Land, settlement and immigration

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  • The subject term Land, settlement and immigratoin should be used with descriptions that relate to settling, claiming and moving to a new land, land titles, distribution and grants, community and regional settlement partners, land settlement companies, land surveys and surveyors, real estate companies and activities and organizations involved in sponsoring and supporting immigrants.

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Land, settlement and immigration

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Land, settlement and immigration

  • UF Settlement
  • UF Immigration
  • UF Surveys (land)
  • UF Land petitions
  • UF Land grants

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Land, settlement and immigration

16 Archival description results for Land, settlement and immigration

16 results directly related Exclude narrower terms

Minnie Hallowell Bowen fonds

  • CA ETRC 2-1-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

Professional life

This file contains primary source material on the professional life of Barbara Wark in Sherbrooke between 1952 and 1960. It consists primarily of a telephone directory, newspaper clippings, and identification cards from Barbara's time as a reporter.

Property and land

File presents information on property and land transactions in Coaticook from 1913 to 2014. It consists of register of land searches and certificates (1913-1961), a catalogue of properties for sale by Nunns & Moulton ([194-?]), and copies of acts relating to the property of the Frères des Écoles Chrétienne in Compton ([copied 2014]).

Cartographic documents

Series consists of maps of Coaticook and an the surrounding areas of the Eastern Townships from the 1830s to the 1880s. It consists of the following maps: “Map showing the different railways by which the Eastern Townships can be reached” (J.H. Buffords, ca. 1880), “Map of the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada” (Dean & Mundy, ca. 1835), and sections of the “Map of the District of St. Francis, Canada East” (Putnam & Gray, 1863).

Aeneas McMaster fonds

  • CA ETRC P094
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1888

The fonds contains source material mainly on railway development and settlement in Clinton, Hampden, Ditton, and Marston townships in Compton County and around Lake Megantic from 1873 to 1888 and on the role of the Glasgow Canadian Land and Trust Company, managed at the time by Aeneas McMaster. The fonds consists of letters sent to McMaster from 1873 to 1888 by businessmen and shopkeepers, municipal councillors or mayors, employees of the Glasgow Canadian Land and Trust Company, men in search of work, and settlers and includes a proposal for building a mill; letters signed by McMaster; and a few other documents. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Railway Companies (1876-1888), Settlement (1873-1876), Municipal Affairs (1873-1881), Miscellaneous Documents (1875-1881) and Correspondance (1876-1882).

McMaster, Aeneas

Property

The file contains primary source information on property belonging to the Naylor family in Missisquoi County from 1862 to 1921. It consists of a land deed and a retrocession from Albert Chapman to Henry Naylor for land in St. Georges de Clarenceville as well as a copy of a letter pertaining to Benjamin V. Naylor's lease and transfer of land on Ile-aux-Noix to the Department of Militia and Defense and the Department of the Interior.