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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.

The Boy Who Wasn't Himself

  • CA CCA MC13
  • Item
  • 2004

This story, based on the recordings in the published writing of Samuel de Champlain, tells Frankie's part in the ill-fated attempt of Champlain and Sieur de Monts to establish the first permanent French colony four hundred years ago. All characters are real except for Frankie, the look-alike French cabin boy Francois, and Roche, their brutal adversary.

Locke, Lafe

St. Andrews Library Fonds

  • CA CCA MC26
  • Item
  • 1820 - 1858

3 books from the first St Andrews Library. Lady of the Lake by Sir Walter Scott; An Apology for the Bible by Rev. Richard Watson; An Autumn near the Rhine.

Holy Bible of Emma Maria Carter

  • Item
  • 1854

A Christian bible, containing the new and old testaments, belonging to Emma Maria Carter. The bible was gifted to Carter by her godmother, Harriet Susannah Cox.

Scrapbook of Hazel Creighton

  • Item
  • 1929

A homemade scrapbook fashioned from coloured paper and filled with photographs, news clippings, and stickers. Most of the scrapbook's contents are newspaper clippings containing information on the community, such as marriages and deaths, as well as poetry.

Holy Bible of Seth Seely

  • Item
  • 1802

A Christian bible, containing the new and old testaments, belonging to Seth Seely.

The Psalms of David

  • Item
  • 1841

A book of the psalms of David imitated in the language of the New Testament, written by Isaac Watts and published in 1841.

New Testament

  • Item
  • 184-?

A book containing the New Testament of the Holy Bible. The last page of the book contains a table of "kindred and affinity" regarding the Christian laws of marriage and incest, as well as a time table illustrating the names of the months, the days of the week, and the hours of the day.

Holy Bible of Seth Seely

  • Item
  • 1802

A Christian bible, containing the new and old testaments, belonging to Seth Seely.

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