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A.E. McKenzie fonds

  • CA MCK RG1.MG1.1.7McKenzie
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1960

A.E. McKenzie's records in the Brandon College collection provide an important perspective on College development.The bulk of this collection contains records from 1940 to 1960. There is correspondence between McKenzie and various individuals regarding College and Board of Director business. There are Brandon College financial statements and letters regarding the A.E. McKenzie Foundation. Fonds also contains newspaper clippings, pamphlets and lists of names of members of various Brandon organizations, correspondence regarding building expansion in the 1940's and minutes of Board of Director meetings. There are also several photographs.

McKenzie, A.E.

Barbara Cooper collection

  • CA MCK 32-1999
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1967, predominant 1916-1921

Fonds includes various photos from Brandon College Class of 1921, as well as other photos dating from approximately 1915. Fonds also includes an article about Dr. Jane Turnbull, a sister of Christine Turnbull who served on the faculty of Brandon College. The article first appeared in the Brandon College Alumni News in 1967. Finally, the collection contains a copy of a letter written to Dr. Jane Turnbull from former Canadian Governor General Lord Tweedsmuir. The photographs include: 1. one b/w photo 8 cm x 6 cm Initiation Brandon College 1916 2. one b/w photo 8 cm x 13.5 cm class of 1921 3. one b/w photo 5 cm x 8 cm Class of '21 4. one b/w photo 17 cm x 26 cm the College Band 1915-1916 5. one sepia photo 15 cm x 23 cm Class of 1919

Cooper, Barbara

Brandon Art Club fonds

  • CA MCK 2-1997; 1-1998; 3-2001
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1993, predominant 1960-1970

This fonds contains administrative records, minutes, personal files, correspondence, newsletters, photographs, summary of collections and exhibits, scrapbooks, programs, submitted papers, and other miscellaneous records. All are a record of the growth and evolution of the Art Club, its administration, and of the art community in Brandon.

Brandon Art Club

Carol Paintin-Dence fonds

  • CA MCK 8-1997
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1964

The fonds contains a collection of Brandon College memorabilia including programs from various Brandon College Student Association events such as a mock parliament, newpaper stories concerning international students at Brandon College, copies of Brandon College Alumni News, and a copy of "The New Brandon College School of Music" written by Ms. Peggy Sharpe, a faculty member in the School of Music. The fonds also contains items dealing with Ms. Paintin-Dence's involvement with the Brandon College Glee Club.

Brandon College

Dr. J.R.C. Evans Collection

  • CA MCK 7-2004
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1961

Collection contains newspaper clippings dealing with Brandon College events and the death of Marion Doig, and a variety of pamphlets, including ones for piano/musical recitals held by Brandon College or independent performers, Brandon College?s Annual Graduating Banquet (1959), Brandon College Library and Arts Building Cornerstone Laying Ceremony (1960). Fonds also includes statistics regarding Brandon College Enrollment by departments 1899-1934, miscellaneous writings by J.R.C. Evans, a list of contributors to the J.R.C. Evans Student Loan Fund, the media kit for the 10th Eckhardt-Gramatté Music Competition, a copy of Gently Smiling Jaws by Alma Perry, a photo of Wilma Taylor, a felt book cover and a Brandon College pennant

Evans, John Robert Charles, 1891-1959

Edith Laycock fonds

  • CA MCK 12-1998
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1973

This collection consists of memorabilia kept by Edith Laycock. A large part of the collection consists of programs from plays that Laycock performed in or directed during the 1950's and 1960's. There are also numerous newspaper clippings about Laycock's plays including reviews, pictures, and advertisements. This collection also includes a folder of programs from the Brandon Little Theatre productions in the 1950's, as well as clippings about the Little Theatre. There are also numerous articles about miscellaneous drama and art events throughout Brandon, Manitoba, and Canada. The collection also includes Laycock's daybook from 1962, and travel notes from Laycock's 1952 trip to Great Britain and Europe. The latter contains a passenger list for the Empress of Scotland, August 5, 1952. The collection further includes Canadian Pacific Railway passes dating from 1947-1963 and a copy of the Canadian Pacific Pension Plan. Fonds also contains material from the various organizations that Laycock was involved with including the Brandon Council of Women and Beta Sigma Phi. Fonds includes 12 photos that appear to be family photos from Laycock's childhood. Finally, the fonds contains various copies of plays that Laycock performed in or directed.

Laycock, Edith

Esther Magdalene Moore fonds

  • CA MCK RG1.MG1.1.5 Moore
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1970, predominant 1911-1920

Fonds consists of newspaper clippings, recital programmes, concert programmes, and commencement programmes. As well, there are dance cards, invitations, tickets, and the programme for the annual Graduation Banquet for several years. There are Track and Field programmes and a ribbon. Fonds also includes Alumni Luncheon programmes for a few years. There is an issue of "The Western Baptist" from 1926, and the programmes for the installation of Dr. John E. Robbins as President of Brandon College in 1960 and the opening of the Arts and Library building and the J.R.C. Evans Lecture Theatre in 1960. There is also a letter from William L. Wright, director of the music department at Brandon College.

Moore, Esther Magdalene

F.W. Sweet fonds

  • CA MCK RG1.MG1.1.2 Sweet
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1924

The personal records of Dr. Sweet include sermon notes, newspaper clippings, and church bulletins. Dr. Sweet was a liberal Baptist. His sermons, as well as the clippings contained in the fonds reflex theological trends in North American Baptist thought in the early twentieth century. Approximately fifty sermons are contained in the fonds. Most include the date and place of delivery by Dr. Sweet. These records are an excellent source of information regarding religion, faith, and devotion among liberal Baptists from 1907 to 1924.

Sweet, Franklin W.

Georgina Matiation (Hill) Collection

  • CA MCK 29-1998
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1956

The collection consists of items collected by Mrs. Matiation (Hill) during her years as a student at Brandon College. The collection contains a scrapbook of photos of students and activities at the College taken from 1954-1956. Fonds includes copies of speeches made by her at various school events, such as her validictorian speech at the Normal School Graduation in 1956. There is also an autograph book with messages to her from friends and classmates. Finally, the collection includes two photographs of students in the 1924-25 Brandon Normal School, and one photograph of the Westminister Presbyterian Church in Brandon.

Matiation, Georgina

Kathleen Kenner fonds

  • CA MCK 29-1997
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1930

This fonds includes a scrapbook of photographs and memorabilia from Ms. Kenner's student days at Brandon College in the early 1920s, and correspondence with her father, a general merchant in Pierson Manitoba.

Kathleen Kenner

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