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Sergeant Johnston Curry M.M. 865753 Letters

  • CA DHM 2011.30
  • Collection
  • August 29, 1915 to September 17, 1918

Eleven letters written by Sergeant Johnston Curry M.M. 865753 during World War I from his postings in Canada and in Europe

Curry, Sergeant Johnston

J. G. Magee Collection

  • CA DHM CA DHM 1996.419
  • Collection
  • 1901-1920

The collection contains a photograph of World War I soldiers standing at attention, a photograph of World War I soldiers marching in a parade, a memorial program for the death of Queen Victoria, a program for the film "Birth of a Nation," and an Academic Calendar for Clark Hall, the girls' residence at Brandon College.

Charlotte Valbert Collection

  • CA DHM 1989.502
  • Collection
  • 1914-1918

The collection includes four photographs showing scenes from Camp Sewell or Camp Hughes and Brandon, Manitoba during World War I and a photograph of a trench scene

Albert Pettitt Collection

  • CA DHM 1986.354
  • Collection
  • c.1882-1915

The collection is comprised primarily of photographs from the early Brandon Hills farming community. These photographs include Rev. George Roddick’s farm, Henry Dunbar’s threshing outfit, Robert Dunbar, and a school house. The collection also includes a photograph of the 1st Battalion Canadian Mounted Rifles from the First World War.

Pettitt, Albert

Joan Fitzpatrick Collection

  • CA DHM 1983.246.1
  • Item
  • December 6. 1913

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

The Canadian Appraisal Co.

Blanche Hudson Collection

  • CA DHM 1986.384
  • Collection
  • October 20, 1920

The collection consists of two photographs of the Wheat City Arena fire October 10, 1920.

S. Pue Collection

  • CA DHM 1986.353
  • Collection
  • 1900-1914

The collection consists of nineteen photographs of a train wreck and photographs of an unidentified woman, Alexander School pupils and Dauphin Train Station

Whitehead Family Fonds

  • CA DHM 1994.132
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1959; Predominantly 1905-1959

The Fonds contains documents pertaining to the business and personal life of the Whitehead family including Joseph Blyth Whitehead, owner and managing editor of the Brandon Sun from 1903 to 1941; Ernest Christie Whitehead, owner and managing editor of the Brandon Sun from 1937-1961, and his son Joseph Alexander Whitehead (1925-1953). The Fonds contains textual records and photographs as well as ephemera. It also contains documents related the Brandon Sun as well as several other newspaper organizations and local clubs and committees. The Fonds are further divided into the following series:

  1. Brandon Sun Orders & Correspondence 1910-1952
  2. Miscellaneous Newspaper and Print Media Documents
  3. Local Organizations
  4. Personal - Correspondence
  5. Personal - Photographs & Miscellaneous
  6. Personal - Photograph Albums

Whitehead, Ernest Christie

Beecham Trotter Collection

  • CA DHM 2007.3
  • Collection
  • c.1880 to 1943

The collection is comprised of material accumulated or created by Beecham Trotter and his family. It consists of photographs of the Trotter Family and other Brandon residents. Additionally there are drawings of different locations in the Brandon area. The collection includes numerous newspaper clippings of articles written by Beecham Trotter on the early days of Brandon. There are also newspaper clippings pertaining to other members of the Trotter family and other prominent Brandon figures. Many of these newspaper clippings are found in a scrapbook and others are separate. Other writings of Beecham Trotter in the collection include a magazine article and a typewritten short story. Items are described in detail at the individual level in the Daly House Museum database.

Trotter, Beecham

Assiniboine Historical Society Collection

  • CA DHM 1978.14
  • Collection
  • 1970-1995

The collection consists of records created by the Assiniboine Historical Society. 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
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