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Sherbrooke Snow Shoe Club fonds

  • CA ETRC P150
  • Fonds
  • 1877-2004

The fonds contains source material on the constitution, administration, events, activities and membership of the Sherbrooke Snow Shoe Club form 1877 to 2004. It consists of constitution, by-laws, minutes, financial and accounting records, correspondence, membership records, news clippings, programs, songs and poems. Most of the material mentioned above is contained in the minute books for the first 84 years. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration (1877-2004), Events and Activities (1893-2004), Membership (1877-1969), and Miscellaneous Documents (1879-1994), Artefacts (1913-1993), Photographs ([188-?]-1996).

Sherbrooke Snow Shoe Club (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Wesley United Church (Beebe) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC007
  • Fonds
  • 1875-2018

The fonds contains source material on Church management, the congregation's affairs, and Church organizations for the Wesley United Church in Beebe from 1875 to 2018. It also provides partial information (minutes, annual reports, etc.) on Graniteville United Church. It consists mainly of minutes, annual reports, correspondence, certificates and licences, and account books. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1875-2009), Legal (1933-1940), Buildings and Property (1876-2014), Financial Resources (1908-2010), Annual Reports (1919-1978, 2007), Baptisms, Marriages and Burials (1879-1992), Orders of Service (1930-2007), Funds (1936-2006), Membership (1876-2018), Historical (1897-2007), Organizations (1901-2016), Committees ([after 1890]-1968), Photographs (1877, [192-?]-1991) and Miscellaneous ([195-?] and after) .

Wesley United Church (Beebe, Que.)

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)

St. Luke's Presbyterian Church (Hampden) fonds

  • CA ETRC PC005
  • Fonds
  • 1870-[196-?]; predominant 1900-1936

The fonds contains source material on Church management and the congregation's affairs from 1870 to the 1960s. It consists mainly of registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials; minute books; accounting books; and reports. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Vital Statistics (1877-1936), Congregation ([196-?]), Board of Managers (1898-1943), Photographs (188-?]), and Miscellaneous Documents (1870-[194-?]).

St. Luke's Presbyterian Church (Hampden, Que.)

Bethany Presbyterian Church (Milan) fonds

  • CA ETRC PC006
  • Fonds
  • [187-?]-1989

The fonds contains source material on Church management, the congregation's affairs, and the women's organizations for the Bethany Presbyterian Church in Milan from the 1870s to 1980. It consists mainly of registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials; minute books; accounting books; communion rolls; deeds; financial statements; orders of service; press clippings; and photographs. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Vital Statistics (1899-1980), Session (1897-1980), Board of Managers (1919-1980), Women's Organizations (1910-1972), Photographs ([187-?]-1980) and Miscellaneous Documents (1933-1989).

Bethany Presbyterian Church (Milan, Que.)

St. John's Presbyterian Church (Winslow) fonds

  • CA ETRC PC004
  • Fonds
  • 1864-1973; predominant 1880-1920

The fonds contains source material on Church management and the congregation's affairs from 1864 to 1973. It consists mainly of minutes; registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials; and, accounting and financial records. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Vital Statistics (1864-1938), Session (1878-1920), Congregation ([196-?]-1973), Board of Managers (1867-1918), Photographs ([191-?]), and Miscellaneous Records ([1910?]-1953).

St. John's Presbyterian Church (Winslow, Que.)

North Hatley Community Centre fonds

  • CA ETRC P156
  • Fonds
  • 1937-2009

The fonds contains source material on the management and activities of the North Hatley Community Centre from 1937 to 2009. It consists mainly of minutes, a charter, financial records, correspondence, membership list, member information, rental and use of the community centre, and fundraising. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration (1937-2007), Financial Resources (1957-2008), Membership (1979-2009), Buildings and property (1947-2007), and Photographs ([198-?]).

North Hatley Community Centre (North Hatley, Que.)

Elmwood Cemetery Inc. fonds

  • CA ETRC P247
  • Fonds
  • 1890-2018

The fonds contains information on the operation and management of Elmwood Cemetery Inc. in Sherbrooke from 1890 to 2018. It consists primarily of correspondence, minutes, financial statements, ledgers, and plans. The fonds is comprised of the following series: History and constituent documents (1890-1923, 1978-2018), Administration (1890-2005), Cemetery management (1890-2005), Legislation ([1895], 1960-1966, 2004).

Kay Kinsman fonds

  • CA ETRC P062
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1998

The fonds contains source material on Kay Kinsman's life as an artist from 1947 to 1998 and a student at Bishop's and McGill Universities from the 1970s to 1998. It consists mainly of notebooks, watercolour books, sketchbooks, press clippings, correspondence, papers submitted for courses at Bishop's, her M.A. thesis, exhibition catalogues, slides and photographs. The fonds is comprised of the following series : Private Life (1947-1998), Artistic Life (1949-[between 1980 and 1998]), Academic Life (1964-1996), and Works on Kay Kinsman (1992-1995).

Kinsman, Kay, 1909-1998

Plymouth-Trinity United Church (Sherbrooke) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC004
  • Fonds
  • 1897-2018; predominant 1971-1995

The fonds contains source material on the amalgamation of Plymouth United Church and Trinity United Church in 1971, on the management of the church, on the congregation affairs, and on the activities of its organizations and societies for the Plymouth-Trinity United Church in Sherbrooke from 1933 to 2018. It consists of minutes, correspondence, reports, newsletters, financial statements, plans, register of Baptisms, Marriages and Deaths, membership lists, press clippings, church histories, photographs and video tapes. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1933-2014), Buildings and Property (1971-1989, 1995-1997), Financial (1971-1990, 2010), Annual Reports (1972-2018), Guest Books (1975), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1965-1987), Bulletins (1972-2015), Sermons (1975-1976, 1984, 1988), Membership (1972-1987), Historical (1985, 2009-2015), Newsletters (1971-2009), Organizations (1971-1994, 2015), Committees (1971-2014), Prints, Paintings, Drawings (1986), Sound Recordings and Moving Images (1985-1991), Photographs (1897-[198-?]), and Miscellaneous (1987-1989).

Plymouth-Trinity United Church (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Centenary United Church (Stanstead) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC011
  • Fonds
  • 1831-2018

The fonds contains source material on Church management, the congregation's affairs, and Church organizations for Centenary United Church in Stanstead from 1831 to 2018. It consists mainly of minutes, account books, annual reports, a calendar, and civil registers. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1833-2013), Buildings and Property ([186-?]-2012), Financial Resources (1864-1973), Annual Reports (1912-1981, 1997, 2003, 2006, 2008), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1831-1860), Orders of Service (1919-1987), Funds ([19-]-2013), Membership (1858-2018), Historical ([After 1894]-2004), Newsletters ([Between 1931-1954]), Organizations (1902-1998), Committees (1864-1983), and Press Clippings (1923-1994).

Centenary United Church (Stanstead, Que.)

Gisla Cemetery Inc. fonds

  • CA ETRC P182
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1996

The fonds contains source material on the organization, financial resources, funding activities and cemetery lots of Gisla Cemetery Inc. from 1877 to 1996. It consists of minutes, financial statements, a letters patent, a history, a newsletter, cemetery plans, correspondence, and documents pertaining to its designation as a historical site. The fonds consists of the following files: History and Letters Patent (1964, 1968, 1996), Minutes (1895-1946, 1970-1987), Correspondence (1971-1995), Financial statements (1970-1983), Funding (1970-1980), Newsletter (1977), Cemetery lots and plans ([197-?]-1979) and Immoveable Property (1877, 1913, 1925, 1967).

Gisla Cemetery Inc. (Gisla, Que.)

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)

Wark family (Sherbrooke) fonds

  • CA ETRC 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.

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 Hallowell (1861-1942)

Donald Morrison collection

  • CA ETRC P218
  • Collection
  • 1876-[195-?]

The collection contains source material on travel in the Province of Quebec. It consists of a train ticket from Marieville to Drummondville and Canadian Pacific Railway travel brochures in Quebec featuring the Laurentian Mountain District, Fishing and Shooting and Transatlantic Services, and a scrapbook. The compiler of the scrapbook is unknown and consists of theatre programmes, newspaper and magazine clippings, greeting cards, and two water colours, largely from Europe. It also includes references to a Gottinger Corps as well as documents pertaining to the death of Bishop Williams. The collection is comprised of the following series: Train Ticket ([188-?]), Travel Brochures ([191-?] -[195-?]), and Scrapbook (1876-1901).

William G. Taylor fonds

  • CA ETRC P066
  • Fonds
  • 1866-1879

The fonds contains a small quantity of source material on the daily work of William G. Taylor in 1866, 1871, 1874, and 1879. It also provides data on the weather and on Taylor's accounts. It consists of four hand-written diaries containing entries for almost every day of the year.

Taylor, William G., b. 1836

Charles Stewart fonds

  • CA ETRC P065
  • Fonds
  • 1823-1850

The fonds contains source material on the activities of Charles Stewart from 1815 to 1829, a time span that covers his work in England and Charleston (Hatley, Quebec), and for the SPG and part of his tenure as Bishop of the Diocese of Quebec. It consists of transcripts made by the Reverend James Reid, pastor of Trinity Church in Frelighsburg, in 1850 of ninety-one letters (ninety of which were written between 1815 and 1829) from Stewart to Reid. The transcripts bear comments made by the transcriber.

Stewart, Charles, 1775-1837

Eastern Townships Protestant Colonization Association fonds

  • CA ETRC P193
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1963, [199-?]

The fonds contains primary source material on the Eastern Townships Protestant Colonization Association from 1943 to the 1990s. It consists primarily of correspondence, minutes, reports, financial information and lists of colonists. The fonds is comprised of the following series: History (1955, [199-?]), Administration (1960-1962), Land Management (1945-1962), and Finances (1943-1963).

Ulverton United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC040
  • Fonds
  • 1837-1952

The fonds contains source material on Church management, the congregation's affairs and the Church's women's organizations for Ulverton United Church from 1837 to 1995. It consists mainly of minutes, annual reports, registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials, account books, and correspondence. It also includes annual reports for the Ulverton-South Durham Pastoral Charge. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1944-1977), Buildings and Property (1842, 1965-1976), Financial Resources (1958-1977), Annual Reports (1930-1982, 1995), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1837-1925, 1963), Orders of Service ([1949?]), Funds (1962-1968), Membership (1837-1884, 1917-1920), Historical (1942-1967), Organizations ([after 1925]-1992).

Ulverton United Church (Ulverton, Que.)

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

St. Helen's School fonds

  • CA ETRC P017
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1972, 2020

The fonds contains source material on the operations, organization, students, and curriculum of Dunham Ladies' College and St. Helen's School from 1879 to 2020. It consists largely of material from the Dunham Ladies' College period. It is comprised of the following series : Constitution and By-laws (1906), Annual Reports ([190-]-1971), Financial Resources (1901-1918), Student Achievements (1894-1912, 1941-1951), Calendars (1879-1964), St. Helen's School Magazine (1945-1954), Margaret Armour (1946-1948, 1972, 2020) and Miscellaneous Documents (1894-[195-?]).

St. Helen's School (Dunham, Que.)

Sherbrooke and District University Women's Club fonds

  • CA ETRC P023
  • Fonds
  • 1831-2016

The fonds contains source material on the organization and activities of the Sherbrooke and District University Women's Club from 1968 to 2016. It is comprised of the following series: Historical and Constituent Documents (1968-2018), Minutes (1968-2009), Reports (1971-2009), Committees ([197-?]-2010), Membership (1969-2009), Financial Documents (1970-2008), Conferences, Colloquia and Other Activities (1969-2009), Newsletters ([1973?]-2008), Subject Files ([197-?]-[1999?]), Correspondence (1968-2009), Newspaper Clippings (1973-2011), Provincial Council of Quebec of University Women's Clubs (1969-2009), Canadian Federation of University Women (1968-2008), International Federation of University Women ([1969?]-1989), Conseil régional de la promotion de la femme ([1977?]-[1981?]), Miscellaneous Documents ([1970?]-1994), One-Room Schoolhouse Project (1831-2009) and Scholarship Foundation (1994-2016).

Sherbrooke and District University Women's Club (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Richmond and Melbourne United Church (Richmond) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC074
  • Fonds
  • 1836-2018

The fonds contains source material on the Church's history and the women's organizations from 1837 to 2018. It also provides information on the Richmond and Melbourne Pastoral Charge from 1977 to 2018. It consists of minutes, finances, registers, annual reports, orders of service, an historical sketch, and press clippings. The fonds also includes a register of baptisms, marriages and burials for the Hatley and Melbourne Methodist Circuit from 1836 to 1853 and the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Windsor) from 1859 to 1923, as well as included some documents pertaining to the Melbourne Congregational Church. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1837-2002), Legal (1947-1987), Buildings and Property (1950), Financial (1924-1964), Banns/Marriages Certificates (1929-1966), Annual Reports (1920, 1923-1929, 1931-1932, 1934-1938, 1939-1970, 1977-1993, 1995-1998, 2001, 2003, 2006-2012, 2016-2018), Baptisms, Marriages and Burials (1836-1994), Orders of Service (1978), Membership (1942-1993), Historical (1958-1974), Organizations (1901-2000), and Committees ([1887?]-1972, 2006).

Richmond and Melbourne United Church (Richmond, Que.)

United Steeples Pastoral Charge fonds

  • CA ETRC UC085
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2019

The fonds contains primary source material on the activities, administration and membership of the United Steeples Pastoral Charge in the Stanstead area from 1969 to 2019. It consists primarily of minutes, registers of baptisms, marriages and burials, and reports. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church boards (1981 -2018), Banns/marriage certificates (1978-2015), Annual reports (1972-2018), Baptisms, marriages, and burials (1994-2007), Membership (2013-2019), Organization (1990-2008), and Committees (1986-2002).

Douglas-Bridgette family fonds

  • CA ETRC P185
  • Fonds
  • 1812-2006

The fonds contains primary source information on the family life; social, religious and economic activities; and education of various members of the Douglas family, Bridgette family, and other relatives during the 19th and 20th centuries. It also contains historical information on the Farnham area, 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, historical notes and family history. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Douglas family (1812-1984), Pearson family (1868-1941), Todd family, (1863-[197-?]), Bridgette family (1850-1983), Kirkpatrick family (1850-1957), Genealogy (1969-2006), and Miscellaneous Documents (1876-18-?).

Douglas-Bridgette (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).

Brae Manor Players fonds

  • CA ETRC P231
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1955

The fonds contains primary source information on the theatre productions of the Brae Manor Players in Knowlton and North Hatley from 1939 to 1955. If consists of programmes.

Brae Manor Players

Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Crystal Rebekah Lodge, No. 14 fonds

  • CA ETRC P167
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1998

The fonds contains source material on the members of the Crystal Rebekah Lodge, No. 14, in Rock Island, from 1974 to 1998. It consists of two membership registers. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Membership (1974-1998).

Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Crystal Rebekah Lodge, No. 14 (Rock Island, Que.)

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