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Southwold Public School - Jumbo the Elephant

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1985
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
C9 Sh3 B3 F56 64
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C9 Sh3 B3 F56 64
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1985
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Southwold Public School file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w : 10.5 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published [1985?]. Shows two unidentified children with posters of Jumbo the elephant.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Southwold Public School
Subject Access
Newspapers
Schools
Education
Images

Jumbo Official Souvenir Program

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Museum / Archive
North America Railway Hall of Fame
Date Range To
1985
Material
paper, cardstock
Museum / Archive
North America Railway Hall of Fame
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
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
Material
paper, cardstock
Condition Information
good
Category
Documentary
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
2013.12.2
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Date Range To
1985

Gold Plated commemorative coin for Jumbo 1885-1985

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Date Range To
1985
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Gold Plated commemorative coin for Jumbo 1885-1985. To commemorate the unveiling of the Jumbo statue. Coin is sealed in clear case. Back of coin has city crest and 'St. Thomas Ontario' on it.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.022.002
Date Range To
1985
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elda Mae Patterson fonds
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1973-1993
Accession Number
2003-18
Storage Location
R6 S6 Sh5 B1 F25
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elda Mae Patterson fonds
Description Level
Series
Accession Number
2003-18
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R6 S6 Sh5 B1 F25
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1973-1993
Physical Description
20 newspaper clippings
5 pamphlets
3 booklets
2 plastic bags
1 bumper sticker
Scope and Content
Pamphlet: "Jumbo"
Pamphlet: "Jumbo: Schedule of Activities"
Pamphlet: "The Jumbo Story"
Pamphlet: "The Great Jumbo" (2 copies)
Booklet: Newspaper flier, Elgin Mall.
Booklet: "Jumbo Days: A Mammoth 6-Day Celebration with Tons of Fun for Everyone".
Newspaper clippings about Jumbo.
Name Access
Jumbo the Elephant
Documents

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Jumbo memorabilia

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1978-1989
Accession Number
2010-42
Storage Location
C1 Sh6 B6 F4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2010-42
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C1 Sh6 B6 F4
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1978-1989
Series
Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection - St. Thomas history series
Physical Description
2 volumes
0.2 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains miscellaneous memorabilia relating to Jumbo the elephant, killed in St. Thomas, Ontario on September 15, 1885. Includes the following items:
-A children's book titled "Jumbo" published in 1989.
-A children's book titled "Jumbo: The Biggest Elephant in all the World" by Florence McLaughlin Burns, published in 1978.
-Souvenir insert from the St. Thomas Times-Journal created to honour the 100th Anniversary of Jumbo's death. Published on June 18, 1985.
-Brochure for the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, Ontario. Includes a history of Jumbo and his death in St. Thomas.
-Newspaper clipping with article titled "Moment of silence Sunday in city pays tribute to Jumbo anniversary", published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal.
Name Access
Jumbo the Elephant
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1973-1991
Accession Number
2005-10
Storage Location
Box 50, File 39
R5 S5 Sh2 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2005-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 50, File 39
R5 S5 Sh2 B2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1973-1991
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Custodial History
Transferred from the collection of the London Room, London Public Library.
Scope and Content
Miscellaneous newspaper clippings, originals and photocopies, concerning Jumbo, the African elephant and Barnum and Bailey Circus performer killed by a train at St. Thomas September 15, 1885, and about the creation and unveiling of the Jumbo Monument in St. Thomas in 1985.
Includes an advertisement for "A Jumbo Valentine Program", a poetry event held at the St. Tomas Public Library, February 14, 1991 (2 copies). The front of the advertisement card features a design of the Jumbo Statue.
Name Access
Jumbo the Elephant
Subject Access
Historic Sites
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1930-1985
Accession Number
2008-01
2015-09
2017-39
Storage Location
Box 14, File 30
R5 S6 Sh1 B3
the one hundredth anniver- sary of the last visit of the great circus elephant, Jumbo, to our city
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2008-01
2015-09
2017-39
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 14, File 30
R5 S6 Sh1 B3
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1930-1985
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
"Tufts College: A Seat of Learning in New England" booklet. Includes a picture of "Jumbo, the King of the Elephants" (his specimen on display at Tufts University), ca. 1922.
"Don't Miss Seeing Jumbo"- a reproduction of a circus poster heralding Jumbo.
-"The Beloved Jumbo", an essay by CVN (Charlotte Vidal Nisbet), published in the Vidal Papers, 1939.
"Books: Jumbo biography tells ignominous fate of a regal beast". The London Free Press, April 30, 1977.
Copy of "Jumbo 1885-1985: Official Souvenir Program". Associated with Jumbo Days, June 27-July 1, 1985, marking the 100th anniversary of the death of Jumbo, September 15, 1885.
-"Souvenir Copy: Jumbo 100 Year Celebration", an advertising section of The London Free Press, June 18, 1985" (3 copies).
Promotional package: "Jumbo Comes to St. Thomas, Ontario: Jumbo Days: June 27 to July 1, 1985": includes a schedule of activities, a press release, and a letter to local newspapers.
Brochure: "Jumbo Days & Homecoming Weekend: June 27th to July 1st, 1985" (2 copies).
Name Access
Jumbo the Elephant
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Documents

Newspaper clippings - Jumbo

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1929-1985
Storage Location
W1 B6 F15
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
W1 B6 F15
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
W1 B6 F15
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1929-1985
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Newspaper clippings series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 booklet
Scope and Content
File contains miscellaneous newspaper clippings collected by Ken Verrell with articles pertaining to Jumbo and his death in St. Thomas, Ontario on September 15, 1885. Also includes a souvenir booklet printed in 1985 as an insert to the London Free Press for the 100 year anniversary of Jumbo's death.
Name Access
Jumbo the Elephant
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Newspapers
Railways

Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 1
R8 S3 Sh6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 1
R8 S3 Sh6
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 12.5 cm
Custodial History
Transferred from the Elgin County Museum: October 29, 2019.
Scope and Content
Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, 1985.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
Images

Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 2
R8 S3 Sh6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 2
R8 S3 Sh6
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 12.5 cm
Custodial History
Transferred from the Elgin County Museum: October 29, 2019.
Scope and Content
Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, 1985.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
Images

Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 3
R8 S3 Sh6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 3
R8 S3 Sh6
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 12.5 cm
Custodial History
Transferred from the Elgin County Museum: October 29, 2019.
Scope and Content
Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, 1985.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
Images

Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 4
R8 S3 Sh6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 4
R8 S3 Sh6
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 12.5 cm
Custodial History
Transferred from the Elgin County Museum: October 29, 2019.
Scope and Content
Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, 1985.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
Images

Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 5
R8 S3 Sh6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 5
R8 S3 Sh6
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 12.5 cm
Custodial History
Transferred from the Elgin County Museum: October 29, 2019.
Scope and Content
Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, 1985.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
Images

Jumbo Monument

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[1985?]
Accession Number
2005-10
2017-39
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B4 F4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Creator
Brian Wilsdon
Description Level
Item
Item Number
P 79
Accession Number
2005-10
2017-39
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B4 F4
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[1985?]
Publication
Postcard printed by Impressions Printing
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 15 x 23 cm (2 copies)
History / Biographical
The Jumbo Monument at St. Thomas, Ontario was created by sculptor Winston Bronnum to commemorate the African elephant and Barnum and Bailey Circus performer killed by a train at St. Thomas September 15, 1885. The monument was officially unveiled during Jumbo Days, June 28, 1985.
Custodial History
Transferred from the collection of the London Room, London Pubic Library (reference number PG E 259).
Scope and Content
Colour postcard photograph showing visitors admiring the Jumbo Monument at St. Thomas, Ontario, [1985?].
Name Access
Jumbo the Elephant
Repro Restriction
Copyright may be the property of the photographer, Brian Wilsdon, or the printer, Impressions Printing.
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Eden Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1985
Accession Number
2005-04
Storage Location
R7 S4 Sh3 B2 F2 115
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Eden Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2005-04
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R7 S4 Sh3 B2 F2 115
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col.
Scope and Content
Colour photograph of a group of tourists visiting the Jumbo Monument in St. Thomas, included in the Eden Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, Volume 3, page 115.
Name Access
Eden Women's Institute
Eden (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Images

Scrapbook - St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900-1990s
Accession Number
2011-16 to 2011-25
Storage Location
C1 Sh6 B6 F13
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2011-16 to 2011-25
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C1 Sh6 B6 F13
GMD
textual records
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900-1990s
Publication
C1 Sh6 B6 F13 4 - posted to Facebook Monday October 7, 2019.
Series
Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection - Scrapbook series
Physical Description
1.6 cm of textual records
8 photographs
Scope and Content
File contains scrapbook material collected by Robert Moore that includes items related to St. Thomas and its history. Includes photographs, postcards, greeting cards, newspaper articles about the St. Thomas Times-Journal, miscellaneous ephemera and invoices from various St. Thomas businesses. Includes the following photographs:
1: Postcard photograph showing the main floor of W.B. Jennings Furniture Co. in St. Thomas.
2: Photograph with caption "1935 Old Home Week" showing Talbot Street, St. Thomas, across from City Hall.
3: Cabinet card potrait photogaph of Colin St. Clair Leitch.
4: Portrait photograph of an unidentified individual, possibly Colin St. Clair Leitch.
5: Scott Studio Copy Print of the 1935 Jumbo Committee
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Subject Access
Scrapbooks
Images

Jumbo - Killed September 15, 1885 - St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1885-1985
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh5 B2 F13
the ties were broken and the elephant, now so grotesquely famous, was transported to the docks. So Jumbo
  13 images     18 documents  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh5 B2 F13
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1885-1985
Publication
13e was posted on Facebook: March 17, 2021.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.2 x 23.8 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.2 x 14.1 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 18.1 x 22.1 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 15.5 x 9.1 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.6 x 14.2 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.5 x 10.9 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 19.2 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.9 x 11.1 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 10.7 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 24 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.6 x 24.1 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.6 x 14.8 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 16 cm
18 p. textual records
Scope and Content
One black and white copy of a photograph taken on September 15, 1885 on the occasion of Jumbo's death; frequently republished. (13a)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published April 15, 1975. (13b)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published April 15, 1975, with caption:
"Big top burns - The P.T. Barnum Hall at Tufts University in Medford, Mass., burns early Monday, destroying Barnum circus memor[a]bilia in the 91-year-old building built with funds provided by the showman. Included in the loss is the preserved remains of Jumbo the elephant." (13c)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published April 15, 1975, and republished ca. 1980 with caption:
"Legend grew in death - Probably the legend of Jumbo grew far more in death than it did during the elephant's life time and much of this can be attributed to the razzle-dazzle circus promoter P.T. Barnum. After the elephant's death in St. Thomas in 1885, Barnum had Jumbo stuffed. He was later on display at Tufts University in Medford, Mass., until he became a fire casualty in 1975." (13d)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published ca.1977. John Kinnear is likely presenting the Elgin County Pioneer Museum with the copy of the "Remember Jumbo" painting that the Elgin County Museum still has in their collection. (13e). From left to right are: Mrs. Marguerite Young, Secretary-Treasurer, Elgin County Pioneer Museum; unidentified, unidentified; John Kinnear (artist), and St. Thomas City Councillor Janet Golding.
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published June 18, 1977. (13f)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published June 16, 1977, with caption:
"Plaque to memory of Jumbo unveiled - George Lang, authority on Jumbo memorabilia, and his granddaughter, Sheila Smith, standing in front of the Ontario Heritage Foundation plaque dedicated to the memory of Jumbo, unveiled the plaque[.] The 13,000-pound African elephant was killed in St. Thomas on September 15, 1885 when struck by a locomotive. The plaque was unveiled Friday during a ceremony at the Elgin County Pioneer Museum sponsored by the University Women's Club of St. Thomas. Attending the ceremony were Mrs. Jill Green, president of the club; Mrs. Marguerite Young, secretary-treasurer of the museum; Bill Haight, persident of the Elgin Historical Society; Cliff Barwick, mayor of St, Thomas; Dave Cook, Warden of Elgin County; Ron McNeil, Elgin MPP; John Wise, Elgin MP, and R. Alan Douglas, Ontario Heritage Foundation representative. Richard Glover, a retired history professor from Carleton University, spoke on the historical background of Jumbo at the ceremony. The plaque was dedicated by Rev. R.K. Farrell." (13g)
One black and white photograph taken of the cover of the book "Jumbo 1883-1983" by Andrew Phillips. (13h)
One black and white photograph taken of an illustration in the book "Jumbo 1883-1983". (13i)
One black and white photograph of conceptual art for the statue of Jumbo, 1985. (13j)
One black and white photograph of conceputal art for the statue of Jumbo, 1985. (13k)
One black and white photograph of miniature version of Jumbo statue used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published ca. 1985. (13l)
One photocopy of a black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published 1985, with caption:
"Jumbo recreated - Jumbo, killed in a freak train accident at St. Thomas, Ont., 100 years ago, has been immortalized by animal sculptor Winston Bronnum of Sussex, N.B. The lifelike 40-ton statue is separated at the knees by crane and hydraulic life to begin its journey back to St. Thomas where it will become a landmark overlooking the town.The $70,000 work was commissioned by the town's Kiwanis Club." (13m)
Photocopy of article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, 1935, "Barnum Ballyhoo Made Jumbo Famous on Two Continents". (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F13a)
Photocopy of article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, August 1, 1952, "Jumbo, Killed Here in 1885, Was Not World's Biggest Elephant, Records Show". 3 copies. (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F13b)
Photocopy of article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, September 15, 1955, "Tragic Death of Jumbo In St. Thomas Occurred Seventy Years Ago Tonight". (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F13c)
Article, Weekend Magazine, December 22, 1973, "The Towering Monarch Of His Mighty Race, Whose Like The World Will Never See Again". (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F13d)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal (?), April 14, 1975, "Remains of Jumbo destroyed in fire". (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F13e)
Article, Medford Daily Mercury, April 14, 1975, "$2 Million Tufts Fire Damage; P.T. Barnum's 'Jumbo' Destroyed". (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F13f)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, April 15, 1975, "Jumbo was most prized exhibit at Medford, Mass. university". (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F13g)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, June 17,1977, "Death of P.T. Barnum's Jumbo is recalled". (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F13h)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, ca. 1977, "Commemorating the legendary Jumbo". (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F13i)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, September 9, 1978, "Elephant's death brought city fame". (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F13j)
Article, Reader's Digest, 1982, "Jumbo, the World's Most Beloved Animal". (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F13k)
Press Release, Super Circus International 1984 Program Highlights. (R4_S6__Sh5_B2_F13l)
Typewritten article, intended for St. Thomas Times-Journal, September 1985, "By George!" (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F13m)
Typewritten article, intended for St. Thomas Times-Journal, ca. 1985, "Stardom as much as fate brought about the death of the world's largest captive elephant in 1885". (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F13n)
Typewritten article, intended for St. Thomas Times-Journal, ca.1985, "A 1921 account of the death of Jumbo sugests the giant elephant was killed because of the negligence of a young boy". (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F13o)
Typewritten poem, "Jumbo", by W.R. Lundy of Peterborough, on the occasion of the statue of Jumbo being erected in St. Thomas, received by the St. Thomas Times-Journal, June 10, 1985. (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F13p)
Handwritten poem, "Jumbo's Home Again", signed WBBB, written on the occasion of the statue of Jumbo being erected in St. Thomas. (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F13q)
Photocopy of handwritten "Elephant Soup" parody recipe, date and writer unknown. (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F13r)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Jumbo the Elephant
Subject Access
Newspapers
Jumbo
Circus
Historic Plaques
Images
Documents

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Reference Articles regarding Jumbo

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives189967
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1984
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh4 B1 F5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh4 B1 F5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1984
Series
Don Cosens Collection - St. Thomas Jumbo Centennial Committee series
Physical Description
0.3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains miscellaneous articles related to the life and death of Jumbo the elephant. The material was collected for reference by Don Cosens, during his role as a member of the St. Thomas Jumbo Centennial Committee.

Newspaper Articles - Jumbo

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives189974
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1981-1985
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh4 B1 F6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh4 B1 F6
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1981-1985
Series
Don Cosens Collection - St. Thomas Jumbo Centennial Committee series
Physical Description
0.3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains miscellaneous newspaper articles from various publications related to the life and death of Jumbo the elephant, as well as the installation of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas. The material was collected for reference by Don Cosens, during his role as a member of the St. Thomas Jumbo Centennial Committee.

Ephemera - St. Thomas Jumbo Centennial Committee

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives189744
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1976-1993
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh4 B1 F4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh4 B1 F4
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1976-1993
Series
Don Cosens Collection - St. Thomas Jumbo Centennial Committee series
Physical Description
0.4 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains ephemera related to Jumbo the elephant, collected by Don Cosens, during his role as a member of the St. Thomas Jumbo Centennial Committee. Includes ephemera relating to the Barnum and Bailey Circus as well as the Ringling Brothers, including tickets, brochures and souvenir booklets. File also contains commemorative newspaper inserts, blank committee letterhead, and reproductions of Jumbo posters.

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