File consists of two copies of Dr. Morgan's lecture about John Despard to the Old Sydney Society on November 16, 1971. File also contains a piece of correspondence from Dr. Morgan thanking Rev. Boulton for his assistance locating Jon Despard's gravesite in Oswestry, U.K.
File consists of an article about the history of Sydney and Sydney Steel as well as research notes. The article entitled "Sydney Steel and the Community" was presented to Sydney Academy students on April 26th, 1991 as part of the 150th anniversary of Sydney Academy.
File consists of a paper delivered to the Registered Nurses Association of Nova Scotia on December 6 1989. Research notes and a graduation address are also included in the file. Also included in the file is a speech given to the 1990 Graduating Class of 1990, Sydney City Hospital.
File consists of a talk delivered to the NS School Library Association Annual Conference on October 19, 1979.
File consists of a hand-written and typed or published version of an article that may have been presented also as a public talk.
File consists of a selection of talks prepared and presented by Dr. Robert Morgan about Fortress of Louisbourg. Included in the file is a talk given to the Western Historical Association Conference in Tulsa in 1975, and another delivered to the Sydney Kiwanis Club in 1976. Also included is a paper prepared for the Council for Abandoned Military Posts and delivered on January 21, 1976. (paper may have been forwarded and read) as well as lecture notes about Louisbourg that could have been used at the College of Cape Breton or for training interpreters working at the Fortress.
File consists of two copies of a paper presented on October 5, 1975. The presentation was given to a meeting of NS librarians at the McConnell Library in Sydney, NS.
File consists of a talk delivered by Dr. Morgan to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church for St. Andrew's Day. The file also consists of an article about Cape Breton written by Bob Morgan for Horizon Canada about Cape Breton's 36 years as its own colony.
File consists of an address delivered by Dr. Morgan on September 28, 1977 at College of Cape Breton (CBU)
File consists of three copies of a paper delivered by Dr. Robert Morgan to the Old Sydney Society February 27, 1975. Also included is what appears to be a preface prepared for an address to the Rotary Club of Sydney on March 18, 1975. A hand-drawn sketch of early downtown Sydney is also found in the file and most likely accompanies the address.
Series consists of research notes, writing drafts, completed presentations, and published articles related to Dr. Morgan's academic research as well as community service. Some of this content would be found in published monographs by Dr. Morgan or in published anthologies related to Cape Breton history.
This fonds consists primarily of textual records documenting the career of Dr. Robert J. Morgan. Over the span of almost five decades, Dr. Morgan held the position of historian, archivist, professor, author, and community leader. Records series documenting Morgan's early career at Xavier Junior College (1962-1966) and then as historian at Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site (1971-1976) are included as well as records connected with his time working at College of Cape Breton/University College of Cape Breton (now Cape Breton University - CBU) as professor of history and Director of the Beaton Institute. While at CBU, Dr. Morgan also held the first Dean of Research and Development position. Dr. Morgan was active in the heritage field both at a national and provincial level working with the Association of Canadian Archives (ACA) and the Council of Nova Scotia Archives (CNSA).
Other series in the fonds reflect Morgan's work with local historical societies and community organizations dedicated to the promotion and preservation of Cape Breton's built and documentary heritage. A substantial amount of research notes, index cards and manuscript drafts accompanying Morgan's publications are also included, as well as some evidence of post-retirement contract work.
Series featuring Dr. Morgan's personal and family history include a small portion of records related to Dr. Morgan's involvement with St. Anthony Daniel parish and the Diocese of Antigonish. Personal records and photographs of Dr. Morgan's wife, Barbara Ann Morgan (nee MacKinnon) and her parents (Justice A.H. MacKinnon and Annie MacKinnon nee Ryan) are also found in the collection. Dr. Morgan's love for gardening and botany are represented as well.
A small amount of artifacts including awards and family memorabilia are also included.Morgan, Robert James
File consists of a talk delivered by Dr. Morgan for an Irish history symposium in August 1995 as well as excerpts from the diary.
Files consists of talk co-authored by Robert Morgan and John Johnston and delivered to the Isle Madame Genealogical Society on August 15th 2000.
File consists of notes for a talk presented by Dr. Morgan as part of the Gaelic Language Institute held at the Highland Village on May 7 2009. There are also hand-written notes and a program included in the file.
File consists of a speech Dr. Morgan delivered to the Kiwanis Club of Sydney on November 22, 1979. The file also includes a paper about the resources at the Beaton Institute including materials related to labour history.
This file consists of a speech delivered by Dr. Morgan to mark the Cape Breton Historical Society's Cabot Day celebrations for the 483rd anniversary of John Cabot landing in North America. A program for the event is also included in the file.
File consists of a paper delivered to the annual Cape Breton Lodge of Perfection (Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite) on November 3rd, 1978. Paper was also read for the 100th anniversary of the Sydney Lodge No. 84. Included in the file are programs and membership list for the lodge.
File consists of a paper delivered to the graduating class of St. Rita's Hospital on July 26th, 1979 and a paper delivered at the V.O.N. anniversary banquet on April 12th, 1980.
File consists of two copies of a speech delivered on the occasion on the 195th Anniversary of the Foundation of St. George's Parish, Sydney, Cape Breton, 1785-1980. Also included in the file is a copy of the anniversary service programme.
File consists of various drafts completed by Dr. Morgan about the Great Famine and his research notes.
Item consists of an article and research notes.
File consists of talks delivered to the the Atlantic Provinces Library Association at Baddeck on May 27th 1994, and another paper given by Dr. Morgan on the occasion of the Cape Breton Regional Library's 40th anniversary on September 10, 1990 as well as the 50th anniversary on October 1 2000. An additional earlier presentation is also included and was delivered at the 1980 Association of Canadian Archivist's (ACA) Conference. This paper outlines details about the status of archives in Eastern Canada.
File consists of a talk delivered at the Sydney Civic Centre marking the 50th anniversary of the end of World War 2. Dr. Morgan presented the talk on May 8th, 1995.
This file contains a history of St. Patrick's Church written by Dr. Morgan in 1966. A pamphlet about the church also included.
File consists of multiple copies of Dr. Morgan's paper about Cape Breton Loyalists. The paper was presented as "The Trials and Tribulations of the Cape Breton Loyalists" on March 24th 1983 at the University of New Brunswick. Research notes and an imprint of the article is also included in the file.
File consists of a paper delivered by Dr. Morgan for the Mainstreet 1988 conference hosted by the Department of Small Business Development (NS Government). Correspondence from conference organizers and information pamphlet also included.
File consists of a talk given to the Highland Village Society by Dr. Morgan on November 18th, 1988 and includes a history of the Highland Village as well as reflections on heritage and culture.
This file consists of a presentation prepared and delivered by Dr. Morgan for a symposium about built heritage organized by the Department of Municipal Affairs in cooperation with the Department of Culture, Recreation and Fitness in March 1987.