Series consists of programs, invitations, a scrapbook and photographs of the centennial celebrations at Alma College. Series also includes a program and photographs from ceremony in which Alma College was designated a provincial heritage site.
- handwritten notes by George Thorman on the St. Thomas Troop of Cavalry
- article from the London Gazette, November 18, 1837, concerns the refutation of charges made by Charles Duncombe
- article from the London Free Press July 24, 1891, reminiscences of someone who served in the militia in 1838
- "Rebellion Losses for Upper Canada London District. General Information", compiled by Doris Bourrie, 1989, 11 typed pages, lists the names of people who claimed for losses and whether their claim was allowed or rejected, and for how much
- "Letters, Petitions and Other Papers Concerning the Militia Companies of Middlesex from January to June 1838. Edited by George E. Thorman 1992. Elgin Military Museum Copyright."
- "Roster of the St. Thomas Troop of Cavalry at Pelee Island on March 4, 1838"
- photocopies of pages from "The Talbot Regime" by Charles Oakes Ermatinger
- article about 1838 attempted invasions at Pelee Island and Amherstburg, London Free Press, March 16, 1963
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - 1978 Municipal Election file
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.1 x 13.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.5 x 14.7 cm
48 newspaper clippings
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published November 10, 1978 with caption: "Any Questions? - Marietta Roberts, chairman of the Elgin County Board of Education and moderator of Thursday night's Yarmouth all-candidates meeting, sorts through questions that came from the floor, while candidates Dave Cook (left) and Theo Webber look on. The meeting proved to be an interesting one with the three main issues of the moment being discussed thoroughly. For more details, see story on page 11." (1)
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published November 14, 1978 with caption: "Victory Kiss - Reeve Bill Caverly didn't need much persuading to give his wife, Laura, a big hug and a kiss following his drubbing of contender Deputy-Reeve Don Shackleton in the race for the reeveship of Malahide Township Council Monday. Reeve Caverly, beginning his 13th year as reeve, received almost double the votes of his running mate." (2)
Forty-six newspaper clippings concerning the 1978 municipal elections of the different townships within Elgin County. (3)
International Plowing Match fonds- Legacy Committee series
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing Duncan McPhail, Rein Van Brenk, Donna Lunn, Allister Cameron, Cathy Bishop, Bill Walters, Roberta Gillard, Jason White (Platinum Sponsor), Dave Karn (Platinum Sponsor), Ralph Millman. Absent are Jim McIntyre (Platinum Sponsor), Nancy Millman.
W.R. Coulter, Insurance and Real Estate, St. Thomas fonds- Financial records
Scope and Content
Invoices and accounts relating to businesses which start with the letters A or B.
This file includes the following records:
-an invoice: "In account with Drs. A. & W. A. Burns, St. Thomas, Ont., August 28, 1899". Also, an invoice dated January 8, 1900.
-an envelope: "The British America Assurance Company Head Office, Toronto", ca. 1900.
-an invoice with a list of outstanding payments from June 18, 1895 to December 22, 1900. Written and signed by W.R. Bevitt that the outstanding balance was paid in full on January 11, 1901.- "W. R. Bevitt: Wall Papers, Picture Frames, Plate Glass, 267 Talbot Street, St. Thomas".
-an Exchange Line Contract (Business) with The Bell Telephone Company of Canada, May 1, 1901. Also, an Exchange Line Contract (Residence) dated May 24, 1905 and an Exhange Line Contract, August 16, 1906.
-a receipt from E.R. Barclay, Poplar Hill, Ontario, May 27, 1901.
-an invoice: "In account with H.G. Broderick, Importer of Dry Goods, Millinery, Mantles, Dress Silks, Carpets, etc., No. 341 Talbot Street, St. Thomas, Ontario, June 28, 1901". Also, two receipts from H. G. Broderick, one dated September 13, 1901 and another dated November 12, 1901.
-a receipt from H.G. Broderick, St. Thomas, Ont., September 13, 1901.
-an invoice: "George Boucher, Gardener and Florist, Cut Flowers and Floral Designs a Specialty, Established 1871, 80 Alma Street, St. Thomas, Ont., December 6, 1901".
-a receipt for gas fixtures from Charles T. Bull, January 9, 1902.
-an invoice: "Bought of Butler Bros., Grocers and Wine Merchants, 611 Talbot St., St. Thomas, January 20, 1902".
-an invoice: "Bought of James G. Bennett, Importer of China, Glassware, Cutler, Silverware, Wedding Presents, Fancy Goods, Lamps, etc., Crystal Palace 309 Talbot Street, opposite Grand Central Hotel, St. Thomas, Ont., May 1901". Also, an invoice dated January 1903.
-an invoice: "In account with E.B. Benson, Dealer in Family Groceries, Fruits and Vegetables, Corner Forest and Smith Avenue, St. Thomas, May 1, 1903". There are three other invoices, one dated January 15, 1904 another dated May 6, 1905, and another dated February 8, 1906. .
-an invoice from The Bulletin Publishing Company of Toronto, September 15, 1905. There is another invoice dated September 14, 1906.
-receipt from A. Berdan, 1906.
-an invoice from The Big Cash Store, Northway & Anderson, opposite the Post Office, St. Thomas, March 5, 1906.
-two invoices from The Anderson Company Limited, dated May 2, 1906 and May 9, 1906.
-an invoice: "In account with George W. Brown, Dealer in General Hardware, Tin and Granite Ware, Jewel Stoves and Ranges, 353 Talbot Street, Opposite Elgin, St.Thomas, Ont., June 26, 1906". Also, a receipt dated June 27, 1906.
Series consists of "Academics at Alma", a pamphlet produced by the college for students and guardians. The pamphlet outlines the courses offered at Alma College, diploma requirements, music program and English as a second language course.