Showing 76 results

Archival description
Dr. C. Lamont MacMillan Fonds
Print preview View:

23 results with digital objects Show results with digital objects

Addressing Angus L. MacDonald in Bridgewater

Item consists of a speech given by Dr. MacMillan in Bridgewater on April 20th, 1949. In the speech, he addresses Angus L. MacDonald. He begins by criticizing the conservative government and their inability to keep their promises. He then goes on to commend the Liberal government and everything they have achieved since coming into office in 1933.

Addressing the Speech from the Throne

Item consists of a speech given by Dr. MacMillan addressing the speech from the throne and joining the debate. He talks about the coronation of the Queen on June 2nd, the decline in tuberculosis, the minister of public health, the success of the department of education, the fishing industry, the tourism industry and rural electrification.

Alexander Graham Bell Memorial Park

Item consist of a partial speech Dr. MacMillan gave in assisting the Baddeck Lions Club in launching the layout for their new memorial park, The Alexander Graham Bell Park. The second page of the speech is missing.

Annual Gaelic Mod Festival

Item consists of a speech about the annual Gaelic Mod festival which has just begun in Victoria County. Dr. MacMillan acknowledges the return visit from Chief Flora MacLeod as well as acknowledging the late Johnnie Sam Campbell who was instrumental in the success of past festivals.

Annual Meeting of Organized Festival of Song and Speech

Item consists of a speech given by Dr. MacMillan at the third annual meeting of organized festival of song and speech. It is a three-day long festival in Baddeck where 16 school sections of the county compete. Dr. MacMillan mentions how the festival is sponsored by Home & School and how the very first Home & School Association in all of Canada was organized in Baddeck. He gives special credit to Mrs. Freda Jones, the circuit music teacher who organized the festival as well as Mr. Jame MacKinnon, a school inspector who has helped to develop said festival and Mr. Donald Wetmore and Mrs. J.W. Walshman, both from the department of education who were to act as judges.

Annual Memorial for Nova Scotia Firefighters

Item consists of a welcome speech given at an annual memorial for firefighters honoring their fallen comrades. This was the first time that the memorial took place in Baddeck because, Baddeck had just received a fire department of their own. There were members in attendance from all over Cape Breton and Dr. MacMillan acknowledges them in his speech.

Audio Visual

File consists of a tape recording of a radio program titled, "The Bush and the Salon" that Dr. MacMillan appeared on as well as a CD titled "C. Lamont MacMillan- Oral Histories".

Blue Scrapbook

Item consists of clippings of Dr. MacMillan receiving the Order of Canada and letters of congratulations on receiving the award.

Book Reviews

File consists of reviews from; The Scotia Sun, Kitchener-Waterloo Record, North Bay Nugget, Star Phoenix, Saskatoon, The Globe & Mail, Montreal Star, Toronto Star, The Spectator, Maritime Co-Operator, Quill & Quire, and more talking about Dr. MacMillan’s book “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor”.

C. Monty MacMillan Ferry Boat

File consists of a letter written in 1992 from M.L.A. Roland J. Thornhill to Ken Streatch the Minister of transportation and Communication asking that the bell and name plaque from the C. Monty MacMillan Ferry be given to the family, clippings detailing the final crossing of the C. Monty MacMillan Ferry and the opening of the Barra Strait Bridge.

Correspondence

File consists of a letter from the Cook County Graduate School of Medicine, personal correspondence, letters congratulating him on the publishing of his book “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor”, letters from people telling Dr. MacMillan how much they enjoyed his book and their hopes for a sequel.

Correspondence

File consists of a letter from Doubleday Canada Limited rejecting “Hang the Lantern on the Gate” for publication on August 1st, 1972. File consists of a letter sent by Dr. C. L. MacMillan Jr. to a Mr. and Mrs. Petrie asking for their opinion on a if “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor” has the potential to become a play. File consists of a letter from Dr. MacMillan to Jean speaking about his book, “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor”.

Dr. C. Lamont MacMillan Fonds

  • MG 21.37
  • Fonds
  • [18-?]-1993, predominant 1949-1978

The collection consists of 4 complete manuscripts and 2 partial manuscripts of “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor”/ “Hang the Lantern on the Gate” (which was the original title), personal correspondence and letters of congratulations, reviews of “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor” as well as a rough draft of an opening scene for a play based on “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor”. This collection consists of photographs, an audio cassette tape (The Bush & The Salon), a CD (C.L. MacMillan- Oral Histories), clipping with information about the “C. Monty MacMillan” ferry, clippings of Dr. MacMillan’s obituary as well as condolence letters sent to the family, tributes that were given after the doctor's death, political speeches given by Dr. MacMillan as well as other speeches he has given and 2 scrapbooks containing clippings dealing with his time as MLA and letters of congratulations on receiving the Order of Canada.

MacMillan, Dr. C. Lamont (Monty)

Family photo

Item is a family photograph, presumably Dr. MacMillan's family when he was younger starting from left to right with his father William H. MacMillan, his two sisters Netta and Olive, his mother Constance E. MacMillan and young Dr. MacMillan.

Gaelic Mod and Gathering of Clans

Item consists of a speech given by Dr. MacMillan at the Gaelic Mod and Gathering of the clans. Dr. MacMillan is representing the Premier and Government of Nova Scotia at the event. The speech contains a telegram written by Harold Connolly, the Premier of Nova Scotia.

Highway Needs in Victoria County

Item consists of a partial speech given by Dr. MacMillan in 1954 or 1955. The only part of the speech available is the last page where he finishes speaking about the highway needs in Victoria County. He also mentions the new Graham Bell museum in Baddeck and how it has benefited the tourism industry in Nova Scotia but more specifically in Baddeck and Victoria County.

Hospital Opening in Victoria County

Item consists of a speech given by Dr. MacMillan at the opening of the new hospital in Victoria County. Dr. MacMillan replaced the Minister of Health, Mr. Harold Connolly at the grand opening of the North Victoria Hospital. Mr. Connolly was not able to make it and asked Dr. MacMillan to give the opening address instead.

House

Item is a slide with a photograph of a house, possibly Dr. MacMillan's house and there is a person sitting on the porch.

In Recognition of Dr. MacMillan

File consists of a card detailing a commemoration scroll given to Dr. MacMillan in honor of his thirty-five years as a physician, clippings about Dr. MacMillan, tributes dedicated to Dr. MacMillan after his passing, including a radio tribute. File also consists of a speech given by Dr. MacMillan Jr talking about the life of his father before and after he became a physician and a speech given by Senator Henry Hicks on Dr. C.L. MacMillan.

Ingonish School Opening

Item consists of a speech given by Dr. MacMillan at the opening of a new school in Ingonish. Dr. MacMillan describes the beauty of Ingonish as well as the abundance of community spirit which he attributes to the success of the creation of the school. He also addresses the children in attendance and acknowledges how fortunate they are to have a school at their disposal.

Introduction to Dr. Will R. Bird

Item consists of an introduction to Dr. Will R. Bird who was an award-winning author. Dr. Bird was speaking at this event about the arrival of John Cabot and the planting of the flag of King Henry VII in that very spot where the event was held. Dr. Bird had a vast knowledge of pioneers and early settlers which Dr. MacMillan acknowledges.

Lantern Light Newsletter No.10

Item consists of Lantern Light No. 10, which is the Newsletter of Victoria County Memorial Charitable Foundation and in this newsletter is a column called, "MacMillan's Memoirs", in this segment Dr. MacMillan recounts a time when his daughter Connie was visiting his sister and she had threw her a party in order to meet some children her age and the other little girls were talking about their father's but Connie didn't know what to say until she remembered that her father "has the biggest overdraft in the Royal Bank of Canada" than any other man in Baddeck.

Lantern Light Newsletter No.6

Item consists of Lantern Light No. 6 which was the newsletter for Victoria County Memorial Hospital Charitable Foundation and in the newsletter is a column called "MacMillan's Memoirs", in this edition Dr. MacMillan recounts the time when one of his patients mistakenly took iodine instead of the cough mixture that he had left.

Lantern Light Newsletter No.8

Item consists of Lantern Light No. 8, which was the Newsletter of Victoria County Memorial Hospital Charitable Foundation and in this newsletter is a column titled, "MacMillan's Memoirs", in this segment Dr. MacMillan recounts the time that he was in such a rush to get back to Baddeck from Sydney, because he knew that there was no doctor there, that he forgot his wife in Sydney and only remembered when he was nearly halfway back to Baddeck.

Man and horse on ice

Item is a photograph of a winter’s day and there is a horse with a blanket on its back pulling something as well as a man with his hand on the horse’s bridle walking.

Manuscripts

File consists of 4 completed manuscript and 2 partial manuscripts of “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor”/ “Hang the Lantern on the Gate”. “Hang the Lantern on the Gate” was the original title of Dr. MacMillan’s novel before it was changed to “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor”.

Natural Resource's

Item consists of a speech given by Dr. MacMillan addressing the fact that there are no programs in place to rehabilitate coal miners in the event of mine closures. Dr. MacMillan says that the first thing the government should do in order to get rid of the economic depression of Nova Scotia is to utilize its natural resources.

On the Bill to Legalize the Practice of Chiropractic

Item consists of a speech given by Dr. MacMillan on February 19th, 1953. Dr. MacMillan is speaking about the medical field and the bill to legalize the practice of Chiropractic. He explains that someone who wishes to be a chiropractor should have to complete the same requirements as someone who wishes to enter the medical field or else it would not be safe for the people to go to them.

Opening Speech at Banquet

Item consists of Dr. MacMillan giving the opening speech at a banquet in Victoria County. He welcomed the Minister of Agriculture as well as visitors from other parts if the province. In his speech, he mentions the importance of agriculture and farmers.

Personal Papers

Series consists of personal correspondence, letters of congratulations, speeches that Dr. MacMillan has given on the grand opening of a hospital, at banquets, about the annual festival held in Baddeck, welcome speeches, introductory speeches, on the opening of new schools, giving thanks for an invitation, speech to open a meeting and a speech at the launch of a new memorial park in Baddeck. Series also consists of a column called MacMillan’s Memories, a history of Baddeck Group Alcoholics Anonymous which he is mentioned in, a story about the history of Isaac’s Harbor, a loan statement and 29 photographs including weddings photos, family photos, photos of Dr. MacMillan by himself and with others, photos of a house, the C. Monty MacMillan ferry, and Dr. MacMillan in a horse drawn sleigh.

Photographs

File consists of black and white and color photographs of Dr. MacMillan, his family, wedding photographs and photographs of paintings featuring Dr. MacMillan.

Play Scene

Item consists of a rough draft of an opening scene for a play “Cape Breton Doctor” by Robert Mariner which is based on Dr. MacMillan’s novel “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor”.

Political

Series consists of multiple political speeches given by Dr. MacMillan when he was MLA for Victoria County; thanking constituents, talking about the fishing industry, the department of education, the public health department, the tourism industry, the needs of Cape Breton and Victoria County, the speech from the throne debate, and welcome speeches at events or festivals. Series also consists of a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings concerning his political career.

Results 1 to 51 of 76