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Eileen Oulton collection

  • CA PCNAM AM0006
  • Collection
  • 1960-1978

This collection consists of genealogical and historical material relating to the town of Alberton, Prince Edward Island, which Eileen Oulton collected or complied between the years 1960 and 1978. The collection is divided into 15 series: Photographs; Genealogy; Interviews; Local Histories; Folk Songs; Diaries; Newspaper articles written by Eileen Oulton; Newspaper articles; Royal Canadian Legion, Tignish Branch #6 Monthly Bulletin; Heritage Foundation newsletters; Alberton and Area Churches; Artifact and photo ledgers; Shipping Casualties and notes on ships; P.E.I. Railway Stations; and Miscellaneous. The images in Series 1 were collected from local residents with the assistance of Frank Pridham. Series 2 - Genealogy includes genealogical cards organized by family name, family genealogical charts, obituaries, Catholic Church records, Cemetery records, and other various finding aids.

Oulton, Eileen

Alexander McKenzie land documents

  • CA PCA Acc4447
  • Collection
  • 1809, 1817

The collection is composed of two conveyances of land in Lot 24 to Alexander McKenzie of Brackley Point/Rustico: one of 100 acres from Samuel May Williams in 1809 and the second of 123 acres from James Hodges in 1817.

MacKenzie, Alexander

Florrie Brennan fonds

  • CA PCNSWH MHCA0045
  • Fonds
  • 1900, 1942

Twelve of the letters in the fonds were handwritten by Florrie Brennan on Armed Forces Air Letter paper in 1942. The thirteenth letter, dated 3 June 1942 was typewritten on official letterhead of the Minister of National Defence. Addressed "Dear Arthur," it was signed by J. L. Ralston and informed the Brennans that their son Bob was missing. A letter written by Florrie on 23 June 1942 addressed to Flt. Sgt. J.R. Brennan (Bob) was returned with an official label indicating, "addressee is reported missing on war service." She wrote ten other letters addressed to him, up to and including 27 October 1942, expressing her deep sense of loss. On 16 November 1942 Florrie penned a letter to her son Charles Arthur (Brun) who was reported missing on 7 November. The fonds also includes a photograph of Ned and Cecelia Wyatt in an outdoor setting displayed in a cardstock frame (26 x 18 cm). Cecelia Lefurgey Wyatt was a sister to Arthur's mother, Rosara Lefurgey Brennan.

Brennan, Florrie

New London - Granville Presbyterian Church fonds : [1853-1902]

  • CA PCNSWH MHCA0044
  • Fonds
  • Digitized ca. 2000

The fonds consists of a CD ROM containing the records of the New London - Granville Presbyterian Church for the period 1853-1902. Each image on the CD represents one page from the original book. There are several missing pages and no scans were made of the blank pages. The records include the New London Communion Roll of 1855, a Register of Marriages (1853-1874) and Baptisms (1855-1865). In 1865 a new Baptismal Record was created for the New London and Granville congregations and includes records up to 1902.

New London - Granville Presbyterian Church

Annie MacKelvie fonds

  • CA PCNSWH MHCA0043
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1896

The lined notebook, inscribed "Annie MacKelvie, City Hospital, Boston 1895 & 1896," contains handwritten notes taken during lectures on nursing care. The first entry, dated 4 January 1895, is entitled "Surgical Dressings". The book includes notes on various medical topics such as typhoid fever, gastric ulcers, and pulse. The notebook also includes an index.

MacKelvie, Annie

McLeod family fonds : [1927-1934]

  • CA PCNSWH MHCA0042
  • Collection
  • Transcribed 1999

The collection consists of eighteen transcribed letters dated 1927 to 1934. The earliest letters were written by Neil and Ada McLeod to their son William and his wife Alice about their daily lives in Summerside as well as an account of a trip to England, Scotland, and continental Europe in 1928. There are also letters written by Neil following Ada's death and several letters written by William's brothers Neil, Norman, and Donald. Included with the letters are transcribed obituaries for both Neil and Ada McLeod and annotations about the family written by Frank McLeod.

McLeod (Family)

Ernest J. Steele collection

  • CA PCNSWH MHCA0041
  • Collection
  • 2001

The collection consists of twenty-four photocopied pages including handwritten notes by Mr. Steele about his memories of boyhood and the war years, a list of captains serving on the CN ferries during his employment, a list of members of the Crystal Sisters hockey team, a typewritten account of James "Stork" Gillis, and a typewritten list of Summerside policemen from 1876-1969. The four original sheets consist of one page written by Mr. Steele about the guns in Memorial Park and three pages of notes taken by Fred Horne during a December 2001 talk with Mr. Steele. The audiocassette in the collection contains a sixty-minute interview.

Steele, Ernest J.

William B. Mills and Henrietta Green family fonds

  • CA PCNSWH MHCA0040
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1860-1900

The leather-bound album contains twenty cartes-de-visites (11 x 7 cm) and three cabinet cards (17 x 11 cm). The photographs are presumed to be of both the Mills and Green extended families. Five photos are from Pittsfield, Massachusetts where Frances Green and James Clark lived with their daughters Fanny, Amy, and Effie. Seven photos are from St. John's, Newfoundland where William's sister Lousa lived. Four photos are from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. None of the photographs were taken in PEI.

Mills, Henrietta (Green)

Bonnie Brae Inn guest register

  • CA PCNSWH MHCA0031
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1952

The register is a 200-page lined journal used to record the names and addresses of the travellers who stayed at the Bonnie Brae Inn from April 20, 1950 to October 16, 1952. The last entry is followed by several blank pages, presumably indicating the date the establishment ceased to take in overnight guests. Eight pages at the back of the book were used to make various notes regarding bookings and payments.

Bonnie Brae Inn

Bruce Powell fonds

  • CA PCNSWH MHCA0030
  • Fonds
  • 1940-2000

The collection consists of various clippings and souvenirs including a 1941 graduation dinner program of the No. 7 Air Observers School in Manitoba, a 1993 pamphlet from a church in Scopwick, England where RCAF men are buried, and letters from Wanda Wyatt. The photographs are mainly of Miss Wyatt. A large photo shows the 1944 staff and instructors at the No. 1 G.R. School in Summerside.

Powell, Bruce

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