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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.

Carrville post office and Sherwood log schoolhouse photographs [grahic material]

  • CA CoV Archives M013.29
  • File
  • 1963

File consists of 1963 photographs of Stan Sellen and his family and a neighbor, Bert Whitty, at Carrville Post Office (at that time their family home) which was built by Thomas Cook in 1844 and became the post office in 1965. The Del Broccos (first Italian family in Vaughan) lived in the house in the 1920s. Building bought by Reamington Developments and restored. Restoration ceremony organized by Stan

John Kean Fonds [Textual record and other material]

  • CA CoV Archives M014.2
  • Fonds
  • 1967-2002

Fonds consists of a postcard of Kleinburg showing the Post Office ca. 1970, Pierre Berton's The Indefensible Border (1967), a sound disk with Pierre Berton's narration of Sounds of The Great Canadian Railways (1975), a program from the Pierre Berton Celebration Dinner (1979), a sound disk of the Vaughan Festival Choir (1967), and the 2002 issue of the Liberal with an article on Lorna Jackson's death.

Vaughan Township and York County map collection : [1794-1956]

  • CA CoV Archives M994.27
  • Collection
  • Copied 1994

Collection consists of reproductions of Cartographic items depicting various man-made and natural physical features of Vaughan Township and York County: rivers, road and railway systems, churches, schools, post offices, saw and grist mills, landowners, concession and lot layout. Collection is multi-provenance.