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Arthur H.H. Bieber collection

  • CA ETRC P041
  • Fonds
  • [189-?]-1978

The collection contains source material on the history of the Bieber family and material on the Eastern Townships, Canada, England and the two world wars. It consists of four albums of postcards and seven scrapbooks containing press clippings, correspondence, photographs, booklets, greeting cards and recipes. Included among the scrapbooks is one complied by Arthur Bieber during his World War II (WWII) military service. Most of the postcards are from Europe, only a few relate to the Eastern Townships. Many were sent or received by Arthur H.H. Bieber and therefore constitute items of correspondence. The clippings in the scrapbooks are mainly related to the Eastern Townships, with some on other topics. The collection is comprised of the following series: Scrapbooks ([1914?]-1978), Postcards Albums ([190-?]-[194-?]), and Photographs ([189-?]-194-?]).

Bieber, Arthur H.H.

Minnie Hallowell Bowen fonds

  • CA ETRC P006
  • Fonds
  • [1752?]-[200-?]

The fonds contains source material mainly related to Minnie Hallowell Bowen's literary writings, community and political implicatons, and personal life at the turn of the 20th century. Many of her poems relate to local events, to the world wars, and to Canadian and British politics. The fonds also provides information on the activities of Minnie's family members, including but not limited to: her husband Cecil H. Bowen, her son Lloyd H. Bowen, her daughter Rose Meredyth Bowen, Henry Bowen, Edward Bowen, Eleazar Clark, George Frederick Bowen, John Hallowell, William Bowen, Frank A. Bowen, Frederick Chamberlin Bowen, and Edward Hugh Bowen. The documents show their involvement mainly in the development of railways, in the mining industry, in the Armed Forces and Militia, in politics, in scouting, in church activities, and in social clubs and associations. Some documents are about the Fenian Raids, the Knights of Columbus, and the history of Sherbrooke.

The fonds consists of mainly manuscripts, correspondence, photocopies of press clippings, articles, publications, photographs, diaries, prospectuses, and drawings. It is comprised of the following series: Literary Works and Other Writings (1883-1941), Involvement in the Canadian Flag Issue ([1887?]-1946), Personal Life ([1863-1865]-1943), Lloyd H. Bowen (1865, 1902-1995), Cecil H. Bowen ([1866?]-1935, 1986), Other Family Members (1801-1940), and History of Sherbrooke ([1836?]-1967), Family History ([1752?-200-?]), Obituaries and Other Clippings (1836-1943, 1964-1997), Other Photographs and Graphic Material (1840-1956), Miscellaneous ([1835-1904?]).

Bowen, Minnie

Woodman family (Coaticook) fonds

  • CA ETRC P214
  • Fonds
  • 1853 - 2015

The fonds consists of primary source material on the Woodman family. It contains photographs, correspondence, wills, financial receipts, press clippings, autograph books and medals from the First and Second World War. It contains the following series: Joshua Woodman (1864), Albert Alonzo Woodman (1853-1896), Albert Alonzo Woodman Jr. (1882-1921), Milton A. Woodman (1900-[194--]), John Woodman (1917, 1947), The McKee Family (1898-1921), Murray A. Milton Woodman (1960-1972), Peter A. Woodman (1945-2010), Keith Woodman (2009), Woodman Family Photos ([19--]-[20--]), Other Family Photos ([18--?]-[19--?]), Woodman Genealogy ([19--] -[20--?]), Miscellaneous (1875-2010) and Dorothy Jane Neill Woodman (2005).

Woodman Family

Wark family (Sherbrooke) fonds

  • CA ETRC P234
  • Fonds
  • 1911-2002

The fonds contains primary source material on the personal, professional and military lives of the Wark family in Sherbrooke between 1911 and 2002. It consists primarily of photographs and theatre programmes. The fonds is comprised of the following series: James H. Wark, Florence (Bryant) Wark, Barbara Wark, Wark theatre, Photographs, and Miscellaneous.

Fonds Ovide Vincent

  • CA SHC F001
  • Fonds
  • [1916], [200-?]

Fonds presents the experience of Ovide Vincent during his training at Camp Valcartier with the 117th Eastern Townships Battalion in 1916. It consists of a letter written by Ovide Vincent to Odilon Véronneau and a note of explanation by Yvette Véronneau Béland.

Vincent, Ovide