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George Hilyard

  • CA MNBM ID75
  • Collection
  • 1796-1948

This collection consists of family and business records belonging to the Hilyards and related families. The business records of Thomas Hilyard and, after 1873, Hilyard Brothers include lumbering agreements, invoices, accounts, mortgages, deeds, shipbuilding agreements and a volume with shipping accounts, lists of vessels built and voyages made. There are also journals, day books and other accounting records of Thomas Hilyard and Hilyard Bros, a record of lumber sawn at Hilyard Bros., payroll and time books Material belonging to the Seeley family includes records about the ship "Australasian", bonds, agreements, deeds, invoices and receipts to Alexander McLachlan Seely from Saint John businesses, insurance documents, accounts and personal correspondence. There is also information about the Acadia College Endowment Fund and Leinster Street Baptist Church and an account book of Spring Dale Paper Mill, 1877.

There are also records relating to the Saint John harbour issue, 1885-1914, and documents about the ship "Magna Charta", 1865-1884. Invoices, accounts, workmen's accounts and other material belonging to the related McDonald and Roberts families are also included. There is an abstract book of surveyors' summaries of lumber transported by scow, 1897-1900, and a letter book of F.W. Holt (Saint John civil engineer), 1909-1913.

Hilhard, George Arthur

Gilmour and Rankin

  • CA UNB MG H 4
  • Collection
  • 1751-1862, predominant 1828-1843

This fonds consists mainly of correspondence among members of the various branches of Pollok and Gilmour, especially to and from Alexander Rankin of Rankin and Gilmour.

It also includes personal financial records of Alexander and Robert Rankin and North American travel diaries of Allen Gilmour, Jr. and Sr. and William Ritchie, dating from 1828 to 1829, and a report on the proceedings at the Prince of Wales' Challenge Cup competition (1862).

Gilmour and Rankin (firm)

Harvey & Bleumortier Company Collection

  • CA GMA MG42
  • Collection
  • 1932-1980

This collection contains the record books kept in operating the businesses and correspondence related to the business of smoking herring and marine repairs. There is a sectional Aeronautical chart of Boston (V-10), n.d.; blueprints of the barge "Minca" built for the Ministry of War, 1944; a Lee Wilcox poem; newspaper clipping about the replica of the schooner "Bluenose"; work orders for the annual refit of the patrol boat "Gull Light," 1970.

Harvey and Bleumortier Company

Florence Cook Collection

  • CA THT 2006.29F
  • Collection
  • 1907-1962

Collection contains 15 photographs pertaining to the Sackville Paper Box Company, owned by Azor W. Davis, and 8 photographs pertaining to the 5 ¢ to $1.00 Store owned by Roy F. Durling in Sackville, New Brunswick.

Mary Day Collection

  • CA THT 2006.18C
  • Collection
  • [189-?] to [before 1913]

Accession contains two photographs pertaining to the Enterprise Foundry Co. and one list of names corresponding to one of the photographs.

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)

George & Sandra Anderson Collection

  • CA THT 2012.12
  • Collection
  • [after 1870]

Collection contains:
Framed painting and photographs
Wedding announcement
Bill of Fare
Series of horse equipment artifacts

George Polkinhorn Store

  • CA GMA MG67
  • Collection
  • 1908-1926

This fonds contains four account books from the George Polkinhorn Store and an notes from interviews regarding the history of the store and copies of obituaries and certificates used during the interviews.

Polkinhorn Store

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

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