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Hazel A. Coates fonds

  • CA ETRC P014
  • Fonds
  • [1967?]

The fonds contains source material on Quebec crafts compiled by Hazel A. Coates in preparation of the 1967 publication of A Quebec Mosaic. A story of Quebec and its crafts. It consists of photographs and drawings of furniture, carpets, jewellery, pottery, tools, kitchen utensils, and rural scenes. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Photographs ([1967?]) and Drawings ([1967?]).

Coates, Hazel A., 1893-1980

C.M. (Catherine Matilda) Day fonds

  • CA ETRC P015
  • Fonds
  • [18-]-1962; predominant 1860-1899

The fonds contains source material on Catherine M. Day's literary and historical work during the second half of the 19th Century. It consists of manuscripts, correspondence, literary texts (including excerpts from "Alice Maynard"), press clippings, manuscript notes, and photographs. It is comprised of the following series : Biographical Notices ([19-]-1962), Correspondence ([1869?]-[1886?], Historical Writings ([186-?]-1898), Literary Writings ([18-]), Miscellaneous Writings ([18-], and Photographs ([189-?]). 'Historical Writings' includes part of the manuscript of "History of the Eastern Townships", containing unpublished chapters.

Day, C.M. (Catherine Matilda), 1815-1899

Davidson family fonds

  • CA ETRC P016
  • Fonds
  • 1831-1984

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).

Davidson (family)

Ewing family fonds

  • CA ETRC P018
  • Fonds
  • 1837-1931

The fonds contains source material on the Ewing family's living conditions during their trip to Canada in 1837 and in the Township of Melbourne from 1838 to 1900. The fonds also provides biographical data on some members of the Ewing family, including John Ewing, Mayor of the village of Melbourne. The fonds is comprised of the following series : Genealogical and Biographical Documents (1837-[1900?]), Letters of Reference and Travel Notes (1837), Correspondence (1842-1931) and Diploma and Certificate (1863-1878).

Ewing (family)

Dudley Baxter fonds

  • CA ETRC P002
  • Fonds
  • 1838-1871

The fonds contains source material on the daily activities of Dudley Baxter in the region of Frampton between 1838 and 1862. The fonds consists of a diary and some press clippings from the Quebec Mercury. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Diary (1838-1862) and Press Clippings (1861-1871).

Baxter, Dudley

Elizabeth Frances Hale fonds

  • CA ETRC P071
  • Fonds
  • 1904

The fonds contains source material on the military career of Hale's great grandfather, General John Hale, and the political career of her grandfather, the Honourable John Hale. It consists of an autographed letter from Hale herself to an unidentified man, dated from Sherbrooke on 27 May 1904 and providing information on General John Hale and the Honourable John Hale.

Hale, Elizabeth Frances, 1831-1918

Andrew Sangster fonds

  • CA ETRC P078
  • Fonds
  • [189-?]-1943

The fonds contains source material on urban development of the city of Sherbrooke and on flooding in the area during the latter part of the 19th century and the early 20th century. It consists of 13 individual photographs, a postcard and an album containing 25 photos. The contents of the album include seven photographs taken in Cape Breton and at the Chicago World's Fair. Three of the album's photos were taken by George Johnston and one by Wilbur Burton Finley, both turn-of-the-century Sherbrooke photographers. In the collection as a whole are found views of the Magog and Saint Francis rivers; Dufferin, Lansdowne, Grand Forks and Fairmount streets; bridges; a power station; factories such as the Paton and Jenckes; University of Bishop's College; panoramas of Sherbrooke; an aerial view of Sherbrooke; and flooding in downtown Sherbrooke.

Sangster, Andrew, 1868-1936

Wright Gibson fonds

  • CA ETRC P084
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1965

The fonds contains source material on the general situation at Sherbrooke High School from 1932 to 1943; participation by students from the Sherbrooke region in McGill University's music examinations, and their results, from 1935 to 1965; Wright Gibson's education; and the awards he received. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Sherbrooke High School (1932-[196-?]), Sherbrooke Local Centre. Conservatorium of Music of McGill University (1935-1965), Schubert Club of Sherbrooke ([193-?]-[195-?]), Diplomas, Certificates and Awards (1922-1965), and Miscellaneous Documents ([195?]-1965).

Gibson, Wright, 1904-1977

Jeremiah Wilbur fonds

  • CA ETRC P086
  • Fonds
  • [1865?]-[1873?]

The fonds contains source material on Jeremiah Wilbur's involvement with certain mining companies operating in the region of the Township of Ascot from 1865 to 1873 and on the decline of mining in the region. The documents are also a source of information on the activities of the Association on Mining Lands in Canada and the Victoria Mining Company of Sherbrooke Canada East. The minutes and correspondence of these two organizations reveal the tactics employed by managers and owners residing in the United States in managing operations in Canada. Also to be found is information on mining procedures of the period and the geographical distribution of the different stages of mineral production. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Sherbrooke Gold Mining Joint Stock Association (1866), Ascot Gold Mining Company ([1865?]-1867), Association on Mining Lands in Canada (1867-1868), and the Victoria Mining Company of Sherbrooke Canada East (1868-1873).

Wilbur, Jeremiah

Municipality of Ascot fonds

  • CA ETRC P095
  • Fonds
  • 1831-1891

The fonds contains source material on the development of roads, education, and land ownership in the Municipality of Ascot from 1830 to 1890. It relates mainly to the relations of Ascot Municipal Council with residents, other municipalities (Sherbrooke, Compton, Westbury), and provincial government agencies. The fonds consists mainly of reports and notices on road and bridge construction and maintenance, produced by the local surveyor and his assistants and by the Deputy Grand Voyer. Residents' petitions, Municipal Council correspondence, and land-sale contracts are also present. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Roads and Bridges (1845-1872), Real Estate and Taxation (1831-[1881?]), Education (1846-1851), and Miscellaneous Documents ([185-?]-1891).

Municipality of Ascot (Ascot, Que.)

Frederick Simpson Coburn fonds

  • CA ETRC P098
  • Fonds
  • 1828-2010

The fonds contains primary source information on the life and work of Coburn as an illustrator and painter. It consists mainly of biographical works, photographs, postcards, correspondence, scrapbooks, magazines, some original works (unsigned), prints and reproductions of Canadian, American, and European works from various publications, and documents related to reproduction of Coburn's works. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Private Life (1844-2008), Artistic Endeavours (1893-2010), Professional Life/Affaires (1893-2005), Finances and Property (1914-1964), and Personal Collections (1828-[1960?]).

Coburn, Frederick Simpson, 1871-1960

The Record fonds

  • CA ETRC P101
  • Fonds
  • 1839-1997

The fonds contains source material on the circulation, distribution, production, and advertising of The Record from 1839 to 1997. It provides information on the subscribers in Sherbrooke and in the region; on carriers and dealers; and on service copies, number of produced and spoiled copies, pounds of paper used. The fonds consists of carriers' draw sheets and account summaries; newsdealers' draw sheets; carriers' route lists; circulation records; press room report of production; reports from the Audit Bureau of Circulation, photographs, buttons, a handbook for correspondents, a petition and a survey. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Newspaper Management (1932-1997), Newspaper Delivery (1956-1984), News Dealers (1936-1967), Public Relations (1914-1997), Special Events (1925-1997), Souvenirs (1839-1992), Photographs (1958-1997), and Human Resources (1960).

The Record (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Tomifobia Women's Institute fonds

  • CA ETRC P104
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1968.

The fonds contains source material on the organization and the activities of the Tomifobia Women's Institute from 1919 to 1968. It is comprised of the following series: History ([193-?]), Minutes (1919-1968), Treasurer's Book (1964-1967), Annual Reports ([196-?]), and Miscellaneous Documents ([1946?]-1968). In the last series, there are the programmes of activity of each Women's Institute member of the Stanstead County Women's Institutes for 1965-1966.

Tomifobia Women's Institute (Tomifobia, Que.)

Way's Mills Women's Institute fonds

  • CA ETRC P105
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1965

The fonds contains source material on the organization and the activities of the Way's Mills Women's Institute from 1930 to 1965. It is comprised of the following series: History (1954-[1965?], Minutes (1955-1965), Treasurer's Book (1959-1965), Programmes (1930-1932), Anniversaries (1954-1964), and Press Clippings (1945).

Way's Mills Women's Institute (Way's Mills, Que.)

Hatley Centre Women's Institute

  • CA ETRC P118
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1983

The fonds contains source material on the organization and the activities of the Hatley Centre Women's Institute from 1955 to 1983. It is comprised of the following series: Minutes (1958-1983), and Accounting Books (1955-1981).

Hatley Centre Women's Institute (Hatley, Que.)

Sherbrooke Hospital Ladies' Auxiliary fonds

  • CA ETRC P126
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1998

The fonds contains source material on the organisation and activities of the Sherbrooke Hospital Ladies' Auxiliary. The fonds also consists of material that shows the role of the SHLA in social welfare activities. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration ([19--?], 1945-1995), Committees ([19--?], 1951-1995), Financial Resources ([19--?], 1942-1990), Membership (1926-1995), Communication ([19--?], 1952-1998) and Photographs [19--?].

Sherbrooke Hospital Ladies' Auxiliary (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Margaret Naylor fonds

  • CA ETRC P128
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1941, predominant 1928

The fonds contains information on Margaret Naylor's trip across Canada in 1928. It consists of a photo album, which includes detailed personal comments, postcards, photographs, and tourist information clippings.

Naylor, Margaret, 1905-1994

James H. Smith fonds

  • CA ETRC P132
  • Fonds
  • [190-?]-1908

The fonds contains source material on James H. Smith's professional activities as a machinery merchant, a maple sugar dealer, and his activities as a member of the municipal Council of the village of Sutton. The fonds consists mainly of correspondence, an obligation form, promotional material, invoices, masonic meeting cards and a municipal financial statement. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Personal Life (1907-1908), and Professional Life ([190-?]-1908).

Smith, James H., 1865-1926

Memphremagog Conservation Inc. fonds

  • CA ETRC P137
  • Fonds
  • 1967-2001

The fonds contains source material on the organization, operation, activities, and projects of the Memphremagog Conservation Inc. from 1967 to 2001. It consists of minutes, correspondence, committees files, environmental protection projects, press releases, correspondence with other organizations, research reports, newsletters, maps, audio tapes, audio reels and videos. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration (1968-1999), Human Resources (1968-1987), Financial Resources (1968-1999), Lake Memphremagog Protection (1967-1997), Public Relations (1968-2001), Research Studies (1968-1997), Membership and Member Services (1983-1990), Maps ([197-?]), Miscellaneous ([1970-?]).

Memphremagog Conservation Inc. (Lake Memphremagog, Que.)

Stanstead and Sherbrooke Fire Insurance Company fonds

  • CA ETRC P048
  • Fonds
  • 1835-1973

The fonds contains source material on the activities of the Stanstead and Sherbrooke Fire Insurance Company from 1835 to 1935. It consists of three registers and two booklets. The registers contain by-laws, minutes of Board of Directors' meetings, annual reports, financial statements, statements of receipts and disbursements, and data on complaints by the insured. The commemorative booklets were published on the occasions of the company's 75th and 100th anniversaries. The fonds consists of the following series: Administration (1835-1973), Financial Resources (1865-1915), and Photographs.

Stanstead and Sherbrooke Fire Insurance Company (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Richmond collection

  • CA ETRC P049
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1927

The collection contains source material on agriculture, justice, business, municipal politics, sports, and education in the County of Richmond from 1850 to 1930, and on the activities of Charles N. Desaulniers, who was Clerk for the Circuit Court, Secretary-Treasurer of the village of Richmond, and an insurance agent. The collection consists of documentary materials of various kinds, including annual reports, statements of accounts, membership lists, registers, photographs, and correspondence. It is comprised of the following series: Agricultural Society for the County of Richmond ([1893?]-[1906?]), Legal Documents (1909), Certificates (1905-1906), Public Market and Town Hall (1873), Circuit Court and Magistrate's Court (1850-1908), Independent Eastern Townships Hockey League (1899-1900), Charles N. Desaulniers (1884-1889), School Register (1883-1884), and Photographs ([18-?]-1927).

Richmond (Richmond, Que.)

Canadian Institute of International Affairs. Sherbrooke\Lennoxville Branch fonds

  • CA ETRC P051
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1988

The fonds contains source material on the activities of the Sherbrooke\Lennoxville Branch of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs from 1945 to 1988, and thus indirectly provides information on the interests of Sherbrooke-area residents in international affairs. It is comprised of the following series: By-laws (1965-1981), Norms and Procedures (1963-1982), Minutes and Agendas (1965-1987), Accounting and Financial Documents (1945-1988), Members (1945-1988), Speakers (1945-1988), Correspondence (1945-1988) and Miscellaneous Documents (1947-1978).

Canadian Institute of International Affairs. Sherbrooke\Lennoxville Branch (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Girl Guides of Canada. Newton District fonds

  • CA ETRC P055
  • Fonds
  • [197-]-1989

The fonds contains source material on the preparation and carrying out of activities organized by the District and its companies. It is comprised of the following series: Minutes (1975-1983), Annual Reports (1977-1978), Membership Lists ([197-]-1989), Organization of Activities (1978-1980), and Press Clippings (1976-1978).

Girl Guides of Canada. Newton District (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Marguerite Cotton fonds

  • CA ETRC P056
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1996

The fonds contains source material on the genealogy of the Edwin Cotton family, on the British American Land Company, on the history of the city of Sherbrooke, and on the Beta Sigma Phi (Sherbrooke). It consists of a brief history of the Cotton family written in 1961 by Marguerite's brother Charles Edwin Cotton (1899-1975); a paper prepared in 1977 by Marguerite Cotton on the British American Land Company; a scrapbook of press clippings from the Sherbrooke Daily Record on the history of Sherbrooke, published for the city's Centennial in 1937; and documents on the Sherbrooke Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. Appended to the paper on the British American Land Company are some copies of 19th-century documents. The fonds is comprised of the following files: History of the Cotton family (1961), History of the British American Land Company (1977), History of Sherbrooke (1937), Beta Sigma Phi (Sherbrooke) (1993-1996), and Marguerite Cotton Medical Record (1941-1984).

Cotton, Marguerite, 1918-2008

John Savage fonds

  • CA ETRC P028
  • Fonds
  • 1782-1970

The fonds contains source material on the activities of John Savage during the colonization of the Township of Shefford at the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th. It consists of documentary materials of various kinds, such as correspondence, petitions, invoices and receipts, deeds, notices, government documents, letters of reference, notebooks, and newspapers. The holdings include correspondence and research notes that belonged to Mary O. Vaudry, who wrote a biography of John Savage in 1921. It contains the following series: 1770-1789 (1770-1789), 1790-1799 (1790-1799), 1800-1809 (1800-1809), 1810-1819 (1810-1819),1820-1829 (1820-1829), 1830-1839 (1830-1839), 1840-1849 (1840-1849), 1910-1949 (1910-1949), Undated ([178-?]-[1943?]), Ledgers and Notes (1782-1837), Mary O. Vaudry's Research ([1908?][1943?]), and Miscellaneous ([1783?]-1970).

Savage, John, 1740-1826

Arthur Virgin fonds

  • CA ETRC P029
  • Fonds
  • [191-?]-[1967?]

The fonds contains source material on the work and social life of Arthur Virgin from 1914 to 1967. It is also of value as a source of information on Eastern Townshippers who fought in World War I and 117th Battalion. Among the correspondence are postcards from Russell Chapman, Howard Honeyman, and W. Percy Adams who served during WWI. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Diaries (1932-1967), Correspondence ([1913?]-[1921?]), Newspapers and Press Clippings ([191-?]-[192-?]), Photographs and Postcards ([191-?]-195-?]), and Miscellaneous Documents ([1912?]-1965?]).

Virgin, Arthur, b. 1877

Sherbrooke Library and Art Association fonds

  • CA ETRC P032
  • Fonds
  • [188-]-1988

The fonds contains source material on the organization, operations, and activities of the Sherbrooke Library and Art Association from 1886 to 1987. It is also a source of information on the steps taken towards the founding of the Association, the interest of Sherbrooke citizens in the arts, and the process of amalgamating the library with the Bibliothèque municipale. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Historical and Constituent Documents (1890-1974), Lists of Officers and Trustees ([1965?]-1982), Minutes (1886-1987), Reports (1889-1973), Accounting and Financial Documents (1890-1982), Correspondence (1956-1988), Amalgamation with the Bibliothèque municipale de Sherbrooke ([1965?]-1979), Catalogue and Lists of Publications (1895-[1967?]), Natural History Department ([188-]), Art Gallery (1929-1969), Newspaper Clippings (1908-1977), Photographs (1949), and Miscellaneous Documents ([1892?]-1975).

Sherbrooke Library and Art Association (Sherbrooke, Que.)

St. George's Club fonds

  • CA ETRC P033
  • Fonds
  • [1890?]-1983; predominant 1950-1980

The fonds contains source material on the organization and operations of the St. George's Club in Sherbrooke in the 20th century, and in particular from 1950 to 1980. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Charter and By-laws (1937-1980), Minutes (1922-1981), Accounting and Financial Documents ([1914?]-1981), Titles ([1890?]-1960), Correspondence with the Members (1914-1981), Lists of Officers and Members ([1955?]-1981), Documents Related to the Club-House (1914-1975), Guests Registers (1925-1983), and Miscellaneous Documents (1915-1982).

St. George's Club (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Lennoxville Women's Institute fonds

  • CA ETRC P025
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1991

The fonds contains source material on the organization, activities, and the philosophy of the Lennoxville Women's Institute between 1914 and 1991. It is comprised of the following series: History (1964), Minutes (1914-1991), Programs (1918-1931), Accounting and Financial Documents (1916-1970), Correspondence (1921-1978), Newspapers Clippings ([193-?]-1974), and Miscellaneous Documents (1923-1974).

Lennoxville Women's Institute (Lennoxville, Que.)

Elizabeth Hearn Milner fonds

  • CA ETRC P026
  • Fonds
  • 1867-[198-]

The fonds contains source material on the history of education in the Eastern Townships, on Huntingville, and on the Hyatt and Libbey families. It consists mainly of photocopies of original documents from the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century that were gathered during research, this includes minutes, correspondence, contracts, curricula, articles, and genealogies. It is comprised of the following series: Bishop's Medical Faculty (1905-[198-?]), Huntingville ([1874?]-[1981?]), King's Hall ([197-]), Bishop's College School (1867-[197-?]), Libbey and Hyatt Families ([197-?]), and Miscellaneous Documents (1953-[1981?]).

Milner, Elizabeth Hearn, b. 1939

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