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)
Kathryn Bellamy re Camp Merrywood, Perth, Ont.: speech given by Kathryn to Rotary Club, Colborne, Ontario re Camp Merrywood, ca. 1971; Camp Merrywood postcards (2); correspondence to Kathryn from Sue Willson, Camp Merrywood, 1971; Ontario Society for Crippled Children Camp Counsellors’ Manual, 1971; two Camp Merrywood Senior Boys [newsletters], 1970, 1971; album of photographs (ca. 90) pertaining to Camp Merrywood (1968-1969), Queen’s University Circle K Conference (1970s); Jack Miner’s Sanctuary, (1970s), etc.
Catherine Hennessey: autograph book, 1881-1882; small book titled “Daily Food for Christians”, n.d. with inscriptions “To Our Dear Friends Mr. & Mrs. Mutton, Xmas 1883” and “Kate Mutton, Shiloh, Ont. 1900”; probate of will, 1923; Wedding invitation, memorial cards, death notices of several Mutton and Hennessey family members, 1917-1936 (Note: accompanying notes in the folder explain relationships) Outsized drawing, located in Large Materials Cabinet – Drawer 54: “Catherine Hennessey (nee Mutton), b. 1849, d. 1932 in Northumberland County. Mother of Beatrice B. Allen (nee Hennessey), grandmother of Ruth C. Bellamy (nee Allen)” (note: this outsized piece is exquisitely drawn and the facial area has been coloured slightly; the piece appears to have been purposely beveled outwards from the centre, i.e. only the outer edge meets a flat surface)
Bellamy family genealogy: includes family trees and lists of names and dates; memorial cards, death notices, newspaper clippings, correspondence (Note: some information pertaining to the local area is found throughout)
Miscellaneous items: - postcards: West gate entrance to Algonquin Park; Oshawa hospital; King Street East, looking West, Oshawa, Ontario - newspaper clippings - Maps: Dominion of Canada and Adjacent Regions; prepared by Natural Resources Intelligence Service, Dept. of the Interior, Ottawa, n.d. Township of Murray in the County of Northumberland; Province of Ontario Office of Public Roads and Highways, n.d. [1915?] Township of Brighton in the County of Northumberland; Province of Ontario Office of Public Roads and Highways, 1915 Also, rolled maps (located in Map Cabinet – Drawer 13): Road Map of the United Counties of Northumberland & Durham, 1924 Road Map of the County of Victoria, 1950 Road Map of the County of Lennox & Addington, 1950
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)