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CA BI T-281 · Item · 25 July, 1971
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of the 100th anniversary mass at St. Margaret of Scotland Church in Grand Mira (N.S)

MacDonald, Rev. Paul Introduction of platform guests

MacIntyre, Piper Dannie "You Take the High Road"

St. Margaret's Church Choir Come Holy Ghost

Power, Bishop W.E. MacLeod, Rev. A.J. MacDonald; Rev. Bernard O'Keefe, Rev. Laurence MacDonald, Rev. Paul Celebrants of the mass

Power, Bishop W.E. MacLeod, Rev. A.J. MacDonald; Rev. Bernard O'Keefe, Rev. Laurence MacDonald, Rev. Paul Sermon

St. Margaret's Church Choir Hymn

Power, Bishop W.E. Continuation of Mass

St. Margaret's Choir Communion Hymn

Gaelic Hymn singers from Gaelic Hymn

Power, Bishop W.E. Remarks

MacIntyre, Piper Dannie You Take the High Road

A Community History
PAM 4107 · Item · [ca. 1984]

Item is a community history of Mira Gut, Nova Scotia.

PAM 4116 · Item · 1992

Item is a history of the First United Church in Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, featuring information about St. James Methodist Church, Calvin Presbyterian Church, Kennington Cove Church, Clarke's Road Congregation, Catalone and Mira United Church, and MacMillan Memorial United Church.

CA BI 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.

Albert Bridge, Mira
94-645-25160 · Item · n.d.

Item is an aerial photograph of the bridge and church looking toward Marion Bridge.

Fitzgerald, Owen
Albert Bridge, Mira
94-646-25161 · Item · n.d.

Item is an aerial photograph of the bridge and church looking towards Louisbourg.

CA BI T-1084 · Item · 1975
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

MacNeil, Stephen R. Iona "Reisemaid Ghàidhealeach Eilean C.B." (185th Battalion)

Morrison, Dan Neil Loch Lomond "Chi mi na mòrbheanna..."

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Cumha MhicChriomain"

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Creach na Samhna"

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Óran a 'Mhathain"

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Postman's Song"

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Óran na Bainnse" (Cape Mabou Wedding)

MacLellan, Angus Grand Mira (N.S.) "Poite-dhubh MhicRaing

Campbell, Hector Hillsdale, Inverness County (N.S.) "A ' bhrádha"

Shaw, John
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.
CBC Radio, 1981 - Apr. 11
CA BI T-2045 · Item · 1981
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Christine MacKeigan Mira Discusses her normal college reunion
Her school days in Mira
First teaching job at the age of 19
The 1929 earthquake
Retired from teaching in 1944
Mary Ann MacDonald Mira The saw mill & how it operated
"Amazing Grace"
Roddy Monroe Mira Song composed locally
Gaelic prayer meetings, Rev. Bean
Helen MacDonald Mira History of the Mira area
The old French trail
Describes farms & who owned them
Ernie Weisner Fishing and hunting in Mira
Social life in Mira
Sports
Life in Mira when he was a boy
John Ewen MacKenzie Broughton Mine - History
Originally called Milton
Two hotels at Broughton
Description of school & church there in the early days

CBC Radio
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.
Father Joseph Chisholm
CA BI 77-1197-1331 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Father Joseph Chisholm, parish priest in Grand Mira.

Gaelic Songs Lauchie Gillis
CA BI T-348 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Lauchie Gillis singing a selection of Gaelic songs.

Featuring:

Oran Gaoil
A fhleasgaich an fhuilt, Chraobhaich chais
Oganaich an oir fhuilt bhuidhe
A'chuthag
Duthaich nan craobh
O ho ro, ille dhuinne
A'nighean donn, gur og thug mi mo ghealladh dhuit
Mairi bhan
Air faill irinn iu
An t-alltan dubh
Dh'fhalbh mo nighean chruinn
Air faill irinn i bha
Bruthaichean ghlinn braoin
Eilean a' cheo
An ribhinn donn
Fuadach nan Gaidheal
Fear a'bhata

Gillis, Lauchie
CA BI T-390 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of a secltion of Gaelic songs as sung by Lauchie Gillis, and Philip MacDonald. Features :

Gillis, Lauchie - Oran garadh Eoghain

Gillis, Lauchie - Biography of Margaret MacKinnon

Gillis, Lauchie - S i nighean mo gaol a nighean donn og

Gillis, Lauchie - Bitibh aotrom 's togaibh fonn

Gillis, Lauchie - Horo i ho ro nan

Gillis, Lauchie - Mo chailin dileas donn

Gillis, Lauchie - S do choisich mi'n oidhche

Gillis, Lauchie - Air feasgair ciuin samhraidh

Gillis, Lauchie - Mairi mhin mheall-shuileach

MacDonald, Philip - A ribhinn chaoimhneil

MacDonald, Philip - Tha tighinn fodham

MacDonald, Philip - Na cnuic 's na glinn

MacDonald, Philip - Mo chridhe trom's duilich leam

MacDonald, Philip - An teid thu leam a'Mhairi

MacDonald, Philip - A fhleasgaich an fhuilt chraobhaich chais

MacDonald, Philip - Air a'ghille tha mo run

MacDonald, Philip - Cod liver oil song

Gillis, Lauchie - Horo eile 's mi thug thu

Gillis, Lauchie - Tha mo run air a'ghille

Gillis, Lauchie - Mo run geal dileas

Gillis, Lauchie - Ghruagach donn

Gillis, Lauchie
CA BI T-300 · Item · 1975
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of Norman Kennedy and Rosemary Huthinson performing Gaelic songs and puirt-a-beul. It was recorded at the home of Tic and Emily Butler, Mira (N.S)

Mo nighean donn na meall-shuilean
Mo chridhe trom 's duilich leam...
O theid mi, gun teid...gu innis nam bo
S o la la o a la al di um
Cairistiona Chaimbeul
Muilean Dubh
Thoir a nall leannan ugam
Domhall beag
A' Pheigi a' ghraidh 's thu dh'fhag fo leon 's an t-am
Nuair a'chaidh sinn sios air bhord
Ho ro hu a hu ill o
Latha dhomh 's mi ... Eigheach o
Bha mi'n oidhche air an airigh
S muladach mi, o hi a bho
S muladach mi o hi a bho
Yesterday evening, feasgar an raoir...

Kennedy, Norman
Gisborne Bridge
CA BI 77-315-449 · Item · 1879

Item is a photograph of the Gisborne Bridge with a train crossing it, over the Mira River. There are sailboats visible on the river.

Gisborne Bridge, Mira River
CA BI 77-886-1020 · Item · 1879

Item is a photograph of the Gisborne Bridge, Mira, which was erected in 1875 and burned in 1910.

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.
82-68-1538
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 T-330 · Item · 1972
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recoding of Gaelic songs, fiddle music and discussion of local history.

Featuring :

Gillis, Lauchie - O bhan, o bhan, goraich o

Gillis, Lauchie - Illean ill o, illean i

Gillis, Neil D. - Memories of Grand Mira

Gillis, Neil D. - Biographical sketch of Rev. D.J. Rankin

Gillis, Lauchie - Eilean mo Chridhe

Beaton, Joe - Piano music

MacDonald, Dan R. - Violin music

Gillis, Lauchie - Morag - Dunbheagan

Gillis, Lauchie - Smeorach anns na gleann

Gillis, Lauchie - An t-alltan dubh

Beaton, Joe - Piano music

Gillis, Lauchie
Mira Ferry
CA BI 77-972-1106 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a scrapbook photograph of the Mira Ferry, featuring the Mira River and Union Church.

Mira Ferry
CA BI 77-1525-1659 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of Mira Ferry.

Mira Ferry, Cape Breton
CA BI 78-79-1829 · Item · 1908

Item is a photographic postcard of Union Presbyterian Church in Mira Ferry, showing the ferry boat and the surrounding area.

Mira Ferry, Mira River
CA BI 77-1255-1389 · Item · 1912

Item is a photograph of the ferry on the Mira River from the souvenir album "Souvenir of Cape Breton."

Mira Gut Bridge
CA BI 77-218-352 · Item · n.d.

Item is a photograph of the railway bridge in Mira Gut which was used as a highway bridge since 1972.

Mira Gut Bridge
CA BI 77-434-568 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Sydney & Louisbourg Railway Bridge in Mira.

Mira Gut Bridge
CA BI 77-435-569 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Sydney & Louisbourg Railway Bridge in Mira.

Mira Gut Showing Bridges
CA BI 77-145-279 · Item · ca. 1940

Item is a photograph of bridges in Mira Gut.

Mira Gut, R.R. Station
CA BI 77-431-565 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of the Sydney and Louisbourg railroad station at Mira Gut.

Mira River
CA BI 77-461-595 · Item · ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of a view of the Mira River, Cape Breton.

Mira River, Cape Breton
CA BI 77-478-612 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a view of the McKeigans Narrows, Mira River, Cape Breton.

The bottom of the photograph reads: No. 14 McKeigans Narrows Mira River Kelly & Dodge Photo. Sydney

Mira River, Cape Breton
CA BI 77-454-588 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a view of the Mira River.

Mira River, Cape Breton
CA BI 77-479-613 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a view of the Mira River, Cape Breton.

Mira River, Cape Breton
CA BI 77-480-614 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a view of the Mira River, Cape Breton.

Picnic at Mira
83-6509-13809 · Item · 1916

Item is a photograph of a temperance picnic held on Joseph Joshua (J.J.) Phillips' farm on Horne's Road, Mira. The woman with the light hat with flowers on the brim was J.J.'s daughter Amy. Next to Amy, with the dark straw hat, is her sister Olive. The man with the beard on the left hand side half way up the haystack is Captain Joseph Levi Phillips, who with his partner, Joe Nicol, ran the ferry service on the Mira River. The man with the beard second from the right on top of the haystack is Captain Joe Nicol.

CA BI 77-727-861 · Item · 1957

Item is a photograph of the Mira Ferry Presbyterian Church which was taken at the centennial of the church.

Quarry, Mira Gut
CA BI 77-600-734 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of unidentified workers at the stone quarry in Mira Gut.

Rev. Roderick MacNeil
CA BI 77-669-803 · Item · ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of Rev. Roderick MacNeil, a parish priest in Grand Mira, 1894-1899.

Sangaree, Cape Breton
CA BI 77-1524-1658 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of the boat, the "Alameda", owned by Louis Petrie at Sangaree on the Mira River.

St. Joseph's Church
94-1226-25741 · Item · 1994

Item is a photograph of St. Joseph's Mission Church in Mira Ferry, Cape Breton.

Prendergast, Paul
St. Margaret's Church
94-1197-25712 · Item · 1994

Item is a photograph of St. Margaret's Church in Grand Mira, Cape Breton.

CA BI 77-1453-1587 · Item · ca. 1969

Item is a photograph of the first Presbyterian church, Union Presbyterian Church in Mira Ferry. Rev. Hugh MacLeod was the first minister who took over the congregation in 1849. The building was erected in 1854.