Alex Staye was a prominent figure in Arnprior and McNab Township. He was a successful businessman who operated a number of enterprises including the school bus line that served most of McNab Township. He was very heavily involved in the preservation and promotion of local history and served on a number of related committees in this capacity. He was also involved with the promotion of hockey in Arnprior.
Donated by the Alex Staye estate in 1993 and 1994
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of one scrapbook containing clippings and ephemera concerning Waba cottage, the Laird of McNab and the 150th anniversary in 1975 of the founding of the township in 1825. There are also photographs of celebrations in McNab 1967, a museum display and logging photographs. Photographs are described at the item level.
Additional material transferred in 1994 accession to McNab Township collection.
See Also: Accession #1993-0014 McNab Township Heritage and Museum Committee
See Also: Accession #1997-0087 Alex Staye and Willard Campbell at Ploughing Match in Richmond, ON.