Fonds relates to the daily operations, how and what they made and sold, how their products were used and by whom, and it’s uniqueness for the time period of the Sackville Harness Shop in Sackville, New Brunswick. Fonds contains five series: financial documents including blank invoices, blank receipts, eight bundles of individual price lists, price tags, and two ledgers; promotional materials including sticker labels, four magazines with their ads in them, five shop catalogues, tags, two business cards, address label, two labels for neatsfoot oil, a brochure, two post cards, and a wall calendar (1999); photographs of the founders, of three men at the Amherst, Nova Scotia parade with a horse wearing the harnesses from the shop, of Halifax exhibitions, of a CTV news broadcaster (Maria Penopalis) in the shop, of materials made at the shop, of materials sold at the shop, and of the interior (including two photos of Bill Long working there); moving images including a copy of a film on the shop by the National Film Board of Canada; and media about the shop including write-ups on the harness shop, four photocopies of Budweiser horses in harnesses from the shop, and a Globe and Mail-Weekend magazine featuring a story on the harness shop from 1973.
Fonds contains five series:
Series 1: Financial; 1957-1978, 1971-1983, [198-].
Series 2: Promotional Materials; 1955, 1975, 1985, 1987, 1990, 1999, 2014, 2018, 2020.
Series 3: Photographs; 1919, 1993, 1994, 2017.
Series 4: Moving Images; 1965.
Series 5: Media about the Shop; 1973, [ca. 1980].