18 records – page 1 of 1.

"A Guide to the Flora of Elgin County, Ontario"

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives1324
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1969
Storage Location
REF 10
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Creator
Authors: William G. Stewart and Lorne E. James
Description Level
Item
Library Catalogue Number
LH 917.13 STE
Storage Room
Archives Reference Room
Storage Location
REF 10
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1969
Publication
Catfish Creek Conservation Authority- St. Thomas, 1969
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
An annotated list of ferns, fern allies, conifers, and flowering plants found growing without cultivation in Elgin County, Ontario.
Subject Access
Natural History
Less detail

Aspen trees in Vienna

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives205789
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ross Andrews fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
December 1974
Accession Number
2008-27
Storage Location
M1 S3 Sh6 B4 79
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ross Andrews fonds
Creator
Ross Andrews
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-27
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M1 S3 Sh6 B4 79
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
December 1974
Series
Ross Andrews fonds- Photographic negatives series
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w negatives ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
History / Biographical
Ross Andrews was a photographer for the Tillsonburg News.
Scope and Content
Three photographic negatives of aspen trees in Vienna, in December 1974. An envelope with the identification of what is depicted in the negatives, is stored with the negatives.
These images don't appear to have been published in the newspaper.
Name Access
Vienna (Ont.)
Subject Access
Trees
Natural History
Images
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"Bill Stewart: Botany" and "Hugh Sims: Ghost Towns of Elgin"

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives1950
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
moving images
Date Range
2003 (Originally broadcast in late 1970's)
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Location
W6 B7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
AV 56
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm.110
Storage Location
W6 B7
GMD
moving images
Date Range
2003 (Originally broadcast in late 1970's)
Series
Allview Cable 8 Local History Video fonds
Physical Description
1 DVD-video
Scope and Content
"Local History with George Thorman" series
Episode One: The topic is "Botany", with guest Bill Stewart
Episode Two: Topic is "Ghost Towns of Elgin", with guest Hugh Sims.
Name Access
Thorman, George
Sims, Hugh
Stewart, Bill
Subject Access
Botany
Natural History
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Birds of Elgin County: A Century of Change

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives124572
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2004
Accession Number
2013-14
Storage Location
REF 13
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Creator
Naturalist of Elgin County
Coordinating Committee: Harold Lancaster, Chris Leys, Dave Martin, George Prieksaitis & Marjorie Prieksaitis
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2013-14
Storage Room
Archives Reference Room
Storage Location
REF 13
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2004
Publication
Aylmer, Ontario: Aylmer Express, 2004.
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
Part One: The Community, Present Library Service, Future Trends.
Part Two: A New Library Building for St. Thomas.
Name Access
West Elgin Nature Club
St. Thomas Field Naturalist Club
Catfish Creek Conservation Authority
Subject Access
Bird Watching
Natural History
Conservation
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"Birds of Elgin County, Ontario"

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives8565
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1954
Storage Location
REF 10
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Creator
Author: R.C. Brooman
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Reference Room
Storage Location
REF 10
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1954
Publication
St. Thomas: The Gilbert Press, 1954
Physical Description
1 volume, 41 p.
Subject Access
Natural History
Less detail

"Botany"

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives1772
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1978
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Location
W6 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
AV 15
Accession Number
2003-05
Library Catalogue Number
(Rogers Cable No.: LH 49)
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W6 B2
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1978
Series
Allview Cable 8 Local History Video fonds
Physical Description
1 videocassette (00:58:46): b&w, VHS
Scope and Content
"Local History with George Thorman" series The topic is "Botany", with guest Bill Stewart.
Name Access
Allview Cable Services Limited
Thorman, George
Stewart, Bill
Subject Access
Botany
Natural History
Less detail

"Elgin Trees: A Guide to Heritage Trees in St. Thomas, Ontario"

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives56383
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2009
Storage Location
REF 23
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Creator
Heritage Tree Committee
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Reference Room
Storage Location
REF 23
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2009
Physical Description
1 brochure
Scope and Content
Identifies and describes the heritage trees of St. Thomas. Includes a hand-drawn map of St. Thomas, showing the location of the trees.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Natural History
Trees
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"Hawk Migration"

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives1826
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1988
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Location
W6 B3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
AV 23
Accession Number
2003-05
Library Catalogue Number
(Rogers Cable Catalogue No.: LH 50)
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W6 B3
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1988
Series
Allview Cable 8 Local History Video fonds
Physical Description
1 videocassette (00:59:21): b&w, VHS
Scope and Content
"Local History with George Thorman" series Topic is "Hawk Migration", with guest Marshall Field.
Name Access
Allview Cable Services Limited
Subject Access
Natural History
Less detail

History of the St. Thomas Field Naturalist Club, 1950-1967

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives124577
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Description Level
File
Date Range
1967
Accession Number
2013-14
Storage Location
REF 13
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2013-14
Storage Room
Archives Reference Room
Storage Location
REF 13
Date Range
1967
Scope and Content
Booklet: "History of the St. Thomas Field Naturalist Club, 1950-1967", compiled by Mrs. Marshall (Dolly) Field.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Natural History
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"Mammals of Elgin County, Ontario"

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives1322
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1982
Storage Location
REF 10
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Creator
Author: William G. Stewart
Description Level
Item
Library Catalogue Number
LH 599.09713 STE
Storage Room
Archives Reference Room
Storage Location
REF 10
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1982
Publication
Published as an educational project with the St. Thomas Field Naturalist Club- St. Thomas, 1982
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
A provisional annotated list of the mammals of Elgin County, Ontario, reported from the beginning of European settlement until the present time.
Subject Access
Natural History
Documents
Less detail

"Marshall Field"

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives1896
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1979
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Location
W6 B3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
AV 27
Accession Number
2003-05
Library Catalogue Number
(Rogers Cable No.: LH 43)
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W6 B3
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1979
Series
Allview Cable 8 Local History Video fonds
Physical Description
1 videocassette (00:57:21): col., VHS
Scope and Content
"Local History with George Thorman" series. Guest is Marshall Field, the Superintendent of St. Thomas Parks. Includes a slide show about Hawk Cliff.
Name Access
Allview Cable Services Limited
Subject Access
Natural History
Less detail

"Marsh Field" and "Marsh Field: Hawk Migration"

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives1957
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
moving images
Date Range
2003 ("Marshall Field" originally broadcast in 1979; "Hawk Migration" originally aired in 1988)
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Location
W6 B7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
AV 68
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W6 B7
GMD
moving images
Date Range
2003 ("Marshall Field" originally broadcast in 1979; "Hawk Migration" originally aired in 1988)
Series
Allview Cable 8 Local History Video fonds
Physical Description
1 DVD-video
Scope and Content
"Local History with George Thorman" series Episode One: Guest is Marshall Field, the Superintendent of St. Thomas Parks. Includes a slide show about Hawk Cliff. Episode Two: Topic is "Hawk Migration", with guest Marshall Field.
Name Access
Allview Cable Services Limited
Subject Access
Natural History
Less detail

Profile Photographs, General Interest - Al Oeming

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives151441
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1969
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
R8 S4 Sh4 B4 37
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R8 S4 Sh4 B4 37
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1969
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Profile Photographs, General Interest file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
1 p. textual records
Scope and Content
Black and white profile photograph showing Al Oeming published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal on February 27, 1969. (R8 S4 Sh4 B4 37)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, February 27, 1969, describing Oeming, Canadian naturalist and director of the Alberta Game Farm, arriving in St. Thomas with his pet cheetah to arrange for the showing of his film "Galapagos" at a wild life program at Parkside Collegiate Institute. (R8_S4_Sh4_B4_37.pdf)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Subject Access
Newspapers
Animal Welfare
Natural History
Documents
Images
Less detail

Profile Photographs, General Interest - Fred Bodsworth

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives152638
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1944-1998
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
R8 S4 Sh4 B6 156
containing four eggs of the rare Hooded Warbler in the White's Pond area at Springwater. This was the first Canadian nesting record of this bird. Since turning to freelancing, Mr. Bodsworth has written and jgubj^ lished about 70 articles, maiiy on natural history subjects for Mac- lean's and a number of other maga- zines. Recently appointed to Mac- lean's staff, he has an illustrated article in the current issue of that magazine entitled "How To Catch An Eagle." It is an example of Mr. Bodsworth's intimate
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R8 S4 Sh4 B6 156
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1944-1998
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Profile Photographs, General Interest file
Physical Description
2 photographs: b&w
10 p. textual records
Scope and Content
Black and white profile photograph showing Fred Bodsworth, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bodsworth of Port Burwell, published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal on October 30, 1965. (R8 S4 Sh4 B6 156a)
Black and white profile photograph showing Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bodsworth published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal on November 6, 1965. (R8 S4 Sh4 B6 156b)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, June 1944, describing Margaret N. Banner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Banner, being to marry C. Fred Bodsworth in July at Trinity Church. (R8_S4_Sh4_B6_156a.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, August 5, 1944, describing the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. C. Fred Bodsworth, as well as that of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Meaden (Mrs. Meaden was the former Julia McManus). (R8_S4_Sh4_B6_156b.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, February 2, 1952, describing Fred Bodsworth being to address an open meeting of the St. Thomas Field Naturalist Club, speaking on the topic "A Naturalist Looks At Nature and Human Nature". (R8_S4_Sh4_B6_156c.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, January 19, 1956, describing Fred Bodsworth offering his support and commendation to the move to establish an Elgin County Pioneer Museum. (R8_S4_Sh4_B6_156d.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, October 24, 1959, describing Fred Bodsworth awaiting the printing of his second book, a romantic mystery entitled "The Strange One" (here referred to as "The Stranger"). (R8_S4_Sh4_B6_156e.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, October 30, 1965, describing Fred Bodsworth being to appear as guest speaker at the annual dinner meeting of the St. Thomas Field Naturalist Club held in Knox Presbyterian Church. His topic was to be "The World of Birds". (R8_S4_Sh4_B6_156f.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, November 6, 1965, describing Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bodsworth speaking to members of the St. Thomas Field Naturalist Club at their annual banquet, at which Fred Bodsworth was guest speaker. St. Thomas members included Fred Lewis, Jerry Gordon, and Peggy Lang. (R8_S4_Sh4_B6_156g.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, July 12, 1967, describing Fred Bodsworth's novel "The Sparrow's Fall" being named winner of the Doubleday Canadian Prize Novel Award for 1966. (R8_S4_Sh4_B6_156h.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, July 5, 1980, describing the life and career of Elgin County native Fred Bodsworth. (R8_S4_Sh4_B6_156i.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, February 22, 1998, describing the obituary of Margaret Bodsworth, wife of Fred Bodsworth, who passed away in Toronto at the age of 82. (R8_S4_Sh4_B6_156j.pdf)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Subject Access
Newspapers
Natural History
Ornithology
Museums
Death Records
Documents
Images
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'St. Thomas Field Naturalist Club'

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives4477
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Date Range
1967
Storage Location
Box 99, File 30
R5 S4 Sh4 B1
Woodstock on" Reptilian Ramblings"; films were used as In 1957, to have their own feed for the birds, the Club well as slides with recordings of bird songs.. planted sunflower seeds as a project and harvested it. The The Club suggested that natural history reference books be next year Carlini s donated 300 pounds of bird feed so that in all school libraries. The booklet " Hawks and Owls of helped the feeding activities. It was during the winter of Ontario" were given to each school by the Club.
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 99, File 30
R5 S4 Sh4 B1
Date Range
1967
Scope and Content
Booklet: "History of the St. Thomas Field Naturalist Club, 1950-1967", compiled by Mrs. Marshall (Dolly) Field (2 copies)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Natural History
Documents
Less detail

Swans visiting cornfields east of Straffordville

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives205914
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ross Andrews fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
March 14, 1974
Accession Number
2008-27
Storage Location
M1 S3 Sh6 B4 97
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ross Andrews fonds
Creator
Ross Andrews
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-27
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M1 S3 Sh6 B4 97
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
March 14, 1974
Series
Ross Andrews fonds- Photographic negatives series
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w negatives ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
History / Biographical
Ross Andrews was a photographer for the Tillsonburg News.
Scope and Content
Four photographic negatives of swans visiting cornfields east of Straffordville, south of Talbot Road, on March 14th, 1974. An envelope with the identification of what is depicted in the negatives, is stored with the negatives.
None of these images appear to have been published in the newspaper.
Subject Access
Natural History
Images
Less detail

'The Apiary of R.H. Smith'

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives8636
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Storage Location
Box 97, File 24
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 97, File 24
GMD
textual records
Scope and Content
- the August 1898 edition of "The Canadian Bee Journal". This issue features an article entitled: "The Apiary of R.H. Smith, St. Thomas" on page 321.
- the May 31, 1906 edition of "The American Bee Journal". This issue features information about R.H Smith, a St. Thomas Apiartist. There is a front-page photograph and an article on page 466.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Business and Industry
Natural History
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William G. and Eileene Stewart fonds

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives23983
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
William G. and Eileene Stewart fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1955-2003
Accession Number
2006-16
Storage Location
C12 Sh1 B3-4
C13 Sh1 B1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
William G. and Eileene Stewart fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Number
2006-16
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C12 Sh1 B3-4
C13 Sh1 B1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1955-2003
Physical Description
64 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
William G. Stewart was born in St. Thomas in 1923. He graduated from the local vocational school and, during the Second World War, served as a gunner and wireless operator in a tank.
At the age of 17, he was one of the founders of the Elgin Nature Club in 1941.
He married Eileene Butterwick in 1949 and together they raised two sons, Stephen and Stanley.
During his working career, Bill was a machinist and a toolmaker. He landed a job at the University of Western Ontario's Engineering Department in 1965. From 1968 to 1988, he was employed as an instrument technician in the Astronomy Department at U.W.O.
With Eileene's help, Bill systematically documented the distribution and abundance of the plant and animal life of Elgin County.
They've published dozens of articles in scientific journals and several books on Elgin's natural world. Two especially significant publications are the "Guide to the Flora of Elgin County, Ontario" (1969) and "Mammals of Elgin County, Ontario" (1982).
Bill Stewart died on June 1st, 1997 at the age of 73.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records created and maintained by William G. (Bill) and Eileene Stewart during their personal and professional life, but primarily relating to their efforts in studying and documenting the natural history of Elgin County.
Comprised of the following series:
-Personal records series, 1955-1998
-Natural history publications series, 1958-ca. 1997
-William G. Stewart research notes series, 1975-1976
-William G. Stewart publications series, 1978-1999
-Publications series, 1985-2002
-Eileene Stewart publications series, 2000-2003
Name Access
Stewart, William G.
Stewart, Eileene
Subject Access
Natural History
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