Showing 81 results

Archival description
Shipton, Township of
Print preview View:

71 results with digital objects Show results with digital objects

Hauling log with sledge

The item is a photograph of a team hauling a log on a sledge (sled) in winter, likely including members of the Baker family at the Edwin G. Baker farm on Haslett Road at Danville, taken in 1914 or 1915. Also visible is the load binder - the bent stick. The log would be chained to the sled, the load binder attached to the chain, bent over and hooked, thereby applying tension to the chain to hold the log in place.

Fairs

The file consists of four booklets titled "Prize Lists for the Richmond County Agricultural Society Annual Fair", dated respectively 1960, 1964, 1966, 1967; prize cards, from 1893-1914, of the Danville Union Agricultural Society, the Richmond County Agricultural Society and the Eastern Townships Agriculture Society; a souvenir programme from the Sherbrooke Fair from 1945; and a poster of the 62nd Annual Farmers' Exhibition, organized by the Stanstead County Agricultural Society in Ayer's Cliff, from 28 to 29 August 1907. The file provides information on the setting up of agricultural fairs. It contains the names of the Richmond County Agricultural Society's members, the departmental committees and the rules and regulations and judging programmes of the fairs. It also a prize book for Canada's Great Eastern Exhibition (Sherbrooke, Que.) from 1894 and architectural drawings for a multifunctional building for the Exposition Sherbrooke Fair, dated 23 March 1983.

Asbestos

The file contains photographic information on mines and mining equipment in Val-des-Sources (Asbstos) from 1909 to 1930. It consists of pictures.

Trinity United Church Danville

The series contains source material on the repairs of Trinity United Church of Danville. It consists of correspondence, reports, submissions, invoices, sketches and photographs. The repairs were done on the roof, the bell tower, outside walls, stained glass, entrance and nave. The series is comprised of the following subseries: Correspondence (1996-1999), Finances (1995-1998), Submissions (1998), Reports (1994-1998) and Photographs.

Holy Trinity Church Denison Mill

The series contains source material on the repairs of the Holy Trinity Church of Denison’s Mill. It consists of correspondence, reports, photographs and agreement letter. The repairs were done on the foundations, the exterior walls, the entries and the interior. The series is comprised of the following subseries: Agreement (2006), Correspondence (2001-2006), Reports (1994-2006) and Photographs (2001).

W. Gillies Ross fonds

  • CA ETRC P233
  • Fonds
  • 1767 [Photocopied]-2006

The fonds contains of research done by W. Gillies Ross on the following subjects: the mines at Eustis, Capelton and Albert Mines, asbestos mining at Asbestos, the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic, and the Stanstead granite industry. It consists largely of research notes, research documents, photographs, and oral histories. The fonds is organized i the following series: Interviews (1944-1996), Harvard’s Baker Library Trip and Research (1887-1996), Jo Cooper (1977-1987), Newspaper Index (1971-1975), National Archive of Canada Research (1903-1921), Publications (1890-1938), Granite Project (1898-1900, 1976), Copper / Pyrite Mining Studies (1867 [Photocopied] -1996), Asbestos Mining and Landscape Research (1897 [Photocopied]-1965), Spanish Flu Research (1918 [Photocopied] -2006), Photographs (1888-1972), Maps and Plans (1767 [Photocopied] - 1979), Asbestos Mining (1950-2004), Mining Study – Correspondence (1883 [Photocopied]-2005), Book Translation (1995) and Cookshire (1979).

Ross, W. Gillies (1931-2019)

Two people with a wheelbarrow

The item contains information on the Baker family's personal lives. It is a farm scene depicting two unidentified young people, with a young man pushing a young woman seated on a wheelbarrow, possibly in the area of Danville.

Danville Rifle Company

The file contains information on the Danville Rifle Company. It consists of a history as remembered by T. Perkins (aka "Perk") Cleveland and correspondence received by Herbert Derick.

Harry Roland Cleveland Jr.

Series contains primary source material on the life and service of Harry Roland Cleveland Jr. It consists of a testimonial in support of his application for the Royal Flying Corps, certificates of appointment, Cleveland Jr's soldier diary describing his everyday life in the Royal Flying Corps before he left for Europe and then when he was on active duty in Europe during World War I, Royal Flying Corps transfer and training cards, certificates of military qualification, correspondence and a Roster of War Birds from the RFC - RNAS 1958 Anniversary Reunion.

Cleveland, Harry Roland, Jr.

Harry Roland Cleveland Sr.

The series contains primary source material on the life of Harry Roland Cleveland Sr. It consists of photographs from his time served with the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles, a graduation photograph from McGill University, a H.M. Forces combined leave and railway ticket, correspondence and discharge papers.

Cleveland, Harry Roland, Sr.

King Street, Asbestos, QC

Item is a postcard showing King Street in Asbestos around the 1910s by photograph V. Dubois. A handwritten caption reads "1924-25 Looking E [east] from centre of 'Square.' Sunday A.M. People going into Post Office." There are people visible on the sidewalks and two motor vehicles.

Laurier Street, Asbestos, QC

Item is a postcard showing a view of Laurier Street in Asbestos around the 1910s. A handwritten caption reads "Looking S.E. [southeast] from centre of 'the Square.'"

Results 1 to 30 of 81