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Lord Beaverbrook Scholarships Committee

  • CA PANB MC205
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1966

The fonds consists primarily of correspondence and applications for the Lord Beaverbrook scholarships. There are also minutes of the scholarship committee from 1920-1944 and a card index.

Lord Beaverbrook Scholarships Committee

Raymond P. Gorham

  • CA PANB MC211
  • Fonds
  • 1820-1946, microfilmed [after 1981]

This fonds documents the professional career and personal activities of Raymond P. Gorham. It includes correspondence, biographical information, education memorabilia, photographs, maps, plans, pamphlets, and materials pertaining to the Cathedral Men's Club, the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, and the Canadian Society of Technical Agriculturalists.

The fonds also includes research materials, articles, essays, and papers on a variety of subjects -- entomology, science, Maritime pre-history, local history (University of New Brunswick, city of Fredericton, parish of Kingston, Kincardine settlement), ecclesiastical history (Anglican Church), and agricultural history. Gorham also compiled genealogical information on the Gorham, Allen, Fowler, Francis, Giles, Hoyt, Ingraham, Kierstead, Lyman, Lyon, Merritt, Murray, Paddock, Perkins, Perley, Prince, Raymond, and Paul families.

Lastly, the fonds contains a typescript copy of "The development of agricultural organization in Upper and Lower Canada during the period before Confederation," written by R. P. Gorham and dated May 1933.

The maps and plans have been transferred to the Map Section. The photographs are located in P118.

Gorham, Raymond Paddock

Fredericton Business College Ltd.

  • CA PANB MC255
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1970

The fonds consists of administrative records of Fredericton Business College Ltd. and its predecessor Pond Secretarial School. It includes correspondence, applications from teachers and students, financial records, student registers (1945-1969), enrolment lists, and individual student record cards arranged alphabetically. In addition, there are student newspapers, newspaper clippings, and other printed material relating to the school.

Fredericton Business College Ltd.

St. Thomas University

  • CA PANB MC258
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1986

The fonds consists mainly of financial and administrative records for St. Thomas University and its predecessor institution, St. Thomas College. Financial records, including account books, ledgers, and bank books, 1910-1957. Administrative records include correspondence about the payment of tuition fees for students under programs of the Indian Affairs Branch, the Department of National Defence and the Department of Veterans' Affairs, 1949-1959, along with a listing of boarders and day scholars of St. Thomas College, 1910-1911, a copy of the constitution of the Students' Union of St. Thomas University, 1968-1969, a report entitled, "Residence Regulations - Men, St. Thomas University, Fredericton [1960s?], and a few other records.

Also included are printed brochures; souvenir programmes; biographical sketches of 11 priests (Rogers, Costello, Ploude, Reath, Pageau, Sheridan, Roach (2), Finnigan, Meader, and Pickett); a very few newspaper articles [1960s?]; and 4 photographs of building construction on the Fredericton campus.

There are also St. Thomas College / St. Thomas University calendars, dating from the 1911-1912 academic year to the 1985-1986 academic year, either in hard copy, on microfilm, or in both forms. Several years are missing in this run, more specifically, 1919-1920; 1920-1921; 1921-1922; 1924-1925; 1926-1927; 1928-1929; 1931-1932; and 1936-1937.

The fonds contains a few records relating to the university's student newspaper, "The Aquinian". There are 6 issues (originals) of "The Aquinian" (October, November, and December, 1964; February 1965; 13 February 1967; and 25 March 1968); several draft articles; an issue of "Nike", the newspaper's literary supplement (1965); and a few other records.

Student files, dating from 1914-1983, on microfilms F11808-F11812 are restricted. St. Thomas University faculty meeting minutes, 1967-1982, and St. Thomas University Senate minutes, 1968-3 June 1982, are available only on microfilm F11813.

St. Thomas University (Chatham and Fredericton, N.B.)

Florence C. Estabrooks

  • CA PANB MC264
  • Fonds
  • Transcribed and photocopied 1960-1966

This collection consists of two items: a 210-page, bound typescript copy of Florence Estabrooks', "The Genealogy of the Anglo-Dutch Estabrooks Family of New Brunswick," ca. 1960-1962 which includes handwritten additions and attachments; and a photocopy of the "Journal of Elijah Estabrooks, 1758-1760" from the Estabrooks-Palmer collection. The latter document was obtained during the course of her research.

Estabrooks, Florence Cecelia

Grammar School Times

  • CA PANB MC281
  • Fonds
  • 1895

This is a handwritten and illustrated weekly newspaper, produced by the students of the grammar school in St. Andrews. The newspapers cover the dates 25 September 1895 to 16 December 1895, 13 issues altogether, all of which were in Volume 1. The paper featured school and town news, as well as local advertisements.

Grammar School Times (St. Andrews, N.B.)

Edmund Hillyer Duval family

  • CA PANB MC305
  • Fonds
  • 1848-1909

This fonds consists of personal records of Edmund Hillyer Duval and his children, namely, Marianne Duval, Amelia Duval, and Eliza Lury Duval Burditt and Lury's husband, William F. Burditt. There are also a very few records pertaining to Edmund H. Duval's work as an educator and member of Germain Street Baptist Church.

Edmund Hillyer Duval's records include manuscript copies of letters to various individuals relating to teachers' training (1848-1849); his estate papers; and a certificate of license to preach issued to him from Germain Street Baptist Church. Of particular interest are the materials pertaining to the descendants of Black Loyalists living at Loch Lomond or Willow Grove, near Saint John. These include a draft letter pertaining to the expenditure of funds for "ameliorating the condition" of blacks at Loch Lomond [1868], a memorandum of agreement for the construction of a meeting house at Willow Grove (1878), a brief account of the church's history, and a manuscript copy of a paper read at the opening of Willow Grove Church by Edmund H. Duval (1878).

Lury and William F. Burditt's and Marianne Duval's records each consist of a few pieces of correspondence. Of special interest are Amelia Duval's two dairies containing "scribblings" about her activities and interests. The 1900-[before 1907] volume records information on women's groups in Saint John, particularly the King's Daughters Society that worked with working-class girls and women in the port city.

Lastly, the fonds includes genealogy material on the Duval family, such as biographical notes and newspaper clippings.

Duval family (Edmund Hillyer)

James Vroom

  • CA PANB MC319
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed [pre-1980]

This fonds documents James Vroom's activities as an historian with a keen interest in the early history of New Brunswick, particularly that of Charlotte County. It also sheds light on his research activities and those of his friends and acquaintances, most notably W. O. Raymond, who were also interested in the history of the province.

The fonds consists of originals or transcriptions of letters, reports and other documents, dating to the late 18th and early 19th centuries, addressed to or written by prominent Loyalists, public officials and others, including Robert Pagan, Ward Chipman, John Jones, Sir Guy Carleton, Thomas Carleton, Governor Parr, Edward Winslow, Gillian Butler, Charles Morris, John Curry, and Bishop John Medley.

Also included are originals or transcriptions of documents relating to the Quakers that settled in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, the Fire Ward of St. Stephen (1852-1869), the by-laws of the St. Stephen Fire Department, the Passamaquoddy Indians, the Owen family of Campobello Island, the Botanical Club of Canada, the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, imports at the port of St. Andrews, the public officials of Charlotte County, and the garrison at St. Andrews.

The fonds also contains a number of letters addressed to James Vroom, many from friends and acquaintances relating to research into various historical topics. There are also a number of articles, essays, or papers written by Vroom on historical and nature themes, including the history of freemasonry on the St. Croix, the War of 1812, indigenous flora, and the Penobscot Loyalists.

Also included are research notes on a number of subjects -- the Charlotte County Bank, the St. Stephen's Bank and Stagecoach Co., the clergy of the Church of England in Charlotte County, the postmasters of Charlotte County, local customs officials, benevolent societies, the St. Andrews Grammar School, the Charlotte County Agriculture and Immigration Society, the St. Andrews Savings Bank, the St. Andrews Chamber of Commerce, the St. Andrews Sunday School Society, the St. Andrews District Committee of the Society of Promoting Christian Knowledge, the St. Stephen Branch of the New Brunswick Auxiliary Bible Society, the Charlotte County Auxiliary Bible Society, the St. Andrews Ladies Association, other Bible Societies, the St. Andrews Marine Hospital, and the Commission of Buoys and Beacons.

Lastly the fonds includes scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, James Vroom's obituary, articles and publications by W. O. Raymond, and a few items pertaining to the Chipman Memorial Hospital, the St. Croix Tercentenary Committee, the Great War, and Christ Church (St. Stephen).

This fonds comprises 4 volumes of records -- 929, 930, 931, and 932. Only volumes 929, 930, and 931, described above, have been microfilmed.

Vroom, James

Kate A. Stewart

  • CA PANB MC329
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1894

This fonds consists of records relating to Katie A. Stewart's year as a student at the provincial Normal School in Fredericton. It includes an autograph book signed by many of her fellow students (1891-1892), notebooks relating to her study of natural science and teaching methods, and three textbooks -- Three Part Songs (by Henry Sefton, 1879), The Royal Reader (1875), and the Royal Reader (1877).

Stewart, Catherine Anne (Kate)

Elbridge Elwood Green certificate

  • CA PANB MC366
  • Fonds
  • 1911

This certificate is a printed form completed with typescript and signed by the examining officer.

Green, Elbridge Elwood

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