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Title/Stmnt of Responsibility

    Arthur Newbery family fonds : [1885-1910]

Dates of Creation

    Copied 1987-2002

Physical Description

    89 photographs
    9 p. of textual records

Administrative History

    Arthur Newbery was born in Siena, Italy on 24 April 1850, one of fourteen children of John Fenton Newbery and Adela Travalini. The family moved to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, while Arthur was a boy and he attended Prince of Wales College. For over fifty years he served as Assistant Provincial Secretary-Treasurer and was principally reponsible for the development of Queen Square gardens. He was an active member of the congregation and a Vestryman at St. Paul's Anglican Church. On 4 September 1889 he married Ella, daughter of James and Susan Malcolm of Boston. They had three daughters, Adele (Mrs. P.D. Williams), Marion (Mrs. George DeBlois) and Florence (Mrs. Fred I. Andrews). They resided at 11 Haviland Street. Arthur Newbery died on 26 June 1930, predeceased by his wife Ella on 14 February 1920.

Custodial History

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Scope and Content

    The fonds consists of contact prints and negatives produced from original glass plate negatives taken by Arthur Newbery. The images are mostly of Ella Newbery and her three young daughters, sometimes formally posed, other times at play. There are exterior and interior shots of the Newbery residence at 11 Haviland Street. Arthur Newbery and Susan Malcolm appear in some of the images as do members of the related Croskill and MacEachern families. Five of the images are of the iceboat service taken on 5 March 1885. Also included in the fonds are photocopies of newspaper clippings,etc. containing genealogical data re. the Newbery family.

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