Events and celebrations



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  • This subject terms should be used for descriptions that relate to weddings, funerals, baptisms, protests and demonstrations, parties including, but not limited to, graduations, anniversaries, centenaries, festivals, fairs, exhibitions, etc., as well as organizations and agencies dedicated to the organization of such events.

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401 Archival description results for Events and celebrations

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Double Wedding

Item is a photograph of a group that attended a double wedding, with both brides and grooms in the middle. Possibly from Stanstead or Sherbrooke county.

Royal Visit

Item is a photograph of a royal visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (future King George V and Queen Mary) at the Sherbrooke Courthouse, with a large crowd in front of the courthouse.


Item is a photograph of a parade on the corner of Wellington and Frontenac in Sherbrooke, with cars visible on the side of the road.

Cheese Day

Item is a photograph of a $42,000 Cheese Day with horses pulling wagons full of cheese to the train station in Danville, with a portrait of a young boy in the top right-hand corner.

Gibbs Home in Sherbrooke

Photograph of a large group of people in semi-formal dress in front of the Gibbs Home in Sherbrooke. Banner reads: 'Gibbs Club Sherbrooke (Church of England) Patrons King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Long May They Reign'. Probably taken on the occasion of the visit of the King and Queen to Sherbrooke on June 12, 1939.

Burton, Thomas

Townships History

The series contains primary source information on the history of the Eastern Townships -- especially Bulwer, Birchton, and Lennoxville -- from about 1930 to 2017. It consists of documents and photographs pertaining to the 125th anniversary of Eaton Township in 1980 and documents pertaining to the Eaton Corner 1867 celebration in 2017. It also consists of photographs depicting the Bulwer Model School; a mock wedding around 1967; Bury Canada Day celebrations around 1994; and the Bulwer-Birchton Reunion Committee in 1995 or 1996, among others. The series also consists of VHS tape recordings of the Bulwer-Birchton Reunion in 1996; the St. Patrick's Day Variety Show in Bulwer in 2001; and Lennoxville Friendship Day in 2003. Finally, it consists of wooden nickels from Hatley Canada Day celebrations and pins from various villages, community organizations, and events.

Evelyn Mabel (Jordan) Ross

The file contains primary source information on Evelyn Mabel Ross (née Jordan) from 1926 to the 1960s. It consists of a pressed four-leaf clover; a programme for the MacDonald College School of Teachers graduation ceremony in June 1926; a wedding card; a handwritten list of births and deaths in the Ives family from 1810 to 1911; and a list of names and locations which includes Evelyn Jordan's name. It also consists of two black and white photographs of Evelyn as a school teacher with her students at the Bulwer Model School.

Parade, Coaticook

Item is a photograph of a parade with the fire brigade, including equipment, on St-Jean-Baptiste Street in Coaticook around the 1890s with the Casino Theatre, owned by Charles W. Kennedy, (later the Rivoli Theatre owned by Mr. Barzan followed by Mr. Charbonneau) and Dionne store in the background.

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