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Cooke fonds

  • CA ON00034 2012-004
  • Fonds
  • 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

Research Notes

  • CA ON00034 2012-004-9
  • Series
  • 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.

News Clippings

  • CA ON00034 2012-004-7
  • Series
  • 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...

Ephemera

  • CA ON00034 2012-004-6
  • Series
  • 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
  • Series
  • ? - 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.

Correspondence

  • CA ON00034 2012-004-4
  • Series
  • 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.

Gallagher and Whatmough family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 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)

Maps and Plans

  • CA ON00034 2012-004-8
  • Series
  • 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.

Legal Documents

  • CA ON00034 2012-004-1
  • Series
  • 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
  • Series
  • 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.

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