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Elgin County Library - Annual Report, 1979

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Library fonds
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File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1979
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R7 S3 Sh5 B2 F11
village in 1874. Her geographical location at a river mouth on a lake made this area a logical choice for early settlement in Canada West. Port Stanley and muc of the surrounding land was part of the original Talbot Land Grant. In February 1803, Colonel Thomas Talbot, of Irish origins, received a land grant of 5, 000 acres in Yarmouth township. The Grant conditions speci ied that he should place one settler on every 200 acre unit; giving the settler a deed or fifty acres. Talbot himself was allowed to retain
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Library fonds
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Elgin County Library Board
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File
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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R7 S3 Sh5 B2 F11
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textual records
Date Range
1979
Series
Elgin County Library fonds - Annual Reports series
Scope and Content
File contains annual report of the Elgin County Library, 1979. Report is dedicated to the architecture and history of Port Stanley and includes "Port Stanley's Heritage Discovered" by Linda Pearse, with illustrations by Robert Ballantine, and "The Selborne Grist Mill" by C. Teskey Smith.
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Elgin County Library
Port Stanley (Ont.)
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Newspaper/ magazine articles regarding historic homes

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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GMD
textual records
Date Range
1976-1996
Accession Number
2015-09
2017-39
Storage Location
Box 179, File 12
R10 S4 Sh1 B5
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
Accession Number
2015-09
2017-39
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 179, File 12
R10 S4 Sh1 B5
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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.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
Elgin (Ont.: County)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
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Architecture
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