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Canadian Red Cross Yarmouth Branch fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1939-1943

Fonds consists of correspondence regarding the establishment of a Red Cross branch; work project ledgers; correspondence regarding fundraising; correspondence to the Provincial Women's War Work Committee; annual reports; Red Cross by-laws; reports...

Captain Bowman Corning fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1852-1857

Fonds consists of bills of lading and correspondence regarding the barque Statesman. Correspondence includes letters to Captain Corning from ship agents John and Robert Young and Robert Hastie and Co., both of Glasgow, Scotland, regarding the secu...

Captain Charles Hunter fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1891-1918

Fonds consists of discharge papers, master's papers, letters of introduction, letters of reference, offers of postings and travel documents all relating to Captain Hunter's career as a master mariner. A portrait of the barque Walter H. Wilson is o...

Captain David Cook fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1841-1878

Fonds consists of correspondence with ship brokers and agents, agreements, receipts, insurance papers bills and notes regarding shipping and the vessels commanded by Capt. Cook, the Sarah and Louisa Cook.

Captain Ellory Scott fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1882-1903

Fonds consists of a letter book regarding ship repairs (includes an index) and articles and original transcriptions of Parry's report of a Mount Pelee eruption on Martinique Island.

Captain Evelyn E. Robbins fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1866-[19-], predominant 1870-1876

Fonds consists of a marriage certificate, master's certificate, discharge papers, correspondence, a copy of a letter to the editor of the Quebec paper Morning Chronicle.

Captain John E. Murphy fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1866-1880

Fonds consists of three notebooks kept by Captain John E. Murphy. These include a log book and diary; a notebook of clippings and poetry regarding the Minister of Marine case; and a book of poetry written at sea. In addition, there are 9 photos of...

Captain John Lovitt fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1862-1870

Fonds consists of correspondence from Lovitt's father and other business letters, as well as a newspaper advertisement from Lovitt's campaign for a seat in the House of Commons and Lovitt's funeral memorial.

Captain Nehemiah Larkin fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1878-1888

Fonds consists of discharge papers, masters papers and letters of reference relating to Larkin's sailing career.

Captain Sheldon Lewis fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1845-1895

Fonds consists of deeds, correspondence, insurance records, receipts, accounts, and masters' certificate.

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