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C.M. (Catherine Matilda) Day fonds

  • CA ETRC P015
  • Fonds
  • [18-]-1962; predominant 1860-1899

The fonds contains source material on Catherine M. Day's literary and historical work during the second half of the 19th Century. It consists of manuscripts, correspondence, literary texts (including excerpts from "Alice Maynard"), press clippings, manuscript notes, and photographs. It is comprised of the following series : Biographical Notices ([19-]-1962), Correspondence ([1869?]-[1886?], Historical Writings ([186-?]-1898), Literary Writings ([18-]), Miscellaneous Writings ([18-], and Photographs ([189-?]). 'Historical Writings' includes part of the manuscript of "History of the Eastern Townships", containing unpublished chapters.

Day, C.M. (Catherine Matilda), 1815-1899

Hazel A. Coates fonds

  • CA ETRC P014
  • Fonds
  • [1967?]

The fonds contains source material on Quebec crafts compiled by Hazel A. Coates in preparation of the 1967 publication of A Quebec Mosaic. A story of Quebec and its crafts. It consists of photographs and drawings of furniture, carpets, jewellery, pottery, tools, kitchen utensils, and rural scenes. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Photographs ([1967?]) and Drawings ([1967?]).

Coates, Hazel A., 1893-1980

Paul Desruisseaux fonds

  • CA ETRC P012
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1984

The fonds contains source material on Paul Desruisseaux's career as a lawyer, senator, businessman, and humanitarian from 1950 to 1980 and on his wife Céline's volunteer activities. It consists of documentary materials of various kinds, including correspondence, statistics, declarations, speeches, financial statements, press clippings, publications, subject files, annual reports, press releases and photographs. It is comprised of the following series: La Tribune Ltée ([195-]-1970), Senate (1966-1980), Université de Sherbrooke (1955-1984), Civil Code (1928), Canadian Association for Retarded Children (1967-1969), Kennedy Foundation (1965-1969), Press Clippings (Economy, Politics, Journalism ([195-?]-1981), Photographs (1962-[197-?]), and Miscellaneous Documents (1928-1983).

Desruisseaux, Paul, 1905-1982

5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Association fonds

  • CA ETRC P010
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1967

The fonds contains source material mainly on the activities of the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Association from 1934 to 1967 and is also of value for information relating to the activities of Eastern Townships soldiers and veterans during World War I, Quebec Branch No. 10 of the Canadian Legion of the British Empire Service League; the 117th Eastern Townships Battalion Association; and the 53rd Sherbrooke Regiment. It is comprised of the following series: Minutes (1934-1966), Correspondence (1953-1967), Membership Lists (1934-1967), Accounting and Financial Documents (1961-1966), Newspaper Clippings ([191-]-1975), Iconographic Documents ([191-]-[198-?]), Cartographic Documents (1910-1942), Personal Documents (1916-1958), Minutes of the Quebec Branch of the Canadian Legion of the British Empire Service League (1930-1942), Artefacts ([191-]-[1940?]), and Miscellaneous Documents (1915-1965).

5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Association (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Thomas Johnson fonds

  • CA ETRC P009
  • Fonds
  • [197-?]

The fonds contains source material on the work of the Reverend Thomas Johnson, the Reverend Frederick Robinson and the Archdeacon George Jehoshaphat Mountain from 1829 to 1845 and is also of value as a source of information on the settlement of Abbotsford, originally called Yamaska Mountain. The fonds consists of photocopies of originals dated 1830 to 1845: the Journal of Visitation in the Eastern Townships by George Jehoshaphat Mountain in 1829, correspondence, circular letters, receipts, and biographical notes on Rev. Johnson. It is comprised of the following series: Thomas Johnson, Rev. ([197-?]), Frederick Robinson, Rev. ([197-?]), Abbotsford ([197-?]), and George Jehoshaphat Mountain ([197-?]).

Johnson, Thomas, 1789-1881

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.)

Hyatt family fonds

  • CA ETRC P004
  • Fonds
  • 1789-1991; predominant 1789-1832

The fonds contains source material on the settlement of the Hyatt family, and more specifically Gilbert Hyatt, in the Township of Ascot between 1789 and 1832. It is also of value as a source of information on the genealogy of the Canfield and the Hyatt families. The fonds consists mainly of original 19th-century documents, but also includes reference materials gathered by donor Glenn C. Taylor in the 1980s and the 1990s. It is comprised of the following series: Notarial and Judicial Documents (1796-1832), Parliamentary Documents (1789-1800), Correspondence ([182-]-1830), Transcriptions (1991), Biographical and Genealogical Documents ([198-]-1991), Press Clippings ([190-]-1953), Photographs ([187-?]-[1991?]), and Miscellaneous Documents (1797-1828).

Hyatt (family)

Belvidere Women's Institute fonds

  • CA ETRC P003
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1992

The fonds contains source material on the organization, the activities and the philosophy of the Belvidere Women's Institute from 1916 to 1992; and material that shows the role of the Institute in social welfare activities. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Minutes (1916-1920, 1931-1992), Financial Documents (1920-1974), Histories ([195-]-1992), Reports (1918-1978), Record of Life Members (1947-1987), Press Clippings (1945-1989), Photographs of Members (1960-1991), and Miscellaneous Documents ([192-?]-1991).

Belvidere Women's Institute (Sherbrooke, Que.)

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.)

Roxton French Methodist Mission fonds

  • CA ETRC UC069
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1915, 1974

The fonds contains source material on church management and the congregation's affairs for the Roxton French Methodist Mission from 1877 to 1974. It also includes information on the Lawrenceville Circuit. It consists of minutes, registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials, historical sketches. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1885-1905), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1877-1915), and Historical (1974).

Roxton French Methodist Mission (Roxton, Que.)

Mission de l'Église Unie aux Saints Martyrs Canadiens fonds

  • CA ETRC UC056
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1975

The fonds contains source material on the minister in office in 1953 at the Mission de l'Église Unie aux Saints Martyrs Canadiens, on the church building, and on the baptisms, marriages, and burials celebrated in the different missions previously mentioned from 1895 to 1975. It consists of registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials, an index to the registers, certificates of baptisms, marriages, and burials, and correspondence. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1953), Buildings and Property (1951-1952), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1895-1975).

Mission de l'Église Unie aux Saints Martyrs Canadiens (Saints-Martyrs-Canadiens, Que.)

Sam Hopper fonds

  • CA ETRC P145
  • Fonds
  • 1982, 1993

The fonds contains mainly source material on Sam Hopper's and The Hoedowners' singing activities. It consists of 19 tape reels, 19 cassettes and a booklet entitled "Sam Hopper Tapes" on Sam Hopper and The Hoedowners from 1982. It also consists of one cassette entitled "La reponse..." by the "Ensemble vocal La Maison du Point tournant" from 1993, and a poster for Sam Hopper and his Hoedowners.

The guitar player on the far left side has been identified as Merlin Dewing and the man beside him has been identified as Jimmy Piper.

Hopper, Sam, 1899-1980

Elisha Barker fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS011
  • Fonds
  • 1801/02/23

The fonds consists of an account of goods and receipt for £375-9-2, dated February 23, 1801.

Barker, Elisha

Eldridge family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS040
  • Fonds

The fonds contains a genealogy of the Eldridge family (12 pages).

Eldridge Family

Ebenezer Dorman fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS034
  • Fonds
  • 1804

The file consists of a statement by Ebenezer Dorman in dispute between Giles Jones and George Barnard dated 1804 at Ascott.

Dorman, Ebenezer

E. W. Goff fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS053
  • Fonds
  • 1832/09/05

The fonds consists of an authority to collect account dated September 5, 1832 at Milton.

Goff, E. W.

Daniel Geer fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS059
  • Fonds
  • 1842-1851

The fonds consists of seven memos and receipts.

Geer, Daniel

Daniel Bigelow fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS015
  • Fonds
  • 1795 - 1796

The fonds contains primary source information regarding Daniel Bigelow, including correspondence with Samuel Willard.The fonds consists of part of a letter from Samuel Willard regarding an estate (1796?) and a copy of a letter from S. Willard regarding an estate dated February 29, 1796 at Quebec.

Bigelow, Daniel

Cornell family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS005
  • Fonds
  • 1809-1871

The fonds contains primary source information regarding the Cornell family. The fonds contains the following series: Correspondence (1848-1871); Legal Papers (1809-1870); Accounts (1846-1851).

Cornell Family

George Frederick Bowen fonds

  • CA ETRC P005
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1860-1896

The fonds contains source material on the granting of lands in the Eastern Townships in the 19th century. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Plan Division Register (ca. 1860) and Miscellaneous Documents (1875-1895).

Bowen, George Frederick

Charles Grimes fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS060
  • Fonds
  • 1827/06/18, 1827/06/21, 1858/07/21

The fonds consists of a complaint of Charles Grimes before Samuel Willard, J.P., with a subpoena of witnesses, dated June 18, 1827 at Shefford, an affidavit of witnesses dated June 21, 1827 as well as a Last Will and Testamentof Benjamin H. Grimes dated July 21, 1858 at Stanbridge.

Grimes, Charles

Catherine M. Day fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS029
  • Fonds
  • 1861/05/17

The fonds consists of several letters between members of the family as well as a filing of the copyrights of the book "Alice Maynard" dated May 17, 1861 at New York.

Day, Catherine M.

Brewer Dodge fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS032
  • Fonds
  • 1799

The fonds consists of a deed from Brewer Dodge to Henry Collins.

Dodge, Brewer

Abram Goddard fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS052
  • Fonds
  • 1825-06

The fonds consists of an Inventory of the property of the late Abram Goddard, with a memo of the date of birth, marriage and death of Mary Caroline Goddard, dated June, 1825.

Goddard, Abram

A.H. Armour & Co. fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS008
  • Fonds
  • 1832 - 1837

The fonds contains primary source information regarding A.H. Armour & Co., including correspondence and a receipt.

A.H. Armour & Co.

Knowlton family fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS007
  • Fonds

The fonds contains primary and secondary souce information regarding the Knowlton Family. The fonds contains the following series: Ralph F. Knowlton (5 textual records); Knowlton Family Miscellaneous (1) (8 textual records); Knowlton Family Miscellaneous (2) (13 textual records); Knowlton Family Miscellaneous Photo (1 photograph); Knowlton's from Stukely (20 textual records); Knowlton's from Stukely Photo (1 photograph); Knowlton's from Knowlton (24 textual records); and Knowlton's from Knowlton Photos (2 photographs); Knowlton Family Photographs (ca. 2500 photographs).

Knowlton Family

Sherbrooke County Women's Christian Temperance Union fonds

  • CA ETRC P212
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1941

The fonds contains primary source information primarily on the activities and members of the Sherbrooke County Women's Christian Temperance Union from 1899 to 1941. It consists of minutes, annual convention programmes and newspaper clippings. The fonds is comprised of the following files: Minutes (1899-1941) and Programmes (1907-1908).

Sherbrooke County Women's Christian Temperance Union (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Eddy Echenberg Collection

  • CA ETRC P164
  • Fonds
  • 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. There is also 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 (1908-1999), 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

Dudley Baxter fonds

  • CA ETRC P002
  • Fonds
  • 1838-1871

The fonds contains source material on the daily activities of Dudley Baxter in the region of Frampton between 1838 and 1862. The fonds consists of a diary and some press clippings from the Quebec Mercury. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Diary (1838-1862) and Press Clippings (1861-1871).

Baxter, Dudley

Horatio Gates & Co. fonds

  • CA BCHS BCHS058
  • Fonds
  • 1826-05-24, 1826-09-06

The fonds consists of an agreement by the creditors of Samuel Willard dated May 24, 1826 at Montreal and a copy of a letter from Abijah Willard dated September 6, 1826 at Shefford.

Gates, Horatio & Co.

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