Collection P177 - Lake Massawippi Area Historical Society collection

Fire at Hatley Store and P.O 53rd Sherbrooke Regiment Military Parade on Dufferin and Frontenac Daily Record Road Race Sports Team Ayer's Cliff Creamery Fairground Visitors View of Ayer's Cliff and train station Cattle Judging Clough Sawmill Cattle Judging Two unidentified men fishing Group of Women Swimming Group on the lake at Glen Villa Unidentified Group Swimming Wading the Horses in the River St. Francis at Military Camp, Near Sherbrooke Que. Civil Protection held at Coaticook Cecil Norrie and W.H. Norrie Riverside Inn ETRC-P177-007-01-005-035.jpg Rose and Bertha Little Residence of Nelson LeBaron Nelson LeBaron and Mary Thuraites Residence of Nelson LeBaron, Barnston Nelson and Mary LeBaron Bertha Little Corey Island ETRC-P177-007-02-003-029.jpg Unidentified Child and Dog Two Unidentified Children ETRC-P177-007-02-005-026.jpg
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Lake Massawippi Area Historical Society collection

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  • 1890-2005 (Creation)

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2.56 m of textual records. - Approx. 330 photographs ; Includes 95 negatives. - Approx. 64 postcards. - 3 artefacts.

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The Lake Massawippi Area Historical Society was formed in 1991 and was originally named the North Hatley Historical Society. Its area of interest included all of Hatley Township and the municipalities of Ayer's Cliff, Ste. Catherine-de-Hatley, and the villages of Hatley and Massawippi. Its original mandate was to research, record, gather, and preserve materials pertaining to the history of Hatley Township and to make such information available to the public. In 2003, the name of the organization was changed to The Lake Massawippi Area Historical Society to better serve the area.

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The collection contains primary source information on the history of the Lake Massawippi area, including North Hatley, Ayer's Cliff, and Hatley Village from the 1890s to 2008. It consists of information on the activities of the Hatley Water Company, the Village of Hatley, Funding Co. Ltd., North Hatley Historical Society, Stanstead Historical Society, Ayer's Cliff Water Company, LeBaron & Co., Massawippi Country Club, Connaught Inn Co., among others. The collection is comprised of the following series; K.E Kennedy (1901-[1988?]), North Hatley Historical Society ([1992?]-2008), Stanstead Historical Society (1963), Genealogy ([19--?]-2005), Cemetery Indexes ([199-?]), Scrapbooks ([19--?]-[195-?]), Photographs, Ayer's Cliff Water Company (1908-1940), LeBaron & Co. (1926-1968), Wills and Obituaries (1913-1979), History of the Eastern Townships (1909-1984), North Hatley Electoral Lists (1902-1939), Ledgers (1890-1949), Artifacts, Indexes (1912), North Hatley Water Company (19894-1914), Hatley Tourism (1973-[19--?]), Calendars, and Miscellaneous.

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Previously known as the North Hatley Historical Society.
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The collection was donated by the Lake Massawippi Area Historical Society in 2010.
Most of the documents are in English, a few are in French.

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28 janvier, 2016

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