Items are papers from the provincial Department of Public Works titled, “Statement of expenditure on Roads, Ordinary”. Willard Wry was listed as the commissioner on the form, and the type of work was listed as “dyking”. Three identical blank forms are also included.
Item is a newspaper article written by John Willard Wry for the Sackville Tribune on June 10, 1937. The article is entitled, “Describes the “Wet Summer” of 53 Years Ago”, and subtitled, “Mr. Willard Wry Tells of the Difficulties Experienced by Farmers Through Adverse Weather Conditions”.
Item is a newspaper clipping announcing the death of John Willard Wry, written in Sackville on August 22, 1937. According to the text, Willard passed away in the Amherst hospital following an operation for the amputation of his right leg.
Item is a leather bound autograph album given to Mathilda Wry as a gift on her twentieth birthday. Amongst the autographs are two adjoining pages from roommates in the Mount Allison Ladies’ College (1887), a poem from her sister Mary E. Wry, and several entries from Great Village where Tillie visited and where her fiancée George was later the post master. Some of the entries are probably from sewing clients. There are also additional autographs from 1938 and 1941 written to Tillie’s niece, Mabel Alward.
Item is a complimentary concert ticket with “Miss Tillie Wry” written on the back. The concert was hosted by the Sackville Glee Club and held in Lingley Hall, Mount Allison University, on Tuesday May 8th.