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York West District Women's Institute fonds

  • CA CoV Archives MG 24
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1994

Fonds consists of business records of agency and Tweedsmuir history compiled by same. Forms of records include combined minute books and cashbooks, with integral lists of members, as well as offiicers and directors (beginning in 1962 these combined minute books and cash books include annual financial statements); separate membership books; separate cashbooks; annual reports; and sundry financial material.

York West District Tweedsmuir history

  • CA CoV Archives M995.20
  • File
  • Compiled 1966-1994

File consists of a tweedsmuir history that details all aspects of the functions and activities of the subject agency; particular emphasis on biographical data on membership and officers. Also of note is the presence of brief histories of all of the various constituent local branches of the district institute delineating activities, achievements, officers, etc. Includes numerous photographs.

Woodbridge fonds

  • CA CoV Archives RG 4
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1970, predominant 1882-1970

Fonds consists of evidence of the organization, functions, and activities of the municipality's constituent bodies, elected and appointed. Specific areas of jurisdiction and activity delineated include: local ordinances, elections, county and provincial relations, finance and accounting, legal matters, judicial affairs, police and fire protection, municipal planning, public works, hydro-electric service, education(S.S. #14), libraries, licencing, public health and welfare, statistical gathering, records custodianship, recreation, and housing.

William G. Everist fonds

  • CA CoV Archives M012.21
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1914-1919]

Fonds consists of one photograph of unidentified woman (presumed to be William's sweetheart) in brown leather pouch with William's address in England written on back, one Waltham gold pocket watch with inscription on inside (Presented to Spr. Wm. G. Everist by Township of Vaughan for services in the Great War 1914-1919), and two service medals War and Victory with accompanying textual record from Edward Morrison on behalf of King of England.

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

Vaughan Township Office of the Clerk-Treasurer fonds

  • CA CoV Archives RG 2
  • Fonds
  • 1836-1968, predominant 1850-1968

Fonds consists of records reflecting the abovenoted functions: correspondence, assessment and collector's rolls, printed matter, minutes, financial and legal documents, judicial reocrds, voters lists, tax arrears material, etc. Major subjects addressed include transportation, agriculture, economic development, the Great Depression, the World Wars, Clergy Reserves, labour issues, electoral reform, etc.

Tweedsmuir history [microform] : [Elder's Mills] : [ca. 1950]

  • CA CoV Archives M993.28
  • Item
  • Microfilmed 1984

Item consists of a microfilm reel with the Elder's Mills Women's Insitute Tweedsmuir History. The Elder's Mill Tweedsmuir history is composed of eight topical elements: mills, including the origin of the name Elder's Mills, genealogies, photographs, maps of orignal land owners, and Indigenous History; the Elder's Mills Women's Institute, including organizational history, personal histories of membership, membership lists, etc. ; churches; schools, including Elder's Mills (School Section #15), Vaughan School (Lower Ninth) (School Section #13), Mackenzie Senior Public School, and a brief history of schools in the west half of Vaughan; roads and fences; farms, from the 7th to the 9th concession, community organizations; and services, including Woodbridge and Vaughan Telephone Company, Woodbridge Hydro-Electric Power Commission, Toronto Grey and Bruce Railway; also included is a roll of Elder's Mills residents who served in His Majesty's Forces during World War I.

Thornhill Women's Institute Fonds

  • CA CoV Archives MG 35
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1997 Microfilmed, [ca. 1983]

Fonds consists of minute books from 1977 to 1997 which record the decisions of executive and district annual meetings, membership lists, lists of meetings held, cash expenditures, financial statements, records of attendance, and lists of officers and directors. Fonds also contains six Tweedsmuir Village Histories which consist of photos, biographies, newspaper clippings, stories and first-hand accounts, a history of the Thornhill Women

Roland Keffer fonds

  • CA CoV Archives M997.10
  • Fonds
  • 1905, [between 1914 and 1918]

Fonds consists of two photographs depicting Roland Keffer as a student in the Edgeley School, School Section # 8, Vaughan Township and as a member of a rifle company of the Royal Canadian Expeditionary Force during World War I. Fonds is fragmentary.

Robert Richards gold pocket watch [object]

  • CA CoV Archives M007.3
  • Item
  • 1916

Item consists of a watch. This gold Waltham pocket watch was conferred by Vaughan Township Council upon veterans of WWI. In this case, the recipient was Robert Richards. The watch

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