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Local Committee for the 1985 International Plowing Match and Farm Machinery Show fonds

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Local Committee for the 1985 International Plowing Match and Farm
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual records
graphic material
objects
cartographic material
moving images
Date Range
1955-1988, predominant 1980-1985
Storage Location
R5 S2 Sh6 B3
R5 S2 Sh5 B1-3
R6 S1 Sh4 B2
M10d
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Local Committee for the 1985 International Plowing Match and Farm
Description Level
Fonds
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R5 S2 Sh6 B3
R5 S2 Sh5 B1-3
R6 S1 Sh4 B2
M10d
GMD
textual records
graphic material
objects
cartographic material
moving images
Date Range
1955-1988, predominant 1980-1985
Physical Description
1.28 m of textual records
99 photographs : b&w and col.
83 negatives : b&w and col.
1 slide : col.
7 drawings
11 posters
3 signs
1 videocassette
1 knife
9 pins
27 crests
21 maps
History / Biographical
In February 1980 the Elgin County Plowmen's Association, in conjunction with various Elgin County municipal, civic and agricultural organizations, successfully petitioned the Ontario Plowmen's Association, at its annual meeting in Toronto, for the right to hold the 1985 International Plowing Match and Farm Machinery Show in Elgin County. The Local Committee for the 1985 International Plowing Match and Farm Machinery Show was established in April 1981, with the election of an initial slate of executive officers. Following a series of retirements and resignations, the following permanent executive officers were chosen: Ken Monteith, Chairman; Lorne Carroll, First Vice-Chairman; Bill Martyn, Second Vice-Chairman; Dave Murray, Secretary; Elgin Wells,Treasurer; Mayor Doug Tarry, City of St. Thomas Representative; Bill Caverly, County of Elgin Representative; Bill Martyn, Ontario Plowmen's Association Representative; Marian Millman, Elgin County Plowmen's Association Representative; and Merv Riddell, Legal Advisor. In 1983, Ruby Silcox joined the committee as Executive Secretary. The committee was responsible for planning, organizing and administering the International Plowing Match and Farm Machinery Show held September 17-21, 1985 on the William F. Bradish and Sons farm and various neighbouring farms in the vicinity of St. Thomas, Ontario. The event was held at 41397 Shorlea Line, near the intersection with County Road 25 (Wellington Road). The event was sanctioned and sponsored by the Ontario Plowmen's Association, with additional funding support provided by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Elgin County Branch, the County of Elgin and the City of St. Thomas.
Custodial History
The records comprising this fonds were originally in the custody of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Elgin County Branch. The branch was closed in May 1996 and the records were transferred to the custody of the Elgin County Library. The records were subsequently transferred to the Elgin County Archives.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records created, collected and maintained by the Local Committee for the 1985 International Plowing Match and Farm Machinery Show and its constituent committees in the course of planning, organizing and administering the International Plowing Match and Farm Machinery Show held September 17-21, 1985 in the vicinity of St. Thomas, Ontario. Fonds is organized into the following series: 1. Executive Committee 2. Antique and Historical Committee 3. Banquet Committee 4. Billeting Committee 5. County Beautification Committee 6. County Exhibits Committee 7. Finance Committee 8. Ladies Fair Committee 9. Merchandising Committee 10. Publicity Committee 11. Queen of the Furrow Committee 12. Research Committee 13. Site Committee 14. Special Events Committee 15. Teams and Horse Show Committee
Name Access
Elgin County Plowmen's Association
Subject Access
Agriculture
Plowing Matches
Related Material
Local Committee for the 1960 International Plowing Match and Farm Machinery Demonstration fonds
Elgin County Plowmen's Association fonds

Local Committee for the 1985 International Plowing Match and Farm Machinery Show fonds - County Exhibits Committee series

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Local Committee for the 1985 International Plowing Match and Farm
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual records
moving images
Date Range
1983-1985
Storage Location
R5 S2 Sh5 B1 F49-55
R5 S2 Sh5 B3 F42
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Local Committee for the 1985 International Plowing Match and Farm
Description Level
Series
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R5 S2 Sh5 B1 F49-55
R5 S2 Sh5 B3 F42
GMD
textual records
moving images
Date Range
1983-1985
Series
Local Committee for the 1985 International Plowing Match and Farm Machinery Show fonds - County Exhibits Committee series
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records
1 videocassette
History / Biographical
Under the direction of chairman Glen Walters, the County Exhibits Committee of the Local Committee for the 1985 International Plowing Match and Farm Machinery Show was responsible for organizing an exhibition featuring Elgin County agricultural and rural organizations at the International Plowing Match and Farm Machinery Show held September 17-21, 1985 in the vicinity of St. Thomas, Ontario.
Scope and Content
Series consists of records created, collected and maintained by the County Exhibits Committee of the Local Committee for the 1985 International Plowing Match and Farm Machinery Show. Series includes minutes, correspondence, lists of committee members and exhibitors, plans of exhibit space, draft guidelines and budget, and a videorecording featuring exhibit booths and exhibitors in the County Exhibits tent.
Subject Access
Agriculture
Plowing Matches

County Exhibits Committee - Video

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Local Committee for the 1985 International Plowing Match and Farm
Description Level
Item
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1985
Storage Location
R5 S2 Sh5 B3 F42
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Local Committee for the 1985 International Plowing Match and Farm
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R5 S2 Sh5 B3 F42
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1985
Series
Local Committee for the 1985 International Plowing Match and Farm Machinery Show fonds - County Exhibits Committee series
Physical Description
1 videocassette
1 dvd disk
Scope and Content
VHS videocassette containing videorecording (approximately 15 minutes duration) and dvd transfer created June, 2009 featuring exhibit booths and exhibitors in the County Exhibits tent at the 1985 International Plowing Match and Farm Machinery Show held September 17-21, 1985 in the vicinity of St. Thomas, Ontario. Exhibits shown include those of the following organizations and institutions: County of Elgin, Township of Malahide, Township of Yarmouth, Township of Aldborough, Township of Dunwich, Village of Dutton, Village of Port Burwell, St. Thomas Public Library, Elgin County Library, Alma College, Victorian Order of Nurses, Canadian Cancer Society, YMCA/YWCA, Elgin-St. Thomas Health Unit, Elgin County Catholic Schools, Ontario Alliance of Christian Schools, Elgin County Wheat Committee, Elgin County Soybean Producers, Aylmer Fair, Middlesex-Elgin Cream Producers, Elgin Fruit Growers Association, Elgin County Milk Committee, Middlesex-Elgin Milk Producers, St. Thomas Chamber of Commerce, Elgin County Women's Institute, St. Thomas Police, St. Thomas Fire Department, Elgin County Board of Education, St. John Ambulance, St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, St. Thomas Psychiatric Hospital, Elgin County Beekeepers Association, 4-H Clubs of Ontario, Junior Farmers Association of Ontario, Elgin-Lambton-Middlesex Jersey Cattle Club, Elgin County Holsteins, Elgin Goat Club.
Subject Access
Agriculture
Plowing Matches

Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, November 2013 (John Wise)

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
moving images
Date Range
2013
Storage Location
Box 245, File 9
(R11 S2 Sh6 B5)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 245, File 9
(R11 S2 Sh6 B5)
GMD
textual records
moving images
Date Range
2013
Physical Description
1 dvd disc (multiple copies)
0.5 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
dvd disc containing video tribute to John Wise shown at the 2013 Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony held November 3, 2013 at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Toronto. Includes several images from Archives' collections. File also includes induction ceremony program, biographies of John Wise and other inductees, Elgin County Warden's speaking notes.
Name Access
Wise, John
Subject Access
Agriculture