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Eastern Townships Resource Centre Textual Records collection With digital objects
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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.

The News and Eastern Townships Advocate

The file consists of two scrapbooks containing clippings from the newspaper News and Eastern Townships Advocate, mostly from the St. John's news section from 1911 to 1930 (possibly written by Arthur Henry Moore) and of the St. John's Centenary Edition of the newspaper The Eastern Townships Advocate, Vol. 100, No. 10, dated 29 January 1948. It also consists of a partial issue, dated 27 June 1902.

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