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Charles Frederick Allison fonds

  • CA MtA 0001
  • Fonds
  • 1810-1859

This fonds consists of five series:

  • Series 1 : six scrapbooks, including mainly correspondence, bills, accounts and receipts of the Crane & Allison merchant and lumber business, and of the building of the Wesleyan Academy, Sackville, New Brunswick. The scrapbooks also include some Sackville Circuit records of the Wesleyan Methodist Church and Sackville School records. In addition, the fonds includes various correspondence regarding the establishment of the Wesleyan Academy and other business matters.
  • Series 2 : 11 letters; 9 from Enoch Wood, 1 from William Temple, and a copy of one from C.F. Allison to the Honorable A. Campbell, Member of Legislative Council, Nova Scotia.
  • Series 3 : Letter to C.F. Allison from Humphrey Pickard reporting on the progress of the Methodist Mission, 19 May 1846.
  • Series 4 : Letter to Rev. William Temple, Cahirman of the New Brunswick (School) District, from C.F. Allison, proposing the establishment of the Wesleyan Academy, 1839.
  • Series 5 : Letter to C.F. Allison from Cunard and Munn concerning the estate of William Crane and shipping business, 3 February 1854.

Allison, Charles Frederick

Israel Longworth fonds

  • CA MtA 0002
  • Fonds
  • [1846?-1901?]

This fonds consists of manuscripts and historical documents pertaining to the Archibald and Longworth families, and Colchester County, Nova Scotia, towns religious groups and family genealogies. Also, included are addresses and lectures by Mr. Longworth, Longworth and Archibald legal and business documents, and a collection of newspapers and journals.

Longworth, Israel

Elsie Pomeroy fonds

  • CA MtA 0003
  • Fonds
  • 1833-1968

Fonds consists mainly of records created and accumulated by Pomeroy as biographer and friend of author and poet Charles G.D. Roberts. Records document Roberts’ work, including his interests in the Tantramar area of New Brunswick, where he spent the majority of his childhood, and his relationship with Pomeroy. They also shed light on Pomeroy’s activities as collector and interpreter of Canadian literature mainly between 1920-1950. Records related to Bliss Carman, Arthur Stringer, Marshall Saunders, Mary Electa Adams, Isabella Crawford, Dorothy Leisner Roberts, Annie Charlotte Dalton, G.B. Lancaster are also included. Files contain correspondence; published and unpublished poetry and prose by various authors; scrapbooks; photographs; postcards; and clippings.

Pomeroy, Elsie May

Tweedie family fonds

  • CA MtA 0004
  • Fonds
  • 1855-1951

Fonds consists of records created and accumulated by members of the Tweedie family, including William and Dorcas (Calkin) Tweedie and their children William Morley Tweedie, Leora Rebecca Tweedie, Nettie Eliza Hayward (Tweedie) Beer, and James Tweedie and his son Thomas Mitchell Tweedie. The contents of the fonds have been divided into 6 sous-fonds and 3 collections.

Tweedie family

Imperial Order of Daughters of the Empire, Lord Sackville Chapter fonds

  • CA MtA 0010
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1988

Fonds consists of records generated by administrative and operational functions of the organization, most of which is centered on Sackville, New Brunswick, and the surrounding area. Records document activities such as sponsorship of health clinics, Victorian Order of Nurses services, library programs, safety programs, scholarships, bursaries. Files contain membership lists; minutes of meetings; financial records; scrapbooks; sixtieth anniversary history by Eileen Cuthbertson, 1974.

Imperial Order of Daughters of the Empire (Sackville, N.B.)

Palmer family fonds

  • CA MtA 0011
  • Fonds
  • 1787-1915

Contents of this fonds include four series:

  • Ships, which contains accounts, bills, receipts, and other shipping documentation pertaining to ships built by the Palmer’s;
  • Accounts, which contains financial records, accounts records of various family members, receipts, promissory notes, bonds, and letters;
  • Legal documents, which contains deeds, articles of agreements, insurance policies and other legal documentation;
  • Personal, which contains legal documentation, wills, essays, postcards, and correspondence of the Palmer family.

Palmer family (Westmorland County)

Suzanne Silvercruys fonds

  • CA MtA 0012
  • Fonds
  • 1784-1973 [predominantly 1910-1973]

Fonds consists of personal, biographical and family documents, citations, certificates, invitations, programmes, correspondence, war and political activities, radio and publishing ventures, speeches and addresses, sculpture projects as well as photographs, negatives, positives and reproductions. These are accompanied by scrapbooks containing clippings concerning a tour by the U.S. for Belgium Relief Committee, exhibitions of her works, speaking engagements and an audio tape cassette "The Communist Conspiracy", 1966. The contents of the fonds document the varied interests and achievements of this woman noted for her support of Belgian war efforts during the First and Second World Wars. This was followed by a career as spokesperson for Republican and conservative values in the United States through seeking public office, lectures tours and assisting with the creation of new political parties. Her main focus was on the creation of artworks and teaching and sharing her talents via lecture tours. Many noted individuals were sculpted and immortalized at the hands of Suzanne Silvercruys.

Stevenson, Suzanne (née Silvercruys)

Johnson and Paisley family fonds

  • CA MtA 0013
  • Fonds
  • 1847-1970

The fonds consists of C.H. Johnson's correspondence, scrapbooks on Canadian art and poetry; family records including photographs, postcards; Louise Paisley's scrapbooks of correspondence, clippings, postcards; photographs of Paisley and other Mount Allison women; obituary for Jennie Morse Johnson. Also includes Johnson family genealogical information.

Johnson - Paisley family

Crane family fonds

  • CA MtA 0015
  • Fonds
  • 1805-1913; predominant 1820-1860

Fonds consists mainly of correspondence between family members including Susan and Rebecca Crane and other women; Cogswell, Crane, Morse genealogical notes; legal documents; clippings; family photographs; watercolors painted by Ruth Roach Crane when she was a schoolgirl in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Crane family (Sackville)

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