Copies of various official documents from the Tupper family, including land surveyor's certificate and reports, certificates appointings Nathan and Freeman Tupper as Justice of the Peace. Originals date from 1863-1928.
Fonds consists of research notes and materials on the history of Nova Scotia and, more specifically, Liverpool and its prominent families, including family trees and hand-drawn annotated maps. Also included are many manuscripts on a variety of topics relating to Tupper's historical research, ranging from John Cabot and the early explorers to lesser-known local events in the history of Nova Scotia. Also present is a small collection of personal diaries and copies of deeds and legal documents from the Tupper family.
Historical anecdotes partially about press gang warrants in Halifax, and partially about the unfortunate wedding day of Andrew and Mary Mitchell in 1805, who had rotten eggs and vegetables thrown at them, along with dead cats.