This fonds contains correspondence and receipts and photos belonging to George McLaughlin. There is correspondence from the Dominion of Canada Rifle Association, The New Brunswick Tuberculosis Association with Christmas Seal Stamps 1941, National War Finance Committee 1945, and personal correspondence. The receipts show taxes paid for roads, school, store purchases, Dominion of Canada Income tax papers from 1944, NB Electric Power employee pay stubs 1944, and others.
This fonds contains four account books from the George Polkinhorn Store and an notes from interviews regarding the history of the store and copies of obituaries and certificates used during the interviews.
The item consists of a map titled "George Sproule, Esq., Surveyor General , New Brunswick - 29 March,1809 land grant map of Grand Manan, copy." A black and white microfilm printout of the land grants on Grand Manan Island, NB in 1809 shows that most of the Island has been granted by this date. It is handwritten.
This fonds consists of deeds dated 1866 and correspondence, dated 1876, 1931, 1952, and 1976, about the operation of the Public Hall and its transfer to the village of North Head. The Minute Book contains names of members and positions held from 1909 - 1976 with the final recording being the turning over of the building to the Village of North Head for a Village Hall.
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 Gleason 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 of photocopies of the original minute book of the Grand Harbour Branch, New Brunswick Women's Institute. The group began by discussing recipes and moved on to sidewalks, street lights, park improvements, cemetery improvements, a public hall, and a public library. Park improvements, cemeteries, schools, knitting, and quilting committees were soon organized and members reported on those activities at each meeting. These projects were set aside as the war began and reports on war efforts in support of soldiers began. The group met in the Newton's Store in Grand Harbour. There is a reference in the minutes of 1914 that a branch of the organization was also functioning at Seal Cove.
New Brunswick Women's Institute, Grand Manan Branch
This fonds contains material related to the Grand Harbour Credit Union Ltd, including newspaper articles, sample coin saver cards and a pamphlet titled "Grand Harbour Credit Union It's Where you Belong."
This collection contains diaries and reports of weather, visitors, the times when the light was lit and turned off, and the length of time operating each day. The records were kept by the Grand Harbour lighthouse keepers from 1949-1960. There are also blank forms of Hand Horn or Fog Bell Returns.
This fonds consists of a "Record of Sales" book dated April 1917 - July 1918. Entries recorded are person's name, purchases - listed with price, and the items marked 'paid' and 'copied'. There is no name of the person who recorded the information nor is there any record of who was operating the store at the time of the creation of the Journal.
This fonds consists of handwritten and typed transcripts of oral interviews conducted to preserve the local history of the Grand Harbour Store on Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick. Natalie Urquhart, Archives Assistand, conducted two interviews for the Archives in 2006 to preserve the local history of the Grand Harbour Store. No sound recordings were made. The first oral interview was with Merlene Atkinson whose grandparents lived in a part of the building. The second interview was with Owen Ingalls Jr. (known as Jr.) on October 8, 2006 in his home in Seal Cove, Grand Manan.