Christmas Island (NS)

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            37 Archival description results for Christmas Island (NS)

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            A Ceilidh at Benacadie
            CA BI T-427 · Item · 1972
            Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

            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
            Annie MacLean - Gaelic Songs
            CA BI T-122 · Item · 1969
            Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

            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
            CA BI T-561 · Item · 1972
            Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

            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

            Archibald A. MacKenzie fonds
            CA BI 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
            CA BI T-1204 · Item · 1976
            Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

            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"
            Bodaich Rolaisteach
            CA BI GPLAY47 · Item · 19-

            Item is a play performed by members of the Sydney branch of the Scottish Catholic Society. A cast list appears on the last page.

            MG 21.8-T-3039 · Item · 1977
            Part of D.J. MacDermaid Songs & Stories Collection

            Item is a sound recording of the Cape Breton Singers.

            Track List:
            Track B1 - Unintelligible recording 07:57
            Track B2 - The Waters of Iona. Singer: unknown. 03:58
            Track B3 - Ma Bhuannaich thu Nighean Ghrinn (poor audio quality). Cumha. Local song composed in Christmas Island 05:57
            Track B4 - Chuir iad an t-Sùil a Pilot. 02:11
            Track B5 - Och Mar tha mi 's mi 'nam Ònar. Singer: Peter Jack MacLean of Rear Christmas Island. 10:27

            MacKinnon, Rev. Angus
            CA BI 77-437-571 · Item · ca. 1972

            Item is a photograph of the Christmas Island Catholic Church (St. Barra's) which was destroyed by fire in 1974.

            CA BI G157 · Item · ca. 1965

            Item is a collection of songs, and information regarding the songs, that were commonly sung in Christmas Island and surrounding communities. Most of the songs were composed in the area, but a few are Old Country songs.

            CA BI T-460 · Item · 1972
            Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

            Item is an audio recording of conversations in English and Gaelic recorded in Iona, Christmas Island and Mackinnon's Harbour.

            Gallant, Mrs. - Brief Biographical Sketch
            MacNeil, Martin - Brief Biographical Sketch
            MacLeod, Sister Colista C.N.D. - Brief Biographical Sketch
            MacNeil, Sister (Sister St. Joseph of Mercy) - Brief Biographical Sketch
            MacNeil, Mrs. - Brief Biographical Sketch
            Jankawski, Mrs. - Brief Biographical Sketch
            Murphy, Mrs. Peter - Brief Biographical Sketch
            Murphy, Mrs. Mary - Brief Biographical Sketch
            Murphy, Mrs. Hugh - Brief Biographical Sketch

            MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
            CA BI T-410 · Item · 1972
            Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

            Item is an audio recording of interviews with residents of Benacadie and Castle Bay, Cape Breton (N.S). Recording includes songs, stories and community history.

            MacLennan, Mrs. Rod - Biographical sketch

            Doucette, Mrs. George - Biographical sketch

            Doucette, Mr. George - Biographical sketch

            MacNeil, Malcolm J. - Biographical sketch

            MacNeil, Malcolm J. - Story

            MacNeil, Malcolm J. - Na threig thu...leannainn

            MacInnis, Donald - Biographical sketch

            MacInnis, Donald - Gun crodh gun aighean

            Morrison, Peter - Biographical sketch

            Morrison, Peter and Donald MacInnis - Bitibh aotrom 's togaibh fonn

            Morrison, Peter and Donald MacInnis - O's ann tha mo ghaol-sa thall

            Morrison, Peter and Donald MacInnis - Gaidheal air aineol

            Morrison, Peter and Donald MacInnis - Tha mo chion-sa air an fhiurain

            MacNeil, Jim D. - Biographical Sketch

            MacNeil, Mrs. Hector J. - Biographical sketch

            MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
            Gaelic Songs
            CA BI T-567 · Item · 1968
            Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

            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
            CA BI T-462 · Item · 1976
            Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

            Item is an audio recording of singers from Boston, Judique, Christmas Island and Southwest Margaree singing a selection of Gaelic songs.

            John A. Beaton :

            Nighean Dubh Nighean Donn
            "Faill i O Ro Faill I O
            Oran Seòlaidh
            O Sud an Taobh a Ghabhainn
            Òran Seòlaidh
            Mo Chrìdhe Trom 's Cha Neònach
            Ochoinn a Rìgh Nach Mi Tha Muladach
            "Ochoin a righ, gur h-e mi tha muladach..."
            "Ochion fada bhuam thu..."
            "Ho ro thill e ill o ro..."
            "Ho gur mise, he gur mise..."

            Joe MacKenzie (Christmas Island N.S) and Kay Macdonald ( Southwest Margaree N.W) :

            "A mhairi dhubh, a hu a ho..."

            John A. Beaton : "Gaol an t-Seoladair"

            MacLellan, Malcolm : Deoch slainte luchd nam brachannan

            John A. Beaton :

            Buain nan dearcan
            Hu a ho , 's mi fo m'inntinn
            Horionn o 's mi fo m'inntinn
            Horionn o 's na ho ri

            MacLellan, Malcolm : Ho ro iu 's na hiurabh eile

            John A. Beaton :

            Mi nighean dubh
            Airigh baile cno

            Alex Macleod (Boston) : Air fail irinn, ail irinn

            Carmichael, Kenny - Mo Mhali mhin meall-shuileach...

            Beaton, John A. - Teannabh dluth is togaibh fonn

            MacKenzie, Joe and MacDonald, Kay - Morag 's na horo gheallaidh

            MacLean, Peter - Illean ill o, illean i...

            MacLean, Peter - Mairi Nigh'n Dhomhnuill

            MacLean, Peter
            CA BI T-124 · Item · 1969
            Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

            Item is an audio recording of Annie, Mrs. Jack MacLean, her son Peter MacLean, and Joseph MacKenzie - both of Boston (Mass.) but formerly of Christmas Island, performing Gaelic songs.

            Recording Summary:

            • "Mi Seo 'nam Shìneadh air an t-Sliabh" composed by Dr. MacLachlan of Rahoy.
            • "Horo Is Toigh Leam Fhìn Thu" (Annie, Mrs. J. MacLean, Peter MacLean, Joseph MacKenzie)
            • "Tha Mi Seo 'gad Chuimhneachadh" composed by Donald Alec MacDonald of Kensaleyre, Skye. (Joseph MacKenzie)
            • "An Gàidheal a'Tilleadh Dhachaidh o'n Chogadh" Part IV of Donald MacKechnie's song "An Cogadh ann an Africa-mu-Dheas" concerning the Boer War. Printed in MacTalla Vol. X No. 1. (Annie, Mrs. J. MacLean)
            • "A Chruinneag Ìleach" (Annie, Mrs. J. MacLean)
            • "Fuadach nan Gàidheal" (Peter MacLean and Joseph MacKenzie)
            • "Gleann na Maiseadh" composed by John V. MacNeil (Annie, Mrs. J. MacLean)
            • "Gaidheal air Aineoil" composed by John V. MacNeil (Annie,Mrs. J. MacLean)
            • "A' Bhanais Chridheil" composed by Malcolm H. Gillis (Annie, Mrs. J. MacLean)
            • "Tha Mo Bhreacan Dubh fo'n Dìle" (Annie, Mrs. J. MacLean. In Cape Breton Highlander, reprinted from Dec. 15, 1894 issue of Mac-Talla, courtesy of Neil Morrison, Sydney Forks)
            • "Aideachadh an Fhleasgaich Ghlic" Composed by Archie J. MacKenzie (Annie, Mrs. J. MacLean)
            • "An Tulach Bhòideach" Archie J. MacKenzie (Annie, Mrs. J. MacLean)
            CA BI T-141 · Item · 1969
            Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

            Item consists of an audio recording of Hugh F. Mackenzie discussing Gaelic words that are not known in Scotland, or are known with a different meaning. Words old, and perhaps not so old, used in Cape Breton County.
            This tape was sent to Dr. Kenneth MacDonald, Glasgow, December 8, 1969

            Beaton, Sister Margaret
            CA BI 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.

            CA BI T-326 · Item · 1972
            Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

            Item is an audio recording at Boisdale N.S. Joseph Lawrence Macdonald, Sarah Cameron, Miss Janet Cameron, Angus Beaton, Finlay Cameron tell discuss lore, history and sing songs.

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - Frolics in the home, different types

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - Shearing of sheep, processing of wool, milling frolics

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - Duties of women

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - Grist mill at MacAdam`s Lake, operated by Mr. MacLean

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - Best carpenters of the times, MacEacherns, MacDonalds and others

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - Three steamships operated out of East Bay, groceries had to be brought in from Halifax, hardwood shipped to England

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - Scottish Catholic Society of Canada organized by Father M.A. MacAdam

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - Cape Breton Island Co-op. Society was organized at East Bay, 1932

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - Mineral spring at East Bay

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - Excerpts from Mary L. Frasers book,Folklore of Nova Scotia`.

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - East Bay Pirates - Capt. Alex and Dan MacLean. MacLeans sailed the Pacific Ocean (1880-1914) on the sea wolf.

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - Primary concern of settlers was the making of a home. Coal mines and steel plant took men from farms to cities and towns.

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - Early settlers of Christmas Island (N.S.)

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - What were living conditions like

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - Tell about the August Gale

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - Story of Peter MacNeil

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - Story of Malcolm MacPhee

            Cameron, Sarah - Biographical sketch

            Cameron, Miss Janet - Biographical sketch

            Beaton, Angus - Song: O hi ri ill o robha

            Cameron, Finlay - Song: Air faill irinn ill irinn oich irinn iu

            Beaton, Alexander - Song: O sud an taobh a'gabhainn

            Cameron, Sarah - Song: An Te Ruadh

            Cameron, Finlay - Song: Tha mi'n diugh gu tinn

            Beaton, Angus D. - Song, a lament

            MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
            Hugh Francis MacKenzie fonds
            CA BI 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
            CA BI T-242 · Item · 1971
            Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

            Item is an audio recording of Hugh F. Mackenzie singing and telling stories including:

            "Yellwo to you, my Mary"
            "Mary's hat..."Sheepers"
            "Ship in a storm"
            "Go to mountain and born the horse"
            "Mountain under his head"
            "Not bad for a horse with no shoe on its last feet"
            In Big Pond "Prayer against Buffalo Bill's Power"
            Christmas Island (N.S.) "Story of Pancakes"
            "Story of pan-cakes" continued
            Prayer at wake by Little Mike
            Don't say 'Thusa'
            French man working with MacNeil, neither could speak English
            Story about fish on the Banks
            Come for the hungry, Mr. Frang
            Cast all six widows to hell
            No permission to go to wake
            Wake at Grand Narrows.

            MacKenzie, Hugh Francis
            CA BI T-1112 · Item · June 17, 1975
            Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

            Item is an audio recording of Joe Neil MacNeil, Joe Allan Maclean and Dan MacNeil telling Gaelic stories and performing songs. Joe Neil discusses the death of Sister Margaret Beaton.

            MacNeil, Joe Neil - Words on the Death of Sister Margaret Beaton

            MacNeil, Joe Neil - "Duine a' spealad"

            MacNeil, Joe Neil - "Bean an tuathanaich agus an nighean a' sniomh"

            MacNeil, Joe Neil - "An te a ghoid an t-aodach"

            MacLean, Joe Allan (Christmas Island, N.S) - "Mac IlleBhrath a' bhrocain..."

            MacNeil, Dan - "A shealltainn a gruagaich..."

            MacLean, Joe Allen - "Bas a' chogaidh..."

            MacLean, Joe Allen - "Donnachadh Ban an tuathanach..."

            MacNeil, Dan - "Nighean donn an t-sugraidh"

            MacLean, Joe Allan - "Duan na ceardaich..." & history of the song

            MacDonald, Mary Catherine "Kay"
            CA BI T-656 · Item · 1972
            Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

            Hugh F. MacKenzie (Christmas Island):

            Story - A Lost Old Lady
            Story - Old Maids and Bachelors
            Story - Big Donald and the Member
            Story - Donald Halifax and the well
            Story - Digging for Gold
            Story - Donald from Uist
            Story - Neil and the Bishop
            Song - Horan ho 's na hi iu o

            Joe Gillis:

            Story - Blessing of Seed

            Hugh F. MacKenzie:

            Ghost story
            Story of the rum seller
            Story of the devil's death
            Story of the Old Scotsman
            Story of foresight
            Ghost story

            Joseph L. MacDonald:\

            Story of St. Stephen's Day
            Church dues
            Old-time wakes
            Story of Stephen MacNeil

            Joe Gillis:

            Donald's Story

            MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
            CA BI 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
            CA BI 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
            MacTalla nan Cul
            CA BI G40 · Item · 19-

            Item is a booklet of Songs composed by Hugh Francis MacKenzie. A forward is written in English.

            MacKenzie, Hugh Francis
            May Ann MacKenzie's Diaries
            CA BI MG 6.23-MG 6.23 3 · File · 1950-1955
            Part of Hugh Francis MacKenzie fonds

            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
            CA BI MG 6.23-MG 6.23 16 · File · n.d.
            Part of Hugh Francis MacKenzie fonds

            Materials include:

            MacKenzie's English song compositions.
            A speech for the meeting of the Nova Scotia and Canadian Associations of Social Workers in which his aunt Jane (Sr. Alexandra) was honored.
            The story of the courtship of shy bachelor Donald MacNeil. It is set in late 19th century Christmas Island and references many cultural practices.
            Early history of the first settlers to the Barra Strait region including a version of the story of first contact with the Mi'kmaq. Incomplete. Two copies.

            MacKenzie, Hugh Francis
            CA BI T-409 · Item · 1972
            Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

            Item is an audio recording of stories and songs performed by Dan MacKenzie, Joe Allan MacLean and Mrs. Annie MacLean. Featuring:

            MacKenzie, Dan - Song sung from the perspective of an old pit mare purchased to help with the November plowing. Horses were plentiful and cheap, so when they ceased to be of use people took them to the marsh and killed them.

            MacKenzie, Dan - Òran do Nighean Òg Bréagha. Song Composed by Iagain Steaphainn Ruaidh. Uses the chorus to "Bu Chaomh Leam Bhith Mire".

            MacKenzie, Dan - Naidheachd: "A'Chailleach a'Bheat an Deamhan".

            MacKenzie, Dan - Fairy Story "Di-Luain, Di-Mairt, DiCiadain"

            MacKenzie, Dan - Naidheachd: "Cònar a'Seòladh is an Grog Làidir"

            MacLean, Joe Allan - Sgeulachd: Sgeulachd - Fletcher and the Ghost. A man sets out to seek his fortune in England. He ends up in the employ of a nobleman trying to determine who is haunting his house. It is his dead daughter who desires to have her wrongly-convicted love freed from prison. See T-195

            MacLean, Joe Allan - Sgeulachd: A man leaves home to hunt on "Beinn Dhunnchaidh" to earn his fortune. On the way there he encounters several characters and obstacles. He eventually is dissuaded from going to the mountain an returns home. He discovers gold and goes to England with it, where he open's the country's largest shoe factory.

            MacLean, Joe Allan - Sgeulachd: "An Dròbhair Cruinn"

            MacLean, Joe Allan - "Òran Bàs Eachainn MhicDhùghaill" composed by Archie MacDougall of Benacadie. Hector (Eachann "Larry") left Baddeck in a boat in 1896 but never returned home. He was presumed drowned. Archie's aunt, Mary (MacDougall) MacLeod also composed songs.

            MacLean, Mrs. Annie - Biographical sketch

            MacLean, Mrs. Annie - "Bha Mi'n Raoir gu Sunndach Sunndach" composed by Catrìona Iain Ruaidh (Catherine MacNeil)

            MacLean, Mrs. Annie - "Tha Mise fo Mhulad air Tulaich gun Uaill" composed by Catrìona Iain Ruaidh (Catherine MacNeil). Song concerns a difficult winter and trying to preserve hay.

            MacDonald, Joseph L. - History of Iona Credit Union

            MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
            Newspaper Clippings
            CA BI MG 6.23-MG 6.23 11 · File · 1955-1971
            Part of Hugh Francis MacKenzie fonds

            Material includes:
            A typed manuscript of the anecdotes of pioneer Neil "Goillician" MacNeil by Hugh Francis MacKenzie.
            The above, as appearing in an article in the Weekly Cape Bretoner, January 25, 1958.
            An article concerning the history of Christmas Island by Hugh F. MacKenzie.
            An article by MacKenzie about the history of Christmas Island Catholic church.
            Two obituaries for Hugh Francis MacKenzie.

            MacKenzie, Hugh Francis
            Rev. Duncan Joseph Rankin
            CA BI MG 6.32 · Fonds · 1911

            Fonds consists of:
            The 1920 petition by M.R. MacLeod to allow Gaelic to be taught in public schools.
            A letter to the editor of the Casket urging readers to speak Gaelic to their children in the home.
            Various writings in Gaelic, including a story attributed to Joe "Eòs a'Ghobha" MacNeil of Christmas Island, a story about a humorous trip for Boisdale to Christmas Island and a congratulatory speech for the 50th anniversary of Johnny A. and Peggy MacKinnon of Rear Iona.

            CA BI T-195 · Item · 1970
            Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

            Mr. Joe Allan MacLean was interviewed at his home.
            MacLean's origin story of "Duan na Ceardaich". The "boss" in a forge threatens to fire all employees if a "duan" is not composed for him.

            "Duan na Ceardaich"

            Sgeulachd - Fletcher and the Ghost. A man sets out to seek his fortune in England. He ends up in the employ of a nobleman trying to determine who is haunting his house. It is his dead daughter who desires to have her wrongly-convicted love freed from prison. See T-409

            Day, Hilda
            St. Barra's Church
            94-1169-25684 · Item · 1994

            Item is a photograph of St. Barra's Mission Church on Christmas Island, Cape Breton.

            CA BI 77-668-802 · Item · ca. 1960

            Item is a photograph of a sketch of St. Barra's Church, Christmas Island, which burned down in 1973.

            Stephen D.R. MacNeil
            CA BI 77-474-608 · Item · ca. 1890

            Item is a photograph of Stephen D.R. MacNeil, a bard from Benacadie.