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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 School Registers Collection 1892-1986

  • CA GMA MG220
  • Collection
  • 1892 - 1986

This collection contains the attendance registers from 1892 - 1986 for schools on Grand Manan and surrounding Islands. Series of registers for the smaller community schools cease as the schools were closed. Not all registers for all schools are here. The registers record student names, attendance, grades, and occasional comments by teachers.
There are registers from the following villages: District #1 North Head, beginning 1907; District #2 Castalia, beginning 1919; District #3 Woodward’s Cove, beginning 1923; District #4 Grand Harbour, beginning 1892; District #5 Seal Cove, beginning 1934; District #6 White Head, beginning 1923; District #7 Wood Island, beginning 1929; and District #9 Deep Cove, beginning 1926. There are missing registers so the collection is not complete. District #8 is Chaney's Island we have no registers from this district.

The Rose Cottage, Grand Manan, ledgers 1911-1956

  • Collection
  • 1911-1956

Calvin A. Scovil opened the Rose Cottage in North Head in 1896.

"The management of Rose Cottage has been changed as Mrs. Calvin Scovil who has operated it for many years has retired. Mr. & Mrs. Romaine Morse, owners of the Shore Crest Lodge at North Head where patrons get their money’s worth in ample and delicious meals will conduct Rose Cottage Inn as a tourist proposition during the summer months only. The Lodge will be open year round as usual." - Eastport Sentinel Mar.18/1948

Royal Canadian Legion Branch #44 Grand Manan

  • CA GMA MG32
  • Collection
  • 1915 - 2019

This collection contains the textual documents of the history of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #44 Grand Manan and its Ladies Auxiliary - including some minute and financial records for the final years of the Ladies Auxiliary, 1971-2010; and news clippings 1915 - 2019. The Legion received their Charter on July 12 1945. The Ladies Auxiliary received their Charter on January 27, 1969.

Willa Cather on Grand Manan Collection

  • CA GMA MG1
  • Collection
  • 1922 - 2013

This collection contains information about Willa Cather and her summer home on Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, Canada. Included are: correspondence between curators and researchers on Willa Cather; news clippings and articles about Willa Cather and/or her cottage.

Affiches du musée acadien de l'Université de Moncton

  • Collection
  • 1964

La collection d'affiches du Musée acadien de l'Université de Moncton comprends des centaines d'affiches d'évènements acadiens présentés depuis 1950. Ces affiches présentent non seulement un portrait de la culture acadienne, mais aussi une évolution de son art.

Old Methodist Cemetery Inscriptions

  • CA CCA MC117
  • Collection
  • 1842 - 1863

The six inscriptions from the old Methodist Cemetery, located behind the Greenock Presbyterian Church were copied by Stillman Matheson in July 1978.

Two letters to Sir John Wentworth

  • CA CCA MC106
  • Collection
  • 1784 - 1785

Photocopies of letters sent from Robert Calder, from Marston describes his tour through the woods and may have been the first exploration between St Anns, Nova Scotia and St Andrews.

Wentworth, Sir John

Biographical sketches of St. Andrews doctors

  • CA CCA MC102
  • Collection
  • 1779 - 1845

Biographical sketches of Dr Samuel Tilley Gove (1813- ) and Dr Harry Gove 1845- ) physicians of St Andrews; Deed from Peter Christie to John Gove 1779; and an account sent out in St Andrews by Dr Gove 1839

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