This collection consists of memorabilia kept by Edith Laycock. A large part of the collection consists of programs from plays that Laycock performed in or directed during the 1950's and 1960's. There are also numerous newspaper clippings about Laycock's plays including reviews, pictures, and advertisements. This collection also includes a folder of programs from the Brandon Little Theatre productions in the 1950's, as well as clippings about the Little Theatre. There are also numerous articles about miscellaneous drama and art events throughout Brandon, Manitoba, and Canada. The collection also includes Laycock's daybook from 1962, and travel notes from Laycock's 1952 trip to Great Britain and Europe. The latter contains a passenger list for the Empress of Scotland, August 5, 1952. The collection further includes Canadian Pacific Railway passes dating from 1947-1963 and a copy of the Canadian Pacific Pension Plan. Fonds also contains material from the various organizations that Laycock was involved with including the Brandon Council of Women and Beta Sigma Phi. Fonds includes 12 photos that appear to be family photos from Laycock's childhood. Finally, the fonds contains various copies of plays that Laycock performed in or directed.
This fonds contains administrative records, minutes, personal files, correspondence, newsletters, photographs, summary of collections and exhibits, scrapbooks, programs, submitted papers, and other miscellaneous records. All are a record of the growth and evolution of the Art Club, its administration, and of the art community in Brandon.
This fonds includes a scrapbook of photographs and memorabilia from Ms. Kenner's student days at Brandon College in the early 1920s, and correspondence with her father, a general merchant in Pierson Manitoba.
The collection consists of items collected by Mrs. Matiation (Hill) during her years as a student at Brandon College. The collection contains a scrapbook of photos of students and activities at the College taken from 1954-1956. Fonds includes copies of speeches made by her at various school events, such as her validictorian speech at the Normal School Graduation in 1956. There is also an autograph book with messages to her from friends and classmates. Finally, the collection includes two photographs of students in the 1924-25 Brandon Normal School, and one photograph of the Westminister Presbyterian Church in Brandon.
Fonds includes various photos from Brandon College Class of 1921, as well as other photos dating from approximately 1915. Fonds also includes an article about Dr. Jane Turnbull, a sister of Christine Turnbull who served on the faculty of Brandon College. The article first appeared in the Brandon College Alumni News in 1967. Finally, the collection contains a copy of a letter written to Dr. Jane Turnbull from former Canadian Governor General Lord Tweedsmuir. The photographs include: 1. one b/w photo 8 cm x 6 cm Initiation Brandon College 1916 2. one b/w photo 8 cm x 13.5 cm class of 1921 3. one b/w photo 5 cm x 8 cm Class of '21 4. one b/w photo 17 cm x 26 cm the College Band 1915-1916 5. one sepia photo 15 cm x 23 cm Class of 1919
This fonds consists entirely of the autobiography of Saul Cohen, entitled "Being a Scientist Can Be Fun: The Memoirs of Saul L. Cohen" (1995). In his autobiography, Cohen discusses his life as a scientist, and the many people he met and worked with throughout his career. Cohen also discusses his experiences growing up in a Jewish family in Western Canada, and his experiences with Wilson's disease.