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The Cape Breton News

  • Newspaper 26
  • File
  • 1849-1872

Gertrude E.N. Tratt: "The Cape Breton News had four 12" x 18" pages, each of four columns. It was made up largely of news items but contained as well poetry and advertisements. Its annual price was 10s, changing to $2 before it ceas...

Kerner, Sid

  • MG 15.84
  • Fonds
  • 1976

Collection of photographs all taken in 1976 during a trip to Cape Breton. They deal mainly with Cape Breton's rural areas: Dingwall, St. Peters, Baddeck, Neil's Harbour, Ingonish, Bay St. Lawrence, along the Cabot Trail and Sydney depict...

Parker, Lewis

  • MG 15.081
  • Fonds
  • 1984-1986

Letters and enclosed sketches regarding the painting oftwelve murals portraying the history of Cape Breton by Mr.Parker. The painting was funded by Devco/ECBC and arehanging in the Great Hall at UCCB.

A.D. MacNeill Collection

  • MG 15.80
  • Fonds
  • 1880 - 1891

Collection consists of #1. Biography by John Davis #2. Poem “Salt Mountain”; #3. Newspaper article re Mr. MacNeill’s health and poetry (c. 1885) #4. A collection of his poems entitled “Woodlands & Other Rhymes; The Panorama of the Age” #5. Mem...


  • MG 15.78
  • Fonds
  • 1985 - 1987


MacNeil, Kenzie

  • MG 15.72
  • Fonds
  • 1985-1993

A scroll from Nova Scotia Premier John Buchanan officially proclaiming Kenzie MacNeil's popular song "The Island" as the anthem for Cape Breton, 1985.Copy of Kenzie's "Boat People" lyrics written for the 11th annual m...

Baddeck Telephone

  • Newspaper 2
  • File
  • 1898-1900

The Baddeck Telephone (1898-1900) was the second newspaper published in Baddeck, after the Island Reporter (1884-1887). The newspaper was a six-page broadsheet containing local news and advertisements. The paper started when Charles H. Peppy acqui...

Spirit of the Times, and the Cape Breton Free Press

  • Newspaper 12
  • File
  • 1843-1845

Daniel Cobb Harvey: "The only other newspaper which originated in 1840 was the Cape Breton Advocate, published at Sydney by Richard Huntington and edited by the Reverend Otto S. Weeks, principal of the Grammar School. It ran until the end of ...

Kiwanis Club of Sydney

  • MG 14.181
  • Fonds
  • 1923-

The Kiwanis Club of Sydney is a service club organized on24 November 1923; it was the first Kiwanis club established inAtlantic Canada. It is especially interested in the care of theunderprivileged, and sick and crippled children. Various projects...

Sterk, Paul

  • MG 07J.001
  • Fonds
  • 1981-1988

This fonds consists of records relating to the architecture in Inverness County and post war immigration of the Dutch to Inverness County. Brother Paul Sterk was born in Deventer, Holland in 1934; in 1954, he came to New Glasgow to teach carpentry...

Mi'kmaw Cultural Day

  • 96-1140-27828a-m
  • File
  • 05 February 1986

File consists of thirteen photographs of Mi'kmaw Cultural Day, UCCB, 1990. From left to right: Margaret ‘Dr. Granny’ Johnson, Natalie (Curly) Doucette, Francis Doucette, Karen Bernard, and Troy Paul.

Paul, Clifford

Xavier College Scrapbook 1951 - 1960

  • Item
  • 1951 - 1960

The item is a scrapbook tilted "Xavier Scrap Book 1951 - 1960". The first few pages of the scrapbook are of people associated with Xavier College. The next few pages are congratulatory letters for the opening of Xavier college all dated ...

Speech Lab, Xavier College

  • 77-746-880
  • Item
  • ca. 1968

Item is a photograph of Mary Lynch from the Speech Department of Xavier College with students utilizing the speech labs.

Xavier College

  • 80-139-4319
  • Item
  • 1960

Item is a photograph of the convocation and opening of the arts building at Xavier College, 7 July, 1960.

Dr. Barb Glassey fonds - ArtSci Project

  • MG 21.28
  • Fonds
  • 2016 - 2018

Donation consists of photographs and textual records related to Dr. Glassey's research and exhibition work funded through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). The fonds includes records documenting the art installation...

Glassey, Barb Dr.

Paruch Family fonds

  • MG 21.26
  • Fonds

Donation consists of Paruch family documents including photographs and textual materials as well as recordings of Johnny Paruch's band.

Biographical sketch of Hugh MacKenzie

  • T-3
  • Item
  • 1963

File consists of an audio recording; mentions first contact between Mi'kmaq and Gaelic settlers.Brief biographical sketch of Hugh MacKenzie and his contributions to Cape-Bretoniana and Mr. MacKenzie is interviewed by Cathleen MacKinnonHugh Ma...

Early history of young people of Big Pond

  • T-6
  • Item
  • 1963

File consists of an audio recording of an oral history of early Scottish settlers in the Big Pond area; mentions Mi'kmaq in the East Bay area.What were the Bras D'or Mission?Early history of the MacIntytres of Big Pond (N.S.)The Church o...

Walsh, Lillian Crewe

  • MG 15.77
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1962

Lillian Crewe Walsh (1883-1967), well known and prolificCape Breton poet was born in Neil's Harbor.

People of the Maritimes: Blacks

  • FC 2050 B6 P33 1987
  • Item
  • 1987

Item is a copy of Bridglal Pachai's book People of the Maritimes: Blacks. The book contains information about the origins of the Maritimes' Black population, their history in the area, descriptions of some prominent individuals and inst...

Margaret MacPhee

  • MG 15.76
  • File
  • 1997 - 1999

File consists of various newspaper clippings re: New Waterford pianist Margaret MacPhee, including her obituary. File also contains a copy of Greg MacLeod's eulogy delivered at her funeral in 1997, and a remembrance article from The Cape Bret...

MacPhee, Margaret

Castle Players Society

  • Mg 15.74
  • Fonds
  • 1986

The Castle Players Society was formed in January 1986 to promote and organize a theatrical retelling of some of the legends relating to Moxham’s Castle and the Moxxham Family.The University College of Cape Breton, Cape Breton Development Corporati...

Duncan MacKay

  • MG 15.71
  • Fonds
  • 1985

Mr. MacKay is a former alderman of the City of Sydney and an active community worker.Two papers written by Mr. MacKay: “Bunkering Sydney Harbour between 1934 and 1939” and “A Short History of Trinity United Church”

Akerman, Jeremy

  • MG 15.69
  • Fonds
  • 1981

Rough copy of Black Around the Eyes, a novel about CapeBreton coal miners. See PS 8551 K47 D64 in UCCB Library.

MacMillan, C. Lamont

  • MG 15.68
  • Fonds
  • 1975

Part of the original manuscript of Memoirs of a CapeBreton Doctor by C. Lamont MacMillan, but containing more thanthe book. Please see R 464 M45 for published version of thebook.

Dr. Robert L. Murray

  • MG 15.67
  • Fonds
  • 1934

“The Murray Family” and “Childhood Days on the Bras d’Or Lakes” written by Dr. Murray are his recollections of events that took place during 1860-1867 when his father was a general merchant at Grand Narrows. They are all based on his actual experi...

Alex Storm

  • MG 15.66
  • Fonds
  • 1965

“The History, Search, Discovery and Recovery of the Treasure of the “Chameau”, 1725” by Alex Storm, Marine Diver.This Story not to be used or duplicated without consent in writing from the author. Refer: F 5052, T7 in UCCB Library.

Alex Storm

  • MG 15.66
  • Fonds
  • 1965

“The History, Search, Discovery and Recovery of the Treasure of the “Chameau”, 1725” by Alex Storm, Marine Diver.This Story not to be used or duplicated without consent in writing from the author. Refer: F 5052, T7 in UCCB Library.

Clifford Mader

  • MG 15.65
  • Fonds
  • 1984

Story “Black Christmas” Cliff Mader who presented it.

Petrie, Daniel

  • MG 15.63
  • Fonds
  • 1983

“The Bay Boy” original screenplay by Daniel Petrie, was filmed in Glace Bay. Permission required to use.

Lipschutz, Norman

  • MG 15.61
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1983

Norman Lipschutz was born in Poland in 1921 andemigrated to Glace Bay in 1932. He published The Cape BretonMirror (1951-1953), and is the author of "Victory ThroughDarkness and Despair." Papers include photocopy of scrapbookskept by Mr. ...

Stephen D.R. MacNeil

  • 77-474-608
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of Stephen D.R. MacNeil, a bard from Benacadie.

MacSween, Agnes (MacNeil)

  • MG 6.10
  • Fonds
  • 1892

This fonds consists of a letter from Malcolm Campbell, Barra, with family news; copy of tombstone of Roderick and Jane MacNeil.

Campbell, Malcolm

Wigwams, Kun’tewiktu

  • 78-713-2463
  • Item
  • [ca. 1880]

Item is a photograph of Mi'kmaw wigwams in Kun’tewiktu (King's Road Reserve), Unama'ki.

Keisel, Theodore

Wigwams, Kun’tewiktu

  • 78-714-2464
  • Item
  • [ca. 1880]

Item is a photograph of Mi'kmaw wigwams in Kun’tewiktu (King's Road Reserve), Unama'ki.

Keisel, Theodore

Mi'kmaw man

  • 78-710-2460
  • Item
  • [ca. 1880]

Item is a photograph of a Mi'kmaw man in Kun’tewiktu ("place of the rock," or later named King's Road Reserve). On the reverse of the photograph is a handwritten note, identifying the man as a "Peter Henry" (Peter Her...

Keisel, Theodore

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