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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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Mr. & Mrs. Geo. Lidster – Tyrconnell 60th Wedding Ann.

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives204927
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Stollery Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
September 11, 1952
Accession Number
2018-57
Storage Location
M7 S1 Sh1 B2 2_1690
M7 S1 Sh1 B2 2_1691
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Stollery Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Item Number
52-2216 (2_1690)
52-2217 (2_1691)
Accession Number
2018-57
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M7 S1 Sh1 B2 2_1690
M7 S1 Sh1 B2 2_1691
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
September 11, 1952
Publication
2_1691 was published with article in St. Thomas Times-Journal, on September 13, 1952, page eleven.
Physical Description
2 negatives: plastic
Scope and Content
Photographs of Mr. and Mrs. George Lidster posing for their 60th anniversary photograph. Caption from St. Thomas Times-Journal, September 13, 1952, page eleven: “Tyrconnell Couple Mark 60th Anniversary.” 2_1691: “The Old Stephen Backus home on the Lake Road extension of the pioneer Talbot Road, in the heart of the Colonel Thomas Talbot’s Little Ireland, will be the scene of a happy occasion tomorrow when Mr. and Mrs. George Lidster will celebrate the 60th anniversary of their marriage with a gathering of their family and friends. The diamond wedding reception will be from three to six o’clock Sunday afternoon in this hospitable old home, that stands on its commanding site on the hillside above the winding Road of Yesterday.”
Name Access
Tyrconnell (Ont.)
Talbot Road
Subject Access
Anniversary
Related Material
Original photograph sleeve: M7 S1 Sh5 B2 2_98
Images
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