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YMCA Ladies Class, Sydney

  • CA BI 80-293-4473
  • Item
  • 1907

Item is a photograph of unidentified members of the YMCA Ladies Class, Sydney.

Yachts and Club House, Sydney

  • CA BI 77-611-745
  • Item
  • 1907

Item is a photograph of yachts and the club house in Sydney, showing the wharf and the steamer "Marion."

Xavier College Scrapbook 1968 - 1971

  • Item
  • 1968 - 1971

The item is a scrapbook documenting the years of 1968 to 1971 at Xavier College. Highlights covered in the scrapbook include photographs featuring staff and students of Xavier College and St. Francis Xavier University. Textual documents such as correspondence and programs related to operations and events at the school are also included. A few of the specific items found in the scrapbook are:

  • News clippings about the meeting of the Atlantic provinces branch of the Chemical Institute of Canada held at Xavier College from September 5th – 7th, 1968
  • News clippings about the relocation of the Xavier College Campus
  • News clippings about the adult studies program at Xavier College
  • News clippings about expanding Xavier College into a four-year degree granting institution for the arts
  • The Callisto it is a booklet containing artistic writing and images from Xavier College students
  • News clippings about the 1968, 1969, 1970 and 1971 summer sessions at Xavier College
  • News clippings, images, invitations, tickets and programs for the 1969, 1970 and 1971 graduation ceremonies
  • Issues of the Xavier Cryer included dates: December 14, 1970, January 25, 1971, February 1, 1971, February 8, 1971, February 15, 1971 and February 22, 1971
  • Issues of the school newspaper the Xaclibur. *All the issues only have the months of publication included publication months are: October 1968, December 1968, February 1969, March 1969, April 1969, January 1970, February 1970, October 1970 and December, 1970

Xavier College Scrapbook 1966, 1967, 1968

  • Item
  • 1966 1968

The item is a scrapbook documenting the years 1966 to 1968 at Xavier College. Highlights covered in the scrapbook include photographs featuring staff, students and visitors of Xavier College. Textual documents such as correspondence and programs related to operations and events at the school are also included. A few of the specific items found in the scrapbook are:
-News clippings and invitation to the induction of Dr. Jan Huntjens to the faculty of Xavier College
-News clippings, programs, tickets and images for the opening ceremony of the Xavier College Science building which took place on December 3, 1966
-News clippings, images, invitations, programs and tickets for the 1967 and 1968 graduation ceremonies at Xavier College.
-Issue of St. Francis Xavier University Newspaper The Xaverian, the issue is dated October 7, 1966
-Xaclibur bulletins included dates are: January 25, 1967, February 22, 1967, March 1, 1967 and March 22, 1967, April 5, 1967 and April 12, 1967
-Issues of the Xavier College newspaper the Xcalibur Issue. A majority of issues have only the month of publication only one issue has the exact date of publication. Issues with the month of publication: October 1966, January 1967, March 1967, October 1967, November, 1967, December, 1967, January, 1968 and April 1968. Issue with the exact publication date: December 1, 1966. The Xaclibur is still the same newspaper as the Excalibur, the name was changed the reason why it was changed can be found in the October, 1966 issue of the Xcalibur.

Xavier College Scrapbook 1960 - 1964

  • Item
  • 1960 - 1964

The item is a scrapbook documenting the years 1960 to 1964 at Xavier Junior College. Highlights covered in the scrapbook include photographs featuring staff and students of Xavier Junior College. Textual documents such as correspondence and programs related to operations and events at the school are also included. A few of the specific items found in the scrapbook are:

  • Images, news clippings, invitations and programs for the official opening of new arts building at Xavier Junior College on September 19, 1960.
  • News clippings about the passing of Msgr. Ronald Cameron MacGillivray in 1963.
  • News clippings and photographs on the installation of a language lab at Xavier College in 1963.
  • News clippings about the departure of the Principal of Xavier Junior College Dr. Malcolm A. MacLellan in June of 1964 to become the president of St. Francis Xavier University.
  • News clippings, programs, images and tickets for the graduation ceremonies of 1961 - 1964
  • Issues of the Xavier College newspaper the Excalibur. *A majority of the issues have the specific dates of publication only one issue contains the month of publication. Issues that contain the exact dates of publication: October 12, 1960, November 7, 1960, December 10, 1960 January 16, 1961, March 14, 1961, October 18, 1961, November 17, 1961, December 13, 1961, February 26, 1961, November 12, 1962, January 14, 1963, February 20, 1963, December 6, 1963, January 21, 1964 February 24, 1964, April 2, 1964. The Issue with only the month of publication: May 1963

Xavier College Scrapbook 1951 - 1960

  • Item
  • 1951 - 1960

The item is a scrapbook documenting the years 1951 to 1960 at Xavier Junior College. Highlights covered in the scrapbook include photographs featuring staff and students of Xavier Junior College and St. Francis Xavier University. Textual documents such as correspondence and programs related to operations and events at the school also included. A few of the specific items found in the scrapbook are

  • Congratulatory letters, photographs, news clippings, and programs for the official opening of Xavier Junior College which took place on January 16, 1952
  • Programs, new clippings and images for the graduation ceremonies between 1953 – 1960
  • A letter about the establishment of the Xavier Junior College newspaper the Junior Bi-Weekly and issues of the paper. *Some issues are dated and some have no visible date. Dates included are: November 15 and December 5 and 14, 1957 issues the February 19, March 31 and May 9, 1958 issues and the March 11 and April 30, 1959 issues
  • A yearbook for 1955 – 1956 at Xavier Junior College
  • Issues of the new school newspaper the Excalibur, all the issues are dated. Dates included are: September 15, 1959, October 15, 1959, November 20, 1959, December 14, 1959, February 15, 1960 and March 15, 1960
  • News articles about the opening of the Xavier Junior College arts building which took place on July 7, 1960

Xaverian Weekly Staff

  • CA BI 77-888-1022
  • Item
  • 1944

Item is a photograph of the Xaverian Weekly Staff, with the names of the staff members on the photograph.

WWII Black Servicemen at Banquet

  • CA BI 83-133-8433
  • Item
  • ca. 1952

Item is an Abbass Studios photograph of a group of unidentified Black World War 2 servicemen at a banquet. The photo shows the men seated around a table.

WW1 Officers in Moxham's Castle

  • 81-854-5934
  • Item
  • 1919

Item is a photograph of four medical personnel officers inside Moxham's Castle, where they were stationed during World War 1 when the castle functioned as a military hospital.

WW1 Military Parade on Charlotte Street, Sydney

  • 82-176-6876
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of a military parade that took place on Charlotte Street in Sydney during World War 1. A band is leading a procession down the middle of the road while bystanders view from both sides of the street.

WW1 Military Parade on Charlotte Street, Sydney

  • 82-175-6875
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of a military parade that took place on Charlotte Street in Sydney during World War 1. The photo features a large number of uniformed soldiers with rifles marching down the middle of the road with bystanders viewing on both sides of the street.

W.V. MacKinnon, M.E. Amos, W. Gordon, S.W. Hirtle

  • CA BI 84-88-14188 P511
  • Item
  • 1914-1919

Item is a postcard showing five soldiers of the 25th Battalion of the CEF taken during World War 1. The soldiers are identified on the reverse of the item and are in full uniform.

Wreck of the S.S. Bruce I

  • CA BI 77-1391-1525
  • Item
  • March 24, 1911

Item is a photograph of the wreck of the S. S. Bruce I at Port Nova on March 24, 1911.

Wreck of the S.S. Bruce I

  • CA BI 76-2
  • Item
  • 1911

Item is a photograph of the wreck of the S. S. Bruce I at Port Nova on March 24, 1911.

World Wars Monument

  • CA BI 99-94-29865
  • Item
  • 1998

Item is a photograph of a monument in Wentworth Park commemorating those from Sydney who died in the First and Second World Wars. Only the side dedicated to World War 1 is visible.

World War Monument in downtown Digby, Nova Scotia

  • CA BI 93-494-24468
  • Item
  • 1976

Item is a photograph of a World War 1 memorial statue erected in 1921 on Water Street in downtown Digby, Nova Scotia. The statue is of a soldier in full uniform with a helmet and is flanked by a cannon on each side.

Worgan Family Christmas card

  • CA BI 96-345-27033
  • Item

Item is a photograph of a Christmas card from A.R. Morse that reads "HAPPINESS for YOUR CHRISTMAS".

Woman with Cat

  • CA BI 78-299-2049
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of a woman sitting inside of a house. She is holding up a cat.

Woman Reading, North Sydney

  • CA BI 78-257-2007
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of a woman, a member of the Bown family, sitting in a rocking chair reading. There is a fireplace in front of her.

Woman Reading, North Sydney

  • CA BI 78-258-2008
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of a woman, a member of the Bown family, leaning back in a chair with a book in her hand.

Woman on horse

  • CA BI 84-112-14212
  • Item
  • 1914-1920

Item is a photograph of a woman, likely a nurse, on a horse during World War 1.

W.L. Chirgwin

  • CA BI 77-677-811
  • Item
  • ca. 1914

Item is a photograph of W.L. Chirgwin, a recruiting officer during the First World War. The photo is a formal portrait with Chirgwin standing in full uniform.

Wintertime in Sydney

  • CA BI 77-953-1087
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a scrapbook photograph of Sydney during the wintertime.

Winter Scene, Louisbourg

  • CA BI 77-1396-1530
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of a winter scene on Main Street looking east from Warren Street in Louisbourg.

William L. Chirgwin fonds

  • CA BI MG 12.176
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1961

Fonds consists of William Chirgwin's textual records, including correspondence concerning a ship that was seized by the Peruvian government in World War 1.

Chirgwin, William L.

William Henry, M.P.

  • CA BI 77-758-892
  • Item
  • ca. 1875

Item is a photograph of William Henry, M.P. for Antigonish County.

William Haggerty

  • 76-40
  • Item
  • 1895

Item is a photograph of William Haggerty, principal of Sydney Mines High School.

William Fitzgerald

  • CA BI 77-870-1004
  • Item
  • ca. 1918

Item is a photograph of William Fitzgerald, the first mayor of Sydney from 1918 to 1923.

Wigwams, St. Ann's

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

Item is a photograph of Mi'kmaw wigwams at St. Ann's.

Keisel, Theodore

Wigwams, St. Ann's

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

Item is a photograph of Mi'kmaw wigwams at St. Ann's.

Keisel, Theodore

Whycocomagh, Cape Breton

  • CA BI 77-938-1072
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a scrapbook photograph of a view of Whycocomagh, Cape Breton.

Whycocomagh Harbour

  • CA BI 78-75-1825
  • Item
  • 1907

Item is a postcard of a view of Whycocomagh Harbour.

Inscribed on the back of the postcard: How about Camera / Whycocomagh. Aug. 7/07 / Dear Sade. / Arrived OK. It is a lovely place. we are boarding at a Mrs Austins. a £ per week if you dont mind. room for you. Do try and come up Sunday. Win / Miss Sadie Brehaut / Sydney / C.B. / P.O Bx 74

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