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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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Cheticamp Monument

  • CA BI 77-1464-1598
  • 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, Cape Breton

  • CA BI 78-99-1849
  • Item
  • ca. 1925

Item is a photograph of Little River in Cheticamp, Nova Scotia.

Court House, Port Hood

  • CA BI 77-1484-1618
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the old court house in Port Hood.

Court House, Port Hood

  • CA BI 77-1482-1616
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the court house in Port Hood.

Dan Louis MacDonald

  • CA BI MG.15.35
  • Fonds
  • 1955 - ?

Fond consists of poem, “The Bochan Bridge of Canso.”

Dan R. MacDonald, Gravestone

  • CA BI 91-1069-23030
  • Item
  • 1991

Item is a photograph of the gravestone marking noted musician Dan R. MacDonald. Mr. MacDonald is buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Mabou.

Prendergast, Paul

Dolomite Quarries, Marble Mountain

  • CA BI 77-18-145
  • Item
  • 1910

Item is a photograph of the dolomite quarries at Marble Mountain, showing the plant and quarries.

Donald Dougal MacFarlane fonds

  • CA BI MG 6.39
  • Fonds
  • 1927

Fonds consists of papers including poems and a genealogy of the MacFarlanes, compiled by D.D. MacFarlane.

A. Gaelic version of “Scots Wha Hae” and “Ath Shealladh” the latter of which was composed by Mr. MacFarlane on New Year's Day, 1927. Presented by Finlay Campbell, Saint John.
B. Translation into Gaelic of “The Minstrel Boy” and “Lord Ullin’s Daughter,” both by Mr. MacFarlane. Original, 4 pages. Presented by Estate of W. S. MacFarlane, 1981.
C. Genealogy of the MacFarlanes by D. D. MacFarlane, 1943 Original, 5 pages. (Indexed copy filed in B & G File) Presented by Rev. John Hugh MacEachen, July 1984.

MacFarlane, Donald Dougal

Dougald MacIntyre and Joe Smith (Fiddlers)

  • 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.

Dr. Donald Fergusson Essays in Scottish Gaelic Culture

  • CA BI MG 6.76
  • Fonds
  • 1987-1994

Fonds consists of essays from an annual essay competition at the University College of Cape Breton, advancing research in traditional history, songs, narrative traditions of Gaelic culture. Essays are arranged by year of competition.

  1. 1987/88:
    a. Marilyn Dwyer, "Presenting, The Ancient Tradition of Gaelic Psalm Singing in the Presbyterian Church". Essay includes three tapes with an index. T-3193 (a-b-c)
    b. Kate Dunlay, "Cape Bretoners in Boston: Maintaining Identity".
    c. Donald J. MacNeil, "Cape Breton Folksong Tradition".

  2. 1988/89:
    a. Marilyn Dwyer, "An nì nach cluinn mi an diugh chan aithris mi 'maireach, Eòin MacGilliosa MacFhionghuin (Jonathan Gillies MacKinnon)".
    b. Marilyn MacDonald, "Milling Frolics on the North Shore a Look at the Past, Present, and Future". One video tape is included. FT 41
    c. Winnifred J. MacDonald, "Sang abune a' sang" (Collections, Composers, and Fiddlers). One audio tape is included. T-3194

  3. 1990: Kathleen Dunlay, "The Playing of Traditional Scottish Music: Old and New - World Styles and Practices".

  4. 1991: Jacqueline Ann Dunn,"Tha Blas na Gàidhlig Air A h- Uile Fidhleir". (The Sound of Gaelic is in the Fiddler's Music)

  5. 1992: Jeff MacDonald,"Bràighe na H-Aibhne Iarmad mo Shluaigh" (Life and Times of the Scottish Settlers at St. Mary's Parish, River Denys Area.)

  6. 1993-1994: Margaret Bennett "Gaelic Song in Eastern Canada: Twentieth Century Reflections"

  7. 1994: K. Diane Grant "A Study of the Second Sight in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland and Nova Scotia"

  8. 1994: Rannie Gillis "Celtic Education". Family history and an account of how one would be enculturated and socially educated in the Gaelic culture of Cape Breton.

  9. 1994: Paula Rice "Mary with the Ewe". Agricultural practices in Scotland and pioneer Cape Breton.

East Whycocomagh

  • CA BI 78-86-1836
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a photographic postcard of East Whycocomagh.

Eastern Beacon

  • Newspaper 92
  • File
  • 1879-1889

The Eastern Beacon was established in 1879 and was published on Wednesdays. The newspaper consisted of four 23" x 33" pages and cost $1.25 per annum. J. A. Cogswell was both the editor and publisher of the Eastern Beacon.

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