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Robert Stuart Collection

  • CA PANB MC3520
  • Collection
  • 1951

This collection consists of items relating to the Royal Visit of Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II) and the Duke of Edinburgh, to New Brunswick, in November 1951. These include an invitation to a luncheon at the Lord Beaverbrook Hotel, in Fredericton, in Honour of Her Royal Highness The Princess Elizabeth and His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh, November 6, 1951; two tickets to the luncheon; two place cards; and the dinner menu.

There is also an invitation from the Minister of Resources and Development and the chairman and members of the National Film Board, to the premiere of the film, "Royal Journey", the official film record of the Canadian tour of Their Royal Highnesses, The Princess Elizabeth and The Duke of Edinburgh to be shown at the Gaiety Theatre, in Fredericton, on December 23 [1951]. The premiere showing was under the distinguished patronage of His Hon. the Lieutnant Governor of New Brunswick and Mrs. MacLaren.

Stuart, Robert

Moncton Museum military collection

  • CA PANB MC621
  • Collection
  • 1909-1978

This collection is a combination of material from both World War I and World War II. Included is Major T. Hatfield O'Brien's war diary or journal, written while he was a member of the 19th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery Brigade, in 1916; a large "Moncton at War" clippings collection, 1942-1946; articles on Vimy Ridge (MS4), written between 1924 and 1936; and newsclippings (dating to 1978-1979) on the post-World War I influenza epidemic (1918-1919). This collection also contains an Honour Roll from the Korean War (MS14B).

Moncton Civic Museum

North Shore (N.B.) Regiment collection

  • CA PANB MC2134
  • Collection
  • 1945?-1991?

Collection includes copies of correspondence, photocopies of names of the men who returned, and of some who died in the conflict. Also an excerpt from the history of the North Shore Regiment including, "The Young Madmen at Zutphen" and a map of Zutphen.

Johnson, Dirkje

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)

Equal Opportunity Programme conference papers

  • CA PANB MC21
  • Collection
  • 1965 -1969

Stan Price, D. A. Hoyt, and Paul C. Leger, all on subjects relating to the Royal Commission on Finance and Municipal Taxation and the Equal Opportunity Programme. Also included are copies of the 16 February 1965 Speech from the Throne and a printed, typescript copy of the White Paper, along with a few drafts and notes relating to it.

New Brunswick. Equal Opportunity Programme

Victoria Public Hospital

  • CA PANB MC75
  • Collection
  • 1921-1969

The Victoria Public Hospital collection consists of two groups of records. The first group, donated by the hospital administrator, includes correspondence, 1887, 1921-1949; annual reports, 1905-1934; financial and statistical reports and other financial records. There are minutes of medical staff meetings and registers of physicians, trustees, and distinguished visitors. Of particular interest is a photocopy of a letter, dated 3 Feburary 1887, from Bishop John Medley to Lady Tilley regarding the proposed establishment of a hospital at Fredericton. The records of construction at the hospital, 1925-1926, include photographs which have been transferred to the Archives' Photographic Section (P2/0273) and plans, which have been deposited in the Archives' Cartographic Section.

The second group of papers, covering the period 1954-1969, originally belonged to Arthur Limerick and R. V. Limerick and include agenda and minutes of Board of Trustee meetings, administrator's reports, and minutes and other papers of the Executive Committee. There is correspondence, with related papers, about labour relations, the nursing staff and the expansion of the buildings. Statistics and financial papers are also included.

Victoria Public Hospital (Fredericton, N.B)

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)

York-Sunbury Historical Society

  • CA PANB MC300
  • Collection
  • 1761-1981

This collection is diverse. Most of the material relates to the counties of York and Sunbury, but a wide variety of topics relating generally to New Brunswick are also included. There are 88 manuscript series.

MS1 York-Sunbury Historical Society records;
MS2 Transcripts of addresses delivered to the York Sunbury Historical Society;
MS3 Lillian Maxwell genealogical correspondence;
MS4 Lillian Maxwell historical research papers;
MS5 Burpee family papers;
MS6 Richard Bellamy papers;
MS7 W.H. Street and J.A.S. Street records;
MS8 Stephen Glasier papers
MS9 Charles N. Skinner records;
MS 10 Babbitt family papers;
MS11 Dr. Benjamin Coburn papers;
MS12 Benjamin Atherton records;
MS13 Fowler Boer War (South African War) collection;
MS14 Jonathan Odell papers;
MS15 G. Harold Markham military collection;
MS16 Wolhaupter family collection;
MS17 Whelpley collection;
MS18 Miscellaneous correspondence;
MS19 Clippings;
MS20 Genealogical charts and family history papers;
MS21 Speeches and addresses;
MS22 Historical essays and research notes;
MS23 Diaries and notebooks;
MS24 Leases;
MS25 Deeds;
MS26 Crown lands;
MS27 Mortgages;
MS28 Indentures of sale;
MS29 General land papers;
MS30 Lawyers papers;
MS31 Sheriffs' papers;
MS32 Powers of attorney;
MS33 Vital statistics;
MS34 Apprenticeship papers;
MS35 Probate papers;
MS36 Legal investigation papers;
MS37 Insurance policies;
MS38 Hazen, White and Company records;
MS39 Star Line Steamship Company records;
MS40 Ships' papers;
MS41 Business records;
MS42 Bills, cheques, invoices and receipts;
MS43 Maps and plans;
MS44 Photographs and pictures;
MS45 Meteorological registers of Fredericton;
MS46 Research notes on historic buildings;
MS47 Hymns, music, poetry and prose;
MS48 Programmes and invitations;
MS49 Printed matter;
MS50 Military commissions and certificates;
MS51 Warrants;
MS52 Civil commissions;
MS53 Social and athletic club papers;
MS54 Education papers;
MS55 Fredericton papers;
MS56 Indian papers;
MS57 Cemetery papers;
MS58 Military papers;
MS59 Theodore Porter papers;
MS60 Government records;
MS61 Records of the Fredericton Society of St. Andrew;
MS62 Kingston family records;
MS63 George Gilman papers;
MS64 Montgomery-Campbell family papers;
MS65 H.F.G. Woodbridge papers;
MS66 Jack Johnston collection;
MS67 Charles W. Darcus papers;
MS68 Charlotte C. Saunders collection;
MS69 G. Alvah Good Collection;
MS70 Oromocto Pioneer Days;
MS71 Peter Young McLaggan papers;
MS72 George R. Spencer papers;
MS73 Styron family collection;
MS74 Robert Borden Forbes papers;
MS75 Ashburnham family ;
MS76 Food and health papers;
MS77 Tape recordings;
MS78 Jessie B. Segee papers;
MS79 Patents;
MS80 William G. Quinn collection
MS81 Hon. Thomas Temple papers;
MS82 John Hill collection;
MS83 Anne McKeen collection;
MS84 George Taylor papers;
MS85 Lieutenant- Governor George Stracey Smyth;
MS86 Brigadier the Honourable Milton F. Gregg;
MS87 François La Roche correspondence;
MS88 Newspapers, magazines and periodicals inventory

York-Sunbury Historical Society (Fredericton, N.B.)

Fredericton Exhibition

  • CA PANB MC20
  • Collection
  • November 1903-September 1933

The collection consists of minutes, financial records, and internal memos relating to the Fredericton Exhibition Committee. It also includes the Fredericton Agricultural Society No. 34 board of directors minutes, financial records, prize lists and internal memos; a shareholder's certificate of stock ownership in the Fredericton Horse Racing Association; and a horse-racing scorecard from the Stanley Fair.

Fredericton (N.B.) Exhibition

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

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