Cape Breton Island (N.S.)

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1168 Archival description results for Cape Breton Island (N.S.)

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100th Anniversary Mass of St. Margaret of Scotland Church

Item is an audio recording of the 100th anniversary mass at St. Margaret of Scotland Church in Grand Mira (N.S)

MacDonald, Rev. Paul Introduction of platform guests

MacIntyre, Piper Dannie "You Take the High Road"

St. Margaret's Church Choir Come Holy Ghost

Power, Bishop W.E. MacLeod, Rev. A.J. MacDonald; Rev. Bernard O'Keefe, Rev. Laurence MacDonald, Rev. Paul Celebrants of the mass

Power, Bishop W.E. MacLeod, Rev. A.J. MacDonald; Rev. Bernard O'Keefe, Rev. Laurence MacDonald, Rev. Paul Sermon

St. Margaret's Church Choir Hymn

Power, Bishop W.E. Continuation of Mass

St. Margaret's Choir Communion Hymn

Gaelic Hymn singers from Gaelic Hymn

Power, Bishop W.E. Remarks

MacIntyre, Piper Dannie You Take the High Road

1909 Packard

  • 80-161-4341
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of an unidentified man driving a 1909 Packard Model 18 Touring.

3 Men Swimming

  • 94-1007-25522
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  • 1894

Item is a photograph of three unidentified men swimming in what could be the Sydney Harbour.

9th Annual Festival of Plays

  • MG.15.30
  • 1979 - 1991

Original Pamphlet of the 9th Annual Festival of Plays, College of Cape Breton, Sydney, Glace Bay Highway. Date: 10-16 March 1980. The original production and typed script of one of the feature plays, title: The Cape. Written by: Andre Arseneau, Gerald MacDonald, Michael Taylor. 24 pg.
A original typed script, titled: Reunion. A play in one act by Ray Dollimount. First performed at the College Pub, George St, Sydney N.S., March 30-31, 1980. 18 pg.
An historical play, title: A Louisbourg Story. Composed by students of College of Cape Breton Community Studies Program. Production script performed March, 16, 1980 at the 9th Annual Festival of Plays. 48 pg.
The Rise and Follies original typed script, 3 pg. Original poster for the event, and two pamphlets for the College of Cape Breton Summer Festival in association with the Savoy Theater. 1981.
Pamphlet of Butterflies are Free by Leonard Gershe, Xavier College Drama Group. Drama group. 19 pg.
University College of Cape Breton Drama Group, two plays written. Title(s): Shakedown, Cradle Pin by Audrey Butler, 1982, 1983.
"Pilgrim" UCCB play, typed script. March 1991.
News Item - 10th Annual Festival of the Plays. 3 pg.
UCCB Dramagroup 20th Annual Festival of Plays, 1991. Souvenir Booklet. 32 pg.

A Ceilidh at Benacadie

Item is an audio recording of a ceilidh at Benacadie, N.S. Includes conversation in English/Gaelic with informants throughout the Iona area. Features:

MacKinnon, Joseph - Brief biographical sketch

MacDonald, Joseph L. - A Ceilidh at Benacadie

Campbell, Neil - Biographical sketch

Campbell, Neil - How did your people first acquire land here?

MacNeil, Stephen R. Curator of Highland Village, Iona - Brief biographical sketch

MacNeil, Stephen R. Curator of Highland Village, Iona - Who were instrumental in bringing the Highland Village to Iona

MacNeil, Stephen R. Curator of Highland Village, Iona - How was land acquired for the Highland Village?

MacNeil, Stephen R. Curator of Highland Village, Iona - Highland Village Day

MacNeil, Stephen R. Curator of Highland Village, Iona - Problems facing a curator

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence

A chart of the Island of Cape Breton

  • MAP 667
  • Item
  • 1767

Item is an original map showing acreage of Cape Breton townships, parishes, and counties. The map identifies "Indian Hunting Country" based on an earlier survey completed by Samuel Holland.

A History of the Scottish on Cape Breton Island

  • FC 2343.8 S3 M8
  • Item
  • 1 Apr. 1962

Item is a thesis titled "A History of the Scottish on Cape Breton Island," written by Thomas Redmond Murphy. The thesis describes the history of the Scottish community of Cape Breton Island, primarily of the counties of Inverness and Victoria.

A Plan of the City and Harbour of Louisburg with inset map of The Island of Cape Breton

  • MAP 249
  • Item
  • 1747

Item is a map showing details of Louisbourg Harbour and Gabarus Bay with a full inset map of Cape Breton Island, labelled Isle Royal. Documents the landing place and camp of the New England forces as well as the fortified town of Louisbourg, various battery locations, French settlements and the lighthouse.

Kitchin, Thomas

Academy

Item is a photographic portrait of students seated at desks with a map of the world behind them in a Sydney Academy classroom.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

Aerial view of Sydney

  • 77-741-875
  • Item
  • ca. 1935

Item is a photograph of an aerial view of Sydney.

Royal Canadian Air Force

Aerial view of Sydney

  • 77-734-873
  • Item
  • 1939

Item is a photograph depicting an aerial view of Sydney.

Royal Canadian Air Force

Air Cadets

  • 94-728-25243
  • Item
  • c.1950

Item is a photograph of unidentified cadets and squadron leader.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

Aithghearradh an Teagasg Chriosda. Agus Co-chruinneachadh de dh’Urnaighean, Laoidhean, agus Comhairlean O Fhacal Dhe

  • G3
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a catechism, collection of hymns, prayers and council concerning the seven deadly sins. This was first produced by Fr. Alexander MacDonald (Maighstir Alasdair Mór). Rev. MacDonald was born in Lochaber, Scotland in 1801. He was ordained in Scotland in 1824 and after serving as parish priest in Moidart, immigrated to Cape Breton where, in 1842, he became parish priest in Mabou and Vicar General to the bishop of Arichat. D. 1865 in Mabou. Item was licenced to print by Bishop James Morrison, b. of Antigonish from 1913-1950.

"Albert J. Lutz" Schooner

  • 82-322-7022
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  • ca. 1917

Item is a photograph of the "Albert J. Lutz", a schooner outfitted as a Canadian Q ship during World War 1. A 4" gun was mounted on its deck behind the dories. It was stationed in Sydney harbour from 1917-1918.

Alexander Graham Bell's Sheep

  • 94-879-25394
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  • n.d.

Item is a photograph of Alexander Graham Bell's sheep outside of the barn.

Alexander Graham Bell's Sheep

  • 94-878-25393
  • Item
  • n.d.

Item is a photograph of Alexander Graham Bell's sheep outside of the barn.

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

Among the Gaels of Nova Scotia

Item is an audio recording of BBC Glasgow's 1971 radio piece 'Among the Gaels of Nova Scotia' concerning Gaelic language and culture in Cape Breton Island.

MacEachern, Bessie Fuadach nan Gaidheal
MacPherson, John Conversation with J.C. MacNeil
MacNeil, J.C. Families who left for Western Newfoundland
MacNeil, J.C. Orain Mocaisean
MacNeil, J.C. Soldier's song
MacPherson, John
MacNeil, J.C. Conversation with J.C. MacNeil, Genealogy of the MacNeil Family
MacNeil, J.C. A bhean a tighe
Sailor's love song
A Ghille Dhuinn
MacPherson, John
MacNeil, J.C. Discussion on their trip to Cape Breton

MacPherson, John Alick

An t-Eithireach

  • G163
  • Item
  • 1952

Item is a collection of original poems and songs including musical notation.

MacLeod, Major C.I.N.

An Unidentified Brook

  • 77-1077-1211
  • Item
  • ca. 1909

Item is a photograph of an unidentified brook.

Angus MacLellan, Grand Mira, N.S.

MacNeil, Stephen R. Iona "Reisemaid Ghàidhealeach Eilean C.B." (185th Battalion)

Morrison, Dan Neil Loch Lomond "Chi mi na mòrbheanna..."

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Cumha MhicChriomain"

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Creach na Samhna"

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Óran a 'Mhathain"

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Postman's Song"

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Óran na Bainnse" (Cape Mabou Wedding)

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Poite-dhubh MhicRaing

Campbell, Hector Hillsdale, Inverness County (N.S.) "A ' bhrádha"

Shaw, John

Angus R. MacDonald fonds

  • MG 6.33
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1973

Fonds consists of papers including poetry, book excerpts, and a scrapbook. Papers include:

  1. A collection of his poetry compiled by his daughter, Christena E. MacDonald, 1968. Also included is a poem by French Road bard, Duncan MacDonald. Typescript and printed, 32 pages.
  2. Excerpts from Songs of the Gael [n.d.]. Printed, 6 pages.
  3. Obituary of Angus R. MacDonald, 1973. Clippings including a poem by John Og Walker of Lake Ainslie.
  4. “Biography of Christena Evelyn MacDonald” 1931. Original, 9 pages.
  5. Scrapbook of clippings pertaining to Florence E. MacDonald’s track and field career, and including clippings on Johnny Miles, 1929.
  6. Failte Cheap Breatuinn: A collection of Gaelic poetry by Vincent A. MacLellan (1891). The MacNeil Edition edited by James Hugh MacNeil, 1933. Typescript 233 pages. Supplement, 1933, containing biography of V. A. McLellan. Typescript, 22 pages. Presented by Angus R. MacDonald.

MacDonald, Angus R.

Angus Y. MacLellan fonds

  • MG 6.63
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1946

Fonds consists of poems, biography of Angus Y. MacLellan, and recollections of life on Margaree Island.

  1. Poem: “Clach An Càrn an Dòmhnallaich” was presented by Sister St. Francis of Rome, C.N.D.

  2. Duncan H. and Mary Margaret MacLellan recall their childhood spent on Margaree Island. Typescript, 12 pages Presented by Margaret Long, Brockton, Mass., June 1983.

  3. “My years on Margaree Island” by Lauranna MacLellan MacDonald, who presented the paper in December, 1983. Photocopy, 4 pages.

  4. Biography of Angus Y. MacLellan (1887-1960) Photocopy, 11 pages.

Songs composed by Angus Y. MacLellan and other bards that appear in "Smeòrach nan Cnoc 's nsn Gleann" and "Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia". Photocopy, 10 pages
Story “Raonull Ban Mac Eoghain Oig” by Aonghas MacGillfhaolain. Print, 26 pages.

  1. “The Part Played by the Scottish Catholic Society of Canada in the Establishment of the St. F. X. Extension Department” 1953. Typescript, 21 pages.

Clippings: Obituary of Rev. Michael Gillis, 1970; Obituary of Ernest Hart, the Chairmaker from Northeast Margaree, n.d. Presented by Sister Carmelina MacLellan, Port Hawkesbury, 1984.

MacLellan, Angus Y.

Ann Terry MacLellan

  • 87-106-16636
  • Item
  • ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of CJCB Radio announcer, Ann Terry, at the Vogue Theatre Lobby

Annie MacLean - Gaelic Songs

Item consists of an audio recording of Annie (Mrs. J.P) MacLean of Rear Christmas Island, (N.S) singing a number of Gaelic songs. Recorded by Sister Margaret Beaton and Hilda Day.

Mrs. J.P. MacLean, Christmas Island (Rear):

"Mise tha fo Mhulad air Tulaich gun Uaill" Song about a difficult winter composed by Catriona MacNeil (Catrìona Iain Ruaidh).

"Why did she compose this song?" She had to do so many difficult tasks in the winter.

Song about finding a rich man to marry; composed by Catherine MacNeil (Catrìona Iain Ruaidh).

Stories about Catrìona Bean Ruaidh. She lived further inland than Jack Pheadair (informant's husband)'s uncle, Ruairidh Chaluim Ghobha MacLean. Ruairidh lived at the foot of Eskasoni Mountain where Rory S. MacNeil lives.

Forerunner portending the death of the bard.

Bard's father was married to Christie Alasdair Chaluim Ghobha "The Big Widow".

Song about working at the the Steel plant in North Sydney by Archie "Larry" Gillis, originally from Rear Beaver Cove.

Day, Hilda

Annie MacLean: CHER Radio Fàilte 'is Furan

MacLean, Mrs. Annie Rear Christmas Island "Bha Mi'n Raoir gu Sunndach, Sunndach" composed by Catherine MacNeil (Catrìona Bean Iain Ruairidh| Iain Ruaidh)

MacInnis, Dan Joe Sydney (N.S.) Violin selections

MacPherson, John Alex Sydney (N.S.) Conversation with Mrs. Annie MacLean

MacLean, Mrs. Annie Rear Christmas Island "Mise tha fo Mhulad air Tulaich gun Uaill". Song concerning a difficult winter in the Rear of Christmas Island by Catherine MacNeil (Catrìona Iain Ruaidh| Bean Iain Ruairidh)

Campbell, John Sydney (N.S.) Discusses Gaelic songs with Mrs. MacLean

Munroe, Deanie Sydney (N.S.) Bagpipe Selections

MacPherson, John Alex and MacNeil, Mike Sydney (N.S.) Conversation re: Cape Breton Gaelic songs

MacLean, Mrs. Annie Rear Christmas Island. Song about aging and marriage by Catherine MacNeil (Catriona Iain Ruaidh | Bean Iain Ruairidh)

Hashem, Lila Sydney (N.S.) Piano selections

MacPherson, John Alex; MacNeil, Mike; MacLean, Mrs. Annie. Conversation re: types of songs, milling songs.

MacNeil, Mike. Song "Horo is Toigh Leam Fhìn Thu"

MacInnis, Dan Joe Sydney (N.S.) Violin selections

MacPherson, John Alex; Campbell, John Sydney (N.S.) Conversation re: Gaelic in Cape Breton

Gillis, Wilfred Antigonish (N.S.) Violin selections

Annual Scottish Concert of Southwest Margaree

Item is an audio recording of the 1973 Southwest Margaree concert. Recording includes:

Southwest Margaree Gaelic Chorus , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - O Canada

MacDonnell, George , Inverside - Bagpipe selections

Chisholm, Archie Neil , Margaree Forks (N.S.) - Words of welcome

MacDonald, Mr. And Mrs. Francis , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Violin and piano selections

Gillis, Angus R. And chorus , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Tha mo run air a' ghille...

Tompkins, Donna , Margaree Forks (N.S.) - Mary Hamilton

MacNeil, Marion and Rosemary , Barra Glen - Bagpipe and drum selections

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay , New Waterford - Mairi Og

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay , New Waterford - Am falbh thu leam a ribhinn og

Kennedy, Donna , Deepdale (N.S.) - Stepdancing

MacGillivray, Mrs. Mae; MacDonald, Francis , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Eilean mo Chridhe

Murphy sisters , St. Rose - Bagpipe selections

Doug MacPhee; Doyle, Maybelle Chisholm , New Waterford and Margaree Forks (N.S.) - Piano duet

Currie sisters , Sydney (N.S.) - Highland Fling

MacDougall, John , Kenloch - Violin selections

East Lake Ainslie Gaelic Chorus , Lake Ainslie (N.S.) - An t-eilean dh'an thug mi luaidh...

East Lake Ainslie Gaelic Chorus , Lake Ainslie (N.S.) - S truagh nach d'rugadh dall mi...

Gillis, Wallace , Scotsville - Violin selections

Murphy sisters , St. Rose - Bagpipe selections

Gillis, Miss , Scotsville - Piano selections

Gillis, Angus R. , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Och mar tha mi 's mi nam onar...

Southwest Margaree Gaelic Chorus , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Morag a Dunbheagan

MacDonald, Mary Catherine "Kay"

Archbishop W.M.E. Robinson, Holy Synod

  • 77-892-1026
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the Holy Synod taken at St. Philip's African Orthodox Church in Whitney Pier. Featured from left to right are Alderman Chicks Chisholm, City Solicitor Michael Whally, Unknown, Archbishop W.M.E. Robinson, Mayor Tony Gallagher, Rev. Calder and Rev. F. Francis.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

Archibald A. MacKenzie fonds

  • MG 6.6
  • Fonds
  • 1983

Fonds consists of a selection of songs in Gaelic composed by Archie Alex MacKenzie.

MacKenzie, Archie Alex

Archie Alex MacKenzie

Item is an audio recording of Archie Alex Mackenzie singing Gaelic songs.

Song composed for the Gaelic Society of Cape Breton

Song "Tilleadh an Eilthirich" (Composed for a ceilidh in Barra)

"Òran Taigh Chaluim is Màiri" (Composed for a ceilidh in Glasgow before returning to Cape Breton)

MacDonald, Mary Catherine "Kay"

Archie Gillis and John Beaton: Gaelic Songs and Stories

Item is an audio recording of Archie E. Gillis and John Beaton performing a selection of Gaelic songs and sgeulachd.

Archie E. Gillis

        "Olc mar h' fhalbh sibh air turs..."
"Smuid a null gu duthaich na Gallamg (?) ..."

John Beaton:

             Sgeulachd: "Cailleach nan Cno"
"Sealah cuan 's i bho thuath..."

Unidentified Informant Sgeulachd: About "Buidseachd - sgoil - dhubh"

Leach, MacEdward

Arichat Catholic Cemetery

  • 94-1144-25659
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a photograph of a trappistine monument at an Arichat catholic cemetery.

Arichat, Government Wharf

  • 80-832-5012
  • Item
  • ca. 1960

Item is a photographic postcard of the Arichat government wharf.

Art at CBU

  • 94-1292-25807
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a photograph of Lou Parker's painting of notable Cape Bretoners and others who contributed to the local history. The painting is displayed in the Great Hall of Cape Breton University.

Prendergast, Paul

Art at CBU

  • 94-1243-25808
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a photograph of a folk art tapestry of various ethnic groups in Cape Breton held at Cape Breton University.

Prendergast, Paul

Baddeck

  • 94-849-25364
  • Item
  • n.d.

Item is a photograph of an unidentified man standing behind a car.

Baddeck

  • 94-850-25365
  • Item
  • n.d.

Item is a photograph of Main street in Baddeck

Baddeck

  • 94-867-25382
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  • n.d.

Item is a photograph of water near Baddeck.

Baddeck

  • 94-880-25395
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  • n.d.

Item is a photograph of an unidentified sailing vessel in Baddeck Bay.

Baddeck

  • 94-882-25397
  • Item
  • n.d.

Item is a photograph of unidentified sailboats in Baddeck Bay

Baddeck

  • 94-888-25403
  • Item
  • n.d.

Item is a photograph of six unidentified, uniformed soldiers in front of a horse and buggy.

Baddeck

  • 94-886-25401
  • Item
  • n.d.

Item is a photograph of an unidentified woman displaying fish (salmon & trout).

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