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'Elgin County Plowing Matches'

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives11954
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1924-1998
Storage Location
Box 93, File 39
R5 S4 Sh2 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 93, File 39
R5 S4 Sh2 B2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1924-1998
Physical Description
9 p. of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains the following:
-a programme for the 1924 Elgin County Plowing Match, held on the farm of J.H. Miller, near Dutton, organized by the Elgin County Plowmen's Association (copy).
-a list of Elgin County Plowing Matches, 1936-1968; lists the year, location, number of plowmen, number of lands plowed and the Champion Plowman.
-an advertisement for the annual Elgin County Plowing Match organized by the Elgin County Plowmen's Association, held beginning October 22, 1929 on the Dominion Canners Farm at Aylmer, just west of Orwell on Highway 3; published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal, October 22, 1929 (copy).
-an advertisement for the 46th Annual Elgin County Plowing Match, held September 6, 1980 at the St. Thomas Psychiatric Hospital Farm; taken from the West Lorne Sun and Rodney Mercury, September 4, 1980, p. 8 (copy).
-Dutton Advance newspaper article: "63rd Annual Elgin Plowing Match", September 16, 1998.
Subject Access
Agriculture
Plowing Matches
Related Material
Elgin County Plowmen's Association fonds
Local Committee for the 1960 International Plowing Match and Farm Machinery Demonstration fonds
Local Committee for the 1960 International Plowing Match and Farm Machinery Show fonds
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Honor Roll and Certificates

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives203834
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Rodney Branch 525, Royal Canadian Legion fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1939-1975
Accession Number
2021-03
Storage Location
M20 15
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Rodney Branch 525, Royal Canadian Legion fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2021-03
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
M20 15
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1939-1975
Series
Rodney Branch 525, Royal Canadian Legion fonds - Historical Information Series
Physical Description
1 honor roll
3 certificates
Scope and Content
File contains one honor roll for members of St. John’s Presbyterian Church who volunteered for active service 1939-1945, and three certificates; one for Charles Ernest Gladstone confirming him a Notary Public in and for the County of Elgin (has some newspaper clippings taped to the back), and two certificates for John Arnold Watterworth, confirming him to be a Commissioner for taking Affidavits.
Name Access
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 525, Rodney
Rodney (Ont.)
Aldborough (Ont. : Township)
Subject Access
First World War
Military
91st Battalion
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The Poppy

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives204175
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Rodney Branch 525, Royal Canadian Legion fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1939-1975
Accession Number
2021-03
Storage Location
M20 17
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Rodney Branch 525, Royal Canadian Legion fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2021-03
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
M20 17
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1939-1975
Series
Rodney Branch 525, Royal Canadian Legion fonds - Historical Information Series
Physical Description
1 poem
Scope and Content
File contains one cotton cloth banner of the poem "The Poppy."
Name Access
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 525, Rodney
Rodney (Ont.)
Aldborough (Ont. : Township)
Subject Access
First World War
Military
91st Battalion
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Private Leslie Clark and Vimy Ridge

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives203782
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Carroll Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
graphic material
Date Range
1893-2007
Accession Number
2014-11
Storage Location
M5 S4 Sh2 B2 F4
Other Title Info
Title taken from original file title created by Don Carroll.
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Carroll Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2014-11
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S4 Sh2 B2 F4
GMD
textual records
graphic material
Date Range
1893-2007
Series
Don Carroll Collection - Research files series
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
32 photographs : col ; 10 x 15 cm
History / Biographical
Private Leslie Clark served with the 91st Battalion in the First World War and died during the Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917.
Scope and Content
File contains miscellaneous records collected by Don Carroll in his capacity with the Elgin County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society. Records pertain to research that was conducted on behalf of Matt Foster, a student who was researching Private Leslie Clark, and traveled to Vimy Ridge with his High School for the rededication of the Vimy Ridge Memorial. File includes correspondence, typed copies of items that were published in the Dutton Advance, census record excerpts, and photographs showing Matt Foster and his trip to Vimy Ridge in April 2007.
Name Access
Ontario Genealogical Society, Elgin County Branch
Subject Access
91st Battalion
First World War
War Memorials
Images
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Rodney Legion Newspapers

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives206742
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Rodney Branch 525, Royal Canadian Legion fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1939-1999
Accession Number
2021-03
Storage Location
M2 S1 Sh5 B2 F23
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Rodney Branch 525, Royal Canadian Legion fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2021-03
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M2 S1 Sh5 B2 F23
GMD
textual records
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1939-1999
Series
Rodney Branch 525, Royal Canadian Legion fonds - Historical Information Series
Scope and Content
Folder contains newspapers concerning the Rodney Legion. They are:
"The Royal canadian Legion, Souvenir Edition," in The Hamilton Spectator, published May 10, 1993.
Two copies of "Remebrance Day - 2 Minute Wave of Silence" from St. Thomas Times-Journal, published November 4, 1999.
Map titled, "Where War Begins from The London Free Press, April 19, 1940.
Map titled, "Map Showing German Invasion of Belgium and Holland," published in The London Free Presss May 11, 1940.
Coloured drawing from a newspaper of the H.M.S. Ark Royal.
Various newspaper clippings from events happening during World War II. Includes maps.
Name Access
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 525, Rodney
Rodney (Ont.)
Aldborough (Ont. : Township)
Subject Access
Second World War
Military
91st Battalion
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