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"Beginners please; my life in amateur theatre"; by Bert Williams

  • CA UNB MG H 132
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1979]

This is a photocopy of a bound volume of Bert William's "Beginners Please My Life in Amateur Theatre". The work discusses his early life, including growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Bolton, Lancashire, England; attending school; and working at various occupations while a young boy -- in a factory, in a cotton mill, and for several cinemas. He also comments on his early years in amateur theatre, the Workers' Educational Society, the First World War (Great War), the Second World War, and his work in adult theatre, both in England and in Canada, as a director, actor, and stage hand . The volume also includes photocopies of newspaper clippings, correspondence, and theatre programmes.

Williams, Bert

Benedict Arnold and Monson Hayt

  • CA UNB MG H 3
  • Fonds
  • 1790

This fonds includes legal documents relevant to the litigation process between Arnold and Hayt in 1790.

Arnold, Benedict, General

Charles Moffitt

  • CA UNB MG H 28a
  • Fonds
  • 1854-1902

This fonds contains Charles Moffitt's original diaries covering the period,1854-1902. The series, however, is incomplete. Volumes are missing for the years: 1879-1881, 1883-1884, 1888-1889, and 1891-1892. Photocopies of the diaries are also available and a transcription is being completed.

Moffitt, Charles

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF), York County (NB) Constituency Council

  • CA UNB MG H 120
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1947

This fonds documents the activities of the York County (NB) Constituency Council of the CCF between 14 July 1944 and 13 September 1947. It includes a record book containing minutes of meetings, accounts of payments and expenditures, and pledges and donations for the Campaign Fund. There is also a file of miscellaneous CCF-related items that includes notices and agendas of meetings for the York County Constituency Council, financial statements, a letter from the Upper Hainesville CCF Club with an attached list of officers' and members' names, financial statements, and newspaper clippings. There is also a four-page leaflet, published by the federal Progressive Conservative Party, entitled "Let the record speak".

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF), York County (NB) Constituency Council

E. Tappan Adney

  • CA UNB MG H 22
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1950, predominant 1940-1950

This fonds contains largely original material documenting E. Tappan Adney's long involvement in the affairs of native people in New Brunswick, particularly the Maliseet. It includes information about treaty rights, New Brunswick court cases involving native rights, the historical development of reserves, and the 1947 review of the Indian Act.

This fonds contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, briefs, submissions, notes, and copies of published articles, treaties, speeches, proclamations, and "deeds". It also includes several photos, prints, sketches, and watercolours. Some materials are typescripts.

There is also a microfilmed copy of Adney's diary covering his first trip to New Brunswick (30 June 1887 to 28 February 1889) as well as his diary covering his second trip to New Brunswick and first trip to Nova Scotia (July to November 1890).

Elizabeth Beckwith Hazen

  • CA UNB MG H 13a
  • Fonds
  • [186-] - [187-]

This fonds contains 123 watercolours of NB wildflowers painted by Elizabeth Beckwith Hazen. Most are dated between 1867 and 1873.

The watercolours that are stored in Box 1 (1 - 52) are loose, and mostly undated. The watercolours in Box 3 (53 - 121) are part of a book New Brunswick Wild Flowers and are loose, with some dates. Many of the watercolours were matted for exhibits. The mattes have since been removed and are stored in Box 2.

Hazen, Elizabeth Beckwith

Frederick Addison McGrand

  • CA UNB MG H 118
  • Fonds
  • [19-]

This fonds contains 11 typescript chapters of Dr. Frederick McGrand's book, "Backwards glances at Sunbury and Queens" along with his notes.

McGrand, Frederick Addison

Fredericton Art Club

  • CA UNB MG H 153
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1967

This fonds consists largely of thank you notes received by the Fredericton Art Club from Lord and Lady Beaverbrook and/or his second wife, the former Lady Dunn, for gifts or greetings sent. Secretaries or other agents of the Beaverbrook family wrote a few letters on behalf of the family. The fonds also includes drafts of some of the letters written by the club to the Beaverbrook family.

Also included are the replies the Club received from Lord Beaverbrook and/or his wife, and from Harriet Irving and Olymbia Kedros respecting invitations to special events. Of particular interest is a handwritten copy of a tribute to Lord Beaverbrook.

Arrangement is chronological.

Fredericton Art Club

Fredericton Emigrant Society

  • CA UNB MG H 28
  • Fonds
  • 1819-1841

This fonds contains the minute book of the Fredericton Emigrant Society dating from 1819 to 1841. It includes minutes of meetings and lists of subscribers.

Fredericton Emigrant Society

Fredericton Music Festival Committee

  • CA UNB MG H 170
  • Fonds
  • 1948-2010

This fonds consists of minutes, financial records, scrapbooks, programs, syllabi, correspondence, slides, videotapes, and DVDs documenting the activities of both the Music Festival Committee and the festival it oversaw, 1948 - 2011.

Fredericton Music Festival Committee

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