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S.J. McKee Archives, Brandon University Manitoba
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Bertha School District #861 fonds

  • CA MCK 8-1998
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1961

This fonds consists of annual registers (1910-1961), minute books (1896-1962), account books (1896-1911 1924-1956), an award of a Board of Arbitration (1961), a petition for consolidation with School District of Nesbitt (1961), a financial report (1961), a map of Souris Valley School Division showing rural school districts, and one debenture certificates (1896).

Bertha School District

Blyth Protestant School District #471 fonds

  • CA MCK 30-1997
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1963

This fonds includes the minute books, financial records (1886-1955), attendance registers (1887-1906), and related documents of the Blyth School District, Rural Municipality of Cornwallis. Aside from attendance records, the fonds contains documents relating to issues of teachers salaries, attendance policies, and holidays.

Blyth Protestant School District

C. J. Barnes fonds

  • CA MCK 20-1997
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1962

This fonds contains a pamphlet written and published by C.J. Barnes titled Seventy Years in Southwestern Manitoba. The pamphlet contains an account of life in rural southwestern Manitoba from the 1880s through to the 1940s.The pamphlet is based on a variety of sources including diaries written by Mr. Barnes' father. Fonds includes some hand-drawn maps not included in the published version of the pamphlet. This collection also includes four letters c.1962 between C.J. Barnes and Rev. Robert Harvey in his capacity as a columnist for the Brandon Sun.

Barnes, C.J.

Brandon Business and Professional Women's Club fonds

  • CA MCK 10-2002
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1972

The fonds contains three small scrapbooks, which cover the years 1932-1939, 1939-1949, and 1950-1959, respectively. The scrapbooks contain newpaper clippings from the Brandon Sun, the Winnipeg Free Press, and the Flin Flon Daily Miner. The scrapbooks also contain exhibition and meeting programs from the Brandon Club. Fonds also contains meeting minutes for the years 1932-1972.

Brandon Business and Professional Women's Club

George F.MacDowell fonds

  • CA MCK 9-2002
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1987, predominant 1960-1982

The bulk of this collection falls into five main categories: records dealing with the Brandon Packers Strike of 1960 and the subsequent legal actions against the owners, including all 2215 pages of the Brandon Packers Strike Commission; records dealing with the Commission of Inquiry into The Pas Forestry and Industrial Complex, including the complete transcript of the inquiry measuring approximately 5m (This Commission dealt with the conduct of Churchill Forest Industries, a company owned by a Swiss financial firm, which, in the 1960's, was given approximately 93 million dollars by the Roblin Provincial Government to develop The Pas Forestry and Industrial Complex. Churchill Forest Industries and its parent company subsequently came under suspicion of fraud and accused of fradulently transfering The Pas Forestry funds into other foreign business interests); records dealing with business loans awarded by the Manitoba Development Corporation during the 1970's and 1980's to businesses primarily within Manitoba; records dealing with McKenzie Seeds, and McKenzie Steele-Briggs Seeds during the early 1980's when George MacDowell was a board member of McKenzie Seeds; and records dealing with Professor MacDowell's career as a Professor at Brandon University, including records relating to his courses and to administrative activities. To a lesser extent, this collection includes records dealing with the University of Saskatchewan College of Commerce, the publication the Manitoba New Democrat, issues associated with politics, labor and union in the prairie provinces from the 1960's to the 1980's, articles from various economic periodicals including Economica and Public Finance, a variety of government reports from 1941 to 1981, and records dealing with George MacDowells' relationship with the Brandon Firefighters Association.

George F. McDowell

James Duncan McGregor fonds

  • CA MCK 4-1998
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1935, predominant c. 1899

Contents include photos and slides principally of the Klondike during the gold rush era (1897-1902), Government House seating plans and speeches from a wide variety of events (1912-1934), correspondence of McGregor's, primarily from his time as Lieutenant Governor (1912-1934), a (23 3/4 oz.) gold bag, a state publication "Instructions for Lieutenant Governors", documents pertaining to the history of the Manitoba Winter Fair, and documents dealing with the early career of Winston Churchill.

James Duncan McGregor

United Grain Growers Collection

  • CA MCK 48-1997
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1937

This collection includes copies of correspondence between T.A. Crerar, President of United Grain Growers and Colin Burnell, President, Manitoba Co-operative Wheat Producers (1925-26); correspondence directed to the Shareholders of United Grain Growers (1926-38); minutes of a meeting between representatives of the United Grain Growers and the provincial wheat pools (1937); as well as a variety of publications about the history and activities of the United Grain Growers (1917-18, 1927, 1929, 1951, 1956).

United Grain Growers

Manitoba Genealogical Society fonds

  • CA MCK 9-1998
  • Fonds
  • c.1880 to c.1980

This collection includes transcripts of the records transcribed from cemetery headstones located in cemeteries throughout southwestern Manitoba. Each transcript includes details about the cemetery records and all details including names, dates, and inscriptions from each headstone. The collection includes a "Cemetery Transcript List" detailing those cemeteries for which transcripts exist. Transcripts include those for the following cemeteries: Alexander, Birdtail Sioux Indian Reserve, Blenheim Church, Glencoe, Boissevain, Brandon, Brandon Hills Church Cemetery, Brookdale, Carberry District, Coultervale, Elgin, Elkhorn, Humesville, Lauder, Kerfoot (Gregg Cemetery), Icelandic Gravesite (Tilston), History of Kingsley Cemetery near Somerset, Madford Cemetery, Old Medora Cemetery, Melgund, Millford Cemetery, Noble Cemetery, Methven , Millord Cemetery, Roseville Anglican Church Cemetery, St. Savior's Anglican Church, St. George's Anglican Church, Rounthwaite, Souris (Glenwood Cemetery), Skalholt, Wellwood, Woodville (Lund, Kola, Bennett, Two Creeks), Patterson (near Nesbitt), Sparling (near Justice, Tilston (near Sinclair), Royal Canadian Air Force Memorial (20 miles north of Rivers).

Manitoba Genealogical Society

Marion Doig Collection

  • CA MCK 28-1997
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1951

This fonds contians issues of two periodocals, "Northern Review" (1949-51), which reviews contemporary Canadian literature, and "The Keystone Province" (1941-45), a primarily economic look at Manitoba.

Marion Doig

Martin Kavanagh fonds

  • CA MCK 10-2004
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1987

Fonds contains an unpublished autobiography written by Martin Kavanagh and several draft narratives for a slide presenation based on Mr. Kavanagh's biography of La Verendrye. Fonds also contains one file of business correspondence c. 1971.

Martin Kavanagh

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