This fonds includes financial records of Magee Brothers as well as personal papers assembled by the family. There are Magee Bros. account books for dry goods, wharfage accounts, rents, storage, ships, 1875-1910, and ships' accounts for the ships "Arianna," "Buteshire," "City Camp," "Etta," "Stewart," "Governor Wilmot," "Hypatia," "New City," "St. Andrews," "St. George," "St. Patrick," "Sea Crest," "Z. Ring;" and share certificates owned by Magee Bros. and family. There are also family legal and land records, pedigree certificates and other agricultural material and records on family estates and wills. They include a will and indenture of Maria Julia (Merritt) Magee, 1896; records of the estate of John Buchanan Magee, 1940; and a notebook containing rent records, 1913-1918, 1923.
The family correspondence includes that of William Clarence Magee, 1866-1874; Frederick P. Magee regarding Saint John Hockey League, 1896-1899; Arthur Merrittt Magee during First World War; and certificates, ephemera and correspondence of Edith Marion Magee, 1907-1969. There are also typed copies of correspondence and other material of Norris family. Some accounts, of the St. John Fusiliers, 1901, are also included.