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James A. Crawford fonds [textual record, graphic material]. 



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

0.3 cm of textual records (10 p).
1 photograph b&w.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of a brief account by Crawford entitled "The Story of Canada's First Mammoth Cheese", about the early cheesemaking industry in Oxford County, Ont. Includes a list of prominent early Canadian cheesemakers. Fonds also consists of a photograph of a mammoth cheese made at Ingersoll, Ont, and shipped to England as an exhibit in 1866.

Textual records
90: Open
90: Open
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Photographs: No restrictions. Copyright expired. Credit: name of photographer / National Archives of Canada / PA- .

No finding aid

Biography / Administrative history

James Crawford was born ca. 1841. Crawford was a resident of Woodstock, Ontario and was a pioneer in the dairy industry in Oxford County.

Additional information

Acquired in 1926.

Subject heading

1. Oxford County (Ont.) - Cheesemakers, [ca.1925]
2. Cheesemakers - Canada, [ca.1925]
3. Cheese industry - Canada, [ca.1925]


Other system control no.

Related control no.

1962-114 NPC