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Edmund Hillyer Duval family

  • CA PANB MC305
  • Fonds
  • 1848-1909

This fonds consists of personal records of Edmund Hillyer Duval and his children, namely, Marianne Duval, Amelia Duval, and Eliza Lury Duval Burditt and Lury's husband, William F. Burditt. There are also a very few records pertaining to Edmund H. Duval's work as an educator and member of Germain Street Baptist Church.

Edmund Hillyer Duval's records include manuscript copies of letters to various individuals relating to teachers' training (1848-1849); his estate papers; and a certificate of license to preach issued to him from Germain Street Baptist Church. Of particular interest are the materials pertaining to the descendants of Black Loyalists living at Loch Lomond or Willow Grove, near Saint John. These include a draft letter pertaining to the expenditure of funds for "ameliorating the condition" of blacks at Loch Lomond [1868], a memorandum of agreement for the construction of a meeting house at Willow Grove (1878), a brief account of the church's history, and a manuscript copy of a paper read at the opening of Willow Grove Church by Edmund H. Duval (1878).

Lury and William F. Burditt's and Marianne Duval's records each consist of a few pieces of correspondence. Of special interest are Amelia Duval's two dairies containing "scribblings" about her activities and interests. The 1900-[before 1907] volume records information on women's groups in Saint John, particularly the King's Daughters Society that worked with working-class girls and women in the port city.

Lastly, the fonds includes genealogy material on the Duval family, such as biographical notes and newspaper clippings.

Duval family (Edmund Hillyer)

John Collins

  • CA PANB MC367
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1870

This fonds consists of a single item -- a time book kept by John Collins of Indiantown, New Brunswick beginning on 2 May 1867. It records the names of employees, the number of days worked, the amount paid per day, the amount paid as wages, and the date of payment.

Collins, John

Saint John, New Brunswick Warehouse accounts

  • CA UNB MG H 68
  • Fonds
  • 1857-1864

These three volumes of warehouse accounts record goods remaining with the warehouse and goods housed. They list the date, name of importer, name and port of vessel, value of cargo, number of packages, type of goods, and quantity of goods.

Saint John, NB, Warehouse accounts, Author

Charles Duncan Everett

  • CA MNBM ID112
  • Fonds
  • 1826 - 1844

This fonds consists of an account book, 1832-1843, and business material including bankruptcy documents and promissory notes.

Everett, Charles Duncan

Courtenay House

  • CA MNBM ID118
  • Fonds
  • 1949 - 1979

This fonds consists of the minutes, annual reports, matrons' reports and financial statements of the Home. There is also some correspondence, 1971-1978, and a record of Christmas presents, 1952-1976.

Courtenay House (Saint John, N.B.)

Saint John suspension bridge / William Murdoch

  • CA MNBM ID1235
  • Fonds
  • [19--]

This fonds consists of a typed history of the Saint John suspension bridge with a copy of a photograph of the bridge. This history was previously published in the New Brunswick Historical Society Collections (No. 10, p. 104). There is information on early attempts to build a bridge across the harbour connecting the east and west sides of Saint John, including dates and names of the individuals involved in building the suspension bridge. There are technical details of the construction of this bridge as well as general discussion of suspension bridges including one in Wales and the first Brooklyn Bridge in New York. The report of the inspecting engineer, Alexander L. Light of St. Andrews, is included in this history. Names of stockholders of the Saint John Suspension Bride Company are provided as wel as a few details about bridge finances. Also included is an account of a violent storm that badly damaged the bridge in May 1858 and nearly caused a tragedy.

Murdoch, William, Jr.

International Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union of North America Local 36

  • CA MNBM ID126
  • Fonds
  • 1903 - 1974

This fonds consists of the administrative records and correspondence of the Union. It includes minutes, financial records, membership and dues records. There is strike benefits documentation from 1908 and a guide book for local union secretary-treasurer, 1969.

International Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union of North America Local 36 (Saint John, N.B.)

Herman A. Lordly

  • CA MNBM ID139
  • Collection
  • 1943-1956

This fonds consists of a scrapbook of Herman Lordly's poetry from newspaper clippings, the University of New Brunswick Law journal, military publications and other sources, dating from 1943-1956.

Lordly, Herman A.

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