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87-881-17411 · Item · ca. 1921

Sailing Ship at wharf at Whycocomagh

Walter Scott MacFarlane
CA BI MG 15.1 · Fonds · 1914-1984

Fonds consists of Poetry and correspondence of Mr. MacFarlane, as well as
several scrapbooks and postcards of WWI.
A. The poem “Springtime in Margaree” was a gift of Sister St. Frances of Rome, C.N.D.
B. Correspondence and papers presented by the MacFarlane Family are arranged as received:

  1. Correspondence and papers pertaining to W. S. MacFarlane’s military service, 1919-1946. Original, 17 items
  2. Military disability pension correspondence and papers, Typescript, 46 pages
  3. Correspondence and papers of and about Peter MacFarlane (brother of W.S.), 1944-1960. Original and typescript, 1 cm
  4. Family and personal correspondence including Letters to the Editor on politics in Inverness County, 1922-1961. Original and typescript, 40 pages
  5. Correspondence from John F. Gillis, mainly about local politics, 1940-1956. Original and typescript, 19 pages
  6. Correspondence concerning appointment of W. S. MacFarlane as Fishery Officer on the Margaree River, 1921. Original, 5 pages
  7. Correspondence from James D. Gillis concerning MacFarlane’s poetry and about a map of the world drawn by Mr. Gillis, 1929-1963. Original, 8 pages
  8. Correspondence pertaining to MacFarlane’s poetry, 1937-1977. Original and typescript, 34 pages
  9. There is no physical folder for B9. January, 1985: #9 removed and incorporated in #19.
  10. Correspondence and papers re copyright of MacFarlane’s poetry, together with the Canada Act respecting copyright, 1952-1956. Typescript and print, 75 pages
  11. Poetry by Various authors, mainly Cape Bretoners. Original, 32 items.
  12. Memorial cards and obituaries for the MacFarlane family, 1881-1967.
  13. Obituaries of 31 Inverness County residents. Clippings
  14. Miscellaneous household invoices and receipts, 1931-1952
  15. Birth certificates for Ann MacFarlane, Walter S. MacFarlane, Last Will of W.S. MacFarlane, 1936, for land at Margaree Forks. Original, 3 items.
  16. Printed material:
    a) St Michael’s Parish Report, 1949
    b) Annual Report, St. Joseph’s Church, South West Margaree, 1962
    c) to m) pamphlets pertaining to servicemen and regulations respecting them, 1919-1945
  17. 22 postcards, mostly World War I period, together with Souvenir Programme 1939-1945 Victory Parade, Saturday, June 8th
  18. Scrapbook of clippings compiled by Jim MacFarlane, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. -- Mainly poetry in English and Gaelic. 1946, held in London, England. 1 page
  19. Additional obituaries of the MacFarlane family, 1931-1963. Original, typescript and print, 15 pages
  20. Obituaries of Inverness County residents. Original and print, 22 pages
  21. Songs of the Valley: The Poetry and Songs of Walter Scott MacFarlane. Original writing, together with galley proof of the book which was published in 1984, edited by Mr. MacFarlane’s niece, Kay MacDonald and his son, Patrick. Original and typescript, 2 cm
  22. Scrapbook of clippings of poetry by Walter MacFarlane. Typescript and prints, 1 cm
MacFarlane, Walter Scott
Southwest Margaree Picnic
CA BI 84-455-14555a · Item · 1897

Item is a photograph showcasing a picnic happening near Collins' farm in Southwest Margaree.

CA BI 77-144-278 · Item · 1927

Item is a photograph of the citizens of Port Hood celebrating the town's Jubilee. There are many people in the streets along with cars and horses and buggies.

CA BI 76-14 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the printing equipment for the Port Hawkesbury Bulletin. Identified from left to right are L. Ernest Philpott, C. Kate McLeod and Ernest Williams.

CA BI 80-580-4760 · Item · ca. 1926

Item is a photograph of Marble Mountain, showing mine workings.

Messervey, J.P.
MacKinnon's of Lake Ainslie
CA BI 97-620-28468 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of piper (Big) Farquhar MacKinnon and his wife taken in East Lake Ainslie. Mr. MacKinnon holds a set of bagpipes and Mrs. MacKinnon is seated at a spinning wheel.

Lake O'Laws Area
82-639-7339 · Item · unknown

Item is a photograph of a car and cabin.

Rosetti Family
CA BI 77-472-606 · Item · 1914

Item is a photograph of pupils at the Inverness School, Cape Breton. The pupils in the photograph are unidentified.

Hugh P. MacKinnon, Inverness
CA BI 80-107-4287 · Item · ca. 1915

Item is a photograph of Hugh P. MacKinnon in his World War 1 uniform, taken with his wife and family.

Grand Etang scarecrows
CA BI 89-972-19167 · Item · 1989

Item is a photograph of Joe Delaney's scarecrow village, also known as Joe's Scarecrows, in Cap LeMoine.

Prendergast, Paul
Duncan MacIsaac collection
MG 21.50 · Fonds · 1852 - 1993

Collection consists of a Peter Smyth of Port Hood, Nova Scotia store ledger; a 1904-1905 store ledger; Gaelic newspapers; indentures and land deeds, St. Andrew’s Parish records, 1927; a framed commemorative offering for Rev. Archibald Chisholm; 6 daily diaries kept by Angus A. MacDougall Sr. and his son, Angus A. MacDougall Jr., of Judique, Nova Scotia from 1882 – 1937; a copy of A Sketch of the Life and Times of the Right Reverend Angus Bernard MacEachern, The First Bishop of the Diocese of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada by Emmet J. Mullally, M.D.; and, a newspaper clipping of Duncan MacIsaac shovelling snow.

MacIsaac, Duncan A.J.
CA BI 78-44-1794 · Item · 1904

Item is a photograph of fiddlers Dougald MacIntyre and Joe Smith posed with their fiddles and bows. Photograph taken at the Inverness Picnic.

Cabot Trail
82-1410-8110 · Item · ca. 1933

Photograph is of Mrs. Cassidy and Mrs. Theora Moore Timmons, seated on the rail, and boys on the Cabot Trail 10 miles north of Cheticamp.

94th Regiment
CA BI 94-931-25446a · Item · 1900-1918

Item is a photograph of 38 soldiers in full uniform at arms and with instruments posing at an unknown location, possibly Margaree. It was likely taken during World War 1.

94th Regiment
CA BI 94-931-25446b · Item · 1900-1918

Item is a photograph of 38 soldiers in full uniform at arms and with instruments posing at an unknown location, possibly Margaree. The exact date is unknown but it was likely taken during World War 1.

96-627-27315 · Item · 1908

One photograph of forty-six students who wrote the 1908 Provincial Exam in Inverness County, Nova Scotia. A number of students were identified in 1955 by Joseph Beaton and include: 4. Joseph Beaton; 7 or 8. Penina May McLean; 15. Mary Jane MacLean; 30. John Angus McMillan; 32. James D. Gillis; 36. Lottie Hildred Deming; 37. [John Lochie Cameron]; 42. [Louis Adolph MacMillan]; 46. Dan Edward McGregor.