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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

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences fonds

  • CA UMASC UA 21
  • Collection
  • 1908-1988

The fonds is divided into thirteen series as noted below. The textual records include correspondence, budgets, minutes, annual reports, research proposals and results, course syllabi, papers, exams, and publicity and press releases for the School of Agriculture, the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, and the Faculty's component department. The files of the Canadian International Development Association's work in Kenya and Zambia are also included. The photograph collection consists of over 2000 photographs, over 400 slides, and 16 packets of negatives that illustrate a number of activities involving the Manitoba Agricultural College and its predecessor, the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences. The tape collection consists of four audio reels that detail the following topics: Manitoba Agricultural College History – Extension; the birth of 4H in Canada; the first Home Economics Programs; the organization of Women's Institutes in Manitoba; Dr. L.H. Shebeski; "The Challenge of Agriculture"; Dr. Baldur Stefanson on "The Rapeseed Story"; an example of an Agricultural Diploma oral examination; and Glen Dyck Morden on the "Farm Business Planning Project."

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Churches of Winnipeg and their Pastors Photograph Collection

  • CA UMASC Pc 55
  • Collection
  • 1946

The collection consists of a photo album containing 41 photographs of Winnipeg churches and their pastors. Among the numerous religions that are featured in this collection, are Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran, Baptist, and Seventh Day Adventist.The final two photographs are of "Norman" and "Verna" dated 1946.

Churches of Winnipeg and their Pastors

Helsa Chow collection

  • CA UMASC Pc 307 (A.03-40)
  • Collection
  • [196-?] – [197-?]

This collection consists of:
Photographs: Winnipeg - Unidentified People and Places, some at the University of Manitoba [196-?]-[197?]
University of Manitoba postcards & 1971 Graduation Dinner and Dance notice.
Christmas Cards from the University of Manitoba
“The Johnian” – 1969 St. John’s College yearbook
“The Johnian” – 1971 St. John’s College yearbook
University of Manitoba Sweatshirt
University of Manitoba Banner
University of Manitoba Jacket
2 blankets with the St. John’s College Crest

University of Manitoba

Kenneth Hayes Collection

  • CA UMASC Pc 255 (A.98-15)
  • Collection
  • 1869-1890, 1935-1936

The collection consists of eighteen black and white photographs of figures from the 1885 North-West Resistance. Fifteen of the photographs are originals (1869-1890) and three are photographs of photographs. Also included are four negatives of death certificates, the Charles Pelham Mulhavey book entitled The History of the North-West Rebellion of 1885, a telegram, a letter, and a photocopy.

Hayes, Kenneth

Connie Macmillan Collection

  • CA UMASC PC 284 (A11-86)
  • Collection
  • 1880s

The collection consists of 5 photographs taken by James D. Hall and Skene Lowe depicting Indigenous people in 1880s Winnipeg, Manitoba. The subjects were reportedly paid for the use of their imagery in photographs sold by Hall & Lowe.

Hall, James Deakin

Jim Anderson Photograph Collection

  • CA UMASC PC 244
  • Collection
  • 1913-1926

The collection contains three black and white photographs on postcard paper. Two photographs depict people swimming at Grand Beach, Manitoba. One of these photographs contains a hand written annotation on the back dated July 7, 1926 addressed to a Mr. Albert €"Bertie"€ Blair of Tyndall, Manitoba. The third photograph is of a rodeo setting titled "€œRoping a Steer at the '€˜Stampede' Winnipeg 1913."€ This photograph shows a stadium of people watching three horsemen tie a cow on its back with rope.

Anderson, Jim

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.

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

Machray Defalcation Scandal Collection

  • CA UMASC Mss Sc 162
  • Collection
  • 1932-1933

The fonds consists of two scrapbooks detailing University of Manitoba Bursar John A. Machray's embezzlement of $900,000 of the University's endowment fund. Each scrapbook contains articles about the scandal from the Winnipeg Tribune and the Manitoba Free Press.

Machray, John A.

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

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

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

Janet (Campbell) Grushon collection

  • CA UMASC Mss 481 (A2010-81)
  • Collection
  • [1925?]-1927

This collection contains 6 unique photographs that complement the Hamilton Family fonds photograph collection (Folder 1), including 5 séance photographs from the late 1920s (3 annotated) and 1 stereoscopic group family photograph (annotated) of the Hamiltons in front of T.G. Hamilton’s childhood home at Agincourt, Ontario in 1927. This collection also contains a CD of scanned images of the 38 photographs from the original album sheets and any reverse sides with annotations (Folder 2).

Hamilton, T. Glen (Thomas Glendenning)

Linda (Hamilton) Klassen Collection

  • CA UMASC Mss 480 (A2010-83)
  • Collection
  • [ca.1904], 1932

This collection contains 4 unique photographs that complement the Hamilton Family fonds photograph collection, including a formal portrait of T.G. Hamilton from ca. 1904 (annotated “TGH aged 31”), and three copies of a photograph of T.G. and Lillian Hamilton sitting with spirit photographer William Hope in England in 1932 (2 marked, 1 annotated), as well as the envelope which contained these and other materials. This collection also includes a CD of scanned versions of these 4 photographs and 1 annotated reverse side.

Hamilton, T. Glen (Thomas Glendenning)

Louis Riel Letter to Pierre Lavallee

  • CA UMASC Mss 441 (A15-040)
  • Collection
  • 1883

The letter is dated 1883 and is addressed to Monsieur Pierre Lavallée, Court Clerk of Marquette-East, Clerk and Treasurer of the Municipality of St. Francois Xavier. The letter congratulates Lavallée on his public position and encourages Lavallée to do his best to promote the interests of a favourable relationship between the Métis and French Canadians. Riel highlights the many qualities of the Métis and admirable qualities of French Canadians. Riel emphasizes the necessity of a good relationship with and the connections between the Métis and French Canadians.

Riel, Louis

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

Connie Pilgrim collection

  • CA UMASC Mss 353 (A.03-39)
  • Collection
  • [192-?] - [193-?]

This collection consists of:
Two decorative letter “M’s”
“Varsity Arts Freshman Reception” card
Invitations addressed to Miss Flora Armstrong
Two copies of “The Manitoban” – January 14, 1926 and November 5, 1925

University of Manitoba

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

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

Leah Carritt Collection

  • CA UMASC Mss 278 (A.08-42)
  • Collection
  • 1936

The collection contains one textual record, correspondence from the Indian Residential School in Brandon, Manitoba dated January 27, 1936. The letter discusses the weather, the death of the Nation Matron, and the well-being of the replacement Matron.

Carritt, Leah

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

Communist Party of Canada Collection

  • CA UMASC Mss 169, A.02-50
  • Collection
  • 1935-1996

The fonds consists of printed materials related to the Communist Party of Canada and the Labour Progressive Party. These include reports, pamphlets, briefs to royal commissions, convention materials, newspapers, election handouts, constitutions, and writings by such notables as William Kashtan and Leslie Morrison.

Communist Party of Canada

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lynn Moss Sharman Fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 486 (A2016-011)
  • Collection
  • 1970-2014

The fonds consists of newspaper clippings, photographs, posters, research material, correspondence, journal entries, and negatives. Records include collections of articles and information related to missing and murdered persons in the Thunder Bay area, as well as in Northwestern Ontario and throughout Canada. Sharman also compiled clippings related to sex work, the Highway of Tears, the Robert Pickton trial, jail deaths, residential schools, child abuse, Tyrone Conn, foster care and adoption. Most of the material pertains to the Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario region but some of Sharman’s research also covers areas across Canada. The fonds further includes planning records and documentation related to walks held for missing and murdered women, records related to the Advocacy Committee for Human Experiment Survivors – Mind Control, research and workshop material, lists of missing and murdered persons, jail deaths, and assaults, and records related to organizations such as the Children’s Aid Society and the Native Women’s Association of Canada.

Sharman, Lynn Moss

Red River Cartes de Visite collection

  • CA UMASC MSS 432 (A13-05)
  • Collection
  • [186-?]-[187-?]

The 8 images in cartes de visite format are as follows: Dominion Land Titles office (photographer unknown,1872-73); three First Nations individuals at an Aboriginal gravesite (Simon Duffin, 1873-1875?); early homestead building, family, and Red River Cart drawn by ox (Ryder Larsen, mid-1870s?); studio image of man posing as a hunter, Winnipeg (James Penrose, 1873?); Louis Riel and his councilors, (Ryder Larsen, 1869?); Red River settlement, showing the corner of Portage and Main (James Penrose, June 1872); land survey party, around the Red River Settlement (photographer and date unknown); two carioles drawn by dogs, possibly at the Red River settlement (photographer and date unknown).

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