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Burlington Central High School, Brass Tacks

  • Collection
  • 1978-1982

Student run magazine featuring stories, ideas , research and interviews to transcriptions, writing, photography and layout published by Burlington Central High school.

Burlington Central High School

Ivan Cleaver Postcard Collection

  • Collection
  • [1907 - 1945]

Collection consists of postcards of views and subjects relating to Burlington business, activities, churches, geography, roads and residents.

Jean Douglas Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1930-1953

Fonds consists of scrapbook albums illustrating the history of the Girl Guiding movement in Burlington, Ontario between 1930 and 1953. The albums include reports from brownie and guide units and the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire, lists of leaders and commissioners, photographs, correspondence, certificates, badges, postcards and copies of newspaper articles. Newspaper articles and photographs of the opening of the Trefoil Lodge and the Junior Band are included.

Douglas, Jean

Tweedsmuir Histories

  • Collection
  • [1897-2004]

Collection predominantly contains oversized scrapbooks compiled by local branches of the Women's Institutes, under the direction of The Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario with a purpose to document village histories. These types of scrapbooks known as Tweedsmuir Histories, were named after the Governor General's wife Lady Tweedsmuir, who encouraged Women’s Institute branches to preserve the history and the changing environments of rural communities. Scrapbooks include newspaper clippings, photographs, letters, maps, as well as handwritten and typed local histories. Also included in this collection are administration records for the Nelson Women's Institute.

Federated Women's Institutes of Canada

Vernon's Directories

  • Collection
  • 1950-2013

Collection consists of Hamilton and Burlington suburban directories, made up of three parts: an alphabetic listing of people’s last names giving their occupation and home address; an alphabetic listing of street names and an alphabetic listing of local business, providing advertisements. The directories are arranged chronologically by year.