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Oscar Glennie Donovan fonds

  • MS-13-11
  • Fonds
  • 1805-1972

Fonds consists of artifacts from the First World War and the Dalhousie No. 7 "Overseas" Stationary Hospital.Fonds also includes correspondence, poetry, photographs, and newspaper clippings.

Donovan, Oscar Glennie

Lemuel Publicover's business documents

  • MS-2-105
  • File
  • 1892-1896

File contains a bill of lading dated November 26, 1892, a letter written to Lemuel Publicover by Elias Sampson on January 1, 1894, a receipt issued by M.J. Bates on July 26, 1896, and a receipt issued by John White and Company on June 30, 1896.

Pulbicover, Lemuel

Minute book, reports, and correspondence of the Ladies' Aid Society of Central Presbyterian Church, LaHave, Nova Scotia

  • MS-2-106, SF Box 19, Folder 5
  • File
  • 1918-1927

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 pu...

Ladies' Aid Society of Central Presbyterian Church, La Have, Nova Scotia.

Logbook of the schooner Vincent A. White

  • MS-2-107, SF Box 23, Folder 7
  • Item
  • 1923-1924

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).

Daily diary of Edward D.T. Davison, Jr.

  • MS-2-109, SF Box 23, Folder 18
  • Item
  • 1902

Item is a daily diary (January-May 1902) which contains notes on subjects such as work meetings, travel, weather, oxen, and mishaps.

Davison, Edward, D.T., 1845-

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...

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.

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.

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 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.

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 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 ...

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...

Legal papers of Henry Adolphus Newman Kaulback

  • MS-2-183, SF Box 28, Folders 3-6; SF Box 31, Folder 1
  • Collection
  • 1867-1908

Collection comprises legal business correspondence, a book of legal judgment abstracts, indentures documenting Lunenburg County land sales, and papers regarding claims upon the wreck of two schooners.

Kaulback, Henry Adolphus Newman, 1830-1896

Gass Family Postcard Collection

  • MS-2-315
  • Collection
  • 1903-1921

Collection contains postcards written and collected by the Gass family of Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia. The postcards are primarily of Nova Scotia and some, but not all, have handwritten notes. There are also postcards of Montreal, New York, Washingt...

Gass Family

Sermons of Reverend Peter De LaRoche

  • MS-2-36, SF Box 16, Folder 8
  • Item
  • [ca. 1771]-[ca. 1781]

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

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
  • Item
  • 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)

Register of farmers' cattle and sheep marks in Chester, Nova Scotia

  • MS-2-464, SF Box 42, Folder 4
  • Item
  • 1813-1921

Item is a register of farmers' sheep and cattle marks, recorded by successive town clerks in Chester Municipality. Includes descriptions, diagrams, famers' names, dates, and the names of the recorder.

Chester Municipality.

William Stanley Croft fonds

  • MS-2-496, SF Box 27, Folder 22
  • Fonds
  • 1902, 1916

Fonds comprises two letters written to William Croft. The first refers to work in the gold mines, while the second is a request for Croft's permission to allow his sixteen-year-old son to go overseas with the Canadian Forces. There is also a ...

Croft, William Stanley, 1867-1944

Culp family fonds

  • MS-2-539, SF Box 44, Folders 2-15
  • Fonds
  • 1798-1902

Fonds comprises land deeds, wills and other legal documents, as well as charter agreements for the schooner Mary and a bill of sale for the Candid.

Culp Family

James Benjamin Westhaver fonds

  • MS-2-587, SF Box 4, Folders 1-16; SF Box 45, Folders 25-32
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1907

Fonds includes items dealing with the invention of and patenting of a hydraulic gold extractor first registered in 1887. Also involves setting up a company to use the machine and begin gold mining. The material covers a period of 1883 to 1905, and...

Westhaver, James Benjamin

Joyce Barkhouse fonds

  • MS-2-646
  • Fonds
  • [1860-1899], 1906-2012

The Joyce Barkhouse fonds consists of published and unpublished manuscripts of books, short stories, articles, and other writings, as well as photocopies and clippings of published materials, personal and professional correspondence, photographs, ...

Barkhouse, Joyce Carmen

Letters from students regarding Pit Pony

File contains letters regarding Pit Pony from students at A.G. Baillie Memorial School (grade 5, January 2011) in New Glasgow, St. Joseph Elementary School (grade 5, 2010) in Bridgewater, and Salem Elementary School (2008) in Sackville, New Brunsw...

Guestbook for Drumlin Hills residence

File contains one guestbook for Joyce Barkhouse's residence in Drumlin Hills. Visitors include Janet, Marian, and Patsy. Most visitors wrote a small message, and some were recorded by Barkhouse.

Correspondence from Murray Barkhouse

File contains a letter from Murray Barkhouse to his mother, Joyce Barkhouse, congratulating her on the success of her book "The Pit Pony" and the subsequent movie. The file also contains a letter to Murray concerning his book "Famou...

Obituaries for Joyce Barkhouse

File contains newspaper clippings and printouts from websites. Included are obituaries from the Chronicle Herald, The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin, Globe and Mail, The Canadian Press, and Toronto News.

Assorted documents and photographs of Joyce Barkhouse

File includes a letter to children's author Claire MacKay and copies of publications that include stories by Joyce Barkhouse, including Hi Venture magazine and the Canadian Children's Literature journal. The file also includes photograph...

Poems by Joyce Barkhouse

File contains typescript and handwritten poems by Joyce Barkhouse: "Hostess" (unpublished); "The Happy Clam" (unpublished); "The Chickadee"; "Nostalgia" (rewrite); "Annapolis" (published posthumous...

The pen-pal : copy-edited version

File contains two typed and annotated drafts of Budge Wilson's short story "The Pen-pal," which was published in her anthology "The Leaving" (1990).

Reviews of The leaving

File contains copies of newspaper and magazine clippings with reviews of Budge Wilson's book "The Leaving."

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