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Ian Tait Collection

  • CA ETRC P163
  • Fonds
  • [188-?]-1995

This collection contains source material on the local history, culture and traditions of the Anglophone community of the Eastern Townships at the beginning of the 20th century. It consists largely of audio cassette tapes, video cassettes, photographs, some textual records, a topographical map of Dudswell. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Local Culture in the Eastern Townships, Radio Broadcasts by Ian Tait, CRC Class-Student Projects, Photographs and Drawings, Maps, and Miscellaneous Documents.

Tait, Ian, 1947-2005

Freeman Clowery Collection

  • CA ETRC P244
  • Fonds
  • 1834-2008

The collection contains information on various subjects of interest to Freeman Clowery from 1834 to 2008. It consists primarily of photographs; artifacts and documents related to Clowery's research and collecting areas; which were mainly about local organizations and businesses; agricultural exhibitions; and local figures. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Personal and Professional Life (1910-2008); People (1857-1999); Events and Celebrations (1890-2008); Military (1898-1945); Organizations and Businesses (1834-2000); and Other Photographs (1857-1999).

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Sherbrooke) fonds

  • CA ETRC PC008
  • Fonds
  • 1864-1999

The fonds contains source material on Church management, the congregation's affairs, and the activities of many Church organizations from 1864 to 1999. It consists mainly of registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials; minute books; communion rolls; orders of service; financial records; reports; and correspondence. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Vital Statistics (1865-1983), Session (1864-1997), Congregation (1893-1995), Board of Managers (1888-1982), Women's Organizations (1923-1990), Other Organizations (1905-1969, 1999), Photographs ([190-?]-[198-]), Ministers (1928-[198-?]), and Miscellaneous Documents ([1896?]-1993).

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Hatley United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC014
  • Fonds
  • 1857-1994, 2003-2017

The fonds contains source material on Church management, the congregation's affairs, and Church organizations for the Hatley United Church from 1857 to 2003. It consists mainly of minutes, civil registers, account books, and press clippings. Included are annual reports for the Waterville-Hatley-North Hatley Pastoral Charge. Included among the photographs are groups of people on Easter Sunday and Palm Sundays, and a group gathered in for of the church sign. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1893-1904), Buildings and Property (1925-[198-?]), Financial Resources (1857-1916), Annual Reports (2003, 2016-2017), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1861-1927), Orders of Service (1986), Membership (1925-1986), Historical ([198-?]-1986), Organizations (1895-1992), Photographs (1990-1992), and Press Clippings (1990-1994).

Hatley United Church (Hatley, Que.)

Louise Abbott fonds

  • CA ETRC P146
  • Fonds
  • 1904-2004, predominant [197-]-2004, 2020

The fonds contains source material on the professional activities of Louise Abbott as a writer, photographer and documentary filmmaker from the 1970s to 2020. It consists largely of research files, press clippings, correspondence, publications, articles, photographs, oral interviews and video tape cassettes. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Research Projects ([17--?], reproduction-2020), Photography (1963-2003), Literary Work (1980-2002) and CBC Internal Radio Awards (2003).

Abbott, Louise, b. 1950

Erle United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC071
  • Fonds
  • [189-?]-1961

The fonds contains source material on the Church management and the women's organizations for Erle United Church from the 1890s to 1961. It also provides information on the Marbleton Mission from 1896 to 1932. It consists of minutes, an account book, and a photograph. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1896-1946), Financial Resources (1922-1959), Organizations (1925-1961), and Photographs ([189-?]).

Erle United Church (Marbleton, Que.)

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.)

Dunham United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC033
  • Fonds
  • 1806-1995

The fonds contains source material on Church management and the congregation's affairs for Dunham United Church from 1806 to 1991. It also provides information on Farnam's Corner United Church from 1953 to 1967. It consists mainly of minutes, account books, annual reports, registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials, and historical sketches. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1859-1967), Buildings and Property (1838-1912), Financial Resources (1880-1933), Annual Reports (1973-1982, 2007), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1806-1950, [196-?]), Orders of Service (1974), Membership (1845-1853), Historical ([193-?]-1987), and Press Clippings (1988-1991).

Dunham United Church (Dunham, Que.)

East Farnham United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC070
  • Fonds
  • 1853-1992

The fonds contains source material on Church management, the congregation's affairs, the Church's history, and the activities of Church organizations and societies from 1853 to 1992. It consists mainly of minutes, legal documents, an insurance policy, financial records, annual reports, an historical sketch, press clippings and drawings. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1897-1927, 1955-1983), Legal (1876, 1968-1975), Buildings and Property (1853, 1899-1956), Finances (1919-1927, 1947-1987), Historical (1990), Organizations (1889-1992), and Prints, Paintings, Drawings (1981).

East Farnham United Church (East Farnham, Que.)

Eastern Townships Resource Centre Textual Records collection

  • CA ETRC P997
  • Collection
  • [18--]-2004

The collection contains source material on various topics related to the Eastern Townships in the ninetieth and twentieth centuries such as settlement, colonization, politic, military, economy, transport, communication, health and welfare, education, religion and culture. It consists mainly of schedules, obituaries, by-laws, insurance policies, certificates, photographs, maps, drawings, posters, cards, petitions, genealogies, diaries, scrapbooks, newspapers, letters, songsheets, land grants, reports, ledgers, minutes of meetings, notebooks and programmes. The collection is comprised of the following series: Settlement and Colonization ([18--]-Photocopied 1994), Politics (1965-1974), Military (1802-1988), Economy (1830-1987), Transport and Communications (1826-1990), Health and Welfare (1931-1949), Education (1854-1998), Religion ([18-?]-Photocopied 1993), Culture ([18-?]-1990).

Speid-Motyer family fonds

  • CA ETRC P196
  • Fonds
  • 1803-2011

The fonds contains primary source material on the activities of the Speid-Motyer family from 1803 to 2011. It consists of correspondence, photographs, playbooks, travel memorabilia, and genealogical research.The fonds is comprised of the following series; Janet Speid-Motyer (1902-2011), Robert Speid (1828-1846) , James Speid (1852), John Speid (1853-1861), Henry Speid (1806-1887), Arthur T. Speid (1902-1961), Margaret Speid (1836), Isobel Speid (1803-1857), Mike Motyer (1978-1983), Stephen Motyer ([2003?]-[2004?]), Music and choir groups ([2001?]-2008), Sketches ([199-?]), Other families (1658-1983), Obituaries and death notices (1847-[1995?), Petition (1771), Eastern Townships pamphlets ([1889?]-[1977?]), Heritage Lennoxville (1996), Newspaper clippings (1872-1896), Misc. ([19--?]), and Photographs (1885-2008).

Speid-Motyer (family)

Eastern Townships Resource Centre Postcard collection

  • CA ETRC P999
  • Collection
  • [190-?]-[199-?]

The collection contains source material on towns and villages of the Eastern Townships in the twentieth century. It consists of postcards organized by municipality. There are postcards from all decades of the twentieth century but the majority are from the first two decades of the century. The collection is comprised of the following series: Arthabaska ([190-?]-[194-?]), Asbestos ([190-?]-[193-?]), Ayer's Cliff ([190-?]-[194-?]), Black Lake ([190-?]), Brome Lake ([195-?]), Bromptonville ([190-?]), Coaticook ([190-?]-[193-?]), Cookshire ([190-?]), Cowansville ([190-?]-[194-?]), Danville ([190-?]), Deauville ([194-?]), Disraéli ([196-?]-[198-?]), Drummondville ([190-?]-[198-?]), East Hatley ([190-?]), Farnham ([191-?]-[194-?]), Georgeville ([190-?]), Granby ([190-?]-[196-?]), Huntingdon ([190-?]-[193-?]), Inverness ([190-?]), Kinnear's Mills (1916), Knowlton ([190-?]), Leeds Village ([191-?]), Lac Megantic ([190-?]), Lake Memphremagog ([190-?]), Lennoxville ([190-?]-[199-?]), Magog ([190-?]-[195-?]), North Hatley ([190-?]-[191-?], [197-?]), Owl's Head, ([190-?]-[192-?]), Philipsburg ([194-?]), Plessisville ([191-?]), Potton ([190-?]), Richmond ([190-?]-[191-?], [195-?]), Rock Island ([192-?]-[193-?]), St.Albert de Warwick ([195-?]), Ste.Anne de la Rochelle ([190-?]-[192-?]), St.Clotilde de Beauce ([191-?]), St.François-Xavier de Brompton ([192-?]), Sawyerville ([190-?]-[191-?]), Scotstown ([190-?]-[195-?]), Shefford ([191-?]), Sherbrooke ([190-?]-[197-?]), Stanbridge East ([193-?]), Stanfold ([190-?]), Stanstead ([190-?]-[191-?]), Sutton ([190-?]-[194-?]), Victoriaville ([190-?]-[197-?]), Warwick ([194-?]), Waterloo ([190-?]-[194-?]), Waterville ([191-?]), Windsor ([190-?]), Yamaska ([190-?]).

Bibliothèque Lennoxville Library fonds

  • CA ETRC P207
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]-1918, 1937-2016

The fonds contains primary source material on organization, activities, and finances for the Bibliothèque Lennoxville Library from the 1950s to 2016. It consists of meeting minutes, reports, budgets, collections, accession ledgers, activities, membership lists, correspondence and graphic material. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration ([ca. 1900]-1918, 1937-2013), Human Resources ([1980?]-2013), Financial Resources (1959-2016), Immoveable and Moveable Property ([195-?]-2012), Public Relations ([198-?]-2016), Membership ([198-?]-2012) and 100th Anniversary (2010-2012).

Bibliothèque Lennoxville Library (Lennoxville, 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)

Copping-Boyce family (Sand Hill and Milby) fonds

  • CA ETRC P239
  • Fonds
  • [187-?]-[195-]

The fonds contains primary source information on the Copping, Boyce, and Mason families in Rawdon, Sand Hill, and Milby from around the 1870s to the 1950s. It consists primarily of photographs, but also includes obituaries, a programme, and a painting. The fonds is comprised of the following files: Copping family ([188-?]-1929), Boyce family ([188-?]-[195-]), Mason family ([187-?]-[190-?]), Milby views ([189-?]-[193-?]), and Miscellaneous ([188-?]-[192-?]).

Hackett family fonds

  • CA ETRC P158
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1953

The fonds contains source material on the personal and professional lives of Hackett family members from Stanstead, Quebec from 1882 to 1953. It also provides information on the founding of Stanstead and some research on townships and counties of the Eastern Townships including Sutton, Potton, Dunham, Brome, Bolton, Shefford, Barnston, Sherbrooke, Hatley, Compton Stanstead and the settlement of Craig Road. It consists of certificates, correspondence, diaries, financial records, legal papers, newspaper clippings, paintings, political papers, photographs, scrapbooks, and research notes. The fond is comprised of the following series: Michael Felix Hackett ([18--?]-[19-?]), John Thomas Hackett (1899-1955), Linda Harding Hackett (1899-1952), Ann Kidder Hackett (1930-1931), John David Hackett (19-?]-1950), Guy Harding Hackett (1918-[19-]), Florence Knight Hackett ([19-?]), Julia Alice Hackett ([19-?]-1930), James K. Hackett (1910) and Miscellaneous Documents ([18--?]-[19-?]).

Hackett (family)

Asbestos United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC046
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1972

The fonds contains source material on Church management and the congregation's affairs for the Asbestos United Church in the 1960s and on the church membership from 1927 to 1972. It also provides information on the Asbestos-Danville Pastoral Charge from 1961 to 1965. It consists of minutes, a membership register, an historical sketch, a cookbook, and photographs. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1961-1970), Membership (1927-1972), Historical (1933), Organizations (1951), and Photographs ([193-?]).

Asbestos United Church (Asbestos, Que.)

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.)

Women's Canadian Club of the Eastern Townships fonds

  • CA ETRC P165
  • Fonds
  • [195-?]-2014

The fonds contains source material on the activities of the Women's Canadian Club of the Eastern Townships from around the 1949 to 2014. It consists mainly of histories, minutes, by-laws, reports, correspondence, notices to members, member lists, financial statements, donations, information on speakers, photographs, programmes and publicity. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration (1949-2014), Financial Resources (1970-2014), Membership (1967-2014), Speakers (1973-2014), Photographs (1997, [200-?]), Activities (1972-2014), National Meeting of Canadian Clubs (1984), Association of Canadian Clubs (1986-2007).

Women's Canadian Club of the Eastern Townships

Marguerite Cotton fonds

  • CA ETRC P056
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1996

The fonds contains source material on the genealogy of the Edwin Cotton family, on the British American Land Company, on the history of the city of Sherbrooke, and on the Beta Sigma Phi (Sherbrooke). It consists of a brief history of the Cotton family written in 1961 by Marguerite's brother Charles Edwin Cotton (1899-1975); papers prepared in 1977 and 1982 by Marguerite Cotton on the British American Land Company and the political situation in the Eastern Townships; a scrapbook of press clippings from the Sherbrooke Daily Record on the history of Sherbrooke, published for the city's Centennial in 1937; correspondence to Marguerite and her mother from Myrtle, Daphne and Sandra Cotton; copies of Myrtle Cotton's school reports and a biographical notes; and documents on the Sherbrooke Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. Appended to the paper on the British American Land Company are some copies of 19th-century documents. The fonds is comprised of the following files: History of the Cotton family (1961), Essays (1977, 1982), History of Sherbrooke (1937), Beta Sigma Phi (Sherbrooke) (1993-1996), and Marguerite Cotton Medical Record (1941-1984), Myrtle Cotton (1914 [photocopied]-[after 1948]), and Correspondence (1948-1949).

Cotton, Marguerite, 1918-2008

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.)

Eastern Townships Resource Centre Graphic Material collection

  • CA ETRC P998
  • Collection
  • 1859-[1995?]

The collection contains source material on various topics related to the Eastern Townships in the ninetieth and twentieth centuries such as portraits, landscapes, buildings, education, religion, culture, economy, military and sports. It consists of photographs, paintings and postcards.

Eastern Townships Resource Centre Graphic Material (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Monique Nadeau fonds

  • CA ETRC P243
  • Fonds
  • 1983-2017

The fonds contains information on the professional life of Monique Nadeau from 1983 to 2017. It consists of articles, reports, correspondence, prizes, research works, and photographs. It is comprised of the following series: Professional life, Honours and acheivements, Publications and writings, Education, Personal life, and Photographs.

Nadeau, Monique (1929-)

Joyce Marshall fonds

  • CA ETRC P047
  • Fonds
  • 1914-2005

The fonds contains source material on the work, professional life, and personal life of Joyce Marshall from 1914 to 2005. It consists mainly of her manuscripts, records on related activities, correspondence, diaries, photographs, drawings, press clippings and research material. Correspondence with Gabrielle Roy is among the holdings. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Youth Writings ([192-?]-1932), Short Stories ([193-?]-1996), Novels ([after 1946]-1994), Radio Scripts ([194-?]-[1977?]), Articles ([after 1963]-2001), Reviews ([1958?]-1998), Translations ([196-?]-1980), Editing (1944-2002), Lectures and Writing Workshops (1967-1998), Manuscript Appraisals ([198-?]), Professional Life (1949-2003), Trent University (1980-1982), Correspondence with Writers (1946-2004), General Correspondence (1960-2005), Photographs ([1918?]-2002), Media (1954-2001), Personal Life (1914-2005), Non-Fiction Works (1988-2005), Television (1958), Education (1932-1996), Miscellaneous Writings ([1945?]-1998) and Miscellaneous Documents (1950-1976).

Marshall, Joyce

Henrietta Kathleen Warren Milne Collection

  • CA ETRC P135
  • Collection
  • ([17--?]-[2007?])

The collection contains source material on the personal life of Henrietta Kathleen Warren Milne, as well as her involvement with the Memphremagog Library, the Pinecroft retirement home, her further community involvement, and she and her family's finances. It also contains information regarding the historian Leonard Auger, Dr. Austin Bowen, and Henrietta Kathleen's family and friends, including some geneological information. It ranges from approximately 1700 to 2004 and covers mainly the Magog area with some coverage of the wider Eastern Townships. It consists mainly of correspondence, historical and constituent documents, minutes, notes, financial papers, clippings, and photographs. The collection is comprised of the following series: Memphremagog Library ([196-?]-1995, 2001), Pinecroft Residence (1967-1994), Further Community Involvement ([194-?]-1992), Historical Documents (1796-1988), Personal Life ([19--?]-[2004?]), Leonard Auger Material ([17--?]-1985), Dr. George Austin Bowen (1894-1943), Graphic Materials ([18--?]-[2002?]), Family History ([1776-1780?], [1829?], [184-?]-[1994?]), Other Family and Friends ([1915-1999?]), Business and Finances ([1930-1982?]).

Milne, Henrietta Kathleen Warren, 1911-2001

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.)

Dorothy Dutton fonds

  • CA ETRC P143
  • Fonds
  • [1607? (copied)]-2001?, predominant [19--]-1998

The fonds contains source material on Dorothys Dutton's writing activities - published and unpublished literary works - and a press clipping file arranged by subjects. The main subjects are: canadian history, Eastern Townships history, education, religion, war, environment, politic, and economy. It consists mainly of research files, manuscripts, typescripts, and press clippings. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Fiction ([19--]-1998), Bible Stories ([19--]-[198-?]), Non-fiction (1938-1970), Press Clippings ([1607? copied]-1998), Research Notes ([19--]-1995), Correspondence (1942-1997), Dissemination Activities (1978-1997), Martha Maxwell's Typescritps ([19--]), Paintings and Drawings ([19--]), Awards ([19--]) and Projects ([19--]).

Dutton, Dorothy, 1901-2003

Chalmers United Church (Lingwick-Gould) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC059
  • Fonds
  • 1849-1991

The fonds contains source material on Church management and the congregation's affairs from 1849 to 1995. It consists of minutes, statistics, financial reports, a register of baptisms, marriages, and burials, historical sketches, photographs, and press clippings. Included among the photographs of a Scottish concert held at Chalmers United in 1995, which picture Margaret and Martyn Bennett, Tom McKean, Watt Savage, Eileen Drew, and John MacDonald. The early annual reports also include information on the baptisms, marriages, and burials for the year. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards ([197-]-1982), Buildings and Property ([198-?]), Financial Resources (1972-1975), Annual Reports (1925-1971), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1849-1890), Historical ([195-?]), Photographs (1991-1995), and Press Clippings ([198-?]-1991).

Chalmers United Church (Lingwick-Gould, Que.)

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