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Philip Leo McBride

  • CA MNBM ID199
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1919

The fonds consists of diaries and a paybook. The diaries describe enlistment, training in barracks, shipping off to Europe from Halifax, and his experiences on the front line in France including at the battle of the Somme, and the armistice in 1918 then heading for home. The diaries are detailed and well written giving a vivid picture of life in the trenches. They also include his impressions of London, England, France and Belgium.

Some loose papers and ephemera related to his military service were filed in the paybook. There is also a card from the Grand Lodge of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen of Cleveland Ohio which exempts him from all dues and assessments during military service. Also included with the paybook is a newsclipping and a card from a Paris hotel.

McBride, Philip Leo

Charles Warren Anderson railway

  • CA MNBM ID3414
  • Collection
  • 1846-1980

This fonds consists of historical correspondence, reports, acts, agreements and other material about New Brunswick railways. There are monthly payrolls of Salisbury and Harvey Railway, 1898-1901; accounts of the Albert Railway, 1877-1882; cancelled cheques and promissory notes of the N.B. Railway Co., 1884-1887; and records of the Northern and Western Railway Co., Railway Extension Co., and Cumberland Railway and Coal Co. The collection includes timetables, correspondence, lists of locomotives, notes, notices, newsletters and copies of newspaper articles.

Anderson, Charles Warren

L. W. Eaton logbook

  • CA UNB MG H 35
  • Item
  • 1875, 1879

This 28-page logbook for the brigantine "L. W. Eaton" records 4 voyages, 1 completed in 1875 and 3 completed in 1879, namely: New York, New York, to Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 1875; Chatham, New Brunswick, to St. John's, Newfoundland, June 1879; St. Johns, NF, to Chatham, NB, June 1879; and Chatham, NB, to St-Pierre and Miquelon, July 1879. The log records the daily notes for each voyage which make reference to bearing, weather, and distance sailed.

L. W. Eaton logbook, Author

Intercolonial Railway fonds

  • CA PANB MC250
  • 1881-1920, predominant 1881-1901

This fonds consists almost entirely of traffic department shipping receipts and waybills from the railway station at Saint John, 1881-1901 as well as some routine administrative correspondence. There is also a photocopy of the Intercolonial and Prince Edward Island Railway: Rules, Regulations and Rates of Pay, 1913. A ledger from the Canadian Eastern Railway contains a copy of the waybills for goods sent from various stations between Fredericton and the Miramichi. It records the station, sender, consignee and the nature of the goods, 1902-1904. An Intercolonial Railway log book records the arrival of trains at Marysville station, giving the number of the train, its direction, time of arrival and name of the conductor from 1915-1916. There are also two Sussex station books from 1904-1909.

Intercolonial Railway Company

C. W. Palmer & Property Tax Receipts

  • CA THT IWFFonds-2006.14.03-2006.14.03/65
  • Item
  • 1950-1951
  • Part of Wry Family Fonds

Items are: a receipt for property tax paid on 53 Lansdowne Street by John Alward, and includes original bill and envelope, dated 1951, and a receipt from C. W. Palmer’s concerning the Chevy, dated 1950.

Pacific Mail Steamship Co. Bill of Fare

Item is a bill of fare for the Pacific Mail Steamship Co. believed to have been used by Captain Thomas Rheese Anderson on his journey to Japan
Trip details printed on recto in block ink, image of ship on recto in red ink and passenger details filled out in blue ink on inside

Stonehaven Wharf

Item is a photograph of ships at the wharf in Stonehaven, NB waiting to load grindstone to be shipped to the New England market.

Quarry Equipment

Item is a photograph showing the landscape of an unidentified quarry and the machinery used to lift large pieces of stones.

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