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Captain David Mowat

  • CA CCA MC 905
  • Fonds
  • n.d.

These fonds contain genealogical documents on the Mowat family of St. Andrews New Brunswick. These contain information on Captain David Mowat and his brother Captain John “Hurricane Jack” Mowat of Orkney Island, Scotland and their descendants.

Castine Patriot August 11, 1983 and Castine Loyalist August 12, 13, 14, 1983

  • CA CCA MC232
  • Series
  • 1983-08-11 - 1983-08-14

Special editions of the Castine Patriot newspaper promote local activities to celebrate the re-enactment of the 1783 evacuation of Loyalists from Castine, Maine to St. Andrews New Brunswick ; articles provide a schedule of activities and a brief history of the Castine-St. Andrews connection with the Loyalist settlement in 1783. Two copies of the Castine Loyalist issue.

Charlotte County Essays

  • CA CCA MC 873
  • Collection
  • 1993

This collection contains a pair of essays whose topics are related to Charlotte County. The first is titled “Cultural Life of Charlotte County: Presentation to Heritage Canada” by Margaret Ray Peterson, which discusses the culture of Charlotte County and how it can still be seen today. The second essay is titled “The National Policy and the Industrialization of the Maritimes, 1880-1910” by T.W. Acheson, which discusses an economic transition which occurred in the Maritimes during the late 1800s.

Deputy Land Surveyor, Province of New Brunswick

  • CA CCA MC 965
  • Fonds
  • 190[?]

This fonds contains material related to the work of New Brunswick Deputy Land Surveyors, including a document outlining plans and the estimated cost of a proposed extension to the market wharf in St. Andrews, New Brunswick.

Deputy Land Surveyor, Province of New Brunswick

Jackie Gibson Collection

  • CA CCA 693
  • Collection
  • 1890 - 2003

This collection contains correspondences, documents, photos, and other types of material related to Joseph and Effie Gibson and their descendants. Most of the correspondence in this collection concerns Joe Gibson, a Royal Canadian Air Force pilot and oldest son of Joseph and Effie Gibson. Many photos of him and his crewmates, his letters home from overseas, as well as his schoolwork and notes from leaning how to fly an aircraft are also included in this collection. Several items which concern the affairs of John Gibson, Joe Gibson’s younger brother, can be found in this collection. These include correspondences and legal documents related to the estate of Charlotte Gibson, his sister, as well as an agreement between John Gibson and the Canada Railroad Company concerning interest and his land. Most of the personal items and published material in this collection belonged to John Gibson as well, these include publications related to his position as a volunteer firefighter, reports of organizations he belonged to, maps of the Town of St. Andrews, notes related to his work as a stonemason, and other items.

Gibson Family

Ministers Island

  • CA CCA MC 934
  • Collection
  • 1912-2022

This fonds contains material related to the history of Ministers Island. It includes a transcription of an interview with Wade Veinotte, who used to work on the island, as well as reports, feasibility studies, and development plans related to proposals to turn Ministers Island into a Provincial Park or other cultural resource, essays on the history of the island or the Van Horne family, photocopies of historic publications on the Van Horne family property and Sir William Van Horne, a booklet for an exhibition of paintings by Cathy Ross of artifacts belonging to the Van Horne family on Ministers Island, and transcriptions of original legal documents and correspondence related to the first European occupants of Ministers Island, John Hanson and his family.

St. Croix Legacy Project

  • CA CCA MC 857
  • Fonds
  • 1995-2005

Material for the endeavors of the St. Croix Legacy Project, including documents for the administration of the project committee, financial documents, correspondence, advertising and marketing media and related material, materials for event programming and organization, and legacy plan and site proposals for an historic site with supporting documents.

Ste-Croix Legacy Committee

"The Flight of the Loyalists, St. Andrews: A Sanctuary for Castine Tories"

  • CA CCA MC 466
  • Item
  • 1978

A pamphlet printed by the St. Andrews Civic Trust Inc. which contains a brief history of how Empire Loyalists from America settled St. Andrews. Has a particular focus on the architectural styles of their homes, and contains images of historic buildings in St. Andrews which reflect these styles.

St. Andrews Civic Trust

United Church

  • CA CCA MC 282
  • Fonds
  • 1910-2003

This fonds contains material related to the history and administration of the United Churches in Charlotte County. Most of the material concerns the Wesley United Church in St. Andrews, but there are also documents on the Leonardville United Church, Grand Manan Methodist Church, Bocabec United Church, Kirk-McColl United Church, St. Stephen Presbytery, and the United Church Women in St. Andrews.

Wesley United Church