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The round house : a case study : [photoessay] / by Nicholas I. Gere

  • CA CoV Archives M992.17a
  • Item
  • 1982

Item consists of a photoessay. The round house was reputedly built by Adam or Jacob Rupert in 1837. Octagonal shape of structure attributable to concerns re: heat and circulation space, and conservation of building materials; located lot 21, concession 4, Maple, Ontario.

Tweedsmuir history [microform] : [Richmond Hill] : [1957]

  • CA CoV Archives M991.25
  • Item
  • Microfilmed [ca. 1980]

Item consists of a microfilm reel. Community history: Main subjects include the Branch Women's Institute and its contribution to the development of the community; homes; education; trade and commerce; histories of individual farms, and families; schools; municipal government; community war records; agriculture, etc.

Court of the General Sessions of the Peace fonds [microform] : [1793-1934]

  • CA CoV Archives M993.8D
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed [ca. 1980]

Fonds consists of minutes of the Court of the Genreal Quarter Sessions. Of particular interest to genealogists will be the numerous lists of minor officials, government contractors, petty offenders, and taxpayers cited in the records.

The Jacob Fisher Oak Tree [moving images] : [videocassette] by John Podolak.

  • CA CoV Archives M990.33
  • Item
  • 1986

Item consists of a videocassette. Documentary chronicling the history surrounding the Jacob Fisher Oak Tree, currently preserved under the Ontario Heritage Act. The tree was reputedly used for target practice by local insurgents participating in the Rebellion of 1837.

Vaughan Township Historical Society fonds

  • CA CoV Archives MG 5
  • Fonds
  • 1868, [ca. 1900-1935], 1977-1995

Fonds consist of minute books, and membership lists and treasurer's lists; graphic material consists of photoprints depicting the presentation of the original 1868 plans of the Vellore School and accompanying architectural material by the Vaughan Township Historical Society to Archives Vaughan, 1989, Dec. 9; as well as microfiche copy of photo album documenting Historical Society's barn project, 1974, microfiche of plan of side-road between lots 40 and 41, concession 1 illustrating longitudinal and cross sections, 1866, photoprints of John Harvie, Maple's first train conductor, taken in 1914, and undated photoprint of Keffer Log House, lot 14, concession 3. Fonds also includes two printing plates used in Society's publication of, Somerville, Patricia and Macfarlane, Catherine, eds. Vaughan Township Churches (Maple: Vaughan Township Historical Society, 1985); and collected material relating to Vellore School: correspondence of Vellore School Trustees, 1868, and original 1868 architectural drawings (3 elevations) of the Vellore School and sundry late 20th-century material related to the restoration thereof. Of note, too, is a series of postcards providing extensive visual documentation of Vaughan Township during the late-19th to early-20th century. Also present is a video production released in 1995 by the Vaughan Township Historical Society relating to the Village of Maple during the 1940's, and the full interview with Joe Stong relating to the history of the Stong family in Vaughan and North York, excerpts of which were utilized in the production of the former. Also depicted is Lot 14, Concession 3.

G. Elmore Reaman fonds

  • CA CoV Archives M990.12
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1971

Fonds consists of 11 photoprints of students of the Vellore School, 1907-1964 (bulk 1949-1964), with students identified in most cases; and 1 photoprint of Woodbridge (Ont.) prior to the course of the Humber being altered in 1960. Two sets of printer's master copies of Reaman, G. Elmore. A History of Vaughan Township. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1971.

Page family fonds

  • CA CoV Archives MG 2
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1984

Fonds consists of textual records and photographs. Transcripts of reminiscences of Marjorie Page, 1989; map of Vaughan Township, 1924; educational records; Stewart Page's 4th year thesis (1924) at the Ontario Agricultural College re: the agricultural history of Vaughan Township, including area's settlement patterns, ethnic configuration, transportation development, social life, topography, agricultural products raised, revenue derived therefrom, etc.; photoprints of Page property and family including series depicting Stewart Page as a serviceman with the Canadian Forces overseas in WW I.

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