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CARBERRY NEWS-EXPRESS fonds
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The Carberry News Express was founded in 1910 by the amalgamation of the Carberry News and Carberry Express. The paper was created to publish the local non- partisan news and to provide a printing service to the town of Carberry, Manitoba and Rural Municipality of North Cypress. The Carberry News was founded in 1889 as an independent paper for the use of the electorate of the community. In 1892 the Carberry Express was established and described as "The Liberal-Conservative Paper of the New West". Owners of the Carberry News have been John B. Henderson 1889-1891; W.B. Rogers 1891-1895; John Ridington 1895-1901; and William Isaac Smale 1901-1909. Owners of the Carberry Express have been W.W. Ireland 1892-1893; R.E. Belfrey 1893-1893; Fred Huckell 1895-1899; and Ben Huckell 1899-1910. Owners of the Carberry News-Express have been James L. Cowie 1910-1937; W.H. Vopni 1937-1946; William H. Lupton 1946-1980; and Jack Lupton 1980-2010.
Records were presented to the Carberry Plains Archives in 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991,1992,1994, 1995,1998,1999,2001, 2004,2005,2006 & 2008 by the Carberry News-Express. 1990.112 was presented by unknown persons. 2006.06 was presented by Marion Rogers of Carberry. 2011.06 was presented to the Archives by Bernice Lupton, widow of Jack Lupton (who died in 2010).
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Fonds consists of the photographs depicting the visual history of the town of Carberry, Manitoba, and the Rural Municipality of North Cypress. There are 6715 black and white photographs, 58 colour photographs, 511 black and white negatives, 7 colour negatives, and 6 colour slides. Of note is a photo of the Carberry Epworth League (1900). Textual material consists of ten pamphlets of the Carberry Curling Bonspiel (1927-1939 not inclusive), volumes of newspapers (1903, 1858, 1975-2007 inclusive), "Progressive Carberry and North Cypress" - a 1913 booklet on history of Carberry, Brookdale, Wellwood, Oberon, Edrans, Ingelow, Petrel, Harte, Gregg, and Fairview. Also copies of posters and other job printing done by the newspaper circa 1950-5. 2006.06 consists of a bound photocopied copy of the fragile and restricted 1903 Holiday Number of the Carberry News. 2011.06 consists of a large book of printing samples dating from the early 1900's available from the newspaper office, plus copies of books entitled "The Carberry Plains: 75 Years of Progress"; "Around the Cracker Barrell"; "Olmstead Family Reunion: First Reunion, Carberry, Manitoba-1983;" "Wartime Souvenir of Carberry"; "Brookdale Community 1878-1967"; "Kerfoot United Church Diamond Anniversary"; "Pioneers of New Brunswick" all printed by the Carberry News-Express, and a book entitled "The Story of Manitoba's Weekly Newspapers" by Major A.M. Pratt.
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Original order was changed during archival arrangement, to group the photographs loosely by subject.
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There are no restrictions on access to these records. Researchers are responsible for observing Canadian copyright restrictions.
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Written permission is required from CARBERRY NEWS-EXPRESS to reproduce these records.
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Related material: see Marjorie Williams fonds
Associated material: Carberry North Cypress Library has all three newspapers on microfilm. Originals of the newspapers are in the Carberry Plains Archives (1975-2004), in bound volumes, and the Legislative Library in Winnipeg [1892-2007].
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- Town of Carberry and Municipality (Subject)
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