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104th Anti-tank Battery, 7th Anti-Tank Regiment RCA collection

  • CA PANB MC2754
  • Collection
  • 1940-1989

This fonds consists primarily of histories of the 104th Anti-Tank Battery and the 7th Anti-Tank Regiment Royal Canadian Artillery and supporting materials. Included are a printed history of the 7th Anti-Tank Regiment, a photocopied history of the 104th Battery dating to 1945, and photocopied listings of officers and other ranks, along with the names of fatal casualties, their dates of death, and the names of those wounded in action.

Also included is a b&w group photograph of the 104th Anti-Tank Battery (1940), a colour photograph of the formation flashes and other distinguishing insignia of the Canadian Army [after 1939], colour negatives of the 104th Battery at the Experimental Station (Fredericton), and colour negatives of shoulder flashes of the Canadian Military.

The 104th Battery

Allan H. Wetmore

  • CA MNBM ID2472
  • Collection
  • 1877-1934

The collection consists of the typescripts of 2 papers delivered by Wetmore, newspaper photographs, a legal document, and printed material about the metric system. One of the papers, delivered to the Fortnightly Club in Saint John on 18 February 1934, contains a wealth of information about buildings (architecture) in Saint John. The other paper, delivered 4 May 1914 to the Saint John Board of Trade, discusses the advantages of the metric system. Copies of this paper may have been sent with the Saint John Board of Trade's resolution on adoption of the metric system to Dr. J.W. Daniel, M.P., and to the Inland Revenue Department and the Decimal Association in London, England.

There are also photographs clipped from the Saint John "Evening Times Globe", sometime in the 1930s, showing Breeze's Corner (location is present day Bank of Nova Scotia, Charlotte Street) as it appeared in the 1930s and during the 1880s.

There is a contract, 1877, between John Magee of Saint John and H.H. Bowie & Co. of Montreal, Quebec for the construction of a villa, of brick and stone, at Mecklenburg Terrace. The architects were Croff & Camp, of New York. Details of construction, materials, and costs are provided. A John Magee was living at 17 Mecklenburg Street shortly before the fire which destroyed much of Saint John in 1877 and he is likely the same individual.

There is a typed copy of an Act to amend the Weights and Measures Act, pertaining to the metric system. There is also a copy of the resolution adopted by the Senate of the University of Toronto, 12 November 1913, in support of the metric system A few letters (1914) addressed to Allan Wetmore from the Federal Government of Canada regarding the metric system are included in this collection.

The printed material includes a brochure (1907) printed for the Kennebecasis Steamship Company with route maps, timetables, prices and photographs (some by Erb & Son, photographers) of the scenery en route. There is also a large chart entitled, "A Popular Explanation of the Metric System of Weights and Measures," issued by the Decimal Association of London, England.

Wetmore, Allan Hudson

Anne & Richard Hicks Collection

  • CA THT 2008.13C
  • Collection
  • [189-?] -1922

Collection contains six photographs pertaining to the Dixon family including commercial buildings, school portraits, and one photograph of an unidentified group.

Ardeth Holmes Collection

  • CA CCA MC 717
  • Collection
  • 1907-1966

4 folders containing correspondence during WW1+2 to and from friends and family. A black cookbook is filled, majority are sweets and deserts with a small red notebook of names and ingredients for meals. A red, tall address book with alphabetical sorting, at least one name on every page. Two paperback booklets Province of New Brunswick – The Motor Vehicle Law 1915 and Amendments and Seventy Sixth Annual Report from the Bank of Nova Scotia (Now Scotiabank). 1 large Empire Scrapbook in folder with obituaries, stories, letters, and advertisements from both WW1+2. Large oversized black hardcover scrapbook with King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on back of cover and first page, followed by clippings of the Royal Family, song requests, and obituaries. Documents and receipts from Sheriff Gordon Mines. 3 red accounting books with varying thickness.

Atlantic Provinces Transportation Commission

  • CA PANB MC204
  • Collection
  • 1921-1993

This collection consists mainly of reports of royal commissions and other bodies, assembled for information of the Atlantic Provinces Transportation Commission. There are 15 series: MS1 Royal Commission to investigate the fisheries of the maritime provinces and the Magdalen Islands (1927-1928); MS2 Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada (1921-1927); MS3 The Maritime Claims Commission - Duncan Commission Hearings (1926); MS4 Royal Commission on Transportation (1949-1954); MS5 Board of Transportation Commissioners for Canada (1929-1968); MS6 Hearings (1954); MS7 Submission of the Royal Commission on Transportation (1959-1961); MS8 Water and Air Transportation Committee (1973-1982); MS9 Royal Commission on Transportation (1959); MS10 Royal Commission on Coasting Trade (1955-1956); MS11 Submission on the Railway Rates (1951-1952); MS12 Maritime Transportation Commission (1921-1965); MS13 Standing Committees (1959-1977); MS14 Railway Transport Committee (1982); MS15 Freight Audit (1970-1993)

Atlantic Provinces Transportation Commission

Barker brothers Riley Brook camps

  • CA PANB MC198
  • Collection
  • 1875-1932

The collection consists of a day book / account book (1905-1932) for the Riley Brook Camp(s), possibly under the management of Charles L. Barker in 1905. It records payments for upkeep, wages, and other expenses and income received from patrons. The collection also includes an address book, dated 1 January 1912, probably relating to patrons of the camp; a listing of beneficiaries of Independent Order of Foresters at Riley Brook (1903-1912); a listing of members of a subordinate court at Tobique; 3 deeds and a will relating to the family of James and Adelaide Burns; and 2 pamphlets advertising the camps.

Barker family (Victoria County)

Biggs Family

  • CA FRM MS119
  • Collection
  • 1932

Series consists of family tin types and family photographs.

Biggs family (Fredericton)

Bocabec Presbyterian Church

  • CA CCA MC212
  • Collection
  • 1946 - 1978

The collection contains a typed history of the Presbyterian Church in Bocabec ; a copy of the Charlotte County Historical Society Contribution No. 64 that was published in the St Croix Courier 21 October 1978 ; an edited version of the typed history both written by Edith M. McMillan ; a floor plan of pews with names ; newspaper clipping "Memorable Day at Bocabec Church" 1946 ; newspaper clipping "Dedicated Lights Bocabec Church" August 2, 1959 ; copy of newspaper clipping "Local Presbyterians have long history" Courier Weekend 21 October 1978 ; letter: Annie Holt to Edith McMillan, 24 February 1972 letter ; Bocabec churches map by Craig Walsh, 3 July 1993

Boone Family Collection

  • CA CCA MC209
  • Collection
  • 1880-1926, [ca.1940s]

The collection concerns Bradford W. Boone 1880-1900 and Samuel W. Boone for the years 1880-1926 ; contains collections of R. Boone and one label Mr. R. Campbell Nelles ; letterheads: include: Fogarty & Bro, Dr. Montreal, C.H. Clerke, St Stephen, Grimmer Bros., St Andrews, John R. Anderson Co New York, Riverside Farm St Andrews, Clarkes Pharmacy, Dr. W.H. Osburn, Dr.Henry J. Barnes. ; 6 deeds confirm land purchases ; medical and school tax receipts ; a small account book ; will and appointment of executor ; 1 newspaper clipping of poem entitled "A Woman's Purse" - no author identified ; photocopies of Harry W. Boone's 1910 pencil sketch of the St. Andrews wester block house ;

Botsford family

  • CA MNBM ID2603
  • Collection
  • 1782-1913

This collection consists of Botsford family records donated by 4 different donors. Records relating to Amos Botsford include accounts payable, land records and records of annuities belonging to Deborah Murray. A list of the Loyalist settlement in the Annapolis/Digby area, Nova Scotia includes equipment and tools received from Amos Botsford and names of families. There are also complaints about Amos Botsford's handling of Loyalist claims.

Records relating to William Botsford include his receipt book, 1801-1829, for legal services rendered and testimonials and recommendations written for individuals including one for immigration purposes. There is also a copy of a warrant re William Botsford's salary as assistant judge. Documents pertaining to the Supreme Court case of Robert Crookshank and William Walker v. J. White, George Nowlan, and George Ketchum probably also belonged to William.

There are certificates and other personal papers belonging to Garrad Clopper, Harry G. Botsford of Boston, LeBaron Botsford and Sarah Cyper. Family and business correspondence, 1782-1913. Deeds for Botsford family property from 1797 to 1837 are also included.

There are also ephemeral items including Valentine's Day and other cards, and a printed poem by Maud Botsford entitled, "Our Boys," probably from the First World War. The apprenticeship indenture of Frederick Turner as a clerk and writer to Henry George Clopper of Wakefield, York, Co. N.B. is dated 1827.

There are family and legal papers relating to the Clopper, Murray and Ralph Cook estates. A plan of the Clopper farm in Fredericton is also included.

Botsford family (Sackville)

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