Holy Bible (brown in colour) which belonged to J.S. Cairnduff (Auburn: Published by Alden, Beardsley & Co., Rochester: Wanzer, Beardsley & Co., 1851). Interspersed are marriage, birth, and death records for names such as Cairnduff, Yarwood, Tait, and Wilson, dates ranging 1826-1937. Inside is a newspaper obituary for Manley Cairnduff, who died at age 29 in Bobcaygeon.
Photograph album (red velvet) containing 14 photographs identified as members of the Cairnduff and Tait families, Charles Crowe, and Queen Victoria; a fringed double-sided Christmas greeting card; a T. Beall business card (copyright 1876) with Stanley Cairnduff noted on the reverse; a calling card from Mary Vera Renonf; a calling card from Charles N. Lowey.
Letter: S.T. Medd, North Bramshott Camp, near Liphook, Hants, England, to his wife, Estelle, whom he addresses as “Stell,” 28 November 1915. He describes the camp and living conditions and writes about family matters.
Letter: William Thompson (Smith Creek [Port Hope], District of Newcastle) to his uncle in England, 23 January 1819
Letter: [John or William Thompson], Smith Creek or Port Hope, to an Aunt [in England], 31 January 1820
Letter: Thomas Medd, England, to his brother Robert Medd, Smith’s Creek (Port Hope), Upper Canada, 21 June 1821. Also, a postscript from “loving father and mother, J. & M. Bletcher” addressed to their son, Joseph Bletcher
Letter: Thomas Medd, [England], to his brother Robert Medd, Cavan, Upper Canada, 2 April 1827, via Joseph Bletcher at Fawk and Websters, Smith Creek, Township of Hope.
Letter: June 10, 1916: S.T. Medd to Mrs. Medd, discussing the problem of mail going astray. Gives new address, Strathcona House, Canadian Cavalry Depot, Army Post Office, London, England. Property prices in Peterborough and possible population shifts. Is pleased to have been transferred back to the calvary.
Kenneth & Martha Kidd Wedding photograph, 9 October 1943, Toronto