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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This fonds consists of manuscripts and historical documents pertaining to the Archibald and Longworth families, and Colchester County, Nova Scotia, towns religious groups and family genealogies.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
  • 1823-1968

Fonds consists mainly of records created and accumulated by Pomeroy as biographer and friend of Charles G.D. Roberts, Canadian poet. Records document Roberts' work, including his interests in the Tantramar area of New Brunswick, and his relationship with Pomeroy as well as Pomeroy's activities as collector and interpreter of Canadian literature mainly between 1920-1950. Files contain correspondence; published and unpublished poetry and prose by Roberts and other Canadian authors of the time; scrapbooks; photographs; postcards; clippings.

Records related to Bliss Carman, Arthur Stringer, Blanche Hume, Isabella Crawford, Dorothy Leisner Roberts, Annie Charlotte Dalton, G.B. Lancaster are also included.

Records belonging to Marshall Saunders and Mary Electa Adams were given to Pomeroy, and are included.

A bibliography of Pomeroy's publications is included in the fonds.

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

Helen Creighton collection

  • CA MtA 0009
  • Collection
  • 1943-1971

Collection contains copies of notes on the traditional, folk, and Gaelic songs, from the Maritimes, contained on the discs made by Helen Creighton for the Archives of Folklore Division, Library of Congress, Washington, 1943-44, and 10 audio reels, on which the songs are recorded.

Also includes thank you letter from George Proctor, Professor and Head of Music Department, 1971, to Helen Creighton, for a letter and the transcriptions of the songs collected.

Creighton, Helen

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
  • 1915-1967

Fonds consists of records generated by Silvercruys activities as fundraiser and sculptor. Files contain correspondence; scrapbooks containing clippings on tour of U.S. for Belgium Relief Committee, exhibitions, speaking engagements; awards and certificates; subject files; photographs of self and family; photographs of her artwork (sculpture, busts, paintings by Silvercruys); audio tape cassette "The Communist Conspiracy", 1966.

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

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