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Statement of Expenditure on Roads

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.

Mathilda Wry Autograph Item

  • CA THT IWFFonds-2006.14.02-2006.14.02./1
  • Item
  • 1884-1941
  • Part of Wry Family Fonds

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.

1957 Father's Day Card

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].

Fox Ranching Records

  • CA THT IWFFonds-2006.14.03-2006.14.03/76
  • Item
  • 1923-1931
  • Part of Wry Family Fonds

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.

Diamond Jubilee Parade

Item is a photograph of a parade celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Confederation, 1 July 1927. This photograph shows the Men’s Residence of Mount Allison University in Sackville, NB.

Diamond Jubilee Parade

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.

Pauline Alward Nursing Records

  • CA THT IWFFonds-2006.14.04-2006.14.04/68
  • Item
  • 1946-1996
  • Part of Wry Family Fonds

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.

Wry Family Fonds

  • CA THT IWFFonds
  • Fonds
  • [185-?] to 1997

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

John Willard Wry & Jennie G. Snowdon Wry

  • CA THT IWFFonds-2006.14.01
  • Subfonds
  • [after 1910] to 1937
  • Part of Wry Family Fonds

Subfonds contains various textual items pertaining to John Willard Wry and Jennie Grace (Snowdon) Wry. Includes incoming correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other textual records.

Mathilda Wry & Mary E. Wry

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.

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