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Ann (Haley) Berman

  • CA CCA MC 867
  • Item
  • [194-?]

This series contains the papers of Ann (Haley) Berman including a scrapbook compiled by Ann with a detailed map of New Brunswick on the cover. Newspaper and magazine clippings collected in the scrapbook concern significant New Brunswick places and landmarks, people, and events from the 1940s. Some notable cut-outs include articles on Dochet, or St. Croix, Island, fires in St. George including a two-storey wooden frame 1800's house, customs officers at Upper Mills, lighthouse and fog stations in the Bay of Fundy and their keepers, the Home and School Association on Campobello, fishing in Blacks Harbour and other areas of the Bay of Fundy, and mysterious moose carcass near St. George. The scrapbook also contains clippings on the city of Saint John’s history, some of New Brunswick’s earliest settlers, famous families and individuals such as Lord Beaverbrook or Charles Saint Etienne de La Tour, New Brunswick hospitals and the Red Cross, hunting and fishing, and global events like post World War II talks between Britain, the U. S. and Russia.

Barr family fonds

  • CA MNBM ID297
  • Fonds
  • 1709-1932

This fonds includes correspondence of the Barr family, 1873-1898 and family certificates, insurance policies and other records, 1709-1902. There is also a diary of F. H. Barr about trips through the Maritime provinces, 1881-1882, a diary of Ida Jane Harding, 1877-1880, and a muster roll of company no. 2, Saint John County Light Infantry, 1866.

Barr family (Saint John)

Jarvis family

  • CA MNBM ID418
  • Fonds
  • 1763-1922

This fonds consists of legal, business, and personal records relating primarily to Munson Jarvis, his son William Jarvis, his grandson William Munson Jarvis or members of their families.

The bulk of the fonds consists of hundreds of personal and business letters addressed to John Murray Bliss, Albinia Boyd, Amelia Janetta Haviland, Mary Caroline Boyd Jarvis, Edward Boyd, Isabella Jane Boyd, Jane Barclay Boyd, Jane Boyd, John Boyd Sr., John Boyd Jr., Anna Maria Jarvis, Mary Rowe Boyd, James William Boyd, Helen Leith B. Brecken, Frederick de St. Croix Brecken, Robert Fraser Hazen, William Hubbard, William Jack, Edward James Jarvis, Henry Fitzgerald Jarvis, Munson Jarvis, Ralph Munson Jarvis, Samuel Jarvis, Stephen Jarvis, William Jarvis, or William Munson Jarvis.

Legal records include documents and correspondence relating to the estates of Dr. John Boyd, Jr., Albinia Wright Boyd, Jane Barclay Boyd, Isabella Jane Boyd, John Boyd, Sr., Mary Rowe Boyd, Laura Boyd Scovil Wall, and William Henry Scovil. They also include promissory notes; bills of sale for slaves, ships and other items; agreements; contracts; deeds; powers of attorney; depositions; arrest warrants; return of votes at elections; convictions; orders; examination of witness (bastardy case); and rules and orders of the Friendly Fire Club.

Business records include Munson Jarvis' account books for various transactions, some of which record names of customers and items sold; insurance on vessels; rentals of stoves, bellows, and anvils; stock in his shop; and wages of workers and servants.

Personal records include William Munson Jarvis' lecture and research notes on New Brunswick history and the development of the Church of England in New Brunswick; his addresses, lectures, and speeches on various religious themes including Sunday schools; correspondence pertaining to religious issues; and printed religious material primarily relating to the Church of England and its societies. They also include Jarvis genealogical material, correspondence relating to the New Brunswick Rifle Association, William Munson Jarvis' grammar school reports and attendance cards, and newspaper clippings.

Jarvis family (Saint John)

Hazen and Chipman

  • CA MNBM ID3001
  • Fonds
  • 1764-1899

This fonds includes:

  • Estate papers of William Hazen;
  • Estate papers of M. Jarvis 1786-1876;
  • Correspondence, Business and personal papers of William Hazen;
  • Correspondence and other materials re Simonds, Hazen and White Litigation 1764-1812;
  • Business papers of Ward Chipman Sr. 1785-1870;
  • Chipman Sr. litigation papers;
  • Legal notes by Ward Chipman;
  • Criminal Cases 1786-1812;
  • Commissions of Oyer & Terminer 1796-1812;
  • Civil litigation 1783-1836;
  • Inquests into the causes of death 1787-1812;
  • Land transaction papers1762-1856;
  • New York Admirality Court papers 1765-1882;
  • Materials related to the city of Saint John;
  • Business and personal papers of R.F. Hazen Ward Chipman Jr.

Hazen - Chipman family

Benjamin Atherton Records

  • CA FRM MS12
  • Fonds
  • 1771-1785

This small series provides information on Atherton's business dealings and official duties.

Atherton, Benjamin

Whelpley Collection

  • CA FRM MS17
  • Collection
  • 1773 - 1868

This is a large varied collection of material donated by Mrs. D. Whelpley concerning families of Greenwich Parish, Kings County, between 1776 and 1884. The family names, which appear most frequently, are Flewelling and Clark.

This collection consists of a large number of legal documents, receipts, accounts, and correspondence.

Whelpley family

Harding family

  • CA MNBM ID158
  • Fonds
  • 1775-1909

This fonds includes personal correspondence of the Harding and Reed family, 1805-1849; wills and deeds primarily in Maugerville parish, 1775-1909; accounts and receipts of Capt. Jonathan Harding , 1793-1843; and receipts and accounts of other Harding family members, 1845-1849. There are also notes about the Reed and Harding families and a silhouette labelled Catherine Reed.

Harding family (Saint John)

Parlee Family fonds

  • CA KCHAS 1
  • File
  • 1776 - 1790

This fonds contains.....

Arnold, Benedict, General

Loyalist and New Brunswick muster rolls and military records

  • CA MNBM 99
  • Collection
  • 1777-1811

This fonds includes muster rolls for: Black Pioneers, 1780; British Legion,1782; Guides and Pioneers, 1780; New Jersey Volunteers, 1778-1781; New York Volunteers, 1777; Queen's Rangers, 1780; Royal Artillery, Saint John, 1793; Prince of Wales Royal American Volunteers, 1777; King's American Regiment, 1777; Loyal American Regiment, 1777; Saint John City and County and Militia, 1809-1811.

Loyalist researchers (NB Museum)

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