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Rossland School Board Collection

  • CA RMDC MS 38 A2017.003
  • Collection
  • 1897-1985

Ranging from 1896-1995, the Rossland School Board Collection consists of

  1. Minutes
  2. Correspondence
  3. Financial Records
  4. Legal Records
  5. Reports
  6. Resumes
  7. Report Cards and Examinations
  8. Lists
  9. Scrapbooks
  10. Ephemera
  11. Maps
  12. Specifications
  13. Clippings
  14. Photographs

Rossland School Board

Rossland Curling Club Collection

  • CA RMDC MS 89 A2022.000.010
  • Collection
  • 1899-1948?

Ranging from 1897 to 1948, the Rossland Curling Club includes
1) Meeting Minutes
2) Financial records.

Rossland Curling Club

Rossland Winter Carnival Collection

  • CA RMDC MS 75 A2022.000.004
  • Collection
  • 1947-1951

Ranging from 1900 to 1917, the Rossland Winter Carnival Collection consists of
1) history
2) meeting minutes
3) correspondence
4) financial records
5) programmes
6) postcards/photographs
7) ephemera

Rossland Sno Sho Committee

Knights of Pythias Rossland Lodge No. 21 fonds

  • CA RMDC MS 58 A2022.000.016
  • Collection
  • 1896-[1942?]

Ranging from 1896-1942, the Knights of Pythias collection includes:
1) bylaws
2) correspondence
3) reports
4) certificates
5) publications
6) membership list
7) visitor register
8) ephemera

Rossland Cooperative Transportation Society Collection

  • CA RMDC MS 49 A2001.296
  • Collection
  • 1936-[1976?]

Ranging from 1932 to 1956, collection includes:

  1. constitution
  2. history
  3. minutes
  4. correspondence
  5. financial records
  6. legal records
  7. reports
  8. publications
  9. ephemera
  10. photographs
  11. clippings

Rossland Cooperative Transportation Society

Rossland Club Collection

  • CA RMDC MS 3 A2022.000.011
  • Collection
  • [1898-1969]

Ranging from 1898 to 1961, collection includes:

  1. constitution
  2. history
  3. minutes
  4. correspondence
  5. financial records
  6. legal records
  7. reports
  8. personnel
  9. lists
  10. register of guests
  11. liquor licences
  12. ephemera
  13. photographs

Rossland Club

Rossland Swimming Pool Society Collection

  • CA RMDC MS 2 A2013.002
  • Collection
  • 1928-1969

Ranging from 1928 to 1969, Collection includes:

  1. constitution and bylaws
  2. history
  3. diary
  4. minutes
  5. correspondence
  6. financial records
  7. personnel records
  8. reports
  9. lists
  10. publicity
  11. press releases
  12. clippings
  13. ephemera
  14. plans

Rossland Swimming Pool Society

Brown Envelope

Envelope received by Lawrence from unknown sender (but speculated to be from Helen).

Envelope recto shows handwritten addresses in black ink. Sender address: "410 King St W., ; Kitchener, Ont." Receiving address: "Dr. Broe, ; Hammond B.C." Black ink handwriting on bottom left: "Printed Matter". Two Canadian postage stamps for 2 cents are are affixed, depicting King George V (issued 1935). Verso is blank.

Valentine Card

Valentine's Day card sent by Helen to Lawrence in 1947.

Recto of greeting card depicts a coloured heart, flowers, and quill with textured gold inkpot. Greeting reads "From the Girl Who Loves You ; Valentine Greetings". Inner-left depicts three blue flowers, inner right is preprinted poem in black ink. Handwritten black ink inscription reads "Guess who sends you this?" Recto bears black pre-printed text: "25 VS 6261 COPYRIGHT ; RUST CRAFT TORONTO, CANADA".

Envelope bears round black ink stamp "VANCOUVER ; FEB 11 ; 6 PM ; 1947 ; B.C." Black ink wave stamp on recto and verso. Handwritten black ink address "Dr L Broe. ; c/o Royal Columbian hosp. ; New Westminster, ; BC".

Postage stamp is red, worth 4 cents, issued 1943, depicting King George IV in military regalia. Black ink wave stamp across recto aligns with that on envelope.

Birthday Card - Undated

Birthday card sent by Helen to Lawrence on an unknown date.

Recto of greeting card depicts a bouquet tied with green satin ribbon bow, a rectangular black and silver base metal cameo of a couple in formal wear set among the flowers. The greeting reads "Birthday Greetings with all my Love". The cream paper is matted onto an offset metallic silver paper, further matted against pearlescent base paper. Inner-left shows cream paper wrapped from front with illustration of a rose, and the back of the satin bow piercing through two holes. Inner-right contains black pre-printed poem. Handwritten inscription in black ink: "H."

Verso bears black pre-printed mark in the corner: "STANLEY ; USA ; DAYTON ; 25 1843"

Birthday Card - 1940

Birthday card sent by Helen to Lawrence in 1940.

Recto of greeting card depicts an illustration of a bouquet of pansies on a cream background, with a faux-scalloped light blue fore-edge, accented with metallic gold ink. Printed greeting "Just a BIRTHDAY THought Straight from my Heart". Graphite "1940" at top. Inner left depicts a single pansy with repeated faux-scalloped edge. Inner-right is a printed poem. Black ink inscription "Larry" and "Helen. P.S. Why dont [sic] you write?"

Verso is bare cream paper with black pre-printed text. "15B65 ; COPYRIGHT 1940 ; NORCROSS, NEW YORK, U.S.A."

Easter Card - 2

Easter card sent by Helen to Lawrence on unknown date.

Recto of greeting card depicts a couple among flowers with doves, accented with an attached pink ribbon bow. "Easter Greetings" is printed on a round disc of off-white satin, framed with silver foil and further gilt decoration. Remainder of greeting "to my Sweetheart" floats apart from the disc. Inner-left shows back of ribbon, pierced through one hole, and a colourful bouquet of flowers. Inner-right bears a pre-printed poem in black ink. Handwritten inscription in dark blue ink "Larry" and "Helen".

Verso shows black pre-printed text "35 ES 741 ; COPYRIGHT MCMXXXVII ; RUST CRAFT BOSTON, U.S.A."

Christmas Card - 3

Christmas card sent by Helen to Lawrence on unknown date.

Recto of greeting card depicts a holly branch against a green background, accented with a round cut-out window, showing gold foil bearing etched text "CHRISTMAS GREETINGS". A red satin bow is affixed to this cut-out. Gold foil extends past the edges of the paper. Inner-left shows a holly branch on green background, back of ribbon piercing through two holes. Black pre-printed greeting "Just For Your Own Dear Self Alone". Inner-right shows a black pre-printed poem against white background. Handwritten inscription in black ink "Larry Dear," and "Helen". Verso shows black pre=printed text "35 XD 9 COPYRIGHT ; RUST CRAFT BOSTON U.S.A."

The front of the envelope is damaged such that some text is missing. Remainder of text in top left "y :.2 N.Y." Round stamp in black ink reads "HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. ; DEC 16 ; 830 PM ; 1940". A blue 3-cent stamp featuring Thomas Jefferson is affixed to recto with black waves stamped across it. Handwritten address ink black ink "Mr. C.E. Haines, ; 821 Williams St. ; New Westminster ; B.C. ; Canada". Reverse bears more stamped waves in black and is sealed with a sticker depicting a poinsettia on gold background.

Christmas Card - 4

Christmas card sent by Helen to Lawrence on unknown date.

Recto of greeting card depicts white flower in relief against silver background, framed with red. A cut-out reveals a white ribbon and silver foil along the folding edge, with a cut-out star revealing silver foil which extends past the primary paper. Greeting in white "Lonesome for You at Christmas". Inner-left depicts white relief candelabra against red background. Back of white ribbon is affixed through slit in bottom third. Bunches of holly are stamped in relief against satin white background. Inner-right shows red-pre-printed poem against white background. Handwritten inscription in black ink "H."

Verso bears black pre-printed text "15x4000 COPYRIGHT ; RUST CRAFT BOSTON U.S.A."

[Ev, Helen & Burney]

Photograph depicts two women in similar dark dresses with ruffled collars, standing before a tree in a yard, a brown dog at their feet. Dried leaves litter the steps to the right.

The reverse bears two inscriptions. In blue-back ink: "Ev, Helen & Burney". In graphite: "'Honeymeade' Gresham, Ave'"

Easter Card - 1

Easter greeting card sent by Helen to Lawrence.

Recto of card features purple flowers with metallic silver stems, gathered with a lavender ribbon. Sentiment "To Love Is to Remember: HAPPY EASTER" in printed purple script. Inside-left features similar flowers. Inside-right bears handwritten inscription "L." in top-left and "H." in bottom-right in black ink. Purple pre-printed poem on inside right. Silver foil separates inside-right from reverse and extends past cream paper.

Verso bears small purple printed text: "GIBSON CINTI., U.S.A. 15 E 9690".

Christmas Card - 1

Christmas card sent by Helen to Lawrence, unknown date.

Recto of greeting card bears the greeting "A SPECIAL CHRISTMAS GREETING TO YOU". It features a framed rectangular cutout, revealing printed clear film, depicting a scene of a red house in a snow drift. This is set against a background of blue paper and silver foil. A blue ribbon is tied in a bow on the upper-left and three star-shaped cutouts adorn the recto. Inner-left shows the reverse of the ribbon, threated through a hole. Inner-right bears a black printed poem. Handwritten inscriptions in black ink "To Larry" and "From Helen".

Helen in White

Photograph depicts Helen in a white or light-coloured outfit posing before bushes, hands in her pockets.

Verso bears a blue stamp: "WILL NOT FADE, 315, CRYSTAL FINISH"

Birthday Card - 1939

Birthday card sent by Helen to Lawrence in 1939.

Recto of greeting card is light blue, bearing the greeting "Happy Birthday to a Special FRIEND" in blue preprinted ink. A printed red wagon bears blue, yellow, and red flowers, with yellow floral textile displayed through an umbrella-shaped cutout. Inside-left bears floral header and graphite "1939". Inside-right bears blue printed poem on cream background. Underlined handwritten inscription of "Helen" in black ink under poem.

Verso bears green pre-printed text "153270 ; NORCROSS ; NEW YORK".

Christmas Card - 2

Christmas card sent by Helen to Lawrence, unknown date.

Recto of greeting card depicts a print of a graphite drawing of the New York City skyline set over silver metallic paper, matted onto red paper. Drawing shows copyright "W.C.M." with printed title "Towers in the Sun" by William C. McNulty. Inner-left is blank. Inner-right bears a pre-printed Christmas greeting, with an inscription handwritten in black in: "I wish I might send more than a card but "war" is war. Love Helen".

Verso bears black pre-printed text. "from the Etching by Wm. C. McNulty © AMERICAN ARTISTS GROUP, N.Y. No. 15202 PRINTED IN U.S.A."

Graphic Material

2 photographs, 12 greeting cards, 1 empty envelope sent by Helen Waugh to Lawrence Broe in the 1930s and 1940s.

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