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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 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)
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.

Collection Susan Beaton
CA SHC C003 · Collection · 1816-1899

Collection primarily contains information on the businesses and families of Barnston and Coaticook from 1816 to 1899. It consists of receipts, invoices, correspondence, historical research, an account ledger, land deeds, a marriage contract, a permit, and birthday books.

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.

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).

CA SHC C020 · Collection · [189-?]-1939

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.

Drolet-Fortin family
Collection Viola Lemieux
CA SHC C011 · Collection · 1892-1950

Collection presents information on St-Herménégilde from 1892 to 1950. It consists of visitor registers for the No. 9 school in the St-Herménégilde school board from 1892 to 1906; a handwritten history of the parish in St-Herménégilde on the occaison of its 75th anniversary in 1950; and newspaper clippings on Joseph Otis, Curé A. Tremblay, the marriage of M.A. Coulombe et Cora Tremblay, and rum baron Pierre St. Pierre. The school visitor registers are also a source informaton on the students attending the school, subjects taught, and schedules.

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 Raoul Laurence
CA SHC C012 · Collection · [between 1950 and 1953]

Collection illustrates some of the activities of Dr. Raoul Laurence during his time as mayor from 1950 to 1953. It consists of photographs including Raoul Laurence performing various mayoral duties, and includes, among others, a banquet hosted by the Emerald Guild of Coaticook, a retirement party for J.-W. Thériault, the launch of the Lions Club's White Cane campaign, and a special train tour by the Canadian National.

Laurence, Dr. Raoul
Collection Tim Kelly
CA SHC C021 · Collection · 1952-1953 [reproductions]

Collection presents parade floats from the St-Jean-Baptiste Day parade in Coaticook from 1952 to 1953. It consists of reproduced photographs.

Collection Mme Lemieux
CA SHC C025 · Collection · [191-?]-[195-?]

Collection presents sports and culture in Coaticook and St-Herménégilde from about the 1910s to the 1950s. It consists the following items:
-photo, Chevaliers de Colomb in front of St-Jean-l’Évangeliste church, [195-?]
-photo, unidentified anniversary, [195-?]
-photo, softball team, St-Herménégilde, [191-?]
-photo, construction of a church, possibly in St-Herménégilde, [191-]
-photo, « Drame Claude Bardane », Magog, 1930
-photo, excursion to St-Herménégilde, [1935?]
-photo, group with priest, possibly at St-Herménégilde, Ernest Lemieux identified in photo, [1935?]
-three photos, unidentified groups
-postcard, Couvent de la Présentation de Marie, Coaticook

Collection Alphat Duquette
CA SHC C028 · Collection · [195-?]

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.

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).

Collection Robert Charron
CA SHC C006 · Collection · [195-?]

Collection contains photographs from around the 1950s. Among the identified photographs are a group of school children from St. Barthelémy in Ayer's Cliff and Marguerite Mongeau at the time of her communion. Among the unidentified photographs are a studio portrait from a double wedding and a theatre production.

Collection Collette Lebel
CA SHC C026 · Collection · [192-?]-[195-?]

Collection illustrates the evolution of the Lebel store and the P.T. Legaré store in Coaticook from around the 1920s to the 1950s. It consists of photographs.

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.

CA SHC C022 · Collection · 1894-1900, 1961-1962

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 Léopold Lebel
CA SHC C013 · Collection · [195-]-1964

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.

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 Madeleine Drolet
CA SHC C017 · Collection · 1891-1968

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 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 Henri Carbonneau
CA SHC C005 · Collection · 1923-1973

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.

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.

Collection Clément de Laat
CA SHC C027 · Collection · [194-?], 1978

Collection contains a photograph of the first Festival du lait de Coaticook in 1978 and a business card for Dixville Taxi Omer Goyette.

Mme. Nichols collection
CA SHC C037 · Collection · 1956, [197-?]

The collection consists of compiled transcripts and excerpts of documents from various women's groups and churches in the Coaticook area, including:
-letter of resignation as secretary for the Women's Missionary Society of the Coaticook United Church from Ethel Rogers (1956)
-Mission Band Report by Isabelle Wadleigh 1956
-compiled list of members of the United Church Women of the Coaticook United Church for 1946-1974
-documents for Young Ladies Circle Poetry -compiled list of the Membership roll (of the United Church? ) for the Compton area 1861-1854
-extracts from United Church Women minutes, 1960s
-list of burials at "Old Moulton Burying Ground" cemetery
-transcript of Young Ladies Circle financial accounts from 1898-1927
-transcript of various documents from women's organizations at Sisco Memorial United Church in Coaticook
-extracts from Coaticook Methodist Church Board of Trustees from 1877-1919

Collection Lucie Gaudreau
CA SHC C010 · Collection · 1890, [192-?]-1982

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:

  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, Canadian 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.
  11. Group of unidentified employees outside at Domaine Howard in Sherbrooke, 1981-1982
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.

Collection Telmosse family
CA SHC C014 · Collection · 1905-1983

Collection Telmosse presents information on members of the Telmosse family from 1905 to 1983. It consists of a family tree, school notebooks and papers, an invitation for the ordination of Louis Telmosse, a newsaper article on the work of Father Edmond Telmosse in Haiti, and three photographs.

Telmosse, family