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York herald [microform] : [newspaper]. -- 1858-

  • CA CoV Archives M992.12
  • Collection

Collection consists of microfilm reels. Originally published as York Commonwealth; then as of 1859 Apr., as the Herald and York County Intelligencer, and then as the York Commonwealth.

"Woodbridge, Ontario" Scrapbook

  • CA CoV Archives M018.3
  • Collection
  • ca. 1950-1980

Item consists of one (1) handwritten scrapbook titled "Woodbridge, Ontario", believed to have been authored by Maie Told for a grade 10 school project. The scrapbook contains information regarding the early settlers of Woodbridge, the War Memorial Tower, Rowland Burr, Early Industries, the first Woodbridge Church, as well schools, banks and hotels. Also included within the scrapbook are seven (7) black and white postcards, depicting various scenes of Woodbridge.

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.

Woodbridge Civic Centre Ontario and Union Jack Flags

  • CA CoV Archives M017.10
  • Collection
  • ca. 1960s

File consists of two (2) linen flags, a Union Jack and an Ontario flag, which once flew outside of the Woodbridge Civic Centre. These flags were given to Grace Thompson from Clerk W. H. Young for "safe keeping" in 1971, following the amalgamation of the Township of Vaughan and the Village of Woodbridge.

White family collection [Textual record]

  • CA CoV Archives M011.11
  • Collection
  • [Photocopied 2011]

Collection consists of genealogical material on the White family which immigrated to the town of York in 1795 and later settled in Vaughan Township.

Vaughan Township pioneer collection : [1844-1855]

  • CA CoV Archives M989.29
  • Collection
  • Photocopied 1989

Collection consists of textual records and broadside reflecting economic and social life in Vaughan and York County generally: excerpts from Burrows and Ferguson family papers, 1844; Vaughan Anti-bacchannalian Society minute book, 1852-1853; Henry Porter commercial records , 1854-1855.

Vaughan Township official documents collection

  • CA CoV Archives M991.38
  • Collection
  • 1809-1910

Collection consists of deeds of land, indentures, agreements of tenancy, land claims, lists of lands for bargain and sale, etc. collected for their artifactual and aesthetic value, as well as their utility to genealogists; indentures predominate.

Vaughan Township historical site plans collection : [1848-1939]

  • CA CoV Archives M993.16
  • Collection
  • Copied 1939-[ca. 1986]

Collection consists of multi-provenance reproductions of Cartographic items relating to two major villages in Vaughan Township, Kleinburg and Thornhill; as well as the Village of Woodbridge. Thornhill: 3 site plans, 1859, 1872, 1939; Kleinburg: 3 site plans, 1848, 1849, 1865; Woodbridge: 5 site plans, 1853, 1878, 1882, 1884, 1919.

Vaughan Township collection

  • CA CoV Archives M993.2
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1900]-1980

Collection consists of textual records and photographs. Textual material: copy of History of the Vaughan Lodge A.F. & A.M., No. 54, G.R.C. (Masonic Order)/by Neil J. MacDonald, the Lodge being founded in 1854; copy of Blackwood Lodge (Woodbridge) A.F. & A.M., No. 311 G.R.C. (Masonic Order)/by Blackwood Historical Committee; Ellis family genealogical charts. Photoprints: Depict Vellore School pupils assembled before their school building, 1907; Vellore Football Champs, 1933; Maple street scene, 4th Street, turn-of-the-century; and hand-coloured photoprint of the McCluskey House, Nashville, Ont., ca. 1900.

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