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Edgeley Women's Institute fonds

  • CA CoV Archives MG 17
  • Fonds
  • 1861-1993

Fonds consists of: Minute books, 1913-1993 (1926-1937 volume is missing) delineating the deliberations, decisions, and activities of the Edgeley Women's Institute; minute books also include lists of officers and directors, attendance records of members, and cash book entries and general financial statements. One separate cash book, 1988-1993. Programmes, 1921-1981. Edgeley Tweedsmuir History, which in addition to a history of the Edgeley area from 1792 includes a list of guest speakers that addressed the institute, biographies of certain members, lists of officers and members who held offices at the district and provincial level. There are also notes and draft chapters for the Tweedsmuir History, as well as a manual for the latter's compilation issued by the Ontario Women's Institute, and a number of original documents collected as research material for the history. The fonds also includes a photograph series constituted of two aggregates; the first focuses on the membership and activities of the Edgeley Women's Institute. The second consists of historic photographs relating to Edgeley; some notable images include the Edgeley School with pupils assembled in front, 1888, a turn-of-the-century barn raising, a steam tractor converted to power a circular saw, 1900, and the interior of a typical 1920's farmhouse.

Dalziel family and Willow Bank Farm : [unpublished essay] / by Jean Dalziel Agnew

  • CA CoV Archives M994.26
  • Item
  • 1993

Item consists of an essay traces the experience of the Dalziel famaily in Vaughan from its arrival in the early 19th-century to 1993; it includes a number of copies of original family documents (indentures, agreements, etc.) and relevant newspaper articles; much insight is provided into the nature and form of pioneer life in Vaughan Township, and early architecture in the area and contemporary efforts in the preservation thereof.

The Book of Days and William Patterson Family History

  • CA CoV Archives M015.16
  • Item
  • 1901-2006, predominant 1901-1939

Item consists of one PDF document, containing page scans from a diary entitled "The Book of Days". This account captures personal information regarding people and events in Nashville and the surrounding area. It spans the years of 1901-2006, but primarily focuses on 1901-1939 as additional newspaper clippings appear to have been added ca. 2000-2006. In addition to "The Book of Days" a 3 page history of the William Patterson Family is also included in this accession and details genealogical information about Willima and Mary Jane Patterson and their eight children.