0.3 cm of textual records, 4 b&w photos, 1 col. photo, and 4 fire insurance plans.
Donated by Edna Carey, former president of the Arnprior and District Historical Society, in March 1995, August 1995 and June 1998.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of several items:
1. Two black and white photographs: one of the Burnstown Bridge in 1941, and one of logs on Waba Creek in 1941.
2. Newspaper clippings, one of the 1933-34 students and staff of the Arnprior District High School, and one of a full-page article about Arnprior in the Ottawa Citizen of September 21, 1946, entitled “Strike-free Arnprior Happiest Ottawa Valley Community”.
3. Fire insurance plans: 2 copies of McLachlin Bros. Saw Mills and Lumber Yards, August 1905, by Chas E. Goad, Civil Engineer, Sheet #259, #1 and 2 copies of McLachlin Bros. Saw Mills and Lumber Yards, August 1905, by Chas E. Goad, Civil Engineer, Sheet #259, #2, showing west and east yards. 4. 1979 school photo of Philip Powell who was the first President of the Arnprior and District Historical Society.
5. Four black and white photos show the construction of the skating and curling rink on Elgin Street circa 1905. This building was located where a condominium building now stands a block west of Arnprior Town Hall on the south side of the street.
Previously, Charles E. Goad Fire Insurance plans were protected by copyright and were not to be reproduced in any form without written permission from the Insurance Advisory Agency. Phone 905-474-7389. In 2019, they were determined to be in the public domain with their copyright expired.
Accruals are expected.
Other fire insurance plans may be viewed in Accession #1993-0005 and 1996-0067.