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Elizabeth Innes

  • CA MNBM ID725
  • Fonds
  • 1840-1853

The fonds consists of a journal or memorandum book compiled by Innes. It contains dates of death of her family members and other individuals, primarily Saint John residents; texts of sermons by clergy in Saint John including some for funerals; texts for prayers and Bible verses. There are 3 recipes for cures for such ailments as sore joints and rheumatism. Also included in the journal are dates and locations of fires in Saint John and Portland, and a few dates of storms and earthquakes or tremors. Dates of some marriages, mostly in Saint John and Portland, are also recorded in the journal.

Innes, Elizabeth

Bertha L. Gregory fonds

  • CA PANB MC2152
  • Fonds
  • 1919-[1983], predominant 1919-1925

Bertha Gregory's journal offers details of her work at the port of Saint John during the winters of 1920-1921 and 1921-1922, particularly with respect to the Red Cross nursery located in the immigration building, Saint John West. She records names of ships arriving; the number of adults, children, and infants aboard; and the ministrations performed.

A number of photographs depicting places and people she worked or served with during her 1919 trip West on Red Cross Train Service for soldiers' dependants, are pasted on several journal pages. Also pasted inside the journal are photographs of Bertha Gregory, her assistants, acquaintances, groups of immigrants, and immigrant children, as well as newspaper clippings, a Canadian Red Cross Society report, and a few letters all relating to her work as a port nurse at Saint John or Québec. There are also samples of Red Cross information cards, in several different languages, which were distributed to arriving immigrants to assist them in locating health care for their families.

The fonds also includes one list each of medical supplies and nursery supplies, several summaries of work performed, several articles about the port nursery, and a pamphlet offering detailed instructions to nurses serving on trains under the Canadian Red Cross Society. A number of newspaper clippings providing biographical information on family members, notably, Bertha L. Gregory; her sisters, Lyla and Clara; her mother, Henrietta; and her grandmother, Susan, are included in the fonds.

Eleven photographs of Bertha Gregory, of the immigrant room and nursery at Saint John (1920s), of Halifax following the explosion (1917), and of Bertha en route to western Canada (1919) accompanied this fonds. They are located in P357 (nos. 25-35).

Gregory, Bertha Louise

Saint John Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Association

  • CA MNBM ID506
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1976

This fonds consists of a complete set of minutes and annual reports. There is also a bank book, scrapbooks and estate papers relating to Arthur B. McIntosh, 1952-1960, Madeline R. Daley, 1970 and Lillian R. Russell, 1970.

Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Association (Saint John, N.B.)

Provincial Lunatic Asylum

  • CA MNBM ID81
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1898

This fonds consists of an account book for the Provincial Lunatic Asylum, 1890-1898

Provincial Lunatic Asylum

Saint John Medical School Committee

  • CA MNBM ID147
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1960 - 1970]

This fonds consists of minutes (1965-1966), correspondence (1963, 1965-1966), a brief in support of the establishment of a medical in Saint John as well as briefs, drafts and submissions to the Medical School Survey Committee. There is also a scrapbook, 1965-1967.

Saint John Medical School Committee

Militia Memories / by Colonel Walter W. White

  • CA MNBM 86
  • Fonds
  • 1943

This fonds consists of a manuscript book by Walter White about his militia memories from 1884 to 1942. It makes reference to the contingent sent to the Boer War from Saint John and describes White's experiences during the Halifax Explosion.

White, Walter W., Colonel

Saint John Board of Health

  • CA MNBM ID2300
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1955

This fonds consists of the records of the Board of Health. Correspondence consists of letters pertaining to health matters such as milk and water testing, government regulations, and citizen inquiries. Ephemera includes a brochure commemorating the Board of Health centennial, 1855-1955; provincial regulations for hotels (1918), the duties of officers in health districts and sub districts (1928) and copy of a bill to amend the Health Act.

There is a report to the housing commission with recommendations. The petition addressed to the chairman and members of the Board of Health concerns the Carritte Fertilizer Manufacturing Plant located on the Red Head Road and the offensive odour emanating from it. Legal documents include agreements for services and leases.

Saint John. Board of Health

Saint John General Hospital time capsule removal project

  • CA MNBM ID4777
  • Fonds
  • 1995

The fonds consists of a binder outlining the events in 1995 of the removal of the 1930 cornerstone and 1957 time capsule. Photocopies of 1930 documents related to the hospital and pictures of the excavation are included

Saint John General Hospital time capsule removal project