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Sally E. Wood fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS202
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1917]

The fonds consists of glass negative photographs taken by Sally Wood (1857-1928), Knowlton Photographer. The negatives showcases Brome County and the many picturesque countryside scenes and architecture of the area.

Wood, Sally E., 1857-1928

Eastern Townships Research Centre Special Media collection

  • CA ETRC P995
  • Collection
  • [191-?]-2004

The collection contains source material on various topics related to the Eastern Townships in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries such as towns, military, settlement, agriculture, life, artist and oral histories. It consists of audio tape cassettes, videos, artefacts, textual records, photographs, and an engineering and technical drawing.

Eastern Townships Research Centre Special Media (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Eastern Townships Resource Centre Cartographic Material collection

  • CA ETRC P996
  • Collection
  • [1834?]-1989

The collection contains mainly source material on the geography of the Eastern Townships in the ninetieth and twentieth centuries such as districts, counties, townships, towns, roads, railroads, lakes and rivers. It also contains source material on Lower Canada, other portions of the Province of Quebec and the Estrie region. It consists of maps and plans.

David Wells fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS135
  • Fonds
  • 1726 - 1800

The fonds consists of primary source documents relating to the estate of the late David Wells, of Greenfield, New England. Ephraim Nash, executor of the estate, was married to David's niece, Hannah Wells.

Wells, David

Nash Family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS092
  • Fonds
  • 1795-1842

The fonds consists of primary source documents relating to the Nash family of Brattleboro, Vt, who came to live in Brome County. It includes documents relating to Ephraim Nash (1754-1816), married to Hannah Wells; their son Alfred Nash (1793-1861), married to Lucinda Knowlton Willard (daughter of Samuel Willard); and their son Ephraim Nash (1820-1851), married to Harriet Parker. Ephraim Nash and his grandson were official surveyor for the East Farnham region.

Aiken family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS363
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1966]-1996

The fonds consists of primary and secondary source information regarding the Aiken family, living in the Mansonville region.

Friedman family fonds

  • CA ETRC P114
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1998

The fonds contains source material mainly related to Malca and Ruby Friedman's literary writings. The fonds consists of manuscripts, press clipping, publications, family and professional correspondence, interviews on audiocassette, photographs and scrapbooks. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Malca Friedman [19- ], Ruby Friedman [19- ] and Family [19- ].

Friedman (family)

Lake Massawippi Area Historical Society collection

  • CA ETRC P177
  • Collection
  • 1890-2005

The collection contains primary source information on the history of the Lake Massawippi area, including North Hatley, Ayer's Cliff, and Hatley Village from the 1890s to 2008. It consists of information on the activities of the Hatley Water Company, the Village of Hatley, Funding Co. Ltd., North Hatley Historical Society, Stanstead Historical Society, Ayer's Cliff Water Company, LeBaron & Co., Massawippi Country Club, Connaught Inn Co., among others. The collection is comprised of the following series; K.E Kennedy (1901-[1988?]), North Hatley Historical Society ([1992?]-2008), Stanstead Historical Society (1963), Genealogy ([19--?]-2005), Cemetery Indexes ([199-?]), Scrapbooks ([19--?]-[195-?]), Photographs, Ayer's Cliff Water Company (1908-1940), LeBaron & Co. (1926-1968), Wills and Obituaries (1913-1979), History of the Eastern Townships (1909-1984), North Hatley Electoral Lists (1902-1939), Ledgers (1890-1949), Artifacts, Indexes (1912), North Hatley Water Company (19894-1914), Hatley Tourism (1973-[19--?]), Calendars, and Miscellaneous.

Lake Massawippi Area Historical Society (North Hatley, Que.)

Comité de bassin Massawippi-Tomifobia fonds

  • CA ETRC P153
  • Fonds
  • 1993-2003

The fonds contains source material on the organization and activities of the Comité de bassin Massawippi-Tomifobia from 1993 to 2003. It is organized into the following series; Administration (1993-2003), Financial Resources (1998-2002), Massawippi-Tomifobia Watershed Projects (1998-2003), Public Relations (1998-2001), Research Studies (1998), and Maps (1999).

Comité de bassin Massawippi-Tomifobia (Ayer's Cliff, Que.)

Sherbrooke Snow Shoe Club fonds

  • CA ETRC P150
  • Fonds
  • 1877-2004

The fonds contains source material on the constitution, administration, events, activities and membership of the Sherbrooke Snow Shoe Club from 1877 to 2004. It consists of constitution, by-laws, minutes, financial and accounting records, correspondence, membership records, news clippings, programs, songs and poems. Most of the material mentioned above is contained in the minute books for the first 84 years. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration (1877-2004), Events and Activities (1893-2004), Membership (1877-1969), and Miscellaneous Documents (1879-1994), Artefacts (1913-1993), Photographs ([188-?]-1996).

Sherbrooke Snow Shoe Club (Sherbrooke, Que.)

St. Patrick's Society of Richmond and Vicinity fonds

  • CA ETRC P141
  • Fonds
  • [1877?]-2021

The fonds contains source material on the St. Patrick's Society of Richmond and Vicinity from 1887 to 2021. It consists of the minutes, correspondence, history, annual financial reports, bank books, St. Patrick's Day banquet material, membership lists, newsletters, newsclippings, centennial book and celtic cross project documents. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration (1886-2003, 2020), Activities and Special Events (1996-2002, 2021), Membership ([18-?]-[19-?]), and Publications (1977).

St. Patrick's Society of Richmond and Vicinity (Richmond, Que.)

Sherbrooke Winter Club fonds

  • CA ETRC P140
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1948

The fonds contains source material on the constitution and the tea committee of the Sherbrooke Winter Club from 1931 to 1948. It consists of the letters patents and the tea committee file. The fonds is comprised of the following two series: Administration (1931-1933), Committees (1944-1948).

Sherbrooke Winter Club (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Baker family (Dunham) fonds

  • CA ETRC P169
  • Fonds
  • [1879]-[1913]

The fonds contains primary source information on the lives various members of the Baker family, largely from Dunham, from 1879 to 1913. It consists of correspondence to Malcolm Clapp Baker from his siblings while he was studying as a veterinarian in Montreal. The fonds is comprised of the following files: Abigail Baker (1879-1883), Amelia (Minnie) Baker Stevens (1879-1883), Emma Baker (1879-1883), Harriet Eliza Clapp Baker (1879-1885), Harriet (Hattie) Baker (1879-1886), William Stevens Baker (1879-1885), J. C. Moore (1880-1881), Mary Peckham Stevens (1879-1883), Walter Sanford Stevens (1886), Reverend Albert Stevens (1881), Frederick Stevens Baker (1979-1889), A. H. Baker (1879), Caroline ([188-?]), Eleanor B. Stevens (1881), Julie (Jule) (1879-1882), Frances (Fanny) (1883), Stewart (1882), Malcolm Clapp Baker (1913), Various Unidentifiable Authors (1879-1883), Family Background ([19--?]).

Baker (family)

Eddy Echenberg Collection

  • CA ETRC P164
  • Collection
  • 1863-1999

The collection contains source material on the business, cultural and family history of the Eastern Townships during the 19th and 20th centuries, along with other topics. It consists mainly of Sherbrooke and surrounding regions telephone directories, business pamphlets, Bishop's College School yearbooks, club information, Sherbrooke Newspaper, maps of the Eastern Townships, and booklets from the Sherbrooke Winter Fair. Included among the material is a copy of "The Echenbergs of Ostropol and Sherbrooke: a tale of two shetls" by Myron Echenberg and Ruth Tannenbaum (1986) and two prints published that represents the Counties of the Eastern Townships. The fonds consists of the following series: Military (1918-1939), General Stores (1885-1940), Hardware Stores (1905-1961), Services (1905-1927), Fairs (1954-1960), Manufacturers (1896-1960), Companies ([ca. 1890]-1950), Reprints (1972), Contract (1869), Maps from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company (1918), Map of Thetford Mines-Black Lake ([1952]) , Activities (1915-1966), Eastern Townships Families (1908-1986), Bishop's College School (1925-1929), Prints (1980?], Phone Directories (1922-1952), Music Store (1863), Banks (1908) and Newspapers (1886-1957).

Echenberg, Eddy, 1925-2014

North Hatley Women's Institute

  • CA ETRC P117
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1968

The fonds contains source material on the organization and the activities of the North Hatley Women's Institute during the last three years of its existence (1965 to 1968). The fonds is comprised of the following series: Minutes (1965-1968), Accounting Books (1965-1968), and Correspondence (1968).

North Hatley Women's Institute (North Hatley, Que.)

Albert Gravel fonds

  • CA ETRC P064
  • Fonds
  • [195-?]-1960

The fonds contains information on the colonization of the Eastern Townships in the 19th century and source material on Mgr. Gravel's work as a historian. It consists of an album of clippings of his writings; a manuscript; two lectures given before the Eastern Townships Historical Society by Leonard A. Auger and Adolphe Fournier, respectively, and annotated by Mgr. Gravel; and a text written by Mgr. Maurice O'Bready on the Hale family. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Press Clippings (1958), Historical Writings ([195-?]) and Eastern Townships Historical Society (1960).

Gravel, Albert, 1894-1978

Girl Guides of Canada. St. Francis District fonds

  • CA ETRC P053
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1988

The fonds contains source material on the preparation and carrying out of activities organized by Lennoxville companies. It consists of minutes, activity reports, and membership lists for the District and for the Waterville and North Hatley companies. It is comprised of the following series: General Meeting (1976-1977), Committees (1973-1979), Membership Lists (1977-1987), Local Associations and Groups (1938-1988), and Press Clippings (1973-1987).

Girl Guides of Canada. St. Francis District (Lennoxville, Que.)

Harry Roland Cleveland Jr. fonds

  • CA ETRC P043
  • Fonds
  • 1847 - 1986

The fonds contains source material on the Cleveland family, mainly Harry Roland Cleveland Sr. and Harry Roland Cleveland Jr.'s involvement in the First and Second World Wars. It consists of photographs from both Cleveland Sr. and Jr.’s time at war, Cleveland Sr.’s composite graduation photograph from McGill University, a diary belonging to Cleveland Jr. describing his everyday life in the Royal Flying Corps before he left for Europe and then when he was on active duty in Europe during World War I, certificates of appointments, discharge papers, correspondence, research notes and a certificate of appointment given to Nelson Cleveland, the first Mayor of Cleveland township. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Nelson Cleveland (1847), Harry Roland Cleveland Sr. (1916-1920), Harry Roland Cleveland Jr. (1917-1958) and Research Notes (1986).

Cleveland, Harry Roland, Jr.

Collection Jim Belknap

  • CA SHC C002
  • Collection
  • 1851-1934

Collection presents information on business and commerce in the Coaticook area from 1851 to 1934. It consists of photocopies of invoices and newspaper clippings.

Louis-Philippe Demers collection

  • CA ETRC P030
  • Fonds
  • [1863?]-[1985?]

The collection contains source material on the history of the Eastern Townships and more specifically, of the city of Sherbrooke in the 20th century. Holdings relate to such varied topics as the daily La Tribune, Sherbrooke's centenary, land granting in the 18th and 19th centuries, the teaching of the arts and the Eucharistic Conference of 1959. The collection consists mainly of press clippings, photographs, postcards, registers, and contracts. Most of the documents on land grants in the Eastern Townships are copies of documents held by the National Archives of Canada. The content of the press clipping files are also copies of articles from local newspapers. The collection is comprised of the following series: Press Clipping Files (1937-[198-?]), Images, Photographs and Postcards (1885-[1959?]), Registers of the Council of Arts and Manufacturers of the Province of Quebec (1903-1953), Land Grants in the Eastern Townships (1863-1985), and Miscellaneous Documents ([1883?]-1984). The series 'Land Grants in the Eastern Townships' contains an original of Putnam and Gray's 1863 Map of the District of St. Francis Canada East, cut up in pieces.

Demers, Louis-Philippe, 1912-1986

Denison Mills Women's Institute fonds

  • CA ETRC P007
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1991

The fonds contains source material on the activities and organization of the Denison Mills Women's Institute from 1923 to 1991 and is also of value as a source of information on some other Richmond County Women's Institutes. It is comprised of the following series: History ([1943?]-[1972?]), Minutes (1923-1991), Financial and Accounting Records (1923-1952), Annual Reports (1959-1974), Programming ([1943?]-[1972?]), Members ([194-?]-1973), Correspondence ([1967?]-[1978?]), Press Clippings ([196-?]-1983), Other Women's Institutes (1959-1975), and Miscellaneous Documents ([195-?]-1978).

Denison Mills Women's Institute (Denison Mills, Que.)

Ernest Fleury fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS212
  • Fonds
  • 1801-1952

The fonds contains primary and secondary source documents related to Ernest Fleury (1860-1953), private and public notary, who practiced in Knowlton, including personal and professional papers, and a photo album that belonged to her daughter Juliette Fleury, where we see Ernest Fleury on many photographs.

Hon. Christopher Dunkin fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS003
  • Fonds
  • 1795-1869

The fonds consists of primary source information regarding the Hon. Christopher Dunkin, including correspondence, admission cards and certificates of births and marriages.

Dunkin, Christopher

Freeman Clowery Collection

  • CA ETRC P244
  • Fonds
  • 1834-2008

The collection contains information on various subjects of interest to Freeman Clowery from 1834 to 2008. It consists primarily of photographs; artifacts and documents related to Clowery's research and collecting areas; which were mainly about local organizations and businesses; agricultural exhibitions; and local figures. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Personal and Professional Life (1910-2008); People (1857-1999); Events and Celebrations (1890-2008); Military (1898-1945); Organizations and Businesses (1834-2000); and Other Photographs (1857-1999).

Mills family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS787
  • Fonds
  • 1857-1960

The fonds consists of primary and secondary source information regarding the Mills family.

Margaret N. Owens fonds

  • CA ETRC P257
  • Fonds
  • 1938-2009

The fonds primarily contains information pertaining to the life of Margaret Nina Owens; her nursing career, her education, her fiction writings (plays, short stories), and her artwork. It also contains information on artist Nina M. Owens.

Mitchell family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS789
  • Fonds
  • [187?-1950]

The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding the Mitchell family.

Piggery Theatre fonds

  • CA ETRC P001
  • Fonds
  • 1964-2007

The fonds contains source material on the administrative, financial, and artistic history of the Piggery Theatre in North Hatley from 1964 to 1996. It consists of minutes, correspondence, production and employment agreements, employee files, financial statements, grant applications, programmes, scripts, advertisements, photographs, and architectural drawings. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration (1964-1990), Human Resources (1972-1985), Financial Resources (1964-1990), Moveable and Immovable Resources (1964-1985), Productions (1965-1996), Public Relations (1965-1993), and Westbec Limited (1964-1976).

Piggery Theatre (North Hatley, Que.)

Eastern Townships Heritage Foundation fonds

  • CA ETRC P020
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1984; predominant 1974-1980

The fonds contains source material on the steps taken between 1974 and 1976 to organize the Eastern Townships Heritage Foundation and on its administrative and research activities between 1976 and 1984. The fonds is also a source of information on the relations between the Foundation and the region's other heritage organizations, in particular English-speaking historical societies. The documentation produced by the project Landscape of the Past relates to the various aspects of life in the Eastern Townships during the first half of the 20th century. The fonds consists of documentary materials of various kinds, including minutes, correspondence, constitution, letters patent, accounting and financial records, contacts, photographs, sound recordings, and transcripts. It is comprised of the following series : Foundation Preliminaries (1974-1976), Constituent Documents ([1976?]-1984), Administration (1923-1983), Financial Resources (1976-1983), Membership (1976-[1978?]), and Miscellaneous Documents ([1976?]-[1980?]).

Eastern Townships Heritage Foundation (Lennoxville, Que.)

Société d'histoire et du patrimoine du Haut-St-François collection

  • CA ETRC P232
  • Collection
  • 1815-1999

The collection consists of materials collected from various sources by the Société d'histoire et du patrimoine du Haut-St-François, located in Eaton Corner. It consists of photographs, largely from the East Angus and surrounding areas, research files, and inventories of architectural heritages in Eastern Townships.

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