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A True Story but an Unusual One

Item is an account of a religious experience that happened repeatedly within the MacKenzie house. The story also mention many other members of the Christmas Island/Benacadie area.

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

  • CA BI 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.

An Solus Iuil ; Leabhar 1

  • CA BI GN15
  • Item
  • 1925-1926

Item was a monthly periodical published by the recently created United Church. It's writings are religious in nature with the occtional wedding announcement.

An Solus Iuil ; Leabhar 1, Aireamh 2

  • CA BI GN16
  • Item
  • 1925

Item was a monthly periodical published by the recently created United Church. It's writings are religious in nature with the occtional wedding announcement.

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

  • CA BI 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.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

Canon Alex MacIsaac

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

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

Canon Alex MacIsaac

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

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

Catholic Chapel

  • 94-770-25285
  • Item
  • c.1950

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

Abbass Studios Ltd.

Catholic Mutual Benefit Association Band

  • CA BI 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.

Ceithir Searmoinean

  • CA BI G31
  • Item
  • 19-?

Item is a collection of Presbyterian sermons by author, Rev. Dr. Daniel Dewar.

Cille Choirill Brae Lochaber

  • CA BI 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

Comunn Gailig Chill-Riomhainn

  • CA BI MG 6.45
  • Fonds
  • 1929

Fonds consists of the constitution and minutes of a meeting of the St. Andrew's Society of Sydney.

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

Fuinn nan Salm Ghàidhlig = Gaelic Psalmody

  • CA BI GHB5
  • Item
  • 1932

Item is a collection of tunes, in sol-fa notation, used for psalm singing also known as precenting or lining out. The book was commissioned and published by the Free Church of Scotland.

Gaelic Recitation of Prayers

Hugh MacKenzie, Archie A. MacKenzie, Joseph A. Gillis, Sister Jane MacKenzie, Margaret MacKenzie recite the Rosary

Although there was no practice for this, it was very piously recited.

Litany and Acts by the same people as above. It was good to hear the prayers in Gaelic!

Sister Jane Mackenzie speaks. "Recording of the Rosary was made possible by the courtesy of Mr.Joe Gillis, Sydney, and was recited at the home of Archie Mackenzie.

Meditations by Hugh MacKenzie (Gaelic)

Night prayers by Anthony MacKenzie of East Bay. Calls upon God's mercy and protection for the family. If anyone should die they should wake in the arms of God.

Next prayer will be the Acts (Humility, etc.) in Gaelic by Hugh MacKenzie.

Hugh MacKenzie, Anthony MacKenzie, and Joe Gillis recite the Our Father, Hail Mary, and the Creed.

Hugh MacKenzie tells us: "You had no book, Anthony." No, he didn't - prayers said were learned at his mother's knee.

Hugh MacKenzie tells us: "This is the prayer we recited when leaving the house at night."

Anthony MacKenzie recites prayer said before retiring at night.

Hugh MacKenzie recites prayer of thanks giving.

Anthony MacKenzie recites the Act of Contrition.

Hugh MacKenzie introduces Anthony Mackenzie who will sing a Gaelic song. "This song was composed by Mrs. MacKinnon of Big Pond because the people of that area missed Father Neil MacLeod after he had been sent to Rome."

Anthony MacKenzie sings (Religious song)

Anthony MacKenzie recited "Hymn to the Holy Ghost"

Hugh MacKenzie recites the Nicene Creed, Confiteor, and continued with the Prayer before the Crucifix.

Divine Praises: De Profundis (Hugh MacKenzie)

Litany of the Guardian Angels (Hugh MacKenzie)

Anthony MacKenzie sings a lament composed by Rev. Angus MacDoald's sister in Barra, Scotland in the latter part of the 18th century. She later married a MacKinnon and settled in Rear Christmas Island.

Hugh MacKenzie says the "Anthony MacKenzie is over 80 years of age and his memory is remarkable...The lament he just sang was learned from his mother."

MacKenzie, Hugh Francis

Gaelic Recitation of Prayers

Hugh MacKenzie, Archie A. MacKenzie, Joseph A. Gillis, Sister Jane MacKenzie, Margaret MacKenzie recite the Rosary.

Although there was no practice for this, it was very piously recited.

Litany and Acts by the same people as above. It was good to hear the prayers in Gaelic!

Sister Jane Mackenzie speaks. "Recording of the Rosary was made possible by the courtesy of Mr.Joe Gillis, Sydney, and was recited at the home of Archie Mackenzie.

Meditations by Hugh MacKenzie (Gaelic)

Night prayers by Anthony MacKenzie of East Bay. Calls upon God's mercy and protection for the family.
If anyone should die they should wake in the arms of God.

Next prayer will be the Acts (Humility, etc.) in Gaelic by Hugh MacKenzie.

Hugh MacKenzie, Anthony MacKenzie, and Joe Gillis recite the Our Father, Hail Mary, and the Creed.

Hugh MacKenzie tells us: "You had no book, Anthony." No, he didn't - prayers said were learned at his mother's knee.

Hugh MacKenzie tells us: "This is the prayer we recited when leaving the house at night."

Anthony MacKenzie recites prayer said before retiring at night.

Hugh MacKenzie recites prayer of thanks giving.

Anthony MacKenzie recites the Act of Contrition.

Hugh MacKenzie introduces Anthony Mackenzie who will sing a Gaelic song. "This song was composed by Mrs. MacKinnon of Big Pond because the people of that area missed Father Neil MacLeod after he had been sent to Rome."

Anthony MacKenzie sings (Religious song)

Anthony MacKenzie recited "Hymn to the Holy Ghost"

Hugh MacKenzie recites the Nicene Creed, Confiteor, and continued with the Prayer before the Crucifix.

Divine Praises: De Profundis (Hugh MacKenzie)

Litany of the Guardian Angels (Hugh MacKenzie)

Anthony MacKenzie sings a lament composed by Rev. Angus MacDoald's sister in Barra, Scotland in the latter part of the 18th century. She later married a MacKinnon and settled in Rear Christmas Island.

Hugh MacKenzie says the "Anthony MacKenzie is over 80 years of age and his memory is
remarkable...The lament he just sang was learned from his mother."

MacKenzie, Hugh Francis

Gaelic Sermon : Lagh na Carrantachd

  • CA BI MG 6.27
  • Fonds
  • n.d.

Fonds consists of a Gaelic sermon - 12th Sunday after Pentecost - by an unknown author. The author talks about the definition of "neighbor" and talks about the Good Samaritan.

Gaelic Service and Precenting

Preacher: Rev. Angus MacKinnon ; Welcome & Background: Rev. Donald Sutherland ; Recentors: Rod Munro, Ken Morrison, Hector MacCormick

Gairm gu Aoradh - Call to Worship
Salm 103: 1-4 (Kilmarnock) - Psalm 103
Urnigh - Prayer
Dan Spiordal - Hymn (choir)
Sgriobtuir: Lucas 14: 12 - 24 - Scripture: Luke 14: 12 - 24
Laoidh 2: 1-2, 4-5 (Stroudwater) - Paraphrase 2: 1-2, 4-5
Searmoin: Aoibhneas na Slainte; Sermon, Joy of Salvation
Tabhartar - Offering
Coisrigeadh - Dedication
Ainmichean - Intimations
Salm 46: 1-4 (Bangor); Psalm 46: 1-4
Am Beannachdh - Benediction

Beaton, Elizabeth Dr.

Gaelic Songs and Prayer

Cameron, Finlay - Nighean Bhàn Ghrùlainn

Sadie Beaton Cameron - An Té Ruadh 's am Bodach

MacDonald, Rev. Stanley - Tha Mo Bhreacan 's a fo'n Dìle

MacNeil, Frank - Òran do Reisimaidh Bhraid-Albann

MacDonald, Rev. Stanley - O 's e mo run a maraiche

Rankin, Peter - Each am Màbu by Sam Nicolson

Cameron, Finlay - Tha mi 'n diugh gu tinn

Rankin, Agatha - Song composed by Janet MacPherson (Creignish)
MacDonald, Hector H. - Will you Marry Me my Bonnie Lass (Gaelic)
MacDonald, Hector H. -
MacDonald, Hector H.
Rankin, Rev. Donald - Gaelic prayer, Preface of Mass

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Oran do Cheap Breatuinn

MacEachern, Elizabeth - O tiugainn a leannain

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Legends and customs

MacEachern, Elizabeth

Gaelic Songs and Stories of Boisdale and Iona. Gaelic Prayer and Mass.

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic songs and stories collected in the Boisdale area. Recording includes a Gaelic mass and Gaelic hymns.

Steele, John - Biographical sketch

Steele, John - Story of a man buying a horse (Local)

Steel, John - Story about Loch Mor (Loon Lake)

Steele, John - Song: Eilean a' Fhraoich

Steele, John - Stories

Steele, John - A fishing story

MacIntyre, Joseph - Biographical sketch

MacIntyre, Joseph - A story about the supernatural

MacIntyre, Joseph - Tha m'Inntinn Trom 's Cha Tog Mi Fonn

MacIntyre, Joseph - Tha Mo Bhreacan-sa fo'n Dìle

MacIntyre, Joseph - Ailein Duinn Nach Till Thu'n Taobh-sa

MacIntyre, Joseph - Horo is Toigh Leam Fhìn Thu

MacIntyre, Joseph - Eilean Sgitheanach nam Buadh

MacDonald, Mrs. Marie - Biographical sketch

MacDonald, Mrs. Marie - Two funny stories

MacNeil, John Hector - Biographical sketch

MacNeil, John Hector - Recitation of Lord's Prayer in Gaelic

MacDonnell, Rev. Malcolm - Gaelic Mass televised - 1964

MacLellan, Theresa - Violin selections

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence

Gaelic songs and stories with Jim Charles MacNeil

"Brief talk of Father Michael Gillis
Singing; this Cumhna was written by John MacKinnon, Big Pond.
True, funny stories
MacPherson story...
Father MacAdam's death...
Address to Scottish Catholic Society; first Convention - short time after Father D.M. MacAdam's death.
Song part of Cumhna composed by Vincent MacLllan; Cumhna in honor of Father D.M. MacAdam.
Duain - Halloween customs in Cape Breton
Funny stories - One about the carpenter...
Song composed for that carpenter by Mr. MacInnis; supposedly spoken by the man who hired the carpenter.
""Tell us something about Bishop Grant of Scotland and Canon MacInnis""
Reads the address given to Bishop Grant and Canon MacInnis by Father Stanley MacDonald; composed by Father S. MacDonald

Beaton, Sister Margaret

Gaelic Songs in Framboise

"Party Telephone Song" (D.J. MacDermaid)
"Eilean mo Chridhe 't truaighe nach" (Angus MacDonald)
"Psalms..." (D.N. Morrison) Precenting
"Laithean Sona M'Oige" (D.N. Morrison)
"Laithean Sona M'Oige" (Kenneth Morrison)
"Eilean Sgiathanach" (Alex MacLeod)
"Hith-ill-en na hill-ean i"(Angus MacDoanld)
Dan W. Strachan
Angus MacDonald
"'Faill ill o agus ho-ro eile" (Dan W. Strachan)
"Hith-ill-en na hill-ean i" (Kennie Angus)
"Ged tha sheol mi air M'Aneol" (Neil Morrison)
"Hug Oireann O" ( Neil Morrison)
"Hith-ill-en na hill-ean i"
"HIth-ill-en na hill-ean i" (cont'd)
"Hithill-en na hill-ean i" (Kennie Angus)
"Nighean donn an t-sugraidh" (Norman MacDermaid)
Kennie Angus
"Suas Leis a' Ghaidhalig" (Dan Neil Morrison)
Kenneth Morrison
"Ballad of John Harvey" (Mrs. Mary MacLeod)
"Cabar feidh" (Mrs. Mary MacLeod)

Morrison, Kenneth

Gaelic Songs with W. Matheson, N. MacCuish and H. MacCormick

Item is a sound recording of Gaelic songs.

Cassette notes it as tape #150.

Track List:
Side A

Track A1 - Iain Ghlinn Cuaich (W. Matheson, N. MacCuish, Hector MacCormick) 04:27

Track A2 - Hug oireann òro gur toigh leam fhìn thu (Willie Matheson) 02:47

Track A3 - Piping recorded from the Radio (Pipe-Major Angus MacDonald of the Scots Guards) 01:53

Track A4 - Piping recorded from the Radio (Pipe-Major Angus MacDonald of the Scots Guards) 02:48

Track A5 - Piping recorded from the Radio (Pipe-Major Angus MacDonald of the Scots Guards) 01:56

Track A6 - Biodh an deoch seo 'n làimh mo rùin (Willie Matheson) 02:48

Track A7 - Mhic Iain 'ic Sheumais (Willie Matheson) 02:34

Track A8 - Iain Ghlinn Cuaich (Willie Matheson) 00:29

Track A9 - Màiri Dhonn Bhòidheach Dhonn (Willie Matheson) 04:29

Track A10 - Màiri Dhonn Bhòidheach Dhonn (W. Matheson, N. MacCuish, Hector MacCormick) 03:30

Track A11 - Nuair bha mi òg (W. Matheson, N. MacCuish, Hector MacCormick) 03:27

Track A12 - Dh' olainn deoch a laimh mo run (W. Matheson, N. MacCuish, Hector MacCormick) 00:17

Side B

Track B1 - Two Psalms 1- Psalm 137 to the tune of Kilmarnock "Air sruthaibh coimheach Bhàbileoin" 2- Unknown Psalm Number "Do thròcair tha 's na nèamhan shuas" (W. Matheson, N. MacCuish, Hector MacCormick) 06:39

Track B2 - Psalm 103 "O m'anam beannaich thusa nis" (W. Matheson, N. MacCuish, Hector MacCormick) 03:21

Track B3 - Hymn: Buanaichean Bhòais (W. Matheson, N. MacCuish, Hector MacCormick) 04:14

Track B4 - 2 Unidentified Hymns (W. Matheson, N. MacCuish, Hector MacCormick) 03:16

Track B5 - Unidentified Hymn (W. Matheson, N. MacCuish, Hector MacCormick) 00:51

Track B6 - 13 seconds of a Gàidhlig prayer (W. Matheson, N. MacCuish, Hector MacCormick) 00:13

Track B7 - 3 short songs: - Chan iongnadh na gillean (a North Uist song published in the Stewart Collection 1804)

Track B8 - Fraoch a Ròniadh (another Uist song) (W. Matheson, N. MacCuish, Hector MacCormick) 01:05

Track B9 - Cailleach mhòr Staghlaidh (North Uist) (W. Matheson, N. MacCuish, Hector MacCormick) 00:51

Gardiner Retreat House

  • CA BI 79-1007-3987
  • Item
  • 1962

Item is a photograph of women from St. Joseph's Parish, Sydney, Louisbourg, and Main a Dieu.

Interview with Freda Jones

Interview with Mrs. Freida Jones

Sister Margaret Beaton introduces Mrs. Frieda Jones

Questions Mr. Jones

History of her father, the Rev. Mr. MacMillan of Sydney Mines (N.S.) in early days

Mrs. Jones went to school in Sydney Mines (N.S.). The Principal was Mr. Haggerty, Teachers were Ella Partridge, and Margaret Morrison.

William Snow was a school mate

Mrs. A.C. Day tells a funny story about William Snow, Manager of the Isle Royale Hotel

Tell us about your career in music. Where did you study?

What about the social gatherings at that time? Discussion follows.

The people were mostly miners, paid three dollars a month

What do you know of the dinner parties? Velvets and the best of dress

There is a story of the Archibalds

Archibalds entertained quite a bit..

Sutherland - Paymaster with G.M.A.

Pauline Johnson came because boats on their way to Newfoundland stopped in North Sydney (N.S.)

Tell us about the Brown's old home

Did the Brown's entertain very much?

What do you know of the Sydney Mines (N.S.) militia?

Formal dress for dinner - evening dress

Tell the story about Mrs. Sutherland and the fellow on the street car

What about the Bridges?

Were the people more religious than they are today?

Presbyteruan Precentors - Singing Mrs. Jones does not like it; Sister Beaton loves it

Organs were not liked in the Presbyterian Church

Very good friends - Rev. Mr. MacMillan and Father MacKinnon.

One night out a week - in at 10 pm

Eggs 26 cent a dozen; they had their own cows; made their own butter and food

Plays "School Days" on her piano

How about another story...

Halloween stories and tricks. Human nature is the same - one generation of youngsters not too different from preceding generations seen by these Halloween tricks

Beaton, Sister Margaret

Interview with Gordon Macrae and Gaelic Service

MacRae, Gordon - Conditions under which Presbyterians lived in Cape Breton

MacRae, Gordon - Presbyterian ancestors - schools and improvement

MacRae, Gordon - Interview with Mr. Gordon MacRae

MacRae, Gordon - Interview with Gordon MacRae

Nicholson, Donald - Interview with Mr. Donald Nicholson

MacKinnon, Rev. A.D. - Gaelic Service by Rev. A.D. MacKinnon - North Shore singers

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence

Isobel MacDonald fonds

  • CA BI 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.

Jim Charles MacNeil: Reminiscences

Item is an audio recording of Jim Charles Macneil recounting events, songs and stories from his life.

"Russian priest listened to Gaelic confession..."

Story about Father MacAdam "I never refused to do what he asked before he died, so I wasn't going to start after he was gone." Mr. MacNeil welcomed the delegates.

Father D.M. MacAdam's funeral..."It was the biggest funeral I have ever seen
. He was a kind, prompt man. Bishop Alex MacDonald preached at his funeral.

Story behind the lament composed by Bard and Gaelic Scholar Vincent MacLennan from Inverness (N.S.), Scotland. This lament was composed for the late Rev. D.M. MacAdam.

Reads the lament described above. The last verse of this lament was composed at the graveside of Rev. MacAdam.

Sings the lament composed in honour of Rev. MacAdam. (Cumhna)

Translates the order of Business at a meeting of the Scottish Catholic Society.

Sister Margaret Beaton reads the minutes in English and Mr. MacNeil translates in Gaelic.

Conducts a meeting of the Scottish Catholic Society.

Description of an old-fashioned Ceilidh.

Story of Cape Breton Hospitality. This story was told to Mr. MacNeil by the late Crown Prosecutor Neil MacCarter.

Sgeulachd

Biorachan beag agus, Biorachan mor (Sgeulachdan)

Ghost Story: "Man's wife returned"

"Cape Breton Ceilidh" and A.W.R. MacKenzie. Mr. MacNeil was the announcer on this show put on by the Gaelic College.

A.W.R. MacKenzie (Founder of the Gaelic College): "The more they tried to put him down, the more he stood."

True story about A.W.R. MacKenzie: "He wouldn't leave until he saw Angus L. MacDonald."

Explanation of Pioneer Day at the Gaelic Mod.

Gaelic address at Pioneer Day

Tells a story told to him by his paternal grandmother about a priest.

Sings the Cumhna composed in honour of Joseph MacInnis. This lament was composed by Hugh F. MacKenzie, of Sydney.

Story of an Irish lady who died and left no will...

"I'm not afraid; if that was the devil he won't bother me!"

Story of his relatives

Song composed when the MacNeils' move from their home (Lament)

Reads a hymn translated from English to Gaelic by Rev.D.M. MacAdam.

Sgeulachd

Maclellan, Malcolm A.

Johnny Allan MacDonald, Loch Lomond

His people came from North Uist Angus "Mor" MacDonald & his friends prepared for a year to emigrate

The people who "drove" them out

People who came: MacLeods, Morrisons, MacKinnons, Beatons

His grandfather's family - 10 children, 2 born here

His grandmother told him stories of Scotland

They sailed from Loch Maddy on "The Commerce", weeks & 6 days on the journey

Half the group went to West Bay, the rest stayed at Irish Cove - finally all moved to Loch Lomond area

How they acquired stock - oxen, horses, cattle

Many brands - songs were never published

His experiences going west on the "Harvest" trains

Wages & working conditions

Describes different types of work in the lumber camps

The pioneers' religion

Log churches - snow blew in between the logs

Church services, precenting

Social life - ceilidhs, milling frolics,

Milling songs - the best singers were in Loch Lomond

Weddings - the "drive" after the marriage, as many as 100 wagons

One of the songs they sang during the drive - "Cha bhi mi buan 's tu bhi buan"

Sings a chorus of the song

Macdonald, Norman

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