Fonds consists of Allan James Chapman's family history, including an account of the Halifax Explosion written by his mother Annie Marguerite (Daisy) Chapman, and his grandfather Herbert Eugene Greenough's poems and essays about working on the Nova Scotia railways.
Fonds contains the personal and professional records of four generations of the Bigelow family of Nova Scotia. It includes correspondence, legal and financial documents, diaries and memoirs, and photographs that document primarily the family's shipbuilding activities as well as the genealogical interests of John Robert Bigelow.
File contains draft genealogical tables implementing code names for the six main Africville families. File also contains correspondence related to the genealogical table project from Magill to other researchers on the Africville Relocation Study.
Master mariner certificate of Archie J. Emenau; Diary of Mrs. Archie J. Emenau-(Ada H) August 3, 1902-January 28, 1903 (copy); Log of schooner Clifford, April 19, 1896-July6 21, 1896 (copy); Ada H. Emenau (1875-1961). Was MS-2-121
File consists of genealogical notes on the Rettie family of Truro, Nova Scotia, with a particular focus on Captain Alexander Rose Rettie and the wreck of his vessel "Forest Chief." Also included are a family tree, photocopies of research correspondence, and historical newspaper accounts.