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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Storage Location
Box 68, File 25
R5 S5 Sh4 B1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 68, File 25
R5 S5 Sh4 B1
Scope and Content
-Photocopy of a newspaper article: "E.H. Flach, an eye-witness, tells story of Jumbo's death"- article from 1907
-Photocopy of an article taken from a book: "The Story of One Elephant (the following account of Jumbo was written by P.T. Barnum, shortly before his death in 1891)
Photocopy of a typescript letter dated November 30, 1978 from N.B. ("Nipper") Scott, son of photographer T.H. Scott, to unidentified correspondent "George" (possibly St. Thomas Times-Journal publisher George M. Dingman or local historian George Thorman) describing how his father took the famous photographs of dead Jumbo.
Name Access
Jumbo the Elephant

Jumbo the Elephant Calendar

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum23784
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Artifact Type
Calendar
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Collection
Ray Bennell Collection
Artifact Type
Calendar
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
A 2008 calendar by Steve Peters, MPP for Elgin-Middlesex-London. Each Month has a trivia question and photos relating to Jumbo the elephant.
Condition Information
Good.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Railway
Accession Number
2013.13.23
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Ray Bennell Box
Date Range
2008
Length
14.8
Width
22.3
Units
cm

Miscellaneous records relating to Jumbo the Elephant

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives170149
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ron Payne Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1990s
Accession Number
2010-37
Storage Location
R12 S1 Sh4 B4 F10
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ron Payne Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2010-37
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R12 S1 Sh4 B4 F10
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1990s
Series
Ron Payne Collection - Miscellaneous documents series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains items related to Jumbo the Elephant and his death in St. Thomas, Ontario on September 15, 1885. Includes a centennial matchstick box, a tourist brochure highlighting the history of Jumbo and typed document titled "Jumbo Fact Sheet" which includes biographical information as well as a list of statues erected in his honour.
Name Access
Jumbo the Elephant

'Jumbo the Elephant, St. Thomas, Ontario'

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives14816
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[199-]
Accession Number
2005-26
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B2 F5 #9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Creator
Barry Shneider; Schneider Enterprises and Gifts Ltd. Woodstock, Ontario, Canada
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2005-26
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B2 F5 #9
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[199-]
Physical Description
1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Colour photograph of the Jumbo Monument, St. Thomas. On the back of the postcard, there is a caption containing a brief history of Jumbo.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
Images

Southwold Public School - Jumbo the Elephant

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives57204
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 the Elephant after his death in St. Thomas, Ontario, 1885

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives169779
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ron Payne Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
September 15, 1885
Accession Number
2010-37
Storage Location
R12 S1 Sh2 B4 F12 27
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ron Payne Collection
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2010-37
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R12 S1 Sh2 B4 F12 27
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
September 15, 1885
Series
Ron Payne Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photographic copy print of a Scott Studio image showing Jumbo, a P.T. Barnum circus elephant killed by a train in St. Thomas, Ontario on September 15, 1885.
Images

Commemoration coin: unveiling of the Jumbo statue: bronze coloured

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum22345
Description
Bronze coloured commemorative coin to celebrate the unveiling of the Jumbo statue. Coin is sealed in round plastic case and has image of a train and Jumbo on the front. Back of coin has city crest and 'St. Thomas Ontario' on it.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
Jumbo picture
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Notes
donated 1988

Tooth found in Jumbo's stomach

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum24028
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Part of a group that was previously mounted and framed as 'contents of Jumbo's stomach'.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.040.001
Notes
There was no number assigned to the item when it was donated so it was given the next available number.
Images

Clip found in Jumbo's stomach

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum24031
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Metal clip, is part of a group that was previously mounted and framed as 'contents of Jumbo's stomach'.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.040.002
Length
3/4
Units
in
Notes
There was no number assigned to the item when it was donated so it was given the next available number.
Images

Revolver charm found in Jumbo's stomach

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum24032
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Part of a group that was previously mounted and framed as 'contents of Jumbo's stomach'.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.040.003
Length
1
Units
in
Notes
There was no number assigned to the item when it was donated so it was given the next available number.
Images

Screw found in Jumbo's stomach

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum24033
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Part of a group that was previously mounted and framed as 'contents of Jumbo's stomach'.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.040.004
Length
1
Units
in
Notes
There was no number assigned to the item when it was donated so it was given the next available number.
Images

Button found in Jumbo's stomach

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum24034
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Part of a group that was previously mounted and framed as 'contents of Jumbo's stomach'.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.040.005
Diameter
.5
Units
in
Notes
There was no number assigned to the item when it was donated so it was given the next available number.
Images

Jewel found in Jumbo's stomach

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum24035
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Part of a group that was previously mounted and framed as 'contents of Jumbo's stomach'.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.040.006
Diameter
.5
Units
in
Notes
There was no number assigned to the item when it was donated so it was given the next available number.
Images

Match holder found in Jumbo's stomach

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum24036
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Metal match holder in the shape of a pig. Part of a group that was previously mounted and framed as 'contents of Jumbo's stomach'.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.040.007
Length
2
Units
in
Notes
There was no number assigned to the item when it was donated so it was given the next available number.
Images

Collar stud found in Jumbo's stomach

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/museum24037
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Part of a group that was previously mounted and framed as 'contents of Jumbo's stomach'.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.040.008
Diameter
.5
Units
in
Notes
There was no number assigned to the item when it was donated so it was given the next available number.
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Description
45 rpm record titled 'Jumbo' recorded by Doreen Baldwin. Album cover is white with red image of Jumbo.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
015.081.004a-b
Notes
This item was transferred from the archives, has archives accession # 2015-48
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Clear glass Jumbo bottle
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
017.087.001
Notes
tax receipt issued
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artist Name
Florence McLaughlin Burns
Manufacturer
Scholastic - Tab Publications
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artist Name
Florence McLaughlin Burns
Description
Book, 'Jumbo The Biggest Elephant in all the World', 62 pages. Cover has image of Jumbo carrying a group of children on his back. Published in 1978
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
018.029.001
Width
9
Height
7.5
Units
in
Manufacturer
Scholastic - Tab Publications
Manufacturer City
Richmond Hill
Manufacturer Province
Ontario
Manufacturer Country
Canada
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
018.032.001
Diameter
1
Units
in
Item History
Round lapel pin is light blue with image of white elephant head. Pin has black lettering 'Jumbo St. Thomas Ontario'.

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