This fonds mainly consists of materials related to John Louis Carleton's activities as an amateur playwright. The fonds includes correspondence between J. L. Carleton and Cornhill Publishing Co., newspaper clippings, show programs, and manuscripts of the following plays: "The Medieval Hun," "Lores Defender," "The Dungarvans," "Oh How Delightful," "The Crimson Wing," "The O'Mahoney," "The Middogue," "The Lord of Cashel," "The Purple Testament," "Ready, Aye Ready," and an untitled play.
Fonds consists of early art works of Edwin Tappan Adney including cast and life drawings completed while he was a member of the Students Art League in New York around 1885-86. Fonds also contains other drawings, sketches, and notes on historical heraldry.
This fonds consists of 2 typescripts of Alfred Bailey's writings about the Provincial Museum of New Brunswick. A lecture entitled "The John Clarence Webster Collection" is the text of an address presented to the Maritime Library Association, Saint John branch, 19 March 1936. "Saint John and the New Brunswick Museum in the Hungry Thirties 1935-1938", revised in 1982, contains details of Bailey's work as curator during the early years of the museum, his impressions of the Websters, the strained relations with the director, Dr. Macintosh, and the effects of the Depression on himself and the museum. It includes references to several well-known artists in Saint John at that time.
This collection consists of a letter written by Bliss Carman in 1915 while he was living in Haines Falls, NY., and addressed to Glen Walton Blodgett in Buffalo. Carman writes that he is honoured to be invited to a function in the company of distinguished guests. There is also a copy of the poem "In Excelsis", dated Christmas 1924, and printed on a single sheet of deckled, heavy weight paper. Both items bear Bliss Carman's signature.
This fonds consists of a typescript of a lecture by Jack Humphrey given at Mount Allison University Art Workshop in 1956. The lecture deals with the elements of painting, composition and design. It discusses Fauvism, Cubism and Impressionism as well as technique and colour theory for painting in both oil and watercolour, and basic materials used in art. The original lecture was apparently illustrated, but the illustrations are no longer present.
This fonds consists of correspondence and minutes, including the correspondence of the Women's committee and minutes of the Board of Directors, 1950-1962. There are reports and financial statements, lists of donors, receipts and legal papers. Records of public programming have been assembled, including scrapbooks, printed ephemera, press clippings, programs and tickets.