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Young Women's Patriotic Association

  • CA MNBM S 190 - S 191 - 1, F 1 - F 45
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1921

This fonds consists of the minute books of the Young Women's Patriotic Association for 1916-1917, 1919-1921.

Young Women's Patriotic Association (Saint John, N.B.)

World War I letter

  • CA PANB MC346
  • Fonds
  • 29 April 1915

This two-page letter was written at the front in Belgium on 29 April 1915 to Neta by Art, a soldier of the 8th Battery, 2nd Canadian Artillery Brigade, 1st Canadian Contingent, British Expeditionary Force. It details his worries and impressions concerning activities at the front and his chances of survival.

Unknown WWI soldier

William J. Ritchie letters

  • CA MNBM Ritchie family CB DOC
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1933

The fonds consists of typed transcriptions of letters written by Ritchie to his mother while serving in the South Africa (Boer) War. The letters are dated 17 January 1900, 22 February 1900, and 28 February 1900 written from Belmont and Paardeberg Drift, South Africa. Letters describe William Ritchie's experience fighting the Boers in graphic detail and give information about the everyday life of a soldier in the Boer War. The letter dated 22 February vividly describes a charge on the Boers during which he received a superficial wound from shrapnel while under fire from 5 different points. Included in the letters are a few references to letters received from family members in Canada, receiving copies of Saint John newspapers and his comments about city councillors.

Typewritten transcripts of letters (3) W.J. Ritchie to mother re service in South African (Boer) War, Jan-Feb 1900

Ritchie, William Johnstone

Ward Chipman, Sr.

  • CA MNBM ID194
  • Fonds
  • 1783-1824

This fonds includes:

  • Deeds and land grants
  • Personal and business correspondence, 1783-1823;
  • Militia and other military documents and correspondence,1812-1823;
  • Surveyor General's office documents, 1823;
  • Timber returns, 1823;
  • Arbitration - Coulson & Shannon, 1823;
  • Saint John Court House material, 1824;
  • Boundary Commission, 1832;
  • Other miscellaneous material

Chipman, Ward, Sr.

War Gardens Association

  • CA MNBM ID4907
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1919

This fonds consists of membership lists, correspondence, a report, a map of plots, postcards and printed ephemera. The membership lists are categorized by size of plot, area cultivated, and lots wanted. The typed report, dated February 1919, includes statistics on membership by category but is incomplete. A map of plots on Hawthorne Avenue is included.

There is correspondence with seed companies, and citizens requesting vegetable seeds. Correspondence from the Department of Agriculture, Office of the Food Controller, and the Canadian Government Seed Purchasing Commission is included as are letters from the Experimental Farm at Fredericton, N.B. and the Motor Vehicle Board. Included too are invoices for equipment and supplies.

War Gardens Association (Saint John, N.B.)

Viva Watson

  • CA CC MCC72
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1936

This fonds consists of cards, pamphlets, and memorabilia from Viva Watson's pilgrimage to Vimy Ridge, France, in 1936. Also included in the fonds are graduation invitations, notes from Harley to his wife and children, and Harley Watson's obituary.

Watson, Viva

Violette family

  • CA PANB MC215
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1970

This fonds consists of personal, business, financial, and legal records relating to the Violette family, particularly, A. J. Violette and his sons, Émile and Léonard.

Violette, Leonard (family)

Vince family

  • CA CC MCC6
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1953, 1976

Fonds consists of account books for the administration of the estates of local businessmen and members of the Vince family. There are deeds, correspondence written between Vince family members, and photographs, dating between 1910 and 1942. Photographs show military men and units in Carleton County, Halifax, and England, and snapshots of family members. Also included in the fonds are scrapbooks containing memorabilia of military personnel and personal documents, and eight maps showing four military maneuvers and the locations of Liverpool, England; Miramichi Bay, NB; and Carleton County, NB.

Vince (family)

Valentine family

  • CA MNBM ID2396
  • Fonds
  • 1854-[1911]

Fonds consists of family records and genealogical material. There is a marriage certificate for Daniel Valentine and Lucinda Sloan, Daniel Valentine's discharge certificate and 3 baptismal certificates for their children Mary Ann, William and Lucinda. A letter, dated February 1886, from the Royal Hospital in London, England discusses Daniel Valentine's pension. Daniel Valentine's account book, 1854-1871, includes details of his monthly salary, clothing allotment, and savings bank account.

The genealogical notes are poorly arranged and badly written and include the marriage notice of Frank Valentine of Bonny River, New Brunswick to Lilla Hanson Miles of East Lowell, Maine, United States of America in 1890. Other information pertains to Lucinda Sloan Valentine's family, and includes names of parents, and siblings as well as names of her maternal grandmother's family, including Catherine Lavery and Jane Jones.

Valentine (family)

United Emergency Fund for Britain

  • CA PANB MC383
  • Fonds
  • 1948

This collection consists of two letters from Col. P.L. Browne, Director of the Division of Voluntary War Relief in the Department of National Health and Welfare. One of the letters encloses a letter from Sir Ellsworth Flavelle outlining the purposes of the United Emergency Fund and appealing for assistance from various organizations across Canada.

United Emergency Fund for Britain

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