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Palmer family fonds

  • CA MtA 0011
  • Fonds
  • 1787-1915

Contents of this fonds include four series:

  • Ships, which contains accounts, bills, receipts, and other shipping documentation pertaining to ships built by the Palmer’s;
  • Accounts, which contains financial records, accounts records of various family members, receipts, promissory notes, bonds, and letters;
  • Legal documents, which contains deeds, articles of agreements, insurance policies and other legal documentation;
  • Personal, which contains legal documentation, wills, essays, postcards, and correspondence of the Palmer family.

Palmer family (Westmorland County)

Edward Barron Chandler

  • CA MNBM ID343
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1810-1880]

This fonds includes:

  • Chandler's correspondence re politics and history;
  • Correspondence of Chandler family;
  • Westmorland Parish Assessments;
  • Chandler's legal papers;
  • Westmorland County marriages 1833-1856;
  • Moncton and Botsford Census Returns, 1852;
  • W.C. Milner's notes;
  • Dorchester P.O. receipts;
  • North Joggins, list of scholars for 1841;
  • Baptist Seminary lists of texts;
  • Militia summons;
  • Marriage certificates;
  • Westmorland General Sessions notice;
    Note: Detailed evaluation needed

Chandler, Edward Barron

Westmorland parish school

  • CA MNBM Fillmore family CB DOC
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1851

This fonds consists of a return of scholars for 1850-1851 kept by Lemuel Fillmore. Return includes the number and names of students and is further broken down into number each of boys and girls, ages, and number of days present in the school year.

Fillmore, Lemeul

Read Stone Co. Ltd.

  • CA PANB MC224
  • Fonds
  • 1853-1946

This fonds consists of the business and financial records of the Read Stone Co. Ltd. as well as family correspondence and other personal records. It includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, letterbooks, general ledgers, day books, cash books, accounts receivable and accounts payable ledgers, order books, sales invoices, survey records, bills of lading and other shipping records, invoices, accounts, receipts, bank books, cancelled cheques, draft notes, and time books. Family records include correspondence, diaries, photographs, and material pertaining to the Independent Order of Foresters.

There are also brochures, labels, advertising boards, catalogues of various suppliers, almanacs, grindstone and rock samples. Lastly the fonds includes several annual reports and statements of the Dominion Steel Corp. and British Empire Steel Corporation (1920s), issues of the journals, The Maritime Merchant (1920s) and the Contract Record & Engineering Review (1910s), and a copy of an unpublished thesis entitled, "The Cumberland Basin grindstone industry by James D. Snowden," (1972).

Read Stone Company

Topographic Map of Westmorland & Albert County

  • CA THT 2010.4.2
  • Item
  • ca. 1862

Item is a paper and wood topographic map of Westmorland and Albert county used for infrastructure planning and exploitation of resources. Engraved under the direction of H. F. Walling and produced by W.E & A. A. Baker, New York.

The Border and Westmorland and Cumberland Advertiser 1870

  • CA THT 2012.6.1
  • Item
  • 24 March 1870

Item is a copy of The Border and Westmorland and Cumberland advertiser (vol. XIV) which included advertisements, and news regarding local agriculture, commercial intelligence, politics, education, religion and literature.

Philip Bannister

  • CA MNBM ID533
  • Fonds
  • 1882-1904

This fonds consists of personal correspondence of Philip Bannister, seaman's papers, a telegram, and a receipt.

Bannister, Philip

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 (Shediac)

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars fonds

  • CA PANB MC1178
  • Fonds
  • 1893, 1896, 1900, 1912

The fonds consists of militia service rolls for the years 1893, 1896, 1900 and 1912 for Westmorland County. The service rolls for the years 1893, 1896, and 1912 include the recruits' age, place of residence, and date of enlistment. The 1900 roll is incomplete and provides only the men's names and corresponding rank.

The fonds also contains photocopies of issues of "The 8th Hussar" newsletter, published weekly by the 8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars (Vol. 1, #1, 26 August 1945 – Vol. 1, #14, 24 November 1945 inclusive).

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars

George Campbell and Sons Ltd. Fonds

  • CA THT 1998.01
  • Fonds
  • 1893 - 1966

Fonds consists of five archival items pertaining to George Campbell and Sons Ltd., including two receipts and one tax bill made out to George Rogers, a long-term employee of the George Campbell and Sons Ltd.

George Campbell and Sons Ltd.

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