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Malcolm MacKenzie Ross

  • CA UNB UA G 139
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1971

This fonds documents various aspects of Malcolm MacKenzie Ross's literary and scholarly activities. It includes originals and copies of correspondence, invitations, newspaper clippings, copies of citations, copies of speeches and addresses (delivered by Ross), and copies of published articles and reviews (by Ross). The fonds also includes published articles about Ross and reviews of his work as well as biographical information.

Ross, Malcolm MacKenzie

Desmond Pacey

  • CA UNB MG L 1
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1976, predominant 1934-1974

This fonds documents the academic and literary career of W. C. Desmond Pacey as well as his work as a university administrator. It also documents aspects of his personal life. The fonds contains personal, family, and general correspondence; literary manuscripts and typescripts; copies of journal articles; newspaper clippings; lecture notes; programmes; photographs; reports and scrapbooks. It also includes financial records, genealogical and biographical information, speeches, and notes. It includes photocopies of correspondence with literary figures, including Elizabeth Brewster, Irving Layton, Dorothy Livesay, and Miriam Waddington and between Lorne Pierce and Frederick Philip Grove.

Pacey, W.C. Desmond

Louis Arthur Cunningham

  • CA UNB MG L 13
  • Item
  • 1900 - 1964, predominant 1927 - 1954

This fonds, which consists largely of holographs and typescripts of manuscripts in various genre, documents Louis Arthur Cunningham's long and successful career as a popular writer. The fonds also includes print copies of many of his works, especially the short stories.

There is supporting documentation for his literary activities such as correspondence with publishers, legal agreements, and notebooks documenting dates and prices paid as manuscripts were sent to publishers. After his death, there are similar records kept by his widow as she continued to try to sell his work.

There are a few personal and biographical items such as newspaper clippings about Louis Arthur Cunningham, a few photographs and personal documents such as birth and marriage certificates and university diplomas.

Cunningham, Louis Arthur

Michael Nowlan

  • CA UNB MG L 34
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1992

This fonds documents the writing career of Michael O. Nowlan, as well as much of his work as a teacher of English and advocate of Canadian literature. The fonds consists largely of correspondence to and from Nowlan, and drafts and notes for articles and books. Also included are committee minutes, newspaper clippings, and a few photographs. Despite the existence of separate "Correspondence" files, almost every file in the fonds contains correspondence, usually associated with the material in the file.

Nowlan, Michael O.

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

William Ganong letter

  • CA UNB MG H 21
  • Fonds
  • 12 April 1891

Letter from William Francis Ganong (1864-1941) to James Hannay, dated 12 April 1891, marking the controversy, which lasted until Hannay's death, over the location of Fort La Tour, the early fort built by the French at the mouth of the St. John River.

Ganong, William

Leo C. Ferrari

  • CA UNB MG H 168
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1995, predominant 1961-1995

This fonds documents the academic activities of philosophy professor Leo Ferrari, particularly with respect to his studies of 5th-century bishop, philosopher and doctor of the church Augustine of Hippo. It also documents his activities as president and primary spokesperson for The Flat Earth Society (FES), an organization founded to encourage critical thinking and restore confidence in the validity of the senses. In addition, this fonds reflects Ferrari's interest in human rights issues.

It includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, notes, research material, draft and published copies of books and articles, bibliographies, and conference programmes. In connection with The Flat Earth Society, it includes letters from applicants, membership lists, tractates, photographs, copies of The Official Chronicle and The Official Organ, cartoons, newspaper clippings, brochures, and financial records. It also contains a reel-to-reel audio tape of Ferrari speaking about the FES and a VHS videotape entitled "In Search of the Edge". Artifacts include a smashed globe, maps of the world in various shapes, framed membership certificates, and a wooden gnome holding the sign "Repent! the Edge is Nigh".

This fonds consists of 4 series:

  1. Academic writings
  2. The Flat Earth Society
  3. Artifacts (The Flat Earth Society)
  4. Sabbaticals and conferences

Ferrari, Leo C.

Isabel St. John Bliss

  • CA UNB MG L 32
  • Fonds
  • 1836 - [1959], predominant 1882-1900

The collection consists of primary materials, such as correspondence, privately printed poems, and photographs and secondary materials gathered by Isabel St. John Bliss in preparation for her planned work on Bliss Carman. It is unknown when she acquired and began to organise her research materials.

Bliss, Isabel St. John

H. Mortimer Lamb and Molly Lamb Bobak

  • CA UNB UA G 200
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1936, 1945-1969

This fonds contains correspondence from A.Y. Jackson (1882 - 1974) to H. Mortimer Lamb and his daughter Molly Lamb Bobak regarding the Canadian art scene. Topics covered include Jackson's exhibitions, sketching trips, his involvement in the Royal Canadian Academy of Art and his health problems. There is also a letter from Jackson's niece, Naomi Jackson Groves, to Bruno Bobak regarding the purchase of one of his paintings and a letter from Groves to Molly Bobak regarding the health of Alex Jackson.

The fonds also includes one photograph, "A Canadian Soldier" taken by H. Mortimer-Lamb" which was exhibited at the London Salon of Photography in 1939.

Mortimer-Lamb, Harold

Fredericton Women's Study Club

  • CA UNB MG H 100
  • Collection
  • 1940-1947

This collection documents the activities of the Fredericton Women's Study Club from 1940 to 1947. It consists of 3 scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, minutes, and correspondence.

Fredericton Women's Study Club

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