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Fenian Raids collection
CA BCHS BCHS192 · Collection · 1869-1870, 1900

The fonds contains primary and secondary source information regarding the Fenian Raids, including militia rolls and photographs.

Fenian Raids
Account Books collection
CA BCHS BCHS196 · Collection · ca. 1754-1793

The fonds contains four account books of general merchants at Newfane, Vt., for the years 1754 to 1793 inclusive, twenty-five books kept by general merchants at Brome, Knowlton, Stukely, Stanbridge, Bolton and Shipton, for which in most cases the name of the merchant is not recorded but the years are from 1815 to 1890, with 1820-1825 and 1883-1884 missing, and one account book of Dr. Stephen Sewell Foster for the years 1846-1850, who settled at Frost village in 1821, one of the earliest physicians in the Eastern Townships.

CA BU BUA · Collection · [18-]-[20-]

The University Archives consists of all documents which give evidence and information about the University’s history, organization, function, and structure. The mission of the University Archives is to select, describe, preserve and make available for research those records which have enduring value to the University for administrative, legal, fiscal, and historical purposes. Archival holdings include records and publications of the administration, students, faculty, staff and alumni. Within these collections are a variety of media such as photographs, drawings, maps and plans, microfilms, and computer, video and audio tapes. Trophies, medals, badges, and other memorabilia are also collected by the archives.

Bishop's University Archives Policy
Material collected and preserved by the University Archives includes:

  • Records of the official governing bodies of the University, such as Board of Governors and Senate, including minutes, reports, associated committees.
  • Administrative records of the Officers of the University, including the Chancellor, Principal, Vice-Principal, the Deans, Vice-Principal - -- Administration, Registrar, Chief Librarian, and Dean of Student Affairs.
  • Administrative records of the Students’ Representative Council (SRC).
  • Minutes and correspondence of faculties and departments.
  • Publications of administrative bodies of the University.
  • Publications of faculty, staff, students and alumni.
  • Theses.
  • Personal papers of faculty and staff.
  • Graphic materials relating to the University including photographs, maps, blueprints, and architectural plans.
  • Audio-visual records such as microfilm, sound recordings, film and videotape associated with the University.
  • Memorabilia connected with the University, including student trophies and awards, medals, posters, ephemera.
  • Records of Associations such as the Alumni Association, Faculty Association etc.
Bishop's University
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
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)
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.

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
CA ETRC P030 · Collection · [1863?]-[1985?]

The collection contains source material on the history of the Eastern Townships and more specifically, of the city of Sherbrooke in the 20th century. Holdings relate to such varied topics as the daily La Tribune, Sherbrooke's centenary, land granting in the 18th and 19th centuries, the teaching of the arts and the Eucharistic Conference of 1959. The collection consists mainly of press clippings, photographs, postcards, registers, and contracts. Most of the documents on land grants in the Eastern Townships are copies of documents held by the National Archives of Canada. The content of the press clipping files are also copies of articles from local newspapers. The collection is comprised of the following series: Press Clipping Files (1937-[198-?]), Images, Photographs and Postcards (1885-[1959?]), Registers of the Council of Arts and Manufacturers of the Province of Quebec (1903-1953), Land Grants in the Eastern Townships (1863-1985), and Miscellaneous Documents ([1883?]-1984). The series 'Land Grants in the Eastern Townships' contains an original of Putnam and Gray's 1863 Map of the District of St. Francis Canada East, cut up in pieces.

Demers, Louis-Philippe, 1912-1986
William G. Clark collection
CA ETRC P031 · Collection · 1890-2003

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
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
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
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
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
Ian Tait Collection
CA ETRC P163 · Collection · [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
Eddy Echenberg collection
CA ETRC P164 · Collection · 1863-1999

The collection contains source material on the business, cultural and family history of the Eastern Townships during the 19th and 20th centuries, along with other topics. It consists mainly of Sherbrooke and surrounding regions telephone directories, business pamphlets, Bishop's College School yearbooks, club information, Sherbrooke Newspaper, maps of the Eastern Townships, and booklets from the Sherbrooke Winter Fair. Included among the material is a copy of "The Echenbergs of Ostropol and Sherbrooke: a tale of two shetls" by Myron Echenberg and Ruth Tannenbaum (1986) and two prints published that represents the Counties of the Eastern Townships. The fonds consists of the following series: Personal Documents (1854-1986), Edwin Echenberg (1915-2001,) Business Ephemera (1863-[197-?],) Newspapers (1886-1957, [198-?]), Bishop's College School Yearbooks (1925-1929), Phone Directories (1922-1952,) and Miscellaneous (1893-2000).

Echenberg, Eddy, 1925-2014
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
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 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--?]), Calendars, and Miscellaneous.

Lake Massawippi Area Historical Society (North Hatley, Que.)
CA ETRC P186 · Collection · 1868-2011

The collection contains primary source information on child immigration, social and economic conditions. It also contains information on the Gibbs Boys Home, Knowlton Distributing Home, Chapter history, projects, and events, as well as on the personal histories of individual Home Children. The majority of the records were produced in the Eastern Townships, many come from across Canada and worldwide. It consists primarily of personal genealogical correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings. The collection is comprised of the following series: Historical information ([186-]-[20--]), Promotional Material (1977-2010), Genealogy (1868-2011), Personal Correspondence (1984-2011), Photographs ([19--]-2008), and Media ([199-?]-2001).

Home Children Builders of Canada, Quebec Chapter
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).

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.
CA ETRC P232 · Collection · 1815-1999

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.

Freeman Clowery Collection
CA ETRC P244 · Collection · 1891-2008

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).

Clowery, Freeman
CA ETRC P255 · Collection · 1883-2006

**Box 563- Box 1:
Binder “School Reports, etc.”
-2 photographs, Bury High School, 1931, 1947
-lists of students and school districts in Bury, 1873-1881
-school fair report, 1931
-newspaper clippings, 1925-2007
-class lists, 1983-1992
-Pope Memorial School prize programme, 1960-1968
Folder: lists of schools and students, 1847-1953; public speaking 1990
Binder (red, unidentified)
-copied newspaper clippings on natural disasters, 1938-1943
Binder: Index Ch. Bks, TBT Bury Anglican church (St. Paul’s)
Binder (red); Obituaries of Bury people
a. Those written by Mrs. George Parsons, c1920s, retyped by Nina Rowell
b. Written by Nina Rowell
Photo Album; Clippings of interest: Sawyerville 1921 - 1940s, Scotstown, Sherbrooke and vicinity
Binder “nostalgia”; Typed articles from the Sherbrooke Daily Record by Nina Rowell
Binder (yellow); "Highlights and Changes in Bury in 1970", Mrs George Parsons
Bundle "History of Bury", Clippings, manuscript documents written by Nina Rowell and Mrs George Parsons, outline for the celebration of Bury's 125th anniversary.
Book of Remembrance; Donald William MacCaskill, September 3, 1957, Gould
Family trees, letters: E, F, G, H, L, P, Q

**Box 564- Box 2
Ledger: Mr. Cooper, East Angus, 1925
Folder: Bill Forms; Bury business, c1930s to c1950s, includes; Thos Stokes, J.H. Saunders, Thomas Bown; and calendars
Folder (green): Misc. documents (includes Hand written original article by Mrs. George Parsons for "Special" to the Record - June 30, 1966; Pamphlet; Exposition Cookshire Fair, 2004; International Railways history handwritten)
Folder: writings by Mrs. George Parsons and Nina Rowell
-Hand written original article by Mrs. George Parsons for "Special" to the Record - June 30, 1966
-Document; 1 page, hand written history of Memorial Park in Bury, Nina Rowell
-9 parts consolidated history of Bury Schools, Nina Rowell, 1977
-Original typed pages. "Nostalgia" by Nina Rowell - 1921 -24. Articles for The Record
Folder: Bury Athletic Association, programs (1938, 1982) and committee list (1966)
Folder: List of negatives of Photographs by H.H. Weedon : Bury
Binder (red); Bury Cem. inventory "Bury Cemetery, Bury in Action", by Stuart Coates, 1982
Binder; "Churches in the ET"; clippings and history, compiled by Nina Rowell, INCLUDES 9 photographs + 1 postcard

**Box 565- Box 3:
Binder; Family Trees – Letter "A", Nina Rowell
Binder; Family Trees - Letter "B", Nina Rowell
Binder; Family Trees - Letter "B", Nina Rowell
Binder; Family Trees - Letter "C", Nina Rowell
Binder; Family Trees - Letter "C", Nina Rowell
Binder; Family Trees - Letter "D", Nina Rowell
Binder; Family Trees - Letter "J", Nina Rowell
Binder; Family Trees - Letter "K", Nina Rowell
Binder; Family Trees - Letter "M", Nina Rowell
Binder; Family Trees - Letter "W, Y, Z", Nina Rowell

**Box 566- Box 4:
Binder; Family Trees - Letter "N", Nina Rowell
Binder; Family Trees - Letter "O", Nina Rowell
Binder; Family Trees - Letter "R", Nina Rowell
Binder; Family Trees - Letter "S", Nina Rowell
Binder; Family Trees - Letter "T", Nina Rowell
Binder; Family Trees - Letter "U-V", Nina Rowell

Binder; Family Trees - Letter "W, Y, Z", Nina Rowell
Binder; "Bury Ranges 1, 2, 3 & 4"; lot ownership form and index. Compiled by Allan Rowell for the Committee to Celebrate Bury 1836-1986.
Document; Typed sheets, 11 pages, "East Clifton ... 1799 ... 1974", author unknown. Document appears to be the history of East Clifton.
Calendar; Rosaire Roy, Bury, 1981
Calendar; Richard Rothney, Cookshire, 1981 (used)
Calendar; Prangley & CO. Bury, 1988, (new)
Document; Pope Memorial School, 1997-98
Duotang; Municipality & Township of Bury – Excerpts, Minutes 1845-1891
Notebooks; Bury Council Minutes, 1912 to 1932; hand written copies,
Binder; Family tree and history of Robert Parson, 1660-1715 of Motcombe, England
Binder; compiled by Nina Rowell

  • Excerpts from old Town Minute Books, Bury; 1855-1888
  • Excerpts from old Town Minute Books, Bury; 1891-1911
    Binder; compiled by Nina Rowell
  • Excerpts from old Town Minute Books, Bury; 1917-1929

**Box 567- Box 5:
Box; S.B. C., Brookbury Women's Institute 1935, Letters from Brookbury Men who are serving overseas, 1940-42

  • Ray Everett, 1st Light Anti-Aircraft Reg't
  • Gordon Everett, 2nd Field Reg't
  • Wilfred Webb, 2nd Canadian Forestry
  • John Buttermer, 3rd Cdn Div. Signals
  • Austin Buttermer
  • Bruce Hooker, RCAF
  • Clayton Gray, RCAF
  • Buster Martin, 2nd Field Reg't
  • Emerson Martin, KIA
  • Bill Martin, RCAF
  • Letter from Red Cross re: Hong Kong parcel, 1942
    Book; "Memorial Trek 2004", Western Association of Leavitt Families" (Hatley)
    Booklet; "Island Brook School, Grade 6 Yearbook, 1963-1964", with pictures
    Booklet; " 1968-69 OUA Year Book", Island Brook School, with pictures
    Notebook; "Missionary", Hand written story by Violet Wood, post 1894
    Calendar: Rosaire Roy, Boucherie, Bury 1992, (new)
    Document: History of Telephone System in Bury, Nina Rowell
    Document; Information on the Bury Telephone System, Donalda Parsons (a personal account)
    Document; War Time Memories, Nina Rowell, 2006
    Postcard; From Margaret R. Stoddard to Mr J Drennan, Cookshire c1950s
    Document; History of the Bury Branch #48, Nina Rowell, 2006
    Documents; Family Group Records; Allaire to Delinde
    Document; Canada Day in Bury, Nina Rowell, 1982
    Document; Float Results, Bury Parade, 1983
    Document; Pope Memorial School; Physical Education Awards, compiled by Nina Rowell, 1975
    Document; Severe storm of 1901 ... Bury, Mrs George Parsons, 1967
    Various loose documents from scrapbooks that were not retained
    Scrapbook; Clippings, "Bits of Nostalgia" Articles written by Nina Rowell for the Record, 1984¬
    Map; Ontario (hand-drawn), undated, rolled
    Map; Quebec (hand-drawn), A.J. Cascadden, Cookshire P.Q., rolled
    Map; Nova Scotia (hand-drawn), undated, rolled
    Photos; Quebec Women Institute, Symposium at MacDonald College 1957-58. Some annotated with names. Mrs. George Parsons collection.
    Photo; Old farm house with 4 people (unnamed), circa 1920s (in bad shape)

**Oversized documents
• Map; Bury, Comte de Compton, Ministere des terres et forets, 1939: blue print showing lot and range lines, pre 1802, 1862 and 1903. (rolled and in a tube)
• Map; Village of Bury, hand drawn Nina Rowell. (rolled)
• Map; Plan of St. Paul's Cemetery; 1960 drawn by W.W. Bake (rolled)
• Map; Island Brook; 1860 to 1993, by Ruth Burns Morrow (rolled)
• Map: Township of Bury 1855, Lots and Ranges, showing ownership, hand drawn by Nina Rowell (rolled)
• Map: Township of Bury 1863, Lots and Ranges, showing ownership, hand drawn by Nina Rowell (rolled)
• Map: Township of Bury 1917, Lots and Ranges, showing ownership, hand drawn by Nina Rowell (rolled)
• Map: Official Map of the Township of Bury, 1894, updated 1897, 1903, 1929..(Card stock -old, flat)
• Calendar backs for:
o R.N. Mayhew, Bury Meat Market 1928
o A.J. Barter, Meat Market, Bury, 1931
o Lizotte Bros., Flour and Feed Merchants, Bury, c1930s
o R.J. Mackay, Groceries, Bury, Quebec, c1938 with pencil notes on the back
• Photos; 10 ea 16" x 20", the photos make up the contents of "Map of the District of St. Francis", Putnam and Gray, 1863, reproductions. Photos come from the National Map Collection, Public Archives Canada 1980. (transferred to OL, map cabinet, drawer 1)
• Posters: 4. Cookshire Academy class pictures with positional drawings for each person with number. Years 1890s to 1930s (INCLUDES 7 photographs)
• Poster: 2. Large with various old letter head, billing headers, old cheques of the various merchants of the village of Bury, circa 1920 to 1940.

Newport Township collection
CA ETRC P256 · Collection · 1790-1937

The collection contains primary source information on the administration of Newport Township, financial transactions in the Township, the lives of its citizens, legal affairs, military operations, and land division, from 1790 to 1937. It consists primarily of meeting minutes, correspondence, account statements, and land deeds, among many other types of records. The collection is comprised of the following series: Administrative (1791-1880), Financial Records (1790-1900), Correspondence (1799-1893), Legal Documents (1792-1834), Military (1792-1830), Land and Property (1799-1937), and Miscellaneous Documents (1815-1937).

Alberta Everett collection
CA ETRC P260 · Collection · [ca. 1920s]-2017

The collection contains primary source materials relating to Alberta Everett (née Ross), her family, and the cultural heritage of the Eastern Townships from about the 1920s to 2017. It consists primarily of photographs, audiovisual recordings, and artefacts documenting events and celebrations around Eaton Township (Bulwer, Birchton, Bury), Lennoxville, and Hatley. It also consists of some textual records attesting to the personal lives of Alberta and her family. The collection is comprised of the following series: Family History ([ca. 1920s]- [ca. 1980]), Personal Life (1944-[ca. 1990]), and Townships History ([ca. 1930]-2017).

Bill Buckland collection
CA ETRC P266 · Collection · 1978-2023

This collection is composed of primary and secondary records dating from [1843-1890]-1978 and 2023 pertaining to the Buckland and Robinson families of Coaticook and Waterloo. The records include, biographical accounts, genealogical documents, obituaries, news clippings, and photographs.

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.

CA ETRC P995 · Collection · [187-?]-2021

The collection contains source material on various topics related to the Eastern Townships in the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries such as towns, military, settlement, agriculture, life, artist and oral histories. It consists of audio tape cassettes, videos, artefacts, textual records, photographs, and an engineering and technical drawing.

Eastern Townships Research Centre Special Media (Sherbrooke, Que.)
CA ETRC P996 · Collection · [1834?]-2023

The collection contains mainly source material on the geography of the Eastern Townships in the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries such as districts, counties, townships, towns, roads, railroads, lakes and rivers. It also contains source material on Lower Canada, other portions of the Province of Quebec and the Estrie region. It consists of maps and plans.