The Laurie V. Smith Collection contains the financial records of the Church of St. Mary The Virgin Sunday School (1923-1947), the personal journals and financial records of Nicholas John King from 1896-1911, the minute book from the Roseville Cross and Crown Circle of King's Daughters (1896-1910) and a framed United Nations Youth Seminar Dedication Roll (1959)
The collection contains family photographs and textual documents related to the activities of members of the John Birtles (1886-1977) family. The collection includes portraits of family members, postcards, newspaper clippings, certificates, a letter, magazines and books.
The collection consists of Kenner family photographs and photographs depicting business and farming activities of John Howard Kenner (1870-1965) at Metlita, Manitoba. The fonds also consists of photographs of the Pierson General Store owned by William Staples Kenner (1863-1952) in Pierson, Manitoba. There are also photographs of Brandon General Hospital School of Nursing graduates Anna Catherine (McLaren) Kenner (1873-1965) and Miss Christina Macleod (1883-1976). Additionally, the collection contains the 1906 register from the Palace Hotel in Brandon, Catherine Kenner's in the Brandon General Hospital Alumni Association membership certificate, and a meal ticket from the Carelton Cafe in Brandon.
Scope and Content: The collection consists of material collected by Martin Kavanagh pertaining to the history of Manitoba. The majority of the textual documents are newspaper clippings from local newspapers. From where he obtained the photographs is unknown. The content of the fond pertains to the city of Brandon’s early history. The fond contains newspaper clippings about the city’s prominent members, clubs, events, schools, and businesses. It contains photographs of prominent building such as hotels, and other important businesses. The photographs document many areas of life in early Brandon including businesses, industry, agriculture, transportation, and education.
Photographs of Brandon Manitoba businesses, churches, 1906 Dominion Day Parade, ice harvesting at Minnedosa, Manitoba, 1922 Assiniboine River Flood, Carberry Main Street, Elevators at Dubuc Saskatchewan, funeral of Dr. Stanley McInnis, the 1930 Ford Reliability Air Tour, a World War II War Savings Stamp Book, Postcards of Brandon Manitoba and photographic souvenir booklet of Vancouver British Columbia.
The collection contains textual documents and photographs. Books in the collection include a history book titled, "England's Story" and a biography of Joseph Royal, a former member of the Manitoba Legislature. Other publications in the collection are a Henderson's Winnipeg Street Directory from 1884 and a 1974 issue of the "Ukrainian Canadian Magazine." The collection also contains two photographs of the Bank of Hamilton in Brandon, Manitoba.
Photographs of McKenzie Seeds employees harvesting corn, a line of cars and McKenzie Seeds staff, a wagon in front of the A.E. McKenzie building, the bookkeeping department of McKenzie Seeds, and A.E. McKenzie and his staff.
This collection primarily contains 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.
The collection consists of the 1914 List of Electors from the Electoral District of Lansdowne Polling Division No. 4 comprising Township 11, Range 19, postcards of Brandon Asylum and West End Park and Park School, Brandon, Manitoba, and three postcards of street scenes from an unknown location.