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Anil elephant drops dead : [newspaper article]

Item is a clipping of a newspaper article by an unidentified author titled "Anil Elephant Drops Dead." The article is about the death of Balakrishnan, an elephant brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.

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.

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 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.

Floor plan of the kitchen at the Sword and Anchor Inn

Item is a drawing of the kitchen in the Sword & Anchor Inn in Chester, Nova Scotia. The drawing shows a floor plan of the kitchen with all appliances and furniture. The areas and appliances are numbered and labeled with descriptions and measur...

Heating plans for three floors of the Sheet Anchor

Item is a drawing of heating plans for the Sheet Anchor Inn (or possibly the Sword and Anchor Inn) in Chester, Nova Scotia. The plans include floor plans of the first, second, and third floors. The drawing was produced by Emco Supply from Halifax,...

Land petition for property in Chester, Nova Scotia

Item is a document from the Province of Nova Scotia granting a lot of land located in the harbour in Chester, Nova Scotia to James M. Allen of Halifax. The land was granted to Allen for fifty dollars on September 25th, 1905 by the order of the Gov...

Letter from an anonymous writer to Barbara Hinds

Item is a letter sent to the Chronicle-Herald for Barbara Hinds by an anonymous employee of the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant. The letter details the poor living conditions of Balakrishnan, an elephant that was brought to East River, Nova Scoti...

Manuscript journal, detailing an expedition along the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia and parts of New Brunswick situated on the Bay of Fundy, July 19, 1684 – September 14, 1684

  • MS-2-370, Oversize Folder 1
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  • July 19, 1684 – September 14, 1684

Item is a cartographic journal containing daily entries and twenty-five cartographic diagrams and topographical illustrations showing coastlines, elevations, distances (in leagues), water depths, capes, bays, rivers, inlets, islands and other geog...

Marianne (Ship)

Photograph of Balakrishnan the elephant

Item is a photograph of an elephant named Balakrishnan standing on a pile of straw by some trees. The elephant was brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.

Photograph of Sakunni with Balakrishnan the elephant

Item is a photograph of Sankunni, a mahout or elephant keeper, and Balakrishnan, an elephant. Sankunni is wearing a turban and standing next to Balakrishnan with a hand on his tusk. The man and the elephant were brought to East River, Nova Scotia ...

Photograph of Sankunni

Item is a photograph of Sankunni, a mahout or elephant keeper from India. He is wearing a turban or headscarf and a jacket.

Photograph of Sankunni

Item is a photograph of Sankunni, a mahout or elephant keeper from India. He is wearing a turban and standing next to his elephant, Balakrishnan. Sankunni and Balakrishnan were brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard p...

Photograph of Sankunni with Balakrishnan the elephant

Item is a photograph of Sankunni with an elephant named Balakrishnan. Sankunni is the mahout, or keeper, or Balakrishnan. Both Sankunni and the elephant were brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.

Take chains off elephant in new home : [newspaper article]

Item is a clipping of a newspaper article written by Barbara Hinds titled "Take Chains Off Elephant In New Home." The article was probably published in the Chronicle Herald or Mail Star in 1967. The article is about the poor living condi...