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Interview with Joe Stong

  • CA CoV Archives M996.20
  • Item
  • 1995

Item consists of a videocassette. Joe Stong was interviewed by the Vaughan Township Historical Society for the videorecording "Dear hearts and gentle people : people and places in Maple, 1949-1950". The interview focuses not only upon Maple and its residents, but also on the history of Stong family in Vaughan and North York, and its impact on the development of the aforementioned communities.

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.

Joe Stong fonds : 1899

  • CA CoV Archives M994.31
  • File
  • Copied 1994

File consists of photographs. 2 photos depict the Jacob Stong House, built in 1860 lot 25, concession 4, North York; 1 image depicting members of Stong family; 1 image illustrating the construction of barn, lot 22, concession 3. Photocopies of original images and notations on obverse thereof included for information purposes.

Family tree [Textual record]

  • CA CoV Archives M010.24
  • Item
  • [n.d.]

Item consists of a family tree starting with John Snider and Elizabeth Faulkner and their children.

Dora and George Snider collection [Textual record]

  • CA CoV Archives M013.41
  • Collection
  • 1912-1998

Collection consists of various historical write-ups on villages (Edgeley, Sherwood, Langstaff, Maple, Coleraine, Purpleville, Elder's Mills, Woodbridge, Vellore, Carrville, Concord, Hope, Kleinburg, Patterson, Pine Grove, Teston), genealogical histories (Stong, Jackson), and issues of The York Pioneer and Canadian-German Folklore.

Pioneering with Billy [Textual record] / Mary Cassar

  • CA CoV Archives M999.12
  • Item
  • 1999

Item consists of a manuscript detailing the genealogy and lives of the Jarrett family. The account covers roughly 200 years of history and provides extensive information on the lives of English farmers and Canadian pioneers.

Vaughan Historical Reference Files [Textual record material]

  • CA CoV Archives Ref. 15
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1800-2011]

Collection consists of general reference files containing histories on many of Vaughan's communities as well as brief histories on a variety of historic structures and buildings throughout Vaughan.