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Leonard Evans collection

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions12705
Part Of
RG 5 Western Manitoba Manuscript Collection
Description Level
Collection
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1988-1998
Accession Number
7-2011
Part Of
RG 5 Western Manitoba Manuscript Collection
Description Level
Collection
Accession Number
7-2011
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1988-1998
Physical Description
1.05 m
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Leonard Salisbury Evans was born on August 19, 1929 in Winnipeg, MB and was educated at the University of Winnipeg, the University of Manitoba, Simon Fraser University and the University of Ottawa. He was employed as an economist and a professor of economics before entering political life. Evans first ran for public office in the Canadian federal election of 1953 as a candidate for the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation in the constituency of St Boniface. Evans was elected to the Manitoba legislature as a New Democrat in the provincial election of 1969 in the constituency of Brandon East. He was appointed Minister of Mines and Natural Resources in the Edward Schreyer government. Later he assumed the position of Minister of Industry and Commerce. He occupied this position until the defeat of the Schreyer government in 1977. Evans was re-elected in the provincial elections of 1973 and 1977. Following the return to government of the New Democratic Party in 1981-1988, Evans held various senior cabinet posts. Evans served as opposition finance critic from 1988 to 1999. Evans retired from active politics with the 1999 provincial election.
Custodial History
These records were created during the 1990s and held in the Brandon East constuency office until they were brought to the S.J. McKee Archives by Drew Caldwell in November 2003. Drew Caldwell succeeded Len Evans as the MLA for Brandon East in the 1999 provincial election.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of correspondence between Evans and various constituents on a wide range of topics - personal and otherwise - and subject files on social, economic and political matters relevant to Brandon East.
Notes
Description by Tom Mitchell.
Access Restriction
Constituency correspondence closed for thirty years from the date of its creation.
Storage Location
2011 accessions
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Henry Hlady collection

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions12706
Part Of
RG 5 Western Manitoba Manuscript Collection
Description Level
Collection
GMD
multiple media
Date Range
1916 - 2010; predominant 1930 -1942
Accession Number
13-2011
Part Of
RG 5 Western Manitoba Manuscript Collection
Description Level
Collection
Accession Number
13-2011
GMD
multiple media
Date Range
1916 - 2010; predominant 1930 -1942
Physical Description
0.5 cm textual records
9 photographs (b&w)
2 negatives
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Henry Hlady was born in Brandon, Manitoba on October 30, 1916, the son of Philip and Katherine Hlady, both natives of Austria. He was educated in public schools in Brandon. During the Great Depression, Hlady spent time - October 1933 to May 1934 - in work camps for the single unemployed in Riding Mountain cutting down tress and clearing bush. He sought to join the Canadian Army in 1942 but was rejected for medical reasons. Hlady apprenticed as a carpenter with Sprattling and spent many years with Magnacca Construction before becoming a private builder. He retired in 1984 from the Manitoba Housing and Renewal Corporation where he was employed as a building inspector. Hlady was a life-long Liberal in politics and an active trapshooter. In 200 he was honoured by the Brandon Gun Club and made a Life Member of the American Trapshooters' Association for his dedication to the sport. Hlady was also active with the West End Community Centre and a member of the Westoba Credit Union Board of Directors. Hlady married Mary Plowman in 1943 or 1944. Together they had three children: Ronald, Judith and Lynda. Henry Hlady died on April 8, 2010 in Brandon, MB.
Custodial History
Records were in Henry Hlady's possession until his death when they passed to his wife Mary Hlady who donated them to the McKee Archives. Two photographs were in the possession of Hlady's daughter Judith Grievson prior to their donation to the Archives.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of various personal documents concerning Henry Hlady including a birth certificate (copy) and certificate of baptism (copy), communion certificate, public school records, certificate of medical rejection for service in the Canadian Army, newspaper clippings, obituary, and funeral program. Collection also includes documents and photographs concerning Hlady's time spent - October 1933 to May 1934 - in federal government work camps for single unemployed men in Riding Mountain, including a handwritten letter to E.S. Stozek (dated February 2008) about Hlady's memories of his time at Camp Seven and the other relief camps in the area.
Notes
Description by Tom Mitchell and Christy Henry.
Name Access
Riding Mountain
Camp Seven
Subject Access
Great Depression
work camps
Storage Location
2011 accessions
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Cedric Vendyback collection

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions12708
Part Of
RG 6 Brandon University fonds
Description Level
Collection
GMD
multiple media
Date Range
1972-1978
Accession Number
16-2011
10-2012
Part Of
RG 6 Brandon University fonds
Description Level
Collection
Accession Number
16-2011
10-2012
GMD
multiple media
Date Range
1972-1978
Physical Description
23 photographs (b/w)
140 photographs (color)
playbills and newspaper clippings
History / Biographical
Cedric Vendyback was born August 28, 1923 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England and was educated at Harehills Council School till the age of fourteen - then becoming a labourer. At the outbreak of World War II, he educated himself for aircrew duties and in 1942 came to Canada where he was trained as a fighter pilot and was commissioned as an officer in the Royal Air Force until demonbilisation in 1946. He flew as a Reservist pilot from 1948 to 1968. After Training College, Vendyback became a teacher in 1948 and in 1953 began empirical training with Alex Baron as an actor and director until becoming appointed as Associate of the Drama Board, later a Licentiate of The Royal Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. In 1963, he was elected a Member of the Guild of Drama Adjudicators. In 1971, he was selected for and offered a position as a professor at Brandon University where he opened a new drama department in January 1972. Vendyback retired in 1992 and currently (June 2012) lives in Kelowna, B.C., where he works as a free-lance director and lecturer.
Custodial History
Records were in the possession of Cedric Vendyback from their creation until he donated them to the McKee Archvies in 2011 and 2012.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of records related to the activities of the Brandon University Drama Society (BUDS) and the Brandon University Drama Department collected by Cedric Vendyback during his years as head of the department. The Society performed plays in the then Drama Building, the J.R.C. Evans Lecture Theatre and the Westman Centennial Auditorium. Accession 16-2011 (1972-1978) consists of a photograph album of photographs, playbills and related newspaper clippings for Brandon University Drama Society productions staged between 1972 and 1978. Accession 10-2012 (1972-1985) consists of: production reviews from various newspapers and playbills for BUDS productions; a historical fact sheet provided by the donor regarding the Drama Department's service to the community; student evaluation extracts; and the course description for Play Production.
Notes
History/Bio provided by Cedric Vendyback. Description by Christy Henry.
Storage Location
2011 accessions
Related Material
Brandon University Drama Society (RG 6, 7.1.15)
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Herbert Goodland collection

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions12709
Part Of
RG 5 Western Manitoba Manuscript Collection
Description Level
Collection
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1913-1915
Accession Number
17-2011
Part Of
RG 5 Western Manitoba Manuscript Collection
Description Level
Collection
Accession Number
17-2011
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1913-1915
Physical Description
32 b/w photographs
History / Biographical
Herbert (Bert) Goodland was born in Birkenhead, England in 1877 and moved to Canada with his parents James and Hannah in the late 1800's. James Goodland died in 1920 and is buried in Brandon, MB. In 1900, Bert Goodland became Farm Manager at the Brandon Indian Residential School. He also taught Agriculture; a position he held until 1922. Goodland married Marjory Broughton in 1903, and they had one daughter, Dorothy, in 1908. In 1922, the family moved to Alberta, where Goodland took on a similar job at an Indian Residential School near Edmonton. After his retirement in the 1940's, he and Marjory moved to Chilliwack, BC, where Marjory died in 1955. Herbert Goodland's last years were spent in Ontario and he died there in 1970.
Custodial History
Photographs were created/collected by Herbert Goodland during the period he taught at the Brandon Indian Residential School. The photographs passed from Goodland's wife Marjory to their daughter Dorothy and then to Dorothy's daughter Doreen Oke. Oke donated them to the McKee Archives in November 2011.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of 32 b/w photographs (some loose, some as part of album pages) of the Brandon Indian Residential School. Subjects include school grounds, buildings and students. There are also a few photographs of Brandon and one reproduced image of the Goodland family.
Notes
History/Bio provided by Doreen Oke. Description by Christy Henry.
Subject Access
residential schools
Indigenous Peoples
assimilation
colonialism
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View from top of school building

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions12710
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
May 24, 1915
Accession Number
17-2011
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
17-2011.1
Accession Number
17-2011
GMD
graphic
Date Range
May 24, 1915
Physical Description
4.25" x 3.25" (b/w)
Custodial History
For custodial history see collection level description.
Scope and Content
Photo is looking east from the top of the Brandon Indian Residential School building.
Subject Access
residential schools
Storage Location
2011 accessions
Images
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Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Accession Number
17-2011
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
17-2011.2
Accession Number
17-2011
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Physical Description
4.25" x 3.25" (b/w)
Custodial History
For custodial history see collection level description.
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Brandon Indian Residential School.
Subject Access
residential schools
Storage Location
2011 accessions
Images
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Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1915
Accession Number
17-2011
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
17-2011.3
Accession Number
17-2011
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1915
Physical Description
4.25" x 3.25" (b/w)
Custodial History
For custodial history see collection level description.
Scope and Content
Photograph of the entrance gate to the Brandon Indian Residential School.
Subject Access
residential schools
Storage Location
2011 accessions
Images
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Principal's residence

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions12713
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Accession Number
17-2011
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
17-2011.4
Accession Number
17-2011
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Physical Description
4.25" x 3.25" (b/w)
Custodial History
For custodial history see collection level description.
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Brandon Indian Residential School principal's residence.
Subject Access
residential schools
Storage Location
2011 accessions
Images
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Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Accession Number
17-2011
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
17-2011.5
Accession Number
17-2011
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Physical Description
4.25" x 3.25" (b/w)
Custodial History
For custodial history see collection level description.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Barn Avenue, located on the northside of Grand Valley Road.
Subject Access
residential schools
Storage Location
2011 accessions
Images
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Making the Ford work for its keep

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions12715
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Accession Number
17-2011
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
17-2011.6
Accession Number
17-2011
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Physical Description
5.75" x 3.25" (b/w)
Custodial History
For custodial history see collection level description.
Scope and Content
Photograph of two Brandon Indian Residential School pupils and an instructor harvesting hay.
Subject Access
residential schools
agricultural products
agricultural machinery
harvesting
vocational education
Storage Location
2011 accessions
Images
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Brandon Indian School

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions12716
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Accession Number
17-2011
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Creator
Photographer: T.B. Barner
Description Level
Item
Item Number
17-2011.7
Accession Number
17-2011
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Physical Description
6" x 4.25" (b/w)
Custodial History
For custodial history see collection level description.
Scope and Content
Photograph of the students and instructors of the Brandon Indian Residential School.
Subject Access
residential schools
Storage Location
2011 accessions
Images
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Brandon Indian School farm

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions12717
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Accession Number
17-2011
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Creator
Photographer: T.B. Barner
Description Level
Item
Item Number
17-2011.8
Accession Number
17-2011
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Physical Description
6" x 4.25" (b/w)
Custodial History
For custodial history see collection level description.
Scope and Content
Photograph of students in the Brandon Indian Residential School farm.
Subject Access
residential schools
farming
gardens
vocational education
Storage Location
2011 accessions
Images
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Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Accession Number
17-2011
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
17-2011.9
Accession Number
17-2011
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Physical Description
6" x 4.25" (b/w)
Custodial History
For custodial history see collection level description.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Brandon Indian Residential School students ironing.
Subject Access
residential schools
domestic service
vocational education
Storage Location
2011 accessions
Images
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Brandon Indian School garden boys

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions12719
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Accession Number
17-2011
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Creator
Photographer: T.B. Barner
Description Level
Item
Item Number
17-2011.10
Accession Number
17-2011
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Physical Description
6.5" x 5" (b/w)
Custodial History
For custodial history see collection level description.
Scope and Content
Photograph of students and instructors in the Brandon Indian Residential School garden.
Subject Access
residential schools
farming
gardens
vocational education
Storage Location
2011 accessions
Images
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Brandon Indian School garden boys

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions12720
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Accession Number
17-2011
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
17-2011.11
Accession Number
17-2011
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Physical Description
4.25" x 6" (b/w)
Custodial History
For custodial history see collection level description.
Scope and Content
Photograph of students in the Brandon Indian Residential School garden.
Subject Access
residential schools
farming
gardens
vocational education
Storage Location
2011 accessions
Images
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Brandon Indian School soccer team

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions12721
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Accession Number
17-2011
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Creator
Photographer: Martels Limited
Description Level
Item
Item Number
17-2011.12
Accession Number
17-2011
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Physical Description
6.75" x 4.75" (b/w)
Material Details
On matting
Custodial History
For custodial history see collection level description.
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Brandon Indian Residential School soccer team.
Subject Access
residential schools
team sports
Soccer
Storage Location
2011 accessions
Images
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Residence at the Brandon Indian Residential School

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions12722
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Accession Number
17-2011
Part Of
Herbert Goodland collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
17-2011.14
Accession Number
17-2011
GMD
graphic
Date Range
[1913-1915]
Physical Description
8" x 10" (b/w)
Custodial History
For custodial history see collection level description.
Scope and Content
Photograph of a residence on the grounds of the Brandon Indian Residential School.
Subject Access
residential schools
Storage Location
2011 accessions
Images
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Margaret Menzies collection

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions12723
Part Of
MG 4 Brandon University Students
Description Level
Collection
GMD
multiple media
Date Range
1959-2007; predominant 1983-2001
Accession Number
13-2012
Part Of
MG 4 Brandon University Students
Description Level
Collection
Accession Number
13-2012
GMD
multiple media
Date Range
1959-2007; predominant 1983-2001
Physical Description
18 cm textual records
1 photograph
History / Biographical
Margaret Menzies was born on July 30th, 1920, at a family farm located in Oakburn, Manitoba. She grew up on the family farm and attended school in both Oakburn and Shoal Lake. She married Donald Menzies on June 4th, 1941. Together they had four children. In 1959, the family moved to Brandon, Manitoba, where they lived for the rest of their lives. Margaret Menzies was a longtime and active member of the International Toastmistress Club (ITC), and was also involved in the Consumers Association of Canada, Seniors for Seniors, as well as being a member of the Liberal Party of Canada and the Central United Church. Menzies did not graduate from high school in her early years, but managed to continue her education and receive a bachelor of arts degree from Brandon University at the age of 70. Margaret Menzies passed away on June 9th, 2012.
Custodial History
Records in the collection were brought to the S.J McKee Archives on July 13, 2012, by Gerald Brown, on behalf of the family of Margaret Menzies.
Scope and Content
Collection contains of two scrapbooks created by Margaret Menzies. The scrapbooks contain various cards, itinerary's, and other documents associated with Menzies' membership in the International Toastmistress Club. The items in the scrapbooks date from the mid 1980's to the late 1990's. Also included in the collection are four local history books. The first is a 100 year history of the town of Oakburn, Manitoba, from 1870 to 1970, published during celebrations of Manitoba's centenniary in 1970. Next is a book about the history of the town of Shoal Lake, Manitoba, which was published in 1959 on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the town of Shoal Lake in 1909. The last two books are the first and second volumes of Ripples on the Lake, which cover the history of the Shoal Lake municipality from 1884. The first volume covers the first 100 years of the history of the Shoal Lake region, being published in 1984. The second volume was published in 2007, covering the history of Shoal Lake since 1984, as well as including new information that was not published in the 1984 version of the book. Finally, the collection contains one photograph of Margaret Menzies receiving her bachelor of arts degree from Peter Hordern, dean of arts of Brandon University.
Notes
Biographical information provided by obituary entry in the Brandon Sun, June 16, 2012. Description by Tyler Warren (October 2012).
Name Access
Shoal Lake
Oakburn
International Toastmistress Club
Urban Acres Toastmistress Club
Subject Access
women's organizations
public relations
Leadership
communication
local histories
Storage Range
2012 accessions
Related Material
International Toastmistress Club-Land O' Lakes Region fonds (15-2002)
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Dorothy Cox collection

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions12724
Part Of
RG 5 Western Manitoba Manuscript Collection
Description Level
Collection
GMD
multiple media
Date Range
1878-1970
Accession Number
11-2012
Part Of
RG 5 Western Manitoba Manuscript Collection
Description Level
Collection
Accession Number
11-2012
GMD
multiple media
Date Range
1878-1970
Physical Description
17 cm textual records
4 color photographs
Physical Condition
Cover of Young School minute book is moderately damaged, but pages are in good condition with only minor water damage and a few ripped pages.
History / Biographical
Dorothy Cox (nee Frost) moved from Elm Creek to Justice in 1946 to work as a schoolteacher. In 1948, she married Laval Cox and together they had four children: Larry, Herd, Rosalie and Heather. In 1949, Dorothy and Laval purchased Gibb Gillespie's PSV business and began hauling grain, cattle and agricultural equipment. Dorothy went back to teaching in 1959, first at Justice and then Elton Collegiate. After retiring from teaching in 1978, Dorothy started a greenhouse, which operated for 21 years. All six members of the Cox family were active in community events and organizations. Dorothy was involved in establishing the baby band in 1951; her sons Larry and Herb were members. Along with Laval, Dorothy was a leader of the Cubs in 1955-1956 and again in 1958-1959. Laval was the leader of the local hockey club in 1958, and of a bible study group in 1960. Larry, Herb and Rosalie were avid skaters in 1960-64. Heather and Rosalie were enrolled in senior grades of Sunday school in 1970.
Custodial History
Records were collected by Dorothy Cox, a resident of Justice, over a number of years. She donated them to the McKee Archives on April 4, 2012.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of records related to the history of the Justice district. It includes a history of the Justice Church (1910-1970); minute and expense books for the Justice Hockey Club (1949-1966); a minute and expense book for Young Protestant School (1884-1898); a copy of the Justice 100th Anniversary community history (2009); and four color photographs of Justice Church.
Notes
History/Bio information taken from the content of the collection. Description by James Heaman (2012).
Name Access
Justice, MB
Subject Access
churches
local histories
Hockey
Repro Restriction
Church photos taken in 1970 are subject to Canadian copyright restrictions, which researchers are required to comply with.
Related Material
Lawrence Stuckey fonds 1-2002 (photographs of Justice school, church, elevator and houses)
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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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