483 records – page 1 of 25.

1881 and Onward

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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2018-05
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Box 48, File 51
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mnno uvres. The most en­ sational of these was in relation to the d ath of Jumbo, the huge elephant who arne to hi death on the Loop Line tracks a littl ea t of the St. Thomas station. Thomp on !-,ad iv n the ev n :lll the space and all the uperlatives he thought it demand d. Imagine his disgu t when on opening The Tim he found that ""\ alii ·· had "di cover­ l'd" that Jumbo had lo t his life trying to sav • a haby elephant and had succe ded by placing his ow� body betw en th baby and the appronchin<­
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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2018-05
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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1881 and Onward Reminiscences of St. Thomas and Elgin County Half a Century Ago
by James S. Brierley 1931
The reminiscences of Brierley were first published in The St. Thomas Times- Journal, Brierley was also owner of The St. Thomas Journal (until 1905)
-includes picture of author
47 page booklet
4 original copies, 1 photocopied version
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Andersons Limited, St. Thomas, Ont'. postcard: image of Jumbo laying on embankment

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Elgin County Museum
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Elgin County Museum
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Jumbo
Description
Post card, 'Compliments of Andersons Limited, St. Thomas, Ont'. Has image of Jumbo laying on embankment surrounded by a group of people. 'Jumbo-Killed in St. Thomas, September 15, 1885' is under photo.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
2001.9.2
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Jumbo archival box- R1 S1 Sh5
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Animal Metropolis

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Elgin County Archives
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Reference Room Collection
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Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2017
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REF 13
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Elgin County Archives
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Reference Room Collection
Creator
Edited by: Joanna Dean, Darcy Ingram and Christabelle Sethna
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Item
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Archives Reference Room
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REF 13
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textual records
Date Range
2017
Publication
Calgary : University of Calgary Press, 2017.
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
"Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Urban Canada". Includes a chapter relating to Jumbo: "The Memory of an Elephant: Savagery, Civilization and Spectacle" by Christabelle Sethna.
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Jumbo
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Ann Verrell with the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, Ontario

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Elgin County Archives
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Ken Verrell Collection
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Item
GMD
graphic material
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[ca. 1990s]
Accession Number
2016-30
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R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 24a
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 24b
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 24c
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
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Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1
Accession Number
2016-30
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 24a
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 24b
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 24c
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1990s]
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
3 photographs : col ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Three photographs of Anna (Ann) Verrell posing beside the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, Ontario, while the statue was painted with pink primer.
Name Access
Verrell, Ken (1926-2016)
Jumbo the Elephant
Subject Access
Railways
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Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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GMD
textual records
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1985
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Box 260, File 12 1
R8 S3 Sh6
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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Box 260, File 12 1
R8 S3 Sh6
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textual records
Date Range
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 12.5 cm
Custodial History
Transferred from the Elgin County Museum: October 29, 2019.
Scope and Content
Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, 1985.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
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Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
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Box 260, File 12 2
R8 S3 Sh6
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
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Box 260, File 12 2
R8 S3 Sh6
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textual records
Date Range
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 12.5 cm
Custodial History
Transferred from the Elgin County Museum: October 29, 2019.
Scope and Content
Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, 1985.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
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Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
GMD
textual records
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1985
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Box 260, File 12 3
R8 S3 Sh6
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
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Box 260, File 12 3
R8 S3 Sh6
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textual records
Date Range
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 12.5 cm
Custodial History
Transferred from the Elgin County Museum: October 29, 2019.
Scope and Content
Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, 1985.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
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Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
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Box 260, File 12 4
R8 S3 Sh6
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
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Box 260, File 12 4
R8 S3 Sh6
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textual records
Date Range
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 12.5 cm
Custodial History
Transferred from the Elgin County Museum: October 29, 2019.
Scope and Content
Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, 1985.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
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Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives181929
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 5
R8 S3 Sh6
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 5
R8 S3 Sh6
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 12.5 cm
Custodial History
Transferred from the Elgin County Museum: October 29, 2019.
Scope and Content
Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, 1985.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
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Aylmer Express, 1896

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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GMD
records in electronic form
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1896
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
mat- ter; that itis mot pleasant to think that wholesale Schild murder on 0, Hero- gol right in Mio attention. being called to it or,witnent the police ap- mare thi it worth a special A Nes AN ELEPHANT IN A RAGE. 4 Killed Its Keeper and Threw Him ‘Through a Board Fer fore Bo House. W. H. Harris’ big elephant Gipsy be- came unmanageable at its winter Quar- ters eek te Chicago the other afternoon, and before it could be got under control Killed the keeper, tore down a frame building and created great
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
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A-EX-002 & A-EX-003
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Archives Microform Room
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
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records in electronic form
Date Range
1896
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1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1896, digitized from A-EX-002 & A-EX-003. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
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Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
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Aylmer Express, 1897

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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GMD
records in electronic form
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1897
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
and light his house. Rev. Stedman preached a farewell and Jubileo sermon combined Suuday morning. Quite a number from bere attended the picnic at Pt. Stanley. Mr. McKenney, of Glencolin, was the Lie of R. H. Lindsay on Saturday ie. Visaw with his Jumbo dog was returniag home from Copenhagen ‘Tuesday oveving, the latter had the misfurtune to eat some poisonous. sub- stantée which resulted in the loss of its life. The apple crop is lighter in this sec- tion than was anticipated when in blow. Mrs. Berdan
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
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A-EX-003
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Archives Microform Room
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
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records in electronic form
Date Range
1897
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1897, digitized from A-EX-003. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
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Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
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Aylmer Express, 1901

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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GMD
records in electronic form
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1901
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
have beon ascribed to the elephant and whale, but it is now thought that they may be eapabis of attaining the age of 400 years. It is recorded that when Alexander the Great invaded the dominions of Por- us, one of the Rajahs of Upper India, he took a huge elephant from the con- quered Prince, named him Ajax, dedi- cated him to the aun, and let him go, with, the inscription, “ Alexander, the son of Jupiter, hath dedicated Ajax to the sun,” fastened round his teg. This elephant, the story goes on to say
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
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A-EX-004 & A-EX-005
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Archives Microform Room
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
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records in electronic form
Date Range
1901
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1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1901, digitized from A-EX-004 & A-EX-005. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
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Aylmer (Ont.)
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Newspapers
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Aylmer Express, 1903

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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GMD
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1903
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
Toronto. + Sporting goods at Canghell’s. ‘The elephant Jingo, said to have been several inches taller than Jumbo, died on board ship on March 12th while on the way to this country. The elephant had not travelled sincé infancy, and from the time of sailing fromTaferbodt it fretted and nee away. For 60 hours » the. mam- moth beast ncn ‘without cessa- ton, and | tice knocked down its keeper, Lawrence, Ywho ». attempted, it: The.cries of the. elephant were on the ship/and they too joined in the ery;
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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A-EX-005 & A-EX-006
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Archives Microform Room
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
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records in electronic form
Date Range
1903
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1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1903, digitized from A-EX-005 & A-EX-006. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
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Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
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Aylmer Express, 1909

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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GMD
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1909
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
stations Kasindi and>~ Beni, Major Bright reported, is an ideal elephant country, and is tenanted bysome: large herds; ‘The Etuli forest and the wooden -slopes ol Ruwenzorri form veritable strong- holds for elephants, while in) the Toro Game Preserve devastated plantations and spoor testify to the numbers. still liv in and around the protected country. In the open country, on the southern shore of Lake Albert, when the palms are mashy, elephant and buffalo roam over them, The river Etuli is here tenanted
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
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A-EX-008 & A-EX-009
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Archives Microform Room
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
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records in electronic form
Date Range
1909
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1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1909, digitized from A-EX-008 & A-EX-009. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
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Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
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Aylmer Express, 1910

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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GMD
records in electronic form
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1910
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
be made wel- come at their weealy meotings ou Mon- nights. > ee diction, Tho league is a very sucpess-* Mr. Asa Marr is visiting friends in Grand Rapids, ‘r. and Mrs. J, Holmes are spending a week in Bay City. 25 years ago last Thursday, Jumbo, the big elephant, was killed at St. Tho- mas. We sell only D. L. & W. Scranton coal. Allsises, the very best. J. E. Boots. Mrs. Geo, Wilson is taking a deserved holiday with friends and relatives in Springford. Cream of Menthol and Witch Hazel, the premier
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
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A-EX-009
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Archives Microform Room
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
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records in electronic form
Date Range
1910
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1910, digitized from A-EX-009. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
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Aylmer Express, 1911

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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GMD
records in electronic form
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1911
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
ribs, 1 don’t know how mahy of these. Why the elephant left me I know not; he probably thought I wag finished, and went for others. But the others had all “leaked” out of the landscape. It seems possible that in his last drive down he had pushed his tusks as far into the earth as he could, which accounts fox my not being flattened out as thin as a wafer. My head gun-bearer was a Swahill, who was with Arthur New- man when he was gored by acow elephant. They say that on that occasion he killed the
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
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A-EX-009
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Archives Microform Room
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
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records in electronic form
Date Range
1911
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1911, digitized from A-EX-009. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
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Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
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Aylmer Express, 1913

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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GMD
records in electronic form
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1913
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
in comparison with the brain of other animals we must figure on not only the positive size, but the relative. Were this not the case man would stand below the elephant and whale, as the brains of those credtures far ex- ceed man’s-in positive-size, while as regards relative size they stand so far below him that, while the brain of the elephant amounts to about the five- hundredth and that of the whale to three-thousandth part. of the bodily welght of these animals respectively, the brain of man varies
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
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A-EX-010
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Archives Microform Room
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1913
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1913, digitized from A-EX-010. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
Documents
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Aylmer Express, 1916

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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GMD
records in electronic form
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1916
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
worth $100 a bale, aid in great demand. atk A not only the makers of pills —= More than a quarter 6f a cen,tury ite gained our comment last week | free advertising from the fact that rkable action of some| the biggest circus elephant im the], of Henry Ford's genius, world, Jumbo, was killed by a yard} a his great philanthropic engine in that city. Since that time} Bu t it will be in the role as con- in bettering the lot of | nothing striking has occurred to mar ques in and people of small | the tranquility
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
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A-EX-011 & A-EX-012
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Archives Microform Room
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1916
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1916, digitized from A-EX-011 & A-EX-012. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
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Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
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Aylmer Express, 1917

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
GMD
records in electronic form
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1917
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
was in Ayl- mer last week looking up old friends after an absence of many years. Mr. Smith will be better remembered by the older residents as the man who skinned “Jumbo,” the famous ele- phant belonging to Barnum’s circus, which was killed'on the railway track at St.-Thomas.° It was a big job tak- ing the hide from the big elephant, and one Mr. Smith will always re- member. See our new toilet sets at Lam- bert's Fpir. Th€’ millinery openings in Aylmer last Saturday attracted the largest crowds
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
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A-EX-012
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Archives Microform Room
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1917
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1917, digitized from A-EX-012. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
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Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
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Aylmer Express, 1921

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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GMD
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1921
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
Suits and Over- - : i ces Bh te is a v4 juits and Ove: ae $250 Penman's Heavy Woat $750 Boy's Heavy Sweater Costs 3.69 iB 406 ribbed underwear $149. $250 Brown Suede Gloves 98c Sine sade Oe Ses and Over $1.00 heavy mule cordovan lined. $1250 Men's Jumbo Sweater ; coats .... ee eee SOS BO: eae Gg ee ‘the Ist for 5 minutes at 10 a.m. and ag. [| will place-a quantity ‘of Men's o “White unlaundered Pi-class, fast color, nice pat- -date pattérns in the whole_ 5 -minutes.only.on Friday. 10 am.and ve ES
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East Elgin Tribune
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
Item Number
A-EX-013
Storage Room
Archives Microform Room
Storage Location
Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1921
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1921, digitized from A-EX-013. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
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