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North Shore (N.B.) Regiment collection

  • CA PANB MC2134
  • Collection
  • 1945?-1991?

Collection includes copies of correspondence, photocopies of names of the men who returned, and of some who died in the conflict. Also an excerpt from the history of the North Shore Regiment including, "The Young Madmen at Zutphen" and a map of Zutphen.

Johnson, Dirkje

Saunders family

  • CA PANB MC379
  • Fonds
  • 1834-1907

This fonds consists of several handwritten pages. Two leaves were removed from the back of a Bible, the back page recording a brief list of the important dates in Thomas Saunders' life. There are also 20 handwritten leaves removed from a bound volume, containing arithmetic exercises with the answers, probably intended as a textbook for Saunders' students. On the final leaf is a list of family births and deaths, 1834-1907.

Saunders family (Douglas)

Clarence J. Clarke

  • CA PANB MC4
  • [ca. 1967]

This fonds consists of two original poems entitled, “Canada, 1967” and “The Maple Leaf Flag”, along with a a letter from Clarence J. Clarke to then Premier Louis J. Robichaud offering the poems for use in the lobby of the Centennial Building.

Clarke, Clarence Joseph

William Brydone Jack

  • CA PANB MC7
  • Fonds
  • 1847-1885, [196?]

This fonds consists of an account book of personal and family expenses, 1847-1885, belonging to Dr. William Brydone Jack. There are also photostatic copies of a letter from Dr. Jack to Benjamin R. Stevenson, Surveyor General of New Brunswick concerning measurement of the meridian line through Fredericton, 14 October 1874. There is also a copy of a certificate of appreciation from the University of New Brunswick on his retirement in 1885.

Jack, William Brydone

William Woodbridge Hubbard

  • CA PANB MC16
  • Collection
  • 1955

This collection consists of a typescript memoir entitled "Life and times in New Brunswick 1866 to 1945," which is a candid account of most aspects of William Hubbard's life and includes a vivid picture of activities on the St. John River in the 1870s and 1880s. There are also extracts from the memoirs of W. W. Hubbard selected by Fred Phillips for a series of articles in "The Daily Gleaner" (Fredericton) and dated December 1955.

Hubbard, William Woodbridge

William Park family

  • CA PANB MC18
  • Fonds
  • 1830-1946, 1994

This fonds documents the business, professional, and personal activities of members of the William Park family and extended families (Winslow, Hansard, and Scott), of Newcastle (now Miramichi), Northumberland County, New Brunswick, including William Park, Sr.; William Adam Park; his wife, Edith Winslow Park; their son, Francis William (Frank) Park; Margaret McLaggan Park; William L. Scott; Margaret Bell Hansard; Constance Mary Hansard; France E. Winslow; Constance M. Park Peters; and Christianna Park Bishop.

William Park, Sr.'s records include 3 certificates of appointment (1859 and 1865); receipts (1866-1867) and a single return (1857) relating to his work as commission of roads / highways; 3 deeds, a mortgage, and a bond; 2 draft articles of co-partnership, 1 each between him and John Alexander, Jr. and Alexander McLaggan (January 1855) and Alexander McLaggan (September 1855); 2 agreements, 1 each between him and Jane Davidson (1863) and David Ritchie, John Ritchie, Robert Ritchie, and Allan Ritchie (1872); William Park, Sr.'s estate records, including a copy of his will (1896-1906); share certificates (1864, 1887, and 1901); purchase agreements for pew number no. 2 in St. James Presbyterian Church and for burial lots in the church cemetery (1850, 1863, 1889); and 3 pieces of correspondence (1858 and 1869).

William Adam Park's records include 6 commissions of appointment (1875, 1887, 1888); 9 pieces of correspondence, 7 pertaining to the provincial election of 1887; his personal account book of expenses (1910-1923); 2 letter books relating to his position as collector of customs (1869-1896, 1894-1998); 1 deed; 1 share in the Miramichi Agricultural Exhibition Association; an assignment of interest in pew no. 22, St. James Presbyterian Church; and an agreement between Peter McLaggan and William A. Park (1912).

Edith Winslow Park's records include a letter from H. V. Parker, offering condolences on the death of her husband, William A. Park (1924); 2 cook books (printed); and graphic material, notably, 20 watercolours of plants and flowers, 12 place cards in pen and ink with touches of watercolour, an illuminated Lord's Prayer in calligraphy, and a watercolour of a stone church on birchbark.

Francis William (Frank) Park's records include 3 transcripts of interviews conducted with him by Barry and Janet Toole, in 1994, (49 pp.) that focus on his family, working life, and activities as a communist activist. He discusses his life in New Brunswick and Ontario (Ottawa) during World War II, his marriage, and his travels to Mexico, Russia, Cuba ("Canadian Tribune"), and elsewhere. There are also 2 post cards (1939, 1946), and notes on the Park family genealogy.

The fonds also includes a few records of extended family members. Margaret McLaggan Park's records include a partial letter from Catherine Scott, Andrew Scott's wife, that outlines the Scotts' move to Minneapolis and their new life in the western United States (1862); William L. Scott's records include a bill of sale between him and David Mott for a chestnut wall-eyed mare, sled, and harness (1830). There are also Margaret Bell Hansard's recipe book (manuscript) [19th c.]; Constance Mary Hansard's recipe book (manuscript) [19th c.]; a deed between Francis E. Winslow and James Fish (1877); a hand-bound, manuscript copy of an illustrated, children's Christmas storybook by Constance M. Park Peters (1927); and letters of administration for the estate of William P. Bishop, Christianna Park Bishop's husband (1907).

The fonds also contains more than 50 photographs of members of the Park, Winslow, and Hansard families, including 2 studio portraits of William A. Park by Notman, of Montreal. The photographs have been moved to PANB's photograph section. See P226 for a listing of items.

Park family (Descendants of William Park Sr.)

William Elliot Vaughan

  • CA PANB MC33
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied 1970

This fonds consists of copies of the certificates granted to William Vaughan as an engineer and for the inspection of the passenger riverboat "Exota", both issued by the Canadian Department of Marine and Fisheries.

It also consists of photographic copies of 61 technical drawings for small water craft and boats, including a 74 ft. dragger, designed by Vaughan, as well as photographic copies of 4 maps, including a detailed map of properties on Campobello Island. Also included are a handwritten biography of artist and historical illustrator C. W. Jefferys and a photocopy of a printed guide to hunters and anglers in Northumberland County. The latter copy is of poor quality.

Vaughan, William Elliot

J. & S. Glasier Company

  • CA PANB MC38
  • Collection
  • 15 December 1837, 29 September 1859

This fonds consists of 2 letters: (1) Robert Rankin of Saint John to John Glasier concerning wood operations and prices, 15 December 1837 and (2) Charles Dawson of Little Falls to J. & S. Glasier, 28 September 1858.

J. & S. Glasier Company

Pickett family

  • CA PANB MC51
  • Collection
  • Microfilmed 1980

This collection consists of the family and business records of the Pickett family. It includes records of the county treasurer of Kings County from 1792 to 1860, records of David Pickett, Sr. as justice of the peace, 1804-1822, and records of Trinity Church, Kingston, for scattered dates between 1807 and 1899.

The diaries of Justus Pickett, 1854-1914, contain mainly financial records, some dealing with the family sawmill. There are also accounts for the fulling mills, both in Canada and the United States, 1770-1838. The family papers include correspondence, legal documents and land records. A service register for St. Paul's Anglican Church, Oak Point, New Brunswick for 1886-1895 is also included.

A collection of ships logs and other papers belonging to George H. Burpee and his family includes logs for the "S.S. Prince Arthur," "S.S. David Weston," "S.S. Majestic," "S.S. Pokanoket," the "Ada G." and "Champion" for dates between 1891 and 1913. There are also a number of photographs of steam vessels on the St. John River.

Pickett family (Descendants of David Pickett Sr.)

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