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This Series consists of a list of books available for research in the AMBA reading room. The books are not available to sign out of the Archives. It will be updated with new acquisitions on an ongoing basis. The books are arranged geographically and by theme into the following categories: Arnprior, McNab Township, Lanark County, Carleton County, Renfrew and Renfrew County, Logging, Miscellaneous Reading and WWI and WWIIXXX ARNPRIOR: 1. 100 Years on a Handshake: The Lively History of M. Sullivan & Son Limited 1914-2014 by Brian Hannington 2. A Short History of the Arnprior High School 1865-1922 by A.D.H. Ross 3. Arnprior & the Upper Ottawa Valley (pamphlet by Arnprior Museum c.1980) 4. Arnprior Centennial 1862-1962 5. Beautiful Arnprior by Pat & Rosemary Keough 6. Grace St. Andrews Church 1840-1990 by H. Lang-Runtz 8. I Remember by Ronald McNab- 2nd copy in vault 9. Mighty Fine Bread & Fancy Pastry by Kathryn Boys & Peter Hessel 10. The Arnprior Story by Leo Lavoie 11. The Church on the Hill, A History of St. John Chrysostom Parish by Leo J. Lavoie 12. The Lady’s Slipper – Spring 2004 Volume 19, No. 1 Macnamara Feature 13. The Town of Arnprior Celebrates 125th Anniversary 1862-1987 14. Walking in Hope , Alec Ross 15. Arnprior Marble – From the Cemetery to the Senate by Dave and Mary Forsyth 16. McNab by R.A. Jeffrey 18. McNab by David Mulholland 19. Arnprior Curling Club 1868-1993 - 125th Anniversary Record McNAB TOWNSHIP: 1. Braeside Women’s Institute Tweedsmuir History Volume 1 1946-1947 2. Burnstown Remembered by Margaret Robertson - 2nd copy in vault 3. Burnstown United Church 1849-1999 by Irene Robillard 4. Castleford Women’s Institute Tweedsmuir History 1913-1986 (copy) 5. Diamond Jubilee of St. Andrew’s United Church, White Lake 1881-1956 6. History of the Settlement of the Township of McNab by D.C. McNab 7. Kinsmen by Percival J. Cooney 9. Local Government in McNab Township 1842 - 1997 – the Councils of McNab compiled by Neil Stewart 10. McNab by R.A. Jeffery 11. McNab by David Mulholland (fiction) 12. McNab Settlers 1825-1841, compiled by Neil Stewart 14. McNab - The Last Laird by Roland Wild 15. McNab - The Township by Peter Hessel 16. Pioneer Life in McNab Township January 1833 attributed to Andrew Russell 17. Sand Point Ontario 1824-1994 by Dalton Appleby (photocopy) 18. The Last Laird of MacNab by Alexander Fraser (reprinted 1974) 19. The Two Decanters by Duncan Clark M.D. 20. The United Church of Canada Castleford 1933 – 1983 compiled by Doris Humphries 21. White Lake – The Early Years by the White Lake Property Owners Association 22. White Lake –The Later years by the White Lake Property Owners Association LANARK COUNTY: 1. A Pioneer History of the County Lanark by Jean S. McGill 2. Almonte Faces and Places 1880-1980 compiled by Almonte Centennial Committee 3. In Search of Lanark by Carol Bennett and D.W. McCuaig 4. Montague - A Social History of an Irish Ontario Township 1783-1980 by Glen Lockwood 5. Mount Pakenham by Gordon S. Wilson 6. Pakenham - Ottawa Valley Village 1823-1860 by Verna Ross McGiffin 7. Pakenham - Ottawa Valley Village 1860-1900 by Verna Ross McGiffin 8. The Canadian Mississippi River by Hilda Geddes 9. The Snedden Saga From Lanarkshire to Lanark County by Marilyn Snedden 10. The Lanark Society Settlers 1820-1821 by Carol Bennett 11. Directory of the township of McNab CARLETON COUNTY: 1. A Brief Account of the Late Conflagration Near Ottawa August 17 1870 published by the Huntley Township Historical Society 2. Beyond our Memory- A History of Fitzroy Township edited by Karen Lewis Runtz 3. Carp – 60 Years Ago by Ella Blair 4. Fitzroy Township Centennial Flashback 1867-1967 by Fred Sadler 5. Huntley in Black & White published by the Huntley Township Historical Society 1993 6. Kinburn 180 Years in the Making by Jim Armstrong 8. March Past published by March Township Council 1972 9. Marshall’s Bay to 1991 by Margaret Ham 10. The Origins and Early History of Carp Village by Bruce S. Elliott 11. The Romance of Fitzroy Harbour by Fred Sadler 12. Three Score Years and Ten 1925 by Erskine Rivington 13. Carleton Saga by Harry and Olive Walker 14 Faith of Our Fathers by the Right Rev. Robert Jefferson & Leonard Johnson RENFREW AND RENFREW COUNTY: 1. A History of Calabogie by Alfred Clark 2. Along the Madawaska: A history of the townships of Griffith and Matawatchan 3. Bonnechere Provincial Park, Management Plan 4. Calabogie, timber, Trains & tourists by Irene Robillard 6. Cobden, Then and Now 1849-1989 by George A. Wallace 7. Eighty Years of Memories in Renfrew County by R.A. Stewart 8. Founding Families of Admaston, Horton & Renfrew Village by Carol Bennett 9. Foy Provincial Park, Management Plan 10. Golden Jubilee, A History of Renfrew South WI 1913 – 1963, Renfrew Advance 11. History of Township of Ross by Herbert Ross 12. Horton, the Story of a Township by Doris & Campbell Humphries 13. Index Horton –McNab Presbyterian, Baptism & Marriage Registers 1841-1883 14. Les Fraser’s Renfrew by Leslie Johnston Fraser 15. Lochwinnoch 100 Years of Rural Church History 1894-1994 (2 copies) 16. Main Street Renfrew - Short Stories, compiled by Olga Lewis 17. Men of Affairs – Obituaries, compiled by Olga Lewis 18. Renfrew Fires, Directories, Stores, Voters List, compiled by Olga Lewis 19. Renfrew Reminiscences, compiled by Olga Lewis 20. Springtown Reflections by Irene Robillard 21. Springtown Reflections Genealogical Supplement by Irene Robillard 22. St. Gabriel’s Memory Book Springtown Ontario by Carol McCuaig 24. The Eganville Leader- INDEX to Reflections of a Century 25. The Eganville Leader- Reflections of a Century 26. The Renfrew Millionaires by Frank Costentino 28. The Story of Renfrew, 1820-1928 by W.E Smallfield, Rev. Robert D. Campbell. D. Sc. 29. The Story of Renfrew, Heritage , edited by Carol Bennett, Juniper Books 30. Notes on the History of Renfrew County, by Mrs. C. Price & Clyde C. Kennedy 31. St. Francis de Sales Parish Latchford Bridge, 100th Anniversary 1903-2003 32. Wardens of Renfrew County by Carol Bennett 33. The Black Donald Story by Rita Quilty 34. Life Along the Opeongo by Joan Finnigan 35. Pembroke Past, an Illustrated History by Jack de la Vergne 36. Renfrew County People and Places by Carol Bennet 37. The Admaston Heritage Book by Carol Bennett and the Balsam Hill Women’s Institute 38. The Founding Families of Bagot, Blythfield, and Brougham by Carol Bennett 39. The founding Families of Grattan and Wilberforce by Carol Bennett 40. The founding Families of Bromley Township by Carol Bennett 41. Pembroke: a Glimpse Into the Past by Jackie Ryan Patterson 43. Centennial Harpooner 1881-1981, Renfrew Collegiate Institute 44 Wiskey and Wickedness #4 by Larry D. Colton 45 On Stoney Ground by Beenda Lee-Whiting 46 Harvest of Stones by Brenda Lee-Whiting 47 In Search of the K & P by Carol Bennett 48 Old Kilaloe by George M. Green 49 Geographical Names of Renfrew County by A. Rayburn 50 Valley Irish by Carol Bennett, D.W. McCuaig 51 The Renfrew County Directory (including a complete directory of Pembroke Town, Arnprior and Renfrew Villages) UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY: 1. A Forgone Fleet: A Pictorial History of Steam-Driven Paddleboats on the Ottawa River by Andre E. Lamirande and Gilles S. Seguin 2. Along the Trail with Ralph Bice in Algonquin Park – Edited by Barry L. Penhale 3. Destination Algonquin Park – Tracks to Cache Lake the Highland Inn by Donald J. Beauprie 4. Early Days in Algonquin Park by Ottelyn Addison 5. Finnigans Guide to the Ottawa Valley by Joan Finnigan 6. Giants of Canada’s Ottawa Valley by Joan Finnigan 7. Heart and Soul by Steve Evans 8. I come from the Ottawa Valley by Joan Finnigan 9. Matawatchan – A Glance of the Past by Elmer T. Strong 10. Pioneer Reminiscences of The Upper Ottawa Valley Commemorating Triple Centennial Years of St. John The Evangelist Church Eganville Ontario 11. Spirits of the Little Bonnechere – A History of Exploration, Logging and Settlement 1800-1920 by Roderick MacKay 12. The Algonquin Nation – The Algonquins of the Ottawa Valley by Peter Hessel 13. The Back Forty by Steve Evans 14. The Broad Valley of the Ottawa by Bernie V. Bedore 15. The Ottawa by William E. Greening 16. The Ottawa Valley Portfolio by Pat & Rosemarie Keough 17 The Ottawa Valley’s Great Fire of 1870 by Terrence M. Currie 18. The Road Home – Images of the Ottawa Valley by Steve Evans 19. The Upper Ottawa Valley to 1855 by Richard M. Reid 20 The Upper Ottawa Valley by Clyde C. Kennedy 21. This Ottawa Valley of Mine, Mac Beattie 22. Up the Line - More Portraits of the Ottawa Valley by Steve Evans 24 William E. Logan 1845 Survey of The Upper Ottawa Valley 24 Joe Lake Reminiscenses of oa Park Ranger'sd Daughter by H. Eleanor Wright LOGGING: 1. A Celebration of Herb Shaw & Sons Limited 1847-1997 by Lisbeth Shaw-Cullen and Lisa Shaw-Verhoek 2. A Hundred Years A-Fellin 1842-1942 by Charlotte Whitton 3. Algonquin Harvest – The History of the McRae Lumber Company by Robert D. McRae 4. Artifacts and Remnants of 200 Years of Lumbering in the Ottawa Valley Vol I by John D. Dunfield 5. Artifacts and Remnants of 200 Years of Lumbering in the Ottawa Valley Vol II by John D. Dunfield 6. Illustrations of Lumbering photographs of the Ottawa Valley by John D. Dunfield 7. Logging Days in Blind River – A Review of the Event’s That Established a Town by Carl Kauffmann 8. Lumber Baron Homes and Associated Facilities in the Ottawa Valley by John D. Dunfield 9. Lumber Kings & Shantymen – Logging and Lumbering in the Ottawa Valley by David Lee 10. Ontario’s Old Growth - A Learners Hand book by Mark Stabb 11. Proper Felling Techniques (pamphlet) a publication of the Forest Products Accident Prevention Association 12. The Feasibility of Establishing a Lumberman’s Museum in the National Capital and an Overview of 200 Years of Lumbering and Forestry in the Ottawa Valley by John D. Dunfield 14. The John R. Booth Story by C.F. Coons 15. The Lumber Jacks by Donald MacKay MISCELLANEOUS READING: 1. 100 Years – Ottawa and The Valley by Harry J. Walker 2. A Month of Sundays – A Visit to 70 Churches in the Ottawa Valley by Lloyd C. Morrison 3. Carlow Township - Before the Memories Fade by: Senior Citizens of Carlow Township 4. Exploring Our Heritage by V. Ivonoffski and S. Campbell 5. For Home and Country - Centennial History of the WI of Ontario by Linda M. Ambrose 6. From Ottawa with Love – Glimpses of Canada’s Capital Through Early Picture Postcards by Peter D.K. Hessel 7. Good for What Ails You by Jim Cameron 8. Historic Hastings by Gerald E. Boyce 9. Looking Back: Pioneers of Bytown and March - Nicholas Sparks and Hamnett Kirkes Pinhey by Naomi Slater Heydon 10. Marchmont by James S. Gilchrist 11. Ontario’s History in Maps by R. Louis Gentlecore and C. Grant Head 12. Ottawa Waterway – Gateway to a Continent by Robert Legget 13. Scarey Tales from the Ottawa Valley by Joan Finnigan 14. Some of the Stories I told You Were True by Joan Finnigan 15. Tell Me Another Story by Joan Finnigan 16. The Ancestors are Arranging Things, Noreen Kruzich 17. The City Beyond by Bruce S. Elliot 18. The McCabe List – Early Irish in the Ottawa Valley by Bruce S. Elliott 19. The National Capital Region Towns and Villages 20. The Ottawa Country by C.J. Bond 21. The Story of Ontario Agricultural Fairs and Exhibitions 1792-1967 published by the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies 22. The Uniforms and History of the Scottish Regiment by Major R.M. Barnes 23. View From the West Hill by Mary Cook 24. Walking in Hope – Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul 1961-2006 by Alec Ross 25. Whiskey and Wickedness Volume 5 by Larry D. Cotton 26. Whiskey and Wickedness Volume 6 by Larry D. Cotton WWI and WWII 1. A Nursery of the Air Force by W. Brian Costello 2. After the War by Jean Bruce 3. Baptism of Fire – The Second Battle of Ypres and the Forging of Canada April 1915 by Nathan M. Greenfield 4. Canadian Forces Base Petawawa - The First Century 1905-2005 by Andrew Iarocci 5. Canadian Welcome Home Medals 1899-1945 by George A. Brown 6. Ontario & the First World War 1914-1918 by Barbara M. Wilson 7. Shock Troops – Canadians Fighting the Great War 1917-1918 Volume Two by Tim Cook 8. The 1916 Experience - Verdun and the Somme by Julian Thompson 9. The Canadian Forestry Corps – Its Inception, Development and Achievements by C.W. Bird and Lieutenant J. B. Davies (copy) 10. The Experience of World War I by J.M. Winter 11. The Lost Generation of Mississippi Mills: WWI Casualties published by the North Lanark Historical Society 12. They Shall Not Grow Old – A Book of Remembrance by Less Alison and Harry Hayward 13. We Were There NORMANDY Eyewitness Battlefield Stories edited by Hal Buell 14. WWII Scrapbook – Moir Family 1993-0005 (copy) 15. Royal Canadian Navy HMCS Arnprior Castle Class Corvette 1944-1946 16 Pembroke,A Glimpse Into the Past by Jackie Ryan Patterson
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Some of the books listed in the Scope and Content have also been documented at the item level and normally provide an index for that particular book.
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