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Diary, May 1, 1943-October 31, 1943

Item is one volume of a diary of Thomas H. Raddall, dating from May 11, 1943 to October 31, 1943 with accounts from Pictou, Louisburg, and other events.

Diary, May 24, 1944-September 18, 1944

Item is one volume of a diary of Thomas H. Raddall, dating from May 24, 1944 to September 18, 1944, with accounts of local forest fires, war news, and weather patterns.

Diary, May 8, 1946-September 7, 1946

Item is one volume of a diary of Thomas H. Raddall, dating from May 8, 1946 to September 7, 1946 containing accounts of a dinner honouring veterans, increases in costs of living, weather patterns, and local and personal news.

Diary, September 7, 1946-January 12, 1947

Item is one volume of a diary of Thomas H. Raddall, dating from September 7, 1946 to January 12, 1947 containing accounts of weather, a trip to Eagle Lake, a sailing trip, an account of a tour to Toronto, and other personal and local news. Middle section of diary has been typed and the pages have been glued in.

Diary, August 3, 1947-May 28, 1948

Item is one volume of a diary of Thomas H. Raddall, dating from August 3, 1947 to May 28, 1948 containing accounts of writing a book, sailing, golf, and other outings, some national news, and other local and personal events.

Diary, March 9, 1953-May 11, 1954

Item is one volume of a diary of Thomas H. Raddall, dating from March 9, 1953 - May 11, 1954 containing accounts of weather, a trip to London, Ontario, and other events.

Diary, October 30, 1956-December 28, 1957

Item is one volume of a diary of Thomas H. Raddall, dating from October 30, 1956 - December 28, 1967 containing accounts of writing a historical manuscript, opening of a new school and thoughts on other new buildings, personal events, and a visit with friends at White Point Lodge.

Diary, September 2, 1960-November 2, 1961

Item is one volume of a diary of Thomas H. Raddall, dating from September 2, 1960 - November 2, 1961 with accounts of a book signing, the election of President Kennedy in the States, weather and local news, personal events, and global news.

Diary, February 27, 1970-July 25, 1971

Item is one volume of a diary of Thomas H. Raddall, dating from February 27, 1970 - July 25, 1971 with accounts of the health of the ponies on Sable Island, weather, and other events.

Diary, February 28, 1978-June 6, 1980

Item contains one volume of a diary from Thomas H. Raddall dating from february 28, 1978 - June 6, 1980. Entries contain accounts of local news, weather, and every day life.

Manuscript of "The Early Scotch Settlers of Cape Breton" by M.D. Morrison

  • MS-2-165, SF Box 25, Folder 43
  • Item
  • 1931

Item is a manuscript of an unpublished article titled "The Early Scotch Settlers of Cape Breton" written for presentation to the "Literary branch of the Guild" in Dominion, Nova Scotia. Attached is a letter written by Morrison to a Mr. McIntosh, requesting the manuscript's return and the reader's spelling corrections of Gaelic words.

Morrison, Murdoch Daniel, Dr., 1868-1946

Draft handwritten manuscript list of musical movements

Item consists of a handwritten 41-entry list of short musical pieces compiled by David Murray, with the composer of each piece noted in the right-hand margin. The first 23 entries on the list are under the heading 1936-37, the following 18 entries are under the heading 1937-38, while the final unnumbered entry is under the heading Halifax--Jan. 39. One page of item contains 20 examples of humorous quotations written by Murray, possibly for use in future sketches. While unrelated to the musical list, the pages appear to have been removed sequentially from a notebook.

Pukka Sahib. Copy #1

Item consists of a working copy typescript manuscript of the humorous skit Pukka Sahib, written for three characters, sometime in the 1940s by David Murray. This copy was used by the character "Reciter", with all Reciter parts underlined in pencil.

Later draft manuscript of Pukka Sahib

Item consists of a later draft manuscript of the humorous skit "Pukka Sahib" written by David Murray sometime in the 1940s. This version of the script corrects earlier spelling mistakes, and slightly alters stage directions and text of the skit from previous versions. Also includes a carbon-copied version of the same script.

Correspondence 1970s

File includes correspondence related to the 1972 Balcom Family Reunion in Port Dufferin, including letters to Graham Dennis and A.M. Savage regarding media coverage of the event. File also includes correspondence from Robie Tufts, Henry Hicks, and J.K. Lawton.

Stormcliff, England - 1914

On back of print (soldiers in the photo): "SR Balcom, Karl Woodbury, Victor N MacKay, Col John Stewart, Col EV Hogan, Dan A MacLeod, Walter Taylor"

Dalhousie #7 Stationary Hospital - J. Stewart - Staff References

File contains copies of letters of reference for former railway dining car workers who enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, served in the First World War with the (Dalhousie) No. 7 Canadian Stationary Hospital. The correspondence contained herein discusses disagreements over the promises of wages granted to enlisted men from railway companies as a result of two different circulars being signed in relatively short order.

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