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John Hill

  • CA UNB MG H 49
  • Collection
  • 1855-1923

The items in this collection relate primarily to the Hampton, Kings County area of New Brunswick. The collection contains: 2 tickets issued to members of the Society of the People Called Methodists in September and December 1855; newspaper clippings, dated 20 December 1901, about Hampton, N.B.; letter from New Brunswick Department of Lands, dated 3 January 1923, containing information about early land grants near Hampton; a list of voters for the parish of Hampton, dated 1900; and 2 photographs, one each of a family group and rural scene.

Hill, John

John Reade

  • CA UNB MG L 25
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1931

The bulk of this fonds documents the literary career of John Reade. It includes correspondence and manuscripts, as well as newspaper clippings and scrapbooks of Reade's poems, certificates of John Reade's ordination (as a deacon and as a priest), affidavits, and biographical articles. Several letters are from Charles G D Roberts (1885) and Archibald Lampman (1889); there is also correspondence from F R Robinson regarding John Reade's leaving the ministry.

This fonds also contains correspondence addressed to and written by individuals other than John Reade, some of which is on a religious theme. Personal items include Annie Reade's diplomas, Mary Reade's will, Reade family photographs and an autograph book inscribed to John Reade from George Sully

Reade, John

John Sutherland poem

  • CA UNB MG L 20
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1937]

One original poem by John Sutherland

Sutherland, John

Jonathan Sewell

  • CA UNB MG H 70b
  • Fonds
  • 1777-1796

This fonds consists of photocopies of 23 letters which were written to Jonathan Sewell by Ward Chipman between 1777 and 1796.

Sewell, Jonathan

Julia Catherine Beckwith Hart

  • CA UNB MG L 18
  • Fonds
  • 1846-1852

This fonds documents aspects Julia Catherine Beckwith Hart's literary career and personal life. It includes original manuscripts of Edith or the Doom (volumes 1 and 2), letters, reviews, and biographical material including letters from David Bugbee, J. Hammond, John S. Saunders, and George Roberts.

Hart, Julia Catherine Beckwith

Kathleen Strathearn

  • CA UNB MG L 31
  • Fonds
  • 1926-[1941?], predominant 1926-1928

This fonds contains letters and greeting cards from Charles G. D. Roberts to Kathleen Strathearn, which shed light on their relationship. It also includes a newspaper article about Roberts and a copy of book by Francis T. Palgrave, inscribed by Roberts to Strathearn. Each greeting card contains a photograph of Roberts.

Strathearn, Kathleen

L. W. Eaton logbook

  • CA UNB MG H 35
  • Item
  • 1875, 1879

This 28-page logbook for the brigantine "L. W. Eaton" records 4 voyages, 1 completed in 1875 and 3 completed in 1879, namely: New York, New York, to Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 1875; Chatham, New Brunswick, to St. John's, Newfoundland, June 1879; St. Johns, NF, to Chatham, NB, June 1879; and Chatham, NB, to St-Pierre and Miquelon, July 1879. The log records the daily notes for each voyage which make reference to bearing, weather, and distance sailed.

L. W. Eaton logbook, Author

Leo C. Ferrari

  • CA UNB MG H 168
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1995, predominant 1961-1995

This fonds documents the academic activities of philosophy professor Leo Ferrari, particularly with respect to his studies of 5th-century bishop, philosopher and doctor of the church Augustine of Hippo. It also documents his activities as president and primary spokesperson for The Flat Earth Society (FES), an organization founded to encourage critical thinking and restore confidence in the validity of the senses. In addition, this fonds reflects Ferrari's interest in human rights issues.

It includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, notes, research material, draft and published copies of books and articles, bibliographies, and conference programmes. In connection with The Flat Earth Society, it includes letters from applicants, membership lists, tractates, photographs, copies of The Official Chronicle and The Official Organ, cartoons, newspaper clippings, brochures, and financial records. It also contains a reel-to-reel audio tape of Ferrari speaking about the FES and a VHS videotape entitled "In Search of the Edge". Artifacts include a smashed globe, maps of the world in various shapes, framed membership certificates, and a wooden gnome holding the sign "Repent! the Edge is Nigh".

This fonds consists of 4 series:

  1. Academic writings
  2. The Flat Earth Society
  3. Artifacts (The Flat Earth Society)
  4. Sabbaticals and conferences

Ferrari, Leo C.

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

Loggie family

  • CA UNB MG H 128
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1888

This fonds contains diaries and letters written by Catherine, Margaret and Jessie Loggie, the daughters of Alexander and Catherine Loggie. The writers express concerns about young women embarking on a career in teaching and comment upon a ten day's trip to the interior of Norway as well as a voyage from Rimouski (Quebec) to Calcutta via Liverpool.

Loggie (family)

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