- [1960?], copied 1977
Item is a photograph of Main street located in Compton during winter.
Item is a photograph of Main street located in Compton during winter.
Item is a photograph of Main street located in Compton.
Item is a photograph of the Hamilton Powder Magazine, in Windsor Mills.
Item is a photograph of a water fall on the Nicolet River, near Danville.
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
Material pertaining to drama at Bishop's University, and includes lecture notes, dramatic production scripts and notes, programmes, pamphlets, clippings, correspondence (invitations and cards) photographs, magnetic tapes, and sound recordings. Received previously in 1992 and also included in the fonds a special file pertaining to the official opening of Centennial Theatre; videotape of the construction of Centennial Theatre and of the first major play produced in the new theatre, in March 1967 - The Knight of the Burning Pestle - by Beaumont and Fletcher.
Manuscripts, drafts, lecture notes and associated materials related to scholarly research on the Septuagint by Professor Sidney Jellicoe. The fonds also includes lecture notes, bibliographical research notes, offprints, and early/founding records of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS). The IOSCS is a nonprofit, learned society formed to promote international research in and study of the Septuagint and related texts.
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.
The fonds contains source material on the activities of the Women's Canadian Club of the Eastern Townships from around the 1950s to 2014. It consists mainly of histories, minutes, by-laws, reports, correspondence, notices to members, member lists, financial statements, donations, information on speakers, photographs, programmes and publicity. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration ([195-?]-2014), Financial Resources (1970-2014), Membership (1967-2014), Speakers (1973-2014), Photographs (1997, [200-?]), Activities (1972-2014), National Meeting of Canadian Clubs (1984), Association of Canadian Clubs (1986-2007).
Women's Canadian Club of the Eastern Townships
This fonds consists of a copy of a photograph (portrait) of Sewell Scofield of Sutton Flats.
The fonds contains primary source material pertaining to Matrix magazine (published in Lennoxville, QC from 1974 to 1988). The material in the fonds spans from 1913 to 1921, and from 1974 to 1995. It consists of correspondence, largely with Matrix editor Philip Lanthier, regarding the administration and content of the magazine. The fonds also consists of prints of work submitted to the magazine, 53 photographs (including 12 35mm negatives) from The Seventh Moon poetry readings, featuring Irving Layton, Lucien Francoeur, and Ralph Gustafson, as well as 55 miscellaneous photographs (including 18 35mm negatives). Other items found in the fonds include an award certificate for Joyce Marshall in Matrix (1984), transparencies of artworks, sketches for the magazine, a Seventh Moon Poetry Reading poster, and press clippings. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Correspondence ([1974-1991?]), Administration (1974-1988), Promotional Material ([1974-after 1985?]), Special Events ([1980?]-1995), Design Process ([1913-1921], [1974-1995?]).
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
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.
The fonds contains source material on the activities of James Everet and James Arlington Davidson in the Georgeville-area building industry from 1890 to 1945. It is also of value as a source of information on the history of Georgeville, once called Copp's Ferry, on the Brevoort family, and the Georgeville Cemetery Association Inc. The fonds consists of ledgers, correspondence, contracts, histories, press clippings, and photographs. It is comprised of the following series: Account Books (1890-1938), Contracts (1931-1945), Georgeville (1856-1981), Brevoort Family (1858-[197-?]) and Miscellaneous Documents (1831-1984).
The fonds contains mainly source material on Sam Hopper's and The Hoedowners' singing activities. It consists of 19 tape reels, 19 cassettes and a booklet entitled "Sam Hopper Tapes" on Sam Hopper and The Hoedowners from 1982. It also consists of one cassette entitled "La reponse..." by the "Ensemble vocal La Maison du Point tournant" from 1993, and a poster for Sam Hopper and his Hoedowners.
The guitar player on the far left side has been identified as Merlin Dewing and the man beside him has been identified as Jimmy Piper.
Hopper, Sam, 1899-1980
Fonds illustrates Jeanne Lesieur's education and training as a nurse from 1908 to 1918. It consists of two certificates, one from the nursing school of the St-Vincent-de-Paul Hospital and the Victorian Order of Nurses, and a photocopy of a book dedication received as a school prize.
Fonds illustrates the activities and membership of the golden age club "Sourire à la vie St-Marc" in Coaticook from 1974 to 1987. It consists of the club's newsletter, titled Sourire Saisonnier.
Sourire à la Vie Golden Age Club of St-Marc's
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.
Collections presents coroner's inquests for cases from the Coaticook area from 1867 to 1984. It consists of coroner's inquests reports.
Fonds illustrates the professional and political life of Yvette Boucher Rousseau from 1934 to 2004. It consists of photographs, works by Rousseau, press clippings, programmes, and House of Commons, Senate, and National Assembly debates. While the majority of the material highlights Rousseau's career, it includes a few photographs from her childhood and biographical material from after her death in 1988. The fonds is composed of the following files: Biographies, Publications, Press clippings, Photographs, Parliamentary debates, and Prizes.
Maureen Cumbers, Gaetane Gauthier, Lloyd MacPherson, Murray Johnston, Ellen Doak, Richard Dean, Peter King, Max Ferrill, Clarice Harris, Parkin Thomson, Robert Denman, Maurice Janna, Peter Holroyd, Stuart Ballard, Stuart Edgar, George Cowles, Barbara Thomas, Sylvia Corey
The fonds contains source material on the daily life of Lydia Sawyer from 1855 to 1883 and on the activities of the members of her immediate family, notably her husband Thomas Kirton Oughtred; her brother-in-law Robinson Oughtred; and her daughters Susan and Harriet. The fonds consists of her personal diary dating from 1855 to 1883; the contract for her second marriage; documents relating to Thomas Kirton Oughtred's activities as a private land agent, his work as a teacher at the School Royal Foundation in the Township of Eaton, and his last will and testament; and documents concerning Susan and Harriet. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Lydia Sawyer (1852-1883), Thomas Kirton Oughtred (1825-1838), Susan Oughtred (1852-1853), Harriet Oughtred (1852), and Robinson Oughtred (1849).
Sawyer, Lydia, 1803 or 1804-1883
The fonds contains source material on the work and activities of the Memorial Hospital for Tuberculosis from 1925 to 1936. It is comprised of the following series: Minutes (1925-1936) and Accounting Book (1925-1936).
I.O.D.E. Memorial Hospital for Tuberculosis (Sherbrooke, Que.)
The fonds contains source material on the administrative and charitable activities of the Child Welfare Clinic of Sherbrooke from 1920 to 1989. It consists mainly of minutes, correspondence, a charter, financial statements, reports, and press clippings. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration (1920-1974), Financial Resources (1924-1980), Activities (-1989), and Public Relations ([1946?]-[1964?]).
Child Welfare Clinic of Sherbrooke (Sherbrooke, Que.)
The fonds consists of a Deed of Sale by John Reynolds to Sarah Hooker and her husband George Cook.