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Time book (Timber)

  • CA UNB MG H 83
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  • November 1936 - September 1939

This time book for a lumbering operation, dating from November 1936 to September 1939, lists names of workers, time worked, and wages paid.

It also records sales of meat for 1933.

Time book (Timber), Author

Louis Arthur Cunningham

  • CA UNB MG L 13
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  • 1900 - 1964, predominant 1927 - 1954

This fonds, which consists largely of holographs and typescripts of manuscripts in various genre, documents Louis Arthur Cunningham's long and successful career as a popular writer. The fonds also includes print copies of many of his works, especially the short stories.

There is supporting documentation for his literary activities such as correspondence with publishers, legal agreements, and notebooks documenting dates and prices paid as manuscripts were sent to publishers. After his death, there are similar records kept by his widow as she continued to try to sell his work.

There are a few personal and biographical items such as newspaper clippings about Louis Arthur Cunningham, a few photographs and personal documents such as birth and marriage certificates and university diplomas.

Cunningham, Louis Arthur

L. W. Eaton logbook

  • CA UNB MG H 35
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  • 1875, 1879

This 28-page logbook for the brigantine "L. W. Eaton" records 4 voyages, 1 completed in 1875 and 3 completed in 1879, namely: New York, New York, to Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 1875; Chatham, New Brunswick, to St. John's, Newfoundland, June 1879; St. Johns, NF, to Chatham, NB, June 1879; and Chatham, NB, to St-Pierre and Miquelon, July 1879. The log records the daily notes for each voyage which make reference to bearing, weather, and distance sailed.

L. W. Eaton logbook, Author

Azor Hoyt's Diary Transcript

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  • 1881 - 1868

Azor Hoyt, son of Loyalists James and Mary Ann (Belden) Hoyt, was born on the 13th of September 1770 and died on the 2nd of June in 1842, and is buried in St. Paul's Cemetery in Hampton, New Brunswick. Azor moved with his family at age six or seven to New Brunswick from Connecticut, USA. The Diary has been titled "Ice Out Past My House," and was kept by Azor until his death in 1842, and it appears to have been continued by his grandson, Isaac Ketchum Hoyt, until his death in 1855. The entries from 1855 to 1868 were most likely made by Isaac's son, John Allan Hoyt.

History of Apohaqui

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  • [1962?]

The History of Apohaqui was written by Mrs. W. N. MacAlpine and describes Apohaqui from 1780 to the 1960s.

History of Berwick

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  • [1961?]

A History of Berwick written by Mrs. Roy Ellison, beginning in 1772 and going until the late 1950s.

The Black River Road Tragedy

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  • 1869

The Black River Road Tragedy Full Report Of The Coroner's Inquest And The Trial of John A Munroe For The Murder Of Sarah Margaret Vail and Ella May Munroe, Saint John, N.B. It was printed by George WL Day, 46 Charlotte Street, 1869.

Communications - Trail, Portage and River In The Early Days Of New Brunswick

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  • [1964?]

Communications - Trail, Portage and River In The Early Days Of New Brunswick is an article written by Miss Grace Aiton. It begins in 1786 detailing George Leonard's first journey from Saint John to Pleasant Valley and ends with the telegraph line between Saint John and the Nova Scotia border in 1849, along the Westmorland Road route. Aiton's article details the many means of transportation and roadways in early New Brunswick.

"River Boats and Reveries" and "A Big Tree And A Little History"

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  • 1963 - 1970

"River Boats and Reveries" and "A Big Tree And A Little History" are two stories written by Robert M. Wood. Mr. Wood wrote "River Boats and Reveries" on November 1, 1969, for his niece in order to detail the use of steamships in the area, and also detail all of those, within his memory, that have passed away. It is a collection of stories focused on steamships. "A Big Tree And A Little History" Mr. Wood wrote on October 11, 1968 about a tree named "Prince of Wales" located near Harding's Point.

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