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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F3 6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F3 6
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 11.5 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing Mrs. Bertha Williams seated in an automobile. Mounted on cardboard with the caption "Bert at the Wheel".
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Images

View N.E. of St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives13086
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F5 6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F5 6
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 9.5 x 11.5 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Landscape photograph showing a man driving an automobile on a road in an unidentified rural area near St. Thomas, Ontario. Mounted on cardboard with the caption "View N.E. of St. Thomas".
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F7 7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F7 7
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Publication
Published on the Archives' flickr site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/4330429274/in/set-72157623225301303/.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 11 x 16.5 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing a man and a second person posing with an automobile on a rural road near a bridge and Union Pond in the vicinity of Union, Ontario. Mounted on cardboard with the caption "West of Union".
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Union (Ont.)
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F8 7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F8 7
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Publication
Published on the Archives' flickr site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/4330478586/in/set-72157623225446063.
Posted on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter: August 19, 2019.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 10 x 12.5 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing members of the St. Thomas Camera Club posing with an automobile. Mounted on cardboard with the caption "Camera Club".
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Camera Club
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F12 3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F12 3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 9 x 11.5 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing two women, including Bertha Williams, riding in an automobile beneath the arch of a stone bridge in Buffalo, New York. Mounted on cardboard with the caption "Stone Arch at Buffalo".
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Images

Stop for Repairs on Hamilton Road

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives13139
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F12 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F12 4
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 9 x 11.5 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing an automobile parked beside a roadway, with three men working to repair a flat tire. Bertha Williams is shown sitting in the automobile. Telephone poles and part of a transmission tower are visible. Mounted on cardboard with the caption "Stop for repairs on Hamilton Road".
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F13 3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F13 3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 11.5 x 16.5 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Physical Condition
Tape covering part of the image requires removal by conservator.
Scope and Content
Photograph showing a man driving an automobile on an unidentified road, with a fence and farm buildings visible in the background. Mounted on cardboard with the caption "Forty Miles an hour".
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Images

Fraser Hill Pt. Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives13143
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F13 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F13 4
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Publication
Published on the Archives' flickr site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/4329718047/in/set-72157623225360465.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 11.5 x 16.5 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing men and women in a parkland setting at Fraser Hill near Port Stanley, Ontario. An automobile is also featured. Mounted on cardboard with the caption "Fraser Hill Pt. Stanley".
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Images

Mr. John Cambell and Family

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives13173
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F18 3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F18 3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 11.5 x 16.5 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing a man and three women posing in an automobile in front of a house or cottage. The automobile is marked with the brand name "Aerocar". Mounted on cardboard with the caption "Mr. John Cambell & family". The man may be John Campbell, founder of the John Campbell Company Ltd., St. Thomas, Ontario.
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F19 1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F19 1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 9.5 x 11 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing a man and five women seated in an automobile. Mounted on cardboard with the caption "C. Wanacott & Party". The man is probably Charles W. Wannacott. The same automobile and people are featured in a second image on the same sheet, captioned "Pt. Stanley Automobile Club".
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Port Stanley Automobile Club
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Images

Pt. Stanley Automobile Club

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives13179
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F19 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F19 2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Publication
Published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal: May 23, 2007. Caption reads: "Members of the Port Stanley Automobile Club, ca. 1910".
Published on the Archives' flickr site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/4330453236/in/set-72157623225360465/.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 9.5 x 11 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing several male and female members of the Port Stanley Automobile Club seated in three automobiles. Mounted on cardboard with the caption "Pt. Stanley Automobile Club".One of the automobiles and its occupants are featured in a second image on the same sheet, captioned "C. Wanacott & party".
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Port Stanley Automobile Club
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Images

Unidentified Car and Driver

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives13192
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F22 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F22 2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 5.5 x 8 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing an unidentified man and boy seated in an automobile, possibly in Port Stanley, Ontario. Mounted on cardboard.
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F25 3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F25 3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 11.5 x 17 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing an automobile carrying several unidentified passengers on Hill Crest hill near Port Stanley, Ontario. May feature the same automobile, with the brand name "Aerocar", shown in the image captioned "Mr. John Cambell and Family" in C3 Sh6 B1 F18. Mounted on cardboard with the caption "Hill Crest hill at P[remainder of caption missing]".
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Images

Aerocar Car on Orchard Beach Hill

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives13349
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F36 1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F36 1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 11.5 x 17 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing passengers riding in an automobile on Orchard Beach Hill near Port Stanley, Ontario. Mounted on cardboard with the caption "Aerocar Car on Orchard Beach Hill".
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F37 8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F37 8
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 9.5 x 12 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing Bertha Williams, three other women and a child sitting in an automobile. A house is visible in the background. Includes many of the people shown in the image in this fonds captioned "Friends at Croton" and probably features the same setting. Mounted on cardboard with the caption "Bert and her friends".
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F43 5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F43 5
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Publication
Published on the Archives' flickr site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/4329746871/in/set-72157623225446063/.
Printed in the St. Thomas Times-Journal: May 8, 2007. Caption reads: "Contestants at the start of a running race on Talbot Street in St. Thomas, ca. 1910. Visible in the background is the St. Thomas Times building".
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 19 x 24 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing contestants at the start of a running race on Talbot Street, St. Thomas, Ontario. Includes spectators, a tripod-mounted camera, several horse-drawn carriages, an automobile, street railway tracks, and several buildings and store fronts on the north side of Talbot Street near the intersection with Mary Street, including the St. Thomas Times building (397 Talbot); W.A. Burns, dentist (395 Talbot); R.W. Johnson, accountant (395 Talbot); St. Thomas College of Music (395 Talbot); John W. Proper, dry goods (389 Talbot); M.G. Hay, bookseller (375-377 Talbot); and E.H. Flach, jeweler (371 Talbot). Mounted on cardboard with the caption "Times Road Race".
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 27 (East to Mary).
Goggle Street View 2014: http://www.instantstreetview.com/@42.779029,-81.196697,-60.31h,13.58p,1z
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Business and Industry
Sports and Recreation
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
graphic material
objects
Date Range
[190?]-1909
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1
GMD
graphic material
objects
Date Range
[190?]-1909
Physical Description
263 photographs : b&w and col.
1 photograph album cover : 28 x 36.5 cm
History / Biographical
Calvin Winslow Ellis was born April 2, 1877 in Aylmer, Ontario, the son of Isaac Newton Ellis, a carriage maker, and Alma Jane (Calvert) Ellis. Ellis moved to St. Thomas, Ontario c. 1902. In 1906 he worked as an automobile agent. From c. 1913 to 1916 Ellis worked as operator and projectionist at the Star Theatre, 467 Talbot Street, St. Thomas. From c. 1918 until his death in 1935, Ellis worked as an electrical contractor (briefly partnering with Harry W. Beck in business as Ellis & Beck, Electrical Contractors, 12 Metcalfe Street, St. Thomas, c. 1920), electrician and (from c. 1927) proprietor of an electrical repair business at 1 White St., St. Thomas. He married Louise B. Ellis c. 1927. Ellis died February 6, 1935 and was buried in Aylmer Cemetery.
Custodial History
Part of the collection of the Elgin County Pioneer Museum, under accession number B.d.2 Transferred to the Archives from the Elgin County Museum in March, 2007.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of photographs taken and/or collected by Calvin Winslow Ellis, St Thomas, Ontario, perhaps in his capacity as a member of the St. Thomas Camera Club. Fonds includes portraits and other images of Ellis' friends and family; landscape photographs showing various picturesque locations, primarily in Elgin County but also in the vicinity of Niagara Falls, Elora, Delhi and Elmira, Ontario; numerous images of civic buildings, public infrastructure, businesses, bridges, streets and private residences in and around St. Thomas, Ontario; several images documenting the property and activities of various railway companies, including the London and Port Stanley Railway Company, the Michigan Central Railway and the Pere Marquette Railway; several images featuring early automobiles; and numerous images showing various locations in and around Port Stanley, Ontario, including the village itself, its harbour, its rail yards, summer cottages, the waterfront, Orchard Beach and Hill Crest.
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
St. Thomas Camera Club
London and Port Stanley Railway
London and Port Stanley Toll Road
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Pere Marquette Railway
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Business and Industry
Railways

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