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Grand Manan Whale Seabird Research Station

  • CA GMA MG60
  • Collection
  • 1991

This collection consists of reports created by researchers at the Research Station. The early reports are photocopies, because the originals were out of print at the time of the deposit. More recent reports are originals.

Grand Manan Whale and Research Station

William Lusk Webster

  • CA MNBM S 204-1
  • Collection
  • 1825-1974

The William Lusk Webster collection, with the exception of a few personal papers and the items collected by Ralph Hewson (the Webster family lawyer and a local historian), covers the years after Dr. Webster's return to Shediac (1950). The collection includes correspondence and notes on the Fort Beauséjour Museum, Shediac; Acadian history; and the New Brunswick Museum. There are land grants and transfers with related notes and correspondence.

The material assembled by Ralph Hewson includes the school register of Fort Lawrence, 1878; assessment records from several polling districts, 1870-1873; lists of officers of Cumberland County, 1874,1881,1883; and financial records of St. Andrews Church (Pointe-du- Chêne), 1866-1812. Also included are records and correspondence of the New Brunswick Museum Foundation, 1949-1971 and personal papers of William Lusk Webster, 1920-1974.

Webster, William Lusk, Ph.D.

Austin Squires

  • CA PANB MC245
  • Collection
  • 1960-1980

The fonds contains a copy of the book, "A History of Fredericton: the last 200 years" with a commemorative inscription from the city and signed by Helen Squires; the page proofs for the manuscript; the original manuscript for the book; A. Squires' research notes; and a publication titled "An Incidental History of Frederciton" by W. Austin Squires (1975).

The collection also includes a video cassette of the ceremony naming W. Austin Squires a freeman of the city (1960s) and transcripts for "The Changing Year", nature programs done for CBC by Dr. Austin Squires (1968-1969).

Squires, William Austin

Grand Manan Natural History Collection

  • CA GMA MG4
  • Collection
  • 1900-1982

The collection contains correspondence and publications about the geology, ornithology and biology of Grand Manan and particularly the marine invertebrates. There is also material relating to conservation. Some of the correspondence discusses the display of natural history specimens in a museum. There are also brochures, pamphlets and books from various natural history organizations, published between 1853 and 1995.

Wilcox, Elmer