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Atlantic Provinces Transportation Commission

  • CA PANB MC204
  • Collection
  • 1921-1993

This collection consists mainly of reports of royal commissions and other bodies, assembled for information of the Atlantic Provinces Transportation Commission. There are 15 series: MS1 Royal Commission to investigate the fisheries of the maritime provinces and the Magdalen Islands (1927-1928); MS2 Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada (1921-1927); MS3 The Maritime Claims Commission - Duncan Commission Hearings (1926); MS4 Royal Commission on Transportation (1949-1954); MS5 Board of Transportation Commissioners for Canada (1929-1968); MS6 Hearings (1954); MS7 Submission of the Royal Commission on Transportation (1959-1961); MS8 Water and Air Transportation Committee (1973-1982); MS9 Royal Commission on Transportation (1959); MS10 Royal Commission on Coasting Trade (1955-1956); MS11 Submission on the Railway Rates (1951-1952); MS12 Maritime Transportation Commission (1921-1965); MS13 Standing Committees (1959-1977); MS14 Railway Transport Committee (1982); MS15 Freight Audit (1970-1993)

Atlantic Provinces Transportation Commission

Fox family

  • CA PANB MC341
  • Collection
  • 1864-1979

This collection consists of a small notebook or diary in which Fannie Fox recorded information about the Fox family's trip by car from Fredericton, New Brunswick to Flanders, Ontario via Montreal, Kingston, Toronto, London, and various points in the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Oregon (1925). There are also genealogical notes on the Fox family, a postcard dated 1920 from Fannie to Stella, and a copy of a 1979 letter from Stella Fox to Heidi Hughes Little pertaining to Tommy Hughes, a child of the Middlemore Home who was adopted by the Brunswick W. Fox family. The letter also refers to Tommy's younger brother Ernest Hughes, who was adopted by a family on the north side of the St. John River opposite Fredericton, and to a third adopted child, Roland Summers.

Lastly, there is a daybook, dating from 1864-1867, which records purchases made at a general mercantile establishment located at Dumfries or Poquiock[Pokiok?], in York County. The name of the proprietor is unknown. The business sold household goods, foodstuffs, clothing, hardware, yard goods, lumber, shingles, and other merchandise. The daybook was used as a scrapbook, probably in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The photographs have been moved to the Photograph Section (P94).

Fox family

John Fowler

  • CA UNB MG H 42b
  • Collection
  • 1875-1934

This fonds contains several items:

  1. Receipts, primarily from Flewelling companies located in Hampton, NB
  2. Assessment lists
  3. Revisors list for the parish of Norton, 1900

Fowler, John

John Hill

  • CA UNB MG H 49
  • Collection
  • 1855-1923

The items in this collection relate primarily to the Hampton, Kings County area of New Brunswick. The collection contains: 2 tickets issued to members of the Society of the People Called Methodists in September and December 1855; newspaper clippings, dated 20 December 1901, about Hampton, N.B.; letter from New Brunswick Department of Lands, dated 3 January 1923, containing information about early land grants near Hampton; a list of voters for the parish of Hampton, dated 1900; and 2 photographs, one each of a family group and rural scene.

Hill, John

Fredericton Women's Study Club

  • CA UNB MG H 100
  • Collection
  • 1940-1947

This collection documents the activities of the Fredericton Women's Study Club from 1940 to 1947. It consists of 3 scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, minutes, and correspondence.

Fredericton Women's Study Club

Haney (Heine) genealogy

  • CA UNB MG H 139
  • Collection
  • 1984

This collection contains a single volume which was prepared by WIlliam Colbourne Heine and outlines the Haney (Heine) genealogy over eight generations.

It includes a brief description of the life of John Haney (Heine) as well as brief accounts of the lives of some of his descendants.

Haney (Heine) family

Victoria Public Hospital

  • CA PANB MC75
  • Collection
  • 1921-1969

The Victoria Public Hospital collection consists of two groups of records. The first group, donated by the hospital administrator, includes correspondence, 1887, 1921-1949; annual reports, 1905-1934; financial and statistical reports and other financial records. There are minutes of medical staff meetings and registers of physicians, trustees, and distinguished visitors. Of particular interest is a photocopy of a letter, dated 3 Feburary 1887, from Bishop John Medley to Lady Tilley regarding the proposed establishment of a hospital at Fredericton. The records of construction at the hospital, 1925-1926, include photographs which have been transferred to the Archives' Photographic Section (P2/0273) and plans, which have been deposited in the Archives' Cartographic Section.

The second group of papers, covering the period 1954-1969, originally belonged to Arthur Limerick and R. V. Limerick and include agenda and minutes of Board of Trustee meetings, administrator's reports, and minutes and other papers of the Executive Committee. There is correspondence, with related papers, about labour relations, the nursing staff and the expansion of the buildings. Statistics and financial papers are also included.

Victoria Public Hospital (Fredericton, N.B)

Herman A. Lordly

  • CA MNBM ID139
  • Collection
  • 1943-1956

This fonds consists of a scrapbook of Herman Lordly's poetry from newspaper clippings, the University of New Brunswick Law journal, military publications and other sources, dating from 1943-1956.

Lordly, Herman A.

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

Victoria Skating Rink

  • CA MNBM ID2398
  • Collection
  • 1882-1907

This collection consists of documents about the Victoria Skating Rink. There are 2 stock certificates for single shares purchased in 1882 and 1883, as well as two letters and a receipt, to John Walsh of Mill Street, from R.J. Armstrong regarding the use of the alleyway between Mr. Walsh's home and the York Theatre (connected with the Victoria Skating Rink). Some seasons tickets are also included.

Victoria Skating Rink

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