Fonds MG 5 - Vaughan Township Historical Society fonds

Keele St looking south in Maple, Ontario Fifth concession in Edgeley, Ontario Main street looking east in Woodbridge, Ontario Main street in Kleinburg, Ontario Canadian Pacific Railway station in Woodbridge, Ontario Fifth street in Teston, Ontario

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Vaughan Township Historical Society fonds

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CA ON00373 MG 5

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  • 1868, [ca. 1900-1935], 1977-1995 (Creation)

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3 cm of textual records
8 photographs : 6 col. ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller
60 postcards : 15 col. ; 9 x 14 cm
3 architectural drawings : col. ; 32 x 55 cm
2 videocassettes
4 microfiches (49 frames) : negative

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The Vaughan Township Historical Society was formed in 1970 as an advocacy group for the promotion of the study of local history and the preservation of Vaughan's architectural and documentary heritage.

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Textual records consist of minute books, and membership lists and treasurer's lists; graphic material consists of photoprints depicting the presentation of the original 1868 plans of the Vellore School and accompanying architectural material by the Vaughan Township Historical Society to Archives Vaughan, 1989, Dec. 9; as well as microfiche copy of photo album documenting Historical Society's barn project, 1974, microfiche of plan of side-road between lots 40 and 41, concession 1 illustrating longitudinal and cross sections, 1866, photoprints of John Harvie, Maple's first train conductor, taken in 1914, and undated photoprint of Keffer Log House, lot 14, concession 3. Fonds also includes two printing plates used in Society's publication of, Somerville, Patricia and Macfarlane, Catherine, eds. Vaughan Township Churches (Maple: Vaughan Township Historical Society, 1985); and collected material relating to Vellore School: correspondence of Vellore School Trustees, 1868, and original 1868 architectural drawings (3 elevations) of the Vellore School and sundry late 20th-century material related to the restoration thereof. Of note, too, is a series of postcards providing extensive visual documentation of Vaughan Township during the late-19th to early-20th century. Also present is a video production released in 1995 by the Vaughan Township Historical Society relating to the Village of Maple during the 1940's, and the full interview with Joe Stong relating to the history of the Stong family in Vaughan and North York, excerpts of which were utilized in the production of the former.

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Gift of Vaughan Township Historical Society, 1989, 1990, 1996, 2000.

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