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Percy Charles Willmot fonds

  • MG 20.15
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1919

Fonds consists of correspondence, a scrapbook of pictures, clippings and letters, an album of photographs, Christmas cards and clippings referring to Lieut. Willmot and the 25th Battalion, CEF 1914- 1919, the 1914-1915 Star and the Military Cross awarded to Lieut. Willmot and a box of buttons, hat badges and other military memorabilia.

Willmot, Percy

Canada Registration Board fonds

  • MG 20.18
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1940

Fonds consists of two wartime registration certificates issued to Mrs. Lillian Lavy Harrison in 1918 and 1940.

Canada Registration Board

Annie MacDonald fonds

  • MG 20.21
  • Fonds
  • 1918

Fonds consists of an autograph book of signatures and poems that Annie MacDonald collected during World War 1.

MacDonald, Annie

Sydney Firemen

  • 76-101
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of ten firemen in uniform standing before a decorated float. There is a sailboat in the background.

James MacDonald

  • 76-104
  • Item
  • 1910-1920

Item is a photograph of James MacDonald, Esq. a city clerk from 1924 to 1949.

Reverend P. Fiset

  • 76-106
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the Reverend P. Fiset, parish priest at Cheticamp and president of the Great Northern Mining Co. Limited.

Burrill Johnson Engine No. 2

  • 76-11
  • Item
  • 190?

Item is a photograph of a steam fire engine, built around 1900 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. This particular engine, the Burrill Johnson Engine No. 2, was purchased by the Sydney Mines Fire Department in 1908. The engine was operated by Paddy Keigan.

Canso Causeway Opening

  • 76-126
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the opening of the Canso Causeway.

Wentworth Park

  • 76-20
  • Item
  • 1910-1920

Item is a hand-colored postcard featuring Wentworth Park, Sydney (N.S.).

S.S. Bruce I Entering North Sydney Harbour

  • 76-3
  • Item
  • 1898

Item is a photograph of the S.S. Bruce I entering North Sydney harbour at full steam on its maiden voyage as the marine connection between North Sydney and Newfoundland.

Stout House

  • 76-36
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of Stout House, which was originally located at 75 North Charlotte Street, adjacent to Cossitt House. It was later demolished by the Department of National Health [date of demolition unknown].

Written on the reverse of the photograph:
"N. Charlotte Street House north of Cossitt House 75 Charlotte St. Destroyed to build the Dept. of Health Bldg.
Land deeded 1787 to John Storey. Uninhabited 1795.
Storey to Braion 1800
Deeded to R. Stout 1814, 1817
Willed to Martha Stout 1819
M. Stout to Patrick Slattery 1823
C. E. Leonard took possession 1839
Peter Leonard sells strip of property to Jno. Lorway 1859
Peter Leonard estate to widow & children
Wm Leonard- son Mary Patterson- daughter 1864
Leonard and Patterson to Jas. Williams 1868 > Leonard squat bet. these times
Wm. Leonard bequeaths to wife 1902
Eliz. Leonard to son, Joseph; grandson, Edward 1926
Ed & Josephine Leman (wife) to Joseph Leonard 1944
See Church map, 1864
Also
Block B Lot #
"Stout House""

St. Peter's Canal

  • 76-4
  • Item
  • 1886

Items are three photographs of a sailing ship passing through St. Peter's Canal.

Sydney's Great Fire

  • 76-47
  • Item
  • 1901

Item is a photograph of the ruins of Charlotte Street, both sides of the street, as viewed from Prince Street.

Reverend Peter Nearing

  • 76-64a
  • Item
  • 1964

Items are photographs of
a: The C.W.L. reception for Fr. Peter Nearing a few days before his departure for San Paals, Brazil.
b: Portrait of appxoimately one hundred and twenty priests attending a retreat in Antigonish, June 1964.

50th Anniversary Holy Heart Seminary

  • 76-68
  • Item
  • ca. 1975

Item is a photograph of approximately three hundred individuals gathered on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Holy Heart Seminary in Halifax, N.S. The seminary was destroyed in 1975.

Library in Beech Hill

  • 76-94
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the library in Beech Hill, the home of Richard H. Brown, manager of the General Mining Association.

St. Peters Canal

  • 77-1076-1210
  • Item
  • ca. 1909

Item is a photograph of a ship going through St. Peters Canal.

An Unidentified Brook

  • 77-1077-1211
  • Item
  • ca. 1909

Item is a photograph of an unidentified brook.

Scottish Clan - Buchanan

  • 77-1130-1264
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a reproduction from an original hand coloured lithograph of R.R. McIan's complete study of the Scottish Highland Clans, 1845-7.

Scottish Clan - Clanranald

  • 77-1131-1265
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of a highlander representing the Scottish clan Clanranald.

Sydney Baseball Team

  • 77-1142-1276
  • Item
  • 1910

Item is a photograph of the Sydney Baseball Team.

Steam Engines

  • 77-214-348
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of old coal company steam engines, now at the Nova Scotia Coal Mining Museum in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Coach

  • 77-216-350
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the Nova Scotia Coach built for the Acadia Coal Company in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.

Mira Gut Bridge

  • 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.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-232-366
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the gardens at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829. There is a dog and two small buildings on the right side of the garden path.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-240-374
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of one of the rooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829. There is an elaborate fireplace on the left and a piano to the right.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-241-375
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of one of the rooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829. There are bookshelves on the left and a table to the right.

Canso Causeway Opening

  • 77-24-153
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of dignitaries leading the crowd across the Canso Canal at its opening.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-243-377
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829. The photograph is a view of the yard, as taken through a first floor window.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-244-378
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the interior of one of the rooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-252-386
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the interior of one of the bedrooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-253-387
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the interior of one of the bedrooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Plummer Avenue, New Waterford

  • 77-257-391
  • Item
  • 1923

Item is a postcard of several people standing outside the Royal Bank of Canada building on Plummer Avenue in New Waterford.

Lingan Mines

  • 77-258-392
  • Item
  • 1969

Item is a photograph of the construction of No. 3 Deep showing coal seams.

Lingan Mines

  • 77-260-394
  • Item
  • 1969

Item is a photograph of the construction of No. 3 Deep showing coal seams.

North Sydney, 1885

  • 77-264-398
  • Item
  • 1885

Item is a reproduction of a postcard displaying a view of North Sydney.

Canso Causeway Construction

  • 77-27-156
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photograph of the tide at the Canso Causeway during construction.

Margaret Sybella Brown

  • 77-272-406
  • Item
  • July 1873

Item is a photograph of Margaret Sybella Brown, daughter of R.H. Brown, pictured sitting in a chair.

Margaret Sybella Brown

  • 77-275-409
  • Item
  • 1871-1900

Item is a photograph of Margaret Sybella Brown, daughter of R.H. Brown, who became a Red Cross nurse.

Anne Ethel (Brown) Johnstone

  • 77-281-415
  • Item
  • 1881-1900

Item is a photograph of Anne Ethel (Brown) Johnstone, daughter of R.H. Brown who married Dr. L.W. Johnstone.

Canso Causeway Construction

  • 77-28-157
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photograph of the sun setting at the Canso Causeway construction site.

Lewis Johnstone Jr.

  • 77-292-426
  • Item
  • 1897-1930

Item is a photograph of Lewis Johnstone Junior, son of L.W. Johnstone, M.D.

Dr. Lewis Johnstone

  • 77-298-432
  • Item
  • ca. 1905

Item is a photograph of Dr. Lewis Johnstone of Sydney Mines.

Lillian Brown

  • 77-299-433
  • Item
  • August 1884

Item is a photograph of Lillian Brown at age 6, daughter of R.H. Brown, seated on an armchair next to a dog.

Lillian Brown

  • 77-300-434
  • Item
  • September 1899

Item is a photograph of Lillian (Lilly) Brown, daughter of R.H. Brown, at approximately age 21.

The Great Fire, Sydney

  • 77-306-440
  • Item
  • 1901

Item is a photograph of the day after Sydney's Great Fire. View is from the YMCA on the corner of Charlotte and Pitt Street.

The Great Fire, Sydney

  • 77-307-441
  • Item
  • 1901

Item is a photograph of the day after Sydney's Great Fire. View is from the YMCA on the corner of Charlotte and Pitt Street.

The Great Fire, Sydney

  • 77-313-447
  • Item
  • 1901

Item is a photograph of the staff of Prowse Bros and Crowell's standing outside of their new building twelve days after Sydney's Great Fire.

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