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Grand Manan Light and Power Company

  • CA GMA MG10
  • Collection
  • 1928-1994

This collection consists of technical books, papers, and manuscripts documenting the history of the electrification of Grand Manan. The ledger documents the installation of wires to individual locations and then maintenance at that location. The ledger used was a telegraph ledger but the entries are all for 'Electrical Works'. The ledger was used from Oct. 1929 to 31 Jan. 1930. Also included is an NB Power Museum Kit, acquired in 1990, which contains a history of the electrification of the Province of New Brunswick. There is also an NB Power calendar for 1994.

Grand Manan Light and Power Company

Grant Dakin and Family Legal Papers

  • CA GMA MG113
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1968

This fonds contains deeds ; hand drawn maps showing property lines ; mortgage papers ; lease papers ; legal agreement re weir at Waterford ; Certificate for shares in Dark Harbour Company, Limited ; Indenture for the sale of the Happy Hour Theatre ; envelope with return address for J. B. Robinson Cured Fish Dealer ; Medical Insurance contract and receipt for J. B. Robinson ; receipts for Blair Robinson shares in Pat`s Cove Weir.

Grant Dakin and Family Legal Papers

Grand Manan Chamber of Commerce

  • CA GMA MG15
  • Fonds
  • 1927, 1944-1989

This fonds consists of minutes, notices, bank records, and correspondence created by the Grand Manan Board of Trade in the course of its business activities, 1927, 1944-1989.

Grand Manan Chamber of Commerce

Grand Manan Historical Society (1931 - 2019)

  • CA GMA MG23
  • Fonds
  • 1931-2019

This fonds contains correspondence; membership lists; financial records and statements; publications; news clippings; and programmes of activities created in starting and operating the Grand Manan Historical Society.

Grand Manan Historical Society

The J. A. Ingersoll & Son Store fonds

  • CA GMA MG232
  • Fonds
  • 1878 - ca.1956 predominant 1900-1925 : 1981-1985

This fonds contains the records preserved from a family owned building where different businesses operated. The contents include: correspondence ; invoices in alphabetical order, with catalogues and advertising and ledgers from suppliers ; day books and journals in chronological order ; Telegrams in alphabetical order by local resident name 1916-1929 ; Registered letter ledger for Seal Cove Post Office 1911-1914 ; Journal for recording telephone calls 1953-1954 ; and original fish can labels two different types. See Notes Area under General Note for a finding aid.

Grand Manan Museum Inc.

  • CA GMA MG233
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1989

This fonds consists of records created in opening and operating the Grand Manan Museum. Included are construction files, opening and maintenance files, minutes of meetings, annual reports, architectural plans, and correspondence about displays and loans for early exhibits.

Grand Manan Museum Inc.

Dr. George Boardman Noyes

  • CA GMA MG27
  • Collection
  • 1871-1937

This fonds consists of two medical journals--one containing records kept during his medical practice (14 April 1884 - 29 May 1892), the other recording daily transactions (1 October 1887 - 1 April 1892), a scrapbook containing photographs, loose photographs, and glass negatives. It also contains a biography file containing photocopies of newspaper stories and photos of Dr. George Noyes, and a handmade scrapbook by his son Benjamin L. Noyes entitled "Historical & Scenic Volume, Grand Manan Island, Charlotte County, N.B."

Noyes, George Boardman, Dr.

Jean Dalzell fonds

  • CA GMA MG28
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1925

This fonds contains a diary about Jean Dalzell's trip to the Grenfell Mission and her experiences at work, finishing on September 4, telling of a wedding she attended - nothing of her sickness. There is also private correspondence regarding her job application and personal correspondence between family and friends and between her family and the hospital during her illness - including telegrams, a photograph of her in nurses uniform upon completion of her training, and her high school certificate dated 1916.

Dalzell, Jean

Harvey & Bleumortier Company Collection

  • CA GMA MG42
  • Collection
  • 1932-1980

This collection contains the record books kept in operating the businesses and correspondence related to the business of smoking herring and marine repairs. There is a sectional Aeronautical chart of Boston (V-10), n.d.; blueprints of the barge "Minca" built for the Ministry of War, 1944; a Lee Wilcox poem; newspaper clipping about the replica of the schooner "Bluenose"; work orders for the annual refit of the patrol boat "Gull Light," 1970.

Harvey and Bleumortier Company

Grand Manan Ferry Collection

  • CA GMA MG46
  • Collection
  • 1930 - 2010, predominant 2010

This collection contains 18 original enlarged photos of many ferries that serviced Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick from 1930 - 2010, some are mounted in professional scrapbooks. There are 3 cm of original newspaper articles in chronological order of stories about the ferry service. Two compact disks contain memories of the final voyages of The M.V. Grand Manan in service from 1965 to 2010. One compact disk was used on the official final voyage of the ferry as a part of the program and has a video of many ferry photos with the crew singing the song The Grand Manan playing in the background. The other compact disk has 200 images of the life on The Grand Manan with the crew featured doing their daily routines. Of the 200 images 45 were printed off for reference. As an index, there are 6 photo pages with thumbnail size photos of all 200 images.

New ferries arrived in 1965 and 1990 and 2010.

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