Saint John

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  • Located at the mouth of the St. John River in St. John County
  • The Mi'kmaq and Wolastoqiyik name for Saint John is Menak'wes

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Saint John

Saint John

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Saint John

  • UF Parr Town
  • UF Carleton
  • UF Portland
  • UF Lancaster
  • UF Marsh Bridge
  • UF Duck Cove
  • UF Millidgeville
  • UF Randolph
  • UF Red Head

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Saint John

219 Archival description results for Saint John

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Fortnighly Club

  • CA MNBM ID188
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1970

This fonds consists of minutes, a printed copy of the by-laws and ephemera belonging to the club. The minutes include information about the organization of the Fortnightly Club and its origins, names of members and executive, dates of meetings and titles of addresses and names of presenters. The by-laws describe the operation of club, the composition of the executive, provisions for elections, annual meetings and committee functions as well as annual dues. The ephemera includes programmes, menus of the annual dinners and lists of talks with dates and names of presenters.

Fortnightly Club

Robert Frazer Hazen

  • CA MNBM ID191
  • Fonds
  • 1823-1846

This fonds consists of the correspondence of Hazen in his role as mayor. Although there are some personal papers in this fonds, the bulk appears to have been created while carrying out the duties of the mayor between 1837 and 1840.

The subjects discussed in the letters include the construction of a breakwater in Saint John harbour, the Carleton ferry and records of the granting of Navy Island to the city in 1823. There are reports from the city inspectors about maintenance of roads and cleaning of the streets and records of licences to sell liquor. Information about the fire of 1839 and the Market House is included. There are also records of the Saint John Society library, the Madras school, and the Pest House. Some of the letters include references to Irish immigration.

Hazen, Robert Frazer

Thomas H. Hall

  • CA MNBM ID1989
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1874

This fonds consists of documents and certificates relating to Thomas Hall. They include records of his membership in the Saint John Mechanics Institute, 1862-1866; his freeman's certificate, 1863; a letter giving him right of passage as a British subject through the United States in 1865; and a deed for a cemetery plot, issued in Thomas Hall's name in 1867 with a register of internments on the reverse. There is an original title of ownership to a pew in Brussels Street Baptist Church, purchased in 1848 by Zebedee Ring and transferred Thomas H. Hall.

Hall, Thomas Harris

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

Saint John Woman Suffrage Association

  • CA MNBM ID201
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1919

Fonds consists of 2 minute books of the Saint John branch of the Women's Enfranchisement Association, 1894-1912, and 1915-1919. There is information about the structure of the meetings, membership including some men (Mr Elliott, Mr. Dykeman and Mr. Rabinawitz?), such as and the executive. Information includes details about political topics discussed at meetings, papers presented by various members, drafts of petitions for woman suffrage to be presented to government during sitting of the Legislature by elected members such as Dr. Silas Alward and W.F. Hatheway, passing out leaflets, and public meetings. There is a list of members of Legislature divided into those favouring woman suffrage and those who opposed it. Another list provides details about bills and petitions to government with dates and the name of the elected member who presented.

Saint John Woman Suffrage Association

Saint John Horticultural Association

  • CA MNBM ID2011
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1943

The fonds consists of minute books of the Saint John Horticultural Association (1893-1933), a scrapbook of newspaper clippings which also includes Exhibition committee minutes (1893-1895) and two file folders containing various notes and papers.

Saint John Horticultural Association

Harriett B. Holman

  • CA MNBM ID2022
  • Fonds
  • 1954

This fonds consists of Mrs. Harriett Holman's notes for her address to the Ladies Auxiliary of the Natural History Society in 1954. It includes her reminiscences of the early days in the Ladies Auxiliary, beginning when she joined in 1892 and recalls how she became secretary-treasurer. There is information about membership fees, members, location and frequency of meetings, lectures and field trips. Also included are notes of Mrs. Holman's recollection of the Auxiliary's decision to pursue full membership in the Natural History Society. There are two poems, one each by Dr. and Mrs. G.F. Matthews, which have nature and science themes.

Holman, Harriett B. (née Dunbrack)

Jack W. Humphrey

  • CA MNBM ID2031
  • Fonds
  • 1956

This fonds consists of a typescript of a lecture by Jack Humphrey given at Mount Allison University Art Workshop in 1956. The lecture deals with the elements of painting, composition and design. It discusses Fauvism, Cubism and Impressionism as well as technique and colour theory for painting in both oil and watercolour, and basic materials used in art. The original lecture was apparently illustrated, but the illustrations are no longer present.

Humphrey, Jack Weldon

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)

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