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Minto Local #7409, United Mine Workers of America

  • CA PANB MC76
  • Collection
  • 1944-1971

The fonds consists of office files of Minto Local #7409, United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) including general correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, and records of the collection of dues. There are printed reports and records of negotiations with employers and the Workmen's Compensation Board. There is also a microfilm (F1325) that contains the local's minutes, 1950-1964, as well as a few briefs, and submissions.

United Mine Workers of America. Minto Local #7409 (Minto, N.B.)

Labour and Business in New Brunswick Project

  • CA PANB MC81
  • Collection
  • 1974-1978

The collection consists of tape recordings and transcripts of oral interviews with 19 individuals prominent in labour relations in New Brunswick. They are: James Addison, Edward Charlton, N. Douglas Cochrane, Frank X. Crilley, Alfred J. Doucet, Donald C. Duffie, Hugh John Flemming, Edgar E. Fournier, Milton Gregg, Henry Harm, Donald Macdonald, Angus Macleod, Ben Medjuck, John A. Paterson, Horace Pettigrove, Joseph P. Vandenbroeck and H.D. Woods.

Topics include personal recollections of employment and early education as well as personal participation in union affairs and industrial relations from both sides. The activities of provincial and federal governments in the field of labour relations and development of major industrial systems in the province are discussed. The interviewees represent the view points of labour, industry, and government.

Labour and Business in New Brunswick Project

Charles MacDonald genealogical

  • CA PANB MC191
  • Collection
  • Photocopied [ca. 1992-1997]

This collection consists of materials compiled and prepared by Charles MacDonald during the course of his research. It includes notes, pedigree charts, newspaper clippings, copies of letters and land petitions, and portrait photographs and sketches of family members. The families represented in this collection are MacDonald, Keirstead, Delong, Beebe, Shearer, Mann, and Erb.

MacDonald, Charles

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

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

John Mann family genealogy

  • CA PANB MC275
  • Collection
  • 1823-1979

This collection consists primarily of transcriptions of letters written by John Mann to members of his family living in Scotland. A few original letters are also included. The correspondence offers accounts of members of the Mann family and their life in New Brunswick. There are also an original poem composed by John Mann in 1877, genealogical notes prepared by his descendants, and a single piece of correspondence pertaining to the compiling of this collection.

Mann, John (family)

Harper and Allen families

  • CA PANB MC286
  • Collection
  • 1889-1965, predominant 1889-1915

This collection consists primarily of personal records of Duncan S. Harper, Sadie Harper Allen, and Frank Allen. It includes 7 diaries of Sadie Harper, covering the years 1890-1898, along with a transcription of each, as well as the original and a transcription of 22 letters written in 1912 by Sadie Harper Allen to family members while she was travelling with her husband in England (London, Manchester, Ambleside, Stratford), Scotland (Edinburgh, Glasgow), and Switzerland.

The writer offers a portrait of pre-war Britain, recording her impressions of the suffragettes, her visit to the House of Commons to hear Prime Minister Asquith, British customs, and of dignitaries attending the Imperial Universities Congress in London. There are 3 additional letters written by Sadie Allen to her family, a letter from John (Jack) Allen to Bill commenting on Sadie Allen's 1912 letters, and Aunt Nellie's account of Sadie and Frank Allen's 1912 trip to Europe, written for publication in a New Brunswick newspaper. Transcriptions of the latter 4 letters are also included.

The collection also includes the original and a transcription of the diary of Duncan Small Harper in which he records details of his 1889 European tour, made primarily in search of medical help for his debilitating muscular disease.

Lastly the collection contains a brief curriculum vitae of Frank Allen; 2 poems composed by him; Allen and Harper families genealogical information; obituary notices for both Frank and Sadie Allen; a newspaper article on Professor Frank Allen, "an inspired physicist;" and photographs of Frank Allen (1912) and Sadie Harper Allen.

The diaries and letters were transcribed by the donor, Lillian B. Allen, prior to 1977.

Harper, Allen (family)

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)

Benjamin Tibbets

  • CA PANB MC354
  • Collection
  • Reproduced [before 1980]

This collection consists of records relating primarily to Benjamin Tibbets. It includes copies of photographs of a painting, "Landseer," by B. F. Tibbets; of the specifications of his invention (filed 22 June 1844); and of his 1845 petition to the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick for the issue of a patent (diagram attached). It also includes copies of photographs of himself, Charles McFarlane, Henry McFarlane, and Mrs. McFarlane.

Also included are photocopies of Murray MacLaren's 1938 address to the York-Sunbury Historical Society entitled, "Benjamin Franklin Tibbets and his Work", along with copies of letters from Howden R. Balmain to MacLaren (1938) containing biographical and other information about Benjamin Franklin Tibbets.

Tibbets, Benjamin Franklin

W.O. Raymond

  • CA PANB MC369
  • Collection
  • Copied [ca. 1967-1983]

This collection consists of 4 microfilms of W. O. Raymond's scrapbooks containing copies of his writings clipped from newspapers (1884-1916). There is also a photocopy of another 289 page scrapbook created by Raymond from clippings from the Woodstock " Dispatch", 1894-1896 and the Saint John "Telegraph" ca. 1897. The original, which is in the L.P, Fisher Public Library in Woodstock, had become fragile and difficult to read. R.W. Hales made a photocopy and reproduced the most illegible clippings, adding an index and table of contents.

Also included is a photocopy of a two volume genealogy of the Raymond family, compiled by Raymond and including information on the Carman, Moore, Hallet, Lamb, Horsfeld Beardsley, Dibblee, Barlow and Jarvis families.

Raymond, William Odber

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