Fonds F 4524

James Malecki collection

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James Malecki collection
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

58 maps on 32 sheets : lithographic prints, digital prints, photocopies, 30 colour. - 1 atlas. - 3 items of textual records. - 1 pin

Scope and Content

Collection mainly consists of maps and tourism promotion pamphlets relating to Ontario and its constituent parts. The materials were produced by various private companies and organizations as well as municipal, provincial, and federal governments.

Many of the items are road maps and geographical maps of the entire province as well as certain cities, counties and regions. These include Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area, York Region, Simcoe County (including Barrie, Orillia, Midland, Collingwood and Wasaga Beach), Peterborough and the Kawartha Lakes, Prince Edward County, Muskoka, Thunder Bay, Sudbury, and others. Also included in the collection is a road atlas covering south-central Ontario, from Oshawa to the Niagara Peninsula.

Along with road maps, the collection also contains maps with special foci, including a real estate map of Kingston and area, a map of Tim Hortons' locations across Ontario, a fishing map for the Bay of Quinte, and maps produced by the Huronia Tourism Association highlighting areas of interest in Simcoe County. There are also several maps of snowmobiling routes as well as a souvenir pin produced by the Ontario Federation of Snowmobiling Clubs. The collection also includes tourism promotion pamphlets focussing on Toronto, Hamilton and St. Catharines.

Restrictions on Access
There are no restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright has been transferred to the Archives of Ontario by the donor. Fonds also contains material owned by various other copyright owners. To find out more about the copyright status of the particular material you wish to use, consult a Reference Archivist through the Reference Desk. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. If you wish to use any of this material for purposes other than research and private study, submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was donated to the Archives of Ontario by James Malecki in 2006. Further accruals were received in 2010 and 2013.
Related Material

Publications such as pamphlets and guides concerning Ontario travel and tourism were also donated by Mr. Malecki and are accessible through the Archives of Ontario Library.

Physical Condition

Most items are in good condition. Some have minor tears, cracking along fold lines and small stains.


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