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Annual reports of the departments of the Government of Prince Edward Island : [1950-1985]

  • CA PCA Acc4214
  • Collection
  • Microfilmed 1985

This collection consists of annual reports from all departments of the Government of Prince Edward Island from 1966 to 1985. Budget speeches and estimates for this time period have also been included. Annual reports from other identified boards, commissions and agencies of the government have been filmed for as far back as issues could be located. There are gaps in some of the series.

A separate government for Prince Edward Island was authorized by an Order-in-Council in 1769 followed quickly by the appointment of Governor Walter Patterson who in turn appointed a Council to deal with public administrative matters in the years 1770-1773. In the latter year an elected body, the House of As sembly came into being. In the earliest years the civil service was not a separate entity as appointed members of the Executive and Legislative Councils performed the administrative duties. After responsible government the elected representatives took over the principal jobs, with one individual often being given responsiblity for several portfolios. Party patronage played a major role in the appointment of government officials and employees. With the twentieth century activities of the government gradually widened in scope and Ministers came to rely more and more on expert advisors. A major change began in the 1930's and accelerated in the decades after the 1950's resulting in an increasing number of departments, boards, commissions and agencies, with a corresponding increase in the number of civil servants.

Anonymous King's County Store ledger

  • CA PCA Acc2350
  • Fonds
  • 1826-1829

The fonds consists of a four hundred page ledger dating from 1826 to 1829. The individuals listed within the ledger are sometimes documented according to the community they are from, or by their occupation. Although the majority of the patrons documented within the ledger come from the communities of Cardigan, Launching, and Sturgeon, there are also individuals listed within the ledger from a variety of communities throughout King's County such as Montague, Brundenell, Georgetown, Murray Harbour, and Grand River. Noticeable residents of Charlottetown including Francis Longworth and Daniel Hodgson are also listed as patrons of this store.

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Anonymous Kings County lawyer's fonds

  • CA PCA Acc4607
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1898

The fonds contains an accounts ledger, inscribed "Ledger D" which records the legal work done and the charges made for the lawyer's clients, most of whom are identified as living in Kings County communities.

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Anonymous Queens County lumber dealer's fonds

  • CA PCA Acc2723
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1879

The fonds contains an account book, inscribed "Brush Book," which lists purchases made by the lumber dealer's clients, most of whom are identified as living in Queens County, Prince Edward Island.

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Apothecaries Hall - Hughes Drug Co. Ltd. fonds

  • CA PCA Acc5046
  • Fonds
  • 1877, 1881-1886, 1889-1899, 1910

This fonds consists of six bound ledgers/daybooks (1877, 1881-1886, 1889-1899, 1910) belonging to the Apothecaries Hall - Hughes Drug Co. The books contain the date, name of customer, transaction amount, transaction number, and item(s) purchased, as well as additional instructions about prescriptions purchased.

Apothecaries Hall - Hughes Drug Co. Ltd.

Archaeology in Prince Edward Island : a report to the Minister of Community and Cultural Affairs

  • CA PCA Acc3765
  • Fonds
  • 1984

This fonds consists of a report, with an emphasis on the prehistoric period, which reviews recent local developments in archaeology, discusses educational implications and legislation, and makes organizational, program and educational recommendations and suggestions. Also included is a draft proposal for a provincial Archaeological Investigations Act.

Prince Edward Island. Provincial Archaeology Committee

Archibald McIsaac letter

  • CA PCA Acc4083
  • Collection
  • 1841

This collection consists of a letter dated 30 June 1841 from John McIsaac of Avonmore, South Uist, Scotland to his cousin Archibald McIsaac of East Point Lot 46. The letter contains an account of conditions existing in South Uist and news of relatives.

McIsaac, Archibald

Archives Committee of the Association of Nurses of Prince Edward Island fonds

  • CA PCA Acc4698
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1993

The fonds consists of textual photographs and material with accompanying documentation donated to the Archives Committee of the ANPEI. These include eight certificates and forty-two photographs of graduates of the PEI Hospital School of Nursing, newspaper clippings (1963-1990), correspondence (1981-1986), committee reports, documentation of items donated to the Archives Committee of the ANPEI, and information about the people who donated them. A short history of the organization and registration of nurses on PEI, a brochure of the Prince County Hospital, as well as information concerning the establishing of a nurses Baccalaureate program at UPEI are also contained in the fonds.

Association of Registered Nurses of Prince Edward Island. Archives Committee

Argyle Shore cemetery plot list / compiled by William Victor Campbell : [1945-1947]

  • CA PCA Acc4300
  • Collection
  • 1945-1947

This collection consists of a photocopies listing by plot number of the name and address of the family who owned the plot in the Argyle Shore cemetery. There is also a tabulation of the number of grave sites in the plot which have been used. The list was complied by William Victor Campbell, 1945-1947.

Campbell, William Victor

Arlene Kickham collection

  • CA PCA Acc4265
  • Collection
  • 1822-1913

This collection consists of two photographs, a postcard of St. Dunstan's Cathedral and Bishop's Palace, and a handwritten account of the births, deaths, and marriages of the Joseph Wise and Mary Burgoyne family.

Kickham, Arlene

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