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Poster in many small pieces.

A poster in pieces

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2016 08:26 AM

By Laurel Bishop and Kieran Delaney

The Archives receives many donations, but few as intriguing as the colourful rolled-up newsprint poster brought in to us last year. The owner,...

Window with Community Archives logo.

Official opening of the new Community Archives

Posted on Saturday, April 16, 2016 12:10 PM

April 7th saw the official opening of the Community Archives in its new location at 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville, on the second floor of the Belleville Public Library. Around...

Archives Awareness Week poster, 2016

Come to see our new location

Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 09:01 AM

Next week is Archives Awareness Week in Ontario, and the Archives Association of Ontario (AAO) and the Archives of Ontario (AO) are working together to help archives share information...

Moving trucks outside former archives building.

We have moved!

Posted on Friday, March 25, 2016 09:30 AM

It has been a long process, but this week the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County moved into its new, purpose-built location inside the Belleville Public Library. Eight...

Leap Year postcard reads: This is leap year It's our turn now at

Proposing by post(card)

Posted on Friday, February 26, 2016 11:18 AM

It may seem a strange idea today, but in the 1910s there seems to have been a ready market for postcards featuring the leap year tradition of women proposing to men. In the preparations...