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Lawrence Jones collection

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions12333
Part Of
RG 6 Brandon University fonds
Description Level
Sub-series
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1957-1959, 1976-1992
Accession Number
9-2011
Part Of
RG 6 Brandon University fonds
Description Level
Sub-series
Series Number
MG 3 1.24
Accession Number
9-2011
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1957-1959, 1976-1992
Physical Description
30 cm
History / Biographical
See RG 6 Brandon University fonds, 7.4.1 Dean of Music for biographical information.
Custodial History
The records were collected during the course of Jones' career as a member of the School of Music and as Dean of the School of Music. They remained in his possession until their donation to the McKee Archives on June 29, 2011.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of records created and collected during the course of Lawrence Jones' teaching career in the School of Music and during his tenure as Dean of the School of Music at Brandon University. Records include: dean's log books; recital programs and related materials; personal documents; academic papers; planning documents; contracts; administration documents; workshop documents; teaching documents; proposals; reviews; evaluations; violin concerto by S.C. Eckhardt-Gramatte, piano score, edited by Lawrence Jones. Topics include: planning for the School of Music; Master's degree program; award winners; the music building expansion; adjudicating; the New Brandon University Trio; and the National Music Festival.
Name Access
Lawrence Jones
Brandon University Trio
Shane Levesque
National Music Festival
Peggy Sharpe
Deidre Irons
Kenneth Drake
School of Music
Subject Access
Education
music
administration
performing arts
performing artists
Storage Location
MG 3 Brandon University Teaching and Administration 1.24 Lawrence Jones
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Part Of
RG 11 Lawrence Stuckey fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
July 1908
Accession Number
1-2002
Part Of
RG 11 Lawrence Stuckey fonds
Description Level
Item
Series Number
3.1
Item Number
1-2002.3.1AF11
Accession Number
1-2002
GMD
graphic
Date Range
July 1908
Physical Description
3 1/2" x 5"
Material Details
Negative
Custodial History
For custodial history see the collection level description of the Lawrence Stuckey collection.
Scope and Content
LAFALOT - a traveling show group
Name Access
LAFALOT
Subject Access
entertainers
travelling entertainers
performing artists
Brandon lodges, associations & musical groups
Repro Restriction
The McKee Archives is the copyright holder for the Stuckey materials.
Storage Location
Lawrence Stuckey collection
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Janet Louisa May More collection

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions4858
Part Of
RG 5 Western Manitoba Manuscript Collection
Description Level
Collection
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1921-1947
Accession Number
2-2003
Part Of
RG 5 Western Manitoba Manuscript Collection
Description Level
Collection
Accession Number
2-2003
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1921-1947
Physical Description
10 cm
History / Biographical
Janet Louisa May More was born on the family homestead south of Hartney, Manitoba in 1896. She attended Chain Lakes School and Hartney High School prior to completing Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degrees at the University of Manitoba. Following her graduation, More taught in various Manitoba schools for fifty years. In addition, she was a member of the Manitoba Education Association, the Manitoba Library Association, the Turtle Mountain Teachers' Association (of which she was the first President), and the Manitoba Teachers' Society, which nominated her for a Life Mmembership. Janet Louisa May More retired in 1967, and resided in Winnipeg, Manitoba until her death. Additional biographical information for Janet Louisa May More can be found in her profile as a "Memorable Manitoban" on the Manitoba Historical Society website (http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/more_jlm.shtml).
Custodial History
Materials passed into the hands of Gerald Brown who donated them to the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Collection contains curriculum materials related to the study and teaching of Chemistry, Algebra, Geometry, Mathematics, English and French language studies in Manitoba dating mostly from the 1940s. Collection also contains Christmas concert and dramatic materials; notes from the Manitoba Fine Arts Committee (April 1939); and notes concerning the Manitoba Camera Club, the Manitoba Drama League, Manitoba Society of Artists, Manitoba Adult Education Association, Winnipeg Sketch Club and the Manitoba Handicraft Guild.
Notes
CAIN No. 202568
Subject Access
Janet Louisa May More
Manitoba Fine Arts Committee
Adult Education Association
Winnipeg Sketch Club
Manitoba Drama League
Manitoba Society of Artists
Manitoba camera Club
public education
curriculum
fine arts
adult education
Storage Location
2003 accessions
Storage Range
2003 accessions
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Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium in winter

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions10138
Part Of
RG 12 Brandon and Area Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[after 1967]
Part Of
RG 12 Brandon and Area Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Series Number
2
Item Number
BAPC 2.26
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[after 1967]
Physical Description
5" x 3.5" (b/w)
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium (WMCA). View is looking northeast from 20th Street. Victory Tolgesy's "Explorer" in the foreground.
Name Access
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
Victor Tolgesy
20th Street
Brandon University
Subject Access
public buildings
performing arts
centennial projects
visual arts
Storage Location
BAPC photograph drawer
Images
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Proposed centennial auditorium for western Manitoba

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions10140
Part Of
RG 12 Brandon and Area Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[196-]
Part Of
RG 12 Brandon and Area Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Series Number
2
Item Number
BAPC 2.28
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[196-]
Physical Description
7" x 5" (b/w)
Scope and Content
Photograph is a proposed model for a centennial auditorium for western Manitoba prepared by Ward and Macdonald Associates - Architects. View is southeast from the northwest corner of Princess Avenue and 20th Street. The model includes the proposed auditorium as well as a number of buildings on the Brandon College campus.
Name Access
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
Ward and Macdonald Associates - Architects
Subject Access
public buildings
centennial projects
performing arts
visual arts
Storage Location
BAPC photograph drawer
Images
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Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions10141
Part Of
RG 12 Brandon and Area Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[after 1967]
Part Of
RG 12 Brandon and Area Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Series Number
2
Item Number
BAPC 2.29
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[after 1967]
Physical Description
10" x 8" (b/w)
Scope and Content
View is looking southeast. Photograph shows the northwest corner of the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium (WMCA).
Name Access
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
Subject Access
public buildings
centennial projects
performing arts
visual arts
Storage Location
BAPC photograph drawer
Images
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Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium sign

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions10142
Part Of
RG 12 Brandon and Area Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[after 1967]
Part Of
RG 12 Brandon and Area Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Series Number
2
Item Number
BAPC 2.30
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[after 1967]
Physical Description
10" x 8" (b/w)
Scope and Content
View is looking southeast. Photograph shows the sign for the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium (WMCA).
Name Access
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
Subject Access
public buildings
centennial projects
performing arts
visual arts
Storage Location
BAPC photograph drawer
Images
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Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions10143
Part Of
RG 12 Brandon and Area Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1967
Part Of
RG 12 Brandon and Area Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Series Number
2
Item Number
BAPC 2.31
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1967
Physical Description
10" x 8" (b/w)
Scope and Content
View is looking east northeast. Photograph shows the front steps, main entrance and west side of the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium (WMCA). Brandon University's Education Building is in the background.
Name Access
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
Education Building
Subject Access
public buildings
centennial projects
performing arts
visual arts
Storage Location
BAPC photograph drawer
Images
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Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions10145
Part Of
RG 12 Brandon and Area Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[after 1967]
Part Of
RG 12 Brandon and Area Photograph Collection
Creator
Tourist Branch, Department of Tourism & Recreation, Government of Manitoba
Description Level
Item
Series Number
2
Item Number
BAPC 2.33
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[after 1967]
Physical Description
10" x 8" (b/w)
Scope and Content
View is looking northeast. Photograph shows the southwest corner of the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium (WMCA). Victor Tolgesy's sculpture Explorer is in the foreground.
Name Access
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
Victor Tolgesy
Explorer
Subject Access
public buildings
centennial projects
performing arts
visual arts
Storage Location
BAPC photograph drawer
Images
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Esther Magdalene Moore collection

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions4299
Part Of
RG 1 Brandon College fonds
Description Level
Sub-series
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1911?-1960?
Accession Number
4-2016
Part Of
RG 1 Brandon College fonds
Description Level
Sub-series
Series Number
MG 1 1.5
Accession Number
4-2016
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1911?-1960?
Physical Description
8 cm
History / Biographical
Esther Moore was born in Norfolk, Nebraska and moved to Canada at age 3. There is a vague reference to her being related to the composer Dvorak in The Quill of 1913. She registered as a music student at Brandon College in 1909. In 1910, Miss Moore received a medal for sight-reading and accompanying in Edmonton. She took her examinations of the Toronto Conservatory of Music in 1910, and her Senior examinations in 1911. She completed her theory work in 1913, as well as finishing the academic requirements. In 1913, Esther Moore became the first graduate of the Music department at Brandon College. After graduation, Miss Moore taught music in Unity, as well as being the choirleader and organist. She returned to her home in Olds, Alberta for a rest from teaching. However, she was not idle for long. She took up teaching again, and she was the organist and choirleader at church. She also began a Glee Club. Between these responsibilities Miss Moore finished a course in the Household Science Department at the Olds Agricultural College. She returned to Brandon College to take postgraduate work, becoming the first Brandon College student to receive her L.T.C.M. in 1916. In 1922 Miss Moore began to teach piano at Brandon College. She received her Bachelor of Music in 1925, and her Master of Music in 1926.
Custodial History
Records were accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. Prior custodial history is unknown.
Scope and Content
Esther Moore’s records consist of newspaper clippings, recital programmes, concert programmes, and commencement programmes. As well, there are dance cards, invitations, tickets, and the programme for the annual Graduation Banquet for several years. There are Track and Field programmes and a ribbon. There are also Alumni Luncheon programmes for a few years. There is an issue of The Western Baptist from 1926, and the programmes for the installation of Dr. Robbins as President and the opening of the Arts and Library building and the J.R.C. Evans Lecture Theatre in 1960. There is also a letter from William L. Wright, director of the music department at Brandon College.
Name Access
Esther Moore
W.L. Wright
J.R.C. Evans Lecture Theatre
John E. Robbins
Subject Access
School of Music
rectials
concerts
commencement
graduation banquet
programmes
arts and library building
Storage Location
2016 accessions
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The ethics of competition : and other essays

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/specialcollections35
Part Of
RG 4 Manitoba Pool Elevator fonds
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1935
Part Of
RG 4 Manitoba Pool Elevator fonds
Collection
Manitoba Pool Elevator Library Collection
Creator
Knight, Frank Hyneman, 1885
Friedman, Milton
Description Level
Item
Item Number
HB 171.K62
Archives 14-5-3
Item Number Range
HB 171.K62
Archives 14-5-3
Standard number
System Control Number 87044178
Responsibility
by Frank Hyneman Knight
Start Date
1935
Date Range
1935
Publication
London : Harper
Physical Description
363 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Notes
Errata slip inserted
Printed in Great Britain
Essays selected by Milton Friedman and others. cf. Pref
Bibliography: p. [11]-18
Ethics and the economic interpretation.--The ethics of competition.--Economic psychology and the value problem.-- The limitations of scientific method in economics.--Marginal utility economics.--Statics and dynamics.--Cost of production and price over long and short periods.--Fallacies in the interpretation of social cost.--Value and price.-- Interest.--Economic theory and nationalism
Subject Access
Economics Addresses
Essays
lectures
Competition
Value
Storage Location
Box 5 - Historical II (Archives copy)
Storage Range
Box 5 - Historical II (Archives copy)
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Leonard Muirhead collection

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions12725
Part Of
RG 1 Brandon College fonds
Description Level
Collection
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1937-1938
Accession Number
12-2012
Part Of
RG 1 Brandon College fonds
Description Level
Collection
Accession Number
12-2012
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1937-1938
Physical Description
1 file
History / Biographical
Leonard Andrew Muirhead (1918–2008) was the only child of Andrew and Isabella Muirhead. He grew up on the farm homestead in the Summerville District near Carberry, Manitoba. He graduated from Carberry Collegiate when he was sixteen. He helped out on the farm for two yeas after graduation then attended United College, Winnipeg, and then Brandon College. Muirhead then worked in the Financial Department at Canada Packers in Saint Boniface until 1942. In 1942 he returned home and helped his father with the farm operation. Leonard married Verle Sinclair, a local schoolteacher, on October 12, 1951. They had three daughters: Iris, Gwen, and Arla. In 1965, health reasons made him give up active farming and he began an income tax preparation business as well as selling investments for Trust Companies. Leonard Muirhead attended Brandon College for the 1937-1938 school year. This was the last year that Brandon College was associated with McMaster University as it then became affiliated with the University of Manitoba.
Custodial History
The papers remained with Leonard Muirhead’s papers until his daughter, Iris Muirhead, donated the papers to the S.J. McKee Archives in 2011.
Scope and Content
Collection consists primarily of 1938 examination papers from Brandon College, when it was affiliated with McMaster University. It also contains an exam schedule and a course outline. It contains examination papers from spring 1938 for the courses of 2nd and 3rd Years Physics 2y, 3w, Bible 2k, Psychology 2a, Mathematics 2x, Mathematics 1e, a syllabus for second term English 1g2a, and an examination timetable for spring 1938 for Brandon College.
Notes
History/Bio information taken from conversation with Leonard Muirhead's daughter, Iris Muirhead in October 2012 and from obituary http://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-136216/(accessed October 24, 2012). Description by Jennifer Sylvester (October 2012).
Name Access
Leonard Muirhead
Brandon College
McMaster University
Subject Access
post-secondary education
Arts
Mathematics
theology
examinations
Storage Location
2012 accessions
Related Material
Brandon College fonds
The Sickle 1937-1938
The Leonard Muirhead collection is available at the Carberry Plains Archives. Leonard Muirhead also donated records related to Montrose School and Carberry 4-H Combines to the Carberry Plains Archives.
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Part Of
RG 1 Brandon College fonds
Description Level
Sub-series
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1942-1945
Part Of
RG 1 Brandon College fonds
Description Level
Sub-series
Series Number
8.10
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1942-1945
Physical Description
0.5 cm
Scope and Content
Minutes from the meetings of the Contemporary Club.
Storage Location
RG 1 Brandon College fonds Series 8: Brandon College Students Association
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Part Of
Brandon University Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
c. 1970
Part Of
Brandon University Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Series Number
4
Item Number
4.184
GMD
graphic
Date Range
c. 1970
Physical Description
8" x 10" (b/w)
History / Biographical
The winter carnival was composed of recreational and athletic activities. It also included a dance and the crowning of a carnival king and queen.
Scope and Content
Photograph of students on an ice rink taken during Brandon University's winter carnival. The partially visible hockey player is Mel Jesson. To the right is the winter carnival mascot.
Subject Access
carnivals
festivals
winter activities
celebrations
Images
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Part Of
RG 1 Brandon College fonds
Description Level
Sub-series
GMD
multiple media
Date Range
1938, 1951-1952, 1955-1956, 1990-1991, 1997-2009
Accession Number
30-1998, 3-1999, 02-2001, 04-2001, 07-2001, 04-2003, 27-2006, 19-2007
Part Of
RG 1 Brandon College fonds
Description Level
Sub-series
Series Number
MG 2 2.2
Accession Number
30-1998, 3-1999, 02-2001, 04-2001, 07-2001, 04-2003, 27-2006, 19-2007
GMD
multiple media
Date Range
1938, 1951-1952, 1955-1956, 1990-1991, 1997-2009
Physical Description
87.5 cm (57.5 cm textual records and 29 photographs)
History / Biographical
Gerald Brown was born and raised in Vista, Manitoba. He attended Islay and Rossburn schools. In 1955, he attended Brandon College to take the one year Teacher Training Course. He was part of the first graduating T.T.C. class at Brandon College. After graduation he taught in Ninga, MB. He also taught in Brandon and C.F.B. Shilo. In 1965, he moved to Winnipeg to pursue a career in school librarianship and information services until he retired in 1992. By the end of his career he had been Chief Librarian for thirteen years. He received a B.A. from Brandon College in 1964, a B.Ed. from the University of Manitoba in 1965, a Master of Library Science from Western Michigan in 1968, and a M. Ed. from the University of Manitoba in 1972. He is also very involved with music. At present Gerald Brown continues to live in Winnpeg, MB.
Custodial History
Accession 24-2009: Brown compiled these materials from the personal collections of Colin Mailer, Lorne Watson, Norman Kalinski and Gerald Brown. He delivered them to the Archives on November 17, 2009. Accession 5-2013: Materials collected and written by Gerald R. Brown in the course of preparing for and attending the Islay (Vista) School District No. 733 reunion held in Rossburn, MB on August 4-6, 2006.
Scope and Content
Accession 30-1998 consists of newspaper clippings for Brandon College 1955-56 complied by Gerald Brown for the 41st anniversary of the graduation of the Brandon College Teacher Training Class of 1956; photographs of the TTC of 1956; the Reunion Yearbook for the anniversary of the 1956 TTC class; and a copy of the program for the 1998 production of W.S. Gilbert and Sullivan musical The Yeoman of the Guard. Accession 3-1999 consists of a compilation of nine seasons of Gilbert & Sullivan Society pictures, programs, and newsletters. Mr. Brown and other graduates of the Brandon School of Music are among the cast members. Accession 2-2001 consists of copies of the newsletter, Titipu Times, for the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Winnipeg, Volume 10, 1-4, a 10th Anniversary Program (2000) and a list of ensemble singers 2000/2001. Accession 4-2001 consists of a scrapbook and programs for the following Gilbert & Sullivan productions: “Patience” (performed April 6-9, 2000 in Winnipeg) and “Pirates of Penzance” (April 5-8, 2001). Accession 7-2001 consists of 4 colour photographs and a one page summary of the activities of the Reunion TTC 1956 during the May 2001 Convocation. Accession 4-2003 consists of colour photographs of the 41st Reunion of the Brandon College Teacher Training Course 1955-56 held in May 2001. Included as well is a "Past History Summary" of the Class of 56 Reunions and a copy of Reflecting on Our Past, a publication of the Brandon School Division. Accession 27-2006 consists of materials collected and written by Gerald R. Brown in the course of preparing for and attending the Islay (Vista) School District No. 733 reunion held in Rossburn, MB on August 4-6, 2006. It includes a copy of "Vista Tales. . . from Islay School District No. 733 in Vista, Manitoba" compiled and edited by Gerald R. Brown (c.2006), a program of events for the reunion, a copy of the reunion worship service program, and 15 postcards entitled "Vista Views," which were sold at the reunion. Accession 19-2007 includes biographical information on Isabelle Mills, former faculty member of Brandon College (School of Music) and the program for HMS Pinafore, presented by the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Winnipeg (2003). Accession 24-2009 (1938-2009, 30 cm textual records) consists of the records of the Brandon Festival of the Arts. Included are: meeting minutes (Executive, Regular and Annual), reports, financial reports, correspondence; programs and syllabi from the Festival; and Festival highlights and similar programs. Accession 5-2013 (1951-1952, 2006, 5 cm textual records, 3 CDs) consists of hard copies of "Vista Tales. . . from Islay School District No. 733 in Vista, Manitoba Reunion Photo File" and "Vista Tales. . . from Islay School District No. 733 in Vista, Manitoba Alunni & Community Events" compiled and edited by Gerald R. Brown (c.2006). Also includes three CDs containing ditigal versions of all three Vista Tales volumes and a a copy of the 1951-1952 Foxwarren High School yearbook.
Notes
Description by Christy Henry and Tom Mitchell.
Name Access
Gerald Brown
Teacher Training Course
Vista
Manitoba
Islay School District No. 733
Brandon Festival of the Arts
Subject Access
class of 1956
college memorabila
music
dance
speech arts
Finding Aid
A detailed inventory (prepared by Gerald Brown) for accession 24-2009 is available.
Storage Location
MG 2 Brandon College Students 2.2 Gerald R. Brown
Related Material
Accession 26-2006 (MacPhail fonds) contains school/teaching materials for a number of Vista, Manitoba residents and one Islay School teacher.
Arrangement
Dates for materials in accession 24-2009 are as follows:
Minutes etc.: 1958-1960, 1967-1992, 2001-2002, 2006-2009
Syllabi and programs: 1938, 1958-1970, 1973-1984, 1986-1990, 1992-1999, 2001, 2003-2005, 2007-2008
Festival hilights and similar programs: 1973-1987
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Professor's Parlour (national costumes)

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions13618
Part Of
CKX fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1967
Accession Number
11-2010
Part Of
CKX fonds
Creator
CKX
Description Level
Item
Series Number
P
Item Number
11-2010.P24b
Accession Number
11-2010
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1967
Physical Description
1.5" x 1.5" (b/w)
Material Details
Negative
Custodial History
See fonds level of the CKX records for custodial history.
Scope and Content
Image of two women on stage in ethnic clothing.
Name Access
CKX
Professor's Parlour
Subject Access
on set
performers
television segments
television broadcasting
Storage Location
CKX fonds - 2010 accessions
Images
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Interregional competition in Canadian cereal production

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/specialcollections67
Part Of
RG 4 Manitoba Pool Elevator fonds
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1970
Part Of
RG 4 Manitoba Pool Elevator fonds
Collection
Manitoba Pool Elevator Library Collection
Creator
Craddock, W. J
Economic Council of Canada
Description Level
Item
Item Number
HD 9044.C25C7
Archives 14-1-2
Item Number Range
HD 9044.C25C7
Archives 14-1-2
Responsibility
prepared for the Economic Council of Canada by W. J. Craddock
Start Date
1970
Date Range
1970
Publication
[Ottawa : Economic Council of Canada
Publisher Series
Special study ; no. 12
Physical Description
vii, 257 p. : ill., maps (part col.) ; 25 cm
Notes
Bibliography: p. 245-247
Subject Access
Grain trade Canada Mathematical models
Storage Location
Box 1-Agriculture I (Archives copy)
Storage Range
Box 1-Agriculture I (Archives copy)
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Dilys Collier collection

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions14286
Part Of
MG 2 Brandon College students
Description Level
Collection
GMD
multiple media
Date Range
1954-1959, 1983
Accession Number
14-2016
Part Of
MG 2 Brandon College students
Description Level
Collection
Accession Number
14-2016
GMD
multiple media
Date Range
1954-1959, 1983
Physical Description
14 cm textual records
1 artifact
Physical Condition
Some pages in the scrapbooks have fallen out and some of the glued pieces are no longer attached to pages
History / Biographical
Dilys Collier (nee Pearce) was born 4 December 1937, in the Rural Municipality of Daly near Rivers, MB. Before studying at Brandon College, Collier was educated in Bradwardine, MB. Collier graduated from Brandon College with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Pedagogy in 1958 and 1959 respectively. In 1961, Collier married a Brandon College classmate, Clare Coburn. She spent much of the next two decades working as a homemaker and mother to her three children. After she and her husband separated in 1979, Collier decided to go back to school. In the next ten years, Collier completed a Bachelor of Education degree (1980), a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Regina (1982) and a Master of Education degree from the University of Saskatchewan (1987). Across her working career, Collier held many posistions including public school teacher, adult educator, social worker, researcher and personal counselor. Along with her work, Collier volunteered extensively with the Knox United Church and the Brandon Cooperative Nursing School. Through the years, she worked for a variety of organizations, including The Saskatoon Family Service Bureau and the REgina John Howard Society. Collier has lived and worked in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia and Swansea, Wales. Currently (January 2017), Collier is retired and lives in Mission, BC with her husband of thirty-four years, Kenneth Collier.
Custodial History
The records were created and collected by Dilys Collier during her years as a student and alumna of Brandon College/University. The records were stored in her home huntil they were donated to the McKee Archives in 2013.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of records created and collected by Dilys Collier as a means to document her life as a Brandon College student in the 1950s. Included are three scrapbooks and two folders containing: newspapers and newspaper clippings from The Brandon Sun and The Quill, dealing primarily with Brandon College students, faculty and events; Brandon College administrative records such as the Clark Hall Rules, Collier's proof of registration records, her Brandon College acceptance letter, class schedules and exam timetables; photographs and programmes that cover events such as Freshie Week, dances and other student functions on campus; records documenting campus student activities, including the words to Hail Our College and various College Yells performed after student dances and other functions; decorations from fall proms and Valentine's Day dances, as well as Convocation (1958); programmes from various College convocation ceremonies; various cards Collier received, including those for her birthday and Valentine's Day; election advertisements, primarily for those students running for Student Administration "Stick" positions. The collection also contains a green taffeta, net and rhinestone gown purchased by Collier to wear to some of the formal dances held at Brandon's Prince Edward Hotel.
Notes
History/Bio information was provided by the donor in late 2016/early 2017. Information on the green gown can be found on prairiehistory.ca. Description by Brian Erixon (October 2016) and Christy Henry.
Name Access
Dilys Collier
Dilys Pearce
The Quill
Brandon Student fund
Hail Our College
Subject Access
student life
college athletics
student productions
college music
student activities
student elections
Storage Location
2016 accessions
Related Material
Verda McDonald collection (16-2016)
Bob Blair collection (18-2013)
Clare Coburn collection (6-2010 & 5-2014)
Arrangement
One scrapbook for each academic year
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Part Of
RG 12 Brandon and Area Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[198?]
Part Of
RG 12 Brandon and Area Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Series Number
4
Item Number
BAPC 4.4
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[198?]
Physical Description
4" x 5" (b/w)
Scope and Content
Photograph of various science fair entries.
Subject Access
Education
sciences
competitions
Storage Location
BAPC photograph drawer
Images
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Part Of
RG 12 Brandon and Area Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[198?]
Part Of
RG 12 Brandon and Area Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Series Number
4
Item Number
BAPC 4.5
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[198?]
Physical Description
4" x 5" (b/w)
Scope and Content
Photograph of a science fair.
Subject Access
Education
sciences
competitions
Storage Location
BAPC photograph drawer
Images
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