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Agar, Doner and Reesor Family Materials

  • CA CoV Archives M023.18
  • File
  • 1804 - 1980

Accession M023.18 consists of items related to the history of the Reesor, Agar and Doner families in Canada.

David Phillips fonds [Textual record and other material]

  • CA CoV Archives MG 48
  • Fonds
  • 2010-2013

Fonds consists of a family tree that traces the Phillips family back to Jacob Phillips (1794-1879) and Sarah Kaake (1794-1884) and includes the birth, marriage and death dates, occupations, and locations of births, marriages, residences, deaths and internments of the descendants of the Phillips as well as that of those who married into the family. Also includes two pictures, one of Margaret and William Caldwell and the other of Jesse Edgar Phillips and Margaret Josephine Agar. Chronology of Jacob Phillips by Guylaine Petrin also included as well as photocopy of a broadside advertising the auction sale of farm stock of Edgar Phillips in 1949. Also includes David Phillips' 2012 article in Families publication "The Family of Jacob Phillips and Sarah "Sally" Kaake of Etobicoke: An Overview", magazine Families with published article, launch party edition of his article, copy of United Empire Loyalist Association certificate, and a reproduction of a photograph from 1939 depicting Jesse Edgar Phillips and his sons.

Kleinburg-Nashville Women's Institute fonds [Textual record and other material]

  • CA CoV Archives M012.3
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1991, predominant 1944-1985

Fonds consists of newspaper clippings and newspaper scrapbooks covering events in Kleinburg and Nashville; three Tweedsmuir histories for Kleinburg and one for Nashville; various research notes, pamphlets, and photographs of the W.I. members and Kleinburg and Nashville scenes.

Vellore Women's Institute fonds [Textual record and other material]

  • CA CoV Archives MG 1
  • Fonds
  • 1835-1994, predominant 1960-1990

Fonds consists of minute books, 1915-1982, delineating deliberations, decisions, and activities of the Vellore Women's Institute, as well as occasionally citing the names of members and officers; and Vellore Tweedsmuir history (present in original and microform). Main topical subjects addressed in the latter include: Vellore Women's Institute and its contribution to welfare and development of the community; general community history including geography and topography of the locale; municipal government; agriculture; architecture; education; trade and commerce; histories of individual farms and families; religion; experiences of the community in Canada's wars including namers of volunteers in both conflicts; the Vellore Literary Society; the Vellore Band; transcribed reminicences of such individuals as Mrs. Ann Davidson, and Elizabeth Ann Snider; (extensive coverage of Rutherford Barn Raising, 1929; as well as history of hamlet of Teston; and Purpleville School (S.S #11).
The 2002 accrual consists of the papers from the Woodbridge Agricultural Fair and the Canadian Association of Exhibitions; minute books of the Vellore Women