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Arden House Hotel

  • CA CCA MC1
  • Item
  • 1900

This item provides information about the Arden House Hotel in St. George. C. Hazen McGee was the proprietor. The Hotel was situated at the mouth of Magaguadavic River along side the famous Falls. It identifies St. George as the home of the Red Granite Industry. There are railway connections via Shore Line and C. P. R. It is noted that it is a good area for fishing and hunting. The Hotel offers "First Class Livery."

International Correspondence Schools

  • MC5
  • Item
  • July 23rd-27th

An invitation to attend a free exhibition of the International Correspondence Schools held at P.G Hanson's store, St. Andrews. Date: July 23rd-27th, 1904. The invitation states that the exhibition will feature works from 2,000 students across New Brunswick and lessons featured in French, Spanish and German via phonograph. The invitation states that attendees have the opportunity to win a free trip to St. Louis or $30.00 in cash. The inside of the invitation features a series of questions concerning the readers occupation and salary and an insert featuring all of the programs offered by the International Correspondence School, located in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Jackie Gibson Collection

  • CA CCA 693
  • Collection
  • 1890 - 2003

This collection contains correspondences, documents, photos, and other types of material related to Joseph and Effie Gibson and their descendants. Most of the correspondence in this collection concerns the oldest son of Joseph and Effie Gibson named Joe Gibson, who was a pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War who went missing during a flight. Many photos of him and his crewmates, his letters home from overseas, as well as his schoolwork and notes from leaning how to fly an aircraft, are also included in this collection. Several items which concern the affairs of John Gibson, Joe Gibson’s younger brother, can be found in this collection. These include correspondences and legal documents related to the estate of Charlotte Gibson, his sister, as well as an agreement between John Gibson and the Canada Railroad Company concerning interest and his land. Most of the personal items and published material in this collection belonged to John Gibson as well, these include publications related to his position as a volunteer firefighter, reports of organizations he belonged to, maps of the Town of St. Andrews, notes related to his work as a stonemason, and other items.

Gibson Family

Small Items of Little Interest

  • Item
  • 1826 - 1967

A binder containing 4 photos (3 of which are copies and the 4th of which is an undated photo of the Fullerton house); 11 textual records; 7 newspaper clippings; 6 graphic materials (including 1 bookmark, 1 seasonal card, 1 page of comic strips, and 3 advertisements), 2 maps (1 of which is greatly damaged so no coordinates can be determined), and 1 calendar.

This item was originally categorized as a collection. Because most of the things contained within this binder do not have names or dates attached to them or because they are copies of their original and because they have no relation to each other this binder was converted from collection to item.

Spinney Family fonds

  • CA CCA MC 511
  • Fonds
  • 1812 - 2000

This fonds consists of the personal papers of the Spinney family, as well deeds and court documents, and flyers, programs, newspapers, scrapbooks, and other gathered by the family (primarily Llewellyn Spinney) relating to local and world events connected to St George and Charlotte County as a whole. The documents particularly relate to the First and Second World Wars, the Eastern Pulp Wood Co., Ford automobiles, businesses of St George, the Utopia Centre, Black's Harbour high school, James Mollison and the American Flyers, church events, the Royal Family, and rum running.