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Lloyd's register of shipping ; reports from surveyors in Canadian ports : [1856-1899] / National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, England

  • CA PCA Acc2897
  • Fonds
  • 1856-1899

The fonds consists of microfilm containing the portion of Lloyd's survey reports that relates to vessels surveyed in Prince Edward Island from 1856 to 1899. They are arranged in a single sequence by survey number assigned in the order received. This results in a rough chronological sequence. A survey for a particular vessel should be located in the year in which it was built or launched. Information given on the survey includes place and date the vessel was built and launched, names of owner, master and builder, tonnage, details of construction and quantities and types of materials used. The surveyor also gives a written assessment of the general condition of the vessel, including any abnormalities, and recommends a classification. Correspondence between the surveyor and the head office may also be included.

Lloyd's of London

Theophilus Chappell fonds

  • CA PCA Acc2914
  • Fonds
  • 1799-1823

The fonds consist of one day book belonging to Theophilus Chappell, which records daily and monthly information concerning his employment from 1799-1823. During this time, the day book indicates that Theophilus Chappell lived in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, but traveled to Murray Harbour to work for John Cambridge, who owned a large fishery, sawmill, and shipyard. Entries include his work undertaken on barracks, mills, and churches. Also documented is the "Amount of sale bought from John Cambridge" for individuals, consisting of both grocery items and construction materials.

Chappell, Theophilus

Hon. Edward Palmer fonds

  • CA PCA Acc2918
  • Fonds
  • 1840-1876

The fonds contains correspondence between the Hon. Edward Palmer concerning the acceptance and resignation of various government positions. Also included are various commission papers received by Edward Palmer and leases documenting the conveyance of pasture lots (199 & 240).

Palmer, Edward

Belfast Historical Society fonds

  • CA PCA Acc2924
  • Fonds
  • 1976-2002

The fonds consists of the first issue of the Belfast Historical Society's newletter The Recaller, Autumn 1976 and a collection of readings from the first 25 years of The Recaller entitled "The Past is before us" as well as 24 audiotapes, release forms, and brief content notes for 22 interviews done under a project to create a community oral history archives, and a copy of the resultant volume Belfast people: an oral history of Belfast, Prince Edward Island, edited by Susan Hornby. Also included is the result of a project undertaken to document the history of twenty individual school districts in the Belfast area: Leap over time: history and recollections of one-room schools in the Belfast area, 1803-1968 by Eliza Gillia, Viola Gillis and Linda Jean Nicholson.

Belfast Historical Society

Fredericton/Hazel Grove Women's Institute fonds

  • CA PCA Acc2925
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1994

The fonds consists of minute books (1921-1994) and annual reports (1934, 1940-43, 1956, 1963-67) of the Fredericton Women's Institute and two minute books of the Hazel Grove Women's Institute from ca. 1935-1941 and 1964-1972.

Fredericton/Hazel Grove Women's Institute

Reverend Doctor John Knox fonds : 187-?

  • CA PCA Acc2927
  • Fonds
  • [187-?]; Photocopied 1976

This fonds consists of a 135 page prescription book for numerous prescriptions such as: Itch, spitting blood, toothache, bronchitis, dysentery, diphtheria, constipation, chronic sore throat, acute rheumatism, chronic laryngitis, sore throat, croup, consumption, chronic inflammation, consumption, wasting of the lungs, hoarseness, epilepsy, cancer, loss of appetite, dropsy, Gonorrhea, fevers, hydrophobia (rabies), smallpox, drunkenness, intoxication, scurvy, goiter, earache, chronic diarrhea, lock jaw, cholera, sun stroke, boils, ulcerated womb, tumors, heart, chronic bronchitis, acute bronchitis, kidneys, sleepnessess, indigestion, whooping cough, chafing, liver complaint, scarlet fever, typhoid fever, corns and nails, hives, cataract, chapped lips and hands, diabetes, enlarged prostrate, vomiting in pregnancy, sea sickness, eruptions on face, chapped nipples, hysteria/mania, nasal polyps, wasted lungs, gall stones, pneumonia, bleeding of lungs, dandruff/baldness, ring worm, asthma, and the measles. The prescription book also contains instructions for washing flannels and a recipe for cottage pudding.

Knox, John

Rev. George A. MacDonald collection

  • CA PCA Acc2965
  • Collection
  • [1902-1969?]

This collection consists of seventy-five photographs relating to St. Dunstan's University. Included are photographs of the graduating classes from 1902 to 1969, and various football, hockey, basketball, and debating teams. The photographs were taken by various Charlottetown photography studios including "Gauvin Gentzel & Co.," Cook's," "Craswell," and "Barter's Film Lab."

MacDonald, George A.

"Railway King" photograph : [ca. 1872]

  • CA PCA Acc2966
  • Collection
  • Photographed 1977

This collection consists of one photograph of a painting of the barque "Railway King", ca. 1872. The artist is unknown. The barque "Railway King" was built in Summerside on 12 December 1871 by James Colledge Pope. The sailing ship had 3 masts and 2 decks. She measured 166 feet long, 34 feet wide, 17 feet deep and weighed 789 tons. Her master was Captain Allan Finlayson of Vernon River. On 14 June 1872, she was turned over to merchant James Malcolm of Liverpool. She went down off Cape Canso, Nova Scotia on 9 December 1872.

Unknown

John Small fonds : [1790-1826]

  • CA PCA Acc2968
  • Fonds
  • [1790-1826]

The fonds consists of a journal written by John Small between 1790 and 1826. In this journal he documents his move to Bedeque, Prince Edward Island. The journal records his employment as a shipwright. Also copied in the journal are verses from the bible, death records of friends and family members, prescriptions for various medical conditions, and family genealogy written by descendant Alfred Small in 1958.

Small, John

Proudfoot family fonds : [1841 - ca.1974]

  • CA PCA Acc2982
  • Fonds
  • 1841- ca. 1974

The fonds consists of a volume of transcribed correspondence between Proudfoot family members dating the 15 November 1826 to 21 August 1889, and also contains genealogical data on Proudfoot family members. Other textual records relate to the Proudfoot family's life on PEI such as invoices for the tax on their land in Lot 23 (1841-1887), insurance policies for C.C. Proudfoot (1883-1888), and accounts with local tailors and businesses (1883-1888), and information on the estate of Mary Ryan and Jane Miller. The fonds also contains information relating to the school in Fortune Cove, including C.C. Proudfoot's assessments for school taxes (1888-1889), and William Goldworthy, apprenticed to James Proudfoot in 1855.

Proudfoot (Family)

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