Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Plans & Maps

  • AJ-AJ
  • Item
  • 2018

List of plans & maps donated by Art Janse that relate to the Holland Marsh Scheme.

Art Janse

Documents

  • CA BWGPL AJ-AJ
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  • - 2018

List of documents donated by Art Janse that relate to the Holland Marsh Scheme

Art Janse

Keuffel and Esser Level

  • CA BWGPL AR-2018-08-13-05
  • Item
  • c. 1925

A Keuffel & Esser level that was used for activities such as surveying. It was originally owned by Professor William H. Day, who was integral to the Holland Marsh Drainage Scheme's beginnings. The survey of the marsh determined the elevation of t...

Professor William H. Day

Storage Box for Professor Day's Level

  • CA BWGPL AR-2018-08-13-05-2018-08-13-06
  • Part
  • c. 1925

Ae box for an instrument, a Keuffel & Esser level. Part of a collection of Professor William H. Day's work equipment, donated by Joe Saint. Both the case and level were originally owned by Professor William H. Day, who was integral to the Hollan...

Professor William H. Day

Canal crash

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26888
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  • 1976-01-07

"A 19-year-old Downsview man, Robert O'Brien, was the second driver to end up in the canal in the past four weeks. Mr. O'Brien lost control of his car on Friday night after freezing rain covered area roads with slick ice. O'Brien was not hurt in t...

George Jackson

Finally! Schomberg river dredge is launched

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26766
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"The Schomberg River dredge was finally launched last Tuesday after an abortive effort the day before. The ponderous machine, built by Louis Devald, slid slowly into the water near Wanda Street, and to the relief of everybody it not only floated, ...

Bradford Witness

Andy, 71, remembers 45 harvest years on Holland Marsh

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26873
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  • 1977

"Andy Simurda, 71, rises each summer morning at dawn to help his son, John, cultivate vegetables on the family's holding in the Holland Marsh. In 1932, Mr. Simurda came to the marsh with three friends from his native country, Czechoslovakia. J. Ka...

Shirley Zima

John Harrison Fonds

  • CA BWGPL JH
  • Fonds
  • 2019

Documents, letters and other textural records pertaining to the governance and development of Bradford. Items created 1902-1951.

Village of Bradford

Professor Day Letter

  • CA BWGPL JH-2019-06-25-03
  • Item
  • 1926-10-14

Letter from Professor William H. Day to the Bradford Reeve and Councilors. Discusses the Holland Marsh drainage scheme, dated October 14, 1926.

Professor William H. Day

Professor Day Note

  • CA BWGPL JH-2019-06-25-04
  • Item
  • 1926-11-10

Note from Professor William H. Day to Bradford’s clerk certifying work completion. Signed by Day with his title of “supervising engineer” included, dated November 10, 1926.

Professor William H. Day

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