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It is the first year anniversary of our blog! Commenting is now enabled. (Always available in the top menu.)

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Research Aids

A selection of genealogical resources at the Harriet Irving Library and a "tip sheet" for interpreting historical handwriting is now offered on our Research Help page.

The Black History Subject Guide now availableThis guide seeks to provide a sample of the wide variety of materials in The Loyalist Collection relating to the study of people of African descent in the British Atlantic World, with an overview of what the materials contain and how to search them.

Events

"The Pennfield Colony, The Quaker Legacy" August 26, 1-3 18 Quaker Lane Beaver Harbour, New Brunswick.  A replica of the Old Quaker Meeting House will be dedicated. To attend, please reserve by August 14 by calling Deborah Coleman at 506-634-7783 or James Hawkins at 506-456-3087

Great Candadian Geneaology Summit  October 13- October 15, Halifax, Nova Scotia, including a "Loyalist Workshop"

New Titles 2016/17

Microfilm

Print

New Titles 2015/16

Print

  • Antliff, Bruce W. Calendars of Treasury 77/20 and Treasury
  • Bell, David. American Loyalists to New Brunswick: The Ship Passenger Lists
  • Chappell, R. LaVerne, ed. The Daybooks of Benjamin Chappell
  • DeGrazia, Laura Murphy, and Barbara Vines Little. Research in New York City, Long Island, and Westchester County
  • Stott, Glen and Carol Hall. Taken and Destroyed: The War of 1812 losses claims, London and Western Districts, Upper Canada
  • Great Britain. Army. Orderly Book Collection: Kings American Regiment, Dec 1776-Nov 1777
  • Mooney, James E. Loyalist Imprints Printed in America, 1774-1785
  • P.E.I. Genealogical Society. Kings County cemeteries, Prince Edward Island: index of monumental (headstone) inscriptions
  • P.E.I. Genealogical Society. Prince County, Prince Edward Island Index of Monumental Inscriptions, 2nd Edition

Microfilm

  • Dr. John Jeffries Papers: 1775-1835

New Titles 2013/14

Print

  • Bouchard-Lévesque Cécilia, Mariages de Gaspé-Est, 1752-1941
  • Crow, Jeffrey J., A Chronicle of North Carolina during the American Revolution 1763-1789
  • Goodrich, W. Eugene, Local Government in Early Westmorland County
  • Morehouse, Frank, Photographs of Anglican Churches in the Diocese of Fredericton
  • Mouzon, Henry, An Accurate Map of North and South Carolina with their Indian Frontiers
  • Webber, David A., Uniforms of the Prince Edward Island Militia, 1794-1873

Electronic

Great Britain, War Office

  • Muster Books and Pay Lists: Royal West India Rangers, 1805-1810, 1814-1819 (WO 12/11233, 11237-38)

Microfilm

New Brunswick, Commissioner of Highways (York County)

  • Records of Roads, 1789-1862

Journals and Minutes of the Pennsylvania Assembly, 1776-1790

  • Journals Nov 28, 1776-Oct 2, 1781
  • Minutes Oct 22, 1781-Aug 24, 1790