This collection comprises mostly original material, documenting the activities of Maritime temperance societies during the nineteenth century, in particular the Sons of Temperance Newcastle Division (#45). Included within the collection are minute books, correspondence, reports, and constitutions and by-laws
This fonds contains diaries and letters written by Catherine, Margaret and Jessie Loggie, the daughters of Alexander and Catherine Loggie. The writers express concerns about young women embarking on a career in teaching and comment upon a ten day's trip to the interior of Norway as well as a voyage from Rimouski (Quebec) to Calcutta via Liverpool.
This fonds consists of 2 autobiographical manuscripts written by Ernest L. Flewelling: "Summary of the Life and Times of Ernest L. Flewelling, B.A., B.Ed.," (2 copies) -- copy 1 ( 21 pp.) and copy 2 ( 24 pp.). The genealogical material in these manuscripts differ as well as the introductions and; "E. & L. Flewelling Scholarships for Vocational Research," (11 pp.) It includes a discussion of E. L. Flewelling's educational philosophy.
This fonds includes minutes, with reports attached, of meetings of the Executive Committee of the Interprovincial Home for Young Women, 1935-1937. Reports include one from the Superintendent, Barbara G. Walker, to the Board of Governors for the year 1937 and a report, entitled "Ideals in Democracies and Dictatorships," written Dr. W.C. Keirstead, member of the Board of Governors. This fonds also contains financial records and correspondence.
This fonds documents aspects Julia Catherine Beckwith Hart's literary career and personal life. It includes original manuscripts of Edith or the Doom (volumes 1 and 2), letters, reviews, and biographical material including letters from David Bugbee, J. Hammond, John S. Saunders, and George Roberts.
This fonds documents the activities of Desmond Pacey and his colleagues which resulted in the production of a scholarly volume of collected poems by Charles G.D. Roberts. It contains photocopies of typescript, holograph or published versions of 382 poems by Roberts, many having first appeared in newspapers, magazines, anthologies or in one of his books of verse. The fonds also includes index cards which contain the title and publishing history of each work, research notes and literary comments. Typescript manuscripts, project correspondence, research files and an overview of the poetry project are included.
The bulk of this fonds documents the literary career of John Reade. It includes correspondence and manuscripts, as well as newspaper clippings and scrapbooks of Reade's poems, certificates of John Reade's ordination (as a deacon and as a priest), affidavits, and biographical articles. Several letters are from Charles G D Roberts (1885) and Archibald Lampman (1889); there is also correspondence from F R Robinson regarding John Reade's leaving the ministry.
This fonds also contains correspondence addressed to and written by individuals other than John Reade, some of which is on a religious theme. Personal items include Annie Reade's diplomas, Mary Reade's will, Reade family photographs and an autograph book inscribed to John Reade from George Sully