This collection contains correspondences, documents, photos, and other types of material related to Joseph and Effie Gibson and their descendants. Most of the correspondence in this collection concerns Joe Gibson, a Royal Canadian Air Force pilot and oldest son of Joseph and Effie Gibson. Many photos of him and his crewmates, his letters home from overseas, as well as his schoolwork and notes from leaning how to fly an aircraft are also included in this collection. Several items which concern the affairs of John Gibson, Joe Gibson’s younger brother, can be found in this collection. These include correspondences and legal documents related to the estate of Charlotte Gibson, his sister, as well as an agreement between John Gibson and the Canada Railroad Company concerning interest and his land. Most of the personal items and published material in this collection belonged to John Gibson as well, these include publications related to his position as a volunteer firefighter, reports of organizations he belonged to, maps of the Town of St. Andrews, notes related to his work as a stonemason, and other items.
3 boxes of Girl Guides of the Passamaquoddy division administrative material, training material, material from special events, and scrapbooks. Also includes some documents from the Sea Rangers of the S.R.S. Haida, and administrative documents from St. Stephen, Milltown, Pennfield, St. George, Blacks Harbour and Deer Island Girl Guide and Brownie troops, as well as a scrapbook belonging to Kaye Walsh used for a trip to Mexico.
This collection contains a pair of clippings of newspaper articles published in the Daily Gleaner related to the history of New Brunswick. The first article provides an overview of the story of Marie LaTour, while the second article discusses the history of British Home Children in Canada.
This collection contains old school handouts which can either be archival in nature or provide interesting information. It includes a handout published by the United Nations Association in Canada which was meant to inform students and get them talking about the political situation in middle eastern countries during 1956.
This collection contains textual material related to veterans of World War I and World War II from Charlotte County as well as news related to veterans and Remembrance Day events. Most of the items in this collection are newspaper articles, which include news stories, editorials, reprints, and obituaries related to Charlotte County veterans or Remembrance Day events. Also included are promotional documents and pamphlets from the Royal Canadian Legion, Veteran’s Affairs Canada, and the War Amps. Lastly, a piece of correspondence between the Charlotte County Archives and Veteran’s Affairs Canada is also included.
This collection contains books which were published monthly titled “Notices to Mariners for Foreign-Going Ships Monthly Summary”. These were publications meant to inform sailors voyaging to foreign ports from London about important recent developments in the world of navigation, such as changes happening at foreign ports, potential hazards, and new navigation charts and books which have been published.
This collection contains an advertisement for a book published in 1998 on German settlers who arrived and settled on the east coast of North America. The advertisement itself contains a brief overview of the story of these settlers.
This collection contains articles published in the St. Croix Courier which were part of a series written by F.E. McConvey titled “In-Laws, Outlaws, and Kinfolk”. This series of articles was dedicated to genealogical research into the families of Charlotte County, New Brunswick. Articles could provide advice to readers on how to conduct genealogical research for themselves, but could also contain the results of other people’s genealogical research and the stories of how that information was found.
This collection contains a genealogy chart which maps the descendants of David Craig and Mary Steele, Loyalist settlers from Scotland who settled in the Chamcook region of Charlotte County, New Brunswick.