Margaree (N.S.)



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94th Regiment

  • 94-931-25446a
  • Item
  • 1900-1918

Item is a photograph of 38 soldiers in full uniform at arms and with instruments posing at an unknown location, possibly Margaree. It was likely taken during World War 1.

94th Regiment

  • 94-931-25446b
  • Item
  • 1900-1918

Item is a photograph of 38 soldiers in full uniform at arms and with instruments posing at an unknown location, possibly Margaree. The exact date is unknown but it was likely taken during World War 1.

Angus B. MacIsaac Wedding

  • 78-167-1917
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the wedding of Anne MacFarlane and Angus B. MacIsaac at St. Joseph's Church in Southwest Margaree.

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 their childhood spent on Margaree Island. Typescript, 12 pages Presented by Margaret Long, Brockton, Mass., June 1983.

  3. “My years on Margaree Island” by Lauranna MacLellan MacDonald, who presented the paper in December, 1983. Photocopy, 4 pages.

  4. Biography of Angus Y. MacLellan (1887-1960) Photocopy, 11 pages.

Songs composed by Angus Y. MacLellan and other bards that appear in "Smeòrach nan Cnoc 's nsn Gleann" and "Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia". Photocopy, 10 pages
Story “Raonull Ban Mac Eoghain Oig” by Aonghas MacGillfhaolain. Print, 26 pages.

  1. “The Part Played by the Scottish Catholic Society of Canada in the Establishment of the St. F. X. Extension Department” 1953. Typescript, 21 pages.

Clippings: Obituary of Rev. Michael Gillis, 1970; Obituary of Ernest Hart, the Chairmaker from Northeast Margaree, n.d. Presented by Sister Carmelina MacLellan, Port Hawkesbury, 1984.

MacLellan, Angus Y.

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

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

Harvard Lake, Margaree

  • 77-1545-1679
  • Item
  • 1926

Item is a postcard of Harvard Lake in Margaree.

J. Mariner Smith fonds

  • MG 12.1
  • Fonds
  • 1813-1961

Fonds consists of receipts and correspondence related to Smith's general store and his activities as an agent for the MacDonald Brothers, owners of the Glendyer Mills. Correspondence often refers to the political and economic conditions of Cape Breton. Some records of Thomas Murray and Co. are included with Smith's records. Presumably Smith took over the business of Thomas Murray and Co. ca. 1882. One account book from a general store in Port Hood operated by Smith is also included.

Smith, James Mariner

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

  • 77-1543-1677
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of the Margaree River, including Garden Pool ideal for salmon fishing.

Margaree River Salmon Pool

  • 77-1561-1695
  • Item
  • 20th Century

Item is a photograph of the Margaree River Salmon Pool.

Margaree Valley

  • 77-1562-1696
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Margaree Valley taken from the River View Inn.

Margaree Valley

  • 77-82-216a
  • Item
  • ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of the Margaree Valley in summertime.

Margaree, Cape Breton

  • 77-519-653
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of a trout pool in Margaree, Cape Breton.

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, Margaret, Sr.

Msgr. Finlay Chisholm

  • 77-661-795
  • Item
  • ca.1880

Item is a photograph of Msgr. Finlay Chisholm, who was the parish priest in S.W. Margaree for over 60 years. The photograph shows him with a horse and riding sleigh with a part of a church in the background which was destroyed by a fire in 1960.

North East Margaree

  • 77-1563-1697
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of North East Margaree.

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.

St. Joseph's Church, Southwest Margaree

  • 78-159-1909
  • Item
  • 1900

Item is a photograph of St. Joseph's Church in Southwest Margaree, that was destroyed by fire around 1963. The photograph shows the wedding party of Angus B. MacIsaac and Anne MacFarlane leaving the church.

Walter Scott MacFarlane

  • 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