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Mrs. E.M. Reeve Collection

  • CA DHM 1986.375
  • Collection
  • 1906-1913

The collection consists of six photographic postcards of Brandon College staff, students and buildings

Haplin's Drug Store

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

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

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

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

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

Saul L. Cohen fonds

  • CA MCK 34-1999
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1995

This fonds consists entirely of the autobiography of Saul Cohen, entitled "Being a Scientist Can Be Fun: The Memoirs of Saul L. Cohen" (1995). In his autobiography, Cohen discusses his life as a scientist, and the many people he met and worked with throughout his career. Cohen also discusses his experiences growing up in a Jewish family in Western Canada, and his experiences with Wilson's disease.

Saul L. Cohen

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

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

S.J. McKee Papers

  • CA MCK RG 1 MG1 1.1 McKee
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1937

S.J. McKee's files are very unique. He has records detailing many aspects from Rapid City Academy and the desire for educating the West. He has a lengthy document entitled "The Beginning of our Educational Work in the West" in the collection. It details the creation of Prairie College, its demise, and the building of the Rapid City Academy. There is a lot of correspondence, not just to and from S.J. McKee, but to and from his children as well. There are Land Titles papers, Mortgages, Last Will and Testaments, and various other legal documents dealing with the McKee family. There is a ninety page paper that his son, Carey, wrote in 1915 entitled "Immigrants and Their Assimilation". There are several files dealing with Carey McKee, and also with the death of Mildred's husband, Robert Alexander Cunningham. The Minute Book of the Brandon College Literary Society from 1903 to 1905 is located at the moment in the McKee files. McKee also kept various newsclippings and certain issues of "The Western Baptist", "The Northwest Baptist" and "The Sunday School Times". As well, there are some used account and receipt books. His collection is extremely interesting in that McKee was really one of the founding fathers of Brandon College. The documentation that still exists with regards to Rapid City Academy is quite astounding, down to the legal agreement he and G.B. Davis made with Duncan L. McLaren regarding using some of his land to build the school on. His recollections on the beginnings of education in the west are clear and concise. As well, the sense of family and devotion to God are evident in almost all of the letters between family members.

S.J. McKee

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