The series contains primary source material on business conducted by members of the Ward family in Thetford and Montreal from 1925 to 1977. It consists mainly of deeds of sale, contracts, correspondence and reports. It is comprised of the following files: Mining (1925-1977), The Knitting Pin (1954-1967).
The file contains primary source material on the mining in Thetford from 1925 to 1977. It consists of deeds of sales and partitions for mining lots, certificates of titles, a report on A. T. Ward copper prospects in Inverness and Halifax townships, contracts, correspondence and a map showing the holdings of the Asbestos Corporation Limited in Broughton, Coleraine, Thetford and Ireland Townships from around the 1930s.
The file contains primary source material on business conducted by Doris Peterson Ward in Montreal from 1954 to 1967. It consists of two declarations from the Cour Superieure du Quebec authorizing Mrs. Ward to carry on buisiness as a trader under the firm name and style of "The Knitting Pin Reg'd" and to certify that she has ceased to carry on the same activities.
The series contains primary source material on the births, marriages and deaths of members of the Ward family in Thetford from 1913 to 1986. It consists of two certificates of birth for Doris Christine Peterson (future wife of Albion T. Ward) and Lois Turriff Ward, the obituaries for Charles O. Ward and Mrs. Robert G. Ward, a certificate of marriage for Wilfred Alan Greatrex and Lois Turriff Ward, and certificates of death for Albion T. Ward and Doris Christine Ward.
The series contains primary source material on the estates of members of the Ward family in Thetford from 1966 to 1988. It consists of correspondence and a last will and testaments pertaining to the estates of Albion T. Ward, Robert Grant Ward and Doris P. Ward.
The series contains primary source material on the military service of Captain Peers Davidson in 1904. It consists of two letters from Capt. Peers Dadvidson to A. H. Ward informing the latter of activities of the Royal Scots of Canada, 5th Battalion, Highlander Regiment.
The serie contains primary source material on the Ward family in Thetford from 1905 to 1973. It consists of various documents including a statement by Geo. Hamby Cairns, a newspaper article on Robert (Bob) Ward from 1946, a letter between Albion and Harry Ward in 1962, a letter from Albion Ward to an unnamed brother in 1962, an adjustment of sale and a common share of Midland Dsler Securities, and a copy of "Appendix, Reply to the Common Council of the City of New York" concerning Thomas F. Meagher from 1852 [typed ca. 1950s].
The fonds contains primary source information on the Ward family of Thetford Mines from 1904 to 1988. The fonds consists of photographs, land records, correspondence, which include information on the Royal Scots of Canada, 5th Battalion; mining in the area of Thetford and Black Lake; and includes photographs from Albion Ward's summer home Lower Ireland as well as Robert Grant Ward, boxer. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Business Documents (1925-1977), Births, Marriages and Deaths (1913-1986), Estates (1966-1988), Military (1904), Photographs ([1907?]-[before 1970]), Miscellaneous (1905-1973).
Item is a letter from Jean Marc Roberge (notary) in Thetford Mines to Doris Peterson-Ward in Montreal, dated September 15, 1966. The letter was enclosed with a copy of a Deed of Sale in favor of Flintkote Mines Limited (Thetford Mines).
Item is a statement of George Hanby Cairns of Montreal, written July 6, 1905. It primarily describes the lives and assets of Robert Cairns (tailor) and Ann Jane Hope Cairns, with mentions of a Mr. Fergerson (merchant tailor) and his daughter, Hanby F. Cairns (lawyer), Dr. James Douglas, Charles Cairns, and Arthur Cairns. It statement appears to be a claim to a portion of the estate of Ann Jane Hope Cairns by her nephew, George Hanby Cairns.
The series contains primary source material on the Ward family from around 1907 to before 1970. It consists of photographs and postcards featuring members of the family, their friends, a vacation home in Black Lake, and mining installations. It also includes an identity and registration card with photograph for Doris Ward.