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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 P0692
Scope and Content
Postcard of dam at White Lake.
Notes
Duplicate of Binder 6A PO698
Accession No.
1996-0075
Images
Less detail
Date
1920c
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Item
Reference No.
0
Date
1920c
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
0021
Series
1
Subseries
WHI3
Reference No.
0
Reproduction Location
Binder 6 P0783
Scope and Content
Postcard of main street White Lake looking West.
Accession No.
1994-0021
Less detail
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
WHI7
Scope and Content
File consists of:
1. Clipping of full-page article in the Chronicle, Nov. 30, 1977, by Clyde Kennedy, entitled “Whale bones found — White Lake gravel pit was grave yard of Champlain Sea mammals”. Re the discovery (1975-77) of 11,000-year old bones of Bowhead whales and other species of whales in various locations near White Lake. Gravel pit owned by John Hanson. Allan Jones. Terry Bandy, Glen Bandy of Glasgow Station. These bones were taken to the National Museum of Natural Sciences in Ottawa. “Syne Pit” on Three Mile Bay.
2. Photocopies of the above article.
3. Photocopies of pages 1-3. McNab — The Township, regarding the White lake whales.
Accession No.
1994-0021
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Date
c1908
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Reference No.
0
  1 image  
Date
c1908
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
0021
Series
1
Subseries
WAB4
Reference No.
0
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Scope and Content
Print shows the White Lake school circa 1908.
Notes
Print taken from Wabalac manuscript
Accession No.
1994-0021
Images
Less detail
Date
unknown
Collection/Fonds
Alex Staye fonds
Description Level
Item
Reference No.
0
  1 image  
Date
unknown
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Alex Staye fonds
Description Level
Item
Reference No.
0
Reproduction Location
Binder 3C P0312
Scope and Content
View of County Road 2 and village taken from above (possibly from Church steeple). View is towards Burnstown. White Lake appears top left. Photograph could have been taken in the early 1940’s. Note on back reads, ”Road down past our house from church.”
Accession No.
1993-0015
Images
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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 P0688
Scope and Content
Photograph of main street of village looking [North], possibly taken from church steeple.
Accession No.
1996-0075
Images
Less detail
Date
1941c
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Item
Reference No.
0
  1 image  
Date
1941c
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
0021
Series
1
Subseries
WHI6
Reference No.
0
Reproduction Location
Binder 6B P0780
Scope and Content
Photograph of St. Andrew’s United Church interior.
Accession No.
1994-0021
Images
Less detail
Date
ca. 1946
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Item
Reference No.
0
  1 image  
Date
ca. 1946
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
0021
Series
1
Subseries
WHI6
Reference No.
0
Reproduction Location
Binder 6B P0781
Scope and Content
Photograph of St. Andrew’s United Church from north east corner.
Accession No.
1994-0021
Images
Less detail
Date
ca. 1946
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Item
Reference No.
0
Date
ca. 1946
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Peter Hessel collection
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
0021
Series
1
Subseries
WHI3
Reference No.
0
Reproduction Location
Binder 6B P0785
Scope and Content
Christmas greeting card with photograph of St. Andrew’s United Church inside.
Accession No.
1994-0021
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Date
1910
Collection/Fonds
Charles Macnamara fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
glass plate negative
Reference No.
C 120-3-0-0-106
  1 image  
Date
1910
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Charles Macnamara fonds
Description Level
Item
Series
10
Reference No.
C 120-3-0-0-106
Physical Description
glass plate negative
Acquisition Source
Archives of Ontario C 120-3
Scope and Content
Hunt camp at White Lake.
Notes
Previously incorrectly identified as The McNab "Waba Cottage", White Lake
Accession No.
2002-0154
Images
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Date
23 October 1910
Collection/Fonds
Charles Macnamara fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
glass plate negative and print
Reference No.
95
  1 image  
Date
23 October 1910
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Charles Macnamara fonds
Description Level
Item
Series
10
Reference No.
95
Physical Description
glass plate negative and print
Acquisition Source
Archives of Ontario C 120-3, former item number C 120-3-0-0-95
Scope and Content
Hunt camp at White Lake.
Accession No.
2002-0154
Images
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Date
23 October 1910
Collection/Fonds
Charles Macnamara fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
glass plate negative and print
Reference No.
C 120-3-0-0-96
  1 image  
Date
23 October 1910
Format
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Charles Macnamara fonds
Description Level
Item
Series
10
Reference No.
C 120-3-0-0-96
Physical Description
glass plate negative and print
Acquisition Source
Archives of Ontario C 120-3
Scope and Content
Macnamara and his friends often went on excursions around the area. Lindsay Russel, husband of Harriet McLachlin and surveyor general of Ontario from 1878-1882 is seen at extreme left of photograph. Armond Burwash is seen in centre with beard. On a trip to Pakenham, they ran into some trouble with their carriage near White Lake.
Accession No.
2002-0154
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
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Letter to Allan in White Lake from the Laird in Montreal

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Date
19 November 1845
Collection/Fonds
Gail Manson fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
4 images : colour ; digital only
Reference No.
0
  1 document  
Date
19 November 1845
Format
electronic records
Collection/Fonds
Gail Manson fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
0357
Reference No.
0
Physical Description
4 images : colour ; digital only
Conservation
Originals were unfolded, flattened, given acid-free envelopes and returned to donor.
Acquisition Source
Mrs. Gail Manson of White Lake
Scope and Content
From a description of the letter in Peter Hessel's book, McNab: The Township: 'Laird to Allan from Montreal. "Indeed it surprises me to hear that Paris and Hunter had the Dam, but it matters not to me who the Contractors are, providing the dam be properly and sufficiently done.." It appears that the Laird's lessee, Archibald Wilson, contracted with John Paris to have a new dam constructed at White Lake. The Laird showed concern for Catherine (his common-law wife, Allan's and Kitty's mother): "I was sorry to perceive that your Mother is again beginning to feel her side and sincerely do I sympathize with her, for I have suffered much from the same since coming here and may likely for some time." His Montreal physician, Dr. Beattie, had an "extensive practice and a large laboratory establishment in town" together with his partner Dr. Scott. The Laird had Dr. Beattie prepare medicine for Catherine "in the shape of pills; the only difficulty is in getting them sent up - I have also purchased some clothes and flannel" (there was no parcel post yet).
Notes
The originals were returned after scanning.
Related Material
See Peter Hessel's book, McNab: The Township for a broader history of the Laird's settlement and occupation of the area.
Accession No.
2016-0357
Documents

2016-0357_1845-11-19_toAllan.pdf

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Letter from the Laird in Montreal to Allan in White Lake

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Date
10 December 1845
Collection/Fonds
Gail Manson fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
4 images : colour ; digital only
Reference No.
0
  1 document  
Date
10 December 1845
Format
electronic records
Collection/Fonds
Gail Manson fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
0357
Reference No.
0
Physical Description
4 images : colour ; digital only
Conservation
Originals were unfolded, flattened, given acid-free envelopes and returned to donor.
Acquisition Source
Mrs. Gail Manson of White Lake
Scope and Content
From a description of the letter in Peter Hessel's book, McNab: The Township: 'Laird to Allan from Montreal. "By the papers you will see that Lord Metcalfe has left us as Governor, this will be much against me ... who the next Governor may be, God only knows." The Laird complained about his "side", but was taking the "necessary and strong medicines".'
Notes
The originals were returned after scanning.
Related Material
See Peter Hessel's book, McNab: The Township for a broader history of the Laird's settlement and occupation of the area.
Accession No.
2016-0357
Documents

2016-0357_1845-12-10_MontrealtoAllan.pdf

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Letter from the Laird in Montreal to Allan in White Lake

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Date
1 February 1846
Collection/Fonds
Gail Manson fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
4 images : colour ; digital only
Reference No.
0
  1 document  
Date
1 February 1846
Format
electronic records
Collection/Fonds
Gail Manson fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
0357
Reference No.
0
Physical Description
4 images : colour ; digital only
Conservation
Originals were unfolded, flattened, given acid-free envelopes and returned to donor.
Acquisition Source
Mrs. Gail Manson of White Lake
Scope and Content
From a description of the letter in Peter Hessel's book, McNab: The Township: 'Laird to Allan from Montreal. "I am so far satisfied at what you say that neither you nor your mother had any positive hand in that poor unfortunate Girl's act of having thrown a slur upon her family altho formerly your mother was to blame in Countenancing that fellow too much." (This was most likely a reference to the Laird's daughter Kitty. He never mentioned her again in his subsequent letters. Kitty eventually married William Yuill.) The Laird was suffering from severe rheumatism and a painful hand ("I can scarcely hold the pen"), although his "side" was better. He was waiting for Parliament to open, and until Sir Allan could "get on with my business during the session". He was still concerned about the road at White Lake, and he advised Allan to "sell the oxen for whatever they may fetch and remit me the balance after paying our excellent and worthy friend John Fisher what he has advanced". The letter closed with "warmest wishes to your Mother, yourself, John Fisher and his mother".
Notes
The originals were returned after scanning.
Related Material
See Peter Hessel's book, McNab: The Township for a broader history of the Laird's settlement and occupation of the area.
Accession No.
2016-0357
Documents

2016-0357_1846-02-01_No14MontrealtoAllan.pdf

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Letter from the Laird in Perth to Allan in White Lake

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Date
11 June 1846
Collection/Fonds
Gail Manson fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
3 images : colour ; digital only
Reference No.
0
  1 document  
Date
11 June 1846
Format
electronic records
Collection/Fonds
Gail Manson fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
0357
Reference No.
0
Physical Description
3 images : colour ; digital only
Conservation
Originals were unfolded, flattened, given acid-free envelopes and returned to donor.
Acquisition Source
Mrs. Gail Manson of White Lake
Scope and Content
From a description of the letter in Peter Hessel's book, McNab: The Township: 'Laird to Allan from Perth: "Mr. McIntosh is to be up to meet John Fisher upon Monday to remove and raise the mill for him, if he chooses he and Cameron will undertake to roof and cover the stone building, if you agree".'
Notes
The originals were returned after scanning.
Related Material
See Peter Hessel's book, McNab: The Township for a broader history of the Laird's settlement and occupation of the area.
Accession No.
2016-0357
Documents

2016-0357_1846-06-11_Perth.pdf

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Letter from the Laird in Hamilton to Allan in White Lake

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Date
24 June 1846
Collection/Fonds
Gail Manson fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
4 images : colour ; digital only
Reference No.
0
  1 document  
Date
24 June 1846
Format
electronic records
Collection/Fonds
Gail Manson fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
0357
Reference No.
0
Physical Description
4 images : colour ; digital only
Conservation
Originals were unfolded, flattened, given acid-free envelopes and returned to donor.
Acquisition Source
Mrs. Gail Manson of White Lake
Scope and Content
From a description of the letter in Peter Hessel's book, McNab: The Township: 'Laird to Allan from Hamilton on. "Sir Allan owing to the state of health of his family only arrived here two days ago. I have to get all our matters properly settled between him and I, and (have) taken the Cottage from him. He and all his family, his sisters and brothers-in-law, are most happy to see me in this quarter, and are very very kind and attentive to me. What a difference in living here than in Your Sad quarter where (with very few exceptions indeed) every Man would cut my throat if he possibly could."
Notes
The originals were returned after scanning.
Related Material
See Peter Hessel's book, McNab: The Township for a broader history of the Laird's settlement and occupation of the area.
Accession No.
2016-0357
Documents

2016-0357_1846-06-24_LettertoAllanMcNab.pdf

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Letter from the Laird in Bytown to Allan in White Lake

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Date
16 October 1846
Collection/Fonds
Gail Manson fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
4 images : colour ; digital only
Reference No.
0
  1 document  
Date
16 October 1846
Format
electronic records
Collection/Fonds
Gail Manson fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
0357
Reference No.
0
Physical Description
4 images : colour ; digital only
Conservation
Originals were unfolded, flattened, given acid-free envelopes and returned to donor.
Acquisition Source
Mrs. Gail Manson of White Lake
Scope and Content
From a description of the letter in Peter Hessel's book, McNab: The Township: 'Laird to Allan from Bytown. The Laird had advanced Allan money for boarding in Kingston. He made arrangements to have the farm in White Lake rented and expected it would be kept "in good order for five years". He sent a pair of "Indian rubber boots" for Allan's mother "which are much warmer and better for winter wear than any other", and her spectacles in a new frame. In Bytown he met his "worthy friend" Alex McDonnell and his wife. It seems that the McDonnells of Sand Point had gone to Scotland for a visit: "They went all the way to see Kinnell, and tell your mother that they saw and were perfectly delighted with poor old James McGibbon, he absolutely cried with pleasure when they gave him the news about me; they never saw so fine a place as Inchbuy - they are both the better of their jaunt".
Notes
The originals were returned after scanning.
Related Material
See Peter Hessel's book, McNab: The Township for a broader history of the Laird's settlement and occupation of the area.
Accession No.
2016-0357
Documents

2016-0357_1846-10-16_BytowntoAllan.pdf

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Letter from the Laird in Hamilton to Allan in White Lake

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Date
9 November 1846
Collection/Fonds
Gail Manson fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
4 images : colour ; digital only
Reference No.
0
  1 document  
Date
9 November 1846
Format
electronic records
Collection/Fonds
Gail Manson fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
0357
Reference No.
0
Physical Description
4 images : colour ; digital only
Conservation
Originals were unfolded, flattened, given acid-free envelopes and returned to donor.
Acquisition Source
Mrs. Gail Manson of White Lake
Scope and Content
From a description of the letter in Peter Hessel's book, McNab: The Township: 'Laird to Allan from Hamilton. He sent medicine for Catherine from Montreal. Also in Montreal he had selected some apple trees to be planted at White Lake, but they had not yet been sent. He discussed legal and financial affairs in connection with timber duties and the White Lake dam. He again discussed Allan's education in Kingston. "When in Montreal I resigned my command to government, and as a compliment was desired to appoint the office to my late regiment, and they are as follows: Government appoints the field officers (Alex. McDonnell of course Lieut. Colonel). I have appointed you Captain of the McNab Company ..." (there is a list of names for the Pakenham, Horton, Bagot and Blythfield companies).
Notes
The originals were returned after scanning.
Related Material
See Peter Hessel's book, McNab: The Township for a broader history of the Laird's settlement and occupation of the area.
Accession No.
2016-0357
Documents

2016-0357_1846-11-09_Hamiltonpg1.pdf

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