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Father Joseph Chisholm
CA BI 77-1197-1331 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Father Joseph Chisholm, parish priest in Grand Mira.

Mira Ferry, Mira River
CA BI 77-1255-1389 · Item · 1912

Item is a photograph of the ferry on the Mira River from the souvenir album "Souvenir of Cape Breton."

Mira Gut Showing Bridges
CA BI 77-145-279 · Item · ca. 1940

Item is a photograph of bridges in Mira Gut.

CA BI 77-1453-1587 · Item · ca. 1969

Item is a photograph of the first Presbyterian church, Union Presbyterian Church in Mira Ferry. Rev. Hugh MacLeod was the first minister who took over the congregation in 1849. The building was erected in 1854.

Sangaree, Cape Breton
CA BI 77-1524-1658 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of the boat, the "Alameda", owned by Louis Petrie at Sangaree on the Mira River.

Mira Ferry
CA BI 77-1525-1659 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of Mira Ferry.

Mira Gut Bridge
CA BI 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.

Gisborne Bridge
CA BI 77-315-449 · Item · 1879

Item is a photograph of the Gisborne Bridge with a train crossing it, over the Mira River. There are sailboats visible on the river.

Mira Gut, R.R. Station
CA BI 77-431-565 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of the Sydney and Louisbourg railroad station at Mira Gut.

Mira Gut Bridge
CA BI 77-434-568 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Sydney & Louisbourg Railway Bridge in Mira.

Mira Gut Bridge
CA BI 77-435-569 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Sydney & Louisbourg Railway Bridge in Mira.

Mira River, Cape Breton
CA BI 77-454-588 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a view of the Mira River.

Mira River
CA BI 77-461-595 · Item · ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of a view of the Mira River, Cape Breton.

Mira River, Cape Breton
CA BI 77-478-612 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a view of the McKeigans Narrows, Mira River, Cape Breton.

The bottom of the photograph reads: No. 14 McKeigans Narrows Mira River Kelly & Dodge Photo. Sydney

Mira River, Cape Breton
CA BI 77-479-613 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a view of the Mira River, Cape Breton.

Mira River, Cape Breton
CA BI 77-480-614 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a view of the Mira River, Cape Breton.

Quarry, Mira Gut
CA BI 77-600-734 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of unidentified workers at the stone quarry in Mira Gut.

Rev. Roderick MacNeil
CA BI 77-669-803 · Item · ca. 1880

Item is a photograph of Rev. Roderick MacNeil, a parish priest in Grand Mira, 1894-1899.

CA BI 77-727-861 · Item · 1957

Item is a photograph of the Mira Ferry Presbyterian Church which was taken at the centennial of the church.

Gisborne Bridge, Mira River
CA BI 77-886-1020 · Item · 1879

Item is a photograph of the Gisborne Bridge, Mira, which was erected in 1875 and burned in 1910.

Mira Ferry
CA BI 77-972-1106 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a scrapbook photograph of the Mira Ferry, featuring the Mira River and Union Church.

Mira Ferry, Cape Breton
CA BI 78-79-1829 · Item · 1908

Item is a photographic postcard of Union Presbyterian Church in Mira Ferry, showing the ferry boat and the surrounding area.

Picnic at Mira
83-6509-13809 · Item · 1916

Item is a photograph of a temperance picnic held on Joseph Joshua (J.J.) Phillips' farm on Horne's Road, Mira. The woman with the light hat with flowers on the brim was J.J.'s daughter Amy. Next to Amy, with the dark straw hat, is her sister Olive. The man with the beard on the left hand side half way up the haystack is Captain Joseph Levi Phillips, who with his partner, Joe Nicol, ran the ferry service on the Mira River. The man with the beard second from the right on top of the haystack is Captain Joe Nicol.

St. Margaret's Church
94-1197-25712 · Item · 1994

Item is a photograph of St. Margaret's Church in Grand Mira, Cape Breton.

St. Joseph's Church
94-1226-25741 · Item · 1994

Item is a photograph of St. Joseph's Mission Church in Mira Ferry, Cape Breton.

Prendergast, Paul
Albert Bridge, Mira
94-645-25160 · Item · n.d.

Item is an aerial photograph of the bridge and church looking toward Marion Bridge.

Fitzgerald, Owen
Albert Bridge, Mira
94-646-25161 · Item · n.d.

Item is an aerial photograph of the bridge and church looking towards Louisbourg.

CA BI G3 · Item · ca. 1920

Item is a catechism, collection of hymns, prayers and council concerning the seven deadly sins. This was first produced by Fr. Alexander MacDonald (Maighstir Alasdair Mór). Rev. MacDonald was born in Lochaber, Scotland in 1801. He was ordained in Scotland in 1824 and after serving as parish priest in Moidart, immigrated to Cape Breton where, in 1842, he became parish priest in Mabou and Vicar General to the bishop of Arichat. D. 1865 in Mabou. Item was licenced to print by Bishop James Morrison, b. of Antigonish from 1913-1950.

Angus McLellan fonds
CA BI MG 12.172 · Fonds · 1906-1934

Fonds consists of documents relating to census and school in Grand Mira North, as well as McLellan's military enlistment in World War I, his appointment to Justice f the Peace, Dominion Doal Company pay slips, grocery and school receipts.

McLellan, Angus
Helen C. MacDonald
CA BI MG 15.5 · Fonds · 1959-1978

Fonds consists of poetry and plays written by Mrs. MacDonald; history of schools in the Mira area; MacIntyre genealogy; and background material for "History of Mira Gut."
A. Writings by Mrs. Macdonald:
Play: “A Centennial Year Visit” 1967. typescript, 3 pages.
Poetry about Cape Breton, 1969-1978
Original, photocopy and print, 29 pages
Scrapbook of history of schools in the Mira District,
1959-1965. Photocopy and print, 29 pages
“Clan an T-Saoir” [MacIntyre Genealogy], n.d.
Photocopy, 12 pages.
“A Women’s Institute Rally”, 1969.
Original and clipping, 2 pages
Presented by Mrs. MacDonald.
82-68-1538
B. Manuscript, clippings and background material for “History of Mira Gut” [pamphlet 729] including a map showing location of Lost Village. Photocopy, 2 cm

Helen C. MacDonald
Currie, Michael D. fonds
CA BI MG 6.3 · Fonds · 1928

Fonds consists of reproductions of a letter and reply to The Casket regarding an article, "Early Days in Cape Breton" with special reference to the Gaels, criticizing the way in which they were portrayed in the article.

Currie, Michael D.
Angus R. MacDonald fonds
CA BI MG 6.33 · Fonds · 1928-1973

Fonds consists of papers including poetry, book excerpts, and a scrapbook. Papers include:

  1. A collection of his poetry compiled by his daughter, Christena E. MacDonald, 1968. Also included is a poem by French Road bard, Duncan MacDonald. Typescript and printed, 32 pages.
  2. Excerpts from Songs of the Gael [n.d.]. Printed, 6 pages.
  3. Obituary of Angus R. MacDonald, 1973. Clippings including a poem by John Og Walker of Lake Ainslie.
  4. “Biography of Christena Evelyn MacDonald” 1931. Original, 9 pages.
  5. Scrapbook of clippings pertaining to Florence E. MacDonald’s track and field career, and including clippings on Johnny Miles, 1929.
  6. Failte Cheap Breatuinn: A collection of Gaelic poetry by Vincent A. MacLellan (1891). The MacNeil Edition edited by James Hugh MacNeil, 1933. Typescript 233 pages. Supplement, 1933, containing biography of V. A. McLellan. Typescript, 22 pages. Presented by Angus R. MacDonald.
MacDonald, Angus R.
A Community History
PAM 4107 · Item · [ca. 1984]

Item is a community history of Mira Gut, Nova Scotia.

PAM 4116 · Item · 1992

Item is a history of the First United Church in Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, featuring information about St. James Methodist Church, Calvin Presbyterian Church, Kennington Cove Church, Clarke's Road Congregation, Catalone and Mira United Church, and MacMillan Memorial United Church.