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Provinces and Territories (Canada) Collection
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Jackie Gibson Collection

  • CA CCA 693
  • Collection
  • 1890 - 2003

This collection contains correspondences, documents, photos, and other types of material related to Joseph and Effie Gibson and their descendants. Most of the correspondence in this collection concerns the oldest son of Joseph and Effie Gibson named Joe Gibson, who was a pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War who went missing during a flight. Many photos of him and his crewmates, his letters home from overseas, as well as his schoolwork and notes from leaning how to fly an aircraft, are also included in this collection. Several items which concern the affairs of John Gibson, Joe Gibson’s younger brother, can be found in this collection. These include correspondences and legal documents related to the estate of Charlotte Gibson, his sister, as well as an agreement between John Gibson and the Canada Railroad Company concerning interest and his land. Most of the personal items and published material in this collection belonged to John Gibson as well, these include publications related to his position as a volunteer firefighter, reports of organizations he belonged to, maps of the Town of St. Andrews, notes related to his work as a stonemason, and other items.

Gibson Family

St. Croix Courier Clippings

  • CA CCA MC 263
  • Collection
  • 1920-2016

This collection contains clippings and photocopies of articles from a local Charlotte County newspaper called the St. Croix Courier. The topics of these articles can include events from local Charlotte County history, special ceremonies or meetings, important places, obituaries and death notices, and news. Some standout articles include a souvenir album on the visit of Prince Charles and Princess Diana to St. Andrews, and an article on people from Charlotte County who moved to California for the Gold Rush. There is also a document on the history of this newspaper.

St. Croix Courier

Shipping Records

  • CA CCA MC 824
  • Collection
  • 1820 - 1859

This collection consists of records pertaining to shipping activities connected to Charlotte County.

Plan for Hotel Building for John W Sime, Chamcook NB

  • CA CCA MC 830
  • Collection
  • 1961

Original architectural plans of a “hotel building for John W. Sime” (now the Rossmount Inn, Chamcook). Includes three sheets, the first a cross-section of the building and plan of the basement, the second a plan of the basement and the second floor, and the third an exterior view showing the front elevation and east elevation, as well as a cross-section of the penthouse.

View of the Town and Harbour of St Andrews NB. America Taken from Navy Island

  • CA CCA MC 831
  • Collection
  • 19th century

Lithograph by John Kelly of the town and harbour of St. Andrews, viewed from Navy Island. Notes points of interest, including Watts’ Wharf, Raits’ Wharf, Roman Catholic Church, Wilson’s Wharf, Fort Tipperary, Greenock Presbyterian Church, Church of England, Market Wharf, Chamcook Mountain, Market Square and Town Hall, Steamboat Wharf, Old Steam Saw Mill. On the reverse, there is a sketch of the military land at the East Block House Saint Andrews NB, surveyed by William Mahood 1867.

Kelly, John

Church of St. Andrew Catholic Women's League Minutes and Reports

  • CA CCA MC 866
  • Collection
  • 1943-1999

This collection contains books and loose documents related to the St. Andrews branch of the Catholic Women’s League of Canada. These items contain financial information on the day to day activities of this group, as well as meeting minutes and annual reports, all of which provide a detailed look at the activities this branch organization has undertaken over the years. Also included are documents related to C. W. L. anniversary events.

Church of St. Andrew Catholic Women's League

Pagan Point Nature Preserve

  • CA CCA MC 868
  • Collection
  • 2006-2007

This collection contains a flyer and articles related to the opening of Pagan Point Nature Preserve in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. A popular area for walks located on the south-eastern shore of St. Andrews which looks out over the Passamaquoddy Bay, it contains a wooded area, a salt marsh, and a sandy beach. In the year 2000 the land was sold for development, but the new owners separated a portion of the land for residential use and donated 30 acres to the Nature Trust of New Brunswick Inc. Pagan Point is notable for the ecological significance of its salt marshes, as well as for archaeological findings related to the Passamaquoddy Tribe, for which the area is also designated a Provincial Historic Site.

The Nature Trust of New Brunswick Inc.

Canadian Pacific Railway

  • CA CCA MC 869
  • Collection
  • 1848-1995

This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, and maps and estate plans related to a dispute between the Canadian Pacific Railway and various St. Andrews landowners during the 1990s. The dispute stems from concerns over the Canadian Pacific Railway's rights to portions of land belonging to these landowners for railway purposes. Spearheaded by James Davies, these landowners put forward a class action lawsuit arguing the C.P.R.'s right of way on this land had lapsed due to abandonment and that rights to this land should automatically revert to them. The C.P.R. had also put forward an offer to release their interest in this land in favor of the landowners.

Canadian Pacific Railway Company

St. Andrews Arts Council

  • CA CCA MC 870
  • Collection
  • 1982-1992

Includes promotional documents on events being put on by the St. Andrews Arts Council, as well as documents related to the affairs of the Arts Council itself. These include documents on the aims and goals of the group and legal and financial affairs, as well as meeting minutes, which discuss financials, membership, proposals for events, scholarships, reports, and other affairs. Also included are correspondences and documents related to the group’s plan to establish a center for the performing arts in St. Andrews.

St. Andrews Arts Council

The Daily Gleaner

  • CA CCA MC 871
  • Collection
  • 1989-2008

This collection contains a pair of clippings of newspaper articles published in the Daily Gleaner related to the history of New Brunswick. The first article provides an overview of the story of Marie LaTour, while the second article discusses the history of British Home Children in Canada.

The Daily Gleaner

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