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John Clarence Webster

  • CA MNBM ID3921
  • Fonds
  • 1588-1950

The John Clarence Webster Fonds consists mainly of his correspondence from the mid 1920s to 1950. Documents from his time in Edinburgh, Montreal and Chicago have been placed with his personal papers. Other personal papers include letters of condolence, memberships, and invitations. Correspondence relating to the acquistion of artifacts for his Canadiana collection has been grouped together as a series following the arrangement of the published catalogues. His work on boards and committees forms another series with the exception of the Committee of Management, Quebec House, England which was kept with the Wolfe series. His collection of manuscripts and his historical correspondence have been arranged by subject. Other correspondence has been arranged in the general correspondence series.

Webster, Dr. John Clarence, M.D.

Barr family fonds

  • CA MNBM ID297
  • Fonds
  • 1709-1932

This fonds includes correspondence of the Barr family, 1873-1898 and family certificates, insurance policies and other records, 1709-1902. There is also a diary of F. H. Barr about trips through the Maritime provinces, 1881-1882, a diary of Ida Jane Harding, 1877-1880, and a muster roll of company no. 2, Saint John County Light Infantry, 1866.

Barr family (Saint John)

Odell family

  • CA MNBM ID3735
  • Fonds
  • 1732-1935

This fonds consists of family and business correspondence, estate records, property deeds and other records. The records of Jonathan Odell include his poetry and literary correspondence, his sermons, general correspondence and accounts. There are also records of his church appointments and some notebooks.

The records of William F. Odell include his correspondence, appointments, some surveyors' notebooks and his accounts. Records of William H. Odell also include correspondence, appointments and accounts. There are also records of Benjamin Kent, the Hailes family, Elizabeth Baillie, Samuel Cooke, James Hunter, William Botsford, Alexander Ross and Hugh Johnston.

There are family deeds and grants and other records of property belonging to or managed by the family including property in Nova Scotia, the College lands (reserved for the building of the King's College, which became University of New Brunswick), Rookwood and the Hermitage. There is correspondence with the Fredericton Parks Association, 1886-1921 about setting up a public park (Odell Park) on land formerly owned by the family and records of properties owned by Jonathan Bliss.

Odell family

Hubbard family

  • CA MNBM ID123
  • Fonds
  • 1738 - 1875

This fonds consists of family papers including estate and land title documents, personal correspondence of both William and Nathaniel and private financial records. Many records created by Nathaniel in the course of his work are also present, including court books (1826-1860) for Sunbury Co. containing 560 petty civil cases (Hubbard as magistrate); working files of Nathaniel Hubbard as supervisor of public works, including his accounts and reports of construction and repair of Great Road from Nashwaak to Finger Board (ca. 50 miles); and work with the provincial government, commissioners, surveyors, contractors, and labourers in road and bridge work, 1825-1856. There are also working files of Nathaniel Hubbard as commissioner for Gagetown Canal, 1840-1844;

Records created by both father and son as magistrate and registrar of Sunbury Co. include property records for Burton, Lincoln, Maugerville, Sheffield and other parishes and marriage licenses and bonds for Sunbury Co. residents, 1788-1826. There are also documents belonging to Richard Floyd (New York and Maugerville), 1738-1784; and a journal, Rev. Samuel Clarke in account with Leveritt DeVeber, 1831-1842;

Hubbard, William

William Cochrane Milner

  • CA MNBM S 11
  • Fonds
  • 1744-1938

This fonds includes:

  • Correspondence re the New Brunswick Public Archives, 1912-1937;
  • Correspondence to Milner, 1891-1938;
  • Original diary of Ann Green Winslow;
  • Copies of a number of letters and other historical documents, 1750-1841;
  • Notes by Milner on topics including various railways, forts, Boishebert, Missquash, marshes, Chignecto, libraries, mining, forestry, Sackville, prohibition, genealogies, Cumberland, Westmorland, Sunbury, Kent and Albert Counties, Nova Scotia, Dorchester, Hillsboro, Moncton, Petitcodiac, Salisbury, Shediac ;
  • Original manuscript of Saint John in the Forties by Milner;
  • Essays on Maritime Union, 1906-1935;
  • Copy of Town's Clerk Book of Records in the township of Parrsboro, 1786 and for Southhanpton;
  • Original List of Voters for Sackville, 1864;
  • Scrapbooks re railways, N.S., Fort Beausejour, war, Acadian, Grand Pre;
  • Account of licenses 1797-1798;
  • List of names and ages of scholars in Sackville District No.1, March 5 - Sept. 5, 1834;
  • Recognizances and warrants re riot and assault on Wm. H. McNutt, 1843;
  • Other legal and criminal documents, 1843-1844;
  • School return by the Trustee of Schools for the parish of Sackville concerning the establishment of the school house in district #13, 1841;
  • Returns of scholars in parish school, 1852
  • Other school reports and documents for school district of Sackville, 1831-1832,1845
    Note: fonds needs arrangement and description

Milner, Dr. William Cochrane

Beverley Robinson family

  • CA MNBM ID494
  • Fonds
  • 1750-1927

This fonds includes papers that relate to Beverley Robinson, his descendants and allied families, including Anthony Allaire, and John and Susan DeLancey Robinson. Included are correspondence, financial records, estate records, deeds and other materials. F25 includes a diary kept by Joshua Winslow, Commissary General of the British Army, 1750.

Robinson, Beverley

Jarvis family

  • CA MNBM ID418
  • Fonds
  • 1763-1922

This fonds consists of legal, business, and personal records relating primarily to Munson Jarvis, his son William Jarvis, his grandson William Munson Jarvis or members of their families.

The bulk of the fonds consists of hundreds of personal and business letters addressed to John Murray Bliss, Albinia Boyd, Amelia Janetta Haviland, Mary Caroline Boyd Jarvis, Edward Boyd, Isabella Jane Boyd, Jane Barclay Boyd, Jane Boyd, John Boyd Sr., John Boyd Jr., Anna Maria Jarvis, Mary Rowe Boyd, James William Boyd, Helen Leith B. Brecken, Frederick de St. Croix Brecken, Robert Fraser Hazen, William Hubbard, William Jack, Edward James Jarvis, Henry Fitzgerald Jarvis, Munson Jarvis, Ralph Munson Jarvis, Samuel Jarvis, Stephen Jarvis, William Jarvis, or William Munson Jarvis.

Legal records include documents and correspondence relating to the estates of Dr. John Boyd, Jr., Albinia Wright Boyd, Jane Barclay Boyd, Isabella Jane Boyd, John Boyd, Sr., Mary Rowe Boyd, Laura Boyd Scovil Wall, and William Henry Scovil. They also include promissory notes; bills of sale for slaves, ships and other items; agreements; contracts; deeds; powers of attorney; depositions; arrest warrants; return of votes at elections; convictions; orders; examination of witness (bastardy case); and rules and orders of the Friendly Fire Club.

Business records include Munson Jarvis' account books for various transactions, some of which record names of customers and items sold; insurance on vessels; rentals of stoves, bellows, and anvils; stock in his shop; and wages of workers and servants.

Personal records include William Munson Jarvis' lecture and research notes on New Brunswick history and the development of the Church of England in New Brunswick; his addresses, lectures, and speeches on various religious themes including Sunday schools; correspondence pertaining to religious issues; and printed religious material primarily relating to the Church of England and its societies. They also include Jarvis genealogical material, correspondence relating to the New Brunswick Rifle Association, William Munson Jarvis' grammar school reports and attendance cards, and newspaper clippings.

Jarvis family (Saint John)

Hazen and Chipman

  • CA MNBM ID3001
  • Fonds
  • 1764-1899

This fonds includes:

  • Estate papers of William Hazen;
  • Estate papers of M. Jarvis 1786-1876;
  • Correspondence, Business and personal papers of William Hazen;
  • Correspondence and other materials re Simonds, Hazen and White Litigation 1764-1812;
  • Business papers of Ward Chipman Sr. 1785-1870;
  • Chipman Sr. litigation papers;
  • Legal notes by Ward Chipman;
  • Criminal Cases 1786-1812;
  • Commissions of Oyer & Terminer 1796-1812;
  • Civil litigation 1783-1836;
  • Inquests into the causes of death 1787-1812;
  • Land transaction papers1762-1856;
  • New York Admirality Court papers 1765-1882;
  • Materials related to the city of Saint John;
  • Business and personal papers of R.F. Hazen Ward Chipman Jr.

Hazen - Chipman family

Pickard family

  • CA MNBM ID444
  • Fonds
  • 1766-1974

This fonds consists of Pickard family receipts, deeds, bonds and accounts and newspaper clippings of a series of articles about the Pickard papers written by Gerald Keith in 1953 and updated in 1975. Included with the fonds is the record of meeting of inhabitants of Maugerville in 1770.

Pickard family

Harding family

  • CA MNBM ID158
  • Fonds
  • 1775-1909

This fonds includes personal correspondence of the Harding and Reed family, 1805-1849; wills and deeds primarily in Maugerville parish, 1775-1909; accounts and receipts of Capt. Jonathan Harding , 1793-1843; and receipts and accounts of other Harding family members, 1845-1849. There are also notes about the Reed and Harding families and a silhouette labelled Catherine Reed.

Harding family (Saint John)

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