This sub-series is comprised of various practice and examination books belonging to Charles W. de Carle and John E. de Carle when they attended theOntario Business College, Belleville. This sub-series also includes various pieces of correspondence and publications.
This sub-series is comprised of various school notebooks of Charles W. de Carle and John E. de Carle, from when they attended the Rock School, the local common school in Elizabethtown Township, where it appears they studied basic accountancy, as well as their practice work from the Business College.
This sub-series consists of incoming handwritten correspondence from suppliers in Aberdeen, Scotland to Lancelot, Leopold, Charles and Victor de Carle, regarding new orders as well as invoices for completed work. Most letters include detailed diagrams ('tracings') and some also have related bills of lading attached. This correspondence, from Gerrie & Nicol (1892-December 1895); Alexander Nicol (March 1896); Henderson & Webster (March 1897); Peter Gerrie (March 1897-1912); The British Granite & Marble Co. (April 1908); and William Edwards & Son (April 1914) dates from 1892 through to 1919. Contemporary newspaper clippings are attached to several letters.
This series is comprised of business cards, deeds, insurance policies, plans and specifications of buildings, scattered records of Lancelot de Carle's secondary career as a draughtsman for the railways, and of the Ontario Association of Memorial Craftsmen, of which Victor de Carle was president, and a number of cemetery publications.