2_1397 was published with article in St. Thomas Times-Journal on April 29, 1947, page one.
2 negatives : plastic
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Photographs of Rev. Harry Rodney, Rev. Stanley Scott, Rev. J. K. West, and Rev. Dr. Angus MacIver at the Presbyterian Synod of Hamilton-London meeting at Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas.
Caption from St. Thomas Times-Journal: "Rev. Stanley M. Scott, of Kincardine, new Moderator of Hamilton-London Synod: 73rd Annual Session of Important Church Body Being Held in Knox Church; Retiring Moderator's Address; New Moderator Presents Gavel and Gets It Back."
2_1397: "Presents Gavel to Synod; Has It Handed Right Back to Him: Rev. Stanley M. Scott, B.A., of Kincardine, was elected moderator of the Presbyterian Synod of Hamilton and London at the 73rd annual meeting in Knox Church here Monday evening. In the above picture Mr. Scott is seen holding the gavel, which he had just presented to the Synod as a gift from the session of the Kincardine church, where the Synod met last year. Shortly after mr. Scott presented the gavel to the secretary, Rev. J. K. West, it was handed back to hom by Mr. West and at once put to use. In the picture above are shown, left to right: Rev. Harry S. Rodney, of Knox, the host church, St. Thomas; Rev. Mr. Scott; Rev. J. K. West, minister of Alma street church, St. Thomas, and secretary of the Synod; Rev. Dr. Angus MacIver, of Wyoming, the retiring moderator."
Black and white portrait photograph of Captain N.H. McGillivray, Military Chaplain, 91st Overseas Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, ca. 1916. In civilian life, McGillivray served as minister at Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas, Ontario. Hopkins Studio photograph.
Listed in Nominal Roll 91st Overseas Battalion: Headquarters Staff, Chaplain
Listed in Elgin County Book of Remembrance: The Great War 1914-1918: "Son of George and Caroline A. Fothergill McGillivray. Enl. Feb. 1916, Served in Canada Chaplain of 91st Battalion; England Chaplain Services; France Chaplain at No. 2 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station. Disch. Nov. 1917".
See: Attestation Papers in Library and Archives Canada Collections - http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/cef/001042-119.01-e.php?&id_nbr=153549&interval=50&&PHPSESSID=ia67r88e9u77dsr98kd97nlij4
2_1340 and 2_1342 were published in St. Thomas Times-Journal on June 6, 1949, page ten.
6 negatives: plastic
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Photographs of the Alma College Baccalaureate Service.
Caption from St. Thomas Times-Journal on June 6, 1949, page ten: “Great Opportunities for Service in Church Today: Alma Baccalaureate Speaker Tells of Joy, Satisfaction, and Opportunity in Working for Kingdom of God.” : “Attending Alma College Baccalaureate Service.”
2_1342 and 2_1340: “Perfect June weather favored Alma College for baccalaureate Sunday, and above photograph shows, the long procession of faculty and students arriving at Knox Presbyterian Church for the baccalaureate service in the morning, after walking from the college down the tree-shaded streets. The students were all in white with the members of the graduating class in long dresses. The lower photographed shows the head of the procession leaving the main building of the college. In the front are Principal Bruce Millar and Mrs. Harper Sibley, of Rochester, N.Y., the speaker; and behind them Lady Eaton, of Toronto, a member of the college Board, and Rev. H.S. Rodney, minister of Knox Presbyterian Church.”
(Negative 1 of 5): Printed in the St. Thomas Times-Journal- September 23, 2002.
(Negative 3 of 5): Printed in the St. Thomas Times-Journal- September 19, 2002.
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(Negative 1 of 5): Knox Presbyterian Church, 55 Hincks Street, St. Thomas. Google Street View 2014: http://firstname.lastname@example.org,-81.19725,138.15h,22.24p,1z.
(Negative 2 of 5): Trinity Anglican Church, 55 Southwick Street, St. Thomas. Google Street View 2014: http://email@example.com,-81.195541,21.55h,11.94p,1z.
(Negative 3 of 5): St. John's Anglican Church, 20 Flora Street, St. Thomas. Google Street View 2014: http://firstname.lastname@example.org,-81.188945,-55.66h,17.38p,1z.
(Negative 4 of 5): First United Church Church, 7 Curtis Street, St. Thomas. Google Street View 2014: http://email@example.com,-81.201715,-29.47h,11.87p,1z.
(Negative 5 of 5): Seventh-day Adventist Church, southeast corner of Curtis and Mary Streets, St. Thomas. Google Street View 2014: http://firstname.lastname@example.org,-81.196225,-145.35h,5.98p,1z. In 2014 the building formerly occupied by the Seventh-day Adventist Church was occupied by the Living Hope Community Church.
Published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal Bygone Days feature, and on the Archives flickr site, October 17, 2014: https://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/15376974429/in/photostream/.
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Elgin County Court House file
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 15.5 cm
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Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published February 16, 1957 with caption: "A Flag For the Courtroom - A large silk Union Jack, 6 by 9 feet, together with a standard, was presented to the Elgin County Court on Monday morning by the Municipal Chapter, I.O.D.E., and was dedicated by Rev. H.S. Rodney, of Knox Presbyterian Church. The ceremony took place just prior to the opening of a citizenship court in which 90 persons took the oath of allegiance and received their certificates of citizenship. The presentation was made by Mrs. Robert Lark, regent of the Municipal Chapter, standing in centre foreground, to the clerk of the court, Ian D. Cameron, on bended knee, who then placed it in its standard to one side of the courtroom. It was brought into the room by the Municipal Chapter standard bearer, Mrs. Keith M. McGregor, standing at right. Rev. Rodney is seen in the foreground, left. Standing at the bench at the rear is Judge J.F. McMillan, right, and John Mackenzie, deputy clerk of the court. Subsequently, Judge McMillan spoke to the court on the significance of the flag as a symbol of national unity."
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Elgin Court Public School, St. Thomas file
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 19 cm
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Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published October 23, 1971 with caption: "A tour of the modern teaching facilities at Elgin Court Public School was in order for the 150 persons attending the official opening of a $280,000 addition to the school, Friday evening. Shown here at a 'listening centre' in the school's open-area teaching pod, where pre-recorded stories and lessons are available for the youngsters, are, from left, Mrs. Oliver Baker, Grade 1 teacher at the school; Dr. H.S. Rodney, of Knox Presbyterian Church, guest speaker at the opening ceremonies; John Ayearst, school principal; and Jack Harvey, chairman of the Elgin County Board of Education."
Black and white photograph of the exterior of Knox Church, St. Thomas, with a horse and buggy travelling along the street nearby. Has a St. Thomas postmark dated April 9, 1914. Addressed to Herbert Armstrong of Springford, Ontario.
5 copies of the same postcard featuring a colour illustration of the exterior of Knox Church, St. Thomas. The entrance is behind a line of large trees. One has a faded postmark dated 1913. One has a St. Thomas postmark dated October 4, 1923, and is addressed to Miss Jennie M. Dennis of Gamlachie (?), Ontario.
Three studio portraits of Daniel McGregor Stirling [23959a], Alexander Ferguson McNiven [23959b], and John Vance [23959c], ca. 1930. The three men were elders at Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas, and all passed away in 1937; Mr. Stirling passed away on May 23rd, Mr. McNiven on February 7th, Mr. Vance on February 27. The photos are featured in the Knox Presbyterian Church section of "Presbyterian Chruches - Elgin County" (REF 12).
Ten studio portraits of five unidentified men associated with Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas, ca. 1937. The storage envelope reads "Knox Church Boys Sr. Group", and the men may be senior church officials or members of a church group.
Reproduction of a sketch of the exterior of the Knox Presbyterian Church in New Glasgow, and its surrounding property, in winter. On the back of the postcard, there is a caption containing a brief history of the building.
Baptisms from December 3, 1876 to December 27, 1907
Information given: name of child, sex, name of father, maiden name of mother, employment or profession of father, when born, where born, date of baptism, by whom baptized.
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas file
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 21 cm
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Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published 197-? with caption: "Why Mission Today? - The London Presbyterian Women's Missionary Society met in Knox Presbyterian Church, Wednesday, for their 60th annual meeting, with representatives coming from many points in Ontario. The highlight of the day was an address given by John Elgin Geddes, a missionary on furlough from Taiwan, who is presently attending University of Waterloo, and who, with his wife and five children will be returning to continue his work at the University in Taiwan in August. Pictured, looking over the program for the day, are, from left to right, Mrs. T. A. Duke, London, Ont., Presbyterial president; Mrs. G. E. Corman, Brantford; Synodical president; Mrs. John Imrie, president of Knox Church WMS, and the guest speaker, Mr. Gebbles."