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Tait family

  • CA MtA 25
  • Collection
  • 1893-1931

Collection contains:

Photographs: Ladies' College Drill, ca 1904; Mount Allison University Football Team, 1927; Ladies' College students on the steps of Fawcett Hall, ca 1930, photographed by E.P Smith and Son, Sackville, New Brunswick; Mount Allison students and faculty on the embankment next to the football field, with the University Residence in the background, 1928, photographed by E.P. Smith and Son, Sackville, New Brunswick.

Picture Postcards: Hall of Science and Centennial Hall, 1907, coloured and incribed with a note to Mrs. A.J. Tait from Bob; Main Gallery, Owens' Gallery, coloured; Reception Room of Mount Allison Ladies' College, 1906, inscribed with a note to Miss Mary Howie from Jessie.; Ladies' College and Lingley Hall, coloured.

Tait (family)

Berthot Carson photograph

  • CA MtA 35
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1892]

Items are a photograph of the Mount Allison Commercial students, "93" (with Lingley Hall in upper right hand corner), and a photograph of the Academy Baseball team, 1892-1893.

Carson, Berthot

Ian Cumming photograph

  • CA MtA 36
  • Collection
  • 1920, 1921

Items are a photograph of the Mount Allison University Football Team, 1920, and a photograph of the Mount Allison University Football Team, 1921.

Cumming, Ian

Robert Cutten Read

  • CA MtA 38
  • Collection
  • 1878-1953

Collection consists of 3 series: Mount Allison Academy team photographs, 1878; Mount Allison ladies' basketball team photographs and historical notes, 1909-1953; Mount Allison men's teams photographs and historical notes, 1889-1953, which includes football, 1890-1953; hockey, 1896-1953; basketball, 1911-1953; track, 1912-1953; and gymnastics, 1889-1890.

Read, Robert Cutten

Paris Crew

  • CA MNBM ID2229
  • Collection
  • 1867-1972

This collection consists of various items related to the career of the Paris Crew.. There is a photograph taken at Southampton, England, in 1867 just before they left for France. It includes information about the crew and the races as well as the names of their business manager (Sheriff Harding) and the spare man (Robert MacLaren). There is an agreement between James Renforth and 3 other English oarsmen and the Saint John crew which outlines details of the Anglo-Canadian boat race of 23 August 1871 and sets a prize of £500. A map showing the course is also included.

An official program commemorating the 50th anniversary of the race between the Paris Crew and the Tyne Crew of England provides considerable information about the rowers. There is also a certificate of induction into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, 3 June 1972. Miscellaneous ephemera includes 2 copies of the "Rowing Song" performed at the Mechanics Institute, Saint John, in 1868, a photocard reproduced from the 1867 photograph, a press clipping of information about the Great Boat Race and poetry by Byron DeWolfe.

Paris Crew

Victoria Skating Rink

  • CA MNBM ID2398
  • Collection
  • 1882-1907

This collection consists of documents about the Victoria Skating Rink. There are 2 stock certificates for single shares purchased in 1882 and 1883, as well as two letters and a receipt, to John Walsh of Mill Street, from R.J. Armstrong regarding the use of the alleyway between Mr. Walsh's home and the York Theatre (connected with the Victoria Skating Rink). Some seasons tickets are also included.

Victoria Skating Rink