Collection consists of records related to the Cape Breton Highlanders including documentation spanning a century of service. Various iterations of the unit are included beginning with the 94th Victoria Regiment "Argyll Highlanders," 185th Overseas Battalion Cape Breton Highlanders, Cape Breton Highlanders (World War II), 2nd Battalion, Nova Scotia Highlanders (Cape Breton Highlanders) as well as records of the Cape Breton Highlanders Association. The records focus heavily on activity during World War 2 and post-war service by members of the Association.
Correspondence regarding St. Anthony’s Church Bell, 1911
League of the Cross (L.O.C.) Dominion, 1930 2 documents
Series B: Memoranda including background information for Mr. Stephenson’s two books.
Proofs of Mr. Stephenson’s two books. 20 pages
Material General Mining Association supplied to miners, 1831-1832. 40 pages.
Company Store Records, 1878-1884, 35 pages.
Miners’ time book and waste book; Materials General Mining Association supplied to miners 1882-1891 66 pages.
Company Store records; time book; waste book 1883-1890 48 pages
Papers including Dominion Town Council election results; Minutes of the first town Council and school board meetings 1906; inventory of Dominion Electric Light Department, 1959. 263 Pages.
Series C: Deeds: Photocopy, 1826-1946 relating to the Bridgeport area, 31 pages, 1 folder.
John Claghan to John Young; L’Indian bay 1826
William the Fourth to William Cadegan, Catherine Stanton, Reardon O’BRIEN, John Handley, John Murphy and John Casey; S.S. Lingan Bay, 1832
John and Bridget Murphy to Roman Catholics - South Side Lingan Bay, 1840.
Walter and Catherine Young to Roman Catholic Episcopate Corporation of Arichat; South Side Lingan Bay, 1869.
Walter and Catherine Young to Roman Catholic Episcopate Corporation of Arichat ; Lingan, 1884.
GMA to Henry Mitchell; Bridgeport, 1890.
Rev. John Cameron to John Phalen, Old Bridgeport, 1900
The Crown to James Cooney, Anastasia Cooney & Ann O’Neal; Between Lingan Basin and Little Glace Bay [Bridgeport], 1878.
Cooney & O’Neil to Joseph Campbell; Bridgeport, 1881
Cooney & O’Neil to Roderick Johnston; Bridgeport 1892
James & Anastasia Cooney to Lawrence O’Neil; Bridgeport 1892
James & Mary Ann Cooney to Ann O’Neil; Bridgeport, 1892
Cooney to Alexander Mc Donald; Bridgeport, 1893
O’ Neil & Cooney to James Mac Neil; Bridgeport, 1893
O’Neil to Cooney; Bridgeport, 1894
Cooney to Annie Crosby; Bridgeport, 1904
Cooney to Alexander Mc Donald; Bridgeport, 1905
Cooney to O’Neil to Dominion Coal Company , Bridgeport, 1917
Cooney to Walter Graham; Main Road leading from Bridgeport to Dominion [Bridgeport] 1932
Daniel Joseph Cooney to Walter Graham; Main Road leading from Bridgeport to Dominion [Bridgeport] 1928
Cooney to Alexander N. Mac Neil; Main Road leading from Bridgeport [Bridgeport] 1932
Cooney to Mrs. S.J. Cooney; Main Road Glace Bay to Bridgeport [Bridgeport] 1932
Cooney to Ignatius Mc Intyre; East Side of Phalen’s Rd. [Bridgeport] 1944
Cooney to Alexander M. Mc Neil; Main Rd. Leading from Bridgeport to Dominion [Bridgeport] 1944
Daniel Joseph Cooney to Francis Joseph Mc Mullin; Bridgeport, 1946
Series D: Clippings
Biographical material relating to Dominion; including matters concerned with the Second World War; Social news, Churches and Law and Order.
Clippings referring to August Gale, 1873; 1909 Strike; Tramline route, 1914; Bands And Orchestras - Michalik, 1927; Polish orchestra, 1927; Roosevelt’s death, 1945; VE day riots - Halifax; end of WW II.
Series E: Photographs (See Photograph Collection #25) Four volumes pertaining to the Town of Dominion and the organization of Mr. Stephenson’s two books: Dominion, Nova Scotia 1906-1981 and souvenir booklet on the History of the Dominion Volunteer Fire Department.
Series F. Scrapbooks:
1901-1961 Cuttings relation to Dominion, 8cm.
Material relating to Bridgeport and Bridgeport Mine, 3 cm.
Cuttings pertaining to Dominion and Mr. Stephenson 1960's and 1970's
School records, 1888, Mitchell’s School, Photocopies, 7 pages
Cuttings relating to religion (RC) and education in Dominion in mid twentieth century, 2 cm.
Cuttings from Dominion-New Waterford areas, May-August, 1947, compiled by John Mac Kinnon, Dominion, 2cm.