Fonds F002 - Fonds Cushing Family

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Fonds Cushing Family

General material designation

    Parallel title

    Other title information

    Title statements of responsibility

    Title notes

    • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of fonds.
    • Variations in title: Previously known as Fonds Errol Cushing.

    Level of description


    Reference code

    CA SHC F002

    Edition area

    Edition statement

    Edition statement of responsibility

    Class of material specific details area

    Statement of scale (cartographic)

    Statement of projection (cartographic)

    Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

    Statement of scale (architectural)

    Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

    Dates of creation area


    • 1914-1934, [1994] (Creation)

    Physical description area

    Physical description

    • 4 textual records
    • 4 photographs: b&w

    Publisher's series area

    Title proper of publisher's series

    Parallel titles of publisher's series

    Other title information of publisher's series

    Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

    Numbering within publisher's series

    Note on publisher's series

    Archival description area

    Name of creator

    (fl. 1914-1994)

    Biographical history

    Charles Jackson Cushing, son of Manda T. Cushing and Patsy Eliza Abbott, was born in Barnston on 1 February 1850. He was educated at Barnston Academy. During his lifetime, Charles J. Cushing served as mayor, school commissioner, and Justice of the Peace. He married Amelia Carr on 17 June 1885. Following Amelia Carr’s death in June 1915, he married Emily A. Hadlock in October 1915. Among Charles J. Cushing’s nieces and nephews were Abbott Jenks and Emily Cushing Sheldon. Heber Cushing Peters, son of Alexander Peters and Sarah Elizabeth Cushing Haselton, was another relative. Charles J. Cushing spent his life on the family homestead and passed away on 19 April 1931.

    Custodial history

    Scope and content

    Fonds presents information on the Cushing family and Old Home Week in Coaticook from 1914 to about 1994. It consists of correspondence from Heber Cushing Peters to Charles and Emily Cushing, a letter to Abbott Jenks regarding the Barnston Corner Baptist Church, photographs of Old Home Week in Coaticook, and a biographical sketch of Heber Cushing Peters.

    Notes area

    Physical condition

    Immediate source of acquisition

    Fonds donated by Errol Cushing.


    Language of material

    • English

    Script of material

      Location of originals

      Availability of other formats

      Restrictions on access

      Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

      Finding aids

      Generated finding aid

      Associated materials

      Related materials


      No further accruals are expected.

      Physical description

      Two of the letters are photocopies.

      Alternative identifier(s)

      Standard number

      Standard number

      Access points

      Subject access points

      Name access points

      Genre access points

      Control area

      Description record identifier

      Institution identifier

      Rules or conventions


      Level of detail

      Dates of creation, revision and deletion

      Language of description

      • English
      • French

      Script of description


        Accession area