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Bishop James Rogers

  • CA UNB MG H 26
  • Collection
  • 1852-1892

This collection contains photocopies of correspondence with Bishop James Rogers, dating from 1852-1892, relating to personal and diocesan matters, political events, educational issues, Confederation, elections, the school question, nationalism, and government legislation.

The collection also includes a typed biography of Rogers and photocopies of legislation, a circular letter, telegrams, and letters from Bishop Connolly, Bishop Sweeney, Anglin, and others primarily concerning opposition to the New Brunswick non-sectarian school law.

Rogers, James, Bishop of Chatham

Gilmour and Rankin

  • CA UNB MG H 4
  • Collection
  • 1751-1862, predominant 1828-1843

This fonds consists mainly of correspondence among members of the various branches of Pollok and Gilmour, especially to and from Alexander Rankin of Rankin and Gilmour.

It also includes personal financial records of Alexander and Robert Rankin and North American travel diaries of Allen Gilmour, Jr. and Sr. and William Ritchie, dating from 1828 to 1829, and a report on the proceedings at the Prince of Wales' Challenge Cup competition (1862).

Gilmour and Rankin (firm)

Helen Smith Collection

  • CA THT SmithC
  • Collection
  • 1916 - [ca 1929]

Accession contains six paper Christmas cards.

John Ullock

  • CA PANB MC371
  • Collection
  • [before 1990]

This collection was compiled by John Ullock and reflects his research interests. It consists of his histories of freemasonry on the Miramichi (photocopy) and of the Rankin-Hutchinson house (microfilm); photocopies of excerpts from books on the histories of Halifax and the railways; and a photocopy of Helen E. Anstiss's essay on Sir Samuel Cunard.

Also included are originals or photocopies and a microfilm copy of 3 issues of the monthly newspaper, "The Cariboo Courier" (March, May, and July, 1872), as well as a photocopy of the periodical, "The Blue Banner" (June 1925), published in the interests of church union in New Brunswick. There are also notes on the genealogy of the Ullock family and one lithograph each of two pen and ink sketches of buildings located near the corner of Water and George streets in Chatham.

Many of the photographs in the collection depict wharves located in New Brunswick communities, including Neguac, Lower Newcastle, Tabusintac, Mills Point, Loggieville, Oak Point, and Black Brook. There are also photos of the Chatham post office, of sailing ships, and of the beach at Richibucto. The photographs have been moved to the Photograph Section (P284).

Ullock, John

Kathleen Willis Williston

  • CA PANB MC216
  • Collection
  • 1813-1948

This collection consists mainly of research notes and writings by Kathleen Williston and others. Her research notes reveal her particular interest in the early history of the Miramichi and surrounding area and its people, the Acadians and First Nations. The remainder of the collection consists of copies of records (with some originals) collected by Mrs. Williston from many sources, several of them relating to the Anglican Church. There are also some originals of early printed publications about the Church.

Williston, Kathleen Willis

Mary Spurr Harding genealogical

  • CA MNBM ID151
  • Collection
  • 1851 - 1910

The collection consists of genealogical information and family letters. There are original letters with transcriptions, written by Mary Spurr Harding from Shippegan and Chatham, N.B., in 1851-1852, to her mother Amelia deWolf Spurr in Bridgetown, Nova Scotia. The letters discuss: children; childhood conditions, including remedies for worms; mid-19th century everyday life for women; relatives; preserving food, particularly fruit; family friends; travel within the province; and the slow delivery of mail. There is also some discussion of Mary Harding's husband John's lumber and shipping business.

There is also a modern hand-drawn map showing the places in northern New Brunswick and Nova Scotia where Spurr and Harding families lived; photocopies of photographs of Mary Harding (1850 -1901); newsclippings of family obituaries; a photograph of the Harding house in Miramichi; and genealogical material including a printed form showing Spurr family lineage.

Harding, Mary Spurr