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Photographs

The file contains photographs of William (Bill) McCallum; and his work in Sawyerville in probably the 1920's; and from probably the 1970's to the 1990's. It consists of photographs.

Covered Bridges of the Eastern Townships documentary

Item is a documentary project researched and produced by Barbara Verity and narrated by Joyce Cochrane on covered bridges in the Eastern Townships, produced around 1977. Included in the documentary are images of the covered bridges at Fitch Bay (Narrows), Milby, Capelton, Coaticook (Drouin), Stanbridge East (Monaghan), Melbourne (Creek/Gibson), Highwater (Province Hill/de la Frontière), Gould (Fisher Hill/McVetty-McKenzie), Ste-Catherine-de-Hatley (Rexford), Cowansville (Freeport), Notre-Dame-de-Stanbridge (Pike River/des Rivières), and Island Brook (McDermott).

Club patinage artistique d’East Angus fonds

  • CA ETRC P249
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1999

-lists of members, 1977-1999
-skaters’ files, 1977-1991
-skating tests and competition results & other docs, 1980-1998
-financial records, 1975-1998
-posters and programmes, 1994-1997
-minutes, 1994-1996
-souvenir album, 1997
-reports, 1993-1996
-By-laws, 1994
-correspondence, 1974-1998

Logging camp

Item is a photograph of Hollis Cairns' logging camp located on the North River, with many workers and a few horses visible in front of the camp, in Compton County.

Letter from J Young

The item contains information on Aeneas McMaster's professional activities. It is a letter from Mr. Young to Aeneas McMaster concerning his land.

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

Foreword

The item contains information on the Celtic Research Group’s activities. It is the foreword of the book Celts of Compton County.

Sawyerville Women’s Institute fonds

  • CA ETRC P252
  • Fonds
  • 1985-2004

The fonds contains information on the finances and members of the Sawyerville Women's Institute (disbanded in 2004) from 1985 to 2004. It consists of a treasurer's book for 1985 to 2004, which also served as a membership book for 1985 to 1994, and two cookbooks (undated) with recipes submitted by Sawyerville W.I. members.

Railway section crew in Sawyerville

Item consists of photograph of a railway section crew in Sawyerville. Included in the photograph are Tom Thompson on the right side of the handcar and Robert Thompson (foreman for the Maine Central Railroad) on the right on the ground.

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