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Correspondence

  • CA ON00034 2012-004-4
  • Reeks
  • 1998 - 1999
  • Part of Cooke fonds

Series consists of letters written by William J. Cooke and others in support of the Trillium Award for the Aldershot community.

Maps and Plans

  • CA ON00034 2012-004-8
  • Reeks
  • 1941 - 1983
  • Part of Cooke fonds

Series consists of survey plans including Flamborough and Oaklands, and interior and exterior house plans. Series includes a US Coast and Geodetic survey, 1941.

Robert Elstone fonds

  • CA ON00034 2009.119
  • Archief
  • 1980-2007

The fonds consists of personal papers and correspondence related to his Rotary years and researches, research material on Adam Fergusson, the Fergusson family and Woodhill, the Fergusson family home, as well as other material with some relationshi...

Elstone, Robert 1922-2007

Gallagher and Whatmough family fonds

  • Archief
  • 1888-1999, predominant 1888-1974

The fonds consists of textual materials and photographs. The textual material consists of a small number of original documents such as a hand-written letter from Mrs. Jane A. Whatmough to her daughter, Annie Louise Gallagher, dated 1904, wedding i...

Gallagher (family)

Cooke fonds

  • CA ON00034 2012-004
  • Archief
  • 1855 - 2005

Fonds consists of material relating to J. Cooke Concrete and to William Jacob Cooke, and includes deeds and other legal documents relating to lands; correspondence; ephemera; news clippings; maps and plans; notes on biographical and administrative...

Cooke family

W.J. Cooke Personal Papers

  • CA ON00034 2012-004-5
  • Reeks
  • 1953 - 1966
  • Part of Cooke fonds

Series consists of documents collected by William Jacob (Bill) Cooke relating to his personal interests. Subjects include flying, Rotary Club, and a sauna room design.

Research Notes

  • CA ON00034 2012-004-9
  • Reeks
  • 1954 - 2005
  • Part of Cooke fonds

Series consists of notes compiled on the Cooke family and their business ventures. Series includes W.J. Cooke biographical information, J. Cooke Concrete general history, and the history of Oaklands.

George Blair fonds

  • CA ON00034 1995.02.001
  • Archief
  • 1844-1935, predominant 1879-1928

The fonds consists of personal papers and correspondence, household receipts, farming accounts and correspondence, and solicitations for business, building contracts, building accounts, business receipts and correspondence, banking papers, income ...

Blair, George, 1852-1935

Arts and Letters Club of Burlington

  • CA ON00034 2005.4.4
  • Archief
  • 1948-2003

The fonds consists of minute books, treasurers reports, membership lists, lists of speakers and programmes, listings of books circulated, scrapbooks and photographs. There is one wooden plaque, presented to “Arts & Letters Club” on the occasio...

Arts and Letters Club of Burlington

Legal Documents

  • CA ON00034 2012-004-1
  • Reeks
  • 1855 - 1983
  • Part of Cooke fonds

Series consists of legal records primarily relating to land transactions. Series includes indentures, deeds, land title documents, purchase agreements, survey information, and land descriptions.

Carlisle Development

  • CA ON00034 2012-004-2
  • Reeks
  • 1968 - 1979
  • Part of Cooke fonds

Series consists of records relating to the development of Carlisle by the Cooke family in the 1970s. Series includes deeds; details of gas, water and road services; grade sheets; and contour plans.

Ephemera

  • CA ON00034 2012-004-6
  • Reeks
  • 1951 - 2002
  • Part of Cooke fonds

Series consists of visitor maps of Burlington; advertisements and manuals for appliances, furniture, and Mack trucks; Burlington Centennial promotional material; concrete industry-related magazines and articles; and invitations and greeting cards....

Photographs

  • CA ON00034 2012-004-10
  • Reeks
  • ? - 2002
  • Part of Cooke fonds

Series consists of images relating to the Cooke family and businesses. Subjects include J. Cooke Concrete history (possibly compiled for a book), Grimsby Brick & Tile Co., concrete plant demolition, the Townsend home, and Oaklands.

Burlington Spectator fonds

  • CA ON00034 1988.1.1
  • Archief
  • 1986-1988

The collection consists of 107 photographs in a binder. Information about the photographs is hand-printed on the reverse. The photographers have not been identified. The subjects illustrated a number of “lifestyle” stories of local Burlington inte...

Burlington Spectator

J. Cooke Business Papers

  • CA ON00034 2012-004-3
  • Reeks
  • 1940 - 1942
  • Part of Cooke fonds

Series consists of documents relating to Jacob Cooke’s property development business and includes correspondence, mortgage application questionnaires, National Housing Act specifications, materials and parts lists, receipts, Worker’s Compensation ...

News Clippings

  • CA ON00034 2012-004-7
  • Reeks
  • 1958 - 2004
  • Part of Cooke fonds

Series consists of articles relating to W.J. Cooke and his involvement in the concrete industry; his work with the Rotary Club and other organizations; Cooke concrete plant history; development projects; Oaklands, Aldershot, and other local histor...