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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 Hallowell (1861-1942)

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)

Hally Carrington Brent fonds

  • CA ETRC P181
  • Fonds
  • 1797, [187-]-[199-]

The fonds contains source material on the life of Hally Carrington Brent and on tourism and summer residents of North Hatley and Lake Massawippi from 1902 to the 1960s. It consists of photographs and a hand-written partial manuscript of Brent's book "The North Hatley Story". The correspondence, written by Hally C. Brent and Duncan K. Brent relates events from North Hatley and includes interesting notes on the outbreak of World War I (WWI). The fonds is comprised of the following series: The North Hatley Story manuscript ([196-?]), The North Hatley Story photographs ([199-?], Newspaper clippings (1961-1979), Photographs ([187-]-1941), and Correspondence (1914-1927), Charest-de Lauzon-Bringier family history (1797, 1948).

Brent, Hally Carrington, 1879-1968

Centenary United Church (Stanstead) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC011
  • Fonds
  • 1831-2018

The fonds contains source material on Church management, the congregation's affairs, and Church organizations for Centenary United Church in Stanstead from 1831 to 2018. It consists mainly of minutes, account books, annual reports, a calendar, and civil registers. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1833-2013), Buildings and Property ([186-?]-2012), Financial Resources (1864-1973), Annual Reports (1912-1981, 1997, 2003, 2006, 2008), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1831-1860), Orders of Service (1919-1987), Funds ([19-]-2013), Membership (1858-2018), Historical ([After 1894]-2004), Newsletters ([Between 1931-1954]), Organizations (1902-1998), Committees (1864-1983), and Press Clippings (1923-1994).

Centenary United Church (Stanstead, Que.)

Sherbrooke and District University Women's Club fonds

  • CA ETRC P023
  • Fonds
  • 1831-2019

The fonds contains source material on the organization and activities of the Sherbrooke and District University Women's Club from 1968 to 2016. It is comprised of the following series: Historical and Constituent Documents (1968-2015), Administration (1968-2009), Reports (1971-2009), Committees ([197-?]-2010), Membership (1969-2009), Financial Documents (1970-2008), Conferences, Colloquia and Other Activities (1969-2009), Newsletters ([1973?]-2008), Subject Files ([197-?]-[1999?]), Correspondence (1968-2009), Newspaper Clippings (1973-2011), Provincial Council of Quebec of University Women's Clubs (1969-2009), Canadian Federation of University Women (1968-2008), International Federation of University Women ([1969?]-1989), Conseil régional de la promotion de la femme ([1977?]-[1981?]), Miscellaneous Documents ([1970?]-1994), One-Room Schoolhouse Project (1831-2009) and Scholarship Foundation (1994-2016).

Sherbrooke and District University Women's Club (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Richmond and Melbourne United Church (Richmond) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC074
  • Fonds
  • 1836-2018

The fonds contains source material on the Church's history and the women's organizations from 1837 to 2018. It also provides information on the Richmond and Melbourne Pastoral Charge from 1977 to 2018. It consists of minutes, finances, registers, annual reports, orders of service, an historical sketch, and press clippings. The fonds also includes a register of baptisms, marriages and burials for the Hatley and Melbourne Methodist Circuit from 1836 to 1853 and the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Windsor) from 1859 to 1923, as well as included some documents pertaining to the Melbourne Congregational Church. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1837-2002), Legal (1947-1987), Buildings and Property (1950), Financial (1924-1964), Banns/Marriages Certificates (1929-1966), Annual Reports (1920, 1923-1929, 1931-1932, 1934-1938, 1939-1970, 1977-1993, 1995-1998, 2001, 2003, 2006-2012, 2016-2018), Baptisms, Marriages and Burials (1836-1994), Orders of Service (1978), Membership (1942-1993), Historical (1958-1974), Organizations (1901-2000), and Committees ([1887?]-1972, 2006).

Richmond and Melbourne United Church (Richmond, Que.)

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

St. John's Presbyterian Church (Winslow) fonds

  • CA ETRC PC004
  • Fonds
  • 1864-1973; predominant 1880-1920

The fonds contains source material on Church management and the congregation's affairs from 1864 to 1973. It consists mainly of minutes; registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials; and, accounting and financial records. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Vital Statistics (1864-1938), Session (1878-1920), Congregation ([196-?]-1973), Board of Managers (1867-1918), Photographs ([191-?]), and Miscellaneous Records ([1910?]-1953).

St. John's Presbyterian Church (Winslow, Que.)

Malvern Cemetery Company fonds

  • CA ETRC P130
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1981, 2008-2016

The fonds contains source material on the administration, finances and activities of the Malvern Cemetery Company mainly from 1869 to 1981. It consists of minutes, grave registrations, account books, annual reports and cemetery maps. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration (1869-1978, 2008), Graves (1869-[19-]), Finances (1871-1929, 1955-1981), and Maps (1869-[19-], 2016).

Malvern Cemetery Company (Lennoxille, Que.)

St. Luke's Presbyterian Church (Hampden) fonds

  • CA ETRC PC005
  • Fonds
  • 1870-[196-?]; predominant 1900-1936

The fonds contains source material on Church management and the congregation's affairs from 1870 to the 1960s. It consists mainly of registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials; minute books; accounting books; and reports. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Vital Statistics (1877-1936), Congregation ([196-?]), Board of Managers (1898-1943), Photographs (188-?]), and Miscellaneous Documents (1870-[194-?]).

St. Luke's Presbyterian Church (Hampden, Que.)

Wesley United Church (Beebe) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC007
  • Fonds
  • 1875-2018

The fonds contains source material on Church management, the congregation's affairs, and Church organizations for the Wesley United Church in Beebe from 1875 to 2018. It also provides partial information (minutes, annual reports, etc.) on Graniteville United Church. It consists mainly of minutes, annual reports, correspondence, certificates and licences, and account books. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1875-2009), Legal (1933-1940), Buildings and Property (1876-2014), Financial Resources (1908-2010), Annual Reports (1919-1978, 2007), Baptisms, Marriages and Burials (1879-1992), Orders of Service (1930-2007), Funds (1936-2006), Membership (1876-2018), Historical (1897-2007), Organizations (1901-2016), Committees ([after 1890]-1968), Photographs (1877, [192-?]-1991) and Miscellaneous ([195-?] and after) .

Wesley United Church (Beebe, Que.)

Dominion Lime Company fonds

  • CA ETRC P227
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1994, 2018

The fonds contains primary source information on the Dominion Lime Company in the Haut-Saint-Francois region (especially Dudswell) from 1875 to 1994, and in 2018. It consists largely of minutes, general financial ledgers, registers of shares and dividends, agreements, contracts, transfers, trademark documentation (certifications and renewals), correspondence, land surveys, lists of landholdings, a map, deeds of sale, leases, plans of property and machinery, inventories and production reports. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration and Management (1887-1896, 1923-1937, 1966, 1968), Financial Resources ([1890-1937?], 1966-1985), Legal Affairs (1875-[1907?], 1932-1975, 1990-1994), Buildings and Property ([1887-1970?]), Production (1944, 1975-1980).

Dominion Lime Company

Donald Morrison collection

  • CA ETRC P218
  • Collection
  • 1876-[195-?]

The collection contains source material on travel in the Province of Quebec. It consists of a train ticket from Marieville to Drummondville and Canadian Pacific Railway travel brochures in Quebec featuring the Laurentian Mountain District, Fishing and Shooting and Transatlantic Services, and a scrapbook. The compiler of the scrapbook is unknown and consists of theatre programmes, newspaper and magazine clippings, greeting cards, and two water colours, largely from Europe. It also includes references to a Gottinger Corps as well as documents pertaining to the death of Bishop Williams. The collection is comprised of the following series: Train Ticket ([188-?]), Travel Brochures ([191-?] -[195-?]), and Scrapbook (1876-1901).

St. Helen's School fonds

  • CA ETRC P017
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1972, 2020

The fonds contains source material on the operations, organization, students, and curriculum of Dunham Ladies' College and St. Helen's School from 1879 to 2020. It consists largely of material from the Dunham Ladies' College period. It is comprised of the following series : Constitution and By-laws (1906), Annual Reports ([190-]-1971), Financial Resources (1901-1918), Student Achievements (1894-1912, 1941-1951), Calendars (1879-1964), St. Helen's School Magazine (1945-1954), Margaret Armour (1946-1948, 1972, 2020) and Miscellaneous Documents (1894-[195-?]).

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

McIver family (Bury) fonds

  • CA ETRC P242
  • Fonds
  • [188-?]-[197-?]

The fonds contains source material on the McIver family in Bury from late 19th century to the second half of 20th century. It consists of 13 photographs of the Mclver family members and 9 photographs of unidentified persons from late 19th century to the second half of 20th centuty, 4 photographs of the McIver house in 20th century, 5 photographs of the landscape, churches and house in Bury in 1960s and 1970s, a drawing of the McIver Clan Crest and a newspaper article on Alexander Lewis McIver’s Leave for Ontario from Bury in 1915. The fonds is comprised of the following files: Photographs of McIver Family Members([188-?]-1970), Photographs of Persons Unidentified([188-?]-[197-?]), Photographs of McIver House([19--]), Photographs of Bury Region(1960,1971), Drawing of the McIver Clan Crest, Newspaper Article on Alexander Lewis McIver’s Leave for Ontario from Bury (1915).

McIver, Lewis (family)

Helen M. Emery collection

  • CA ETRC P229
  • Collection
  • 1888-1959

The collection contains primary and secondary source information on the creative life of Helen M. (née Webster) Emery, the community of Hatley (village), and organizations in the area from 1888 to 1959. It consists of scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, largely pertaining to the Hatley village area, as well as original poetry by Helen M. Emery. The scrapbooks were compiled by Helen M. Emery and continued by her daughter, Sadie (née Emery) Webster, following her death in 1923.

Emery, Helen M.

Fonds Elmwood Cemetery Inc. fonds

  • CA ETRC P247
  • Fonds
  • 1890-2018

The fonds contains information on the operation and management of Elmwood Cemetery Inc. in Sherbrooke from 1890 to 2018. It consists primarily of correspondence, minutes, financial statements, ledgers, and plans. The fonds is comprised of the following series: History and constituent documents (1890-1923, 1978-2018), Administration (1890-2005), Cemetery management (1890-2005), Legislation ([1895], 1960-1966, 2004).

Plymouth-Trinity United Church (Sherbrooke) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC004
  • Fonds
  • 1897-2021; predominant 1971-2021

The fonds contains source material on the amalgamation of Plymouth United Church and Trinity United Church in 1971, on the management of the church, on the congregation affairs, and on the activities of its organizations and societies for the Plymouth-Trinity United Church in Sherbrooke from 1933 to 2021. It consists of minutes, correspondence, reports, newsletters, financial statements, plans, register of Baptisms, Marriages and Deaths, membership lists, press clippings, church histories, photographs and video tapes. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1933-2017), Buildings and Property (1971-1989, 1995-2001), Financial (1971-1990, 2010), Annual Reports (1972-2018, 2020-2021), Guest Books (1975), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1965-1987), Bulletins (1972-2015), Sermons (1975-1976, 1984, 1988), Membership (1972-1987), Historical (1985, 2009-2015), Newsletters (1971-2020), Organizations (1971-1994, 2015), Committees (1971-2019), Prints, Paintings, Drawings (1986), Sound Recordings and Moving Images (1985-1991), Photographs (1897-[198-?]), and Miscellaneous (1987-1989).

Plymouth-Trinity United Church (Sherbrooke, Que.)

William G. Clark collection

  • CA ETRC P031
  • Collection
  • [1897?]-2003

The collection contains source material on the history of the Asbestos region and on the development of the asbestos industry in the 19th and 20th centuries; it is also a source of information on the Johns-Manville Corporation, the life of William G. Clark, and includes an architectural sketch of the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Asbestos from 1945. Among the materials are memoirs written by William G. Clark on his life and the town of Asbestos. The collection is comprised of the following series: Le Citoyen Historical Sections (1971-1980), Periodicals (The Asbestos Producer and Johns-Manville News Pictorial) (1948-1976), Photographs ([1897?]-1981), Miscellaneous Documents (1940-1971), and William G. Clark ([197-?]-2003).

Clark, William G., 1902-1999

Yves Gagné fonds

  • CA ETRC P241
  • Fonds
  • 1909-2001

The fonds contains source material on the histories of Gould, Ste-Marguerite and Lingwick in 19th and 20th century. It consists of two interviews with Adélard Bouffard and Kenneth McIver conducted in 1978 and 1979 on the histories of Lingwick and its surrounding regions, including 4 CDs, 2 transcripts and 4 related photographs, and 7 documents of historical information on topics such as a merchant and builder in Lingwick and Ste-Marguerite in early 20th century, the arrival of the first francophone family in Lingwick in late 19th century, the establishment of Gould and Lingwick from 19th century to 20th century, the first Catholic mass and francophone school in early 20th century in Lingwick and the population of Lingwick from 1842 to 2001. The fonds is comprised of the following files: Interview with Adélard Bouffard (1978), Interview with Kenneth McIver(1979), and Historical Information on St. Marguerite, Gould and Lingwick (1989-2001).

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.

Allen Martin fonds

  • CA ETRC P240
  • Fonds
  • 1911-2000

The fonds contain source material mainly on the activities of Allen Martin from 1960s to 1990s when he was a member of the liberal party and a board or committee member in different organizations in the counties of Megantic and Compton. The fonds consists of a variety of documents such as correspondence, reports, notices of meetings, agendas, minutes, newsletters, programmes, letters of invitations, maps, photographs, instructions for organizing elections, lists of party members and donations and so on when he was involved in different activities including the elections, referendum, Canada Day celebrations, a dispute in dismissing a school bus driver and other community events. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Quebec Referendum in 1980, Quebec Liberal Party (1979-1985) , Canada Day (1977-1989), Dismissal of School Bus Driver (1976-1977), Megantic-Compton Cemetery and Church Association (1995-2000), Société d'Histoire et du Patrimoine du Haut-Saint-François (1996-2000) and Miscellaneous Correspondence (1967-1991), Map and Photograph (1911, 1941).

Martin, John Allen

Delbert R. Holsapple fonds

  • CA ETRC P225
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1948

The fonds contains primary source information on the personal life and financial affairs of Delbert R. Holsapple in St. Armand West from 1920 to 1948. It consists of five diaries containing daily entries referring to weather, happenings in the community, and daily activities, as well as records of household/farming expenses and revenues.

Holsapple, Delbert R.

Massawippi Union Church fonds

  • CA ETRC P224
  • Fonds
  • 1923-2002

The fonds contains source material on Church organizations, management, affairs, and activities as well as donation records and renovation programs for the Massawippi Union Church and Massawippi Town Hall from 1950-2002. It consists of minutes from the Board of Trustees of the Massawippi Union church and Massawippi Cemetery Association, correspondences, reports, financial statements, treasurer records, press clippings, floor plans, renovation projects and budgets, and photographs. The fonds is compromised of the following series: Board of Trustees (1950-2002), Massawippi Cemetery Association (1923-1997), Donations (1977-2001), Building and Property (1951-2001), and Photographs (198[?]-199[?]).

Massawippi Union Church

Wilkinson Brothers Studio fonds

  • CA ETRC P228
  • Fonds
  • [between 1924 and 1949]

The fonds contains primary source information on the Wilkinson Brothers Studio from beween 1924 and 1949. It consists of black and white studio photographs of people of all ages. The fonds is composed of the following series: Identified photographs ([between 1924 and 1949]), Unidentified children and youth ([between 1924 and 1949]), and Unidentified adults ([between 1924 and 1949]).

Wilkinson Brothers Studio

Fonds Sherbrooke Hospital Foundation fonds

  • CA ETRC P179
  • Fonds
  • 1925-2011

The fonds contains source material on the activities, administration and financial resources as well was the history of the Sherbrooke Hospital Foundation and of the Sherbrooke (Protestant) Hospital in Sherbrooke from 1914 to 2012. It consists largely of minutes, financial reports, newspaper clippings, publicity, donations, grants, correspondence, and histories. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration (1914-2012), Financial Resources (1919-2011), and Photographs ([195-?]-2008).

North Hatley Community Centre fonds

  • CA ETRC P156
  • Fonds
  • 1937-2009

The fonds contains source material on the management and activities of the North Hatley Community Centre from 1937 to 2009. It consists mainly of minutes, a charter, financial records, correspondence, membership list, member information, rental and use of the community centre, and fundraising. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration (1937-2007), Financial Resources (1957-2008), Membership (1979-2009), Buildings and property (1947-2007), and Photographs ([198-?]).

North Hatley Community Centre (North Hatley, Que.)

Ulverton United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC040
  • Fonds
  • 1837-1952

The fonds contains source material on Church management, the congregation's affairs and the Church's women's organizations for Ulverton United Church from 1837 to 1995. It consists mainly of minutes, annual reports, registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials, account books, and correspondence. It is also a source of information on the South Durham Methodist Church and the Lisgar Methodist Church, as well as includes annual reports for the Ulverton-South Durham Pastoral Charge. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1879-1977), Buildings and Property (1842, 1965-1976), Financial Resources (1958-1977), Annual Reports (1930-1982, 1995), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1837-1925, 1963), Orders of Service ([1949?]), Funds (1962-1968), Membership (1837-1884, 1917-1920), Historical (1942-1967), Organizations ([after 1925]-1992).

Ulverton United Church (Ulverton, Que.)

Business and Professional Women's Club of Sherbrooke fonds

  • CA ETRC P226
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1949

The fonds contains primary source information on the activities and members of the Business and Professional Women's Club of Sherbrooke from 1938 to 1949. It consists of the minutes from one meeting and a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, correspondence, programmes, a copy of a presentation made at a meeting by Bertha Price, and photographs. The fonds is composed of the following series: Minutes ([ca. 1944]) and Scrapbook (1938-1949).

Business and Professional Women’s Club of Sherbrooke

Brae Manor Players fonds

  • CA ETRC P231
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1955

The fonds contains primary source information on the theatre productions of the Brae Manor Players in Knowlton and North Hatley from 1939 to 1955. If consists of programmes.

Brae Manor Players

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