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Living and working conditions under paternalistic management in an industrial company town: Patterson, Ontario, 1856-1887 : [unpublished academic essay] / by Denis R. DesRivieres

  • CA CoV Archives M992.1
  • Item
  • 1982

Item consists of an essay. Paper written by DesRivieres in partial fulfilment of requirements for credit in Ontario Institute for Studies in Education course 1425 S: Canadian Working Class History. DesRivieres offers essential thesis that the paternalism witnessed in the hamlet of Patterson was not the byproduct of the altruism of Peter Patterson, but rather a mechanism conceived by the latter to maximize profit through the creation and maintenance of a motivated, contented, and consequently loyal and hardworking workforce.

Vaughan Township notices [Textual records]

  • CA CoV Archives M009.25
  • File
  • 1934-1936

File consists of six posters (four of them copies) issued by Vaughan Township concerning a by-law to dispose of several portions of highways and inviting members of the public to express their opinions at the upcoming council meeting.

Constable family school records collection [Textual records]

  • CA CoV Archives M017.2
  • File
  • 1894-1938, predominant 1928-1938

Collection consists of school records belonging to Bruce, Herbert, Mary and George Constable. Records consist of assignments, test and examination papers, notebooks, day planners, textbooks, a pocket dictionary, daily attendance registers for Vaughan Township School S.S. No. 9 (Vellore School) and various handwritten notes. Also included are miscellaneous private records such as church programs, a playbill for a performance, a booklet containing baking recipes, newspapers and periodicals, an auto insurance card issued to John W. Constable and a box of candy.

Scott Somerville fonds

  • CA CoV Archives MG 61
  • Fonds
  • 1970-2004

Fonds consists of items documenting the history and evolution of the City of Vaughan. Included within is a written description of the Town/City of Vaughan's Chain of Office that was conceived and presented to the first 'Mayor' of Vaughan in 1971. The Mayor's Chain of Office was developed in conjunction with the amalgamation of Woodbridge and Vaughan in 1971 and was given ceremoniously to Mayor G.A. Williams by the outgoing Woodbdrige Reeve John McLean. Also included in the fonds is ephemera produced by the Township, Town and City of Vaughan during the regular course of business of the Corporation. Various patches are included showing the City's coat of arms and how it has evolved over time, as well as a Town pin and a memorial coin developed to celebrate the Town becoming a City in 1991.

Accession M016.9 consists of a framed print which was created by Lorna Jackson in 1999 and was given as a "Simbolo di Eterna Amicizia" or a "Symbol of Eternal Friendship" during a City Twinning or Friendship City designation. A VHS tape of Jackson's funeral is also included (April 9, 2002).

Accession M016.11 consists of a Sora Partnership Certificate, a Japanese fan with a tiger motif, a Japanese Rokkaku-deko (hexagonal kite) with a warrior design accompanied by descriptive information, a hanging scroll of a Japanese landscape painting, an 18th anniversary Gala Dinner poster of Banyas National Park painted by Lorna Jackson, a March 1990 street map of Vaughan, and a May 1999 City of Vaughan Woodlands map.

Accession M016.18 consists of a scarf with a City of Vaughan design, a silk tie designed by Toronto Sun Editorial Cartoonist Andy Donato and a Vaughanopoly board game.

Jean A. Bryson fonds [Textual record and other material]

  • CA CoV Archives MG 25
  • Fonds
  • 1901-2007, predominant 1950-1970

Fonds consists of Jean Keffer artwork from 1935; correspondence regarding the annual Campbell, Keffer, Cameron, and Snider family reunions; Jean

The religious and ethnic composition of Vaughan : an analysis of the religious and ethnic composition of ... Vaughan Township ... from 1842 through to 1981 : [unpublished study] / compiled by Karen Marshal Booth ; edited by Rev. Edward J.R. Jackman

  • CA CoV Archives M993.14
  • Item
  • 1981

Item consists of a study composed of statistics relating to the religious and ethnic composition of Vaughan Township, the Village of Woodbridge, and the Village of Richmond Hill based on Canada Census statistics from 1842 to 1981.

Wood family fonds

  • CA CoV Archives M987.1
  • Fonds
  • 1843-1985, predominant 1875-1985

Fonds consists of textual material, including funeral notices, 1899-1970; Woodbridge Council minutes (printed), 1925, 1930; Woodbridge voters lists, 1954, 1963, 1968; Town of Vaughan voters lists, 1974, 1979; Vaughan Township and Woodbridge telephone directories, 1946; notebooks listing Woodbridge reeves, councillors, auditors, and hydro commissioners for period 1882-1906; Woodbridge Citizen's Band, cash book, 1917-32; autograph book, 1896-1906; newspapers, 1913-1983; financial documents, predominantly Alvin Wood's tax receipts; text books, promotional exams and test answer sheets for various disciplines belonging to Mr. Wood. Also of note: 6 original letters of Vaughan's earliest settlers describing life in the area, 1843-1860.

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