Note on back of file card reads, ' This is a picture of Jumbo the largest elephant in captivity, who was killed in St. Thomas by a railroad engine on Sept. 15th, 1885. This photograph was taken by the late T. H. Scott, one of the early photographers in St. Thomas, his son W. Murray Scott being the donor.
Booklet titled "Jumbo (1885-1985) Souvenir Program". Subtitle reads "To commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the death on September 15, 1885, in St. Thomas, Ontario of Barnum's world famous elephant, JUMBO. JUMBO DAYS, gigantic homecoming weekend: JUNE 27, 28, 29, 30 and JULY 1, 1985." Program contains history on the Jumbo incident a schedule of activities, and advertisements; also contains a "welcome from the Chairman of the St. Thomas Jumbo Centennial Committee" on the first page. Front cover depicts an old picture of Jumbo at the circus. 60 pages
Commemorative coin to celebrate the unveiling of the Jumbo statue '1885-1985. Coin is silver coloured with image of train and Jumbo, it is sealed in round plastic case. Back of coin has city crest and 'St. Thomas Ontario' on it.
Bronze coloured commemorative coin(004a) '1885-1985' in presentation box(004c). Coin celebrates the unveiling of the Jumbo statue. Front of coin has image of elephant and a train, back of coin has city crest and 'St. Thomas Ontario' on it. Coin is sealed in clear plastic. Note of authenticity signed by Mayor Doug Tarry, July 1985 is included(004b). Presentation box is stored in cardboard sleeve(004d).
Post card, 'Compliments of Andersons Limited, St. Thomas, Ont'. Has image of Jumbo laying on embankment surrounded by a group of people. 'Jumbo-Killed in St. Thomas, September 15, 1885' is under photo.