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Mrs. Kate Gibson Collection

  • CA DHM 1977.20
  • Collection
  • c. 1882-1971

The collection contains a short memoir written by Mrs. Eliza Durston and two photographs, one of a Brandon baseball team and the other of Brandon’s first water merchant.

Kate Gibson

Albert Pettitt Collection

  • CA DHM 1986.354
  • Collection
  • c.1882-1915

The collection is comprised primarily of photographs from the early Brandon Hills farming community. These photographs include Rev. George Roddick’s farm, Henry Dunbar’s threshing outfit, Robert Dunbar, and a school house. The collection also includes a photograph of the 1st Battalion Canadian Mounted Rifles from the First World War.

Pettitt, Albert

Prim Durnin Collection

  • CA DHM 1986.351
  • Collection
  • 1882-1912

The collection consists of three photographs of equestrian events at the Brandon Fair Grounds between 1882 to 1912

Brandon Sun Collection

  • CA DHM 1986.347
  • Collection
  • 1882-1967; predominantly 1882-1915

The collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and a souvenir booklet pertaining to Brandon, Manitoba. Photographs include sports teams, local businesses, hunting activities, and photographs of or relating to local events. Also included is a photograph of the 1882 County Council of Brandon and an advertisement for the Canadian Portrait Co. in Oak Lake, Manitoba.

Brandon Sun

Stephen Adolph Magnacca Fonds

  • CA DHM 1982.4.0
  • Fonds
  • 1882-1980; predominately 1955-1975

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence with politicians, reports, newspaper clippings and photographs from Mayor Magnacca's term in office and his other community activities. It includes Westman Community History Books and various artifacts.
The fond is divided up into the following series:

  1. Mayoral Papers
  2. Community Organizations
  3. Historical Interests
  4. Personal Papers
  5. Miscellaneous

Magnacca, Stephen Adolph

City of Brandon Collection

  • CA DHM 1977.1
  • Collection
  • 1882 – 1989

The collection is made up of material accumulated by the City of Brandon and pertains primarily to the city's infrastructure. The majority of the collection consists of photographs. Also included are prints, one painting, and drawings. There are photographs of businesses, city streets, significant buildings, parks, sports teams, and important people. Significant buildings include hotels, stores, schools, the old City Hall, the fire hall, and the Court House. Important individuals in these photographs include mayors of Brandon, members of the British Royal family, and multiple Governor Generals of Canada. There are also photographs of groups such as the fire department, the police department, city councils, and other citizen organizations. Along with the photographs there is a disc containing digital copies for the pictures of Brandon's mayors. There are a number of framed documents included in this collection. These include certificates, proclamations, and awards of merit presented to the City of Brandon. Also found in this collection are two guest books from Manitoba's Centennial celebration, city plaques, and sketches for city planning. There is one commemorative dish held in a frame, picturing the old city hall and opera house. Each item in the collection in described in further detail at the individual level.

The City of Brandon

Lynne Shier Collection

  • CA DHM 1981.200
  • Collection
  • c.1883-1974

The collection contains textual documents and photographs. Books in the collection include a history book titled, "England's Story" and a biography of Joseph Royal, a former member of the Manitoba Legislature. Other publications in the collection are a Henderson's Winnipeg Street Directory from 1884 and a 1974 issue of the "Ukrainian Canadian Magazine." The collection also contains two photographs of the Bank of Hamilton in Brandon, Manitoba.

David John Black Collection

  • CA DHM 1986.15
  • Collection
  • 1883-1914

The collection consists of 20 photographs of agricultural scenes, automobile licenses; claims deed for NE 1/4 of 5-11-18W in the R.M of Elton, Manitoba; Certificate of Ownership issued to John Turner Clarke for Lot 11 6th Concession Township of Hartman in the District of Kenora, Ontario; Mortgage Deeds for NE 1/4 of 5 -11-18 W; Mortgage Deed for SW 1/4 of 9-11-18 W in the R.M. of Elton, Manitoba

Mrs. Edna Chapman Collection

  • CA DHM 278
  • Collection
  • 1883-1954

Collection consists of a booklet on Queen Elizabeth II's Silver Jubillee (1976); four school textbooks including a biology textbook by H.G. Wells and a booklet on the 70th Anniversary of the Roseville Mission Church in the Rural Municipality of Daly (now R.M. of Riverdale) in 1954.

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