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53 Archival description results for Alumni

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1990_12_07 - The Whippet newsletter

Item consists of the December 1990 issue of The Whippet newsletter and includes articles about Colley House Oktoberfest fundraiser; explorer Quentin Keynes visits Appleby College; various fundraisers; Alumni George Atkins '35 spoke to classes about working with Developing Countries Farm Radio Network; Canadian author Eric Wilson visited Appleby College; Walkathon and coeducation update including uniforms.

1994-11-27 - The Whippet newsletter

Item consists of the November 1994 issue of The Whippet newsletter and includes articles about field hockey winners; Appleby's first dinner theatre event; Remembrance Day ceremonies; and alumni and actor Dylan Neal '88 visits campus.

25-Year Club

File consists of brochures and invitations related to the Appleby College 25 - Year Club for Alumni.

50-Year Club

File consists of records pertaining to Appleby College 50-Year Club and includes invitations and the programme for the 60th anniversary of the Coronation Choir, as well as correspondence from alumni about the Club.

Alastair Walker fonds

  • F11
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1913, 1916-1924, 1933

Fonds consists of a photograph scrapbook from original Appleby student Ford Stuart Strathy, and photographs of Alastair's time as a student at Appleby. Both give a pictorial history of the early decades at Appleby and capture teachers and staff from Vernon Harcourt de Butts Powell, Headmaster John Guest, T.B. Colley, E.W. Whittington, Same Clarke, Mr. Adams and Miss Bird, as well as Appleby students, and the campus.

Walker, Alastair

Alumni Communications

Sub-file consists of records pertaining to school announcements and communications to alumni and includes fundraising opportunities, invitation to attend lecture by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, potential litigation and homecoming activities.

Alumni Event Invitations

File consists of invitations to different alumni events including: Annual Winter Sports Night, "The Originals" 20th anniversary dinner (2001); Hong Kong event; Bermuda event; Kingston, Ontario event; New York event; San Francisco event; California event; Vancouver, BC event; Old Boys Annual Swim Meet (1985).

Alumni obituaries

File consists of newspaper clipping obituaries of Appleby College alumni and includes the following last names: Adami, Crosbie, Harlan, New, MacArthur, Soanes, Ross, Ambrose, Gordon.

Alumni Relations

Series consists of records pertaining to Alumni Relations, including Homecoming, 50-year Club, Alumni Directory, Reunion Dinners, Class Agent manuals. It also includes information on the Old Boys Alumni Association and Appleby College Alumni Association.

Alumni Ties Newsletter

File consists of the Appleby College 'Alumni Ties' newsletter for alumni and includes articles about various events occurring on campus as well as articles about alumni.

Annual and Reunion Dinner

  • F01-S06-SS01-FL07
  • File
  • 1920; 1922; 1985; 1988; 1990 - 1992; 1995; 2001; 2005 - 2006; 2008
  • Part of Appleby College Fonds

File consists of the records pertaining to the annual and reunion dinners and includes invitations and programs, speeches and correspondence.

Appleby College Alumni Association

Item consists of a colour photograph of members of the Appleby College Alumni Association, from left: Rob Volterra, Mark Samuel, Steve Allen and Paul Bundschuh. Note on verso: "The new Executive of the Appleby College Alumni Association, from left: Rob Volterra, Mark Samuel, Steve Allen and Paul Bundschuh." This is also described in The Appleby Quarterly (December 1990).

Appleby College Alumni Association (ACAA)

Sub-series consists of the records of The Appleby Old Boys' Association and the Appleby College Alumni Association.

Though the first annual dinner was held in 1916, it was not until 1920 that The Old Boys' Association was formed when Old Boys G.W.S. Adams, T.G. Heaton, A.L. Ambrose, R.E. Haas, A.D. MacLean and A.H. Gillespie met to officially form the organization. As a result of coeducation, the name of the organization was changed to The Appleby College Alumni Association effective September 1, 1991.

Sub-series consists of the following files: Constating Documents, Minutes, Financial Records, Correspondence, Alumni Directory, Class Agent Manual, Annual & Reunion Dinner, Alumni Events, Branding/Crest/Letterhead, Awards and Recognition, Publications.

Bill Sefton fonds

  • F14
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1999

Fonds consists of a scrapbook compiled by Bill Sefton of Appleby College related materials, including chapel programs, news clippings, correspondence regarding alumni association and donating to Appleby College. Scrapbook also includes photographs.

Sefton, James William "Bill"

Brad Brown fonds

  • F09
  • Fonds
  • 1949 - 1954 ; 2014

Fonds consists of material of Brad's time as a student at Appleby College. In particular, it includes material pertaining to his time as a member of the school's Coronation Choir. Fonds consists of two series: Coronation choir and School days.

Brown, Brad

Class of 1983 Newsletter

File consists of records pertaining trivia questions to be included in the Appleby Quarterly newsletter as well as the Class of 1983 newsletter.


Series consist of correspondence from Appleby College to Wentworth regarding the progress of the school, Wentworth’s donation of the school bell, invitations to events, updates on Appleby alumni, educational viewpoints, and historical information. It includes typed and written letters as well as a telegraph.


File consists of correspondence related to the history of Appleby College. It includes a 1917 letter inquiring about the sale of a bull, a postcard addressed to the school dated to 1918, a 1919 letter from Prince Edward - The Prince of Wales from his visit to Canada, a Christmas greeting letter from 1935 talking about the skating and ice conditions, a letter to Sir Edmund Walker regarding a suitable camp site for the students in 1920 (Camp Kushog - See Dec. 1920 Argus), a letter dated to 1938 discussing the cooking and food offerings at the school, reminiscences of school days gone by, the hanging of the new Canadian flag at Appleby College in 1965, and a letter dated to 1966 discussing the 1913-1914 prefects.

The file also includes correspondence regarding Miss Grindlay's photo album, correspondence from various alumni about their time at Appleby, correspondence about articles in the Quarterly and Argus including the school bell, as well as letters from family of alumni who may have donated items to the school archives. It also includes a sworn declaration regarding the history of McCraney House.

Faculty member Bill Joyce

Item consists of a black and white photograph of Faculty member (Master) Bill Joyce (1934). He is sitting with his legs crossed in front of a wall covered with pennants.

Golf Classic Tournament

File consists of brochures and invitations related to the Appleby College Alumni Golf Classic Tournament held during Homecoming.

File consists of 1 DVD of 31 photographs (PH01-0583 - PH01-0613) of the 27th annual golf classic held on May 30, 2015.

Guests at the wedding of Mark Gaskin and Maryann Elizabeth Bell

Item consists of a colour photograph of from left, Paul Grimes (class of 1978), Hugh Jackson (class of 1978), Digger Smith (class of 1953) and Maarten Bloeman (class of 1978) at the wedding reception for alumnus Mark Gaskin (class of 1978) and Maryann Elizabeth Bell. Note on verso: "From left, Paul Grimes '78, Hugh Jackson '78, Digger Smith '53, and Maarten Bloeman '78 at the wedding reception of Mark Gaskin '78." This event is described in The Appleby Quarterly (July 1990, vol. 12, no. 4).


File consists of records pertaining to Appleby College Homecoming and includes brochures and programmes outlining activities during the event.

File consists of a 2001-2005 planning binder with planning meeting minutes, promotional material for 2005 Homecoming, budgets, schedules, correspondence.

File consists of the 2013 and 2014 planning binder with planning meeting minutes, promotional material for 2011 and 2013 Homecoming, budgets, schedules and correspondence. It also includes a brief history of homecoming.

Jack Bissett, Thomas Sefton, James William Sefton

Item consists of a black and white photograph of Jack Bissett, Thomas Sefton and James William Sefton standing outside. Thomas is the father of James William. James William is wearing an Appleby School crested sweater.

Leaving Class Dinner

  • F01-S06-FL04
  • File
  • 1986 - 1987; 1994 - 1995; 1998; 2001; 2003 - 2008; 2013; 2015 - 2018
  • Part of Appleby College Fonds

File consists of records pertaining to the Leaving Class dinner and includes lists of graduating students, correspondence, programme and menu as well as speeches.

News of Appleby, Old Boys’ Association newsletter

File consists of Appleby Old Boys Association newsletter, News of Appleby. These newsletters were in addition to the Argus Yearbook. The 1943 newsletter details many Old Boys and their military status during World War Two. The 1947 newsletter providing information on The Building Campaign, The memorial window in The Chapel dedicated in memory to J. William Weis. It also includes personal updates for many Old Boys.

Newspaper Clippings

Sub-series consists of newspaper clippings about Appleby College and is divided into decades. It includes articles about Cadets, gymnastics, Sports Day, Closing Day, the Chapel, the death of Sir Edmund Walker - the co-founder of the school (oversized encapsulation), Track and Field, a fire at Appleby during the 1930's, the death of Samuel Clarke, the hanging of the new Canadian flag on campus, 55th anniversary of Appleby College, the retirement of Headmaster Dr. J.A.M. Bell, football, rugby, various guest speakers to the school.

Sub-series also includes an article by Wilder Breckenridge about what it was like at the school when it first opened in 1911; articles about the Diamond Jubilee celebrations and the building campaign including a new hospital and library; the introduction of girls from St. Mildred's Lightbourn School participating in the school plays at Appleby beginning in 1971; and what is like at a private school. There are articles about various school dramatic plays; swimming; squash teams; the suspension of a student for not following chapel protocol; 50 years of service for head chef Hilda Chattaway; student scholarships and graduating students attending MIT; accidents outside of the school on Lakeshore Road; the grand reopening of the renovated Colley House; Hockey; Cricket.

Sub-series also includes articles about the Black Mime Troupe; debating competitions; appointment to the Board of Governors; Walkathon; Duke of Edinburgh award winners; reunion of the Coronation Choir; the death of former headmaster Ned Larsen; guest speakers to campus include Sir. Edmund Hillary; McCraney House renovations; Appleby County Fair; The Soviet Union and nuclear weapons; Coronation stained glass window; Soccer; Nicholas Arts Centre; Raymond Massey Library; Independent Schools Music Festival 1988 program; choirs; Little Crooked Christmas Tree narrated by Christopher Plummer with music performed by Appleby students; forestry industry in Temagami; various trips around the world by Appleby students including Russia; advertising articles in various publications; articles about Appleby College education and history; Headmaster Guy McLean; articles about various alumni; Spanish exchange students; measles outbreak; fire at Lake Temagami; gala auctions; coeducation; field hockey; Round Square conference; visit by Prince Andrew; Inukshuk; laptops; flu outbreak; Relay for Life, Bathtub race; faculty awards and recognition; stained glass window by Inuit artist Ashevak Iggalaaq, named Where the Light Shines Through as well as advertising for Appleby College.

Old Boys' Race

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting alumni lining up at the starting line during an Old Boys' Race during Sports Day.

Old Boys’ Association

Series consist of correspondence, newsletters, and holiday greetings sent by Appleby’s Old Boys’ Association (now Alumni) to Wentworth, and newspaper clippings about Appleby Old Boys’ events.

Old Boys’ Association correspondence

File consists of correspondence between Wentworth Walker and the Appleby College Old Boys Association. It includes correspondence and brochures on the planned new gymnasium and swimming pool, the 1947 Building Campaign for the Memorial Building, scholarship fundraising and other Appleby College fundraising campaigns.

Pigskin Revival Dinner

File consists of records pertaining to the Pigskin Revival dinner held in 1992 to commemorate the Appleby College football teams from 1959 - 1969. The theme was 'Blue Grit' as these were some of the most successful football teams the school had ever had. The file includes correspondence, a commemorate booklet about each team and contact lists for alumni.

Quarterly 2014_WINTER

Item consists of the Winter 2014 edition of the Appleby Quarterly magazine. Item consists of articles about the Round Square conference, a look back at Appleby Athletics, an interview with Katherine 'Kitty' Stevens - daughter of John Guest, an interview with Appleby's Director of Finance - Young Nak Chu, an interview with Alumni Jack Langelaan '88. It also includes an article about Alumni Brianne Jenner '09 who was on Team Canada Women's Hockey Team. There is also an article about various Alumni who have become teachers including Michael DesRoches '62. It also includes an article about Appleby's historic link to Town of Oakville founder Colonel William Chisholm.

Quarterly 2019_Spring

Item consists of the Spring 2019 edition of the Appleby Quarterly magazine. It includes articles about the student mentorship program, the Alumni Guest Speaker Program, Appleby's thriving Advanced Placement (AP) and AP Capstone Diploma programmes, an interview with Faculty member Graham Lewis, updates on recent intercultural and experiential program trips to Cambodia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Macedonia and Eastern Europe, New Zealand, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation, Panama, and Romania. It also includes an article about Appleby hosting the G30 Association conference, enhancements to the shoreline along Lake Ontario, an article about Faculty member Maggie Hanrahan, updates on the fundraising gala auction, the role of the Community Prefect and an interview with Alumni Evanka Osmak '98.

Raymond Hart Massey fonds

  • F04
  • Fonds
  • 1736; 1895-1983

Fonds consists of material pertaining to Raymond's portrayal of Abraham Lincoln on stage and film and includes photographs of Abraham Lincoln, sketches of Raymond as Lincoln, framed playbill on the night of Lincoln's assassination, framed Republican national ticket for President Lincoln, TV Guide awards for Raymond's performance in Tyger, Tyger and Dr. Kildare, and correspondence.

Fonds also consists of the Raymond Massey Rare Book Collection which he bequeathed along with the rest of the items in the fonds.

Fonds consists of the following series: Abraham Lincoln, Correspondence, Publicity, Raymond Massey Rare Book Collection.

Massey, Raymond Hart

The Old Boys Race

Item consists of a black and white photograph depicting The Old Boy's Race on Sports Day 1925. left to right - Richardson Passmore, Northey, Brown, Gilmour, Tate Thornton, Thompson, Walker, Gundy, Little. Thompson, - first, and Walker - second

Van donations

Item consists of a black and white photograph of alumni Tim Haines (class of 1963) (far left) and Carl Ansingh (class of 1967) (far right) standing outside the chapel with two vans they donated to Appleby College. Director of Alumni Relations David Smith (class of 1953) (centre left) stands beside Headmaster Guy McLean (centre right) between Tim Haines and Carl Ansingh. Note on verso: "New vans from Old Boys - Appleby College is the proud lessee of two new General Motors vans from two of its Old Boys. Tim Haines '63 (left) and Carl Ansingh '67 (far right), owners of two GM dealerships in Listowel and St. Thomas respectively, presented the vans to Director of Alumni Relations David Smith '53 and Headmaster Guy McLean. The blue vans will primarily be used for transporting boys to and from sports and other School events. The Appleby crest will be painted on to each van shortly." This event was described in The Appleby Quarterly (December 1989, vol. 12, no. 2).

Wedding of Andy Baird and Linda Larsen

Item consists of a colour photograph of Andy Baird and Linda Larsen at their wedding. Note on verso: "Linda and Andy Baird '83 -- John Gray '82, Steve Mann '83 and Pete Senst '83 attended the wedding at the Beaver Valley Ski Club." This event was also described in The Appleby Quarterly (April 1991, vol. 13, no. 2).

Wentworth Dillon Walker fonds

  • F05
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1990

Fonds consists of four series; education of Wentworth’s schooldays at Appleby, Old Boys’ Association, correspondence and the Walker Family series, which consist of family heritage pieces related to Appleby College. Of note is a child’s table and chair set that was made by Appleby’s founder and Wentworth’s uncle, John Guest.

Walker, Wentworth Dillon