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Index to Historic Kingston

Historic Kingston is the journal of the Kingston Historical Society, ISSN 0440-9191, which started publication in 1951. Our catalogue holding is available here. We also hold the Mika bound edition of Volumes 1 - 10, catalogued here.

 

VOLUME 60 2012
  • Cover Image: Parish House, 1822, architect William Fraser (now the main branch of the Kingston Public Library, Bagot and Johnson Streets). Photo and drawing by J. McKendry. Postcard from J. McKendry
  • “Treat Them as a Nation” Sir John A. & the French Fact in Canada by Graham Fraser
  • Kingston’s Wartime Shipbuilding Industry, 1939–1945: An Update by James Pritchard
  • The Heritage Quilt Collection by Alicia Boutilier
  • Unravelling the Histories of the Sir John Johnson House & the Parish House by Jennifer McKendry
  • The Many Lives of James Douglas, 1837 – 1918 by Herwart H. Helmstaedt
  • The End of Sir John A. Macdonald as a Symbol of Canada by Yves Y. Pelletier
  • The Story behind the Constantine Collection by Peter C. Ginn & Elizabeth Ginn Fyon
  • An Album of Images from the Constantine Collection by Alicia Boutilier
  • Municipal Mantras, Myths & Musings by C. Richard Tindal
  • The Kingston -- Cairo Connection: Adventures in Egypt by Mark Trumpour
VOLUME 59 2011
  • Cover Image: Carl F. Schaefer. View of Kingston Penitentiary, Portsmouth, 1948. Oil tempera on panel (Agnes Etherington Art Centre)
  • Sir John A.'s Women by Charlotte Gray
  • Reflections on René-Hippolyte Laforce and the British Campaign of 1759 by David More
  • Work Hard, Play Hard: The Making of a Nurse in Kingston, 1890-1970 by Paul Robertson
  • The War of 1812: A Wolfe Island Perspective by Barbara Wall-LaRocque
  • Portraits, Prizes and History by Julian Brown
  • John A. Macdonald & Naval Defence by William Glover
  • The Naval Monument in Navy Memorial Park by Hugh Segal
  • The Chancellor Richardson Memorial Fund: What Makes a Community by Brian S. Osborne
  • A Happy Partnership: The Chancellor Richardson Memorial Fund and the Agnes Etherington Art Centre by Dorothy M. Farr
  • 1760 The Forgotten Year by Robert J. Andrews
  • Ready, Aye, Ready - At Last! The History of the HMCS Cataraqui by Chris Varley
VOLUME 58 2010
  • Cover Image: Kingston from City Hall 1869-1874
  • Sir John A.'s Lessons for the Liberal Party of Canada by Thomas S. Axworthy
  • History of the RCHA 1855 to 1938 by Mike Boese
  • "Agreeably surprised and more than pleased": The Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph, the Hotel Dieu Hospital, and Regiopolis College by Rodney G.S. Carter
  • The St Lawrence Seaway: 50 Years and Counting by D'Arcy Jenish
  • George Lilley's Photographs and the Public Life of Water in Kingston by Jamie Linton
  • John A. Macdonald and Kingston Voters by Ged Martin
  • Why Wolfe Island Is in Canada by D'Arcy Jenish
  • Energy, Shrewdness and Integrity": Robert Drummond in Kingston, 1828 - 1834 by Bruce Cossar
  • Early Images of Kingston and Area from Local Archives by Paul Banfield, Rodney G.S. Carter, Jeremy Heil, Danielle Hughes and Shelley Respondek


VOLUME 57 2009
  • Cover images: Beth Israel Synagogue, old (built 1910) and new (built 1961), and R.D. Cartwright House from Gore St.
  • John A.: The Man Who Made Us by Richard Gwyn
  • Robert Barrie and the Construction of the "Stone Frigate," Kingston, Ontario: "But sailor I am bound for all weathers and what must be must" by Maurice D. Smith
  • The Origins of Beth Israel, Kingston's First Synagogue by Gordon Dueck
  • A Heritage Conservation District for Sydenham Ward by Carl Bray
  • Lord Stanley and Sir John A. Macdonald: A Long and Dear Friendship by John Jason Wilson & Kevin Shea
  • What Would Sir John Do? by Roy MacSkimming
  • A History of Ongwanada in Kingston and Region: Driven by a Dream by John Pereira & Lisa Holmes
  • The Art Collecting Society of Kingston by Janet M. Brooke
  • Princess Street and the Automobile: 50 Years of Service by John Olson


VOLUME 56 2008
  • Cover images: views of the John A. Macdonald Family Enclosure, Cataraqui Cemetery in 1994 and in c1894 (stereo card by Strohmeyer & Wyman of New York)
  • John A’s Nose by H.V. Nelles
  • A Glimpse into the Journal of First Lieutenant Charles Allan Parker by Robert J. Andrews
  • Looking into Kingston, Framing the “Seen/Scene,”. Focussing the Gaze: Some Reflections on the Kingston Portrait Collection by Brian S. Osborne
  • Lifting Time’s Veil: The Conservation of City Hall’s Portraits by Amanda Gray
  • Student Memories of Queen’s in the 1880s by Bruce Cossar
  • "We women found we could run a country": Kingston’s Factory Women at War, 1939-1945 by Geraint B. Osborne
  • "Beneath the green and flowery sod, beneath the waiving and weeping foliage": Sir John A. Macdonald & Cataraqui Cemetery by Jennifer McKendry
  • "An artist after all": Daniel Fowler in Canada by Dorothy M. Farr
  • Kingston as an Industrial Capital: A Case Study of the Morton’s Brewery & Maltings by Gillian and Tony Barlow
  • The Case of Henry Traill by David St. Onge


VOLUME 55 2007
  • Cover images: postcards of Market Square, Kingston, in the early 20th century, and speakers in 2006 (Mark Raymond, Bill Dalton & John Berry; Keith Johnson; Heather Home; John Abbott; Patricia Phenix; Sue Bazely; Maurice Smith; Paul Banfield; Desmond Morton; Donna Ivey; and Sean Conway)
  • Sir John A. Macdonald and Defence: A Few Unfamiliar Thoughts by Desmond Morton
  • Kingston Shipyards: an Overview History by Maurice D. Smith
  • John A. Macdonald's Forgotten Uncle: James Shaw, the Clark Sisters, and the Georgia Connection by J. Keith Johnson
  • Who Cares What's Under Market Square? The Archaeological Process in Ontario and Why We Dug Up Kingston's Market Place by Susan M. Bazely
  • Mackenzie King's Macdonald by Sean Conway
  • At The Core of the Matter: A Panel Discussion on the Future of Kingston's Downtown Development by John Abbott
  • "If You Don't Succeed..." The First Faculty of Law at the University of Queen's College, Kingston by Paul Banfield
  • Private Demons: The Tragic Personal Life of John A. Macdonald by Patricia Phenix (reviewed by Brian S. Osbome)
  • The Unfinished Curriculum Vitae of R.C. Wallace, Principal of Queen's University by Donna M. Ivey


NOTE: An INDEX for Volumes 45 - 54, Years 1997-2006, compiled by Donna M. Ivey is available (see the Order Page).


VOLUME 54 2006
  • Ambition and Loyalty: The Making of John A. Macdonald and Confederation by Rudyard Griffiths
  • The Wolfe Island Ferry Service by Brian P. Johnson
  • The Kingston Whig Standard at the Turn of the 21st Century: A Personal History by Steve Lukits
  • The Lest We Forget Project: The Case of Lieutenant John PErcival Pringle by Blake Seward and Kaitlin McNamara
  • The Old 'New' Medical Building, Queen's University: Pat and Present Use of Kathleen Ryan Hall by Gillian Barlow and Heather Home
  • "You'll Never Die, Sir John!" by Herb Gray
  • The Pre-Contact Occupation of the Kingston Area: An Archaeological Consultant's View by Nick Adams
  • Major James M. Walsh of the North West Mounted Police and a Friend of Sitting Bull by Brian Porter
  • Alcan and Kingston: Challenges and Responses by Martin R. Reeve and Eric VanDalen
  • Landscape Representation and the Amateur Artist: A Kingston Case Study by Kamille T.H. Parkinson


VOLUME 53 2005
  • Cover image: artwork by T.C. Cummings (1904-1996)
  • Kingston Historical Society Members and Patrons 2004
  • Sir John A. Macdonald Commemorative Dinner, by Peter MacKay, MP.
  • Underwater Archaeology along the Rideau Canal, by Jonathan Moore
  • "We’ll Hand Down His Name in History and Song": A Report on the Grand Concert Celebrating the 110th Anniversary of the Kingston Historical Society. by Donna M. Ivey
  • The Calvin Company: Fleets in Transition, by Maurice D. Smith
  • ‘Cast in Bronze’: Commemorating Sir John A. Macdonald, by Christina Cameron
  • The British Soldier on Carleton Island: an Archaeological Perspective, by Douglas J. Pippin
  • Thomas Clarence Cummings, 1904-1996: “T.C.’s” Kingston-Pittsburgh-North Bay Connection, by Brian S. Osborne and Douglas Petty
  • Lost Villages, Found Communities: a Pictorial History of the Lost Villages of the St. Lawrence River, by Anne-Marie L. Shields
  • Henry Edward Manning Douglas, V. C.: Chapters from His Life at Queen‘s University, by Craig Leslie Mantle
  • A Tale of Two Heroes and Two Cities: the Short-Wallick Monument, by Jason F. Kovacs and Brian S. Osborne


VOLUME 52 2004
  • Cover: photograph of Tom McLeod standing beside a cairn erected by the crew of the Quest
  • Members, patrons and officers of KHS in 2003
  • What Can Non-Partisans and Partisans Learn from Sir John A. Macdonald’s Career? by Hugh Segal
  • John Bradstreet’s Raid: An Account of the Expedition Mounted Against Fort Frontenac in August-September 1758, by Robert J. Andrews
  • Sir John A. Macdonald and the 110-112 Rideau Street House Connection, by Donna M. Ivey
  • In the Camera’s Eye: People and Places in Kingston, by Jennifer McKendry
  • William Folger Nickle: Kingston’s Forgotten Statesman, by Christopher McCreery
  • Sir John A. Macdonald and the Cultural Life of the New Dominion, by Ian E. Wilson
  • Thomas MacLeod: “Iceman to his Fingertips” by Harvey Medland
  • Grant Allen, George Romanes, Stephen Jay Gould and the Evolution Establishments of Their Times... And Who Was the Kingston Lady? By Donald R. Forsdyke
  • In Fear of the Barbed Wire Fence: Canada’s First National Internment Operations and the Ukrainian Canadians, 1919-1920, by Lubomyr Luciuk
  • A Matter of Time: Five Centuries at Fort Frontenac, by Susan Bazley


VOLUME 51 2003
  • Cover: Drawing by architect Joseph Power for the 1883 expansion of the Congregationalist Church, Kingston (The Power Collection, NAC)
  • Kingston Historical Society Members in 2002
  • 187th Anniversary of the Birth of Sir John A. Macdonald, by Flora MacDonald
  • Another Look at the Fate of Kingston Warships, by Jonathan Moore
  • The Historical Carvings in the Memorial Chamber, The Peace Tower, Parliament Buildings Ottawa: The Kingston Connection, by Isobel Trumpour
  • Historic Sentinel: “The Town Watchman,” George Henry Williamson 1876-1938, by William Fitsell
  • Robertson Davies and Kingston, by Beatrice Corbett
  • First Congregationalist Church (Masonic Hall): “A Remarkable Gothic Church,” by Jennifer McKendry
  • The Legacy of Agnes Etherington, by Pat Sullivan
  • Sir John A. Macdonald and the National Parks, by Peter Trueman
  • Structuring a Family History, by Peter Ackroyd
  • Researching Women’s Roles in a Kingston Area Family, by Judy Harvie
  • Earnscliffe History, by Sarah Burns
  • Three Men of Kingston, by Arthur Milnes
  • No. I Armoured Train: Kingston’s Connection, and the Pacific Coast Defence in WWII, by Louis E. Grimshaw


VOLUME 50 2002
  • Cover: Major-General Charles Francis Constantine (1883-1953)
  • Historic Kingston: a Fifty-Year Retrospective, by Stewart Renfrew
  • John A. Macdonald and Aboriginal Canada, by Donald B. Smith
  • Cottage Life in the Thousand Islands, by Susan W. Smith
  • The Restoration of the Historic Steam Launch Phoebe, Henk Wevers, P.Eng.
  • Sir John A. Macdonald: A View from Earnscliffe, by Sir Andrew Burns, KCMG
  • Major-General Charles Francis Constantine, CB, DSO: the General and the Athlete, by Wallace Breck, J.W. (Bill) Fitsell, and Brian S. Osborne
  • The North- West Rebellion of 1885: A View from Kingston, by Patsy Fleming
  • Surviving for 130 Years in a Male-Dominated Prison: Women in Kingston Penitentiary, 1835-1965 by William J. Patterson
  • Writing about George Johnson: Second Son of Molly Brant, by Maureen McCallum Garvie
  • Currie Hall, by J.G. Pike and R. Mackenzie
  • Members of the Kingston Historical Society in 2001


VOLUME 49 2001
  • Cover: detail from Calvin Park Public School mural, “The First People”
  • In Search of History and Place Along the Cataraqui Trail, by George Dillon
  • Kingston’s Newest Historical Artifact, The Dry Dock, by James Pritchard
  • History beneath Our Feet: Exploring Kingston Archaeological Past, by Susan M. Basely
  • Five Easy Pieces: Views of the Murney Tower at Kingston, by Joe Last
  • Glasswork, by Mark Thompson
  • Cataraqui Cemetery: A Summer of Commemoration
  • Celebrating Cataraqui Cemetery, by H.H. Binhammer
  • Sir John A. Macdonald: The Kingston Connection, by Helen Cooper
  • The 150th Anniversary of the Incorporation of Cataraqui Cemetery, by Flora MacDonald
  • History Boring? No Way! by Carol White
  • Their Place in the Church: Pew Renting at St. George 1794-1825, by Carmen Nielson Varty
  • New Roots in Cataraqui Twp No. 2: A Decision for Loyalists, by Barbara Snyder
  • Canada Oldest Architectural Practice... We Think? by Jason-Emery Groen
  • Members of the Kingston Historical Society in 2000


VOLUME 48 2000
  • Cover: A detail from Augustus Kruger’s The Penitentiary Guard c1871, Corrections Canada
  • Members of the Kingston Historical Society in 1999
  • Amherst’s Forgotten Campaign: The Assault on Montreal from the West, 1760, by Ian G. MacDonald
  • A Photo Album of Kingston in the 1930s: A Former Waterfront, by Gordon D. Smithson
  • The Penitentiary Guard: Restoring a Painting, Discovering an Artist, by David St. Onge and Amanda Gray
  • Uniting and Dividing: Church Union in Kingston, 1925, by Reverend Bruce Cossar
  • The Kingston Market Square, by Marc Raymond
  • Memorializing Sir John A. Macdonald, by The Honourable Andy Mitchell
  • Kingston‘s Ice Storm of 1998, by Stewart Fyfe
  • The Place and Street Names of Kingston, Toronto, Belleville, Perth, and Sharbot Lake, by Michael Dawber
  • A History of the Canadian Locomotive Companies: 1850-1969, by Donald R. McQueen and William D. Thomson


VOLUME 47 1999
  • Cover: Baptiste, a First Nations pilot who took the big steamers down the Lachine Rapids. (NAC PA-179741).
  • Kingston Historical Society, Selected Categories for 1998
  • From Palace Steamer to Dive Site: The Story of the Steamer Kingston ,by Rick Neilson and Walter Lewis
  • Sir John A. Macdonald’s National Dream, by Hugh D. Segal
  • Murney Tower Museum, 2 March 1994, Kingston Daily News
  • A Tribute to Major ER. Friel CD (1919-1998), by Sarah Gibson-Bray
  • The LaSalle Causeway, by Jonathan Moore
  • Rediscovering Kente, by Dr. Paul F. Germain
  • The Coal Merchants of Kingston, by Gordon D. Smithson
  • Portsmouth Shipyards in 1869, by James Warren


VOLUME 46 1998
  • Cover: early bottles from Kingston
  • Kingston Bottlers (description of bottles on front cover)
  • Members of the Kingston Historical Society in 1997
  • Music in the Park, 12 June 1857
  • Fort Haldimand’s Community on Carleton Island, by Sarah K. Gibson
  • Kingston General Hospital: A National Treasure, by James A. Low
  • The October Crisis: Influenza in Kingston, 1918 by James De Jonge
  • Kingston Historical Society Executive and Council in 1997
  • The Brothers Islands, by W. Stewart Renfrew
  • Sir John A. Macdonald: The Person, by Isabel Turner
  • Place Names of Lennox and Addington County, by Michael Dawber
  • Kingston Penitentiary Historic Sites Plaque Ceremony on April 30, 1997: The Historical Background of Kingston Penitentiary, by Jim Blackler
  • K.P. and Capital Punishment: An Afterthought, by David St. Onge
  • Scandal in the Limestone City: The Downfall of Orangeman William Shannon, by Jennifer Payne
  • Sir John’s Welcome to Kingston — A Song for the Times! from the Kingston Daily News 26 April 1878
  • Kingston — Town and City, 1846, by Stewart Fyfe
  • George Mink, a Black Businessman in Early Kingston, by Rick Neilson


VOLUME 45 1997
  • Cover: Bust of Molly Brant (Konwatsiitsiaiéñni), by John Boxtel, 1996, located at Rideaucrest Home, Kingston
  • Kingston Historical Society in 1996: Patrons, Executive and Council
  • Speech of Donald Maracle, Chief, Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, for the Molly Brant Commemoration held Sunday, 25 August 1996
  • Molly Brant: Koñwatsi’tsiaiéñni: Who Was She, Really? by Susan M. Bazely
  • Koñwatsi’tsiaiéñni, a prayer, by Ernie Benedict
  • A Soldier, a Singer, and a Shadowgraph: The Arrival of X-rays in Kingston, by Charles Hayter
  • Mary Margaret Theodora Macdonald, 1869-1 933, by Margaret M. Cohoe
  • Mary Macdonald’s Handicap, by D.S. Alexander, M.B., F.R.C.P.(C)
  • Outside the Walls: The Story of Quarrying and Farming at Kingston Penitentiary, by William J. Patterson
  • Milestones of the Old Kingston-Napanee Road
  • The Growth of Music in Kingston, by John Hall
  • Beyond the Limits: St. James’ Church, Kingston (founded 1843), by David Lyon
  • Sir John A. Macdonald. Father of a City: Builder of a Nation, by His Worship Mayor Gary Bennett
  • The Careers of Lt. Gen. Sir Archibald Cameron Macdonell, by Wallace C. Breck


Volume 44 1996
  • Cover: zinc statue c1889 of Autumn at Cataraqui Cemetery, photo by Dr. Jennifer McKendry
  • Kingston Historical Society 1995: Patrons, Executive and Council
  • The Role of Cataraqui Cemetery in the Rural Cemetery Movement, by Jennifer McKendry
  • Val Swain: a Champion of Heritage, by Margaret Angus
  • My Neighbours’ Keeper, by David R. Taylor
  • A Day Long Ago at the Kingston Penitentiary, by Peter H. Hennessy
  • Sir John A. Macdonald: the Canadian Version of a National Hero, by H. Blair Neatby
  • From Humble Beginnings: the History of the Chez Piggy Restaurant Building, by Earl Moorhead
  • A First at the Fort: Archaeology at Point Henry, by Susan Bazely
  • The Italians of Kingston and Area: Personal Reminiscences, by Phil Quattrocchi
  • From Cataraqui to Canonto: Place Names of Frontenac County, by Michael Dawber
  • Kingston Swings, by Don McCallum


VOLUME 43 1995
  • Cover: drawing of 1915 of a Canadian soldier at Ypres, basis of a stained-glass window of 1921 in City Hall
  • Kingston Historical Society: Patrons, Executive, Membership
  • Kingston's Memorial Hall, by Margaret M. Cohoe
  • Kingston: Gate to the North West Mounted Police, by Wallace G. Breck
  • Across the Cataraqui River: A History of the Penny Bridge, by John H. Grenville
  • More Than a Drop in the Bucket: Public Attitudes arid the Development of Water Service in Kingston, Ontario, 1842-1894, by Colleen MacNaughton
  • Lead Processing in the Kingston Area: Some Historical Aspects and Ecological Consequences, by G.K. Rutherford
  • Sir John A. Macdonald and Queen's University, by Dr. Agnes M. Benidickson
  • Kingston, Bedford. Grape Island, Alnwick: The Odyssey of the Kingston Mississauga, by Brian S. Osborne and Michael Ripmeester
  • The Maple Leaf: Kingston's Connection to the American Civil War, by Evelyn Bishop and Robert Villebrun
  • The Leinster Plate, by J. Ross Mckenzie and John G. Pike


VOLUME 42 1994
  • Cover: Front elevation of St Mark’s Church, Barriefield, 1843, by Alfred Brunel, Architect. (Diocese of Ontario Archives)
  • Kingston Historical Society: Patrons, Executive, Honorary and Life Membership
  • Courage, Faith and Love: the History of St. Mark’s Church, Barriefield, by William J. Patterson
  • “Thank God and Take Courage”: The Semi-Centennial Celebration of Queen’s College at Kingston, December 1889, by Paul Banfield
  • An Early History of Paediatrics in Kingston and at Queen’s University, by D.S. Alexander
  • Scottish Settlers, by Patricia Fleming
  • John A. Macdonald: House of Commons Man, by Sidney F. Wise
  • Macdonald Plaque Unveiling—6 June 1993, Cataraqui Cemetery, by John Grenville
  • Using the “Talking Machine”: Telephone Diffusion in Kingston, 1876-1911, by Robert M. Pike
  • “This Woman’s Work”: Class, Morality, and Economic Necessity in Turn-of-the-Century Kingston, by Sharon Rudy
  • The Founding of the Kingston Historical Society, November 1893: a Re-Enactment, by Donald A. Redmond


VOLUME 41 1993
  • Cover: The Fort Frontenac gateway (Archives of Ontario).
  • Kingston Historical Society: Patrons, Executive, Honorary and Life Membership
  • Does Kingston need Another Museum? by James Warren
  • A Hectic Decade at Fort Frontenac 1680-1690, by Wallace C. Breck
  • Fort Frontenac: Over Three Centuries of Service, by Louis E. Grimshaw
  • An Aviation Artist Looks at the History of Aviation in Kingston, by Don Connelly
  • The Portuguese Community of Kingston, by Marion E. Meyer
  • George Grant’s Red Shirts, by W.G. Richardson
  • Kingston’s Own Regiment: A Capsule History, by Michael E. Shultz
  • Sir John A. Macdonald in History, by Ian E. Wilson
  • Kingston Day by Day—1893 (selected items from the Daily British Whig, Kingston)


VOLUME 40 1992
  • Cover: Early photograph of 5 members of the Kingston Police Force
  • How to Illuminate History, by James Warren
  • An Address on the 100th Anniversary of Sir John A. Macdonald’s Death, At Cataraqui Cemetery, 6 June 1991, by The Right Hon. Brian Mulroney
  • Address at the Dinner in Honour of Sir John A. Macdonald, 6 June1991, by The Hon. Mr. Justice John R. Matheson
  • Alwington House, by Dr. Margaret Angus
  • A Bicentennial Look at Kingston Collegiate and Vocational Institute, by Ronald A. Ede
  • The Earliest Surveys in Frontenac County, by M. Peter Allen
  • The Hanleys of Kingston, by Gordon D. Smithson
  • 150 Years of Service: The Kingston Police Force, by Earl C. McCullough
  • In Memoriam: Kingston Mourns Sir John A. Macdonald, by John Grenville
  • Kingston Historical Society Members in 1991


VOLUME 39 1991
  • Cover: Tressa Kish and May Ely posing in Cataraqui Cemetery c1915 (Priv. Coll.)
  • The History of Frontenac Provincial Park: Big Salmon Lake Road, by Terry Fuchs and Christian Barger
  • Sir John A. Macdonald and the Idea of Canada, by Kenneth McNaught
  • A Closer Look at the Fairfield Family and Their Homestead, by Barbara Snyder
  • Historical Notes and Forgotten Views of Cataraqui Village, by Gordon D. Smithson
  • The Art and Mystery of Brewing in Kingston, by Ian Bowering
  • The Echo Lake Accident, 1913: Italian Railway Workers Memorial at Chippewa Cemetery
  • One Hundred Years of Piano Making in Kingston, by John Hall
  • Warren A. Marrison: Father of the Quartz Revolution, by William R. Topham
  • A Short History of the Recreational Steam Launch, by David Wanklyn
  • Mackenzie King and Queen’s University, 1893-1 950, by George F. Henderson
  • Canadian Forces Base Kingston Today, by Col. Donald Banks
  • Kingston Yacht Club Memories, by Kathy Waugh


VOLUME 38 1990
  • Cover: a snapshot from the history of the Bay of Quinte fisheries (Priv. Coll.)
  • Urban Planning and Cultural Resource Management: the Kingston Archaeological Master Plan, by W. Bruce Stewart
  • “Woman ... Is a Very Interesting Creature”: Some Women’s Experiences in Early Upper Canada, by Dr. Jane Errington
  • Thomas Kirkpatrick, by Margaret Angus
  • John A. Macdonald—the Family Man, by Margaret M. Cohoe
  • The Jewish Presence in Kingston, Ontario, 1842 to 1988, by Marion E. Meyer
  • A.R.M. Lower: the Kingston Years, by George F. Henderson
  • Organizing the Lake Fisheries: Landscapes and Waterscapes, by Brian S. Osborne
  • James Richardson: Founder of the Firm, by Donald Swainson
  • Conspiracy or Incompetence? the 1932 Kingston Penitentiary Riot, by Mark Mihorean


Vol. 37 1989
  • Cover: The Fort Henry Guard as guard of honour at the graveside of Sir John A. Macdonald on 6 June 1988 (Kingston Whig-Standard)
  • Proclamation of the Sesquicentennial of the Incorporation of the Town of Kingston, 1838
  • Sir John A. Macdonald and the United States, by Richard A. Preston
  • John A’s Daughter and the Faithful Coward, by Margaret Cohoe
  • The Le Moynes: Longueuil, Kingston and Wolfe Island, by Wallace C. Breck
  • Sherlock Holmes and the Kingston Connection, by Donald A. Redmond
  • The Fort Nobody Wanted: The Restoration of Fort Henry 50Years Ago - 1936 to 1938, by Stephen D. Mecredy
  • Sacket’s Harbor to Vimy Ridge: Queen’s Military Men, by A.A. Travill
  • “Those Trivial Annoyances to be Endured”: Kingston to Toronto in a Stagecoach, by Mark Mihorean
  • Kingston’s Incorporation as a Town, 1838, by Anne MacDermaid
  • Molly Brant, by Earle Thomas
  • Ansley Ancestors, by Naneen Yeomans
  • Fort Frontenac in 1688-1689, by Wallace C. Breck
  • Kingston Historical Society Executive and Council 1988


VOLUME 36 1988
  • Cover: The King’s Royal Rangers of New York, during the dedication of a plaque to the Regiment, Kingston, 30 May 1987 (the Whig-Standard, Kingston).
  • A.R.M. Lower 1887-1988, a tribute by Donald Swainson
  • The King’s Royal Rangers of New York: Dedication of a Plaque, May 30, 1987
  • Kingston Methodists and Baptists and the Great Religious Revival of 1852 and 1853, by C.A. Rawlyk
  • Historical Maps of Fort Frontenac 1673 -1820, by Susan Bazely
  • John A. Macdonald the Young Lawyer, by H.R S. Ryan
  • $ Bill, the Anatomy of a Legend in Our Time, by Wallace C. Breck
  • At Home Days: the Status of Women in Kingston Before World War One, by Margaret Angus
  • Kingston Historical Society’s Honorary Patrons and Executive in 1987
  • Photo Feature: Towers and Turrets, by H. Morris Love
  • Kingston’s Reaction to the Rebellion of Upper Canada: Bonnycastle and the Role of the Militia, by John H. Grenville
  • “Not to be Opened Till on the Lake”, by E. Margaret A. Sutcliffe
  • An Historical and Archaeological Examination of the Bajus Brewery Property, Kingston, by Nick Adams


VOLUME 35 1987
  • Cover: Fort Frontenac, composite map made by Susan Bazely, Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation, 1984.
  • Hotel Dieu of Kingston: Past, Present and Future, by Sister Mary Coderre, RHSJ
  • A Tribute—“Let Us Now Praise Famous Men”, by Dr. A.A. Travill
  • Kingston’s Bible Societies, 1820-1875: Attitudes and Values in the Evolving Community, by Anthony Jackson
  • The University of the Scotch Church, by Dr. A.W. Currie
  • A Model of Fort Frontenac (1738), by Wallace C. Breck
  • Kingston Historical Society in 1986: Patrons and Executive
  • A Victorian Canadian in Africa, by Nigel Fitzpatrick
  • Handmade Textiles in Upper Canada, by Jane B. Lefebure
  • Murney Point: its Evolution Within a Civilian/Military Dialectic, by Earl Moorhead
  • Quarters for the Commandant, Royal Military College, 1875-1900, by Dr. Margaret Angus
  • Nineteenth-Century Churches in Ontario: A Study in the Meaning of Style, by Malcolm Thurlby


Vol. 34 1986
  • Cover: George A. Meagher of Toronto, an expert ice skater
  • The Rinks and Rinkists of Kingston, J.W. (Bill) Fitsell
  • Michael Grass: A Loyalist Founder of Kingston, 1783-1784, by Larry Turner
  • The Illness of the first Mrs. John A. Macdonald, by James McSherry, MB ChB
  • Fort Henry during the Second World War, by George Henderson
  • A Brass Plaque in Memory of Major Charles Joseph Short, by J.W. (Bill) Fitsell
  • A Recollection, by Sarah Gibson and Karyn Patterson
  • Transitions in Policing in Kingston 1816-1842, by Douglas Fyfe
  • Queen’s College on William Street, by Margaret Angus
  • The Kingston Observatory, by V.A. Hughes
  • Why Kingston Did Not Become a Major Industrial Centre, by Neil A. Patterson
  • In Memoriam: James Alexander Corry, 1899-1985
  • The Function of the Historical Society, by Courtland Strange, published 14 March 1957, in the Kingston Whig Standard


Vol. 33 1985
  • Cover: Portrait of Sir John Johnson, “Colonel of Indians” (New York State Library)
  • Crisis Confronting Construction: the History of Point Henry During the War of 1812, by Stephen D. Mecredy
  • The Honourable Richard Cartwright 1759-1815, by George A. Rawlyk
  • Kingston Mechanics’ Institute to Free Public Library, by Margaret Cohoe
  • Sir John Johnson and Kingston, by Earle Thomas
  • A Tribute to Sir John A. Macdonald, by Sarah Gibson and Karyn Patterson
  • Molson Brewery in Kingston, by Neil A. Patterson
  • The Meagher Family and House, by J.W. (Bill) Fitsell
  • Kingston Mills, by Anne MacDermaid
  • Commemoration of 1st Cadastral Survey in what is now Ontario, by George Richardson
  • Bell Rock Mill, by George Richardson
  • Loyalist Buildings in Kingston, by Margaret Angus


Vol. 32 1984
  • Cover: W.F. Nickle
  • A Nickle for Change—The Political Career of W.F. Nickle, 1906-1926, by Leslie H. Morley
  • The Radcliffs of Amherst Island: the Vicissitudes of an Anglo Irish Gentry Family during the 1840s, by John D. Blackwell
  • British American Kingstonians and the War of 1812, by Jane Errington
  • Eleven Years of Dissension: the Conservative Party in Kingston, 1867 to 1878, by W. Michael Wilson
  • The Sir John A. Macdonald In Memoriam Service on 6 June 1983: Order of Service
  • The Sir John A. Macdonald In Memoriam Service on 6 June 1983: the Address, by Keith Martin
  • Kingston Mechanics’ Institute, 1834-1850, by Margaret Cohoe
  • Simcoe House, by Stephen D. Mecredy
  • In the Shadow of Sir John A., by Bogart Trumpour


Vol. 31 1983
  • Cover: The Phoebe during a re-enactment about Colonel By
  • Doctor James Sampson: a Brief Biography, by Margaret Angus
  • The Rt. Rev. Alexander Macdonnell and the Education of the Catholic Settlers of Upper Canada, by Sean Reid
  • Anthony Monahan and the Status of Irish Catholics in Upper Canada, by J.K. Johnson
  • The Gravesite Service In Memoriam of Sir John A. Macdonald on 6 June 1982: Order of Service
  • 6 June 1982 Address: Sir John A. Macdonald of Clan Donald, by Lt. Col. Gordon D. Leggett, ED., K.C.L.J., V.E.
  • Rowing in Kingston: a Brief Historical Sketch, by George F. Henderson
  • Decline of Industry in its Corridor Affected the Rideau Canal, by Neil A. Patterson
  • Arthur Sutherland and his International Players, by Florence F. McHugh
  • Rideau 150, “A Year of Festivities”, as reported by Neil Patterson and Bill Fitsell


Vol. 30 1981
  • Cover: Sir James Yeo in 1810
  • Captain Sutherland and His Dream, by J.W. (Bill) Fitsell
  • The “Other Side” of Samuel Dyde, by Kevin F. Quinn
  • Early Banking in Upper Canada, by Allan J. Cohoe
  • Sir John MacDonald, by A.R.M. Lower
  • Sir James Lucas Yeo, A Hero on The Lakes, by John W. Spurr
  • Early Medical Co-Education and Women’s Medical College Kingston, Ontario 1880-1894, by A.A. Travill
  • Fort Henry during the Troubled Days of 1837 to 1839, by George F. Henderson
  • Kingston as a Military Centre, 1881, by John Grenville
  • In Memoriam—John Wheelock Spurr, 1912-1981
  • Honorary Patrons and Officers of the Kingston Historical Society in 1981


Vol. 29 1981
  • Cover: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth en route to Kingston, 21 May 1939
  • Sir Robert Hall (1778-1818), by John W. Spurr
  • From Public Waterfront to High Rise Development—The History of Two Properties on Ontario Street, by Jennifer McKendry
  • Fort Henry: Military Mistake or Defiant Deterrent? By William Patterson
  • The Construction of Murney Tower: a Diary of 1846
  • The 1939 Royal Visit to Kingston, by George F. Henderson
  • The Redan Window in the Chapel at Cataraqui Cemetery (photograph and description)
  • Sir John A. Macdonald Memorial Service, 6 June 1980: Order of Service and the Ceremony of the Wreaths
  • In Memory of Sir John A. Macdonald, by C. E. S. Franks
  • Sir John A. Macdonald and his Doctors, A.A. Travill
  • Kingston’s Industrial Hinterland, by Neil A. Patterson
  • Summerhill in the 19th Century, Its Use and Users, by Margaret Angus
  • In Memoriam—Louis Joseph Flynn, 1902-1980
  • Honorary Patrons and Officers of the Kingston Historical Society in 1980


Vol. 28 1980
  • Cover: advertisement for the Kingston & Pembroke Railway, 1894
  • Why Examine Local History? By Donald Swainson
  • Brief History of Cataraqui Cemetery, by Paul King
  • Daniel Fowler of Amherst Island, by Frances K. Smith
  • Garden Island and the Calvin Company, by Donald Swainson
  • Triumphs and Tragedies —Early Pleasure Sailing in Kingston, by Margaret Angus
  • Sir John A. Macdonald Memorial Service, 6 June 1979: Order of Service and the Ceremony of the Wreaths
  • Address: Sir John A. Macdonald: Politician of National Unity by Donald Swainson
  • Joseph Brant: Kingston’s Founding Father? by Kevin Quinn (read by George Henderson)
  • Early Banking in Kingston—Before Banks, by Allan J. Cohoe
  • The Trials and Tribulations of the “Kick and Push”: a History of the Kingston and Pembroke Railway, 1871-1912, by Walter Lewis
  • Breaking the Mould of the Venerable Bede, by Gerald Killan
  • Programme of the Workshop on Projects and Research in Local History— 27 October 1979
  • Honorary Patrons and Officers of the Kingston Historical Society in 1979


Vol. 27 1979
  • Cover: View of Rockwood, the Cartwright Estate, in 1854 by Lt Farrell (AEAC)
  • The Bishop’s House Saved, by E. Valorie Swain, Q.C.
  • From Pioneer Schoolhouse to K. C. V.1. —1782-1931, by J.H. Ritchie
  • John Counter, by Margaret Angus
  • Kingston in 1859: A Theatrical Perspective, by Charles Hayter
  • The New Grand Opera House, 1902, by Erdmute Waldhauer
  • Sir John A. Macdonald Memorial Service, 5 June 1978: the Programme; President Patterson’s Remarks; Invocation by Monsignor J.G. Hanley; Tribute, “Compromise and Accommodation” by Ronald L. Watts
  • John Solomon Cartwright: Upper Canadian Gentleman and Regency “Man of Taste”, by J. Douglas and Mary Stewart
  • The Observatory in City Park 1855-1900, by Margaret Cohoe
  • John A. Macdonald Learns—Articling with George Mackenzie, by William R. Teatero
  • Edward John Barker, M.D., Editor and Citizen, by John W. Spurr
  • In Memoriam —Ronald Lawrence Way, 1908-1978
  • Honorary Patrons and Officers of the Kingston Historical Society in 1978


Vol. 26 1978
  • Cover: Portrait of John Counter, 1799-1862
  • Kingston Mayors, 1838-1850: Sketches of a Local Elite, by Kevin Quinn
  • A Romance Laid to Rest—Gun Slits or Air Vents? by Jennifer McKendry
  • Martin’s Opera House, Kingston 1879-1898, by Erdmute Waldhauer
  • The Kingston Brewery of Thomas Dalton, by Ian R. Dalton
  • Sir John A. Macdonald Memorial Service, 6 June 1977: The Programme; President Cohoe’s Remarks; Invocation by Bishop Creegan; Without Partisanship Together—For a Common Good, by George N. Speal; Benediction by Msgr. J.G. Hanley; Remarks by T.L. Brock, June 1, 1977
  • Sir John A. Macdonald Memoralizations and the Red Rose League, by Margaret Cohoe
  • William Coverdale, Kingston Architect 1801 ?-1865, by Mary Winnett Fraser
  • The Royal Navy’s Presence in Kingston, Part II: 1813-1853, by John W. Spurr
  • Honorary Patrons and the Officers of Kingston Historical Society in 1977


Vol. 25 1977
  • Cover: view of Kingston Mills by J.E. Laughlin
  • Kingston Mills 1783-1830, by D.S.C. MacKay
  • The Freedom of the City of Kingston for the Royal Military College of Canada, by Mayor George N. Speal
  • The Response of Brigadier General W. W. Turner, CD., Adec
  • Vignettes of a Century of Cadeting at R.M.C. Kingston, by Thomas L. Brock
  • A Spirited Military Opera of 1889, by William Angus
  • The Loyalist Search for Shelter 1784-1824, by Professor George Richardson
  • Sir John A. Macdonald Memorial Service — 6 June 1976
  • Let Us Be Canadians, by Ernest Valorie Swain, Q.C.
  • Benjamin Tett and Bedford Mills, by Neil A. Patterson
  • The Royal Navy’s Presence in Kingston, Part I: 1813-1836, by John W. Spurr
  • Bishop Joseph-Octave Plessis’s Pastoral Visit to Kingston, 1816, by James S. Pritchard
  • In Memoriam—John James Deutsch, 1911-1976
  • Honorary Patrons and Officers of Kingston Historical Society in 1976


Vol. 24 1976
  • Cover: drawing of St George’s Church in 1847 by Harriet Cartwright (Fort Henry coll.)
  • Sir John A. Macdonald: Truly and Profoundly a Home-loving Canadian, an address given 6 June 1975 by Flora MacDonald, M.P.
  • Farms and Farm Families in the St. Lawrence Townships, by R. Marvin Mclnnis
  • Kingston and the Choice of Canada’s Capital, by George F.G. Stanley
  • St. George’s Cathedral, Kingston: 150th Anniversary of the Laying of its Corner Stone, by Allan J. Anderson
  • Bishop Edward John Horan, by L.J. Flynn
  • Molly Brant: an Appreciation, by Ian E. Wilson
  • The Belleville Connection, by Gerald E. Boyce
  • A Gentlewoman in Early Kingston, by Margaret Angus
  • In Memoriam: Rhoda Constance “Connie” Simmons, 1889-1976
  • “Kingston’s Museum is Itself a Curio” from the Daily British Whig, 1 August 1925
  • Kingston Historical Society Officers and Honorary Patrons for 1975


Vol. 23 1975
  • Cover: Portrait of Sir Robert Barrie, 1774-1841
  • Commodore Robert Barrie and his Family in Kingston, 1819-1 834, by T.L.Brock
  • The Town at Bay: Kingston and the Cholera, 1832 and 1834, by John W. Spurr
  • Sir John A. Macdonald, 1815-1891, A Tribute, by J. Keith Johnson on 6 June 1974
  • Heirs, Devisees, and Assigns: A footnote to the social history of the Midland District, by H. Pearson Gundy
  • Roads and Railways: Kingston’s mid-century search for a hinterland, 1846-1854, by Duncan McDowall
  • Soldiers of Fort Frontenac, 1673-1 758, by Neil Patterson
  • The failure of the Sulpician Mission to the Kente, 1681, by Wallace Havelock Robb
  • The Anchorage, by Hans Westenberg


Vol. 22 1974
  • Cover: Margaret Angus and Queen Elizabeth, 27 June 1973
  • A Personal View of Kingston, by S. F. Wise
  • President Franklin Roosevelt’s Visit to Queen’s University, 18 August 1938, by Frederick W. Gibson
  • Theatre in Kingston, 1816-1870, by John W. Spurr
  • A Tribute to Sir John A. Macdonald, by W. R. Lederman
  • Shannon’s Cannon, by Margaret Cohoe
  • Robert Sutherland: Queen’s First Black Student, by A. R. Hazelgrove


Vol. 21 1973
  • Cover: Portrait of Hugh C. Thomson, 1791-1834
  • Sir Frederick Haldimand: Founder of Ontario, Founder of Kingston, by Neil Patterson
  • James O’Reilly and Catholic Politics, by Donald Swainson
  • Remembering Agnes Maule Machar, by R.W. Cumberland
  • James Morton of Kingston - Brewer, by M.L. Magill
  • The Visit of the Prince of Wales to Kingston in 1860, by Anne MacDermaid
  • The Business Career of Hugh C. Thomson of Kingston, by H. Pearson Gundy
  • A Brief Guide to Archival Sources Relating to Kingston, by Ian E. Wilson
  • Kingston: A Selected Bibliography, contributed by Deborah Defoe, Kingston Public Library
  • Portsmouth Village, by Margaret Angus


Vol. 20 1972
  • Cover: portrait of the Reverend Alexander MacDonell, 1826-1840
  • The Old Stones of Queen’s, 1842-1900, by Margaret Angus
  • In Retrospect, by Louis J. Flynn
  • The Kingston Garrison, 1815-1870, by John W. Spurr
  • Kingston in the Eighteen-Nineties, by Anne MacDermaid
  • Tribute to Sir John A. Macdonald, by T. S. Webster on 6 June 1970 at the 80th Anniversary Service
  • In Defence of Old Fort Frontenac and its Founder, by Richard A. Preston
  • The Honourable William Morris, 1786-1858, by Hilda Neatby
  • Queen ‘s Yesterday and Today, by Arthur R. M. Lower
  • Bishop Alexander MacDonell, by George F. G. Stanley
  • Appendix: Turning Back the Clock, a Letter to Lt.-Col. L. J. Flynn, by Mary I. Campbell


Vol. 19 1971
  • Cover: Portrait of Thomas Liddell of Queen’s University
  • A History of the Kingston Waterfront and Water Lots, by Dorothy Geiger
  • Thomas Liddell: Queen’s First Principal, by H. Pearson Gundy
  • George Airey Kirkpatrick: Political Patrician, by Donald Swainson
  • The Building of the Rideau Canal, by Neil A. Patterson
  • Nils von Schoultz — The Man they had to hang, by Richard A. Pierce
  • The Sydenham Street Methodist Congregation up to 1852, by Murray Rielly
  • A Business College Student’s Letters, 1886-7, contributed by R. A. Preston


Vol. 18 1970
  • Cover: photograph of George Baxter of Cataraqui Grange
  • Archives, the Future of the Past, by Ian E. Wilson
  • The Abbé of Abbey Dawn, by George F. G. Stanley
  • History, Genealogy and the Trumpour Family, by Mark B. D. Trumpour
  • The Baxters of Cataraqui Grange, by Isobel Baxter
  • Retaking the 1842 Kingston census, by Mrs. J. H. Grenville
  • The Night of the Fire, 17 April 1840, by John W. Spurr
  • Building the Rear Street British Wesleyan Chapel, concerning a letter of 1817, by J. C. Arnell
  • A Historical Chronology of Kingston, by Rose Mary Gibson


Vol. 17 1969
  • Cover: Adam Shortt, 1859-1931, founder of KHS in 1893
  • 75th Anniversary, by H. Pearson Gundy, editor of Historic Kingston2
  • Adam Shortt, Founder, by Arthur R. M. Lower
  • The Kingston Gazette, the War of 1812, and “Fortress Kingston”, by John W. Spurr
  • Evan MacCoIl, Kingston’s Gaelic Poet, by George F. G. Stanley
  • The Early History of Rockwood Hospital, by John S. Pratten
  • The Catholic Church in the Kingston Area to 1759, by Reverend S. J. McGivern, S.J.
  • Alexander Campbell: General Manager of the Conservative Party (Eastern Ontario Section), by Donald Swainson
  • Appendices:
  • Mr. Dobbs Comes to Town, 1832, contributed by T. B. Higginson
  • The Community of Bedford Mills, by Eleanor Tett Robertson
  • Archives in the Community, by Ian E. Wilson


Vol. 16 1968
  • Cover: aerial photograph of the Kingston City Hall in 1967 “with restored portico and new Centennial Park”
  • H.M. Dock Yard, Kingston, under Commissioner Robert Barrie, 1819-1834, by T. L. Brock
  • Canada’s Greatest Scot: Sir John Alexander Macdonald, a Centennial Tribute, by Louis J. Flynn
  • The Cartwrights of Kingston, by Henry L. Cartwright
  • Elections in Kingston in 1867, by W. J. Coyle
  • Canadian Historical Writing: A Centennial Harvest, by R. A. O’Brien
  • Ernest Lawson and the Grant Family, by Margaret Andrew
  • The Rush-Bagot Agreement, 1817, by George F. G. Stanley
  • Appendix A: Some Early Memories of Kingston by Muriel G. Clarke (daughter of Prof. Adam Shortt)
  • Appendix B: List of New Members in 1967, Kingston Historical Society
  • Honorary Patrons and Officers of KHS


Vol. 15 1967
  • Cover: Portrait of C. Poulett Thomson, Lord Sydenham
  • John Rutledge, First Schoolmaster of Loughborough Township, by J. R. Rutledge.
  • Dr. George Lawson, 182 7-1895, a Forgotten Canadian Botanist, by Jacques Rousseau and William G. Dore.
  • Joel Stone and the Founding of Gananoque, by Roland McMurrich.
  • Lord Sydenham’s One Hundred and Fifteen Days in Kingston, by Margaret Angus.
  • Kingston and the War of 1812, by J. MacKay Hitsman.
  • The Herchmers of Kingston, by Eleanor Herchmer Robertson.
  • Bibliography on Kingston and District: Selected Publications
  • Cumulative Index to Historic Kingston, Volumes I – 15 by author and by title
  • List of Members, Kingston Historical Society, 1966-67
  • Officers and Executive Council


Vol. 14 1966
  • Cover: Autographed photograph of John A. Macdonald by Notman in 1865
  • Sir John A. Macdonald Sesquicentennial Celebration on 11 January 1965
  • John Alexander Macdonald, the Father of his Country, by Donald G. Creighton.
  • The Rise of Christopher Hagerman, by S. F. Wise.
  • Eldorado to Omega Blue, by Nadine B. Brumell.
  • Ontario’s First Lady, by H. C. Burleigh.
  • A Great Lakes Saga of the Great Lakes [about the Gildersleeves], by Anna G. Young.
  • The Beginning of the Hydrographic Survey and the St. Lawrence River, by Robin Harris.
  • George Dalrymple Ferguson, by Katherine Ferguson.


Vol. 13 1965
  • Cover: Heathfield, the Kingston residence of Sir John A. Macdonald, 1865-78
  • The Macpherson-Shaw-Macdonald Correction, by George F. G. Stanley
  • The Battle of Waterloo Chapel, 1834-1842, by Rev. J. William Lamb
  • The Financial Problems of Rev. John Stuart, by P. Lloyd Northcott
  • The Mowats of Kingston, by Margaret Angus
  • The Kingston Rectory Dispute, 1864, by D. M. Schurman
  • Rev. Robert James McDowall, 1768-1841, by Robert James McDowall
  • Abbey Dawn’s Donation of Indian Artifacts, by Wallace Havelock Robb
  • Kingston and Oswego. An address to the Heritage Foundation of Oswego, New York, on the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the British capture of Fort Ontario at Oswego, 6 May 1814, by G. F. G. Stanley
  • Charles Sangster, 1822-1893: an address at the unveiling of a historic marker, the Cricket Field, Kingston, Ontario, 12 September 1964, by H. P. Gundy
  • Appendix A: Court Cases re: Methodists Chapels, 1835-1842
  • Appendix B: re: descendants of John Mowat
  • Appendix C: Extract of a report of Lt.-Col. J. Mitchell to Major General Jacob Brown and forwarded in a dispatch from Brown to the Secretary of War, 12 May 1814; and Extract of a letter from Lt.-Gen. Sir Gordon Drummond to Sir George Prevost, 7 May 1814
  • Appendix D: Items of special note in the Abbey Dawn Indian Collection, with Mr. Robb's comments at the time of presentation, 16 December 1964


Vol. 12 1964
  • Cover: photograph of Bellevue House by George Lilley
  • Operation Garden Island by D. J. Calvin
  • Michael Grass and the Grass Family of Kingston, by Donald E. Grass
  • Who was Carl Fechter? by H. P. Gundy
  • In Retrospect: The Kingston Historical Society since 1906, by Louis J. Flynn
  • The Anglican Churches of Kingston, by Rev. Canon A. J. Anderson
  • Defence of a Diarist [extracts from 1843], by W. H. Stevens
  • Appendices: 1.articles by Carl Fechter, December 1886
  • 2. list of KHS Presidents 1893 – 1962
  • 3. list of Anglican Churches of Kingston, 1785-1959, compiled by Allan J. Anderson
  • Constitution of the Kingston Historical Society
  • Act of Incorporation, Kingston Historical Society, 14 November 1962


Vol. 11 1963
  • Cover: Charles Sangster, 1822-1893
  • The First Battle of Sackets Harbor, by Richard A. Preston (An address delivered on “Canada Day” 22 July 1962 at Sackets Harbor, New York, commemorating the War of 1812.)
  • Reflections upon Education in the Midland District, 1810-1816, by Frederic F. Thompson
  • Architects and Builders of Early Kingston, by Margaret Angus
  • Charles Sangster, Canada’s and Kingston’s Poet, by Wallace Havelock Robb
  • The Early Years of the Kingston Historical Society, 1893-1906, by Louis J. Flynn
  • A Story In Stone: a Few Interesting Facts about Murney Redoubt (Revised by Dr. R. A. Preston from a pamphlet by W. Stewart Lavell.)


Vol. 10 1962
  • Cover: Benjamin Tett of Newboro, 1798-1878
  • In Memoriam, Lt. Col. H. E. Pense, D.S.O., M.C., 1889-1962
  • Benjamin Tett of Newboro 1820 - 1843, by D. M. Schurman
  • John Thomson, Pioneer in Paper-making, father of the Pulpwood Industry in Canada, by Mrs. Norman W. Hutchison
  • Publishing and Bookselling in Kingston since 1810, by H. P. Gundy
  • The Intellectual Background of Dr. John Travers Lewis, the first Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Ontario, by the Right Reverend Kenneth C. Evans, Bishop of Ontario
  • Appendix: Benjamin Tett’s Indenture of Apprenticeship to James O’Hare, Surgeon and Apothecary, Perth, 1 November 1818


Vol. 9 1960
  • Cover: Notre Dame Convent, 1896 [Bagot at Johnson Streets]
  • In Memoriam, Lt. Col. Stuart McDowall Polson, M.D., 1883-1960
  • The Early History of Notre Dame Convent in Kingston, by Reverend Sister St. Kevin
  • Petticoats and Coifs in old Kingston, by Leopold Lamontagne
  • Kingston and the North West Rebellion, 1885, by George F. G. Stanley
  • Kingston and the Founding of the Canadian Press Association, by J. Alex. Edmison
  • Kingston Collegiate Institute, written by Samuel Woods in the Queen’s Journal, 24 March 1874
  • KHS Patrons and Officers for 1959-60


Vol. 8 1959
  • Cover: Archdeacon George Okill Stuart
  • A Voyage from Bristol to Quebec, 1813, by Dr. H. C. Burleigh
  • Ernest Pascoe Goodwin: a Queen’s Man - Class of ‘88, by Colonel D. F. MacRae
  • Bishop Strachan and the Archdeaconry of Kingston, 1840-1848, by Dr. D. M. Schurman
  • Strachan and Stuart Letters at Queen’s, by H. P. Gundy
  • The Development of Municipal Government in the Bay of Quinte Area, by Maurice H. Young
  • Daniel Fowler, R.C.A., 1810-1894, by Dr. Charles Comfort (delivered at the unveiling of a memorial plaque on Amherst Island, 11 Oct. 1959)
  • KHS Patrons and Officers for 1958-59


Vol. 7 1958
  • Cover: view of the first House of Providence 1861
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Courtlandt M. Strange, 1867-1958
  • Early Canadian Gunsmiths with Special Reference to the Quinte Area, by Thomas Riedel, Esq.
  • Recent Archaeological Discoveries at Toniata, by Gerald Stevens, Esq.
  • History of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul in Kingston, by Reverend Sister Mary Electa
  • A Kingston Surgeon in the American Civil War, by H. P. Gundy, Esq.
  • The Indian Site at Consecon, by Reverend B. P. Squire
  • The Sir George Kirkpatrick Memorial Fountain, H. P. Gundy, Esq.
  • List of Historic Plaques in Kingston and Vicinity
  • KHS Patrons and Officers, 1957-58


Vol. 6 1957
  • Cover: photograph of the Strange House, 1824-6
  • Some Reflections on Kingston’s Architecture, by Professor A. R. M. Lower
  • William Johnston: Pirate or Patriot, by Professor G. F. G. Stanley
  • The Diary of J. B. Marks, by B. C. Beer, Esq. (Substituted for the paper on Old Buildings in Ontario, by V. B. Blake, Esq.)
  • A Chapter of Early Methodism in the Kingston Area, by Professor F. F. Thompson
  • Documents:
    • Excerpts from the Minute Book of the Kingston Historical Society in 1894
    • The American Attack on Kingston, 10th Nov. 1812 (from the Kingston Gazette, 17 Nov. 1812)
  • KHS Patrons and Officers for 1956-57


Vol. 5 1956
  • Cover: Early painting of the first St George’s Church
  • The Macaulay Family of Kingston, by Mrs. William Angus.
  • The Civil Service when Kingston was the Capital of Canada, by Professor J. E. Hodgetts.
  • Early Schools in Kingston, by F. P. Smith, Esq.
  • A Clash in St. Paul’s Churchyard, by Professor R. A. Preston.
  • Documents:
  • Kingston Mechanics’ Institute, 1834
  • The Kingston Historical Society, 1893
  • John Balmer in Kingston, 1853-7
  • KHS Patrons and Officers for 1955-56


Vol. 4 1955
  • Cover: modern photograph of a Fort Henry soldier
  • Some Old Kingston Homes and the Families Who Lived in Them, by Margaret Angus.
  • Growing Pains: The Early History of the Queen’s Medical Faculty, by H. P. Gundy
  • Historical Restorations, by R. Way
  • Kingston’s Newspapers, by Fred Pense
  • Reminiscences of Printing in Canada, by H. P. Gundy
  • A Sketching History of St. Paul’s Church, by Lt. Col. Charles E. Long (Reprinted from a pamphlet published in 1937. Revised and corrected by Margaret Angus and Richard A. Preston.)
  • A list of Historical Markers erected by the Kingston Historical Society since 1951
  • KHS Officers for 1954-55


Vol. 3 1954
  • Cover: photograph of the Burnham Sugar Bowl, made in the Mallorytown Glass House
  • The History of the Port of Kingston, by Dr. R. A. Preston, R.M.C.
  • The History of Kingston Penitentiary, by Mr. J. A. Edmison, Queen’s
  • University.
  • The Story of St. Mark’s, by The Reverend Allan J. Anderson, Barriefield.
  • The Battle of the Windmill, by Dr. G. F. G. Stanley, R.M.C.
  • Early Canadian Glass, by Mr. G. F. Stevens, Mallorytown
  • KHS Officers for 1953-54


Vol. 2 1953
  • Cover: Portrait of Count Frontenac
  • In Memoriam: Edwin E. Horsey
  • John C. Clark’s Diary, by Dr. H. C. Burleigh, Bath
  • Fort Frontenac, by Col. W. G. Hagarty, D.S.O., R.C.A. (retired), London.
  • Recent Excavations at Fort Frontenac, by Brigadier G. Kitching, C.B.E., D.S.O., C.D., Commandant of Fort Frontenac.
  • Kingston’s French Heritage, by Major Leopold Lamontagne, College Militaire Royal, St. Jean, P.Q.
  • Indian Lore of The Bay of Quinte, by Wallace Havelock Robb, Abbey Dawn.
  • Collins Bay, by Mrs. Gordon Sinclair, Collins Bay
  • KHS Officers for 1952-53


Vol. 1 1952
  • Cover: H.M.S. St. Lawrence, painted by C. J. Snider
  • KHS Patrons and Officers
  • The Fate of Kingston’s Warships, by R. A. Preston, R.M.C.
  • Kingston as Early Tourists Saw It, by G. F. G. Stanley, R.M.C.
  • Kingston and the British Army, by Ronald L. Way, Fort Henry

 

 

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