St. Peter's Cathedral Archives houses and makes available the Cathedral official archives, along with archival materials related to the church community in Charlottetown and across Prince Edward Island.
The photograph shows a full-length studio portrait of a young boy in a suit. The back is inscribed with: "Mr Hodgson from his little friend Ernest" and "February 1884." Also written on the back are the words "Banner bearer" and "Wm. Schultz." The frame has "G.H. Cook" in script at the bottom left.
The portrait shows Reverend Dr. Wright sitting in a three-quarter-length pose. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads "Rev. Dr. Wright, Montreal, Locum Tenens St. Peters and Georgetown Gave Lectern." According to Holy Trinity Church, Georgetown records Box 87, File 2, "J .M. Wright" was present at that church in 1878-1879 and in 1882-1884. Further identifying information is needed to confirm his name and role.
The photograph shows St. Peter's chancel with gold stars on the ceiling, which were subsequently covered in acoustic tiles. There is a small box in the lower left that states: St. Peter's Cathedral 1885
The photograph is a group portrait of a number of clergymen at the funeral of G.W. Hodgson. Reverend Charles Darling is identified as the assistant priest of St. Matthias Church. The young men with him are identified as A. Irwin, R. Irwin and C. Hine.
The photograph is a head and shoulders studio portrait of W. B. King, Assistant Priest of St. Peter's Cathedral from 1882-1885 and Headmaster of St. Peter's school during that time as well. The Notman studio logo is on the back.
The photograph is a portrait of Lord Bishop of Lincoln, signed "E. Lincoln." The label on the frame is illegible but research shows his name was Edward King (29 December 1829 – 8 March 1910) who was a bishop of the Church of England. A friend of Dr. Pusey, Edward King as a leading member of the Oxford movement. The framed picture is identical to the one on Wikipedia.
This large-print Book of Common Prayer is inscribed with "Peter MacGowan" and also contains inserts and handwritten notes. The inscription donating the book is as follows: Mr. Hodgson, Dear Sir, I send you my father Mr. Peter MacGowan's prayer book as I feel that it ought to be given to St. Peter's Church he being a member and very much interested in it. And if you would like to keep it I give it to you for that purpose. Very truly yours, [G?] Gray, Monday.
Also included in the book are several handwritten entries that appear to record the arrivals to and departures from Prince Edward Island of many people over a number of years, as well as the burial (and sometimes disinterment) of notable people.