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Archibald Woodbury McLelan fonds

  • MS-2-87, SF Box 18, Folders 32-33
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1869

Fonds comprises business correspondence, bills of lading, receipts, and miscellaneous papers connected to McLelan's shipping business.

McLelan, Archibald Woodbury, 1824-1890

Business correspondence of John M. Blaikie

  • MS-2-85, SF Box 18, Folder 30
  • File
  • 1860-1902

File consists of correspondence regarding Blaikie's mercantile and shipbuilding businesses.

Blaikie, John M., 1837-1929

G. D. Campbell and Sons fonds

  • MS-4-1
  • Fonds
  • 1859-1935

The fonds consists of records routine operational transactions through daybooks, cashbooks, ledgers, letter books, mill books, invoice books, time books, cash and book sales, receipts, financial records, invoices and statements. Also represented i...

G.D. Campbell and Sons. G.D. Campbell and Company.

Lockeport Historical Collection

  • MS-4-177
  • Collection
  • 1801-2005

Collection contains documents relating to the mercantile and shipping activities of William McMillan, McMillan was active in the business between 1893 and the early 1930's. Records include receipts, invoices and other material from other merc...

Bebb, James Trevor

Lunenburg Marine Railway fonds

  • MS-4-58
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1945

Fonds contains a list of vessels that used the Lunenburg Marine Railway in 1922-1945.

Lunenburg Marine Railway

William Roué fonds

  • MS-4-39
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1964

Fonds contains the correspondence (1919-1964); specifications of design (1930-1964); financial records; ship plans; and other records of William Roué.

Roué, William

MacDonald and Westaway fonds

  • MS-4-18
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1886

Fonds contains a microfilm reel containing a letter book from MacDonald and Westaway, dated August 2, 1883 to April 10, 1886.

MacDonald and Westaway

Everett MacDougall's photographs

Series contains photographs, portraits, prints, and postcards of sea captains and ships. Most of the material has notes by Everett Macdougall on the verso. These notes contain information about the origins and builders of the ships as well as biog...

O'Brien Family fonds

  • MS-4-242
  • Fonds
  • 1838-1876

The fonds consists predominantly of correspondence and vessel papers. The fonds also contains records that document the family's business activity, particularly that of Joseph O’Brien.

O'Brien Family

Amos P. Ward fonds

  • MS-2-200
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1924

Fonds comprises personal and professional correspondence and papers relating to the schooners Rowena (1903-1907); Lizzie Rich (1905), Stella Maud (1907-1910) and the Carrie C. Ward, including registers, bills, and ship inventories.

Ward, Amos P.

Bigelow family fonds

  • MS-4-92
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1976

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'...

Bigelow Family

Maurice Evans fonds

  • MS-4-234, Boxes 1-4
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1989

Fonds contains correspondence, contract files, notes, plans, and photographs of various ships Maurice Evans' company worked on.

Evans, Maurice

Talk on shipbuilding given by D. Mitsatsos

Item is an audio cassette recording of a presentation on shipbuilding conditions around the world given by D. Mitsatsos. The location and date of the talk is unknown. Part of Side B includes Greek spoken word and music that "nothing to do wit...

Timber specifications for three vessels written by William Yeo

  • MS-4-142, SF Box 52, Folder 7
  • Item
  • 1864-1865

This item is the timber specifications for three vessels (c1864-1865). The timber specifications are listed for the following vessels: the Western Queen, the Artisitc, and the Elizza.

Yeo, William

Drawings of interior views of the Bluenose II

File contains drawings of the interior layout of the Bluenose II. The file includes drawings of different arrangements of the main cabin, proposed modifications to the saloon and hold, and floor plans and cross-sections of the general arrangement ...

General arrangement : [drawing of the Bluenose II interior]

File contains two copies of a drawing of the general arrangement of the Bluenose II. The drawing includes a drawing of the lower deck; a drawing of the main deck; a section through aft accommodation looking aft; a section through crews accommodati...

Drawing of the interior of the Bluenose II

File contains two copies of a drawing of the interior of the Bluenose II by Smith & Rhuland Ltd. The drawing includes a floor plan as well as a cross-section view of the interior, with labels and measurements.

Arggt. "C" : [drawing of main cabin layout]

File contains two copies of a drawing of arrangement "C" of the main cabin of an unidentified ship, probably the Bluenose II. The drawing shows the arrangement of furniture in the cabin.

Arggt. "B" : [drawing of main cabin layout]

File contains two copies of a drawing of arrangement "B" of the main cabin of an unidentified ship, probably the Bluenose II. The drawing shows the placement of berths, tables, a fireplace, and other furniture.

Drawings of details of the hull and gaff of a ship

File contains two technical drawings of an unidentified ship, probably the Bluenose II. One drawing shows the ship from above and from the side and also includes a detail of the gaff. The other drawing shows two views of the ship from the side and...

Drawing of the Bluenose II in full sail

Item is a drawing of the Bluenose II in full sail, with measurements for all of the sails. The drawing also includes notes about the measurements for the masts, boom, and other components. The drawing was prepared by Smith & Rhuland Ltd. of Lu...

Drawing of the Bluenose II

Item is a drawing of the Bluenose II prepared by Smith & Rhuland Ltd. of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. The drawing shows a view from above and a cross section of the ship.

Bluenose II proposed modification to propulsion shafting

Item consists of two copies of a drawing of the propulsion shafting of the Bluenose II. The drawing includes a plan view of the existing shafting and a detail of the proposed modification, showing the installation of a twin disc coupling. The draw...

Drawing of a ship with a detail of the gaff

Item is a section of a drawing of an unidentified ship, probably the Bluenose II. The ship is shown from above and from the side. The drawing also includes a detail of the gaff. All of the parts of the ship are labelled. The drawing is a reproduct...

Drawing of the Bluenose II

Item is a drawing of a side view of the Bluenose II. The drawing includes measurements for the masts, boom, and other parts.

Jonathan Steele fonds

  • MS-2-70
  • Fonds
  • Bulk, 1864-1918

Fonds consists of correspondence, financial papers, bills and crew information, some of which relates to a ship called "Habitant."

Steele, Jonathan

Charles MacLennan Photographs

  • MS-2-455
  • Collection
  • 1891-1902

Collection contains photographs of shipbuilding in River John, N.B.