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Aeneas McMaster fonds

  • CA ETRC P094
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1888

The fonds contains source material mainly on railway development and settlement in Clinton, Hampden, Ditton, and Marston townships in Compton County and around Lake Megantic from 1873 to 1888 and on the role of the Glasgow Canadian Land and Trust Company, managed at the time by Aeneas McMaster. The fonds consists of letters sent to McMaster from 1873 to 1888 by businessmen and shopkeepers, municipal councillors or mayors, employees of the Glasgow Canadian Land and Trust Company, men in search of work, and settlers and includes a proposal for building a mill; letters signed by McMaster; and a few other documents. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Railway Companies (1876-1888), Settlement (1873-1876), Municipal Affairs (1873-1881), Miscellaneous Documents (1875-1881) and Correspondance (1876-1882).

McMaster, Aeneas

Aleta and Leeman Mackey fonds

  • CA ETRC P125
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1969

The fonds contains information on the butcher shop owned by Leeman Mackey and also on the Mackey family. It consists of several account books (1879-1938), a calendar (1926), a schoolbook (1908), a piano method (1969) and a few photographs (1909 & 1969). The photographs show T.S. Chapman in front of "Good Cheer Lodge" in 1909 and Kathleen Mackey with classmates at the Bishopton Intermediate School in 1969 (the last class before the closure of the school). The school book is autographed "Cora Brown". Among the account books are one for the Megantic Rifle Association (1879-1902), one that appears to be for a boarding house (1889-1892), and the others are from Leeman Mackey's butcher business.

Mackey, Leeman

Allen Martin fonds

  • CA ETRC P240
  • Fonds
  • 1911-2000

The fonds contain source material mainly on the activities of Allen Martin from 1960s to 1990s when he was a member of the liberal party and a board or committee member in different organizations in the counties of Megantic and Compton. The fonds consists of a variety of documents such as correspondence, reports, notices of meetings, agendas, minutes, newsletters, programmes, letters of invitations, maps, photographs, instructions for organizing elections, lists of party members and donations and so on when he was involved in different activities including the elections, referendum, Canada Day celebrations, a dispute in dismissing a school bus driver and other community events. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Quebec Referendum in 1980, Quebec Liberal Party (1979-1985) , Canada Day (1977-1989), Dismissal of School Bus Driver (1976-1977), Megantic-Compton Cemetery and Church Association (1995-2000), Société d'Histoire et du Patrimoine du Haut-Saint-François (1996-2000) and Miscellaneous Correspondence (1967-1991), Map and Photograph (1911, 1941).

Martin, John Allen

Barnston Methodist Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC048
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1982

The fonds contains source material on the management and the Church membership of the Barnston Methodist Church from 1875 to 1923. It also provides information on the Way's Mills Union Church from 1931 to 1982. It consists of minutes, a register of baptisms, marriages, and burials, and a circuit register. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1887-1982), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1875-1915), and Membership (1875-1923).

Barnston Methodist Church (Barnston, Que.)

Bessie Jane Banfill fonds

  • CA ETRC P190
  • Fonds
  • [192-]-1998

The fonds contains primary source material on the life of Bessie Jane Banfill from 1923 to 1998. It consists of articles, biographical notes, a leaflet of her graduation ceremony and photographs. It is comprised of the following files: Biography (1923-1998), Photographs and Postcards (1924-[1975?]).

Banfill, Bessie Jane (1899-1975)

Bethany Presbyterian Church (Milan) fonds

  • CA ETRC PC006
  • Fonds
  • [187-?]-1989

The fonds contains source material on Church management, the congregation's affairs, and the women's organizations for the Bethany Presbyterian Church in Milan from the 1870s to 1980. It consists mainly of registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials; minute books; accounting books; communion rolls; deeds; financial statements; orders of service; press clippings; and photographs. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Vital Statistics (1899-1980), Session (1897-1980), Board of Managers (1919-1980), Women's Organizations (1910-1972), Photographs ([187-?]-1980) and Miscellaneous Documents (1933-1989).

Bethany Presbyterian Church (Milan, Que.)

Brae Manor Players fonds

  • CA ETRC P231
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1955

The fonds contains primary source information on the theatre productions of the Brae Manor Players in Knowlton and North Hatley from 1939 to 1955. If consists of programmes.

Brae Manor Players

Bury United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC018
  • Fonds
  • 1868-1992

The fonds contains source material mainly on the Church's women's organizations but also includes some documents on Church management for the Bury United Church from 1868 to 1992. Additionally, it contains some information on the East Angus, Bishopton, Bury Pastoral Charge from 1957 to 1984 and on the Bury Cemetery Company from 1977 to 1979. It consists of minutes, annual reports, registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials, and, account books. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1872-1984), Buildings and Property ([186-?]-1984), Financial Resources (1977), Annual Reports (1967-1989), Orders of service (1979) Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1868-1902, [193-?]), Membership (1952-1974), Historical (1968), Organizations (1898-1988), Photographs (1991-[1992?]), and Press Clippings (1932-1992).

Bury United Church (Bury, Que.)

Business and Professional Women's Club of Sherbrooke fonds

  • CA ETRC P226
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1949

The fonds contains primary source information on the activities and members of the Business and Professional Women's Club of Sherbrooke from 1938 to 1949. It consists of the minutes from one meeting and a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, correspondence, programmes, a copy of a presentation made at a meeting by Bertha Price, and photographs. The fonds is composed of the following series: Minutes ([ca. 1944]) and Scrapbook (1938-1949).

Business and Professional Women’s Club of Sherbrooke

Centenary United Church (Stanstead) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC011
  • Fonds
  • 1831-2018

The fonds contains source material on Church management, the congregation's affairs, and Church organizations for Centenary United Church in Stanstead from 1831 to 2018. It consists mainly of minutes, account books, annual reports, a calendar, and civil registers. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1833-2013), Buildings and Property ([186-?]-2012), Financial Resources (1864-1973), Annual Reports (1912-1981, 1997, 2003, 2006, 2008), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1831-1860), Orders of Service (1919-1987), Funds ([19-]-2013), Membership (1858-2018), Historical ([After 1894]-2004), Newsletters ([Between 1931-1954]), Organizations (1902-1998), Committees (1864-1983), and Press Clippings (1923-1994).

Centenary United Church (Stanstead, Que.)

Charles Stewart fonds

  • CA ETRC P065
  • Fonds
  • 1823-1850

The fonds contains source material on the activities of Charles Stewart from 1815 to 1829, a time span that covers his work in England and Charleston (Hatley, Quebec), and for the SPG and part of his tenure as Bishop of the Diocese of Quebec. It consists of transcripts made by the Reverend James Reid, pastor of Trinity Church in Frelighsburg, in 1850 of ninety-one letters (ninety of which were written between 1815 and 1829) from Stewart to Reid. The transcripts bear comments made by the transcriber.

Stewart, Charles, 1775-1837

Coalition of Conservationists of the Eastern Townships

  • CA ETRC P221
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1991

The fonds contains primary source material on the activities of the Coalition of Conservationists of the Eastern Townships between 1978 and 1991. It consists of administrational documents pertaining the creation and the dissolution of the Coalition, as well as agendas and minutes that convey the board's meetings. There are also documents sent to members, reports on the Coalition's activities, financial documents and public relations documents. The latter documents are maps and informational documents about the Coalition's environmental projects and endeavors. The fonds also contains correspondence between the Coalition, members and the Québec Government., as well as a stamp of the logo of the Coalition.

The fonds consists of the following series: Administration (1979, 1991), Members (1979, 1984), Reports (1991), Financial Documents (1979, 1982) and Public Relations (1978-1979).

Coalition de conservationistes pour l'environnement dans les Cantons Inc.

Delbert R. Holsapple fonds

  • CA ETRC P225
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1948

The fonds contains primary source information on the personal life and financial affairs of Delbert R. Holsapple in St. Armand West from 1920 to 1948. It consists of five diaries containing daily entries referring to weather, happenings in the community, and daily activities, as well as records of household/farming expenses and revenues.

Holsapple, Delbert R.

Dominion Lime Company fonds

  • CA ETRC P227
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1994, 2018

The fonds contains primary source information on the Dominion Lime Company in the Haut-Saint-Francois region (especially Dudswell) from 1875 to 1994, and in 2018. It consists largely of minutes, general financial ledgers, registers of shares and dividends, agreements, contracts, transfers, trademark documentation (certifications and renewals), correspondence, land surveys, lists of landholdings, a map, deeds of sale, leases, plans of property and machinery, inventories and production reports. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration and Management (1887-1896, 1923-1937, 1966, 1968), Financial Resources ([1890-1937?], 1966-1985), Legal Affairs (1875-[1907?], 1932-1975, 1990-1994), Buildings and Property ([1887-1970?]), Production (1944, 1975-1980).

Dominion Lime Company

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).

Douglas-Bridgette family fonds

  • CA ETRC P185
  • Fonds
  • 1812-2006

The fonds contains primary source information on the family life; social, religious and economic activities; and education of various members of the Douglas family, Bridgette family, and other relatives during the 19th and 20th centuries. It also contains historical information on the Farnham area, as well as genealogy. The majority of the records were produced in the Eastern Townships, many come from the New England states as well as across Canada and worldwide. It consists primarily of personal and business correspondence, postcards and photographs, historical notes and family history. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Douglas family (1812-1984), Pearson family (1868-1941), Todd family, (1863-[197-?]), Bridgette family (1850-1983), Kirkpatrick family (1850-1957), Genealogy (1969-2006), and Miscellaneous Documents (1876-18-?).

Douglas-Bridgette (family)

East Clifton United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC052
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1991

The fonds contains source material on the Church's history and the Church's accounting from 1936 to 1991. It consists of an account book, press clippings, and photographs. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Financial Resources (1936-1951), Historical (1969, 1991), Organizations ([197-?]), and Photographs (1991).

East Clifton United Church (East Clifton, Que.)

Eastern Townships Protestant Colonization Association fonds

  • CA ETRC P193
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1963, [199-?]

The fonds contains primary source material on the Eastern Townships Protestant Colonization Association from 1943 to the 1990s. It consists primarily of correspondence, minutes, reports, financial information and lists of colonists. The fonds is comprised of the following series: History (1955, [199-?]), Administration (1960-1962), Land Management (1945-1962), and Finances (1943-1963).

Fonds Elmwood Cemetery Inc. fonds

  • CA ETRC P247
  • Fonds
  • 1890-2018

The fonds contains information on the operation and management of Elmwood Cemetery Inc. in Sherbrooke from 1890 to 2018. It consists primarily of correspondence, minutes, financial statements, ledgers, and plans. The fonds is comprised of the following series: History and constituent documents (1890-1923, 1978-2018), Administration (1890-2005), Cemetery management (1890-2005), Legislation ([1895], 1960-1966, 2004).

Fonds Sherbrooke Hospital Foundation fonds

  • CA ETRC P179
  • Fonds
  • 1925-2011

The fonds contains source material on the activities, administration and financial resources as well was the history of the Sherbrooke Hospital Foundation and of the Sherbrooke (Protestant) Hospital in Sherbrooke from 1914 to 2012. It consists largely of minutes, financial reports, newspaper clippings, publicity, donations, grants, correspondence, and histories. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration (1914-2012), Financial Resources (1919-2011), and Photographs ([195-?]-2008).

Frances Chamberlin Barnum fonds

  • CA ETRC P090
  • Fonds
  • 1812-1919

The fonds contains source material on the property, financial, and estate-related transactions of Frances Chamberlin Barnum's family and the Reynold, Kemp, and Westover families (related by marriage) in Missisquoi County in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It is also of value as a source of information on the day-to-day activities of Towner Westover of East Dunham and the Methodist East Dunham Sunday School in the 1880s. It consists almost wholly of deeds (deeds of sale, mortgages, wills, estates, gifts, leases, and so on) notarized by members of the Chamberlin, Reynolds, Kemp, and Westover families but also includes a diary and account book. Elijah Kemp, a merchant in the seigneury of Saint-Armand; Orin J. Kemp of Frelighsburg; Joshua Chamberlin, a physician in the seigneury of Saint-Armand; and David Westover, an East Dunham land owner, are among the family members represented. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Kemp family (1812-1875), Chamberlin family (1840-1919), Reynolds family (1846-1894), Westover family (1880-1908), and Miscellaneous Documents ([1818?]-1878).

Barnum, Frances Chamberlin

Gisla Cemetery Inc. fonds

  • CA ETRC P182
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1996

The fonds contains source material on the organization, financial resources, funding activities and cemetery lots of Gisla Cemetery Inc. from 1877 to 1996. It consists of minutes, financial statements, a letters patent, a history, a newsletter, cemetery plans, correspondence, and documents pertaining to its designation as a historical site. The fonds consists of the following files: History and Letters Patent (1964, 1968, 1996), Minutes (1895-1946, 1970-1987), Correspondence (1971-1995), Financial statements (1970-1983), Funding (1970-1980), Newsletter (1977), Cemetery lots and plans ([197-?]-1979) and Immoveable Property (1877, 1913, 1925, 1967).

Gisla Cemetery Inc. (Gisla, Que.)

Goodin family (Bury) fonds

  • CA ETRC P197
  • Fonds
  • [187-?]-1950

The fonds contains primary source information on the education and social activities of the Goodin family in Canterbury and Bury from the 1870s to 1950. It consists of largely of correspondence, school reports, exams, composition books and a photograph. Among the correspondence are two wedding invitations: one for the marriage of Augusta Bennett and Samuel Lake, and another for Lizzie Clark. The identified authors of the correspondence are: John and Lucy Goodwin - George's brother and sister-in-law, Allen Snelling, Robert Clark, and Janet Rowe. The fonds is comprised of the following files: George Goodin Corrsepondence (1883-1890), Edith Goodin Correspondence (1948-1950) and Education ([187-?]-1949).

Goodin (family)

Hally Carrington Brent fonds

  • CA ETRC P181
  • Fonds
  • 1797, [187-]-[199-]

The fonds contains source material on the life of Hally Carrington Brent and on tourism and summer residents of North Hatley and Lake Massawippi from 1902 to the 1960s. It consists of photographs and a hand-written partial manuscript of Brent's book "The North Hatley Story". The correspondence, written by Hally C. Brent and Duncan K. Brent relates events from North Hatley and includes interesting notes on the outbreak of World War I (WWI). The fonds is comprised of the following series: The North Hatley Story manuscript ([196-?]), The North Hatley Story photographs ([199-?], Newspaper clippings (1961-1979), Photographs ([187-]-1941), and Correspondence (1914-1927), Charest-de Lauzon-Bringier family history (1797, 1948).

Brent, Hally Carrington, 1879-1968

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.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Crystal Rebekah Lodge, No. 14 fonds

  • CA ETRC P167
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1998

The fonds contains source material on the members of the Crystal Rebekah Lodge, No. 14, in Rock Island, from 1974 to 1998. It consists of two membership registers. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Membership (1974-1998).

Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Crystal Rebekah Lodge, No. 14 (Rock Island, Que.)

Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Fidelity Rebekah Lodge, No. 33 fonds

  • CA ETRC P133
  • Fonds
  • 1915-2001

The fonds contains source material on the organization and activities of the Fidelity Rebekah Lodge, No. 33 in Ayer's Cliff from 1915 to 1982. It consists of a charter, minutes, certificates, and petitions for membership. The fonds is comprised of the following four series: Historical and Constituent Documents (1915), Minutes (1959-2001), Certificates (1918-1969), and Petitions for Membership (1916-1977).

Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Fidelity Rebekah Lodge, No. 33 (Ayer's Cliff, Que.)

Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Maxwell Rebekah Lodge, No. 17 fonds

  • CA ETRC P172
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1987

The fonds contains source material on the organization and activities of the Maxwell Rebekah Lodge, No. 17, in Bishopton from 1907 to 1987. It consists of minutes from the Lodge and a roll book. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Minutes (1907-1956) and Membership (1921-1987).

Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Maxwell Rebekah Lodge, No. 17 (Bishopton, Que.)

Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Myrtle Rebekah Lodge, No. 28 fonds

  • CA ETRC P103
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1994

The fonds contains source material on the activities and organization of the Myrtle Rebekah Lodge, No. 28 in Lennoxville-Ascot from 1913 to 1994. It consists of mainly minutes from the Lodge as well as those of the Past Noble Grands' Club and the District No. 6 of the Rebekah Assembly of Quebec. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Principles of Rebekah Degree ([198-?]), Historical and Constituent Documents (1913-1988), Minutes (1913-1994), Certificates (1974-1975), Sovereign Grand Lodge (1943-[195-?]), Accounting Books (1983-1988), Annual Reports (1980-1990), and Photographs (1922-1988).

Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Myrtle Rebekah Lodge, No. 28 (Lennoxville-Ascot, Que.)

Kay Kinsman fonds

  • CA ETRC P062
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1998

The fonds contains source material on Kay Kinsman's life as an artist from 1947 to 1998 and a student at Bishop's and McGill Universities from the 1970s to 1998. It consists mainly of notebooks, watercolour books, sketchbooks, press clippings, correspondence, papers submitted for courses at Bishop's, her M.A. thesis, exhibition catalogues, slides and photographs. The fonds is comprised of the following series : Private Life (1947-1998), Artistic Life (1949-[between 1980 and 1998]), Academic Life (1964-1996), and Works on Kay Kinsman (1992-1995).

Kinsman, Kay, 1909-1998

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