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Edwin Tappan Adney

  • CA CC MCC43
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1950

Fonds consists of early art works of Edwin Tappan Adney including cast and life drawings completed while he was a member of the Students Art League in New York around 1885-86. Fonds also contains other drawings, sketches, and notes on historical heraldry.

Adney, Edwin Tappan

Francis Joseph Sherman

  • CA UNB MG L 4
  • Fonds
  • 1871-1938

This fonds documents the literary career of Francis Joseph Sherman. It includes correspondence 1896-1899; a manuscript, 1897; and correspondence concerning Sherman manuscripts, 1934-1938 with Lorne Pierce.

Sherman, Francis

Malcolm MacKenzie Ross

  • CA UNB UA G 139
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1971

This fonds documents various aspects of Malcolm MacKenzie Ross's literary and scholarly activities. It includes originals and copies of correspondence, invitations, newspaper clippings, copies of citations, copies of speeches and addresses (delivered by Ross), and copies of published articles and reviews (by Ross). The fonds also includes published articles about Ross and reviews of his work as well as biographical information.

Ross, Malcolm MacKenzie

Desmond Pacey

  • CA UNB MG L 1
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1976, predominant 1934-1974

This fonds documents the academic and literary career of W. C. Desmond Pacey as well as his work as a university administrator. It also documents aspects of his personal life. The fonds contains personal, family, and general correspondence; literary manuscripts and typescripts; copies of journal articles; newspaper clippings; lecture notes; programmes; photographs; reports and scrapbooks. It also includes financial records, genealogical and biographical information, speeches, and notes. It includes photocopies of correspondence with literary figures, including Elizabeth Brewster, Irving Layton, Dorothy Livesay, and Miriam Waddington and between Lorne Pierce and Frederick Philip Grove.

Pacey, W.C. Desmond

Fredericton Art Club

  • CA UNB MG H 153
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1967

This fonds consists largely of thank you notes received by the Fredericton Art Club from Lord and Lady Beaverbrook and/or his second wife, the former Lady Dunn, for gifts or greetings sent. Secretaries or other agents of the Beaverbrook family wrote a few letters on behalf of the family. The fonds also includes drafts of some of the letters written by the club to the Beaverbrook family.

Also included are the replies the Club received from Lord Beaverbrook and/or his wife, and from Harriet Irving and Olymbia Kedros respecting invitations to special events. Of particular interest is a handwritten copy of a tribute to Lord Beaverbrook.

Arrangement is chronological.

Fredericton Art Club

W. Sterry-Cooper

  • CA UNB MG H 2a
  • Fonds
  • 1920 - 1959, predominate [195-?] - 1959

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.

Sterry-Cooper, W.

Elizabeth Beckwith Hazen

  • CA UNB MG H 13a
  • Fonds
  • [186-] - [187-]

This fonds contains 123 watercolours of NB wildflowers painted by Elizabeth Beckwith Hazen. Most are dated between 1867 and 1873.

The watercolours that are stored in Box 1 (1 - 52) are loose, and mostly undated. The watercolours in Box 3 (53 - 121) are part of a book New Brunswick Wild Flowers and are loose, with some dates. Many of the watercolours were matted for exhibits. The mattes have since been removed and are stored in Box 2.

Hazen, Elizabeth Beckwith

John Sutherland poem

  • CA UNB MG L 20
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1937]

One original poem by John Sutherland

Sutherland, John

George T. Taylor

  • CA PANB MC14
  • Fonds
  • 1859-1905

This fonds consists of personal records of both George T. Taylor and William P. Taylor. Included is a single diary (1869-1871) belonging to William P. Taylor in which he records details of his activities as a carpenter and joiner, as well as those of his sons, John and George. He also mentions George's work as a photographer and John's work as a builder and repairer of steam engines, along with local events, notably, fires, earthquakes, and hangings.

George T. Taylor's records include a diary (1901-1905) and a notebook (pre-1900) pertaining to his career as a photographer. The diary contains information on his daily activities, his business and personal finances, local and family events, and his travels, including his 1901 canoe trips in Oromocto Lake and French Lake.

His undated notebook records details of a photographic tour, which included stops at Sussex, Pointe-du-Chêne, Shediac, Richibucto, Chatham, Bathurst, Tobique, and Grand Falls. It also includes a sketch titled "North West," a listing of trip expenses, and listings of "card pictures" or photographs taken. There are also copies of issues of "Photographic Notes" (1860); "The Philadelphia Photographer" (1876-1868); "The Photographic Times" (1871, 1877); Anthony's "Photographic Bulletin" (1874); "The Photographic Journal", the "Journal of the Photographic Society" (1859-1867); indexes of the latter publication for the years 1859 and 1860; and George Taylor's copy of "The Painter, Gilder and Varnisher's Companion," published in 1868.

Also included are a pass issued in 1863 by Lieutenant-Governor Arthur H. Gordon to George Taylor granting him the authority to take photographs throughout the province; a letter to Taylor (1911) regarding a fire insurance policy; transcriptions of extracts of notices published in "The Sentinel and New Brunswick General Advertiser" (1939) relating to the Bank of British North America, the Bank of New Brunswick, and the Commercial Bank of New Brunswick; and a transcription of an extract of Edmund Ward's account of his 1839 tour through northern and eastern New Brunswick.

Lastly, the fonds contains a watercolour depicting hunters at a campsite, possibly by George T. Taylor, and other sketches and paintings attributed to George Taylor, his siblings, and his children.

See P5 for more than 913 photographs or negatives taken by or credited to George T. Taylor. Photographs that may have been taken by a photographer other than George Taylor have been identified. Many of Taylor's photographs are of Fredericton and area (Oromocto, Marysville, Devon) landmarks, street scenes, commercial enterprises, residences, and special events. There are photographs of businesses, residences, scenes, and landscapes taken in the Grand Falls, Boiestown, Edmundston, and Tobique areas, as well as in other communities in the province. Also included are portrait photographs, photos of Taylor family members, and shots of construction sites (bridges and railways) and steamboats on the lower St. John River. The photographs are located in P5.

Taylor, George T.

Reverend Hiram A. Cody

  • Fonds
  • 1872 - 1972

This fond of Hiram. A Cody is comprised of two newspaper articles, parts one and two of an article written by Ted Jones, as well as two copies of an address given to the Kings County Historical Society by A. P. Hetherington, in 1972, titled Life and Times of H. A. Cody.

Reverend Cody was both a pastor and a literary figure, having prolifically written in many forms such as plays, short stories, novels, sermons ans serializations. He was born on the Washademoak, New Brunswick in 1872. He moved to the Yukon in 1904 as a travelling missionary, and in 1909 him and his family moved back to New Brunswick and to the rectorship of St. James' Church in Saint John. In 1927 Rev. Cody was appointed Archdeacon of Saint John. He died in 1984 at the age of 75.

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