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Military Horses Drinking Water

Item is a photograph of military horses lined in a row, drinking water from the St. Francis River near Sherbrooke, thought to be the 13th Scottish Light Dragoons (Waterloo), with Lieutenant Mathias on the white horse.

Barbara Rose (Eardley-Wilmot) Constable

The file contains primary source information on the life of Barbara Rose (Eardley Wilmot) Constable from around the years 1917 to 1942, 1962 to 1963, and 1993 to 1996. It consists of a memoir of a childhood Christmas, documents, including handwritten notes, pertaining to her father's life and his career in the Church, correspondence regarding her father's passing, a copy of "A Short History of the Diocese of Quebec. 1793-1993" by James T. Sweeny with Barbara's name written on it and some handwritten notes at the back, photographs of a Canada Day parade in Hatley and Hallowell Cottage in Sherbrooke, and a hand-drawn map of the houses in Sherbrooke which she visited as a child and some of their occupants.

Eardley-Wilmot, Barbara Rose

Programmes and Advertisements

The file consists of five theatre programmes and two advertisements: MM. P. Paul-Marcel, 2-4 September 1912, at His Majesty's Theatre, Sherbrooke; posters for "Too Much Married", by the West Brome Dramatic Club; "Not Guilty" and "Silent Woman !", Town Hall, Lennoxville, by the Boston Comedy Company; a programme for "Quality Street" presented by the Sherbrooke High School in 1943; a programme for "Captain Applejack" presented by the Sherbrooke High School; a programme for "Merrie England" presented by the Sher-Lenn Operatic & Choral Society; and the summer 2005 programme for Townships Stage, performed at The Piggery Theatre.

Leisure Occupations

The file primarily consists of 36 programmes for awards nights and graduations at Alexander Galt Regional High School, Lennoxville. The file provides information about the school's cultural events, performances, and student activities, such as plays, awards nights, graduation ceremonies, and reunions from 1973 to 1998. It is also a source of information on the Waterville School and includes a reunion souvenir booklet, newspaper clipping and program from 1989; a photograph of the Waterville classes of Grades 4, 5 and 6 from around 1940; a proficiency certificate awarded Evelyn Smith in 1916; two concert prorgrammes from the Mitchell school from 1948 and 1965; and a programme from a performance of "Our Hearts were Young and Gay" by the Lennoxville High School Dramatic Society in 1947.

Minnie Hallowell Bowen fonds

  • CA ETRC 2-1-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

Education

This file contains primary source material on the education of Barbara Wark in Sherbrooke between 1947 and 2002. It consists primarily of yearbook publications, graduation programmes, and newsletters.

Theatre

This file contains primary source material on the theatre involvement of Barbara Wark in Sherbrooke and New York between 1948 and 1956. It consists primarily of theatre programmes, photographs, and a scrapbook. The theatres represented in the theatre programmes include: Bishop's Little Theatre, St. Peter's Memorial Hall, The Canadian Art Theatre, North Hatley Playhouse, The Iowa State College Theatre, Anta Playhouse, Knowlton Playhouse, St. George's Hall, and Her Majesty's Theatre.

Professional life

This file contains primary source material on the professional life of Barbara Wark in Sherbrooke between 1952 and 1960. It consists primarily of a telephone directory, newspaper clippings, and identification cards from Barbara's time as a reporter.

Community Involvement

The file contains primary source material on community involvement of James H. Wark in Sherbrooke between 1911 and 1968. It consists primarily of graduation programmes, club memberships, and administrative documents for various recreational clubs.

Theatre

The file contains primary source material on the theatre involvement of James H. Wark in Sherbrooke and England between 1918 and 1955. It consists primarily of theatre programmes. The theatres represented in the programmes include: Pantomine Theatre, Adelphi Theatre, Brigadoon Theatre, His Majesty's Theatre, Wyndham's Theatre, Lyceum Theatre, Strand Theatre, Ambassadors Theatre, Garrison Theatre, Prince of Wales Theatre, Daly's Theatre, Gaiety Theatre, Duke of York's Theatre, The Picture House, The Palace Theatre, The Palladium, The London Pavilion, Empire Theatre, London Hippodrome, Granada Theatre, and St. Peter's Memorial Hall.

Military

The file contains primary source material on the military career of James H. Wark between 1916 and 1940 in Montreal and England. It consists primarily of James H. Wark's war memorabilia, correspondences, and photographs during World War One.

Professional life

This file contains primary source material on the professional life of James H. Wark in Sherbrooke between 1913 and 1955. It consists primarily of photographs and business cards acquired during his employment with The British American Oil Company.

Wark family (Sherbrooke) fonds

  • CA ETRC 2-1-P234
  • Fonds
  • 1911-2002

The fonds contains primary source material on the personal, professional and military lives of the Wark family in Sherbrooke between 1911 and 2002. It consists primarily of photographs and theatre programmes. The fonds is comprised of the following series: James H. Wark, Florence (Bryant) Wark, Barbara Wark, Wark theatre, Photographs, and Miscellaneous.

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