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John Clarence Webster

  • CA MNBM ID3921
  • Fonds
  • 1588-1950

The John Clarence Webster Fonds consists mainly of his correspondence from the mid 1920s to 1950. Documents from his time in Edinburgh, Montreal and Chicago have been placed with his personal papers. Other personal papers include letters of condolence, memberships, and invitations. Correspondence relating to the acquistion of artifacts for his Canadiana collection has been grouped together as a series following the arrangement of the published catalogues. His work on boards and committees forms another series with the exception of the Committee of Management, Quebec House, England which was kept with the Wolfe series. His collection of manuscripts and his historical correspondence have been arranged by subject. Other correspondence has been arranged in the general correspondence series.

Webster, Dr. John Clarence, M.D.

William Lusk Webster

  • CA MNBM S 204-1
  • Collection
  • 1825-1974

The William Lusk Webster collection, with the exception of a few personal papers and the items collected by Ralph Hewson (the Webster family lawyer and a local historian), covers the years after Dr. Webster's return to Shediac (1950). The collection includes correspondence and notes on the Fort Beauséjour Museum, Shediac; Acadian history; and the New Brunswick Museum. There are land grants and transfers with related notes and correspondence.

The material assembled by Ralph Hewson includes the school register of Fort Lawrence, 1878; assessment records from several polling districts, 1870-1873; lists of officers of Cumberland County, 1874,1881,1883; and financial records of St. Andrews Church (Pointe-du- Chêne), 1866-1812. Also included are records and correspondence of the New Brunswick Museum Foundation, 1949-1971 and personal papers of William Lusk Webster, 1920-1974.

Webster, William Lusk, Ph.D.

Chapman family

  • CA MNBM Chapman family CB DOC
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1909

Fonds consists family and business correspondence, a deed, appointments to postmaster's position, business accounts, and essays. The business correspondence deals with shippings lumber aboard the Peake Bros. schooner, 1891-1892. Included are essays written by Howard Chapman on historical topics such as Halifax history, the Cape Tormentine breakwater and lumbering.

Chapman (family)

Leo LeBlanc Photograph

  • CA THT 2008.05.01
  • Item
  • 2008

Item is a modern copyprint of a photograph of Leo Leblanc, taken in England at the end of his service in World War II. This item is a reproduction of a photo taken around 1945.

Hanington family

  • CA MNBM ID1992
  • Fonds
  • 1818, 1851-1912

The fonds consists of records belonging to several generations of the Hanington family. There is a letter, 1818, from William Hanington in Shediac to his son, John, in Halifax about the purchase of merchandise for his business. Two modern copies of this letter are also included. There are school certificates for good character and deportment belonging to Jane Chase from the New York Ward School, 1851 and 1853, and Mrs. Hunts Seminary for Young Ladies, 1858.

There are also travel documents belonging to Mabel Hanington for a journey through Siberia and Russia en route to Switzerland. There is also a published English language reader and a pamphlet in Chinese.

Hanington (family)

Harper and Allen families

  • CA PANB MC286
  • Collection
  • 1889-1965, predominant 1889-1915

This collection consists primarily of personal records of Duncan S. Harper, Sadie Harper Allen, and Frank Allen. It includes 7 diaries of Sadie Harper, covering the years 1890-1898, along with a transcription of each, as well as the original and a transcription of 22 letters written in 1912 by Sadie Harper Allen to family members while she was travelling with her husband in England (London, Manchester, Ambleside, Stratford), Scotland (Edinburgh, Glasgow), and Switzerland.

The writer offers a portrait of pre-war Britain, recording her impressions of the suffragettes, her visit to the House of Commons to hear Prime Minister Asquith, British customs, and of dignitaries attending the Imperial Universities Congress in London. There are 3 additional letters written by Sadie Allen to her family, a letter from John (Jack) Allen to Bill commenting on Sadie Allen's 1912 letters, and Aunt Nellie's account of Sadie and Frank Allen's 1912 trip to Europe, written for publication in a New Brunswick newspaper. Transcriptions of the latter 4 letters are also included.

The collection also includes the original and a transcription of the diary of Duncan Small Harper in which he records details of his 1889 European tour, made primarily in search of medical help for his debilitating muscular disease.

Lastly the collection contains a brief curriculum vitae of Frank Allen; 2 poems composed by him; Allen and Harper families genealogical information; obituary notices for both Frank and Sadie Allen; a newspaper article on Professor Frank Allen, "an inspired physicist;" and photographs of Frank Allen (1912) and Sadie Harper Allen.

The diaries and letters were transcribed by the donor, Lillian B. Allen, prior to 1977.

Harper, Allen (family)

Alexander P. Paterson

  • CA MNBM ID1201
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1949

This fonds consists of the business and political records of A. P. Paterson. The business records include three letter books dated 1900-1909 recording Baird and Peter's business in Puerto Rico importing goods such as molasses. There are also printed advertisements and price lists.

The political records include typescripts of articles and speeches, published pamphlets relating to Maritime Rights and the British North America (BNA) Act, and reports on Royal Commissions. There is correspondence about Paterson's duties as Minister of Education and Municipal and Federal Affairs, and applications for government jobs primarily from Saint John residents and firms with references to a patronage committee. There are articles, correspondence, speeches and drafts of speeches on Maritime Rights and the British North America Act.

There is also a section of printed ephemera which includes poetry from the "Evening Gazette", Saint John, 1889; regulations of Municipal Employment office in Saint John, 1939; an address by Emile Vaillancourt to the Kiwanis Club of Montreal entitled "When Montreal was 200 years old" and a brief by the Canadian Teachers Federation to the Federal Government in 1949.

Patterson, Alexander Pierce

Fonds Église Saint-Joseph de Shédiac

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1924

Ce fonds est composé d'une seule série : finances (1914-1924). Il s'agit du livre de paies des ouvriers charpentiers et maçons lors de la construction de l'église Saint-Joseph à Shédiac (Nouveau-Brunswick) en 1914-1915. Nous trouvons aussi à la fin du livre d'autres dépenses, tels que les salaires associés à la nouvelle église.

Église Saint-Joseph

Westmorland, comité de - liste électorale

  • CA CEAAC 1041
  • Fonds
  • 1913

C'est une liste électorale de la partie ouest de la paroisse civile de Shédiac, comté de Westmorland, incluant les villages de Shédiac, Scoudouc, Grande-Digue et McDougall. La liste porte les signatures de MM. Arsenault et Édouard T. Richard, réviseurs.

Comté de Westmorland