Calvin A. Scovil opened the Rose Cottage in North Head in 1896.
"The management of Rose Cottage has been changed as Mrs. Calvin Scovil who has operated it for many years has retired. Mr. & Mrs. Romaine Morse, owners of the Shore Crest Lodge at North Head where patrons get their money’s worth in ample and delicious meals will conduct Rose Cottage Inn as a tourist proposition during the summer months only. The Lodge will be open year round as usual." - Eastport Sentinel Mar.18/1948
This collection contains poetry written by a number of authors, including Archer Wilcox, Hiram Wilcox, and Lee Wilcox; stories of shipwrecks; obituaries; and Wilcox family history. Also included are the 1928-1929 Wood Island School register and a 1963 assessment list for Grand Manan. There is also a picture of a page from the Wilcox family Bible.
This fonds consists of deeds dated 1866 and correspondence, dated 1876, 1931, 1952, and 1976, about the operation of the Public Hall and its transfer to the village of North Head. The Minute Book contains names of members and positions held from 1909 - 1976 with the final recording being the turning over of the building to the Village of North Head for a Village Hall.
This collection consists of personal journals, correspondence and other materials. The business and personal letters were written by and to Allan Moses, his sister Sarah, and Sarah's daughter, Florence Smith. There are many letters from Allan's trips to the Belgian Congo and the South Atlantic. There are stories by Sarah Moses Smith written for the Lewiston Journal, including handwritten and typed manuscripts and drafts, many incomplete and several copies of the Lewiston Journal, 1906-1923. There is also a scrapbook kept by Sarah Moses Smith and large black and white display photos of Allan Moses.
The collection contains correspondence and publications about the geology, ornithology and biology of Grand Manan and particularly the marine invertebrates. There is also material relating to conservation. Some of the correspondence discusses the display of natural history specimens in a museum. There are also brochures, pamphlets and books from various natural history organizations, published between 1853 and 1995.
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.
The collection contains the land deed, financial reports, correspondence, annual reports, superintendent's reports, Medicare services and newspaper clippings, applications and responses for admitting privileges for different doctors. Newspaper articles have been added to the collection to record the events happening on Grand Manan related to medical services to 1996.
This fonds consists of genealogical records, research, log books from ferries, copies of early land grant maps ad reports. The fonds also holds published and unpublished material and letters, including Ingersoll's biography "Life as a New Brunswick Historian 1969-1993."
This fonds contains correspondence; sales statements; 2 tidetable books, 1925 and 1938; several entries of business interests other than fishing or boat building; and papers occurred in the building of a new house in 1940-1942; records and memorabilia from Gleason Green's membership in the Knights of Pythias Lodge and his travels to Scandinavia, Newfoundland, St. Pierre, Iceland, and the Magdalene Islands.