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Hugh MacLennan fonds
CA BI 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
Thomas Burke
CA BI MG 15.4 · Fonds · 1880

Example of fancy 19th century lettering done by Thomas Burke of Mabou in his 84th year. Last Will and Testament of Thomas Burke, Mabou, 1886.

John Allan Cameron
CA BI MG 15.34 · Fonds · 1978

Fonds consists of correspondence, papers, and clippings pertaining to the “Cape Breton Salutes John Allan Cameron” program, October 21 and 22, 1978, sponsored by the Division of Continuing Education, College of Cape Breton, and New Dawn Enterprises.

Fred G. MacDonald Fonds
CA BI MG 15.41 · Fonds · 1940-1971

Fonds consist of photocopies of the following papers by Mr. MacDonald: “Solomon Jacobs”, “Pottle’s Lake Drowning," “The Sacrament in the Early Days, 1873," “The Gammell Will Case, 1880," “The Flavin Murder 1833," “The Tragedy of the ‘Troop’, 1873," “Tale of the Bungling Hangman, 1816," “North Sydney and the Atlantic Cable [Sydney Harbour Convoys], 1940-1942. Also, textual records include, clippings and write-ups on Flora MacDonald and her father, Fred MacDonald.

Francis H. C. Stevens
CA BI MG 15.44 · Fonds · 1832-1973

The following fonds consist of correspondence, memorandum, printed material, and clippings regarding genealogy and family history of Francis Stevens, notebooks on botany with free hand illustrations by William C. Stevens, Francis' father the botanist at Kansas University, biography of William C. Stevens, reviews of Cape Breton cultural events and concerts, newspaper clippings and scrapbooks, and photographs.

Mary Elizabeth MacNeil
CA BI MG 15.45 · Fonds · 1972

Fonds consists of ballads collected by Mrs. MacNeil while working on a grant for Cape Bretoniana, mainly English and Irish in origin.

CA BI MG 15.73 · Fonds · 1973-1985

Fond include the following: A. Summary of the Cape Breton Artists Association, the President's Annual Report, December, 1985 (3 copies). B. Cape Breton Artists Association exhibit, Beaton Institute, exhibit list with prices. C. Cape Breton Artists Association visitor's book (1973-1979). D. Minute Book - C. B. Artists Association (1979-1982).

Centre Bras d'Or
CA BI MG 15.87 · File · 1985-1993

Centre Bras d'Or files have been arranged in the following order:
A.
File 1 - Centre Bras d'Or By-Laws - Act of Incorporation (Societies Act) 1985-1990
File 2 - Act of Incorp. - Amendments, By-Laws
File 3 - Correspondence 1986-1993
File 4 - Correspondence, memos , repots 1986-1992
File 5 - Board minutes 1986-1987
File 6 - Board minutes 1988-1993
Centre Bras d'Or MG 15.87
B. Financial
File 7 - Financial statements 1985-1989
File 8 - Budgets, financial statements, reports 1986-1993
File 9 - Investment & sponsorship proposal 1986-1993
File 10 - Proposal - Wool Production Industry
File 11 - Festival Director's Report 1987-88
C. Misc. Files
File 12 - Employment Programs, SEED Grants, Development Plan, 1986- 1989
File 13 - Friends of Centre Bras d'Or, 1988
File 14 - Centre Bras d'Or Festival Supporters, 1988
File 15 - " " Gym Project, 1988
File 16 - " " Development Committee, 1986
File 17 - " " Weaving Program, 1987
File 18 - " " Canada Council Applicants
File 19 - " " Application for Supporting (DEVCO) 1985-86 File 20 - " " Application - Cultural Initiative Program 1988
File 21 - Centre Bras d'Or "Getting to 1990" - The Implementation
Project (1987) & the next three years
File 22 - Centre Bras d'Or - Request funding form Pharmaceutical
Companies 1987-1988
File 23 - Centre Bras d'Or - Benefits For Sponsors
File 24 - " " - Implementation Program - letters to EEOG, replies and results 1987-88
File 25 - Centre Bras d'Or - Contributions 1987
File 26 - " " - Friends of Centre 1987
File 27 - " " - Fund Raising Committee 1988
File 28 - " " - Guest List
File 29 - 1987 J. Fisher Hudson - Corresp. & clippings from Press and Response of the Chair, Dr. D.F. Campbell
File 30 - Campaign brochure, 1986
File 31 - Correspondence re. Proposed Centre & Baddeck HIgh School 1987-1989

Centre Bras d'Or
Joseph Sherman
CA BI MG 15.89 · Fonds · 1969-1994

Fonds consist of the following: a) Biographical information (3 p.) copied from book covers and contains list of his publications, anthologies, comments, professional organizations, readings, lectures and workshops. b) Material includes the following poems from various publications: Birthday, New Brunswick Chapbooks, 1969: Boy Retreating in Cape Breton; Confectionery Store; School Days; Ben David the Loyalist in Battle; Commentary on the Jewish Problem. c) From the New Poets of P.E.I.: "Somebody's Father". d) Unpublished: "Wondering With the Dead," Whitney Pier, August 27, 1994. e) Lords of Shouting: My Immigrants; Rite of Passage; Broadway Nights, Whitney Pier '61; Redmond's Farm in Autumn (A Fragment); A Short History; For Notes Toward a Jewish Poem; Song For My Own. f) Chaim The Slaughterer: Gone; What We Look For, Who We Find; The Flesh; Where Are They Now?; Kashrut: An Observation; Additional Service; The Anniversary; Chaim the Slaughterer.

Joseph Sherman
Ferry Wharf, Sydney
CA BI 76-25 · Item · ca. 1910

Item is a postcard of the ferry wharf located in Sydney; located near the wharf is the Cape Breton Electric Company warehouse.

Gabriel Sylliboy fonds
CA BI MG 7A.14 · Fonds · 1937-1942

Fonds consists of correspondence. Gabriel Sylliboy was a Mi'kmaw chief from 1918-1964.

Nina F. Cohen fonds
CA BI MG 12.187 · Fonds · 1964-1984

Fonds consists of textual documents related to the life and career of Nina Cohen, of Glace Bay. Ms. Cohen has served with the Red Cross during World War II, on the board of the National Museums of Canada, National Council of Women, the Canadian Jewish Congress, and the Professional Women's Club. She is best known for the initiation and founding of the Miners' Museum in Glace Bay. Papers relate mainly to the Miners' Museum.

John Bernard Croak fonds
CA BI MG 20.9 · Fonds · 1918-1996

Fonds consists of photographs, maps, correspondence, and textual records related to John Bernard Croak and his military service. Fonds also contain details on the Victorian Cross and its recipients as well as a booklet by the Royal Canadian Legion, Glace Bay.

Croak, John Bernard
Glace Bay mine explosion #26
CA BI FT-233 · Item · 1979

Item is a film with footage of the 1979 No. 26 explosion and memorial service.

CA BI FT-226 · Item · 1949

Item is a film depicting the Canadian Seamen's Union strike of 1949. Edge code may imply that the print was struck in 1955.

Song of Seasons
CA BI FT-228 · Item · 1977

Item is a film depicting the evolving life of Cape Breton locals. Optical Soundtrack.

Crabtree, Grant
The Grey Ghost
CA BI FT-269 · Item · 1976

Item is a film. Its opening scene is depicting that of a brick fire place.

ATV
Underwater Louisbourg
CA BI FT-270 · Item · 1972

Item is a film that "documents the French fleet lost in Louisbourg harbour during battles with the British in the 18th century." Optical Soundtrack.

Cape Breton Development Corporation; Louisbourg Underwater Archaeological Society
Cargoes on the Move
CA BI FT-257 · Item · 1983

Item is a film depicting the societal benefits of improved transportation, and the ways in which steel functions to improve transportation. Optical soundtrack.

American Iron and Steel Institue
Lake Ainslie
CA BI FT-230 · Item · [ca. 1928]

Item is a film in which the opening scene depicts a group of people congregated at what appears to be a small harbour or wharf. This snapshot of people and places across Cape Breton and Nova Scotia includes scenes of haymaking, sport fishing, farm life, Lake Ainslie, Inverness Beach, Sea Wolf (Margaree) Island, and more.

The Trepanner
CA BI FT-255 · Item · 1956

Item is a film detailing the parts, controls and purpose of the coal cutting machine known as a trepanner. Optical soundtrack.

National Coal Board
Give us the tools
CA BI FT-264 · Item · [ca. 1970]

Item is a film which documents the way of life of people of Aboriginal descent in Manitoba. Optical soundtrack.

Dawn Chase
CA BI FT-272 · Item · 1955

Item is a film exploring the consequences of the declining coal industry.

National Film Board of Canada
Documentary "X"
CA BI FT-273 · Item · 1976

Item is a film which appears to be promotional material for St. Francis Xavier University. Optical soundtrack.

Camera Club of St. Francis Xavier University
Steel Plant Original Cuts
CA BI FT-254 · Item · n.d.

Item is a film, in which the opening frames depict a factory and its workers dealing with what appears to be heated metal. No sound.

CA BI FT-260 · Item · n.d.

Item is a film, which depicts various landscapes and images of a rural areas. The region in which the film depicts is likely France and/or Belgium. No sound.

Unknown
CA BI PAM 1298 · Item · 1893

Item is a photocopied section (p. 666-671) of this article by Garrick Mallery. This article appeared in the Tenth Annual Report, Bureau of Ethnology, 1888-9, Washington, D.C., 1893. Includes a discussion on Mi'kmaw hieroglyphics.

CA BI PAM 1521 · Item · 1960-1970?

Item is a reproduction of several appendices from a previously published source. Source and author(s) unknown. Content deals with the Maritime provinces and includes transcriptions of several significant treaties.

CA BI PAM 2090 · Item · 1938

Item is a reproduction of a 1938 survey of blood groups and other features of Nova Scotian Mi'kmaq; includes comparison of various families/reserve, outlines physical description, eye colour, skin colour, hair characteristics, and analysis of data.

CA BI PAM 2362 · Item · 198-?

Item is a history of Mi'kmaw writing, petroglyphs & hieroglyphics; mentions how Roman Catholic missionaries modified hieroglyphics to be used for religious instruction & that new Mi'kmaw orthography is now being developed by Mi'kmaw Association of Cultural Studies.

A'tukwagnn : Micmac stories
CA BI PAM 2767b · Item · 1986

Item is a publication of Mi'kmaw stories written at a Mi'kmaw Writers' Workshop held in Sydney, Nova Scotia, in April 1986, under the sponsorship of the Eskasoni School Board.

Chapel Island
CA BI 90-144-19576 · Item · n.d.

Item is a reproduction of a photograph of people walking through the farm lands.

Micmacs
CA BI 90-2152-21584 · Item · n.d.

Item is a reproduction of a photograph of Mi'kmaw children in field (houses in background).

Micmacs
CA BI 90-2154-21586 · Item · n.d.

Item is a reproduction of a woman playing waltes.

Chief Donald Marshall
CA BI 91-963-22925 · Item · Aug. 1991

Item is an original photograph of Grand Chief Donald Marshall's funeral in from of St. Anthony Daniel Parish - crowd gathered in front, including Knights of Columbus members. Hearse in front. August 1991.

Margaree
CA BI 94-804-25319 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of an unidentified boy by the riverside.

Joe Paul
CA BI 94-809-25324 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Joe Paul, also known as Joe Molley, and Mrs. George (Jessie) Hollifield.

Whycocomagh Basket House
CA BI 96-590-27278 · Item · 1995

Item is a reproduction of a photograph of Whycocomagh Basket House.