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Newspaper/ magazine articles regarding historic homes

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives113821
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1976-1996
Accession Number
2015-09
2017-39
Storage Location
Box 179, File 12
R10 S4 Sh1 B5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2015-09
2017-39
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 179, File 12
R10 S4 Sh1 B5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1976-1996
Scope and Content
-photocopy: "the Homes of Colonel Thomas Talbot: Founder of the Talbot Settlemet, 1803: read before meeting of the Elgin Historical Society by Ella N. Lewis", no date.
-photocopy of a House Construction Contract, Vienna, 1850: "Specification of House to be built for Mr. Mulford M. Putnam", the contractor was Maxwell Hamilton.
-"112-year-old home recalls Woodstock's past", an article about the home at 84 Vansittart Ave., the London Free Press, April 24, 1976.
-"For Men of Affairs", by Elizabeth Ingolfsrud, Centuryhome, Feb.- March 1985. Gives an overview of some historic homes in St. Thomas.
-"Historic city homes have fascinating tales to tell", St. Thomas Times-Journal, August 19, 1989.
-"A golden oldie: Couple's search for home sweet home came to an end at 13 Margaret Street".
-an article relating to the Stafford House, written by Paul Baldwin, ca. 1990.
"The London Free Press: Our Architectural Heritage: This series features structures designated architecturally significant by London and area municipalities. Victorian Architecture: 205 Main St., Port Stanley (Payne House)", April 17, 1993.
-"Habitant House", Aylmer Express, September 6, 1995.
-"First historic designation north of Talbot Street: Owner wanted to assure preservation: The St. George Street home of Ray Galloway has been designated an historical site. He's flanked by Jeff Booth, left, of the Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee, and Mayor Steve Peters", St. Thomas Times-Journal, August 31, 1996.
"The London Free Press: Our Architectural Heritage: This series features structures designated architecturally significant by London and area municipalities. Neo-classical style: 77 Metcalfe St., St. Thomas", September 14, 1996.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Elgin (Ont.: County)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
Architecture
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Talbot Papers: Associates: Mahlon Burwell

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives175609
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Guy St-Denis Collection: Colonel Thomas Talbot Research Papers
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1985-2003
Accession Number
2017-42
Storage Location
R12 S1 Sh6 B3 F19
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Guy St-Denis Collection: Colonel Thomas Talbot Research Papers
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2017-42
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R12 S1 Sh6 B3 F19
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1985-2003
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Custodial History
These papers were collected as part of a comprehensive study into the life and career of Colonel Thomas Talbot, the early nineteenth-century settlement agent whose authority extended over much of what is now southwestern Ontario. The research was conducted by Guy St-Denis in various archival repositories with the intention of publishing a new biography of Talbot. After the project was discontinued, the photocopied documents were preserved in hopes of being useful to future scholars of Talbot and his settlement. The files were compiled ca. 1985-2003.
Scope and Content
Photocopies of correspondence between Mahlon Burwell and Colonel Talbot, 1830-1836, as well as the following articles:
-"Colonel Mahlon Burwell, Land Surveyor", by Archibald Blue, Director of the Bureau of Mines, Toronto. Published in the journal Proceedings of the Canadian Institute, September 1899.
-"Mahlon Burwell, Deputy Surveyor, 1783-1846: An Address given by W.C. Miller, February 18, 1964".
-An article regarding the Rondeau Harbour, 1845.
-"The Diary of Mahlon Burwell, January 24 to August 1, 1827, transcribed and annotated by Rundall M. Lewis.
-Claims for Damages sustained during the late War (War of 1812), 1815-1824.
Name Access
Talbot, Thomas
Subject Access
Burwell, Mahlon
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