MSS 73 contains transcriptions of ten oral histories conducted by Brian McKillop and Paul Barker in 1969-1970 with prominent Winnipeg political, labour, and social leaders of the 1920s and 1930s. These include interviews with Stanley Knowles, C.E. Simonite, Michael Harris, Mitch Sago, Tom Green, Fred Tipping, Gloria Queen-Hughes, Chester King, Norman Penner, and Marshall J. Gauvin.
This collection contains 203 unpublished student research papers submitted to Professor Rea by his leading students between 1968 and 1987 on the broad subjects of Manitoba and western Canadian history. Topics include Manitoba and Winnipeg biographies (43), Manitoba provincial and Winnipeg municipal politics (28), labour history (16), ethnic history (15), social history (10), business history (9), Native history (7), agriculture history (7), educational history (7), fur trade history (5), Red River Settlement history (5), women's history (4) and medical history (4).
The first Ogilvie family mill was erected at Jacques Cartier in 1801. While the collection does not contain records back to the Company's inception, there are land deeds dating back to 1847 and material running concurrently up to 1983. The files include: financial records, income tax returns, shareholders lists, balance sheets, and ledgers. The legal records include deeds, land titles and agreements. The corporate files (including ledgers) consist of Board of Directors minutes, annual reports, letters patent, and correspondence from several Ogilvie Flour Mills Co. Ltd. presidents. There are administrative records that offer a glimpse into the day-to-day running of a flour mill with renovation costs and personnel files. The fond contains bound volumes of The Jolly Miller, the Company's publication.
The photograph collection contains over 1500 images. Where possible, individual shots have been separated with personalities identified and exact dates. Most of these photographs have appeared in the Jolly Miller between the years 1937-1969. Where dates are not readily available, an attempt has been made to be decade specific. There are eight photo albums that mainly display mill operations. They have been kept intact and given their own numbering system. ( ie: P.C. 122-A-001). All negatives that came with the collection have been stored separately.
A2004-018 (MSS 195) contains research material related to the Harry Crowe affair (1958-1959), and one file on the University of Manitoba Land Grant. There are also three student papers in the collection.
The fonds consist of a small manuscript collection (MSS 268) containing a U.G.G. operation manual for elevator managers. The large photo collection (PC 226) contains photographs, slides, and slide scans of nearly every Agricore/U.G.G. elevator site throughout Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta
The fonds consist of a small manuscript collection(MSS 268) relating to operating manuals for various grain elevator machinery. The map collection (MC 25) holds various blueprints of grain elevators and their components.
The fonds consist of a small manuscript collection (MSS 268) relating to Shares, Allotments, Dividends, Bonds, & Ledgers. The photograph collection (PC 226) consists of 5 VHS video cassettes of the United Grain Growers Video Magazine and 5 sheets of grower and producer lists.
Finally, the collection includes 1546 slides, 676 photographs, 31 sheets of negatives, 10 VHS tapes, 19 audiocassette tapes, 1 DVD, and 2 CDs, most of which document the activities (including annual meetings) of United Grain Growers Ltd.
This fonds contains photographs and documents related to seances, and to T.G. Hamilton and Elizabeth Poole (Elizabeth Shand's mother). These records were saved by Elizabeth (Poole) Shand in a cardboard memento box and this box has been included in the fonds.
The fonds has been arranged into 28 series. The records cover Grad's research into healing and his other formal research at McGill University. Among the series are correspondence, experiment data, publications, biographical material, his work with Wilhelm Reich and a selection of Grad's voluminous collection of clippings and articles. Grad's long association with the Subud spiritual movement that he shared with his wife Lottie (Renée) is also included.
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.
Fonds contains one hockey goaltender stick used by Art Puttee while goalie for the Canadian hockey team (the University of Manitoba Grads) that won the 1931 World Championships in Krynica, Poland. Handwritten on one side of the handle is the text, "Winners of Turnbull Cup (Manitoba Champ), Abbott Cup (Western Canada Champ), Ross Robertson Memorial Cup (Canadian Champ). Played 21 games, won 17, tied 3, lost 1." On the outer edge of the handle is the text, "Total goals - for 113 - against 36." Other side of the handle has Art Puttee's signature. Signatures of other players are partially visiable across other parts of the stick; legible names include Doupe, Murdoch, and Chapman.
The fonds is divided into seven series: 1) Susan Goyer’s correspondence, notes and reports 2) Reports and minutes of the North Ritchot Restoration Committtee & North Ritchot Action Committee, community organization projects, and assistance and relief efforts in the R.M. of Ritchot 3) Government publications 4) Reports by the International Joint Commission 5) Newspaper clippings and magazine articles 6) Other research materials & notes transferred from binders 7) Video cassettes, photos, audio CDs
The fonds is related to Evan and Mary MacPherson’s instigation and recording of many séances during the period 1933 to 1936 as well as recordings and transcriptions of a number of séances from 1939 to 1952. In addition the fonds contains recordings of Mary MacPhersons personal musings, reflections and inspirational writings throughout the early 1960s. The records are in various formats including handwritten notebooks and loose pages, typed pages, newspaper clippings, published material, lists of spirit visitors, poetry, correspondence, printing on squares of fabric and artwork and channeling on index cards. The majority of the records are from séances held in their home in Winnipeg.