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Jackie Gibson Collection

  • CA CCA 693
  • Collection
  • 1890 - 2003

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 the oldest son of Joseph and Effie Gibson named Joe Gibson, who was a pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War who went missing during a flight. 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.

Gibson Family

Charlotte County Essays

  • CA CCA MC 873
  • Collection
  • 1993

This collection contains a pair of essays whose topics are related to Charlotte County. The first is titled “Cultural Life of Charlotte County: Presentation to Heritage Canada” by Margaret Ray Peterson, which discusses the culture of Charlotte County and how it can still be seen today. The second essay is titled “The National Policy and the Industrialization of the Maritimes, 1880-1910” by T.W. Acheson, which discusses an economic transition which occurred in the Maritimes during the late 1800s.

Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline Collection

  • CA CCA MC 875
  • Collection
  • 1992-1997

This collection contains documents related to a pipeline project by the Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline, which would bring natural gas from Sable Island to the Saint John region, as well as the Charlotte County region through a lateral addition that would extend south of Lake Utopia. Contains newspaper articles on the project, as well as articles by Mike Whalen representing the Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline and answering questions. Also included are announcements of open houses and informational documents, pamphlets, and booklets. These informational documents discuss both the Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline Project itself, as well as pipelines and natural gas in general.

Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline

St. Andrews Navy League Fonds

  • CA CCA MC 894
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1997 ; Predominant 1986-1995

The items in this collection belonged to the St. Andrews branch of the New Brunswick Navy League, itself part of the larger Canadian Navy League. The purpose of the St. Andrews Navy League was to organize, manage, promote, and provide funding for a local Sea Cadet corps which they were a sponsor of, the #303 Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps “St. Croix”, formerly “St. Andrew” when it was first formed in 1987. The items in this collection provide information on how the St. Andrews Navy League would support their cadet corps and the different kinds of activities their Sea Cadet corps would participate in.

The different types of items include correspondence, either with people or organizations outside the Navy League or within the Navy League, programs and pamphlets meant to promote the Sea Cadet movement or specific Sea Cadet and Navy League events, documents related to St. Andrews Navy League meetings, including minutes, agendas, and supplementary notes, blank awards or certificates to recognize the contributions of Navy League members or Sea Cadets, documents on the history of the Navy League, documents which outline the internal policies of the Navy League organization, news items and announcements published for promotional purposes which were circulated in public newspapers or within the Navy League and Sea Cadets, documents related to training cadets, financial information, and documents which outline how the Navy League and the different events it would organize were structured.

St. Andrews Navy League

German Settlers on the East Coast

  • CA CCA MC 898
  • Collection
  • 1998

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.

"In-Laws, Outlaws, and Kinfolk"

  • CA CCA MC 900
  • Collection
  • 1988-1990

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.

St. Croix Courier

Horton Academy

  • CA CCA MC 902
  • Collection
  • 1953

This collection contains a yearbook from 1953 for Horton Academy, a co-ed residential high school located in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. This school was founded in 1828 by members of Nova Scotia’s Baptist community, and became a high school in 1926 following the closure of the Acadia Ladies Seminary. The high school was ultimately closed in 1959 as it was deemed too costly to maintain.

Horton Academy

Captain David Mowat

  • CA CCA MC 905
  • Fonds
  • n.d.

These fonds contain genealogical documents on the Mowat family of St. Andrews New Brunswick. These contain information on Captain David Mowat and his brother Captain John “Hurricane Jack” Mowat of Orkney Island, Scotland and their descendants.

George Taylor

  • CA FRM MS84
  • Fonds
  • 1838 - 1913

The PANB holds the George Taylor fonds of photographs (P5).

Taylor, George Thomas

Sampson Salter Blowers

  • CA MNBM ID1105
  • Fonds
  • 1779 - 1842

This fonds includes the legal documents, land papers, stock certificates and other material of Sampson Blowers.

Blowers, Sampson Salter

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