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  • Woodruff Home in St. Davids
    Text       Article about moving a historic house built by Woodruff family in St. Davids to Caledon Hills by a new owner Douglas Doerr from Toronto. Newspaper clipping. Unknown publication. From Armstrong family collection.
    Text     Article about moving a historic house built by Woodruff family in St. Davids to Caledon Hills by a new owner Douglas Doerr from Toronto. Newspaper clipping. Unknown publication. From Armstrong ...
  • Tributes to William Armstrong from Grape Growers' Association and the Niagara Historical Society
    Text       Newspaper articles with reports on meetings of the Niagara Grape Growers Association and the Niagara Historical Society in 1921. Both organizations paid tributes to William Armstrong who passed recently. Scrapbook sheets with newspaper clippings mounted on black paper; Unknown publication.
    Text     Newspaper articles with reports on meetings of the Niagara Grape Growers Association and the Niagara Historical Society in 1921. Both organizations paid tributes to William Armstrong who passed recently. Scrapbook ...
  • Collapse and Demolition of Falls View Bridge
    TextImageNewspaper       Newspaper clippings with black and white photographs of the Falls View Bridge in Niagara Falls after its collapse in 1938. Scrapbook sheets measuring: 24 x 25, 15 x 30 and 25 x 30cm.
    TextImageNewspaper     Newspaper clippings with black and white photographs of the Falls View Bridge in Niagara Falls after its collapse in 1938. Scrapbook sheets measuring: 24 x 25, 15 x 30 and ...
  • Activities of Women's Institute in Queenston during the First World War.
    TextImage  Niagara Falls Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada)     Scrapbook sheet with newspaper articles relating to Queenston, published by Niagara Falls Review. Undated.
    TextImage  Niagara Falls Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada)   Scrapbook sheet with newspaper articles relating to Queenston, published by Niagara Falls Review. Undated.
  • The Bloor Building, Toronto
    TextImageNewspaper       Article about the Bloor Building designed by N. A. Armstrong Co., Ltd., and located at Bloor Street West at Bay Street; with 3 black and white photographs of: Detail of Entrance; Second Floor Shops showing Corridor Display Window; Entrance hall. Also two architectural drawings by N.A. Armstrong Company Ltd. Two ...
    TextImageNewspaper     Article about the Bloor Building designed by N. A. Armstrong Co., Ltd., and located at Bloor Street West at Bay Street; with 3 black and white photographs of: Detail of ...
  • Commerce and Transportation Building, Bay and Front Streets, Now Nearing Completion
    TextNewspaper  The Mail and Empire (1895-1936), June 28, 1928     Article about construction a new Commerce and Transportation Building at Bay Street at Front Street West, Toronto. It was designed by N. A. Armstrong Co., Ltd., and constructed by the Carswell Construction Co. [Unfortunately demolished 1986] Description under the architect's drawing: "Coach and bus terminals are to find a place ...
    TextNewspaper  The Mail and Empire (1895-1936), June 28, 1928   Article about construction a new Commerce and Transportation Building at Bay Street at Front Street West, Toronto. It was designed by N. A. Armstrong Co., Ltd., and constructed by the ...
  • Unique summer house at Queenston
    TextImageNewspaper  The Globe, 1909     Newspaper article, in series "Men, Women and Events", about an unique summer house standing on the lawn of a Niagara River fruit farm in Queenston and made of historic wheels. With a photograph of this construction with members of Armstrong family standing at the side of it. Stained newspaper clipping ...
    TextImageNewspaper  The Globe, 1909   Newspaper article, in series "Men, Women and Events", about an unique summer house standing on the lawn of a Niagara River fruit farm in Queenston and made of historic wheels. ...
  • Laura Secord's Story
    TextImageNewspaper  ONIGARA [Dorothy Walsh], The Globe     Newspaper article about Laura Secord by ONIGARA (Dorothy Walsh) with her drawing of her Laura Secord's Queenston home [copied from Mrs. Currie's book on Laura Secord]. Newspaper clipping on a page of scrapbook measuring 26 x 10 cm. Undated. With handwritten "Dorothy Walsh" on a margin. From Armstrong family collection.
    TextImageNewspaper  ONIGARA [Dorothy Walsh], The Globe   Newspaper article about Laura Secord by ONIGARA (Dorothy Walsh) with her drawing of her Laura Secord's Queenston home [copied from Mrs. Currie's book on Laura Secord]. Newspaper clipping on a ...
  • Busy On Eve Of Birthday Toronto Woman, Aged 93, Recalls Knowing Royalty
    TextImageNewspaper       Newspaper photograph and article about Mrs. Mary Elizabeth MacQueen, religious women living in Toronto who knew Queen Victoria and Kaiser Wilhelm II. At some point of her life she worked for Armstrong family. Newspaper clipping, on a page of scrapbook, measures 33 x 10 cm. Unknown publication. At the bottom ...
    TextImageNewspaper     Newspaper photograph and article about Mrs. Mary Elizabeth MacQueen, religious women living in Toronto who knew Queen Victoria and Kaiser Wilhelm II. At some point of her life she worked ...
  • Advocates Preservation Of Historical Buildings
    Text       Newspaper articles about preserving historical buildings and local history using as an example the Public Record Office in London. Two newspaper clippings on a page of scrapbook measuring 22 x 18 cm. Undated but with handwritten "1932" on a margin. Unknown publication. From Armstrong family collection.
    Text     Newspaper articles about preserving historical buildings and local history using as an example the Public Record Office in London. Two newspaper clippings on a page of scrapbook measuring 22 x ...
  • Mr. David M. Walker
    Text  Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada19141005)     Article about Mr. David M. Walker, who was one of the first teachers on the original staff of the Niagara Falls Collegiate Institute, published in a local paper in series "Eighty Years or More". The school opened its doors, November 1st, 1893, with three teachers, Miss Fitzgerald, Mr. Walker and ...
    Text  Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada19141005)   Article about Mr. David M. Walker, who was one of the first teachers on the original staff of the Niagara Falls Collegiate Institute, published in a local paper in series ...
  • Rev. Dr. Workman states his views
    TextNewspaper       Newspaper clippings with two reports on a trial of Rev. Dr. Workman against Wesleyan Theological College in Montreal for dismissing him from his professorship at the college on the grounds that his teachings were unorthodox. The two principal allegations against him being that he denied the virgin birth and the ...
    TextNewspaper     Newspaper clippings with two reports on a trial of Rev. Dr. Workman against Wesleyan Theological College in Montreal for dismissing him from his professorship at the college on the grounds ...
  • University of Toronto Faculty of Arts, Fourth Year, 1933
    TextNewspaper  The Globe, 6 Jun 1933     Newspaper announcement of successful students after examinations of the Fourth Year in the Faculty of Arts at University of Toronto in 1933. Highlighted name of Miss D. D. Walsh. Newspaper clipping measuring 37.5 x 25.5 cm.
    TextNewspaper  The Globe, 6 Jun 1933   Newspaper announcement of successful students after examinations of the Fourth Year in the Faculty of Arts at University of Toronto in 1933. Highlighted name of Miss D. D. Walsh. Newspaper ...
  • Cherished Sheepskin is Won By More Than 600 Graduates
    TextNewspaper       Newspaper article about graduation ceremonies and procession at University of Toronto. Unknown publication. Undated but probably 1933 as Robert Douglas Falconer (1909-1996)graduated in 1933. Newspaper clipping, mounted on greyish paper, measures 19 x 10 cm.
    TextNewspaper     Newspaper article about graduation ceremonies and procession at University of Toronto. Unknown publication. Undated but probably 1933 as Robert Douglas Falconer (1909-1996)graduated in 1933. Newspaper clipping, mounted on greyish paper, ...
  • Huge, 107-year-old Cornerstone of Lewiston Academy Will Become Part of New Village Monument
    TextNewspaper       Newspaper article about making the original stone (laid by Masonry on the Niagara Frontier in 1824) and a small amount of surrounding masonry into a permanent monument in the village park on the site of the former academy in Lewiston, NY. Newspaper clipping (on a page of scrapbook) measures 22.5x ...
    TextNewspaper     Newspaper article about making the original stone (laid by Masonry on the Niagara Frontier in 1824) and a small amount of surrounding masonry into a permanent monument in the village ...
  • A Pioneer Honoured - Thomas Ellis Armstrong
    Text       Newspaper article about a gift for Thomas Ellis Armstrong from his associates in The Bell Telephone Company Commemorating Forty Years of service, and a surprise party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Armstrong, Carleton Place, on Thursday evening, Jan. 10th, 1924. Newspaper clipping measures 25 x 6 ...
    Text     Newspaper article about a gift for Thomas Ellis Armstrong from his associates in The Bell Telephone Company Commemorating Forty Years of service, and a surprise party at the home of ...
  • Col. George Ross is laid to rest
    Text       Newspaper article with details of funeral of Col. George Ross (former General Superintendent of Postal Services for Canada) in St. Andrew's Church in Toronto. Newspaper clipping measuring 20.5 x 5.5 cm. Unknown publication. Undated. With handwritten note: "First cousin of Mrs. H.H. Walsh". From Armstrong family collection.
    Text     Newspaper article with details of funeral of Col. George Ross (former General Superintendent of Postal Services for Canada) in St. Andrew's Church in Toronto. Newspaper clipping measuring 20.5 x 5.5 ...
  • A Splendid Work Inaugurated by Women's Institutes
    Text       Newspaper article about preserving local history and role played by the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario through their Committee on Historical Research and Current Events. Newspaper clipping (on a page of scrapbook) measures 33 x 10 cm. Undated but with handwritten "1932" on a margin. Unknown publication. Mentioned ...
    Text     Newspaper article about preserving local history and role played by the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario through their Committee on Historical Research and Current Events. Newspaper clipping (on ...
  • Ruth Agnew's Marriage To William Gould Armstrong
    Text       Newspaper article announcing details of Ruth Agnew's Marriage to William Gould Armstrong at Hart House Chapel (University of Toronto). Newspaper clipping measuring 29 x 10 cm. Unknown publication. Undated. From Armstrong family collection.
    Text     Newspaper article announcing details of Ruth Agnew's Marriage to William Gould Armstrong at Hart House Chapel (University of Toronto). Newspaper clipping measuring 29 x 10 cm. Unknown publication. Undated. From ...
  • Observations and suggestions by Niagara Tourist at Palm Beach
    Text       Newspaper article by Arthur D. Armstrong of Queenston how to improve park design and park facilities in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Newspaper clipping (measuring 35.5 x 16 cm) mounted on thin onion skin paper. Unknown publication. Undated. From Armstrong family collection.
    Text     Newspaper article by Arthur D. Armstrong of Queenston how to improve park design and park facilities in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Newspaper clipping (measuring 35.5 x 16 cm) mounted on thin ...
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Queenston Collection


Queenston Collection includes an extensive historical material from the area collected by Jean Huggins.