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's shipbuilding activities as well as the genealogical interests of John Robert Bigelow.
Item is a photograph of the 1929-1930 executive of the Halifax Curling Club. The photograph shows J.E. Donahoe (Ex.); J.A. MacInnis (Ex.); Rev. H.B. Clarke (Chaplain); Prof. M. MacNeill (Ex.); C.L. Torey (Treas.); A.S. Barnstead (1st Vice); Dr. A. MacD. Morton (President); Dr. MacAuley (2nd Vice); and C.S. Mason (Secty.) sitting in two rows.
Item is a photograph of Canning harbour. The vessel in the lower left is the Mable B workboat owned by Halle Bigelow, behind the Mable B and tied to the wharf is a scow used in the Warf building activities to haul timber and rock ballast to fill the wharf crib.