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St. Patrick's Society of Richmond and Vicinity fonds

  • CA ETRC P141
  • Fonds
  • [1877?]-2021

The fonds contains source material on the St. Patrick's Society of Richmond and Vicinity from 1887 to 2021. It consist of the minutes, correspondence, history, annual financial reports, bank books, St. Patrick's Day banquet material, membership lists, newsletters, newsclippings, centennial book and celtic cross project documents. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration (1886-2003, 2020), Activities and Special Events (1996-2002, 2021), Membership ([18-?]-[19-?]), and Publications (1977).

St. Patrick's Society of Richmond and Vicinity (Richmond, Que.)

Plymouth-Trinity United Church (Sherbrooke) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC004
  • Fonds
  • 1897-2018; predominant 1971-1995

The fonds contains source material on the amalgamation of Plymouth United Church and Trinity United Church in 1971, on the management of the church, on the congregation affairs, and on the activities of its organizations and societies for the Plymouth-Trinity United Church in Sherbrooke from 1933 to 2018. It consists of minutes, correspondence, reports, newsletters, financial statements, plans, register of Baptisms, Marriages and Deaths, membership lists, press clippings, church histories, photographs and video tapes. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1933-2014), Buildings and Property (1972-1989, 1995-1997), Financial (1971-1990), Annual Reports (1972-1994, 1999-2001, 2003-2006-2012, 2016-2018), Guest Books (1975), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1965-1987), Bulletins (1972-1991), Sermons (1975-1976, 1984, 1988), Membership (1972-1987), Historical (1985, 2009-2015), Newsletters (1971-2009), Organizations (1971-1994, 2015), Committees (1971-2014), Prints, Paintings, Drawings (1986), Sound Recordings and Moving Images (1985-1991), Photographs (1897-[198-?]), and Miscellaneous (1987-1989).

Plymouth-Trinity United Church (Sherbrooke, Que.)

5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Association fonds

  • CA ETRC P010
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1967

The fonds contains source material mainly on the activities of the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Association from 1934 to 1967 and is also of value for information relating to the activities of Eastern Townships soldiers and veterans during World War I, Quebec Branch No. 10 of the Canadian Legion of the British Empire Service League; the 117th Eastern Townships Battalion Association; and the 53rd Sherbrooke Regiment. It is comprised of the following series: Minutes (1934-1966), Correspondence (1953-1967), Membership Lists (1934-1967), Accounting and Financial Documents (1961-1966), Newspaper Clippings ([191-]-1975), Iconographic Documents ([191-]-[198-?]), Cartographic Documents (1910-1942), Personal Documents (1916-1958), Minutes of the Quebec Branch of the Canadian Legion of the British Empire Service League (1930-1942), Artefacts ([191-]-[1940?]), and Miscellaneous Documents (1915-1965).

5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Association (Sherbrooke, Que.)

St. Luke's Presbyterian Church (Hampden) fonds

  • CA ETRC PC005
  • Fonds
  • 1877-[196-?]; predominant 1900-1936

The fonds contains source material on Church management and the congregation's affairs from 1877 to the 1960s. It consists mainly of registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials; minute books; accounting books; and reports. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Vital Statistics (1877-1936), Congregation ([196-?]), Board of Managers (1898-1943), Photographs (188-?]), and Miscellaneous Documents ([1888?]-[194-?]).

St. Luke's Presbyterian Church (Hampden, Que.)

Donald Morrison collection

  • CA ETRC P218
  • Collection
  • 1876-[195-?]

The collection contains source material on travel in the Province of Quebec. It consists of a train ticket from Marieville to Drummondville and Canadian Pacific Railway travel brochures in Quebec featuring the Laurentian Mountain District, Fishing and Shooting and Transatlantic Services, and a scrapbook. The compiler of the scrapbook is unknown and consists of theatre programmes, newspaper and magazine clippings, greeting cards, and two water colours, largely from Europe. It also includes references to a Gottinger Corps as well as documents pertaining to the death of Bishop Williams. The collection is comprised of the following series: Train Ticket ([188-?]), Travel Brochures ([191-?] -[195-?]), and Scrapbook (1876-1901).

Knox Presbyterian Church (Flodden) fonds

  • CA ETRC PC012
  • Fonds
  • 1893-[194-?]); predominant 1893-1928

The fonds contains source material on the Church management and its members for the Knox Presbyterian Church in Flodden from 1893 to the 1940s. It consists of a communion roll, minutes, a deed and a photograph. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Session (1917-1928), Board of Managers (1893-1909) and Photographs ([194-?]).

Knox Presbyterian Church (Flodden, Que.)

Eastern Townships Research Centre Special Media collection

  • CA ETRC P995
  • Fonds
  • [191-?]-2004

The collection contains source material on various topics related to the Eastern Townships in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries such as towns, military, settlement, agriculture, life, artitst and oral histories. It consists of audio tape cassettes, videos, artefacts, textual records, photographs, and an engineering and technical drawing.

Eastern Townships Research Centre Special Media (Sherbrooke, Que.)

McIver family (Bury) fonds

  • CA ETRC P242
  • Fonds
  • [188-?]-[197-?]

The fonds contains source material on the McIver family in Bury from late 19th century to the second half of 20th century. It consists of 13 photographs of the Mclver family members and 9 photographs of unidentified persons from late 19th century to the second half of 20th centuty, 4 photographs of the McIver house in 20th century, 5 photographs of the landscape, churches and house in Bury in 1960s and 1970s, a drawing of the McIver Clan Crest and a newspaper article on Alexander Lewis McIver’s Leave for Ontario from Bury in 1915. The fonds is comprised of the following files: Photographs of McIver Family Members([188-?]-1970), Photographs of Persons Unidentified([188-?]-[197-?]), Photographs of McIver House([19--]), Photographs of Bury Region(1960,1971), Drawing of the McIver Clan Crest, Newspaper Article on Alexander Lewis McIver’s Leave for Ontario from Bury (1915).

McIver, Lewis (family)

Ammi J. Parker fonds

  • CA ETRC UC077
  • Fonds
  • [182-?]-1978; predominant [182-?]-[187-?]

The fonds contains source material on the personal life and the missionary work of Reverend Ammi J. Parker from the 1820s to 1978. It consists of biographical sketches, memoirs, correspondence, an account book, subscriptions, lists of burials and settlers, reports, historical sketches, sermons, speeches, transcriptions of some documents by Douglas Walkington, and press clippings. The fonds includes the following series: Personal Life ([1829?]-1978), and Missionary Work ([182-?]-[187-?]).

Parker, Ammi J., 1802-1877

Lennoxville United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC005
  • Fonds
  • 1838-2015

The fonds contains source material on church management, the congregation's affairs, and church organizations for the Lennoxville United Church from 1838 to 2015. It consists mainly of minutes, financial records, correspondence, guest books, marriage licences, registers of births, marriages, deaths, newsletters, photographs, drawings, postcards. It also includes a register of births, marriages and deaths for the Belvidere Methodist Circuit from 1894 to 1917. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1900-2011), Buildings and Property (1939-1940, 1964), Financial Resources (1907-2005), Annual Reports (1920, 1954-2013), Guest Books (1959-1990), Registers of Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1838-1960), Orders of Service (1939, 1953-1989), Funds (1979-1981), Membership (1876-1974), Historical ([1909?]-2010), Newsletters ([1955?]-1975), Organizations (1906-2015), Committees (1952-1990), Prints, Paintings, Drawings (1955-1974), Photographs ([1913?]-[198-?]), and Miscellaneous ([192-?]-1993).

Lennoxville United Church (Lennoxville, Que.)

Townshippers' Association fonds

  • CA ETRC P038
  • Fonds
  • 1975-2013

The fonds contains source material on the organization, operations, and activities of the Townshippers' Association from 1975 to 2013 and is more broadly of value as a source of information on the views and attitudes of the English-speaking community of the Eastern Townships during that period. The fonds consists of documentary materials of various kinds, including minutes, financial statements reports, briefs, correspondence, surveys, leaflets, and publications. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration and Organization (1975-2013), Operational Committees (1978-2013), Program Committees (1979-2010), Ad Hoc Committees (1979-2013), Regional Associations (1979-2013), Other Organizations (1983-1990), Federal Government (1981-1992), and Provincial Government (1983-1992).

Townshippers' Association (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Island Brook United Church fonds

  • CA ETRC UC038
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1991

The fonds contains source material on the Congregation's affairs and the women's organizations of Island Brook United Church from 1878 to 1991. It consists mainly of minutes, account books, circuit registers, and registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1930-1947), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1878-1916, [196-?]), Membership (1884-1969), Organizations (1935-1990), and Photographs (1991).

Island Brook United Church (Island Brook, Que.)

Knox United Church (Lake Megantic) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC035
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1990

The fonds contains source material on Church management, the congregation's affairs, and the Ladies' Aid Society for the Knox United Church in Lake Megantic from 1900 to 1990. It consists mainly of minutes, account books, registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials, and a membership roll. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1914-1963), Buildings and Property ([196-?]-1969), Financial Resources (1910-1963), Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials (1900-1962), Membership (1906-1962), Historical ([196-?], 1990), and Organizations (1902-1926).

Knox United Church (Lake Megantic, Que.)

Louise Abbott fonds

  • CA ETRC P146
  • Fonds
  • 1904-2004, predominant [197-]-2004, 2020

The fonds contains source material on the professional activities of Louise Abbott as a writer, photographer and documentary filmmaker from the 1970s to 2020. It consists largely of research files, press clippings, correspondence, publications, articles, photographs, oral interviews and video tape cassettes. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Research Projects ([17--?], reproduction-2004, 2020), Photography (1963-2003), Literary Work (1980-2002) and CBC Internal Radio Awards (2003).

Abbott, Louise, b. 1950

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).

Eastern Townships Resource Centre Postcard collection

  • CA ETRC P999
  • Collection
  • [190-?]-[199-?]

The collection contains source material on towns and villages of the Eastern Townships in the twentieth century. It consists of postcards organized by municipality. There are postcards from all decades of the twentieth century but the majority are from the first two decades of the century. The collection is comprised of the following series: Arthabaska ([190-?]-[194-?]), Asbestos ([190-?]-[193-?]), Ayer's Cliff ([190-?]-[194-?]), Black Lake ([190-?]), Brome Lake ([195-?]), Bromptonville ([190-?]), Coaticook ([190-?]-[193-?]), Cookshire ([190-?]), Cowansville ([190-?]-[194-?]), Danville ([190-?]), Deauville ([194-?]), Disraéli ([196-?]-[198-?]), Drummondville ([190-?]-[198-?]), East Hatley ([190-?]), Farnham ([191-?]-[194-?]), Georgeville ([190-?]), Granby ([190-?]-[196-?]), Huntingdon ([190-?]-[193-?]), Inverness ([190-?]), Kinnear's Mills (1916), Knowlton ([190-?]), Leeds Village ([191-?]), Lac Megantic ([190-?]), Lake Memphremagog ([190-?]), Lennoxville ([190-?]-[199-?]), Magog ([190-?]-[195-?]), North Hatley ([190-?]-[191-?], [197-?]), Owl's Head, ([190-?]-[192-?]), Philipsburg ([194-?]), Plessisville ([191-?]), Potton ([190-?]), Richmond ([190-?]-[191-?], [195-?]), Rock Island ([192-?]-[193-?]), St.Albert de Warwick ([195-?]), Ste.Anne de la Rochelle ([190-?]-[192-?]), St.Clotilde de Beauce ([191-?]), St.François-Xavier de Brompton ([192-?]), Sawyerville ([190-?]-[191-?]), Scotstown ([190-?]-[195-?]), Shefford ([191-?]), Sherbrooke ([190-?]-[197-?]), Stanbridge East ([193-?]), Stanfold ([190-?]), Stanstead ([190-?]-[191-?]), Sutton ([190-?]-[194-?]), Victoriaville ([190-?]-[197-?]), Warwick ([194-?]), Waterloo ([190-?]-[194-?]), Waterville ([191-?]), Windsor ([190-?]), Yamaska ([190-?]).

Eastern Townships Resource Centre Cartographic Material collection

  • CA ETRC P996
  • Fonds
  • [1834?]-1989

The collection contains mainly source material on the geography of the Eastern Townships in the ninetieth and twentieth centuries such as districts, counties, townships, towns, roads, railroads, lakes and rivers. It also contains source material on Lower Canada, other portions of the Province of Quebec and the Estrie region. It consists of maps and plans.

Lennoxville and District Women's Centre fonds

  • CA ETRC P131
  • Fonds
  • 1981-2020

The fonds contains source material on the administration, finances, projects, events, workshops, communications and external relations of the Lennoxville and District Women's Centre from 1981 to 2020. It also contains information on the condition in women in Quebec. It consists of agendas, correspondence, external relations material, financial records, grant and project records, minutes, newspaper clippings, press releases, program guidelines, newsletters and reports. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Administration (1981-1996), Financial Resources (1981-1996), Projects (1981-1996) and Communication and Information (1981-2020).

Lennoxville and District Women's Centre (Lennoxville, Que.)

Sherbrooke Fish and Game Club fonds

  • CA ETRC P067
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1987, 2020

The fonds contains source material on the membership and directors of the Sherbrooke Fish and Game Club; the numbers, sizes, and kinds of fish caught; and members' and guests' registration fees between 1898 and 1987. Occasionally, comments occur, in particular on the weather and the fishing season. It also includes a club history by Edward Dahl, published in 2020. The fonds is comprised of two registers: Record of Fish Caught (1898-1982) and Members and Guests Register (1967-1987), History (2020)

Sherbrooke Fish and Game Club (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Wesley United Church (Beebe) fonds

  • CA ETRC UC007
  • Fonds
  • 1875-2018

The fonds contains source material on Church management, the congregation's affairs, and Church organizations for the Wesley United Church in Beebe from 1875 to 2018. It also provides partial information (minutes, annual reports, etc.) on Graniteville United Church. It consists mainly of minutes, annual reports, correspondence, certificates and licences, and account books. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Church Boards (1875-2009), Legal (1933-1940), Buildings and Property (1876-2014), Financial Resources (1908-2010), Annual Reports (1919-1978, 2007), Baptisms, Marriages and Burials (1879-1992), Orders of Service (1930-2007), Funds (1936-2006), Membership (1876-2018), Historical (1897-2007), Organizations (1901-2016), Committees ([after 1890]-1968), Photographs (1877, [192-?]-1991) and Miscellaneous ([195-?] and after) .

Wesley United Church (Beebe, Que.)

W. Gillies Ross fonds

  • CA ETRC P233
  • Fonds
  • 1767 [Photocopied]-2006

The fonds contains of research done by W. Gillies Ross on the following subjects: the mines at Eustis, Capelton and Albert Mines, asbestos mining at Asbestos, the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic, and the Stanstead granite industry. It consists largely of research notes, research documents, photographs, and oral histories. The fonds is organized i the following series: Interviews (1944-1996), Harvard’s Baker Library Trip and Research (1887-1996), Jo Cooper (1977-1987), Newspaper Index (1971-1975), National Archive of Canada Research (1903-1921), Publications (1890-1938), Granite Project (1898-1900, 1976), Copper / Pyrite Mining Studies (1867 [Photocopied] -1996), Asbestos Mining and Landscape Research (1897 [Photocopied]-1965), Spanish Flu Research (1918 [Photocopied] -2006), Photographs (1888-1972), Maps and Plans (1767 [Photocopied] - 1979), Asbestos Mining (1950-2004), Mining Study – Correspondence (1883 [Photocopied]-2005), Book Translation (1995) and Cookshire (1979).

Ross, W. Gillies (1931-2019)

William G. Taylor fonds

  • CA ETRC P066
  • Fonds
  • 1866-1879

The fonds contains a small quantity of source material on the daily work of William G. Taylor in 1866, 1871, 1874, and 1879. It also provides data on the weather and on Taylor's accounts. It consists of four hand-written diaries containing entries for almost every day of the year.

Taylor, William G., b. 1836

Charles Stewart fonds

  • CA ETRC P065
  • Fonds
  • 1823-1850

The fonds contains source material on the activities of Charles Stewart from 1815 to 1829, a time span that covers his work in England and Charleston (Hatley, Quebec), and for the SPG and part of his tenure as Bishop of the Diocese of Quebec. It consists of transcripts made by the Reverend James Reid, pastor of Trinity Church in Frelighsburg, in 1850 of ninety-one letters (ninety of which were written between 1815 and 1829) from Stewart to Reid. The transcripts bear comments made by the transcriber.

Stewart, Charles, 1775-1837

Albert Gravel fonds

  • CA ETRC P064
  • Fonds
  • [195-?]-1960

The fonds contains information on the colonization of the Eastern Townships in the 19th century and source material on Mgr. Gravel's work as a historian. It consists of an album of clippings of his writings; a manuscript; two lectures given before the Eastern Townships Historical Society by Leonard A. Auger and Adolphe Fournier, respectively, and annotated by Mgr. Gravel; and a text written by Mgr. Maurice O'Bready on the Hale family. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Press Clippings (1958), Historical Writings ([195-?]) and Eastern Townships Historical Society (1960).

Gravel, Albert, 1894-1978

B.N. Robinson fonds

  • CA ETRC P063
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1928]

The single item in the fonds contains source material on the history of the Eastern Townships from the end of the 18th century to the beginning of the 20th century. It consists of a typewritten document of 32 pages, written by B.N. Robinson, entitled Early History of the Eastern Townships of the Province of Quebec. The document deals with many topics such as colonization, natural resources, characteristics of counties and townships, religious institutions (Church of England, Methodist Church, Baptist Church Catholic Church), and education.

Robinson, B.N.

I.O.D.E. Memorial Hospital for Tuberculosis fonds

  • CA ETRC P061
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1936

The fonds contains source material on the work and activities of the Memorial Hospital for Tuberculosis from 1925 to 1936. It is comprised of the following series: Minutes (1925-1936) and Accounting Book (1925-1936).

I.O.D.E. Memorial Hospital for Tuberculosis (Sherbrooke, Que.)

I.O.D.E. Municipal Chapter of Sherbrooke fonds

  • CA ETRC P060
  • Fonds
  • 1910-2001

The fonds contains source material on the organization and activities of the Municipal Chapter of Sherbrooke and the chapters in its jurisdiction from 1910 to 2001, and is also a source of information on the Sherbrooke Chapter from 1974 to 1985. It consists principally of minutes, annual reports, histories, founding documents, administrative lists, activity reports, correspondence, accounting books, financial statements, and press clippings. It is comprised of the following series: Administrative Organization ([after 1910]-1985), Annual Reports ([after 1910]-1974), Financial Resources (1913-1983), General Correspondence ([after 1910]-1975), Newspaper Clippings ([after 1910]-1973), Photographs ([195?]-[197?]), King George V Chapter (1910-1961), Duke of Wellington Chapter ([after 1911]-1974), 53rd Regiment Chapter ([after 1913]-1974), Sir John Sherbrooke Chapter (1931-1963), de Laval Chapter (1939-1956), Aldershot Chapter (1939-2001), Elizabeth S. Hume Chapter (1941-1947), Admiral Sir Dudley Pound Chapter ([after 1942]-1974), Royal Oaktree Chapter, (1960-1970), Sherbrooke Chapter (1974-1985), Miscellaneous Documents ([after 1910]-[197-]) , and Stanstead Chapter (1995-1996).

I.O.D.E. Municipal Chapter of Sherbrooke (Sherbrooke, Que.)

Jenks family (Coaticook) fonds

  • CA ETRC P206
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1947

The fonds contains primary source information on the Jenks family from 1870 to 1947 in Coaticook and Barnston. It consists largely of correspondence, certificates, a dairy, and photographs. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Archie N. Jenks (1907-1919), Abbott C. Jenks ([1905]-1941), Photographs ([1883?]-[ca. 1920]), Leslie H. Jenks (1877-1914) and Miscellaneous (1870-1947).

Jenks (family)

Eastern Townships Protestant Colonization Association fonds

  • CA ETRC P193
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1963, [199-?]

The fonds contains primary source material on the Eastern Townships Protestant Colonization Association from 1943 to the 1990s. It consists primarily of correspondence, minutes, reports, financial information and lists of colonists. The fonds is comprised of the following series: History (1955, [199-?]), Administration (1960-1962), Land Management (1945-1962), and Finances (1943-1963).

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