Land, settlement and immigration

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  • The subject term Industries should be used with descriptions that relate to settling, claiming and moving to a new land, land titles, distribution and grants, community and regional settlement partners, land settlement companies, land surveys and surveyors, real estate companies and activities and organizations involved in sponsoring and supporting immigrants.

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Land, settlement and immigration

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Land, settlement and immigration

  • UF Settlement
  • UF Immigration
  • UF Surveys (land)
  • UF Surveyors
  • UF Land petitions
  • UF Land grants

Associated terms

Land, settlement and immigration

17 Archival description results for Land, settlement and immigration

17 results directly related Exclude narrower terms

Association of New Brunswick Land Surveyors

  • CA PANB MC402
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1995

This fonds consists of the administrative records of the Association of New Brunswick Land Surveyors, dating from the time of its formation. It includes copies of by-laws, listings of articled students, and copies of minutes of the Board of Examiners (1953-1982) and of the Council (1954-1982). Also included are copies of membership registers (1954-1982), annual reports (1957-1984) and 2 newsletters (1965-1966)

Association of New Brunswick Land Surveyors

Bertha L. Gregory fonds

  • CA PANB MC2152
  • Fonds
  • 1919-[1983], predominant 1919-1925

Bertha Gregory's journal offers details of her work at the port of Saint John during the winters of 1920-1921 and 1921-1922, particularly with respect to the Red Cross nursery located in the immigration building, Saint John West. She records names of ships arriving; the number of adults, children, and infants aboard; and the ministrations performed.

A number of photographs depicting places and people she worked or served with during her 1919 trip West on Red Cross Train Service for soldiers' dependants, are pasted on several journal pages. Also pasted inside the journal are photographs of Bertha Gregory, her assistants, acquaintances, groups of immigrants, and immigrant children, as well as newspaper clippings, a Canadian Red Cross Society report, and a few letters all relating to her work as a port nurse at Saint John or Québec. There are also samples of Red Cross information cards, in several different languages, which were distributed to arriving immigrants to assist them in locating health care for their families.

The fonds also includes one list each of medical supplies and nursery supplies, several summaries of work performed, several articles about the port nursery, and a pamphlet offering detailed instructions to nurses serving on trains under the Canadian Red Cross Society. A number of newspaper clippings providing biographical information on family members, notably, Bertha L. Gregory; her sisters, Lyla and Clara; her mother, Henrietta; and her grandmother, Susan, are included in the fonds.

Eleven photographs of Bertha Gregory, of the immigrant room and nursery at Saint John (1920s), of Halifax following the explosion (1917), and of Bertha en route to western Canada (1919) accompanied this fonds. They are located in P357 (nos. 25-35).

Gregory, Bertha Louise

Buckingham family

  • CA MNBM ID1746
  • Fonds
  • 1803-1853

This fonds consists of letters from the Camp family in Lincoln, New Brunswick, to the Buckingham family in Connecticut, 1803-1853. The letters discuss family matters. There are also records of land holdings and other financial documents.

Buckingham (family)

Colonial Office

  • CA PANB MC416
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed [1981-1992]

This collection contains microfilm copies of records from parts of 17 Colonial Office record groups, including Canada, original correspondence (C.O. 42); Canada, entry books (C.O. 43); Canada, miscellaneous (C.O. 188); New Brunswick, original correspondence (C.O. 188); New Brunswick, entry books (C.O. 189); New Brunswick acts (C.O. 190); New Brunswick, sessional papers (C.O. 191); New Brunswick, miscellanea (C.O. 193); Newfoundland, miscellanea (C.O. 199); Colonies, general miscellanea (C.O. 325); British North America, emigration registers (C.O. 327); New Brunswick, register of correspondence (C.O. 358); emigration, entry books (C.O. 385); Land and Emigration Commission (C.O. 386); emigration, register of correspondence (C.O. 428); supplementary correspondence (C.O. 537); and indexes to correspondence ( C.O. 714). There is also a photographic copy of a letter to Governor John Parr of Nova Scotia announcing the establishment of New Brunswick in 1784.

United Kingdom. Colonial Office

Dr. John Caleff's Petitions for Land

  • CA CCA MC86
  • Item
  • 1785 - 1872

Several petitions for land dated January 1872, February 1785 and August 1802. In the grant applications Dr. John Caleff outlines the value of his services and the names his children.

Caleff, Dr. John

Dunham and McDougall family

  • CA PANB MC167
  • Collection
  • 1838-1977

This collection documents the business and personal activities of members of the Dunham and McDougall families, particularly David E. Dunham. It includes Samuel Dunham's book of timber surveys (1846-1849) in the parish of Hampstead and shoemaker Jonathan McDougall's cash book (1850-1853) and ledger (1851-1859) reflecting the trade conducted in his shops at Port Hope and Wickham.

There are also architect David E. Dunham's account books, order books, and cash accounts (1872-1883); an office diary kept by one of his draftsmen, possibly Arthur Anderson; advertisements for Dunham's firm, giving qualifications and a partial list of buildings designed by him; several architectural plans for and photographs of his buildings; and accounts for private buildings.

Lastly, the fonds contains 7 school exercise or copybooks (1844-1861) belonging to David Elson Dunham, Mary Ann McDougall, James Norman McDougall, or Jessie McDougall; a story by Mary Ann McDougall (1860); family photographs of the Dunhams and McDougalls; family history notes compiled by Mrs. J. S. Vanderploeg; and a typed transcript of a letter from schoolmaster John C. Thompson of Stanley to Jonathan McDougall of Gagetown (1838).

Dunham, McDougall (family)

Fredericton Emigrant Society

  • CA UNB MG H 28
  • Fonds
  • 1819-1841

This fonds contains the minute book of the Fredericton Emigrant Society dating from 1819 to 1841. It includes minutes of meetings and lists of subscribers.

Fredericton Emigrant Society

Hannah Flood lot certificate

  • CA MNBM ID1855
  • Fonds
  • 1837

The fonds consists of a lot certificate given to Hannah Flood in 1837. It is for lot 35 in the southeast range in Willow Grove, Loch Lomond. The certificate was given by the body responsible for administration of Crown grants to the Black refugees. It is unclear whether Hannah Flood had actually purchased the land.

Flood, Hannah

Joseph Robinau de Villebon

  • CA PANB MC276
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied 1981

This fonds consists of photocopies and transcriptions of two journals kept by Joseph Robinau de Villebon between 1691-1693. He records his activities as Governor of Acadia, including the construction of Fort Nachouac (possibly Fort Nashwaak), the fur trade, mining in Acadia, and dealings with aboriginal peoples, notably, the Micmac and Iroquois. Much of his journal is devoted to reflections on the planning and execution of raids on settlement in the British-held territories of New England.

Robinau de Villebon, Joseph

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