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Barry Shears Collection

  • 2016-30
  • Collection
  • 1910 - 2012

Donation consists of sound recordings, articles, clippings, sheet music and photographs related to piping. A significant portion of the collection pertains to the donor's academic and professional career.

Shears, Barry

Braune Messe, Quedlinburg

  • Photograph Collection #19
  • Collection
  • 1933-09-30 - 1933-10-03

Album consists of a series of photographs taken at a the Braune Messe (Jewish Goods / Merchant Boycott Fair) intended to encourage boycott of Jewish made goods and Jewish merchants. The event took place in Quedlinburg, Germany between September 30...

Civil War Letterbook of Colonel George D. Wells

  • MG 3.8
  • Collection
  • 1863

Item is one notebook containing a handwritten copy of letters originally written by Colonel George D. Wells. The content of the letters pertains to battles during the American Civil War during the period February-December, 1863.

Congregation of Notre Dame Collection

  • MG 13.13
  • Collection
  • 1885 - 2011

Holy Angels Convent was founded in 1885 at the request of Father James Quinan for the purpose of providing education to the young women of Cape Breton County. Holy Angels operated as the only all girls' educational institution east of Montrea...

Cyril J. McDonald Collection

  • MG 21.26
  • Collection
  • 1948-1968

The collection consists of cellulose acetate film-based negatives originally belonging to Shedden Studio of Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. The collection consists of 1136 negatives in two sizes: 10 x 12.5 cm and 12.5 x 16 cm. The content of the images pr...

Shedden, Leslie

Denis Ryan collection

  • MG 21.21
  • Collection

Collection consists of recorded performances of the band Ryan's Fancy including commercial audio releases and CBC television recordings. The collection also contains a scrapbook , news clippings and folk song lyrics personally collected by M...

Flora MacDonald Collection

  • 2015-031
  • Collection
  • 1893 - 2005

Donation consists of artifacts, writings, interviews, and personal documents from Flora MacDonald's life and career.

MacDonald, Flora

Gaelic songs

  • MG 6.22
  • Collection
  • 1893 - c1950

Collection consists of Gaelic songs and music, clippings and a scrapbook. Each file collection is prefaced by an index of the songs.

Inverness County Dance Project

  • CMH 86-46
  • Collection
  • 1986

Collection consists of seventeen, ¾” tape (U-matic) videocassette reproductions and textual records created for the Inverness County Dance Project by Barbara LeBlanc and Laura Sadowsky for the Canadian Museum of Civilization, now the Canadian Muse...

Canadian Museum of History

James Bryson (J.B.) McLachlan Collection

  • MG 19.19
  • Collection
  • 1744-1941, predominant 1904-1936

Collection consists of artifacts, two volumes of Karl Marx, a child's cap, and a block of salt; McLachlan's personal library of books that he owned consisting of socialist, communist, religious, and labour material; and textual records t...

McLachlan, James Bryson

Jane Bernard collection

  • MG 7A.8
  • Collection
  • 1973

Collection consists of photocopies of papers collected by Jane Bernard, authors unknown.

John Huk Collection

  • MG 21.13
  • Collection
  • 1898-2004

This collection consists of textual records, photographs, sound recordings, publications and artifacts documenting the history and activities of the Ukrainian community in Cape Breton. Within the collection there is a focus on music and dance with...

Huk, John

Johnny “Washabuck" MacLean Collection

  • 2016-027
  • Collection
  • 1952 - 1984

Donation consists of reels and cassettes recorded and collected by the donor's father - who was a step-dancer and fiddler. The content is unique and rare as most of the recordings were completed at house parties in Toronto. See the attached f...

MacLean, John

Kings Road Reserve collection

  • MG 7A.17
  • Collection
  • 1882-1993

Collection consists of a compilation of reproductions of correspondence, legal documents, provincial grants and plans concerning the relocation of this Reserve.

Michael Kuna Collection

  • MG 21.25
  • Collection
  • 1927-1932

Collection consists of a selection of early Ukrainian sound recordings and 1 photograph donated by Mr. Michael Kuna in 2009.

Orain na Cloinne : Mod 1970

  • MODSB16
  • Collection
  • 1970

Item is a collection of songs prescribed to be performed by children during solo singing competitions at the National Mod in Oban.

Richard MacKinnon Collection

  • MG 11.59
  • Collection
  • 1984

Fonds consists of survey cards relating personal folklore events and include accounts of forerunners, folk medicine and strange events experienced by relatives and friends of the students of the Folklore 100 class taught by Dr. MacKinnon.

MacKinnon, Richard

Stephenson, Leonard

  • MG 12.197
  • Collection
  • 1826-1979

Collection consists of the following:Series A1. Correspondence regarding St. Anthony’s Church Bell, 19112. League of the Cross (L.O.C.) Dominion, 1930 2 documentsSeries B: Memoranda including background information for Mr. Stephenson’s two books....

Stephenson, Leonard Fielding

The Acadians

  • Collection

Donation consists of reels of music recorded by the band The Acadians.

Wanda Robson & Viola Desmond Collection

  • MG 21.14
  • Collection
  • 1940-2016, predominant 2008-2014

Collection consists of textual records, photographs and clippings related to the life and legacy of Viola Desmond and her sister Wanda Robson. The materials also document Dr. Graham Reynolds work in social justice in conjunction with Dr. Robson (...

Robson, Wanda Eloise

Winston "Scotty" Fitzgerald

  • MG 15.79
  • Collection
  • 1887-1983

Collection consists of original and photocopied papers, sheet music, and publications belonging to Winston "Scotty" Fitzgerald. This collection is filed in the rare book cabinet at the Beaton Institute. The following is a numerical list ...

Winston "Scotty" Fitzgerald