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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

A & R Loggie Company

  • CA UNB MG H 42
  • Fonds
  • 1887 - 1961; predominant 1887 - 1917

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.

A & R Loggie Company

A.H. Johnson letterbook

  • CA UNB MG H 32
  • Item
  • 1877-1899

Letterbook of lawyer A. H. Johnson of Chatham, N.B., dating from 1877-1879.

Johnson, A.H.

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.

Alden Nowlan

  • CA UNB MG L 2
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1962

This fonds documents the literary career of Alden Nowlan. It includes rough drafts of poems and two short stories as well as galley proofs of short stories and typescripts of poems written at Hartland and Saint John, NB, between 1958 and 1962.

The fonds also includes copies of tributes to Nowlan, copies of published volumes, copies of articles by Nowlan, and reviews of his works.

Nowlan, Alden

Annie Harvie (Ross) Foster Hanley

  • CA UNB MG L 7
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1974

This fonds contains biographical information, correspondence, literary works and photographs which document the life and interests of Annie Harvie (Ross) Foster Hanley. Copies of literary works, in both printed form and manuscript, form the bulk of the fonds. Photographs are largely studio prints of family members in NB, especially Woodstock and Doaktown. Also included are photographs from a funeral procession for Peter Veregin, leader of a Doukhobor sect.

Foster, Annie H.

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

Bishop James Rogers

  • CA UNB MG H 26
  • Collection
  • 1852-1892

This collection contains photocopies of correspondence with Bishop James Rogers, dating from 1852-1892, relating to personal and diocesan matters, political events, educational issues, Confederation, elections, the school question, nationalism, and government legislation.

The collection also includes a typed biography of Rogers and photocopies of legislation, a circular letter, telegrams, and letters from Bishop Connolly, Bishop Sweeney, Anglin, and others primarily concerning opposition to the New Brunswick non-sectarian school law.

Rogers, James, Bishop of Chatham

Bonny River Lumber Company

  • CA UNB MG H 158a
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1929

This fonds documents the business activities of lumber merchant A. J. O'Connor, Albert Lumber Company and Bonny River Lumber Company.

It includes correspondence, minutes of directors' meetings, and financial records which include cash books, general ledgers, salary and expense accounts and shipping and logging accounts.

Bonny River Lumber Company

Charles G.D. Roberts

  • CA UNB MG L 10
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1943

This fonds documents the literary career of poet and prose writer Charles G.D. Roberts, which spanned more than six decades. It also reflects his activities both as an editor and a promoter of Canadian literature and Canadian writers. In addition, the fonds sheds light on his family life, his travels abroad, his years in the British and Canadian armies, his work with the Canadian Authors' Association, his financial difficulties, and his personal relationships. It also provides information about the literary careers of other members of the Roberts family, most notably, Theodore Goodridge Roberts and Lloyd Roberts.

It contains correspondence, a family scrapbook, Roberts's notebook, and holograph and typescript poems, stories and essays by Roberts, Bliss Carman and other writers. The fonds also includes copies of published poems, essays and stories by Charles G.D. Roberts, Bliss Carman, Theodore Goodridge Roberts, Lloyd Roberts, and Dorothy Roberts Leisner as well as published articles about Charles G.D. Roberts and other members of the Roberts family.

Roberts, Charles George Douglas, Sir

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