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Angus McLellan fonds
CA BI 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
CA BI 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. Typescript and printed, 32 pages.
  2. Excerpts from Songs of the Gael [n.d.]. Printed, 6 pages.
  3. Obituary of Angus R. MacDonald, 1973. Clippings including a poem by John Og Walker of Lake Ainslie.
  4. “Biography of Christena Evelyn MacDonald” 1931. Original, 9 pages.
  5. Scrapbook of clippings pertaining to Florence E. MacDonald’s track and field career, and including clippings on Johnny Miles, 1929.
  6. Failte Cheap Breatuinn: A collection of Gaelic poetry by Vincent A. MacLellan (1891). The MacNeil Edition edited by James Hugh MacNeil, 1933. Typescript 233 pages. Supplement, 1933, containing biography of V. A. McLellan. Typescript, 22 pages. Presented by Angus R. MacDonald.
MacDonald, Angus R.
Angus Y. MacLellan fonds
CA BI 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 their childhood spent on Margaree Island. Typescript, 12 pages Presented by Margaret Long, Brockton, Mass., June 1983.

  3. “My years on Margaree Island” by Lauranna MacLellan MacDonald, who presented the paper in December, 1983. Photocopy, 4 pages.

  4. Biography of Angus Y. MacLellan (1887-1960) Photocopy, 11 pages.

Songs composed by Angus Y. MacLellan and other bards that appear in "Smeòrach nan Cnoc 's nsn Gleann" and "Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia". Photocopy, 10 pages
Story “Raonull Ban Mac Eoghain Oig” by Aonghas MacGillfhaolain. Print, 26 pages.

  1. “The Part Played by the Scottish Catholic Society of Canada in the Establishment of the St. F. X. Extension Department” 1953. Typescript, 21 pages.

Clippings: Obituary of Rev. Michael Gillis, 1970; Obituary of Ernest Hart, the Chairmaker from Northeast Margaree, n.d. Presented by Sister Carmelina MacLellan, Port Hawkesbury, 1984.

MacLellan, Angus Y.
Archibald A. MacKenzie fonds
CA BI MG 6.6 · Fonds · 1983

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

MacKenzie, Archie Alex
Archie Morrison fonds
CA BI 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 Gaidheal, Vol.2. Photocopy, 12 pages.
  2. Story: "A’Bhean Iadach" from Am Measg Nam Bodach, 1938.
    "Iain Ciar agus an Robair" from Aig Tigh na Beinne by Katherine Whyte Grant.
    "Eoghan Ruadh aig a ‘Mhod" from The Celtic Garland by Henry Whyte. Photocopies, 20 pages.
  3. Poetry and songs, many by Cape Breton bards. many have been copied from songs appearing in The History of Christmas Island Parish. Also a song composed by Murdoch Morrison of Ferguson's Lake and Gaelic translations of English hymns. Photocopies and originals, 38 pages.
  4. An typed excerpt from the Gaelic translation of the Episcopalian Book of Common Prayer. Photocopy, 1 page.
  5. Description of Islands of Coll, Uist and Mull copied from the book Am Measg nam Bodach, 1938.
  6. Inscriptions on the tombstones of John MacLean, Gaelic bard; Rev. Alexander MacLean Sinclair and Mrs. John Sinclair. Photocopy, 1 page. Presented by Mr. Morrison.
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 moving image material pertaining to the production and promotion of the theatrical performances. Types of records include printed photographs, photographic negatives, programs, reviews, production notes, newspaper clippings, licenses, applications, contact sheets, DVDs, CDs, and other materials.

Boardmore, Elizabeth
Bras d'Or Lime Co. Ltd.
CA BI 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.

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.

Campbell, John
CA BI MG 6.49 · Fonds · 1898

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

Campbell, John
City of Sydney collection
CA BI MG 14.27 · Fonds · 1864-

Fonds consists of textual records that were created by the City of Sydney, including city reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, town histories, police reports, and legal documents. Included within the fonds are materials that provide information about Black Nova Scotians living within the city, including voting records, education reports, and town histories.

CA BI MG 6.45 · Fonds · 1929

Fonds consists of the constitution and minutes of a meeting of the St. Andrew's Society of Sydney.

Currie, John
CA BI MG 6.40 · Fonds

Fonds consists of a lament, in Gaelic, written on the death of his wife, with translation into English.

Currie, Michael D. fonds
CA BI MG 6.3 · Fonds · 1928

Fonds consists of reproductions of a letter and reply to The Casket regarding an article, "Early Days in Cape Breton" with special reference to the Gaels, criticizing the way in which they were portrayed in the article.

Currie, Michael D.
Dan Louis MacDonald
CA BI MG.15.35 · Fonds · 1955 - ?

Fond consists of poem, “The Bochan Bridge of Canso.”

MG 21.8 · Fonds · 1952-1987

The collection consists of sixty cassette tapes of both primary recordings and some commercial material collected by Donald John MacDermaid from the early 1950s to the late 1980s.

Recordings taken in this collection cover a spectrum of Gàidhlig culture from Scotland, Cape Breton, and Massachusetts "The Boston States." In-House recordings include Gàidhlig stories and songs by singers such as MacDermaid himself, his brother Norman, Florence MacLeod, Ross MacDonald, Kenneth Morrison, and others. Fiddle & pipe tunes from renowned Cape Breton musicians like Winston Fitzgerald, Lee Cremo and Bill Lamey round out the musical selections. Commercial recordings include songs by Norman MacLean, Archie Grant, Calumn Kennedy and other Scottish singers.

MacDermaid, Donald John
CA BI MG 6.35 · Fonds · 1969

Fonds consists of 27 songs in Gaelic, two hymns in English and a newspaper account of the MacDonalds' 50th wedding anniversary in 1969. Mr. MacDonald, a farmer from Framboise, composed many Gaelic songs, the most famous of which was "Failte Cheap Breatunn". See also Tapes 107, 231, and 232.

MacDonald, Dan Alex
CA BI MG 6.39 · Fonds · 1927

Fonds consists of papers including poems and a genealogy of the MacFarlanes, compiled by D.D. MacFarlane.

A. Gaelic version of “Scots Wha Hae” and “Ath Shealladh” the latter of which was composed by Mr. MacFarlane on New Year's Day, 1927. Presented by Finlay Campbell, Saint John.
B. Translation into Gaelic of “The Minstrel Boy” and “Lord Ullin’s Daughter,” both by Mr. MacFarlane. Original, 4 pages. Presented by Estate of W. S. MacFarlane, 1981.
C. Genealogy of the MacFarlanes by D. D. MacFarlane, 1943 Original, 5 pages. (Indexed copy filed in B & G File) Presented by Rev. John Hugh MacEachen, July 1984.

MacFarlane, Donald Dougal
MG 21.28 · Fonds · 2016 - 2018

Donation consists of photographs and textual records related to Dr. Glassey's research and exhibition work funded through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). The fonds includes records documenting the art installation at Cape Breton University Art Gallery titled; Avatars of Human Creativity: Exploring the ARTSCI Connect which ran during the fall of 2017. As well, records from the ArtSci Steam Conference that was held at Cape Breton University on November 17,18th are included.

Glassey, Barb Dr.
MG 21.37 · Fonds · [18-?]-1993, predominant 1949-1978

The collection consists of 4 complete manuscripts and 2 partial manuscripts of “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor”/ “Hang the Lantern on the Gate” (which was the original title), personal correspondence and letters of congratulations, reviews of “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor” as well as a rough draft of an opening scene for a play based on “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor”. This collection consists of photographs, an audio cassette tape (The Bush & The Salon), a CD (C.L. MacMillan- Oral Histories), clipping with information about the “C. Monty MacMillan” ferry, clippings of Dr. MacMillan’s obituary as well as condolence letters sent to the family, tributes that were given after the doctor's death, political speeches given by Dr. MacMillan as well as other speeches he has given and 2 scrapbooks containing clippings dealing with his time as MLA and letters of congratulations on receiving the Order of Canada.

MacMillan, Dr. C. Lamont (Monty)
CA BI MG 6.76 · Fonds · 1987-1994

Fonds consists of essays from an annual essay competition at the University College of Cape Breton, advancing research in traditional history, songs, narrative traditions of Gaelic culture. Essays are arranged by year of competition.

  1. 1987/88:
    a. Marilyn Dwyer, "Presenting, The Ancient Tradition of Gaelic Psalm Singing in the Presbyterian Church". Essay includes three tapes with an index. T-3193 (a-b-c)
    b. Kate Dunlay, "Cape Bretoners in Boston: Maintaining Identity".
    c. Donald J. MacNeil, "Cape Breton Folksong Tradition".

  2. 1988/89:
    a. Marilyn Dwyer, "An nì nach cluinn mi an diugh chan aithris mi 'maireach, Eòin MacGilliosa MacFhionghuin (Jonathan Gillies MacKinnon)".
    b. Marilyn MacDonald, "Milling Frolics on the North Shore a Look at the Past, Present, and Future". One video tape is included. FT 41
    c. Winnifred J. MacDonald, "Sang abune a' sang" (Collections, Composers, and Fiddlers). One audio tape is included. T-3194

  3. 1990: Kathleen Dunlay, "The Playing of Traditional Scottish Music: Old and New - World Styles and Practices".

  4. 1991: Jacqueline Ann Dunn,"Tha Blas na Gàidhlig Air A h- Uile Fidhleir". (The Sound of Gaelic is in the Fiddler's Music)

  5. 1992: Jeff MacDonald,"Bràighe na H-Aibhne Iarmad mo Shluaigh" (Life and Times of the Scottish Settlers at St. Mary's Parish, River Denys Area.)

  6. 1993-1994: Margaret Bennett "Gaelic Song in Eastern Canada: Twentieth Century Reflections"

  7. 1994: K. Diane Grant "A Study of the Second Sight in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland and Nova Scotia"

  8. 1994: Rannie Gillis "Celtic Education". Family history and an account of how one would be enculturated and socially educated in the Gaelic culture of Cape Breton.

  9. 1994: Paula Rice "Mary with the Ewe". Agricultural practices in Scotland and pioneer Cape Breton.

Dr. Thomas Carter fonds
MG 21.39 · Fonds · 1970-1979

The fonds consists of images and sound recordings of the Beaton and Kennedy family in the Broad Cove. The recordings feature John Beaton playing the fiddle, while family is heard speaking with Tom Carter about various topics pertaining to Cape Breton. There is a change in language between English and Canadian Gaelic from individuals on the recordings. The fiddle playing is Scottish-Canadian in style, while some are Scottish fiddle music. The recordings include small conversations between reels and songs, descriptions and origins of the music’s is also discussed. The photographs are of the Beaton family house and farm, highlighting rural life in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. The photos also show the boarder Broad Cove community and Inverness county.

Carter, Thomas Dr.
CA BI MG 12.198 · Fonds · 1900-2005

Fonds consists of papers that reflect Elizabeth Beaton's work at the Beaton Institute and personal academic research. The materials included cover a wide variety of topics concerning Cape Breton history, especially ethnicity. Beaton's work contains extensive research on Whitney Pier's West Indian and Ukrainian population.

Beaton, Elizabeth Dr.
Frank F. Robertson
CA BI MG 15.22 · Fonds · 1919-1983

In 1942, Frank Robertson initiated a job printing business in New Waterford which he operated until 1966. In 1968, he joined the Cape Breton Bird Society and soon began writing his weekly column For the Birds for the Cape Breton Post. In 1978 he began a series for CBC.

Papers include:

  1. Correspondence and papers pertaining to publication of an anthology of verse by Cape Breton authors, 192-1930. Original and typescript, 2 cm.
  2. “For the Birds”, a newspaper column by Mr. Robertson, 22 November 1969 to May 1976. Typescript and clippings (5 folios), 11 cm.
  3. Clipping: “Elves refuse to Give up Blackett’s Lake Home”, 1928
Fred G. MacDonald Fonds
CA BI MG 15.41 · Fonds · 1940-1971

Fonds consist of photocopies of the following papers by Mr. MacDonald: “Solomon Jacobs”, “Pottle’s Lake Drowning," “The Sacrament in the Early Days, 1873," “The Gammell Will Case, 1880," “The Flavin Murder 1833," “The Tragedy of the ‘Troop’, 1873," “Tale of the Bungling Hangman, 1816," “North Sydney and the Atlantic Cable [Sydney Harbour Convoys], 1940-1942. Also, textual records include, clippings and write-ups on Flora MacDonald and her father, Fred MacDonald.

Gaelic Songs
CA BI MG 6.43 · Fonds · 20th century

Fonds consists of Gaelic poetry, songs, hymns and a letter. Creator is unknown.

A. Notebook of handwritten Gaelic songs believed to be the songs of Ewen MacKinnon, otherwise known in Iona as "Bodach a'Bhidse".
B. Gaelic translation of the hymn “The Old Old Story.” Hexatonic scale adapted to regular musical store by unknown person. Original, 2 pages.
C1. Song "Chuir Mi Cul ri Iollaraidh" (with English translation) [n.d.] Original, 2 pages. Presented by Mr. & Mrs. John MacKenzie, Mira Gut.
C2. Song: “Bheir a Nall am Botal Dhu” [sic] (local composition) Original, 2 pages. Presented by John Allan MacNeil, Grand Narrows.
C3a. "Mi'm Shuidhe M'Onar" by Scottish bard Sorley Cameron. The name “Neil MacDonald” is penciled on the manuscript but not definite that he is the author. Original, 8 pages.
C3b Humourous song [untitled] also written in Cape Breton. Signed by Neil Macdonald but he was not the author. Also 2 fiddle tunes with musical notation, one stating that it is from Bill Lamey. Original, 5 pages.
C4. Song (untitled) likely of Cape Breton origin. Typescript, 1 page.
D. Letter written in Gaelic from Crows Nest to a friend in Inverness County, 1915. Original, 1 page. Presented by John Neil Beaton, Port Hood, 1984.

General Mining Association
CA BI MG 14.19 · Fonds · 1827-1900

The General Mining Association, a Branch of the London
firm of Rundell, Bridge and Rundell, was granted a monopoly on
the Nova Scotian coal reserves by the Duke of York in 1827. The
monopoly was rescinded in 1857, but operations continued until

  1. The mines on the southern side of the Sydney Coalfield
    were taken over between 1893 and 1900 by the Dominion Coal
    Company. Operations on the northern side of the Sydney
    Coalfield were purchased by the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal
    Company in 1900. This documentation includes an extensive
    collection: workmen
George G. Patterson
CA BI MG 15.49 · Fonds · 1885

Fonds consists of history of Victoria County by George G. Patterson. Together with a short History of Baddeck by the late Robert Elmsley.

Gwen Pearson Booth
CA BI MG 15.33 · Fonds · 1959-1964

Fond consists of the following 1. Writings: Hiking and Fishing Trails in Cape Breton (1964), The Story of the “Chameau”, An Historical Sketch of St. Ann’s (1964), “Arctic Endeavour”, Ancient Indian Burial Rites, Ancient Anchor of Englishtown.

  1. Clippings: General Wolfe and the Second Siege of Louisbourg (1963), St. George’s Church Established in 1785 (1962), A Wolf in Cape Breton (1960), The Hermit of Catalone, (n.d.), A Stranger at Mainadieu (1959), Primitive Religion of the Indians (1962), Oldest Lighthouse in North America, Letter to the Editor concerning an underground passageway at Louisbourg
Helen C. MacDonald
CA BI MG 15.5 · Fonds · 1959-1978

Fonds consists of poetry and plays written by Mrs. MacDonald; history of schools in the Mira area; MacIntyre genealogy; and background material for "History of Mira Gut."
A. Writings by Mrs. Macdonald:
Play: “A Centennial Year Visit” 1967. typescript, 3 pages.
Poetry about Cape Breton, 1969-1978
Original, photocopy and print, 29 pages
Scrapbook of history of schools in the Mira District,
1959-1965. Photocopy and print, 29 pages
“Clan an T-Saoir” [MacIntyre Genealogy], n.d.
Photocopy, 12 pages.
“A Women’s Institute Rally”, 1969.
Original and clipping, 2 pages
Presented by Mrs. MacDonald.
B. Manuscript, clippings and background material for “History of Mira Gut” [pamphlet 729] including a map showing location of Lost Village. Photocopy, 2 cm

Helen C. MacDonald
CA BI MG 13.131 · Fonds · 1912-1984

Fonds includes one parish brochure (1982) containing a brief history of the founding of the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Catholic Church in Sydney with images of congregation members. Also included is one reel of microfilm (MB 66) listing the following vital statistics for the parish :

Birth and Baptism Records 1912-1985
First Communions
Marriages 1932-1984
Deaths 1935-1984

Hugh Francis MacKenzie fonds
CA BI MG 6.23 · Fonds · 1905-1986

Fonds consists of papers that include:

b. Two copies of the history of the first settlers in Iona including MacKenzie's version of the story of their first encounter with the Mi'Kmaq ; a story in English and set in Christmas Island. Many cultural practices are discussed ; a speech addressed to The Nova Scotia and Canadian Associations of Social workers ; two songs in English.

MacKenzie, Hugh Francis
Hugh MacLennan fonds
CA BI MG 14.190 · Fonds · 1862-1922

Fonds consist of cash books, ledgers, account books, and day books of MacLennan's general store operation.

MacLennan, Hugh
CA BI MG 14.5 · Fonds · 1927-1938

Fonds consists of original documents describing Inverness Board of Trade proceedings from between 1927 to 1938.

CA BI MG 15.64 · Fonds · 1983-1984

The Council was organized to encourage the development, performance and presentation of the creative, visual and performing arts in Inverness County. Fonds consist of the following: constitution (1983) and report submitted to Inverness County Council (1984).

Italian Community Club
CA BI MG 7E.1 · Fonds · 1936-1974

This fonds consists of records and minutes (in Italian) of the meetings of the Club at Dominion. Beginning in February 1967, page 192, the minutes are written in English.

J. Mariner Smith fonds
CA BI MG 12.1 · Fonds · 1813-1961

Fonds consists of receipts and correspondence related to Smith's general store and his activities as an agent for the MacDonald Brothers, owners of the Glendyer Mills. Correspondence often refers to the political and economic conditions of Cape Breton. Some records of Thomas Murray and Co. are included with Smith's records. Presumably Smith took over the business of Thomas Murray and Co. ca. 1882. One account book from a general store in Port Hood operated by Smith is also included.

Smith, James Mariner
CA BI MG 6.37 · Fonds · 1936-1955

Fonds consists of:

  • papers including correspondence with D.D. MacFarlane, Joseph D. MacKinnon and Fr. Angus MacNeil pertaining to MacNeil, MacSween and MacFarlane genealogies and to Gaelic songs
  • list of members of the Caledonian Society, Sydney
  • story entitled "Stephen the Spendthrift"
  • passport photo of Mr. MacNeil [#79-1192-4172]
CA BI MG 12.181 · Fonds · 1833-1892

Papers include correspondence, business receipts, legal documents, and deeds:

a. Two letters from C.F. Harrington, MLA, Arichat, regarding politics in the area, a legal action taken by Pringle, and a public meeting regarding building a road to Black River, 1841, 1850.
b. Correspondence regarding debt owed by Hugh McDonald, Big Cove, 1846.
c. Payment of accounts, sale of cattle, 1860.
d. Correspondence regarding James Pringle's lawsuit against Chandler, 1867.
e. Correspondence from Donald McKenzie, teacher in Victoria County, whose salary was 38 pounds per year, 1865.
f. Correspondence from John V. Flynn, MLA, Halifax re purchase of spring Fife wheat at 7/6 bushel, 1870.
g. Correspondence from Hart & Ingraham, Port Hawkesbury regarding purchase of leather, 1870.
h. Correspondence from Tina J. Pringle to her brother George relaying experiences of Cape Bretoners in Boston, 1892.
i. Bill of goods, sale between James Cochran and Ellen Murray, 1855.
j. Correspondence regarding interest on account, 1871.
k. General bill of affairs, from William MacKay to James Pringle, making mention of Captain Wolfe, 1852.
l. Correspondence, 1842.

a. Business receipts of James Pringle, 1833-1874. Some material does not contain discernable dates.
b. Accounts of James Pringle with John McLean, 1845-1861.
c. Accounts of James Pringle, 1865-1866.
d. Account of McDonald Murray with James Pringle, 1843-1857.
e. Account of sales of cattle, sheep and butter to Mr. James Pringle, 1859.
f. Account of James Pringle with M.J.T. MacNeil, River Bourgeois, 1877-1880.

a. Warrant sworn out for arrest of Duncan Murray for theft of violin from James Pringle, 1863.
b. Notice of public meeting of the ratepayers, Section 23, Richmond County for the purpose of electing trustees, 1864.

a. Agreement between the Province of Nova Scotia and James Pringle for road repair between his farm and that of William Urquharts, 1854. Includes envelope.
b. Statement regarding the settlement of debt of Dougald Cameron “Dougaldson” to James Pringle, 1863.
c. Indenture between James Pringle and Robert Hill of Black River, Esquire Executor of the last will and testament of John Ross of Scot’s River, St. George’s Channel, 1864.
d. Draft of Indenture between James and Sarah Pringle to their son, James Jr., for land at St. George’s Channel, 1865.

Pringle, James
Jamesville School Section
CA BI MG 11.34 · Fonds · 1878-1962

Fonds consists of an assessment ledger giving names of taxpayers and teachers, 1878-1888, and related correspondence concerning above ledger (1962).

John Smith
CA BI MG. 15.36 · Fonds · 1954

Fond consists of a folk tale, “Every Dog has His Day” in which the author uses names of people living in Shenacadie.

John W. Roberts
CA BI MG.15.9 · Fonds · 1961

Poem titled My Ingonish Home.

John W. Roberts
CA BI MG 6.31 · Fonds · 1896-1995

Fonds consists of materials collected by Mr. MacDonald while he was on an LIP grant. Papers include:

  1. Promissory note of Angus MacLean in favour of D. N. McIntyre, Boisdale, 1896. Original, 1 page.
  2. League of the Cross membership card for Ronald MacKenzie, Christmas Island, 1908. Original, 1 page.
  3. Nova Scotia High School certificate, Grade X, for Joseph Lawrence MacDonald, 1926. Original, 1 page.
  4. Memorial card of Mrs. Alex N. MacNeil, 1962, Printed, 1 card.
  5. Diary kept by John A. MacDonald, of a trip to Scotland, 1971. Photocopy, 11 pages.
  6. List of the Alexander MacDonalds on the Kinloch estate, 1700-1800. Photocopy, 2 pages.
  7. Translation of the Gaelic story “Cross Road House” by Joseph L. MacDonald. Typescript, 4 pages.
  8. Historical sketch of the Island of Lewis. Photocopy, 4 pages.
  9. Weekly Work Record of Joseph L. MacDonald, 1972 Original, 20 pages.
    10.3 Gaelic stories. Original and typescript, 7 pages.
  10. Gaelic bible tract: “Ubhlan Oir” Printed, 26 pages.
  11. Plan and descriptions of violins. Printed, 4 pages.
MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence
Lillian Crewe Walsh
CA BI MG 15.77 · Fonds · 1920-1962

Fonds consist of poems by Lillian Crewe Walsh: well known and prolific Cape Breton poet born in Neil's Harbor, Nova Scotia.

A. Original manuscript of poetry and prose, mostly updated. (5cm)
B. Fragments of original manuscripts, including "A History of Neil's Harbour," and "Skipper Jim." (4cm)
C. Workbooks of manuscript poetry and prose, workbook includes a handwritten novel entitled "My Early Days." (12cm)
D. Correspondence, three undated letters regarding a poem for the Clan Macleod.
E. Clippings of poetry and prose many of which are found in manuscript form in the above A and B. (2cm)
F. Three items of printed poetry on leaflet.
G. Two scrapbook clippings which also include original poetry as well as material found in the above E and F. (5cm)

Lois Sampson
CA BI MG 15.31 · Fonds · 1979

Fonds consist of a collection of folk stories from the Petit de Grat area, Isle Madame, told in French-Acadian during July-August, 1979. Included are photographs of the informants and places of interest in Petit de Grat (see T-1180).

MacDonald, Colin S.
CA BI MG 6.54 · Fonds · 1954

Fonds consists of the genealogy of the Clanranald MacDonalds of Moidart and Morar.

MacDonald, Colin S.
MacDougall, John A.
CA BI MG 6.28 · Fonds · 1913-1944

This fonds consists of a certificate for six shares in the Cape Breton Columbus Club, a speech, a souvenir copy of the funeral mass for Mr. MacDougall, the Gaelic story "'N Uair a Thig Ri Duine Thig Ris" about "Dòmhnull na n-Òrdagan" and the story "A'Bhraisd Lathurnach" or "The Brooch of Lorn by Scottish author Hector MacDougall.

CA BI MG 6.5 · Fonds · 1802

Fonds consists of a character reference for Hector MacNeil, one of the first Scottish settlers of Christmas Island.

MacNeil, Hector