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Abram Olmstead fonds

  • CA CPA 2007.12
  • Fonds
  • 1881

Fonds consists of an original marriage licence issued to Abram Olmstead and Mary Emma McRea by the County of Brandon in Manitoba; the number on the licence is "1".

Olmstead, Abram

Alba R Calvert fonds

  • CA CPA 2006.02
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1953

Fonds consists of 10 cm of cancelled cheques, bank orders and various other financial receipts dating from 1949 to 1953 relating to the business, and six books of cheque stubs dating from the same period.

Calvert, Alba R.

Alice Stevens fonds

  • CA CPA 2006.07. 2009.20
  • Fonds
  • 1905 - 1927, predominant 1905-1927

Accession 2009.20 consists of postcards sent to Jenny Nielsen, Alice Stevens' grandmother, by Hans Nielsen, Jenny's brother, who was a ship's engineer and traveled the world during his career, plus two studio portraits of Hans, taken by San Francisco photographers (Schoenfeld Studios and Rembrandt Studios). Accession 2006.07 consists of one photograph of Wellwood school,nine postcards, a photo of an unknown man, letters to Jennie Nielsen from her friends and family in Denmark, one small booklet of sacred songs and one history of Denmark inscribed to Kirstine Nielsen.

Stevens, Alice

Anne Mitchell fonds

  • CA CPA 2010.15
  • Fonds
  • 1763 to date, predominant 2010

Fonds consists of one coil-bound book entitled "The Mitchell, McLaren, McPhail Family Tree", and includes research going back to the 1700s, photographs of ancestral homes, and genealogical charts of relationships.

Anne Mitchell


  • CA CPA 1988.03, 1988.185, 2010.09, 2011.02
  • Fonds
  • 1970 - 2011, predominant 1970

Fonds consists of news clippings documenting Bailey's award and the Royal visit to his farm in 1970. Colour photograph shows Royal visit, and black and white photograph shows the Baileys receiving the Mr. Manitoba Farmer trophy. Also photocopies of Mr. Bailey's photo album/scrapbook of Queen Elizabeth's visit to his farm in 1970, and of his book "Farm Footsteps" (which he also wrote). The book contains an account of his meeting with the Queen again in 2010 on her visit to Winnipeg. 2011.02 is an audiocassette of an interview by Penny Shaw with Mr. Bailey about the visit to his farm by the Royal Family in 1970 and his meeting her again in Winnipeg in 2010



  • CA CPA 1988.38, 1988.39, 1988.219, 1988.242, 1988.302, 1988.302, 1988.301
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1952

Fonds consists of black and white photographs showing two unknown soldiers, Howard F. Baron and Grace J. (Boon) Baron (ca. early 1930's). Textual material includes a Christmas card (1948), other miscellaneous ephemera (1888-1991), Lester Baron's booklets from Manitoba Boys' and Girls' Clubs Member's Note Book, Boys' and Girls' Beef Calf Club Handbook, printed materials from businesses (Reliance Elevator at Melbourne, S. M. McDonald General Merchant at Melbourne, E. F. Davey Merchant, Berry's Hardware, A. R. Calvert Garage). Berry's Hardware calendar includes aerial view of Carberry. Calvert booklet is titled "Happy Motoring".

Baron, Marge

Grace Birch fonds

  • CA CPA 1994.97
  • Fonds
  • 1994

Fonds consists of a hand-written account of the life of Grace and Jack Birch.

Birch, Grace, 1916-2002

Lorna Black fonds

  • CA CPA 1994.102
  • Fonds
  • 1994

Fonds consists of an oral history of Lorna Black speaking about her family and life in the Carberry area, as well as genealogical charts created by Ms. Harburn based upon the history.

Black, Lorna, 1909-


  • CA CPA 1991.49
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1990

Fonds consists of "Many Miles" an account which details of immigration from England in 1868 to Ontario, moving to the Red River Settlement to homestead in the Summerville district of Manitoba. Describes their fourteen children and life as farmers. Includes poems written by John Muirhead and Nancy O. Parke. History was created with the assistance of Bruce's aunt, Lottie Boles, and her mother.

Bruce, Ursula


  • CA CPA 2001.12
  • Fonds
  • 1910

Fonds consists of 1 black and white photograph of threshing on the farm of Lancelot Burch.

Burch, Lancelot, 1861-1951

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