Colonel Edward Colpitts Weyman

Born on 27 August 1882 in Lower Millstream, Kings County, New Brunswick,[1] Edward Colpitts Weyman was the son of Charles Wesley Weyman (1833-18 November 1927) and Naomi Lulu Dunfield (22 February 1852-11 April 1913). Edward Weyman was an academic; he received several university degrees including a BA (1902) from UNB,

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Lieutenant Arthur Clair Gilmour

26 May 1893 – 6 March 1918  Arthur Clair Gilmour was born in Saint John, NB, on 26 May 1893 to Arthur Burrell Gilmour and Helen Bertha Jenks.[1] Gilmour worked as a men’s clothier and furnisher and also served in the active militia as part of the 62nd Regiment (Saint

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Agents of Deterioration with NBM Conservator Dee Stubbs-Lee

Introduction Have you ever wondered what causes objects to fall apart or deteriorate over time? Whether in museums or in our own homes, the causes are similar. Every day at museums around the world, Conservators combine the arts and the sciences to preserve collections from the many factors that can

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Internationally significant fossil plant collection to be returned to New Brunswick

  The New Brunswick Museum (NBM) and the Foundation for the New Brunswick Museum are pleased to announce that an internationally significant fossil plant collection, a vital part of New Brunswick’s geological heritage will be making its way back to the province through the combined financial generosity of Canaport LNG,

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New Brunswick Museum Benefits from Government of Canada Support

November 13, 2020 – Saint John, N.B. The federal government has taken significant action to help the New Brunswick Museum (NBM) through this difficult time.  Support from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) will enable the NBM to develop a strategic plan and expand its digital offerings and activities to

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The Army Train, February – May 1942

The Army Train was a 15 car railway train containing displays of arms, clothing, equipment etc., and was authorized by the Canadian Department of National Defence to assist in the sale of Victory Bonds and to act as a stimulus to the recruitment of more soldiers, by presenting a visual

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In Remembrance of Veterans

The military history collection at the New Brunswick Museum effectively began after the First World War when veterans returning from overseas began to donate their uniforms, weapons and memorabilia including captured enemy souvenirs. Thereafter, the collection deepened and broadened to include the present significant holdings of New Brunswick peace time militia uniforms from the 19th through the early 20th century

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