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East Farnham United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC070
  • Fonds
  • 1853-1992

The fonds contains source material on Church management, the congregation's affairs, the Church's history, and the activities of Church organizations and societies from 1853 to 1992. It consists mainly of minutes, legal documents, an insurance policy, financial records, annual reports, an historical sketch, press clippings and drawings. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1897-1927, 1955-1983), Legal (1876, 1968-1975), Buildings and Property (1853, 1899-1956), Finances (1919-1927, 1947-1987), Historical (1990), Organizations (1889-1992), and Prints, Paintings, Drawings (1981).

East Farnham United Church (East Farnham, Que.)

Miscellaneous Documents

The series contains documents that have no ascertainable author but were found within the contents of the family files, and contain discussion of family members. It consists of a document titled "Uncle Joe's Talk with the Boys" regarding the desire to move west, a document that appears to be a school writing assignment, a handwritten copy of rifle exercises, and a handwritten excerpt from "Directions for using Stone's Instantaneous Process of Dressing and Dyeing Furs, Wools, etc." It also contains invitations to the following: marriage of Elsie Milner and Rev. Thomas B. Moody (1920), marriage of Diane M. Ingalls and Kenneth Jenne (1963), 50th anniversary of Daniel and Dora Gruer (1975)

Programmes and Advertisements

The file consists of five programmes: "Soirée musicale" in aid of the funds of the 1st Lennoxville Volunteer Rifle Corps, at the Albion Hotel, Lennoxville, on 16 February 1863; "The Hidden Gem, a Shamrock Evening", at Mont Notre-Dame, Sherbrooke; Creatore and his Famous Band, at his Majesty's Theatre, Sherbrooke, on 3 May 1916; "Esther the Beautiful Queen", at Town Hall, Cookshire; Last Concert Season of Sherbrooke Symphony Orchestra at the Clement Theatre, Sherbrooke, 1 May 1911; Patriotic Concert at Sherbrooke High School, 23 May 1916; an undated programme for a Campaign Concert in Melbourne; a programme for the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra presented by Community Concert Association and performed at the Granada Theatre in 1954; and Waterloo Academy Annual Concert, 8 December 1911. It also consists of material for Le Festival St-Zénon de Piopolis including eight programs between 2001 and 2004, correspondence, and a newspaper clipping.

Examination Reports

The file consists of one detailed student report from Ulverton dated 1909 and signed by James Lester; two enrollment and examination reports for Danville Academy dated 1917, and a "Permanent Record of Progress" from Hampden, Compton County, for 1919 to 1936. The file provides information on the pupils' names, grade levels, and marks, as well as the names of teachers.

Fairs

The file consists of four booklets titled "Prize Lists for the Richmond County Agricultural Society Annual Fair", dated respectively 1960, 1964, 1966, 1967; prize cards, from 1893-1914, of the Danville Union Agricultural Society, the Richmond County Agricultural Society and the Eastern Townships Agriculture Society; a souvenir programme from the Sherbrooke Fair from 1945; and a poster of the 62nd Annual Farmers' Exhibition, organized by the Stanstead County Agricultural Society in Ayer's Cliff, from 28 to 29 August 1907. The file provides information on the setting up of agricultural fairs. It contains the names of the Richmond County Agricultural Society's members, the departmental committees and the rules and regulations and judging programmes of the fairs. It also a prize book for Canada's Great Eastern Exhibition (Sherbrooke, Que.) from 1894 and architectural drawings for a multifunctional building for the Exposition Sherbrooke Fair, dated 23 March 1983.

Fonds Fabrique Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Conseil de Nantes

  • CA CAMAR FP101
  • Fonds
  • 1909-2007

Ce fonds fournit des renseignements sur la fondation, l'histoire et le patrimoine de la paroisse, sa fermeture, son territoire ainsi que sur l'érection de chemins de croix et la bénédiction des bâtiments paroissiaux. Il témoigne également de la gestion administrative et financière ainsi que de la construction, la rénovation et l'entretien des bâtisses paroissiales. Le fonds se compose de requêtes, décrets, correspondance, extraits de procès-verbaux, listes, documents financiers, registres d'associations et de mouvements spirituels ainsi que des coupures de presse. On y retrouve également des inventaires, des photographies, des plans, des documents relatifs aux propriétés de la paroisse ainsi que la documentation relative aux curés et aux administrateurs.

Fabrique Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Conseil de Nantes

Fonds Fabrique Saint-Jean-de-Brébeuf de Sherbrooke

  • CA CAMAR FP100
  • Fonds
  • 1941-2006

Ce fonds fournit de l'information sur la fondation et l'histoire de la paroisse, sur sa fermeture, sur l'érection de chemins de croix, sur la construction et les travaux de rénovations de l'église et du presbytère ainsi que sur son territoire. Il témoigne également de l'organisation administrative et financière de la paroisse, ainsi que de son patrimoine. Le fonds se compose de décrets, de registres et d'extraits de procès-verbaux du conseil de fabrique et des assemblées de paroissiens, de correspondance, de rapports, de documents financiers, de plans, de coupures de presse et de photographies. Le chercheur consultera avec profit les cahiers d'annonces et prônes, les feuillets paroissiaux, le cahier de chroniques ainsi que les documents relatifs à l'organisation et à la célébration d'anniversaires de fondation de la paroisse. On y retrouve également des documents relatifs aux curés et aux vicaires, des formulaires vierges et une fiche d'inventaire de l'église. Des cassettes audio, des disques compacts, une vidéocassette ainsi que des demandes et décrets d'érection d'associations et de mouvements spirituels complètent ce fonds.

Fabrique Saint-Jean-de-Brébeuf de Sherbrooke

Eastern Townships Resource Centre Textual Records collection

  • CA ETRC P997
  • Collection
  • [18--]-2004

The collection contains source material on various topics related to the Eastern Townships in the ninetieth and twentieth centuries such as settlement, colonization, politic, military, economy, transport, communication, health and welfare, education, religion and culture. It consists mainly of schedules, obituaries, by-laws, insurance policies, certificates, photographs, maps, drawings, posters, cards, petitions, genealogies, diaries, scrapbooks, newspapers, letters, songsheets, land grants, reports, ledgers, minutes of meetings, notebooks and programmes. The collection is comprised of the following series: Settlement and Colonization ([18--]-Photocopied 1994), Politics (1965-1974), Military (1802-1988), Economy (1830-1987), Transport and Communications (1826-1990), Health and Welfare (1931-1949), Education (1854-1998), Religion ([18-?]-Photocopied 1993), Culture ([18-?]-1990).

Economy

The series contains source material on the economy in the Eastern Townships from 1830 to 1987. It is comprised of the following subseries: Agriculture (1836-1983), Mining (1861-1864), Industry (photocopied 1983), Businesses (1830-1956), Banking (1865-1987), and Insurance (1907-1924).

Agriculture

The subseries contains source material on the development of agriculture in the Eastern Townships from 1836 to 1926. It is comprised of the following files: Farmers' Diaries (1836-[1909 photocopied 1983?]), Farmers' Account Books (1868-1926), and Fairs (1893-1983).

Sherbrooke Snow Shoe Club fonds

  • CA ETRC P150
  • Fonds
  • 1877-2004

The fonds contains source material on the constitution, administration, events, activities and membership of the Sherbrooke Snow Shoe Club form 1877 to 2004. It consists of constitution, by-laws, minutes, financial and accounting records, correspondence, membership records, news clippings, programs, songs and poems. Most of the material mentioned above is contained in the minute books for the first 84 years. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration (1877-2004), Events and Activities (1893-2004), Membership (1877-1969), and Miscellaneous Documents (1879-1994).

Sherbrooke Snow Shoe Club (Sherbrooke, Que.)

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