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Fonds · 1840-1879

Collection consists of records relating to quarantine of smallpox cases, financial returns and by-laws of local boards of health, reports of the Committee on Transient Paupers and Committee on the Bridewell, correspondence to and from the provincial secretary, warrants to the provincial treasurer, and returns of overseers of the poor to the provincial secretary. Collection also includes accounts for care of the sick and transient poor, returns of the Commissioners of the Poor to the clerk of the legislature, correspondence to and from local boards of health, petitions for relief to the House of Assembly, and accounts of the central board of health. This collection comprises records of local boards of health, the provincial secretary's office, the provincial treasurer, the House of Assembly, and the Commissioners of the Poor. Collection is arranged by subject.

Fonds · 1750-1969

Fonds consists of: Series - Case files, Series - Judgment books, Series - Jury lists and venires, Series - Jury books, Series - Process books, Series - Writs of mesne process registers, Series - Foreclosure sales of property and goods books, Series - Executions and attachments registers, Series - Judges' notes and other material, Series - Docket books, Series - Index books, Series - Minute books, Series - Proceedings books, Series - Chambers books, Series - Chambers summons book, Series - Lawyers' court costs record books, Series - Fees charged and received registers, Series - Registers, Series - Warrants of attorney register, Series - Equity chambers books, Series - Court of Commissioners Summary Trial writs of execution, Series - Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes case files, Series - Divorce cause books

Nova Scotia. Supreme Court
Fonds · 1944-1991
  • Fonds consists of: Series - Executive case and subject files, Series - Deputy minister's office case and subject files, Series - Industrial Benefits Office case files, Series - Community Economic Development Branch Mainstreet Program photographs, Series - Economic Analysis Branch case and subject files, Series - Departmental case and subject files, Series - Sydney Steel Corporation records, Series - Voluntary Planning Board minutes and other material, Series - Industrial Estates Limited administrative files
  • Series - Michael V. Knight's correspondence and other material, Series - Trade and industry project files, Series - Ministers' correspondence and other material, Series - Minister's copies of Industrial Estates Limited minute books, Series - Waterfront Development Corporation records, Series - Nova Scotia Resources Limited minutes and other material, Series - Job creation correspondence, Series - Technical and administrative services program records, Series - Halifax-Dartmouth Regional Development Plan Review records, Series - Industrial Loan Board minute book, Series - Industrial Benefits Office conference records, Series - Subsidiary agreements with the federal government, Series - Projects Division correspondence and other material, Series - Investment Canada correspondence and other material, Series - Industrial Estates Limited project files and other material
Nova Scotia. Office of Economic Development
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.)
William Dixon fonds
Fonds · [Photocopied 1989]

Fonds consists of correspondence documenting Dixon's activities as a student at the Institution of the Deaf and Dumb, including photocopies of letters to family and friends describing school activites, Halifax events, and a description of the Deaf and Dumb institution.

Dixon, William, 19th cent.
Fonds

Fonds consists of: Sous-fonds - Supreme Court at Halifax, Sous-fonds - Supreme Court on county circuit

Nova Scotia. Supreme Court
Series · 1939-1946
Part of Nova Scotia Department of Mines and Energy

Series forms part of Department of Mines and Energy fonds and consists of nine record books of applications for mining rights. Books provide the name of the applicant, a description of the land, the number and date of the application, and information on any subsequent conveyance of the licence. Applications in each book are arranged according to county. Each book also includes an alphabetical index.

Series · 1939-1968
Part of Nova Scotia Department of Mines and Energy

Series forms part of Department of Mines and Energy fonds and consists of thirty-three ledgers of applications for prospecting licences. Ledgers provide the name of the applicant, the application number, the county or district involved, a description of the land, the tract number, and information on any subsequent disposition or conveyance. Series also includes indexes to the ledgers.

Series · 1939-1957
Part of Nova Scotia Department of Mines and Energy

Series forms part of Department of Mines and Energy fonds and consists of applications for licences to search and prospect. Applications provide a description of the claim, the tract number of the land involved, and the reference map location. Applications include a questionnaire section in which the applicant provided the name of the mineral, the nature of the work involved, the amount of money to be spent on the project, the number of men expected to be employed, and the overall capital available. Series is arranged alphabetically by county and numerically by application number within each county.

Mine lease transfers
Series · 1939-1947
Part of Nova Scotia Department of Mines and Energy

Series forms part of Department of Mines and Energy fonds and consists of agreements and contracts relating to the transfer of leases. Some agreements contain copies of the actual lease in question and/or a copy of the Order in Council accompanying the transfer. Transfers involved surrendering claim to all mineral rights, titles, and other interests associated with the holding of the lease.

Mechanics' liens
Series · 1939-1947
Part of Nova Scotia Department of Mines and Energy

Series forms part of Department of Mines and Energy fonds and consists of certified copies of judgments and certificates of proceedings relating to cases involving mining companies and the Mechanics' Liens Act. Such proceedings involved the right to retain possession of a property until a debt due to a person was satisfied. Due to the legal implications of these claims, copies of the judgments were retained by the department.

Series · 1943-1952
Part of Nova Scotia Department of Mines and Energy

Series forms part of Department of Mines and Energy fonds and consists of petroleum licence applications (numbers 1-304) received by the department under the provisions of the Petroleum Resources Act. Applications provide the location of the claim, corresponding map reference, name of applicant, and whether the application was accepted or rejected. Some applications also include small maps of the claim area.

Mine lease registry books
Series · 1939-1951
Part of Nova Scotia Department of Mines and Energy

Series forms part of Department of Mines and Energy fonds and consists of three ledgers in which were registered the particulars of leases the department granted. Each ledger pertains to a different category (proclaimed, unproclaimed, and other than gold and silver). Ledger entries provide the name of the lessee, relevant dates (e.g., dates of application for, and granting and registration of the lease), the number of areas involved, information on any subsequent transfers, the name of the district, and a full description of the land.

Lease rental record book
Series · 1946-1950
Part of Nova Scotia Department of Mines and Energy

Series forms part of Department of Mines and Energy fonds and consists of one ledger of lease rents due the department. Ledger provides the name of the leaseholder, the date of the lease's expiration, the map reference, the lease number, the amount due, and the payment schedule. Ledgers also include an attached list, arranged by county, of payments received during the time period of the ledger. Ledger is indexed by the name of the leaseholder, but is arranged by district.

Operational files
Series · Microfilmed in 1971
Part of Nova Scotia Department of Mines and Energy

Series forms part of Department of Mines and Energy fonds and consists of microfilm copies of departmental operational files. Series includes reports, inquiries, investigations, surveys, correspondence, hearings, and minutes. Subjects include investigations into mining conditions, unemployment in the industry, mining accidents, and forfeiture proceedings.

Series · Microfilmed in 1971
Part of Nova Scotia Department of Mines and Energy

Series forms part of Department of Mines and Energy fonds and consists of correspondence relating to accidents, explosions, gas leaks, bumps, and other mining disasters in the province. Correspondence often includes maps, plans, reports, telegrams, and other material. Correspondence discussed the particulars of the incident and the subsequent measures taken. Reports were usually produced by the mining company involved or by the department's mine inspectors.

Mineral survey records

Series forms part of Department of Public Works and Mines fonds and consists of two volumes that recorded the particulars of departmental survey operations. Volumes provide a description of the work completed, the date, and the name of the surveyor. Some entries include related maps and plans of the area surveyed. Series also includes a variety of records relating to the surveying of gold and iron properties, the bulk of which were created by the deputy surveyor, S.H. Holmes. These records include maps, correspondence, and survey reports.

Series forms part of Department of Public Works and Mines fonds and consists of records relating to the ad hoc appointment of legal guardians, for certain patients in the Nova Scotia Hospital, who had not previously been appointed guardians under the Lunacy [Incompetent Persons] Act. Series includes the commission issued to the guardian and a few inventories of the property of the incompetent persons concerned.

Gold mill licence book

Series forms part of Department of Public Works and Mines fonds and consists of one ledger that registered gold mill licences. Ledger provides the name of the mill owner, the district in which the mill operated, the area, the date of the licence, and any relevant remarks. Ledger contains nominal indexes for the district and the licence holder.

Series forms part of Department of Public Works and Mines fonds and consists of records relating to the conducting of examinations pursuant to the certification of individuals in the industry. Series includes completed examination papers, letters of appointment for examiners, mining certificates, mining school and mining instructors' appointments, applications, and other related records.