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CA BI MG 14.195-B-1-2-1 · File · 1940-1962
Part of Morrison's Store, St. Peter's

File consists of nine customer account ledgers. A file list is available below.

A. Aug. 1940 - Aug. 1941
B. Jan. 1950 - April 1954
C. Jan. 1952 - July 1955
D. Jan. 1953 - Feb. 1955
E. Jan. 1954 - Jan. 1957
F. Jan. 1955 - Jan. 1957
G. Oct. 1956 - Sept. 1958
H. Oct. 1958 - Sept. 1959
I. Jan. 1958 - Jan. 1962

Payroll 1951-1961 (a-f)
CA BI MG 14.195-B-4-1 · File · 1951-1961
Part of Morrison's Store, St. Peter's

File consists of six payroll account ledgers from Morrison's Store. A file list is available below.

A. Jan. 1951 - Sept. 1952
B. Jan. 1954 - Feb. 1955
C. Feb. 1955 - Aug. 1956
D. Feb. 1956 - Dec. 1957
E. Feb. 1958 - Aug. 1959
F. Sept. 1959 - April 1961

Election Papers
CA BI MG 14.195-C-1 · Subseries · 1953-1963
Part of Morrison's Store, St. Peter's

Sub-series consists of political records relating to Alex A. Morrison's involvement as the Richmond County Secretary for the Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia and pertaining to the 1956 Nova Scotia general election.

MG 20.5-E-1-2-1 · Item · January 7, 1975
Part of The Cape Breton Highlanders collection

Item is one typewritten letter from Lieutenant Colonel T.M. Mosley, Commanding Officer of the 2nd Battalion, The Nova Scotia Highlanders, to Ralph Davies to inform him that he had been chosen as a delegate for the 30th Anniversary: The Canadians in Italy commemorative trip to Italy in April and May 1975. Attached is a copy of a letter from the Minister of Veterans Affairs to Mosley asking for his nominations for the delegation.

MG 20.5-E-1-3-1-1 · Item · April 20, 1975
Part of The Cape Breton Highlanders collection

Item is one photograph of Charles MacDonald (Sharkey MacDonald, left) and Ralph Davies at the Skyline Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario during a briefing held by the Department of Veterans Affairs regarding logistics for the delegates’ trip to Italy to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Liberation of Italy.

CA BI MG 21.18-C-1 · Item · 1977
Part of Tarbot Music Festival fonds

Item is a promotional poster for Tarbot: Cape Breton’s Music Festival, which took place on August 28, 1977 at Malcolm Dean’s farm in Tarbot, Cape Breton as presented by School on the Hill. The poster lists festival ticket prices and where to buy advance tickets, along with that year’s performers.

Manuscripts
MG 21.37-B-1 · File · 197?
Part of Dr. C. Lamont MacMillan Fonds

File consists of 4 completed manuscript and 2 partial manuscripts of “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor”/ “Hang the Lantern on the Gate”. “Hang the Lantern on the Gate” was the original title of Dr. MacMillan’s novel before it was changed to “Memoirs of a Cape Breton Doctor”.

MG 21.37-C-1 · File · 1971-1993
Part of Dr. C. Lamont MacMillan Fonds

File consists of a letter written in 1992 from M.L.A. Roland J. Thornhill to Ken Streatch the Minister of transportation and Communication asking that the bell and name plaque from the C. Monty MacMillan Ferry be given to the family, clippings detailing the final crossing of the C. Monty MacMillan Ferry and the opening of the Barra Strait Bridge.

1970 Archives Course
CA BI MG 21.46-A-1 · File · 1970
Part of Sister Margaret Beaton fonds

File consists of a class list, handwritten and typewritten notes, examples of forms (i.e. retention forms, reference reports) and a Campus scribbler of material from a summer course in archives, which Sister Beaton took in 1970.

MG 13.58-D-1 · File · 1891 – 1954
Part of Msgr. Donald MacPherson fonds

File consists of correspondence about Gaelic language and culture. Also included is correspondence, annual reports, and by-laws for An Comunn Gaidhealach (The Highland Association), a 1906 list of members of The Gaelic Society of London, and a 1905 pamphlet about the revival of Gaelic.

Correspondence and Papers
MG 13.58-E-1 · File · 1903 - 1937
Part of Msgr. Donald MacPherson fonds

File consists of correspondence written in English and Mi’kmaq, a circular sent to Indian Superintendents and Agents by the Department of Indian Affairs, handwritten notes, and a Mi’kmaq grammar notebook.

Photograph, 1950
MG 21.42-B-1 · Item · 1950
Part of South Bar Knitting Club fonds

Taken by a photographer of the Sydney Post in the home of Marian Trew during a regular meeting in 1950. From left to right, the back row consists of Muriel Richardson, Peggy McLeod, Jennie MacLeod, Millie Richardson, Marian Trew, Hazel Larsen, Winnifred Meikle, and Betty Gordon. From left to right, the front row consists of Gladys MacLellan, Mrs. Anderson (guest), Nellie Urquhart, and Peggy MacKinnon.

South Bar Knitting Club
MG 14.195-A-1-1 · File · n.d.
Part of Morrison's Store, St. Peter's

File consists of correspondence from the records of Indian Affairs Superintendent, A.J. Boyd. Topics include the distribution of blankets, correspondence pertaining to Indian Day Schools, the purchasing of supplies and food items, and supply lists. Dates are not readily discernible.

Accounts
CA BI MG 14.195-B-1 · Subseries · 1901-1995
Part of Morrison's Store, St. Peter's

Subseries consists of company accounts, customer accounts, bank accounts and account journals.

Inventories (1950, 1952)
CA BI MG 14.195-B-3-1 · File · 1950, 1952
Part of Morrison's Store, St. Peter's

File consists of fourteen small books noting the store's stock from 1950 and 1952. A file list is available below.

A. 1950
B. 1950 no. 2
C. 1950 no. 3
D. 1950 no. 5
E. 1950 no. 6
F. 1950 no. 8
G. 1950 no. 9
H. 1950 no. 10
I. 1950 no. 11
J. 1950 no. 12
K. 1950 no. 13
L. 1950 no. 14
M. 1952 no. 1
N. 1952 no. 3

Sixty-Two Club
MG 20.5-D-1-3-1 · Item · [Between November 1941 to November 1943]
Part of The Cape Breton Highlanders collection

Item is one photograph of eight Cape Breton Highlanders in battle dress and a young boy standing in front of a brick building with a sign reading “Sixty-Two Club”. Pictured in the photograph are: J. Corkery, J. Vickers, J. Donovan, P. Turnbull, B. MacAulay, Bob Kipping, and E. Kipping.

MG 21.37-A-2-1 · Item · 1949
Part of Dr. C. Lamont MacMillan Fonds

Item consists of a speech given by Dr. MacMillan at the opening of the new hospital in Victoria County. Dr. MacMillan replaced the Minister of Health, Mr. Harold Connolly at the grand opening of the North Victoria Hospital. Mr. Connolly was not able to make it and asked Dr. MacMillan to give the opening address instead.

Speeches
MG 21.37-D-1 · File · 1949-1967
Part of Dr. C. Lamont MacMillan Fonds

File consists of political speeches written by Dr. MacMillan; Addressing Angus L. MacDonald in Bridgewater in April 1949, expressing his condolences on the passing of King George VI as well as congratulating the Department of Education on it’s success, partial speech talking about the highway needs in Victoria County and the boom in tourism, speech concerning the legalization of the practice of Chiropractic, speech detailing an act to incorporate the Maritime Telegraph and Telephone Limited, speech detailing the damages done by draggers, survey of requirements for the fishing industry, proposition for a committee and minister of Fisheries, a speech thanking the people for nominating him, improving road conditions in Victoria County, speech asking for Cape Bretons rightful share in the tourism industry, a speech thanking the people for re-electing him for the third time, speech thanking the committee for their invitation to the annual celebration of John Cabot setting foot on Cape Breton Island, speech about public health in Nova Scotia, speech at the Gaelic Mod and the gathering of the clans, annual meeting for the Victoria County Liberal Association, speech from the throne debate, addresses the lack of rehabilitation programs for coal miners in the event of a mine closure and the utilization of Nova Scotia’s natural resources, financial figures and an article from the Royal Gazette Extraordinary detailing the House of Assembly Session.

MG 21.18-B-2-1 · Item · 1978
Part of Tarbot Music Festival fonds

Item is one photograph of the audience at the Tarbot Music Festival, with one man standing shirtless in the centre with his arms in the air and a number of people around him wearing Tarbot t-shirts.

"Takes Action"
CA BI MG 21.14-A-1-1 · Item · [201-] (originally created December 31, 1946)
Part of Wanda Robson & Viola Desmond Collection

Item is three photocopies of the December 31, 1946 edition of The Clarion newspaper published in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia featuring articles about Viola Desmond's 1946 arrest at the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow and her court appeals.

CA BI MG 21.14-A-16-1 · Item · February 5, 2005
Part of Wanda Robson & Viola Desmond Collection

Item is a typewritten letter from Cal Best (aka J.C. Best or Calbert Best), son of Carrie Best, to Wanda Robson in response to a letter previously sent by Robson. Wanda was looking for a copy of Carrie Best's book, That Lonesome Road, which had gone out of print.

Scraps: R.S. Davies
MG 20.5-E-1-6-1 · Item · 1975
Part of The Cape Breton Highlanders collection

Item is a scrapbook created by Ralph Davies to collect memorabilia from the “30th Anniversary: The Canadians in Italy” delegation which he took part in as a representative for the Cape Breton Highlanders. The scrapbooks includes a schedule of events, airplane tickets, newspaper clippings, Davies’ vaccination certificate, pamphlets, a list of delegates, hotel receipts, postcards, stamps, programs, brochures, and photographs of various Italian war cemeteries.

MG 20.5-E-2-1 · File part · May 1985
Part of The Cape Breton Highlanders collection

Sub-file consists of a photo album of photographs taken by or for Joseph Oldford in Rome, Italy and Cassino, Italy during the Canadian delegation to Italy to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Liberation of Italy during the Second World War.

DVA Meeting
MG 20.5-E-2-1-1 · Item · May 1985
Part of The Cape Breton Highlanders collection

Item is a photograph of a Department of Veterans Affairs meeting held in preparation of the Canadian delegation being sent to Italy to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Liberation of Italy during the Second World War.

Cape Bretoniana
CA BI MG 21.46-F-1 · File · 1962 - 1972
Part of Sister Margaret Beaton fonds

File consists of photographs of various individuals and groups at Cape Bretoniana when it was located in the MacLeod Building on Nepean Street in Sydney, Nova Scotia and in the Logue Building on George Street in Sydney.

Crucifix
CA BI MG 21.46-G-1 · Item · [19--]
Part of Sister Margaret Beaton fonds

Item is a crucifix worn by Sr. Margaret (it can be seen on a chain around her neck in some photographs of her).

M. Dwyer to E.G. McKay
MG 21.48-C-1 · Item · April 25, 1922
Part of Thomas J. Brown fonds

Item is a handwritten goodbye letter addressed to E.G. McKay by M. Dwyer on behalf of the staff at the Sydney Mines Colliery in Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia. Mr. McKay was leaving the Sydney Mines for a steel company in the United States.