Inverness County (N.S.)

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Among the Gaels of Nova Scotia

Item is an audio recording of BBC Glasgow's 1971 radio piece 'Among the Gaels of Nova Scotia' concerning Gaelic language and culture in Cape Breton Island.

MacEachern, Bessie Fuadach nan Gaidheal
MacPherson, John Conversation with J.C. MacNeil
MacNeil, J.C. Families who left for Western Newfoundland
MacNeil, J.C. Orain Mocaisean
MacNeil, J.C. Soldier's song
MacPherson, John
MacNeil, J.C. Conversation with J.C. MacNeil, Genealogy of the MacNeil Family
MacNeil, J.C. A bhean a tighe
Sailor's love song
A Ghille Dhuinn
MacPherson, John
MacNeil, J.C. Discussion on their trip to Cape Breton

MacPherson, John Alick

Annual Scottish Concert of Southwest Margaree

Item is an audio recording of the 1973 Southwest Margaree concert. Recording includes:

Southwest Margaree Gaelic Chorus , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - O Canada

MacDonnell, George , Inverside - Bagpipe selections

Chisholm, Archie Neil , Margaree Forks (N.S.) - Words of welcome

MacDonald, Mr. And Mrs. Francis , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Violin and piano selections

Gillis, Angus R. And chorus , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Tha mo run air a' ghille...

Tompkins, Donna , Margaree Forks (N.S.) - Mary Hamilton

MacNeil, Marion and Rosemary , Barra Glen - Bagpipe and drum selections

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay , New Waterford - Mairi Og

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay , New Waterford - Am falbh thu leam a ribhinn og

Kennedy, Donna , Deepdale (N.S.) - Stepdancing

MacGillivray, Mrs. Mae; MacDonald, Francis , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Eilean mo Chridhe

Murphy sisters , St. Rose - Bagpipe selections

Doug MacPhee; Doyle, Maybelle Chisholm , New Waterford and Margaree Forks (N.S.) - Piano duet

Currie sisters , Sydney (N.S.) - Highland Fling

MacDougall, John , Kenloch - Violin selections

East Lake Ainslie Gaelic Chorus , Lake Ainslie (N.S.) - An t-eilean dh'an thug mi luaidh...

East Lake Ainslie Gaelic Chorus , Lake Ainslie (N.S.) - S truagh nach d'rugadh dall mi...

Gillis, Wallace , Scotsville - Violin selections

Murphy sisters , St. Rose - Bagpipe selections

Gillis, Miss , Scotsville - Piano selections

Gillis, Angus R. , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Och mar tha mi 's mi nam onar...

Southwest Margaree Gaelic Chorus , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Morag a Dunbheagan

MacDonald, Mary Catherine "Kay"

Cheticamp

Item is a photograph of a group of men standing on a stage with a banner that reads "BIENVENUE" behind them.

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. Presented by Finlay Campbell, Saint John.
B. Translation into Gaelic of “The Minstrel Boy” and “Lord Ullin’s Daughter,” both by Mr. MacFarlane. Original, 4 pages. Presented by Estate of W. S. MacFarlane, 1981.
C. Genealogy of the MacFarlanes by D. D. MacFarlane, 1943 Original, 5 pages. (Indexed copy filed in B & G File) Presented by Rev. John Hugh MacEachen, July 1984.

MacFarlane, Donald Dougal

Dougald MacIntyre and Joe Smith (Fiddlers)

  • 78-44-1794
  • Item
  • 1904

Item is a photograph of fiddlers Dougald MacIntyre and Joe Smith posed with their fiddles and bows. Photograph taken at the Inverness Picnic.

Gaelic Songs: Various Informants, Creignish, N.S.

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic singing with Alexander Beaton, Angus D. Rankin, Elizabeth MacEachern, Maggie Gillis (née MacDougall), Duncan Gillis of Hawthorne and Margaret S. (Duncan Peter) Campbell. Mr. Rankin is accompanied in singing of chorus by Angus (Sandy) Rankin and Alexander Beaton in all his songs. Charles "Miller MacDonald of Glencoe Mills speaks about mills and Hughena Campbell talks about cheesemaking.

Side 1:

Beaton, Alexander - "Òran do Ghille a Chaidh a Bhàthadh"

Rankin, Angus D. - Song "Nach Muladach, Muladach Duine Leis Fhéin" (Local version)

Rankin, Angus D. - Song "Seinn h-Iuraibh Bhinn O" (Seann Òran Seilige)

Beaton, Alexander. - Song "O Siud an Taobh a Ghabhainn" by Anna Gillis

Rankin, Angus D. - Song "Bitibh Aotrom 's Togaibh Fonn" By John "The Bard" MacLean

Rankin, Angus D. - Song "Càite bheil I ann am Muile?"

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Song "O Teannaibh Dlùth is Togaibh Fonn"

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Song "A Fhleasgaich Uasail"

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Song "a'Chruinneag Ìleach"

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Song "An t-Alltan Dubh"

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Song "Mo Nighean Donn Bhòidheach"

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Song "Gaol nan Cruinneag"

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Song "Éirich is Cur Umad 's Tiugainn Leam"

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Song "Màiri Bhàn"

Beaton, Murdoch - Duan for a réiteach.

Beaton, Murdoch - Naidheachd: "Dòmhnall Cruaidh agus an Ceàrd"

Beaton, Murdoch - Song " Cumha Bàs Fir agus a h-Ìghne" composed by Sìleas na Ceapaich.

Beaton, Murdoch - Naidheachd air Mgr Ailean MacIlleathain

Beaton, Murdoch - Naidheachd air Ailean a Rids, an t-Each aige 's Mgr Ailean

Beaton, Murdoch - Naidheachd air Aonghas Cìobair ann a Seatago

Beaton, Murdoch - Naidheachd: Coilleach an Àite Clog

Beaton, Murdoch - Naidheachd: An Cù Leisg

Beaton, Murdoch - Naidheachd: Fear a Fhuair Muc an Asgaidh

Beaton, Murdoch - Naidheachd: Léine Ùr airson Piognaig

Beaton, Murdoch - Song "Òran na Seana Mhaighdinn"

Beaton, Murdoch - Song "A 'Dhòmhnuill Bhig a hu a ho"

Side 2:

Campbell, Margaret S. (Mrs Duncan Peter) of Glencoe Mills - Song "Deoch-Slàinte Luchd nam Brachannan"

MacDonald, Hugh Donald of Glencoe Mills - Song "Eilean Sgitheanach nam Buadh"

MacDonald, Charles "Miller" - Operating grist, carding and saw mills

Campbell, Hughena - Making cheese

MacEachern, Elizabeth - song "Clachan Ghlinndaruadhail"

Gillis, Maggie (née MacDougall) - Song "Annie Laurie" in Gaelic

Gillis, Maggie (née MacDougall) - Hymn "Pulling Hard Against the Stream"

Gillis, Duncan - song "Chì Mi Bhuam"

Unknown - song "Duanag an t-Seòladair"

MacEachern, Elizabeth

Gaelic Songs with John A. Beaton

Item is an audio recording of singers from Boston, Judique, Christmas Island and Southwest Margaree singing a selection of Gaelic songs.

John A. Beaton :

Nighean Dubh Nighean Donn
"Faill i O Ro Faill I O
Oran Seòlaidh
O Sud an Taobh a Ghabhainn
Òran Seòlaidh
Mo Chrìdhe Trom 's Cha Neònach
Ochoinn a Rìgh Nach Mi Tha Muladach
"Ochoin a righ, gur h-e mi tha muladach..."
"Ochion fada bhuam thu..."
"Ho ro thill e ill o ro..."
"Ho gur mise, he gur mise..."

Joe MacKenzie (Christmas Island N.S) and Kay Macdonald ( Southwest Margaree N.W) :

"A mhairi dhubh, a hu a ho..."

John A. Beaton : "Gaol an t-Seoladair"

MacLellan, Malcolm : Deoch slainte luchd nam brachannan

John A. Beaton :

Buain nan dearcan
Hu a ho , 's mi fo m'inntinn
Horionn o 's mi fo m'inntinn
Horionn o 's na ho ri

MacLellan, Malcolm : Ho ro iu 's na hiurabh eile

John A. Beaton :

Mi nighean dubh
Airigh baile cno

Alex Macleod (Boston) : Air fail irinn, ail irinn

Carmichael, Kenny - Mo Mhali mhin meall-shuileach...

Beaton, John A. - Teannabh dluth is togaibh fonn

MacKenzie, Joe and MacDonald, Kay - Morag 's na horo gheallaidh

MacLean, Peter - Illean ill o, illean i...

MacLean, Peter - Mairi Nigh'n Dhomhnuill

MacLean, Peter

History of Life in Inverness

Item is a recording of Archie Hector Macdonald speaking about weddings, funerals, churches, food, dress, music, schools, etc. Practically the whole social life of Inverness County (N.S.) .

Smith, Angus John

Holy Trinity Mission Church

  • 94-1195-25710
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a photograph of Holy Trinity Mission Church in Whycocomagh (We'koqma'q), Cape Breton-Unama'ki.

Inverness Co. Residents

  • 77-475-609
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of four persons from Inverness County. Their names are featured on the back of the photo.

Inverness County Council of the Arts

  • MG 15.64
  • Fonds
  • 1983-1984

The Council was organized to encourage the development, performance and presentation of the creative, visual and performing arts in Inverness County. Fonds consist of the following: constitution (1983) and report submitted to Inverness County Council (1984).

Inverness Railway and Coal Co.

  • 79-1163-4143
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the bankhead and colliery buildings at Inverness Railway and Coal. Co..

Inverness School, Cape Breton

  • 77-472-606
  • Item
  • 1914

Item is a photograph of pupils at the Inverness School, Cape Breton. The pupils in the photograph are unidentified.

John and Neil Williams, Mrs. Hugh Gillis, Mrs. O'Brien

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic song selections as performed by various informants.

O'Brien, Mrs. Port Hawkesbury "Ho ro mo bheauty..." (Local composition)

O'Brien, Mrs. Port Hawkesbury "Óran sgriob..."

Williams, John and Neil Melford, Inverness County (N.S.) "Óran a 'Bhàta"

Williams, John and Neil Melford, Inverness County (N.S.) "Hiu oro 's na hiu o, gur tu mo nighean donn bhoidheach"

Gillis, Mrs. Hugh Iona, Victoria County "Ho ro mo leannan, mo shuil 'ad dhéidh"

Gillis, Mrs. Hugh Iona, Victoria County "Song for soldiers sent to Transvaal"

Gillis, Mrs. Hugh Iona, Victoria County Song composed by the singer

Shaw, John

Lauchie MacLellan, Angus R. Gillis, Neil Gillis

Item is an audio recording of interviews with Lauchie Maclellan (Lauchie Dan N), Angus R. Gillis, Neil Gillis and Mrs. Mae MacGillvary. Features:

MacLellan, Laughlin - Oran na Muice

MacLellan, Laughlin - Oran na Maitseachan

MacLellan, Laughlin - Folk tale

MacLellan, Laughlin - Folk tale

Gillis, Angus R. - Tha mo run air a'ghille

Gillis, Angus R. - Horo i ho ro nan

Gillis, Neil - Faill o ro faill o

Gillis, Neil - An innis aigh

MacGillivray, Mrs. Mae - Cailinn mo ruin-sa

Macfarlane, J. Malcolm

Malcolm H. Gillis Cairn, Upper Margaree

  • 83-6418-13718
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a memorial cairn erected to honour the memory of Gaelic bard and teacher, Malcolm Hugh Gillis. The cairn is located in Upper Margaree.

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 English, one of which is the original version of "Na Cnoic 's na Glinn"; violin music; record of marriages, 1881-1883, probably performed in St. Joseph's Church, Southwest Margaree. Also included is an affidavit by Malcolm R. MacLeod concerning the copyright of Gilis' songs.

Gillis, Malcolm H.

Margaree River

  • 87-531-17061
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a postcard showcasing the Margaree River along the Cabot Trail.

McKeen Family fonds

  • MG 12.109
  • Fonds
  • 1820-1865

Fonds consist of papers relating to William McKeen and son John McKeen's personal, business, and political life in Mabou. Majority of records consist of correspondence, business ledgers including one of John McKeen's dated 1884-1887. The ledger information notes sales of fruit trees, plants and seeds including plant varieties, names of buyers and prices paid.

McKeen, William

Miscellaneous Material (Gaelic Songs)

File consists of:

-Lament for Ronald MacLellan, the blacksmith of Southwest Margaree. In English.
-A Biography of Angus Y MacLellan.
-Clach an Carn an Domhnallaich. Handwritten MSS.
-8 songs by MacLellan and others from Smeorach nan Cnoc 's Nan Gleann and Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia. Photocopies.
-A story by Angus Y. MacLellan, "Raonull Ban Mac Eoghain Oig".
-Information about a paper written about MacLellan by his great granddaughter, Lisa Long. Handwritten and signed Margaret MacLellan Long, 1983. Also included is a photo of Lisa Long.
-Obituary of James J. MacLellan, the bard's son.

More Tales from Port Hood

  • G42
  • Item
  • 1949

Four stories told by four different storytellers living in or near Port Hood.

Mother of Sorrows Pioneer Shrine

  • 94-1232-25747
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a side view photograph of Mother of Sorrows Pioneer Shrine church in Mabou, Cape Breton.

Prendergast, Paul

Mother of Sorrows Pioneer Shrine

  • 94-1234-25749
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a side view photograph of Mother of Sorrows Pioneer Shrine in Mabou, Cape Breton.

Prendergast, Paul

Mother of Sorrows Pioneer Shrine

  • 94-1233-25748
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a side view photograph of Mother of Sorrows Pioneer Shrine chapel in Mabou, Cape Breton.

Prendergast, Paul

Mrs Archie Kennedy: Early Days of Teaching in Broad Cove, N.S

Item is an audio recording of Mrs. Archie Kennedy. She speaks on life in Broad Cove and Margaree, education in the area, local lore, and prevalence of Gaelic language especially in the church.

Early days at home in Margaree...

Early school days at Captain Allan's House...School books, studies, school hours, discipline, temperature of school room.

"Hard shoes and woolen stockings" Mogans were pulled over the shoes to keep the feet warm.

Story about the "brocan cruaidh"

A day in school...The day started with a prayer, then the pupils stood in a row and read. Next came the spellings. Places of honour were won according to one's ability to spell. This was an ungraded school.

Teachers and method of teaching. The Friday program.

Nothing was learned in Gaelic in the schools.

The Church in Margaree. Prayers and Catechism all learned in Gaelic.

Beaton, Sister Margaret

Nova Scotia Pulp Mill

  • 94-678-25193
  • Item
  • c.1960

Item is a photograph of the Nova Scotia pulp mill under construction.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

Pioneer Cemetery

  • 94-1237-25752
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a side view photograph of the Pioneer Cemetery in Mabou, Cape Breton.

Prendergast, Paul

Prospectus of the Great Northern Mining Company, Limited.

  • Pam 4083
  • Item
  • 1907

Item is a prospectus detailing information about the Great Northern Mining Company Ltd. and the benefits and cost of shares in the company. Head office is listed as Eastern Harbour and President as Rev. P. Fiset. The company controlled gypsum, lime and stone quarries.

Reminiscences of His Children

File contains the following autobiographical stories:

-My Life on Margaree Island by Mary Margaret MacLellan Long, 1983.
-Life on Margaree Island, a Challenge by Duncan H. MacLellan.
-My Years on Margaree Island by Lauranna Maclellan MacDonald.

St. Joseph's Church

  • 94-1317-25832
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a photograph of St. Joseph's Church in Marble Mountain, Cape Breton

Prendergast, Paul

St. Joseph's Church

  • 94-1276-25791
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a photograph of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in South West Margaree, Cape Breton.

Prendergast, Paul

St. Joseph's Church

  • 94-1262-25777
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a photograph of St. Joseph's Church in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia.

Prendergast, Paul

St. Joseph's Renewal Centre

  • 94-1231-25746
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a side view photograph of St. Joseph's Renewal Centre in Mabou, Cape Breton.

Prendergast, Paul

St. Mary's Cemetery

  • 94-1236-25751
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a side view photograph of three brothers' gravestones at St. Mary's Cemetery in Mabou, Cape Breton.

Prendergast, Paul

St. Mary's Cemetery

  • 94-1235-25750
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a side view photograph of Bishop MacDonald's Monument at St. Mary's Cemetery in Mabou, Cape Breton.

Prendergast, Paul

St. Michael's Church

  • 94-1239-25754
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a side view photograph of St. Michael's Church in Margaree, Cape Breton.

Prendergast, Paul

St. Patrick's Church

  • 94-1278-25793
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a photograph of a statue of St. Patrick at St. Patrick's Mission Church in North East Margaree, Cape Breton.

Prendergast, Paul

St. Patrick's Church

  • 94-1277-25792
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a front and side view photograph of St. Patrick's Mission Church in North East Margaree, Cape Breton.

Prendergast, Paul

St. Peter's Church

  • 94-1263-25778
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a photograph of St. Peter's Church in Port Hood, Nova Scotia.

Prendergast, Paul

St. Peter's Church

  • 94-1168-25683
  • Item
  • 1994

Item is a photograph of St. Peter's Catholic Church in Cheticamp, Cape Breton.

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