Funding for research and design was provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
We welcome comments, questions, or additional information.
Images of the New Brunswick Museum artefact and archives holdings appear by permission from the New Brunswick Museum. See photo captions for more information. New Brunswick Museum: http://www.nbm-mnb.ca/
Permission was provided by the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick for inclusion of information from the Louise Manny Collection and provincial government records as well as images and information from New Brunswick Museum scrapbooks. Provincial Archives of New Brunswick: http://www.archives.gnb.ca/
Photographs of the Queens County Courthouse Museum collection of Leora Simpson's taxidermy mounts appear courtesy of the Queens County Historical Society & Museum, Gagetown, New Brunswick: http://www.geocities.com/qchsm/
Permission was provided by Archives & Special Collections, Harriet Irving Library, University of New Brunswick for inclusion of information and images from the Beaverbrook papers, Loretta Leonard Shaw fonds, J. E. Narraway biographical file, early-twentieth-century newspapers, The Educational Review and Annual Bulletins of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick. Archives & Special Collections: http://www.lib.unb.ca/archives/
Photograph of the Victoria Girls School, Saint John, appears courtesy of Saint John High School: http://www.sjhigh.ca/about/history.php
University of New Brunswick (UNB) Project Team:
Coordinator, researcher, and author: Shawna Quinn, MA History
Project supervisor and researcher: Lianne McTavish, Department of History
Web designer: Greg Quinn, BScF; MSc Candidate, Biology
Web consultant: Mathieu Girard, BA Multimedia Studies
Web consultant: Roger Gillis, MA Candidate, History; Web Administrator, Atlantic Canada Portal
Exhibit text was written by Shawna Quinn with the exception of Agnes Warner's plant collection captions (written by Stephen Clayden, New Brunswick Museum), Alice Lusk Webster page (written by Lianne McTavish, UNB), and Aboriginal Women Artists page (written by Shawna Quinn and Lianne McTavish, UNB).
Acknowledgements and Special Thanks:
We would like to extend special thanks to Andrea Kirkpatrick, Curator of Canadian & International Art, New Brunswick Museum, for generously sharing so much of her time, research and insight with the project from its inception.
We gratefully acknowledge all of the people whose generous assistance and helpful insight brought this exhibit into being:
Margaret Conrad (Canada Research Chair in Atlantic Canada Studies) and the team at the Atlantic Canada Portal http://atlanticportal.hil.unb.ca, Stephen Clayden (New Brunswick Museum, Botany), Janet Bishop (New Brunswick Museum, Archives and Research Library), Jennifer Longon (New Brunswick Museum Archives and Research Library), Donald McAlpine (New Brunswick Museum, Zoology), Mary Sollows (New Brunswick Museum, Natural History), Randall Miller (New Brunswick Museum, Geology and Palaeontology), Andrea Kirkpatrick (New Brunswick Museum, Humanities), Peter Larocque (New Brunswick Museum, Humanities), Gary Hughes (New Brunswick Museum, Humanities), Bruce Thomson (New Brunswick Museum, Humanities and Special Projects; Queens County Historical Society & Museum), Anne Marr (New Brunswick Museum, Registrar), Michelle Hébert (New Brunswick Museum, Humanities), Nicole Brouillet (New Brunswick Museum, Humanities), Patricia Belier (UNB Archives & Special Collections), Linda Baier (UNB Archives & Special Collections), Patti Johnson (UNB Archives & Special Collections), Christopher Majka (Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History), Cath Coombes (Director, Queens County Historical Society & Museum Inc.), Sarah Naish (Queens County Historical Society & Museum Inc.), Dawn Bremner (Queens County Historical Society & Museum Inc.), Russell Bond (Queens County Historical Society & Museum Inc.), Josh Dickison (UNB, MA History), Dallas Guenther (UNB).
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