This fonds documents Daniel McGruar's business activities, and letters to his son Thomas. It includes business financial records, correspondence, ships' manifests, and documents relating to lodges and temperance societies.
This fonds consists mainly of correspondence among members of the various branches of Pollok and Gilmour, especially to and from Alexander Rankin of Rankin and Gilmour.
It also includes personal financial records of Alexander and Robert Rankin and North American travel diaries of Allen Gilmour, Jr. and Sr. and William Ritchie, dating from 1828 to 1829, and a report on the proceedings at the Prince of Wales' Challenge Cup competition (1862).
The fonds consists of a diary kept by John R. McCulley during service in the Boer War. It includes a description of the voyage from Halifax, Nova Scotia. in February 1900, daily life aboard ship, arrival in Capetown, South Africa, and troop movements from March to December 1900 as well as details of the return voyage to Canada. There are some names soldiers killed in action and names of wounded, including the nature of their injuries. There is mention of outbreaks of enteric fever, including the author's own, place names such as Bloomfontein and Pretoria. There is a list of dates, with South African locations or engagements and remarks which were taken from the official record of the 1st Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles plus a few other facts pertinent to this unit including numbers of wounded and killed in action.
Ce fonds comprend un registre, 1887-1922, varia, [19-?], 1920-1937, registre des lettres enregistrées du bureau de poste du Cap-de-Cocagne, Nouveau Brunswick. Le registre de février 1887 à octobre 1907 ne contient que des informations concernant la météo. L'enregistrement des lettres débute en octobre 1907 et s'arrête au début d'août 1922.
Le fonds est composé d'un carnet de comptes du magasin de la Coopérative. Il comprend les achats de matériels / équipements pour la pêche. Il contient les noms des pêcheurs de la baie de Cocagne (Nouveau-Brunswick). Ce document est très utile pour connaître les coûts reliés à la pêche au lendemain de la Deuxième Guerre mondiale. Le responsable du magasin à l'époque était Aquila Hébert.
This fonds consists of bills of sale, contracts, correspondence, dues, inspection and registration certificates, and licenses related to the A. & R. Loggie Company, 1887 - 1917. There is also a file of correspondence from Jack B. Estey concerning the UNB acquisition of A. & R. Loggie documents.
1 photograph of American sportsman John Taylor Arms fishing at Wade's Sporting Camps (Blackville). John Taylor Arms (1887-1953) in New York City was a noted graphic artist best known for his etchings of medieval French architecture.