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William Brydone Jack

  • CA UNB UA RG 155
  • Fonds
  • [184-]-1881

This fonds contains personal correspondence between William Brydone Jack and his wives, Marian Ellen Peters and Caroline Disbrowe. In letters to Marian Jack mentions his astronomical work with Drs. J.B. Toldervy and James Robb. Also included are newspaper clippings and a sketchbook belonging to Blanche Jack, Dr. William Brydone Jack's daughter.

Jack, William Brydone

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

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).

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

Dr. Alfred Goldsworthy Bailey

  • CA UNB 80
  • Fonds
  • 1806-1994; predominant 1940-1994

This fonds consists in large part of the official records of the various offices Dr. Bailey held during his career at the University of New Brunswick from 1938-1970. There is a large amount of material relating to his extensive literary contributions, including articles; manuscripts, published and unpublished books; and records from his editorial role in "The Literary History of Canada". There are also some personal papers and a small number of family papers.
The fonds is divided into 15 series:

  • Series 1 - University Committees, including the Creative Arts Committee and the Arts Faculty Committee, 1956-1958;
  • Series 2 - Arts Faculty, 1932-1966, including records of the Arts Faculty's activities;
  • Series 3 - Literary Works, 1806 - 1990; predominant 1923-1979, including published and unpublished writings, notes and records about and by his family. The series also includes photographs and correspondence with literary colleagues including Malcolm Ross, Roy Daniells, Elizabeth Brewster, Michael Gnarowski, Carl F. Klink and Jack McClelland. There is also some correspondence between Bailey and Lord Beaverbrook and between Loring Ewart Bailey and W. Ganong and George Parkin;
  • Series 4 - Miscellaneous 1946-1979; predominant 1968-1979; including bibliographies, records of Founders' Day (UNB), the Loyalists, and the Canadian Writers' Federation;
  • Series 5 - Graduate Students, 1943-1959, consisting largely of correspondence with graduate students in the History Department;
  • Series 6 - Library ,-1959 ; predominant 1948-1958, including correspondence and other records about the operations of the Library.
  • Series 7 - Societies and Associations, 1910, 1940-1969. Records and correspondence about various groups including:
  • Massey Commission
  • Canadian Social Science Research
  • Humanities Research Council
  • Humanities Association of Canada
  • Canadian Library Association
  • National Library Advisory Committee
  • Champlain Society
  • Canada Foundation
  • Royal Society of Canada
  • Historic Sites and Monuments Board
  • New Brunswick Historic Sites Advisory Board
  • New Brunswick Museum
  • New Brunswick Tree Commission
  • Series 8 - Correspondence (Individuals), 1927-1970 including Whitman Bailey, Premier J.B. McNair, W.K. - Lamb, Milton F. Gregg, T. F McIlwraith, D.C. Harvey, J. Bartlett Brebner, John Bassett, Colin B. MacKay, W.S. MacNutt, Diamond Jenness, Lorne Pierce;
  • Series 9 - Personal Correspondence, 1936-1994 including Ralph Gustafson, Raymond Souster, F.R. Scott, A.J.M. Smith, Frances Halpenny, Northrop Frye, Louise Manny;
  • Series 10 - Beaverbrook Correspondence, 1946-1964, including the University library, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Playhouse, Beaverbrook Scholarships;
  • Series 11 - The Bailey Commission on the Future of the University, 1955-1966.
  • Series 12 - Vice President Academic, 1926-1970;
  • Series 13 - Lecture notes, 1927-1966;
  • Series 14 - History 3020 Lectures, 1966-1967;
  • Series 15 - Photographs, 18? - 1979;
  • Series 16 - Awards 1919, 1961-1992.

Bailey, Alfred Goldsworthy

Account book (Timber)

  • CA UNB MG H 47
  • Item

This account book, dating from 14 May 1900 to 2 November 1901, lists the quantity of timber received, by whom purchased, marks, and first boom count.

David H. Walker

  • CA UNB MG L 35
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1994, predominant 1948-1994

This fonds documents David H. Walker's 45-year literary career as author of 19 novels, over 100 short stories, and several works of non-fiction -- most notably, an autobiography, Lean, Wind, Lean. It also reflects his military career in The Black Watch (1931-47), including his internment in German prison camps during the Second World War. The fonds also includes material relating to Walker's family life, his personal relationships, his friendship with Lord Wavell, and his travels in Canada and abroad as well as several awards and honours.

It includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, notes, draft manuscripts, draft scripts, agreements with publishers and film makers, published short stories, reviews, royalty statements, and publicity material as well as copies of speeches, travel and family photographs, biographical material, mementos, and awards. Artifacts include: commission in The Black Watch, Governor-General's awards for fiction (1952 and 1953), and warrants making Walker a Member of the Order of the British Empire and a Member of the Order of Canada.

Walker, David

Stuart Trueman

  • CA UNB MG H 166
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1955, predominant 1950-1995

This fonds documents Stuart Trueman's literary career as author of books and articles published nation-wide between the late 1940s to the 1990s. It also documents his career as a reporter, editor, and columnist with The Telegraph-Journal and The Evening Times-Globe from the late 1920s to 1993. In addition, the fonds reflects his activities as a public speaker and as a member of several committees, most notably, the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission. It also reflects his work as the Bank of Canada's New Brunswick representative for its Canada Savings Bond campaigns. As well, this fonds contains some of Mildred Trueman's correspondence and financial records.

It includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, research materials, speaking notes, travel itineraries, newspaper clippings, minutes, report,s and personal mementos. The fonds also includes handwritten, typed, and published copies of Trueman's articles and columns as well as handwritten and typed copies of his books. Graphics include photographs, negatives, cartoon illustrations for books, promotional posters, proofs of book covers and original dust jackets. Artifacts that accompanied this fonds have not been processed and include invitations to various formal functions and certificates of appreciation.

Humorist, journalist, and amateur historian Stuart Douglas Trueman was born in Saint John, N.B. on 6 November 1911. He was the eldest of three sons and four daughters raised by Annie M. (Roden) and John Macmillan Trueman. Educated in local schools, Trueman graduated from Saint John High School in 1928. In 1937 he married Mildred Kate Stiles, daughter of Kate and Riley Stiles of River Glade, N.B. They had two sons, Douglas Hugh M. and Stuart Macmillan (Mac).

Trueman, Stuart

Rainsford family

  • CA UNB MG H 18
  • Fonds
  • 1766-1859

This fonds documents the personal, business, and military activities of two generations of the Rainsford family. It contains personal correspondence (1766-1854), business correspondence and accounts (1786-1859), maps, and documents pertaining to the New Brunswick Regiment of Fencibles.

Rainsford (family)

Jonathan Sewell

  • CA UNB MG H 70b
  • Fonds
  • 1777-1796

This fonds consists of photocopies of 23 letters which were written to Jonathan Sewell by Ward Chipman between 1777 and 1796.

Sewell, Jonathan

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