A guide to culture and recreation in Elgin County, with sections on News & Events, Arts, Entertainment, Book Review, and Home & Garden.
Relish Elgin, Holiday 2008.
Relish Elgin: Arts in Elgin- Special Edition, Summer 2009- Volume 3, Issue 3
Relish Elgin: Arts in Elgin- Spring 2011- Volume 5, Issue 3. Feature: "The Artwork of Walter Redinger".
Relish Elgin: Culture, Home, Recreation- Spring 2012- Volume 6, Issue 2. Feature: "War of 1812 in Elgin County".
Relish Elgin: Culture, Home, Recreation- Fall 2012- Volume 6, Issue 4 (2 copies). Includes article: "Architect John T. Findlay" by Paul Baldwin.
Relish Elgin: Culture, Home, Recreation- Spring 2013- Volume 7, Issue 1. Includes article: "Architect John T. Findlay's House of Dreams" by Paul Baldwin.
Relish Elgin: Culture, Home, Recreation- Summer 2013- Volume 7, Issue 3. Includes articles: "50th Harvest at Ferguson's Fancy Beans" and "HMCS Ojibwa: Open for Tours" (2 copies).
Relish Elgin: Culture, Home, Recreation- Fall 2013- Volume 7, Issue 4. Includes article: "The Fulcrum of the Arts: Elgin County Museum exhibition on Alma College from 1881-1939, by Susan Butlin, Ph.D" (2 copies).
Relish Elgin: Culture, Home, Recreation- Holiday 2013- Volume 7, Issue 5. Includes articles: "Aylmer Community Theatre: Exploring the Lighter Side" and "Railway City Brewing" (2 copies).
File contains "Port Stanley, Ontario, Arena and Community Centre, 1969-1972", an oral history project completed by Robert L. Clifford for History 471E course at Brescia University College, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 2002, under the supervision of Professor Patricia Skidmore. Includes sound recordings with text transcription of interviews conducted with former Village of Port Stanley Reeve Stan Speers and former Village of Port Stanley Councilor Frank Prothero concerning the development and construction of the Port Stanley, Ontario, Arena and Community Centre, 1969-1972. File also includes photocopies of relevant excerpts from Village of Port Stanley Council minutes and by-laws.
"Oxford-Elgin Football Bowl" programme, Parkside Collegiate, St. Thomas, November 15, 1986.
Huron Park Secondary School football schedule, 1986-1987.
St. Thomas Times-Journal reference file of high school football statistics, 1987-1989.
-"Oxford-Elgin Football, 1988"
"Elgin County Football All-Stars 1988"
Final football schedule for 1988-1989.
-Programme: "An Evening of Recognition at the Wall of Champions Dinner", April 10, 2015. An inductee in the Builder Category was Bill Imrie, who used to be the head coach of the Central Elgin Collegiate Institute football team.
Paper copies made from digital images from the St. Thomas Times-Journal relating to St. Thomas baseball history, 1922-1925. Compiled by Ron Cabot for inclusion into a future book about St. Thomas baseball history.
St. Thomas Times-Journal, October 23, 2013: "Baseball: Sport was first played in 1870 here: Local historian Lesley Buchanan chronicles roots of baseball in city".
One copy of "The End of an Era", a biography of Dr. Harry Pullen (December 26, 1907-October 15, 2003), who was a member of the championship St. Thomas Tigers and St. Thomas Yellowjackets football teams of the late-1920s and early 1930s. Written by Ross Beck and Dr. Robert (Bob) Farley.
Clachan Women's Institute fonds - Tweedsmuir History series
7 photographs : col.
Scope and Content
Seven colour photographs of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics Torch Relay passing through Rodney on December 22, 2009, included in the Clachan Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, Volume Four, pages 33 and 34:
One Olympic torch lighting another [33a];
The crowd lined up to see the torch relay [33b];
A. J. Fordham and Joe Richards holding their torches together [33c];
A Coca-Cola truck [33d];
A. J. Fordham carrying his torch [33e];
Performers at the Torch Relay [34a];
From left are torchbearers Joe Richards, Helen Robertson, and A. J. Fordham, who carried the flame through Rodney [34b].
St. Thomas Sports Spectacular programs for 1996 (January 25, 1996), 1998 (January 22, 1998), 1999 (January 28, 1999), 2003 (January 23, 2003; 25th Anniversary), 2004 (January 29, 2004), 2006 (January 26, 2006), 2008 (January 24, 2008), 2015 (January22, 2015), 2017 (January 19, 2017) and 2019 (January 24, 2019). The event, held annually at St. Anne's Centre, St. Thomas, was founded in 1978 and raises funds for Ontario Special Olympics Inc. St. Thomas and District and Elgin Association for Community Living.