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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.

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.

Alex Maceachern and Jessie MacDonald

Item is an audio recording of stories and songs performed by Jessie MacDonald (River Denys, N.S) and Alex Maceachern (Creignish, N.S).

MacEachern, Alex - A Bhean-taighe's na Sithichean

MacEachern, Alex - Murchadh is Mionachag

MacEachern, Alex - De chuireadh mulad ort latha do Bhainnse?

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Two short "bochdan" stories

MacDonald, Jessie - Mo nighean donn bhoidheach

MacDonald, Jessie - Oran mar gum b' ann le mhnaoi

MacDonald, Jessie - Fear a Bhata

MacDonald, Jessie - E hi ri ill raill o

MacDonald, Jessie - Togainn fonn air lorg an fheidh

MacDonald, Jessie - Mo nighean donn 's laghach thu

MacDonald, Jessie - Cnuic 's na glinn

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Burns and his Highland Mary

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Eilean a' Cheo

MacEachern, Elizabeth

Among the Gaels in Nova Scotia

Item is an audio recording of a BBC Glasgow program with John MacPherson exploring Gaelic culture and language throughout Cape Breton Island.

Among the Gaels in Nova Scotia: MacMillan, Hector S e Ceap Breatuinn Tir Mo Ghraidh

MacPherson, John (BBC) Glasgow (Scotland) Gaelic in Nova Scotia

MacEachern, Mrs. Creignish (N.S.) Song in praise of the Island of Cape Breton

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) Account of Gaelic place names in Cape Breton

Kennedy, Florence Dunvegan Interviewed with John MacPherson

MacDonald, Dan R. Mabou (N.S.) Bonnie Lass of Head Lake

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) Milling Frolic

MacDonald, J.L. Et al Boisdale (N.S.) Hug ho ran o robha ho, nighean donn Bhoidheach

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) Gaelic Revival in Cape Breton

Beaton, Sister Margaret Sydney (N.S.) Address to her friends in the Highlands and Islands

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) We're the children (you brought from Scotland) sorry to leave? Mr. MacPherson replied that there wasn't one dry eye when he took the children back to Scotland

    Mi'kmaw song and dance

MacEachern, Bessie Creignish (N.S.) Gaelic song

MacMillan, Hector Song in praise of the Island of Cape Breton

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) Closing message to people of Cape Breton

MacPherson, John Alick

Among the Gaels of Nova Scotia

Item is an audio recording of BBC Glasgow's 1971 radio piece 'Among the Gaels of Nova Scotia' concerning Gaelic language and culture in Cape Breton Island.

MacEachern, Bessie Fuadach nan Gaidheal
MacPherson, John Conversation with J.C. MacNeil
MacNeil, J.C. Families who left for Western Newfoundland
MacNeil, J.C. Orain Mocaisean
MacNeil, J.C. Soldier's song
MacPherson, John
MacNeil, J.C. Conversation with J.C. MacNeil, Genealogy of the MacNeil Family
MacNeil, J.C. A bhean a tighe
Sailor's love song
A Ghille Dhuinn
MacPherson, John
MacNeil, J.C. Discussion on their trip to Cape Breton

MacPherson, John Alick

Angus B. MacIsaac Wedding

  • CA BI 78-167-1917
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the wedding of Anne MacFarlane and Angus B. MacIsaac at St. Joseph's Church in Southwest Margaree.

Angus MacLellan, Grand Mira, N.S.

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 Y. MacLellan fonds

  • CA BI MG 6.63
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1946

Fonds consists of poems, biography of Angus Y. MacLellan, and recollections of life on Margaree Island.

  1. Poem: “Clach An Càrn an Dòmhnallaich” was presented by Sister St. Francis of Rome, C.N.D.

  2. Duncan H. and Mary Margaret MacLellan recall their childhood spent on Margaree Island. Typescript, 12 pages Presented by Margaret Long, Brockton, Mass., June 1983.

  3. “My years on Margaree Island” by Lauranna MacLellan MacDonald, who presented the paper in December, 1983. Photocopy, 4 pages.

  4. Biography of Angus Y. MacLellan (1887-1960) Photocopy, 11 pages.

Songs composed by Angus Y. MacLellan and other bards that appear in "Smeòrach nan Cnoc 's nsn Gleann" and "Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia". Photocopy, 10 pages
Story “Raonull Ban Mac Eoghain Oig” by Aonghas MacGillfhaolain. Print, 26 pages.

  1. “The Part Played by the Scottish Catholic Society of Canada in the Establishment of the St. F. X. Extension Department” 1953. Typescript, 21 pages.

Clippings: Obituary of Rev. Michael Gillis, 1970; Obituary of Ernest Hart, the Chairmaker from Northeast Margaree, n.d. Presented by Sister Carmelina MacLellan, Port Hawkesbury, 1984.

MacLellan, Angus Y.

Annual Scottish Concert of Southwest Margaree

Item is an audio recording of the 1973 Southwest Margaree concert. Recording includes:

Southwest Margaree Gaelic Chorus , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - O Canada

MacDonnell, George , Inverside - Bagpipe selections

Chisholm, Archie Neil , Margaree Forks (N.S.) - Words of welcome

MacDonald, Mr. And Mrs. Francis , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Violin and piano selections

Gillis, Angus R. And chorus , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Tha mo run air a' ghille...

Tompkins, Donna , Margaree Forks (N.S.) - Mary Hamilton

MacNeil, Marion and Rosemary , Barra Glen - Bagpipe and drum selections

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay , New Waterford - Mairi Og

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay , New Waterford - Am falbh thu leam a ribhinn og

Kennedy, Donna , Deepdale (N.S.) - Stepdancing

MacGillivray, Mrs. Mae; MacDonald, Francis , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Eilean mo Chridhe

Murphy sisters , St. Rose - Bagpipe selections

Doug MacPhee; Doyle, Maybelle Chisholm , New Waterford and Margaree Forks (N.S.) - Piano duet

Currie sisters , Sydney (N.S.) - Highland Fling

MacDougall, John , Kenloch - Violin selections

East Lake Ainslie Gaelic Chorus , Lake Ainslie (N.S.) - An t-eilean dh'an thug mi luaidh...

East Lake Ainslie Gaelic Chorus , Lake Ainslie (N.S.) - S truagh nach d'rugadh dall mi...

Gillis, Wallace , Scotsville - Violin selections

Murphy sisters , St. Rose - Bagpipe selections

Gillis, Miss , Scotsville - Piano selections

Gillis, Angus R. , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Och mar tha mi 's mi nam onar...

Southwest Margaree Gaelic Chorus , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Morag a Dunbheagan

MacDonald, Mary Catherine "Kay"

Archibald MacDonald, Gravestone

  • CA BI 91-1075-23036
  • Item
  • 1991

Item is a photograph of the gravestone marking the burial of piper Archie MacDonald. Mr. MacNeil is buried in Stella Maris Cemetery, Inverness.

Prendergast, Paul

Archie Beaton, Mabou Ridge

  • CA BI 77-737-871
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of Archie Beaton of Mabou Ridge, who sailed to South Africa with a ship load of ponies. Archie Beaton remarried in South Africa and was later killed in a mine in Johannesburg.

Archie Dan MacLellan and Lauchie MacLellan: Gaelic Songs

MacLellan, Archie Dan

Stories about Raonall Mor Mac Ailean Oig
Story about "Sithichean" (fairies) in Isle of Cann, Inner Hebrides
The French boat in P.E.I.
Oran an T-Seathaich
Puirt-a-beul - words to Miss MacLeod's Reel
"Gillean nan Drobhair"
Traditions concerning Miss MacLeod's Reel "Ceann Locha Morair"
First Pioneers' voyage from Scotland
"Murderer on ship tested with coin"
"No successful wedding without a fight..."
Forerunners
"Bocain" and connected beliefs...
"Spiorad an Drobhair"
Transportation by will...
"'Tha diofar math eadar na mic..."
"Priest and minister in River Denys..."
"Song about the burning of the jail at Inverness (N.S.)"

MacLellan, Lauchie (Dunvegan)

"Bheir mi o ro hoireann o"
"Sealladh nam mor-bheannan"
"An Gille Glas"
"Oran an T-Seathaich"
Saying from Gaelic Calendar
"'S e mo run an t-oigear og..."
"Illean bithibh sunndach..."

Beaton, David

Killer whales at Broad Cove

Shaw, John

Bathing Beach, Port Hood

  • CA BI 77-1480-1614
  • Item
  • ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of the bathing beach in Port Hood, now known as Lawrence's Beach.

Bathing Beach, Port Hood

  • CA BI 77-1483-1617
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the bathing beach at Port Hood, now known as Lawrence's Beach.

Bathing Beach, Port Hood

  • CA BI 77-1479-1613
  • Item
  • ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of the bathing beach in Port Hood, now known as Lawrence's Beach.

Bay View Hotel

  • CA BI 78-74-1824
  • Item
  • 1907

Item is a postcard of of Bay View Hotel and a rowboat on the Whycocomagh Harbour.

Bayview Hotel, Whycocomagh

  • CA BI 77-1536-1670
  • Item
  • ca. 1915

Item is a photograph of the Bayview Hotel, a holiday resort in Whycocomagh, with the S.S. Marion at the wharf below the hotel.

Bitterman House

  • CA BI 78-1229-2979
  • Item
  • ca. 1852

Item is a photograph of the Bitterman family home located on West Middle River Road. The house was owned by the Kent Bitterman family from 1976 to 1984.

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.

Canso Causeway Construction

  • CA BI 77-36-165
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of trains getting ready to cross the Canso Causeway during its construction.

Canso Causeway Opening

  • CA BI 81-703-5783
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of pipers leading a parade across the newly opened causeway.

Canso Causeway Opening

  • CA BI 77-7-136
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the Hon. C.D. Howe cutting the cake at the reception for the opening of the Canso Causeway.

Canso Causeway Opening

  • CA BI 77-5-134
  • Item
  • August 1955

Item is a photograph of people crossing the newly opened Causeway at the Canso Causeway Opening.

Cap-Rouge

  • CA BI 77-1488-1622
  • Item
  • ca. 1935

Item is a photograph of Cap-Rouge, Cape Breton.

Cap-Rouge, Cape Breton

  • CA BI 77-1490-1624
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the "Rig-Wash" in Cap-Rouge, Cape Breton.

CBC Radio "Fresh Air" 1982

Eddie MacPherson Middle River
Information on the "Yankees Line"
Transportation problems - snow plows, flooding of the river etc.
Birds in the area
Superstitions about birds, storms etc.

Robert Smith
Early industries at Middle River - grist mills, thrashing mills etc.
Lumbering in the 50's
Community life in the area

D.D. MacRae
Began farming in Middle River in 1980
Tells about moving to C.B., from Alberta

Georgina MacRae
Former R.N., worked with r. C.L. MacMillan
Tells about her nursing career in the area - traveling in all sorts of
weather
D.D. MacRae
The foot bridge they had to use to get Charles School, Middle River
The brige was 275 feet long, hung about 15 feet about the water
Lumbering in the area in the 50's
Social life in the area

Neil MacLennan Benacadie
A funny story about "bull beer"

Aggie MacLennan
How she learned to stepdance
Her brother John MacLean - a violinist and stepdancer
Describes a highlan wedding

Neil MacLennan
Gaelic his first language
His first teacher, Jessie MacKenzie
His expericences in the service, World War Two
The purposes of the C.B. Gaelic Society

Dan MacNeil
2 Songs - Copper and Silver (English) Ho Ro, 'S toil leam fhin thu
The old days, going to ceilihs
The old traing boats
Mary doucette Social like in the old days

CBC Radio

Cheticamp

  • CA BI 83-6682-13982
  • Item
  • ca. 1940

Item is a photograph of St. Peter's Church and surrounding buildings in Cheticamp.

Chiasson

Cheticamp

Item is a photograph of a group of men standing on a stage with a banner that reads "BIENVENUE" behind them.

Cheticamp Monument

  • CA BI 77-1462-1596
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the erection of a monument commemorating the first Roman Catholic Chapel and the first cemetery where the founders of Cheticamp are buried.

Cheticamp Monument

  • CA BI 77-1466-1600
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the erection of a monument commemorating the first Roman Catholic Chapel and the first cemetery where the founders of Cheticamp are buried.

Cheticamp Monument

  • CA BI 77-1458-1592
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the erection of a monument commemorating the first Roman Catholic Chapel and the first cemetery where the founders of Cheticamp are buried.

Cheticamp Monument

  • CA BI 77-1460-1594
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the erection of a monument commemorating the first Roman Catholic Chapel and the first cemetery where the founders of Cheticamp are buried.

Cheticamp Monument

  • CA BI 77-1459-1593
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the erection of a monument commemorating the first Roman Catholic Chapel and the first cemetery where the founders of Cheticamp are buried.

Cheticamp Monument

  • CA BI 77-1468-1602
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the erection of a monument commemorating the first Roman Catholic Chapel and the first cemetery where the founders of Cheticamp are buried.

Cheticamp Monument

  • CA BI 77-1469-1603
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the erection of a monument commemorating the first Roman Catholic Chapel and the first cemetery where the founders of Cheticamp are buried.

Cheticamp Monument

  • CA BI 77-1461-1595
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the erection of a monument commemorating the first Roman Catholic Chapel and the first cemetery where the founders of Cheticamp are buried.

Cheticamp Monument

  • CA BI 77-1463-1597
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the erection of a monument commemorating the first Roman Catholic Chapel and the first cemetery where the founders of Cheticamp are buried.

Cheticamp Monument

  • CA BI 77-1465-1599
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the erection of a monument commemorating the first Roman Catholic Chapel and the first cemetery where the founders of Cheticamp are buried.

Cheticamp Monument

  • CA BI 77-1467-1601
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the erection of a monument commemorating the first Roman Catholic Chapel and the first cemetery where the founders of Cheticamp are buried.

Cheticamp Monument

  • CA BI 77-1470-1604
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the erection of a monument commemorating the first Roman Catholic Chapel and the first cemetery where the founders of Cheticamp are buried.

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