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Standard up-to-date practical letter writer : a comprehensive and practical guide to correspondence, showing the structure, composition, formalities and uses of the various kinds of letters, notes and cards

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Part Of
MG 2 2.15 GeorgeĀ E Thorman Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1914
Part Of
MG 2 2.15 GeorgeĀ E Thorman Collection
Collection
George E Thorman School Textbook Collection
Creator
Strong, E. J. (Edward Jefferson), 1863
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Archives 11-999-3-73
Item Number Range
Archives 11-999-3-73
Responsibility
by E.J. Strong
Start Date
1914
Date Range
1914
Publication
Chicago : C.C. Thompson Co
Physical Description
275 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Notes
Includes index
Subject Access
Letter writing
Commercial correspondence
Etiquette
Storage Location
Box 3 - English
Storage Range
Box 3 - English
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Part Of
Brandon University Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
c. 1960-65
Part Of
Brandon University Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Series Number
5
File Number
5.3.46
Item Number
5.3.46
Date Range
c. 1960-65
Physical Description
b/w, 3.5" x 5"
Scope and Content
Student Activity - Cards?, Spencer Bell (?), ? Dale McFadden (?) (cap & glasses)
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Christmas Greeting

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Part Of
Brandon University Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
c. pre-WWI
Part Of
Brandon University Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Series Number
9
File Number
9.1.51
Item Number
9.1.51
Date Range
c. pre-WWI
Physical Description
b/w, 4" x 6"
Scope and Content
Appears to a Christmas greeting sent out by the College featuring students of Brandon College
Notes
Oversize drawer #7
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Card Catalogue Cabinets

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Part Of
Brandon University Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1964/65
Part Of
Brandon University Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Series Number
1
File Number
1.1.26
Item Number
1.1.26
Date Range
1964/65
Physical Description
colour, 7.3 cm x 9.5 cm
Scope and Content
Card catalogue cabinets; Library Foyer. L to R. Shirley Brazer, librarian; Eileen McFadden; librarian
Name Access
Shirley Brazer; Eileen McFadden
Subject Access
Card Catalogues
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Station Christmas card

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Part Of
CKX fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1956
Accession Number
11-2010
Part Of
CKX fonds
Creator
CKX
Description Level
Item
Series Number
S
Item Number
11-2010.S111b
Accession Number
11-2010
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1956
Physical Description
5" x 4" (b/w)
Material Details
Negative
Custodial History
See fonds level of the CKX records for custodial history.
Scope and Content
Image of a Christmas card.
Name Access
CKX
Subject Access
ckx staff
television broadcasting
Storage Location
CKX fonds - 2010 accessions
Images
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Station Christmas card

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Part Of
CKX fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1956
Accession Number
11-2010
Part Of
CKX fonds
Creator
CKX
Description Level
Item
Series Number
S
Item Number
11-2010.S111a
Accession Number
11-2010
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1956
Physical Description
5" x 4" (b/w)
Material Details
Negative
Custodial History
See fonds level of the CKX records for custodial history.
Scope and Content
Image of a Christmas card.
Name Access
CKX
Subject Access
ckx staff
television broadcasting
Storage Location
CKX fonds - 2010 accessions
Images
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Rexall dealers in Manitoba - unidentified store front (same as R28d)

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Part Of
CKX fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
October 1964
Accession Number
11-2010
Part Of
CKX fonds
Creator
CKX
Description Level
Item
Series Number
R
Item Number
11-2010.R87c
Accession Number
11-2010
GMD
graphic
Date Range
October 1964
Physical Description
2.5" x 2.5" (b/w)
Material Details
Negative
Custodial History
See fonds level of the CKX records for custodial history.
Scope and Content
Image of a Rexall pharmacy building.
Name Access
CKX
Rexall Drugs
Subject Access
building exteriors
store exteriors
businesses
barber shops
signs and signboards
drug stores
Storage Location
CKX fonds - 2010 accessions
Images
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Park School postcard

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Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1910
Accession Number
20-2009
Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Creator
Published for Christie's Book Store, Brandon
Description Level
Item
Series Number
McG 9
Item Number
20-2009.56
Accession Number
20-2009
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1910
Physical Description
5.5" x 3.5" (colour)
Material Details
postcard
Physical Condition
Postcard edges are worn
Custodial History
Donated to Fred McGuinness by Mrs. Marian Gray of Brandon, September 13, 1978.
Scope and Content
Postcard shows the West End Park (also known as Stanley Park) and Park School. The school was situated on the southwest corner of Lorne Avenue. A couple of residences surround the school. Walking paths, a park bench, and a gazebo/grandstand can be seen in the park.
Notes
Front of postcard reads: Published for Christie's Book Store, Brandon, Man., 6350. Back of postcard reads: Canadian Souvenir Post Card, Warwick Brothers & Rutter, Limited, Printers, Toronto. The postcard is addressed to Miss Isabella Heastwell of Broderick, Saskatchewan, and is dated July 14, 1910.
Name Access
Park School
West End Park
Lorne Avenue
Stanley Park
Subject Access
postcards
schools
parks
Storage Location
RG 5 photograph storage drawer 2 (hanging photos)
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Wheat City Business College March 1911 photo postcard

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Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1911
Accession Number
20-2009
Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Description Level
Item
Series Number
McG 9
Item Number
20-2009.63
Accession Number
20-2009
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1911
Physical Description
5.5" x 3.25" (b/w)
Material Details
postcard
Physical Condition
Postcard has graphite smudge on the top right corner of image
History / Biographical
Wheat City Business College was established in 1904, when J.W. Beveridge and F.E. Werry resigned from the Commercial Department of Brandon College to establish the Wheat City Business College. It was located originally on the top floor of the Commercial Building at 143-10th Street, owned by Hughes and Co. Wheat City Business College continued to operate until the later 1960s. In 1911, the Henderson's Brandon City Directory lists the following teachers on staff: Mamie J. Macdougall, John B. Sample, John H. Snyder, Nettie M. Werry, and F.A. Wood (principal).
Custodial History
Donated to Fred McGuinness by Allena Strath (nee Coombs).
Scope and Content
Postcard depicts the 1911 class of the Wheat City Business College. Students include: O. Mutrie, E. Mailey, J.W. Belcher, S. Downey, H.R. Dustan, G. Greaves, D. Burden, C.J. Howey, M. Madder, A. Mills, E. Ballantyne, E. Lang, A. Binnie, L. Trent, M. Clark, E. Robertson, T. Ortenburg, A. Barnes, W.B. Grainger, V. Sanderson, H. Smith, E. Horror, M. Deacon, J. Smith, S. Gardiner, C.D. McMillan, N. Barss, E.J. Scott, M. McEwen, A. Scott, W. Naser, J. Cope, M. Trotman, J. Jackson, M. Gurr, P. McChesney, A.H. Andrews, M. Agnew, R.N. Truman, L. Cameron, T.C. Taylor, G. McClement, A. Armour, M. Drake, D. Chambers, M. Bourke, W.M. McGregor, Miss. McIlmoyle, J. Tendeck, G. McChesney, J.B. Stephens, O. Thornborough, A. Connor, H. Teale, E. Karr, P. Borland, J. Middleton, M. McIlmoyle, F.A. Wood, Principal D. Chambers, M.I. McGregor, B. McDougall, M. Maxwell, W. Crane, M. Vandeau, A. Lee, A. Hargreaves, H. Gimby, J. English, A. Coombes, H.J. McAnerin, M.C. Green, A.M. McGuinness, A.E. Shingfield, R. Blanshard, C. Goldstone, R. Heyden, Q. Oliver, N. Sterling, E. Cohen, V.E. Potter, H. Bellamy, Miss Pattison, Miss N. Werry, Miss. McQuarrie, J.H. Snyder, Miss M. MacDougall, Mr. J.S. Sample, Miss Lowry, A. Standal, G. Kennedy, C. Stojanosski, J. Elliott, M. Stnartk, R. Rewand, J. Mcneill, A. Kirchner, E. Green, E. Barnett, C.H. Howey, W. Main, M. Trew, M. Livingstone, B. Donaldson, A. Miller, J. Irwin, P. Brooks, R. Frank, S.A. Brown, B. Isman, M. Spearin, S. Thorsteinson, Miss Watson, J.A. McDonald, E. Zachary,S. Baglole, C. O'Brien, M. Thompson, F. Bockus, J. Hudama, E. Thompson, F. Shanks, M. Morrison, E. Cookman, ?.S. Wedderburn, E. Robinovitch, M. Maskew, C.A. Sharpe, M. Dack, M. Cossar, L. Grassie, I. Porteous, L. Markell, G. Burden, O. Paget, L. Cunningham, H.P. Hilton, F. Neilly, M.C. Feedman, E.F. Dixon
Notes
Back of postcard reads: A HAPPY XMAS./ and A very propersous / NEW YEAR / F.A. Wood [Principal of the Wheat City Business College]. Postcard is addressed to Miss Allena Coombs, Box 628, City, and has a cancelled one cent green King George stamp postmarked December 23, 1911, Brandon, Man.
Name Access
Wheat City Business College
A.M. McGuinness
Subject Access
schools
class portraits
post-secondary education
colleges
Storage Location
RG 5 photograph storage drawer 2 (hanging photos)
Related Material
BAPC 4.28
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General Haig chicken postcard

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Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1917
Accession Number
20-2009
Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Description Level
Item
Series Number
McG 9
Item Number
20-2009.173
Accession Number
20-2009
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1917
Physical Description
3.5" x 5.5" (b/w)
Material Details
postcard
Physical Condition
Postcard is stained and torn
History / Biographical
William McGuinness, Fred's father, raised and bred chickens with N.W. Kerr. The General Haig won first place in the Cornish Cock category at the Manitoba Poultry Show in March 1917.
Scope and Content
Postcard is a portrait of a chicken, breed is a General Haig.
Notes
Writing on the front of the postcard reads: Gen. Haig; 1st Cornish Cock; Man. Poultry Show Mar. 1917; Kerr & McGuinness; Brandon, Man.
Name Access
General Haig
Manitoba Poultry Show
Subject Access
Livestock
poultry
fairs
winter fairs
competitions
Storage Location
RG 5 photograph storage drawer 2 (hanging photos)
Arrangement
From 20-2009 #1 File 13 Sunbeams
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Brandon, the Wheat City postcard

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Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1980-1990s
Accession Number
20-2009
Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Creator
Photographer: Sandy Black
Description Level
Item
Series Number
McG 9
Item Number
20-2009.174
Accession Number
20-2009
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1980-1990s
Physical Description
5.75" x 3.75" (colour)
Material Details
postcard
Scope and Content
Postcard is of a combine bailing hay in the north end of Brandon at the junction of First Street and Veterans' Way. The Brandon city skyline is in the background and the orange Pioneer Grain elevator can be seen on the left side of the postcard.
Notes
Writing on the front of the postcard reads: Brandon, The Wheat City. Back of the postcard reads: Brandon the Agricultural and Industrial center for southwestern Manitoba; Photo by Sandy Black; Printed in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, by Leech Printing Ltd.
Name Access
City of Brandon
Subject Access
downtown
Agriculture
harvesting
farm implements
Repro Restriction
Canadian Copyright restrictions apply. Consult the Archivist.
Storage Location
RG 5 photograph storage drawer 2 (hanging photos)
Arrangement
From 20-2009 #1 File 13 Sunbeams
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Brandon University postcard

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Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1980s
Accession Number
20-2009
Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Creator
Photographer: Sandy Black
Description Level
Item
Series Number
McG 9
Item Number
20-2009.175
Accession Number
20-2009
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1980s
Physical Description
5.75" x 3.75" (colour)
Material Details
postcard
Scope and Content
Postcard is of buildings at Brandon University, including Clark Hall and the Original Building prior to the renovations, McMasater Hall, and the Q.E.II School of Music building.
Notes
Writing on the front of the postcard reads: Brandon University. Back of the postcard reads: (Top Left) Brandon University original building (Administration Center.), Bottom Left) Queen Elizabeth II Music Building, (Right) McMaster Hall Residence; Photo by Sandy Black; Printed in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, by Leech Printing Ltd.
Name Access
Brandon University
McMaster Hall
Clark Hall
Queen Elizabeth II Music Building
School of Music
Subject Access
Buildings
building exteriors
universities
Brandon business buildings & facilities after 1940
Repro Restriction
Canadian Copyright restrictions apply. Consult the Archivist.
Storage Location
RG 5 photograph storage drawer 2 (hanging photos)
Arrangement
From 20-2009 #1 File 13 Sunbeams
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Winter Fair postcard

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Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1933
Accession Number
20-2009
Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Creator
Photographer: Rolph-Clark-Stone, Ltd.
Description Level
Item
Series Number
McG 9
Item Number
20-2009.176
Accession Number
20-2009
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1933
Physical Description
3.5" x 6" (colour)
Material Details
postcard
Scope and Content
Postcard is an advertisement for the Brandon Winter Fair. Image is of two dogs, with a caption below them.
Notes
Writing on the front of the postcard reads: "If you expect to be among those present, Florine, you'll have to have yours bobbed"/ Fools may rush in where Angles fear to tread./ The Winter Fair, Brandon, March 13 - March 17, 1933 / is good for either, yet is really better for the pople who are / neither, but, like ourselves, are somewhere between the two.
Name Access
Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba
Subject Access
fairs
winter fairs
advertising
Storage Location
RG 5 photograph storage drawer 2 (hanging photos)
Arrangement
From 20-2009 #1 File 13 Sunbeams
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Aerial view of Brandon postcard

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Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1970
Accession Number
20-2009
Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Creator
Photographer: R.J. "Bob" Snazel
Description Level
Item
Series Number
McG 9
Item Number
20-2009.177
Accession Number
20-2009
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1970
Physical Description
3.5" x 6" (colour)
Material Details
postcard
Scope and Content
Postcard shows an aerial view of the city of Brandon
Notes
Writing on the back of the postcard reads: No. 10. Brandon, Manitoba, Canada / Aerial View of Brandon / Distributed by Clements Drug Store / Brandon, Manitoba, Canada / Photos by: R.J. "Bob" Snazel. / Printed by: D.W. Friesen & Sons Ltd. Altona, Manitoba, Canada. The postcard is addressed to Mr. F.A. Rosser and is postmarked Brandon 30 May 1970. A 6-cent Queen Elizabeth red postage stamp portraying various modes of the transportation. The stamp has been cancelled with a postmark that reads "Help Retarded Children."
Name Access
City of Brandon
Subject Access
aerial photographs
aerial views
Repro Restriction
Canadian Copyright restrictions apply. Consult the Archivist.
Storage Location
RG 5 photograph storage drawer 2 (hanging photos)
Arrangement
From 20-2009 #1 File 13 Sunbeams
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Twin Pines Motel postcard

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Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1970
Accession Number
20-2009
Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Creator
Photographer: Joe Fartak
Description Level
Item
Series Number
McG 9
Item Number
20-2009.178
Accession Number
20-2009
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1970
Physical Description
3.5" x 6" (colour)
Material Details
postcard
Scope and Content
Postcard shows an exterior view of the Twin Pines Motel
Notes
Writing on the back of the postcard reads: Twin Pines Motel & Restaurant / Brandon, Manitoba, Canada / Located at 10th Street & Queens Avenue / 40 Fully modern units with bath & showers, T. / Kichenettes, winter plug-ins, Ample parking. / For reservations call.... / 30717-C Color Photo by Joe Fartak / Color Productions Ltd., Box 1243, Regina, Sask. The postcard is addressed to Mr. F.A. Rosser and is postmarked Brandon 06 June 1970. A 6-cent Queen Elizabeth red postage stamp portraying various modes of the transportation.
Name Access
City of Brandon
Subject Access
aerial photographs
aerial views
Brandon business buildings & facilities after 1940
Storage Location
RG 5 photograph storage drawer 2 (hanging photos)
Arrangement
From 20-2009 #1 File 13 Sunbeams
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Churches of Brandon postcard

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Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1910s
Accession Number
20-2009
Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Creator
Published by Christie's Bookstore, Brandon, Man.
Description Level
Item
Series Number
McG 9
Item Number
20-2009.181
Accession Number
20-2009
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1910s
Physical Description
3.5" x 5.5" (colour)
Material Details
postcard
Scope and Content
Photograph shows exterior views of five Brandon churches: Baptist Church, Presbyterian Church, St. Matthew's Church, Catholic Church and Monastery, and Methodist Church.
Notes
Part of "Christie's Brandon Series of Six Colored Picture Postcards of Brandon, Manitoba, The Crown Series, Published by Christie's Bookstore, Brandon, Man." [note: missing sixth postcard]. Writing on the front of the photograph reads: Baptist Church, Presbyterian Church Brandon Man., St. Matthew's Church, Catholic Church and Monastery, Methodist Church.
Name Access
St. Matthew's Church
St. Augustine's Church
First Baptist Church
Presbyterian Church
Methodist Church
Subject Access
churches
building exteriors
Brandon business buildings & facilities before 1940
Storage Location
RG 5 photograph storage drawer 2 (hanging photos)
Arrangement
From 20-2009 File 9
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Residential, Brandon, looking east postcard

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Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1910s
Accession Number
20-2009
Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Creator
Published by Christie's Bookstore, Brandon, Man.
Description Level
Item
Series Number
McG 9
Item Number
20-2009.182
Accession Number
20-2009
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1910s
Physical Description
3.5" x 5.5" (colour)
Material Details
postcard
Scope and Content
Photograph shows residential area of Lorne Avenue from 14th Street facing east.
Notes
Part of "Christie's Brandon Series of Six Colored Picture Postcards of Brandon, Manitoba, The Crown Series, Published by Christie's Bookstore, Brandon, Man." [note: missing sixth postcard]. Writing on the front of the photograph reads: Residential, Brandon, Man. Looking East.
Name Access
Lorne Avenue
Subject Access
street scenes
residences
residential streets
Storage Location
RG 5 photograph storage drawer 2 (hanging photos)
Arrangement
From 20-2009 File 9
Images
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Brandon General Hospital postcard

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Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1910s
Accession Number
20-2009
Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Creator
Published by Christie's Bookstore, Brandon, Man.
Description Level
Item
Series Number
McG 9
Item Number
20-2009.183
Accession Number
20-2009
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1910s
Physical Description
3.5" x 5.5" (colour)
Material Details
postcard
Scope and Content
Photograph shows the buildings of the Brandon General Hospital
Notes
Part of "Christie's Brandon Series of Six Colored Picture Postcards of Brandon, Manitoba, The Crown Series, Published by Christie's Bookstore, Brandon, Man." [note: missing sixth postcard]. Writing on the front of the photograph reads: Brandon General Hospital, Brandon, Man.
Name Access
Brandon General Hospital
Subject Access
hospitals
Brandon business buildings & facilities before 1940
Storage Location
RG 5 photograph storage drawer 2 (hanging photos)
Arrangement
From 20-2009 File 9
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Experimental Farm, Brandon postcard

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Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1910s
Accession Number
20-2009
Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Creator
Published by Christie's Bookstore, Brandon, Man.
Description Level
Item
Series Number
McG 9
Item Number
20-2009.184
Accession Number
20-2009
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1910s
Physical Description
3.5" x 5.5" (colour)
Material Details
postcard
Scope and Content
Photograph shows the buildings of the superintendant and barns of the Brandon Experimental Farm (now Brandon Rearch Station)
Notes
Part of "Christie's Brandon Series of Six Colored Picture Postcards of Brandon, Manitoba, The Crown Series, Published by Christie's Bookstore, Brandon, Man." [note: missing sixth postcard]. Writing on the front of the photograph reads: Experimental Farm, Brandon. Man.
Name Access
Experimental Farm
Brandon Research Station
Subject Access
farms
Agriculture
Storage Location
RG 5 photograph storage drawer 2 (hanging photos)
Arrangement
From 20-2009 File 9
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Residential Brandon, looking west postcard

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Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1910s
Accession Number
20-2009
Part Of
Fred McGuinness collection
Creator
Published by Christie's Bookstore, Brandon, Man.
Description Level
Item
Series Number
McG 9
Item Number
20-2009.185
Accession Number
20-2009
GMD
graphic
Date Range
1910s
Physical Description
3.5" x 5.5" (colour)
Material Details
postcard
Scope and Content
Photograph shows a street view of Lorne Avenue and 4th Street facing west. Brandon College can be seen at the end of Lorne Avenue.
Notes
Part of "Christie's Brandon Series of Six Colored Picture Postcards of Brandon, Manitoba, The Crown Series, Published by Christie's Bookstore, Brandon, Man." [note: missing sixth postcard]. Writing on the front of the photograph reads: Residential Brandon, Man. Looking West. Photograph likely taken from St. Augustine's Church.
Name Access
Lorne Avenue
Subject Access
residences
street scenes
residential streets
Storage Location
RG 5 photograph storage drawer 2 (hanging photos)
Arrangement
From 20-2009 File 9
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