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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 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-

Literary Rambles with Steve Luxton

The file contains four short films videoed by Rachel Garber and John Mackley, and produced and edited by John Mackley, on the life, works, and influence of four renowned Townships poets (Thomas Gray, Louis Dudek, Ralph Gustafson, and D.G. Jones). Steve Luxton, Poet in Residence of the Lennoxville Library, discusses their work and, as a younger poet, his encounters with them. Filmed in the areas where they lived in the Eastern Townships, the videos intertwine readings, discussions, and analyses to create narratives about each poet's life and work.

Mackley, John, 1959-

Hatley Canada Day celebrations

The subseries contains information related various celebrations Hatley, primarily relating Canada Day, from 1983 to 1996. It consists of two sing-along pamphlets; one special edition newspaper "Hatley Gleaner" published in 1983; 35 wooden nickels; a letter regarding the wooden nickels and 4 button regarding a bed race.

Barnston

The file contains primary source information relating to land in Barnston in 1849, 1862 and from 1874 to 1876. It consists of a photocopy of a letter written March 14, 1849 by [A. Sowen?] to Robinson Oughtred, Esq. regarding a property dispute concerning lot 6, range 11 in Barnston. It also consists of a complaint filed by William Locker Felton against Alexander Edson, Junior, for non-payment of a mortgage on the north quarter of lot 3, range 2 and the north half of lot 1, range 2 in Barnston, as well as a court summons for the same case. It also consists of a mortgage (1874) and mortgage and obligation (1876) by John Hunter, William Hunter, and Ann Lane Walker to Ernest Maloney for the north half of lot 10, range 2 and the north half of lot 11, range 2 in Barnston.

Lettergram to Mrs. Frank Herbert Price

Item is a lettergram addressed to Mrs. Frank Herbert Price of Magog from the Director of Records in Ottawa, dated October 8, 1918. The lettergram states that Pte. Frank Herbert Price was admitted to the 55 General Hospital in Boulogne on October 1, due to a shrapnel wound in his side.

Bell Telephone Company of Canada

The subseries file contains primary source information on the Bell Telephone Company of Canada in Sherbrooke in 1944. It consists of one telephone directory for Sherbrooke and vicinity, dated June 1944. It also includes information for Lennoxville, Asbestos, Ayer's Cliff, Bishopton, Black Lake, Bury, Coaticook, Compton, Cookshire, Danville, Disraeli, East Angus, East Broughton, East Hereford, Garthby, Inverness, La Patrie, Laurierville, Leeds, Lyster, Magog, Marbleton, Megantic, North Hatley, Plessisville, Richmond, Rock Island, St. Ferdinand de Halifax, St. Malo, Sawyerville, Scotstown, Thetford Mines, Victoriaville, Waterville, and Windsor.

Bell Telephone Company of Canada (The)

Bell Telephone Directory, 1941

Official Telephone Directory including Sherbrooke, Coaticook, Richmond, Magog, Rock Island, Thetford Mines and surrounding territory, published by Bell Telephone Company in 1941.

Bell Telephone Directory, 1936

Official Telephone Directory including Sherbrooke, Coaticook, Richmond, Magog, Rock Island, Thetford Mines and surrounding territory, published by Bell Telephone Company in 1936.

Stanstead College Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1872 - 2024

This fonds contains information on the history of Stanstead College from 1872 to 2024. It consists of Documents, Pictures, Yearbooks and Artifacts.

Hatley

The file contains primary source information on land transactions concerning Hatley in 1823 and in 1872. It consists of a photocopy of a sale and conveyance by Ebenezer Hovey to Simon Kezar for the northwest quarter of lot 7, range 3 in Hatley Township, in 1823. Appended to the photocopy of the deed is a hand-drawn plan of the land concerned. It also consists of a receipt for a final mortgage payment received from Benjamin Burland by F.D. Gilbert in 1872, for part of lot 5, Range 1 and part of lot 7, Range 2 in Hatley.

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

Commerce and industries

File presents information on the economic history of the Coaticook region from 1875 to 2014. It consists of an account book for James Williamson for R.C. Baldwin’s store (1875), an invoice from Charles H. Bryan (freight delivery) for Belding-Corticelli (1917), a poster for J. H. Knapp’s ambulance and funeral service and a wedding book printed to J. H. Knapp ([192-?]), a flyer for Georges Vaillancourt's store (date unknown), three promotional posters for Cercle de Couture Pfaff, Felix I. Lajoie (Coton Wabasso) and J. B. Dionne (dates unknown), two wallpaper sample catalogues from W. E. Dionne & Fils (dates unknown), a programme for the Penman's employee picnic held at Jacques-Cartier Park (22 August 1953), a promotional brochure for Massey-Harris owned by Kenneth Walker (1953), a poster for Fernand Riendeau's ambulance service (ca. 1955), an article “Scientific fish culture in Quebec since 1945” by Louis-Roch Séguin (1957), an article “Étude d’un important projet pour la promotion touristique de la Station Piscicole du Lac Lyster” (1957), a brochure “Eastern Townships Fish Hatchery/Station piscicole des Cantons de l’Est” (1958), a brochure for Camping Piskiart at Lake Lyster (1960s), a ribbon from the Penman's employee picnic held at Crystal Beach in Magog (26 August 1961), two flyers for the Marché Suprême Benoit (1963) and Coaticook Pharmacy, a promotional poster for Michael Élias & Co. (ca. 1964), an article “Trout rearing with the minimum of fresh make-up water possible/Élévage de truites avec le minimum d’eau fraîche de compensation possible” by Louis-Roch Séguin, Benoit Dion and Raymond Charbonneau (1978), a commemorative photo album and medallion celebrating Niedner's 100 years in Coaticook (2014), a profile of H.L. Boisvert mill in "Le Meunier" (1990), and a cabinetry catalogue from Cabico (2014).

Education

File presents information on education in Coaticook from 1923 to 1971. It consists of a prize list for Marie Blanche Boisclair from the Présentation de Marie Pensionnat de Coaticook in 1923, correspondence with Romuald Dumont during his role in the planning committee for the Academie du Sacré-Coeur reunion (“l’amicale”) in 1940, two issues of the Coaticook High School Banner yearbook (1955, 1960) and statistics (school census) for the Commission scolaire de Coaticook from 1960 to 1971.

Mme. Nichols collection

  • CA SHC C037
  • Collection
  • 1956, [197-?]

The collection consists of compiled transcripts and excerpts of documents from various women's groups and churches in the Coaticook area, including:
-letter of resignation as secretary for the Women's Missionary Society of the Coaticook United Church from Ethel Rogers (1956)
-Mission Band Report by Isabelle Wadleigh 1956
-compiled list of members of the United Church Women of the Coaticook United Church for 1946-1974
-documents for Young Ladies Circle Poetry -compiled list of the Membership roll (of the United Church? ) for the Compton area 1861-1854
-extracts from United Church Women minutes, 1960s
-list of burials at "Old Moulton Burying Ground" cemetery
-transcript of Young Ladies Circle financial accounts from 1898-1927
-transcript of various documents from women's organizations at Sisco Memorial United Church in Coaticook
-extracts from Coaticook Methodist Church Board of Trustees from 1877-1919

Willie E. Dionne

  • CA SHC F045
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1942

The fonds contains information on the business W.E. Dionne & Lestage in Coaticook from 1920 to 1942. It consists of professional correspondence addressed to Willie E. Dionne or Dionne & Lestage, tinsmiths, plumbers and painters, and of press clippings, which consist largely of advertisements for W.E. Dionne.

Dionne, Willie E. (1883-1961)

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