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Allan Moses

  • CA CCA MC 961
  • Fonds
  • 1998

This fonds contains material related to Grand Manan Natural Historian and Conservationist Allan Moses. It includes a document titled "Moses Genealogy" which features recordings of the lives of members of the Moses family, including an extensive entry on Allan Moses.

Autograph Album of "Chrissie"

  • CA CCA MC 913
  • Item
  • 1879

A pocket book labelled “Autographs”, which contains signatures from St. Andrews residents addressed to “Chrissie”.

Captain David Mowat

  • CA CCA MC 905
  • Fonds
  • n.d.

These fonds contain genealogical documents on the Mowat family of St. Andrews New Brunswick. These contain information on Captain David Mowat and his brother Captain John “Hurricane Jack” Mowat of Orkney Island, Scotland and their descendants.

Charles Smith Collection

  • CA CCA 556
  • Fonds
  • 1789-1990

This collection contains documents belonging to Reverend Charles M. Smith of Rollingdam, New Brunswick, including both documents related to his research projects into local history as well as his duties as a Reverend. Documents related to these duties include marriage records for marriages performed by Charles Smith, and his notes and drafts for eulogies that were done at funeral services. Documents related to Charles Smith’s research projects include hand drawn and printed maps and drawings, published material and primary documents used by Charles Smith to support his research, and notes on church history, roadwork and early travel, local history, Charlotte County schools, and genealogical data. Also included are St. Croix Courier articles and essays written by Charles Smith, as well as the drafts for those items, and his correspondences, which include letters containing information related to his research and more personal letters.

Jackie Gibson Collection

  • CA CCA 693
  • Collection
  • 1890 - 2003

This collection contains correspondences, documents, photos, and other types of material related to Joseph and Effie Gibson and their descendants. Most of the correspondence in this collection concerns Joe Gibson, a Royal Canadian Air Force pilot and oldest son of Joseph and Effie Gibson. Many photos of him and his crewmates, his letters home from overseas, as well as his schoolwork and notes from leaning how to fly an aircraft are also included in this collection. Several items which concern the affairs of John Gibson, Joe Gibson’s younger brother, can be found in this collection. These include correspondences and legal documents related to the estate of Charlotte Gibson, his sister, as well as an agreement between John Gibson and the Canada Railroad Company concerning interest and his land. Most of the personal items and published material in this collection belonged to John Gibson as well, these include publications related to his position as a volunteer firefighter, reports of organizations he belonged to, maps of the Town of St. Andrews, notes related to his work as a stonemason, and other items.

Gibson Family

Ministers Island

  • CA CCA MC 934
  • Collection
  • 1912-2022

This fonds contains material related to the history of Ministers Island. It includes a transcription of an interview with Wade Veinotte, who used to work on the island, as well as reports, feasibility studies, and development plans related to proposals to turn Ministers Island into a Provincial Park or other cultural resource, essays on the history of the island or the Van Horne family, photocopies of historic publications on the Van Horne family property and Sir William Van Horne, a booklet for an exhibition of paintings by Cathy Ross of artifacts belonging to the Van Horne family on Ministers Island, and transcriptions of original legal documents and correspondence related to the first European occupants of Ministers Island, John Hanson and his family.

Royal Family Coronation Events

  • CA CCA MC 975
  • Collection
  • 1937, 1953

Programs and promotional material for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth and King George in 1937, as well as the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Included are a program for a coronation ball at the Algonquin Hotel in St. Andrews, a promotional coronation Union Jack from Red River Cereal which shows how the Union Jack was formed, a program for a coronation service in St. Stephen, and a souvenir program for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II which contains royal portraits, information on the history of coronation events, the story of Elizabeth II, a map of her procession during the coronation, a genealogy of the Royal Family, and details on the coronation ceremony.

Telegraph-Journal

  • CA CCA MC 876
  • Collection
  • 2001-2010

This collection contains newspaper clippings from the Telegraph-Journal, a Saint John based newspaper, which are related to Charlotte County. Topics of these articles can include local news, tourism, historic buildings, genealogy, and politics.

Telegraph-Journal