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New Brunswick
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Ann (Haley) Berman

  • CA CCA MC 867
  • Item
  • [194-?]

This series contains the papers of Ann (Haley) Berman including a scrapbook compiled by Ann with a detailed map of New Brunswick on the cover. Newspaper and magazine clippings collected in the scrapbook concern significant New Brunswick places and landmarks, people, and events from the 1940s. Some notable cut-outs include articles on Dochet, or St. Croix, Island, fires in St. George including a two-storey wooden frame 1800's house, customs officers at Upper Mills, lighthouse and fog stations in the Bay of Fundy and their keepers, the Home and School Association on Campobello, fishing in Blacks Harbour and other areas of the Bay of Fundy, and mysterious moose carcass near St. George. The scrapbook also contains clippings on the city of Saint John’s history, some of New Brunswick’s earliest settlers, famous families and individuals such as Lord Beaverbrook or Charles Saint Etienne de La Tour, New Brunswick hospitals and the Red Cross, hunting and fishing, and global events like post World War II talks between Britain, the U. S. and Russia.

Charles Smith Collection

  • CA CCA 556
  • Fonds
  • 1789-1990

This collection contains documents belonging to Reverend Charles M. Smith of Rollingdam, New Brunswick, including both documents related to his research projects into local history as well as his duties as a Reverend. Documents related to these duties include marriage records for marriages performed by Charles Smith, and his notes and drafts for eulogies that were done at funeral services. Documents related to Charles Smith’s research projects include hand drawn and printed maps and drawings, published material and primary documents used by Charles Smith to support his research, and notes on church history, roadwork and early travel, local history, Charlotte County schools, and genealogical data. Also included are St. Croix Courier articles and essays written by Charles Smith, as well as the drafts for those items, and his correspondences, which include letters containing information related to his research and more personal letters.

Miscellaneous

This series contains the items that did not fit into any of the other series of this fonds. It includes home remedies, shopping lists, photographs, obituaries, and any unidentified or unreadable documents.

Unidentified Account Books

  • CA CCA MC 833
  • Collection
  • 1829 - 1910

This collection consists of account books whose creators are unknown.

Henry Styles Fonds

  • CA CCA MC 884
  • Fonds
  • 1835-1990

These fonds contain an account book related to the business endeavors of Henry Styles, who operated a Grist Mill along the Digdeguash River.

Styles, Henry

Charles Short's Shipyards

  • CA CCA MC 935
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1880s], April 30 1955

This fonds contains material related to the shipyards operated by Charles Short in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, and Calais, Maine. It includes a newspaper article and booklet on the history of one of their ships, the "Rocklands".

Charles Short's Shipyards

Chandler Family Fonds

  • CA CCA MC 908
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1889

These fonds contain an obituary of Henry A. Chandler and an astronavigation textbook used by a member of the family.

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 Joe Gibson, a Royal Canadian Air Force pilot and oldest son of Joseph and Effie Gibson. 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

Melvin W. Chase Fonds

  • CA CCA MC 968
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1991

This fonds contains genealogical research material and correspondence compiled by Melvin W. Chase on the Young/Jung family, of whom he is a descendant on his mother’s side, as well as other families connected with the Youngs.

Melvin W. Chase

Administrative Records

Items on school construction and renovations, historical notes, 1904 staff, photos and newspaper articles including Sir William MacDonald’s visit to the school in 1905.

Macdonald Consolidated School

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