Introduction A Few By Title A Few French Language Books By Author's Names | A - B | C - F | G - I | J - M | N - S | T - Z | Non New Brunswick
1901 Census - North & South Esk Parish (Northumberland), 1998 [no compilor named]
ACADIENSIS [1st]. Quarterly journal published in Saint John, NB, from 1901 to 1908 by David R. Jack. Issues are beautifully printed and illustrated with b&w photographs. The journal contains articles on a wide range of subject matter relating to the Maritime Provinces, but the primary focus is on New Brunswick history, biography, and genealogy. Many of the leading historical writers of the period are represented among the authors, and much of the content of the journal is unique - from an article by William Wilkinson on Bushville on the Miramichi, through William F. Ganong's histories of Burnt Church, Neguac, Tracadie, Tabusintac, Shippegan, and other North Shore communities, to a biographical-genealogical study by Dr Arthur W. H. Eaton of Bishop Charles Inglis and his descendants.
ACADIENSIS [2nd]. Complete set (Vols. I-XXVI in 52 issues) of Acadiensis: Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region of Canada, 1971 to date. Award-winning, professional history journal, each issue having between 100 and 200 pages and containing three or more major articles plus edited documents, notes, book reviews, and extensive biobliographies of publications relating to the history of the Atlantic region. Issues are 'perfect bound', 7" x 10", and the set to date fills from 24" to 30" of shelf space. An indispensable research tool for the serious student of Atlantic Canadian history, genealogy, or culture. Complete with a separately-published 177-page index of the first 20 volumes.
AND THE RIVER ROLLED ON: TWO HUNDRED YEARS ON THE NASHWAAK. Reprint of a 1984 collection of articles on the history of the Nashwaak River settlement in New Brunswick. Continuous coil binding, 162pp., 11 x 8 1/2, bibliography, index. Introduced by the historian Dr. D. Murray Young. Generously illustrated. A must for persons interested in the social and genealogical history of the Nashwaak, which was originally settled by soldiers disbanded from the 42nd Highland Regiment after the Revolutionary War.
BAPTIST HERITAGE IN ATLANTIC CANADA. 16 vols. A series of documents and studies sponsored by Acadia Divinity College at Wolfville, Nova Scotia, and the Historical Committee of the United Baptist Convention of the Atlantic Provinces. All volumes pb except one. A remarkable collection - of historical, biographical, and genealogical value, as well as of theological and denominational interest. Various editors. Books may also be bought individually. Additonal details on request. Short titles: The Diary of Joseph Dimock (1979); Repent and Believe: The Baptist Experience in Maritime Canada (1980); The Journal of John Payzant (1981); The Life and Journal of Henry Alline (1982); The New Light Letters and Spiritual Songs (1983); The New Light Baptist Journals of James Manning and James Innis, (1984); The Sermons of Henry Alline (1986); Maritime Baptists and their World (1988); Memoir of Mrs Eliza Ann Chipman, 1989; Baptists in Canada, 1760-1990: A Bibliography, 1989; Selected Shorter Writings and Sermons of Stuart Eldon Murray (1989); Canadian Baptists, 1950-1990: Popular Addresses and Articles (1991); A Biography of Silas Tertius Rand, 1810-1889 (1992); The Life of David George, Pioneer Black Baptist Minister (1992); Definition and Redefinition of Maritime Baptist Identity (1994); and Biographical Directory of NS and NB Free Baptist Ministers and Preachers (1996).
BLACKS HARBOUR: "LOOKING BACK AT OUR BEGINNINGS," n.d. [c. 1987]. Pb, 55pp. A generously illustrated history of the village of Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick, the home of the world's largest sardine cannery.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE MAGAGUADAVIC [River in New Brunswick]. Magaguadavic Watershed Management Association, n.d. [1990s]. Saddle-stitched booklet, 22pp., photos, maps, references. Brief chapters on the pre-settlement and settlement eras, industry on the river (lumbering, granite, pulp and paper, aquaculture, etc.), the "Utopia Medallion," the "Devil's Den," and the "Lake Utopia Sea Monster."
A CENTURY OF HISTORY / CENT ANS D'HISTOIRE, 1881-1981: SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL PARISH, BATHURST, NEW BRUNSWICK. Pb, 32pp. + 32pp. in English and French. Illustrated history with sections on the origin and establishment of the parish, the building of the church and rectory, and important events in parish history. Names of priest and many parishioners included.
CANADA’S FIRST CITY: SAINT JOHN NEW BRUNSWICK. Saint John, 1962, 214pp., illustrations. Official publication introduced by former mayor Eric L. Teed.
COLLECTIONS OF THE NEW BRUNSWICK HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Twenty volumes or numbers of a journal published on an occasional basis between 1894 and 1971. The journal consists of scholarly but mostly non-academic papers on New Brunswick history, the content of many of which is not available elsewhere in print. Many of the province's leading historical writers had papers published in the 'collections', including W. O. Raymond, William F. Ganong, James Hannay, James Vroom, J. Clarence Webster, Austin Squires, and Louise Manny.
ELECTIONS IN NEW BRUNSWICK/LES ELECTIONS, etc.: 1784-1984. Fredericton, 1984. Hb, 311pp. Official bilingual volume containing an informative introduction and the results of all regular and by-elections held in New Brunswick during its first 100 years as a province. Results are shown by name of candidate and number of votes. Complete index of names. An essential volume for anyone interested in New Brunswick political history.
HISTORIC HOMES OF CHATHAM [Miramichi, New Brunswick]. Chatham, NB, 1980. Pb, saddle stitched book, unpaginated. The first of three stand-alone volumes of photos and notes on the historic homes of Chatham (Miramichi), New Brunswick. Surnames of persons associated with the 22 structures depicted in this volume include Abrams, Anderson, Bennett, Blair, Brankley, Burns, Burr, Cassidy, Clarke, Cleland, Cormack, Creaghan, Cunard, Devereaux, Dunn, Eaton, Ellis, Fisher, Flanagan, Fraser, Harris, Howard, Howe, Johnson, Kerr, Kethro, Lawrence, Letson, Loggie, Losier, Loudoun, Mackenzie, Maher, McCormack, McDonald, McEwan, McKnight, Monkhouse, Moran,ll, Ryan, Shank, Shirreff, Snowball, Street, Thomson, Tweedie, Vondy, Warmunde, Williston, and Wyse.
IN THEIR VERY OWN WORDS: FIRST-PERSON NARRATIVES ABOUT LIFE IN THE 1900s IN THE BOIESTOWN AREA ON THE UPPER SOUTHWEST MIRAMICHI. Fredericton, 1997. Pb, 238pp., many b&w photos. The recollections of more than 30 older residents gathered mostly in the 1980s through oral history projects of the Central New Brunswick Woodmen's Museum at Boiestown, New Brunswick.
JOURNAL OF THE NEW BRUNSWICK MUSEUM. A journal of which there were four annual issues beginning in 1977. These have from 88 to 190 pages and contain between eight and seventeen articles on New Brunswick history, material culture, geography, and natural science. Sample titles: "John Warren Moore - 1812-1893 - Cabinet-Maker" by Charles Foss; "An Abstract of Amphibian Literature" by Dr. Stanley W. Gorman; "The Work of Some New Brunswick Silversmiths" by Marilyn Payne; "The Story of New Brunswick's Black Settlers" by Hazel C. Hazen; "A Study of Coastal Place Names from Point Lepreau to Musquash" by David H. Thompson; "The Origin and the Establishment of the New Brunswick Courts" by Kenneth Donovan, and "The Nevers Site: A Search for Fort Jemseg," by the archaeologist Dr Christopher Turnbull.
MILESTONES IN METHODISM: A HISTORY OF CENTENARY-QUEEN SQUARE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA, SAINT JOHN, N.B., 1791-1966. Saint John, 1967. Hb, 212pp., illus., photo section, index. A history of one of the principal churches of Methodist origin in New Brunswick containing all of the usual specifics on the church and the congregation, as well as historical and biographical information of general interest.
NEW BRUNSWICK BLUE BOOK AND ENCYCLOPEDIA. Historical Publishers Association, 1932. Hb, 238pp, 9 x 11. A modified version of the Nova Scotia Blue Book and Encyclopedia, with a 44-page section on the history of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island and a 127-page section on the history of Nova Scotia. Also a 63-page section of "biographical" sketches by James Conwell of more than 200 Maritime persons, businesses, and institutions. Entries in this section are random, as though occupying space purchased by the individuals and organizations concerned — making the section a grab bag of unexpected and otherwise unavailable information.
New Brunswick Historic Events - no author listed - A Publication of the New Brunswick Bicentennial Commission - 1984. This is a calendar style publication, with historic events listed for each day, in brief note form.
PROMINENT PEOPLE OF THE MARITIME PROVINCES IN BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL LIFE. Canadian Publicity Co. and J. & A. McMillan, Saint John, N.B., 1922. Hb, 215pp. A book containing more than 1,000 biographical sketches of persons prominent or accomplished in a variety of fields. An essential component of any collection of biographical works on New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, or Prince Edward Island.
NEW BRUNSWICK HISTORICAL JOURNAL: THE WRITINGS OF W. O. RAYMOND. Complete in three volumes (Spring, Summer, and Fall, 1991). Short-lived journal consisting of historical articles which were published in the Woodstock, NB, newspaper The Dispatch during the last decade of the 19th and first decade of the 20th century by the celebrated New Brunswick historian and genealogist William Odber Raymond. Each volume of the journal is a 'perfect bound' book of approximately 200 pages. Vol. I, which is introduced with an "Appreciation" of W. O. Raymond by Prof. D. G. Bell, consists of 38 short articles on the Maliseet Indians and their traditions, Fort Meductic, the Old Seigneuries, King William's War, the Revolutionary War, and the Provincial and Loyalist regiments which were settled along the St. John. Vol. II has a similar number of articles, most of which deal with the founding of Woodstock and the settlement of Carleton County. Vol. III contains articles on the older Carleton Co. parishes, the 104th Regiment of Foot, the Madawaska Settlement, early navigation of the Upper St John, and related topics, and ends with a numbered series of ten short articles on "Early Days of Woodstock.". The journals are rich in local historical and genealogical data, and each has a complete index of names. Unique resource on this subject matter, as well as a collector's item.
ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN PARISH, HAMPTON, N.B., 1810-1996: A HISTORY. Saddle-stitched book, 66pp., 8 1/2 x 11. Contains historical narrative, notes on the rectors, and reproductions of photographs and documents.
SPEAKERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, PROVINCE OF NEW BRUNSWICK, 1786-1985 / ORATEURS DE L'ASSEMBLEE LEGISLATIVE ...etc. Fredericton, NB, 1985. Pb, 72pp. + 72pp. repeated in French. Biographical sketches and photos of the 48 persons named to the position of speaker of the New Brunswick legislature between 1786 and 1985 - a cross-section of successful politicians from all parts of the province.