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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-?]).

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.)

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).

Eastern Townships Aerial Photographs collection

  • CA ETRC P994
  • Collection
  • 1933-1978; predominant 1945

The collection contains mainly source material on the geography and landscapes of the Eastern Townships from Energy, Mines & Resources, Government of Canada, from 1933 to 1978. It covers the counties of Richmond, Sherbrooke, Compton, Frontenac, Shefford, Drummond, Brome, Stanstead, Missisquoi and Megantic. It also covers the areas of Thetford, Upton, Verchères, Richelieu, Montreal, Sorel, Joliette, Berthier, Ste. Marie, Quebec city, Portneuf, Lotbinière, Chateauguay and the county of Rouville. It also contains aerial photographs by Photograph Surveys Inc. carried out in 1956 and 1957, which are largely of industrial areas of Sherbrooke and, in particular, Ingersoll-Rand. Aerial photographs provide direct visual evidence of the landscape and a three dimensional view of the earth and its features that is not available from ground level. It consists of aerial photographs and maps.

Société d'histoire et du patrimoine du Haut-St-François collection

  • CA ETRC P232
  • Collection

The collection consists of materials collected from various sources by the Société d'histoire et du patrimoine du Haut-St-François, located in Eaton Corner. It consists of photographs, largely from the East Angus and surrounding areas, research files, and inventories of architectural heritages in Eastern Townships.

Helen M. Emery collection

  • CA ETRC P229
  • Collection
  • 1888-1959

The collection contains primary and secondary source information on the creative life of Helen M. (née Webster) Emery, the community of Hatley (village), and organizations in the area from 1888 to 1959. It consists of scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, largely pertaining to the Hatley village area, as well as original poetry by Helen M. Emery. The scrapbooks were compiled by Helen M. Emery and continued by her daughter, Sadie (née Emery) Webster, following her death in 1923.

Emery, Helen M.

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).

Lake Massawippi Area Historical Society collection

  • CA ETRC P177
  • Collection
  • 1890-2005

The collection contains primary source information on the history of the Lake Massawippi area, including North Hatley, Ayer's Cliff, and Hatley Village from the 1890s to 2008. It consists of information on the activities of the Hatley Water Company, the Village of Hatley, Funding Co. Ltd., North Hatley Historical Society, Stanstead Historical Society, Ayer's Cliff Water Company, LeBaron & Co., Massawippi Country Club, Connaught Inn Co., among others. The collection is comprised of the following series; K.E Kennedy (1901-[1988?]), North Hatley Historical Society ([1992?]-2008), Stanstead Historical Society (1963), Genealogy ([19--?]-2005), Cemetery Indexes ([199-?]), Scrapbooks ([19--?]-[195-?]), Photographs, Ayer's Cliff Water Company (1908-1940), LeBaron & Co. (1926-1968), Wills, Wills and Obituaries (1913-1979), History of the Eastern Townships (1909-1984), North Hatley Electoral Lists (1902-1939), Ledgers (1890-1949), Artifacts, Indexes (1912), North Hatley Water Company (19894-1914), Hatley Tourism (1973-[19--?]), Calenders, and Miscellaneous.

Lake Massawippi Area Historical Society (North Hatley, Que.)

Mildred Waldron collection

  • CA ETRC P170
  • Collection
  • 1890-2004

The collection contains source material on the history and families of Clifton and Eaton Townships, the village of East Clifton, in Compton County from 1890 to 2004. The fonds consists mainly of family trees, photographs, family histories and includes detailed genealogical information on various families, such as Waldron, Cairns, Smith, Schoff, Hurd, Lowry, Dempsy, Cooper, Forgrave, Banks, Hodgen, Gilbert, McConnell, Gray, Elliot, Lindsay, Bain, Graham, Jordon, Cromwell, MacRae, McBurney, Mackay, Hall, Gordon, Waters, Pope, Reed, Williams, Bellam, Barber, Betts, Blair and Hurley. It consists of the following series: Publications ([198-?]-[199-?]), Historical Research (1890-[199-?]), Genealogy ([196-?]-[199-?]) and Miscellaneous ([19--]-[199-?]).

Waldron, Mildred, 1924-2008

J. Derek Booth collection

  • CA ETRC P154
  • Collection
  • 2004-2006

The collection includes 6 cds : 2 copies of the cd entitled ''Railways of Southern Quebec'', 2 copies of the cd entitled ''Churches of the Eastern Townships'', and 2 copies of the cd entitled "Railway Stations of Southern Quebec".

Booth, J. Derek, b. 1944

Henrietta Kathleen Warren Milne Collection

  • CA ETRC P135
  • Collection
  • ([179-?]-[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

Philip Harry Scowen collection

  • CA ETRC P129
  • Collection
  • 1794-[1997?]

The collection contains source material on the Eastern Townships, the Province of Lower Canada, the British American Land Company, St. George's Club and the Lake Massawippi area from 1794 to about 1997. It consists of 4 maps, 31 pictures (reprints) of Eastern townships and Lower Canada scenes, 1 deed of conveyance, 1 list of unsold land and 1 list of members, 6 photographs, 17 postcards, a few brochures, and 2 programmes for plays. The collection is comprised of the following series: British American Land Company (1836-1842), St. George's Club (1963), Maps (1794-1905), Reprints (1865-1881), Deed of Conveyance (1933), and Lake Massawippi and North Hatley ([192-?]-[1997?]).

Scowen, Philip Harry, 1906-1989

Herbert Derick collection

  • CA ETRC P058
  • Collection
  • 1816-[2003?]

The fonds contains primary source material on the personal and professional activities of Herbert Derick. It also consists of material on various Derick family members and includes a genealogical manuscript. The fonds also contains material on other families and research on various topics and towns within the Eastern Townships, cemetery indexes, photographs, ledgers, and account books. The fonds is comprised of the following series; Herbert R. Derick (1916-1994), Derick family ([18--?]-1994), Other families (1816-[2003?]), Research (1827-[199-?]), Cemetery Indexes ([1958?]-1986), Ledgers (1848-1919), Account Books (1848-[1989?]), Family Bible ([18--?]), and Photographs ([18--?]-[19--?]).

Derick, Herbert, 1916-1994

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

Lawrence Ball collection

  • CA ETRC P024
  • Collection
  • [1822?]-1981

The collection contains source material on the history of the Eastern Townships, in particular the history of the Drummondville area since the beginning of colonization. It consists of documentary materials of many kinds, including scrapbooks, press clippings, minutes, correspondence, booklets, oaths of office, petitions, invitations cards, registers, maps and plans, and photographs. The collection is comprised of the following series: Drummondville ([1889?]-1978), Drummond County ([1822?]-[1893?], Albums on the Eastern Townships ([1889?]-1981), Hale-Derbyshire Family ([1826?]-[1917?]), Joseph Greetham De Lorimier (1930-1935), Henry Stephen Osgood ([1895?]-[193-?], North Hatley Golf Course, Library and Tennis Club ([1924?]-1967), Company Registers (1920-1973), School Register 'Sunday School by Post' (1931-1937), and Miscellaneous Documents ([1888?]-[1942?]).

Ball, Lawrence, 1911-1986

Charles Nathaniel Montizambert Collection

  • CA BU MG110
  • Collection
  • 1854-1878

The Montizambert Collection consists of 7 documents:

  1. Statutes, Rules and Ordinances for the Conduct and Government of the University of Bishop's College (1854)
  2. Address delivered before the Convocation of the University of Bishop's College, Lennoxville, at its annual meeting June 27, 1860 by the Rev. J.H. Nicolls
  3. Order of Daily Morning Prayer to be used in the chapel of Bishop's College (Nov. 1861).
  4. Bishop's College Gymnasium and Swimming Baths Limited Liability (1863) (fundraising document)
  5. A sermon preached in the chapel of Bishop's College Lennoxville on the last Sunday of Term, Dec 17th, 1865, by G.C. Irving
  6. Bishop's College School, Lennoxville June 1869 (a pamphlet describing the school, with names of masters and students)
  7. A Sermon, preached by the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Quebec at the Consecration of the Chapel (June 14, 1878)

Howard Brown collection

  • CA BU MG079
  • Collection
  • 1950's to 1980's

Family scrapbook. Photocopy, bound. Containing photographs, clippings, programmes etc from the life and career of Howard Brown; Office files consisting of material pertaining to: Drama Production: New Anatomies, Music: Bishop's Songs; Un Canadien Errant; O Canada; Oscar Seveigny, Ralph Gustafson.

Brown, Howard

J.J. Parker Collection

  • CA SHS JJP
  • Collection
  • 1895-[195-?]

The collection contains information on the people, landscapes and architecture of Stanstead County and northern Vermont. It consists of photographs.

Fonds Tournoi national atome Sher-wood de Coaticook

  • CA SHC F015
  • Collection
  • 1980-1982

Fonds presents the proceedings of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Tournoi national atome Sher-Wood de Coaticook (the Atome Tournament) for hockey from 1980 to 1982. It consists of programmes.

CCHMS Graphic Material Collection

  • CA CCHMS CCM001
  • Collection
  • [18--]-[2005]

The collection consists of source material from people and places in and around the Eastern Townships of Quebec. It contains mostly photographs and sketches of residents of this area, as well as material on industry, education, medicine, religion, and recreation in the Townships. The collection includes 175 photographs, 42 sketches, 16 postcards, 2 paintings, and 1 map.

Collection L'Étoile de l'Est

  • CA SHC C042
  • Collection
  • 1927-1937, 1941, 1946, 1947-1950

La collection renferme des numéros du journal hebdomadaire local L'Étoile de l'Est et parle des gens et des événements qui ont marqué le quotidien de Coaticook et de la région. On y retrouve des séries partielles et complètes de numéros de L'Étoile de l'Est de 1927 à 1950. Plusieurs numéros sont manquants. La collection contient les dossiers suivants :

  • Étoile de l'Est - 1927
  • Étoile de l'Est - 1928
  • Étoile de l'Est - 1929
  • Étoile de l'Est - 1930
  • Étoile de l'Est - 1931
  • Étoile de l'Est - 1932
  • Étoile de l'Est - 1933
  • Étoile de l'Est - 1934-1935
  • Étoile de l'Est - 1936-1937
  • Étoile de l'Est - 1941
  • Étoile de l'Est - 1946
  • Étoile de l'Est - 1947-1950

Collection Coaticook Observer

  • CA SHC C041
  • Collection
  • 1870-1871, 1876-1879, 1884, 1887-1888, 1891, 1902-1903, 1913, 1927-1937, 1941, 1959

La collection renferme des numéros du journal hebdomadaire local Coaticook Observer et parle des gens et des événements qui ont marqué le quotidien de Coaticook et de la région. On y retrouve des numéros épars et des séries complètes du Coaticook Observer de 1870 à 1937. La collection se divise en deux séries : Numéros épars et Séries complètes ou partielles.

Collection Le Progrès de Coaticook

  • CA SHC C040
  • Collection
  • 1950-2017

The collection presents the history of people who made the news and of events underlined between 1950 and 2017 in Coaticook and its region through its local weekly newpaper Le Progrès de Coaticook. It consists of original newspapers and some reproductions, photographs, contact-sheets, and negatives of the newspaper. The collection is composed of the following series : Newspapers, Photos, Contact-sheets, and Negatives.

Collection Société d’histoire de Coaticook

  • CA SHC C032
  • Collection
  • [183-?]-2014

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.

Collection Gilles Baril

  • CA SHC C031
  • Collection
  • [198-?]-2005

Collection presents information on the life, particularly religious life, of Gilles Baril, priest, in Coaticook and areas in Sherbrooke and East Angus, from about the 1980s to 2005. It consists of a biography, titled “Une vie arc-en-ciel”, on the first part of Gilles Baril’s personal and religious life and a number of musical recordings used in the course of church activities and services.

Baril, Gilles

Collection Huguette Savard Lachance

  • CA SHC C030
  • Collection
  • [191-?]-1964

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 Bernard Marcoux

  • CA SHC C029
  • Collection
  • 1893 [reproductions]-2018

Collection illustrates the architectural work of Ozias Leduc, sports in Coaticook, the Festival du Lait, 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, Local inventors, and Festival du Lait

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