Items are papers from the provincial Department of Public Works titled, “Statement of expenditure on Roads, Ordinary”. Willard Wry was listed as the commissioner on the form, and the type of work was listed as “dyking”. Three identical blank forms are also included.
Item is a leather bound autograph album given to Mathilda Wry as a gift on her twentieth birthday. Amongst the autographs are two adjoining pages from roommates in the Mount Allison Ladies’ College (1887), a poem from her sister Mary E. Wry, and several entries from Great Village where Tillie visited and where her fiancée George was later the post master. Some of the entries are probably from sewing clients. There are also additional autographs from 1938 and 1941 written to Tillie’s niece, Mabel Alward.
Item is a card sent to John Alward for Father’s Day from his daughter Pauline (Alward) Spatz, which contains a lock of hair. On the envelope is written “Daddy, June 16, 1957, with love” and on the inside the card is signed Pauline, Albert, and Lucky [her dog].
Item is a binder which on the cover reads: “Canadian National Livestock Records – Private Record”, and which on the inside contains items pertaining to John Alward’s raising of foxes. The content includes log sheets describing foxes owned by John Alward, extra copies of the log sheets that would have been filled out for each fox, an envelope from the Canadian National Silver Fox Breeders’ Association Head Office in Summerside, PEI, marketing agreements, etc. A key to unlock the binder to add additional sheets is also included.
Item is a photograph of a parade celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Confederation, Sackville, NB, July 1 1927. This photograph shows a group of ladies representing different eras of dress since 1867 and who took part in the parade. Beverly Trites was the president. The picture was taken on the front steps of the Men’s Residence at Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB.
Series contains records pertaining to Pauline Alward’s training and career as a registered nurse. The content begins with records documenting her training at the Moncton School of Nursing and covering her career up until her marriage and retirement. Content after her retirement pertains to her involvement with the medical community, i.e. certificates of appreciation, etc.
Fonds contains photographs and textual records pertaining to the descendants of Isaac Wry, which were handed down to and kept by his great granddaughter, Pauline Mary (Alward) Spatz. Most of the content refers to Pauline, her parents John Bunyan and Mabel Lena (Wry) Alward, and her grandparents John Willard and Jennie Grace (Snowdon) Wry, as well as other close relatives. The records listed here were part of a donation that also included a number artifacts.
Fonds is divided into four sousfonds which are further divided into relevant series. All content has been arranged chronologically.
Sub-fond 1: John Willard Wry and Jennie Grace (Snowdon) Wry Sub-fond 2: Mathilda Wry and Mary Elsie Wry Sub-fond 3: John Bunyan Alward and Mabel Lena (Alward) Wry Sub-fond 4: Pauline Mary (Alward) Spatz
Subfonds contains various textual items pertaining to Mathilda “Tillie” Wry and her sister Mary Elsie Wry. Includes an autograph album, incoming correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other textual records.