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50th Anniversary Holy Heart Seminary

  • 76-68
  • Item
  • ca. 1975

Item is a photograph of approximately three hundred individuals gathered on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Holy Heart Seminary in Halifax, N.S. The seminary was destroyed in 1975.

Aithghearradh an Teagasg Chriosda. Agus Co-chruinneachadh de dh’Urnaighean, Laoidhean, agus Comhairlean O Fhacal Dhe

  • G3
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a catechism, collection of hymns, prayers and council concerning the seven deadly sins. This was first produced by Fr. Alexander MacDonald (Maighstir Alasdair Mór). Rev. MacDonald was born in Lochaber, Scotland in 1801. He was ordained in Scotland in 1824 and after serving as parish priest in Moidart, immigrated to Cape Breton where, in 1842, he became parish priest in Mabou and Vicar General to the bishop of Arichat. D. 1865 in Mabou. Item was licenced to print by Bishop James Morrison, b. of Antigonish from 1913-1950.

Aithghearradh an Teagasg Chriosda agus Co-Chruinneachadh de dh’Urnaighean, Laoidhean, agus Comhairlean O Fhacal Dhe

  • G2
  • Item
  • 19-?

Item is a catechism, collection of hymns, prayers and council concerning the seven deadly sins. This was first produced by Fr. Alexander MacDonald (Maighstir Alasdair Mór). Rev. MacDonald was born in Lochaber, Scotland in 1801. He was ordained in Scotland in 1824 and after serving as parish priest in Moidart, immigrated to Cape Breton where, in 1842, he became parish priest in Mabou and Vicar General to the bishop of Arichat. D. 1865 in Mabou. Item was licenced to print by Bishop James Morrison, b. of Antigonish from 1913-1950.

Angus J. MacDonald, Big Glen, N.S

Biographical Sketch
Genealogy of the Loch Lomond MacDonald'
Farming in the early days
Dominion Coal Company cut lumber at Silver Mine
Describes the operation, log bridge built across the river
The log drive to the sawmill...
Describes the process of hauling logs to the river
Logs provided lumber for company houses
Started school at age of 10
His first teacher, Jessie Morrison
Far from school, boarded with his aunt...
Describes the school, how it was heated, the discipline
Left school after grade 5
Started working at the Steel Plant, 1926
During Depression, little work - plant worked 2 days a week
Women were hired during the War (WW II)
Work on the farm - what the women did - the day's routine

Food - fish, how it was preserved
Making farm implement
Hay making in the early days
Dairy proucts - keeping milk cold
The arrival of cream separators, their care
His father was postmaster, 1912
Carried mail to Salmon River, $1 a trip
Discusses operation of the post office & mail route
First post office at Loch Lomond
News papers - Sydney (N.S.) Weekly Post, Family Herald
Wages at the Steel Plants after the War
Describes work at the Plant
United Steel Workers Union didn't get started until after 1941
The Plant Council...
Life on the farm - kerosene lamps, wood stoves...
Water from the well - never frozen because of its depth
When the mine started, the well went dry
No social activities in his youth
Church history - lay preachers in the earliest times
Present church built in 1910
United Church at Loch Lomond opened 1929
The first ministers...
Dissension and division over the union
Choir made up of older people
Prayer meetings held in school once a week
Gaelic the only language spoken at home; few could repeat it
His thoughts on Gaelic Today
He and all his brothers & sisters, born at home, delivered by a midwife, Peggy Currie
Never felt that his likfe lacked anything
Discusses food on the farm; potatoes & turnip the only vegetables
Implements manufactured in the forge
Four blacksmiths in the area, he gives their names; none today
Names 3 merchants that were in the area at the time
Pioneer craftes, processing wool
Describes his trip to North Uist, his search for information on Malcolm "The Carpnter"
Describes the Presbyterian Church in Scotland, his impression
Describes a Gaelic service he attended
Sunday laws stricty bserved there
Some more genealogy
His mother's weaving - she was self taught
Mary MacLean whom he visited in Scotland
Reads in Gaelic

Macdonald, Wilma J.

Archbishop W.M.E. Robinson, Holy Synod

  • 77-892-1026
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of the Holy Synod taken at St. Philip's African Orthodox Church in Whitney Pier. Featured from left to right are Alderman Chicks Chisholm, City Solicitor Michael Whally, Unknown, Archbishop W.M.E. Robinson, Mayor Tony Gallagher, Rev. Calder and Rev. F. Francis.

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Bishop A.B. MacEachern

  • 77-1169-1303
  • Item
  • ca. 1800

Item is a portrait of Bishop Angus Bernard MacEachern who was the first bishop of P.E.I. and Nova Scotia.

Bishop James Morrison

  • 77-1408-1542
  • Item
  • n.d.

Item is a photograph of a portrait of Bishop James Morrison.

Bishop James Morrison

  • 77-901-1035
  • Item
  • ca. 1942

Item is a photograph of Father MacCormick, an unidentified priest, and Bishop James Morrison standing in front of St. Mary's Church, East Bay.

Bishop John Cameron

  • 77-483-617
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Bishop John Cameron, born 1827. He was the third bishop of the Antigonish Diocese.

Bishop John Cameron

  • 77-1172-1306
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of Bishop John Cameron.

Bishop John H. MacDonald

  • 77-666-800
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of Bishop John H. MacDonald, Bishop of Edmonton.

Bishop John Hugh MacDonald

  • 77-1178-1312
  • Item
  • ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of Bishop John Hugh MacDonald, a former pastor of Sacred Heart Church.

Bishop John Hugh MacDonald

  • 77-1177-1311
  • Item
  • ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of Bishop John Hugh MacDonald, a former pastor of Sacred Heart Church.

Bishop Malcolm MacEachern

  • 77-484-618
  • Item
  • ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of a group of clergy, including Bishop Malcolm MacEachern. All persons are identified on the reverse of picture.

Canon Alex MacIsaac

  • 77-1167-1301
  • Item
  • ca. 1845

Item is a photograph of the first Aboriginal Cape Breton priest, Canon Alex MacIsaac.

Canon Alex MacIsaac

  • 77-1168-1302
  • Item
  • ca. 1845

Item is a photograph of the first Aboriginal Cape Breton priest, Canon Alex MacIsaac.

Cape Breton Area Priests

  • 77-663-797
  • Item
  • ca. 1915

Item is a photograph of Cape Breton Area Priests in front of Holy Redeember Convent, Whitney Pier.

Catholic Chapel

  • 94-770-25285
  • Item
  • c.1950

Item is a photograph of an unidentified Catholic chapel possibly in a local hospital.

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Catholic Clergy

  • 94-758-25273
  • Item
  • c.1950

Item is a photograph of assembled priests in front of St. F.X. building. Pictured in the front row from left to right: Father Hughie J. MacLeod, Bishop Power, Cardinal Leger, and one unidentified.

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Catholic Clergy

  • 94-759-25274
  • Item
  • c.1950

Item is a photograph of an unidentified interior photograph of a catholic church.

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Catholic Mutual Benefit Association Band

  • 77-338-472
  • Item
  • 1901

Item is a photograph of the Catholic Mutual Benefit Association Band, in front of 'Old Glebe House' in Sydney Mines; the names of the members are listed on the reverse.

Cille Choirill Brae Lochaber

  • G173
  • Item
  • 1986

Item is a history of Cille Choirill church, record of burials and information regarding its reconstruction. There are also some information on and poems by well-known poets from the area.

CJFX 25th Anniversary Program - Old Time Fiddlers

Item is an audio recording of a number of old time Cape Breton fiddle tunes. Recording also contains a conversation Malcolm J. Maclean, Boisdale, on his 95th birthday.

Violin selections by:

MacMaster, Buddy
MacKenzie, Karl
Cameron, John Allan
MacLellan, Theresa
Cameron, John Allan
MacMaster, Buddy
Beaton, Donald Angus
MacKenzie, Karl

MacDonald, Joseph L. - Brief biographical sketch

MacLean, Malcolm J. - Interview with MacLean on 95th birthday

MacLean, Catherine - Recitation of prayers in Gaelic

MacDonald, Joseph L. - Gaelic address

MacLean, Malcolm J. - Story of mother's life in Boisdale

MacKenzie, Hugh - Reading of Gaelic address to MacLean

MacLean, Malcolm J. - School teachers at Boisdale

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence

Consecration of Bishop Landry

  • 77-1173-1307
  • Item
  • ca. 1946

Item is a photograph of the Consecration of Bishop Landry. Present in photograph from left to right: Most Rev. James Morrison (Archbishop - Bishop of Antigonish), Most Rev. Ildebrando Antoniutti (Apostolic Delegate to Canada), Most Rev. George L. Landry (Bishop of Hearst, Ontario), and Most Rev. H.I. MacKinnon (Archbishop of Edmonton, Alberta).

Constitution and Financial Records for the Society

Item includes hand and type written revisions to the constitution of the society as well as a number of blank or partially filled-in financial record sheets published by the society. These sheets also include the names of various branches of the society throughout Cape Breton.

Conversation with Jim Charlie MacNeil

Formation of the National Council of Scottish Cath. Soc in Sydney (N.S.)
Accomplishments of the Society
A Gaelic school in the old Lyceum
A chapel donated in memory of Rev. D.M. MacAdam
Scholarships for Scottish boys to enter priesthood
The society published Mosgladh
Officers of the Scottish Cath. Society
Records of the society
Preservation of the Gaelic language
Reasons for the decline of the society
School teachers in the early days forbade parents to speak Gaelic to children
Cape Breton bards
Scottish Cath. Soc. Had annual competitions - dance, music, song
A story about Archbishop MacDonald
Father D.M. MacAdam's funeral
Tells story of and sings Vincent MacLellan's lament for Fr. MacAdam
He saw his wifes ghost
The result of controversy in a parish
Fr. Duncan - first resident priest of Big Pond
Fr Martin MacPherson...what happened when he found the church locked at Frenchvale...
Peter Smyth - the story of an eviction
Story about a widow...and a pie social

Beaton, Sister Margaret

Dan Alex MacDonald and Neil MacDonald: Songs, Hymns and Stories

Item is an audio recording of Dan A. MacDonald and Neil MacDonald. Includes Gaelic songs, hymns, and stories.

Dan A. MacDonald (Framboise):

"'Se Ceap Breatunn Tir Mo Ghraidh."(Patriotic Song) Composed by Dan A. MacDonald.

'Laithean Sona M'Oige.' (Song of his youth) Composed by Dan A. MacDonald.

"Tell us something about your early industries, schools, churches, etc." Very interesting early history.

Angus and Donald - Travel. (Anecdote--Humour) Related by Dan A. MacDonald.

"Summer Time." Composed and sung by Dan A. Macdonald (Pastoral Song)

Life in early Framboise (Narrative about frolics and pie socials; no pipers in Framboise).

Introduction to our interview by Mrs. Neil MacDonald of Fourchu.

Neil MacDonald (Fourchu):

"D.A. MacDonald looks in the mirror" Composed by D.A. MacDonald about himself. (Humourous Song)

'O Chanada' (Neil MacDonald) (Patriotic Song)

Talented people in Forchu - Composed Poetry even at work; gifted in every way.

Early life in Forchu - History

"Spinning Wheel" (Anecdote)

"Tell me about the early religious life in Forchu - is the early Baptist Church still extant?"

All Protestants are now members of the United Church.

"We would like to have a few words about your early schools."

There is a little story about Captain Hooper. (Anecdote)

"In the Sweet Bye and Bye" - Gaelic - Neil MacDonald accompanied by his wife on a seventy-year-old organ. (Hymnology)

"Nearer My God to Thee" - Gaelic - Neil MacDonald accompanied by his wife on a seventy-year-old organ. (Hymnology)

Beaton, Sister Margaret

D.M. MacGregor

  • 77-824-958
  • Item
  • ca. 1870

Item is a photograph of D.M. MacGregor.

Dr. J.J. Tompkins

  • 76-27
  • Item
  • ca. 1940

Item is a photographic portrait of Dr. James Tompkins (also known as, "Father Jimmy" Tompkins).

Kazanjian, Kaiden

Father John MacMaster

  • 77-927-1061
  • Item
  • ca. 1940

Item is a photograph of Father John MacMaster, the first pastor in Mabou, Inverness County.

Father Joseph Chisholm

  • 77-1197-1331
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Father Joseph Chisholm, parish priest in Grand Mira.

Father Neil MacLeod

  • 77-148-282
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of Reverend Neil MacLeod, the first pastor in East Bay, Cape Breton.

First Concelebrated Mass of Fr. J.H. MacEachern

  • 76-63a
  • Item
  • 1950-1970

Items are photographs of
a: Pictured is the first concelebrated Mass of Fr. J.H. MacEachern in St. Ninian's Cathedral in Antigonish.
b: Twelve men are shown. Several wear ribbons reading 'Directors', 'Faculty' or 'Staff'. Reverend J. B. Nearing is sitting, third from the left.

First Concelebrated Mass of Fr. J.H. MacEachern

  • 76-63b
  • Item
  • 1950-1970

Items are photographs of
a: Pictured is the first concelebrated Mass of Fr. J.H. MacEachern in St. Ninian's Cathedral in Antigonish.
b: Twelve men are shown. Several wear ribbons reading 'Directors', 'Faculty' or 'Staff'. Reverend J. B. Nearing is sitting, third from the left.

First Year Seminarians

  • 76-58
  • Item
  • 1926

Item is a photograph of a group of six first year seminarians including: E. Connors, Chatham, N.B.; J.B. Nearing; M.J. MacKinnon; Ronald Jones, Harbor Grace, Newfoundland; John J. MacLaughlin; D. L. MacIaasc.

Fr. Cyril Miller

  • 77-636-770
  • Item
  • ca. 1935

Item is a photograph of Fr. Cyril Miller of New Waterford.

Fr. Daniel J. MacIntosh

  • 77-662-796
  • Item
  • ca. 1878

Item is a photograph of Fr. Daniel J. MacIntosh, parish priest in North Sydney.

Fr. James Tompkins

  • 77-1155-1289
  • Item
  • ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of Fr. James Tompkins.

Fr. Joseph Nearing

  • 77-652-786
  • Item
  • 1942

Item is a photograph of Fr. Nearing with Fr. Lord, S.J.

Fr. Michael MacKenzie

  • 77-1153-1287
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of Fr. Michael MacKenzie, parish pastor at East Bay.

Fr. Neil MacLeod

  • 77-1154-1288
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of Fr. Neil MacLeod, parish priest at East Bay.

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