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104th Anti-tank Battery, 7th Anti-Tank Regiment RCA collection

  • CA PANB MC2754
  • Collection
  • 1940-1989

This fonds consists primarily of histories of the 104th Anti-Tank Battery and the 7th Anti-Tank Regiment Royal Canadian Artillery and supporting materials. Included are a printed history of the 7th Anti-Tank Regiment, a photocopied history of the 104th Battery dating to 1945, and photocopied listings of officers and other ranks, along with the names of fatal casualties, their dates of death, and the names of those wounded in action.

Also included is a b&w group photograph of the 104th Anti-Tank Battery (1940), a colour photograph of the formation flashes and other distinguishing insignia of the Canadian Army [after 1939], colour negatives of the 104th Battery at the Experimental Station (Fredericton), and colour negatives of shoulder flashes of the Canadian Military.

The 104th Battery

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars fonds

  • CA PANB MC1178
  • Fonds
  • 1893, 1896, 1900, 1912

The fonds consists of militia service rolls for the years 1893, 1896, 1900 and 1912 for Westmorland County. The service rolls for the years 1893, 1896, and 1912 include the recruits' age, place of residence, and date of enlistment. The 1900 roll is incomplete and provides only the men's names and corresponding rank.

The fonds also contains photocopies of issues of "The 8th Hussar" newsletter, published weekly by the 8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars (Vol. 1, #1, 26 August 1945 – Vol. 1, #14, 24 November 1945 inclusive).

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars

A. W. McLaughlin

  • CA PANB MC151
  • 1959

This fonds consists of a single architectual plan showing land occupied by Victoria Public Hospital and the Polio Clinic, Fredericton, N.B. The plan was surveyed by A. W. McLaughlin, N.B. Land Surveyor, on 20 November 1959.

McLaughlin, A. W.

Albert M. Belding

  • CA PANB MC287
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1939

This fonds consists of the literary, political, and personal records of Albert M. Belding. It contains correspondence relating to Belding's involvement with the Board of Trade and the Maritime Rights Movement; family and personal correspondence; published, printed, or draft articles, poems, and essays written by Belding, notably one on the subject of Saint John as a winter port; rough notes and research materials; and copies of printed or published articles by others on historical and economic themes.
There is also material on the Boys and Girls Club, the Canadian Authors' Association, Children's Aid Society, the Every Day Club, the Rotary Club, the Mahaney quadruplets, the Pearson family, the Union of New Brunswick Municipalities, Belding's naming as a Member of the Order of the British Empire, and on his trip to the West Indies as a member of the Board of Trade. Also included are newspaper clippings relating to the Spanish War and the First World War (recruiting, training, combat) and a scrapbook of clippings of Beldings column "As Hiram Sees It".

Lastly the fonds contains a few photographs, personal letters written to members of the Belding family other than Albert M., and letters written by Elmer Belding to his family between 1915 and 1919 when he was overseas during World War I. Elmer accounts of his experiences are detailed and give a vivid picture of military life. Albert Belding published some of these letters in the newspaper.

Belding, Albert Martin

Albion Steam Works

  • CA PANB MC248
  • Fonds
  • 1836-1839

This fonds consists of financial records for Albion Steam Works, dating from 1836 to 1839. They offer a window into the social life and economy of early 19th century Fredericton and area, recording the names of customers (residents) and occasionally their occupations (i.e., merchant, contractor, mason, innkeeper, miller, blacksmith, servant) and places of residence (i.e., Fredericton, Saint John, Woodstock, Stanley, Boiestown, St. Marys, Douglas, Nashwaak, Royal Road, Campbell), along with the foodstuffs, services, building supplies, and household goods they purchased. A number of customers were employees of Albion Steam Works.

There are 4 ledgers, one dating from 1836 to 1839, the second, from 1836-1839, the third, from 1837 to 1838, and the fourth from 1838 to 1839. There is also a day book, dating from 1837 to 1838. The 1836-1839 ledger (MS1A) contains both customer accounts and day book entries. Included among the customer accounts are a number pertaining to individuals and companies who were living in or working to establish the newly-created village of Stanley, most notably Commissioners E. N. Kendall and Richard Hayne and the New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Land Company. The 1836-1839 ledger (MS1B) appears to be a continuation of first (MS1A) and likewise contains the names of customers, sometimes their places of residence and occupations, services performed, items purchased, amounts charged, and sums paid (cash, kind, and labour).

The 1837-1838 ledger includes both cash book entries and individual accounts, and the 1838-1839 ledger contains individual accounts. The cash book entries record monies and goods received and expended; the day book entries identify the items purchased and names of customers; and the account book entries record the names of customers, the items purchased, the amounts charged, and the payments received, either in cash, kind, or labour.

Albion Steam Works (Nashwaaksis, N.B.)

Alfred West

  • CA PANB MC378
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1922

This fonds consists of a Alfred West's records relating to the agreement he made with Ashley A. Colter on 15 June 1921. It includes an executed, manuscript copy of the memorandum of agreement, along with incoming and outgoing correspondence between Colter and West, 1921-1922.

West, Alfred

All Saints Church (St. Andrews : Anglican)

  • CA PANB MC219
  • Fonds
  • 1803-1953, 1970

This fonds consists of both original paper records and microfilm copies. It documents the management of the land owned by the parish and other business affairs of All Saints Church, St. Andrews. The church was granted a large glebe, including land in the town, forest and on the waterfront. The documents consist of bonds, leases, assignments, licences of occupation, memos of sale, notes and mortgages. There is also some business correspondence dating from the first half of the twentieth century. A microfilm of the vital statistics records of the parish (baptisms, marriages and burials), dating from 1787-1961, is also included.

All Saints Church (St. Andrews, N.B.)

Amasa Coy family

  • CA PANB MC239
  • Fonds
  • 1796-1913, predominant 1808-1898

This fonds documents the business, legal, and personal activities of Amasa Coy, Sr. and members of his family, notably, his sister, Mary (Coy) Bradley, his daughter, Sarah P. (Coy) Smith, and his sons, Dr. Amasa P. Coy, John S. Coy, and Asa Coy. In addition, there are records relating to John S. Coy's family, including his wife, Catherine (Trueman) Coy, and their daughters, Mary, Millie, Milcah, and Catherine Coy, as well as to Asa Coy's family, notably, his wife, Mary Ann (Ring) Coy, and their children, A. Holly Coy, Caroline R. (Coy) Waterhouse, Sarah E. (Coy) Phair, Marianne (Coy) Watts, and George Frederick Miles Coy. A few records pertaining to members of the extended family -- Barker, Gabel, Harding, Gale, and Simpson -- are also included.

Mary Coy Bradley's records (MS1) consist of a single item, her 6-page, manuscript recollection of her conversion to Methodism and spiritual walk (1804).

Amasa Coy, Sr.'s records (MS2) consist of family correspondence (3 items); financial records, including a receipt book (1820-1836) for business, personal, and household transactions; and legal records, consisting of deeds, leases (one for a pew in the Baptist Meeting House at Fredericton, 1825), a bond, a mortgage, fire insurance policies, and a manuscript copy of his last will and testament.

Sarah P. Coy Smith's records (MS3) consist of a single letter from her brother, John S. Coy (1833); a deed from her, her children, and the executors of her father's estate to Alexander N. Black (1855); and a draft constitution for the formation of a Wesleyan Compassionate Society for the care and relief of the poor (1824).

Dr. Amasa P. Coy's records (MS4) consist of correspondence (3 items); tickets certifying his attendance at medical lectures and examinations; a listing of medical courses (1831); a letter of reference signed by Dr. Alex N. Stevens, New York; accounts, receipts, and promissory notes, some relating to the establishment of his medical practice in Fredericton; and John S. Coy's account of the illness and death of his brother, Dr. Amasa P. Coy (1837).

John S. Coy's records (MS5) consist of business and general correspondence (1833-1869), some relating to an action in the Supreme Court in Equity over a shipment of shingles and clapboards (1868); family correspondence (1832-[1860?], including an letter from his nephew, Amasa McCoy, in which he eloquently discusses the education of young girls and women [ca. 1855]; legal records, consisting of a quit claim deed (1843), and leases, most of which relate to the settling of his father's estate (1839-1868); his appointment as Ensign of a company in the 1st Battalion, York County Militia (1839); a few business records pertaining to his employment as a tax assessor for the city of Fredericton (1868); and a scattering of other records.

John S. Coy's wife, Catherine Palmer Trueman Coy's records (MS6) consist of a single letter written by her sister in which Mrs. Allison outlines her plans to sell her property in Sackville (1878). Records of the Coy daughters (MS7) -- Mary, Millie, Milcah, and Catherine E. Coy -- consist of correspondence from family and friends, notably 3 items from Lemuel A. Wilmot, and his wife, Margaret E. Wilmot (1870s and 1880s); and invitations to Government House, a ball, and other social gatherings (1860s and 1870s). Catherine E. Coy's records include statements of account (1890-1907); insurance policies; leases (2); a manuscript essay entitled, Obedience to Parents, by her cousin Mary Allison [before 1871]; a manuscript copy of the Rev. Robert J. Burdett's sermon entitled, Alpha and Omega [before 1915]; and correspondence and other materials relating to the probate of Catherine E. Coy's estate.

The bulk of Asa Coy's records consist of general and family correspondence (MS8). General correspondence (1828-1865) pertains to business, religious, church, temperance, political, community, family and other matters. Correspondents include prominent Baptists and Baptist preachers, such as I. E. Bill, George Seely, Samuel Robinson, T. R. Estey, J. D. Casewell / Caswell, William Flint, Henry Blakoler, and A. S. Hunt among others, as well as political and public figures, such as Samuel Leonard Tilley (9 items), William Henry Steeves (36 items), Hon. A. M. L. Seely, and W. B. Kinnear. Of particular interest are letters from W. H. Steeves, written while he was attending the 1864 Quebec Conference, held to discuss the proposed Confederation of British North America. There are also letters from former New Brunswickers, David Morgan, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Drusella (Miller) Green, of Waupaca County, Wisconsin, who discuss their new lives in the American West. The Tilley (1849-1855), Steeves (1849-1865), Morgan (1857-1861), and Green (1855-1859) letters have been separated from general correspondence and are located in MS8A 42, MS8A 43, MS8A 44, and MS8A 45 respectively.

Asa Coy's general correspondence also includes letters from J. W. Hartt, of Horton Academy (MS8A 46, 4 items), concerning the education of his son, George Frederick Miles Coy; from the Rev. Humphrey Pickard and Thomas Pickard, of Mount Allison Wesleyan College and Academy (MS8A 47, 9 items), concerning the education of his grandson, Ernest E. Phair; letters from S. K. Brundage, of Fredericton, particularly those dated 1854, that discuss the fire that burnt much of Fredericton in July of that year and that report on A. Holly Coy's battle with alcoholism; and letters written the same year, by various individuals, reporting on the spread and consequences of the cholera epidemic. There are also a few letters from Edward Harper, of Boston, dated 1861, that outline preparations for, and fighting during, the American Civil War.

Asa Coy's family correspondence (MS8B) includes about 168 letters from his wife, Mary Ann Coy, dating from 1828 to 1863, in which she discusses the growth and development of the Baptist Church in Saint John and Fredericton, the activities of Baptist preachers, the family's financial struggles, her attempts to make ends meet by taking in boarders and reducing expenses, family concerns over A. Holly Coy's illness, and other family, religious, temperance, community, and social matters. Asa Coy's family correspondence also includes letters from his children, A. Holly Coy, Caroline R. (Coy) Waterhouse, Sarah E. (Coy) Phair, Marianne (Coy) Watts, George Frederick Miles Coy; from his brother, John S. Coy; and from other family members.

Asa Coy's business and legal records (MS8C) include a few items pertaining to his work with the Board of Works, as an auctioneer, and as a collector of debts for the Queen's Printer, along with a deed, a mortgage, leases, and receipts for the payment of rent. Financial records (MS8D) include itemized household accounts; receipts for payment of accounts; accounts relating to educational expenses of his son, Fred Coy, and grandson, Edwin Phair; and promissory notes. There are also a few records relating to the Baptist Church and temperance movement (MS8E), notably, copies of minutes and reports concerning the establishment of the Baptist Seminary at Fredericton (1835-1838, 1859); Asa Coy's critical account of his attendance at a Mass in a Roman Catholic Church; temperance circulars; a draft letter to the editor (1855) concerning the activities of the Sons of Temperance; and requests for payments of temperance dues.

Mary Ann Coy's records (MS9) consist primarily of correspondence (23 items) from her husband, Asa Coy, and her children, A. Holly Coy, Caroline R. (Coy) Waterhouse, Sarah (Coy) Phair, Marianne (Coy) Watts, and George Frederick Miles Coy. There are also a few pieces of correspondence addressed to the Coy children, A. Holly Coy (MS10), Caroline R. (Coy) Waterhouse (MS11), Sarah E. (Coy) Phair (MS12) and George Frederick Miles Coy (MS13).

Lastly, the fonds contains a few items relating to members of Asa Coy's extended family -- Barker (MS15), Gabel (MS16), Harding (MS17), Gale (MS18), Simpson (MS19), and Fulton (MS20).

Coy family photographs (unidentified) were transferred to the photographic section (P1-0054); a visitors' book (1913-1917), belonging to Lieutenant Governor Josiah Wood and Mrs. Wood, was transferred to MC218; and several maps were transferred to the cartographic section.

Coy, Amasa, Sr. (family)

Anglican Diocese of Fredericton

  • CA PANB MC223
  • Fonds
  • 1786 -

This fonds contains the records created by the organizations and clergy of the Diocese of Fredericton - including the Bishops, the Diocesan Synod and its predecessor, the Diocesan Church Society, the Deaneries, the Cathedral and the Parishes. However, it is the latter, the Parishes, which have generated the bulk of the records contained herein. Records produced by the Parishes include the Parish Registers (of Baptisms, Marriages, Burials and Confirmations), records of the Corporation (Vestry), statistical Registers of Services (now called Vestry Books), correspondence and financial records, land deeds and consecration and other legal records, parish histories, photographs etc. Any Parish's records may include some or all of the above and more.

Anglican Church. Diocese of Fredericton

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