This collection contains issues of the Argosy Weekly, a newspaper published by and written for students at Mount Allison University of Sackville, New Brunswick. It includes issues published in 1938, which feature news articles, creative writing, and columns of interest to students.
A series of six albums of 1,527 postcards collected by Ethel Anderson from 1905 to c.1911 and were donated by the executors of her estate as stipulated in her will and a series of 26 leather postcards.
Correspondence re the New Brunswick Public Archives, 1912-1937;
Correspondence to Milner, 1891-1938;
Original diary of Ann Green Winslow;
Copies of a number of letters and other historical documents, 1750-1841;
Notes by Milner on topics including various railways, forts, Boishebert, Missquash, marshes, Chignecto, libraries, mining, forestry, Sackville, prohibition, genealogies, Cumberland, Westmorland, Sunbury, Kent and Albert Counties, Nova Scotia, Dorchester, Hillsboro, Moncton, Petitcodiac, Salisbury, Shediac ;
Original manuscript of Saint John in the Forties by Milner;
Essays on Maritime Union, 1906-1935;
Copy of Town's Clerk Book of Records in the township of Parrsboro, 1786 and for Southhanpton;
Original List of Voters for Sackville, 1864;
Scrapbooks re railways, N.S., Fort Beausejour, war, Acadian, Grand Pre;
Account of licenses 1797-1798;
List of names and ages of scholars in Sackville District No.1, March 5 - Sept. 5, 1834;
Recognizances and warrants re riot and assault on Wm. H. McNutt, 1843;
Other legal and criminal documents, 1843-1844;
School return by the Trustee of Schools for the parish of Sackville concerning the establishment of the school house in district #13, 1841;
Returns of scholars in parish school, 1852
Other school reports and documents for school district of Sackville, 1831-1832,1845 Note: fonds needs arrangement and description
Series 1 : six scrapbooks, including mainly correspondence, bills, accounts and receipts of the Crane & Allison merchant and lumber business, and of the building of the Wesleyan Academy, Sackville, New Brunswick. The scrapbooks also include some Sackville Circuit records of the Wesleyan Methodist Church and Sackville School records. In addition, the fonds includes various correspondence regarding the establishment of the Wesleyan Academy and other business matters.
Series 2 : 11 letters; 9 from Enoch Wood, 1 from William Temple, and a copy of one from C.F. Allison to the Honorable A. Campbell, Member of Legislative Council, Nova Scotia.
Series 3 : Letter to C.F. Allison from Humphrey Pickard reporting on the progress of the Methodist Mission, 19 May 1846.
Series 4 : Letter to Rev. William Temple, Cahirman of the New Brunswick (School) District, from C.F. Allison, proposing the establishment of the Wesleyan Academy, 1839.
Series 5 : Letter to C.F. Allison from Cunard and Munn concerning the estate of William Crane and shipping business, 3 February 1854.
This fonds consists of manuscripts and historical documents pertaining to the Archibald and Longworth families, and Colchester County, Nova Scotia, towns religious groups and family genealogies. Also, included are addresses and lectures by Mr. Longworth, Longworth and Archibald legal and business documents, and a collection of newspapers and journals.
Fonds consists of records generated by administrative and operational functions of the organization, most of which is centered on Sackville, New Brunswick, and the surrounding area. Records document activities such as sponsorship of health clinics, Victorian Order of Nurses services, library programs, safety programs, scholarships, bursaries. Files contain membership lists; minutes of meetings; financial records; scrapbooks; sixtieth anniversary history by Eileen Cuthbertson, 1974.
Imperial Order of Daughters of the Empire (Sackville, N.B.)
Fonds consists mainly of correspondence between family members including Susan and Rebecca Crane and other women; Cogswell, Crane, Morse genealogical notes; legal documents; clippings; family photographs; watercolors painted by Ruth Roach Crane when she was a schoolgirl in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Fonds documents the Sackville Art Association's work to support and promote art in the local community through exhibitions, lectures and public education activities. Series consist of minutes of meetings, 1945-1979; correspondence files, 1959-1984; newsletters, 1968-1985; exhibition lists and catalogues, 1919-1984; some Moncton Art Society newsletters, 1978-1981.
Fonds consists of the records of the Sackville Community Arts Council including constitution, correspondence, minutes of meetings, fundraising records, public relations files, subject files, event and exhibition files; scrapbooks; photographs; slides; sound recordings.