This collection contains a pair of clippings of newspaper articles published in the Daily Gleaner related to the history of New Brunswick. The first article provides an overview of the story of Marie LaTour, while the second article discusses the history of British Home Children in Canada.
This collection contains books which were published monthly titled “Notices to Mariners for Foreign-Going Ships Monthly Summary”. These were publications meant to inform sailors voyaging to foreign ports from London about important recent developments in the world of navigation, such as changes happening at foreign ports, potential hazards, and new navigation charts and books which have been published.
This collection contains articles published in the St. Croix Courier which were part of a series written by F.E. McConvey titled “In-Laws, Outlaws, and Kinfolk”. This series of articles was dedicated to genealogical research into the families of Charlotte County, New Brunswick. Articles could provide advice to readers on how to conduct genealogical research for themselves, but could also contain the results of other people’s genealogical research and the stories of how that information was found.
These fonds contain genealogical documents on the Mowat family of St. Andrews New Brunswick. These contain information on Captain David Mowat and his brother Captain John “Hurricane Jack” Mowat of Orkney Island, Scotland and their descendants.
This fond contains documents relating to Joseph Sutton Clark, Owner of a sardine plant in L’Etang Charlotte County NB. Documents include: correspondence relating to the development of L’Etang Harbor, financial records, and personal correspondence.
This collection contains correspondences, documents, photos, and other types of material related to Joseph and Effie Gibson and their descendants. Most of the correspondence in this collection concerns Joe Gibson, a Royal Canadian Air Force pilot and oldest son of Joseph and Effie Gibson. Many photos of him and his crewmates, his letters home from overseas, as well as his schoolwork and notes from leaning how to fly an aircraft are also included in this collection. Several items which concern the affairs of John Gibson, Joe Gibson’s younger brother, can be found in this collection. These include correspondences and legal documents related to the estate of Charlotte Gibson, his sister, as well as an agreement between John Gibson and the Canada Railroad Company concerning interest and his land. Most of the personal items and published material in this collection belonged to John Gibson as well, these include publications related to his position as a volunteer firefighter, reports of organizations he belonged to, maps of the Town of St. Andrews, notes related to his work as a stonemason, and other items.
This fonds consists of John Beckett's journal of a voyage to Glasgow on board the "Adept of Glasgow" in 1858. There is also a typewritten transcript of the journal and a photocopy of John Beckett's obituary, 1889. The diary records daily activities and notes about his trip home, his first since emigrating. He had visits with his mother, brothers Alexander and Hugh, uncles and aunts, cousins and friends.