Boisdale (N.S.)



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Among the Gaels in Nova Scotia

Item is an audio recording of a BBC Glasgow program with John MacPherson exploring Gaelic culture and language throughout Cape Breton Island.

Among the Gaels in Nova Scotia: MacMillan, Hector S e Ceap Breatuinn Tir Mo Ghraidh

MacPherson, John (BBC) Glasgow (Scotland) Gaelic in Nova Scotia

MacEachern, Mrs. Creignish (N.S.) Song in praise of the Island of Cape Breton

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) Account of Gaelic place names in Cape Breton

Kennedy, Florence Dunvegan Interviewed with John MacPherson

MacDonald, Dan R. Mabou (N.S.) Bonnie Lass of Head Lake

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) Milling Frolic

MacDonald, J.L. Et al Boisdale (N.S.) Hug ho ran o robha ho, nighean donn Bhoidheach

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) Gaelic Revival in Cape Breton

Beaton, Sister Margaret Sydney (N.S.) Address to her friends in the Highlands and Islands

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) We're the children (you brought from Scotland) sorry to leave? Mr. MacPherson replied that there wasn't one dry eye when he took the children back to Scotland

    Mi'kmaw song and dance

MacEachern, Bessie Creignish (N.S.) Gaelic song

MacMillan, Hector Song in praise of the Island of Cape Breton

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) Closing message to people of Cape Breton

MacPherson, John Alick

Boisdale and Beaver Cover: Gaelic Songs and Stories

Nicholson, P. MacE. Boisdale (N.S.) The Heavy Load

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Song: Hi an hugadan

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Story about Father Joseph MacDonald

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Dress of people in olden days

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Fuadach irinn ill irinn, oidch, irinn iu

MacIsaac, Archie Boisdale (N.S.) A ri ill o hug oran o

O'Handley, Mrs. Catherine Beaver Cove History of Rear Beaver Cove, people still living there

O'Handley, Mrs. Catherine Beaver Cove Faill irinn ill irinn, uill irinn o

Lee, Mrs. Sydney (N.S.) Account of first railroad on this side of Grand Narrows

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Ged tha mi gun crodh gun aighean

Steele, Neil New Glasgow Biographical sketch

MacKenzie, Jessie East Bay (N.S.)

MacKenzie, Jessie East Bay (N.S.) Mo Dhachaidh

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence

Boisdale Gaelic Concert

Iona Pipe Band, Iona - Bagpipe selections

MacDougall, Mike, Ingonish - Violin selections

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay, New Waterford - Chi mi bhuam, fada bhuam...

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay, New Waterford - Horo iu agus ho ro eile...

Boisdale Dancers, Boisdale (N.S.) - Stepdancing

Boisdale Junior Gaelic Singers, Boisdale (N.S.) - Am falbh thu leam a' ribhinn og...

MacMillan, Rev. Allan, Lakevale - An cluinn thu mi , mo nighean donn

MacMillan, Rev. Allan, Lakevale - Far an robh mi'n raoir...

Prosper, Wilfred, Eskasoni - Violin selections

MacDonald, Rev. Bernie, MacIntyre, Mr. Sydney (N.S.) - Lizzie Lindsay

MacDonald, Rev. Bernie, MacIntyre, Mr. - Will ye go, laddie go...

Lamey, Ronnie, North Sydney (N.S.) - Violin selections

MacKay, Alex F. Queensville - Violin selections

MacQueen, Marjorie - Dark Island

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) - O mo ruin-sa, 's thu air m'aire...

Dougall, Mike Ingonish - Violin selections

MacDonald, Mary Catherine "Kay"

Boisdale School Pupils

  • 77-440-574
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  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of pupils at the Boisdale School with their teacher. Information is attached to the photograph.

Boisdale School Pupils

  • 76-85
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  • 1925

Item is a photograph of the pupils of Boisdale School, 1925.

Cèilidh at the home of Alan Steele

Item is a recording of a ceilidh at the house of Alan Steele. Includes stories, songs, local history and lore in both English and Gaelic.

Steel, Allan Story of the building of the Railroad, 1887-1890

Steel, Neil Ged tha mi gun chrodh gun aighean

Steele, Sally Scottish music

MacKenzie, Hugh O, till a' Leannan

Steel, Mary Ye Banks and Braes

Chorus ' S truagh nach robh mise an Eilean

MacKenzie, Hugh Stop your tickling jock

Bryden, Joseph Mimics Mi'kmaq coming off train at Christmas Island (N.S.)/ Mimics Mi'kmaq singing in choir.

Bryden, Joseph Story about Michael Archibald's dog

Bryden, Joseph Micmicing Jim John MacDougall and John Campbell, stutterer

Bryden, Joseph Story about a Priest in New Waterford

MacKenzie, Hugh Story about pioneer days in Cape Breton Island (N.S.) ... Dat's my fader (early relations with Mi'Kmaq)

MacKenzie, Hugh Story centres around a sick woman Seumas Sandy said that if they ate rough food all would be well

MacKenzie, Hugh Humorous Story about Billy Eoin MacKinnon who said "Poor man's stomach was the same as Vanderbilts"

MacKenzie, Hugh More stories about MacGregor's dog killing sheep, rum

MacKenzie, Hugh Donald Isbel about shoes and also about slow worker

MacKenzie, Hugh The courtship of Floridh and Ruairidh under the tree with Hector at the top of the tree listening

MacKenzie, Hugh Story about Donald and a Priest

MacKenzie, Hugh Story about Mickey Sandy's dog.

Chorus O gur toil leam é gur toil leam

MacKenzie, Hugh Story about Michael MacNeil and stealing hay

MacKenzie, Hugh Sgeulachd "Gilleasbuig Aotrom"

MacKenzie, Hugh "Gilleasbuig Aotrom" (continued)

Steele, Sally

CJFX 25th Anniversary Program - Old Time Fiddlers

Item is an audio recording of a number of old time Cape Breton fiddle tunes. Recording also contains a conversation Malcolm J. Maclean, Boisdale, on his 95th birthday.

Violin selections by:

MacMaster, Buddy
MacKenzie, Karl
Cameron, John Allan
MacLellan, Theresa
Cameron, John Allan
MacMaster, Buddy
Beaton, Donald Angus
MacKenzie, Karl

MacDonald, Joseph L. - Brief biographical sketch

MacLean, Malcolm J. - Interview with MacLean on 95th birthday

MacLean, Catherine - Recitation of prayers in Gaelic

MacDonald, Joseph L. - Gaelic address

MacLean, Malcolm J. - Story of mother's life in Boisdale

MacKenzie, Hugh - Reading of Gaelic address to MacLean

MacLean, Malcolm J. - School teachers at Boisdale

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence

Conversations in Middle Cape, Big Pond and Boisdale

MacPherson, Duncan Middle Cape (N.S.) Biographical sketch

MacPherson, Duncan Middle Cape (N.S.) Strip mining of celestite at Loch Lomond

MacNeil, James Big Pond (N.S.) Biographical sketch

MacNeil, Mrs. James Big Pond (N.S.) Biographical sketch

Cherguin, W.L. Collection of Ivan Bailey

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Haggis - a recipe

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Norman MacLeod's vessels

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Norman MacLeod's vessels

MacNeil, Malcolm J. Cape Breton Past and Future

Melvin MacPhee Good old days at Glace Bay

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) Excerpts from old Cape Breton newspapers

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence

Couple on a Porch, Boisdale

  • 77-1416-1550
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  • ca. 1905

Item is a photograph that shows a woman knitting and a man reading a newspaper on a porch in Boisdale.

Framboise Gaelic Singers #105

Item is a sound recording of Gaelic singers.

Cassette notes it as tape #105.

Track List: Side A:
Track A1 -Òran a Chìobair. Local composition, composer unknown. Concerns a woman's love for a shepherd who visits her farm. Singer: Murdock D. MacLeod, Framboise. 02:50
Track A2 - Canada Thìr an Àidh. Composed by Kate (MacLeod) MacInnes of Framboise. Singer: Angus A. MacLeod, Framboise. 03:33
Track A3 - Am Bràighe. Composed by Malcolm H. Gillis, Southwest Margaree. SInger: Angus MacDonald. 03:36
Track A4 - Gàidheal air Fògradh. Composed by James R. Morrison of Framboise. Singer: Dan W. Strachan. 03:09
Track A5 - Màiread Bhàn. Local song supposedly composed by a Patterson from Stirling. Singer: Neil Morrison, Framboise. IN: Beyond the Hebrides p. 153. 03:32
Track A6 - Dheanainn Sùgradh ri an Nighean Duibh. Singer: Neil D. Morrison, Framboise 03:09
Track A7 - Gàidheil Albainn Ùr. Composed by Kenneth A. Ferguson of l'Ardoise Highlands. Singer: Angus MacDonald. In: Beyond the Hebrides p.110. 03:23
Track A8 - Moladh na Gàidhlig. Composed by Malcolm MacNeil of Ironvile. Singer: Norman MacDermaid, Framboise. In: Bàrdachd a Albainn Nuaidh. 01:55
Track A9 - Mo Roghainn 's Mo Rùn a Chunna Mi'n Dé. Singer: Norman MacDermaid, Framboise. 01:58
Track A10 - Maili Dhonn Bhòidheach Dhonn. Local composition. Composer unknown. Singer: Dan Alex MacDonald, Framboise. 03:08

Side B:
Track B1 - Òran do'n Transvaal. Composed by Donald MacMillan of Loch Lomond. In: Beyond the Hebrides p. 105. Singer: Alex MacLennan. 02:28
Track B2 - Fuadach nan Gàidheal. Singer: Alex MacLennan. 02:07
Track B3 - English Recitations (Bill Colbert) 01:47
Track B4 - Òran na Tì. Singer: Angus MacDonald. In: A Choice Collection of Gaelic Poems p. 127. 03:10
Track B5 - 'S i Mo Ghaol a'Mhaighdean Lurach. Singer: Unknown. 04:21
Track B6 - Air a'Cheul Là do'n t-Samhradh or Ho Ro Mo Chuid Chuideachd Thu. Composed by Sam Patterson of Stirling. Singer: Alex MacAskill, Framboise. In: Beyond the Hebrides p. 197. 02:37
Track B7 - Tha Mo Chionn 's air an Fhiuran. Singer: John Alex MacAskill. 04:49
Track B8 - 'S i Mo Ghaol a'Mhaighdean Lurach. Singer: Unknown. 04:14

Gaelic Songs

Item is an audo recording of Gaelic songs and stories recorded in Boisdale and Mabou (N.S)

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence - "Sgeulachd Gill'easbuig Aotrom"

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence - "Cumha Cheap Breatunn"

Cameron, Finlay - "Tha mi sgith o'n tim seo 'n de"

Cameron, Finlay - "Mo Nighean Dubh"

Cameron, Finlay - "Gaol an t-Seoladair"

Cameron, Finlay - "Thug mi run 's chuir mi uidh"

Cameron, Finlay - "Fhleasgaich ur, leannan thu..."

Cameron, Finlay - "O gur mise tha fo mhighean..."

Beaton, Angus D. - "Eriskay love lilt..."

Beaton, Angus D. - "Air faill irinn ill irinn uill irinn o ro hi..."

Cameron, Finlay - "An te ruadh"

Cameron, Finlay - "Tha mi'n diugh gu tinn..."

Beaton, Angus D. - "Mo nighean donn..."

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence

Gaelic Songs

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic songs performed by various informants the in the Boisdale / Christmas Island area.

MacLean, Mrs. Rod - Gaol an t-Seoladair

MacLean, Mrs. Rod - Chi mi bhuam, fada bhuam

Nicholson, Rod - an Loch Mhor

Campbell, Michael - Gille Calum

MacKenzie, Hugh - Oran an Telephone - Barra Glen

MacKenzie, Hugh - Oran a' Bhocain

MacKenzie, Hugh - Oran na Mohacks

Nicholson, Rod - Stop your Tickling, Jock

Nicholson, Rod - Lament for his old home

MacKenzie, Archie - Song composed in Scotland

MacDonald, Joseph L. - O gur toigh leam, e gur toigh leam

MacKenzie, Hugh - Old MacDonald had a farm

MacKenzie, Hugh - Oran a' bhata

Beaton, Sister Margaret

Gaelic Songs and Stories of Boisdale and Iona. Gaelic Prayer and Mass.

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic songs and stories collected in the Boisdale area. Recording includes a Gaelic mass and Gaelic hymns.

Steele, John - Biographical sketch

Steele, John - Story of a man buying a horse (Local)

Steel, John - Story about Loch Mor (Loon Lake)

Steele, John - Song: Eilean a' Fhraoich

Steele, John - Stories

Steele, John - A fishing story

MacIntyre, Joseph - Biographical sketch

MacIntyre, Joseph - A story about the supernatural

MacIntyre, Joseph - Tha m'Inntinn Trom 's Cha Tog Mi Fonn

MacIntyre, Joseph - Tha Mo Bhreacan-sa fo'n Dìle

MacIntyre, Joseph - Ailein Duinn Nach Till Thu'n Taobh-sa

MacIntyre, Joseph - Horo is Toigh Leam Fhìn Thu

MacIntyre, Joseph - Eilean Sgitheanach nam Buadh

MacDonald, Mrs. Marie - Biographical sketch

MacDonald, Mrs. Marie - Two funny stories

MacNeil, John Hector - Biographical sketch

MacNeil, John Hector - Recitation of Lord's Prayer in Gaelic

MacDonnell, Rev. Malcolm - Gaelic Mass televised - 1964

MacLellan, Theresa - Violin selections

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence

Gaelic Songs in Boisdale

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic singers in Boisdale, N.S.

Cameron, Finlay - Thug mi run 's chuir mi uidh

Cameron, Finlay - Tha mi sgith bho'n tim seo 'n de

Cameron, Finlay - Tha mi'n diugh gu tinn

Cameron, Finlay - Mo nighean dubh

MacDonald, Joseph L. - Cailinn mo ruin-sa

MacDonald, Joseph L. - Gleannan taobh Loch Liobhan

MacDonald, Joseph L. - Sgeulachd

MacDonald, Joseph L. - O go toigh leam

MacDonald, Joseph L. - Story of Ruaridh Mor and Seonaid visit to Glasgow

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence

Gaelic Songs with Margaret MacLean of Boisdale

Item is an audio recording of Margaret MacLean performing a number of Gaelic songs. Includes:

"Hu O Ro Hu O"
"Dh' Fhalbh Mo Rùn, 's Dh' Fhàg e'n Cala"
"Òran a Leòdhasaich" (Composed by MacLean for Scottish visitor, Angus Smith)
"Òran an Teine" (Composed by Lachlan Currie)
"Turus an Ànraidh" (Composed by Lachlan Currie)
"Gaol a Thug Mi Og". Sailing song, not the popular love song. See Associated Materials for link to an online transcription.
"Mo Mhàli Bheag Og". Differs greatly from published versions.
"Deoch-Slàinte Ghàidheil Ghasda". War song

Stolarsky, Mildred

Gaelic Songs, Boisdale & Mabou

Item is an audio recording of various singers performing Gaelic songs.

MacDonald, J. Lawrence Gaels came to Cape Breton (1800-1835)

MacDonald, J. Lawrence Fhleasgaich ur, leannain thu

MacDonald, J. Lawrence Ho ro i horo nan

MacDonald, J. Lawrence Faill ill oro faill o

MacDonald, J. Lawrence Ill il u ill robha o

MacDonald, J. Lawrence S toigh leam cruinneag donn nam bo

MacDonald, J. Lawrence Hug orann o robha ho

Campbell, Michael J. Cantaireachd

Campbell, Michael J. Gur mi tha gu bronach

Nicholson, R. Loch mor

Nicholson, R. Native song

Campbell, Mrs. An t-each odhar

Campbell, Mrs. Suileach monadh

Campbell, Dan Mhali bheag og

Beaton, Joe Fa mo mhulaid

Patterson, D Ged a'sheoil mi air m'aineol

Patterson, D I oho tha mi fo leon dubh

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence

Joseph Lawrence MacDonald fonds

  • MG 6.31
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1995

Fonds consists of materials collected by Mr. MacDonald while he was on an LIP grant. Papers include:

  1. Promissory note of Angus MacLean in favour of D. N. McIntyre, Boisdale, 1896. Original, 1 page.
  2. League of the Cross membership card for Ronald MacKenzie, Christmas Island, 1908. Original, 1 page.
  3. Nova Scotia High School certificate, Grade X, for Joseph Lawrence MacDonald, 1926. Original, 1 page.
  4. Memorial card of Mrs. Alex N. MacNeil, 1962, Printed, 1 card.
  5. Diary kept by John A. MacDonald, of a trip to Scotland, 1971. Photocopy, 11 pages.
  6. List of the Alexander MacDonalds on the Kinloch estate, 1700-1800. Photocopy, 2 pages.
  7. Translation of the Gaelic story “Cross Road House” by Joseph L. MacDonald. Typescript, 4 pages.
  8. Historical sketch of the Island of Lewis. Photocopy, 4 pages.
  9. Weekly Work Record of Joseph L. MacDonald, 1972 Original, 20 pages.
    10.3 Gaelic stories. Original and typescript, 7 pages.
  10. Gaelic bible tract: “Ubhlan Oir” Printed, 26 pages.
  11. Plan and descriptions of violins. Printed, 4 pages.

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence

MacSween, Agnes (MacNeil)

  • MG 6.10
  • Fonds
  • 1892

This fonds consists of a letter from Malcolm Campbell, Barra, with family news; copy of tombstone of Roderick and Jane MacNeil.

Campbell, Malcolm

Scottish Concert, Boisdale

  • 89-623-18818
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  • 6 July 1969

Item is a photograph of a Scottish concert at Boisdale with St. Andrew's Church and glebe house in the background.

Doucette, Raymond

St. Andrew's Catholic Church

  • 94-1152-25667
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  • 1994

Item is a photograph of the front and side view of St. Andrew's Catholic church in Boisdale, Cape Breton.

St. Andrew's Catholic Church

  • 94-1154-25669
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  • 1994

Item is a photograph of the rectory of St. Andrew's Catholic church in Boisdale, Cape Breton.

St. Andrew's Catholic Church

  • 94-1153-25668
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  • 1994

Item is a photograph of a painting of the Virgin Mary at St. Andrew's Catholic church in Boisdale, Cape Breton.

St. Andrew's Church

  • 77-1437-1571
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  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of St. Andrew's Church that was taken before the stone steeple was removed.

St. Andrew's Church, Boisdale

  • 77-1441-1575
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  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of St. Andrew's Church in Boisdale, after the stone steeple was removed.

St. Andrew's Church, Boisdale

  • 77-1440-1574
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  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of St. Andrew's Church in Boisdale, after the stone steeple was removed.

Story of Donald Gorm MacDonald

Item is an audio recording of Joseph Lawrence MacDonald telling stories of Donald "Gorm" Macdonald.

Story of Donald "Gorm" MacDonald - Story of this man, at the time of taking of Louisbourg

A mother's curse - Donald went from house to house taking the young men by force to fight with him. When he took the third son, a cripple, from this widow, she said: "My son will return but you never will"

Burning of the church - Donald burns church after closing windows, all inside perish

The ending - Tells how this man, possessed by the devil, dies

The schoolmaster and the old woman

The old man's operation - Funny story by a teller of tall tales

Comhairle (advice)

Donald's version of the sinking of the Titanic - Donald couldn't read very well, his stories were strange

He alone know how much he is worth

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence