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Canadian Club of Halifax fonds

  • MG 20, vol. 355, vol. 1015, 18 and vol. 1362; MG 9, vol. 50
  • Fonds

Fonds consists of records documenting club activities, including minutes of executive meetings, 1967-1990; the president and secretary's correspondence, 1979-1991; membership lists and speakers roster, 1983-1989; treasurer's reports, 1983-1984; subject files, 1980-1990; newsletters, 1989-1992; pamphlets, 1983-ca.1990; and scrapbooks, 1912-1926 and 1971-1978. Also includes minutes of the Women's Canadian Club of Halifax general, executive, and annual meetings, 1939-1959, and a summary of its activities in 1946.

Canadian Club of Halifax

Canadian Council of the Blind (Maritime Division) fonds

  • MG 20, vol. 3131-3141
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1987

Fonds consists of minutes of the council's annual general meetings, 1949-1985; annual reports, 1974-1985; minutes of executive meetings, 1949-1986; correspondence, 1968-1987; and financial records, 1955-1987.

Canadian Council of the Blind. Maritime Division

Canadian Federation of University Women -- Halifax Club fonds

  • MG 20 - vols. 1658, 1866-1867, 3097-3098, 3538-3541 / 1998-069, 1999-006, 2000-042, 2002-047, 2004-030, 2005-058, 2009-028.
  • Fonds
  • 1936-2006

Fonds consists of annual reports, governance documents, financial information, newsletters, notices, agendas, membership lists, and promotional materials. The contents of the fonds document the role that the Halifax Club of the Canadian Federation of University Women plays in the local community and the activities it conducts and supports in its efforts to fulfill its mandate.

Canadian Federation of University Women. Halifax Club

Canadian Gypsum Company Mining and Transportation technical plans

  • Fonds
  • 1853-1948, predominant 1924-1940

Fonds consists of tracings and original drawings of property surveys and plot plans for the town of Windsor NS and nearby communities showing gypsum quarries, rail lines and landowners’ plots (1853-1938 and undated); original topographical survey drawings of the Avon and St. Croix Rivers showing low and high tide marks for Windsor-Hantsport-Summerville area (1940-1944); and blueprints and copies on linen of technical plans for barge ships including the DANIEL M. MUNRO, and the MUMFORD, as well as technical plans for a ship’s marine engine from Johnson Iron Co. Ltd. of Yarmouth (1919-1942). Companies represented include Wentworth Gypsum Co., Newport Plaster Mining and Manufacturing Co., the Canadian Gypsum Co., and its parent the United States Gypsum Co.

Fonds also includes a 1922 map of the world showing trade routes between Canadian and Foreign ports published by the Canadian Department of the Interior (1922); black & white photographic copies of geology maps of Avondale, Hantsport, Miller Creek, St. Croix, Upper Falmouth, and Windsor (1948); and undated topographical maps of Windsor area quarries.

The material documents the mining management activities of Canadian Gypsum Company and its parent United States Gypsum Co. as they created topographical survey plans of their quarries and other assets for mining gypsum rock; studied water levels and ships’ drafts to calculate their loading capacities; and built or retrofitted ships to transport the rock to the United States and elsewhere.

Canadian Gypsum Company (Windsor, NS)

Canadian Mental Health Association, Nova Scotia Division fonds

  • MG 20, vol. 1457-1496
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1983, predominant 1958-1969

Fonds consists of scrapbooks, annual general meeting and executive committee meeting minutes, reports, financial records, constitution and by-laws, correspondence, articles and other publications created and accumulated by the Nova Scotia Division of the Canadian Mental Health Association. Fonds includes files relating to local branches in Nova Scotia, the National Office of the Canadian Mental Health Association, provincial divisions, and various mental health organizations and centres in Nova Scotia.

Canadian Mental Health Association. Nova Scotia Division

Canadian Order of Foresters, Gladstone Court No. 745 fonds

  • Fonds

Fonds consists of records documenting the court's activities, including a minute book, correspondence, membership records, and financial records.

Canadian Order of Foresters. Gladstone Court, No. 745 (Pictou, N.S.)

Canadian Red Cross Society, Nova Scotia Division fonds

  • MG 20 volumes 321-323, 1366-1369, 1519 9, 1526; Graphic: 1984-231, 1985-258.
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1985

Fonds consists of records documenting the activities of the provincial and local branch offices of the Red Cross in Nova Scotia. Includes annual reports, minute books, notebooks, newsletters, policies, newspaper clippings, secretary and treasurer's books, financial records, correspondence, agreements, committee reports, membership lists, historical notes, photographs, albums, and slides. Images include relief operations during the First and Second World Wars, Halifax Harbour Explosion of 1917, fire at Parrsboro in 1969, the Springhill mine disaster, blood donor clinics, provincial branch presidents, staff, volunteers, social and fundraising events, and the journey of Swedish immigrants to Halifax on the Walnut in 1949. Red Cross branches represented in the fonds include Halifax, Musquodoboit Valley, Rockingham, Fairview, Annapolis Royal, Springhill, and Sydney. Also includes a film produced by the American Red Cross, and articles and printed material relating to the Canadian and International Red Cross, and Junior Red Cross.

Canadian Red Cross Society. Nova Scotia Division

Canadian Society of Safety Engineering – Nova Scotia (Bluenose) Chapter fonds

  • MG 20 - Volumes 3078 and 3557.
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1968]-1989

Fonds consists of directories, membership documents, minutes, correspondence, financial records, newsletters, promotional items, and reports. The contents of the fonds document the operations of the chapter in fulfilling its mandate.

Canadian Society of Safety Engineering. Nova Scotia (Bluenose) Chapter

Cape Breton's Magazine fonds

  • Fonds

Fonds consists of audio cassettes and tape reels containing interviews, folklore, and music compiled by Ronald Caplan in the course of research for articles appearing in Cape Breton's Magazine. Most recordings are conversations with older citizens of Cape Breton, many of whom are now deceased. Under the general subject of Cape Breton history and culture, the topics include industrial history, trains and train wrecks, Mi'kmaq life, traditional songs, Sydney Steel, coal mining, musicians, community histories, Acadian culture, fisheries, labour history, supernatural tales, coal miners, hockey and other sports, shipwrecks, Gaelic traditions, reminiscences of immigrants, environmentalists, and the Canso Causeway.

Cape Breton's Magazine

Carl Bennett fonds

  • 2004-029
  • Fonds
  • 1818, 1911-1918, predominantly 1916-1918

Fonds consists of Carl's letters written to his sister and parents in Halifax while serving overseas between 1916 and 1918. He wrote several times a month and the letters describe Carl's social and military activities in detail, both in France and in England. Included are stories about fellow officers and friends, social and recreational activities such as visits to concerts and the theatre, sports, motor trips, dining out, and card games. There are also descriptions of his war experiences such as learning to fly military aircraft and being exposed to shelling, anti-aircraft guns and bombs. In addition there is a letter to John Bennett (Carl's ancestor), from his brother in Aberdeen, Scotland, dated 19 March 1818. In it Bennett describes his dangerous transatlantic voyage in a small vessel. There is also a letter to Carl from Jessie Bell of London, a cousin, who provides family information and biographical information on Carl and the Bennett family.

Bennett, Carl Norwood, 1895-1918

Carrie Best fonds

  • 2011-031
  • Fonds
  • [after 1952]-[197-?]

Fonds consists of audio tapes that include segments from Carrie Best's radio shows as well as interviews with her about her work. The contents of the fonds document her broadcasting career and record information about her life and her views on racism in Nova Scotia.

Best, Carrie M., 1903-2001

Cecil Zink fonds

  • MG 3 vol. 6166
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1912]-1967

Fonds consists of a business ledger, journal, correspondence, receipts and invoices. The contents of the fonds document Mr. Zink's business involvements and funeral work in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Zink, Cecil, 1880-1967

Central Board of Agriculture of Nova Scotia fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1818-1873

Fonds consists of records created and accumulated by the secretary of the Central Board of Agriculture, particularly during the tenures of John Young, William Scott, and Titus Smith. Fonds includes correspondence, returns, reports, accounts, notes payable, invoices, receipts, by-laws, orders, affidavits, and lists of officers. Volume 1 includes a minute book of the Provincial Agriculture Society from 1818 to 1825. Most of the records in the fonds are relating to local agricultural societies. Fonds is arranged by agricultural society name.

C.H. Johnson fonds

  • MG 1 vols. 1469A and 1538D; MG 100 vol. 169 file nos. 32 and 34; 2010-023
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1845]-[196-?]

Fonds consists of poetry, newspaper clippings, articles, bibliographies and research notes. There are also indices for a number of serial religious publications including: The Guardian, The Wesleyan, The Presbyterian Witness, New Brunswick Religious and Literary Journal, The Nova Scotia and New Brunswick Wesleyan Methodist Magazine and British North American Wesleyan Methodist Magazine. There is also significant research on centenarians taken from some of the indexed publications.

Johnson, C.H., [ca. 1878]-1974

Charitable Irish Society fonds

  • MG 20 vols. 61-70, 344-347, 1300, 1360, 1499; MG 100 vol. 26 4, MG 100 vol. 74 27, MG 100 vol.158 11, Library AK F90 .C37; Library v/f Vol 57 9,10; 1997-119, 2002-046, 2003-053, and 2010-034
  • Fonds
  • 1786-2009

Fonds consists of official records of the society, including executive minutes, committee minutes, constitution and bylaws, financial papers, presidential files, correspondence, and proposals for membership. Also includes programs, addresses and menus for Society events; publications and engravings, and a brief history of the Society compiled in digital format in 2009.

Charitable Irish Society (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

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