The collection reflects Alfreda Jean Attrill’s education, nursing career, war service, her affiliation with the St. John’s Ambulance Association, and her genealogy. The series is arranged into nine series and covers events from her early life to her death through awards, certificates, memoirs, family histories, correspondence, articles, programs, diaries, invitations, publications and prayers.
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.
The collection mainly records Ruby Dickie’s wartime service as a nursing sister during the First World War but also documents her graduation from the Winnipeg General Hospital School of Nursing, and her affiliation with the Manitoba Association of Graduate Nurses and the Canadian Association of Nurses. The collection is arranged into six series and consists of certificates, programmes, service records, photographs, guidebook, and objects, including a medicine chest which is believed to have been used during the North-West Rebellion of 1885.
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.
Three Rolls of Honour listing the names of Manitoba, Wesley, and United students and faculty who participated in the First and Second World Wars. The Manitoba College Roll of Honour lists the names of Manitoba College students and faculty who took part in the First World War. It is attributed to Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald and features gilded lettering. The Wesley College Roll of Honour lists the names of Wesley College students and faculty who took part in the First World War. It was created by Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald and features a watercolour of Wesley College. The United College Roll of Honour lists the names of several students and faculty who were killed in action during the Second World War. The creator is unknown and it is an incomplete listing of names.
This collection is comprised of photographs and written documents pertaining mainly to the history of the Basswood and the Brandon Hills areas of Manitoba. The written documents include a history of schools in the Basswood area and a biography of World War 1 veteran, Zepherin Sioux. The collection includes images of the Basswood, Brandon Hills, and Rapid City communities, as well as a print of a painting by Clarence Tillenius.
The collection contains photographs, cards, books, and one document that belonged to Phyllis Ricou. The cards and books were sent from her uncle Laurie V. Smith while he served in France during the First World War. The books include The Poetical Works of John Milton, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare and A Graphic History of Modern Europe. The collection also contains Laurie V. Smith’s demobilization letter signed by King George V. The photographs in the collection are of Coronation Day celebrations in Brandon, 1937. The collection also includes a scrapbook compiled by Laurence (Laurie) V. Smith between 1919 and 1936. The scrapbook contains newspaper clipping, programs and photographs of memorial services and monument unveilings at Russell, Minnedosa, Binscarth, Brandon, Birtle, Alexander, Killarney and Wawanesa, Manitoba.