This fonds contains family genealogy records on Ganong, note books kept by Alice as a teacher for elementary schools on Grand Manan in Castalia and Grand Harbour, scrapbooks of cards and valentines with small family photos throughout the scrapbooks, Eugene Somers 'Tractor and Equipment Training' binder with his tests and correspondence while doing the course, loose black pages of an old family photo album with local scenes and soldiers in uniforms and group photos of ladies all dressed in white with black chest sashes/banners with the letters"GC"on them while out on excursions, ca 1900-1930's, one color photo of Ganong relations in 1980, Eileen Somers school records and obituary bulletin.
This collection consists of personal journals, correspondence and other materials. The business and personal letters were written by and to Allan Moses, his sister Sarah, and Sarah's daughter, Florence Smith. There are many letters from Allan's trips to the Belgian Congo and the South Atlantic. There are stories by Sarah Moses Smith written for the Lewiston Journal, including handwritten and typed manuscripts and drafts, many incomplete and several copies of the Lewiston Journal, 1906-1923. There is also a scrapbook kept by Sarah Moses Smith and large black and white display photos of Allan Moses.
The item consists of a map titled "An Accurate chart of Grand Manan Island in the Bay of Fundy, by Paul Westcott, 1936, from original surveys made by British Admiralty in 1855." This appears to be an early tourist type map or for wall display.
This item consists of one map (2 copies) titled "Approaches to the Bay of Fundy Coastal Topography and inshore soundings taken from Charts of the British Admiralty, 1922-23." Indicated longitude and latitude lines, has #425 marked in bottom right corner. The second copy is in better condition
This items consists of one map titled "Bay of Fundy Digby Gut to the Head of Navigation", 1860, insert of Avon River, N.S., sketches of lighthouses on border with their locations on map marked with yellow and red dots, B&W. Latitude and longitude lines present. Written on back of chart "Albert Ingalls" written in pencil.
Item consist of one map titled "Bay of Fundy Grand Manan Island with the Adjacent Island and Dangers, 1855" by Shortland, P.F. Capt., R. N. et al. Map shows notes from sailors for safe passage routes 1855, sketches of land marks and island from a distance.