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Miramichi Fonds
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John R. McCulley

  • CA MNBM ID489
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1901

The fonds consists of a diary kept by John R. McCulley during service in the Boer War. It includes a description of the voyage from Halifax, Nova Scotia. in February 1900, daily life aboard ship, arrival in Capetown, South Africa, and troop movements from March to December 1900 as well as details of the return voyage to Canada. There are some names soldiers killed in action and names of wounded, including the nature of their injuries. There is mention of outbreaks of enteric fever, including the author's own, place names such as Bloomfontein and Pretoria. There is a list of dates, with South African locations or engagements and remarks which were taken from the official record of the 1st Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles plus a few other facts pertinent to this unit including numbers of wounded and killed in action.

McCulley, John R.

Davidson family

  • CA MNBM ID792
  • Fonds
  • 1765-1955

This fonds consists of material from the practice of three generations of Newcastle (Northumberland County) lawyers, chiefly Allan A. Davidson, Jr. The legal documents reflect solicitor's work rather than civil litigation or criminal presentation. It includes material about expropriation by the Intercolonial Railway / Canadian National Railway and the forestry activities of Fraser Company. There are family documents, financial records and land records from 1795 to 1950. An account book belonging to Henry Gerrish, 1837-1840, is included as are the letterbooks of John Ambrose Street, Street & Kerr and Street & Davidson. There is also a journal of John Ambrose Street's voyage to England, 1817-1819.

Davidson family (Newcastle)

Daniel McGruar

  • CA UNB MG H 45
  • Fonds
  • 1845-1872

This fonds documents Daniel McGruar's business activities, and letters to his son Thomas. It includes business financial records, correspondence, ships' manifests, and documents relating to lodges and temperance societies.

McGruar, Daniel

Pierce family

  • CA UNB MG H 95
  • Fonds
  • 1846-1890

This fonds documents the business and personal activities of the Pierce family, particularly those of James A. Pierce and James J. Pierce.

It includes general business correspondence, letters to the editor, family correspondence, school inspector correspondence, personal accounts, invoices, petitions, reports of ratepayers' meetings, recommendations for appointments of school trustees, receipts for subscriptions to the Gleaner and Northumberland Schediasma, poems, a prospectus for The Northern Star, and two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings concerning politics.

Pierce family (Chatham)

A & R Loggie Company

  • CA UNB MG H 42
  • Fonds
  • 1887 - 1961; predominant 1887 - 1917

This fonds consists of bills of sale, contracts, correspondence, dues, inspection and registration certificates, and licenses related to the A. & R. Loggie Company, 1887 - 1917. There is also a file of correspondence from Jack B. Estey concerning the UNB acquisition of A. & R. Loggie documents.

A & R Loggie Company

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

James Souter

  • CA PANB MC19
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied 1979

The fonds contains three letters relating to the Rev. James Souter's appointment to St. James Presbyterian Church in Newcastle, New Brunswick.

Souter, James, Rev.

G. Graydon

  • CA PANB MC152
  • Fonds
  • 1827

This fonds consists of records pertaining to the proposed construction of stone buildings at Miramichi, Northumberland County, New Brunswick. Included are the specifications for a guard house, cook house, privies, and well [1827]; a letter addressed to Captain Douglas, Fredericton, from G. Graydon, Captain Royal Engineers, dated at Fredericton, 11 July 1827, enclosing these plans for a subaltern detachment at Miramichi; an estimate for the barracks at Miramichi; and a hand-drawn architectural plan of the proposed subaltern barracks by G. Graydon, dated 1827.

Graydon, G.

Fraser family fonds

  • CA PANB MC236
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1946

This fonds consists of the business records of John Fraser and his sons, Albert J. Fraser and David Fraser. It includes ledgers, day books, receipts, and accounts relating to the store at Black Brook (Loggieville), as well as accounts for David Fraser's fox ranching business. Also included are a court summons addressed to Albert J. Fraser and a few documents relating to the issue of price controls during the Second World War.

Fraser family (Descendants of John McKenzie Fraser)

St. Thomas University fonds

  • CA PANB MC258
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1986

The fonds consists mainly of financial and administrative records for St. Thomas University and its predecessor institution, St. Thomas College. Financial records, including account books, ledgers, and bank books, 1910-1957. Administrative records include correspondence about the payment of tuition fees for students under programs of the Indian Affairs Branch, the Department of National Defence and the Department of Veterans' Affairs, 1949-1959, along with a listing of boarders and day scholars of St. Thomas College, 1910-1911, a copy of the constitution of the Students' Union of St. Thomas University, 1968-1969, a report entitled, "Residence Regulations - Men, St. Thomas University, Fredericton [1960s?], and a few other records.

Also included are printed brochures; souvenir programmes; biographical sketches of 11 priests (Rogers, Costello, Ploude, Reath, Pageau, Sheridan, Roach (2), Finnigan, Meader, and Pickett); a very few newspaper articles [1960s?]; and 4 photographs of building construction on the Fredericton campus.

There are also St. Thomas College / St. Thomas University calendars, dating from the 1911-1912 academic year to the 1985-1986 academic year, either in hard copy, on microfilm, or in both forms. Several years are missing in this run, more specifically, 1919-1920; 1920-1921; 1921-1922; 1924-1925; 1926-1927; 1928-1929; 1931-1932; and 1936-1937.

The fonds contains a few records relating to the university's student newspaper, "The Aquinian". There are 6 issues (originals) of "The Aquinian" (October, November, and December, 1964; February 1965; 13 February 1967; and 25 March 1968); several draft articles; an issue of "Nike", the newspaper's literary supplement (1965); and a few other records.

Student files, dating from 1914-1983, on microfilms F11808-F11812 are restricted. St. Thomas University faculty meeting minutes, 1967-1982, and St. Thomas University Senate minutes, 1968-3 June 1982, are available only on microfilm F11813.

St. Thomas University (Chatham and Fredericton, N.B.)

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