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Horace H. Van War Loyalist collection

  • CA MNBM ID101
  • Collection
  • 193-?

This fonds consists of copies of archival records and printed works about Loyalists, assembled by Van Wart, probably sometime in the 1930s. There is information about Loyalists in both Ontario and New Brunswick. Some of Van Wart's correspondence is included.

Wart, Horace H. Van

William H. Moore

  • CA MNBM S 4 - 8
  • Fonds
  • [194-]

The fonds consists of eight notebooks of William Moore on natural history subjects.

Moore, William H.

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

Sir John Douglas Hazen

  • CA MNBM S 89 - 1
  • Fonds
  • 1742-1918

This fonds includes:

  • Deeds of land in Massachusetts, receipts, bonds, correspondence and other materials in relation to Col. John Murray, 1720-1794 (distant relative to J.D. Hazen);
  • Correspondence and other materials of John Hazen ,1755-1828 (Sir John Douglas' great-grandfather);
  • Correspondence and other materials of John Hazen ,1792-1851 (Sir John Douglas' grandfather);
  • Correspondence and other materials of Robert L. Hazen ,1808-1874 (Col. John Murray was his grandfather);
  • Correspondence and other materials of Frank B. Hazen (1852-1874);
  • Handwritten recipe book [18--]

Hazen, Sir John Douglas

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

James White

  • CA MNBM ID53
  • Fonds
  • 1761-1815

This fonds includes the correspondence of James White, 1768-1809, and of James White Jr., 1812-1815. There are ships' accounts, 1761-1788 including specific accounts for masts, orders, 1779-1796, bills of sale, 1761, 1782 and contracts, 1772-1784. White's records as assistant Superintendent of Indian Affairs, 1778-1781 and as deputy Collector, 1783-1785 are also included, along with records of his role as justice of the peace, 1779-1783, 1793 and in various parish offices, 1788-1814.

White, James

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