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.
This fonds consists of manuscripts and historical documents pertaining to the Archibald and Longworth families, and Colchester County, Nova Scotia, towns religious groups and family genealogies.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.
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 Files contain correspondence; published and unpublished poetry and prose by various authors; scrapbooks; photographs; postcards; and clippings.
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.
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.
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.)
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.
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.