Fonds S 89 - 1 - Sir John Douglas Hazen

Title proper

Sir John Douglas Hazen

General material designation

  • Textual record

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents.

Level of description


Reference code

CA MNBM S 89 - 1

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)


  • 1742-1918 (Creation)
    Hazen, Sir John Douglas

Physical description

30 cm of textual records

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Name of creator


Biographical history

Sir John douglas Hazen was born in Oromocto, New Brunswick, 6 June 1860. His parents were James King Hazen (1836-1878) and Elizabeth Marion Beckwith (b. 1840). J.D. Hazen married Ada Caroline Tibbits, born at Fredericton, on 7 December 1862, the daughter of James and Frances Elizabeth (Long) Tibbits. He had two sons: Douglas King (b. 1885) and James Murray (b.1896); three daughters: Kate Elizabeth (b. 1888); Frances Edith (b. 1890) and Ada Althea (b. 1901).

John Douglas Hazen studied at the Collegiate School, Fredericton and graduated from the University of New Brunswick (B.A., 1879; B.C.L., 1890; and LL.D., 1908). He was called to the Bar in 1883 and practised law in Fredericton and Saint John. John D. Hazen was registrar and treasurer of the University of New Brunswick, 1882-1890 and was also a senator of the University. He had served at various times as Alderman and Mayor of Fredericton. J.D. Hazen was appointed Queen's Counsel of the Earl of Aberdeen in 1894, served as Member of Parliament for Saint John from 1891 to 1896, and as M.L.A. for Sunbury, 1899-1911 then became M.P. once again from 1911. He was Attorney General and Premier of New Brunswick from 1908-1911 and the federal Minister Minister of Marine and Fisheries and Minister of Naval Service from 1911 to 1917. J.D. Hazen was a Member of the Imperial Conference and War Cabinet in 1917 and was Chief Justice of New Brunswick from 1917.
He was knighted (KCMG) in 1918.

J.D. Hazen's home was the Hazen Castle at the head of Hazen Street, Saint John. He received this estate by bequest from Francis Brinley Hazen who had inherited it from Robert Leonard Hazen.

Custodial history

Information about the custody of these records prior to acquisition is incomplete.

Scope and content

This fonds includes:

  • Deeds of land in Massachusetts, receipts, bonds, correspondence and other materials in relation to Col. John Murray, 1720-1794 (distant relative to J.D. Hazen);
  • Correspondence and other materials of John Hazen ,1755-1828 (Sir John Douglas' great-grandfather);
  • Correspondence and other materials of John Hazen ,1792-1851 (Sir John Douglas' grandfather);
  • Correspondence and other materials of Robert L. Hazen ,1808-1874 (Col. John Murray was his grandfather);
  • Correspondence and other materials of Frank B. Hazen (1852-1874);
  • Handwritten recipe book [18--]

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Acquired from Sir J.D. Hazen estate, 1959


Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

No restrictions

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Detailed inventory available

Associated materials

Other records of Sir John Douglas Hazen are found in the Sir John Douglas Hazen fonds in the University of New Brunswick Archives, Harriet Irving Library (MG H13a)

Related materials


Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description


Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres