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John Bird's house

This item is a photograph of John Bird's house at the top of Church street. There is the spire of the old Catholic church and the spire of United Church located at the foot of Church street. Bishop's University is in the background.

Group at Lennoxville Camp

This item is a photograph of a group at Lennoxville Camp in July 1887. C.S. White - Centre front, hat on back of head, next to him, Arthur Abbott. Mary Abbott McKindsey, aunt Bess (Oughtred) Abbott, Caroline (Abbott) White (mrs. C.S.) rt of aunt Bess, white (v collar). Front row, 2nd from right- aunt Margaret Abbott. Centre, holding fan, Mabel Wilder Puffer and husband. Jennie Abbott (with child on lap- Douglas?) Lewis Abbott, in front of Bess (with mustache). Uncle Will, centre back row with hat?

Group of person on a boat

This item is a photograph of a group of person on a boat in 1885. Front row: 1. Mary Abbot McKindsey, 2. missing, 3. Margaret Abbot, 4. missing, 5. Mabel Wilder Puffer. Second row: 1. Caroline White, 2. Ida White, 3. missing, 4. missing, 5. Mr. Puffer, 6. Arthur Abbot, 7. missing, 8. missing. Back row: C.S. White and Bert McKindsey.

Ned Henry and Arthur Speid

This item is a photograph of Ned Henry and Arthur Speid in Crestmobile in front of George Henry's Shop in the Square in Lennoxville during the summer of 1902.

Toboggan club

This item is a photograph of the Toboggan Club in 1885. Back row: Charles White; Caroline Abbott White; missing; Margaret Abbott. Centre: Mary Abbott McKindsey (in fur neckpiece); Arthur Abbott. To left of her, Mabel Wilder Puffer (hat with tassel)/ Mr. Puffer, 3nd from left, front.

Play Old Cronies

This item is a photograph of two men acting ''Old Cronies'' in 1902. Orson Rublee (on the left) and Arthur Speid (on the right).

Interview with Arthur Speid, part A

Item is the first part of a recorded conversation with Arthur T. Speid with Dr. J.D. Jefferis, Arnold Banfill, and Arthur Motyer, recorded 19 February 1966 in Lennoxville. The interview focuses on Arthur Speid's experiences as a student at Bishop's College School and Bishop's University in the 1890s. Among the subjects covered are the campus buildings, food strikes, the golf course (links), athletics, drama, school subjects, women at Bishop's, and various professors, principals, and headmasters including Henry de Beltgens Gibbins, Thomas B. Waitt, James P. Whitney, Francis J.B. Allnatt, Richard A. Parrock, Gilbert B. Jones, Arthur H. McGreer, and Robert N. Hudspeth. It also includes more general discussion of Lennoxville.


This series contains primary source material on stories and a sketch. It consists of two stories entitled Drama of the Meat Market and President Roosevelt's Death, as well a sketch.


This series contains primary source material on photographs of the Speid-Motyer family, other families, Lennoxville, Uplands, landscape, sports and clubs, and others. It consists of photographs and postcards. The series contains the following sub-series: Subjects (1885-2008), People ([1885?]-[1997?]), and Postcards ([19--?]).


This series contains primary source material on sketches by the Speid-Motyer family. It consists of sketches.

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