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Port Hastings Historical Society fonds

  • MG 14.155
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1967

Fonds consists of textual records including correspondence, memoranda, annual reports, voters lists, and documents related to Port Hastings History.

Port Hastings Historical Society

Nicholson, Patrick

  • MG 15.17
  • Fonds
  • 1967

Tales and poetry written by Mr. Nicholson pertaining toCape Breton folklore.

Perley Watts Smith

  • MG 15.40
  • Fonds
  • 1967

Fonds consist of an incomplete photocopy of Smith's book, “The Smiths of Cape Breton Island.”

John Archy MacDonald fonds

  • MG 12.127
  • Fonds
  • 1834-1967

Fonds consists of a copy of the minutes of the Washabuckt Liberal-Conservative club (1911); diary of daily events kept by MacDonald (1899-1949); petition concerning the closure of a road (1902); deed: John A. MacDonald to Hughie J. MacDonald, Glac...

MacDonald, John Archy

Patrick McE. Nicholson

  • MG 15.17
  • Fonds
  • 1967

Fonds consist of tales and poetry written by Mr. Nicholson pertaining to Cape Breton folklore.

Angus L. MacDonald fonds

  • MG 9.32
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1965

Fonds consists of papers including speeches, event programs, clippings and other miscellaneous documents.

Macdonald, Angus L.

Sacred Heart School fonds

  • MG 11.2
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1965

Fonds consists of a diary of events maintained by Sister St. Andrew of Bethsaida (d. 1970), principal of Sacred Heart School for Boys in Sydney, and the Annals of Sacred Heart School, 1948-1965, compiled by Chalmers MacIntyre.

Alex Storm

  • MG 15.66
  • Fonds
  • 1965

Fonds of consist of a reproduction (photocopy) of Marine diver, Alex Storm: “The History, Search, Discovery and Recovery of the Treasure of the “Chameau” (1725). Note, this Story is not to be used or duplicated without consent in writing from the ...

Malcolm F. MacNeil fonds

  • MG 12.8
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1965

Fonds consists of correspondence and a speech on the potential of Cape Breton titled, Past and Future.

MacNeil, Malcolm F.

Gordon F. MacQuarrie

  • MG 15.8
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1965

Fonds consists of 1) Scottish music, handwritten, some composed by Mr. MacQuarrie; 2) Fragments of letters about music; and 3) a newspaper clipping by the Cape Breton Post of Mr. MacQuarrie’s death.

MacQuarrie, Gordon F.

Gwen Pearson Booth

  • MG 15.33
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1964

Fond consists of the following 1. Writings: Hiking and Fishing Trails in Cape Breton (1964), The Story of the “Chameau”, An Historical Sketch of St. Ann’s (1964), “Arctic Endeavour”, Ancient Indian Burial Rites, Ancient Anchor of Englishtown.2. Cl...

Dougald Robert Boyle fonds

  • MG 12.17
  • Fonds
  • 1847-1964

Fonds consists of personal diaries, records related to his teaching career, a scrapbook, clippings, Boyle family genealogical notes, and Boyle family deeds.

Boyle, Dougald Robert

Judge Andrew D. Campbell fonds

  • MG 12.22
  • Fonds
  • 1871-1964

Fonds consists of letters from Gordon H. Harrington, clippings, deed, and genealogical notes regarding the Campbell and Curry families, and five scrapbooks related to politics, world events, Nova Scotian sports, and one related to the career of Ca...

Campbell, Andrew D.

Jamesville School Section

  • MG 11.34
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1962

Fonds consists of an assessment ledger giving names of taxpayers and teachers, 1878-1888, and related correspondence concerning above ledger (1962).

Lillian Crewe Walsh

  • MG 15.77
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1962

Fonds consist of poems by Lillian Crewe Walsh: well known and prolific Cape Breton poet born in Neil's Harbor, Nova Scotia.A. Original manuscript of poetry and prose, mostly updated. (5cm)B. Fragments of original manuscripts, including "...

S.J. MacKinnon fonds

  • MG 6.1
  • Fonds
  • 1962

Fonds consists of an address to the Caledonian Society, Sydney on St. Andrew's Night, November 1962.

MacKinnon, Stephen J.

Alvinus Calder fonds

  • MG 12.192
  • Fonds
  • 1962

Fonds consists of of an undated autobiography, a travel-logue of a trip to Moscow in 1962, a letter to the editor of a Grenada newspaper concerning that island's economy, a clipping of a speech that Dr. Calder gave on racial prejudice, and a ...

Calder, Alvinus

James W. Maddin fonds

  • MG 12.80
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1961

Fonds consists of correspondence, including letters from the Right Honourable Arthur Meighen, clippings, poetry, addresses, scrapbooks, and army service records.

Maddin, James William

William L. Chirgwin fonds

  • MG 12.176
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1961

Fonds consists of William Chirgwin's textual records, including correspondence concerning a ship that was seized by the Peruvian government in World War 1.

Chirgwin, William L.

James D. Gillis

  • MG 15.50
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1961

James D. Gillis born in Strathlorne Inverness County was the author of several books including “The Cape Breton Giant.” Fonds also consist of correspondence between Mr. Gillis and C. & G. McLeod Ltd, Sydney, concerning publication and payment....

J. Mariner Smith fonds

  • MG 12.1
  • Fonds
  • 1813-1961

Fonds consists of receipts and correspondence related to Smith's general store and his activities as an agent for the MacDonald Brothers, owners of the Glendyer Mills. Correspondence often refers to the political and economic conditions of Ca...

Smith, James Mariner

Barrington family fonds

  • MG 12.12
  • Fonds
  • 1813-1961, 1882-1887 predominant

Fonds consists of four series: Charles Parnell Barrington (1813-1844), Edwin John Barrington (1851-1880), Yorke Henry Ainsley Barrington (1869-1893) and Yorke Cotril Barrington (1903-1908). Fonds also consists of a letter from Edward Barrington (g...

Barrington family

Campbell, John Lorne

  • MG 6.53
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1961

Fonds consists of Gaelic census of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island: answers from clergy to circular inquiry and a letter from Mr. Campbell concerning a visit to Canada.

Campbell, John Lorne

John W. Roberts

  • MG.15.9
  • Fonds
  • 1961

Poem titled My Ingonish Home.

John W. Roberts

Albert Almon fonds

  • MG 12.11
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1960, predominant 1950-1956

Fonds consists of correspondence and papers related to the Fortress of Louisbourg site and to the authenticity of a painting of Louis IX, King of France; The Dream city of America (booklet); The Crescent and the Cross (essay); Unwelcome Guests of ...

Almon, Albert

Clarence Gillis fonds

  • MG 9.9
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1960

Fonds consists of correspondence, transcripts of speeches and radio broadcasts, speeches and radio broadcasts given by Gillis, notes, reports, and briefs.

Gillis, Clarence

S. Gordon Naish fonds

  • MG 12.14
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1959, 1955-1959 predominant

Fonds consists of records regarding mining history and clippings, photographs and information underwater dives, discoveries and the retrieval of historical relics from the harbour at Louisbourg.

Naish, S. Gordon

Michael J. MacKinnon fonds

  • MG 10.3
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1959

Fonds consists of speeches, mainly regarding social action, given by Msgr. MacKinnon as well as the eulogy delivered at the funeral of Msgr. M.M. Coady.

Mackinnon, Michael J.

Jack Silburt

  • MG 15.90
  • Fonds
  • 1940s and 1950s

Fonds consist of thirty-eight sketches of local Cape Breton politicians, sports figures, municipal leaders, U.M.W. workers, local issues, and Canso Causeway and transportation concerns.

Jack Silburt

Harry A. Archibald

  • MG 15.85
  • Fonds
  • 1940s and 1950s

Collection of poems and songs include:1. Local Poems & Old Come-All-Ye-Songs - the shores of Pottles Lake & others; original booklet (52 p.) plus photocopy of same (29 p.) 2. The Caribou written November 16, 1942 (1 p.) and Marjorie M. (1 ...

Harry A. Archibald

Kenneth Morrison fonds

  • MG 6.65
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1958

Fonds consists of correspondence between Kenneth Morrison and Alick Morrison of Glasgow, Scotland, concerning the Morrisons of Berneray (1950-1958). Records also include miscellaneous papers including material on World War 1 victory loans and a re...

Morrison, Kenneth

Malcolm MacDonald fonds

  • MG 12.148
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1957

Fonds consists of textual records related to Malcolm MacDonald and his family, including correspondence related to Malcolm MacDonald's application for military service exemption and a letter from Pte. Dan MacDonald to a friend.

MacDonald, Malcolm

Shaun Bennett fonds

  • MG 11.36
  • Fonds
  • 1840-1957

Fonds consists of "A brief history of St. Rose School, Inverness County 1840-1957." Also included is a photograph of pupils of the school, 1910-1911 with teacher, James J. MacLellan.

Liscombe family fonds

  • MG 12.59
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1957,1913-1938 predominant

Fonds consists of four series: Ella Muriel Liscombe (1913-1938), Olive Margaret Liscombe (1910-1956), Francis Gerald Liscombe (1914-1916) and Susan Kate (Howie) Liscombe (1916-1944). It includes the diaries and records of Ella Muriel Liscombe, the...

Liscombe family

Neil A. MacLeod fonds

  • MG 6.62
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1956

Fonds consists of correspondence from Major C.I.N. MacLeod, Gaelic Advisor, Nova Scotia Department of Education, with words of 7 Gaelic songs by Cape Breton composers. They are: "Ged a Sheòl Mi ai M'Aineol", Tha Buaidh air an Uisge...

MacLeod, Major C.I.N.

James "Jim Hughie" MacNeil fonds

  • MG 6.37
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1955

Fonds consists of:papers including correspondence with D.D. MacFarlane, Joseph D. MacKinnon and Fr. Angus MacNeil pertaining to MacNeil, MacSween and MacFarlane genealogies and to Gaelic songslist of members of the Caledonian Society, Sydneystory ...

Register for Gaelic Classes in Grand River

  • MG 6.25
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1955

This fonds consists of the records of attendance and payment for members of a Gaelic class held through Xavier College's Department of Adult Education.

Avery, Martha Moore

  • MG 10.4
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1955

This fonds consists of an extensive collection of documents relating to the life and work of Matha Avery and Sister St. Mary Martha. Martha Moore was born in 1851 to a prominent family in Steuben, Maine. She married Millard Avery in 1881 and a dau...

School registers for Mira Gut

  • MG 11.16
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1955

Fonds consists of school registers for Mira Gut, 1917-1925; 1927-1929 and 1941-1955

School registers for Round Island

  • MG 11.18
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1954

Fonds consists of school registers for Round Island, 1923-1940; 1942; 1944-1954. Also included is a certificate of merit from Department of Agriculture for excellence of exhibits at Mir Gut Fair, 1932 and 2 Canadian Junior Red Cross enrolment cert...

Douglas Neil Brodie fonds

  • MG 12.18
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1954

Fonds consists of material related to the CCF Party during its formative years in Cape Breton, as well as on labour during the first half of the 20th century. These records include notebooks, financial records, reports, and minutes. Also included ...

Brodie, Douglas Neil

John Smith

  • MG. 15.36
  • Fonds
  • 1954

Fond consists of a folk tale, “Every Dog has His Day” in which the author uses names of people living in Shenacadie.

MacDonald, Colin S.

  • MG 6.54
  • Fonds
  • 1954

Fonds consists of the genealogy of the Clanranald MacDonalds of Moidart and Morar.

MacDonald, Colin S.

Anderson Family fonds

  • MG 12.232
  • Fonds
  • 1824-1953

Fonds consists of the personal papers of Alexander Anderson and his descendants, including a collection of legal documents, land holdings, deeds, and papers of Capt. A/Major Percival William Anderson.

Anderson, Alexander

Frank Nevan fonds

  • MG 7A.7
  • Fonds
  • 1953

Fonds consists of a handwritten notebook of Mi'kmaw hieroglyphic writing, with an attached English translation of prominent Mi'kmaw hieroglyphics.The following is written inside the notebook: "Capt. Simon Denny, Eskasoni, CB, N.S. P...

Frank Niven fonds

  • MG 7A.7
  • Fonds
  • 1953

File consists of a handwritten notebook of Mi'kmaq hieroglyphics.

Duncan S. Morrison fonds

  • MG 12.46
  • Fonds
  • 1847-1953

Fonds consists of three series: notebooks and diaries (1866-1942) and correspondence and papers (1840-1946); and printed material (1866-1944) relating to his work in Cape Breton and the coal mines, as well as local events and politics. Fonds also ...

Morrison, Duncan S.

Rev. Dr. James Tompkins Fonds

  • MG 10.2
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1953

Fonds consist of original correspondence and papers. “Father Jimmy” Tompkins was born in Margaree in 1870. Following ordination he became Professor of Mathematics and Vice-President of the University of St. Francis Xavier’s College, then served as...

Michael Kelly fonds

  • MG 12.37
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1952

Fonds consists of a diary kept by Kelly of personal reminiscences regarding his life as a coal miner in Cape Breton. Within these records are lists of miners' deaths with their dates and causes, details of industrial disputes and his daily li...

Kelly, Michael

Malcolm Beaton

  • MG 15.42
  • Fonds
  • 1950 - 1951

Fonds consist of of a well-known fiddler, Malcolm Beaton and his poetry composed while a patient at Point Edward Hospital. Fonds also include is a tribute written by Joeu MacDonald and Hugh a. MacDonald.

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