Volume 27, Number 1 (Fall & Winter 2009) – 75/50 Anniversary Edition

Officers' Quarters Volume 27, Number 1 (Fall & Winter 2009) - 75/50 Anniversary Edition

Officers’ Quarters Volume 27, Number 1 (Fall & Winter 2009) – 75/50 Anniversary Edition

Editorial/Production Team
Editorial Committee:
Virginia Bjerkelund (Chair)
Elaine Mercer (Fall & Winter Editor)
Vincent Erickson (Spring & Summer Editor)
Fred White
Bill Acheson
Doug Wright

Production Team:
Ruth Murgatroyd (Executive Director)
Katriana MacMillan (Assistant Manager)
Dusty Green
Jennifer Maybank
Matt Mott
Caitlin Johnson
Alisha Badeau
Richard Phillips
Paul O’Connell
Bill Acheson
Fred White
Elizabeth Earl

Dedicated in the Memory of Catherine (Kate) Mossman

Contents:
“Letter from the Editor: A Few of My Favourite Things” by Elaine Mercer (page 1)

“In Memoriam” by Fred White and Elizabeth Earl (page 4)

Abstract:
A tribute to Kate Mossman, past Executive Director of the York Sunbury Historical Society.

“The York Sunbury Historical Society” (page 5)

Abstract:
A history of the York Sunbury Historical Society and a list of past Presidents.

“The York Sunbury Museum” (page 7)

Abstract:
A history of the York Sunbury Museum and a list of some of the past Executive Directors and Managers.

“The Officers’ Quarters” (page 8)

Abstract:
A history of the Officers’ Quarters.

“Martha J. Harvey” (page9)

Abstract:
The York Sunbury Historical Society named the Martha J. Harvey Award of Distinction Recipients after its founder. The 2009 recipient was Paul O’Connell.

“Past Martha J. Harvey Award of Distinction Recipients” by Peter Malmberg (page 10)

Abstract:
Biographies of past Martha J. Harvey Award of Distinction recipients.

“Monuments” by Peter Malmberg (page 12)

Abstract:
In the York Sunbury Historical Society’s early years, a project was developed to put up monuments in areas that the society saw as historically significant. This article lists several.

“Lord and Lady Ashburnham” (page 14)

Abstract:
A brief biography about the Society’s first Honorary Patroness and her husband.

“The Queen Hotel Cabinet” by Alisha Badeau and Koral LaVorgna (page 15)

Abstract:
A description of the Queen Hotel cabinet donated to the York Sunbury Museum in 2009.

“What’s Happening at the Museum” by Richard Phillips (page 17)

Abstract:
A summary of the activities at the York Sunbury Museum during 2009.

“Treasures at the Archives” by Ruth M. Murgatroyd (page 20)

Abstract:
A description of the Wolhaupter Pressed Flower collection.

“Particulars Regarding Cannons Placed in Officers Square” (page 21)

Abstract:
Transcribed from MC300-MS22 York Sunbury Historicial Society Collection – #16 Typescript and handwritten notes on the cannons placed in Officers Square, Queen St., Fredericton; August 11, 1969.

“Florence Bird: Humanitarian, World Traveler, and Central New Brunswick Native” by Sara dos Santos (page 22)

Abstract:
The history behind a travel trunk that was donated to the York Sunbury Museum in 2009.

“Exhibit Guide” (page 24)

Abstract:
A listing containing descriptions of the artefacts included in the Museum Treasures: A Celebration exhibit.

“New to the Museum” (page 36)

Abstract:
The history behind a top hat that was donated to the York Sunbury Museum in 2009.

“W. W. Hubbard – An Early Vice-President of the York-Sunbury Historical Society” by Fred Hubbard (page 37)

Abstract:
A reprint of an article published in the Volume 8, Numbers 1 & 2 (Spring & Summer 1992) – York Sunbury Historical Society 60th Anniversary 1932-1992 edition of the Officers’ Quarterly. A biography of William Woodbridge Hubbard.

Back Cover Image – 1989 Board of Directors

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