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George A. Calder Scrapbooks fonds

  • 1971-1978, 1997

The collection consists of 11 scrapbooks of newspaper clippings related to:

File 1: Utting-McKinney Northgate Towers High Rise, Woodstock. – 1971-1974.
File 2: Goff High Rise Application Huron Street, Woodstock. – 1971-1975.
File 3: Happening ’73, Woodstock. – 1973.
File 4: Ingersoll Avenue Reconstruction, Woodstock. – 1973-1978.
File 5: Devonshire Avenue Subdivision, Woodstock. – 1974-1975.
File 6: Woodstock District Chamber of Commerce. – 31 January – 31 December 1974. (includes Happening ’74)
File 7: “Save the Golf Course”, Woodstock Golf Club. – 1974-1977.
File 8: Admiral Riddell Development Limited Condominiums – Northgate Towers, Woodstock. – 1976.
File 9: Woodstock District Chamber of Commerce. – 1975-1976. (includes Happening ’75)
File 10: Goff Application for Zoning By-law change on Huron Street, Woodstock. – 1976.
File 11: Innerkip Area Ratepayers Association. – 1977-1978, 1997.

Calder, George

Tavistock Milling Co. Limited fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1893-1927

The fonds consist of the Letters Patent and Shareholder information, as well as two gristing books and a ledger showing yields from the mill.

Tavistock Milling Company Limited

Woodstock and Norwich Gravel Road Co. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1853-1878

Fonds consists of a minute book of the Woodstock and Norwich Gravel Road Co, covering the period November 17, 1853 to December 9, 1878.

Woodstock and Norwich Gravel Road Co

Vansittart Area Association Inc.

  • 1969 - 1981

The fonds consist of a wide spectrum of documents that relate to the reconstruction of Vansittart Avenue and the formation, and subsequent activities of, the Vansittart Area Association Inc. Records range from the local, provincial and national level and include such topics as the road width, provincial government subsidy, street parking and lighting, tree preservation along the street and flower planting in the boulevard in Vansittart Park. The fonds also touches on the Association’s input into the possibility of a truck by-pass in Woodstock, the creation of the Oxford County Official Plan (specifically the section on historical buildings and sites), the selling of St. Joseph’s Academy building on Vansittart Avenue to Timard Properties, train noise within city limits, and the condition of 53 Vansittart Avenue. Materials included within the fonds include correspondence, newspaper clippings, agendas, and reports as well as maps and drawings.

Vansittart Area Association Inc.

Col. Joseph W. Boyle fonds

  • ca. 1979-1984

The fonds consists of various materials relating to the life of Joseph W. Boyle as well as the repatriation of his body to Woodstock in 1983 from Hampton Hills, England. Such materials include:

Miscellaneous information:
  • Oxford Historical Society Newsletters re. Joe Boyle
  • Correspondence
  • Russian Decorations
  • Outline for Military Funeral Procession for Joe Boyle in Woodstock – 1983.

Newspaper articles:

  • life of Joe Boyle (Klondike days and military career during WWI)
  • Joe Boyle Repatriation Committee / Repatriation of Joe Boyle’s body to Woodstock

Photographs and Negatives:

  • Joe Boyle (throughout his lifetime including years in the Klondike, military career, etc)
  • Yukon Trip – 1976. (Len Taylor, Ruth Taylor, Ed Bennett, Lee Bennett and Flora Boyle Frisch)
  • Flora Boyle Frisch (daughter of Joe Boyle) – 1982.
  • Hampton Hill, England gravesite – 1982.
  • Joe Boyle Monument, Woodstock. – [198-].
  • Joe Boyle Repatriation – 1983.
  • Joe Boyle Day, Woodstock – 1983.

Beta Video:

  • Joe Boyle Day 1983 and Flora Bole Frisch Interview Cassettes:
  • Dawson City: Land of the Midnight Sun produced by Miriam Evans & Cathy Jones-Gates,
    manufactured by Finley-Holiday Film Corp. – nd.
  • Flo Whyard on “Morning Side” on CBC. – nd. (name Martha Black is also written on the cassette)
  • Interview with Len W. “Red” Taylor by Kathie Richards, recorded at Woodstock, ON. – 25 September 1985.
  • Interview with Ed Bennett on Klondike Joe Boyle by Kathie Richards. – 10 May 1985.

John Gruszka fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1890 - 1967

The fonds consists of records related to local businesses and built heritage in Woodstock, Ontario. It is arranged into the following series and subseries:

Series 1: Photographs & Postcards
Sub-series A: Postcards
Sub-series B: Souvenir Postcard Booklet

Series 2: Businesses
Sub-series A: Woodstock
Sub-series B: Ingersoll

Series 3: Ephemera

Series 4: Stamp Collection

Wood-Mosaic Limited, Woodstock fonds

  • Fonds
  • [after 1932] - [before 1966]

The fonds consists of records related to the business operations of Wood-Mosaic Limited including time sheets, advertisements, and a general history.

Wood-Mosaic Limited, Woodstock

Beachville Community fonds

  • 1922-1955

The fonds consists of various materials related to the history of the Community of Beachville and include the following series:

Series 1: Police Village of Beachville
A: Minutes – 1922 – 1955

Series 2: Beachville Hydro Electric System
A: Minutes – 1917-1980
B: Financial – 1912-1960
C: Meter Registers – ca. 1950s – 1983

Series 3: South-West Oxford Public Utility Commission (P.U.C.)
A: Minutes – 1980-1995

Trustees of the Police Village of Beachville

John White Company Limited fonds

  • Item
  • 1875-1979

The fonds consist of various materials related to the personal activities of John White and his family, as well as the corporate records related to John White Company Ltd. It is arranged into the following series and subseries:

Series 1: Personal
Subseries A: John White

  • Sub-subseries 1: Correspondence
  • Sub-subseries 2: Will
  • Sub-subseries 3: Property
  • Sub-subseries 4: Military
  • Miscellaneous
    Subseries B: White Family
  • Sub-subseries 1: David White & Co. (David White & George White)
  • Sub-subseries 2: F.W. White
  • Sub-series 3: James White
  • Sub-subseries 4: John J. White
  • Sub-subseries 5: Percival G. White
  • Sub-subseries 6: W.K. White
  • Sub-subseries 7: Miscellaneous
    Photographs
    Newspaper Clippings
    Scrapbook
    Subseries C: Extended family
  • Sub-subseries 1: McKenzie family
  • Sub-subseries 2: Hoodless Family
  • Sub-subseries 3: Remington Family
    Subseries D: Miscellaneous Local People and Events

Series 2: Professional
Subseries A: Financial Statements
Subseries B: Financial Books

  • Sub-subseries 1: Accounts Books
  • Sub-subseries 2: Cash Books
  • Sub-subseries 3: Sales Books
    Subseries C: Miscellaneous
  • Sub-subseries 1: Newspaper clippings (including 100th Anniversary)
  • Sub-subseries 2: Bills
  • Sub-subseries 3: Sundry items

John White Company Limited

L.B. Denton and Company fonds

  • CA ON00394 F 267
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1919

The fonds consists of records related to L.B. Denton and Company. It includes subject files concerning job applications, correspondence, orders, disputes, war time production, as well as financial .

L.B. Denton and Company

The Simister Company Limited fonds

  • Fonds
  • February 1902 - January 1921

The fonds consists of one ledger book that includes the By-laws of The Simister Company Limited, as well as the Minutes of Stakeholders Meetings and the Minutes of the Directors Meeting from February 1902- January 1921.

The Simister Company Limited