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Reunion of employees of the Coaticook Celanese

Series illustrates the organization of the reunion of former employees of the Canadian Celanese de Coaticook in 2005. It consists of correspondence, a guest book, a pin with the Celanese logo, rental agreements, and financial statements. The series consists of the following files: Organization, Rental agreements, and Financial Resources.


Series presents product information from Belding-Corticelli in Coaticook from 1968 to about the 1980s. It consists of correspondence regarding textile imports, and 10 braid design diagrams and samples.


Series illustrates production procedures at the Canadian Celanese in Coaticook from 1973 to 1978. It consists of an instruction manual for textile machine setters, setting instructions for Draper looms, lists of abbrevations for production defects, and documents on a firefighter training day.


Series illustrates the employees and methods of production of Belding-Corticelli from 1938 to 2001. It consists of two photographs of employees on the occasion of Belding-Corticelli's diamond jubilee in 1938, a photograph of the Child Street plant, and numerous photographs of employees at work in the factory from 1983 to 2001. Among those pictured in the photographs are: Thérèse Breault, Guy Dupont, Jacques Bouchet, and Émile Viens.

Le Syndicat des salariés de Celanese de Coaticook

Series illustrates the labour relations between the Syndicat des salariés de Celanese de Coaticook and the Canadian Celanese of Coaticook from 1956 to 2000. It consists largely of collective agreements, credit union annual reports, and press clippings. The series is composed of the following files: Collective agreements, Credit union, Other documents, and Scrapbooks.

Hydroelectrical dam

Series illustrates the building of the hydroelectrical power dam in Coaticook from 1926 to 1927. It consists of photographs and postcards showing the process of the construction of the hydro power dam (built by Nelson River Construction Company) and turbines, as well as the old Belding and Hopkins' dams.

Human resources

Series presents information on the personnel and human resources pertaining to Canadian Celanese in Coaticook from 1957 to 1983. It consists of time sheets, evaluation grids, a memo, and employee lists. The series is composed of the following files: Time sheets and Personnel.


Series illustrates the history of the activities, employees, and production at the Canadian Celanese in Coaticook from he 1940s to the 1980s. It consists of photographs (largely reproduced) and scrapbooks. The series is composed of the following files: Photo albums (reproductions), Photo albums (originals), Other photographs, and General documents.


Series presents some of the history of Belding-Corticelli in Coaticook from 1951 to 1995. It consists of a letter and book on the history of Belding-Corticelli from 1951, a humourous review of the Belding-Corticelli company and its operations probably produced in the 1980s, and two letters with a photograph regarding a Corticelli Spool Silk lapboard preserved in a London museum collection dated 1995.

Closure of the Celanese

Series illustrates the process of the closure of the Canadian Celanese in Coaticook and the transfer of employees to the Waterville Celanese from 1984 to 2005. It consists of employee lists, correspondence, minutes, reports, notes and scrapbooks. The series is composed of the following files; Employee lists, Correspondence, Committee for the reclassification of the Celanese workforce, Notebooks (Michel Guimond), and Scrapbooks.