1957 Tweedsmuir Histories were perhaps the first "organized", although amateur approach to recording local history. The idea was articulated by Susan Buchan, Baroness Tweedsmuir, who was the wife of John Buchan, Baron Tweedsmuir, and Governor General of Canada in 1935-1940.
1956 The description of the annual agricultural fair in Richmond Hill.
TOPOGRAPHY AND HISTORY OF COMMUNITY
Richmond Hill lies in the watershed of the Don River which rises in the
hills in the northern part of Vaughan Township in York County. The east
branch of the Don has its origin in many springs around Richmond Hill
and towards Maple.
The surface of ...
A paper on historical research presented at a meeting of the Richmond Hill Women's Institute October 12, 1950 by Mrs. L. W. Zuefelt.
An early history of Yonge Street, a major arterial route connecting Toronto with Lake Simcoe area, with the description of its construction, transportation services, and buildings erected along it.
1957 Biographical sketches of prominent residents of Richmond Hill derived from various sources and prepared for the Tweedsmuir History.
This essay outlines the history of education in Richmond Hill, Ont., focusing on the school buildings and the formation of the Board of Education.
1880 A history of the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church, containing list of ministers, history of buildings, description of activities of congregation, and a Treasurer's Report.
An essay by H. Rumble concerning the establishment of St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church in Richmond Hill, Ont.
An essay describing history of Methodist United Church in Richmond Hill, Ont., with the list of ministers and a photograph of the Church Choir Picnic.
1922 Two newspaper articles written by Miss Frances M. Brown and Rev. R.S. Mason in early 1920s, describe the events surrounding history of St. Mary's Anglican Church in Richmond Hill.
30 Jul 1908 A description of the events pertaining to the murder of Captain Kinnear of Richmond Hill in 1843.
William Harrison, local historian, recalls the events in his writings of July 30, 1908, the 60th anniversary of the historic tragedy.
The story was published in "The Liberal", August 4, 1955.
1957 A history of Atkinson family of Richmond Hill written for The Tweedsmuir History by W. Donald T. Atkinson, Principal Glebe Collegiate, Ottawa.
1957 A history of Trench family of Richmond Hill written by W.D.T. Atkinson.