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Jean Sweet

  • CA MNBM ID34
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1978

Fonds includes correspondence; play scripts; poetry, short stories and other articles; Army programmes, 1943-1946 [World War II - WWII]; and theatre programmes, 1919-1967.

Includes theatre programmes and correspondence .

Sweet, Jean (née MacCullum)

James Hannay

  • CA MNBM ID5249
  • Fonds
  • 1853-1909

Fonds consists of correspondence, writings and research materials belonging to Hannay. The correspondence includes letters to and from W.O. Raymond, W.F. Ganong, Charles G. D. Roberts, and Joseph Howe, 1857-1909. There are copies of Royal Navy reports on Bay of Fundy fishery, 1853, and typescripts of writings by Hannay, including articles clipped from newspapers, 1870-1909.

Research notes and background material included the original of a "Report to British cabinet on the Railway between Halifax and Quebec," 1857, and handwritten notes on the Tilley family, 1889.

Hannay, James

Plumbago Mines

  • CA MNBM ID113
  • Fonds
  • 1884 - 1904

This fonds consists of correspondence between Samuel Mayes and George Botsford and their customers, 1884-1904.

Plumbago Mines (Saint John, N.B.)

Palmer, O'Connell, Leger (law firm)

  • CA MNBM ID1135
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1880 - ca. 1970; predominant 1920-1929

This fonds consists of the firm's precedents and briefs with emphasis on the decade following 1920. Much of the collection reflects the work of Charles S. Sanford, M. Gerald Teed, and John P. Palmer. The fonds has a broad geographical span. The cases are civil, not criminal, with a focus on corporate and trust company law.

The fonds needs more detailed arrangement and description.

Palmer, O'Connell, Leger (law firm)

Fairweather and Associates

  • CA PANB MC77
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1919

This fonds consists of materials dealing with estates, investments and sales. It also includes records of insurance and debt collection. The files of E. C. Coster (1904-1905) include the estate of Bishop Binney. The files of H. A. Brittain (1906-1916) include the estates of the Binney, Hamilton, Odell, Coster and Bliss families. The files of J. H. Fairweather and P. R. L. Fairweather (1917-1919) include various estate files and the files of A. C. Fairweather and Sons, insurance agents (1919).

Fairweather and Associates (Saint John, N.B.)

New Brunswick militia

  • CA MNBM ID48
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1912

This fonds consists of an incomplete set of roll books from the New Brunswick Brigade, Garrison Artillery from 1887-1892, 1894-1905 and 1912.

New Brunswick militia

Photographs

  • SJJHM 6
  • Collection
  • 187- - present

The fonds includes mostly original photographs of various sizes and formats, including professional and amateur images. There are black and white copies and negatives for many pictures acquired before the mid 1990s; these were produced by the Heritage Branch, when funding for the duplication of photographs was readily available. These copies were used for displays in the Museum. More recently photographs have been digitally scanned and stored electronically – this is particularly the case for photographs which have been loaned to the museum for brief periods of time for exhibits or research.

Saint John Jewish community. Photographs.

Organizations Files

  • SJJHM 2
  • Collection
  • 189- - present

The extent of archival material on each of the organizations varies from only a few sheets to many folders or boxes. Many records suffered the same fate as many of the Synagogue records, being burned in a fire in 1933.

  • Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society - primarily newspaper clippings.
  • Daughters of Israel - minute books, financial ledgers, some reports and clippings.
  • Ladies Auxiliary – minute books
  • Sisterhood Shaarei Zedek - minute books, correspondence, and annual reports
  • Young Mens / Womens Hebrew Association - newsletters, dance cards, and newspaper clippings
  • Boy Scouts, Cubs, Girl Guides and Brownies – records are limited to a few notebooks, booklets and newspaper clippings
  • Jewish Community Players - complete scrapbook of the organization's activities, scripts
  • Hebrew Choral Society - sheet music in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish.
  • Shomer Club (The Guardians) - financial records, minutes, and correspondence
  • Henrietta Szold Chapter of Hadassah-WIZO - minutes, reports, financial records, correspondence, membership, conference material, activity reports, and scrapbooks
  • Ezra Lodge Habonim - minute books, membership records, correspondence, and dinner programs
  • State of Israel Bonds - correspondence, dinner programs and bond certificates
  • Jewish National Fund - receipts and certificates for donations.
  • Young Judaea - minutes, newsletters, general information, and personal memorabilia
  • Canadian Jewish Congress / The Hebrew War Council. - minute book, newspaper clippings
  • B'nai B'rith - booklets, membership lists, newspaper clippings
  • Jewish War Veterans of Canada – most holdings from the national organization. Local activities make up a very small proportion of the material available.

Jewish organizations of New Brunswick

Genealogy / Personal history files

  • SJJHM 4
  • Collection
  • 188- to present

The material includes family trees, newspaper and magazine clippings, curriculum vitas, letters, programmes, obituaries, and personal memorabilia.

Jewish citizens of Saint John

Community Files

  • SJJHM 3
  • Collection
  • ca. 1900 - present

The fonds includes published and unpublished articles, newspaper clippings, information from census returns and city directories, programmes, newspaper clippings, newsletters, scrapbooks, letters, advertisements, memorabilia.

Saint John Jewish community

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