Yarmouth Skating Rink and Exhibition archival package

This archival package consists of; 

Yarmouth Skating Rink

1- Diagram. Shows the outside and layout of Yarmouth’s first skating rink.

2- Card. Has written facts about skating rinks in Yarmouth.

3- Ticket to the skating rink.

4- Correspondence. Regards the plans for the Yarmouth Skating Rink.

5- Correspondence. Regards an illustration of the Yarmouth Skating Rink from Illustrated News 1878.

6- Newspaper Article. Regards the history of the Yarmouth Agriculture Society. Describes the history of the Yarmouth Skating Rink building. Source: Unknown.

7- Document. Discusses the centennial exhibition and mentions the Yarmouth Skating Rink Building (includes a photo). Source: Special supplement to the Vanguard (July 30/75) and the Light-Herald (July 31/75).

Yarmouth Exhibition

1- Exhibition ticket. Source/Date: Original document, 1892.

2- Exhibition Committee list, General Exhibition Regulations and By-Laws. Source/Date: Prize List, Yarmouth County Exhibition, 1931.

3- Hauling Matches Regulations. Source/Date: Prize List, Yarmouth County Exhibition, 1928.

4- Fancy Work contest (Crockery and Glassware). Source/Date: Prize List, Yarmouth County Exhibition, 1928.

5- Nine articles; two articles about the history of the Yarmouth County Agricultural Society and the exhibition, photo and details for the Centennial Exhibition (1975), demolition of the exhibition building (Vanguard, 2001), details about the exhibition (The Digby Weekly Courier, 1916), details about a Ferris Wheel (1949), a fire at the exhibition building (Boom, Voice of the Squadron, 1941), and new exhibition building (Yarmouth Light, 1956).

6- Programme of special events. Source/Date: Prize List, Yarmouth County Exhibition, 1946.

7- Rules for livestock. Source/Date: Prize List, Yarmouth County Exhibition, 1966.

8- Map of the Exhibition grounds. Source/Dates: Souvenir Program, Yarmouth County Exhibition, 1980.

9- Recognition list from the Light Horse Committee and the Wester Nova Scotia Ox Teamsters. Source/Date: Souvenir Program, Yarmouth County Exhibition, 1982.

10- List of officials. Source/Date: Souvenir Program, Yarmouth County Exhibition, 1988.

11- Tips for the exhibition. Source/Date: Souvenir Program, Yarmouth County Exhibition, 1988.

12- Card from the Yarmouth Co. Poultry and Pet Stock Association. Source/Date: Yarmouth Co. Poultry and Pet Stock Association, 1913.

13- Exhibitor’s Ticket and ticket to the Exhibition. Source/Date: Yarmouth Co. Poultry and Pet Stock Association, 1913.

14- Ticket to Yarmouth Seed Fair. Source/Date: Unknown.

15- Prize List cover and back cover. Source: Yarmouth County Exhibition, 1898.

16- Three photographs; one of the interior of the Exhibition building and two of the exterior.

 

Yarmouth Skating Rink and Exhibition archival package

C$20.00Price
  • 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.

  • All material in this archival package will be sent digitally to the buyer. Documents will be in PDF and JPEG formats. 

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