As part of our ongoing work, the York Pioneer and Historical Society produces a series of publications for both the membership and the community at large to help preserve our history and to keep our members informed about our work and events. The list below summerizes some of the material available on this website and for purchase to add to your collection.

All paypal buttons are for orders within Canada. For orders from outside Canada, please contact the YPHS for shipping & handling cost at yorkpioneers@gmail.com.

Once you have completed your order you can check out here:


Howland Memoirs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This book is the lively autobiography
of Father of Confederation
(and York Pioneer), Sir William Howland.
Learn more about the birth of Canada and
the politics of the 1860s from this
previously unpublished memoir.

 
Price: $20
($5 shipping)




 

 

 

York Pioneer 2017

PAPER COPY
Price: $10
(3$ shipping)




 

 

 

York Pioneer 2016

PAPER COPY
Price: $10
(3$ shipping)




 

 

York Pioneer 2015

 PAPER COPY

Price: $10
(3$ shipping)




York Pioneer 2014

PAPER COPY
Price: $10
(3$ shipping)




 

 

 

York Pioneer 2013

 
PAPER COPY
Price: $10
(3$ shipping)




 

 

 

York Pioneer 2012

 
PAPER COPY
Price: $10
(3$ shipping)




 

 

 

York Pioneer 2010

 
PAPER COPY
Price: $10
(3$ shipping)




 

 

 

York Pioneer 2009 

 
PAPER COPY
Price: $10
(3$ shipping)




 

 

 

Scadding Cabin 1794:
Toronto's Oldest House

This 28-page booklet gives a full
history of the log cabin that now
sits on the grounds of Exhibition
Place, moved there in 1879 by the
York Pioneers.

 
PAPER COPY
Price: $5
(2$ shipping)




 

 

 

From Hands Striving to Be Free

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This exciting publication is our
contribution to the celebration of
the 175th anniversary of the
Incorporation of The City of Toronto.
From Hands Now Striving to be Free
is an inventory and analysis of 94
boxes crafted by men jailed in the
aftermath of the failed 1837 Rebellion
of Upper Canada (cover at right). The
book was written by Chris Raible,
with John C. Carter and Darryl
Withrow, and is liberally illustrated
with photographs of the boxes.

 
PAPER COPY
Price: $15
($3 Shipping)




 

 

 

BACK ISSUES ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

Over the past 20 years, articles on a wide variety of subjects have been published, including: 
An inventory of Rebellion boxes, the family life of Thoreau Macdonald, William Lyon Mackenzie’s life and career, biographies, personal reminiscences, and historically significant buildings.

Issues 1955-2003 are in a published index, which is held in various public libraries in the Toronto area, as well as in several university libraries in the province. If you don’t have access to the index, ask us about specific subjects or authors through our mailbox, yorkpioneers@gmail.com.

 

Price for back-copies is $10.00 CAD + $3.00 shipping & handling (within Canada).
Order by cheque payable to The York Pioneer and Historical Society, and mailed to:

The York Pioneer and Historical Society
PO Box 45026, 2482 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON,  M4P 3E3