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Edgar J. Vickery archival package


Edgar J. Vickery was the founder of E.J. Vickery's Bookstore located at 307 Main Street. Known as a successful businessman and outstanding member of town, Mr. Vickery was well-known and well-liked. 

This package includes: 

Examples of Vickery’s print work, advertisements and business cards

From folder YMS-4-58)

1- Samples of Typewriter papers. Reference #YMS-4-58 F6

2- Vickery’s Handy memo pad

3- “School Books and School Supplies” advertisement for Vickery’s Bookstore, Yarmouth, NS.

4- Sticker of Edgar J. Vickery Ltd. in Yarmouth, NS

5- Tiny advertisement for Edgar J. Vickery Bookstore

6- Bookplate of E.J. Vickery. Reference #YMS-4-58 F4

7- Edgar J. Vickery business card for Yarmouth, NS store

8- E.J. Vickery business card for Halifax, NS, The Book Room. Mr. Vickery’s managed this store. Reference #YMS-4-58 P1


Articles and photograph (From folder YMS-4-58)

9- Article titled, “Sixty-three years in the Book and Stationery Business”. A brief sketch of Edgar J. Vickery

10- Article titled, “Book Steward at Halifax Retires”. E.J. Vickery retires after fifteen years of service at Halifax bookstore

11- Photograph of E.J. Vickery

12- Photograph of a young E.J. Vickery


From folder YMS-1-237

13-Obituaries of E.J. Vickery

14- A photograph of a young E.J. Vickery and a brief bio



15- Exterior photograph of E.J. Vickery Bookstore (Reference #PH-10-Vickery-3)

16- Interior photograph of E.J. Vickery Bookstore (Reference #PH-10-Vickery-8)



17- Heritage Home inventory sheet for 567 Main Street. Home of E. J. Vickery from 1895-1920.

Edgar J. Vickery archival package

  • All material found in these packages is owned by the Yarmouth County Historical Society and is housed at the Yarmouth County Museum and Archives (22 Collins Street, Yarmouth, NS). Credit must be given to, Yarmouth County Archives. 

  • Once ordered, you'll receive a message to download and open the zip file with all the material of this archival package. 

    All material in this archival package are in PDF and JPEG formats. 

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