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William G. Clark collection

  • CA ETRC P031
  • Collection
  • 1890-2003

The collection contains source material on the history of the Asbestos region and on the development of the asbestos industry in the 19th and 20th centuries; it is also a source of information on the Johns-Manville Corporation, the life of William G. Clark, and includes an architectural sketch of the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Asbestos from 1945. Among the materials are memoirs written by William G. Clark on his life and the town of Asbestos. The collection is comprised of the following series: Le Citoyen Historical Sections (1971-1980), Periodicals (The Asbestos Producer and Johns-Manville News Pictorial) (1948-1976), Photographs ([1897?]-1981), Miscellaneous Documents (1940-1971), and William G. Clark ([197-?]-2003).

Clark, William G., 1902-1999

Lennoxville High School Rugby Team

Item is a group photograph of the Lennoxville High School Rugby Team, 1929-1930. Pictured are (back row, left to right) S.N. Oughtred (Coach), A.T.P. Campbell (Outside), R.W.M. Green (Middle), D.W. Henry (Inside), L.H. Ames (Snap), D.S. Henry (Inside), D. McG. Campbell (Middle); (front row, left to right) A.K. Ames (Flying Wing), W.D. McL. Christie (Outside), H. Fisher (Quarter), G.A. McMurray (Half Back - Captain), C.F. Squire (Half Back), K.L. Nish (Half Back), and J.W. Stevenson (Principal).

Almas A. Knowlton fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1845-1868

The fonds contains primary source information regarding Almas A. Knowlton.

Knowlton, Almas A.


The file consists of primary and secondary source documents relating to the patents that Almas A. Knowlton received for his inventions.


Receipt from Hanson L. Knowlton (Almas' brother) for money received by him from Dr. Parmelee of Waterloo, C.E., dated November 12, 1866 at Osage Iowa.


Account Book from when Almas Knowlton was a blacksmith at West Bolton.

Bessie Jane Banfill fonds

  • CA ETRC P190
  • Fonds
  • [192-]-1998

The fonds contains primary source material on the life of Bessie Jane Banfill from 1923 to 1998. It consists of articles, biographical notes, a leaflet of her graduation ceremony and photographs. It is comprised of the following files: Biography (1923-1998), Photographs and Postcards (1924-[1975?]).

Banfill, Bessie Jane (1899-1975)

C.M. (Catherine Matilda) Day fonds

  • CA ETRC P015
  • Fonds
  • [18-]-1962; predominant 1860-1899

The fonds contains source material on Catherine M. Day's literary and historical work during the second half of the 19th Century. It consists of manuscripts, correspondence, literary texts (including excerpts from "Alice Maynard"), press clippings, manuscript notes, and photographs. It is comprised of the following series : Biographical Notices ([19-]-1962), Correspondence ([1869?]-[1886?], Historical Writings ([186-?]-1898), Literary Writings ([18-]), Miscellaneous Writings ([18-], and Photographs ([189-?]). 'Historical Writings' includes part of the manuscript of "History of the Eastern Townships", containing unpublished chapters.

Day, C.M. (Catherine Matilda), 1815-1899

Minnie Hallowell Bowen fonds

  • CA ETRC P006
  • Fonds
  • [1752?]-[200-?]

The fonds contains source material mainly related to Minnie Hallowell Bowen's literary writings, community and political implicatons, and personal life at the turn of the 20th century. Many of her poems relate to local events, to the World Wars, and to Canadian and British politics. The fonds also provides information on the activities of Minnie's family members, including but not limited to: her husband Cecil H. Bowen, her son Lloyd H. Bowen, her daughter Rose Meredyth Bowen, Henry Bowen, Edward Bowen, Eleazar Clark, George Frederick Bowen, John Hallowell, William Bowen, Frank A. Bowen, Frederick Chamberlin Bowen, and Edward Hugh Bowen. The documents show their involvement mainly in the development of railways, in the mining industry, in the Armed Forces and Militia, in politics, in scouting, in church activities, and in social clubs and associations. Some documents are about the Fenian Raids, the Knights of Columbus, and the history of Sherbrooke.

The fonds consists of mainly manuscripts, correspondence, photocopies of press clippings, articles, publications, photographs, diaries, prospectuses, and drawings. It is comprised of the following series: Literary Works and Other Writings (1883-1941), Involvement in the Canadian Flag Issue ([1887?]-1946), Personal Life ([1863-1865]-1943), Lloyd H. Bowen (1865, 1902-1995), Cecil H. Bowen ([1866?]-1935, 1986), Other Family Members (1801-1940), and History of Sherbrooke ([1836?]-1967), Family History ([1752?-200-?]), Obituaries and Other Clippings (1836-1943, 1964-1997), Other Photographs and Graphic Material (1840-1956), Miscellaneous ([1835-1904?]).

Bowen, Minnie Hallowell, 1861-1942

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-2020), Photography (1963-2003), Literary Work (1980-2002) and CBC Internal Radio Awards (2003).

Abbott, Louise, b. 1950

Mildred Waldron collection

  • CA ETRC P170
  • Collection
  • 1890-2004

The collection contains source material on the history and families of Clifton and Eaton Townships, the village of East Clifton, in Compton County from 1890 to 2004. The fonds consists mainly of family trees, photographs, family histories and includes detailed genealogical information on various families, such as Waldron, Cairns, Smith, Schoff, Hurd, Lowry, Dempsy, Cooper, Forgrave, Banks, Hodgen, Gilbert, McConnell, Gray, Elliot, Lindsay, Bain, Graham, Jordon, Cromwell, MacRae, McBurney, Mackay, Hall, Gordon, Waters, Pope, Reed, Williams, Bellam, Barber, Betts, Blair and Hurley. It consists of the following series: Publications ([198-?]-[199-?]), Historical Research (1890-[199-?]), Genealogy ([196-?]-[199-?]) and Miscellaneous ([19--]-[199-?]).

Waldron, Mildred, 1924-2008

Mary Jean Woodard Bean fonds

  • CA ETRC P189
  • Fonds
  • 1842-[200-?]

The fonds contains primary source material that reflects Mary Woodward Bean's interests as a teacher and writer. It consists of school reports, school censuses, minutes from school commissions, geneology, manuscripts, a scrapbook, and research. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Education (1842-1943), Geneology ([19--?]-1996), Writings ([197-?]-[200-?]), Julia Grace Wales Research ([1915?]-[1978?]), Map ([19--?]), Legder (1859-1866), and Historical Misc. (1967-1995).

Bean, Mary Jean Woodward, 1921-2011

Joyce Marshall fonds

  • CA ETRC P047
  • Fonds
  • 1914-2005

The fonds contains source material on the work, professional life, and personal life of Joyce Marshall from 1914 to 2005. It consists mainly of her manuscripts, records on related activities, correspondence, diaries, photographs, drawings, press clippings and research material. Correspondence with Gabrielle Roy is among the holdings. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Youth Writings ([192-?]-1932), Short Stories ([193-?]-1996), Novels ([after 1946]-1994), Radio Scripts ([194-?]-[1977?]), Articles ([after 1963]-2001), Reviews ([1958?]-1998), Translations ([196-?]-1980), Editing (1944-2002), Lectures and Writing Workshops (1967-1998), Manuscript Appraisals ([198-?]), Professional Life (1949-2003), Trent University (1980-1982), Correspondence with Writers (1946-2004), General Correspondence (1960-2005), Photographs ([1918?]-2002), Media (1954-2001), Personal Life (1914-2005), Non-Fiction Works (1988-2005), Television (1958), Education (1932-1996), Miscellaneous Writings ([1945?]-1998) and Miscellaneous Documents (1950-1976).

Marshall, Joyce

Dorothy Dutton fonds

  • CA ETRC P143
  • Fonds
  • [1607? (copied)]-2001?, predominant [19--]-1998

The fonds contains source material on Dorothy Dutton's writing activities - published and unpublished literary works - and a press clipping file arranged by subjects. The main subjects are: Canadian history, Eastern Townships history, education, religion, war, environment, politic, and economy. It consists mainly of research files, manuscripts, typescripts, and press clippings. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Fiction ([19--]-1998), Bible Stories ([19--]-[198-?]), Non-fiction (1938-1970), Press Clippings ([1607? copied]-1998), Research Notes ([19--]-1995), Correspondence (1942-1997), Dissemination Activities (1978-1997), Martha Maxwell's Typescripts ([19--]), Paintings and Drawings ([19--]), Awards ([19--]) and Projects ([19--]).

Dutton, Dorothy, 1901-2003

Charles Taber

Reproduction of a charcoal drawing of Charles Taber, who came to live in East Farnham with his family and the part of an american Quaker community.

Artificial Teeth Patent

Patent for mould for Artificial Teeth invented by A.A. Knowlton from U.S. Patent Office St. Albans Vt., dated March 3, 1868.

Porcelain Teeth Order

Order to Mitchell & Co. by A.A. Knowlton, Dentist and Manufacturer of porcelain teeth, for the Business Directory of 1865, dated September 22, 1865 at Waterloo, C.E.


The file consists of a correspondence to his father, Luke Knowlton, reporting on his activities at Hatley dated January 16, 1854 at Hatley.


The file consists of a letter from his brother with suggestions re his future plans, also family news, dated August 30, 1845 at Brome.

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