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Acme Basebal Club

  • CA MNBM ID85
  • Fonds
  • 1874

This fonds consists of a book containing the constitution, bylaws and minutes in 1874 for the Acme Base Ball Club.

Acme Baseball Club

Hilton Arthur Belyea

  • CA MNBM ID71
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1970

This fonds consists of a scrapbook compiled by Belyea's daughter about his career and correspondence of Hilton Belyea.

Belyea, Hilton Arthur

Paris Crew

  • CA MNBM ID2229
  • Collection
  • 1867-1972

This collection consists of various items related to the career of the Paris Crew.. There is a photograph taken at Southampton, England, in 1867 just before they left for France. It includes information about the crew and the races as well as the names of their business manager (Sheriff Harding) and the spare man (Robert MacLaren). There is an agreement between James Renforth and 3 other English oarsmen and the Saint John crew which outlines details of the Anglo-Canadian boat race of 23 August 1871 and sets a prize of £500. A map showing the course is also included.

An official program commemorating the 50th anniversary of the race between the Paris Crew and the Tyne Crew of England provides considerable information about the rowers. There is also a certificate of induction into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, 3 June 1972. Miscellaneous ephemera includes 2 copies of the "Rowing Song" performed at the Mechanics Institute, Saint John, in 1868, a photocard reproduced from the 1867 photograph, a press clipping of information about the Great Boat Race and poetry by Byron DeWolfe.

Paris Crew

Victoria Skating Rink

  • CA MNBM ID2398
  • Collection
  • 1882-1907

This collection consists of documents about the Victoria Skating Rink. There are 2 stock certificates for single shares purchased in 1882 and 1883, as well as two letters and a receipt, to John Walsh of Mill Street, from R.J. Armstrong regarding the use of the alleyway between Mr. Walsh's home and the York Theatre (connected with the Victoria Skating Rink). Some seasons tickets are also included.

Victoria Skating Rink