Greeting card featuring the reproduction of a sketch of the exterior of the Elgin County Archives. Signature of artist in bottom left corner. Caption reads: "The Elgin County Court House ~ 1853, St. Thomas, Ontario."
Reproduction of a sketch of the Elgin County Courthouse exterior. Drawing is loose and somewhat stylized. Image is surrounded by a white border. Caption beneath image reads: "Court House, Elgin County, St. Thomas, Ontario -- 1898."
1_690 was published with article in St. Thomas Times-Journal on January 24, 1948, page eleven.
3 negatives : plastic
Scope and Content
Photographs of the Elgin County Council at the Court House in St. Thomas.
Caption from St. Thomas Times-Journal: "Elgin County Councillors Conclude Busy Session: The members of the 1948 Elgin County Council were photographed in the council chamber, late Friday afternoon, upon completion of one of the busiest sessions in many years. Absent from the January meeting, because of illness, was Deputy Reeve Archie Blue of Dunwich Township. Those in the picture, from left to right, are:
Front row, seated: E. E. Atkinson, reeve of Aylmer and former warden; Fred Shively, reeve of Springfrield and former warden; County Clerk J. D. Thomson, a former warden; Warden James C. Jenkins, reeve of South Dorchester; Reeve James A. McBain, Yarmouth, warden in 1947; County Engineer F. A. Bell; County Treasurer George Lumley.
Second row, standing: L. B. Birdsall, Times-Journal; Reeve Clarence Taylor, Dunwich; Reeve J. E. Davies, Dutton; Reeve A. T. Lashbrook, Rodney; Deputy Reeve Clarence Orchard, Southwold; Reeve Meredith Hale, Malahide; Reeve Arva Johnson, Bayham; Deputy Reeve Charles Johnson, Malahide; Deputy Reeve Norman Player, Aylmer; Reeve Dougal Carmichael, West Lorne.
Top row: Reeve Claybourne Gordon, Southwold; Reeve Stuart Little, Alderborough; Deputy Reeve D. W. Ellwood, Alderborough; Deputy Reeve Archie Coulter, Yarmouth; Reeve Joseph Monteith, Port Stanley; Deputy Reeve Charles Jackson, Bayham; Reeve Howard Palmer, Vienna; Deputy Reeve W. C. Wheaton, Port Stanley."
St. Thomas Public Library Collection- A Pictorial History of St. Thomas, Volume One series
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.5 x 17 cm
Scope and Content
The Elgin County Court House, built in 1853 at the corner of Stanley and Wellington Streets. Fire destroyed the upper portion in 1898. The court house was then expanded in 1899. Extensive renovations were undertaken in 2013-2014 to bring the courthouse to its' presnt state.
Two copies of a black and white photograph showing the main entrance and front elevation of the Elgin County Court House, St. Thomas, February 24, 1975. View is looking south from the intersection of Wellington and Queen Streets.
Two copies of a black and white photograph showing the Elgin County Court House, St. Thomas, 1982. View is looking southeast from Wellington Street. The Elgin County Registry Office is partially visible at left. A note on the back of the photograph indicates it was submitted by student Rob Stokes as an assignment in Fanshawe College course Phot 111 for instructor Peter Lemon in March, 1982.
Image of the exterior of Elgin County Court House against a white background with the caption "Court House, St. Thomas, Ontario." St. Thomas postmark dated to July 16, 1906. Addressed to Miss Maude Kennedy of Toronto, Ontario.
2 copies of postcard with illustration of exterior of the Elgin County Court House and surrounding property with trees and pathways. White border beneath image contains caption that reads: "Court House, St. Thomas, Ontario." On one copy, the original owner has written on white border. It is addressed to Miss Clara Philip (?), with a St. Thomas postmark that has faded.
Photograph of the Elgin County Court House set against a white background with the caption "No. 214. Court House, St. Thomas, Ontario." Original owner has written on the white background on the front. Addressed to Miss Hattie Keal (?) of Rochester, New York.
Black and white photograph of Elgin County Court House from a distance, with trees in the foreground obscuring view of the building. Surrounded by white border, with caption reading "Court House, St. Thomas, Ontario." Sparta postmark is dated September 22, 1913. Addressed to Miss Frances (?) of Chicago, Illinois.