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Allan and Sarah Moses family collection

  • CA GMA MG14
  • Collection
  • 1901-1953

This collection consists of personal journals, correspondence and other materials. The business and personal letters were written by and to Allan Moses, his sister Sarah, and Sarah's daughter, Florence Smith. There are many letters from Allan's trips to the Belgian Congo and the South Atlantic. There are stories by Sarah Moses Smith written for the Lewiston Journal, including handwritten and typed manuscripts and drafts, many incomplete and several copies of the Lewiston Journal, 1906-1923. There is also a scrapbook kept by Sarah Moses Smith and large black and white display photos of Allan Moses.

Moses, Allan

Don Wilcox Memorabilia

  • CA GMA MG31
  • Collection
  • 1788-1980

This collection contains poetry written by a number of authors, including Archer Wilcox, Hiram Wilcox, and Lee Wilcox; stories of shipwrecks; obituaries; and Wilcox family history. Also included are the 1928-1929 Wood Island School register and a 1963 assessment list for Grand Manan. There is also a picture of a page from the Wilcox family Bible.

Wilcox family (Grand Manan Island)

Dr. George Boardman Noyes

  • CA GMA MG27
  • Collection
  • 1871-1937

This fonds consists of two medical journals--one containing records kept during his medical practice (14 April 1884 - 29 May 1892), the other recording daily transactions (1 October 1887 - 1 April 1892), a scrapbook containing photographs, loose photographs, and glass negatives. It also contains a biography file containing photocopies of newspaper stories and photos of Dr. George Noyes, and a handmade scrapbook by his son Benjamin L. Noyes entitled "Historical & Scenic Volume, Grand Manan Island, Charlotte County, N.B."

Noyes, George Boardman, Dr.

Eben Gaskill Ice House Collection

  • CA GMA MG57
  • Collection
  • 1925-1952

This fonds consists of one ledger book, one hand drawn sketch of the tripod tool used to wring ice out of the bond, a copy of one photo of the old Gaskill homestead, and two scribbler pages of handwritten notes from Judy Gaskill's interview with Bowlen Gaskill from December 13, 2013.

Eben Gaskill Ice House

Edison Randall Green

  • CA GMA MG29
  • Collection
  • 1898, 1914, 1960-1986

This collection consists of papers and newspaper clippings. It includes Edison Green's discharge papers from World War II, his bank records, some geological maps and his Rotary Club membership certificate. There is also information he collected about the subjects which interested him including: fishing, agriculture, the Canadian Centennial in 1967, Sir Wilfred Laurier, ornithology, education, the election of 1962, Atlantic Biological Station - 1941, forestry, and tourism.

Green, Edison Randall

Elaine Wilcox Maker Collection

  • CA GMA MG102
  • Collection
  • 1976-1994

This collections consists of stories and art from students and a newsletter from Grand Manan Elementary School.

Ernest Joy letters

  • CA GMA MG39
  • Collection
  • 1876-1951

This fonds contains a binder of original letters from Ernest Joy to Robert Cunningham with newspaper clippings, diary excerpts, and meteorological reports from Kent Island. There is also one photograph of Ernest Joy with his housekeeper and companion, Carrie.

Joy, Ernest

Gannet Rock Lighthouse

  • CA GMA MG90
  • Collection
  • 1931-1989

This collection contains plans showing how the Gannet Rock Lighthouse is situated on the rock, correspondence, newspaper articles, and a book excerpt by an unknown author.

Gannet Rock Lighthouse

George Polkinhorn Store

  • CA GMA MG67
  • Collection
  • 1908-1926

This fonds contains four account books from the George Polkinhorn Store and an notes from interviews regarding the history of the store and copies of obituaries and certificates used during the interviews.

Polkinhorn Store

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