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Walter Crowe

  • CA BI 77-796-930
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Mayor Walter Crowe, the sixth Mayor of Sydney.

Walter Scott MacFarlane

  • CA BI 79-957-3937
  • Item
  • ca. 1944

Item is a photograph of Walter Scott MacFarlane in WWII military uniform. His papers, including poetry can be found in MG 15.1 fonds.

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

Wanda Davis

Item is a studio portrait of Wanda Robson (née Wanda Davis) taken at Mayfair Studios. A handwritten note in the corner reads: "To Em and Bus, With Love, Wanda."

Wanda Davis

Item is a photograph of Wanda Davis (Wanda Robson) as a young child sitting on a chair on the sidewalk of Swaine Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Wanda Poster 2010

Item is a photograph of a poster advertisement for The Black Artists Network of Nova Scotia (BANNS) event "Black Writes: An afternoon with African Nova Scotian authors and storytellers," featuring Wanda Robson, Louise DeLisle, Rolanda Kane, Gloria Wesley, Evetta Thomas, Sharon Robart-Johnson, Donna Byard Sealey, Craig Smith, Dr. Anthony Stewart and Izreal.

Wanda Robson & Viola Desmond Collection

  • CA BI MG 21.14
  • Collection
  • 1890-2017

Collection consists of records related to Viola Desmond’s 1946 arrest at the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia and her posthumous 2010 free pardon granted by the Government of Nova Scotia. Also included are materials related to Viola Desmond and Wanda Robson’s civil rights work in Nova Scotia, including newspaper clippings and articles, diplomas, certificates, scholarship and bursary documents, a scrapbook and materials related to Robson’s education and published book, Sister to Courage. Included are photographs of the extended Davis family and published books about the Black Nova Scotian experience.

Robson, Wanda Eloise

Wanda Robson and Mayann Francis

Item is a photo of Wanda Robson with Mayann Francis, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, and Peter MacKay, Member of Parliament (MP) for Central Nova, at the unveiling of the Viola Desmond information panel in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. A small crowd of people can be seen standing in the background.

Wanda Robson and Mayann Francis

Item is a photograph of Wanda Robson talking to Mayann Francis, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, at the unveiling of the Viola Desmond information panel in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. Peter MacKay, Member of Parliament (MP) for Central Nova, is turned and is speaking to a woman who is part of a small crowd standing in the background.

Wanda Robson and Mayann Francis

Item is a photo of Wanda Robson with Mayann Francis, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, and Peter MacKay, Member of Parliament (MP) for Central Nova, at the unveiling of the Viola Desmond information panel in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. A small crowd of people can be seen standing in the background.

Wanda with Friends

Item is a photograph of Wanda Robson (second from left) with co-workers from the Atlantic Fisheries Lab at the Eastern Passage Airport in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia to say goodbye to 'GB'.

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