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Photograph of a graveyard on McNab's Island

Item is a negative of a photograph of a small graveyard on McNab's Island. There are some tombstones and wooden crosses in the graveyard, which is surrounded by a low fence. The name "Peter McNab" is visible on one of the tombstones.

The rucksack : Newsletter of the Friends of McNabs Island Society

Item is the Autumn 1993 issue of The Rucksack: Newsletter of the Friends of McNabs Island Society. The newsletter is edited by Anne Marie Feetham. The newsletter includes some photographs taken on the island and information about membership and meetings.

Friends of McNabs Island Society

Annual report 1992-1993

Item is the 1992-1993 annual report from Halifax harbour Cleanup Inc. The report is an overview the company's activities related to a proposed sewage treatment plant near McNab's Island, including financial statements. The report is in the form of a large booklet and contains several illustrations.

Clean currents : Number 5

Item is issue number 5 of Clean Currents, a publication from Halifax Harbour Cleanup Inc. The issue was published in spring/summer 1993. The issue is about harbour cleanup, a proposed sewage treatment plant near McNab's Island, and the environmental assessment.

Halifax Harbour Cleanup Inc.

Community annual report 1991 1992

Item is a community annual report for 1991-1992 published by Halifax Harbour Cleanup Inc. The report is about a proposed sewage treatment plant near McNab's Island in Halifax Harbour, including projected costs of the plant.

Halifax Harbour Cleanup Inc.

Clean currents : Special edition : Vol. 1 No. 3

Item is volume 1, number 3 of Clean Currents, a publication of Halifax Harbour Cleanup Inc. The issue is a special edition published in winter/spring 1992. The issue includes photographs, illustrations, and maps related to a proposed sewage treatment plant near McNab's island.

Halifax Harbour Cleanup Inc.

Facts you should know about harbour cleanup : [pamphlet]

Item is a pamphlet published by Halifax Harbour Cleanup Inc. called "Facts you should know about harbour cleanup." The pamphlet provides information about harbour cleanup and a planned sewage treatment plant near McNab's Island.

Halifax Harbour Cleanup Inc.

Photocopied map of McNab's Island

Item is a photocopied man of McNab's Island and Lawlor Island in the Halifax Harbour. The map indicates property lines, place names, and the location of houses and farms on the island. The photocopy is spread over two pieces of paper.

To protect & preserve : McNabs Island : [pamphlet]

Item is a pamphlet published by the Friends of McNabs Island Society. The pamphlet is called "To Protect and Preserve: McNabs Island." The pamphlet is about how the area is threatened by a proposed sewage plant. It appears that a membership form that was included with the pamphlet has been detached.

Friends of McNabs Island Society

McNab & Lawlor Islands : Sketch "B" : [map]

Item is a map of McNab's Island and Lawlor Island in the Halifax Harbour. The map is photocopied with some details that were possibly penciled in. The map shows which areas of the islands are owned by the Navy or are privately owned.

Typed notes about McNab's Island

Item is a collection of notes about McNab's Island that are typed on blue paper with corrections written in pencil. The notes are about the history of the island.

McNab : Wildlife experts to air views : [newspaper article]

Item is a newspaper clipping from an unknown newspaper that contains two short articles. The first article is called "McNab: WIldlife Esperts To Air Views" and is about decisions related to the recreational use of McNab's Island. The second article is called "'A Bit Out Of The Ordinary'" and is about a court case against James Herbert Messervey that was sent to the Supreme Court. There is no author named for either article.

Cutlines for photographs from McNab's Island

Item consists of three typed cutlines for photographs taken on McNab's Island. The cutlines describe a pier on McNab's Island and Mrs. Farrant, an inhabitant of the island. Two of the cutlines are the same. The cutlines are typed on thin paper with corrections written in pencil.

McNab's Island : [map]

Item is a photocopied map of McNab's Island. The map has been coloured with coloured pencils to indicate different regions of the island. The map also includes several handwritten annotations about the history of the island. There are more notes written on the back of the map.

Barbara Hinds reports from McNab : An island caught in the crossfire : [article in the Mail-Star]

Item is a newspaper article entitled "Barbara Hinds Reports From McNab--An Island Caught In The Crossfire," published over two pages in the March 2, 1967 issue of the Mail-Star. The article is about the history of McNab's Island, its inhabitants, and its potential future. The article includes photographs of old cannons, as well as Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Arthur Farrant, who are two inhabitants of the island. The photographs were taken by Barbara Hinds.

Draft of an article about McNab's Island

Item is a typed draft of Barbara Hinds' article entitled "Barbara Hinds Reports From McNab--An Island Caught in the Crossfire," which was published in the Mail-Star in March 1967. The draft is typed on tissue paper and includes many corrections written in pencil.

A preliminary survey of the natural history of McNab's Island, Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia

Item is a booklet titled "A Preliminary Survey of the Natural History of McNab's Island, Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia." The survey was prepared by the staff of the Nova Scotia Museum with the cooperation of the Nova Scotia Bird Society, the Dalhousie Biology Club, and the Nova Scotia Research Foundation. The survey outlines the geology, vegetation, and animal life on McNab's Island, with accompanying maps of the island. The booklet contains some handwritten notes.

Not a waste of money : [letter to the editor from the Mail Star]

Item is a newspaper clipping with two short columns. One column is a letter to the editor by M. J. Harvey called "Not A Waste Of Money." This letter is in reference to another letter by Floyd Day about the future of McNab's Island. The second column is called "Nose for News" and is from the Christian Science Monitor. The clipping is from the Mail-Star.

Provincial conservation, recreation association compiles chronological history of controversial McNabs Island : [article from the Mail Star]

Item is a page from the December 24, 1965 issue of the Mail-Star. The page features an article called "Provincial Conservation, Recreation Association Compiles Chronological History of Controversial McNabs Island." The articles was compiled by F. J. Kelly, the chairman of the research committee of the Nova Scotia Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Association.

Double exposure photograph of a graveyard

Item is a double exposure photograph of three tombstones. One of the tombstones belongs to Lewis Gibbens, the youngest son of James and Harriot McNab. The graveyard is probably located on McNab's Island. The second exposure shows some kind of small building with stairs, but the image is not clear.

Photograph of Mrs. Farrant

Item is a photograph of Mrs. Farrant wearing a floral dress and sitting on the front step of a house on McNab's Island. Her husband, Ernest Arthur Farrant, is standing next to her with his hand on her shoulder. His face is not visible.

Proof sheet of photographs from McNab's Icland

Item is a contact sheet with proofs of photographs taken on McNab's Island. The photographs show Ernest Arthur Farrant gardening, other unidentified people, tombstones, a dirt road, and blackberry bushes.

Proofs of two photographs taken on McNab's Island

Item is a contact sheet with proofs of two photographs taken on McNab's Island. One photograph shows an unidentified woman looking through binoculars at a wooden pier. The other photograph shows a small abandoned shed.

Proof sheet of photographs from McNab's Icland

Item is a contact sheet with proofs of 12 photographs taken on McNab's Island. The photographs show Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Arthur Farrant, other unidentified people, cannons, the landscape, and other scenery from the island.

Proofs of two photographs of a shoreline on McNab's Island

Item is a contact sheet with proofs of two photographs taken on McNab's Island. One photograph shows and unidentified man standing on a rocky shoreline near some wooden structures. The other photograph shows some abandoned buildings or boats by a rocky shoreline.

Proofs of two photographs of people on McNab's Island

Item is a contact sheet with proofs of two photographs taken on McNab's Island. One photograph shows three women and two men sitting on a bench or a dock. The other photograph shows an unidentified woman bending over a bag on a rocky shoreline.

Photograph of the tombstone of Peter McNab

Item is a photograph of a tombstone in a graveyard on McNab's Island. The tombstone says "In Memory of / Peter McNab Esq. / Who Died / October 6, 1856, / Aged 63 Years." The stone is a pale colour and there are some other tombstones behind it.
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