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Alexander ("The Ridge") MacDonald

  • MG 6.72
  • Fonds
  • 19th century

Fonds consists of a microfilm reel relating to Gaelic literature and poetry.

MacDonald, Alexander

Allan J. Gillis fonds

  • MG 6.9
  • Fonds
  • 1777-1999

Fonds consists of papers consisting of: articles and music composed by or for Mr. Gillis; papers compiled by Mr. Gillis; clippings and handwritten versions of Gaelic poetry and stories; biographies and genealogical information; articles, songs and...

Gillis, Allan J.

Angus R. MacDonald fonds

  • MG 6.33
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1973

Fonds consists of papers including poetry, book excerpts, and a scrapbook. Papers include:1. A collection of his poetry compiled by his daughter, Christena E. MacDonald, 1968. Also included is a poem by French Road bard, Duncan MacDonald. Typescr...

MacDonald, Angus R.

Angus Stephen Beaton Collection

  • MG 6.61
  • Fonds

Fonds consists of two volumes of collected Gaelic songs by various Cape Breton and Scottish bards. An index is included in the front of each volume:MacDonald, Allen “The Ridge”MacDonald, Alexander “The Ridge”MacDonald, Alexander “Am Painter Mor”Ma...

Angus Y. MacLellan fonds

  • MG 6.63
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1946

Fonds consists of poems, biography of Angus Y. MacLellan, and recollections of life on Margaree Island.1. Poem: “Clach An Càrn an Dòmhnallaich” was presented by Sister St. Francis of Rome, C.N.D.2. Duncan H. and Mary Margaret MacLellan recall thei...

MacLellan, Angus Y.

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

Archibald Beaton fonds

  • MG 12.31
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1898

Fonds consists of correspondence of Archibald Beaton, Donald MacDonald and Rev. Ronald Beaton in Rome. Letters deal with the opening of the coal mines at Broad Cove in the late 1890s, a description of Rome, and the ordering of a set of bagpipes as...

Beaton, Archibald

Archie Morrison fonds

  • MG 6.34
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1979

This fonds consists of a collection of Gaelic songs, stories, poetry, history and tombstone inscriptions.Papers are in Gaelic:1. Story: “Seann Chuimhneachan air a’ Choire Ghlas” copied from the work by John MacCormick, first appearing in An Gaidhe...

Barry Fraser fonds

  • MG 6.55
  • Fonds
  • 1979

Fonds consists of Gaelic songs collected and arranged by Mr. Fraser.Chi Mi Bhuam composed by Alexander "Ridge" MacDonaldAm Bhraighidh composed by Malcolm H. GillisMr. Fraser also provides the names of the individuals from whom he recorde...

Fraser, Barry

Donald "Dan Alex" MacDonald fonds

  • MG 6.35
  • Fonds
  • 1969

Fonds consists of 27 songs in Gaelic, two hymns in English and a newspaper account of the MacDonalds' 50th wedding anniversary in 1969. Mr. MacDonald, a farmer from Framboise, composed many Gaelic songs, the most famous of which was "Fai...

MacDonald, Dan Alex

Donald Dougal MacFarlane fonds

  • MG 6.39
  • Fonds
  • 1927

Fonds consists of papers including poems and a genealogy of the MacFarlanes, compiled by D.D. MacFarlane.A. Gaelic version of “Scots Wha Hae” and “Ath Shealladh” the latter of which was composed by Mr. MacFarlane on New Year's Day, 1927. Pre...

MacFarlane, Donald Dougal

Donald Fergusson fonds

  • MG 11.88
  • Fonds
  • 1490-1985

Fonds consists of material relating to Dr. Fergusson's books dealing with Scottish Gaelic culture.

Fergusson, Donald Allister

Douglas MacPhee fonds

  • MG 15.32
  • Fonds
  • 1979-

Fonds consists of Scottish and Irish violin music collected and compiled by Douglas MacPhee of New Waterford; includes poems, clippings, tributes, and recordings.A. Scottish and Irish violin music collected and compiled by Mr. MacPhee.B. Two bills...

Dr. Donald Fergusson Essays in Scottish Gaelic Culture

  • MG 6.76
  • Fonds
  • 1987-1994

Fonds consists of essays from an annual essay competition at the University College of Cape Breton, advancing research in traditional history, songs, narrative traditions of Gaelic culture. Essays are arranged by year of competition.1. 1987/88:a. ...

Elizabeth MacEachern Collection

  • MG 12.103
  • Fonds
  • 1817-1972

Papers include:1a. Correspondence and papers of the Cameron Family, Creignish, Including draft of a petition to Bishop C.F. Mac Kinnon, Bishop of Arichat [ca. 1854]; Letter from Duncan Cameron to his Brother Angus, 1851; Account Between Donald Mac...

MacEachern, Elizabeth

Gaelic Conferences

  • MG 6.71
  • Fonds
  • 1980

Fonds consists of a submission by the Mabou Gaelic and Historical Society to the preliminary conference on Gaelic, Iona, 04 May 1980. Letter and timetable of the Gaelic conference held at St. Ann's on May 16-18, 1980.

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

Gaelic Songs

  • MG 6.43
  • Fonds
  • 20th century

Fonds consists of Gaelic poetry, songs, hymns and a letter. Creator is unknown.A. Notebook of handwritten Gaelic songs believed to be the songs of Ewen MacKinnon, otherwise known in Iona as "Bodach a'Bhidse".B. Gaelic translation of...

Gordon F. MacQuarrie

  • MG 15.8
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1965

Fonds consists of 1) Scottish music, handwritten, some composed by Mr. MacQuarrie; 2) Fragments of letters about music; and 3) a newspaper clipping by the Cape Breton Post of Mr. MacQuarrie’s death.

MacQuarrie, Gordon F.

Hugh Francis MacKenzie fonds

  • MG 6.23
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1986

Fonds consists of papers that include:b. Two copies of the history of the first settlers in Iona including MacKenzie's version of the story of their first encounter with the Mi'Kmaq ; a story in English and set in Christmas Island. Man...

MacKenzie, Hugh Francis

International Conference for Gaelic Language and Culture

  • MG 6.74
  • Fonds
  • 1987

Fonds consists of a collection of documents relating to the Conference, held in Sydney on October 15,16, and 17, 1987.1. Program brochures, Map/guide '87, discussion group list of participants, Gaelic College and Nova Scotia Highland Village ...

Isobel MacDonald fonds

  • MG 6.41
  • Fonds

Fonds consists of Gaelic hymn music composed by Isobel T. MacDonald of South Uist, Scotland The hymns are all compositions of Fr. Allan MacDonald, Eriskay.

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 ...

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.

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

John Allan Cameron

  • 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.

John Dan MacNeil fonds

  • MG 6.38
  • Fonds
  • 1977

Fonds consists of a speech in Gaelic and English delivered at St. Andrew's Night Ceilidh, Sydney by John Dan MacNeil. He outlines what he believes to be the reason fro the decline in Gaelic speakers and urges those who have the language to u...

MacNeil, John Dan

John James "J.J." MacKinnon

  • MG 6.36
  • Fonds
  • 1943

This fonds consists of a notebook of Gaelic songs, correspondence and poetry:Notebook of Gaelic songs, many by Cape Breton bards [n.d.]Letter from Dr. P. J. Nicholson pertaining to a Gaelic poem, 1943.Gaelic poem composed by J. J. MacKinnon, n.d. ...

MacKinnon, J. J.

John Norman MacDonald fonds

  • MG 6.80
  • Fonds
  • 1852-1895

Fonds consists of a number of songs collected by Reverend John Norman MacDonald in the summer of 1952. This manuscript was afterwards borrowed by a John MacRury, another Minister, who unwarrantably copied some of the songs and sent them to be prin...

Joseph Beaton Collection of Gaelic Songs and Poems

  • MG 6.79
  • Fonds
  • 1985-1996

Fonds consists of a family genealogy, along with Gaelic songs and poems.1) Oran Marbhadh Na Muice (Le Aonghas R. MacDhombnuill)2) Oran A Chollich (2 copies)3) Cruachan - Beann (Ben Cruachan)4) Fath Mo Mhulaid I Bhi Thall5) Oran A 'Cheilidh6) ...

Joseph J. MacInnis fonds

  • MG 6.20
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1939

Fonds consists of a large collection of Scottish music and Gaelic material. Papers include:1. Corresponding and subscription lists of the paper Mosgladh, 1928- 1931, including correspondence from the Scottish Catholic Society. Original, 2 cm. Firs...

MacInnis, Joseph J.

Joseph Lawrence MacDonald fonds

  • MG 6.31
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1995

Fonds consists of materials collected by Mr. MacDonald while he was on an LIP grant. Papers include:1. Promissory note of Angus MacLean in favour of D. N. McIntyre, Boisdale, 1896. Original, 1 page.2. League of the Cross membership card for Ronald...

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence

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...

Louisbourg Scottish Society fonds

  • MG 6.77
  • Fonds
  • 1918

Fonds consists of documents including minutes, membership lists, applications, by-laws, purpose and list of members. Includes minutes of the first organizational meeting - 14 February, 1918, and subsequent minutes March 5th, March 19th, April 2nd,...

Louisbourg Scottish Society

MacTalla an Eilean/Island Echoes

  • MG 6.42
  • Fonds
  • 1971

Fonds consists of the script of the first ten programs of "Island Echoes", "MacTalla an Eilean" - 8 May 1971 - 10 July 1971. This program was hosted by Hugh MacKenzie on Radio Station C.B.I., Sydney and later by Norman MacLeod,...

MacKenzie, Hugh Francis

Malcolm H. Gillis fonds

  • MG 6.8
  • Fonds
  • 1927

Fonds consists of a Gaelic song "Na Cnoic 's na Glinn" with words and music by Mr. Gillis; the song "Nigh'n Donn a Chuil Reidh, written by Gillis. There is also Mr. Gillis' notebook containing songs in Gaelic and Eng...

Gillis, Malcolm H.

Margaret MacPhee

  • MG 15.76
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1997

Fonds consists of correspondence and newspaper clippings:a. Newspaper clipping: Tribute of Margaret MacPhee, August 23, 1980. 1 p.b. Thank you acknowledgement. 1 p.c. Letter from the Gaelic Society. 1 p.d. Testimonial napkin and invitation.e. News...

MacPhee, Margaret

Mosgladh : Subscription Lists and Correspondence

  • MG 6.60
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1933

Fonds consists of subscription lists and correspondence concerning same to the business managers, Rev. Sam Campbell and Rev. J.J. Bryden, 1928-1932. Included are letters from A.J. Mackenzie, Christmas Island, 1933, John A. MacDougall of Glace Bay ...

Neil A. MacLeod fonds

  • MG 6.62
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1956

Fonds consists of correspondence from Major C.I.N. MacLeod, Gaelic Advisor, Nova Scotia Department of Education, with words of 7 Gaelic songs by Cape Breton composers. They are: "Ged a Sheòl Mi ai M'Aineol", Tha Buaidh air an Uisge...

MacLeod, Major C.I.N.

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...

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.

Ronald MacEachern fonds

  • MG 15.11
  • Fonds
  • 1977

Fonds consists of papers, including musical manuscripts written by Mr. MacEachern, and a book of folk songs compiled by Mr. MacEachern. Refer to Tapes 1066 and 1067.

MacEachern, Ronald

S.J. MacKinnon fonds

  • MG 6.1
  • Fonds
  • 1962

Fonds consists of an address to the Caledonian Society, Sydney on St. Andrew's Night, November 1962.

MacKinnon, Stephen J.

Scottish Catholic Society fonds

  • MG 6.26
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1946

Fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, constitution and by-laws, financial records, addresses, cash book, roll book, and membership records that were created by the Scottish Catholic Society.

Scottish Catholic Society