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Campbell, Donald
CA BI MG 6.59 · Fonds · 1981

This fonds consists of a letter written by Mr. Campbell to his brother-in-law on the Isle of Lewis, relating his experiences in settling on his land in New Harris. The letter was reportedly never mailed.

"Guth Barrach"
CA BI MG 6.47 · Fonds · n.d.

Fonds consists of an address to the Gaels in Canada by the author Donald Sinclair of Barra and later Glasgow. He names is signed using his patronymic "Dòmhnull Dhòmhnuill Dhunnchaidh Chìobair" and initials from the Gaelic for Sinclair "D.M.N.C.". His signature also states that his is from Barra.

CA BI MG 6.11 · Fonds · 1971

This fonds consists of a reproduction of letters written by Mary, Queen of Scots, a warrant for confining Mary and a declaration of her execution.

MacSween, Agnes (MacNeil)
CA BI MG 6.10 · Fonds · 1892

This fonds consists of a letter from Malcolm Campbell, Barra, with family news; copy of tombstone of Roderick and Jane MacNeil.

Campbell, Malcolm
Sylvia Karrel collection
MG 21.49 · Fonds · 1943 - 2001

Fonds consists of correspondence written to Sylvia Karrel (née Sylvia Glickman) by Pilot Officer Curdis Karrel, Pilot Officer Karrel's war medals, photographs of Pilot Officer Karrel’s headstone in Kiel War Cemetery in Kiel, Germany, and newspaper clippings.

Karrel, Sylvia
Thomas J. Brown fonds
MG 21.48 · Fonds · 1820 - 1939

Fonds consists of Brown’s collection of mining documents, the manuscript for his book, Place Names of Nova Scotia as well as an undated mining manuscript. Also included is a copy of the poem The Mayflower, the book Gaelic Lessons for Beginners, a scroll addressed to E.G. McKay, a leather nameplate, newspaper clippings and correspondence.

Brown, Thomas James
CA BI MG 20.25-MG 20.25.1-MG 20.25.1.5 · Item · 27 June, 1917
Part of James A. Murphy fonds

Item is a letter sent to James. A. Murphy on the behalf of the Canadian assistant military secretary, informing him that his name has been submitted for inclusion in the list for the next investiture.

Letter to James A. Murphy
CA BI MG 20.25-MG 20.25.1-MG 20.25.1.25 · Item · 1917
Part of James A. Murphy fonds

Item is a letter written to James A. Murphy from an unidentified writer, expressing concern over Murphy's wound.

Letter to James A. Murphy
CA BI MG 20.25-MG 20.25.1-MG 20.25.1.24 · Item · 19 February, 1958
Part of James A. Murphy fonds

Item is a letter to James A. Murphy, thanking him for sharing his experiences from the First World War.

CA BI MG 20.25-MG 20.25.1-MG 20.25.1.18 · Item · 17 June, 1917
Part of James A. Murphy fonds

Item is a letter form Col. Dawson, commander at the Battle of Vimy Ridge, commending James A. Murphy on his work at Vimy Ridge and informing him of an effort to award him a military cross medal.

CA BI MG 20.25-MG 20.25.1-MG 20.25.1.1 · Item · 20 August, 1993
Part of James A. Murphy fonds

Item is a letter from Janet Maltby to James J. Murphy, James Andrew Murphy's son, pertaining to the acceptance of the scrapbook as a donation to the Beaton Institute.

Percy Willmot, scrapbook
CA BI MG 20.15-MG 20.15.4 · File · 1914-1919
Part of Percy Charles Willmot fonds

File contains a scrapbook of pictures, clippings, and letters concerning Lieut. Willmot's time at war. The scrapbook includes a recruitment address that was presented by J.W. Madden.

CA BI MG 20.15-MG 20.15.3 · File · 1908-1982
Part of Percy Charles Willmot fonds

File contains a scrapbook of pictures, clippings and letters compiled by Lieut. Willmot, detailing a trip from Sydney to England and return to Ottawa, 1908-09. The book also includes letters from Gladys Smith to Halifax officials concerning the donation of Percy Willmot's World War 1 materials to the Halifax Citadel Army Museum.

Paybook and military papers
CA BI MG 20.15-MG 20.15.2 · File · 1914-1919
Part of Percy Charles Willmot fonds

File contains military papers and correspondence that belonged to Lieut. Percy Wilmot, including his paybook, war service badge, a Christmas card, and other documents.

CA BI MG 20.15-MG 20.15.1A-MG 20.15.1A.2 · Item · 1914-1919
Part of Percy Charles Willmot fonds

Item is a bound collection of transcribed letters from Percy Willmot to his sister, Dorothy, that were written during his service in World War 1 in both Halifax and France. The letters mention other Cape Bretonners overseas such as John Pringle, and Lieutenant Johnston. The collection also includes photocopies of various documents pertaining to Percy Willmot's military career.

CA BI MG 20.15-MG 20.15.1A · File · 1914-1918
Part of Percy Charles Willmot fonds

File contains Percy Charles Willmot's correspondence to family members that was written he was serving overseas in World War 1 with the 25th Battalion.

Correspondence
CA BI MG 15.91-MG 15.91.2 · File · 1975-1997
Part of Rita Joe fonds

File consists of correspondence both to and from Rita Joe. Most of the letters pertain to her writing career (Oxford UP, University of Toronto Press, WFNS, UNB, Explorations - Canada Council, Nimbus, Ragweed, Abanaki) and achievements (Order of Canada, Privy Council, National Aboriginal Awards).

CA BI MG 15.59 · Fonds · 1983

Fonds consist of letter enclosing “Tribute to the North Shore Gaelic Singers” in verse, 1978.

Correspondence
CA BI MG 13.118-MG 13.118.I · File · 1915-1935
Part of Rev. John Pringle fonds

File contains correspondence written by John Pringle during World War 1, including letters to his congregation and a letter addressed to N.C. Lunan.

Christmas Cards
CA BI MG 13.118-MG 13.118.F · File · 1915
Part of Rev. John Pringle fonds

File contains two copies of a Christmas Card from John Pringle to the members of St. Andrew's Church, created while he was serving in World War 1.

CA BI MG 12.59-MG 12.59.2-MG 12.59.2.7 · Item · 6 October, 1916
Part of Liscombe family fonds

Item is a letter to Gerald Liscombe from Bob, which was written in France. In the letter, the author notes that he was wounded, describes the capture of German trenches, and communicates the fear and uncertainty that comes from life in the trenches.

CA BI MG 12.59-MG 12.59.2-MG 12.59.2.6 · Item · 3 December, 1916
Part of Liscombe family fonds

Item is a letter to Susan Liscombe signed "Bob," which was written in France. In the letter, the author thanks Mrs. Liscombe for mailing him some newspapers, talks about injuries and deaths among members of the 40th that he met in England, relates his experience in the trenches, and notes a letter that he received from Gerald Liscombe regarding the disbandment of the 185th Band.

CA BI MG 12.59-MG 12.59.2-MG 12.59.2.5 · Item · 23 December, 1916
Part of Liscombe family fonds

Item is a letter to Susan Liscombe signed "B," which was written in France. In the letter, the author describes a three-hour artillery attack on December 20, mail delays on the front, and Gerald's first aid skills and current situation in England.

CA BI MG 12.59-MG 12.59.2-MG 12.59.2.12 · Item · 14 December, 1916
Part of Liscombe family fonds

Item is a letter written from "Bob" to Olive Liscombe on December 14, 1916, from France. In the letter, Bob thanks Olive for her recent gift of a box of candy, and describes life in the trenches and a recent letter from Gerald.

Letter to Gerald Liscombe
CA BI MG 12.59-MG 12.59.2-MG 12.59.2.10 · Item · 23 January, 1919
Part of Liscombe family fonds

Item is an unsigned letter to Gerald Liscombe. It is potentially from Rebecca Emily Liscombe, as it discusses all other immediate family members.

CA BI MG 12.59-MG 12.59.2-MG 12.59.2.1 · Item · 11 March, 1917
Part of Liscombe family fonds

Item is a card with lace detail from Gerald Liscombe to his sister, Ella Liscombe. It was written "somewhere in France". In the card, Gerald writes that he was visited by John McIntyre of Sydney (36th Battery) who used to work at Hall's Bookstore.

Liscombe Correspondence
CA BI MG 12.59-MG 12.59.2 · File · 1896-1957
Part of Liscombe family fonds

File contains a selection of Liscombe family correspondence, mainly that of Olive and Susan to and from Gerald during his time spent overseas in World War 1.

Correspondence
CA BI MG 12.275-MG 12.275 A · File
Part of Helen Kendall fonds

File contains various letters addressed to Helen Kendall from Scalter Lewis, as well as a letter from Helen Kendall to Katharine McLennan.

Letter from Alex Anderson
CA BI MG 12.232-MG 12.232.B-MG 12.232.B.8 · Item · 20 September, 1918
Part of Anderson Family fonds

Item is a letter from Alex Anderson to the Director Military Estates, requesting that the balance in his deceased son's bank account be transferred to Alex Anderson's bank account.