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Unknown Grand Manan Store Day Book

  • CA GMA MG 155
  • Item
  • 8 Aug 1914 - 28 Oct 1916

This item contains entries in this Day Book start 08 Aug. 1914 and go to 28 Oct. 1916. Every page is used. The information lists people's names and a detailed list of their purchases with the costs and totals. Entries were marked paid and had pencil lines through them once paid. Ledger has been to PANB for cleaning and a special ledger box was made for it.

Unknown Grand Manan Store Day Book

Willa Cather on Grand Manan Collection

  • CA GMA MG1
  • Collection
  • 1922 - 2013

This collection contains information about Willa Cather and her summer home on Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, Canada. Included are: correspondence between curators and researchers on Willa Cather; news clippings and articles about Willa Cather and/or her cottage.

Grand Manan Light and Power Company

  • CA GMA MG10
  • Collection
  • 1928-1994

This collection consists of technical books, papers, and manuscripts documenting the history of the electrification of Grand Manan. The ledger documents the installation of wires to individual locations and then maintenance at that location. The ledger used was a telegraph ledger but the entries are all for 'Electrical Works'. The ledger was used from Oct. 1929 to 31 Jan. 1930. Also included is an NB Power Museum Kit, acquired in 1990, which contains a history of the electrification of the Province of New Brunswick. There is also an NB Power calendar for 1994.

Grand Manan Light and Power Company

Buchanan Charles

  • CA GMA MG100
  • Fonds
  • 1924 - 1965

This fonds consists of many handwritten letters from the 1930's discussing events in the 1800's and early 1900's. Much of this research was used to create the Grand Manan Historians that Buchanan Charles wrote and edited - preserving much of Grand Manan Island's early history. He collected an extensive library from which 53 books and close to 300 brochures, pamphlets, and reports were donated with this collection of 170 cm of textual records. The published records are housed in the research library at the Grand Manan Museum.

Charles, Buchanan

G. Daniel and Agnes G. (Dalzell) Thomas fonds

  • CA GMA MG101
  • Fonds
  • 1874-1947

This fonds consists of 11 handwritten diaries. Agnes kept the diaries until her death and Danny continued them until 1957. The dates printed on the cover of the books do not correspond to the contents of the records. The contents include notes on weather conditions, deaths, purchases at the local store, visitations, social events, and a record of correspondence she wrote. Danny's entries were mainly regarding the weather.

Dalzell, Agnes G.

Elaine Wilcox Maker Collection

  • CA GMA MG102
  • Collection
  • 1976-1994

This collections consists of stories and art from students and a newsletter from Grand Manan Elementary School.

Telephone Service on Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, Canada collection

  • CA GMA MG105
  • Collection
  • 1905 - 1921; 1943 - 1995

This collection consists of 46 ledgers recording the names of Island Residents subscribing to Telephone Service. Dates given with each book are the earliest dates of each book. The collection includes, 25 Account Books, 3 Ledgers, 3 Cash Books, 1 Minutes Book, 1 Stock Book, 4 Employees' Time Books, 5 Subscribers' Ledgers, 2 Stock Certificate Books, 2 Telegraph Books, 1.36 m textual records, 3 Rubber Stamps of Grand Manan Telephone Co., 1906 and newspaper clippings (ca. 1945) - 1959.

Telephone Services on Grand Manan

Captain Ebenezer Gaskill fonds

  • CA GMA MG106
  • Fonds
  • 1842-1898; 1904 - 1915

This fonds consists of records related to Captain Ebenezer Gaskill including correspondence and an Almanac.

Gaskill, Captain Ebenezer

Jean Anderson Collection

  • CA GMA MG108
  • Collection
  • 1882

The collection consists of marriage certificate, receipts, tourism information, a Wood Island enumerators list, newspaper obituary and a poem.

Harry Stanley collection

  • CA GMA MG109
  • Collection
  • 1947-ca. 2004

The collection consists of an interview with Harry Stanley regarding Whale Cove Weirs, photographs from the, store receipts, account books and certificate from his store “Bruce Stanley & Sons”.

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