The Buchanan family fonds consists mostly of correspondence, invitations, photographs, books and other types of documents. The records pertain to the years that George and Lilla Buchanan were residents of Sudbury. Most of the correspondence is between Lilla Buchanan and her family and friends. There are also letters of congratulations for the appointment of George Buchanan as King's Counsel. A program, photographs and a newspaper clipping document the Royal Visit to Sudbury on June 5, 1939. The photographs of the fonds depict the Buchanan family and their friends. There are also 11 copies of photographs depicting Sudbury in the early 1900s, people of the community, and early railway construction.
File consists of one handwritten, bound volume, of a list of building permits granted by the Town of Sudbury. Various Town of Sudbury Treasurer's Office Receipts are included as attachments in the volume along with several 2 cent Canada Postage stamps.
Series consists of annual financial statements, prepared by the Town Treasurer for the Town of Sudbury and published for distribution among the residents of the town. Statements include abstracts of receipts and disbursements of funds, bank and cash reconciliations, detailed disbursements of funds, current assets, current liabilities, capital assets and capital liabilities. Later years sometimes also include a memorandum of the collector's roll and the 1928 and 1929 financial statements include an annual report of auditors.
Series consists of balance sheets, prepared by third party chartered accountants for the Town of Sudbury to help audit the vouchers and accounts of the Town Treasurer. The statements and schedules subject to these audits vary from year to year but normally include a general balance sheet, receipts and disbursements for the year, and receipts and disbursements for the Public School Board, the High School Board, and the Public Library Board.
File consists of a balance sheet for the Town of Sudbury along with various other statements including the difference between penalties due and penalties charged on arrears of 1927 taxes, a statement showing adjustment of capital assets to agree with the amount of the relative net debenture debt and a statement showing sundry capital assets.
This fonds consists of school board minute books, photographs, and rough drafts of the chapters involving education from Denis Landry's book Azilda, comme je l'ai connu : document historique 1890 à 1972.