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Draper family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS533
  • Fonds
  • [186?]-1946

The fonds consists of primary and secondary source documents about the Draper family, particulary in relation with John Colburn Draper and his wife Harriet Alma Downs, and their son Dennis Colborne Draper, who became brigadier-general during WWI.

John McCorkill fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS090
  • Fonds
  • 1822

The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding John McCorkill, including notarial copies of Deeds and a copy of an Inventory of Property.

McCorkill, John

Boright family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS416
  • Fonds
  • [185?]-1985

The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding the Boright family. The fonds consists of Boright family papers and an interesting collection of photographs, some of them dating back to the 1850's.

Taber family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS976
  • Fonds
  • [185?]-1916

The fonds consists of primary and secondary source information regarding the Taber family, including the East Farnham's family: Joseph Taber (1806-1873) and Deborah P. Hoskins (1808-1888), and Rev. Curtis Phelps Taber (1837-1925) and Ruth England (1836-1922). There are also information about Georgia Taber Muirhead (1873-1921) and Mary Taber McCutcheon (1900-1983). The photographs also concern East Farnham families, including Charles Taber, Curtis Phelps Taber and his grand-son Curtis Penn Taber. The photo album probably belonged to Eli Hoskins Taber's family (1842-1878), who became a famous photographer, along with his older brother Abner Bedee Taber (1832-1866), even though their career ended too soon.

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.)

Bancroft family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS381
  • Fonds
  • [1860-1950]

The fonds contains primary and secondary source textual records regarding the Bancroft family. There are also several photographs relating to the Bancroft family, some incorporated in two different photograph albums.

Shufelt Family Fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS939
  • Fonds
  • 186?-193?

The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding the Shufelt family, which members lived in different parts of the Brome County.

Arthur H.H. Bieber collection

  • CA ETRC P041
  • Fonds
  • [189-?]-1978

The collection contains source material on the history of the Bieber family and material on the Eastern Townships, Canada, England and the two world wars. It consists of four albums of postcards and seven scrapbooks containing press clippings, correspondence, photographs, booklets, greeting cards and recipes. Included among the scrapbooks is one complied by Arthur Bieber during his World War II (WWII) military service. Most of the postcards are from Europe, only a few relate to the Eastern Townships. Many were sent or received by Arthur H.H. Bieber and therefore constitute items of correspondence. The clippings in the scrapbooks are mainly related to the Eastern Townships, with some on other topics. The collection is comprised of the following series: Scrapbooks ([1914?]-1978), Postcards Albums ([190-?]-[194-?]), and Photographs ([189-?]-194-?]).

Bieber, Arthur H.H.

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.)

Atwell Family Fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS373
  • Fonds

The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding the Atwell family, including information on the death of Volney Gilmore Atwell as well as a photograph of Volney G. Atwell's Saw Mill in Mansonville.

Lydia Sawyer fonds

  • CA ETRC P081
  • Fonds
  • 1825-1883

The fonds contains source material on the daily life of Lydia Sawyer from 1855 to 1883 and on the activities of the members of her immediate family, notably her husband Thomas Kirton Oughtred; her brother-in-law Robinson Oughtred; and her daughters Susan and Harriet. The fonds consists of her personal diary dating from 1855 to 1883; the contract for her second marriage; documents relating to Thomas Kirton Oughtred's activities as a private land agent, his work as a teacher at the School Royal Foundation in the Township of Eaton, and his last will and testament; and documents concerning Susan and Harriet. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Lydia Sawyer (1852-1883), Thomas Kirton Oughtred (1825-1838), Susan Oughtred (1852-1853), Harriet Oughtred (1852), and Robinson Oughtred (1849).

Sawyer, Lydia, 1803 or 1804-1883

Sherbrooke and District University Women's Club fonds

  • CA ETRC P023
  • Fonds
  • 1831-2019

The fonds contains source material on the organization and activities of the Sherbrooke and District University Women's Club from 1968 to 2016. It is comprised of the following series: Historical and Constituent Documents (1968-2015), Administration (1968-2009), Reports (1971-2009), Committees ([197-?]-2010), Membership (1969-2009), Financial Documents (1970-2008), Conferences, Colloquia and Other Activities (1969-2009), Newsletters ([1973?]-2008), Subject Files ([197-?]-[1999?]), Correspondence (1968-2009), Newspaper Clippings (1973-2011), Provincial Council of Quebec of University Women's Clubs (1969-2009), Canadian Federation of University Women (1968-2008), International Federation of University Women ([1969?]-1989), Conseil régional de la promotion de la femme ([1977?]-[1981?]), Miscellaneous Documents ([1970?]-1994), One-Room Schoolhouse Project (1831-2009) and Scholarship Foundation (1994-2016).

Sherbrooke and District University Women's Club (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Kay Kinsman fonds

  • CA ETRC P062
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1998

The fonds contains source material on Kay Kinsman's life as an artist from 1947 to 1998 and a student at Bishop's and McGill Universities from the 1970s to 1998. It consists mainly of notebooks, watercolour books, sketchbooks, press clippings, correspondence, papers submitted for courses at Bishop's, her M.A. thesis, exhibition catalogues, slides and photographs. The fonds is comprised of the following series : Private Life (1947-1998), Artistic Life (1949-[between 1980 and 1998]), Academic Life (1964-1996), and Works on Kay Kinsman (1992-1995).

Kinsman, Kay, 1909-1998

Trinity United Church (Sherbrooke) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC002
  • Fonds
  • 1839-1981

The fonds contains source material on the management of the church, on the congregation affairs, and on the activities of the church societies and organizations for the Trinity United Church in Sherbrooke from 1839 to 1981. It consists of minutes, correspondence, newsletters, reports, financial statements, accounting records, legal documents, bequests, building blueprints, plans, insurance policies, registers of births, deaths and marriages, memberships lists, historic rolls, press clippings, church histories and photographs. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1846-1972), Legal (1870-1959), Buildings and Property (1886-1972), Financial (1886-1971), Banns\Marriage Certificates (1964-1965), Annual Reports (1887-1970), Guest Books (1946-1971), Baptisms, Marriages and Burials (1848-1971), Bulletins (1916-1971), Sermons (1969), Membership (1903-1970), Historical (1886-1981), Newsletters (1938, 1961-1962), Organizations (1863-1970), Committees (1886-1887), Photographs ([188-?]-[1971?]), and Miscellaneous (1839, 1859).

Trinity United Church (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Richmond and Melbourne United Church (Richmond) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC074
  • Fonds
  • 1836-2018

The fonds contains source material on the Church's history and the women's organizations from 1837 to 2018. It also provides information on the Richmond and Melbourne Pastoral Charge from 1977 to 2018. It consists of minutes, finances, registers, annual reports, orders of service, an historical sketch, and press clippings. The fonds also includes a register of baptisms, marriages and burials for the Hatley and Melbourne Methodist Circuit from 1836 to 1853 and the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Windsor) from 1859 to 1923, as well as included some documents pertaining to the Melbourne Congregational Church. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1837-2002), Legal (1947-1987), Buildings and Property (1950), Financial (1924-1964), Banns/Marriages Certificates (1929-1966), Annual Reports (1920, 1923-1929, 1931-1932, 1934-1938, 1939-1970, 1977-1993, 1995-1998, 2001, 2003, 2006-2012, 2016-2018), Baptisms, Marriages and Burials (1836-1994), Orders of Service (1978), Membership (1942-1993), Historical (1958-1974), Organizations (1901-2000), and Committees ([1887?]-1972, 2006).

Richmond and Melbourne United Church (Richmond, Que.)

Advent Christian Church (Danville) fonds

  • CA ETRC P161
  • Fonds
  • 1857-1934

The fonds contains source material on the management and members of the Advent Christian Church of Danville from 1857 to 1934. It consists of minutes, registrations, civil status records. The fonds is comprised of the following two files: Management (1875-1932), and Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1857-1934).

Advent Christian Church (Danville, Que.)

Ulverton United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC040
  • Fonds
  • 1837-1952

The fonds contains source material on Church management, the congregation's affairs and the Church's women's organizations for Ulverton United Church from 1837 to 1995. It consists mainly of minutes, annual reports, registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials, account books, and correspondence. It is also a source of information on the South Durham Methodist Church and the Lisgar Methodist Church, as well as includes annual reports for the Ulverton-South Durham Pastoral Charge. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1879-1977), Buildings and Property (1842, 1965-1976), Financial Resources (1958-1977), Annual Reports (1930-1982, 1995), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1837-1925, 1963), Orders of Service ([1949?]), Funds (1962-1968), Membership (1837-1884, 1917-1920), Historical (1942-1967), Organizations ([after 1925]-1992).

Ulverton United Church (Ulverton, Que.)

Trenholm United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC081
  • Fonds
  • 1845-1922

The fonds contains source material on Church management from 1845 to 1922. It consists of minute books of the board of trustees from 1845 to 1902 and the Official board from 1898 to 1922, and a book of the Women's Christian temperance Union. The fonds is comprised the following series: Church Boards (1845-1922), and Miscellaneous (1884-1900).

Trenholm United Church (Trenholm, Que.)

St. Andrews United Church (Kingsbury) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC080
  • Fonds
  • 1869, 1880-[197-]

The fonds contains source material on Church management and membership, and on the Church organizations from 1880 until 1973. It consists of minutes, historical sketches, a communion roll, a panorama of Sacred Story, and press clippings. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1880-1973), Buildings and Property (1869), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1880-1956), Membership ([193-]-[197-]), Historical (1925), and Organizations (1941-1949).

St. Andrews United Church (Kingsbury, Que.)

Melbourne Ridge United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC075
  • Fonds
  • 1857-1992

The fonds contains source material on Church management and membership, and on the Church organizations from 1857 to 1992. It also provides partial information on St. Andrew's United Church in Kingsbury. It consists of minutes, historical sketches, a communion roll, a panorama of Sacred Story, and press clippings. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1857-1956), Buildings and Property (1988), Membership ([188-]-[1957?]), Historical (1988), Organizations ([1896?]-1992), and Photographs ([197-?], 1988).

Melbourne Ridge United Church (Melbourne, Que.)

Barbara Verity fonds

  • CA ETRC P237
  • Fonds
  • [197-?]-2008

The fonds contains information on various articles and projects realized by Barbara Verity from [197-?] to 2008. It consists primarily of newspaper articles wrote by Verity, joined with photographs on negatives she took; of posters regarding the life and voyages of David Thompson and her research on the covered bridge of @@@@@@. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Articles ([197-?]-1992); Poster Project (2008); Researches (1987-1989); Reels ([1977?]), and CDs (2008).

Albert Andrew Munster fonds

  • CA BU MG117
  • [193-]-[195-]
  • "Albert & Natalie Munster 16 mm Home Movies": a 16 mm. home movie (transferred onto DVD), a detailed index is included, scenes of growing up in the Eastern Townships, particularly Sherbrooke and Lennoxville, during the 1930's into the mid-1950's. Family members filmed in these home movies: Albert and Natalie Munster. Their children: Nancy, Jim and Harry Nancy's children:
    Mark, as a baby. Harry's children: Elizabeth, Andrew and Cynthia.
  • correspondence
  • newspaper clippings
  • miscellaneous printed material
  • photographs

Munster, Albert Andrew

James Sweeny fonds

  • CA BU MG065
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1994, 1965-1971 predominant
  • Series 1 consists of various types of Bishop's memorabilia between teh years 1965-1971.

  • Series 2 consists of letters received during James Sweeny's Masters thesis research on the history of Divinity. Includes letters from individual Bede members (Guild of the Venerable Bede) who taught at Bishop's 1921-1972. Includes additional related items.

Sweeny, James

Lennoxville Curling Club fonds

  • CA ETRC P127
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1999

The fonds consists of source material relating to the history, administration, finances committees, membership, matches, bonspeils, events, and special activities of the Lennoxville Curling Club from 1923 to 1999. It also consists of source material on curling and other curling clubs. The fonds contains minutes, reports, lists, photographs, press clippings, booklets and artefacts. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration ([19--?]-1998), Committees (1923-1999), Events and Special Activities (1949-1999), Curling Information (1946-1999), Miscellaneous ([19--]-1999), and Ladies' (1992-1998).

Lennoxville Curling Club (Lennoxville, Que.)

Ted Rafuse fonds

  • CA BU MG128
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1967
  • felt letter "B"
  • badge: Ottawa-St.Lawrence Intecollegiate Athletic Association
  • Student Directories (4) - 1963-1966
  • Carnival buttons (4) - 1964-1967
  • 27 slides: Bishop's buildings, flood of 1965 (?)

Rafuse, Ted

Lloyd Gilchrist fonds

  • CA BU MG067
  • Fonds
  • [194-]-[195-]

Photographs of dining hall staff, faculty, interior of dining hall (Bandeen), CN Staff training course, Convocation garden party, and aerial views of Bishop's University.

Gilchrist, Lloyd

Speid-Motyer family fonds

  • CA ETRC P196
  • Fonds
  • 1803-2011

The fonds contains primary source material on the activities of the Speid-Motyer family from 1803 to 2011. It consists of correspondence, photographs, playbooks, travel memorabilia, and genealogical research.The fonds is comprised of the following series; Janet Speid-Motyer (1902-2011), Robert Speid (1828-1846) , James Speid (1852), John Speid (1853-1861), Henry Speid (1806-1887), Arthur T. Speid (1902-1961), Margaret Speid (1836), Isobel Speid (1803-1857), Mike Motyer (1978-1983), Stephen Motyer ([2003?]-[2004?]), Music and choir groups ([2001?]-2008), Sketches ([199-?]), Other families (1658-1983), Obituaries and death notices (1847-[1995?), Petition (1771), Eastern Townships pamphlets ([1889?]-[1977?]), Heritage Lennoxville (1996), Newspaper clippings (1872-1896), Misc. ([19--?]), and Photographs (1885-2008).

Speid-Motyer (family)

Gingras family fonds

  • CA ETRC P168
  • Fonds
  • [191-?]-[195-?]

The fonds contains primary source information on the Gingras family in Lennoxville and Sherbrooke from approximately the 1910s to the 1950s. It consists of photographs and includes photos of the following people: J. Armand Gingras, Leota Moss Gingras, Leonard Gingras, Gerald Gingras, Wilma Campbell Gingras, Lloyd Lane, Pauline Meredith Lane, Stuart Allen and Marion Prince Allan. It also includes photographs of Wilson & Son's music store in Sherbrooke and of 'Scout Rock' on Belvidere (presently College) Street in Lennoxville.

Gingras (family)

Beulah Lilian Marlin Walker fonds

  • CA BU MG066
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1938

Photographs:

  • 1st year students, 1935
  • 2nd year students, 1936
  • Hank Harper and Edith Titcomb, 1938
  • Group photo, including Beulah Marlin, 1937
  • Group photo, behind Old Arts, 1938

Walker, Beulah Lilian Marlin

Sawyerville Women’s Institute fonds

  • CA ETRC P252
  • Fonds
  • 1985-2004

The fonds contains information on the finances and members of the Sawyerville Women's Institute (disbanded in 2004) from 1985 to 2004. It consists of a treasurer's book for 1985 to 2004, which also served as a membership book for 1985 to 1994.

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