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.
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).
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).
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.
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 illustrates some of the organizations in Coaticook from around the 1950s. It consists of photographs showing an unidentified group at the Meadon baseball stadium, an initiation for the Knights of Columbus (Chevaliers de Colomb), and of the Amicale à Sacré-Coeur de Coaticook.
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
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 reflects the activities of the Drolet, Fortin, and Roy families primarily in the Coaticook area from about the 1890s to 1939. It consists of portrait photographs and snapshots. The fonds is primarily a source of information on the early life of Antoinette Drolet but also contains information on relatives of the Drolet family.
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.
Collection presents history on the areas of Barnston, Barnston-Ouest, Saint-Malo, and Kingscroft with from 1863 (reproduction) to 2008. It consists primarily of lists of property owners and mayors, histories, correspondence, and maps. The collection is composed of the following files: Histories of Barnston-Ouest, Barnston-Ouest details, History of Barnston, Histories of Stanstead County parishes, History of St-Malo, Parish of St-Wilfrid-de-Kingscroft, and Maps.
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.
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 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 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 presents information on the community of Coaticook from 1932 to 1987. It consists of scrapbooks largely composed of newspaper clippings (obituaries and other articles), but including a photograph Lilian Cloutier, invitiations, and cards.
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 some of the commercial history of Coaticook and St-Edwidge-de-Clifton from 1890 to 1982. 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, Canadian 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.
Group of unidentified employees outside at Domaine Howard in Sherbrooke, 1981-1982
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.
Collection largely pertains to the Collège du Sacré-Coeur in Coaticook and related organizations from 1891 to 1968. It consists primarly of photographs, programmes, and minutes. The collection is composed of the following series: Zouaves pontificaux; L’Amicale du Sacré-Cœur of Coaticook; Académie commerciale, Collège du Sacré-Cœur, Coaticook; Community life; and Religious life.
Collection presents information on the production activities of the Penman's factory in Coaticook from 1894 to 1900. It consists of an inventory ledger, which was probably used to record the quantity of cotton thread and dye colours used in production. The ledger is also a source of information on the finances of Lucien and Magella Beaulieu from 1961 to 1962.
Collection contains information on the Hugron family and Stephen Burroughs of Coaticook and Stanstead from the early 1900s to 2009. It is also a source of information on the layout of the town of Coaticook in 1960 and on views of Coaticook in 2009. It consists primarily of historical write-ups and articles, photographs of Coaticook, and an insurance plan. The collection is composed of the following files: Hugron family, Stephen Burroughs, Insurance Plan for the Town of Coaticook, and Photographs.
Collection contains information on the families as well as the economic, social, and cultural history of Coaticook from the 1890s to 2001. It consists largely of newspaper clippings and photographs. The collection is composed of the following series: Families and individuals, education, businesses, churches and religion, theatre, Cercle de fermières de St-Edmond, Telmosse family, Oeuvre des Terrains de Jeux, politics, history, sports, maps, and unidentified photographs.
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.