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"Am Ministear Sanntach"

  • MG 6.48
  • Fonds
  • n.d.

Fonds consists of a Gaelic story: "The Greedy Minister"

"Guth Barrach"

  • 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 ...

"Star Spangled Banner"

  • MG 6.44
  • Fonds

Fonds consists of the Gaelic version of the American national anthem.

185th Canadian Infantry Battalion fonds

  • MG 20.24
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1918

The 185th Battalion (Cape Breton Highlanders) was authorized on the first day of February, 1916 by the appointment of Lt.-Col. F. P. Day, as its commanding Officer. Cape Breton Island, particularly the industrial sections, had already contributed ...

Abbass Studios Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • ca. 1940

Fonds represents over seven decades of photography by the owners and staff of Abbass Studios Ltd.. The studio operated a portrait studio, as well as accepted contracts from newspapers and covered local events. The photographs in the fonds reflec...

Abbass Studios Ltd.

Abbie (MacAulay) MacDonald fonds

  • MG 12.168
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1915]

Fonds consists of correspondence, including a letter from "Bob," a soldier in Fredericton, New Brunswick, during World War 1.

MacDonald, Abbie (MacAulay)

Abraham Cuyler fonds

  • MG 2.25
  • Fonds
  • 1784

Fonds consists of a letter Abraham Cuyler wrote in 1784 from King Street, Soho to Lord Sydney. In that year there was a great influx of American Loyalists into Cape Breton Island, causing its separation as a province distinct from Nova Scotia. In ...

Albert Almon fonds

  • MG 12.11
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1960, predominant 1950-1956

Fonds consists of correspondence and papers related to the Fortress of Louisbourg site and to the authenticity of a painting of Louis IX, King of France; The Dream city of America (booklet); The Crescent and the Cross (essay); Unwelcome Guests of ...

Almon, Albert

Alexander ("The Ridge") MacDonald

  • MG 6.72
  • Fonds
  • 19th century

Fonds consists of a microfilm reel relating to Gaelic literature and poetry.

MacDonald, Alexander

Alexander L. Hay fonds

  • MG 12.81
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1938

Fonds consists of speeches on coal mining, mine safety, and the Fortress of Louisbourg.

Hay, Alexander Lauder

Alexander MacDonald fonds

  • MG 3.14
  • Fonds
  • 1829-1850

Fonds consists of correspondence from Christopher MacDonald to his brother Alexander at Black Brook, Mira Road; one letter from Quebec in 1829 and the other from Boston in 1850.

Allan J. Gillis fonds

  • MG 6.9
  • Fonds
  • 1777-1999

Fonds consists of papers consisting of: articles and music composed by or for Mr. Gillis; papers compiled by Mr. Gillis; clippings and handwritten versions of Gaelic poetry and stories; biographies and genealogical information; articles, songs and...

Gillis, Allan J.

Allan Ridgway fonds

  • MG 12.110
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1973

Fonds consists of papers and medals concerning enlistment and service in World War I, including award of the Military Medal, 1915-1921; appointment as Commissioner of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, 1931; and clippings of obituaries of Allan and...

Ridgway, Allan

Alvinus Calder fonds

  • MG 12.192
  • Fonds
  • 1962

Fonds consists of of an undated autobiography, a travel-logue of a trip to Moscow in 1962, a letter to the editor of a Grenada newspaper concerning that island's economy, a clipping of a speech that Dr. Calder gave on racial prejudice, and a ...

Calder, Alvinus

Anderson Family fonds

  • MG 12.232
  • Fonds
  • 1824-1953

Fonds consists of the personal papers of Alexander Anderson and his descendants, including a collection of legal documents, land holdings, deeds, and papers of Capt. A/Major Percival William Anderson.

Anderson, Alexander

Andrews, Edmund

  • MG 12.121
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1942

Fonds consists of "Coxheath or a Century of Civilization" by E. A., 1899, and scrapbook of miscellaneous clippings, some relating to Coxheath, compiled by Ethel Lewis Routledge, Reserve Mines, 1936-1942.

Angus Cyprian Day fonds

  • MG 12.35
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1973, predominant 1933-1973

Fonds consists of personal records regarding Angus Cyprian's work within the community and genealogy research. This includes the genealogies of the Brown family of Sydney Mines, Day family of Sydney Mines, and the Johnstone family of Halifax....

Day, Angus Cyprian

Angus J. MacDonald fonds

  • MG 21.9
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1971 ; predominant 1921-1964

Letters received by Angus J. MacDonald of Silver Mine, Whitney Pier and Big Glen between the years 1917-1973 from the Nolan's, James P. Sr. and James I. Jr.. Also included are letters and cards from other relatives and friends of Angus and a ...

MacDonald, Angus J.

Angus L. MacDonald fonds

  • MG 9.32
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1965

Fonds consists of papers including speeches, event programs, clippings and other miscellaneous documents.

Macdonald, Angus L.

Angus McLellan fonds

  • 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

Angus R. MacDonald fonds

  • MG 6.33
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1973

Fonds consists of papers including poetry, book excerpts, and a scrapbook. Papers include:1. A collection of his poetry compiled by his daughter, Christena E. MacDonald, 1968. Also included is a poem by French Road bard, Duncan MacDonald. Typescr...

MacDonald, Angus R.

Angus Stephen Beaton Collection

  • MG 6.61
  • Fonds

Fonds consists of two volumes of collected Gaelic songs by various Cape Breton and Scottish bards. An index is included in the front of each volume:MacDonald, Allen “The Ridge”MacDonald, Alexander “The Ridge”MacDonald, Alexander “Am Painter Mor”Ma...

Angus Y. MacLellan fonds

  • MG 6.63
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1946

Fonds consists of poems, biography of Angus Y. MacLellan, and recollections of life on Margaree Island.1. Poem: “Clach An Càrn an Dòmhnallaich” was presented by Sister St. Francis of Rome, C.N.D.2. Duncan H. and Mary Margaret MacLellan recall thei...

MacLellan, Angus Y.

Annie Johnston

  • MG 6.46
  • Fonds

Fonds consists of "An Clachan a b'Aithne Dhomh" : description of life on the Isle of Barra in the 1800s.

Johnston, Annie

Annie MacDonald fonds

  • MG 20.21
  • Fonds
  • 1918

Fonds consists of an autograph book of signatures and poems that Annie MacDonald collected during World War 1.

MacDonald, Annie

Archibald A. MacKenzie fonds

  • MG 6.6
  • Fonds
  • 1983

Fonds consists of a selection of songs in Gaelic composed by Archie Alex MacKenzie.

MacKenzie, Archie Alex

Archibald Beaton fonds

  • MG 12.31
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1898

Fonds consists of correspondence of Archibald Beaton, Donald MacDonald and Rev. Ronald Beaton in Rome. Letters deal with the opening of the coal mines at Broad Cove in the late 1890s, a description of Rome, and the ordering of a set of bagpipes as...

Beaton, Archibald

Archie MacIntyre fonds

  • MG 12.130
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1969

Fonds consists of correspondence, writings and maps pertaining to the history of coal mining in Cape Breton and Canada, Provincial Workmen's Association, United Mine Workers of America, mine disasters and John L. Lewis (an American labour lea...

MacIntyre, Archie

Archie Morrison fonds

  • MG 6.34
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1979

This fonds consists of a collection of Gaelic songs, stories, poetry, history and tombstone inscriptions.Papers are in Gaelic:1. Story: “Seann Chuimhneachan air a’ Choire Ghlas” copied from the work by John MacCormick, first appearing in An Gaidhe...

Avery, Martha Moore

  • MG 10.4
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1955

This fonds consists of an extensive collection of documents relating to the life and work of Matha Avery and Sister St. Mary Martha. Martha Moore was born in 1851 to a prominent family in Steuben, Maine. She married Millard Avery in 1881 and a dau...

Baddeck Area land grant

  • MG 17.64
  • Fonds
  • 1819

Fonds consists of a land grant for Temperance Leaver (nee Ingraham) of a Loyalist family on the south side of the River Baddeck. Plan of property is attached with an example of the Great Seal of Cape Breton.

Barbara Montgomery

  • MG.15.14
  • Fonds
  • 1969

1969 Poem "To Ski-do or Ski-Don't."

Barrington family fonds

  • MG 12.12
  • Fonds
  • 1813-1961, 1882-1887 predominant

Fonds consists of four series: Charles Parnell Barrington (1813-1844), Edwin John Barrington (1851-1880), Yorke Henry Ainsley Barrington (1869-1893) and Yorke Cotril Barrington (1903-1908). Fonds also consists of a letter from Edward Barrington (g...

Barrington family

Barry Fraser fonds

  • MG 6.55
  • Fonds
  • 1979

Fonds consists of Gaelic songs collected and arranged by Mr. Fraser.Chi Mi Bhuam composed by Alexander "Ridge" MacDonaldAm Bhraighidh composed by Malcolm H. GillisMr. Fraser also provides the names of the individuals from whom he recorde...

Fraser, Barry

Boardmore Theatre Collection

  • MG 21.23
  • Fonds
  • 1966

Fonds consists of records that document the theatrical productions of the Boardmore Theatre, from the early days of Xavier Junior College until present-day Cape Breton University. Records include textual records, graphic material, and sound and mo...

Boardmore, Elizabeth

Bourinot Family fonds

  • MG 12.16
  • Fonds
  • 1859-1971

Senator John George Bourinot (1814-1884), his son, Sir John George Bourinot (1837-1902), his grandson, Arthur Bourinot, who was an author, and Marshall Bourinot, printer of Port Hawkesbury, and brother of Sir John. The papers include biographical...

Bras d'Or Lime Co. Ltd.

  • MG 14.85
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1915

Two ledgers for 1889-1900 and 1889-1915. Records indicate that an interpreter was employed at the quarry to communicate with the immigrant miners who were of Polish, Hungarian, Russian, Yugoslavian (Croatian) and Greek descent. See MB 40.

Brickyard School

  • MG 11.46
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1926

Fonds consists of correspondence, minutes of meetings of school trustees, and School Assessment lists.

British Empire Steel and Coal Company

  • MG 14.79
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1926

Fonds consists of a letter to the shareholders of the Dominion Steel Corporation enclosing memorandum of Agreement between BESCO and Prudential Trust Company concerning transfer of stock, as well as the BESCO Bulletin.

British Empire Steel and Coal Company (BESCO)

Brown family fonds

  • MG 12.63
  • Fonds
  • 1864-1918

Fonds consists of the following five series: Richard H. Brown correspondence, Barbara Brown correspondence, Margaret Sibella Brown correspondence, journal and paintings, Richard Charles Brown scrapbook, and Brown Family Greeting Cards.

Brown family

Burke, Thomas

  • MG 15.4
  • Fonds
  • 1880

Example of fancy 19th century lettering done by Thomas Burke of Mabou in his 84th year. Last Will and Testament of Thomas Burke, Mabou, 1886.

C.H. Harrington fonds

  • MG 12.3
  • Fonds
  • 1848-1918

Fonds consists of correspondence and clippings.

Campbell, Donald

  • 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.

Campbell, John

  • MG 6.49
  • Fonds
  • 1898

This fonds consists of a notebook of Gaelicand English poetry and songs and a first prize certificate from the Vancouver Mod.

Campbell, John

Campbell, John Lorne

  • MG 6.53
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1961

Fonds consists of Gaelic census of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island: answers from clergy to circular inquiry and a letter from Mr. Campbell concerning a visit to Canada.

Campbell, John Lorne

Canada Registration Board fonds

  • MG 20.18
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1940

Fonds consists of two wartime registration certificates issued to Mrs. Lillian Lavy Harrison in 1918 and 1940.

Canada Registration Board

Canadian Federation of University Women, Cape Breton Branch fonds

  • MG 14.57
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1998

Fonds consists of minutes and resolutions, annual reports, correspondence, newsletters and journals, various files, secretary's papers, secretary's publications, the history of the Cape Breton Branch of the CFUW, branch scrapbooks, minut...

Canadian Federation of Women. Cape Breton Branch

Canadian Maritime Motion Picture Company

  • MG 14.217
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1922

The Canadian Maritime Motion Picture Company Limited was incorporated under the Nova Scotia Companies Act in 1922. The company operated out of Sydney for a brief period & the manager was Wallace W. MacDonald. According to the 1923 Directory an...

Cape Breton Chorale

  • MG 15.47
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1998

Fonds consists of records documenting the performances, tours, community activities and governance of the Cape Breton Chorale. Fonds includes sound recordings from original performances, radio broadcasts, and taped interviews with choir members. T...

Cape Breton Chorale

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