Showing 690 results

Archival description
Natural resources
Print preview View:

Gilmour and Rankin

  • CA UNB MG H 4
  • Collection
  • 1751-1862, predominant 1828-1843

This fonds consists mainly of correspondence among members of the various branches of Pollok and Gilmour, especially to and from Alexander Rankin of Rankin and Gilmour.

It also includes personal financial records of Alexander and Robert Rankin and North American travel diaries of Allen Gilmour, Jr. and Sr. and William Ritchie, dating from 1828 to 1829, and a report on the proceedings at the Prince of Wales' Challenge Cup competition (1862).

Gilmour and Rankin (firm)

George Hilyard

  • CA MNBM ID75
  • Collection
  • 1796-1948

This collection consists of family and business records belonging to the Hilyards and related families. The business records of Thomas Hilyard and, after 1873, Hilyard Brothers include lumbering agreements, invoices, accounts, mortgages, deeds, shipbuilding agreements and a volume with shipping accounts, lists of vessels built and voyages made. There are also journals, day books and other accounting records of Thomas Hilyard and Hilyard Bros, a record of lumber sawn at Hilyard Bros., payroll and time books Material belonging to the Seeley family includes records about the ship "Australasian", bonds, agreements, deeds, invoices and receipts to Alexander McLachlan Seely from Saint John businesses, insurance documents, accounts and personal correspondence. There is also information about the Acadia College Endowment Fund and Leinster Street Baptist Church and an account book of Spring Dale Paper Mill, 1877.

There are also records relating to the Saint John harbour issue, 1885-1914, and documents about the ship "Magna Charta", 1865-1884. Invoices, accounts, workmen's accounts and other material belonging to the related McDonald and Roberts families are also included. There is an abstract book of surveyors' summaries of lumber transported by scow, 1897-1900, and a letter book of F.W. Holt (Saint John civil engineer), 1909-1913.

Hilhard, George Arthur, 1879-1958

Waterloo (ship)

  • PANB MC226
  • 1821-1826, [ca. 1885]

This fonds documents the timber trading activities of the ship "Waterloo" as transacted by its owners John Ward & Sons, of Saint John and their agents, between 1821 and 1826. It consists of a disbursment book that records the purchase of provisons and the hiring of labour for 10 timber voyages. Items and services purchased include foodstuffs, household supplies, insurance, rum, paint, oil, medical attendances, clothing, cartage, surveying, hauling and custom duties. For the most part, the names of the captains and seamen receiving wages, the amounts paid, and the type of labour performed are recorded. Occasionally expenses paid on the seamen's behalf, such as washing, tobacco, and rum are noted. Statements of sales of timber and cargo at Liverpool, statements of profit and loss, and accounts of cargos are also included.

A number of newspaper clippings, [ca. 1885], on a variety of subjects, such as shipping, steamboats, railways, bridges, politics, crime, and charitable organizations, relating primarily to the city of Saint John, were found tucked between the pages of the disbursement book. This material is also included with the fonds.

Waterloo (ship)

Tobique Mill Company

  • PANB MC69
  • Fonds
  • 1836-1840

The fonds consists of a single, leather-bound journal that contains minutes of the board of directors of the Tobique Mill Company for the years 1836-1840.

Tobique Mill Company

Peace River Country Research Project collection

  • CA GLEN glen-1828
  • Collection
  • Compiled 1955-1956 (originally created 1837-1956)

The collection consists of typescripts of interviews (1955-1956), reminiscences, diaries (1897-1914), and autobiographies; files of biographical and historical notes; and photographs of pioneers and the area. Includes typescripts of Fort St. John fur trade post journal (1866-1924), and Fort Dunvegan post account book (1837-1864).
Records related to the following subjects are also in this collection. See inventory for details: W.D. Albright, Kristjan F. Anderson, Athabasca Trail, Dr. Lucy Bagnall, Frank Ward Beatton, John Beatton, Beaver Indians, Bredin and Cornwall, Charles Bremner, Absalom Clark Bury, Mrs. Harry Clifford, Louise Clubine, James Kennedy Cornwall, S.E. Cushway, Henry Fuller "12 Foot" Davis, Ralph Dyer, Edson Trail, Agnes Sorrel Forbes, I.E. Gaudin, H.A. George, Pliny E. Goddard, Bishop Emile J.B.M. Grouard, Peter Gunn, Mrs. Robert Holmes, William Innes, Oliver H. Johnson, George Kennedy, Klondike gold rush, Albert Lawrence, L. Grace Lawrence, Margaret M. Lawrence, Sheridan Lawrence, A.H. McQuarrie, Mrs. Sam McNaught, Metis, Alwexander Monkman, Father Philippot, Mrs. Guy Randall, H.N. Ronning, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Adolphus St. Germaine, St. Joseph's Catholic Church (Grande Prairie), school districts (Kleskun, Wapiti, MacHenry, Halcourt, Lower Beaverlodge), Felix Shaw, William Shaw, Mrs. Thomas B. Sheehan, and Treaty 8.

Peace River Country Research Project

Hanson family

  • CA MNBM ID1150
  • Fonds
  • 1840 - 1905

This fonds includes Oscar Hanson's correspondence, especially from his cousin Edgar Hanson, 1865-1894, and family business correspondence and legal papers, 1844-1905. There are records about fraternal organizations, 1840-1888; the Cameron Cooper Mine and Anthracite Coal Mining Co., 1876-1879, and the Post Office, 1871-1906. Also included are business records about shipping and lumbering, 1858-1883; New Brunswick government circulars, 1866-1879; and material dealing with elections, 1878-1889.

Hanson (family)

James Russell Lumber Co.

  • CA MNBM ID5030
  • Fonds
  • 1841-1968; predominant 1910-1938

Fonds consists of business correspondence and account books generated in the operation of a general store, lumber mills and camps. Additionally, there is a small file of personal correspondence.

James Russell Lumber Co.

Robert A. Gregory lumber company

  • CA MNBM ID331
  • Fonds
  • 1847-1932

This fonds consists of the financial records of the lumber business including journals, ledgers, letter books, daybooks and a workmen's time book, 1856.

Also included are the receiving and delivering books (Carleton Pond), 1863-1865; surveying books, hewing books, and a record book containing specifications of cargo shipped, 1872. There are also scow journals, 1859-1863 and scow day books, 1901, 1904-1905.

R.A. Gregory lumber company

Parlby, Wilkins family fonds

  • CA GLEN glen-1819
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1930, predominant 1884-1918

The fonds consists of Edward's correspondence, notebook and financial records; George Wilkins' correspondence, mining certificates and agreements; Francis' correspondence; and miscellaneous family correspondence, invitations, membership cards, certificates, newsclippings, and photographs of the ranch and Alix area.
Records related to the following subjects are also in this fonds. See inventory for details: Calgary and Edmonton Trail, Dr. James Collinge, Coronation, Fernand de Journel, Frederick Haultain, James MacDonald, Mirror, and Bishop Pinkham.

Parlby, Wilkins (family)

Mary Spurr Harding genealogical

  • CA MNBM ID151
  • Collection
  • 1851 - 1910

The collection consists of genealogical information and family letters. There are original letters with transcriptions, written by Mary Spurr Harding from Shippegan and Chatham, N.B., in 1851-1852, to her mother Amelia deWolf Spurr in Bridgetown, Nova Scotia. The letters discuss: children; childhood conditions, including remedies for worms; mid-19th century everyday life for women; relatives; preserving food, particularly fruit; family friends; travel within the province; and the slow delivery of mail. There is also some discussion of Mary Harding's husband John's lumber and shipping business.

There is also a modern hand-drawn map showing the places in northern New Brunswick and Nova Scotia where Spurr and Harding families lived; photocopies of photographs of Mary Harding (1850 -1901); newsclippings of family obituaries; a photograph of the Harding house in Miramichi; and genealogical material including a printed form showing Spurr family lineage.

Harding, Mary Spurr, 1822-1910

Results 1 to 10 of 690