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Family photographs

The file contains photographs of four generations of people related to the Cooper family. The photographs were collected by Marguerite Cooper Chappell who did a thorough genealogical research, partially focusing on the "mothers" in the family line.

Blarney Castle

The file consists of glass negatives showcasing Blarney Castle and the surrounding grounds, home of Senator George G. Foster, located on the east bank of Brome Lake, between Judge Christopher Dunkin's and Sydney Fisher's estates. The images show Senator Foster with his wife Mary Maud Buchanan, their children George Buchanan and Ruth Elizabeth, and some guests.

Brome Lake

The file consists of photographs showcasing Brome Lake and surroundings.

Duboyce Cemetery

The file consists of glass negatives showcasing the gravestones of the Mizener family in the Duboyce cemetery. Five siblings died between 1891 and 1895.

Lake Bonnallie

The file consists of eleven glass negatives depicting various angles of Lake Bonnallie as well as two negatives showcasing Chateau de Foster.

Textual records

The file contains primary source documents relating to the estate of the late David Wells of Greenfield, New England. It includes receipts signed by the heirs of the estate, which was under the supervision of Ephraim Nash, as he was named the executor of the estate. The heirs include Samuel Gale, Nathaniel Church, John Williams and many members of the Wells family.

Professional documents

The file contains one official document relating to the professional life of Ephraim Nash, consisting of a Letter Patent certifying his accreditation as a surveyor, signed by Sir Charles Bagot in 1842.

Professional documents

The file contains one official document relating to the professional life of Ephraim Nash, consisting of the official attestation as a surveyor, signed by Samuel Holland.

Personal documents

The file contains one document relating to the personal life of Ephraim Nash, consisting of a receipt signed by John Wells, probably related to his wife Hannah Wells, for an unidentified transaction.

Personal documents

The file contains one personal document addressed to Sergent Ephraim Nash, consisting of a militia command order, dated March 9, 1838, to meet at Capt. Hall's house, signed by Philip Wood, ensign.

National Thread

The file contains information on National Thread in Sherbrooke from 1941 to 1971. It consists of newspaper clippings; correspondence; small artifacts such as pins and a men's jewelry set including cufflinks and a tie clip.

Religion

File presents information on religious practices and churches in the Coaticook region from 1905 and 1966. It consists of a communion souvenir certificate for Rosa Nadeau (1905), a certificate of religious instruction for Antonio Thibault of St-Marc Catholic Church in Coaticook (1932), souvenir program on the occasion of the appointment of Napoleon Loiselle to the title of Secret Cameroy of Pope John XXIII ([1959?]), a booklet on the campaign to expand the parish credits of St. Emond Parish (1961), and a programme for the dedication St. Paul’s Chapel, Anglican church, in Dixville (1966).

Music and theatre

File presents information on arts and culture in Coaticook from 1930 to 1950. It consists of a souvenir programme for "Dolly (I love you)" (1930), sheet music and a souvenir programme for “Lolita” (1934), a souvenir programme for “Le Trouvère” (1935), sheet music for “Chant de ralliement” (1950), poems by Victor Péloquin/Victor de Grand-Pré ([195-?]), a programme for a conference and concert organized by the Société du Bon Parler Français and the Société St. Jean-Baptiste (1951), a programme for the annual concert for the Symphonie Vocale including a photograph of the choir (1957), and a programme for the 22nd festival of the Fédération des Fanfares Amateur de la Province de Québec organized by the Harmonie de Coaticook (1962).

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 and statistics (school census) for the Commission scolaire de Coaticook from 1960 to 1971.

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), 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), and a cabinetry catalogue from Cabico (2014).

1796-1856

The file contains a statement by Abijah Willard as agent of the Dunn Estate re the complaint of S. Blake and a bound photostat copy of the agreement between the Hon. Thomas Dunn and associates, 24 pages, dated August 30, 1796.

1823

The file consists of a memo of road taxes on land belonging to the heirs of the late Thomas Dunn dated January 2, 1823 at Stukely.

1820

The file consists of a list and number of lots in the Township of Stukely belonging to the heirs of the late Thomas Dunn dated March 11, 1820 at Shefford.

1802

Notice (handwritten) to all persons indebted to Hon. Thomas Dunn on Seigneury of St. Armand and Dunham to make payments without delay to the subscriber Philip Ruiter, Agent, or actions will be commenced.

1796

Written "Letters Patent" for Dunham Township (pages missing but does give most of the Grantees with Lots assigned).

1801

The file consists of a Deed to James Pettes for land in the Township of Dunham dated June 26, 1801 at St. Armand.

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