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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

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

James Kirk family fonds

  • CA PCNSWH MHCA0026
  • Fonds
  • 1869, 1894-2001

The fonds consists principally of written material, documents, and photographs relating to the lives of James and Dorothy Kirk who spent most of their lives in Calgary, Alberta. There are textual records of his military and railway careers, and some biographical information about his father Robert, as well as a few items concerning Robert's sister Elizabeth who married William Hutchinson of Lot 16 and sister Catherine who married John Nelson Burns of Freetown. There is a photograph and several clippings about the sailing career of Thomas Edward (Ted) Kirk, brother of James. A few family obituaries and an article (ca. 1997) about Beryl Kirk are also part of the fonds.

Kirk, James (Family)

Henry E. Gallant fonds

  • CA PCNSWH MHCA0025
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1955, 1979

A large portion of the 184-page ledger was never used. Pages 1- 47 and 181-184 contain technical notes about refrigeration in no apparent order. Entries are predominately for the years 1953 to 1955, but there are a few for 1979. An index section at the front of the book was used to record addresses as well as a few notes. Inserted within the pages were several printed instruction sheets and handwritten notes of a technical nature, assorted newspaper clippings, a wallet-size safe boating guide, and two colour photographs pertaining to family. They have been removed to a separate folder.

Gallant, Henry E.

Summerside Fire Department fonds

  • CA PCNSWH MHCA0024
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1993

The records consist of minutes for the years 1933-1993 and roll call books for 1931-1952, 1972, and 1974-1975. There is an account book showing the funds held by the department at the Bank of Nova Scotia from 1911-1960. Two notebooks dated 1973 and 1974 contain original handwritten minutes which were later recopied into the official record book. There is also a small notebook that was used to list out of town fires attended in the years 1962-1967, and a file of correspondence dated 1950 and 1954-1956.

Summerside (P.E.I.) Fire Department

City of Summerside Elders Circle fonds

  • CA PCNSWH MHCA0020
  • Fonds
  • 1999-2001

The fonds consists of twenty-seven unedited videotapes of varying lengths. They were professionally produced using the facilities of Island Cable. The tapes each feature one person, with the exception of conversations with: father and son Charlie and Peter Tanton; brothers John and Tanton MacNeill; and sisters Sally Basler and Hilda (Basler) Folland. The interviews with Herb Schurman and Wylie Barrett required two videotapes. The diskette was created by interviewer Dutch Thompson to record by time code the topics covered on seventeen of the videotapes. The interviews range in time from 46 minutes to 3 hours and 37 minutes. The subjects discussed were generally of broad interest. The fonds also contains a folder containing papers relating to the creation of the tapes.

City of Summerside Elders Circle

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