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Jack Stothard fonds

  • CA MCK 01-2003
  • Fonds
  • 2001-2003

Fonds contains brief research reports prepared by Mr. Stothard on various topic concerning historical Brandon. These include: a listing of hotels, inns and motels that have operated in Brandon since the 1880s; reports dealing with the Café Aagard, Central United Church, the 1913 Dominion Exhibition, Brandon, the Empire Hotel, and Brandon's Central Steam Heating System. Fonds also contains one booklet: Facts About Brandon: An Industrial Survey of the City of Brandon. Winnipeg: Department of Industry and Commerce [n.d.]

Jack Stothard

Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium Collection

  • CA MCK 1-1998
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1968

This collection consists of one scrapbook with newspaper clippings and pamphlets about the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium and its construction.

Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium

Lawrence Stuckey Collection

  • CA MCK 1-2002
  • Fonds
  • 1849-2001, predominant 1935-2001

Collection consists of a variety of materials, both textual and graphic. The Philately Collection is the largest part of the Suckey Collection and covers a wide geographical and temporal range. The majority of the stamps are from the United States, the British Commonwealth, France and the French Empire. There are also a number of stamps portraying animals, art and flowers. The slide collection includes approximately 10,000 images of various topics, such as landscapes, flora and fauna of North America and Expo 1967. The Stuckey photograph collection is perhaps the best collection of Brandon and Southwestern Manitoba photographs in one place. Images include grain elevators and historical buildings of the northern United States and western Canada, railways, the City of Brandon, as well as ships and boats, sporting activities, portraits, animals, flora and fauna, landscapes and farming/homestead photographs. This series also includes a large number of negatives, including glass plate negatives. The textual materials within the collection include personal journals written by Mr. Stuckey covering the years 1935-2001. These journals are autobiographical and act as a key to the rest of the collection in that they provide general time frames and the motivations behind Mr. Stuckey's activities. In addition to the journals, the collection consists of copies of Mr. Stuckey's four books and a few papers he wrote for the committees and clubs he belonged to. Other textual materials included are a small amount of personal correspondence, and research materials on a number of topics such as the CPR and Brandon area history. There are also three scrapbooks created by Mr. Stuckey dealing with his various interests. The collection also contains certificates presented to Mr. Stuckey by a number of the organizations he belonged to, as well as his honorary degree from Brandon University and his Order of the Buffalo Hunt award. A number of books, newspapers and articles on various topics, such as stamp collecting and horticulture are included in the collection.

Lawrence Stuckey

James Douglas Wall Collection

  • CA MCK 12-2004
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1904.

Collection contains 35 photographs of Baldur, Manitoba taken ca. 1900. These photographs contain images of buildings, street scenes, and residents (individuals and groups)of Baldur Manitoba. Collection also includes a copy of Christie's Map of the City of Brandon ca. 1900.

James Douglas Wall

Brandon - Great Depression Project fonds

  • CA MCK 15-1997
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1986, predominant 1929-1939

This fonds contains clippings from the Brandon Sun, correspondence between Brandon officials and federal and provincial authorities, statistical data, minutes and various documents from the records of the City of Brandon relating to the administration of the City during the Great Depression. Topics include work relief policies and programs, and the impact of financial constraint and crisis. Also included are various papers written on topics related to Brandon during the 1930s.

Great Depression

Ruby Miles Collection

  • CA MCK 15-2003
  • Fonds
  • 1910-2003, predominant 1920-1945

Collection includes c. 15 letters from Kate McGregor, to her parents Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Rowe of Brandon, Manitoba. The letters were written in the years 1925-1929 when Mrs. McGregor and her family were living in Papua New Guinea. Collection also includes photographs and photographic negatives containing images of the Giligili Estate in New Guinea. Collection also contains correspondence with Len Miles,during his service overseas in the Second World War,and Mr. Miles service record, death certificate and various memorabilia from his time in military service. Collection includes various news clippings, documents and correspondence received or retained by Ruby Miles.

Ruby Miles

Assiniboine Historical Society Collection

  • CA DHM 1978.14
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1995

The fonds consists of records collected and created by the Assiniboine Historical Society over the course of its existence. The records include photographs and other historical documents from the Brandon area; meeting minutes; financial records; correspondence records; heritage publications; film committee and street name committee documents; a constitution; documents relating to the Manitoba Historical Society; walking tour documents; and some miscellaneous files. The documents are arranged in the following series:

  1. Photographs and Other Textual Records
  2. Magazines
  3. Minutes
  4. Correspondence
  5. Committees and Miscellaneous Documents

Assiniboine Historical Society

Mary Vandale Collection

  • CA DHM 1980.166.
  • Collection
  • 1919-1950

Photographs of William Chrest's Shoe Store interior c. 1940-1950 and Loyal Order of Moose Carpet Ball Team c.1919. Group photograph of members of the Loyal Order of the Moose c.1939.

Vandale, Mary

Joan Fitzpatrick Collection

  • CA DHM 1983.246.1
  • Item
  • December 6. 1913

Large dark-brown leather-covered book containing appraisal of The Brandon Steam Laundry Co. Limited (1215-1219 Rosser Avenue, Brandon, Manitoba), performed by the Canadian Appraisal Company, Montreal in 1913. Consists of 100 pages typed; detailed analysis of the laundry including the boiler house, dye house, stable, wagon shed, barn and sewage.

The Canadian Appraisal Co.

Aleta Ward Collection

  • CA DHM 1985.319
  • Collection
  • c. 1920-1926

This collection contains primarily photographs of Brandon, Manitoba during the early 1920s. Photographs include the 10 Mile Dam, Brandon’s 1922 flood, parade floats, and the Winter Fair Building fire of 1920.

Ward, Aleta

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