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Fonds Coaticook High School Reunion

  • CA SHC F027
  • Fonds
  • [189-?]-1994

Fonds illustrates the organization and activities connected to a reunion of graduates from the Coaticook High School, primarily from 1992 to 1994. It also is a source of information on the history of the Coaticook High school. It consists of correspondence, programmes, lists of invitees, a guest book, newspaper articles, photographs, postcards, and other planning documents. The fonds is composed of the following files: Reunion and preparation, Correspondence, Coaticook High School History, and Postcards.

Collection Lydia May

  • CA SHC C023
  • Collection
  • 1946-2000

Collection contains information on the Dixville, Crooker, and Marsh Cemetery Association from 1946 to 1981 and on the Coaticook Area Senior Citizens Sunshine 50+ Club from 1975 to 2000. It consists primarily of a receipts and disbursements ledger, minutes, correspondance, press clippings, and correspondence. The collection is composed of the following files: Dixville, Crooker, and Marsh Cemetery Association; Minutes, Coaticook Area Senior Citizens Sunshine Club; and Correspondence and programmes, Coaticook Area Senior Citizens Sunshine Club.

Collection Mme Lemieux

  • CA SHC C025
  • Collection
  • [191-?]-[195-?]

Collection presents sports and culture in Coaticook and St-Herménégilde from about the 1910s to the 1950s. It consists the following items:
-photo, Chevaliers de Colomb in front of St-Jean-l’Évangeliste church, [195-?]
-photo, unidentified anniversary, [195-?]
-photo, softball team, St-Herménégilde, [191-?]
-photo, construction of a church, possibly in St-Herménégilde, [191-]
-photo, « Drame Claude Bardane », Magog, 1930
-photo, excursion to St-Herménégilde, [1935?]
-photo, group with priest, possibly at St-Herménégilde, Ernest Lemieux identified in photo, [1935?]
-three photos, unidentified groups
-postcard, Couvent de la Présentation de Marie, Coaticook

Collection Alphat Duquette

  • CA SHC C028
  • Collection
  • [195-?]

Collection illustrates some of the organizations in Coaticook from around the 1950s. It consists of photographs showing an unidentified group at the Meadon baseball stadium, an initiation for the Knights of Columbus (Chevaliers de Colomb), and of the Amicale à Sacré-Coeur de Coaticook.

Fonds Belding-Corticelli

  • CA SHC F033
  • Fonds
  • 1945-2001

Fonds illustrates the operations, personnel, municipal relations, and the properties of the Belding-Corticelli factories in Coaticook from 1945 to 2001. It consists largely of correspondence, photographs, and collective agreements. The fonds is composed of the following series: Personnel, Correspondence, Photographs, Production, and History.

Belding Corticelli Limited. Coaticook

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).

Lois Ogilvie Blanchette

  • CA ETRC P195
  • Fonds

The fonds contains primary source information on the life and career of Lois Ogilvie Blanchette. It consists of music manuscripts and oral interviews.

A.J.H. Richardson fonds

  • CA ETRC P223
  • Fonds
  • 1937

The fonds contains information on the research interests of A.J.H. (aka Jack) Richardson on the Eastern Townships in 1937. It consists of one letter from Jack Richardson to doctoral advisor regarding a possible PhD dissertation topic and list of available archival (primary) sources on land settlement and geography in the Eastern Townships.

Richardson, Arthur John Hampson

Copping-Boyce family (Sand Hill and Milby) fonds

  • CA ETRC P239
  • Fonds
  • [187-?]-[195-]

The fonds contains primary source information on the Copping, Boyce, and Mason families in Rawdon, Sand Hill, and Milby from around the 1870s to the 1950s. It consists primarily of photographs, but also includes obituaries, a programme, and a painting. The fonds is comprised of the following files: Copping family ([188-?]-1929), Boyce family ([188-?]-[195-]), Mason family ([187-?]-[190-?]), Milby views ([189-?]-[193-?]), and Miscellaneous ([188-?]-[192-?]).

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.

University Archives Collection

  • CA BU BUA
  • Collection
  • [18-]-[20-]

The University Archives consists of all documents which give evidence and information about the University’s history, organization, function, and structure. The mission of the University Archives is to select, describe, preserve and make available for research those records which have enduring value to the University for administrative, legal, fiscal, and historical purposes. Archival holdings include records and publications of the administration, students, faculty, staff and alumni. Within these collections are a variety of media such as photographs, drawings, maps and plans, microfilms, and computer, video and audio tapes. Trophies, medals, badges, and other memorabilia are also collected by the archives.


Bishop's University Archives Policy
Material collected and preserved by the University Archives includes:

  • Records of the official governing bodies of the University, such as Board of Governors and Senate, including minutes, reports, associated committees.
  • Administrative records of the Officers of the University, including the Chancellor, Principal, Vice-Principal, the Deans, Vice-Principal - -- Administration, Registrar, Chief Librarian, and Dean of Student Affairs.
  • Administrative records of the Students’ Representative Council (SRC).
  • Minutes and correspondence of faculties and departments.
  • Publications of administrative bodies of the University.
  • Publications of faculty, staff, students and alumni.
  • Theses.
  • Personal papers of faculty and staff.
  • Graphic materials relating to the University including photographs, maps, blueprints, and architectural plans.
  • Audio-visual records such as microfilm, sound recordings, film and videotape associated with the University.
  • Memorabilia connected with the University, including student trophies and awards, medals, posters, ephemera.
  • Records of Associations such as the Alumni Association, Faculty Association etc.

Bishop's University

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

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.)

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.)

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

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

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

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.)

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

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

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

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