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Saint John Jewish Historical Society

  • SJJHM 5
  • Fonds
  • 1982 -

As an organizational history, the records are nearly complete and include the constitution, correspondence, reports, financial records, membership, and documentation of activities and events from 1986 to the present. Three publications – From Our Grandmothers Kitchens (cookbook - 1989), Weaving the Past Into the Present (history – 1989 and 2008) and The History of the Saint John Jewish Community (video – 1990 and 2008) have been produced by the museum. Museum's activities have also been well documented through scrapbooks and photograph albums from 1986 through the present time.

Saint John Jewish Historical Society

Saint John Naturalist Club

  • CA MNBM ID2600
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1990

Fonds consists of 6 volumes of the Saint John Naturalists Club minutes dated 1962-1980 and September 1985 - January 1990. They include the names of the executive and some names of general members, there is also a 1974 list of members. Club activities are documented, especially their annual participation in the Christmas bird count, organized by the National Audubon Society in the United States and later by Bird Studies Canada. Considerable information about species of birds spotted, location, and names of participants is included.

There are a few financial statements and some typed notices and newsclippings concerning scheduled meetings. Copies of the club newsletter are also included. There is also a resolution sent to the McKenna government about the club's opposition to development of a coal-oil port at Musquash Harbour estuary. It includes a proposal to make the site a protected natural area.

Saint John Naturalists Club

Ladies Morning Musical Club

  • CA MNBM ID415
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1959

Fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, scrapbooks, albums, financial records and printed ephemera. It includes papers delivered by members on a variety of musical topics. There are membership lists, a book of remembrance for past members, and a photograph album, 1926-1946. The ephemera includes scrapbooks of programs and newspaper clippings. There are constitutions and rules, 1926-1947 and programs from 1925-1958.

Ladies Morning Musical Club

Saint John Oratorio Society

  • CA MNBM ID4467
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1901

The fonds consists of a minute book, 1894-1901, containing lists of active members with some addresses. Names are listed by vocal range such as sopranos and altos and also by year. There is information about musical performances with dates and locations and the names of the executive. A few programmes, printed annual reports and a small number of accounts are included.

Saint John Oratorio Society

St. John Pilot's Club, Minute book

  • CA MNBM ID109
  • Fonds
  • 1895 - 1897

This fonds contains the minute book of the St. John Pilot's Club for 1895-1897. There is also a scrapbook of press clippings about an inquiry into pilotage dues in the port of Saint John in 1895. The inquiry was held before Captain Smith and Captain Douglas.

St. John Pilot's Club minute book, Author

Independent Order of Odd Fellows

  • CA MNBM ID2034
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1985

This fonds consists of loose notes and printed ephemera. There are programmes of lodge meetings and degree nights and printed memorial and funeral services to be used for deceased members, including cards and certificates. A brochure entitled "Odd Fellowship: Several Reasons Why" with a membership application on the back is included. There are notes for a speech given in commemoration of the Great Fire of 1877 which includes details of the organization's relief work, a list of donations by various lodges and names of committee members.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows (Saint John)

Saint Andrew's Society

  • CA MNBM ID261
  • Fonds
  • 1822-1966

This fonds consists of minute books, 1849-1925; account books, 1860-1946; year end accounts, 1937-1966; and a roll book. There are also scrapbooks titled "Historians Records" which contain programmes, reports, notices of meetings and newspaper clippings, 1903-1966.

Saint Andrew's Society (Saint John, N.B.)

St. Patrick's Society

  • CA MNBM ID477
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1911

The fonds consists of minutes of the St. Patrick's Society, 1910-1911. The minutes include information about the re-establishment of the Society, the executive and Board of Management members. There is a listing of charter members of the reorganized Society. There is also some information on membership dues. A written constitution and by-laws are also included.

St. Patrick's Society

War Gardens Association

  • CA MNBM ID4907
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1919

This fonds consists of membership lists, correspondence, a report, a map of plots, postcards and printed ephemera. The membership lists are categorized by size of plot, area cultivated, and lots wanted. The typed report, dated February 1919, includes statistics on membership by category but is incomplete. A map of plots on Hawthorne Avenue is included.

There is correspondence with seed companies, and citizens requesting vegetable seeds. Correspondence from the Department of Agriculture, Office of the Food Controller, and the Canadian Government Seed Purchasing Commission is included as are letters from the Experimental Farm at Fredericton, N.B. and the Motor Vehicle Board. Included too are invoices for equipment and supplies.

War Gardens Association (Saint John, N.B.)

South End Improvement Association

  • CA MNBM ID505
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1980

This fonds consists of the minute books of the Executive and General council, 1970-1972, 1980, and correspondence with municipal and provincial agencies, the press and interested service groups.

South End Improvement Association

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