Collection presents a political timeline of the mayors of the Municipality of Barford from 1860 to 1991. It consists of name plaques with dates of mayoral terms from 1860 to 1900, name plaques and photographs from 1900 to 1991, as well as a list of the mayors.
Collection presents information on the educational institutions, community, cultural events, religious institutions, businesses, industries, and history of Coaticook from about 1830 to 2014. It consists largely of programmes, historical articles, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, maps, certificates, and correspondence. The collection is composed of the following series: Textual documents, Iconographic documents, Cartographic documents, and Scrapbooks.
Fonds illustrates Jeanne Lesieur's education and training as a nurse from 1908 to 1918. It consists of two certificates, one from the nursing school of the St-Vincent-de-Paul Hospital and the Victorian Order of Nurses, and a photocopy of a book dedication received as a school prize.
Collection contains information on the Dixville, Crooker, and Marsh Cemetery Association from 1946 to 1981 and on the Coaticook Area Senior Citizens Sunshine 50+ Club from 1975 to 2000. It consists primarily of a receipts and disbursements ledger, minutes, correspondance, press clippings, and correspondence. The collection is composed of the following files: Dixville, Crooker, and Marsh Cemetery Association; Minutes, Coaticook Area Senior Citizens Sunshine Club; and Correspondence and programmes, Coaticook Area Senior Citizens Sunshine Club.
Fonds illustrates the organization and activities connected to a reunion of graduates from the Coaticook High School, primarily from 1992 to 1994. It also is a source of information on the history of the Coaticook High school. It consists of correspondence, programmes, lists of invitees, a guest book, newspaper articles, photographs, postcards, and other planning documents. The fonds is composed of the following files: Reunion and preparation, Correspondence, Coaticook High School History, and Postcards.
Fonds presents information on the Canadian Celanese factory in Coaticook, particularly on the employees and the process of the factory’s closure, from 1956 to 2005. It consists of mainly of correspondence, employee lists, collective agreements, press clippings, and reproduced photographs. The fonds is composed of the following series: Le Syndicat des salariés de Celanese de Coaticook, Human resources, Closure of the Celanese, Procedures, Reunion of employees of the Coaticook Celanese, and History.
Fonds illustrates the establishment and administration of the Maison de jeunes de Coaticook Inc., a youth centre, in Coaticook in 1983. It is also a source of information on the celebration of the organisations 20th anniversary in 2003. It consists of correspondence, rules and regulations, agendas, a contract, a proposal, fund-raising activities, and a preliminary budget.
Fonds presents the operations of Service Louis Adam, a gas station and garage, in Coaticook in 1962. It consists of receipts, cancelled cheques, and cash register transaction records. Service Louis Adam was also known as Service Champlain and Garage Louis Adam.
Fonds reflects the life and interests of Jean-Nil Drolet as well as some information relevant to the history of Coaticook from 1875 to 2013. It consists primarily of photographs of sports teams, annual reports, press clippings, newsletters, and minutes. The fonds is composed of the following series: Sports, Scouts, Drolet Family, Caisse Populaire de Coaticook, Coaticook region, Commission scolaire catholique de Coaticook, Centre Hospitalier de Coaticook, and Dr. J. Ernest Gendreau.
Fonds presents information on the Cushing family and Old Home Week in Coaticook from 1914 to about 1994. It consists of correspondence from Heber Cushing Peters to Charles and Emily Cushing, a letter to Abbott Jenks regarding the Barnston Corner Baptist Church, photographs of Old Home Week in Coaticook, and a biographical sketch of Heber Cushing Peters.
Collection illustrates the architectural work of Ozias Leduc, sports in Coaticook, and early inventors in Barnston. It consists of research, correspondence, and baseball score sheets. The collection is composed of the following files: Ozias Leduc, Coaticook Canadians baseball club, and Local inventors.
Fonds illustrates the operations, personnel, municipal relations, and the properties of the Belding-Corticelli factories in Coaticook from 1945 to 2001. It consists largely of correspondence, photographs, and collective agreements. The fonds is composed of the following series: Personnel, Correspondence, Photographs, Production, and History.
Collection contains genealogical information on families in Coaticook from about the 1940s to 2006. It consists largely of handwritten notes and newspaper clippings. The collection is composed of the following files: Vincent family, Gendron family, Dionne family, Lebarré dit Genest and Beaulne families, and history.
Fonds presents historical research by Yves Robillard on Coaticook, Baldwin Mills, and surrounding areas. It consists largely of research notes, interview notes, research articles, and newspaper articles. The fonds is composed of the following series: People, Families, Baldwin Mills, Research subjects, Works by Yves Robillard, Audio cassettes, Art works and photographs of Mont Pinacle, and Maps.
Fonds presents the history of the foundation and activities of the Centre Hospitalier de Coaticook from 1952 to 2010. It consists of photographs (printed and in the form of digital slide shows), a history of Sainte-Catherine Labouré and the Fondation des Filles de la Charité, programmes and articles on the celebration of the Centre Hospitalier de Coaticook's 50th anniversary.
Fonds presents the activities and finances of the Chambre de commerce des jeunes de Coaticook from 1944 to 1964. It consists of minutes, invoices and correspondence demonstrating some of the activities of the organization, a financial statement, and a directory for the Fédération des Chambres de commerces des jeunes de la province de Québec. The fonds is composed of the following files: Minutes, Correspondence, Finances, and Directory.
Collection contains information on the members of Syndicat Foyer Idéal from 1951 to 1964, two lot plans along Verret Street from 1960, and two architectural plans for 251 Thompson Street in Coaticook from the 1950s. It consists of the following files: Syndicat Foyer Idéal and Plans.
Collection presents information on St-Herménégilde from 1892 to 1950. It consists of visitor registers for the No. 9 school in the St-Herménégilde school board from 1892 to 1906; a handwritten history of the parish in St-Herménégilde on the occaison of its 75th anniversary in 1950; and newspaper clippings on Joseph Otis, Curé A. Tremblay, the marriage of M.A. Coulombe et Cora Tremblay, and rum baron Pierre St. Pierre. The school visitor registers are also a source informaton on the students attending the school, subjects taught, and schedules.
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 reflects some of the industries of Coaticook from 1938 to 1993. It consists of photographs of the interiors of Belding-Corticelli, the Canadian Celanese, and Waterville TG, as well as what appear to be groups of employees.
Collection primarily contains information on the businesses and families of Barnston and Coaticook from 1816 to 1899. It consists of receipts, invoices, correspondence, historical research, an account ledger, land deeds, a marriage contract, a permit, and birthday books.
Fonds illustrates Émile Faucher's work as a race horse owner trainer from 1974 to 1982. It consists of photographs from various races at the Blue Bonnets raceway in Montreal featuring horses owned by Mr. Faucher.
Collection illustrates community life in Coaticook from the 1910s to 1964. It consists of photographs of children, youth, families, an automobile accident, buildings, sports activities, industries, and religious events (some are identified but the majority are unidentified).
Collection illustrates some of the activities of Dr. Raoul Laurence during his time as mayor from 1950 to 1953. It consists of photographs including Raoul Laurence performing various mayoral duties, and includes, among others, a banquet hosted by the Emerald Guild of Coaticook, a retirement party for J.-W. Thériault, the launch of the Lions Club's White Cane campaign, and a special train tour by the Canadian National.
Collection contains information on the social history of Coaticook from 1923 to 1937. It consists of photographs, including photos of the employees of D.S. Bachand, a parade float by the Cercle Lacordaire Association Anti-acoolique, the Caron et Fils hockey team, a few women's religious groups, the 50th anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Couillard, and a photograph of Henri Carbonneau and Yvette D'Auteuil.
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:
Ste-Edwige general store and Roland Favreau, ca. 1970
Robitaille Automobiles Coaticook Inc. (previously Garage Bachand Dionne), ca. 1960
Coaticook parade, two men on horses in front of Garage Bachand Dionne, ca. 1940
Bachand store employees, ca. 1955
8 photos, Celanese employees, 1974-1978
Joseph Audet Jr., grocery store, Child Street, 1890
Line of Canada `67 trucks
Sports ’72 trailer truck, Department of Health and Well-being
Salle des Érables, 1973
Labourers, Grand Trunk train cars in background, probably around 1920.