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Welcome to the Beaton Institute Digital Archives!

This website provides access to the digital collections of the Beaton Institute, Cape Breton University. The Digital Archives is an online database that contains archival descriptions from the holdings.

To search the Digital Archives, use the simple search box at the top of the page or use the advanced search option. You can browse the holdings using the menu on the left-hand side of the page or by selecting an option from the drop-down menu in the simple search box.

This website features a sampling of the total archival records in our holdings. We will be adding archival descriptions and digital content on a regular basis. Digital content protected by copyright law will not be uploaded to the Digital Archives but other arrangements can be made to view this content for fair dealing purposes. If you cannot locate the subject, record, or collection you are looking for, please contact us or visit us in-person to learn more information.

Quick Links

Celtic Music Digital Archives

Guide to the Mi'kmaw Holdings