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Philip Harry Scowen collection

  • CA ETRC P129
  • Collection
  • 1794-[1997?]

The collection contains source material on the Eastern Townships, the Province of Lower Canada, the British American Land Company, St. George's Club and the Lake Massawippi area from 1794 to about 1997. It consists of 4 maps, 31 pictures (reprints) of Eastern townships and Lower Canada scenes, 1 deed of conveyance, 1 list of unsold land and 1 list of members, 6 photographs, 17 postcards, a few brochures, and 2 programmes for plays. The collection is comprised of the following series: British American Land Company (1836-1842), St. George's Club (1963), Maps (1794-1905), Reprints (1865-1881), Deed of Conveyance (1933), and Lake Massawippi and North Hatley ([192-?]-[1997?]).

Scowen, Philip Harry, 1906-1989

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

  • CA ETRC P232
  • Collection

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, materials acquired from other organization, research files and inventories of architectural heritages in Eastern Townships. (more expected)

Howard Brown collection

  • CA BU MG079
  • Collection
  • 1950's to 1980's

Family scrapbook. Photocopy, bound. Containing photographs, clippings, programmes etc from the life and career of Howard Brown; Office files consisting of material pertaining to: Drama Production: New Anatomies, Music: Bishop's Songs; Un Canadien Errant; O Canada; Oscar Seveigny, Ralph Gustafson.

Brown, Howard

University Archives Collection

  • CA BU BUA
  • Collection
  • [18-]-[20-]

The University Archives consists of all documents which give evidence and information about the University’s history, organization, function, and structure. The mission of the University Archives is to select, describe, preserve and make available for research those records which have enduring value to the University for administrative, legal, fiscal, and historical purposes. Archival holdings include records and publications of the administration, students, faculty, staff and alumni. Within these collections are a variety of media such as photographs, drawings, maps and plans, microfilms, and computer, video and audio tapes. Trophies, medals, badges, and other memorabilia are also collected by the archives.


Bishop's University Archives Policy
Material collected and preserved by the University Archives includes:

  • Records of the official governing bodies of the University, such as Board of Governors and Senate, including minutes, reports, associated committees.
  • Administrative records of the Officers of the University, including the Chancellor, Principal, Vice-Principal, the Deans, Vice-Principal - -- Administration, Registrar, Chief Librarian, and Dean of Student Affairs.
  • Administrative records of the Students’ Representative Council (SRC).
  • Minutes and correspondence of faculties and departments.
  • Publications of administrative bodies of the University.
  • Publications of faculty, staff, students and alumni.
  • Theses.
  • Personal papers of faculty and staff.
  • Graphic materials relating to the University including photographs, maps, blueprints, and architectural plans.
  • Audio-visual records such as microfilm, sound recordings, film and videotape associated with the University.
  • Memorabilia connected with the University, including student trophies and awards, medals, posters, ephemera.
  • Records of Associations such as the Alumni Association, Faculty Association etc.

Bishop's University

Henrietta Kathleen Warren Milne Collection

  • CA ETRC P135
  • Collection
  • ([17--?]-[2007?])

The collection contains source material on the personal life of Henrietta Kathleen Warren Milne, as well as her involvement with the Memphremagog Library, the Pinecroft retirement home, her further community involvement, and she and her family's finances. It also contains information regarding the historian Leonard Auger, Dr. Austin Bowen, and Henrietta Kathleen's family and friends, including some geneological information. It ranges from approximately 1700 to 2004 and covers mainly the Magog area with some coverage of the wider Eastern Townships. It consists mainly of correspondence, historical and constituent documents, minutes, notes, financial papers, clippings, and photographs. The collection is comprised of the following series: Memphremagog Library ([196-?]-1995, 2001), Pinecroft Residence (1967-1994), Further Community Involvement ([194-?]-1992), Historical Documents (1796-1988), Personal Life ([19--?]-[2004?]), Leonard Auger Material ([17--?]-1985), Dr. George Austin Bowen (1894-1943), Graphic Materials ([18--?]-[2002?]), Family History ([1776-1780?], [1829?], [184-?]-[1994?]), Other Family and Friends ([1915-1999?]), Business and Finances ([1930-1982?]).

Milne, Henrietta Kathleen Warren, 1911-2001

Eastern Townships Resource Centre Graphic Material collection

  • CA ETRC P998
  • Collection
  • 1859-[1995?]

The collection contains source material on various topics related to the Eastern Townships in the ninetieth and twentieth centuries such as portraits, landscapes, buildings, education, religion, culture, economy, military and sports. It consists of photographs, paintings and postcards.

Eastern Townships Resource Centre Graphic Material (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Eastern Townships Resource Centre Textual Records collection

  • CA ETRC P997
  • Collection
  • [18--]-2004

The collection contains source material on various topics related to the Eastern Townships in the ninetieth and twentieth centuries such as settlement, colonization, politic, military, economy, transport, communication, health and welfare, education, religion and culture. It consists mainly of schedules, obituaries, by-laws, insurance policies, certificates, photographs, maps, drawings, posters, cards, petitions, genealogies, diaries, scrapbooks, newspapers, letters, songsheets, land grants, reports, ledgers, minutes of meetings, notebooks and programmes. The collection is comprised of the following series: Settlement and Colonization ([18--]-Photocopied 1994), Politics (1965-1974), Military (1802-1988), Economy (1830-1987), Transport and Communications (1826-1990), Health and Welfare (1931-1949), Education (1854-1998), Religion ([18-?]-Photocopied 1993), Culture ([18-?]-1990).

Eastern Townships Resource Centre (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Herbert Derick collection

  • CA ETRC P058
  • Collection
  • 1816-[2003?]

The fonds contains primary source material on the personal and professional activities of Herbert Derick. It also consists of material on various Derick family members and includes a genealogical manuscript. The fonds also contains material on other families and research on various topics and towns within the Eastern Townships, cemetery indexes, photographs, ledgers, and account books. The fonds is comprised of the following series; Herbert R. Derick (1916-1994), Derick family ([18--?]-1994), Other families (1816-[2003?]), Research (1827-[199-?]), Cemetery Indexes ([1958?]-1986), Ledgers (1848-1919), Account Books (1848-[1989?]), Family Bible ([18--?]), and Photographs ([18--?]-[19--?]).

Derick, Herbert, 1916-1994

Collection Mayors of the Municipality of Barford

  • CA SHC C001
  • Collection
  • 1860-1991, [2015?]

Collection presents a political timeline of the mayors of the Municipality of Barford from 1860 to 1991. It consists of name plaques with dates of mayoral terms from 1860 to 1900, name plaques and photographs from 1900 to 1991, as well as a list of the mayors.

William G. Clark collection

  • CA ETRC P031
  • Collection
  • [1897?]-2003

The collection contains source material on the history of the Asbestos region and on the development of the asbestos industry in the 19th and 20th centuries; it is also a source of information on the Johns-Manville Corporation, the life of William G. Clark, and includes an architectural sketch of the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Asbestos from 1945. Among the materials are memoirs written by William G. Clark on his life and the town of Asbestos. The collection is comprised of the following series: Le Citoyen Historical Sections (1971-1980), Periodicals (The Asbestos Producer and Johns-Manville News Pictorial) (1948-1976), Photographs ([1897?]-1981), Miscellaneous Documents (1940-1971), and William G. Clark ([197-?]-2003).

Clark, William G., 1902-1999

Eastern Townships Resource Centre Postcard collection

  • CA ETRC P999
  • Collection
  • [190-?]-[199-?]

The collection contains source material on towns and villages of the Eastern Townships in the twentieth century. It consists of postcards organized by municipality. There are postcards from all decades of the twentieth century but the majority are from the first two decades of the century. The collection is comprised of the following series: Arthabaska ([190-?]-[194-?]), Asbestos ([190-?]-[193-?]), Ayer's Cliff ([190-?]-[194-?]), Black Lake ([190-?]), Brome Lake ([195-?]), Bromptonville ([190-?]), Coaticook ([190-?]-[193-?]), Cookshire ([190-?]), Cowansville ([190-?]-[194-?]), Danville ([190-?]), Deauville ([194-?]), Disraéli ([196-?]-[198-?]), Drummondville ([190-?]-[198-?]), East Hatley ([190-?]), Farnham ([191-?]-[194-?]), Georgeville ([190-?]), Granby ([190-?]-[196-?]), Huntingdon ([190-?]-[193-?]), Inverness ([190-?]), Kinnear's Mills (1916), Knowlton ([190-?]), Leeds Village ([191-?]), Lac Megantic ([190-?]), Lake Memphremagog ([190-?]), Lennoxville ([190-?]-[199-?]), Magog ([190-?]-[195-?]), North Hatley ([190-?]-[191-?], [197-?]), Owl's Head, ([190-?]-[192-?]), Philipsburg ([194-?]), Plessisville ([191-?]), Potton ([190-?]), Richmond ([190-?]-[191-?], [195-?]), Rock Island ([192-?]-[193-?]), St.Albert de Warwick ([195-?]), Ste.Anne de la Rochelle ([190-?]-[192-?]), St.Clotilde de Beauce ([191-?]), St.François-Xavier de Brompton ([192-?]), Sawyerville ([190-?]-[191-?]), Scotstown ([190-?]-[195-?]), Shefford ([191-?]), Sherbrooke ([190-?]-[197-?]), Stanbridge East ([193-?]), Stanfold ([190-?]), Stanstead ([190-?]-[191-?]), Sutton ([190-?]-[194-?]), Victoriaville ([190-?]-[197-?]), Warwick ([194-?]), Waterloo ([190-?]-[194-?]), Waterville ([191-?]), Windsor ([190-?]), Yamaska ([190-?]).

Eastern Townships Resource Centre (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Helen M. Emery collection

  • CA ETRC P229
  • Collection
  • 1888-1959

The collection contains primary and secondary source information on the creative life of Helen M. (née Webster) Emery, the community of Hatley (village), and organizations in the area from 1888 to 1959. It consists of scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, largely pertaining to the Hatley village area, as well as original poetry by Helen M. Emery. The scrapbooks were compiled by Helen M. Emery and continued by her daughter, Sadie (née Emery) Webster, following her death in 1923.

Emery, Helen M.

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, 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--?]), Calenders, and Miscellaneous.

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

Eastern Townships Aerial Photographs collection

  • CA ETRC P994
  • Collection
  • 1933-1978; predominant 1945

The collection contains mainly source material on the geography and landscapes of the Eastern Townships from Energy, Mines & Resources, Government of Canada, from 1933 to 1978. It covers the counties of Richmond, Sherbrooke, Compton, Frontenac, Shefford, Drummond, Brome, Stanstead, Missisquoi and Megantic. It also covers the areas of Thetford, Upton, Verchères, Richelieu, Montreal, Sorel, Joliette, Berthier, Ste. Marie, Quebec city, Portneuf, Lotbinière, Chateauguay and the county of Rouville. It also contains aerial photographs by Photograph Surveys Inc. carried out in 1956 and 1957, which are largely of industrial areas of Sherbrooke and, in particular, Ingersoll-Rand. Aerial photographs provide direct visual evidence of the landscape and a three dimensional view of the earth and its features that is not available from ground level. It consists of aerial photographs and maps.

Lawrence Ball collection

  • CA ETRC P024
  • Collection
  • [1822?]-1981

The collection contains source material on the history of the Eastern Townships, in particular the history of the Drummondville area since the beginning of colonization. It consists of documentary materials of many kinds, including scrapbooks, press clippings, minutes, correspondence, booklets, oaths of office, petitions, invitations cards, registers, maps and plans, and photographs. The collection is comprised of the following series: Drummondville ([1889?]-1978), Drummond County ([1822?]-[1893?], Albums on the Eastern Townships ([1889?]-1981), Hale-Derbyshire Family ([1826?]-[1917?]), Joseph Greetham De Lorimier (1930-1935), Henry Stephen Osgood ([1895?]-[193-?], North Hatley Golf Course, Library and Tennis Club ([1924?]-1967), Company Registers (1920-1973), School Register 'Sunday School by Post' (1931-1937), and Miscellaneous Documents ([1888?]-[1942?]).

Ball, Lawrence, 1911-1986

Collection de photographies

  • CA SHW C001
  • Collection

La collection témoigne de l'histoire de la ville, des personnages, des familles, des industries, de la vie religieuse, de la culture et des écoles de Waterville dans les 19e et 20e siècles. Il est composé de photographies.

Collection Société d’histoire de Coaticook

  • CA SHC C032
  • Collection
  • [183-?]-2014

Collection presents information on the educational institutions, community, cultural events, religious institutions, businesses, industries, and history of Coaticook from about 1830 to 2014. It consists largely of programmes, historical articles, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, maps, certificates, and correspondence. The collection is composed of the following series: Textual documents, Iconographic documents, Cartographic documents, and Scrapbooks.

Collection Lydia May

  • CA SHC C023
  • Collection
  • 1946-2000

Collection contains information on the Dixville, Crooker, and Marsh Cemetery Association from 1946 to 1981 and on the Coaticook Area Senior Citizens Sunshine 50+ Club from 1975 to 2000. It consists primarily of a receipts and disbursements ledger, minutes, correspondance, press clippings, and correspondence. The collection is composed of the following files: Dixville, Crooker, and Marsh Cemetery Association; Minutes, Coaticook Area Senior Citizens Sunshine Club; and Correspondence and programmes, Coaticook Area Senior Citizens Sunshine Club.

Collection Bernard Marcoux

  • CA SHC C029
  • Collection
  • 1893 [reproductions]-2018

Collection illustrates the architectural work of Ozias Leduc, sports in Coaticook, and early inventors in Barnston. It consists of research, correspondence, and baseball score sheets. The collection is composed of the following files: Ozias Leduc, Coaticook Canadians baseball club, and Local inventors.

Collection Françoise Maurice

  • CA SHC C007
  • Collection
  • [194-?]-2006

Collection contains genealogical information on families in Coaticook from about the 1940s to 2006. It consists largely of handwritten notes and newspaper clippings. The collection is composed of the following files: Vincent family, Gendron family, Dionne family, Lebarré dit Genest and Beaulne families, and history.

Maurice, Françoise

Collection Gilles Baril

  • C031
  • Collection
  • [198-?]-2005

Collection presents information on the life, particularly religious life, of Gilles Baril, priest, in Coaticook and areas in Sherbrooke and East Angus, from about the 1980s to 2005. It consists of a biography, titled “Une vie arc-en-ciel”, on the first part of Gilles Baril’s personal and religious life and a number of musical recordings used in the course of church activities and services.

Baril, Gilles

Fenian Raids collection

  • CA BCHS BCHS192
  • Collection
  • 1869-1870, 1900

The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding the Fenian Raids, including militia rolls.

Fenian Raids

Collection Collette Lebel

  • CA SHC C026
  • Collection
  • [192-?]-[195-?]

Collection illustrates the evolution of the Lebel store and the P.T. Legaré store in Coaticook from around the 1920s to the 1950s. It consists of photographs.

Collection Léopold Lebel

  • CA SHC C013
  • Collection
  • [195-]-1964

Collection contains information on the members of Syndicat Foyer Idéal from 1951 to 1964, two lot plans along Verret Street from 1960, and two architectural plans for 251 Thompson Street in Coaticook from the 1950s. It consists of the following files: Syndicat Foyer Idéal and Plans.

Collection Viola Lemieux

  • CA SHC C011
  • Collection
  • 1892-1950

Collection presents information on St-Herménégilde from 1892 to 1950. It consists of visitor registers for the No. 9 school in the St-Herménégilde school board from 1892 to 1906; a handwritten history of the parish in St-Herménégilde on the occaison of its 75th anniversary in 1950; and newspaper clippings on Joseph Otis, Curé A. Tremblay, the marriage of M.A. Coulombe et Cora Tremblay, and rum baron Pierre St. Pierre. The school visitor registers are also a source informaton on the students attending the school, subjects taught, and schedules.

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