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McLeod family

  • CA UNB MG H 16
  • Fonds
  • 1849-1944; predominant 1849-1894

This fonds documents the personal, religious and professional lives of Ezekiel McLeod, Joseph McLeod and to a minor extent, Joseph McLeod's sons, from 1849-1944. Contained in the fonds are Religious Intelligencer business records including ledgers, accounts and financial documentation. Also included are sermons, speeches and meditations, correspondence, documentation pertaining to the Royal Commission on The Liquor Traffic, 1892, Maritime Prohibition Minute book, 1900 - 1901, and material relating to temperance and prohibition. Formats are mostly original and include handwritten business records and notes, a booklet, newspapers, publications and typescripts.

McLeod family (Descendants of William McLeod, Penobsquis)

MacDonald family

  • CA UNB MG H 108
  • Fonds
  • 1857-{1980?]; predominant 1857-1884

This fonds documents the history of the MacDonald family over several generations.

It includes a diary kept by Janet MacDonald, seven volumes of MacDonald family genealogy and a few documents related to the activities of William Lewis MacDonald.

MacDonald family (Queen's County)

Pierce family

  • CA UNB MG H 95
  • Fonds
  • 1846-1890

This fonds documents the business and personal activities of the Pierce family, particularly those of James A. Pierce and James J. Pierce.

It includes general business correspondence, letters to the editor, family correspondence, school inspector correspondence, personal accounts, invoices, petitions, reports of ratepayers' meetings, recommendations for appointments of school trustees, receipts for subscriptions to the Gleaner and Northumberland Schediasma, poems, a prospectus for The Northern Star, and two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings concerning politics.

Pierce family (Chatham)

Reid family

  • CA UNB MG H 160
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1996, predominant 1898-1945

This fonds documents the personal activities of two generations of the Reid family. It reflects Ivan William Reid's wartime experiences, his acquisition of land under the aegis of the Soldier Settlement Board, Gladys' R. Reid's personal experiences, and Margaret Campbell Reid's financial difficulties in the wake of her husband's death.

The fonds contains personal correspondence, wartime notebooks (Ivan Reid), legal documents related to the acquisition of land, estate documents (William and Margaret Reid), financial records, photocopied diary (Gladys Reid), genealogical material, interviews with neighbours, and a hand-drawn map of the Norton-Bloomfield area.

Reid family

Michael Nowlan

  • CA UNB MG L 34
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1992

This fonds documents the writing career of Michael O. Nowlan, as well as much of his work as a teacher of English and advocate of Canadian literature. The fonds consists largely of correspondence to and from Nowlan, and drafts and notes for articles and books. Also included are committee minutes, newspaper clippings, and a few photographs. Despite the existence of separate "Correspondence" files, almost every file in the fonds contains correspondence, usually associated with the material in the file.

Nowlan, Michael O.

David H. Walker

  • CA UNB MG L 35
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1994, predominant 1948-1994

This fonds documents David H. Walker's 45-year literary career as author of 19 novels, over 100 short stories, and several works of non-fiction -- most notably, an autobiography, Lean, Wind, Lean. It also reflects his military career in The Black Watch (1931-47), including his internment in German prison camps during the Second World War. The fonds also includes material relating to Walker's family life, his personal relationships, his friendship with Lord Wavell, and his travels in Canada and abroad as well as several awards and honours.

It includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, notes, draft manuscripts, draft scripts, agreements with publishers and film makers, published short stories, reviews, royalty statements, and publicity material as well as copies of speeches, travel and family photographs, biographical material, mementos, and awards. Artifacts include: commission in The Black Watch, Governor-General's awards for fiction (1952 and 1953), and warrants making Walker a Member of the Order of the British Empire and a Member of the Order of Canada.

Walker, David

Henry George Clopper Ketchum

  • CA UNB MG H 53
  • Fonds
  • 1825 - 1916, predominant 1862 - [189-?]

This fonds documents the professional career of civil engineer Henry George Clopper Ketchum, particularly with respect to the building of railway lines in Canada and Brazil and the construction of the Chignecto Ship Railway. It also contains biographical information about him as well as business records pertaining to a general store presumably operated by members of the Ketchum family at Fredericton.

It includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, reports, minutes, specifications, estimates, contracts, schedules, maps, surveys, plans, blueprints, photographs and negatives. It also includes papers on engineering subjects, engineering notes, diagrams, essays, and articles and newspaper clippings about the Chignecto Ship Railway.

Ketchum, Henry George Clopper

Lloyd Roberts family

  • CA UNB MG L 5
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1949

This fonds documents the literary and personal activities of Lloyd Roberts and sheds light on his personal relationships with his father and other family members. The fonds also documents Charles G.D. Roberts's literary career, highlighting his business dealings with publishers and agents.

This fonds contains personal letters to Lloyd or Charles G.D. Roberts and holograph and typescript copies of poems by them. It also includes their literary notebooks and copies of their published works, as well as Charles G.D. Roberts's royalty statements, correspondence from his publishers, his literary agreements, and clippings about his literary activities. The fonds also includes a very few typescript, holograph, or published copies of works by Bliss Carman, Theodore Goodridge Roberts, Leila Roberts, and other writers.

Roberts, Lloyd

Raymond Souster

  • CA UNB MG L 6
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1965

This fonds documents aspects of Raymond Souster's literary activities during the mid-1960s. It includes correspondence concerning the publication of two books of poetry Ten elephants on Yonge Street (Ryerson Press, 1965) and New wave Canada: The new explosion in Canadian poetry (Contact Press, 1966), revised drafts of poems for inclusion in the books, and manuscript copies of them.

Several files containing edited, typescript copies of Souster's poems; four note books of hand-written poems authored by Souster during 1965, and bound manuscript copies of New workings: new versions of some uncollected poems (1973), and The way it looks from here: new and uncollected poems (1973) created by Souster are also included in the fonds. File 2 contains a hand-written five-page document titled "Ten Elephants" which discusses the book of the same name, file 3 contains a four-page text called "Combustion" which seems to have been written for the magazine's "limited reprinting in two bound volumes ... by Victor Coleman's Island Press" and file 5 contains a four-page manuscript "Some afterthoughts on Contact Magazine" which appears in Contact 1952 - 1954. Being an index to the contents of Contact ... by Michael Gnarowski (Montreal: Delta Canada, 1966).

Souster, Raymond

Annie Harvie (Ross) Foster Hanley

  • CA UNB MG L 7
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1974

This fonds contains biographical information, correspondence, literary works and photographs which document the life and interests of Annie Harvie (Ross) Foster Hanley. Copies of literary works, in both printed form and manuscript, form the bulk of the fonds. Photographs are largely studio prints of family members in NB, especially Woodstock and Doaktown. Also included are photographs from a funeral procession for Peter Veregin, leader of a Doukhobor sect.

Foster, Annie H.

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