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MacNaught History Centre and Archives

Accounts payable

The series consists of records that relate to the accounts that were payable to Bishop's Machine Shop. During the years between 1935 and 1955, the firm purchased raw materials mainly from manufacturers off the Island. They included I. Mathe...

Accounts receivable

The series consists of sales slips generated by Bishop's Machine Shop in the course of work for businesses and individuals who lived in Summerside and surrounding areas. There are gaps and scant records for many of the years. In addition to...

Bank records

The series is comprised of cheque stub books, cancelled cheques, and deposit slips and statements of Bishop's Machine Shop. There is a gap in the cancelled cheques from 1946 to 1949 inclusive when the cheques were filed in envelopes marked &...

Business files

The series consists of the business files of Bishop's Machine Shop. The materials kept in the folders consisted of catalogs, price lists, pamphlets, hand-drawn sketches, scribbled notes, and other business related items. Five of the bluepri...

CGA materials

The series consists of material relating to Allan Savidant's career as a Certified General Accountant in Prince Edward Island. It includes a copy of his book published in 1993 about the history of the professional association of CGAs in the ...

Correspondence

This series is comprised of the personal correspondence generated by Miss Wanda Wyatt over her lifetime. She wrote home extensively while she attended the Edgehill School from 1908-13, and then the Royal Victoria College in Montreal from 1913-1917...

Diaries

This series consists of diaries that recount the personal activities of Miss Wanda Wyatt whose life spanned the 20th century. Miss Wyatt wrote primarily about family, friends, and events in her hometown of Summerside. She also made entries about ...

Ledgers and daybooks

This series is comprised of 3 daybooks and 3 ledgers. The earliest daybook dated 1878-1887 belonged to Elias Bishop. The others, covering the period 1911-1925, belonged to his son George. They reflect the daily transactions of the foundry busin...

Of Merchant, Fox, and Sail exhibition

The series consists of the photographs and textual records compiled during preparation for the exhibition "Of Merchant, Fox, and Sail" held at the Eptek National Exhibition Centre in Summerside from 27 September to 1 November 1992. The ...

Personal materials

The series consists primarily of personal documents and collected materials of Ralph Bishop. There are also some insurance papers and a medical bill that belonged to his father Thomas. The materials include Ralph's military papers, his birt...

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