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Acadia Coal Company fonds

  • MS-4-149, SF Box 1, Folder 13
  • Fonds
  • 1866-1870; 1896-1897
Fonds contains William McKenzie's notebook and several loose sheets detailing timber purchases; three memos to William McKenzie, including one from Jessie Hoyt, who managed the company; the second [1896] and third [1898] published annual reports of the Relief Fund Association of the Employees of the Acadia Colliery; a Fairbanks Standard Scales catalogue; and the Westville business directory [1897].

McKenzie, William

Alan Emerson Cameron fonds

  • MS-2-350
  • Fonds
  • 1920 - 1967, predominant 1959 - 1960
Fonds consists of records regarding Alan Emerson Cameron's activities related to the coal exploration in Canada, including his participation in the royal commission on coal, and his contribution in the voluntary economic planning for the new Nova Scotia. The fonds contains reports, manuscripts, minutes of meetings, correspondence, drafts of papers and other textual records.

Cameron, Alan Emerson

Articles and research material about miners' lung disease

Files contain research material about coal miners' lung disease and workmen's compensation. Research material includes documents from the Committee on Medical and Adjudicative Procedure in Pneumonoconiosis Claims before the Workmen's Compensation Board; documents from the Committee on Automatic Assumption for Black Lung; documents from the Cape Breton conference on coal miners' lung disease; handwritten notes; newspaper clippings about coal miners and workmen's compensation, written by Barbara Hinds and others; several copies of an article published in the July 31, 1975 issue of the Chronicle-Herald called "Medical disputes disturb miners" by Barbara Hinds; typed drafts of articles; photocopied articles and letters about worker's compensation; press releases; an interview transcript; a copy of the Nova Scotia Workmen's Compensation Act; notes on the prevention of occupational respiratory disease from the Dalhousie Department of Preventative Medicine; a copy of the 1974 Report of Workmen's Compensation Board of Nova Scotia; pamphlets of claims information for employees and employers; a photograph of a man involved in the case; and a copy of a government bill.

Coal reserves of Canada by B.R. MacKay

File contains the publication Coal reserves of Canada, a reprint of chapter 1 and appendix A of report of the royal commission on coal, 1946, and four supplementary maps relating to estimates of coal reserves.

Colliery and mining maps

File contains hand-drawn and printed maps of coal fields and designated areas, including Pictou coal fields; the Mining Association area; Cape Breton Company's areas; Albion Mines; Stellar Mine; Fraser Oil-Coal Mines; Intercolonial Coal Mining Company property; East River Mining Company area; Acadian Coal Company areas; and the Halifax Company Ltd.

Deception Bay wharf reconstruction project, Raglan Mine, Falconbridge Limited : [draft manuscript and correspondence]

File contains a draft report written by Freedman for Jacques Whitford consulting, about the reconstruction of the Deception Bay wharf at the Raglan Mine operated by Falconbridge Limited, near Katinniq in northern Quebec. File also includes correspondence, facsimile aerial photographs, and an inventory of plants at the Kattiniq site.

Ian McKay fonds

  • MS-9-16
  • Fonds
  • 1975 - 1980
Fonds contains research material and manuscripts created by historian Ian McKay when he resided in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Materials include a student essay on strikes in the Maritimes (1901-1914), a manuscript of McKay's undergraduate honours thesis, "The Working Class of Metropolitan Halifax," and 55 audio cassettes and accompanying notes from interviews with workers in the Springhill and Joggins coal mines.

McKay, Ian

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 involves many individuals in the business and legal community of Halifax and the South Shore. It also includes the original patent with the specification and diagrams, other diagrams, a 31 page hand written report by Westhaver on his trip to Dawson City, Yukon in 1902 to test his separator. A very interesting collection of letters, documents, legal correspondence, governmental material, etc., etc., dealing with the starting of a company to use the gold separate and Westhaver's various difficulties with financing and control.

Westhaver, James Benjamin

John and Robert Rutherford fonds

  • MS-2-235
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1932
Fonds consists of documents relating to mining, primarily the Styles Mine in Cumberland County, NS. Records include correspondence, maps, geological surveys and reports. There is also a collection of prose and poetry by John Rutherford and personal family correspondence.

Rutherford, John

Letter from W.E. Faulkner to his Aunt Jessie in Pictou, Nova Scotia

  • MS-2-140, SF Box 27, Folder 6
  • Item
  • 1904
Item is a letter from W.E. Faulkner to his Aunt Jessie in Pictou, Nova Scotia. The letter makes reference to the mining strikes of the previous year, as well as correspondence with other family members in Moncton, New Brunswick, Boston, and Manila.

Faulkner, W.E.

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