Collection - Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection

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Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection

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  • 1832-2005 (Creation)
    Moore, Robert G.
    Elgin, County of

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36.7 cm of textual records
1,716 envelopes
946 postcards
294 photographic slides
72 photographs
40 volumes
32 brochures
18 programs
8 magazines
4 newspapers
4 posters
4 maps
1 object

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Robert G. Moore served as County Engineer and Road Superintendent for the County of Elgin, 1958-1991.

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Fonds contains miscellaneous material collected by Robert and Patricia Moore, with relevance to St. Thomas and Elgin County's history. Includes photographs, newspapers and newspaper clippings, magazines, publications, documents, maps, miscellaneous ephemera and a philatelic collection containing envelopes, postcards and stamps. Collection is arranged into the following series:

  1. Philatelic Collection series
  2. Ephemera series
  3. Scrapbook series
  4. Elgin County history series
  5. St. Thomas history series
  6. Maps series
  7. Newspaper series
  8. Photographs series
  9. Publications series
  10. Railway records series
  11. County records series

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