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Clara Thomas fonds
CA ON00370 F0432 · Fonds · 1919-1996

The fonds consists of records that document the academic career of Professor Clara Thomas; her relationships with colleagues, family, and friends; and her writings in the field of Canadian literature. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Correspondence files Files relating to Margaret Laurence Student files Publication files Personal files

Thomas, Clara, 1919-2013
Rathbun Hospital
CA ON00397 2001.11-14, 16-33-Allan Smith 7 · Item · 1917-1918
Part of J. Allan Smith Royal Flying Corps Training Camps Collection

Photograph of the exterior of the building used as a hospital during the First World War for airmen injured during training at Camps Rathbun and Mohawk. The house was on Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario and had formerly been the home of <a href="" rel="nofollow">Edward Wilkes Rathbun (1842-1903)</a>. A view of the rear of the house can be seen in <a href="">2010.15 (6b)</a>.

CA ON00373 MG 45-M010.6 · Item · [ca. 1900]
Part of Norberta O'Rourke fonds [textual record and other material]

Teston, Ontario post office with Tom Wilson, postmaster, Otter Walker, Ruby Walker (Mrs. Roy Wilson), Katie Ireland (Mrs. M. Anness), Hattie Diceman, Mossie Taggart, Ethel Diceman and Mrs. W. Diceman in the buggy, then Berta Hadwen (Mrs. J. Kyle) and Mrs. Tom Wilson, the postmaster's wife, in the doorway.

CA ON00373 MG 45-M010.6 · Item · 3 May 1969
Part of Norberta O'Rourke fonds [textual record and other material]

Scene from the official opening on May 3, 1969 of the Woodbridge, Ontario post office. Reeve John McLean of the Village of Woodbridge is seen greeting and welcoming those in attendance. Seated from the left are Monsignor J. A. O'Mara, Stan Archibald, postmaster, Barnett J. Danson, M.P., Robert P. Henderson, Gordon Longhouse, Major A. A. Mackenzie, and Rev. A. B. Cathcart.

Edgeley, Ontario post office
CA ON00373 MG 45-M010.6 · Item · [ca. 1900]
Part of Norberta O'Rourke fonds [textual record and other material]

Photograph showing the first and only location of the Edgeley post office which was also the general store. It was located on the south east corner of Thornhill Sideroad and the Fifth Concession of Vaughan Township, Ontario, now Hwy. 7 and Jane St. Mr. L. Arthur Whitmore, postmaster and general store owner, is seen here putting groceries in a buggy. In the buggy on the right is his father-in-law, William Reid, an Edgeley blacksmith, who was ready to leave for Concord to pick up the mail from the train at the Thornhill station. The Edgeley post office and store was closed on July 12, 1960. It was demolished when Jane St was widened and paved in 1965.

Pte. George Searle, 400576

Pte. George Searle, 400576
R. R. #2, Rodney, ON
Born 10/04/1889
Enl. St. Thomas, ON. Jan 23, 1915.
Listed in Elgin County Book of Remembrance: The Great War 1914-1918: “Killed in Action”
Listed in West Elgin at War, by Harley Lashbrook: pg. 274
From St. Thomas Daily Times: May 21, 1917. “The flag floated at half mast Saturday, when word was received that Pte. George Searle, who enlisted with a London battalion early in the war, had been killed in action in France. Pte. Searle had been wounded twice before and also reported killed but after some time was heard from again. At the time of enlisting he was employed as a farm hand on the farm of George Hillman, Furnival Road.”
Listed in Elgin County Register of the War Dead; Cem/Mem Code: MR 23, 1 BN.
See: Attestation Papers in Library and Archives Canada Collections -