This series contains books and small publications pertaining to the City of Brandon, its history, and the history of Manitoba. The collection includes Henderson’s Directories for Brandon, business guides, and history books. Topics covered in the history books include Brandon House, the development of the City of Brandon, Brandon College, Brandon community groups and events, the Oakland municipality, the Second World War, and pioneer stories from across Manitoba. Small local publications include Brandon Collegiate Institute yearbooks and Brandon Wheat Kings hockey yearbooks and programs.
This series contains Brandon Sun newspaper clippings, framed documents, maps, and other miscellaneous documents. Topics of newspaper clippings include the Brandon College, Dr. Robert Harvey, and Roy Brown. There are also framed newspaper advertisements for H.R. Hoffman Limited. Other documents in the series include tickets for Brandon events, a write-up and poster about a Criddle Farm exhibit, and photocopies of passenger tickets from the Empress of Ireland.
The series consists of the financial ledger for the Church of St. Mary The Virgin Sunday School (1923-1947); the minute book of Roseville Cross and Crown Circle of King's Daughters from the Roseville Church in the R.M of Daly near Brandon, Manitoba (1896-1910) and a framed United Nations Youth Seminar Dedication Scroll (1959).
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.
The series consists of predominantly of two financial record books and a copy of the Brandon Women's Musical Club's constitution and By-Laws. The financial record books date from 1946 to 1967 and one contain the club's membership lists from 1946 to 1957.
The series consists of speeches, council minutes, correspondence and reports on various projects and activities associated with Magnacca's years as Mayor of the City of Brandon. The series is divided up into the following subseries 1.1 City of Brandon 1.2 Keystone Centre Project 1.3 The Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium 1.4 Civic Administration Building 1.5 City Infrastructure Project - Sewers and Lagoons 1.6 Brandon Fire Fighter Association 1.7 City Infrastructure Project - Bridges 1.8 Brandon Air Service 1.9 Parks and Recreation 1.10 Twinning of Lachine Quebec & Brandon Manitoba 1.11 Hall of Fame
The series consists of minutes, correspondence and newspaper clippings related to the activities of local, and provincial organizations in which Stephen A. Magnacca was actively involved. The series is divided up into the following subseries. 2.1 Provincial Exhibition 2.2 Brandon Art Club & Brandon Allied Arts Centre 2.3 Brandon Museum Inc. 2.4 Brandon Area Foundation 2.5 Brandon Chamber Orchestra 2.6 Brandon Area Agricultural Development Association 2.7 Brandon Zoological Board 2.8 Brandon Chamber of Commerce 2.9 Brandon University 2.10 Save the Prince Edward Hotel Group 2.11 Manitoba Real Estate Association 2.12 Wheat City Arena Management Board 2.13 Brandon Curling Association - Canadian Brier 2.14 Brandon Kinsmen Club 2.15 Brandon Golf & Country Club 2.16 West End Community Centre 2.17 Indian-Metis Friendship Centre 2.18 Brandon Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals 2.19 Kiwanis Club of Brandon 2.20 Associated Commercial Travellers
The series consists of historical research by Magnacca, newspaper clippings, photographs, Community History Books and correspondence related to a variety of historical topics related to Brandon and Manitoba. The series is divided up into the following subseries: 3.1 It Happened Here 3.2 Museums/Heritage 3.3 Research 3.4 Heritage Celebrations 3.5 Historical Photographs and Certificates 3.6 History Books, Electoral Lists and City of Brandon Henderson Directories 3.7 Miscellaneous
The series consist of awards and certificates presented to Magnacca in recognition of his community service from various community and provincial organizations. It also contains correspondence regarding the United Nations Associations of Canada High School Seminar in Brandon and personal and political correspondence. The series is divided into the following subseries: 4.1. Awards and Certificates 4.2 Correspondence