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Collection James Allard

  • CA SHC C018
  • Collection
  • [191-?]-1973

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 Sara Lavigueur

  • CA SHC C009
  • Collection
  • [189-?]-[191-?]

Collection consists of unidentified portrait photographs by Coaticook photographers, possibly showing members of the Lavigueur family of St-Malo.

Collection Lucie Gaudreau

  • CA SHC C010
  • Collection
  • 1890, [192-?]-1978

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:

  1. Ste-Edwige general store and Roland Favreau, ca. 1970
  2. Robitaille Automobiles Coaticook Inc. (previously Garage Bachand Dionne), ca. 1960
  3. Coaticook parade, two men on horses in front of Garage Bachand Dionne, ca. 1940
  4. Bachand store employees, ca. 1955
  5. 8 photos, Celanese employees, 1974-1978
  6. Joseph Audet Jr., grocery store, Child Street, 1890
  7. Line of Canada `67 trucks
  8. Sports ’72 trailer truck, Department of Health and Well-being
  9. Salle des Érables, 1973
  10. Labourers, Grand Trunk train cars in background, probably around 1920.

Fonds Pierre Ménard

  • CA SHC F005
  • Fonds
  • 1860-[190-?], [reproduced 2008]

Fonds presents the life and finances of Pierre Ménard in Compton and Coaticook from 1860 to 1910. It consists largely of invoices, promissory notes, and contracts, as well as photographs of Pierre Ménard and Christine Pelletier, Roldolphe Ménard, and Ynonne Michaud. The fonds is a also a source of information on Alfred Fontaine, first husband of Christine Pelletier.

Ménard, Pierre