History and Culture of the Local Area


Saint Francis District

Les Cantons de la Saint-François = Townships of the St. Francis, by J. Derek Booth (McCord Museum, McGill University, 1984), 83 p., ISBN 0771701349. [1984: OCLC 15700149; 1986: OCLC 27935420]
Eastern Townships (Québec) -- History
Sainst-François River Valley (Québec)
Description: Has early pictures, on industry, nice bibliography. 
Locations: NLC, LC; Lennoxville Publ. Library

History of Canterbury, Quebec, by H. Carl Mayhew ([Ayer's Cliff?, Que.: The Author], 1970), 70 p. [OCLC 1086237]
Locations: LC, Harvard, LDS Film #1036008, item 34

Lake Megantic District

Histoire du Lac Mégantic, par Albert A. Gravel (Sherbrooke, Que.: Typ. de "La Tribune," 1931), 137 p. [OCLC 637872]
Description: History of the area and especially of the city of Megantic from their origins to 1931). 
Locations: Harvard & elsewhere

Histoire de Lac-Mégantic, par Jean-Pierre Kesteman (Lac-Mégantic, s.n., 1985), 349 p. [OCLC 16162681]
Locations: NLC, Harvard, WIH(WI)

Lac Mégantic, La Compagnie Nantaise, le chemin de fer, 1879-1936: causeries devant la Société historique de Sherbrooke. Communication a Société d'histoire des Cantons de l'Est, le 18 mai 1936 (s.l.: s.n., 1936) (Sherbrooke, Que.: Le Messager), 29 p., no index. [OCLC 1911805]
Description: History of the participation of Cie Nantaise in the birth and grown of the town of Megantic [RELEVANT?] 
Locations: AZM(MA), VTU(VT)

Settlement of the Lake Megantic district in the Province of Quebec, Canada (New York City: n.p., 1931), ? p. 
Locations: OCOC=0, rlin=?; lc=?; nlc=?; Bishop's=?

The Wider Region

Les Cantons de l'Est (Montréal [1956-57]), 2 v. ill., ports., maps, tables. Contents: pt. 1. Victoriaville. Thetford Mines. Lac Mégantic et les régions environnantes.- pt. 2. Sherbrooke et les régions environnantes.
Subjects: Eastern Townships, Que.--Economic conditions, Sherbrooke, Que./Eastern Townships, Que.--Biography.
Locations: LC, Harvard, OCLC=0, NLC=?; Bishop's=?

Colonizing an eastern frontier : Compton County, Quebec = Colonisation d'une region frontaliere de l'est, by J. I. Little, ([Ottawa] : National Museum of Man, National Museums of Canada, 1981), 30 p. : map, 30 slides (Canada's visual history ; v. 58) Text in English and French with French text on inverted pages. Co-published by National Film Board of Canada. Book and slides issued in folder with pockets. "535C 0381 011" Includes bibliographical references. [OCLC 8683122]
Locations: WSU(OH); VGM(VA), WAU(WA)

History of Compton county and sketches of the eastern townships, district of St. Francis, and Sherbrooke County, supplemented with the records of four hundred families, two hundred illustrations of buildings and leading citizens in the county, by L. S. (Leonard Stewart) Channell (Cookshire, Quebec : L.S. Channell, 1896), 289 p. : chiefly ill. (repr. by Belleville, Ont: Mika Pub. Co. in 1975). (CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series ; no. 00558, 1980). Includes index. "Including biography of the late Hon. John Henry Pope, by C.H. Mackintosh". [1896: OCLC 1822802; 1975: OCLC 2195118; microfiche: OCLC 7634219]
Subjects: Quebec (Province) -- Description and travel. 
Locations: nlc=?, Bishop's=?; LC, Harvard, NEHGS, & elsewhere

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"La Patrie : Quebec' rapatriation colony, 1875-1880," by J. I. Little, Société historique du Canada, Communications historiques/Canadian Historical Association, Historical papers (1977), 67-85. 
Locations: ? 


"Treasury of historical articles," written by the late Mrs. George Parsons, compiled by her daughter, Nina Rowell (Lennoxville, Que.: Alexander Galt Regional High School, s.d.), 288 p. (typed ms.).
Description: Articles on Bury, written between 1865 and 1975) 
Locations: ?

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