1. Black and white photo presumably of Harry Walker (date, place?);
2. Booklet, “100 Years Ottawa and the Valley, a Backward Glance from Centennial Year” (reprint of a series of articles under the same heading, published in the Ottawa Journal, January-March 1967). Those articles relevant to the Arnprior/McNab area reprinted in this book are referred to elsewhere in the Peter Hessel Fonds.
Note: Most of the information in the following articles about McNab came originally from the book, “The Last Laird of McNab” by Dugald C. McNab.
3. Photocopy of an article by H.W. in the Ottawa Journal under the heading of “Tales of the Valley”, in 1963. No. 26: “‘The McNab’ Social Lion in Toronto Drawing Rooms”.
4. Series of 10 articles by H.W. in the Ottawa Journal, dated November 17 to March 9, 1983 under the heading “Tales worth telling twice”. They all deal with the “Last Laird of McNab” and are based on the book, “The Last Laird of McNab” by Dugald C. McNab. They were originally published in 1936 and reprinted in 1983.
5. Clipping of an article by H.W. in the Ottawa Journal (1967) under the heading “100 Years — Ottawa and the Valley”, entitled “Year of the Deep Snow, 1869 set Valley Record”. Reprinted in Walker’s booklet (see item 2).
6. Clipping of an article by H.W. in the Ottawa Journal (1967) under the heading “100 Years — Ottawa and the Valley”, entitled “Settlers Defy Chief McNab and Force his Deposition”. Reprinted in Walker’s booklet (see item 2).
7. Photocopy of an article by H.W. (Ottawa Journal, date?) with heading: Ottawa Valley Days, “Access to Madawaska Fastness Won at Historic Palaver”. Sand Point, locomotive called “H.H. Abbott” pulled the first train into the village. Alexander Macdonell and his brothers. Roddy’s Point. Janet Young, Agnes Young. John Young. “Hostile” Golden Lake Indians.
8. Photocopy of an article without author’s name, Arnprior, Oct. 29 (year?), possibly by H.W., entitled “Drew on Clergy Reserve Fund for McNab Twp. Town Hall”. Bylaw 114 found in the old abandoned township hall in Stewartville. List of settlers and their occupations in McNab assessment roll of 1847.
9. Article without author’s name (place, year?), possibly by H.W., entitled “Timber Duties Paid for Lavish Living”.