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A. Pacchiarotti fonds [Graphic material]

  • CA CoV Archives MG 4
  • Fonds
  • 1989

Fonds consists of images taken by Ms Pacchiarotti in an unofficial capacity documenting the presentation of original 1868 architectural plans of the Vellore School by the Vaughan Township Historical Society to Archives Vaughan in 1989 Dec., and the completion of the new archives facility earlier in the same year.

A walking tour of Thornhill / Thornhill Public Library Archives Committee

  • CA CoV Archives M989.65
  • Item
  • 1974

Item consists of a support document for tour of historically and/or architecturally significant structures, and historically important sites located in the village of Thornhill; includes brief history of village; bulk of document expounds upon building methods, architectural styles, and the architectural and/or historical significance of a number of structures and sites; sketches by Group of Seven artist Thoreau MacDonald.

A we came to Thornhill new horizons project : [unpublished essay] / Katherine Louise Davie

  • CA CoV Archives M993.35
  • Item
  • 1978

Item consists of an unpublished essay relating to the experience of Robert Arthur West, the great-grandfather of the author, in Thornhill; Mr. West was the "Thornhill General Merchant" from 1834 to 1884. In addition to commenting upon the general history of Thornhill through its formative period, the essay describes the original store (located on lot 31 , east or Markham side of Yonge St.), subsequent structural changes, merchandise stocked, delineation of ownership from 1837-1937; the house originally built by Mr. West (7780 Yonge St., on west or Vaughan side of Yonge Street), and the latter's recollections of life along Yonge Street during the period specified; includes observations re: Fire of 1950 and Hurricane Hazel in 1954.

Adam Birrell fonds [multiple media]

  • CA CoV Archives M007.2
  • Fonds
  • 1979-2004

Fonds consists of the 1979 Highway 407 Preliminary Design Study which has photoprints of sites throughout Vaughan Township with possible historical significance. Fonds also includes a CD with 78 photographs of Vaughan scenes taken by Adam Birrell in 2004.

Ann Crichton-Harris Collection [Textual records]

  • CA CoV Archives MG 59
  • Collection
  • 2013-2014

Collection consists of two copies of an account of the saving and restoration of the Carrville Post Office by Ann Crichton-Harris. The Post Office was built by Thomas Cook ca. 1845 and lived in by the Del Brocco and Sellen family. The pamphlets include photos of the building and previous residents, as well as memories of growing up in house in 1960s by Dr. Daniel Sellen. The collection also contains a copy of Crichton-Harris' self-published book "Saving the Carrville General Store and Post Office - a very personal account" that was printed in 2014; ISBN: 9781503247826.

Printouts of photos from restoration ceremony held on Sept 19, 2013 were added by Archives staff to M013.23. Photos show the Del Brocco sisters now in their 80s and 90s. Also included is an article from the Toronto Star from 2009 regarding Crichton-Harris' fight to save the post office.

Accession M015.21 consists of two (2) digital image files, which contain images of two of Stan Sellen's art piece he gifted to Crichton-Harris. The images consist of a pastel print that captures the view opposite of 1076 Rutherformd Road in Maple, and the watercolour of the northwest corner of Dufferin Street and Rutherford road (originally Carrville).The images have been printed and retained in the Archives, along with the digital files themselves.

Bina Mittal photoGraphic material fonds [Graphic material]

  • CA CoV Archives MG 58
  • File
  • 2013

File consists of five photoprints depicting the old Reaman farm house which is accessed on Bathurst St. just around the corner from Rutherford, the monument at Barrhill Rd, on the NW corner of Barrhill and Rutherford. Monument contains gravestones from Reupard's Settlement Pioneer Burying Ground. One shows a bridge over river near the monument. CDs contain images of the Reaman farmhouse, Reupard's Settlement Pioneer Burying Grounds (cemetery monument and park and pond), gravestones on monument, the Carrville Post Office restoration celebration, and the William Cook House.

Bruce Snider fonds

  • CA CoV Archives M997.3
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1867-1945]

Fonds consists of photographs, legal documents (mortgages, indentures, etc.), commonplace book (i.e. a volume in which is entered information of any kind to be remember by the compiler), correspondence, financial documents, WW II ration book, greeting cards, newspaper clippings and livestock gestation table.

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