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Cape Breton
CA BI MG 13.118-MG 13.118 D-MG 13.118 D3 · Item · 1905
Part of Rev. John Pringle fonds

Item is a reproduction of this publication; includes a four-page discussion of Mi'kmaw lifestyle (c.1500-1900); mentions physical description, clothing, marriage customs, feasts, manhood ceremony, French influence and Catholicism, Chapel Island Mission, population of Cape Breton Reserves, and Mi'kmaw place names.

Clarence Gillis fonds
CA BI MG 9.9 · Fonds · 1940-1960

Fonds consists of correspondence, transcripts of speeches and radio broadcasts, speeches and radio broadcasts given by Gillis, notes, reports, and briefs.

Gillis, Clarence
Dr. Hugh Cameron fonds
CA BI MG 9.24 · Fonds · 1862-1915

Fonds consists of correspondence and one day book and ledger from Cameron's medical practice.

Cameron, Hugh
Dr. Michael A. Laffin fonds
CA BI MG 9.41 · Fonds · 1963-1987

Fonds consists of correspondence and clippings related to constituency business on topics such as housing, schools, hospitals, the Finnis Report, employment, grants, and a few personal clippings, 1963-1988; files relating to Dr. Laffin's work in the House of Assembly, including speeches, correspondence, and clippings, 1963-1986; election material including clippings, pamphlets and speeches, 1960s and 1970s; five files of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to housing while Dr. Laffin was Minister of Housing, 1983-1986; material relating to coal mining affairs in eastern Cape Breton including the Donald Report (1966), strip mining at Gardiner Mines (1982-1987), Dominion Coal Workers' Relief Fund (1980-1983); Cape Breton Regional Hospital files, 1966-1987; files on Nova Scotia School Boards and a brief on an Acadian School presented by the Cape Breton District School Board (1984); material on provincial ombudsman (1971-1981); material on the Senior Citizens Secretariat (1981-1986); memorandum from Dr. Laffin to Premier Buchanan (1980) re horse racing industry in Nova Scotia; material on the Kiwanis Swimming Pool in Sydney (1975-1985); a report of the Legislative Assembly Mines Committee (1965).

Laffin, Michael A.
Georgian Era in Nova Scotia
CA BI MG 2.3 · Fonds · 1757-1761

Fonds consists of extracts by Dan MacLennan on the "Georgian Era in Nova Scotia" by William Inglis Morse (1932), regarding early divisions of the counties of Cape Breton and Nova Scotia and immigration by United States settlers.

Sydney Academy collection
CA BI MG 11.84 · Fonds · 1898-1991

Fonds consists of Sydney Academy's administrative records, staff records, and its historical collection.

Colin Cash fonds
CA BI MG 12.2 · Fonds · 1882-1970

Fonds consists of the diary of Colin Cash containing information on Cash genealogy; diary describes work performed, weather, family and local events.

Cash, Colin
J. Mariner Smith fonds
CA BI MG 12.1 · Fonds · 1813-1961

Fonds consists of receipts and correspondence related to Smith's general store and his activities as an agent for the MacDonald Brothers, owners of the Glendyer Mills. Correspondence often refers to the political and economic conditions of Cape Breton. Some records of Thomas Murray and Co. are included with Smith's records. Presumably Smith took over the business of Thomas Murray and Co. ca. 1882. One account book from a general store in Port Hood operated by Smith is also included.

Smith, James Mariner
Malcolm F. MacNeil fonds
CA BI MG 12.8 · Fonds · 1961-1965

Fonds consists of correspondence and a speech on the potential of Cape Breton titled, Past and Future.

MacNeil, Malcolm F.
Barrington family fonds
CA BI MG 12.12 · Fonds · 1813-1961, 1882-1887 predominant

Fonds consists of four series: Charles Parnell Barrington (1813-1844), Edwin John Barrington (1851-1880), Yorke Henry Ainsley Barrington (1869-1893) and Yorke Cotril Barrington (1903-1908). Fonds also consists of a letter from Edward Barrington (grandson of Captain Barrington) to his brother and sister from Washington Territory (1865), lineage of the Barrington family, newspaper clippings on the Barrington family, notice regarding installation of an electrically driven booster pump, a trust deed from Helen Jane Catherine Barrington (heir of Edwin Barrington) to Frank Seward Barrington (1885), and deeds to John Barrington.

Barrington family