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Minnie Hallowell Bowen fonds

  • CA ETRC P006
  • Fonds
  • [1752?]-[200-?]

The fonds contains source material mainly related to Minnie Hallowell Bowen's literary writings, community and political implicatons, and personal life at the turn of the 20th century. Many of her poems relate to local events, to the world wars, and to Canadian and British politics. The fonds also provides information on the activities of Minnie's family members, including but not limited to: her husband Cecil H. Bowen, her son Lloyd H. Bowen, her daughter Rose Meredyth Bowen, Henry Bowen, Edward Bowen, Eleazar Clark, George Frederick Bowen, John Hallowell, William Bowen, Frank A. Bowen, Frederick Chamberlin Bowen, and Edward Hugh Bowen. The documents show their involvement mainly in the development of railways, in the mining industry, in the Armed Forces and Militia, in politics, in scouting, in church activities, and in social clubs and associations. Some documents are about the Fenian Raids, the Knights of Columbus, and the history of Sherbrooke.

The fonds consists of mainly manuscripts, correspondence, photocopies of press clippings, articles, publications, photographs, diaries, prospectuses, and drawings. It is comprised of the following series: Literary Works and Other Writings (1883-1941), Involvement in the Canadian Flag Issue ([1887?]-1946), Personal Life ([1863-1865]-1943), Lloyd H. Bowen (1865, 1902-1995), Cecil H. Bowen ([1866?]-1935, 1986), Other Family Members (1801-1940), and History of Sherbrooke ([1836?]-1967), Family History ([1752?-200-?]), Obituaries and Other Clippings (1836-1943, 1964-1997), Other Photographs and Graphic Material (1840-1956), Miscellaneous ([1835-1904?]).

Bowen, Minnie

Plymouth United Church (Sherbrooke) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC001
  • Fonds
  • 1837-1972

The fonds contains source material on Church management, congregation's affairs, and the activities of Church organizations and societies for the Plymouth United Church in Sherbrooke from 1837 to 1972. It consists of minutes, correspondence, newsletters, reports, financial statements, accounting records, legal documents, bequests, building blueprints, plans and property diagrams, insurance policies, registers of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, membership lists, historic rolls, press clippings, church histories and photographs. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1870-1972) Legal (1855-1971), Buildings and Property (1922-1971), Financial (1885-1971), Annual Reports (1885-1971), Baptisms, Marriages and Burials (1837-1965), Bulletins (1897-1971), Membership (1861-1971), Historical (1890-1955), Organizations (1909-1972), Committees (1907-1958), and Photographs ([189-?]-1969).

Plymouth United Church (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Blunt family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS205
  • Fonds
  • 1833-1914

The fonds consists of primary source information regarding the Blunt family, including Deeds of Sale, notes on family members deaths, insurance policies and recommendations.
The fonds contains secondary source information regarding the Blunt family, including David Blunt, David Blunt, Jr., and John B. Blunt. The fonds consists of Correspondence (BCHS), a Pedigree Chart of the family, a Blunt Family Record and three printed photos of Allen Blunt, Allen and Joyce Blunt and the Herbert Blunt Farm.

Blunt Family

Samuel Willard fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS001
  • Fonds
  • 1783-1899

The fonds consists of primary source information regarding Samuel Willard. The fonds contains the following series: Correspondence (1783-1870); Land Papers ([ca. 1786-1826]); Legal Papers (1789-1899); Notes and Memos ([ca. 1784-1898]); Journals, Diaries and Memo Books (1755-04-13 to 1861); Business Papers (1784-1843).

Willard, Samuel

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)

Business and Professional Women's Club of Sherbrooke fonds

  • CA ETRC P226
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1949

The fonds contains primary source information on the activities and members of the Business and Professional Women's Club of Sherbrooke from 1938 to 1949. It consists of the minutes from one meeting and a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, correspondence, programmes, a copy of a presentation made at a meeting by Bertha Price, and photographs. The fonds is composed of the following series: Minutes ([ca. 1944]) and Scrapbook (1938-1949).

Business and Professional Women’s Club of Sherbrooke

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.)

Henry family fonds

  • CA ETRC P194
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1944

The fonds contains primary source material on the activities of the Henry family of Lennoxville from 1893 to 1944. It consists of photographs and postcards including two of Queen Street (then Main Street) in Lennoxville, one of Ned Henry's house in Lennoxville, seven of Bishop's University, one of Bishop's University's Church Summer School class of 1921, three of the St. Francis River and two showing members of the Henry family.

Henry (family)

Delbert R. Holsapple fonds

  • CA ETRC P225
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1948

The fonds contains primary source information on the personal life and financial affairs of Delbert R. Holsapple in St. Armand West from 1920 to 1948. It consists of five diaries containing daily entries referring to weather, happenings in the community, and daily activities, as well as records of household/farming expenses and revenues.

Holsapple, Delbert R.

Louis C. Wurtele fonds

  • CA ETRC P085
  • Fonds
  • 1854-1919

The fonds contains source material on the daily life of Louis C. Wurtele from 1854 to 1919. It consists primarily of diaries but also includes correspondence, a financial ledger, a certificate, memoirs, photographs and newspaper clippings. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Diaries (1855-1919), Correspondence (1858, 1909-1916), Memoirs (1872-1909), Vivian C. Wurtele (1855-1860), and Miscellaneous (1877-1919).

Wurtele, Louis C.

Lois Ogilvie Blanchette

  • CA ETRC P195
  • Fonds

The fonds contains primary source information on the life and career of Lois Ogilvie Blanchette. It consists of music manuscripts and oral interviews.

Boy Scouts of Canada. Sherbrooke District Council fonds

  • CA ETRC P099
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1993

The fonds contains source material on the scouting movement in the Sherbrooke region from 1912 to 1993. It gives information on the organization of the Sherbrooke District Council and its predecessor bodies; on the District's administrative decisions, membership, finances, activities, trainings, charitable actions, properties, camp sites, and distribution of awards and badges. The fonds also includes the records of the different Scout groups under the jurisdiction of the Sherbrooke District Council. The fonds consists mainly of minutes, correspondence, financial records, registration forms, reports, programmes, press clippings, and photographs. It is comprised of the following series: Administration (1912-1990), Financial Resources (1930-1987), Membership (1925-1990), Group Records (1921-1993), Activities (1925-1987), Buildings and Property (1939-1988), Public Relations (1930-1984), and District Scouters' Council (1924-1952).

Boy Scouts of Canada. Sherbrooke District Council (Sherbrooke, 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.

Woodman family (Coaticook) fonds

  • CA ETRC P214
  • Fonds
  • 1853 - 2015

The fonds consists of primary source material on the Woodman family. It contains photographs, correspondence, wills, financial receipts, press clippings, autograph books and medals from the First and Second World War. It contains the following series: Joshua Woodman (1864), Albert Alonzo Woodman (1853-1896), Albert Alonzo Woodman Jr. (1882-1921), Milton A. Woodman (1900-[194--]), John Woodman (1917, 1947), The McKee Family (1898-1921), Murray A. Milton Woodman (1960-1972), Peter A. Woodman (1945-2010), Keith Woodman (2009), Woodman Family Photos ([19--]-[20--]), Other Family Photos ([18--?]-[19--?]), Woodman Genealogy ([19--] -[20--?]), Miscellaneous (1875-2010) and Dorothy Jane Neill Woodman (2005).

Woodman Family

Milby Women's Institute fonds

  • CA ETRC P211
  • Fonds
  • 1931-2012

The fonds contains primary source material on the Women's Institute of Milby. It consists of minutes, financial ledgers, programmes, photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, histories of the Milby W.I., and note books. It is comprised of the following files: History (1931-2011), Minutes (1931-2012), Finances (1946-2012), Conveners' Files (1953-1996), Publicity and Press Clippings (1971-2002), Miscellaneous (1936-2006).

Milby Women's Institute (Milby, Que.)

Ivy Weir Pankovitch fonds

  • CA ETRC P209
  • Fonds
  • 1925-2013

The fonds contains primary source material on the life and writings of Ivy Weir from 1925 to 2013. It consists of documents related to her education, correspondence, newspaper editorials and articles, other writings and photographs. It is comprised of the following series: Personnal Life (1938-2013), Professional Life (1961-2013), Miscellaneous (1925-2000).

Weir, Ivy

Vaudry family fonds

  • CA ETRC P192
  • Fonds
  • 1866-[1980]

The serie contains primary source material on the members of the Vaudry family that moved in Lennoxville in 1905, their ancestry and descendents. It consists mainly of documents pertaining to the genealogy of the family but also the writings of Mary Olive Vaudry (1870-1951), the education of Julia Helen Vaudry (1926-2015), contracts, correspondence, a testament, a patent, school albums and photographs. It is comprised of the following files: Genealogy ([1928?]-[1929?]), Mary Olive Vaudry (1900-1934), Julia Helen Vaudry (1943-1980), Olive Craig Warren (1913-1923), Manuscripts (1898-1937), Legal and business documents (1866-[19--]), Photographs (1887-1974).

Vaudry (family)

Bessie Jane Banfill fonds

  • CA ETRC P190
  • Fonds
  • [192-]-1998

The fonds contains primary source material on the life of Bessie Jane Banfill from 1923 to 1998. It consists of articles, biographical notes, a leaflet of her graduation ceremony and photographs. It is comprised of the following files: Biography (1923-1998), Photographs and Postcards (1924-[1975?]).

Banfill, Bessie Jane, 1899-1975

Bampton Home Children Collection

  • CA ETRC P186
  • Fonds
  • 1868-2011

The collection contains primary source information on child immigration, social and economic conditions. It also contains information on the Gibbs Boys Home, Knowlton Distributing Home, Chapter history, projects, and events, as well as on the personal histories of individual Home Children. The majority of the records were produced in the Eastern Townships, many come from across Canada and worldwide. It consists primarily of personal genealogical correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings. The collection is comprised of the following series: Historical information ([186-]-[20--]), Promotional Material (1977-2010), Genealogy (1868-2011), Personal Correspondence (1984-2011), Photographs ([19--]-2008), and Media ([199-?]-2001).

Thomas, Daniel Sr.

St. Francis Valley Naturalists' Club fonds

  • CA ETRC P178
  • Fonds
  • 1955-2010

The fonds contains source material on the activities of the St. Francis Valley Naturalists' Club from 1955 to 2010. It consists mainly of minutes, annual reports, financial reports, the club history, field trips and bird count information, and photographs. The fond is comprised of the following series: Administration (1955-2009), Financial Resources (1965-1997), Activities (1963-2006), Memberships (1955-2010), Projects (1974-1999) and Public Relations (1979-1994).

St. Francis Valley Naturalists' Club (Lennoxville, Que.)

Elvyn M. Baldwin family fonds

  • CA ETRC P173
  • Fonds
  • 1832 [copied]-2002

The fonds contains primary source information on the family life; social, religious and economic activities; and education of various members of the Baldwin family, May family and other relatives and friends during the 19th and 20th centuries. It also contains historical information on the Stanstead County and Barnston Township areas, as well as genealogy. The majority of the records were produced in the Eastern Townships, many come from the New England states as well as across Canada and worldwide. It consists primarily of personal and business correspondence, postcards and photographs, maps, historical notes and family history. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Baldwin family (1844-2000), May family (1863-[199-?]), Other Correspondence ([18--]-1958), Genealogy (1832-1999), Photographs ([186-?]-1995) and Subject Files and Historical Research (1842-2002).

Elvyn M. Baldwin (family)

Donald F. Sangster fonds

  • CA ETRC P171
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1981

The fonds contains source material on Protestant churches in the Eastern Townships from 1960 to 1981. It consists of photographs, church histories, correspondence and newspaper clippings. The fonds includes photographs of the following churches: Austin Anglican Church, Beulah United Church (Ayer's Cliff), Barnston Baptist Church, Beebe Advent Christian Church, All-Saints Anglican Church (Beebe), Wesley United Church (Beebe), Birchton United Church, St. Andrew's Anglican Church (Bolton Pass), Holy Trinity Anglican Church (Bolton South), Church of the Good Shepherd (Bondville Anglican), Capelton Roman Catholic Church, Cassville United Church, Saint James the Less Anglican Church (Compton), St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Danville), Danville Advent Christian Church, Eaton Corner United Church, East Hatley Anglican Church, St. James Anglican Church (East Hatley), Eastman United Church, St. John Anglican Church (Eastman), Christ Church (Eustis-Anglican), Christ Church (Frost Village-Anglican), Church of the Good Shepherd (Glen Sutton-Anglican), Graniteville United Church, Hatley United Church, Huntingville Universalist Church, Massawippi Union Church, Minton United Church, Moe's River Baptist Church, North Hatley United Church, North Hatley First Universalist Church, Philipsburg United Church, Philipsburg United Church, Stanstead South United Church (Rock Island), Sand Hill Anglican Church, Sawyerville United Church, Sawyerville Baptist Church, St. Matthew's Anglican Church (South Stukely), Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel Roman Catholic Church (South Stukely-United), Tomifobia United Church, Trenholme Methodist Church, and Ulverton United Church.

Sangster, Donald F.

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)

Lennoxville Curling Association fonds

  • CA ETRC P159
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1946

The fonds contains source material on the founding, administration, dissolution, and on John McClary, an Honorary President, of the Lennoxville Curling Association from 1923 to 1946. It consists of by-laws, minutes, correspondence, financial statements, and a photograph. The fonds is comprised of two series: Administration (1923-1946), and Membership ([after 1927]).

Lennoxville Curling Association (Lennoxville, Que.)

Hackett family fonds

  • CA ETRC P158
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1953

The fonds contains source material on the personal and professional lives of Hackett family members from Stanstead, Quebec from 1882 to 1953. It also provides information on the founding of Stanstead and some research on townships and counties of the Eastern Townships including Sutton, Potton, Dunham, Brome, Bolton, Shefford, Barnston, Sherbrooke, Hatley, Compton Stanstead and the settlement of Craig Road. It consists of certificates, correspondence, diaries, financial records, legal papers, newspaper clippings, paintings, political papers, photographs, scrapbooks, and research notes. The fond is comprised of the following series: Michael Felix Hackett ([18--?]-[19-?]), John Thomas Hackett (1899-1955), Linda Harding Hackett (1899-1952), Ann Kidder Hackett (1930-1931), John David Hackett (19-?]-1950), Guy Harding Hackett (1918-[19-]), Florence Knight Hackett ([19-?]), Julia Alice Hackett ([19-?]-1930), James K. Hackett (1910) and Miscellaneous Documents ([18--?]-[19-?]).

Hackett (family)

Brigham United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC079
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1998

The fonds contains source material on church management, its members, and its women's organizations from 1867 to 1998. It consists of minute books, financial documents, correspondence, registers of baptism, marriages and burials and guest books. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1867-1997), Buildings and Property ([after 1871]-1998), Financial (1922-1994), Guest Books (1958-1992), Baptisms, Marriages and Burials (1888-1983), Funds (1964-1974), Historical (1990), Organizations (1907-1992), Photographs ([19-]), and Miscellaneous ([19--?]).

Brigham United Church (Brigham, 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.)

Erle United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC071
  • Fonds
  • [189-?]-1961

The fonds contains source material on the Church management and the women's organizations for Erle United Church from the 1890s to 1961. It also provides information on the Marbleton Mission from 1896 to 1932. It consists of minutes, an account book, and a photograph. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1896-1959), Organizations (1925-1961), and Photographs ([189-?]).

Erle United Church (Marbleton, Que.)

Grace United Church (Farnham) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC061
  • Fonds
  • 1856-1997

The fonds contains primary source material on the Church management, on the Kirkwood and Fernwood Cemeteries, and on the Farnham Centre and West Farnham Presbyterian Circuit from 1856 to 1997. It consists of minutes, correspondence, annual reports, plans, historical sketches, an order of service, financial statements, a drawing and a picture. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1929-1997), Buildings and Property (1947-1993), Financial (1939-1982), Annual Reports (1951-1952), Baptisms, Marriages and Burials (1856-1968), Orders of Service (1942), Funds (1952-1971), Membership (1860-[197-]) Historical (1906-1975), Organizations (1934-1986), and Photographs ([1956?], 1981).

Grace United Church (Farnham, Que.)

Chalmers United Church (Lingwick-Gould) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC059
  • Fonds
  • 1849-1991

The fonds contains source material on Church management and the congregation's affairs from 1849 to 1991. It consists of minutes, statistics, financial reports, a register of baptisms, marriages, and burials, historical sketches, photographs, and press clippings. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards ([197-]-1982), Buildings and Property ([198-?]), Financial Resources (1972-1975), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1849-1890), Historical ([195-?]), Photographs (1991), and Press Clippings ([198-?]-1991).

Chalmers United Church (Lingwick-Gould, Que.)

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