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Series 1: Textual Records, 1885-2005

Series 1 includes Tax, Assessment and Collector's rolls, correspondence, burial and cemetery records, reports, Auditor and other financial information, Centennial documentation (1982), Westman Regional Library Reports (1975-1987) Manitoba Hospital Service Plan records of employment, Minute book for the Carberry Advisory Planning Commission (1960-1970), Carberry Sewer ledger, Elector's Roll (1938, 1935), By-laws and Petitions, Carberry Plains Cultural Centre records, Carberry North Cypress Elton Recreation District records, Cypress Planning District records, and School District records, Beautiful Hills Memorial Park financial records (1967-1968, 1972, 1976), building permits (1961-1968), Carberry Community Centre minutes (1961-1979) and financial reports (1963-1993), Carberry Handivan Service (1986-1987). Of note is material compiled by the local Manitoba Centennial Committee, including minutes and receipts (1966-1969) and a calendar showing local art and photographs, Community Centre booth accounts (1971-1973), Carberry Recreation Ballpark (1991-1993) financial records, Carberry Recreation Grounds agreement (1958), Carberry Restroom (1982), fire protection system (1966-1974). Material compiled by the Carberry Centennial Committee includes guest list for celebrations, information on former residents (1982), designs for buttons, flag information, correspondence, map of the town, Carberry House List (1987), ledgers (1913-1942), Bailiff's books (1884-1896, 1920-1937), street plans (1910-1912), correspondence, elector's lists (1989-1990), reports (1960-1971), Carberry history and industrial impact (1964), municipal services study (1979), variation orders (1971-1986), surface drainage study (1979), community profiles (1974-1988), parking and development petitions, C. P. R. letter (1926), R.C.M.P. agreement (1956), Carberry Neepawa Regional Waste Management Project (1992-1993) minutes, Carberry North Cypress Regional Library records, Carberry Plains Arts Council financial statements (1982-1991), change of ownership (1950-1975), land titles (1978-1986), Jackson Lake Development (1972-1973), correspondence on the Liquor Licence Act (1913-1975), livestock vaccination (1939-1956), sewage lagoon studies (1958-1990), Carberry Plains Cultural Centre financial statements(1983-1986) "Report on Proposed Sewerage System" (1956).

Town of Carberry and Municipality

Series 2: Carberry area collection, 1868-1982.

Series includes maps of Carberry (1971, 1976) and Fairview receipts for a sewing machine (1916), Hattie Alges school merit card (1868), Brookdale Community 1878-1967 history booklet, Citizen's Memorial Service programmes (1901, 1910), Brookdale Centennial Reunion Guest Book (1967), printed materials from businesses (1895-ca. 1905) (Carberry Flour Mill, C. W. Malone Hardware, Murphy and Armstrong Flour and Feed, Benjamin Stewart Jeweller, Canadian Pacific Railway Company Telegraph, Union Bank, H. W. Brown Hardware, J. Fairley Merchant, Finkelstein and McCutcheon Grocers, Merchants Bank of Canada, Madame MacKenzie [Music Teacher] (1900)), Carberry Curling Club Banquet programme (1901) and other material (1912-1952), Conservative Association of North Norfolk minutes and cashbook (1888-1907), marriage licence of Hazel M. Ireland and Robert Y. Eaton (1911), 1911 telephone directory, enlistments of the 226th Battalion (1915-1916), plant description of the Reliance Grain Elevator (1940).

Black and white photographs of the Canadian Northern Railway station, the public school, the CPR station, the Grand Trunk Pacific station, grain elevators, local buildings and businesses, the Carberry Flour Mill, hotels, churches (interior and exterior), Town Office, and the water tower, Mrs. George Bickford (née Agnes Switzer), Ken Boles' threshing outfit (1919), Brandon College Commercial Class (1912), J. T. McNees threshing outfit (1912), James C. Humeston prize-winning heavy draft horse team (1908), Canuck Junior Lacrosse Team (1917), Carberry Baseball Club (1892), Chamber of Commerce Beard-Growing Contest (1959), Carberry Community Choir (1982), Carberry Skating and Curling Rink, James Cowie at King's Printer (ca. 1938), McDonagh and Shea curling trophy winners (1910), Montrose Baseball Club, curling teams, farming, early settlers, Mary I. (Bailey) Eyvindson, James Fowler, Wellwood School, other local citizens, grasshopper taken by William Preston, Harkness house in Pleasant Point, James Kine's general store (before 1900)(includes 1 negative), telephone office (1946), Montrose Baseball Team (1907), Seton Park monument (1958), Western Hotel Livery.

Colour photographs show Carberry Legion/Carberry Collegiate Institute Band (1982), Order of the Eastern Star Sharon Chapter No. 52 members (1974).

Town of Carberry and Municipality

Series 2: Carberry area collection, 1897-1976.

Series 2 consists of single records collected by the Archivist, as well as miscellaneous, anonymous, and undocumented donations. Includes maps of Carberry (1971, 1976), 75 black and white photographs, 19 coloured photographs, and 11 black and white negatives showing streets of Carberry, CNR and CPR stations, public school, Grant Trunk Pacific railway, Carberry Flour Mill, Western Hotel, churches, Town Hall, local businesses and other buildings (extant and defunct), banks, museum and airport. One colour photograph is of Main Street during the filming of the movie "For The Moment" (detached from the Carberry Lions Club calendar 1993-1994).

Town of Carberry and Municipality