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University of New Brunswick Archives & Special Collections Politics
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J. Chester MacRae

  • CA UNB MG H 161
  • Fonds
  • Some materials created in 1927-1956

This fonds documents J. Chester MacRae's military, political and teaching careers.

It consists of three typescript volumes of informal memoirs prepared from diaries he kept. The volumes are rich in personal anecdotes of MacRae's activities and those of his friends and acquaintances.

The fonds also contains photocopies of formal documentation, photographs and newspaper clippings.

MacRae, John Chester, MP

William Lyon Mackenzie letter (27 July 1835)

  • CA UNB MG H 92
  • Fonds
  • 27 July 1835

Photocopy of a letter from William Lyon Mackenzie to the Right Honourable C. Spring Rice, M.P., dated 27 July 1835.

Mackenzie, William Lyon

Samuel Leonard Tilley

  • CA UNB MG H 10a
  • Fonds
  • 1833-1870

This fonds consists of original material including letters and telegrams to and from Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley. The correspondents include: Sir John A. Macdonald, Charles Tupper, Thomas D'Arcy McGee, George Brown, Georges-Etienne Cartier, Alexander Galt, Reverend Ezekiel McLeod, Charles Fisher. The correspondence covers topics such as Confederation, the Inter-Colonial Railway, election results and temperance. The specific correspondence is indicated at item level. Also included is a statement of Canada's financial position between the years 1861 and 1864, two publications entitled Debates of Assembly 1867 and Correspondence Respecting the Proposed Union of the British North American Provinces 1867, a memorandum by Robert Jardine, a land deed (1837), a poem and a newspaper clipping.

Tilley, Samuel Leonard, Sir

Peter Mitchell

  • CA UNB MG H 6
  • Fonds
  • 1854-1862

This fonds documents the business and political activities of Peter Mitchell, Jr. It includes business and political correspondence as well as a poem on Mitchell and politics. The fonds also includes financial records -- notes and bills relating to Peter Mitchell's brother, James Mitchell, 1861-1872, and an article, "The Secret History of Canadian Politics."

Mitchell, Peter

Mercy Ann Coles

  • CA UNB MG H 78
  • Fonds
  • 1864

This fonds contains a photocopy of Mercy Ann Coles' diary, 16 pages.

Coles, Mercy Ann

George Skeffington Grimmer

  • CA UNB MG H 99
  • Fonds
  • 1847-1873

This is a collection of official appointments received by George Skeffington Grimmer, 1847 - 1973. They include the authority to perform legal functions such as receiver of bail or notary public, as well as appointment as Clerk of various New Brunswick Courts. Arrangement is chronological.

Grimmer, George Skeffington

Thomas D'Arcy McGee letters

  • CA UNB MG H 38
  • Fonds
  • [1855-1868]

This collection contains photocopies of letters written by Thomas D'Arcy McGee to James Sadlier.

McGee, Thomas Darcy

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF), York County (NB) Constituency Council

  • CA UNB MG H 120
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1947

This fonds documents the activities of the York County (NB) Constituency Council of the CCF between 14 July 1944 and 13 September 1947. It includes a record book containing minutes of meetings, accounts of payments and expenditures, and pledges and donations for the Campaign Fund. There is also a file of miscellaneous CCF-related items that includes notices and agendas of meetings for the York County Constituency Council, financial statements, a letter from the Upper Hainesville CCF Club with an attached list of officers' and members' names, financial statements, and newspaper clippings. There is also a four-page leaflet, published by the federal Progressive Conservative Party, entitled "Let the record speak".

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF), York County (NB) Constituency Council

Henry Harvey Stuart

  • CA UNB MG H 25
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1952

This fonds documents the personal, professional, and reform activities of Henry Harvey Stuart. In particular, it highlights his involvement and interest in socialism, unionism, politics, education, religion, temperance, and labour.

The fonds contains correspondence, 1869, 1895-1955; letterbooks, speeches, copies of published articles, education records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, genealogical materials, and scattered issues of newspapers and periodicals (many on socialist, labour and Christian themes).

There is also a description of Benton and Benton graded school with a list of pupils with their age and birth date. Also includes minutes of Newcastle Methodist Men's Union, Newcastle Town Improvement League, and Fredericton Junction Discussion group as well as two addresses by Stuart "World Federation or More World Wars?", 1943, and "The Church and Post-War Reconstruction", 1943; several speeches including those to Northumberland County People's Union and to Fredericton workmen; and a record of "the doings" of the Branch Bible Society of Waterborough.

Stuart, Henry Harvey

Ezekiel Stone Wiggins and Susan Wiggins

  • CA UNB MG H 52
  • Fonds
  • 1861-1888

This fonds documents the personal and public activities of E. Stone Wiggins and his wife Susie Wiggins. It consists of original material and includes correspondence with Lord Dufferin, Sir Leonard Tilley, Lord Lisgar, F. McLaughlin or their agents, a published copy of Universalism Unfounded written by E. Stone Wiggins (1867), a fee book for the Church of England Boys' College at Saint John (1875), an historical sketch of Samuel Leonard Tilley's family(1879) and a record of government reports sent to Queens County by E. Stone Wiggins (1879). Also included are the Gunhilda letters written by Susie Wiggins and published in 1881, daily journals and notebooks written by members of the Wiggins family, scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, certificates and testimonials, and a geographical essay written by Wiggins in 1884. Fifteen mounted sepia photographs of prominent Canadians are also contained in this fonds.

Wiggins, Ezekiel Stone