This fonds contains one scrapbook and an envelope of newspaper clippings all pertaining to fisheries issues on Grand Manan or in the Atlantic Provinces. There are two posters advertising for the government wanting to purchase fish and fish products.
This ledger appears to have been used by multiple owners. The inside cover has "H. C. Seely, St. John, NB August, 1879" written. The beginning of the book has alphabetized pages with non Grand Manan names probably from the St. John business. Then the ledger was used from 1882-1889 for various accounts. Pages have been cut out of the book as well. Some of the Grand Manan connections are: Island Press, James Pettes 1885, Church of Ascension Accounts, Post Office, Sunday School 1904.
This ledger contains columns listing bills and credits to businesses that were supplying stock to a a grocery store from 1947 - 1955. In 1948, on page 192, there are entries for the purchase of dulse, an edible seaweed, from local workers called pickers who picked the dulse off the beach rocks at low tides and then dried it and sold it. Pages 207-408 are unused. The last page before the back cover has a few memorable quotations recorded.
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 fonds contains correspondence; sales statements; 2 tidetable books, 1925 and 1938; several entries of business interests other than fishing or boat building; and papers occurred in the building of a new house in 1940-1942; records and memorabilia from Gleanson Green's membership in the Knights of Pythias Lodge and his travels to Scandinavia, Newfoundland, St. Pierre, Iceland, and the Magdalene Islands.
This fonds consists records relating to the Seal Cove Local Improvement District, including financial records in the form of cheque, deposit, and receipt books. Books recording accounts paid-off or written-off are also included.
This fonds consists of genealogical records, research, log books from ferries, copies of early land grant maps ad reports. The fonds also holds published and unpublished material and letters, including Ingersoll's biography "Life as a New Brunswick Historian 1969-1993."