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Bibliography A-H

This page and the following includes resources used in this exhibit. We invite our audience to consult these resources for more information on Beachville’s limestone industry. Clicking the links below will take you to an external website. Please note that these resources may only be available in English.



Armstrong, Karen Elisabeth. “The Late Nineteenth-Century Stone Farmhouses of John Thompson Crellin.” Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada 42, no. 2 (2018): 27.

Bauer, A. M. Guide to Site Development and Rehabilitation of Pits and Quarries Industrial Mineral Report (Ontario. Dept. of Mines) 33. Toronto: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resource, 1970.

“Beachville Geology.” Wat On Earth, no. 7, University of Waterloo, 2011.

“Can Gypsum Gets Standard Lime.” Wall Street Journal. September 17, 1929.

“Canada Gypsum & Alabastine.” Wall Street Journal. April 23, 1929.

“Carmeuse Beachville Operations.” Carmeuse.

Carr, Deborah, Rob Haile, Peter Heywood, Ainsley Pemberton, Ray Copes, James Johnson, and Sunil Varughese. Rep. Beachville Area Air Quality Assessment Final Report. Oxford County, April 26, 2016.—Archived-Reports/ph_20160426_beachville_area_air_quality_assessment_final_report.pdf 

Cowan, William Richard. Quaternary Geology of the Woodstock Area, Southern Ontario. Toronto, Ontario: Division of Mines, 1974.

Cropp, Marjorie E. Ms. Salute to Oxford. Beachville.

Cropp, Marjorie E. Beachville The Birthplace of Oxford. Centennial ed. London, Ontario: University of Western Ontario, 1973.

Cropp, Marjorie. “Modern Quarry Striking Contrast with Methods Used 100,” Newspaper clipping, Beachville District Museum Reference Library, Oxford County Archives.

Culp, Jeff. “Historical Arti-Facts Beachville–The Lime Capital.” Community Shopper, July 11, 1992.

“Cyanamid of Canada Today.” Beachville District Museum Reference Library, Oxford County Archives.

D., Hewitt F. Limestone Industries of Ontario. Vol. 5. Ontario Department of Mines, 1960.

Dadson, Liz. “BeachviLime Being Sold to Company in Belgium.” The Ingersoll Times, Clipping in Local History of Beachville Book No. 3, Beachville District Museum Reference Library, July 15, 1992.

Dale, Jeff. From Forest to Farm: The Story of North Oxford Township. Thamesford, Ontario: North Oxford Township History Book Committee, 2015.

“Digital Doors Open: Oxford-Ingersoll.” Doors Open Ontario, Ontario Heritage Trust.

“Domtar Strikers Around Stove Beachville.” London Free Press, Western Archives and Special Collections, October 12, 1975.

Downing Family Oral History, Beachville District Museum Reference Library.

Eluchok, Bill. “When the Thames Turned Terrible.” London Free Press, 1987.

Farrell, William E. Digging by Stame: A History of the First Steam Shovel. Historical Construction Equipment Association, 1992.

Guttmann, Oscar S. “Twenty Years’ Progress in Explosives.” Journal of the Royal Society of Arts 57 (1909): 170–79.

Haddock, Keith. “Churn Drills Bored Early Holes.” Construction Equipment, September 28, 2010. drills-bored-early-holes.

Hewitt, Donald F., and M. A. Vos. The Limestone Industries of Ontario. Vol. 5. Toronto: Ontario Division of Mines, 1972.

Horn, Michiel. The Great Depression of the 1930s in Canada. Ottawa: Canadian Historical Association. 1984.