The collection contains photographs of buildings, streets and parks in the City of Brandon. Included are images of the Prince Edward Hotel, Hotel Cecil, Brandon College, Brandon Collegiate, Central Fire Station, Normal School, court house, Stanley Park, and the Provincial Exhibition Park entrance. Also included are photographs of Rosser Avenue and 10th Street in Brandon and the Leitch farm near Alexander, Manitoba.
The fonds consists largely of correspondence between A. Bowerman, W. A. Burman and H.L. Thompson of The Copp Clarke Co. Ltd. publishing company, and E.A. Blakely of the Manitoba Department of Education about the preparation and publication of a textbook on the flora of Manitoba for use in the public schools of the Province. In addition, there is an undated missive from the Department of Education, Manitoba, titled The Course of Agriculture - For the Public Schools of Manitoba.
The records in the A. Gerald Bedford fonds are those of two accessions: Accession 07.004 and Accession 10.001. Accession 07.004 contains records that were given to Bedford by Edith Baragar, as well as historical material collected by Bedford as he conducted research for his books. Accession 10.001 contains primarily records that were created or collected by Bedford throughout his education and academic career. These records begin with those created by Bedford during his undergraduate degree at United College, and encompass the following 50-plus years that Bedford spent studying, teaching, researching, writing and publishing. Accession 10.01 also includes the historical records of George Bryce and William J. Rose, collected by Bedford and donated to the archives along with his own materials.
Fonds consists of documents related to the life of the source in Transcona.
Textual series comprises a memoire prepared by the source titled "Transcona Recollections".
Photograph series comprises a view of the Robert D. Angus house with daughter Alice and son Douglas, and portraits of Lt. Allen Haigh, FL. Doug Robinson, D.F.C., Town Clerk Jack Walden, Doug Angus, and Jack Tuxford.
The fonds reflects Gibson's involvement in United College as a student and an alumna. The 2015 accession consists of a songbook written by Gibson's 1954 classmate, Gilbert Munroe. The 2016 accession consists of publications, pamphlets, a script, letters, newspaper clippings, photographs, programmes, maps of the University of Winnipeg campus, and pins. The fonds include correspondence and financial records with the University of Winnipeg pertinent to the activities of the Entrance Scholarship Program. Photographs consist of Lee Gibson's time as a student at United College and as an alumna.
Fonds consists of records of Abe Arnold relating to his research into Jewish Canadian history, as well as his writing about human rights, racism and Israeli politics.
Records relating to Jewish Canadian history include photocopies of original documents about early settlers, the Canadian government and colonization organizations. Also included are historical articles by Abe Arnold and others.
Articles written by Arnold for a variety of publications are on the subjects of human rights, racism, Jewish Canadian history and Israeli politics.
Also included are family and personal documents, such as his parents’ marriage certificate, his own school report cards and his last will and testament.
The material in this collection was collected by Abe Penner as it related to his musical career. It contains Penner's testimony, music, and music programs that Penner was involved with. Also included is a list of all the material donated by Penner.