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Allen Martin fonds

  • CA ETRC P240
  • Fonds
  • 1911-2000

The fonds contain source material mainly on the activities of Allen Martin from 1960s to 1990s when he was a member of the liberal party and a board or committee member in different organizations in the counties of Megantic and Compton. The fonds consists of a variety of documents such as correspondence, reports, notices of meetings, agendas, minutes, newsletters, programmes, letters of invitations, maps, photographs, instructions for organizing elections, lists of party members and donations and so on when he was involved in different activities including the elections, referendum, Canada Day celebrations, a dispute in dismissing a school bus driver and other community events. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Quebec Referendum in 1980, Quebec Liberal Party (1979-1985) , Canada Day (1977-1989), Dismissal of School Bus Driver (1976-1977), Megantic-Compton Cemetery and Church Association (1995-2000), Société d'Histoire et du Patrimoine du Haut-Saint-François (1996-2000) and Miscellaneous Correspondence (1967-1991), Map and Photograph (1911, 1941).

Martin, John Allen

McIver family (Bury) fonds

  • CA ETRC P242
  • Fonds
  • [188-?]-[197-?]

The fonds contains source material on the McIver family in Bury from late 19th century to the second half of 20th century. It consists of 13 photographs of the Mclver family members and 9 photographs of unidentified persons from late 19th century to the second half of 20th centuty, 4 photographs of the McIver house in 20th century, 5 photographs of the landscape, churches and house in Bury in 1960s and 1970s, a drawing of the McIver Clan Crest and a newspaper article on Alexander Lewis McIver’s Leave for Ontario from Bury in 1915. The fonds is comprised of the following files: Photographs of McIver Family Members([188-?]-1970), Photographs of Persons Unidentified([188-?]-[197-?]), Photographs of McIver House([19--]), Photographs of Bury Region(1960,1971), Drawing of the McIver Clan Crest, Newspaper Article on Alexander Lewis McIver’s Leave for Ontario from Bury (1915).

McIver, Lewis (family)

Yves Gagné fonds

  • CA ETRC P241
  • Fonds
  • 1909-2001

The fonds contains source material on the histories of Gould, Ste-Marguerite and Lingwick in 19th and 20th century. It consists of two interviews with Adélard Bouffard and Kenneth McIver conducted in 1978 and 1979 on the histories of Lingwick and its surrounding regions, including 4 CDs, 2 transcripts and 4 related photographs, and 7 documents of historical information on topics such as a merchant and builder in Lingwick and Ste-Marguerite in early 20th century, the arrival of the first francophone family in Lingwick in late 19th century, the establishment of Gould and Lingwick from 19th century to 20th century, the first Catholic mass and francophone school in early 20th century in Lingwick and the population of Lingwick from 1842 to 2001. The fonds is comprised of the following files: Interview with Adélard Bouffard (1978), Interview with Kenneth McIver(1979), and Historical Information on St. Marguerite, Gould and Lingwick (1989-2001).

Bury United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC018
  • Fonds
  • 1868-1992

The fonds contains source material mainly on the Church's women's organizations but also includes some documents on Church management for the Bury United Church from 1868 to 1992. Additionally, it contains some information on the East Angus, Bishopton, Bury Pastoral Charge from 1957 to 1984 and on the Bury Cemetery Company from 1977 to 1979. It consists of minutes, annual reports, registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials, and, account books. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1872-1984), Buildings and Property ([186-?]-1984), Financial Resources (1977), Annual Reports (1967-1989), Orders of service (1979) Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1868-1902, [193-?]), Membership (1952-1974), Historical (1968), Organizations (1898-1988), Photographs (1991-[1992?]), and Press Clippings (1932-1992).

Bury United Church (Bury, Que.)

Wilkinson Brothers Studio fonds

  • CA ETRC P228
  • Fonds
  • [between 1924 and 1949]

The fonds contains primary source information on the Wilkinson Brothers Studio from beween 1924 and 1949. It consists of black and white studio photographs of people of all ages. The fonds is composed of the following series: Identified photographs ([between 1924 and 1949]), Unidentified children and youth ([between 1924 and 1949]), and Unidentified adults ([between 1924 and 1949]).

Wilkinson Brothers Studio

East Clifton United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC052
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1991

The fonds contains source material on the Church's history and the Church's accounting from 1936 to 1991. It consists of an account book, press clippings, and photographs. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Financial Resources (1936-1951), Historical (1969, 1991), Organizations ([197-?]), and Photographs (1991).

East Clifton United Church (East Clifton, Que.)

Collection James Allard

  • CA SHC C018
  • Collection
  • [191-?]-1973

Collection illustrates business and buildings in Coaticook and Hereford from about the 1910s to 1973. It consists of photographs and postcard photographs of employees of Niedner Inc., including Bill Niedner, George Laming, Cora Allard, and Mrs. Hamilton; fires in Coaticook in 1922 and 1949; and the Hotel de Ville and Academy in Coaticook and the Half Way Hotel in Hereford.

Collection Sara Lavigueur

  • CA SHC C009
  • Collection
  • [189-?]-[191-?]

Collection consists of unidentified portrait photographs by Coaticook photographers, possibly showing members of the Lavigueur family of St-Malo.

Collection Lucie Gaudreau

  • CA SHC C010
  • Collection
  • 1890, [192-?]-1978

Collection presents some of the commercial history of Coaticook and St-Edwidge-de-Clifton from 1890 to 1978. It consists of a plan for the complexe polyvalent (Albert l’Heureux and Mgr Durand schools) dated 1968 and photographs showing the following:

  1. Ste-Edwige general store and Roland Favreau, ca. 1970
  2. Robitaille Automobiles Coaticook Inc. (previously Garage Bachand Dionne), ca. 1960
  3. Coaticook parade, two men on horses in front of Garage Bachand Dionne, ca. 1940
  4. Bachand store employees, ca. 1955
  5. 8 photos, Celanese employees, 1974-1978
  6. Joseph Audet Jr., grocery store, Child Street, 1890
  7. Line of Canada `67 trucks
  8. Sports ’72 trailer truck, Department of Health and Well-being
  9. Salle des Érables, 1973
  10. Labourers, Grand Trunk train cars in background, probably around 1920.

Fonds Pierre Ménard

  • CA SHC F005
  • Fonds
  • 1860-[190-?], [reproduced 2008]

Fonds presents the life and finances of Pierre Ménard in Compton and Coaticook from 1860 to 1910. It consists largely of invoices, promissory notes, and contracts, as well as photographs of Pierre Ménard and Christine Pelletier, Roldolphe Ménard, and Ynonne Michaud. The fonds is a also a source of information on Alfred Fontaine, first husband of Christine Pelletier.

Ménard, Pierre

Aeneas McMaster fonds

  • CA ETRC P094
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1888

The fonds contains source material mainly on railway development and settlement in Clinton, Hampden, Ditton, and Marston townships in Compton County and around Lake Megantic from 1873 to 1888 and on the role of the Glasgow Canadian Land and Trust Company, managed at the time by Aeneas McMaster. The fonds consists of letters sent to McMaster from 1873 to 1888 by businessmen and shopkeepers, municipal councillors or mayors, employees of the Glasgow Canadian Land and Trust Company, men in search of work, and settlers and includes a proposal for building a mill; letters signed by McMaster; and a few other documents. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Railway Companies (1876-1888), Settlement (1873-1876), Municipal Affairs (1873-1881), Miscellaneous Documents (1875-1881) and Correspondance (1876-1882).

McMaster, Aeneas

Goodin family (Bury) fonds

  • CA ETRC P197
  • Fonds
  • [187-?]-1950

The fonds contains primary source information on the education and social activities of the Goodin family in Canterbury and Bury from the 1870s to 1950. It consists of largely of correspondence, school reports, exams, composition books and a photograph. Among the correspondence are two wedding invitations: one for the marriage of Augusta Bennett and Samuel Lake, and another for Lizzie Clark. The identified authors of the correspondence are: John and Lucy Goodwin - George's brother and sister-in-law, Allen Snelling, Robert Clark, and Janet Rowe. The fonds is comprised of the following files: George Goodin Corrsepondence (1883-1890), Edith Goodin Correspondence (1948-1950) and Education ([187-?]-1949).

Goodin (family)