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Grand Manan Photo Collection

  • CA GMA MG800
  • Collection
  • 1800-2016

This collection of photos have been gathered at The Grand Manan Archives since the Archives began in 1986. People would find old photos and drop them off to the Museum. The photos show life on Grand Manan over the centuries.

Grand Manan Natural History Collection

  • CA GMA MG4
  • Collection
  • 1900-1982

The collection contains correspondence and publications about the geology, ornithology and biology of Grand Manan and particularly the marine invertebrates. There is also material relating to conservation. Some of the correspondence discusses the display of natural history specimens in a museum. There are also brochures, pamphlets and books from various natural history organizations, published between 1853 and 1995.

Wilcox, Elmer

Allan and Sarah Moses family collection

  • CA GMA MG14
  • Collection
  • 1901-1953

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.

Moses, Allan

Allison M. Coll collection

  • CA MtA 132
  • Collection
  • 1945-1993

Collection consists of items accumulated or acquired relating to Allison M. Coll’s father, Rev. Dr. Norman Coll, including an autobiography and related biographical information.

Item list:

  1. Mount Allison University programme from the inauguration of William Thomas Ross Flemington as President of the University – Norman Arthur Hesler, Chairman of Board of Regents, presiding. – 18 October 1945. – 2 affixed leaves of textual records

  2. Clipping from the Ottawa Journal of an article by Charles Lynch entitled “Ottawa’s Dr. Coll nominated for high United Church post”. – 22 June 1956. – 1 leaf of textual records

  3. Bulletin for a Service of Thanksgiving for the Rev. Dr. Norman Coll at Parkdale United Church, Ottawa, Ontario. – 19 December 1990. – 1 folded leaf of textual records

  4. Clippings from the Ottawa Citizen including the obituary for Rev. Dr. Norman Coll and an article entitled “Veteran minister served Parkdale for 31 years”. – 18 December 1990. – 1 leaf of textual records

  5. Typescript of an autobiography entitled “This is my story” / Norman Coll. – 1980-1985. – 9 leaves of textual records

    Note: This item was edited with additions by A.M. Coll between April and October 1993.

Coll, Norman

Leonard Allison

  • CA MNBM ID690
  • Collection
  • c. 1900

This fonds contains extensive information on Kings County and the genealogy of that county which includes family trees, newspaper clippings and interview transcripts. Included are interviews with Sir Leonard Tilley, who discussed election campaigns with Mr. Allison. The fonds also includes information concerning the Indian College at Sussex and early architecture and buildings of Kings County.

Allison, Leonard A.

Langmaid family photograph collection

  • CA CCA P656
  • Collection
  • 1914-1980

The photograph collection was donated in 2005, by the Langmaid Estate to the Charlotte County Archives, which was founded in 1975.

Langmaid 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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