- MS-2-100, SF Box 27, Folder 3
Veniot, Harvey Alfred, Hon., 1915-2009
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Veniot, Harvey Alfred, Hon., 1915-2009
Kerr, Alexander Enoch
McLelan, Archibald Woodbury, 1824-1890
Fonds consists of two farm ledgers (1894-1936 and 1899-1906), one farm inventory (1899), one notebook containing estate inventories and administrative accounts (1837-1875), and one notebook containing a weather diary (1949). Fonds also contains mi...
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
File consists of correspondence regarding Blaikie's mercantile and shipbuilding businesses.
Blaikie, John M., 1837-1929
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 ...
Davison, Charles, Captain, 1854-1938
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 ...
Item is a parchment certificate admitting and enrolling James Thomson as an attorney and barrister of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, sealed and signed by Brenton Halliburton, Chief Justice of Nova Scotia.
Halliburton, Brenton, Sir, 1774-1860
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).
Item is one poetry copybook, with entries made in various hands.
Duff, Annie Prescott, 1847-1930
Collection includes aerial photographs of Halifax, Parrsboro, Amherst, Annapolis Royal, Kentville, Clarence, and Weymouth area. Variant title: Richard McCully Aerial Photograph Collection.
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 deed of confirmation of land transfer from Sophia C. Brehm to Mary J. Aitkin of Pictou, Nova Scotia dated August 27, 1857.
Aitkin, Mary Jane
Item is a land deed transferring ownership of land in the township of New Dublin, County Lunenburg, Nova Scotia from Leonard and Catherine Baker to Jacob and Frederick Publicoffer [Publicover].
Publicoffer, Jacob and Frederick, fl. 1821
File contains two indentures evidencing the sale of lands in Pictou County. The first indenture (dated 1875) records a land sale from Robert Moran to John Ives Meagher. The second indenture (dated 1876) records a sale from Alexander and Sarah A. M...
Meagher, John Ives, fl. 1875-1876
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 manuscript of "Hid Treasure, or The Labours of a Deacon and Other Poems" dated April 29, 1919, which is possibly when the pages were taped into the bound scrapbook with the title embossed on the spine. A contents page lists bot...
Fenerty, Charles, 1821-1892
Fonds consists of textual records created and accumulated by various groups and organizations within the Institute of Public Affairs.. Records include articles, correspondence, minutes, memos, newspaper and magazine clippings, interviews, field no...
Dalhousie University. Institute of Public Affairs
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...
Baxter, James, 1844
Item is Pictou County Notary Public John McLeod's registery book of protests documenting declarations by ships' masters of circumstances beyond their control which may have given rise to loss or damages.
McLeod, John D., 1838-1920
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
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
Item is a land deed between Isaac A. Grant and Duncan Murray in Pictou, Nova Scotia.
Murray, Duncan, fl. 1875
File consists of notes from lectures on political economy delivered by Reverend James Ross, Principal of Dalhousie College 1863-1885.
Carmichael, James M.
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.
Item is a letter to John McGregor from Judge Lewis M. Williams of Windsor, Nova Scotia regarding his assistance in forwarding items to Liverpool.
Item is a letter (1823) from Lord Dalhousie to W. Smith, requesting that two barrels of Pictou oatmeal be shipped to Quebec on the next available vessel as a sample of Smith's produce.
Smith, W., fl. 1823
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
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
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).
File consists of one handwritten letter (1833) to John Young from his son and business agent, William Young, and a transcription of an earlier letter (1815) from William.
Young, John, 1773-1837
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 ...
Morrison, Murdoch Daniel, Dr., 1868-1946
File consists of one handwritten manuscript of the unpublished novel Lucy Cameron and a transcription completed by Pilar Cuder.
Herbert, Mary E., 1829-1872
Item is a detailed memorandum regarding work required and cost of repairing a building at 132 and 134 Granville Street, Halifax.
Corston, James F., fl. 1894
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 note from J.J. MacKenzie to an unnamed colleague regarding his class cancellation due to illness and making reference to an impending guest lecture by Sir W. Young.
Mackenzie, John James, 1847-1879
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 a...
Liechti, Bertha E. Susanna, b. 1871
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...
Cowan, Mrs. Gordon
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.
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 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
File contains papers relating to the appointment as Postmaster of Alexander Cameron and John D. Cameron and two letters to Misses Sara and Jessie Cameron.
Cameron, Alexander, fl. 1851-1896
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.
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
Item is an 1806 receipt to Frederick Booth for five shillings interest paid on the capital or joint stock of reduced £3 per cent annuities, charged on the sinking fund.
Booth, Fredrick, 1806
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
Item is a sermon on Mormonism written by Joseph Outram in Halifax, 1844.
Outram, Joseph, fl. 1844
The Shipping Reference Collection incorporates virtually all miscellanous shipping records and reference material that were accessioned as part of "MS-8-Ref." A large portion of the collection consists of reference files on various vesse...
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."