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Directory Map

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Map Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
c. 1930's
Accession Number
2002-20
Storage Location
M12
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Map Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
MAP 57
Accession Number
2002-20
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
M12
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
c. 1930's
Physical Description
1 map: mounted on cardboard.
Physical Condition
Fair
Scope and Content
-Includes locations of post offices, sidings, hamlets, and township boundaries. -Covers parts of Middlesex County, Oxford County, and Elgin County (Yarmouth, Malahide, and Bayham).
Subject Access
City and County Directories

Architectural drawings showing elevations and floor plans for 42747 Southdale Line, St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Map Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
architectural drawings
Date Range
July 19, 1948
Accession Number
2018-27
Storage Location
M22 69
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Map Collection
Creator
E.F. Karn
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-27
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
M22 69
GMD
architectural drawings
Date Range
July 19, 1948
Physical Description
2 architectural drawings : 52 x 65 cm
Scope and Content
Two architectural drawings showing exterior elevations and interior floor plans for a dwelling situated at 42747 Southdale Line, St. Thomas, Ontario (Central Elgin). Created by E.F. Karn on July 19, 1948 and is titled "Frame Cottage For C. Mellor". Legal description for the property is PT LT 40, Plan 263 Yarmouth as in E41014; Central Elgin.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Central Elgin (Ont. : Municipality)
Subject Access
Architecture
Buildings
Documents

Perspective Map of the City of St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Map Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
1886
Accession Number
2002-25
Storage Location
M10e
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Map Collection
Creator
J.C. Young
W.N. Wesbrook
Description Level
Item
Item Number
MAP 251
Accession Number
2002-25
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
M10e
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
1886
Series
Elgin Historical Society fonds
Physical Description
1 map: 68 x 97 cm
Custodial History
Acquired by the Elgin Historical Society. Stored as part of a much larger collection at the Elgin County Pioneer Museum. Moved to basement of Yurek's Drug Store after Museum fire in 2001. Donated to Elgin County Archives in December 2002.
Scope and Content
Colour perspective map of the City of St. Thomas, cloth, published in 1886 by J.C. Young and drawn by W.N. Wesbrook. Includes classified business directory and illustrations of prominent buildings, including Court House, Wellington Street; Daily & Weekly Times, Talbot Street; Knox Presbyterian Church, Hincks Street; Dr. T.W. Duncombe's Block, corner of Talbot and Southwick Streets; Paulin & Co. Hardware and J.H. Price Grocery Store, corner of Talbot and St. Catharine Streets; Grand Central Hotel, Talbot Street; Post Office, Talbot Street; Alma College, Moore Street; St. George Street Methodist Church; Catholic Church, Talbot Street; Goodwin & Jennings Furniture Store; Proposed Y.M.C.A. Rail Road Hospital; Hutchinson House, Talbot Street, Captain A. McBride, Prop.; A. McLachlin residence, Wellington Street; Baptist Church, corner of Southwick and Centre Streets; Thomas Williams Home, Church Street; Collegiate Institute; G.S. Caskey residence, Myrtle Street; Raiser's Brewery, Rudolph and Begg Prop., London and Port Stanley Road; E. Miller residence, corner of Curtis and St. George Streets; English Church, Wellington Street; City Roller Flour Mills, May Brothers Prop., Manitoba Street; China Hall and Silver Bazaar/ Opera House, Talbot Street.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Buildings
Heritage Buildings

Hincks Street homes

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F3 3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F3 3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 11.5 cm
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph showing houses at 84 Hincks Street (Queen Anne style with a tower at the northeast corner, which is not shown) and 88 Hincks Street in St. Thomas, Ontario. "[indiscernible] / Davey's" is written under the homes, likely identifying former ownership.
Name Access
Photographs
Subject Access
Streetscapes
Buildings
User Comments
September 10, 2020: Some people have said that 84 was once the US Consulate, but having gone through the City Directories I have never found any documentation to support that.
Images

Scenic View - Port Stanley, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F3 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F3 4
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 11.5 cm
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph featuring a scenic view, looking north from Port Stanley, Ontario.
Name Access
Photographs
Subject Access
Buildings
Images

House in Shedden, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1922
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F3 25
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F3 25
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1922
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 11.5 cm
Scope and Content
A photograph showing a house in Shedden, Ontario with an unidentified individual sitting on the porch, possibly a member of the Smith family. The words "Shutter closed" is written directly on the photograph. The photograph was likely removed from a photo album, and has an additional photograph attached to the reverse, which shows a little girl identified as Mary Smith holding a leash attached to a dog identified as "Pat".
Name Access
Photographs
Shedden (Ont.)
Subject Access
Buildings
Images

House at 109 Curtis Street, St. Thomas, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1923
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F3 27
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F3 27
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1923
Publication
August 13, 2010: Published on the Elgin County Archives Facebook page.
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 11.5 cm
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph showing the house located at 109 Curtis Street in St. Thomas, Ontario. The man on the porch is likely Charles S. Simonds (see P172 - C3 Sh5 B4 F11). The photograph was identified as being the "Waterman House". In the city directories, the Waterman family is shown as occupants of this address in 1923. Previous to this year, the Waterman family resided at 53 St. George Street in St. Thomas. In 1923, Annette Waterman (widow to Arthur), Charles Waterman (investigator, GTR & Wabash Railroad), and Estelle Waterman (secretary at Amasa Wood Hospital) are listed as occupants of this home.
Name Access
Photographs
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Buildings
Images

Tillsonburg High School

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F3 28
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F3 28
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900
Publication
Posted on Facebook: September 10, 2020.
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 11.5 cm
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph showing the Tillsonburg High School. This building was demolished in 1950.
Name Access
Photographs
Subject Access
Buildings
Images

Elgin Regiment

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1920s
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F3 29
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F3 29
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1920s
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 11.5 cm
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph showing soldiers from the Elgin Regiment marching in front of the Wilson Avenue Armoury building.
Name Access
Photographs
Elgin Regiment
Wilson Avenue Armoury
Subject Access
Buildings
Images

House at 109 Curtis Street in St. Thomas, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1923
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F3 30
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F3 30
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1923
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph showing the house located at 109 Curtis Street in St. Thomas, Ontario.
Name Access
Photographs
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Buildings
Images

General Store in Union, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F4 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F4 2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10.5 cm
Scope and Content
A photograph showing the general store in Union, Ontario. A horse and buggy are stopped in front of the building.
Name Access
Union (Ont.)
Subject Access
Streetscapes
Buildings
General Grocer
Images

Mary Fitzgibbon at 24 Ann Street, St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1917
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F9 1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F9 1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1917
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18.5 x 23.5 cm
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph showing Mary Fitzgibbon standing in front of her home located at 24 Ann Street (later renamed 24 St. Anne's Place) in St. Thomas, Ontario. The reverse has "Jack Spurr from Mary Fitzgibbon 1917" handwritten in pencil. According to her obituary, published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal on August 29, 1934 (newspaper clipping available in file), Mary Fitzgibbon was a talented pianist and was the descendent of James Fitzgibbon, an officer under General Brock in the War of 1812.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Buildings
Images

6 Oliver Street, St. Thomas, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
June 24, 1884
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F8 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F8 4
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
June 24, 1884
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : sep ; 18 x 22.5 cm
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph showing the house located at 6 Oliver Street in St. Thomas, Ontario, circa 1900. From left to right, the individuals pictured are identified as: Agnes Madden, Benjamin Brooks (brick mason), Mabel Madden, Jack Madden, and [first name unknown] Brooks. The reverse has the following caption handwritten in pencil: "grandpa and grandma Brooks (Grandmother Madden's parents), Daddy in the doorway, Aunt Aggie and Aunt Mabel on left"
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Buildings
Images

9 Oliver Street, St. Thomas, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
June 24, 1884
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F8 5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F8 5
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
June 24, 1884
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : sep ; 18 x 22.5 cm
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph showing the house located at 9 Oliver Street in St. Thomas, Ontario, circa 1900. From left to right, the individuals pictured are identified as: Florence Madden, Harry Madden, Henry Payne Madden, Ben Madden, Jack Madden (born January 14, 1874 in Toronto), Mrs. Henry Payne (Jane Melina Brooks) Madden, Jane Madden (eldest child) and Agnes Madden. The family came to Canada in April 1874, where they first settled in Toronto, Ontario until relocating to St. Thomas, Ontario.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Buildings
Images

Fuke Family House on Princess Avenue, St. Thomas, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1890
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F10 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F10 2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1890
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 15.5 cm
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph showing a house on Princess Avenue in St. Thomas, Ontario. A note accompanied with the photograph reads: "This is the original house were the Old Gardens is now located - it was the Fuke family's residence / Old Gardens on Princess Ave. My Grandmother's Great Grandma's House! (Fuke) / John Fuke - Marjorie Mansion"
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Buildings
Images

Frost Family Home on Erie Rest Street, Port Stanley, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1890
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F10 3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F10 3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1890
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : sep ; 13 x 15.5 cm
Scope and Content
A photograph showing Edwin Frost's house located at 33 Erie Rest Street (east) in Port Stanley, Ontario. Unidenfitifed individuals are pictured at the exterior house, and they are likely members of the Frost family.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
Buildings
Images

Merrill Family Barn Raising

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
November 27, 1903
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F10 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F10 4
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
November 27, 1903
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.5 x 16 cm
Scope and Content
A photograph showing the barn raising on the Merrill family farm on November 27, 1903, after lighting caused their original barn to burn down on September 4, 1903. The following individuals are identified on the reverse of the photograph:
William Gunning with square
James Smith four to right of William Gunning
George Williams next to James Smith
John Coulter in centre with long fur coat
William Ackford next right of John Coulter
Subject Access
Buildings
Images

Barn Raising in Fingal, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
March 31, 1911
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F10 5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F10 5
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
March 31, 1911
Publication
Posted on Facebook: January 27, 2021.
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 17 cm
Scope and Content
A photograph showing a barn raising in Fingal, Ontario, possibly at the Lawton family farm. Notes handwritten on the back of the photograph state: "Ellie Brady, Fingal, Ont., March 31, 1911".
Name Access
Fingal (Ont.)
Subject Access
Buildings
Images

Fred Brown's Barn Raising

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1900
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F10 6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F10 6
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1900
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 17 cm
Scope and Content
A photograph showing a the barn raising for Fred Brown's barn.
Subject Access
Buildings
Images

Fraser House, Port Stanley, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F10 7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F10 7
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 22.5 cm
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph showing the Fraser home in Port Stanley, Ontario.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
Buildings
Images

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