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Commonplace book of Amelia Davis

  • MS-2-470, SF Box 43, Folder 11
  • Item
  • 1838-1839
Item is a commonplace book kept between 1838-1839 by Amelia Davis. The notebook contains poetry excerpts, prayers, notes on history, and pictures of famous poets.

Darby, Amelia Davis, 1823-1904

Poems by Joyce Barkhouse

File contains typescript and handwritten poems by Joyce Barkhouse: "Hostess" (unpublished); "The Happy Clam" (unpublished); "The Chickadee"; "Nostalgia" (rewrite); "Annapolis" (published posthumously in "Whispers of Mermaids and Wonderful Things," 2017); "The Shades of Night" (written at age 15); "Vengeance" (unpublished); "Little Hunter" (unpublished); "Snow" (published); "A Winter Prayer"; "The Frightened Witch" (published); "Little Hunter"; "First Pet"; and "After School." The file also includes a copy of "Obedience" by Isaac Watts (1674-1748).

Interview with John Paterson

File consists of video recordings and a transcription of an interview with John Paterson. The interview was conducted by Anna Quon at the Gorsebrook Institute on the Saint Mary`s University Campus on October 19, 2010. This was the fifth interview conducted as part of the Our Voices Matter Project. The interview touches on a wide range of topics, including John's childhood in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, experiences with anxiety and depression, and other aspects of his personal life.

Paterson, John

Research for Anne of Green Gables set design

File contains a tourism booklet for Green Gables at the Prince Edward Island National Park. The booklet contains photographs of the interior and exterior of Green Gables, as well as the surrounding area. The booklet is research material for a production of Anne of Green Gables.

Parks & People Association Inc.

Interview with Diane Porter on the status of women

File is an audio reel containing an interview with Diane Porter, the Chair of the Prince Edward Island Advisory Council on the Status of Women. The interview aired December 18, 1986 and was rebroadcast December 26, 1986 on Title Waves, a CKDU radio program.

Let our spirits soar : the voices of our past : [poster]

File contains three copies of a poster for two concerts by the Halifax Camerata Singers in collaboration with the Sirens (Kelsea McLean, artistic director). They performed at the Park Royal United Church in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island and at the First Baptist Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Atlantic Canada sings

File contains a program and poster for a concert presented by the Confederation Centre for the Arts. The program included performances by the Christ Church Cathedral Trebles from Fredricton, New Brunswick, conducted by Jeffrey Campbell, and the Halifax Camerata Singers, conducted by Jeff Joudrey and accompanied by Diana Torbert.

Captain Robert N. Anderson fonds

  • MS-2-504
  • Fonds
  • [18--] - 1946
Fonds consists of materials regarding Captain Robert N. Anderson's activities as a shipmaster, including a ship's logbook, a bill of sale for the schooner Corona and receipts of goods freighted by the Corona. Records also include correspondence sent to Anderson by his family.

Anderson, Robert N.

Receipt book for travel and communications

File contains a receipt book for travel and communications expenses from May to September. Locations include Kentville, Halifax, Bathurst, New Glasgow, Sydney, Charlottetown, Moncton, and Woodstock. Financial charges include trains, cars, buses, wires, phone calls, and permits.

McGregor, Ella

One young girl wearing a large ribbon on top of her hair, standing with one hand on the open pane of a leaded window, facing to the side; full pose

Citizen Ambassador Program information and other documents

File contains posters for the "1864" Historical Costume Showcase, a letter about the 1864 Costume Workshop, a schedule for Charlottetown Heritage and History Day, a paper called "Re-creating our Heritage: A paper, presented to the Charlottetown Confederation Players on the merits of recreating an image of the island historical heritage," other correspondence with the Charlottetown Confederation Players and the Historical Costume Initiative, correspondence with the Capital Commission, several fabric samples, and photocopies of a notebook with notes about the construction of various objects (possibly set pieces). The file also contains documents related to Doyle's participation in the Citizen Ambassador Program Theatre Education Delegation to the People's Republic of China, including an application for life and disability insurance and information about a short term travel grant from the Canada Council.

Photographs of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip on the Royal Tour to P.E.I. in 1959

During their visit, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip had tea with the Prowses on their farm near Brackley. The Prowses, an average Island family, won a Rural Beautification award for improvements on their property. The royal couple also toured the Sherwood frozen food plant and attended a record-breaking heat of harness racing at the race track. Queen Elizabeth II Inspecting the Troops at the Charlottetown Waterfront. Items 15, 17 and 18 have duplicate photographs.
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