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Kenner Collection

  • CA DHM 1979.120
  • Collection
  • c. 1850 (?) - 1965

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.

Rebecca Kenner

Shewan Family Collection

  • CA DHM 2005.17
  • Collection
  • 1852-1932

The collection consists of material created by and belonging to the Shewan and Malcolm families. Materials include one photograph, one certificate, books, handwritten letters, and other handwritten notes. There are multiple cookbooks, a family Bible, a personal notebook, a book of poetry, and other religious texts. The majority of the handwritten letters belonged to Catherine Shewan (nee Malcolm), and discuss the genealogy of the Malcolm family. Other handwritten materials include testimonials to the teaching ability of James Malcolm. Each item is described in detail at the individual level on the Daly House Museum database.

Shewan family

William John Burchill Family Collection

  • CA DHM 2000.660; 2008.3
  • Collection
  • 1857 - 1994; predominantly 1895 - 1940

The material in this collection belonged to the Burchill/Stoll family. The collection includes photographs, paintings, books, written records, genealogical records, letters, and other documents. The majority of the photographs are of the William J. Burchill family of Brandon, Manitoba. There are many pictures of family and friends, especially of Burchill's daughters in childhood and youth; some are casual photographs and others are formal portraits. Photographs are from family events, weddings, social gatherings, school, and during recreational activities. Also included are photographs of Edith Burchill Stoll's family and friends during her adult life after moving to Illinois. Each photograph is described at the individual level. There are three albums of photographs and the rest are separate. Also included in the collection are portraits of members of the Gibson and McEvoy families. Two of these are oil paintings. There are also prints and needle work. There are books in the collection which belonged to different members of the Burchill Family. These include Bibles, prayer books, a hymn book, an atlas, personal notebooks, and collections of poetry. The collection also contains genealogical records, correspondence, and written histories pertaining to the Burchill family history and to the history of the Canadian Prairies. Other documents include, will and funeral records; birth, marriage and death certificates; letters, postcards, obituaries, and newspaper clippings.

Burchill - Stoll Family

Martin Kavanagh

  • CA DHM 1980.148
  • Collection
  • 1858 – 1959; predominant 1880-1940

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.

Kavanagh, Martin

Effie and Alex McPhail Collection

  • CA DHM 23
  • Collection
  • 1860-1972

The collection contains material accumulated by Effie and Alex McPhail. It is comprised of three series: Photographs and Prints; Documents; and Miscellaneous Items. Each series is described separately. Individual items are described in detail on the Daly House Museum database.

McPhail, Effie and Alex

Mrs. Isabelle Ardiel Collection

  • CA DHM CA DHM 1980.145
  • Collection
  • 1875-1920

Postcard picturing two women in an automobile, postcard picturing the Rouge et Noir Minstrels, postcard picturing Canadian soldiers, an invitation to the Firemen's Annual Ball, and a photograph of the First General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church.

Coldwell - Marsden Collection

  • CA DHM 2000.974; 2007.8
  • Collection
  • 1875-1948

The collection consists of material belonging to the Coldwell-Marsden family. The material contains 79 reprints of photographs taken in Manitoba, British Colombia, and Ontario. The majority of the photographs are of family members and other relations. There are photographs of George R. and Annie Coldwell's family, as well as of Phoebe Jane Coldwell and George W. Marsden's family. These include photographs of their children and grandchildren. Also included in this collection are photographs of written notes (addresses, labels, etc.), as well as of furniture previously belonging to the G.R Coldwell family of Brandon. There is one map included in the collection. It is a 1928 copy of a plan for the city of Brandon originally drawn up in 1882. Items in this collection are described in detail at the individual level in the Daly House Museum database.

Coldwell - Marsden Family

Daly House Museum Collection

  • CA DHM 324
  • Collection
  • 1876-2011

The collection is comprised of material donated to and collected by the Daly House Museum. This is an artificially created collection of archival material that does not belong to a particular collection or fonds held at the Daly House Museum. The collection is divided into the following series:

Series 1: Photographs
Series 2: Postcards
Series 3: Books and Magazines
Series 4: Business Documents
Series 5: Event Documents
Series 6: Documents from Organizations
Series 7: Miscellaneous Documents

The following accession numbers are included in the Daly House Museum Collection:
1985.324 - 2013.324
2003.21
2004.17
2005.1 - 2008.1

The Daly House Museum

McLean Family Collection

  • CA DHM 1986.358
  • Collection
  • 1877-1930

The collection consists of photographs of the Presbyterian Church at Strathclair, Manitoba, wood cutting at Grandview, Manitoba, a woman washing clothes with a wringer washing machine and cribbing a well

Mrs. H.B. Donaldson Collection

  • CA DHM 1986.338
  • Collection
  • 1878-1900

The collection consists of a photograph of a Plan of Milford, North West Territories and a photograph of Wheat Marketing at Milford, Manitoba

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