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Royal New Brunswick Rifle Association

  • CA PANB MC201
  • Fonds
  • 1867-2000

The fonds consists of the administrative and financial records of the New Brunswick Rifle Association and includes minutes of council, executive, and annual meetings; cash books; accounts; membership lists; records of entries to competitions; results of competitions; lists of trophy winners; proceedings; annual reports; newsletters; programmes; scrapbooks; and materials relating to the Saint John County Rifle Association (1879-1926).

Royal New Brunswick Rifle Association

Queens Own Lodge No. 96, British Order of Good Templars

  • CA PANB MC232
  • Fonds
  • 1857-1933, predominant 1866-1889

The fonds contains the minute book of Queens Own Lodge No. 96 Order of Good Templars from 1866 to 1881 and the minute book of Queens Own Lodge No. 184 from 1886 to 1889. Minutes record installation and expulsion of members, and sometimes note the talks and social activities following the meeting.

There is a financial secretary's ledger (1930-1933) which records the payment of dues by individual members. There are some loose financial records, an undated charter of the lodge, and the script of a short temperance play or skit. There are also 2 rule books, the "Blue book for the use of subordinate divisions of the order of the Sons of Temperance", 1857 and "Ritual for the subordinate lodges of the Independent Order of Good Templars", 1894.

British Order of Good Templars. Queens Own Lodge No. 96 (Cambridge Narrows, N.B.)

Kindness Club

  • CA PANB MC289
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1983

This fonds consists primarily of the administrative records of the Kindness Club's main office located at Fredericton, New Brunswick. It includes correspondence, scrapbooks (1959-1982), account books, addresses, receipts for the Kindness Club Camp Fund, orders for hasti-notes, financial statements, applications, fundraising material, minutes of the Kindness Club Foundation Inc., address books, desk calendars, periodicals, newsletters, pamphlets, research and other notes, press clippings, a photograph of Aida (McCann) Flemming at age 4, and materials relating to the Kindness Club essay contest (1957-1981).

Correspondence pertains to club branches or classes located in New Brunswick, elsewhere in Canada, the United States, Argentina, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Cyprus, Guiana, Egypt, England, Ecuador, France, Gabon, Ghana, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jersey, Kenya, Korea, Lebanon, Malaya, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Portugal, Rhodesia, Salvador, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Switzerland, Tanzania, Trinidad, Viet Nam, Wales, West Germany, West Indies, Pakistan, and Zaire. There are also private letters, including a few to or from Lord Beaverbrook, Thornton Burgess, John and Olive Diefenbaker, Cyrus Eaton, Erica Deichmann Gregg, Fannie Hurst, Stuart Trueman, and the Albert Schweitzer Hospital.

Research notes and clippings pertain primarily to various kinds of animals, humane societies, Dr. Albert Schweitzer, and environmental matters. Canadian, American, and overseas periodicals, magazines, and newsletters relate to various animal welfare agencies, humane societies, charitable associations, government departments or agencies, and to nature themes.

Kindess Club (N.B.)

Canadian Forestry Association of New Brunswick Inc.

  • CA PANB MC306
  • Fonds
  • 1939-2001

This fonds documents the activities of the New Brunswick branch of the Canadian Forestry Association, from its organization in 1939, and sheds light on the workings of the national body. It consists of correspondence, minutes of meetings of the provincial and national bodies, reports, briefs, research papers, submissions, financial statements, copies of speeches and radio talks, and a copy of the constitution. The fonds also includes scrapbooks, newsclippings, and printed material, as well as a copy of T. M. Pond's "Summation of activities of the Canadian Forestry Association of New Brunswick, 1939-1976". Also includes a Prospectus of the Maritime Forest Ranger School (1966)

Canadian Forestry Association of New Brunswick

Association of Professional Engineers of the Province of New Brunswick

  • CA PANB MC335
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1985

This fonds consists of the administrative records of the Association of Professional Engineers of the Province of New Brunswick. It includes presidents' files and reports as well as minutes of the executive committee, of the council, of the board of examiners, and of annual meetings.

The fonds also contains general correspondence, correspondence pertaining to membership, briefs, reports, submissions to government bodies, copies of speeches, membership lists, and financial records (statements, reports, balance sheets).

There are also records pertaining to the Membership Services Task Force and to the Engineering Professionals Act, as well as to various committees, including the Committee on Admission Standards, the Architects and Engineers Practice Committee, the Consulting Practice Committee, the Engineering Education Committee, the Collective Bargaining Committee, the Ad Hoc Finance Committee on Act Enforcement Fund, and the Planning Committee.

The microfilm reel contains a copy of the Engineering Profession Act and original proposed by-laws, a cash book (1920-1943), and applications for membership.

Association of Professional Engineers of the Province of New Brunswick

Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Fredericton

  • CA PANB MC336
  • Fonds
  • 1976-1980

This fonds contains materials relating to the activities of the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Fredericton (New Brunswick) over its first five years and to the public responses received to its musical performances.

There are 10 scrapbooks, each containing textual material, newspaper clippings, and photographs chronicling the staging of a production, including scripts, rehearsals, programmes, tickets, advertising, and reviews. Musical productions represented include Palace of Varieties (1979), Iolanthe (1979), Victorian Cabaret (1978), The Mikado (1980), Pirates of Penzance (1976), An Evening with Gilbert and Sullivan (1976-1979), Patience (1977), Fools and Lovers (1977), and Gondoliers (1978).

Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Fredericton

New Brunswick Agricultural Societies

  • CA PANB MC361
  • Fonds
  • 1822, 1826, 1850-1987, predominant, 1850-1854, 1874-1875

This fonds includes correspondence (mostly of the New Brunswick Society for the Encouragement of Agriculture, Home Manufactures and Commerce), 1850-1854, 1858, 1868, 1871, 1882-1900, and later with the Director of Agricultural Societies, 1961, 1969-1971; Schedules of Awards (and prize lists for fairs and exhibitions), lists of subscribers, Annual Returns, receipts for purchases and work performed for the individual Societies; 1874-1875 etc. and for the provincial Society (including Matthew Stead's receipts for work on the Exhibition buildings (1850s), (Printed) Minutes of the New Brunswick Society for the Encouragement of Agriculture, Home Manufactures and Commerce, 1850-1854 and handbills from various agricultural societies.

For the most part, this fonds consists of individual documents, but does include minute books for the following Agricultural Societies: Blackville and Derby, 1889-1944; Black River, 1953-1992; Gloucester County, 1848-1852; Loggieville, 1936-1945; Northumberland County, 1960-1970; Salmon Beach, 1919-1982; St. Hilaire, 1875-1976; and York County, 1841-1863.

Lastly, it includes one ledger of the New Brunswick Agricultural Societies United, 1955-1973.

New Brunswick Agricultural Societies

New Brunswick Teachers' Association

  • CA PANB MC400
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1996, predominant 1919-1978

This fonds consists primarily of the administrative records of the New Brunswick Teachers' Association. It includes minutes of the NBTA Executive Committee meetings (1919-1968), of the NBTA Annual General meetings (1922-1978), and of the NBTA and New Brunswick Teachers' Federation Board of Directors and Executive Committee meetings (1969-1977).There are also copies of reports and briefs (1958-1966); a partial membership list (1919-1920); and copies of several publications, including "Association Activities" (1971), "Nouvelles NBTA/NBTA News" (1969-1971, 1996), "NBTA Newsletter" (1963-1966), "Educational Review" (1889-1970), "Manuel de la NBTA" (1967), and the Association Subject Council publications (1967-1983).

Also included is a copy of Eric D. MacKenzie's 1971 UNB master of education thesis, "The Historical Development of the New Brunswick Teachers' Association" and a copy of A. M. Anderson's 1946 essay, "A History of the New Brunswick Teachers' Association."

New Brunswick Teachers' Association

Flat Earth Society of Canada

  • CA UNB MG H 168a
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1993, predominant 1970-1984

"This fonds documents the activities of The Flat Earth Society of Canada (later The Flat Earth Society) from its birth in November 1970 until its demise in the mid-1980s. More specifically, it highlights Leo Ferrari's role as the society's spokesperson and long-serving president.

The fonds includes correspondence, notes, membership records, financial records, newspaper clippings, photographs, cartoons, audio cassette recording of Ferrari speaking about the FES, and VHS videotape of "In Search of the Edge." In addition, it contains copies of newsletters ("The Official Chronical" and "The Official Organ"), tractates, and drafts of speeches as well as draft and published copies of articles about the society and its members.

The fonds also includes an unpublished manuscript "The Earth is Flat! An Exposé on the Globularist Hoax" and a published copy of Ferrari's more scholarly article "Feminism and Education in a Flat Earth Perspective" (McGill Journal of Education). Artifacts include a smashed globe, maps of the world in various shapes, framed membership certificates, and a wooden gnome holding the sign "Repent! the Edge is Nigh."

Flat Earth Society of Canada

Fredericton Women's Study Club

  • CA UNB MG H 100
  • Collection
  • 1940-1947

This collection documents the activities of the Fredericton Women's Study Club from 1940 to 1947. It consists of 3 scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, minutes, and correspondence.

Fredericton Women's Study Club

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