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Douglas MacPhee fonds

  • MG 15.32
  • Fonds
  • 1979-

Fonds consists of Scottish and Irish violin music collected and compiled by Douglas MacPhee of New Waterford; includes poems, clippings, tributes, and recordings.A. Scottish and Irish violin music collected and compiled by Mr. MacPhee.B. Two bills...

Douglas Neil Brodie fonds

  • MG 12.18
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1954

Fonds consists of material related to the CCF Party during its formative years in Cape Breton, as well as on labour during the first half of the 20th century. These records include notebooks, financial records, reports, and minutes. Also included ...

Brodie, Douglas Neil

Dr. Barb Glassey fonds - ArtSci Project

  • 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...

Glassey, Barb Dr.

Dr. C. Lamont MacMillan

  • MG 15.68
  • Fonds
  • 1975

Fonds consist of the following: part of the original manuscript of Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor`` by Dr. MacMillan. Please referto R 464 M45 for published version of the book.

Dr. Donald Fergusson Essays in Scottish Gaelic Culture

  • 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. ...

Dr. Donald. J. MacKenzie fonds

  • MG 12.155
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1972

Fonds consists of a paper presented by MacKenzie on medical laboratories, a guest book from a testimonial dinner, and a history he wrote on the MacKenzie family.

MacKenzie, Donald J.

Dr. George G. Campbell fonds

  • MG 15.43
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1968

Fonds consists of research papers pertaining to M. Saint Luc do la Corne and his ship "L'Auguste" (1963-1967); correspondence and memorandum regarding research on the life of Samuel Walter Prenties; draft of writings on the history ...

Dr. Greg MacLeod fonds

  • MG 11.44
  • Fonds
  • 1899-2004

Fonds consists of a wide variety of materials collected or created by Dr. Greg MacLeod, mostly written documents, but also videos and cassette tapes, many of which have been digitized. The written documents cover a wide range of genres such as cor...

MacLeod, Rev. Gregory

Dr. Hugh Cameron fonds

  • MG 9.24
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1915

Fonds consists of correspondence and one day book and ledger from Cameron's medical practice.

Cameron, Hugh

Dr. Michael A. Laffin fonds

  • MG 9.41
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1987

Fonds consists of correspondence and clippings related to constituency business on topics such as housing, schools, hospitals, the Finnis Report, employment, grants, and a few personal clippings, 1963-1988; files relating to Dr. Laffin's work...

Laffin, Michael A.

Dr. Rev. Jan Huntjens fonds

  • MG 12.57
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1980

Fonds consists of addresses given by Dr. Huntjens about the history of Moxham Castle, the anniversary program for Trinity United Church, handwritten Mi'kmaw petroglyphs, and correspondence between Dr. Huntjens and Dr. Charles MacDonald. Fonds...

Huntjens, Dr. Rev. Jan

Dr. Robert James Morgan fonds

  • MG 12.82
  • Fonds
  • 1938-2011

This fonds consists primarily of textual records documenting the career of Dr. Robert J. Morgan. Over the span of almost five decades, Dr. Morgan held the position of historian, archivist, professor, author, and community leader. Records series do...

Morgan, Robert James

Dr. Robert L. Murray

  • MG 15.67
  • Fonds
  • 1934

Fonds consist of the following: “The Murray Family” and “Childhood Days on the Bras d’Or Lakes” written by Dr. Murray are a reproduction (typescript) of his recollections of events that took place during 1860-1867 when his father was a general mer...

Duncan MacKay

  • MG 15.71
  • Fonds
  • 1985

Mr. MacKay is a former alderman of the City of Sydney and an active community worker. His fonds include two papers written by Mr. MacKay, “Bunkering Sydney Harbour between 1934 and 1939” and “A Short History of Trinity United Church.”

Duncan S. Morrison fonds

  • MG 12.46
  • Fonds
  • 1847-1953

Fonds consists of three series: notebooks and diaries (1866-1942) and correspondence and papers (1840-1946); and printed material (1866-1944) relating to his work in Cape Breton and the coal mines, as well as local events and politics. Fonds also ...

Morrison, Duncan S.

Edward Mortimer MacDonald fonds

  • MG 9.2
  • Fonds
  • 1925

Fonds consists of a letter from E.M. MacDonald, Federal Minister of National Defence, to Sister St. Mary of Calvary outlining the government and opposition policies towards defence and Canada's role in imperial foreign policy.

Elizabeth Beaton-Planetta fonds

  • 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 wo...

Beaton, Elizabeth Dr.

Elizabeth MacEachern Collection

  • MG 12.103
  • Fonds
  • 1817-1972

Papers include:1a. Correspondence and papers of the Cameron Family, Creignish, Including draft of a petition to Bishop C.F. Mac Kinnon, Bishop of Arichat [ca. 1854]; Letter from Duncan Cameron to his Brother Angus, 1851; Account Between Donald Mac...

MacEachern, Elizabeth

Elmsly, Robert

  • MG 12.115
  • Fonds
  • 1855-1889

Fonds consists of photocopies of his diaries that were indexed and transcribed in 1966 by his grandson, Wilbur L. Elmsly of Peterborough, Ontario.

Fourth Annual National Cultural Identity Seminar

  • MG 7A.4
  • Fonds
  • 1976-1977

Fonds consists of papers pertaining to the 4th Annual National Cultural Identity Seminar which was sponsored by the Native Communications Society of Nova Scotia.

Native Communications Society of Nova Scotia

Francis H. C. Stevens

  • MG 15.44
  • Fonds
  • 1832-1973

The following fonds and lengthy and consist of correspondence, memorandum, printed material, and clippings regarding genealogy and family history of Francis Stevens, notebooks on botany with free hand illustrations by William C. Stevens, Francis&#...

Frank F. Robertson

  • 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 b...

Frank Nevan fonds

  • MG 7A.7
  • Fonds
  • 1953

Fonds consists of a handwritten notebook of Mi'kmaw hieroglyphic writing, with an attached English translation of prominent Mi'kmaw hieroglyphics.The following is written inside the notebook: "Capt. Simon Denny, Eskasoni, CB, N.S. P...

Fred G. MacDonald Fonds

  • 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 ...

Frederick Haldimand fonds

  • MG 2.14
  • Fonds
  • 1783-1784

Fonds consists of the return of Loyalists for the Cape Breton settlement; giving the number of families, names of leaders, number of families, and their location. Sir Frederick Haldimand (1718-1791), was Governor and Commander in Chief in Canada f...

Gabriel Sylliboy fonds

  • MG 7A.14
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1942

Fonds consists of correspondence. Gabriel Sylliboy was a Mi'kmaw chief from 1918-1964.

Gaelic Conferences

  • MG 6.71
  • Fonds
  • 1980

Fonds consists of a submission by the Mabou Gaelic and Historical Society to the preliminary conference on Gaelic, Iona, 04 May 1980. Letter and timetable of the Gaelic conference held at St. Ann's on May 16-18, 1980.

Gaelic Sermon : Lagh na Carrantachd

  • MG 6.27
  • Fonds
  • n.d.

Fonds consists of a Gaelic sermon - 12th Sunday after Pentecost - by an unknown author. The author talks about the definition of "neighbor" and talks about the Good Samaritan.

Gaelic Society of Cape Breton fonds

  • MG 6.50
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1983

Fonds consists of the constitution, by-laws, newsletters, programs, correspondence, addresses, clippings, questionnaires, and reports.

Gaelic Society of Cape Breton

Gaelic Songs

  • 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...

General Mining Association

  • MG 14.19
  • Fonds
  • 1827-1900

The General Mining Association, a Branch of the Londonfirm of Rundell, Bridge and Rundell, was granted a monopoly onthe Nova Scotian coal reserves by the Duke of York in 1827. Themonopoly was rescinded in 1857, but operations continued until1900. ...

George G. Patterson

  • 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.

Georgian Era in Nova Scotia

  • MG 2.3
  • Fonds
  • 1757-1761

Fonds consists of extracts by Dan MacLennan on the "Georgian Era in Nova Scotia" by William Inglis Morse (1932), regarding early divisions of the counties of Cape Breton and Nova Scotia and immigration by United States settlers.

Gerald Regan fonds

  • MG 9.27
  • Fonds
  • 1971

Fonds consists of political speeches by Mr. Regan, concerning the Sydney Steel Corporation and the expansion of Xavier College to a degree-granting institution.

Gibbons Family fonds

  • MG 12.47
  • Fonds
  • 1753-1943

Fonds consists of the papers of Richard Gibbons Sr., which includes letters, legal documents, and a diary. Fonds also contains papers of Richard Gibbons Jr., which includes correspondence, an almanac and birth registers and papers of Richard Gibbo...

Gibbons family

Gordon Elman fonds

  • MG 12.38
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1972

Fonds consists of manuscripts, scrapbooks, personal correspondence, a speech transcript, clippings, certificates, and newsletters. Records reflect Elman's extensive involvement in community organizations.

Elman, Gordon

Gordon F. MacQuarrie

  • MG 15.8
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1965

Fonds consists of 1) Scottish music, handwritten, some composed by Mr. MacQuarrie; 2) Fragments of letters about music; and 3) a newspaper clipping by the Cape Breton Post of Mr. MacQuarrie’s death.

MacQuarrie, Gordon F.

Gwen Pearson Booth

  • 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.2. Cl...

Harold L. Hill fonds

  • MG 20.2
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1918

Fonds consists of a notebook kept by Hill while completing training for the Canadian Engineers unit.

Hill, Harold Lester

Harry A. Archibald

  • MG 15.85
  • Fonds
  • 1940s and 1950s

Collection of poems and songs include:1. Local Poems & Old Come-All-Ye-Songs - the shores of Pottles Lake & others; original booklet (52 p.) plus photocopy of same (29 p.) 2. The Caribou written November 16, 1942 (1 p.) and Marjorie M. (1 ...

Harry A. Archibald

Harry W. MacKenzie fonds

  • MG 12.106
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1980, predominant 1946-1960

Fonds consists of materials related to the construction and opening of the Canso Causeway. Records include correspondence, programs, pamphlets, reports, maps of the Strait of Canso and one photograph (three copies) of four men, who were involved w...

MacKenzie, Harold W.

Helen C. MacDonald

  • 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....

Helen C. MacDonald

Helen Kendall fonds

  • MG 12.275
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1985

Fonds consists of Helen Kendall's personal correspondence, genealogy records, nursing and war service certifications and documents, photographs, and clippings.

Kendall, Helen

Hill Family fonds

  • MG 2.2
  • Fonds
  • 1782-1886

Fonds consists of correspondence, appointments and commissions, diaries and Hill family genealogies. It also includes letters from James Whitney Jones and John Whyte.

Hillside School fonds

  • MG 11.3
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1932

Fonds consists of school registers for Hillside school in Mira.

Holy Ghost Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

  • 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 vi...

Hon. Allan J. MacEachen fonds

  • MG 9.1
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1970

Fonds consists of speeches and clippings relating to MacEachen's political career.

MacEachen, Allan Joseph

Horn family fonds

  • MG 12.74
  • Fonds
  • 1802-1927

Fonds consists of duplicate copies of a land grant (1802), Simeon Horn's will (1873), release of mortgage (1873), property tax notice, and school tax receipts (1924-1927).

Horn family

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