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King Street, Asbestos, QC

Item is a postcard showing King Street in Asbestos around the 1910s by photograph V. Dubois. A handwritten caption reads "1924-25 Looking E [east] from centre of 'Square.' Sunday A.M. People going into Post Office." There are people visible on the sidewalks and two motor vehicles.

Laurier Street, Asbestos, QC

Item is a postcard showing a view of Laurier Street in Asbestos around the 1910s. A handwritten caption reads "Looking S.E. [southeast] from centre of 'the Square.'"

Canada Day float, Asbestos, QC

Item is a photograph of the Canadian Johns-Manville parade float, Asbestos, Canada Day, 1929, showing: Alfred Lefebvre, Bob Grimard, Nova Blais, Alphonse Poirier, Joseph Lalancette, Edmond Bergeron, and Bertrand Poirier, as well as the Dubois photograph studio in background.

W. Gillies Ross fonds

  • CA ETRC P233
  • Fonds
  • 1767 [Photocopied]-2006

The fonds contains of research done by W. Gillies Ross on the following subjects: the mines at Eustis, Capelton and Albert Mines, asbestos mining at Asbestos, the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic, and the Stanstead granite industry. It consists largely of research notes, research documents, photographs, and oral histories. The fonds is organized i the following series: Interviews (1944-1996), Harvard’s Baker Library Trip and Research (1887-1996), Jo Cooper (1977-1987), Newspaper Index (1971-1975), National Archive of Canada Research (1903-1921), Publications (1890-1938), Granite Project (1898-1900, 1976), Copper / Pyrite Mining Studies (1867 [Photocopied] -1996), Asbestos Mining and Landscape Research (1897 [Photocopied]-1965), Spanish Flu Research (1918 [Photocopied] -2006), Photographs (1888-1972), Maps and Plans (1767 [Photocopied] - 1979), Asbestos Mining (1950-2004), Mining Study – Correspondence (1883 [Photocopied]-2005), Book Translation (1995) and Cookshire (1979).

Ross, W. Gillies (1931-2019)

William G. Clark collection

  • CA ETRC P031
  • Collection
  • [1897?]-2003

The collection contains source material on the history of the Asbestos region and on the development of the asbestos industry in the 19th and 20th centuries; it is also a source of information on the Johns-Manville Corporation, the life of William G. Clark, and includes an architectural sketch of the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Asbestos from 1945. Among the materials are memoirs written by William G. Clark on his life and the town of Asbestos. The collection is comprised of the following series: Le Citoyen Historical Sections (1971-1980), Periodicals (The Asbestos Producer and Johns-Manville News Pictorial) (1948-1976), Photographs ([1897?]-1981), Miscellaneous Documents (1940-1971), and William G. Clark ([197-?]-2003).

Clark, William G., 1902-1999

Mills

The item contains information on Louis-Philippe Demers' interests. It is a post card depicting mills in Asbestos. Message on verso : Wide Léo Paul Lupi[en], Asbestos, Guide Touristique.

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