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Interview with Alma Houston about Inuit art

File is an audio reel containing an interview with Alma Houston of Houston North Art Gallery in Lunenburg. She spoke with CKDU's Wendy Avison about Inuit art. The interview aired July 14, 1988 and was rebroadcast July 18, 1988 on Title Waves; July 22, 1988 at 12 pm; and August 5, 1988 on The Evening Affair.

Interview with Dorothy Perkyns

File is an audio reel containing an episode of Title Waves. This episode features Dorothy Perkyns, an author from Blandford, Nova Scotia. Hosted by Judy Dudar, the episode was recorded February 21, 1989 and aired February 23, 1989. It was rebroadcast June 22, 1989; September 14, 1989; and November 16, 1989.

George Nowlan Martime Conservative in National Politics by Margaret Conrad

File is an audio reel containing an episode of Title Waves. This episode is on Margaret Conrad's book George Nowlan: Maritime Conservative in National Politics (1986). Conrad, born in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia was a professor in the history department at Acadia University from 1969 until 2002. The episode was recorded December 3, 1986 and aired December 4, 1986.

Post office

File is an audio reel containing an episode of No Time for Humour, a radio program broadcast on CKDU radio 88.1. The content includes: Letters, Farkencrest (set in Lunenburg), Hatfield, Puppy dogs over Tokyo, Cities/apologies, Club George, song, Clubs/Pope, credits, and Masterpiece theatre. The episode aired on February 17, 1985, and was rebroadcasted on December 19, 1985.

The Masked Genre

Series contains audio reels from the CKDU radio 88.1 program The Masked Genre. This program is a multi-part series focusing on comics, and many of the episodes include references to local Wilkie’s Wonderful World of Comics (located in Lunenburg and Halifax) at beginning.

McEachern, Mr. & Mrs.

Two poses of one man wearing a flower in his lapel and one woman wearing her wedding dress with headdress and full-length train, carrying a bouquet of roses; full pose. The man is standing in both poses; the woman is standing in one and seated on a table in the other. Her name is: "Ethel"

IBEW Local 1928 negotiations with the Towns of Lockeport and Lunenburg re. collective agreements

File contains correspondence and copies of the collective agreements signed between IBEW Local 1928 and the Town of Lockeport (May 26, 2001; February 11, 2004; and July 30, 2007). File also contains correspondence, a proposal packages, and an annotated copy of the collective agreement between the Town of Lunenburg and IBEW Local 1928 (November 19, 2008).

La Have Outfitting Company fonds

  • MS-4-88
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1973
The La Have Outfitting Company fonds contains mainly financial records related to their business of outfitting and supplying vessels, as well as sales of fish, coal and salt between the years of 1905-1976. These records include invoices cash books, fish sales, journals, ledgers, vessel supply lists, accounts and lists of vessels that were insured by La Have Outfitting, as well as loans they had given out. The fonds also contains some general business correspondence, legal documents regarding insurance policies and shareholders information as well as documents relating to vessels, such as charter contracts, log books and register of vessels.

La Have Outfitting Company.

Powers Brothers fonds

  • MS-4-86
  • Fonds
  • 1858–1987
Fonds consists of administrative files, community involvement details, contract records, correspondence, employee records, financial documents, job estimates and job files, legal documents, photographs, plans, printed material, notes on solar heating projects, sound recordings, and union/association documents, as well as a series with material from the Murphy and Wharton Company. This material spans over 100 years from 1858 to 1987, and illustrates how business was conducted (meetings, annual reports, accounting and financial statements) and the relationship with the community (both charitable and with other businesses). There are also very detailed accounts of the work done by the company, from initial quotes through to project planning, blueprints, product literature, and finishing. Together the items demonstrate the organizational structure, management, and operations of the Powers Brothers company. These items provide insight into business operations in Nova Scotia throughout the late 19th and 20th centuries.

Powers Brothers.

Lunenburg Outfitting Company fonds

  • MS-4-84
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1983
The fonds consists of correspondence, financial records, sales and shipping operations, and vessel papers which document the business's operation between 1943 and 1983. Also included in the fonds are the records of the Lunenburg branch plant of Booth Fisheries Canada Company, Lunenburg Outfitting Company's president Honourable William Duff and Wilfred E. Knickle. Types of records found in the fonds are correspondence, cash books, cheque registers, fish sales and shipment books.

Lunenburg Outfitting Company.

Acadia Gas Engine Company fonds

  • MS-4-81
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1973
Fonds contains three product catalogues produced by the Acadia Gas Engine Company. The earliest dated catalogue was published in January, 1969 and another was published in 1973. One catalogue is undated.

Acadia Gas Engine Company.

Robert Dawson and Son fonds

  • MS-4-43
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1892
Fonds contains family and business correspondence ca. 1851-1896 and deeds dating 1860-1943.

Robert Dawson and Son.

Adams and Knickle Ltd. fonds

  • MS-4-27
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1968
The fonds consists of records which document the business activities and interests of Adams & Knickle Ltd. from 1897 until 1968. Information contained in this fonds provides insight into the company’s role as a major fishing and shipping partner in the fishing and shipping industry in Nova Scotia. Also included in this fonds is information about the company’s international relations with the various agents engaged in this industry; the types and amounts of fish landed, processed, shipped and sold by the company; the many transactions involved in operating vessels; and various events that impacted on the company’s operations. The types of documents include: affidavits, agent accounts, agreements, catch journals, correspondence, damage claims, deeds, employment records, financial statements, fish sales records, fishing contracts, ledgers, notices of protest, port documents, sailing journals, time journals, vessel accounts and journals, vessel certificates, and vessel shares.

Adams and Knickle Limited.

J.C. Backman fonds

  • MS-4-243
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1943
Fonds includes a ledger of merchant and vessel accounts (1911-1930), later used by Barkman and Ritcey to track coal accounts (1940-1943); miscellaneous correspondence, invoices and vessels statements (1914-1930); and George P. Zink's estate papers (1878-1898).

Backman, J.C.

Augustus Lantz fonds

  • MS-4-238
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1885
Cargo book of the schooner Beth, March 22, 1881 - September 4, 1885

Lantz, Augustus

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