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VELMA DAWS fonds

  • CA CPA 1991.43, 1997.24, 1997.17
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1959

Fonds consists of a teacher's certificate (1949), Manitoba Normal School year book (1949), correspondence, exercise book of Nellie Harburn's, teacher's agreements, Grace Hospital School of Nursing diploma (1959), and miscellaneous material. Black and white photographs of Castle Hill School, water tower, General Store (all 1945), Summerville School students (1946-1947).

Daws, Velma Ursual, 1926-

HERB McINTOSH fonds

  • CA CPA 1988.225, 1988.231, 1994.16
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1963

Fonds consists of black and white photographs taken by Herb McIntosh. Shows Petrel Store, Petrel School (1958), Petrel Airport, local farms, local people, photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Switzer (1865), Clare Ruckly Mixing Plant, threshing outfit (1932), Carberry Cadet Corps (1925), snowmobile ([ca. 1930]), Wellwood School, aerial view of Wellwood, Manitoba (1963), Canadian Pacific Railway Tower, Sash and door Factory and Planning Mill, Edrans churchs, Wellwood United Church, Carberry United Church, hotels, Wellwood streets, Carberry Skating and Curling Rink, Carberry School, Camp Hughes, Tommy Douglas (1927). Includes photocopy of the McIntosh family history compiled by Herb McIntosh in 1985.

McIntosh, Herbert George, 1909-1993

Menzie Family fonds

  • CA CPA 1988-91, 1988-296, 1989.66
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1979

Fonds consists of correspondence, birth and death certificates, wedding invitation, brochure by Tourism Manitoba describing Menzies' award, other biographical material on Menzies, Clark/Menzie/Mitchell family histories, and newsclipping on Menzies' award. Includes booklet on Carberry Burying Ground. Photographs show family members, the Rural Municipality of North Cypress council members (ca. 1947).

Menzies, Florence Elizabeth, 1906-1987

Jean Mitchell fonds

  • CA CPA 1994.17
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1989]

Fonds consists of a signed, photocopied, illustrated history of Jean Mitchell's family, beginning prior to emigration from Scotland in 1832. Mitchell created her own illustrations. Descriptions include domestic and farm life, grade school education, crop histories and details of the impact of weather.

Mitchell, Jean Young (Rankin), 1904-2001

GAIL WIEBE collection

  • CA CPA 1989.45, 1993.39, 1993.40, 1994.06, 1994.88, 1999.01, 1999.03, 1999.04, 2000.06
  • Fonds
  • 1699 (photocopies)-2001

Series 1 consists of 26 coloured photographs and negatives of buildings, businesses, and the cemetery in Carberry, Manitoba taken by the donor in August 1994. Series 2 consists of 30 black and white and 43 colour family photographs. Series 3 consists of 186 black and white and 221 coloured family photographs. Series 4 consists of 220 black and white and 216 coloured family photographs. Series 5 consists of 65 black and white and 31 coloured family photographs, and Dorothy Beswitherick was the co-author of the history. Family histories include correspondence, news clippings, photographs, genealogies, military records, and land titles. In Series 7, 2 black and white photographs show Sidney Telephone Office (1966, 1967). Included in this series are photocopies from the Sidney Outlook concerning community events, 53 black and white photographs and 33 colour photographs of local people, a Carnival, classes.

Wiebe, Gail, 1945-

Daily Journal 1896-1899

Daily journal written by Nicholas J. King between 1895-1899. The journal reflects Nicholas J. King's daily life, the operation of his farm near Brandon, Manitoba, the 1897 election results for the Reeve of the R.M. of Daly and a copy of a letter from John Strutt to Will (King) written from Fort Assiniboine (156 miles from Edmonton) March 1st, 1898

Nicholas J. King Personal Records

The series consists of the daily journals and financial records of Nicholas John King from 1896 to 1911. The records reflect his daily life and the operation of his farm in the Rural Municipality of Daly near Brandon, Manitoba.

Nicholas John King

Daily Journal 1902-1903

Daily Journal for 1902-1903 written by Nicholas King. The journal reflects Nicholas J. King's daily life and the operation of his farm in the Rural Municipality of Daly, Manitoba near Brandon, Manitoba.

Daily Journal 1904

Daily journal from 1904 written by Nicholas J. King. The journal reflects Nicholas J. King's daily life, the death of his mother Nancy (nee Kelly) King and the operation of his farm near Brandon, Manitoba.

ALMA CRIDDLE fonds

  • CA CPA 1990.55, 1993.07, 1994.60, 1994.81
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1978

Fonds consists of photocopied pages on Mary Ann (Alabaster) Criddle from the 1981 "Index to Artistic Biography", and the 1976 "Dictionnaire Critique et Documentaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs", a list of paintings by Mary Criddle shown with the Royal Academy of Arts between 1837-1848, and a biography. Other textual material includes correspondence, biographical information on the family, Henry Criddle's will, a certificate for Prairie Patron for Alma Criddle, 7 partial maps showing the Aweme area, and an introduction for the Criddle display in Brandon City Hall. Black and white photographs show Norman Criddle, aerial views of St. Alban's, Aweme (1942-1958), Bald Hills and the Punch Bowl of Spruce Woods Provincial Park (1942). Coloured photographs are by Barbara Criddle of an unspecified place taken in 1971 of the Spruce Woods Provincial Park sandhills.

Criddle, Alma, 1924-2001

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