Ken and Ruth Bellamy wedding scrapbook (married 30 June 1947): includes wedding invitation; bridal shower and wedding cards; correspondence; newspaper announcements; honeymoon mementos; also 25th anniversary cards (Note: many items have become loose in the scrapbook)
Ken and Ruth Bellamy marriage certificate (2); also “Marriage Book;” “The Bride’s Book;” a copy of “Harmony in Marriage” received from Reverend J.E. and Mrs. Anderson; and a “Miniature Canadian Calendar” dated 1947
Letters written by Ken Bellamy while overseas during World War II (1940-1945) and sent to his parents, Charles and Olive Bellamy, and his sister, Violet Jones (nee Bellamy); also, Canadian Army discharge certificate, 1945 Postcards sent by Ken Bellamy to his mother, Olive Bellamy, 1940-1943 Greeting cards, generally sent by Ken to his parents (some are dated 1939-1941) Ontario Department of Education “Collegiate Institutes, High Schools and Continuation Schools of Ontario” certificate issued to Ken Bellamy, 30 June 1932
Miscellaneous items pertaining primarily to Ken Bellamy: School and church records: - school (1934); - church (1950-1955): includes a notebook containing Salem United Church minutes (1955) and records of sales of gladiola bulbs (1956-1960) Personal telephone directories with contact information of friends and acquaintances Greeting cards Single issue of The Normarac, July 1973, Cobourg, Ontario (includes picture of Ken Bellamy) Photograph of Grafton Patrol Garage, July 1965 Photographic reproduction of Elgin Chamberlain, a “friend of Ken Bellamy in his elder years” Lists pertaining to the funeral of Ken Bellamy (d. January 13, 2007) “Ken’s story book” (pages from children’s book); also The House That Jack Built, published on linen, n.d. (poor condition), and Dere Mable: Love Letters of a Rookie by E. Streeter (note: these materials were received in a bundle associated with Ken Bellamy)
Materials relating to teaching career plus other miscellaneous documents, 1930s-1950s (i.e. pertaining to teaching in Morganston, Frankford, and Napanee, Ontario); newspaper clippings; contracts and certificates; photographs (4); correspondence; greeting cards; Teachers’ College Peterborough 50th anniversary invitation (1903-1958); two pins inscribed “Federation of Women Teachers” and “Peterborough Normal School” (1938-1939); pamphlet titled “What They Eat to be Fit is Good for the Health of all Canadians”, n.d.
Materials relating to teaching career while at South Cramahe Public School. Includes class and staff photographs (4): Grade 8 class photo 1967; Grade 7-8 class 1969; Grade 8 1969-1970; images of teaching staff included; South Cramahe Public School yearbooks, 1968, 1971. Also letters and notes to the teacher, and newspaper clippings.
Letters received from Phyllis Pegg (nee Paul), 1946-1979 (Note: Phyllis and Ruth met in the late 1940s while teaching together in Napanee, Ontario and became life-long friends); also obituary for Phyllis’s husband Scott Pegg, 1985; wedding invitation to Phyllis’s son’s wedding, 1987