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Palmer/Haslam/Inman/Muncey family fonds

  • CA PCA Acc4311
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1860-1993 ; Copied 1997, 2011

This fonds consists of the records of members of the Palmer, Haslam, Inman and Muncey families. The records span the years ca.1860-1993 and include diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and other materials. The fonds has been divided into the following series:

Series 1: James B. Palmer
Series 2: Sarah Palmer
Series 3: Ida Palmer
Series 4: Edith E. Palmer
Series 5: Amelia Palmer
Series 6: Hedley V. Palmer
Series 7: Lilly (Palmer) and Henry Inman
Series 8: Mary Inman
Series 9: Lucy (Palmer) and George L. Haslam
Series 10: Gladys Muriel Haslam
Series 11: Robert J. Haslam
Series 12: Reginald and Doris (Muncey) Haslam
Series 13: Sue (Muncey) Lowther
Series 14: Lloyd Haslam
Series 15: Albert James Haslam
Series 16: Miscellaneous personal papers
Series 17: Photographs and scrapbooks

Haslam, George Leslie (Family)

DeSable Women's Institute fonds

  • CA PCA Acc4993
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1966, predominant 1948-1958

This fonds contains two minute books of the DeSable Women's Institute covering the dates 1948 to 1966. Along with meeting minutes, the minute books also contain membership lists, lists of officers, and roll call as well as some financial records. The fonds also contains one Bank of Nova Scotia pass book containing entries from 1949 to 1966.

DeSable Women's Institute

Ramblings and memories: how can we forget? / being the life story of Edna L. Dixon, formerly of DeSable & presently of Charlottetown, P.E.I., as recorded by her on the occasion of her ninetieth birthday

  • CA PCA Acc4196
  • Fonds
  • 1983

This fonds consists of an account relating episodes of Edna's childhood on the family farm and her participation in the operation of the Pleasant View Hotel. There is also some information regarding the history and operation of Dixon's Mill. It is an interesting record of daily tasks and social activities of the first half of this century and contains much genealogical information about the Smith and Dixon families.

Dixon, Edna L. (Smith)