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A'Chuirt

  • GPLAY7
  • Item
  • 1966

Item is a play concerning the judgement of the actions of infamous factor Patrick Sellar during the Highland Clearances.

A'tukwagnn : Micmac stories

  • PAM 2767b
  • Item
  • 1986

Item is a publication of Mi'kmaw stories written at a Mi'kmaw Writers' Workshop held in Sydney, Nova Scotia, in April 1986, under the sponsorship of the Eskasoni School Board.

A. D. MacNeill

  • MG 15.80
  • Fonds
  • 1880 - 1891

Fonds consists of: 1. Biography by John Davis. 2. Poem “Salt Mountain.`` 3. Newspaper article by Mr. MacNeill’s on poetry and health (1885). 4. A collection of his poems entitled “Woodlands & Other Rhymes; The Panorama of the Age.” 5. Memorial tribute “To The Memory of John A. MacNeill.”

A. D. MacNeill

A.A. MacDonald, M.P.

  • 77-763-897
  • Item
  • ca. 1870

Item is a photograph of Andrew Archibald MacDonald.

A.C. Day

  • 77-512-646
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of A.C. Day, the clerk-treasurer of Cape Breton County from 1936-1970.

A.C. Day Presentation

  • 77-138-272
  • Item
  • ca. 1940

Item is a photograph of the presentation made to A.C. Day on his retirement as clerk-treasurer of the Cape Breton County Council.

A.D. Gunn

  • 77-872-1006
  • Item
  • 1910

Item is a photograph of Mayor A.D. Gunn, the fifth mayor of Sydney, who served from 1910 to 1913.

A.J. McDonald

  • 77-877-1011
  • Item
  • 1895

Item is a photograph of A.J. McDonald, mayor of Sydney from 1895 to 1896.

A.N. MacDonald, Police Chief

  • 77-550-684
  • Item
  • ca. 1912

Item is a photograph of A.N. MacDonald, first Police Chief of New Waterford.

A.S. McNeil

  • 80-716-4896
  • Item
  • 1927

Item is a photograph of A.S. McNeil, Mining Society president from 1925 until 1927.

A.W. McCurdy

  • 85-136-15836
  • Item
  • n.d.

Item is a photograph of A.W. McCurdy of Baddeck.

AEA Cygnet II

  • 76-15
  • Item
  • 1909

Item is a photograph of an early aerial experiment by Alexander Graham Bell; the Cygnet II is tested on the frozen Bras d'Or Lake at Baddeck Bay between 22 and 24 February 1909.

Abbass Family

  • 87-938-17468
  • Item
  • ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of John Abbass and Abbass Abbass.

Abbass Family

  • 87-937-17467
  • Item
  • ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of members of the Abbass family. From left to right the photo includes John Abbass, Abbass Abbass and Isaac Abbass.

Abbass Studios Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • ca. 1940

Fonds represents over seven decades of photography by the owners and staff of Abbass Studios Ltd.. The studio operated a portrait studio, as well as accepted contracts from newspapers and covered local events. The photographs in the fonds reflect the diverse economic, political and cultural heritage of Cape Breton.

The negatives are organized into seven series: A,B,C,D,N, DOSCO, and Portraiture (P). The N series includes the earliest images including the nitrate film negatives. The A,B,C, and D series continue chronologically until 2001 with the Portraiture ending in 2004. The DOSCO series includes photographs taken of the Dominion Steel and Coal Company during the 1950s.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

Abbie (MacAulay) MacDonald fonds

  • MG 12.168
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1915]

Fonds consists of correspondence, including a letter from "Bob," a soldier in Fredericton, New Brunswick, during World War 1.

MacDonald, Abbie (MacAulay)

Abraham Cuyler fonds

  • MG 2.25
  • Fonds
  • 1784

Fonds consists of a letter Abraham Cuyler wrote in 1784 from King Street, Soho to Lord Sydney. In that year there was a great influx of American Loyalists into Cape Breton Island, causing its separation as a province distinct from Nova Scotia. In 1784, the Town of Sydney was founded, capital of the Province, named after Lord Sydney, Secretary of State for the colonies. In this letter, Cuyler wrote entreating Lord Sydney to authorize and commence the settlement and give permission to superintend the people (from Quebec) until the Government of the Island of Cape Breton could be organized. He was also looking to be reimbursed and an appointment of services rendered.

Academy

  • 364.29
  • Item
  • [ca. 1940]

Item is a photograph of four male students standing outside of Sydney Academy.

Acadia Seminary, Wolfville

  • 77-1285-1419
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Acadia seminary in Wolfville from the souvenir album "Nova Scotia."

Acadia University, Wolfville

  • 77-1275-1409
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of Acadia University in Wolfville from the souvenir album "Nova Scotia."

Acadian Miracle

  • PAM 1547 c.2
  • Item

Item is a reproduction of this text, which includes only Chapter XXV: "Acts of unbelievable cruelty to Acadians and Indians by the English."

Acadian Miracle

  • PAM 1547 c.1
  • Item

Item is a reproduction of this text, which includes only Chapter XXV: "Acts of unbelievable cruelty to Acadians and Indians by the English."

Accidents Don't Happen# 2-Machines

  • FT-252
  • Item
  • [ca. 1950]

Item is an educational film produced by the Department of Labour. Item is part of a series of films devoted to educating viewers on safety in the workplace. Optical soundtrack.

Castle Films; United World Films, Inc.

Accounting Department Staff, Dominion Coal Co.

  • 77-1196-1330
  • Item
  • 1904

Item is a photograph of the accounting staff of the Dominion Coal Company, with the names of the staff members featured on the reverse of the photograph.

Addie (Dodd) Madore

  • 77-231-365
  • Item
  • ca. 1860

Item is a photograph of Mrs. Peter Madore, the daughter of A.C. Dodd, born in 1811.

Admiralty House and Grounds, Halifax

  • 77-1295-1429
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Admiralty House and its grounds in Halifax from the souvenir album "Nova Scotia."

Adult Education Among the Negroes of Nova Scotia

  • PAM 1265
  • Item

Item is a pamphlet that contains an article outlining research that focused on adult education among Black Nova Scotians, including a pilot program that was initiated in New Road, Nova Scotia. It was written by Gwendolyn V. Shand.

Aerial View of Ship Deck

  • 79-73-3053
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is an Illustration of the aerial view of a ship deck, there are some men that are building the upper deck of the ship.

Aerial View of Sydney

  • 77-740-874
  • Item
  • ca. 1935

Item is a photograph of an aerial view of Sydney.

Aerial View of Sydney

  • 77-739-873
  • Item
  • 1935 - 1936

Item is a photograph of an aerial view of Sydney taken from the harbour looking north-east.

Aerial View of the Causeway

  • 77-34-163
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photograph of the Canso Causeway, as the Canal is approached from the air.

Nova Scotia Government

Aerial view of Sydney

  • 77-741-875
  • Item
  • ca. 1935

Item is a photograph of an aerial view of Sydney.

Aerial view of Sydney

  • 77-734-873
  • Item
  • 1935

Item is a photograph depicting an aerial view of Sydney, 1935.

Agnes Finn

  • 80-772-4952
  • Item
  • 1880s

Item is a tintype photograph of Miss Finn with unidentified man.

Air Cadets, Centennial Parade

  • 77-355-489
  • Item
  • 1967

Item is a photograph of air cadets marching in the 1967 Centennial parade held in Sydney.

Air Show

  • 330.4
  • Item
  • [ca. 1940]

Item is a photograph of three people at an air show.

Aithghearradh an Teagasg Chriosda agus Co-Chruinneachadh de dh’Urnaighean, Laoidhean, agus Comhairlean O Fhacal Dhe

  • G2
  • Item
  • 19-?

Item is a catechism, collection of hymns, prayers and council concerning the seven deadly sins. This was first produced by Fr. Alexander MacDonald (Maighstir Alasdair Mór). Rev. MacDonald was born in Lochaber, Scotland in 1801. He was ordained in Scotland in 1824 and after serving as parish priest in Moidart, immigrated to Cape Breton where, in 1842, he became parish priest in Mabou and Vicar General to the bishop of Arichat. D. 1865 in Mabou. Item was licenced to print by Bishop James Morrison, b. of Antigonish from 1913-1950.

Aithghearradh an Teagasg Chriosda. Agus Co-chruinneachadh de dh’Urnaighean, Laoidhean, agus Comhairlean O Fhacal Dhe

  • G3
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a catechism, collection of hymns, prayers and council concerning the seven deadly sins. This was first produced by Fr. Alexander MacDonald (Maighstir Alasdair Mór). Rev. MacDonald was born in Lochaber, Scotland in 1801. He was ordained in Scotland in 1824 and after serving as parish priest in Moidart, immigrated to Cape Breton where, in 1842, he became parish priest in Mabou and Vicar General to the bishop of Arichat. D. 1865 in Mabou. Item was licenced to print by Bishop James Morrison, b. of Antigonish from 1913-1950.

Alasdair agus Mairi

  • G48
  • Item
  • 1969

Item is an early reader for school children.

Alba : A Scottish Miscellany in English and Gaelic

  • G56
  • Item
  • 1948

Item is a collection of stories and articles, in Gaelic and English, concerning Highland culture in Scotland. Some contributors include: Sorley MacLean, Calum MacLean, George Campbell Hay, Ruairidh Thompson and artist George Bain. The writings include some interesting commentary on advocacy in Gaelic education, adoption of new terminology in Gaelic and language revival.

Albert Almon

  • 82-309-7009
  • Item
  • n.d.

Item is a photograph of Albert Almon taken from the Sydney Post.

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