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Aldborough School Section No. 1 fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914

Records relating to the construction of the Aldborough School Section No. 1 building in 1914. The records were created by John T. Findlay, Architect, St. Thomas. Fonds has been divided into the following series:
-Architectural drawings.
-Specifications.

Findlay, John T.

Alma Pearl McMullin fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940]-1948

Photographs and letters written by Alma Pearl McMullin, a teacher at the Talbotville Public School (Southwold School Section Number 6) from 1939-1944. Fonds includes class photographs of her students, and letters that she sent to her boyfriend at the time, W.L. "Jimmy" Ward. At the time, teachers had to resign on marriage. Alma and Jimmy were married in July 1944.

McMullin, Alma Pearl

Central Elgin Collegiate Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1960-1984

Fonds consists of records relating to student life at Central Elgin Collegiate Institute, including yearbooks, programs and a student directory, some of which were once in the possession of former principal G.W. Trevithick.

Fonds is arranged into the following series:
-Yearbooks series, 1960-1984
-Student Directory series, 1964

Central Elgin Collegiate Institute

Dunwich S.S. #10 (Campbellton School) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1856-1958

Fonds consists of the records kept and/or maintained by the School Trustees of Dunwich S.S. #10 (Campbellton School)
They have been divided into the following series:
-History series, 1856-1938
-Administrative series, 1859-1958

Dunwich School Section #10 (Campbellton School)

Evelyn McNeil fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1918-2006

Fonds consists of records and research files on schools in East Elgin compiled by Evelyn McNeil for a 2006 publication entitled "Evolution of Schools: From Quill to Computer". This fonds is comprised primarily of secondary sources, but also includes some original records relating to the teaching career of Mrs. McNeil.

McNeil, Evelyn, 1935-

Garnet Trevithick fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1919-1993

This fonds comprises records created and/or maintained by Garnet Trevithick during his time as teacher and principal at St. Thomas Collegiate Institute, and during his personal life. Fonds is divided into the following series:
-Personal records series, 1919-1993.
-Photographs series, ca. 1932-1989.
-General History series, 1965-1988.
-Publications series, 1991.

Trevithick, Garnet

Springfield Public School Board fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1956-1962

Fonds consists of the records created and maintained by the Springfield School Board.
The records are divided into the following series:
-Administration series, 1956-1962
-Financial series, 1957-1961

Springfield Public School Board

St. Thomas Collegiate Institute Centennial Reunion fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1966-1968

In September of 1966 several former students and teachers held a meeting to discuss plans for a grand reunion of all students and teachers to be held in 1967 before the building was demolished. Early in 1967, a commemorative coin was commissioned to celebrate the event as well as raise additional funds for the reunion. The reunion was held on August 4-7, 1967.
The fonds consists of photographs and correspondence, publicity materials, a commemorative coin and its casting, and a rubber stamp.
The fonds is organized into the following series:

  1. Photographs and correspondence, 1966-1968
  2. Publicity, 1967
    This fonds would be of interest to researchers studying the architecture of old schools, the actual reunion of St. Thomas Collegiate Institute in 1967, and the lives of students and former teachers that were associated with this school. The pictures provide a pictorial of what times were like for the school over the years and also the attendees at the reunion.

St. Thomas Collegiate Institute (St. Thomas, Ont.)

Thames Valley District School Board fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1890-2011

Fonds consists predominantly of student attendance registers and other materials created and maintained by St. Thomas and Elgin County schools as well as photographs documenting the activities of the Thames Valley District School Board. Fonds is arranged into the following series:
-Thames Valley District School Board series, 1998-2001
-City of St. Thomas Schools series, 1890-2011
-Town of Aylmer Schools series, 1915-1929
-Township of Aldborough Schools series, 1911-1925
-Township of Bayham Schools series, 1898-1958
-Township of Dunwich Schools series, 1890-1944
-Township of Malahide Schools series, 1899-1929
-Township of South Dorchester Schools series, 1892-1930
-Township of Southwold Schools series,1890-1939
-Township of Yarmouth Schools series, 1891-1939
-Townships of Aldborough/Dunwich Schools series, 1914-1929
-Townships of Bayham/Malahide Schools series, 1890-1931
-Townships of Dunwich/Aldborough Schools series, 1913-1929
-Townships of Malahide/Yarmouth Schools series, 1914-1928
-Townships of Malahide/Yarmouth/South Dorchester Schools series, 1911-1929

Thames Valley District School Board