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Comunn Gailig Chill-Riomhainn

  • MG 6.45
  • Fonds
  • 1929

Fonds consists of the constitution and minutes of a meeting of the St. Andrew's Society of Sydney.

Cuairtear nan Gleann, Aireamh 10

  • G153
  • Item
  • 1840

Item is a periodical containing international news as well as articles on history and technological advancements.

Cuairtear nan Gleann, Aireamh 11

  • G154
  • Item
  • 1840

Item is a periodical containing international news as well as articles on history and technological advancements.

Cuairtear nan Gleann, Aireamh 9

  • G152
  • Item
  • 1840

Item is a periodical containing international news as well as articles on history and technological advancements.

Early Nova Scotia Highland Village Material ; Castle Bay Dramatic Association Program ; "Telephone Lines" Bulletins

File consists of:
The nova Scotia Highland Village first stationary with letterhead.
A pamphlet detailing the origin and mission statements of the Highland Village and calling for donations.

A program for the play "An Gaol a Bheir Buaidh" (The Love That Wins), presented by the Castle Bay Drama Association.

"Telephone Lines", a bulletin published by Maritime Telegraph and Telephone Company 1951-1959.

James "Jim Hughie" MacNeil fonds

  • MG 6.37
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1955

Fonds consists of:

  • papers including correspondence with D.D. MacFarlane, Joseph D. MacKinnon and Fr. Angus MacNeil pertaining to MacNeil, MacSween and MacFarlane genealogies and to Gaelic songs
  • list of members of the Caledonian Society, Sydney
  • story entitled "Stephen the Spendthrift"
  • passport photo of Mr. MacNeil [#79-1192-4172]

John Dan MacNeil fonds

  • MG 6.38
  • Fonds
  • 1977

Fonds consists of a speech in Gaelic and English delivered at St. Andrew's Night Ceilidh, Sydney by John Dan MacNeil. He outlines what he believes to be the reason fro the decline in Gaelic speakers and urges those who have the language to use it regularly.

MacNeil, John Dan

Louisbourg Scottish Society fonds

  • MG 6.77
  • Fonds
  • 1918

Fonds consists of documents including minutes, membership lists, applications, by-laws, purpose and list of members. Includes minutes of the first organizational meeting - 14 February, 1918, and subsequent minutes March 5th, March 19th, April 2nd, May 7th, 1918.

Louisbourg Scottish Society

Membership Items

File contains:

  1. Invitations to National Conventions in various places.
  2. Records of payment by members collected by the treasurer.
  3. Membership cards - dated.
  4. The original constitution of 1920.
  5. Semi-anual Report of the St. Kentigern Branch, 1927.
  6. Blank membership forms.
  7. A Letter from the St. Kentigern Branch imploring Catholics of Scottish decent to support the Society.
  8. Blank sheets with the society's letterhead.
  9. Blank Certificates of enrollment in the society.

Membership Record Book

Item is a record of payment and membership. Surnames are listed alphabetically as per their name following "Mac". Home addresses for the members are also provided.

Speeches Delivered by the Glace Bay Branch of the Society

File contains two different speeches and their English translations. The first speech is not dated but was a welcome to John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, Governor General of Canada on his visit to Glace Bay. Tweedmuir died in 1940. A photocopy is also included. The second speech is regarding the history of the Scottish Catholic Society of Canada and its Glace Bay Branch, Saint Margaret. It is dated 1942.

MacPherson, Msgr. Hugh P.

The Caledonian Society of Cape Breton fonds

  • MG 6.70
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1975

Fonds consists of papers including correspondence, ledgers, bylaws, financial statements and minutes of meetings.

  1. Letters from Keiller MacKay, Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, to Lloyd MacDonald and Dr. F. B. MacDonald of the Caledonian Society, Sydney, regarding Hon. Mr. MacKay’s visit to Sydney to address the Caledonian Society St. Andrew’s Day Banquet. Also, a letter by Major C.I.N. MacLeod announcing the Annual Meeting of the Society in 1956.4 pages. Presented by the Caledonian Society of Cape Breton.
  2. Ledgers and Dues books, 1951 to 1970. Originals kept by Mrs. Hugh (Genevieve) Gillis, Treasurer.
  3. By-Laws of the Nova Scotia Association of Scottish Societies, Letters and Correspondence; financial bank statements and papers, one picture of group, unidentified. 1959 to 1975. Originals, Typescript and copy.
  4. Two pamphlets, 1961 and 1963 “Creag Dhubh”. The magazine of the Clan MacPherson.
  5. Pamphlets and Brochures for St. Andrew's Day Banquets, 1959, 1960 and 1970 (5). Originals, many translated into Gaelic.
  6. The Scotia News. Published New York N.Y. June 1966 to March 1973. Originals Print.
  7. Minutes of the Meetings. 1961 - 1969. 1 Book. Presented by Mrs. Hugh (Genevieve) Gillis 17 cm.
    7.a. Correspondence and Papers [ found int he leger of MG 6.70, file 7] The Caledonian Society of Cape Breton

The Caledonian Society of Canada