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CA BI MG 21.14-A-1 · File · [1949]-2017, predominantly 2010
Part of Wanda Robson & Viola Desmond Collection

File consists of materials related to Viola Desmond's arrest, including copies of letters from Desmond to the Ministry of Justice, and the posthumous apology and pardon she received in 2010 from the Province of Nova Scotia.

Travelogues
CA BI MG 21.46-B-1 · File · [Between 1955 – 1974]
Part of Sister Margaret Beaton fonds

File consists of handwritten and typewritten travelogues and notes written by Sr. Margaret about her trips to Scotland, Ireland, England and Italy.

Canadian Centennial Medal
CA BI MG 21.46-C-1 · File · 1967 - 1968
Part of Sister Margaret Beaton fonds

File consists of materials related to the Canadian Centennial Medal awarded to Sr. Margaret by the Government of Canada on the 100th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada. Included in the file is the official certificate given to Sr. Margaret when she was awarded the medal, handwritten and typewritten congratulatory letters sent to Sr. Margaret, and newspaper clippings about the honour.

CA BI MG 14.195-B-1-1-1 · File · 1940-1965
Part of Morrison's Store, St. Peter's

File consists of nine business account ledgers. A file list is available below.

A. 1940 - 1951
B. Oct. 1953 - Mar. 1955
C. Jan. 1955 - Jan. 1956
D. Jan. 1956 - Jul. 1957
E. Jun. 1957 - Dec. 1958
F. Dec. 1958 - Jul. 1960
G. Jul. 1960 - Feb. 1962
H. Jan. 1962 - Sept. 1963
I. Aug. 1963- Apr. 1965

CA BI MG 14.195-B-1-4-1 · File · 1944-1995
Part of Morrison's Store, St. Peter's

File consists of Morrison's Store cash journals. A file list is available below.

A. 1944 - 1947 (Oversized)
B. 1947 - 1952 (Oversized)
C. 1952 - 1980 (Oversized)
D. May 1953 - Jan.1980
E. 1979 - 1981 (Oversized)
F. Feb. 1981 - Jan. 1982
G. Feb. 1982 - Jan. 1983
H. Jan. 1982 - Jan. 1983
I. Feb. 1983 - Jan. 1984
J. Feb. 1984 - Jan. 1985
K. Feb. 1985 - Jan. 1986
L. Feb.1986 - Jan. 1987
M. Feb. 1987 - Jan. 1988
N. Feb. 1988 - Jan. 1989
O. Feb. 1989 - Jan. 1990
P. Feb. 1990 - Jan. 1991
Q. Feb. 1991 - Jan. 1992
R. Jan. 1993 - Feb. 1994
S. Jan. 1994 - Feb. 1995

Genealogies
MG 21.44-A-1 · File · [after August 2012] – 2017
Part of Basker Family of Mull River collection

File consists of handwritten and typewritten genealogies and pedigree charts. Also included is a digitized copy of the ‘Births, Marriages, and Deaths’ pages from the Basker Family Bible.

Correspondence
MG 21.37-A-1 · File · 1911-1976, predominant 1971-1977
Part of Dr. C. Lamont MacMillan Fonds

File consists of a letter from the Cook County Graduate School of Medicine, personal correspondence, letters congratulating him on the publishing of his book “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor”, letters from people telling Dr. MacMillan how much they enjoyed his book and their hopes for a sequel.

CA BI MG 14.195-B-1-2-1 · File · 1940-1962
Part of Morrison's Store, St. Peter's

File consists of nine customer account ledgers. A file list is available below.

A. Aug. 1940 - Aug. 1941
B. Jan. 1950 - April 1954
C. Jan. 1952 - July 1955
D. Jan. 1953 - Feb. 1955
E. Jan. 1954 - Jan. 1957
F. Jan. 1955 - Jan. 1957
G. Oct. 1956 - Sept. 1958
H. Oct. 1958 - Sept. 1959
I. Jan. 1958 - Jan. 1962

Payroll 1951-1961 (a-f)
CA BI MG 14.195-B-4-1 · File · 1951-1961
Part of Morrison's Store, St. Peter's

File consists of six payroll account ledgers from Morrison's Store. A file list is available below.

A. Jan. 1951 - Sept. 1952
B. Jan. 1954 - Feb. 1955
C. Feb. 1955 - Aug. 1956
D. Feb. 1956 - Dec. 1957
E. Feb. 1958 - Aug. 1959
F. Sept. 1959 - April 1961

Manuscripts
MG 21.37-B-1 · File · 197?
Part of Dr. C. Lamont MacMillan Fonds

File consists of 4 completed manuscript and 2 partial manuscripts of “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor”/ “Hang the Lantern on the Gate”. “Hang the Lantern on the Gate” was the original title of Dr. MacMillan’s novel before it was changed to “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor”.

MG 21.37-C-1 · File · 1971-1993
Part of Dr. C. Lamont MacMillan Fonds

File consists of a letter written in 1992 from M.L.A. Roland J. Thornhill to Ken Streatch the Minister of transportation and Communication asking that the bell and name plaque from the C. Monty MacMillan Ferry be given to the family, clippings detailing the final crossing of the C. Monty MacMillan Ferry and the opening of the Barra Strait Bridge.

1970 Archives Course
CA BI MG 21.46-A-1 · File · 1970
Part of Sister Margaret Beaton fonds

File consists of a class list, handwritten and typewritten notes, examples of forms (i.e. retention forms, reference reports) and a Campus scribbler of material from a summer course in archives, which Sister Beaton took in 1970.

MG 13.58-D-1 · File · 1891 – 1954
Part of Msgr. Donald MacPherson fonds

File consists of correspondence about Gaelic language and culture. Also included is correspondence, annual reports, and by-laws for An Comunn Gaidhealach (The Highland Association), a 1906 list of members of The Gaelic Society of London, and a 1905 pamphlet about the revival of Gaelic.

Correspondence and Papers
MG 13.58-E-1 · File · 1903 - 1937
Part of Msgr. Donald MacPherson fonds

File consists of correspondence written in English and Mi’kmaq, a circular sent to Indian Superintendents and Agents by the Department of Indian Affairs, handwritten notes, and a Mi’kmaq grammar notebook.

MG 14.195-A-1-1 · File · n.d.
Part of Morrison's Store, St. Peter's

File consists of correspondence from the records of Indian Affairs Superintendent, A.J. Boyd. Topics include the distribution of blankets, correspondence pertaining to Indian Day Schools, the purchasing of supplies and food items, and supply lists. Dates are not readily discernible.

Inventories (1950, 1952)
CA BI MG 14.195-B-3-1 · File · 1950, 1952
Part of Morrison's Store, St. Peter's

File consists of fourteen small books noting the store's stock from 1950 and 1952. A file list is available below.

A. 1950
B. 1950 no. 2
C. 1950 no. 3
D. 1950 no. 5
E. 1950 no. 6
F. 1950 no. 8
G. 1950 no. 9
H. 1950 no. 10
I. 1950 no. 11
J. 1950 no. 12
K. 1950 no. 13
L. 1950 no. 14
M. 1952 no. 1
N. 1952 no. 3

Speeches
MG 21.37-D-1 · File · 1949-1967
Part of Dr. C. Lamont MacMillan Fonds

File consists of political speeches written by Dr. MacMillan; Addressing Angus L. MacDonald in Bridgewater in April 1949, expressing his condolences on the passing of King George VI as well as congratulating the Department of Education on it’s success, partial speech talking about the highway needs in Victoria County and the boom in tourism, speech concerning the legalization of the practice of Chiropractic, speech detailing an act to incorporate the Maritime Telegraph and Telephone Limited, speech detailing the damages done by draggers, survey of requirements for the fishing industry, proposition for a committee and minister of Fisheries, a speech thanking the people for nominating him, improving road conditions in Victoria County, speech asking for Cape Bretons rightful share in the tourism industry, a speech thanking the people for re-electing him for the third time, speech thanking the committee for their invitation to the annual celebration of John Cabot setting foot on Cape Breton Island, speech about public health in Nova Scotia, speech at the Gaelic Mod and the gathering of the clans, annual meeting for the Victoria County Liberal Association, speech from the throne debate, addresses the lack of rehabilitation programs for coal miners in the event of a mine closure and the utilization of Nova Scotia’s natural resources, financial figures and an article from the Royal Gazette Extraordinary detailing the House of Assembly Session.

Cape Bretoniana
CA BI MG 21.46-F-1 · File · 1962 - 1972
Part of Sister Margaret Beaton fonds

File consists of photographs of various individuals and groups at Cape Bretoniana when it was located in the MacLeod Building on Nepean Street in Sydney, Nova Scotia and in the Logue Building on George Street in Sydney.

Katharine McLennan
CA BI MG 21.46-E-1 · File · [before 1975]
Part of Sister Margaret Beaton fonds

File consists of cards and postcards from Katharine McLennan to Sr. Margaret. Also included is a religious medal that had belonged to Ms. McLennan’s aunt in Montreal which was given to Sister at Christmas in 1971.

Reels
CA BI MG 21.18-A-1 · File · August 28, 1977
Part of Tarbot Music Festival fonds

File consists of recordings of the August 1977 Tarbot Music Festival in Tarbot, Cape Breton.

CA BI MG 14.195-B-5-2-1 · File · 1883-1909
Part of Morrison's Store, St. Peter's

File consists of eight customer purchase ledgers. A file list is available below.

A. June 1883 - July 1895
B. July 1899 - May 1907
C. July 1903 - Dec. 1904 (Oversized)
D. Dec. 1903 - Nov. 1904
E. Jan. 1905 - March 1906 (Oversized)
F. Feb. 1905 - Feb. 1908
G. June 1907 - Feb. 1908 (Oversized)
H. Oct. 1909

History of Sydney
CA BI MG 12.82-A-10 · File · 26 April 1991
Part of Dr. Robert James Morgan fonds

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.

Correspondence - May 1920
MG 14.195-A-1-10 · File · 1920-05
Part of Morrison's Store, St. Peter's

File consists of correspondence from the records of Indian Affairs Superintendent, A.J. Boyd. Topics include property management, monetary and material relief, child care, farming, a Report of Indian Schools in Nova Scotia, a report on Indian Affairs in Nova Scotia for the year 1919-20, and road repair.

Correspondence - June 1920
MG 14.195-A-1-11 · File · 1920-06
Part of Morrison's Store, St. Peter's

File consists of correspondence from the records of Indian Affairs Superintendent, A.J. Boyd. Topics include monetary and material relief, band membership, farming and livestock, medical care, child care, road repair, and property management.

CA BI MG 21.14-A-12 · File · 1988-2013
Part of Wanda Robson & Viola Desmond Collection

File consists of materials related to Wanda Robson's time as a Bachelor of Arts student at Cape Breton University (CBU) in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Also included is a newspaper article about the honorary Doctor of Letters degree Robson was granted by CBU in 2012.

MG 14.195-A-1-12 · File · 1920-07 - 1920-08
Part of Morrison's Store, St. Peter's

File consists of correspondence from the records of Indian Affairs Superintendent, A.J. Boyd. Topics include band membership, property management, monetary and material relief, farming, road repair, child care and family affairs, and Indian Day Schools.