and the Metallic Manganese Company until his death in 1954. Biographical Sketches Various sources list the birth date of Daniel (christened Donhuil) McLachlin as 1810, while research by descendent Hugh F. McLachlin (b. 1907) lists 1809 as his date of birth. All sources agree that he was born in the Township of Rigaud, near Pointe-Fortune, Quebec to parents Hugh McLachlin and Janet McLean who emigrated from Kilmallie Parish, West Scotland in 1802. Daniel was one of 13 children (8 girls, 5 boys) born between 1795 and 1820. Daniel began working with his younger brother William in the timber trade around Pointe-Fortune in the mid 1830’s. In 1837, he married Maria Harrington and moved to Bytown (Ottawa) which was the centre of lumbering activity on the Ottawa river. He bought extensive lumber limits along the Madawaska and Indian rivers. He was the first to erect a saw mill and grist mill at the Chaudiere falls. He was also a general merchant at this time with his brother Hugh until 1855. Daniel McLachlin changed his name from McLachlan at an early point in his life but the exact date in unknown. When Daniel McLachlin moved his family to Arnprior in 1857, they lived in a stone house called “the hill” which overlooked the Ottawa river. Early photographs in the Macnamara collection show intricate hedges, extensive lawns and decorative gardens surrounding the house. Maria and Daniel had 8 children; 2 girls and 6 boys between 1838 and 1854. Twins Jessie and William arrived in 1838. William died at the young age of 7 while Jessie lived until the age of 82. She married Jack Usborne, son of a successful lumberman from Fort Colounge, Quebec. Harriet McLachlin was born in 1840. She married Lindsey Russel, a McLachlin Bros. employee in 1862, and died in 1924. Hugh Frederick was born in 1843. He and his wife Mary Champney married in 1879 and lived with their 11 children in the stone house his father had built. H. F. McLachlin died in 1912, leaving his first-born son Daniel (b. 1881 d. 1954) to run the McLachlin Bros. business and support a large, extended family. John McLachlin lived between 1845 and 1876. Not much is known about his life or death. Daniel McLachlin (the younger) was born in 1848 but died one year after his brother at the age of 29. Claude, the last born son of Maria and Daniel McLachlin was born in 1854. He married two sisters, Norma and Mabel VanCortland and died in 1904. Daniel McLachlin is acknowledged as the “founder” of Arnprior. He was responsible for its growth through the expansion of his mills and the hiring of hundreds of men to work in the bush and on the river drive each spring. A plan of the village by provincial land surveyor John A. Snow dated June 17th 1854, shows a timber slide and one mill on the east side of the Madawaska and lots laid out between Madawaska and Ottawa streets on the west side. Another plan done in 1885, shows the expansion of the village to twice the original size. McLachlin was known for his benevolence towards his employees and contributed to the social and political life of the town. He was elected as MPP for Bytown in 1851 but did not run again in 1854. He returned to politics in 1867 when he was acclaimed as Member of Parliament for South Renfrew. He retired from politics and the lumber business in 1869 and died February 6th, 1872.
Acquisition Source
These maps were 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
Series consists of 39 maps. Each individual item has been described separately in this database. 60 other maps were also donated by Art McLean in 1996
Access Restriction
Several maps in this fonds are in very poor condition. Please handle with extreme care.
Reproduction Restriction
No photocopying. Photographic copying permitted.
Related Material
See also: Daniel McLachlin fonds 1993-0011 See also: Art McLean fonds 1996-0067 See also: Daniel McLachlin (Texas) fonds 1999-0157 See also: Arnprior & District Museum collection 1993-0005 - Miscellaneous Documents #25, #26, #27 (Crown land grants in McNab township with free access to Madawaska River) and others - Miscellaneous Document #43 (Real estate book of Daniel McLachlin 1873) - McLachlin Family Series (various documents) - Lumbering In the Valley (1924 thesis of George H. Cole) See also: Charles Macnamara fonds 2002-0154 See Also: Inventory of The McLachlin Papers F 209 at the Archives of Ontario
Accession No.
2004-0168
Less detail
Collection/Fonds
Reference Material
Description Level
Series
Format
map
Collection/Fonds
Reference Material
Description Level
Series
Series
2
Scope and Content
The Reference maps collection includes maps of various townships in Renfrew County and Counties in Ontario. Several Reference maps are useful to family history researchers trying to locate land holdings of their ancestors.
Notes
All but the Outreach Kit's maps have documented at the item level.
Accession No.
9999-9999
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Plan of Water Lots in the Ottawa River in Front of Lot 27, Concession IV Township of Fitzroy

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Date
1915
Collection/Fonds
Charles Macnamara fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
paper, ink
Size: 23 x 36
Reference No.
M017
Date
1915
Format
map
Collection/Fonds
Charles Macnamara fonds
Description Level
Item
Series
3.1
Reference No.
M017
Creator
Charles Macnamara
Physical Description
paper, ink
Size: 23 x 36
Material Details
Scale: 8 Chains = 1 inch
Scope and Content
Hand drawn survey by Ontario Land Surveyor J. W. Pierce registered in Pembroke Ontario April 16 1915. Soundings made March 22 1915.
Accession No.
2002-0154
Subject Access
Maps - Lot Plan
Geographic Access
Fitzroy
Less detail
Date
ca. 1980
Collection/Fonds
John Smith fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 35mm Kodachrome slide
Reference No.
068
  1 image  
Date
ca. 1980
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
John Smith fonds
Description Level
Item
Reference No.
068
Creator
John Smith
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 35mm Kodachrome slide
Scope and Content
Colour photograph of the Arnprior water tower.
Accession No.
2017-0363
Images
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Plan of Water Lots in the Ottawa River in front of Lots 1-6, Conc. C & D, Township of McNab

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Date
1912
Collection/Fonds
McLachlin Bros. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
blueprint on woven backing
Size: 161 x 80
Reference No.
M010
  1 image     1 large document  
Date
1912
Format
map
Collection/Fonds
McLachlin Bros. fonds
Description Level
Item
Reference No.
M010
Publication
surveyor, Pierce OLS
Physical Description
blueprint on woven backing
Size: 161 x 80
Material Details
Scale: 1 in. = 4 chains
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
Shows various reserves along edge of Ottawa River, from Dochert Creek to Pocket Bay in Fitzroy Twp, and reserves on.Madawaska River. Shows wharves, some sawmills, and various McLachlin properties
Accession No.
2004-0168
Subject Access
Maps - Lot Plan
Geographic Access
McNab
Large Documents
Less detail
Date
1822-1987
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Series
Physical Description
62 maps
Date
1822-1987
Format
map
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Series
Fonds No.
0021
Series
3
Physical Description
62 maps
History / Biography
Peter Hessel (1931-2020) was an author, journalist and translator by profession. He was instrumental in establishing the Arnprior & District Archives in 1993.
Scope and Content
The maps in this series are described at the item level.
Accession No.
1994-0021
Geographic Access
Ontario
Scotland
McNab
McNab/Braeside
Canada
Denbigh
Renfrew
Upper Canada
Lower Canada
Pembroke
Lochwinnoch
Burnstown
White Lake
Pakenham
Ottawa Valley
Sand Point
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Date
1952
Collection/Fonds
Graham Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; digital only
  1 image  
Date
1952
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Graham Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; digital only
Scope and Content
Photograph shows Julie Graham playing with a Great Dane in backyard at Harriet Street. Photograph was taken in March of 1952.
Accession No.
1993-0012
Images
Less detail

McNab Township - Built-Up Areas (4 small maps)

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Date
unknown
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
photocopy
Size: various
Reference No.
M019
Date
unknown
Format
map
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
0021
Series
3
Reference No.
M019
Physical Description
photocopy
Size: various
Material Details
Scale: 1 in. = 1000 ft.
Scope and Content
Small maps of Mansfield, Rhoddys Bay, Sandy Beach, Sandy Hook, and Staye Subdivision. Gives street names in each built-up area, as well as CPR track, highways, Dochart Creek.
Notes
Origin from an unknown map of McNab Twp. 4 sheets of paper in total.
Accession No.
1994-0021
Subject Access
Maps - Road
Geographic Access
Mansfield
Rhoddy's Bay
Sandy Beach
Sandy Hook
Staye Subdivision
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Date
ca. 1910
Collection/Fonds
Charles Macnamara fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mounted photograph : b&w ; 7.25 x 10 cm
  1 image  
Date
ca. 1910
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Charles Macnamara fonds
Description Level
Item
Series
2.3
Creator
Charles Macnamara
Physical Description
1 mounted photograph : b&w ; 7.25 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing Charles Macnamara playing a pipe. Caption on back reads " C. Mac. in the cabin playing his pipe."
Notes
Scrap Book of Prints #4.
Accession No.
2002-0154
Images
Less detail
Date
1858-1958
Collection/Fonds
Renfrew County Land Records
Description Level
Series
Physical Description
56 plans of various sizes and years.
Date
1858-1958
Format
map
Collection/Fonds
Renfrew County Land Records
Description Level
Series
Series
2
Creator
Renfrew County Land Registry
Physical Description
56 plans of various sizes and years.
Physical Condition
The maps have been removed from their wooden frames, where applicable, and have been cleaned using Absorene, a paper and book cleaner.
History / Biography
On February 20, 2010, the Archives received 56 plans from the County Land Registry Office.
Scope and Content
This series contains the maps received from the Renfrew County Land Records. These were for the southern portion of the county and are arranged alphabetically by municipality.
These maps are described indivdually at the item level in the database.
Accession No.
2003-0161
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Tracing the Lines: Eastern Ontario and West Québec Railway History in Maps

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Publication Date
2019
Creator
Gilhuly, Brian
Subject
Railways
TRACING THE LINES Eastern Ontario & West Québec Railway History in Maps by Brian Gilhuly © 2015 - 2016 Brian Gilhuly Cover photograph © Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives About the cover picture: This is a
  1 document  
Publication Date
2019
Creator
Gilhuly, Brian
Subject
Railways
Language
English
Format
electronic records
Documents

Tracing the Lines: Eastern Ontario and West Québec Railway History in Maps

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Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
File
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
File
Fonds No.
0021
Series
1
Subseries
JOH
Scope and Content
This file consists of:
1. Clipping of article from Chronicle-Guide (1996?) entitled “More than 130 years of history on John Street” by Jennifer McNichol about Tierney building at sw corner of John and Madawaska Street. Photos of John Street in the 1930s, building (built in 1865) being demolished (destroyed by fire in November 1995), 1865 marker.
2. Letter by Sperry Gyroscope Ottawa Ltd. to Town of Arnprior, dated March 5, 1956, with proposal and plans for a municipal parking lot on John Street. Addressed to W.F. Frieday, Town Engineer.
Accession No.
1994-0021
Less detail
Date
ca. 1980
Collection/Fonds
John Smith fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 35mm Kodachrome slide
Reference No.
065
  1 image  
Date
ca. 1980
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
John Smith fonds
Description Level
Item
Reference No.
065
Creator
John Smith
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 35mm Kodachrome slide
Scope and Content
Colour photograph of Elgin Street
Accession No.
2017-0363
Images
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