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J. & S. Glasier Company

  • CA PANB MC38
  • Collection
  • 15 December 1837, 29 September 1859

This fonds consists of 2 letters: (1) Robert Rankin of Saint John to John Glasier concerning wood operations and prices, 15 December 1837 and (2) Charles Dawson of Little Falls to J. & S. Glasier, 28 September 1858.

J. & S. Glasier Company

Barker brothers Riley Brook camps

  • CA PANB MC198
  • Collection
  • 1875-1932

The collection consists of a day book / account book (1905-1932) for the Riley Brook Camp(s), possibly under the management of Charles L. Barker in 1905. It records payments for upkeep, wages, and other expenses and income received from patrons. The collection also includes an address book, dated 1 January 1912, probably relating to patrons of the camp; a listing of beneficiaries of Independent Order of Foresters at Riley Brook (1903-1912); a listing of members of a subordinate court at Tobique; 3 deeds and a will relating to the family of James and Adelaide Burns; and 2 pamphlets advertising the camps.

Barker (family)

Minto Mining Industry

  • CA PANB MC57
  • Collection
  • 1907-1972

This collection consists of records of the Rothwell Coal Company (formerly Evans Brothers), 1906-1950, including maps and plans. There are records of collective agreements and other labour records. The recollections of some local residents, writings by Marion Upton, a local historian, and printed reports, mostly from government bodies have been included.

Minto (N.B.) mining industry

Fox family

  • CA PANB MC341
  • Collection
  • 1864-1979

This collection consists of a small notebook or diary in which Fannie Fox recorded information about the Fox family's trip by car from Fredericton, New Brunswick to Flanders, Ontario via Montreal, Kingston, Toronto, London, and various points in the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Oregon (1925). There are also genealogical notes on the Fox family, a postcard dated 1920 from Fannie to Stella, and a copy of a 1979 letter from Stella Fox to Heidi Hughes Little pertaining to Tommy Hughes, a child of the Middlemore Home who was adopted by the Brunswick W. Fox family. The letter also refers to Tommy's younger brother Ernest Hughes, who was adopted by a family on the north side of the St. John River opposite Fredericton, and to a third adopted child, Roland Summers.

Lastly, there is a daybook, dating from 1864-1867, which records purchases made at a general mercantile establishment located at Dumfries or Poquiock[Pokiok?], in York County. The name of the proprietor is unknown. The business sold household goods, foodstuffs, clothing, hardware, yard goods, lumber, shingles, and other merchandise. The daybook was used as a scrapbook, probably in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The photographs have been moved to the Photograph Section (P94).

Fox (family)

Benjamin Tibbets

  • CA PANB MC354
  • Collection
  • Reproduced [before 1980]

This collection consists of records relating primarily to Benjamin Tibbets. It includes copies of photographs of a painting, "Landseer," by B. F. Tibbets; of the specifications of his invention (filed 22 June 1844); and of his 1845 petition to the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick for the issue of a patent (diagram attached). It also includes copies of photographs of himself, Charles McFarlane, Henry McFarlane, and Mrs. McFarlane.

Also included are photocopies of Murray MacLaren's 1938 address to the York-Sunbury Historical Society entitled, "Benjamin Franklin Tibbets and his Work", along with copies of letters from Howden R. Balmain to MacLaren (1938) containing biographical and other information about Benjamin Franklin Tibbets.

Tibbets, Benjamin Franklin