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Read Stone Company Fond

  • CA THT ReadStone
  • Fonds
  • 1800-2009

First accession contains items from six plywood boards used in the Grindstone Museum set up by Herbert C. Read in the “Carriage House” of the Marshlands Inn, which includes various materials pertaining to the Read Stone Company and grindstone production, including primarily photographs, as well as graphic drawings, newspaper clippings, and other textual records.

Second accession, contains materials pertaining to the Read Stone Company, grindstone production, and the Read family. Content includes primarily photographs, as well as postcards, articles, and a guest book from the Marshlands Inn which was formerly the Read home, and that contained a museum devoted to displaying the history of the grindstone industry in Sackville.

Harvey & Bleumortier Company Collection

  • CA GMA MG42
  • Collection
  • 1932-1980

This collection contains the record books kept in operating the businesses and correspondence related to the business of smoking herring and marine repairs. There is a sectional Aeronautical chart of Boston (V-10), n.d.; blueprints of the barge "Minca" built for the Ministry of War, 1944; a Lee Wilcox poem; newspaper clipping about the replica of the schooner "Bluenose"; work orders for the annual refit of the patrol boat "Gull Light," 1970.

Harvey and Bleumortier Company

McCain family

  • CA CC MCC23
  • Fonds
  • 1815-1967

Fonds consists mainly of documents related to McCain family-owned businesses during the period of 1815-1967. Contained within the fonds are ledgers, account books, notebooks, receipts, and business correspondence with company associates. Family correspondence is shared by the following McCain family members: Andrew, Hazel, Henry and his wife, Mary, Muriel, Hugh Gordon, Billy, Hugh John, and John McCain. Photographs, dated 1880 to1931, show family members. Also included in the fonds are maps which show the locations of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Glassville, NB; Winnipeg, Manitoba; and Carleton County, NB.

McCain family

E. V. Wetmore & Sons

  • CA PANB MC388
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1945, predominant 1930-1945

This fonds consists of business records for the stairbuilding business established by E. V. Wetmore in Saint John in the 1870s. It consists of a time book (1935-1938) that records the names of employees, the number of hours worked, and the wages paid; an account ledger (1930-1945) that records the names of the customers, their place of residence, the amount charged, and the method of payment (cash, cheque, contra account, note); and an 1892 catalogue for E. V. Wetmore & Sons. A pamphlet on curling and a programme for a dinner in honour of the 1938 Scottish curling team are also included.

Two photographs, one each of a group of men attending the 1930 Canadian Construction Association conference (Wetmore was president of the Saint John branch) and of a group of men in a school (ca. 1914), were transferred to the Photographic Section.

E. V. Wetmore & Sons (Saint John, N.B.)

J. Leonard O'Brien

  • CA PANB MC299
  • Fonds
  • 1866-1973

This fonds documents the business activities, political career, and personal life of Joseph Leonard O'Brien.

Records relating to his years in provincial politics include correspondence, notes from his diaries, political scrapbooks, and materials relating to election campaigns and his position as Speaker of the House of Assembly. Federal political records include correspondence, copies of speeches, scrapbooks, photo albums, and materials pertaining to election campaigns and the Progressive-Conservative Association (letters, memos, minutes, briefs). A few of the political records pertain to his father, John O'Brien, who was a member of the House of Assembly for New Brunswick.

Records from J. Leonard O'Brien's years as Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick include official and private correspondence, speeches, invitations to various events, thank-you and congratulatory cards, scrapbooks, photo albums, guest books from Government House (1858-1965), an honorary degree, and materials pertaining to royal visits (1950s), the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, and the Order of Malta.

Business records include correspondence, financial records, account books, day books, ledgers, agreements, court records, and other material pertaining to O'Brien Limited; correspondence, minutes of board of directors meetings, financial records, agreements, inventories, reports, payroll records, purchase records, account books, ledgers, cash books, sales books, vouchers, invoices, and receipts pertaining to Chatham Industries Limited; correspondence, financial papers, inventories, purchase invoices, sale invoices, and loading orders for Trafalgar Mills Ltd.; and correspondence, financial records, agreements, a copy of the letters patent, a ledger, and reports regarding Plaswood Corporation of Canada. Business records dating to the years prior to 1917 relate to John O'Brien's business activities.

Also included are financial records, correspondence, invoices, account books, general ledgers, and inventories relating to the O'Brien Store; correspondence financial records, and an agreement pertaining to Miramichi Concrete Products Co.; and correspondence, financial records, and guests lists for the Big Hole Salmon Fishing Club, Limited, which was incorporated in 1907 with its heading office in Hillsborough, Albert County; New Brunswick. J. Leonard O'Brien was probably a director or a shareholder or both of this company.

Lastly, the fonds contains his personal records including general and family correspondence; documents pertaining to the O'Brien and McPeake family histories; financial records and photographs; a few records relating to the North West Boom Co., the South West Boom Co., Atlantic Sugar Refineries Ltd., Acadia Pulp and Paper Ltd., Bank of Nova Scotia, and J. McPeake O'Brien Store; documents pertain to the estate of Kathleen O'Brien; and documents and printed material pertaining to a number of associations, clubs, and universities including Canadian Red Cross Society, Boy Scouts of Canada, University of New Brunswick, Université de Moncton, St. Thomas University, and Mount Allison University.

A number of maps showing mineral occurrences, mining claims, the location and extent of Chatham Industries Limited lands, various hydro electric projects, and other areas of the province have been moved to the Map Section. Oversized records also have been moved to the Map Section. Loose photographs have been transferred to the Photograph Section. There are also several lithographs of Fredericton and area dating to the 1830s.

O'Brien, Joseph Leonard

Photograph of Bert Pond

  • CA ASM L986.1.4
  • Item
  • c. 1930

1 photograph of Bert Pond of Ludlow (Guide at Jack Russell's Fishing Camps, Porter Cove). Circa 1930

Thomas E. Millidge

  • CA MNBM ID80
  • Fonds
  • 1861-1875

This fonds consists of a ledger which records all of Millidge's accounts payable and receivable for his business and personal affairs. It includes detailed accounts of the building and maintenance of named ships.

Millidge, Thomas Edward

Barlow, Thomas & Co. (firm)

  • CA MNBM ID68
  • Fonds
  • 1843-1849

This fonds consists of a ledger for the Barlow, Thomas & Co. from 1843-1849.

Barlow, Thomas & Co. (firm)

J.S. Parker and Sons

  • CA MNBM ID301
  • Fonds
  • 1823-1886

This fonds consists of the accounting ledgers of J. S. Parker and Sons. The company appears to be operating as a general store as well as a shipbuilding concern. The accounts record sales to customers, supplies (including lumber) purchased for building ships, and payments to workmen. The company appears to have provided board and lodging for some of its workers, as detailed in the accounts.

J.S. Parker and Sons (firm)

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