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Dear hearts and gentle people : people and places in Maple, 1949-1950 / produced by Vaughan Township Historical Society ; editing by Jim Scott

  • CA CoV Archives M996.2
  • Item
  • ca. 1995

Item consists of an edited copy of original silent 8 mm film by Marion D. Watson executed in 1949 and 1950, with b&w stills and narrative added by Jim Scott. Depicts the people of Maple and their physical surroundings, and provides insight into the character of the village during the time in question.

Elder's Mills Women's Institute fonds

  • CA CoV Archives MG 22
  • Fonds
  • 1949-2010

Fonds consists of minute books of the agency for the period 1949 to 2010, and a microfilm copy of the community Tweedsmuir history, microfilmed in 1984. The institute minutes include integral financial statements noting receipts and disbursements, as well as lists of officers and directors, and attendance registers. The Tweedsmuir history is composed of eight topical elements: mills, including the origin of the place name Elder's Mills, family histories and biographies, photographs, maps of original land owners, and Indigenous History; the Elder's Mill's 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 western half of Vaughan; roads and fences; farms, from the 7th to the 9th concession, community organizations; and services, including the Woodbridge and Vaughan Telephone Company, Woodbridger 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 in World War I.

Vaughan Township postcards

  • CA CoV Archives M997.9
  • Series
  • [ca. 1900-1955]

Series consists of postcards. Series is the product of the activity of the Vaughan Township Historical Society in the area of acquiring documentation relating to the history of the City of Vaughan and its antecedents; all such material is as a matter of policy donated to the City of Vaughan Archives. Individual postcards constituting the series were purchased over time at various public auctions. The series depicts physical aspects of a number of villages and hamlets in Vaughan Township, as well as the independent Village of Woodbridge. Specifically, images address a number of subjects: dams, churches, cemeteries, bridges, streetscapes, buildings, railroads, mills, bird's-eye views, etc.; geographic jurisdictions within Vaughan Township covered include Kleinburg, Maple, Teston, Pine Grove, Edgeley, and Nashville.

Postcards of Woodbridge : [ca. 1880-1920]

  • CA CoV Archives M997.30
  • File
  • Copied 1997

File consists of postcards. Postcards depict various scenes in Woodbridge; among these are bridges (including railroad bridges), trains, roads, agricultural scenes (including a steam-powered tractor pulling a combined mower-reaper), construction scenes, local business enterprises (including the Woodbridge Hotel or Woodbridge House).

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.

Norberta O'Rourke fonds [Textual record and other material]

  • CA CoV Archives MG 45
  • Fonds
  • 1828-2002, predominant 1900-1980

Fonds consists of family histories and genealogical material, histories of schools and churches in Pine Grove and Woodbridge as well as the communities themselves, photographs, photo albums, scrapbooks, architectural drawings of the St. Margaret Mary School, diplomas, report cards, invitations, certificates, awards, programs, maps, correspondence, newspaper ad layouts, newspaper clippings, and commemorative coins from the 1991 inauguration of the City of Vaughan. Also includes County of York uniform promotion examination certificate documenting promotion of Mary O'Rourke of the Pine Grove School and an indenture between Alfred and Harriet Gooderham, grantors, and Michael O'Rourke, grantee. Also contains "1833 it was -- a trading post and granary 1989 it is -- a house of the 20th century", an unpublished essay by Norberta O'Rourke which details the history of the Elliot Trading Post and surrounding area, originally constructed on Lot 11, Concession 8, Vaughan Township in 1833.

Jean A. Bryson fonds [Textual record and other material]

  • CA CoV Archives MG 25
  • Fonds
  • 1901-2007, predominant 1950-1970

Fonds consists of Jean Keffer artwork from 1935; correspondence regarding the annual Campbell, Keffer, Cameron, and Snider family reunions; Jean

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