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Wry Family Fonds New Brunswick
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Wry Family Fonds

  • CA THT IWFFonds
  • Fonds
  • [185-?] to 1997

Fonds contains photographs and textual records pertaining to the descendants of Isaac Wry, which were handed down to and kept by his great granddaughter, Pauline Mary (Alward) Spatz. Most of the content refers to Pauline, her parents John Bunyan and Mabel Lena (Wry) Alward, and her grandparents John Willard and Jennie Grace (Snowdon) Wry, as well as other close relatives. The records listed here were part of a donation that also included a number artifacts.

Fonds is divided into four sousfonds which are further divided into relevant series. All content has been arranged chronologically.

Sub-fond 1: John Willard Wry and Jennie Grace (Snowdon) Wry
Sub-fond 2: Mathilda Wry and Mary Elsie Wry
Sub-fond 3: John Bunyan Alward and Mabel Lena (Alward) Wry
Sub-fond 4: Pauline Mary (Alward) Spatz

The Corner Drug Store Prescription Bag

Item is a prescription bag from The Corner Drug Store which was located on Dixon Block. The prescription was for John Alward and was prescribed by Dr. C. L. Gass.

Mathilda Wry & Mary E. Wry

Subfonds contains various textual items pertaining to Mathilda “Tillie” Wry and her sister Mary Elsie Wry. Includes an autograph album, incoming correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other textual records.

Receipt from G. A. Sparks

Item is a receipt for a suit from G. A. Sparks, custom tailor, in Sackville, NB. It is dated March 6, 1934 and was paid by John B. Alward.

Property Tax Receipt

Item is a receipt from the Town Clerk’s Office, Town of Sackville, NB for taxes paid by John Alward on 53 Lansdowne Street.

Various Bills & Receipts

  • CA THT IWFFonds-2006.14.03-2006.14.03/60
  • Item
  • 1949-1950
  • Part of Wry Family Fonds

Items are a number of receipts with dates falling between 1949 and 1950. Included are the following: two receipts for water bills; one receipt for an Everyready Battery from Perry Electric and Supply Co.; a car insurance receipt for the Chevy; a lawn swing bill delivered by the Canadian Buffalo Sled Co. Ltd.; a receipt from Alden Hicks for pressing 16 tons of hay; two receipts from Perry Electric and Supply Co. for repairs to the Philco radio; a property tax receipt for 53 Lansdowne Street; one coupon for a pen from Federal Pen in Trois-Riviere, Quebec; and a news clipping about Dr. George J. Trueman, former president of Mount Allison University.

Postcard of Aberdeen High School

  • CA THT IWFFonds-2006.14.03-2006.14.03/4
  • Item
  • [ca. 1922]
  • Part of Wry Family Fonds

Item is a postcard sent to Mabel (Wry) Alward from her sister J. Pearl C. Wry. The message reads, “Have all my work finished. Have had a wonderful time. Mrs. Read is a pet. Will see you Sunday if all goes well. In haste for 4:30. P.W.”

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