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Employees of Asbestos and Asbestic Company Ltd.

Item is a photograph of employees of the Asbestos and Asbestic Company Ltd., Asbestos, 1904. Included in the photo are: (front, L-R): Gordon Clark, Ted Walsh, Regis Leprise, George Smith, Tom Lefebvre, Unknown, Unknown, Harry Williams (General Superintendent). (second row, L-R): M. Lizotte, David Roy, Unknown, Pierre Champagne, Omar Champoux, James Clark (foreman), Lizotte, Unknown, Johnny Morris, Wilbrod Boisclair. Back: Ed Boucher.

Mining

The file contains primary source information on Cecil H. Bowen's involvement in mining from 1888 to 1910 in Newfoundland, Brazil and the Eastern Townships. It consists of correspondence, prospectuses, accounts, sample analyses, geological reports, and accounts related to the Standard Pyrites Company, which operated a limestone and slate mine in Newfoundland in the 1890s and 1900s. It also includes the rules and regulations of the Pilley's Island (Newfoundland) Board of Health, of which C.H. Bowen was Chairman, correspondence and a travel visa regarding the operation of the Barcellos Gold Mines Ltd. in Brazil from 1889 to 1892 and correspondence and a map related to Cecil's mining rights in the Eastern Townships, particularly in the area of South Ham.
The Pyrites Company was a mining venture Cecil H. Bowen pursued with his brother, Francis (aka Frank) Arthur Bowen.

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

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

Union Twist Drill Co., Butterfield Division

The item is a photograph of the employees of the Butterfield factory in Rock Island in May 1936. Pictured in the photograph are: (front row, l-r) John Distefano, William Higgins, Cecil Whiteman, Joseph Carbonneau, Herman Sisco, unknown, Stanley Miller/Hiller, Fred LaRocque, "Pansy" Lavers, William Abbott, George Holland (General Manager), Lawrence Laythe (Office Manager), Clifford White (General Superintendent), Hugh Bell, Stanley Holland, William Hebert, Beulah Stevenson, Florence Warren Davis, Alice Ayer Merriman, Jeanne Menard McCullen, Dorothy Cosgrove Washington, Ruth McGaffey Bliss, Elaine Mallard, Dorothy Woodward Beach, Margaret Bell, Olive Brown Bliss, Merilla Bullock Farman, Katherine Farman, ? Foss, Edna Woodward Mason, Laura Neveu, Jean Robinson Kelly, Gerard Boisvert, Alfred Cote, ? Davis, Walter Curtis, Edward Redden, Wayne "Lefty" Hitchcock, Ronald "Pit" Young, Angus Barlow, Frank Maheux, Rudolph Bean, Cyril Cargill.
(second row standing, l-r): Henry P. Crawford, Jack Anderson, Leslie Ellis, Fred Ellis, Oscar Beaudin, Francis Distenfano, Arsene Cloutier, Carlton Joyce, George Tuckey, Wildred Dumas, Edison Lebaron/Labaron, Richard Middleton, Albert Michaud, Early McMullen, Armand Rondeau, Reginald Couture, William Smith, Frank Pepin, Arthur "Sparky" Jenkerson, Napoleon "Poly" Gagnon, Clarence Copp, William Denney, Joseph Maheux, Harold Hall/Houle, unknown, Harold Farman, Stuart Edgar, Harry Dolloff, Edward Garceau, Sidney Hall, Elbert Embury, Wallace Marley, Freddie Richer jr., Archie "Sliver" Webb, Roland Rondeau, Wilfred Bolduc, Thomas McCune, Joseph Barlow, Lawrence "Bus" Laythe, Jack Washington, Frank Washington, "Jee" Seguin, Earl Courser, Joseph Rondeau, Wilson Howe.
(3rd row, l-r): Jack Crawford, William Alexander, Joseph Wallace, Lee Webster, Jean Gratton, Frank Caron, Joseph Cote, Lorenzo Dion, Kenneth Brown, "Pete" Perron, Fay Hill, Edard Bushnell, Joseph Rever, "Lett" Mosher, Walter Simmoneau, Niel McMullen, Alton Hull, David Richer, ? Sargent, Harry Kelly, Fred Suitor, James Murphy, Hubert Pepin.
(4th row, l-r): Henry Gilbert, Antoine "Pete" Rodrigue, Gilman Dorman, Charles Merriman, Oswald Sisco, Grayden Watson, William Hull, Wilfred Lariviere, Howard Wells, Donald Holden, Charles Bennett, Mervin Standish, Lionel Cote, John Watson jr., Leewood Labaree, Eugene Moulton, Albert Farrow, Joseph Couture, Ernest "Fat" Nason, Harold Bacon, Edward Sicard?, ? Holden, John Piatti, Denis Daviau, Hubert Pepin, Carroll Aldrich, Bert Hamilton, Frank Leblanc, Homer Brainerd, Joe Breault, Arthur Poulin, Elias Gagnon, unknown, Leon Mosher, Edward Malouin, Lawrence Clapper, Edward Eaton Jr., Douglas Farrow, Fred May, Harold "Foxy" Wells, Henry Farrow, William Greer, Hollis Clapper, Emerson Peavy.
(back row, l-r): ? Seguin, ? Seguin, John Watson sr., Charles Clark, Lawrence Candlish, unknown, Raymond Wheelock, Maurice Heatherington, unknown, George Winter jr., Sidney Farrow, Charles Ellis, George Suprenant, Tom Richer, Eugene Wells, Damien Michaud.

Eustis miners

The item is a photograph of a group of miners from the Eustis mines from around 1900, pictured with tools and lunch pails.

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)

Huntingville gristmill

Item is a photograph of the Huntingville gristmill with two workers and part of the Hunting family posed in the foreground, taken about 1905. Pictured, from left to right, are: James Dewing, Joseph Lambert, Floyd Hunting, Kenneth Hunting, Bernice Hunting, Clifford Hunting and William H. Hunting.

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