Volume 13, Number 1 (Winter 1997) – A Publication of the York-Sunbury Historical Society

Officers' Quarterly Volume 13, Number 1 (Winter 1997) - A Publication of the York-Sunbury Historical Society

Officers’ Quarterly Volume 13, Number 1 (Winter 1997) – A Publication of the York-Sunbury Historical Society

Contents:

“Letter from the Editors …” by E.A. MacDougall and Brent Wilson (page 3)

“Letter from the President …” by Helen Hutchison (page 4)

Abstract:
Gives thanks to the supporters of the museum and the society’s mandate and encourages any readers interested in volunteering their time to do so.

“Association Museums New Brunswick Award to Ted Jones” (page 4)

“Curator’s Corner …” by Bruce Lynch (page 5)

Abstract:
This article describes the many aspects of the museum and society and what their mandate is. It outlines physical improvements to the building, partnerships with community organizations and activities for the public and programs.

“Letter to the Editors” by Jean E. Sawtelle (page 6)

Abstract:
This article explains the turnover to a new president and the society’s 65th year. It also mentions the feature article in the issue.

“Feature Article … The Great Fires of 1825” by Murray Young (page 7)

Abstract:
This article describes the devastating fires of 1825 and the wreckage they brought, their origins and the after effects including restructuring and rebuilding. It also includes a narrative about Sir Howard Douglas’ heroic participation in the containment, elimination and clean up following the fires.

“Beyond York-Sunbury: New Brunswick’s Postal History … Part Four: Canadian Stamps – The New Brunswick Connection” by Michael O. Nowlan (page 12)

Abstract:
This is part of a series exploring the history of stamps affiliated with New Brunswick. It includes definitions of terms, contests and how stamp designs were created, circulation dates and descriptions of stamps from boy scouts to military to hotels and historical commemorations.

“Remembering Isabel Louise Hill …” by John Fraser (page 16)

Abstract:
This article is a eulogy remembering the life and contributions of Isabel Louise Hill by her cousin John Fraser following her death in 1996.

“Past President’s Report …” by Doris Norman (page 18)

Abstract:
This article provides an overview for the past year including an overview of new programs, updating exhibits and rooms and historical education for the board.

“Garrison Ghosts” (page 19)

Abstract:
This article explores the meetings and affairs of the society throughout the winter-spring season of 1937.

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