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John Crabb collection

  • CA UMASC MSS 488
  • Collection
  • 1884-2016

The fonds consists of records collected or created by John Crabb in his role as an art collector. The bulk of the records relate to the works of Walter Joseph Phillips. Records include copyright permissions, Christmas cards, publications, biographical information on Walter J. Phillips, photographs, newspaper clippings, reproductions, correspondence, including copies of Phillips’ personal correspondence, as well as promotional materials related to auctions and exhibits.

Survival Research Newsletters and Periodicals Collection

  • CA UMASC MSS 374
  • Collection
  • 1986-2015

This collection was arranged in part by the transferring agent in accordance with specifications he provided. This collection consists of 218 newsletters, journals and other publications created by Spiritualist churches and organizations between the 1980s and 2011 which have been collected by the Survival Research Institute of Canada. The collection takes up 0.26 linear metres of shelf space and is fully textual. The items and folders were organized by the transfering agent and are divided by publication. Publications and papers bound together by staples, archival clips or other means were done so by the transfering agent and thus are treated as a single record, even those which contain what could be considered more than one document. The second accession (A15-139) consisted of less than 12 issues which were interfiled with the previous accession.

Survival Research Institute of Canada

Bruno Gröning Collection

  • CA UMASC Mss 508 (A13-161)
  • Collection
  • 2001-2009

This collection comprises books about Bruno Gröning, pamphlets from the Bruno Gröning Circle of Friends, and a printout of a photograph of Bruno Gröning.

Gröning, Bruno

Debra Barr and Walter Meyer zu Erpen Research and Publication Collection

  • CA UMASC MSS 375
  • Collection
  • 1989-2007

The collection was arranged in part by the donors themselves in accordance with specifications they provided. Consisting of 168 items including research correspondence, publication drafts, and books containing the published versions, this fonds takes up 0.26 linear metres of shelf space. The items and folders were organized by the donors and are divided by publication. Records bound together by staples, archival clips or other means were done so by the donors and thus are treated as a single record, even those which contain what could be considered more than one document.

Barr, Debra

Manitoba Gay and Lesbian Archives

  • CA UMASC Mss 42, PC 292
  • Collection
  • 1948 - 2003

This collection contains textual records relating to various issues and information on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirit and Queer history including: Comprehensive Works, Bibliography, Reference; Gay/Lesbian Life, Lifestyles & Concerns; Literature & Language; Visual & Performing Arts; History & Gay/Lesbian Liberation Movement; Behavioral Sciences; Social Sciences; Philosophy & Religion; Physical & Natural Sciences; and AIDS-Related Information. It also includes an extensive moving image and sound collection, including oral histories and episodes of the cable access program "Coming Out."

Winnipeg Gay and Lesbian Resource Centre

Public Affairs Newspaper Clippings Collection

  • CA UMASC Ua 17 (A.78-17, A.87-39, A.89-26, A.91-05, A.93-04)
  • Collection
  • 1892-2001

The many scrapbooks constituting this collection of newspaper clippings are from various newspapers from 1892 through 2001. The topics covered in the clippings primarily relate to the history of the University of Manitoba. Some years include articles on other academic institutions.

Public Affairs Department

Spiritualist Hymnals and Manuals Collection

  • CA UMASC MSS 377
  • Collection
  • 1921-1998

The first accession (A2011-65) was arranged in part by the transferring agent in accordance with specifications he provided. This particular collection consists of 15 spiritualist hymnals and manuals used by spiritualist organizations from 1921 onward. The hymnals and manuals are bound books and therefore do not have folders.

The second accession (2015-138) was created by Walter Meyer zu Erpen. It consists of 6 additional spiritualist hymnals and manuals used by spiritualist organizations from 1926 onward.

Survival Research Institute of Canada

The Winnipeg School of Art fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 291
  • Collection
  • 1917-1998

The collection consists of School of Art Prospectuses, administration files, exhibition records, research materials, and photographs.

The Winnipeg School of Art

Jim Hicks collection

  • CA UMASC A.04-34
  • Collection
  • 194-?- 1998

This collection consists of a hockey sweater, a fabric letter “E” and a 1998 reunion poster made up of old photographs.

University of Manitoba

Magnus Eliason Collection

  • CA UMASC Mss 265 (A.08-66)
  • Collection
  • 1902-1993

The collection consists of printed material relating to the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation, the NDP, and other socialist organizations. This collection includes sing-along books, pamphlets, election handouts, and other assorted propaganda mediums. Some of the notable authors of this material are T.C. Douglas, Leon Trotsky, as well as anonymous authors of their respective organizations.

Eliason, Magnus

Abernethy Elevator Local #702 Collection

  • CA UMASC MSS 277
  • Collection
  • 1977 - 1985

The collection contains textual records of the history of Local #702 in Abernethy, Saskatchewan. Also included are correspondence between the United Grain Growers' head office regarding the historical sketches.

Abernethy Elevator Local #702

Tim Sale fonds

  • CA UMASC A2006-086
  • Collection
  • 1983-1984

The fonds consists of a single series: Child & Family Services material.

Tim Sale

William John Hills Collection

  • Collection
  • 1923, 1982

The collection primarily consists of photographs of the environment around the Norway House Indian Residential School. Several images taken of individuals on a Curtiss Model F aircraft display the aircraft that was used for the first air mail run to Rossville. The collection also contains a receipt and postcards.

The collection has one series titled William John Hills Collection.

William John Hills Collection

Faculty of Engineering Crest

  • Collection
  • [between 1960 and 1980]

This collection consists of a University of Manitoba Faculty of Engineering crest.

University of Manitoba

Jill Wade collection

  • CA UMASC MSS 029
  • Collection
  • 1973-1975

The 1979 accession consists of drafts and the final copy of a paper titled "Manitoba Architecture to 1940, a Bibliography." It was compiled by Jill Wade for the University of Manitoba Libraries.

The 2005 accession consists of copies of textual material by and about the architect Arthur Erickson, including his letters home during trips through Europe in the 1950s and 1960s.

Wade, Jill

Peter Kaellgren collection

  • CA UMASC A2015-141 Sc
  • Collection
  • 1961-1972

The collection consists of five items--one photograph, three letters, and one newspaper clipping--relating to Eleanor Roosevelt.

Three of the envelopes bear the name of Mr. L. Ross Murray, 485 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg 9, Manitoba. One is addressed to him at The Winnipeg Humane Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 1059 Logan Avenue, Winnipeg 3, Manitoba. The photograph was mounted in a commercial quality gold-tone metal frame of 1960s vintage, which has been removed. There are 3 envelopes and one newspaper clipping which was inserted in back of the fame, discovered when the frame was dismantled. On the black cardboard backing for the easel frame is glued and taped a commercially printed address label for a Louise C. Wolfenden at Toronto.

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

Pierre Magne Collection (Beaconsfield Homesteads)

  • CA UMASC Mss Sc 126 (A.96-27)
  • Collection
  • 1925-[ca.1972]

The collection consists of copies of letters to the Postmaster in Beaconsfield, Manitoba from John Boulton, dated January 20, 1925, to Jean Magne in Beaconsfield from John Boulton dated February 15, 1925, and to Paul Magne from John Boulton dated April 5, 1925. The letters discuss homesteading and homesteaders in Beaconsfield, Manitoba during the late nineteenth-century. A photocopy of a list of Beaconsfield postmasters is included. Also included in the collection is a photocopy of an autobiography by A. F. Willis (nee Boulton), the wife of John L. Willis, entitled The Days of My Pilgrimage [1972?].

Magne, Pierre

Barber-Arkin collection

  • CA UMASC MSS 490
  • Collection
  • 1832-1969

This collection consists of a variety of business and personal papers relating to the history of the Red River Settlement and the early days of Winnipeg. It contains material that particularly relates to the family and business of E.L. Barber and of his wife, née Barbara Logan.

It arrived at the Archives & Special Collections arranged by Arkin; his divisions of the material have been maintained and the material has not been arranged into series.

The material in this collection includes property deeds and leases; property acts; ledgers and financial bookkeeping; business and personal correspondence; bills and receipts; government and court documents; public notices and advertisements; event programmes; children's exercise books belonging to Barbara Logan and her brother Nathaniel; an exercise book of poems and other writing by Mary Livesey of Kisbey, SK; postcards, invitations, and cartes de visite; photographs; books and magazines; newspaper clippings; miscellaneous items including a photographer's pass to a WWI training base for the First Canadian Contingent; a print block of a portrait of J.C. Schultz; and two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings.

Allan Drysdale Collection

  • CA UMASC Mss Sc 156, Tc 82
  • Collection
  • 1966-1967

The collection consists of a booklet titled Wandering in Wattsview, Wattsview History 1879-1967. The book contains maps, biographical information, general history of the community, family histories and photographs. It was put together and published by the Wattsview Centennial Club Committee. The fonds also includes an audio tape of the reminiscences of Mrs. Butcher, who was a resident of Wattsview. It was recorded by her son, John Butcher on December 26, 1966. The recording also contains information about Fort Ellice. The audio tape is located at TC 82.

Drysdale, Allan

Colleen Campbell collection

  • CA UMASC Mss 352 (A.03-37)
  • Collection
  • 1967

This collection consists of seven Faculty of Architecture publications from 1967.
“Newsletter”
“Retrospective” – Editor: George Kneider – January, 1967
“Melieu” – Student Publication, December, 1967
“Student Newsletter 2” – January, 1967
“Newsletter” – Student Publication, 1967
“Newsletter” – Student Publication, 1967
“Perspective: John Russell Memorial Edition”, 1966

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg General Strike Collection

  • CA UMASC MSS SC 175
  • Collection
  • 1919, 1965

The collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings from both the Winnipeg Free Press and the Winnipeg Evening Tribune regarding the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919. The clippings are from May 27-29, June 2-3, 6, 10-13, 30 and July 1, 1919. One clipping is from November 20, 1965. One complete photocopy of the scrapbook is included.

Leif-Erik Wadelius collection

  • CA UMASC A.03-34
  • Collection
  • 1961-1963

The collection consists of three University of Manitoba crests from a Science ’63 jacket.

University of Manitoba

James Anderson Collection

  • CA UMASC PC 101
  • Collection
  • 1877-1962

The collection consists of seven postcards that depict early Winnipeg and Winnipeg Beach.

Anderson, James

Henry Herbert Cosman collection

  • CA UMASC A.03-35
  • Collection
  • [194-?]-1959

The collection consists of two letter “M’s”; a University of Manitoba crest showing the staff of Caduceus; a University of Manitoba varsity crest showing a downhill skier; the program for the Medicine class of 1948 farewell party; and a program for a dinner party at the Chateau Laurier for University of Manitoba alumni in the Ottawa area in 1959.

University of Manitoba

University of Manitoba Glee Club collection

  • CA UMASC MSS 347 (A.03-38)
  • Collection
  • 1947-1958

Collection consists of 8 programs:
Choral Symphony – Concert Program – March 5, 1954
“Rose Marie: A Light Opera in Three Acts” – Concert Program – January 30 to February 3, 1951
“Carousel” – Concert Program – [1955?]
“Song of Norway” – Concert Program – [195-?]
“Brigadoon” – Concert Program – 1947
“Finian’s Rainbow” – Concert Program – [ca. 1950]
“Wonderful Town” – Concert Program – 1958
“Girl Crazy” – Concert Program – [1957?]

Malaher, Rosemary

Red River Flood collection

  • CA UMASC MSS SC 90 (A.83-33)
  • Collection
  • 1950

The collection consists of an eleven page daily summary of the progress and devastation of the 1950 Red River flood and comparative analysis of other floods compiled by the Manitoba Department of Mines and Natural Resources, Water Resources Branch. It includes river levels in Fargo, Grand Forks, Emerson and Winnipeg, daily weather conditions, and daily summaries of activities.

Alvin Mantell collection

  • CA UMASC Mss 351 Pc 306 (A.03-36)
  • Collection
  • 1946-1948

This collection consists of issues of the University of Manitoba Faculty of Agriculture publication “The Hay Baler,” from 1947 and 1948; and a number of photographs of Faculty of Agriculture people and events.
Photograph: Dean MacEwan, Faculty of Agriculture – Freshman Parade – October 1947
Photograph: Dean MacEwan, Faculty of Agriculture – Freshman Parade – October 1947
Photograph: Faculty of Agriculture Graduating Class – Spring, 1948
Photograph: Faculty of Agriculture in the Freshman Parade – October, 1946
Photograph: Faculty of Agriculture Plant Science Graduating Class – Spring, 1948
“The Hay Baler: Freshman Edition” – Faculty of Agriculture publication – October, 1947
“The Hay Baler” – Faculty of Agriculture publication – November, 1947
“The Hay Baler” – Faculty of Agriculture publication – December, 1947
“The Hay Baler” – Faculty of Agriculture publication – February-March, 1948
“The Hay Baler: Graduation Edition” – Faculty of Agriculture publication – April, 1948

University of Manitoba

WWII Recruitment Poster Collection

  • CA UMASC PC 199
  • Collection
  • 1939-1945

The collection consists of one recruitment poster. The dimensions of the poster are 45.5 x 35.5 cm.

Gayle Carruthers collection

  • CA UMASC A.03-33
  • Collection
  • 1940-1941

The collection consists of eight sports letters and a track trophy awarded to Donald Carruthers during his time at the University of Manitoba.

University of Manitoba

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