The Stanley Thompson Collection

An agreement with The University of Guelph Library & Archives is in place for the archiving, restoration and preservation of Stanley Thompson Society plans, notes, contracts, photos, memorabilia, etc. collected to date and in the future (Stanley Thompson attended the Ontario Agricultural College at the University of Guelph) .

Stanley Thompson Society Collection

The Canadian Golf Hall of Fame/Golf Canada Archives also hold some materials on Stanley Thompson, including his war medals and citation. The Interactive Course History Map may also assist in your research.

Thompson golf courses, relations and friends who may come across Thompson items of note are encouraged to contact the Stanley Thompson Society (

Society members and other parties interested in Thompson information are welcome to visit the University of Guelph for viewing of the Stanley Thompson Collections. You can search the online database of the University of Guelph Collection here. If you are interested in visiting the Archives this link will allow you to register for access to the collections.

  • The archive is public and contains Thompson’s papers, plans,  photographs and numerous items of interest.
  • It is regularly used for research purposes.

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These images (a plan, photograph and letter) are typical of what can   be found in this comprehensive collection.