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John A. MacKinnon fonds
CA BI MG 12.13 · Fonds · 1904-1940

Fonds consists of personal records and documents related to the Sydney Co-operative Society Ltd., correspondence related to the search for coal at Maple Brook, Inverness County, and other business related records.

MacKinnon, John A.
S. Gordon Naish fonds
CA BI MG 12.14 · Fonds · 1931-1959, 1955-1959 predominant

Fonds consists of records regarding mining history and clippings, photographs and information underwater dives, discoveries and the retrieval of historical relics from the harbour at Louisbourg.

Naish, S. Gordon
Dougald Robert Boyle fonds
CA BI MG 12.17 · Fonds · 1847-1964

Fonds consists of personal diaries, records related to his teaching career, a scrapbook, clippings, Boyle family genealogical notes, and Boyle family deeds.

Boyle, Dougald Robert
Douglas Neil Brodie fonds
CA BI MG 12.18 · Fonds · 1940-1954

Fonds consists of material related to the CCF Party during its formative years in Cape Breton, as well as on labour during the first half of the 20th century. These records include notebooks, financial records, reports, and minutes. Also included is correspondence and speeches related to Brodie's political career, personal notes, and scrapbooks. The scrapbooks contain clippings on many phases of Cape Breton and Nova Scotia social and political problems during the 1940s and, to a lesser extent, the 1930s. Original speeches, letters, and political poetry are also found in the scrapbooks.

Brodie, Douglas Neil
Joseph Campbell fonds
CA BI MG 12.21 · Fonds · 1927-1969

Fonds consists of a ledger containing correspondence and records concerning politics, farming, and education in the Big Pond area. Also contains correspondence related to mineral exploration in Big Pond.

Campbell, Joseph
CA BI MG 12.26 · Fonds · 1941-1978

Fonds consists of manuscripts regarding Scottish history, correspondence and a book review.

Campbell, Peter J. MacKenzie
Matilda Bown fonds
CA BI MG 12.27 · Fonds · 1857-1890

Fonds consists of a diary kept by Bown during a visit to Sable Island, a collection of Christmas and New Years cards, a scrapbook kept by Bown related to the natural history of Sable Island and Nova Scotia, and one book on the history of British seaweeds.

Bown, Matilda
John Carey fonds
CA BI MG 12.30 · Fonds · 1882-1938

Fonds consists of a history of Sydney Mines composed by Carey in 1912, a scrapbook for the years 1912-13, his death notice, and three detailed notebooks of mining courses beginning in 1889. The scrapbook contains considerable material on civic affairs in Sydney Mines, North Sydney, and Sydney.

Carey, John
Huntington Family fonds
CA BI MG 12.36 · Fonds · 1848-1972

Fonds consists of Caleb A. Huntington's correspondence and legal records, Jetta MacDonald's correspondence, Henrietta Gibbons' records.

Huntington family
Michael Kelly fonds
CA BI MG 12.37 · Fonds · 1918-1952

Fonds consists of a diary kept by Kelly of personal reminiscences regarding his life as a coal miner in Cape Breton. Within these records are lists of miners' deaths with their dates and causes, details of industrial disputes and his daily life pattern.

Kelly, Michael
Michael Dwyer fonds
CA BI MG 12.40 · Fonds · 1871-1971

Fonds consists of research materials, professional and educational appointment records and certificates, original materials used for research, personal correspondence, research regarding coal, and public addresses.

Dwyer, Michael
William G. Fraser fonds
CA BI MG 12.41 · Fonds · 1950-1973

Fonds consists of records related to the Hector Bicentennial Celebration 1972-1973, the Vanier Institute of the Family, and a report and agreements related to the RCMP.

Fraser, William G.
John Smith Hart fonds
CA BI MG 12.45 · Fonds · 1842-1946

Fonds consists of materials regarding Hart's business ventures, personal and business correspondence, social and religious events, and financial records.

Hart, John Smith
Gibbons Family fonds
CA BI MG 12.47 · Fonds · 1753-1943

Fonds consists of the papers of Richard Gibbons Sr., which includes letters, legal documents, and a diary. Fonds also contains papers of Richard Gibbons Jr., which includes correspondence, an almanac and birth registers and papers of Richard Gibbons III, which include certificates and appointments, correspondence and a deed. Records of Napoleon and his son Philip Gibbons are included and consist of correspondence, legal records and photographs. Also included is a watercolour of Jersey Island and a map of the north side of Cow Bay.

Gibbons family
Roderick J. MacNeil fonds
CA BI MG 12.49 · Fonds · 1882-1922

Fonds consists of business related correspondence and other documents related to MacNeil's carriage business, as well as some personal documents.

MacNeil, Roderick J.
CA BI MG 12.53 · Fonds · 1835-1875

Fonds consists of Rev. John William Howie's correspondence (1835), notes pertaining to sermons (1857-1873), a marriage certificate for Reverend Howie and Harriet Amelia Addy (1875), and his ordination certificate (1861). Fonds also includes a workbook belonging to Susie Howie.

Howie, John William
Dr. Rev. Jan Huntjens fonds
CA BI MG 12.57 · Fonds · 1960-1980

Fonds consists of addresses given by Dr. Huntjens about the history of Moxham Castle, the anniversary program for Trinity United Church, handwritten Mi'kmaw petroglyphs, and correspondence between Dr. Huntjens and Dr. Charles MacDonald. Fonds also includes a speech by Dr. A. J. Ebbutt at the installation of Dr. Huntjens at Xavier College in 1968.

Huntjens, Dr. Rev. Jan
Leaver family fonds
CA BI MG 12.70 · Fonds · 1804-1842

Fonds consists of correspondence to Elizabeth Leaver, Caroline Leaver and Peter Leaver from family (1804-1881). Also included is a letter to John Leaver from a lawyer in Halifax regarding the will of Jonathon Jones (1832).

Leaver family
Horn family fonds
CA BI MG 12.74 · Fonds · 1802-1927

Fonds consists of duplicate copies of a land grant (1802), Simeon Horn's will (1873), release of mortgage (1873), property tax notice, and school tax receipts (1924-1927).

Horn family
CA BI MG 12.76 · Fonds · 1885-1973

Fonds consists of records of John George Brooks Lynch, articles edited by Kevin Lynch, and a poem by George Lynch.

Lynch, John George Brooks
Harry W. MacKenzie fonds
CA BI MG 12.106 · Fonds · 1946-1980, predominant 1946-1960

Fonds consists of materials related to the construction and opening of the Canso Causeway. Records include correspondence, programs, pamphlets, reports, maps of the Strait of Canso and one photograph (three copies) of four men, who were involved with the building of the Canso Causeway, standing over a model of the project. Also included is an autobiography.

MacKenzie, Harold W.
Sarah Steele fonds
CA BI MG 12.117 · Fonds · 1943-1974

Fonds consists of miscellaneous personal papers that were collected by Sarah Steele of Boisdale, Cape Breton. The papers cover a variety of topics.

Steele, Sarah
Roderick A. Johnston fonds
CA BI MG 12.118 · Fonds · 1858-1936

Fonds consists of a diary containing memoranda of accounts payable, post office savings, work performed and family events compiled by Roderick Johnston. The diary was continued by Johnston's son John Joseph (1915-1936).

Johnston, Roderick A.
John Archy MacDonald fonds
CA BI MG 12.127 · Fonds · 1834-1967

Fonds consists of a copy of the minutes of the Washabuckt Liberal-Conservative club (1911); diary of daily events kept by MacDonald (1899-1949); petition concerning the closure of a road (1902); deed: John A. MacDonald to Hughie J. MacDonald, Glace Bay, for land in Washabuckt (1952); list of voters for the Washabuckt district (1953); and a scrapbook of clippings (1956-1967).

MacDonald, John Archy
CA BI MG 12.155 · Fonds · 1869-1972

Fonds consists of a paper presented by MacKenzie on medical laboratories, a guest book from a testimonial dinner, and a history he wrote on the MacKenzie family.

MacKenzie, Donald J.
CA BI T-20 · Item · 1976
Part of Sound and Moving Image Collection

Item is an audio recording of the sod-turning ceremonies for the College of Cape Breton campus. This reel is a reproduction of T-543. Features Ann Terry, Kenzie MacNeil, Denis Burchell, Dr. Donald F. Campbell, MacDougall Girls Pipe Band, Donald Marshall, John Terry, Jean MacNeil dancers, and Nick Sajatovich.

Item is available for streaming: T-20 Side 1 [] and T-20 Side 2 [].