- MS-2-146, SF Box 29, Folder 1
Item is a land deed between Isaac A. Grant and Duncan Murray in Pictou, Nova Scotia.
Murray, Duncan, fl. 1875
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Item is a land deed between Isaac A. Grant and Duncan Murray in Pictou, Nova Scotia.
Murray, Duncan, fl. 1875
Fonds comprises writs of execution, auction registers, papers regarding the barque Redento (1895), and correspondence (primarily postcards) reflecting Harris's work as High Sheriff for Pictou County.
Harris, Joseph Simpson
Fonds comprises correspondence (primarily postcards) relating to Harris's positions as High Sheriff and chief returning officer.
Harris, William Henry, 1882-1965
Item is the division's minute book from 1848 to 1862, which include a letter dated 1864 regarding a charge against Jasper Journeay for violating the Sons of Temperance constitution.
Sons of Temperance, Columbia Division No. 24.
Item is a manuscript of an unpublished article titled "The Early Scotch Settlers of Cape Breton" written for presentation to the "Literary branch of the Guild" in Dominion, Nova Scotia.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
File consists of correspondence and notes regarding the design of Dalhousie University Arts Centre.
LeBlanc, Yvon, 1918-
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.
File consists of a minute book of meetings from 1918 to 1927. The minutes record hymns sung, monies received and spent, activities undertaken, and changes in membership. The file also includes two loose reports and correspondence regarding bond purchases.
Ladies' Aid Society of Central Presbyterian Church, La Have, Nova Scotia.
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 a letter from Augusta Wolfe to her sister about domestic matters.
Wolfe, Augusta E., 1850-1939
File consists of one notebook and one diary written during R.B. Harrison's 1938 employment with the Newfoundland Geological Survey.
Harrison, Robert Beverly, fl. 1938
Fonds consists of materials created or collected by Dr. John F. Godfrey while he was a professor at Dalhousie University and President and Vice-Chancellor at the University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Material consists of correspondence, course material, lecture notes, videocassettes, shooting scripts and research for History 100 videos, manuscripts, notes, printed material of local history and locations, and meeting minutes and memos from committees, the Faculty of Arts and Science, and the History Department at Dalhousie University.
Godfrey, John F.
File consists of addresses to Robert Murray in celebration of his jubilee as editor of The Presbyterian Witness.
Murray, Robert, Rev.
Item is one bound volume of hand-written sermons preached in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia ca. 1771-1781.
De LaRoche, Peter, The Reverend, c. 1752-1795
Fonds consists primarily of documents related to James Aitchison’s scholarly research and teaching. Records includes correspondence, course files, subject files, addresses, papers (including some written by students), notes and notebooks, newspaper clippings, offprints, printed materials, reports, and a variety of miscellaneous records.
Aitchison, James, 1908-1994
Item is one 1763 receipt to John Michie for £5992.19 interest or share in the capital or joint stock of consolidated four per cent annuities charged on the sinking fund.
Michie, John, fl. 1763
File consists of one handwritten manuscript of the unpublished novel Lucy Cameron and a transcription completed by Pilar Cuder.
Herbert, Mary E., 1829-1872
Collection consists of letters, legal documents, and a bill of lading, dating from the 1800s and early 1900s. One of the letters was sent to Joseph Howe, and one of the legal documents concerns land that was set aside for the "Maroons."
Fonds consists of correspondence and administrative, financial, and salt fish records that document the Association’s operations.
Canadian Atlantic Salt Fish Exporters Association.
Fonds consists of correspondence, notes, briefs and reports, meeting minutes, financial records, circulars, photographs, and other records relating to the fishing and fish processing industry in Atlantic Canada and government regulations of the fisheries. Also included are similar types of records from sister organizations the Atlantic Fishing Vessel Association, Atlantic Fisheries By-Products Association, and Atlantic Queen Crab Association.
Seafood Producers Association.
The fonds consists predominantly of correspondence and vessel papers. The fonds also contains records that document the family's business activity, particularly that of Joseph O’Brien.
Fonds consists of records pertaining to the administrative, operational, financial, and artistic activities of the ASO. Included are materials documenting the Board of Directors, box office operations (including ticket sales), financial affairs, fundraising, general administration, guest artists, orchestra members, public relations and publicity, and the union. Also included is the photograph series which presents a visual record of various aspects of the orchestra's activities, including performances and women's auxiliary events as well as publicity shots of musicians, conductors, staff, and guest artists.
Atlantic Symphony Orchestra (Halifax, N.S.).
File consists of correspondence regarding Blaikie's mercantile and shipbuilding businesses.
Blaikie, John M., 1837-1929
File consists of business and professional correspondence from various writers, including Captain Stewart Gould (some photocopies). There is also a balance sheet (ca. 1881-1888) showing loans, payments, and ships' earnings.
Gould, Alfred, Captain, 1841-1896
Item is a land deed registering the 1831 sale of property in Granville, Nova Scotia from Ann Hughes to Abel Sands. The document was registered in Annapolis in 1833.
Item is a letter (1847) from Reverend John Inglis to A.M. Uniacke regarding a Mr. Botsford Viets' letter of application for an excise appointment.
Uniacke, A.M., 1808-1895
Fonds consists of notes of lectures on logic delivered by James Ross at the Theological Seminary in Truro, Nova Scotia (1860-1861) and on Moral Philosophy at Dalhousie College (1863-1864), as well as certificates of attendance from the 1860s and a photograph of Thomas McCulloch and others.
Baxter, James, 1844
File consists of four letters from Alfred Austin to Stephen Tobin. Austin was Tobin's schoolmate at Stonyhurst College from 1849-1852 and later served as Poet Laureate of England (1896-1913).
This fonds contains a small volume of financial records relating to Charles Davison's grocery business in Hansport, Nova Scotia, including invoices, promissory notes and account statements. There is also a photograph of Davison and a copy of a letter written to his wife.
Davison, Charles, Captain, 1854-1938
Ledger 1862-1870; miscellaneous papers in the ledger
Robinson, William R.
Collection includes aerial photographs of Halifax, Parrsboro, Amherst, Annapolis Royal, Kentville, Clarence, and Weymouth area. Variant title: Richard McCully Aerial Photograph Collection.
Fonds consists of patient records, autopsy reports, correspondence, various medical reports from several institutions, and business records including a ledger and daily journals.
Murray, Angus Edward, Dr., 1901-1986
Fonds consists of handwritten and printed sermons and lectures and an open letter to the Chancellor of the University of Halifax (1877). It also includes a convocation address (1870) and the order of service for Macdonald's funeral (1901).
File consists of three notebooks (ca. 1887-1894) of lecture notes on geography, advanced German, literature, and psychology. It also includes Mima Liechti's notebook (1866-1869) recording visits made and/or received and lists of members and adherents of Signature Hall.
Liechti, Bertha E. Susanna, b. 1871
File consists of one journal of daily accounts (1926-1928) and a letter of appointment to the School Board of Cumberland County (1943).
Logan, Charles Tupper, 1867-1961
Fonds consists of two notes from Lord Dalhousie, two letters (one photocopy) from Agricola (John Young), and one note regarding a property deed.
Archibald, Samuel George William, 1777-1846
Fonds consists of Marsh's account book with the barque Vibilia and her owners (1869-1882) as well as pilot and customs papers. Also included is a charter contract for the Ellerslie (1886).
Marsh, Jonathan Borden, Captain, 1841-1934
Item is a petition from the residents of Berthier County, Québec to the Parliament of the province of Canada concerning seigneurial salaries and land tax assessments.
Seigneurie de Berthier.
Item is a sermon on Mormonism written by Joseph Outram in Halifax, 1844.
Outram, Joseph, fl. 1844
Fonds consists of materials related to the Pictou Literary and Scientific Society and includes four volumes of documents containing the society’s rules, minutes, and journal.
Pictou Literary and Scientific Society.
File consists of an account statement and letter from the Pictou Probate Office dated 1842 relating to fees owed on the estate of James MacIntosh, who died in the 1820s.
MacIntosh, James, fl. 1800
Item is a letter from John Crevar to William Henry Harris, dated March 15, 1864, regarding escorting "Miss Maggie" (probably Harris' young daughter, Margaret) on her journey home.
Harris, William Henry, 1805-1883
Fonds contains personal documents of Alexander E. Kerr, including sermons, notes, personal writings and essays, certificates and degrees, pamphlets, publications, newspaper clippings, two photographs, and some correspondence.
Kerr, Alexander Enoch
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
File consists of a brief manuscript essay on Halifax Curling Club's history, the 1923 end-of-season report, and an excerpt from a published pamphlet called "Curliana Memorabilia."
Major, William Azor, 1860-1926
File consists of genealogical notes on the Rettie family of Truro, Nova Scotia, with a particular focus on Captain Alexander Rose Rettie and the wreck of his vessel "Forest Chief." Also included are a family tree, photocopies of research correspondence, and historical newspaper accounts.
Cowan, Mrs. Gordon
File consists of two guest books (1890-1893 and 1897-1900) printed for Daly and his wife, used during his time as Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia.
Daly, Malachy Bowes, 1836-1920
Item is a tribute of sympathy and affection written by officials at Halifax's Charles Street Church to Mrs. James Harris on the death of her husband in 1902.
Harris, Eliza, 1850-1921
Item is an undated plane and elevation map of Fort Anne at Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. The map is drawn on linen in black ink on the verso, with various elevation and features watercoloured in blue, yellow, and rose washes on the recto. The map is signed by E Cates. The map is featured in C.W. Vernon's book Bicentenary Sketches and Early Days of The Church in Nova Scotia, Chronicle Printing Company, Halifax, 1910.
Fonds consists of papers created and/or accumulated by Catherine Creighton and her family, including those of her husband Graham and children Edith, Anna, Lois, Frieda, and Howard. While the fonds includes correspondence from Wilfred Creighton to his siblings and parents, Wilfred's papers are not included as a sous-fonds within the fonds.
The bulk of the fonds consists of correspondence from family and friends, but also includes diaries, photographs, financial papers, personal papers, memorabilia, print materials, scrapbooks, articles, and artwork. Records in the fonds provide a well-rounded depiction of the family's daily activities and lives - from their relationships with each other, their extended family, and their community, to their financial status, values, education, and careers.