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Dr. Robert James Morgan fonds File
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Ainslie, George Robert

This file contains primarily research files related to Dr. Morgan's contribution to the Dictionary of Canadian Biography pertaining to the submission about George Robert Ainslie.

Baddeck History

File consists of hand-written notes about the history of Baddeck and a chapter from the publication Baddeck, And That Sort of Thing.

Built Heritage and Heritage Preservation

File consists of newspaper clippings concerning various built heritage projects and local heritage preservation initiatives including the excavation under St. Patrick's Church, Louisbourg renovations and Cossitt House.

Campbell, William

File consists of drafts, notes and correspondence related to Dr. Morgan's work for the Dictionary of Canadian Biography related to the entry for William Campbell. Editorial notes included.

Canadian Red Cross Address "Kempter House"

File consists of correspondence requesting Dr. Morgan to address the annual meeting of the Sydney Branch of the Canadian Red Cross Society, and a copy of the talk. The speech also provides a history of the Beaton Institute / Cape Bretoniana and of the North End area of Sydney.

Cape Breton Industry

File consists of research files, newspaper clippings and articles related to shipbuilding, shipping, coal mining and general industry in Cape Breton. The content primarily focuses on the 19th century.

Cossit, Ranna Rev.

This file consists of a copy of correspondence between Rev. Ranna Cossitt and Rev. William Morice and others dated between 1785 and 1789. A copy of Dr. Morgan's entry for the Dictionary of Canadian Biography about Rev. Ranna Cossitt along with notes and correspondence is also included.

Desbarres, J.F.W.

File consists of research related to the first Governor of Cape Breton, Joseph Frederick Wallet Desbarres.

Despard, John

File consists of primarily of research related to Dr. Morgan's contribution about John Despard to the Dictionary of Canadian Biography and New Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Correspondence related to the two submissions are included in the file.

Development and Conservation

This file consists of a presentation prepared and delivered by Dr. Morgan for a symposium about built heritage organized by the Department of Municipal Affairs in cooperation with the Department of Culture, Recreation and Fitness in March 1987.

Dodd, A.C.

File consists of research files and biography related to A.C. Dodd for Dr. Morgan's contribution to the Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Correspondence related to the DCB work is also included.

Early Gardening in Cape Breton

File consists of a talk prepared for the N.S. Association of Garden Clubs meeting in North Sydney June 2010 and also a talk to mark the 50th anniversary of the Westmount Gardening Club on July 11 2009. Various research notes are included.

Early Masons and Masonry in Cape Breton

File consists of a paper delivered to the annual Cape Breton Lodge of Perfection (Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite) on November 3rd, 1978. Paper was also read for the 100th anniversary of the Sydney Lodge No. 84. Included in the file are programs and membership list for the lodge.

Fortress of Louisbourg

File consists of a selection of newspaper clippings and photographs relating to the Fortress of Louisbourg, National Historic Site. File also contains a schedule for the Fortress of Louisbourg, NHS grand opening.

Fortress of Louisbourg - Selection of Presentations

File consists of a selection of talks prepared and presented by Dr. Robert Morgan about Fortress of Louisbourg. Included in the file is a talk given to the Western Historical Association Conference in Tulsa in 1975, and another delivered to the Sydney Kiwanis Club in 1976. Also included is a paper prepared for the Council for Abandoned Military Posts and delivered on January 21, 1976. (paper may have been forwarded and read) as well as lecture notes about Louisbourg that could have been used at the College of Cape Breton or for training interpreters working at the Fortress.

Gaelic Language Institute

File consists of notes for a talk presented by Dr. Morgan as part of the Gaelic Language Institute held at the Highland Village on May 7 2009. There are also hand-written notes and a program included in the file.

Gibbons, Richard

File consists of research notes and materials related to Dr. Morgan's article about Richard Gibbons for the Dictionary of Canadian Biography.

Heritage and Tourism

File consists of a hand-written and typed talk delivered by Dr. Morgan to Heritage and Tourism Speak Symposium in Baddeck on November 6, 1982.

Heritage Property Act

This file contains a talk delivered to the Glace Bay Rotary Club on Thursday March 18, 1982. The paper references local built heritage in relation to the Act.

Highland Village Society Talk

File consists of a talk given to the Highland Village Society by Dr. Morgan on November 18th, 1988 and includes a history of the Highland Village as well as reflections on heritage and culture.

Historical Anniversaries

File consists of newspaper clippings which pertain to cultural stories from the local community as well as celebration of anniversaries of various Cape Breton communities and organizations.

History of Cape Breton

File consists of a speech delivered to the Atlantic Rotary Club Convention in Sydney on June 22, 1981. Two accompany drafts are also included.

History of Cape Breton and Christ Church

File consists of a talk delivered by Dr. Morgan to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church for St. Andrew's Day. The file also consists of an article about Cape Breton written by Bob Morgan for Horizon Canada about Cape Breton's 36 years as its own colony.

History of Sydney

File consists of an article about the history of Sydney and Sydney Steel as well as research notes. The article entitled "Sydney Steel and the Community" was presented to Sydney Academy students on April 26th, 1991 as part of the 150th anniversary of Sydney Academy.

History of the Anglican Church in Sydney

File consists of talks delivered by Dr. Morgan for the dedication of Christ Church in Sydney on November 6, 1982. The file also includes an earlier talk given in Ontario in 1962 about the Hay Bay Church and an address commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of Christ Church on June 16 2001. A speech to mark the pilgrimage of the Bi-Centennial Cross in 1987 is also found in the file and contains a history of the St. George's Parish.

Ingram, Ball

File consists of research notes and drafts for Dr. Morgan's contribution to the Dictionary of Canadian Biography.

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