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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

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  • 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

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  • 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

Walter Scott MacFarlane

  • CA BI MG 15.1
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1984

Fonds consists of Poetry and correspondence of Mr. MacFarlane, as well as
several scrapbooks and postcards of WWI.
A. The poem “Springtime in Margaree” was a gift of Sister St. Frances of Rome, C.N.D.
B. Correspondence and papers presented by the MacFarlane Family are arranged as received:

  1. Correspondence and papers pertaining to W. S. MacFarlane’s military service, 1919-1946. Original, 17 items
  2. Military disability pension correspondence and papers, Typescript, 46 pages
  3. Correspondence and papers of and about Peter MacFarlane (brother of W.S.), 1944-1960. Original and typescript, 1 cm
  4. Family and personal correspondence including Letters to the Editor on politics in Inverness County, 1922-1961. Original and typescript, 40 pages
  5. Correspondence from John F. Gillis, mainly about local politics, 1940-1956. Original and typescript, 19 pages
  6. Correspondence concerning appointment of W. S. MacFarlane as Fishery Officer on the Margaree River, 1921. Original, 5 pages
  7. Correspondence from James D. Gillis concerning MacFarlane’s poetry and about a map of the world drawn by Mr. Gillis, 1929-1963. Original, 8 pages
  8. Correspondence pertaining to MacFarlane’s poetry, 1937-1977. Original and typescript, 34 pages
  9. There is no physical folder for B9. January, 1985: #9 removed and incorporated in #19.
  10. Correspondence and papers re copyright of MacFarlane’s poetry, together with the Canada Act respecting copyright, 1952-1956. Typescript and print, 75 pages
  11. Poetry by Various authors, mainly Cape Bretoners. Original, 32 items.
  12. Memorial cards and obituaries for the MacFarlane family, 1881-1967.
  13. Obituaries of 31 Inverness County residents. Clippings
  14. Miscellaneous household invoices and receipts, 1931-1952
  15. Birth certificates for Ann MacFarlane, Walter S. MacFarlane, Last Will of W.S. MacFarlane, 1936, for land at Margaree Forks. Original, 3 items.
  16. Printed material:
    a) St Michael’s Parish Report, 1949
    b) Annual Report, St. Joseph’s Church, South West Margaree, 1962
    c) to m) pamphlets pertaining to servicemen and regulations respecting them, 1919-1945
  17. 22 postcards, mostly World War I period, together with Souvenir Programme 1939-1945 Victory Parade, Saturday, June 8th
  18. Scrapbook of clippings compiled by Jim MacFarlane, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. -- Mainly poetry in English and Gaelic. 1946, held in London, England. 1 page
  19. Additional obituaries of the MacFarlane family, 1931-1963. Original, typescript and print, 15 pages
  20. Obituaries of Inverness County residents. Original and print, 22 pages
  21. Songs of the Valley: The Poetry and Songs of Walter Scott MacFarlane. Original writing, together with galley proof of the book which was published in 1984, edited by Mr. MacFarlane’s niece, Kay MacDonald and his son, Patrick. Original and typescript, 2 cm
  22. Scrapbook of clippings of poetry by Walter MacFarlane. Typescript and prints, 1 cm

MacFarlane, Walter Scott

Scrapbook 67

  • Scrapbook 67
  • Item
  • n.d.

Item is a scrapbook in two parts (A & B). Scrapbook A contains an article titled "The Music of the Pipes" by George B. Lowe.

Moxham's Castle

  • CA BI SB 133
  • Item
  • 1914-1966

Item is a scrapbook composed of clippings pertaining to Moxham's Castle, Sydney. The included clippings were published between the dates June 11, 1914 and April 26, 1966 in the Chronicle Herald and the Cape Breton Post and provide information about the castle's conversion to a World War 1 military hospital and its destruction in 1966.

Military (General) 1915

  • CA BI SB 125A
  • Item
  • 1915-1983

Item is a scrapbook that features newspaper clippings, transcriptions, and photographs pertaining to members of the military from Cape Breton 1915-1983. Included in the scrapbook are the following: Complete service roll of the 24th battery of Canadian Overseas Field Artillery (January 29, 1915); "Lieut. Col. McLeod is Laid to Rest in Flanders; Sixth Battery Mourns for Chief" (December 31, 1915); A newspaper printed photograph of the 25th Battalion CEF (taken 1915, printed August 3, 1963); Transcription of war-related poetry, originally published in the Sydney Post (May 30, 1917); "Rising of N.S. Highland Brigade Recalled" (July 31, 1965); "85th Battalion Had Glorious Service Record in World War 1" (August 9, 1965); and "Memory of 85th Battalion Evoked at Province House" (August 10, 1970).

Military (General) 1915

  • CA BI SB 125B
  • Item
  • 1985-1998

Item is a scrapbook that features newspaper clippings related to various military activities between the years 1914 and 1986. Included in the scrapbook are the following clippings: "Magnificent Moxham's Castle in Sydney used as a convalescent hospital in WW1" (November 9, 1985); The Army Lowdown on Colour (n.d.); Copy of the Military Service Act, 1917 (n.d.); "A Comrade Remembered : "Letters to home from France in World War I" (November 7, 1990); "Lest We Forget: Archibald Andrew MacLellan, Pte. MacDougall, Donald Andrew MacLellan, Angus MacFarlane" (November 7, 1990); "Served their country well" (November 10, 1990); "Legion honours war hero: John Bernard Croak" (July 5, 1996); and "Nursing sister honours vets: Wartime bravery remembered at ceremony" (November 17, 1995).

Mabel Beaton R.R. #2 North Sydney, N.S.

  • CA BI SB 15A
  • Item
  • 1956-1961

Item is a scrapbook of clippings assembled by Mrs. Mabel Beaton of North Sydney. Of particular relevance is the clipped article on page 89 of the scrapbook, titled "Echoes Of Pascendaele and Arras-Cambraio," by A.W. Doherty, which pertains to the fortieth anniversary of the Battle of Paschendaele.

Cape Breton Black/West Indian Community Scrapbook

  • CA BI SB 151
  • Item
  • 1985

Item is a scrapbook that was compiled for the 200th Anniversary of Sydney celebrations that includes reproductions of photographs, event tickets, and newspaper articles, as well as listings of Black men who served during wartime, and a history of the Black population in Sydney.