Item is a booklet titled "A Preliminary Survey of the Natural History of McNab's Island, Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia." The survey was prepared by the staff of the Nova Scotia Museum with the cooperation of the Nova Scotia Bird Society, the Dalhousie Biology Club, and the Nova Scotia Research Foundation. The survey outlines the geology, vegetation, and animal life on McNab's Island, with accompanying maps of the island. The booklet contains some handwritten notes.
File contains a copy of Maritime Nest Records Scheme Fifteenth Annual Report 1974 by the Canadian Wildlife Service; The Breeding Bird Survey 1967 and 1968 by the United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service; a map of Nova Scotia from the Nova Scotia Travel Bureau; and instructions, correspondence, forms, and other documents used by Barbara Hinds during her participation in the cooperative breeding bird survey of North America. The file also includes newspaper clippings of articles written by Barbara Hinds, including "Counting birds a cold challenge"; "Radar uncovers some secrets of birds' migration," from the December 14, 1970 issue of the Mail-Star; "Down-To-Earth Exploration For The Birds," from the July 24, 1963 issue of the Mail-Star; "Birdwatchers count 75 species of birds - not one crowsfoot"; "Bird Watching Can Be Rugged," from the December 29, 1964 issue of the Mail-Star.
Item is a map of lands to be conveyed to Oland and Son Limited by Dominion Steel and Coal Corporation Limited. The land is located in Sydney, Nova Scotia and was to be used for a bottling plant. The map shows measurements of the land and locations of roads and railways. The map was produced by John Pope, Provincial Land Surveyor.
Fonds consist of records related to Marian Binkley's extensive research studies on the fishing industry, particularly the health and safety of fishermen and the effects of the industry on their wives and families. Population data and research on the people of Fogo Island over a period of one hundred years is also included. Records consist of correspondence, surveys with fishermen and their wives, research on the fishing industry (particuarly with regard to health problems and fatalities), notes on findings and research, interview transcripts, and audio recordings of the interviews.