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Room in early stages of being built.

New location: site progress

Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 12:56 PM

Work is continuing on the Community Archives' new home within Belleville Public Library. In August the contractors had just started to work on the reading room area

Today, the...

Lantern slide of Bronze Turkeys

Just in time for Thanksgiving

Posted on Friday, October 09, 2015 03:40 PM

The Archives received these turkeys this week. They are part of a collection of lantern slides which were used to teach Agriculture and Science classes at Belleville Collegiate...

Mystery scrapbook

In search of Alice

Posted on Thursday, October 08, 2015 04:14 PM

One of the things archivists get exercised about is the importance of 'original order'. This is the idea that the arrangement of records by their creator has significance to our...

Thurlow Township Hall

Knee deep in records

Posted on Tuesday, October 06, 2015 09:27 AM

As we look forward to taking up new quarters in the Belleville Public Library, we take a backward glance at the Thurlow Town Hall, home to the Hastings County Historical Society...

Concrete being poured into the Belleville Public Library building

New location: floors going in

Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2015 08:11 AM

This morning the progress on the Community Archives' new home in Belleville Public Library became visible from the outside of the building, as concrete for the new floors was poured...