The fonds contains primary source information on the Ward family of Thetford Mines from 1904 to 1988. The fonds consists of photographs, land records, correspondence, which include information on the Royal Scots of Canada, 5th Battalion; mining in the area of Thetford and Black Lake; and includes photographs from Albion Ward's summer home Lower Ireland as well as Robert Grant Ward, boxer. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Business Documents (1925-1977), Births, Marriages and Deaths (1913-1986), Estates (1966-1988), Military (1904), Photographs ([1907?]-[before 1970]), Miscellaneous (1905-1973).
The file contains primary source material on business conducted by Doris Peterson Ward in Montreal from 1954 to 1967. It consists of two declarations from the Cour Superieure du Quebec authorizing Mrs. Ward to carry on buisiness as a trader under the firm name and style of "The Knitting Pin Reg'd" and to certify that she has ceased to carry on the same activities.
The series contains primary source material on the estates of members of the Ward family in Thetford from 1966 to 1988. It consists of correspondence and a last will and testaments pertaining to the estates of Albion T. Ward, Robert Grant Ward and Doris P. Ward.
The item is a photograph of Alexander Henry (Harry) Ward family. From left to right the back row: Agnes Gertrude Moore-Ward (the mother), Marjorie Ward, Don Beathie (Marjorie's husband), Alexander Henry (Harry) Ward. Front row: Evelyn Ward and Lois Ward.
The serie contains primary source material on the Ward family in Thetford from 1905 to 1973. It consists of various documents including a statement by Geo. Hamby Cairns, a newspaper article on Robert (Bob) Ward from 1946, a letter between Albion and Harry Ward in 1962, a letter from Albion Ward to an unnamed brother in 1962, an adjustment of sale and a common share of Midland Dsler Securities, and a copy of "Appendix, Reply to the Common Council of the City of New York" concerning Thomas F. Meagher from 1852 [typed ca. 1950s].
The series contains primary source material on business conducted by members of the Ward family in Thetford and Montreal from 1925 to 1977. It consists mainly of deeds of sale, contracts, correspondence and reports. It is comprised of the following files: Mining (1925-1977), The Knitting Pin (1954-1967).
Item is a letter from Jean Marc Roberge (notary) in Thetford Mines to Doris Peterson-Ward in Montreal, dated September 15, 1966. The letter was enclosed with a copy of a Deed of Sale in favor of Flintkote Mines Limited (Thetford Mines).
The series contains primary source material on the births, marriages and deaths of members of the Ward family in Thetford from 1913 to 1986. It consists of two certificates of birth for Doris Christine Peterson (future wife of Albion T. Ward) and Lois Turriff Ward, the obituaries for Charles O. Ward and Mrs. Robert G. Ward, a certificate of marriage for Wilfred Alan Greatrex and Lois Turriff Ward, and certificates of death for Albion T. Ward and Doris Christine Ward.
The series contains primary source material on the Ward family from around 1907 to before 1970. It consists of photographs and postcards featuring members of the family, their friends, a vacation home in Black Lake, and mining installations. It also includes an identity and registration card with photograph for Doris Ward.
The item is a group photograph taken November 11, 1906 during World heavyweight Boxing Championship. The fighter on the left is Thomas Burns Canadian born World heavyweight Boxing Champion from 1906 to 1908. The man with the white shirt is the referee James J. Jeffries. The fighter on the right is Jack O'Brien. The three men behind O'Brien are is training team. Robert Grant Ward, Abdul ''The Turk'' Malgan and Swee Swanson ''the Swede''.
The item is a photograph of Robert Grant Ward and Jack Dempsey. Dempsey was the most popular and the greatest Heavyweight Champion of the World. Ward was amateur heavyweight Champion of America and British Empire Pro Heavyweight Champion.