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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This fonds consists of manuscripts and historical documents pertaining to the Archibald and Longworth families, and Colchester County, Nova Scotia, towns religious groups and family genealogies.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

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)

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)

Sackville Art Association fonds

  • CA MtA 0019
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1985

Fonds documents the Sackville Art Association's work to support and promote art in the local community through exhibitions, lectures and public education activities. Series consist of minutes of meetings, 1945-1979; correspondence files, 1959-1984; newsletters, 1968-1985; exhibition lists and catalogues, 1919-1984; some Moncton Art Society newsletters, 1978-1981.

Sackville Art Association

Sackville Community Arts Council fonds

  • CA MtA 0020
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1985

Fonds consists of the records of the Sackville Community Arts Council including constitution, correspondence, minutes of meetings, fundraising records, public relations files, subject files, event and exhibition files; scrapbooks; photographs; slides; sound recordings.

Sackville Community Arts Council

Corey Smith fonds

  • CA MtA 0021
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1984

Fonds consists of personal papers and also includes records belonging to Ethel Peake, some given to Smith or possibly borrowed or received following her death and used in his research for biographical note "Ethel Marguerite Peake, 1885-1954" (accession 8426). Peake files contain correspondence 1908-1943; biographical brochure [between 1923 and 1936]; clippings; Mount Allison Department of Music student records, 1936-1944 (students of Peake); photographs, including several of Peake; Allison G. Patterson file, 1951 and 1981.

Smith, Corey

Amnesty International (Canada Group 22) fonds

  • CA MtA 0022
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1987

The fonds spans the time period from 1969 to 1989 and appears to cover the administrative organization of AICS (ES) at both the local and international levels until ca. 1980/81 when Group 4 became virtually dormant and Ferguson's involvement at the national level lessened. Although Group 4 reactivated in March 1983, Ferguson did not run for an executive position and thus there are fewer files, especially after 1985, when Group 4 relinquished the operation of the greeting card campaign.

Apparently it was AICS (ES) policy to request the return of prisoner files to the National Office "for shredding" after the release of the prisoner. Therefore there are only a few complete prisoner files, making it difficult to obtain a clear understanding of the way in which Group 4 acted on behalf of prisoners of conscience.

The fonds has been arranged into three subgroups. Subgroup I consists of secretarial files deposited by Janet Adams which date from 1979/80 and contains minutes, information concerning annual general meetings, etc. Some duplication with Ferguson's files exists; however, much of Ferguson's papers were annotated and thus Adams' "clean" copies were retained. The early secretarial records of 1969/70 to 1978/79 and the treasurer's records of 1974/75 to 1986/87 were found interfiled with Ferguson's records. However, the processor decided to place them in Subgroup I as it appears that they had been given to him for safekeeping purposes and were not integrated with his other records.

Examination of Ferguson's records indicate that he created new subject files annually and, for any given year, national and local records were filed together. Although it was tempting to separate the records into a national subgroup and a local subgroup, it was determined this would not only destroy original order, but also fail to adequately illustrate the breadth of activities in which Ferguson participated in any given year. Therefore, in Subgroup II Laing Ferguson's records are arranged into six series which represent the various offices he held over time, and one series which holds various Amnesty International publications which were found loose in the cartons. Publications of bodies other then Amnesty International were discarded. Records of a housekeeping nature were found among "Finances" and the "Fund Raising Greeting Card Campaign" subseries and were discarded unless they contained other relevant information. In most cases, financial summaries and distribution charts exist that summarize the housekeeping records. Duplicates existed in many files and, if not annotated, were discarded.

Subgroup III consists of records created by Janet Adams in her capacity as member of the Nominating Committee for the years 1974/75 and 1976/77. These files were well organized and arranged chronologically.

Amnesty International

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