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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

Letter, Pamphlet and Notes from George Trueman

Items are a thank you letter send from George Trueman, president of Mount Allison University, thanking John Alward for lending him gasoline the night prior. Along with the letter, Trueman sent a copy of the Josiah Wood Lectures of Dr. Lloyd C. Douglas (1933) and a pamphlet about Mount Allison University.

H. Berman Receipt

Item is a receipt issued to “Miss M. Wry”, from H. Berman – Dealer in Clothing, Gents’ Furnishings, Boots and Shoes, and Furniture. Receipt is for payment of one Enterprise Magic stove with a high shelf and reservoir, for $58.40.

Receipt from Lounsbury’s

Item is a receipt for a potato digger for $32.50, purchased by John Alward and his cousin Ernest Rogers from Lounsbury and Co. Ltd. This piece of equipment would have been pulled by horses.

Invoice from Lounsbury Co

Item is an invoice for of five new tires and tubes installed on the 1936 Chevy from Lounsbury Co. Limited, and paid by John Alward.

Property Tax Receipts

  • CA THT IWFFonds-2006.14.03-2006.14.03/38
  • Item
  • 1941-1942
  • Part of Wry Family Fonds

Item includes two property tax bills and receipts for 53 Lansdowne Street.

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