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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

Hugh Francis MacKenzie fonds

  • 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. Man...

MacKenzie, Hugh Francis

Hugh MacLennan fonds

  • 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

Hugh McDonald

  • MG 9.19
  • Fonds
  • 1871

Fonds consists of a letter from Rev. K.J. MacDonald pertaining to politics in Inverness County. Hugh McDonald (1841-c.1902) was MLA for Inverness County 1868-1871. He was the Postmaster and Telegraph Operator at Mabou to 1881 when he became Sherif...

Huntington Family fonds

  • MG 12.36
  • Fonds
  • 1848-1972

Fonds consists of Caleb A. Huntington's correspondence and legal records, Jetta MacDonald's correspondence, Henrietta Gibbons' records.

Huntington family

Inspectors of Schools

  • MG 11.14
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1912

Fonds consists of correspondence and reports, as well as Teachers' Returns for the year 1909-1910 for the District of North Inverness, and Notes of School Inspection of Victoria County for 1911. John and James MacKinnon were Inspectors of Sch...

International Conference for Gaelic Language and Culture

  • MG 6.74
  • Fonds
  • 1987

Fonds consists of a collection of documents relating to the Conference, held in Sydney on October 15,16, and 17, 1987.1. Program brochures, Map/guide '87, discussion group list of participants, Gaelic College and Nova Scotia Highland Village ...

Inverness Board of Trade, Proceedings

  • MG 14.5
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1938

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

Inverness County Council of the Arts

  • 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 Coun...

Isobel MacDonald fonds

  • MG 6.41
  • Fonds

Fonds consists of Gaelic hymn music composed by Isobel T. MacDonald of South Uist, Scotland The hymns are all compositions of Fr. Allan MacDonald, Eriskay.

Italian Community Club

  • 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

  • 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 Ca...

Smith, James Mariner

Jack Silburt

  • MG 15.90
  • Fonds
  • 1940s and 1950s

Fonds consist of thirty-eight sketches of local Cape Breton politicians, sports figures, municipal leaders, U.M.W. workers, local issues, and Canso Causeway and transportation concerns.

Jack Silburt

Jack Stephens Collection

  • MG 12.206
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1971

Fonds consists of a collection gathered by Jack Stephens, of Sydney and Park Superintendent at the Alexander Graham Bell Museum at Baddeck, represents many years of collecting ephemera of relevance to Cape Breton.

James "Jim Hughie" MacNeil fonds

  • 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 songslist of members of the Caledonian Society, Sydneystory ...

James A. MacNeil fonds

  • MG 6.24
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1942

Fonds consists of papers including stories, songs, newspaper clippings and a scrapbook. Papers include:1. “An t-Each Dubh”, a folktale in Gaelic copied down by Jonathan G. MacKinnon from a manuscript of a transcribed story collected by Hector MacL...

MacNeil, James A.

James A. Murphy fonds

  • MG 20.25
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1972

Fonds consists of a scrapbook containing textual records, photographs, and objects related to James Murphy's experience as a World War 1 serviceman.

Murphy, James A.

James Bryson (J.B.) McLachlan Commemorative Society

  • MG 19.27
  • Fonds
  • 1999

Consists of Society papers including mandate and announcements as well as copies of annual lectures hosted by the Society. Past speakers have included David Frank, Nancy Riche, Joan Sangster, Ian McKay, Amani Whitfield, Mark Leier, Gregory Kealey...

James Charles MacNeil fonds

  • MG 6.21
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1970

Fonds consists of personal correspondence, speeches Gaelic related materials, activities and initiatives by the Scottish Catholic Society (St. Kentigern Branch) and scrapbooks with newspaper clipping and local news.

MacNeil, James Charles

James D. Day fonds

  • MG 20.4
  • Fonds
  • 1923

Fonds consists of James D. Day's certificate of military service, 1914-1923.

Day, James Douglas

James D. Gillis

  • MG 15.50
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1961

James D. Gillis born in Strathlorne Inverness County was the author of several books including “The Cape Breton Giant.” Fonds also consist of correspondence between Mr. Gillis and C. & G. McLeod Ltd, Sydney, concerning publication and payment....

James Lotz fonds

  • MG 10.7
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1997

Fonds consists of personal and work related documents, as well as materials related to Mr. Lotz's publications and involvement in various organizations.

James Lotz

James MacMillan fonds

  • MG 12.147
  • Fonds
  • 1874-1976

Fonds consists of correspondence, legal documents, diaries, and clippings. It includes Anthony's MacMillan's wartime correspondence with his cousin, Cecilia MacMillan, in addition to other wartime correspondence.

MacMillan, James

James Thomas Coleman fonds

  • MG 21.16
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1934

Fonds consists of documents and photographs related to Mr. Coleman's career as manager of the Strand Theatre and his involvement in the Klondyke Hotel. The collection is divided into two series and one file. The first series consists of proj...

Coleman, James Thomas

James W. Maddin fonds

  • MG 12.80
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1961

Fonds consists of correspondence, including letters from the Right Honourable Arthur Meighen, clippings, poetry, addresses, scrapbooks, and army service records.

Maddin, James William

Jamesville School Section

  • 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).

Jeremy Akerman

  • MG 15.69
  • Fonds
  • 1981

Fonds include a rough copy of "Black Around the Eyes," a novel about Cape Breton coal miners. See PS 8551 K47 D64 in Cape Breton Library.

John A. MacKinnon fonds

  • MG 12.13
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1940

Fonds consists of personal records and documents related to the Sydney Co-operative Society Ltd., correspondence related to the search for coal at Maple Brook, Inverness County, and other business related records.

MacKinnon, John A.

John Alexander MacKinnon fonds

  • MG 12.271
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1933

Fonds consists of John Alexander MacKinnon's diaries, a photographic postcard, and his World War 1 enlistment information and record of service book.

MacKinnon, John Alexander

John Allan Cameron

  • MG 15.34
  • Fonds
  • 1978

Fonds consists of correspondence, papers, and clippings pertaining to the “Cape Breton Salutes John Allan Cameron” program, October 21 and 22, 1978, sponsored by the Division of Continuing Education, College of Cape Breton, and New Dawn Enterprises.

John Archy MacDonald fonds

  • MG 12.127
  • Fonds
  • 1834-1967

Fonds consists of a copy of the minutes of the Washabuckt Liberal-Conservative club (1911); diary of daily events kept by MacDonald (1899-1949); petition concerning the closure of a road (1902); deed: John A. MacDonald to Hughie J. MacDonald, Glac...

MacDonald, John Archy

John Bernard Croak fonds

  • MG 20.9
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1996

Fonds consists of photographs, maps, correspondence, and textual records related to John Bernard Croak and his military service. Fonds also contain details on the Victorian Cross and its recipients as well as a booklet by the Royal Canadian Legion...

Croak, John Bernard

John Carey fonds

  • MG 12.30
  • Fonds
  • 1882-1938

Fonds consists of a history of Sydney Mines composed by Carey in 1912, a scrapbook for the years 1912-13, his death notice, and three detailed notebooks of mining courses beginning in 1889. The scrapbook contains considerable material on civic aff...

Carey, John

John Dan MacNeil fonds

  • MG 6.38
  • Fonds
  • 1977

Fonds consists of a speech in Gaelic and English delivered at St. Andrew's Night Ceilidh, Sydney by John Dan MacNeil. He outlines what he believes to be the reason fro the decline in Gaelic speakers and urges those who have the language to u...

MacNeil, John Dan

John George Brooks Lynch fonds

  • MG 12.76
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1973

Fonds consists of records of John George Brooks Lynch, articles edited by Kevin Lynch, and a poem by George Lynch.

Lynch, John George Brooks

John Ingram Ball

  • MG.15.18
  • Fonds
  • September 1932

Words by John Ingram Bell "Who Stole Lindy's Baby?"

John James "J.J." MacKinnon

  • MG 6.36
  • Fonds
  • 1943

This fonds consists of a notebook of Gaelic songs, correspondence and poetry:Notebook of Gaelic songs, many by Cape Breton bards [n.d.]Letter from Dr. P. J. Nicholson pertaining to a Gaelic poem, 1943.Gaelic poem composed by J. J. MacKinnon, n.d. ...

MacKinnon, J. J.

John Norman MacDonald fonds

  • MG 6.80
  • Fonds
  • 1852-1895

Fonds consists of a number of songs collected by Reverend John Norman MacDonald in the summer of 1952. This manuscript was afterwards borrowed by a John MacRury, another Minister, who unwarrantably copied some of the songs and sent them to be prin...

John Smith

  • 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 Smith Hart fonds

  • MG 12.45
  • Fonds
  • 1842-1946

Fonds consists of materials regarding Hart's business ventures, personal and business correspondence, social and religious events, and financial records.

Hart, John Smith

John W. Roberts

  • MG.15.9
  • Fonds
  • 1961

Poem titled My Ingonish Home.

John W. Roberts

Joint Committee for Gaelic in Schools

  • MG 6.69
  • Fonds
  • 1981-1982

This fonds consists of correspondence, brief and other papers pertaining to the historical and educational position of the Gaelic language in the schools of Nova Scotia.

Jonathan G. MacKinnon fonds

  • MG 15.19
  • Fonds
  • 1918

A. Two typed copies of “Old Sydney: Sketches of the Town and its People in Days Gone By. Gift of Carl Neville and John Campbell.B. 1. Letter to Kathryn Poole, 1932.2. Notebook and diary, 1916-1932, containing genealogical information on the MacKin...

MacKinnon, Jonathan Gillis

Jonathan MacKinnon Memorial Lecture

  • MG 6.19
  • Fonds
  • 1979

This fonds consists of extracts of a speech given by Rev. Dr. Roderick MacLeod of Berneray, North Uist, Scotland, to commemorate the life and works of Mr. MacKinnon.

Joseph Beaton Collection of Gaelic Songs and Poems

  • MG 6.79
  • Fonds
  • 1985-1996

Fonds consists of a family genealogy, along with Gaelic songs and poems.1) Oran Marbhadh Na Muice (Le Aonghas R. MacDhombnuill)2) Oran A Chollich (2 copies)3) Cruachan - Beann (Ben Cruachan)4) Fath Mo Mhulaid I Bhi Thall5) Oran A 'Cheilidh6) ...

Joseph Campbell fonds

  • MG 12.21
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1969

Fonds consists of a ledger containing correspondence and records concerning politics, farming, and education in the Big Pond area. Also contains correspondence related to mineral exploration in Big Pond.

Campbell, Joseph

Joseph J. MacInnis fonds

  • MG 6.20
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1939

Fonds consists of a large collection of Scottish music and Gaelic material. Papers include:1. Corresponding and subscription lists of the paper Mosgladh, 1928- 1931, including correspondence from the Scottish Catholic Society. Original, 2 cm. Firs...

MacInnis, Joseph J.

Joseph Lawrence MacDonald fonds

  • 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...

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence

Joseph Sherman

  • MG 15.89
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1994

Fonds consist of the following: a) Biographical information (3 p.) copied from book covers and contains list of his publications, anthologies, comments, professional organizations, readings, lectures and workshops. b) Material includes the followi...

Joseph Sherman

Judge Alexander Hugh MacKinnon fonds

  • MG 9.33
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1971

Fonds consists of personal correspondence; papers related to Gaelic matters, professional correspondence, labour related papers, speeches, materials related to the Inverness Coal Mine, papers accumulated while on the St. Francis Xavier University ...

MacKinnon, Alexander Hugh

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