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Anthony W. Preston fonds

  • CA BU MG033
  • Fonds

Extracts from "Amateur Performance", an unpublished memoir by Anthony W. Preston, 12th Principal of Bishop's University, 1969-70. Typewritten.

Preston, Anthony W.

Henry Stanley Orr fonds

  • CA BU MG032
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1904

Diplomas: Bishop's University, B.A. 1900. - Barreau de la Province de Quebec, 1900. - McGill University, B.C.L. 1903. - Bar of the Province of Quebec, 1904.
Certificate: MacDonald Travelling Scholarship, 1903
Letter, dated Mars 21, 1904. To Henry Stanley Orr, Faculte de Droit, Universite de Montpellier, France.

Orr, Henry Stanley

William Hector Baskerville fonds

  • CA BU MG048
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1939

Photographs: Basketball, 1933, Sherbrooke City League Champions; Women's Hockey, 1938; Women's Basketball, 1938; COTC, 1938-39; snapshots (candids).

Baskerville, William Hector

W. Gillies Ross fonds

  • CA BU MG045
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1993

The fonds is a photographic record of the buildings of Bishop's University 1962-1993, comprised of approximately 100 colour slides. All images were taken by Geography professor W. Gillies Ross.

Ross, W. Gillies

C. Wynne Dickson fonds

  • CA BU MG041
  • Fonds
  • 1968

Correspondence pertaining to the Fourth Commonwealth Education Conference held in Lagos, Nigeria, February 26 to March 9, 1968. Mr. C. Wynne Dickson was at the time Associate Deputy Minister of Education, Province of Quebec. He participated as a member of the Canadian delegation.

Dickson, C. Wynne

Paul Arthur Joseph Irwin fonds

  • CA BU MG105
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1941
  • High School Teaching Diploma 1941
  • Bishop's academic gown and cap
  • brief memoir on teaching partially transcribed by Barbara Irwin

Irwin, Paul Arthur Joseph

Edwin Parkinson fonds

  • CA BU MG116
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1930
  • Certificate of Military Qualifications (2). Small arms - Lieutenant E. Parkinson, 1929
  • Photographs, group: COTC 1929-30 (Nakash)
  • Rugby (3) - 1927 Intermediates, 1929 Provincial Intercollegiate Champions, n.d. probably 1928

Parkinson, Edwin

Alma Olga and Lyndall Ruth Jackson fonds

  • CA BU MG080
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1930

Academic gown, hood, 2 caps, 2 blazers with Bishop's crest; Scrapbook containing clippings, programmes and various pieces of Bishop's memorabilia; BU diploma, B.A. 1929, Teacher's Certificate and Testimonial upon retirement; Photographs: Women's Basketball team, 1926-1927, 1927-1928, 1929-1930, Woman Students' Association 1929-1930.

Jackson, Alma Olga

Frederick George Scott Kelley fonds

  • CA BU MG081
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1948

Photographs: Ancient Order of Frothblowers, Spring 1947, Class of 1939, Class of 1947, taken in 2nd year, Class of 1947, taken in 3rd year, Class of 1948, The Mitre, Executive Committee and Literary Board, 1945-46; Sports: Badminton, 1945, Basketball, 1944-45, Basketball, Inter-year 1944-45 and 1946, Dunn Road Race, 1947, Football team, 1946 and 1947, Intermediate Rugby, 1945-46; Yearbooks: 1945, 1946, 1947

Kelley, Frederick George Scott

Ernest Raymond Roy fonds

  • CA BU MG083
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1904
  • Autographed hat
  • Purple jacket
  • funeral or preaching scarf/stole and related items
  • Bible, E.R. Roy, Levis, Quebec
  • Miscellaneous clippings and other items pertaining to Ernest Raymond Roy
  • photograph of Ernest Raymond Roy

Roy, Ernest Raymond

Stuart Lawrence Hodge fonds

  • CA BU MG084
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1928

Photographs:

  • views of interiors, including Bishop Williams Hall; exterior views of the Quad and front of McGreer;
  • Class of 1927: Howard S. Billings, Malcolm Charles Greene, Vincent Edward Lyon, Henry Carl Mayhew, Robert Gordon McHarg,
  • Class of 1928: R.L. Watson
  • University of Bishop's College COTC: 1925 (long and rolled-up), 1925-26, 1925-26 No.1 Platoon, Winners of the McMurtry-Ross Cup, 1926-27

Stuart Lawrence Hodge

Raymond James Mills fonds

  • CA BU MG109
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1906

Diary having belonged to Raymond James Mills of East Angus, Quebec. It was begun October 11, 1904, and appears to end March 13th 1906. Raymond Mills entered Bishop's College in September, 1904, left during the year. He returned as a partial student in September 1905, and again left during the year. This diary comprises a view of daily life at Bishop's College in the early 1900's, including accounts of sporting activities, daily chores, family visits, and various student activities, primarily sports such as hockey, basketball and boxing.

Mills, Raymond James

Lillian Madelyn Rider fonds

  • CA BU MG122
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1960
  • Award certificates (5): 1957-1960, primarily for women's basketball
  • alumni reunion booklets: 1995, 1997, 2005
  • The Campus newspaper, 1956-1960

Rider, Lillian Madelyn

Charles Nathaniel Montizambert Collection

  • CA BU MG110
  • Collection
  • 1854-1878

The Montizambert Collection consists of 7 documents:

  1. Statutes, Rules and Ordinances for the Conduct and Government of the University of Bishop's College (1854)
  2. Address delivered before the Convocation of the University of Bishop's College, Lennoxville, at its annual meeting June 27, 1860 by the Rev. J.H. Nicolls
  3. Order of Daily Morning Prayer to be used in the chapel of Bishop's College (Nov. 1861).
  4. Bishop's College Gymnasium and Swimming Baths Limited Liability (1863) (fundraising document)
  5. A sermon preached in the chapel of Bishop's College Lennoxville on the last Sunday of Term, Dec 17th, 1865, by G.C. Irving
  6. Bishop's College School, Lennoxville June 1869 (a pamphlet describing the school, with names of masters and students)
  7. A Sermon, preached by the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Quebec at the Consecration of the Chapel (June 14, 1878)

Leslie Porteous Chisholm fonds

  • CA BU MG112
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1967

Fonds gives evidence to student activities at Bishop's University from 1965 to 1967, specifically new student orientation, drama, and Carnival events. Includes:

  • ephemera
  • newspapers clippings (oversize)
  • alumni reunions booklets, Classes 1965, 1966, 1967
  • LP records: The Eskimos Who Came in From the Cold (Carnival Revue 1965). 2 copies, includes script; The Grate Escape
    Recordings of The Grate Escape and The Eskimos Who Came in From the Cold, Book and lyrics by Alex G. Henderson and Douglas H. Tees, Music and orchestrations by John C. Piper. Bishop's University 1965 Revue. The Grate Escape features the Bishop's University Marching Song in the final act.
  • photographs

Chisholm, Leslie Porteous

Alan Watkin Jones fonds

  • CA BU MG087
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1984
  • Series 01 pertains to a proposal to publish a Festschrift to celebrate the 50th anniversary in 1981 of the Summer School for Teachers organized by the Graduate School of Education of Bishop's University.
  • Series 02 pertains to Professor Alan W. Jones' publication of Lyulph Stanley : a study in educational politics. (Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1979), and includes drafts and correspondence.

Jones, Alan Watkin

John Alan Jowitt fonds

  • CA BU MG088
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1952

Fonds includes:

  • Constitution for Canterbury Clubs, with suggested by-laws and student program, annotated. "The aim of the Canterbury Club is to serve the Mission of Christianity in higher education by fostering among the students of this institution a better undertsanding of the Faith and Practice of the Episcopal Church and loyalty to its corporate life Pro Christo per Ecclesiam", etc.
    • examination questionnaires
    • newspaper clippings (includes Montreal Star account of an a tragic traffic accident which took the life of Graham Knight, 20, a "prominent Bishop's student" being a member of the football team and editor of The Mitre. Dated August 26, 1949)
    • The Athletic Dinner, 1948. Program and menu.
    • receipt: $2.00 for the Bishop's University Extension Fund. March 3, 1948;
    • small "Bishop's Football" pin;
    • an unidentified felt badge;

Jowitt, John Alan

Louise Collins Davies fonds

  • CA BU MG114
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1965
  • clippings, memorabilia (programmes, brochures), various events
  • photographs and slides 1961-1965: featuring Convocation, building construction, frosh orientation Fall 1961, St. Mark's Chapel fire, Fall 1962
  • frosh placard worn by frosh 1961
  • Bishop's blazer and frosh cap

Davies, Louise Collins

Rev. Thomas Shaw Chapman Collection

  • CA BU MG005
  • Fonds
  • 1872-1905

The Collection consists of:

  • "Speech given by the late Rev. T.S. Chapman during a trip to England in 1872." Typed copy and original manuscript copy, headed "University of Bishop's College-some account of..."
  • Diploma. Province of Quebec. Provincial Exhibition 1881. Diploma awarded to Rev. T.S. Chapman, Marbleton, Quebec. "For snow plough of mechanical design for making double track winter roads, and preventing "cahots"."- Photograph of T.S. Chapman. Inscription on back of photo reads "to Anna Francis Bennett, from her god-father." 6" x 4".
  • Postcard addressed to T. S. Chapman, 1905
  • Newspaper clipping. Niles-Moe marriage. Rev. T.S. Chapman officiating.

Chapman, Rev. Thomas S.

Noni Howard Collection

  • CA BU MG014
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1996

Fonds contains:

  • Haight Ashbury Literary Journal, Vol.1, Nos. 2 and 3, 1980
  • San Francisco's Appeal to Reason, Vol.1, No.1, 1982.
  • Books: Almost Like Dancing, by Noni Howard, Sandy Florence, Sandra Sutherland, New World Press,
    San Francisco, 1975; The Politics of Separation, by Noni Howard, New World Press, Vancouver, 1974.
    Both copies inscribed by Noni Howard to Ralph Gustafson, North Hatley, 1976
  • Publicity brochure for New World Press
  • Award certificate for Artists Embassy International, Third Prize awarded in the Third International
    Dancing Poetry Contest to Noni Howard, 1996
  • newspaper clipping, book announcement, and poetry (one signed copy)
  • book: signed copy of Share My Fantasies, by Noni Howard, 1996.

Howard, Noni

Louise Hoddinott fonds

  • CA BU MG013
  • Fonds
  • 1948

Single item fonds consists of the Last Will of Miss Louise Hoddinott of Eaton Corner, leaving to Bishop's College School and University, half of her property. Dated April 5th, 1948.

Margaret Amelia Banks fonds

  • CA BU MG100
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1949

Scrapbook containing photographs, newspaper clippings, and personal mementoes of Margaret's three years at Bishop's (1946/47 - 1948/49). Inscribed: This volume was compiled not by me, but by my father, Thomas Herbert Banks (1886-1960), who was much more talented at such things than I am. Signed Margaret A. Banks.

Banks, Margaret Amelia

University Archives Collection

  • CA BU BUA
  • Collection
  • [18-]-[20-]

The University Archives consists of all documents which give evidence and information about the University’s history, organization, function, and structure. The mission of the University Archives is to select, describe, preserve and make available for research those records which have enduring value to the University for administrative, legal, fiscal, and historical purposes. Archival holdings include records and publications of the administration, students, faculty, staff and alumni. Within these collections are a variety of media such as photographs, drawings, maps and plans, microfilms, and computer, video and audio tapes. Trophies, medals, badges, and other memorabilia are also collected by the archives.


Bishop's University Archives Policy
Material collected and preserved by the University Archives includes:

  • Records of the official governing bodies of the University, such as Board of Governors and Senate, including minutes, reports, associated committees.
  • Administrative records of the Officers of the University, including the Chancellor, Principal, Vice-Principal, the Deans, Vice-Principal - -- Administration, Registrar, Chief Librarian, and Dean of Student Affairs.
  • Administrative records of the Students’ Representative Council (SRC).
  • Minutes and correspondence of faculties and departments.
  • Publications of administrative bodies of the University.
  • Publications of faculty, staff, students and alumni.
  • Theses.
  • Personal papers of faculty and staff.
  • Graphic materials relating to the University including photographs, maps, blueprints, and architectural plans.
  • Audio-visual records such as microfilm, sound recordings, film and videotape associated with the University.
  • Memorabilia connected with the University, including student trophies and awards, medals, posters, ephemera.
  • Records of Associations such as the Alumni Association, Faculty Association etc.

Bishop's University

Alex J. Morrison fonds

  • CA BU MG074
  • Fonds
  • 1950

Photographs featured in the Bishop's University yearbook of 1950

Morrison, Alex J.

Christopher Rawson fonds

  • CA BU MG006
  • Fonds
  • [18-]

The family papers of Christopher Rawson contain correspondence, pamphlets, photographs, and ephemera pertaining to Bishop's College and Quebec City in the 1860's, 1870's and early 1880's.

Rawson, Christopher

George Borlase fonds

  • CA BU MG003
  • Fonds
  • 1855-1932

The fonds consists of three items:

  • Diploma. University of Bishop's College. George Borlase, B.A., 1855. Signed by Examiners H.M. Lower, J.H. Nicolls, H.H. Miles and by Chancellor J.S. McCord. With seal and ribbon. The seal shows an impression of the crest which is the earliest appearance of the crest and motto in the University Archives. The crest does not appear on any of the official university documents such as the Academic Calendar until 1894.
  • Diploma. University of Bishop's College. George C.H. Borlase, B.A. 1930. Signed by Vice-Chancellor A.H. McGreer.
  • Certificate. McGill University, School of Commerce. George C.H. Borlase, session 1931, 1932.

Borlase, George

Nicolls and Mountain Family fonds

  • CA BU MG031
  • Fonds
  • 1805-1909

The fonds includes primarily correspondence, but also includes diaries, clippings, notebooks and various other items

Nicolls-Mountain

Arts Festival

  • CA BU MG001
  • Item
  • 1969-1973

The fonds contains source material on a series of arts festivals held at Bishop's University during the 1970's, specifically Festival '70 and Festival '71. Included are programmes, announcements, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, in addition to handmade posters bearing the signatures of various prominent Canadian authors, poets, artists, etc.

George Whalley fonds

  • CA BU MG050
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1948; predominant 1930's and 1940's

Photographs primarily from the 1930's showing life at Bishop's, the buildings, and events including Convocation. Of special interest is an interior view of Cecil Whalley's room while in residence at Bishop's, c.1905; Bronze and Gold Medals awarded to George Whalley for Classics.

Whalley, George

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