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Bruce Snowdon's Cottage, Sally's Pond

The part consists of a sketch showing Bruce Snowdon's cottage on Sally's Pond. Trees surround the cottage. The pond and the hills surrounding it can be seen in the background.

Snowdon, Doris, 1897-1996

Still Life / Self Portrait

The part consists of a still-life sketch showing what appears to be a purse sitting on a reflective surface with a pair of gloves resting on top of it. An ashtray can be seen to the right, the smoke of a lit cigarette rising from it. Other items can be seen on the table, including what appears to be jewelry.

Snowdon, Doris, 1897-1996

Northeast from Swimming Beach, Sally's Pond

The part consists of a sketch showing the view from the swimming beach on Sally's Pond. Cottages belonging to (left to right) the Crandalls, Crandalls, and McMillans are visible across the pond among the hills.

Snowdon, Doris, 1897-1996

Snowdon Cottage, Sally's Pond

The part consists of a sketch showing the Snowdons' cottage on Sally's Pond. Trees and a lawn flank the driveway. The roof of another small building is partially visible at the end of the driveway. The hills surrounding Sally's Pond are visible in the background.

Snowdon, Doris, 1897-1996

From Snowdon Property, Looking West, Sally's Pond

The part consists of a sketch showing the natural scenery around Sally's Pond. Six trees are visible in the foreground, including five birches. Sally's Pond and the surrounding hills are visible in the background.

Snowdon, Doris, 1897-1996

North End, Sally's Pond

The part consists of a sketch showing the natural scenery around Sally's Pond. A road with an open gate is visible in the foreground. Trees and foliage are visible in the centre. Sally's Pond and the surrounding hills are visible in the background.

Snowdon, Doris, 1897-1996

Sketchbook

The item consists of a sketchbook containing five sketches of Doris Snowdon's cottage on Sally's Pond near Bolton Pass and the surrounding scenery, and one still-life sketch.

Snowdon, Doris, 1897-1996

Biography

The series contains biographical source material on Doris Snowdon's life as an artist. It consists of a biographical brochure written by Marjorie L. Mikasen in 2001.

Mikasen, Marjorie L., 1959-

Artistic Works

The series contains primary source materials documenting Doris Snowdon's life as an artist. It consists of a sketchbook containing five sketches of her cottage on Sally's Pond near Bolton Pass and the surrounding scenery, and one still-life sketch.

Snowdon, Doris, 1897-1996

Doris Snowdon fonds

  • CA ETRC P138
  • Fonds
  • [195-?]-[2002?]

The fonds contains biographical source material on Doris Snowdon's life as an artist and on her family genealogy. It consists of a biographical brochure, an article on the Maffre's genealogy, 3 paintings (reproductions), 6 sketches, a photo album with 54 photographs, and 5 textual records related to the ownership of the Snowdon cottage. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Biography ([196-?]-2001), Maffres' Genealogy ([2002?]), Artistic Works ([195-?]-[196-]), Audiovisual Materials ([1953-1962?]), Photographs ([1930]-[1950]), and Snowdon Cottage at Sally's Pond (1971, [2010])

Snowdon, Doris, 1897-1996

Literary Rambles with Steve Luxton: Stories about and Poetry of D.G. Jones

Item is a short film, videoed by Rachel Garber and John Mackley, and produced and edited by John Mackley, on the life, works, and influence of the renowned poet Douglas Gordon Jones. Filmed in front of the D.G. Jones Writing Cabin in North Hatley in 2021, Steve Luxton, Poet in Residence of the Lennoxville Library, intertwines readings, discussions, and analyses to create a comprehensive narrative about Dudek's life and work.

Mackley, John, 1959-

Literary Rambles with Steve Luxton: Stories about and Poetry of Ralph Gustafson

Item is a short film, videoed by Rachel Garber and John Mackley, and produced and edited by John Mackley, on the life, works, and influence of the renowned poet Ralph Gustafson. Filmed at the Bury Historical and Heritage Society Gazebo in 2021, Steve Luxton, Poet in Residence of the Lennoxville Library, intertwines readings, discussions, and analyses to create a comprehensive narrative about Gustafson's life and work.

Mackley, John, 1959-

Literary Rambles with Steve Luxton: Stories about and Poetry of Louis Dudek

Item is a short film, videoed by Rachel Garber and John Mackley, and produced and edited by John Mackley, on the life, works, and influence of the renowned poet Louis Dudek. Filmed in front of Louis Dudek's Summer House in Way's Mills in 2021, Steve Luxton, Poet in Residence of the Lennoxville Library, intertwines readings, discussions, and analyses to create a comprehensive narrative about Dudek's life and work.

Mackley, John, 1959-

Literary Rambles with Steve Luxton: Stories about and Poetry of Thomas Gray

Item is a short film, videoed by Rachel Garber and John Mackley, and produced and edited by John Mackley, on the life, works, and influence of the renowned poet Thomas Gray. Filmed against the backdrop of the Hatley Cemetery in 2021, Steve Luxton, Poet in Residence of the Lennoxville Library, discusses Thomas Gray's work "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" written in 1751. The film intertwines readings, discussions, and analyses to create a comprehensive narrative about Grays's life and work.

Mackley, John, 1959-

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

Sam Hopper and the Hoedowners show

Item is a recording of one of Sam Hopper and the Hoedowners performances, likely from around 1960, which includes square dances, waltzes, and jiggs, and two-steps, among others. The following songs are included:

  • Irish Washer Women
  • He Will Have To Go - Kevin Harding
  • Peek-A-Boo Waltz - Ronnie Haselton
  • A Year Of Jubilee - Jimmy Piper (caller)
  • With This Ring I Thee Wed - Jimmy Piper
  • Harvest Hornpipe
  • Downhomers Breakdown - Albert Nutbrown & The Western Swingers (next 6)
  • Second Fiddle - Isabell Nutbrown
  • Happy Acre Two-Step
  • Here's To The Ladies - Harold Smith (caller)
  • Fish City - Elaine Morse & Isabell Nutbrown
  • London Dairy Hornpipe
  • San Diego - Kevin Harding
  • Country Waltz
  • Uncle Jim - Bill Donaldson (caller)
  • I've Got Stripes - Larry Harding
  • Paddy Whack
  • Earl Mittens Special
  • City Lights - Kevin Harding
  • Red Wing
  • Suzies Jigg - Bill Donaldson (caller)
  • Dumb Blonde - Larry Dougherty
  • St. Ann's Reel
  • Sam's Place - Elaine Morse & Eva Mae Sarrisan
  • Union Jack - Arthur Lowery (fife)
  • Cannon Ball - Jimmy Piper (caller)
  • All My Friends Are Going To Be Strangers - Dave Bessant
  • Old Time Breakdown - Eddie Custeau (violin)
  • Once A Day - Judy & Isabell Nutbrown
  • Wild Wood Flower
  • My Love Is But A Lassie Yet - Stewart Deacon (caller)
  • Do What You Do , Do Well - Francis Sayers
  • Cecil McKetchens Breakdown

Sam Hopper and the Hoedowners show

Item is a recording of one of Sam Hopper and the Hoedowners performances, likely from the mid- to late-1960s at Christmastime, which includes square dances, waltzes, and jiggs, and two-steps, among others. The following songs are included:

  • Five Mile Chase
  • You Are My Sunshine - Kevin Harding
  • The Wreck Of The Old 97 - Bill Donaldson
  • I Can't Stop Loving You - Elaine & Harvey Morse
  • Winnipeg Reel
  • Christmas Jigg
  • Blue Christmas - Stewart Deacon
  • Jingle Bells
  • Gatesman Reel - Stewart Deacon (caller)
  • Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer - Jimmy Piper
  • Blue Violet Hornpipe
  • Act Naturally - Stewart Deacon
  • Year End Two-Step
  • Northern Lights - Stewart Deacon (caller)
  • Almost Persuaded - Jimmy Piper
  • Frank Ryans Hornpipe
  • Mountain Dew - Stewart Deacon & Jimmy Piper
  • There Is A Tavern In Our Town
  • Year Of Jubilee - Stewart Deacon (caller)
  • Mona Lisa - Terry Howell
  • Mc Donalds Reel
  • Hudson Bay Breakdown - Albert Nutbrown & The Western Swingers (next 6)
  • Cotton Jennie - Isabell Nutbrown
  • Shannon Waltz
  • Wabash Cannon Ball
  • Love Is Going To Live Here Again - Elaine & Elymer Morse
  • Military Shautise
    Cowboy Reel - Bruce Patton (caller)
    Wabash Cannon Ball - Larry Dougherty

Winter scene

The item is a drawing of winter scene depicting a horse and sleigh with buildings in the background by Thelma Crawford for "A Quebec Mosaic" by Hazel A. Coates.

Field tools

The item is a drawing of a reaping cradle and a wooden hay fork by Thelma Crawford for "A Quebec Mosaic" by Hazel A. Coates.

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

Bessie Jane Banfill fonds

  • CA ETRC P190
  • Fonds
  • [192-]-1998

The fonds contains primary source material on the life of Bessie Jane Banfill from 1923 to 1998. It consists of articles, biographical notes, a leaflet of her graduation ceremony and photographs. It is comprised of the following files: Biography (1923-1998), Photographs and Postcards (1924-[1975?]).

Banfill, Bessie Jane (1899-1975)

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

Louise Abbott fonds

  • CA ETRC P146
  • Fonds
  • 1904-2004, predominant [197-]-2004, 2020

The fonds contains source material on the professional activities of Louise Abbott as a writer, photographer and documentary filmmaker from the 1970s to 2020. It consists largely of research files, press clippings, correspondence, publications, articles, photographs, oral interviews and video tape cassettes. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Research Projects ([17--?], reproduction-2020), Photography (1963-2003), Literary Work (1980-2002) and CBC Internal Radio Awards (2003).

Abbott, Louise, b. 1950

Mildred Waldron collection

  • CA ETRC P170
  • Collection
  • 1890-2004

The collection contains source material on the history and families of Clifton and Eaton Townships, the village of East Clifton, in Compton County from 1890 to 2004. The fonds consists mainly of family trees, photographs, family histories and includes detailed genealogical information on various families, such as Waldron, Cairns, Smith, Schoff, Hurd, Lowry, Dempsy, Cooper, Forgrave, Banks, Hodgen, Gilbert, McConnell, Gray, Elliot, Lindsay, Bain, Graham, Jordon, Cromwell, MacRae, McBurney, Mackay, Hall, Gordon, Waters, Pope, Reed, Williams, Bellam, Barber, Betts, Blair and Hurley. It consists of the following series: Publications ([198-?]-[199-?]), Historical Research (1890-[199-?]), Genealogy ([196-?]-[199-?]) and Miscellaneous ([19--]-[199-?]).

Waldron, Mildred, 1924-2008

Mary Jean Woodard Bean fonds

  • CA ETRC P189
  • Fonds
  • 1842-[200-?]

The fonds contains primary source material that reflects Mary Woodward Bean's interests as a teacher and writer. It consists of school reports, school censuses, minutes from school commissions, geneology, manuscripts, a scrapbook, and research. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Education (1842-1943), Geneology ([19--?]-1996), Writings ([197-?]-[200-?]), Julia Grace Wales Research ([1915?]-[1978?]), Map ([19--?]), Legder (1859-1866), and Historical Misc. (1967-1995).

Bean, Mary Jean Woodward, 1921-2011

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