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Abell, John Collection
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Legal Documents Collection [Textual record]

  • CA CoV Archives M012.17
  • Collection
  • 1871-1968

Collection consists of photocopies of land deeds, indentures, descriptions of lands, correspondence, and declarations. Concerns lands in seventh concession, lots seven and eight in Woodbridge near the Wallace Bros., John Abell, and Farr family's lands/buildings. Contains plans and surveys (showing land owners' names) for said area for 1914, 1923, 1944 and 1951. Collection shows the progression of sale of lands through the years.

Vaughan Historical Reference Files [Textual record material]

  • CA CoV Archives Ref. 15
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1800-2011]

Collection consists of general reference files containing histories on many of Vaughan's communities as well as brief histories on a variety of historic structures and buildings throughout Vaughan.

Woodbridge Fair Collection

  • CA CoV Archives M018.16
  • Collection
  • ca. 1847-1985

Collection consists of three scrapbooks, focusing on the Woobdridge Agricultural Fair, that were compiled between 1847-1985. The scrapbooks contain personal accounts and stories regarding the Fair, its Directors and various commemorative events, as well as photographs, brochures, prize books and ribbons that were produced by the Fair and the Wooodrbridge Agricultural Society ca. 1847-1985. In addition to the three volumes of scrapbooks received, two-hundred and twenty (220) slides were also included in the accession and have been preliminarily indexed based on the writing included on each of the slides outer cardboard frame.