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  • CA CPA 1999.05
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1998]

Fonds consists of photocopies of original hand-written history of the village of Edrans, situated on Township 35 Range 12 Section13 in the north-east corner of the Rural Municipality of North Cypress. Of note are descriptions of farm life, of various horses, of rural fairs and the Boys and Girls Club, of community entertainments, of domestic arts, and of developments such as the post office. Details include histories of local land-owners, including lots along Ridge Road and 17 Creeks. Also includes poetry and copies of news clippings describing settler life on the prairies.

Warburton, Edna (Main), 1908-[after 1998]

GAIL WIEBE collection

  • CA CPA 1989.45, 1993.39, 1993.40, 1994.06, 1994.88, 1999.01, 1999.03, 1999.04, 2000.06
  • Fonds
  • 1699 (photocopies)-2001

Series 1 consists of 26 coloured photographs and negatives of buildings, businesses, and the cemetery in Carberry, Manitoba taken by the donor in August 1994. Series 2 consists of 30 black and white and 43 colour family photographs. Series 3 consists of 186 black and white and 221 coloured family photographs. Series 4 consists of 220 black and white and 216 coloured family photographs. Series 5 consists of 65 black and white and 31 coloured family photographs, and Dorothy Beswitherick was the co-author of the history. Family histories include correspondence, news clippings, photographs, genealogies, military records, and land titles. In Series 7, 2 black and white photographs show Sidney Telephone Office (1966, 1967). Included in this series are photocopies from the Sidney Outlook concerning community events, 53 black and white photographs and 33 colour photographs of local people, a Carnival, classes.

Wiebe, Gail, 1945-


  • CA CPA 1988.229, 1991.52, 1991.55, 1992.69, 1992.108
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1932]

Fonds consists of a black and white photograph of a dog and fawn taken at the Calvert farm, a camping group in the Bald Hills (ca. 1932), Sidney baseball team, groups of men, baseball team, threshing outfit, Melbourne Football team champions (1890-1895) taken by Korah Mattice (ca. 1896).

Calvert, George


  • CA CPA 1988.12, 1988.123, 1988.139, 1988.167, 1989.49
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1976

Fonds consists of black and white photographs showing Petrel Baseball Club (1904), Carberry Cadet Band (1908), Henderson's Grocery Store interior, George Henderson and Fred Switzer, Robert Henderson's residence. Textual material includes a calendar (1928), and a news clipping on Henderson's life written by Penny Ham (1976).

Henderson, George, 1890-1976


  • CA CPA 1988.234, 1989.11, 1992.04, 1992.45, 1992.58, 1994.99, 1995.58
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]-[1967]

Collection consists of correspondence, a family history compiled by Laureen Zimmerman assisted by Judith Moffatt of Cambridge, Ontario, a postcard showing Main Street in Edrans which was given to Moffatt by Frances Lowe of Austin, Manitoba, certificate inducting his mother Kate Moffatt into the Manitoba Order of the Crocus. Includes black and white photographs of Brookdale thrashing unit (1907), old-time reunion in Carberry (1927), and Firdale School students and teachers (ca. 1900). The detailed family history begins in 1799 and refers to Ontario and Scottish historical roots. Material on Edrans School includes 3 black and white photographs of the old and new schools. Also includes minutes and financial statements of the Firdale Ball Club (1931-1935).

Moffatt, George, 1912-1995

GRACE WATT collection

  • CA CPA 1995.09
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1914

Fonds consists of black and white photographs showing Sidney School (1906), Walter Hatcher (1914) of Sidney, and Winnipeg River Railroad near Lac du Bonnet and Great Falls.

Watt, Grace, [1897]-1993


  • CA CPA 1988.113, 1988.129
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1954

Collection consists of photographs of Carberry, some of which Joseph Paynter created. Photographs depict inventions by David Kerr, such as the Jones Windstacker, later known as the Carberry Blower attachment to threshing machines at the turn of the century. Photographs show construction of the Lake of the Woods Milling Company, the Maple Leaf Football Team (champions of Manitoba in 1896). Album illustrates family members. One photograph shows students and teacher of Carberry School ([ca. 1905]). Booklet is dated 1903 and is entitled Souvenirs of Carberry. H. H. Allen took some of the photographs, as did E. R. T. Smith, and Davidson. News clippings describe the Windstacker, and marriages.

Guthrie Family


  • CA CPA 1988.79, 1995.45
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1949

Fonds consists of correspondence, land title documents (1927-1949), Law Society certificates (1898).

Hooper, Harry, 1872-1955


  • CA CPA 1996.35
  • Fonds
  • [1900]-[1950]

Fonds consists of black and white photographs showing people, a threshing outfit (1907), his residence (later the Margaret Memorial Home for Senior Citizens), and nineteenth century descendents of Kerfoot settlers ([1950]), young people's group of Gregg.

McFarlene, Harvey, 1907-1985


  • CA CPA 1996.35
  • Fonds
  • 1907-[ca. 1950's]

Fonds consists of black and white photographs showing local people, a threshing outfit (1907). Photographer credited on some material is Joseph Paynter.

McFarlane, Alexander Harvey, 1907-1985

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