This fonds consists of correspondence addressed to Zula Hallett, Samuel J. Hallett, and Sophrinia Hallett (Dunphy) from their family and friends; greeting cards and postcards; a teacher's agreement; agreements of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows; minutes of the Baptist Church; various deeds, mortgages and other legal documents relating to property owned by the Halletts, Dunphys and the previous owners of that property; and a world map.
The map was transferred to PANB's cartographic section.
The fonds consists of a record book for Zion Church, dated 1859 to 1865. The record book contains the minutes of monthly church meetings that include some names of those present. It documents the structure of the meetings and type of business conducted. An historical sketch of Zion Church, its endowments, rules of order and a confession of faith, are included in the book. There is also a membership list for August 1864 with names and street addresses.
This fonds consists of correspondence, programns of annual conventions, convention reports, reports, finances, resolutions, nominations lists, questionnaires for distirict secretaries, minutes of the York County Religious Education Council and its predecessor, booklets, pamplets, and papers.
York County Religious Education Council (York County, N.B.)
This fonds consists of both textual and microfilmed records. Textual records include a record book for the Fredericton Methodist Chapel Sunday school, 1821-1825, that gives the names of individuals enrolled in the school, and a printed programme for a memorial service held at Fredericton Methodist Church on 19 January 1919 for soldiers who died during World War I.
Microfilmed records include vital records covering the years 1793-1971, and include baptisms (1793-1971, excluding 1835), marriages (1835-1874, 1918-1933), and burials (1850, 1920-1971), along with trustees minutes (1861-1930) and quarterly board minutes (1900-1919).
This fonds reflects W. Sterry-Cooper's work as an author and researcher, particularly with respect to his study of Edward Winslow and the Mayflower Pilgrims. It also documents his activities in connection with the planning, holding or commissioning of commemorative plaques, church services, and other public events to honour Edward Winslow and the Pilgrims of 1620.
It includes incoming and outgoing correspondence; research notes; drafts of essays, articles, book chapters, and sermons; and transcripts of 17th century documents and printed material. The fonds also contains a number of printed pamphlets and leaflets relating to Winslow history and Winslow memorials; hand-drawn maps of Colonial America, probably by Sterry-Cooper; professional drawings of memorial plaques honouring Edward Winslow; and photographs, including those of the Winslow farmhouse (Kempsey) and of Edward Winslow's portrait.
The fonds consists of 9 volumes of minute books. The 5 volumes dated from 1897 to 1945 belonged to the United Women's Missionary Societies and the remaining 4 volumes (1945-1973) belonged to the Women's Inter-Church Council of Saint John.
Information about the structure of meetings, some names of members and missionaries and general missionary work is included. The Women's Inter-Church Council minutes include some financial reports, a type copy of the constitution and by-laws adopted in 1967, and some printed orders of church services and newsclippings relating to the annual World Day of Prayer. In volume 9, there are lists of executive members and denominational members of the Council from 1965-1973.
Item is a copy of The Border and Westmorland and Cumberland advertiser (vol. XIV) which included advertisements, and news regarding local agriculture, commercial intelligence, politics, education, religion and literature.
Much of the material relating to the history of the history of the congregations before 1933 was destroyed in a fire. Most of the surviving records date from 1949 and were found in 1990 in the balcony of the synagogue. Extensive records of correspondence, annual reports, minutes, financial records, and membership lists were among what was found. There is also a large section of information available on bat/bat mitzvah, marriage and burial records for the genealogist. The cemetery records are the most complete as a database of all burials in the Shaarei Zedek Cemetery was compiled between 1997 and 2011. Material on these lifecycle events generally comes from personal memorabilia and newspaper records. A section on Jewish traditions and holidays is appended to show how these have been observed in this community and elsewhere.
Records for the communities in Moncton and Fredericton are very limited and include information found in public records including newspapers.