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Abraham Gesner

  • CA MNBM ID4499
  • Fonds
  • 1826-1863

This fonds consists of correspondence, specifications, patents and notes on Abraham Gesner's geological work. There are records of his patents and petitions for patents as well as specifications and plans for manufacturing kerosene. Some personal papers, including a memorandum of a will, an appointment to the Geological Survey of New Brunswick, and the assignment of a mortgage are included.

Gesner, Abraham

United Women's Missionary Societies

  • CA MNBM S 117 - 2
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1973

The fonds consists of 9 volumes of minute books. The 5 volumes dated from 1897 to 1945 belonged to the United Women's Missionary Societies and the remaining 4 volumes (1945-1973) belonged to the Women's Inter-Church Council of Saint John.

Information about the structure of meetings, some names of members and missionaries and general missionary work is included. The Women's Inter-Church Council minutes include some financial reports, a type copy of the constitution and by-laws adopted in 1967, and some printed orders of church services and newsclippings relating to the annual World Day of Prayer. In volume 9, there are lists of executive members and denominational members of the Council from 1965-1973.

United Women's Missionary Societies

Miriam Hatheway Wood

  • CA MNBM ID4672
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1956

This fonds consists of business and personal correspondence of Miriam Wood relating to Fort La Tour. Her correspondents include Alfred Bailey of the Historic Monuments Board, federal cabinet ministers and officials, Dr. Webster of the New Brunswick Museum and various provincial and municipal officials. She also corresponded with the Art Club of Saint John and Pinewood Studios, in England, to whom she proposed a film about Madame La Tour.

Wood, Miriam Dorothea Merwyn (née Hatheway)

Alonzo Stevens

  • CA MNBM ID4674
  • Fonds
  • 1902, 1967

This fonds consists of two certificates. One is Steven's military discharge certificate dated 1902, which contains age, physical description, military unit and date discharged. There is also a freeman's certificate, 1967, presented to Alonzo Stevens and several others in honour of their military service.

Stevens, Alonzo

William Odber Raymond

  • CA MNBM F 1 - F 4 - S 98
  • Fonds
  • 1837-1917

This fonds consists of: Correspondence with Dr. William F. Ganong, A.R. Hay, Victor R. Paltsits, Tappan Adney, Samuel Leonard Tilley, J. Vroom. Notes re Acadia, Loyalists, New Brunswick settlements, Elias Hardy, Dr. Peter Huggeford, Dr. John Caleff, William Fisher, Charles Rainsford; Manuscript copies of "Old Times in New Brunswick"; Religious material including transcriptions of: the Parish register Aukpaque (Aucpaque) kept by Charles Francois Bailly, 1767-1768; letters of Rev. L. Claire; register of baptisms kept by Rev. John Beardsley on a missionary tour between Maugerville and Woodstock, 1789; There are also letters from Bishop Medley and his wife Margaret and notes on St. John's Church (Stone) and Rev. N.A. Coster.

Raymond, William Odber

Saint John General Public Hospital time capsule

  • CA MNBM ID4776
  • Collection
  • 1930

This fonds consists of records dated 1929-1930 about a range of subjects including the construction of the hospital, its reports, the Training School for Nurses, Women's Hospital Aid and General Public Hospital Nurses' Alumnae. There are also the pharmacopoeia of General Public Hospital, 1927, a parchment volume listing boards and departments, newspapers and the blueprints of the General Public Hospital.

Saint John General Public Hospital time capsule

Manchester Robertson Allison

  • CA MNBM ID4818
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1948

This fonds consists of printed ephemera, an annual report for 1942-1943, and 4 bound scrapbooks for 1905-1918, 1923-1929, 1929-1932 and 1939-1948. The scrapbooks contain pressclippings, advertisements and internal notices, forms and publications. The subjects include the administration of the store, staff policies, records of employees and renovations at the store as well as articles about business and economic trends, especially in Saint John.

Manchester Robertson Allison (firm)

John R. McCulley

  • CA MNBM ID489
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1901

The fonds consists of a diary kept by John R. McCulley during service in the Boer War. It includes a description of the voyage from Halifax, Nova Scotia. in February 1900, daily life aboard ship, arrival in Capetown, South Africa, and troop movements from March to December 1900 as well as details of the return voyage to Canada. There are some names soldiers killed in action and names of wounded, including the nature of their injuries. There is mention of outbreaks of enteric fever, including the author's own, place names such as Bloomfontein and Pretoria. There is a list of dates, with South African locations or engagements and remarks which were taken from the official record of the 1st Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles plus a few other facts pertinent to this unit including numbers of wounded and killed in action.

McCulley, John R.

William Lusk Webster

  • CA MNBM S 204-1
  • Collection
  • 1825-1974

The William Lusk Webster collection, with the exception of a few personal papers and the items collected by Ralph Hewson (the Webster family lawyer and a local historian), covers the years after Dr. Webster's return to Shediac (1950). The collection includes correspondence and notes on the Fort Beauséjour Museum, Shediac; Acadian history; and the New Brunswick Museum. There are land grants and transfers with related notes and correspondence.

The material assembled by Ralph Hewson includes the school register of Fort Lawrence, 1878; assessment records from several polling districts, 1870-1873; lists of officers of Cumberland County, 1874,1881,1883; and financial records of St. Andrews Church (Pointe-du- Chêne), 1866-1812. Also included are records and correspondence of the New Brunswick Museum Foundation, 1949-1971 and personal papers of William Lusk Webster, 1920-1974.

Webster, William Lusk, Ph.D.

William H. Moore

  • CA MNBM S 4 - 8
  • Fonds
  • [194-]

The fonds consists of eight notebooks of William Moore on natural history subjects.

Moore, William H.

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