- MS-2-282, SF Box 15, Folder 23
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Item is a minute book of the Sons of Temperance, Rock Division, in Maitland, Nova Scotia.
Sons of Temperance, Rock Division.
G. Marconi's signature, dated 1902, appears to have been cut or torn from the bottom of a letter. The folder also contains a photocopied excerpt from the President's Report for 1934-1935 in which the gift from Dr. Dougald Macgillivray is...
Marconi, Guglielmo Marchese, 1874-1937
Minutes and accounts for the Bridgewater lawn and Tennis Club for the years 1899-1908 and 1932-1944.
Bridgewater Lawn and Tennis Club.
Item is a letter written by Gilbert S. Stairs to E. Forbes, Chairman of the Halifax Football Championship Committee at Dalhousie College, regarding some criticisms of the game and suggestions for improvements.
Stairs, Gilbert S., 1882-1947
Lyrics written for the Class of 1915's fiftieth reunion dinner.
MacKenzie, Charles Guy, Reverend, 1895-19??
Item is a minute book of the Dalhousie-King's Faculty Teas Standing Committee. The book includes entries from 1938-10-11 to 1950-11-14. The book contains meeting minutes, reports, and some newspaper clippings.
Dalhousie-King's Faculty Teas' Standing Committee.
Minute book dating from the founding of the debating club on 18 September 1908 through 12 November 1909.
Pictou Academy Debating Society.
Item is a set of research notes by Duncan Black Blair. The notes provide an account of the Presbyterian Church of Nova Scotia from 1817-1888.
Blair, Duncan Black, The Reverend, 182?-1893
Item is a land deed between Isaac A. Grant and Duncan Murray in Pictou, Nova Scotia.
Murray, Duncan, fl. 1875
Item is a poetry copybook in which Colin Campbell and other family members and friends entered verses. Many are dated (1840-1842) and signed with place names, including those of Weymouth, Liverpool, and Horton.
Campbell, Colin, 1822-1881
Item is a letter to Mrs. Evelyn A. Walton from war poet Bryce McMaster, in which he discusses several poems.
Walton, Evelyn A., fl. 1941
Item is a black-bordered letter written to [Maria?] Clarke from her cousin in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia relating the news of her sister's death and funeral.
Clarke, Mrs. William, fl. 1878
Item is a letter from W.E. Faulkner to his Aunt Jessie in Pictou, Nova Scotia. The letter makes reference to the mining strikes of the previous year, as well as correspondences with other family members in Moncton, New Brunswick, Boston, and Manila.
Faulkner, W.E., fl. 1904
Item is a letter from James Ross, principal of Dalhousie College (1863-1885), regarding the recovery of John, the son of Hugh Campbell, from an unspecified illness.
Item is the logbook of the tern schooner Vincent A. White on voyages from Lunenburg, Nova Scotia to Glasgow, Scotland (June 26 to November 7, 1923) and Lunenburg to Havana, Cuba (February 14 to April 2, 1924).
Vincent A. White (schooner).
Item is an address on Thomas McCulloch's work as an educator given by Harvey Veniot on the opening of Pictou Academy's new auditorium and gymnasium on September 15, 1961.
Veniot, Harvey Alfred, Hon., 1915-2009
Item is a booklet written by Edmund Morris that documents the first ten years of the Hotel and Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union, Local 662 (November 1944 - November 1954).
File contains an essay titled, "Nova Scotia Government Employees Association" written by Chris Bailey for submission to Gregory Kealey. The essay is about the history of the Nova Scotia Government Employees Association.
File contains a student essay titled, "A Search for Collective Bargaining : The Nova Scotia Government Employees Association Experience," written in 1979 by Kevin Reilly for a course on Canadian working class history taught by Dr. Gregor...
Item is a letter written by Jason M. Mack addressed to any constables or police officers of the town of Liverpool, Nova Scotia. The letter involves the mental health of and the request for detainment of George Roy, a fisherman from Liverpool, who ...
Mack, Jason M.
Letter from Francis V. Hugo to Mrs Saunders, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Hugo's younger sister, Adèle, boarded with the Saunders under an assumed name after she followed Lt. Albert Andrew Pinson from London to Halifax, where he was stationed bet...
Saunders, Mrs. Richard, fl. 1863-1866
Item is Elizabeth LeBlanc's notebook of handwritten French hymns or canticles. The first page of the notebook contains a short hymn for Anastasie LeBlanc, "quand elle commensait Le Rosaire."
LeBlanc, Elizabeth, b. 1761?
Item is a deed of assignment of James H. Betts' property in trust for the benefit of his creditors.
Etter, Amos Benjamin, 1849-1918
Essay and/or lecture notes primarily on topics of literature and the Bible, and a two-part essay on Beowulf.
Harrington, Emily Bevan
Item is a letter from A.C. MacDonald to Robert Murray. MacDonald was Secretary to the Liberal Party Committee in Pictou County and Township. The letter refers to the benefits of candidates attending constituency meetings prior to the 1847 election.
Certificates of discharge (1880-1888) indicate Herbert MacDougall's rise in status from serving as an O.S. (Ordinary Seaman) at age 18, to Mate at age 26.
Typescript copy of Robert C. Dexter's "Juvenile Immigration into Canada."
Dexter, Robert C. , 1887-1955
John Wilkinson's memoir of his wife, Mabel, focuses primarily on her years as a teacher, and is "partly written, but mainly compiled." He completed it in 1975, a year after her death.
Wilkinson, John M.
Three letters from Thomas Raddall to Miss Margaret Martin at the Halifax Memorial Library regarding the details of his speaking engagement with the Young People's Section of the Canadian Library Association.
Typescript of a poem, "Lament for a Crushed Lily," by Arthur C. Nash, dated Oct. 1946.
Nash, Arthur Charles
1794 letter to William Cahoon of Port Medway from Simeon Perkins of Liverpool regardling the law surrounding the worrying or killing of sheep by dogs.
Pedigree and family tree of the Troop (Troup) family dating back eight generations.
Troop, Jared Douglas Eric, 1897 -
"Some Aspects of International Law: Lectures delivered at Dalhousie Law School, October 1949 by Mr. Justice John E. Read."
Read, John Erskine, OC, Justice, 1888-1973
Item is a deed from William and Elizabeth Peck for land on the Northwest Arm in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Item is a list of vessels taken at Machias and and Penobscot, listed by name and type. The Penobscot Expedition was a 26-day raid led by Sir John Sherbrooke on Hampden, Bangor and Machias, resulting in the British occupation of Castine for the rem...
1785 letters from William Cooke of Bexley, Kent, to his son, William, who served with the Prince of Wales American Volunteers.
Agreement of sale of the schooner Nine Sisters of Shelburne, Nova Scotia from Reuben Clements, John Crosby, Elbanah Clements, John Trask and David Rose and Stephen Rose, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, October 27, 1810
Item is a wood circular from Liverpool, Nova Scotia, dated May 30, 1872. The circular reports on recent timber imports and sales and includes wholesale prices for American and Baltic timber products as of May 30, 1872.
Farnworth and Jardine.
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.
Item is one poetry copybook, with entries made in various hands.
Duff, Annie Prescott, 1847-1930
Item is a leather-bound receipt book with receipts from 28 December 1820 to 30 July, 1822. Receipts are written by idividuals who received cash (pound sterling) from Matthew Richardson.
Item contains a ledger listing A.P. Shand's investments in sailing vessels and local companies, dividends received (1873-1893), and a list of assets (1883-1893).
Financial statement for 1935
Provincial Oils Inc.
File contains a financial ledger that records the business activities of Silas H. Crane.
Crane, Silas H.
Insurance policy on the schooner Favourite, September 27, 1814
Thom, James and Company.
Ledger 1848-1857 including accounts of the Schooner (later brigantine) Samuel Campbell
Wentworth Valley Rural Telephone Company.