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St. Helen's School fonds

  • CA ETRC P017
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1971

The fonds contains source material on the operations, organization, students, and curriculum of Dunham Ladies' College and St. Helen's School from 1879 to 1971. It consists mostly of material from the Dunham Ladies' College period. It is comprised of the following series : Constitution and By-laws (1906), Annual Reports (1898-1971), Accounting registers (1900-1918), School Registers (1894-1910), List of Results at the June Exams (1897-1909), Provincial Statistics on the June Exams (1904-1909), Calendars (1879-1964) and Miscellaneous Documents (1879-[1956?]).

St. Helen's School (Dunham, Que.)

Piggery Theatre fonds

  • CA ETRC P001
  • Fonds
  • 1964-2007

The fonds contains source material on the administrative, financial, and artistic history of the Piggery Theatre in North Hatley from 1964 to 1996. It consists of minutes, correspondence, production and employment agreements, employee files, financial statements, grant applications, programmes, scripts, advertisements, photographs, and architectural drawings. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration (1964-1990), Human Resources (1972-1985), Financial Resources (1964-1990), Moveable and Immovable Resources (1964-1985), Productions (1965-1996), Public Relations (1965-1993), and Westbec Limited (1964-1976).

Piggery Theatre (North Hatley, Que.)

Thomas Johnson fonds

  • CA ETRC P009
  • Fonds
  • [197-?]

The fonds contains source material on the work of the Reverend Thomas Johnson, the Reverend Frederick Robinson and the Archdeacon George Jehoshaphat Mountain from 1829 to 1845 and is also of value as a source of information on the settlement of Abbotsford, originally called Yamaska Mountain. The fonds consists of photocopies of originals dated 1830 to 1845: the Journal of Visitation in the Eastern Townships by George Jehoshaphat Mountain in 1829, correspondence, circular letters, receipts, and biographical notes on Rev. Johnson. It is comprised of the following series: Thomas Johnson, Rev. ([197-?]), Frederick Robinson, Rev. ([197-?]), Abbotsford ([197-?]), and George Jehoshaphat Mountain ([197-?]).

Johnson, Thomas, 1789-1881

Estelle Olivier fonds

  • CA ETRC P011
  • Fonds
  • 1969-[1989?]

The fonds contains source material on the artistic activities of Estelle Olivier from 1969 to 1992 in Sherbrooke. It consists of illustrated poems and songs, a short biographical sketch, and a bibliography of Olivier's works.

Olivier, Estelle

Paul Desruisseaux fonds

  • CA ETRC P012
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1984

The fonds contains source material on Paul Desruisseaux's career as a lawyer, senator, businessman, and humanitarian from 1950 to 1980 and on his wife Céline's volunteer activities. It consists of documentary materials of various kinds, including correspondence, statistics, declarations, speeches, financial statements, press clippings, publications, subject files, annual reports, press releases and photographs. It is comprised of the following series: La Tribune Ltée ([195-]-1970), Senate (1966-1980), Université de Sherbrooke (1955-1984), Civil Code (1928), Canadian Association for Retarded Children (1967-1969), Kennedy Foundation (1965-1969), Press Clippings (Economy, Politics, Journalism ([195-?]-1981), Photographs (1962-[197-?]), and Miscellaneous Documents (1928-1983).

Desruisseaux, Paul, 1905-1982

Lawrence Ball collection

  • CA ETRC P024
  • Collection
  • [1822?]-1981

The collection contains source material on the history of the Eastern Townships, in particular the history of the Drummondville area since the beginning of colonization. It consists of documentary materials of many kinds, including scrapbooks, press clippings, minutes, correspondence, booklets, oaths of office, petitions, invitations cards, registers, maps and plans, and photographs. The collection is comprised of the following series: Drummondville ([1889?]-1978), Drummond County ([1822?]-[1893?], Albums on the Eastern Townships ([1889?]-1981), Hale-Derbyshire Family ([1826?]-[1917?]), Joseph Greetham De Lorimier (1930-1935), Henry Stephen Osgood ([1895?]-[193-?], North Hatley Golf Course, Library and Tennis Club ([1924?]-1967), Company Registers (1920-1973), School Register 'Sunday School by Post' (1931-1937), and Miscellaneous Documents ([1888?]-[1942?]).

Ball, Lawrence, 1911-1986

I.O.D.E. Memorial Hospital for Tuberculosis fonds

  • CA ETRC P061
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1936

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.)

Kay Kinsman fonds

  • CA ETRC P062
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1998

The fonds contains source material on Kay Kinsman's life as an artist from 1947 to 1998 and a student at Bishop's and McGill Universities from the 1970s to 1998. It consists mainly of notebooks, watercolour books, sketchbooks, press clippings, correspondence, papers submitted for courses at Bishop's, her M.A. thesis, exhibition catalogues, slides and photographs. The fonds is comprised of the following series : Private Life (1947-1998), Artistic Life (1949-[between 1980 and 1998]), Academic Life (1964-1996), and Works on Kay Kinsman (1992-1995).

Kinsman, Kay, 1909-1998

Charles Stewart fonds

  • CA ETRC P065
  • Fonds
  • 1823-1850

The fonds contains source material on the activities of Charles Stewart from 1815 to 1829, a time span that covers his work in England and Charleston (Hatley, Quebec), and for the SPG and part of his tenure as Bishop of the Diocese of Quebec. It consists of transcripts made by the Reverend James Reid, pastor of Trinity Church in Frelighsburg, in 1850 of ninety-one letters (ninety of which were written between 1815 and 1829) from Stewart to Reid. The transcripts bear comments made by the transcriber.

Stewart, Charles, 1775-1837

William G. Taylor fonds

  • CA ETRC P066
  • Fonds
  • 1866-1879

The fonds contains a small quantity of source material on the daily work of William G. Taylor in 1866, 1871, 1874, and 1879. It also provides data on the weather and on Taylor's accounts. It consists of four hand-written diaries containing entries for almost every day of the year.

Taylor, William G., b. 1836

James Miller fonds

  • CA ETRC P069
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1908

The fonds contains source material on the commercial activities of James Miller at the beginning and at the end of his career. Moreover, it gives insight into his friendship with Wilfrid Laurier, Prime Minister of Canada from 1896 to 1911. The fonds consists of the following series: Miller Brothers Ledger (1858-1859), James Miller & Co. Publicity (1899), Wilfrid Laurier Correspondence (1902, 1908), and Financial Statement (1892).

Miller, James, 1834-1914

Edward Hale fonds

  • CA ETRC P072
  • Fonds
  • 1846

The fonds contains source material on Edward Hale's professional and family activities in May 1846. It consists of a single letter from Hale to his wife, dated from Montreal on 16 May 1846. In the letter, Hale mentions his children and writes of his daily activities and his meetings with friends and colleagues. He also mentions that he will soon bring home some paintings.

Hale, Edward, 1800 or 1801-1875

Lydia Sawyer fonds

  • CA ETRC P081
  • Fonds
  • 1825-1883

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

Municipality of Shefford County (Quebec) fonds

  • CA ETRC P083
  • Fonds
  • 1856-1866

The fonds contains source material on the activities of the Municipal Council of Shefford County as well as the Townships of Ely and Milton between 1856 and 1866. The fonds consists of two court settlements, a public notice, a summons notice, two oaths and seven letters related to the affairs of the aforementioned Council and Townships.

Municipality of Shefford County (Shefford, Que.)

Louis C. Wurtele fonds

  • CA ETRC P085
  • Fonds
  • 1854-1919

The fonds contains source material on the daily life of Louis C. Wurtele from 1854 to 1919. It consists primarily of diaries but also includes correspondence, a financial ledger, a certificate, memoirs, photographs and newspaper clippings. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Diaries (1855-1919), Correspondence (1858, 1909-1916), Memoirs (1872-1909), Vivian C. Wurtele (1855-1860), and Miscellaneous (1877-1919).

Wurtele, Louis C.

Daniel Thomas Jr. fonds

  • CA ETRC P091
  • Fonds
  • 1853-1893

The fonds contains limited source material on Daniel Thomas Jr.'s possessions, his professional activities, his Freemasonry, and his interest in the mining industry, in the late 19th century. In particular, the mining documents pertain to the Sherbrooke Slate Company, the Kingsey Slate Company, and the Cold Spring Mining and Smelting Company. It consists of insurance policies, certificates, letters patent, correspondence, and notarized deeds. It is comprised of the following series: Insurance (1864-1888), Certificates (1875-1883), Mining Industry (1853-1867), and Miscellaneous Documents (1885-1893).

Thomas, Daniel, Jr., 1835-1894

William Hoste Webb fonds

  • CA ETRC P092
  • Fonds
  • [185-?]-[1884?]

The fonds contains source material on the professional activities of William Hoste Webb and the development of the Richmond and Wolfe ridings from 1850 to 1890. It consists mainly of correspondence from Webb's legal clients, his fellow parliamentarians (including George Etienne Cartier), his constituents, and his supporters. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Correspondence ([1852?]-[1884?]), Appointments (1854-1863), Life Insurance (1863), and Miscellaneous Documents ([185-?]-[186-?]).

Webb, William Hoste, 1820-1890

Harry Roland Cleveland Jr. fonds

  • CA ETRC P043
  • Fonds
  • 1847 - 1986

The fonds contains source material on the Cleaveland family, mainly Harry Roland Cleveland Sr. and Harry Roland Cleveland Jr.'s involvement in the First and Second World Wars. It consists of photographs from both Cleveland Sr. and Jr.’s time at war, Cleveland Sr.’s composite graduation photograph from McGill University, a diary belonging to Cleveland Jr. 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, certificates of appointments, discharge papers, correspondence, research notes and a certificate of appointment given to Nelson Cleveland, the first Mayor of Cleveland township. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Nelson Cleveland (1847), Harry Roland Cleveland Sr. (1916-1920), Harry Roland Cleveland Jr. (1917-1958) and Resarch Notes (1986).

Cleveland, Harry Roland, Jr.

Reginald Conner fonds

  • CA ETRC P046
  • Fonds
  • 1855-1990

The fonds contains source material on the history of Minton since the end of the 19th century. It consists of material accumulated and produced by Reginald Conner for the preparation of his book. It is comprised of the following series: Manuscript ([198-]), Photographs ([198-]), Accounting Books (1884-1901), Minton Mission Methodist Church (1898-[1984?]), Genealogies ([196-?]-1989), and Miscellaneous Documents (1855-1990). The genealogies are on the Johnson, Bean and Johnson-Rublee families and the day books are from the E.E. Bean General Store in Suffield, the Conner Meat Market in North Hatley, and the Conner-Martin General Store in Suffield.

Conner, Reginald, b. 1910

Girl Guides of Canada. Sherbrooke Division fonds

  • CA ETRC P052
  • Fonds
  • [19--]-1993

The fonds contains source material principally on the preparation and carrying out of activities organized by the Sherbrooke Division and its companies from the beginning of the Guiding movement to the 1990s. The materials relating to the first half of this period consist mainly of photographs, while those relating to the second half are mainly textual records (minutes, annual reports, financial reports, membership lists, and so on.) of the management and financing of the organizations, the training of participants, and social and recreational activities. Holdings also include documents on the activities of the local associations and companies, particularly those of Lennoxville, until the districts were created. Further, the series entitled 'History' is more closely related to the Lennoxville companies and their Local Association than to the Sherbrooke Division. The fonds is comprised of the following series: By-laws (1956-1984), History ([196-?]-[198-]), Executive Committee (1973-1981), General Meeting (1963-1993), Annual General Meeting (1948-1982) Committees (1952-1980), Members and Officers (1944-[197-?]), Photographs ([19--]-[197-?], Press Clippings ([19--]-1978), Correspondence (1932-1990), Local Groups and Associations (1937-1978), and Miscellaneous Documents ([1956?]-1979).

Girl Guides of Canada. Sherbrooke Division (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Kerr family fonds

  • CA ETRC P057
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1944; predominant 1896-1921

The fonds contains source material on highly specific aspects of activities of some Kerr family members. The holdings relate mainly to two trips to Victoria, B.C. by Marion A. Kerr, her studies, and her everyday life. It is comprised of the following series: Diary of Marion A. Kerr (1937, 1943-1944), Certificates and Diplomas of Marion A. Kerr (1910-1932), Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Alexandra Rebekah Lodge (1902-1922), Methodist Church (1896-1921), and Miscellaneous Documents ([1905?]-1944).

Kerr (family)

Herbert Derick collection

  • CA ETRC P058
  • Collection
  • 1816-[2003?]

The fonds contains primary source material on the personal and professional activities of Herbert Derick. It also consists of material on various Derick family members and includes a genealogical manuscript. The fonds also contains material on other families and research on various topics and towns within the Eastern Townships, cemetery indexes, photographs, ledgers, and account books. The fonds is comprised of the following series; Herbert R. Derick (1916-1994), Derick family ([18--?]-1994), Other families (1816-[2003?]), Research (1827-[199-?]), Cemetery Indexes ([1958?]-1986), Ledgers (1848-1919), Account Books (1848-[1989?]), Family Bible ([18--?]), and Photographs ([18--?]-[19--?]).

Derick, Herbert, 1916-1994

Helen S. Armitage fonds

  • CA ETRC P039
  • Fonds
  • [1908?]-1949

The fonds contains very limited source material on the life of Helen S. Armitage and James Potter Keough, a Sherbrooke artist. It is comprised of two series: Letters from James Potter Keough (1941-1949) and Class Photographs ([1908?]-1912).

Armitage, Helen S., b. 1894

St. Francis Theatre Company fonds

  • CA ETRC P037
  • Fonds
  • [1966?]-1982

The fonds contains source material on the administrative and artistic activities of the St. Francis Theatre Company and Festival Lennoxville between 1972 and 1982. It consists of by-laws, minutes, correspondence, financial statements and budgets, publicity and promotional documents, scripts, schedules, recordings, designs, and also files of actors, playwrights, and producers. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration and Management ([1966?]-1982), Human Resources (1971-1982), Finances (1971-1982), Productions (1972-1982), and Public Relations (1972-1982).

St. Francis Theatre Company (Lennoxville, Que.)

Boy Scouts of Canada. Sherbrooke District Council fonds

  • CA ETRC P099
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1993

The fonds contains source material on the scouting movement in the Sherbrooke region from 1912 to 1993. It gives information on the organization of the Sherbrooke District Council and its predecessor bodies; on the District's administrative decisions, membership, finances, activities, trainings, charitable actions, properties, camp sites, and distribution of awards and badges. The fonds also includes the records of the different Scout groups under the jurisdiction of the Sherbrooke District Council. The fonds consists mainly of minutes, correspondence, financial records, registration forms, reports, programmes, press clippings, and photographs. It is comprised of the following series: Administration (1912-1990), Financial Resources (1930-1987), Membership (1925-1990), Group Records (1921-1993), Activities (1925-1987), Buildings and Property (1939-1988), Public Relations (1930-1984), and District Scouters' Council (1924-1952).

Boy Scouts of Canada. Sherbrooke District Council (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Henry J. Cordy fonds

  • CA ETRC P102
  • Fonds
  • [190-?]-1972

The fonds contains source material on Henry J. and Florence Cordy's personal life, on Henry J. Cordy's career, on Eustis miners, on the mining villages of Capelton and Eustis at the beginning of the 20th century, and on leisure occupations in Capelton. It consists of obituaries, histories of employment, photographs, postcard correspondence, and a certificate. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Personal Life ([1906?]-1972) and Professional Life ([190-?]-[195-?]).

Cordy, Henry J., 1881-1972

Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Myrtle Rebekah Lodge, No. 28 fonds

  • CA ETRC P103
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1994

The fonds contains source material on the activities and organization of the Myrtle Rebekah Lodge, No. 28 in Lennoxville-Ascot from 1913 to 1994. It consists of mainly minutes from the Lodge as well as those of the Past Noble Grands' Club and the District No. 6 of the Rebekah Assembly of Quebec. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Principles of Rebekah Degree ([198-?]), Historical and Constituent Documents (1913-1988), Minutes (1913-1994), Certificates (1974-1975), Sovereign Grand Lodge (1943-[195-?]), Accounting Books (1983-1988), Annual Reports (1980-1990), and Photographs (1922-1988).

Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Myrtle Rebekah Lodge, No. 28 (Lennoxville-Ascot, Que.)

Beebe Women's Institute fonds

  • CA ETRC P107
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1989

The fonds contains source material on the organization and the activities of the Beebe Women's Institute from 1921 to 1987. It is comprised of the following series: Minutes (1921-1987), Treasurer's Books (1952-1989), Roll Call Book (1969-1987), Annual Reports (1979-1980), and Miscellaneous Documents (1954-1960).

Beebe Women's Institute (Beebe, Que.)

Bernard Epps fonds

  • CA ETRC P110
  • Fonds
  • [195-]-[199-]

The fonds contains source material on the personal life and literary works of writer Bernard Epps. It consists of manuscripts of published and unpublished works, research notes, correspondence, log books, speeches, newspaper clippings, and sketchbooks. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Literary endeavours (1965-1995), Personal life ([195?]-1993), Speeches and Lectures ([197?]-[199?]), Artwork ([195-?]-[198-?]), and Publications (1961-[198-?]).

Epps, Bernard, 1936-2007

Pope Gray fonds

  • CA ETRC P119
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1874, [19--]

The fonds contains source material on the attack of Pope Gray and his wife, Mary Elizabeth Berkley Gray, by Fenians on June 15, 1869 in Ballinlough, Ireland, and Pope Gray's family tree. It consists of press clippings, correspondence, a testimonial from the Lord Lieutenant, and a family tree. It is comprised of the following files : Scrapbook (1869-[19--]), Testimonial (1869), and Family tree ([19--]).

Gray, Pope

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