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Rev. John Pringle fonds

  • MG 13.118
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1935

Fonds consists of textual records and photographs related to Rev. John Pringle, including Christmas cards, wartime photographs, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.

Pringle, Rev. John

British Empire Steel and Coal Company

  • MG 14.79
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1926

Fonds consists of a letter to the shareholders of the Dominion Steel Corporation enclosing memorandum of Agreement between BESCO and Prudential Trust Company concerning transfer of stock, as well as the BESCO Bulletin.

British Empire Steel and Coal Company (BESCO)

Bras d'Or Lime Co. Ltd.

  • MG 14.85
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1915

Two ledgers for 1889-1900 and 1889-1915. Records indicate that an interpreter was employed at the quarry to communicate with the immigrant miners who were of Polish, Hungarian, Russian, Yugoslavian (Croatian) and Greek descent. See MB 40.

Port Hastings Historical Society fonds

  • MG 14.155
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1967

Fonds consists of textual records including correspondence, memoranda, annual reports, voters lists, and documents related to Port Hastings History.

Port Hastings Historical Society

W.J. Dooley Funeral Services fonds

  • MG 14.165
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1985

Fonds contains three reels of microfilm containing burial records of W.J. Dooley Funeral Services in North Sydney.

Hugh MacLennan fonds

  • MG 14.190
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1922

Fonds consist of cash books, ledgers, account books, and day books of MacLennan's general store operation.

MacLennan, Hugh

Jonathan G. MacKinnon fonds

  • MG 15.19
  • Fonds
  • 1918

A. Two typed copies of “Old Sydney: Sketches of the Town and its People in Days Gone By. Gift of Carl Neville and John Campbell.B. 1. Letter to Kathryn Poole, 1932.2. Notebook and diary, 1916-1932, containing genealogical information on the MacKin...

MacKinnon, Jonathan Gillis

Customs and Plantation Papers, Great Britain

  • MG 16.22
  • Fonds
  • 1791-1847

Customs records of the Port of Sydney. These early records contain valuable material on shipping, customs officials and early port development of Sydney and North Sydney, particularly in the period immediately after annexation to Nova Scotia; Volu...

Alexander MacDonald fonds

  • MG 3.14
  • Fonds
  • 1829-1850

Fonds consists of correspondence from Christopher MacDonald to his brother Alexander at Black Brook, Mira Road; one letter from Quebec in 1829 and the other from Boston in 1850.

Civil War Letters of Private Norman Boyd

  • MG 3.17
  • Item
  • 1860

Item is a copy of letters written by Pte. Norman Boyd (Boyed) to his mother in Sydney, Cape Breton. The letter is dated 23 October 1860. Pte. Byede was enlisted in the army of the Potomac (American Civil War), Siege Battery "B" joining i...

Archibald A. MacKenzie fonds

  • MG 6.6
  • Fonds
  • 1983

Fonds consists of a selection of songs in Gaelic composed by Archie Alex MacKenzie.

MacKenzie, Archie Alex

James Charles MacNeil fonds

  • MG 6.21
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1970

Fonds consists of personal correspondence, speeches Gaelic related materials, activities and initiatives by the Scottish Catholic Society (St. Kentigern Branch) and scrapbooks with newspaper clipping and local news.

MacNeil, James Charles

Kathleen Lamont MacKinnon fonds

  • MG 6.29
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1974

Fonds consists of documents relating to research on Gaelic Culture in Nova Scotia and other items written by Ms. MacKinnon. Papers include:1. Manuscript copy of thesis: “A Study of the History and Traditions of the Highland Scot in Nova Scotia.” T...

James "Jim Hughie" MacNeil fonds

  • MG 6.37
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1955

Fonds consists of:papers including correspondence with D.D. MacFarlane, Joseph D. MacKinnon and Fr. Angus MacNeil pertaining to MacNeil, MacSween and MacFarlane genealogies and to Gaelic songslist of members of the Caledonian Society, Sydneystory ...

Campbell, John

  • MG 6.49
  • Fonds
  • 1898

This fonds consists of a notebook of Gaelicand English poetry and songs and a first prize certificate from the Vancouver Mod.

Campbell, John

Rev. John Hugh MacEachen

  • MG 6.67
  • Fonds
  • 1982

Fonds consists of a Gaelic song (with English translation) composed by Father MacEachen on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of St. Margaret's Parish, Broad Cove.

The Caledonian Society of Cape Breton fonds

  • MG 6.70
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1975

Fonds consists of papers including correspondence, ledgers, bylaws, financial statements and minutes of meetings.1. Letters from Keiller MacKay, Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, to Lloyd MacDonald and Dr. F. B. MacDonald of the Caledonian Society, ...

The Caledonian Society of Canada

Peggy and Dan Currie Collection of Scottish Dance Music

  • MG 6.78
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1938

Fonds consists of a collection of sheet music and books donated by Peggy and Dan Currie.1. How To Master The Violin (A Practical Guide) By Pavel L. Bylovetzski - (1917)2. The Universal Favourite Contra Dance Album (Reels, Hornpipes, Jigs, etc.) By...

James A. MacNeil fonds

  • MG 6.24
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1942

Fonds consists of papers including stories, songs, newspaper clippings and a scrapbook. Papers include:1. “An t-Each Dubh”, a folktale in Gaelic copied down by Jonathan G. MacKinnon from a manuscript of a transcribed story collected by Hector MacL...

MacNeil, James A.

Gaelic Sermon : Lagh na Carrantachd

  • MG 6.27
  • Fonds
  • n.d.

Fonds consists of a Gaelic sermon - 12th Sunday after Pentecost - by an unknown author. The author talks about the definition of "neighbor" and talks about the Good Samaritan.

Rev. Duncan Joseph Rankin

  • MG 6.32
  • Fonds
  • 1911

Fonds consists of:The 1920 petition by M.R. MacLeod to allow Gaelic to be taught in public schools.A letter to the editor of the Casket urging readers to speak Gaelic to their children in the home.Various writings in Gaelic, including a story attr...

Gaelic Society of Cape Breton fonds

  • MG 6.50
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1983

Fonds consists of the constitution, by-laws, newsletters, programs, correspondence, addresses, clippings, questionnaires, and reports.

Gaelic Society of Cape Breton

Gerald Regan fonds

  • MG 9.27
  • Fonds
  • 1971

Fonds consists of political speeches by Mr. Regan, concerning the Sydney Steel Corporation and the expansion of Xavier College to a degree-granting institution.

Daniel Duncan MacKenzie fonds

  • MG 9.52
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1949

Fonds consist of records of the personal, professional, political and judicial life of D.D. MacKenzie.

MacKenzie, Daniel Duncan

Public Schools of Nova Scotia fonds

  • MG 11.11
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1906

Fonds consists of teacher's licenses and certificates, an application for teacher's annuity, and provincial examination papers.

South Inverness School fonds

  • MG 11.4
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1932

Fonds consists of school registers for the district of South Inverness (School Section 54)

School register for Baddeck

  • MG 11.15
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1908

Fonds consists of school registers for Baddeck 1886-1887 and 1908.

School registers for Round Island

  • MG 11.18
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1954

Fonds consists of school registers for Round Island, 1923-1940; 1942; 1944-1954. Also included is a certificate of merit from Department of Agriculture for excellence of exhibits at Mir Gut Fair, 1932 and 2 Canadian Junior Red Cross enrolment cert...

Jamesville School Section

  • MG 11.34
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1962

Fonds consists of an assessment ledger giving names of taxpayers and teachers, 1878-1888, and related correspondence concerning above ledger (1962).

Richard MacKinnon Collection

  • MG 11.59
  • Collection
  • 1984

Fonds consists of survey cards relating personal folklore events and include accounts of forerunners, folk medicine and strange events experienced by relatives and friends of the students of the Folklore 100 class taught by Dr. MacKinnon.

MacKinnon, Richard

C.H. Harrington fonds

  • MG 12.3
  • Fonds
  • 1848-1918

Fonds consists of correspondence and clippings.

S. Gordon Naish fonds

  • 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

John Carey fonds

  • 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 aff...

Carey, John

James Bryson (J.B.) McLachlan Commemorative Society

  • MG 19.27
  • Fonds
  • 1999

Consists of Society papers including mandate and announcements as well as copies of annual lectures hosted by the Society. Past speakers have included David Frank, Nancy Riche, Joan Sangster, Ian McKay, Amani Whitfield, Mark Leier, Gregory Kealey...

185th Canadian Infantry Battalion fonds

  • MG 20.24
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1918

The 185th Battalion (Cape Breton Highlanders) was authorized on the first day of February, 1916 by the appointment of Lt.-Col. F. P. Day, as its commanding Officer. Cape Breton Island, particularly the industrial sections, had already contributed ...

Paul MacKinnon fonds

  • MG 21.2
  • Fonds
  • 1979-2000

Fonds consists primarily of original artwork for production and publication of the Old Trout Funnies comic book series and Cape Breton Liberation Army (CBLA) calendars. The donor created the first issue of the Old Trout Funnies in 1975. The concep...

MacKinnon, Stephen Paul

Peter Hall Clarke

  • 76-105
  • Item
  • 1845-1849

Item is a photograph of a painted portrait of Peter Hall Clarke, magistrate for Sydney and a member of St. Andrew's.

James Anderson

  • 76-109
  • Item
  • ca. 1860

Item is a photograph of a painting of James Anderson who was a past Master of St. Andrews Masonic Lodge from 1858-1866 and also a member of an old Sydney family.

J.F.W. DesBarres

  • 76-111
  • Item
  • ca. 1820

Item is a photograph in watercolour of J.F.W. DesBarres as an old man.

General Plan of Canso Causeway

  • 76-119
  • Item
  • ca. 1951

Item is a reproduction of a plan drawn from a photostatic print produced on 10 Jul. 1951. The reproduction was likely created by the Nova Scotia Film Board. Item is a general plan of the Strait of Canso - Canso Causeway produced by the Board of En...

Nova Scotia Film Board

Canso Causeway construction

  • 76-122
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photograph of the Canso Causeway under construction; the dumping continues despite the ice.

Canso Causeway Opening

  • 76-128
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of Federal Transport Minister of G.C. Marle at the opening of the Canso Causeway Opening.

Sydney's Great Fire

  • 76-16
  • Item
  • 1901

Item is a photograph of a view of the devastation of the Great Fire in Sydney, taken on November 1, 1901, twelve days after the event. The photograph is a view of Charlotte Street from Wentworth Street.

Moxham Hospital, Sydney

  • 76-18
  • Item
  • 1910-1920

Item is a hand-colored postcard featuring Moxham Hospital in Sydney.

Wentworth Park

  • 76-20
  • Item
  • 1910-1920

Item is a hand-colored postcard featuring Wentworth Park, Sydney (N.S.).

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