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Brick Row, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-385-519 · Item · 1971

Item is a photograph of brick row, one of several coal miners' tenements in Sydney Mines, built by the General Mining Association. This was the only tenement still standing in 1977.

C. and S. Swann Locomotive
CA BI 77-11-139 · Item · 1886

Item is a photograph of the C. and S. Swann Locomotive which was built at Sydney Mines for the General Mining Association. It was built under the direction of engineer John Elliot.

Dr. Lewis Johnstone
CA BI 77-295-429 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photographic portrait of Dr. Lewis Johnstone, son of Hon. J.W. Johnstone, G.M.A. doctor.

Dr. Thomas E. Jeans
CA BI 77-369-503 · Item · ca. 1867

Item is a photographic portrait of Dr. Thomas E. Jeans, the first G.M.A. doctor from 1829-1867.

CA BI 78-1157-2908 · Item · ca. 1870

Item is a photograph of the General Mining Association operation in the area of Pitt and Cottage Streets, Sydney Mines.

CA BI MG 21.20 · Fonds

Fonds consists of papers related to coal mining and other business activities of Henry Mitchell and sons as well as family records documenting life in Bridgeport (now Dominion) Nova Scotia and various locations in Pennsylvania. Correspondence between Henry and his children provide a detailed account of social, economic and political life in North America between the mid-19th and early 20th century.

Members of the Mitchell family were impacted by the American Civil War which is documented among the letters, along with various events of note in Canada including Confederation.

Mitchell, Henry
Richard Henry Brown
CA BI 77-743-877 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of Richard Henry Brown who replaced his father as manager of the G.M.A.C.