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Archival description
Angus McLellan fonds
CA BI MG 12.172 · Fonds · 1906-1934

Fonds consists of documents relating to census and school in Grand Mira North, as well as McLellan's military enlistment in World War I, his appointment to Justice f the Peace, Dominion Doal Company pay slips, grocery and school receipts.

McLellan, Angus
MG 21.44 · Collection · [191-] - 2017

Collection consists of photographs, genealogical records, correspondence and financial records belonging to various members of the Basker Family.

Basker Family of Mull River, Nova Scotia
City of Sydney collection
CA BI MG 14.27 · Fonds · 1864-

Fonds consists of textual records that were created by the City of Sydney, including city reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, town histories, police reports, and legal documents. Included within the fonds are materials that provide information about Black Nova Scotians living within the city, including voting records, education reports, and town histories.

Dr. Thomas Carter fonds
MG 21.39 · Fonds · 1970-1979

The fonds consists of images and sound recordings of the Beaton and Kennedy family in the Broad Cove. The recordings feature John Beaton playing the fiddle, while family is heard speaking with Tom Carter about various topics pertaining to Cape Breton. There is a change in language between English and Canadian Gaelic from individuals on the recordings. The fiddle playing is Scottish-Canadian in style, while some are Scottish fiddle music. The recordings include small conversations between reels and songs, descriptions and origins of the music’s is also discussed. The photographs are of the Beaton family house and farm, highlighting rural life in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. The photos also show the boarder Broad Cove community and Inverness county.

Carter, Thomas Dr.
CA BI MG 12.198 · Fonds · 1900-2005

Fonds consists of papers that reflect Elizabeth Beaton's work at the Beaton Institute and personal academic research. The materials included cover a wide variety of topics concerning Cape Breton history, especially ethnicity. Beaton's work contains extensive research on Whitney Pier's West Indian and Ukrainian population.

Beaton, Elizabeth Dr.
Paul MacEwan fonds
CA BI MG 9.30 · Fonds · 1936-1998

Fonds consists of the personal materials of Paul MacEwan, founder and leader of the Cape Breton Labour Party from 1982-1987 and former member of the Nova Scotia Legislature for Cape Breton Nova from 1970-2003. Included is correspondence, subjects files concerning healthcare and agriculture, press releases, and papers related to the New Democratic Party and Cape Breton Labour Party.

MacEwan, Paul
CA BI MG 14.155 · Fonds · 1883-1967

Fonds consists of textual records including correspondence, memoranda, annual reports, voters lists, and documents related to Port Hastings History.

Port Hastings Historical Society
Sister Margaret Beaton fonds
CA BI MG 21.46 · Fonds · 1924 - 1975

Fonds consists of Sister Beaton’s correspondence, essays, travelogues, speeches, newspaper clippings, certificates, and a few pieces of her schoolwork. Also included are documents related to Cape Bretoniana and her work there as a librarian and archivist.

Beaton, Sister Margaret
Stella Mann Fonds
CA BI MG 12.224 · Fonds · 1858-1987

Fonds consists of textual records and photographs that were collected and created by the Mann familiy, including information about Gabarus residents who were involved in World War 1.

Mann, Stella
Stephenson, Leonard
CA BI MG 12.197 · Collection · 1826-1979

Collection consists of the following:

Series A

  1. Correspondence regarding St. Anthony’s Church Bell, 1911
  2. League of the Cross (L.O.C.) Dominion, 1930 2 documents

Series B: Memoranda including background information for Mr. Stephenson’s two books.

  1. Proofs of Mr. Stephenson’s two books. 20 pages
  2. Material General Mining Association supplied to miners, 1831-1832. 40 pages.
  3. Company Store Records, 1878-1884, 35 pages.
  4. Miners’ time book and waste book; Materials General Mining Association supplied to miners 1882-1891 66 pages.
  5. Company Store records; time book; waste book 1883-1890 48 pages
  6. Papers including Dominion Town Council election results; Minutes of the first town Council and school board meetings 1906; inventory of Dominion Electric Light Department, 1959. 263 Pages.

Series C: Deeds: Photocopy, 1826-1946 relating to the Bridgeport area, 31 pages, 1 folder.

  1. John Claghan to John Young; L’Indian bay 1826
  2. William the Fourth to William Cadegan, Catherine Stanton, Reardon O’BRIEN, John Handley, John Murphy and John Casey; S.S. Lingan Bay, 1832
  3. John and Bridget Murphy to Roman Catholics - South Side Lingan Bay, 1840.
  4. Walter and Catherine Young to Roman Catholic Episcopate Corporation of Arichat; South Side Lingan Bay, 1869.
  5. Walter and Catherine Young to Roman Catholic Episcopate Corporation of Arichat ; Lingan, 1884.
  6. GMA to Henry Mitchell; Bridgeport, 1890.
  7. Rev. John Cameron to John Phalen, Old Bridgeport, 1900
  8. The Crown to James Cooney, Anastasia Cooney & Ann O’Neal; Between Lingan Basin and Little Glace Bay [Bridgeport], 1878.
  9. Cooney & O’Neil to Joseph Campbell; Bridgeport, 1881
  10. Cooney & O’Neil to Roderick Johnston; Bridgeport 1892
  11. James & Anastasia Cooney to Lawrence O’Neil; Bridgeport 1892
  12. James & Mary Ann Cooney to Ann O’Neil; Bridgeport, 1892
  13. Cooney to Alexander Mc Donald; Bridgeport, 1893
  14. O’ Neil & Cooney to James Mac Neil; Bridgeport, 1893
  15. O’Neil to Cooney; Bridgeport, 1894
  16. Cooney to Annie Crosby; Bridgeport, 1904
  17. Cooney to Alexander Mc Donald; Bridgeport, 1905
  18. Cooney to O’Neil to Dominion Coal Company , Bridgeport, 1917
  19. Cooney to Walter Graham; Main Road leading from Bridgeport to Dominion [Bridgeport] 1932
  20. Daniel Joseph Cooney to Walter Graham; Main Road leading from Bridgeport to
    Dominion [Bridgeport] 1928
  21. Cooney to Alexander N. Mac Neil; Main Road leading from Bridgeport [Bridgeport] 1932
  22. Cooney to Mrs. S.J. Cooney; Main Road Glace Bay to Bridgeport [Bridgeport] 1932
  23. Cooney to Ignatius Mc Intyre; East Side of Phalen’s Rd. [Bridgeport] 1944
  24. Cooney to Alexander M. Mc Neil; Main Rd. Leading from Bridgeport to Dominion [Bridgeport] 1944
  25. Daniel Joseph Cooney to Francis Joseph Mc Mullin; Bridgeport, 1946

Series D: Clippings

  1. Biographical material relating to Dominion; including matters concerned with the
    Second World War; Social news, Churches and Law and Order.
  2. Clippings referring to August Gale, 1873; 1909 Strike; Tramline route, 1914; Bands
    And Orchestras - Michalik, 1927; Polish orchestra, 1927; Roosevelt’s death, 1945;
    VE day riots - Halifax; end of WW II.

Series E: Photographs (See Photograph Collection #25)
Four volumes pertaining to the Town of Dominion and the organization of Mr. Stephenson’s two books: Dominion, Nova Scotia 1906-1981 and souvenir booklet on the History of the Dominion Volunteer Fire Department.

Series F. Scrapbooks:

  1. 1901-1961 Cuttings relation to Dominion, 8cm.
  2. Material relating to Bridgeport and Bridgeport Mine, 3 cm.
  3. Cuttings pertaining to Dominion and Mr. Stephenson 1960's and 1970's
  4. School records, 1888, Mitchell’s School, Photocopies, 7 pages
  5. Cuttings relating to religion (RC) and education in Dominion in mid twentieth century,
    2 cm.
  6. Cuttings from Dominion-New Waterford areas, May-August, 1947, compiled by John
    Mac Kinnon, Dominion, 2cm.
Stephenson, Leonard Fielding
MG 20.5 · Fonds · 1910 - 1990

Collection consists of materials related to The Cape Breton Highlanders, including photographs, recruitment ledgers, rolls and daily orders, correspondence, regimental histories, programs, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings and the World War 2 war diaries.

The Cape Breton Highlanders (CBH)
CA BI MG 21.14 · Collection · 1890-2017

Collection consists of records related to Viola Desmond’s 1946 arrest at the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia and her posthumous 2010 free pardon granted by the Government of Nova Scotia. Also included are materials related to Viola Desmond and Wanda Robson’s civil rights work in Nova Scotia, including newspaper clippings and articles, diplomas, certificates, scholarship and bursary documents, a scrapbook and materials related to Robson’s education and published book, Sister to Courage. Included are photographs of the extended Davis family and published books about the Black Nova Scotian experience.

Robson, Wanda Eloise