Bras d'Or (N.S.)

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  • Pitawpo’q

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Bras d'Or (N.S.)

30 Archival description results for Bras d'Or (N.S.)

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Baddeck and Bras d'Or Lakes

  • 77-1268-1402
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of Baddeck and the Bras d'Or Lakes from the souvenir album "Nova Scotia."

Boats on the Bras d'Or

  • 94-620-25135
  • Item
  • n.d.

Item is a photograph of boats on the Bras d'Or. The Cabot Trail is to the right with small fishing crafts in the harbour at Cheticamp.

Bras d'Or Lakes

  • 77-1258-1392
  • Item
  • 1912

Item is a photograph of the Bras d'Or Lakes from the souvenir album "Souvenir of Cape Breton."

Bras d'Or Lakes

  • 77-1565-1699
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Bras d'Or Lakes.

Bras d'Or Lime Co. Ltd.

  • MG 14.85
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1915

Two ledgers for 1889-1900 and 1889-1915. Records indicate that an interpreter was employed at the quarry to communicate with the immigrant miners who were of Polish, Hungarian, Russian, Yugoslavian (Croatian) and Greek descent. See MB 40.

Bras d'Or No. 4 Colliery

  • 77-596-730
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of the employees of the #4 Colliery, Bras d'Or, Cape Breton. Robert Dickson, manager, is highlighted in the photograph.

First Train Across Grand Narrows Bridge

  • 77-847-981
  • Item
  • ca. 1888

Item is a photograph of passengers on an open passenger car, part of the first train to cross the bridge at Grand Narrows.

Gaelic Songs

  • MG 6.43
  • Fonds
  • 20th century

Fonds consists of Gaelic poetry, songs, hymns and a letter. Creator is unknown.

A. Notebook of handwritten Gaelic songs believed to be the songs of Ewen MacKinnon, otherwise known in Iona as "Bodach a'Bhidse".
B. Gaelic translation of the hymn “The Old Old Story.” Hexatonic scale adapted to regular musical store by unknown person. Original, 2 pages.
C1. Song "Chuir Mi Cul ri Iollaraidh" (with English translation) [n.d.] Original, 2 pages. Presented by Mr. & Mrs. John MacKenzie, Mira Gut.
C2. Song: “Bheir a Nall am Botal Dhu” [sic] (local composition) Original, 2 pages. Presented by John Allan MacNeil, Grand Narrows.
C3a. "Mi'm Shuidhe M'Onar" by Scottish bard Sorley Cameron. The name “Neil MacDonald” is penciled on the manuscript but not definite that he is the author. Original, 8 pages.
C3b Humourous song [untitled] also written in Cape Breton. Signed by Neil Macdonald but he was not the author. Also 2 fiddle tunes with musical notation, one stating that it is from Bill Lamey. Original, 5 pages.
C4. Song (untitled) likely of Cape Breton origin. Typescript, 1 page.
D. Letter written in Gaelic from Crows Nest to a friend in Inverness County, 1915. Original, 1 page. Presented by John Neil Beaton, Port Hood, 1984.

Grand Narrows Bridge

  • 77-1527-1661
  • Item
  • 1911

Item is a postcard of the Grand Narrows Bridge on the Bras d'Or Lakes.

Grand Narrows Bridge

  • 77-943-1077
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a scrapbook photograph of the Grand Narrows Bridge, drawn closed.

Grand Narrows Bridge

  • 77-942-1076
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a scrapbook photograph of the Grand Narrows Bridge, drawn open.

Grand Narrows Hotel

  • 78-1192-2942
  • Item
  • 1891

Item is a postcard featuring a sketch of the Grand Narrows Hotel on an advertising postcard.

Grand Narrows Hotel

  • 77-552-686
  • Item
  • ca. 1891

Item is a photograph of the Grand Narrows Hotel.

Grand Narrows, Cape Breton

  • 77-941-1075
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a scrapbook photograph of a view of Grand Narrows, Cape Breton featuring the Grand Narrows Hotel, a bridge and the Bras d'Or Lake.

Group portrait of the MacNeil and MacKinnon families

  • 82-1409-8109
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of the MacNeil and MacKinnon familes of Christmas Island, Pipers Cove, and Grand Narrows. Fiddler Neil MacKinnon is identified as being present in the photograph.

Hugh Francis MacKenzie fonds

  • MG 6.23
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1986

Fonds consists of papers that include:

b. Two copies of the history of the first settlers in Iona including MacKenzie's version of the story of their first encounter with the Mi'Kmaq ; a story in English and set in Christmas Island. Many cultural practices are discussed ; a speech addressed to The Nova Scotia and Canadian Associations of Social workers ; two songs in English.

MacKenzie, Hugh Francis

Lumber Camp, Grand Narrows

  • 78-115-1865
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of lumbermen in Grand Narrows. One is playing the fiddle.

MacNeil, Hector Character Reference

  • MG 6.5
  • Fonds
  • 1802

Fonds consists of a character reference for Hector MacNeil, one of the first Scottish settlers of Christmas Island.

MacNeil, Hector

May Ann MacKenzie's Diaries

File contains 3 diaries including information regarding births, deaths and marriages in Christmas Island and Iona Parishes as well as a record of the many visits made and received.

MacKenzie, May (Mary) Ann

Mi'kmaw camp on the Bras d'Or Lakes

  • 81-1239-6319
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a reproduction of a photograph of a Mi'kmaw wi'kuom along the shores of Pitu'pok, Bras d'Or Lake. Steamer in the background is possibly the May Queen of North Sydney or the SS Marion.

Railway Station, Grand Narrows

  • 77-945-1079
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a scrapbook photograph of the railway station in Grand Narrows, Cape Breton, featuring Hectors Point, and a bridge.

Rev. M.A. MacPherson

  • 77-665-799
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of Rev. M.A. MacPherson, a parish pastor in Bras d'Or who died in 1913.

St. Joseph's Church

  • 94-1155-25670
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a photograph of St. Joseph's church in Bras d'Or, Cape Breton.

St. Joseph's Church, Bras d'Or

  • 77-442-576
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a composite photograph showing St. Joseph's Church in Bras d'Or, Fr. M.A. MacPherson and St. Joseph's Glebe.

Steamer, New Campbellton

  • 77-1284-1418
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of a steamer close to New Campbellton on the Bras d'Or Lakes from the souvenir album "Nova Scotia."

The Barra Settlement at Grand Narrows, Cape Breton: 1804-1904

  • FC 2349 G7 R6
  • Item
  • 1984

Item is a thesis titled "The Barra Settlement at Grand Narrows, Cape Breton: 1804-1904," written by Marian Rothe. The thesis describes the history and cultural development of the Grand Narrows Settlement over a 100-year period. Includes several Gaelic songs and pieces of music.

Villa Madonna

  • 94-1152-25672
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a photograph of Villa Madonna in Bras d'Or, Cape Breton. The Villa Madonna was used as a retreat house for the Diocese of Antigonish for over 60 years. Before this, it operated as an orphanage. It was demolished after a fire in 2018.