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MILTON F. GREGG, V.C. FONDS

  • CA PANB MC498
  • Fonds
  • 1880, 1892-1991

These documents were the personal papers of Milton Gregg. They were not the papers of the offices which he held. They include his copies of a few of his many reports from official positions and well as his personal observations to family on several assignments. The Biographical Sketch information above was gleaned from this fonds.

The fonds also included many private papers, including several hundred letters during the First World War to his fiancée in Canada, personal correspondence to family, and observations on his work in Indonesia in the form of letters to his sister. He and his family kept clippings of his exploits from his time as a student at the Provincial Normal School, throughout his life, and until his death and funeral.

After his death, his wife, Erica Deichmann Gregg, continued to add to the collection of clippings. Various organizations kept in contact with Erica Gregg after his death, notably the Victoria Cross Association and the Royal Canadian Regiment Association. Some files continue beyond his death in 1978.

The fonds contains 1656 photographs from ca.1880 to 1988 and cover all aspects of his life. It addition, it contains a number of photo albums, including 2 which were presented to him in Indonesia, one of which graphically shows the affects of yaws on the children in that country. Also in the photo series are images of Gregg with King Edward VIII, King George VI, and Queen Elizabeth II. Although George V presented him with the MC and VC, there are no photos with that monarch. There are also photos with Lord Beaverbrook, Senator John F. Kennedy, Golda Meir and several Canadian prime ministers.

Gregg, Milton Fowler

Private Warren Hastings Huggard

  • Fonds
  • 1897 - 1928

This fonds contains documents relating to Private Warren Hasting Huggard, who served in the First World War, including a discharge certificate, photograph, death certificate, envelope, authorization for pension payments and citation.
Private Warren Hasting Huggard 115th Battalion C.E.F. died in service to his country on November 26, 1922. Warren was born in Kings County, New Brunswick on September 2, 1897 to Richard and Edna May (Bassett) Huggard of Mercer Settlement.

Dr. George Boardman Noyes

  • CA GMA MG27
  • Collection
  • 1871-1937

This fonds consists of two medical journals--one containing records kept during his medical practice (14 April 1884 - 29 May 1892), the other recording daily transactions (1 October 1887 - 1 April 1892), a scrapbook containing photographs, loose photographs, and glass negatives. It also contains a biography file containing photocopies of newspaper stories and photos of Dr. George Noyes, and a handmade scrapbook by his son Benjamin L. Noyes entitled "Historical & Scenic Volume, Grand Manan Island, Charlotte County, N.B."

Noyes, George Boardman, Dr.

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

Wilson family Royalty & First and Second World War memorabilia

  • CA GMA MG35
  • Collection
  • 1917-1945; 1975-1976; 1981

This collection contains Royalty and First and Second World War memorabilia. The collection also includes;

  • The House of Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne, n.d.
  • "Dressmaking Made Easy", 1939 (accessioned to Grand Manan Museum # 93.72
  • Eatons Catalog, 1976

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

Kitty and Walter Williamson oral history

  • CA PANB MC192
  • Fonds
  • 30 June 1992

This fonds consists of a typed and transcribed interview with Kitty Williamson. She describes her life in Holland during World War II, as well as meeting and marrying Walter Williamson and coming to Canada in 1946.

Williamson, Kitty

Leo LeBlanc Photograph

  • CA THT 2008.05.01
  • Item
  • 2008

Item is a modern copyprint of a photograph of Leo Leblanc, taken in England at the end of his service in World War II. This item is a reproduction of a photo taken around 1945.

Private Percy Leonard Robertson

  • Fonds
  • 1895 - 1919

This fond contains documents about Private Percy Leonard Robertson and his involvement in the First World War. It contains a death certificate, newspaper clippings, telegrams, memorial scroll, death certificate and other documents.
Pte. Robertson was the son of Thomas & Lizzie Robertson of Hampton. He enlisted January 15, 1918 with the 13th Battalion, 1st Division. He was later assigned to the 26th Battalion and finally to the 44th Battalion.
In just nine short months, Percy served in the 2nd Battle of the Somme, 3rd Battle of Aisne, Battle of Le Hamel, 2nd Battle of the Marne, Battle of Amiens, and the 2nd Battle of Arras. Pte. Robertson was killed on September 2nd, 1918 at Dury in front of Arras, Northern France. Initially he was reported Missing in Action and his family received 3 brief telegrams with that status between September 21st and October 5th, 1918. On October 16th, a fourth and final telegram arrived with the message: “deeply regret to inform you Pte. P.L. Robertson infantry previously reported missing now officially reported Killed in Action September 2nd.” Further correspondence, including previously reported letter below, show that one year later, the family still did not know where their son & brother was buried. They eventually learned he was buried at the Dury Crucifix Cemetery, south-east of Arras.

Arthur Maxwell Fisher

  • CA CC MCC69
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1925

Fonds consists of Arthur M. Fisher's school diploma, World War I related news clippings, postcards, photographs of Fisher as a soldier in the First World War (all informal poses), and a scrapbook containing social memorabilia. There is also correpondence about Fisher's death; a 1925 letter regarding Fisher's decoration received by Mildred Fisher; and a book, The War Graves of the British Empire, containing brief biographical information on Arthur Fisher.

Fisher, Arthur Maxwell

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