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Jackie Gibson Collection

  • CA CCA 693
  • Collection
  • 1890 - 2003

This collection contains correspondences, documents, photos, and other types of material related to Joseph and Effie Gibson and their descendants. Most of the correspondence in this collection concerns the oldest son of Joseph and Effie Gibson named Joe Gibson, who was a pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War who went missing during a flight. Many photos of him and his crewmates, his letters home from overseas, as well as his schoolwork and notes from leaning how to fly an aircraft, are also included in this collection. Several items which concern the affairs of John Gibson, Joe Gibson’s younger brother, can be found in this collection. These include correspondences and legal documents related to the estate of Charlotte Gibson, his sister, as well as an agreement between John Gibson and the Canada Railroad Company concerning interest and his land. Most of the personal items and published material in this collection belonged to John Gibson as well, these include publications related to his position as a volunteer firefighter, reports of organizations he belonged to, maps of the Town of St. Andrews, notes related to his work as a stonemason, and other items.

Gibson Family

Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline Collection

  • CA CCA MC 875
  • Collection
  • 1992-1997

This collection contains documents related to a pipeline project by the Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline, which would bring natural gas from Sable Island to the Saint John region, as well as the Charlotte County region through a lateral addition that would extend south of Lake Utopia. Contains newspaper articles on the project, as well as articles by Mike Whalen representing the Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline and answering questions. Also included are announcements of open houses and informational documents, pamphlets, and booklets. These informational documents discuss both the Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline Project itself, as well as pipelines and natural gas in general.

Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline

New Testament

  • Item
  • 184-?

A book containing the New Testament of the Holy Bible. The last page of the book contains a table of "kindred and affinity" regarding the Christian laws of marriage and incest, as well as a time table illustrating the names of the months, the days of the week, and the hours of the day.

"Notices to Mariners for Foreign-Going Ships Monthly Summary"

  • CA CCA MC 896
  • Collection
  • 1929-1930

This collection contains books which were published monthly titled “Notices to Mariners for Foreign-Going Ships Monthly Summary”. These were publications meant to inform sailors voyaging to foreign ports from London about important recent developments in the world of navigation, such as changes happening at foreign ports, potential hazards, and new navigation charts and books which have been published.

Scrapbook of Hazel Creighton

  • Item
  • 1929

A homemade scrapbook fashioned from coloured paper and filled with photographs, news clippings, and stickers. Most of the scrapbook's contents are newspaper clippings containing information on the community, such as marriages and deaths, as well as poetry.

Small Items of Little Interest

  • Item
  • 1826 - 1967

A binder containing 4 photos (3 of which are copies and the 4th of which is an undated photo of the Fullerton house); 11 textual records; 7 newspaper clippings; 6 graphic materials (including 1 bookmark, 1 seasonal card, 1 page of comic strips, and 3 advertisements), 2 maps (1 of which is greatly damaged so no coordinates can be determined), and 1 calendar.

This item was originally categorized as a collection. Because most of the things contained within this binder do not have names or dates attached to them or because they are copies of their original and because they have no relation to each other this binder was converted from collection to item.

Spinney Family fonds

  • CA CCA MC 511
  • Fonds
  • 1812 - 2000

This fonds consists of the personal papers of the Spinney family, as well deeds and court documents, and flyers, programs, newspapers, scrapbooks, and other gathered by the family (primarily Llewellyn Spinney) relating to local and world events connected to St George and Charlotte County as a whole. The documents particularly relate to the First and Second World Wars, the Eastern Pulp Wood Co., Ford automobiles, businesses of St George, the Utopia Centre, Black's Harbour high school, James Mollison and the American Flyers, church events, the Royal Family, and rum running.

St. Andrews Library Fonds

  • CA CCA MC26
  • Item
  • 1820 - 1858

3 books from the first St Andrews Library. Lady of the Lake by Sir Walter Scott; An Apology for the Bible by Rev. Richard Watson; An Autumn near the Rhine.

The Boy Who Wasn't Himself

  • CA CCA MC13
  • Item
  • 2004

This story, based on the recordings in the published writing of Samuel de Champlain, tells Frankie's part in the ill-fated attempt of Champlain and Sieur de Monts to establish the first permanent French colony four hundred years ago. All characters are real except for Frankie, the look-alike French cabin boy Francois, and Roche, their brutal adversary.

Locke, Lafe

The Loyalist, vol. III

  • Item
  • 1843 - 1845

A magazine, titled "The Loyalist," from Fredericton. This magazine includes the entire third volume of "The Loyalist" from publication no. 2 to publication no. 52. Publication no. 1 is missing due to damage of the item. A name, "Mr. J. B. Andrews," is written on several pages, and a leaf is pressed on page 21.

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