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Tragedy of the Moose River Mine by Burns Marks

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  • ca. 1930- 1960

Item consists of a poem written by Burns Marks about an accident in the Moose River mine in which three Toronto men went into the mine and were trapped by a cave in. Local miners launched a rescue effort and two of the men were saved, however one ...

  • Accession number: 2013.063
  • Spry Bay store ledger and scrapbook

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    • ca.1890-1896

    The item was originally a ledger from a store in Spry Bay c. 1896, in which accounts and retail transactions were recorded. The store may have been owned by the Leslie family. Later, around the time of the First World War, Bessie (Gerrard) Hilchey...

  • Accession number: 2013.011
  • John Hays land grant

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    • 1786

    Item consists of a land grant for a one hundred acre parcel of land in Jeddore, Halifax County, Nova Scotia which was awarded to John Hays by the Crown. The grant is dated August-September 1786.

  • Accession number 2010.016.
  • Florence Day and Percy Palmer marriage certificate

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    • 1916

    Item consists of a copy of an illustrated marriage certificate recording the union of Percy Palmer of Owl’s Head and Florence Day of Owl’s Head, dated May 30, 1916.

  • Accession number: 2013.058
  • Albert White diary

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    • June 2, 1897- October 7, 1897

    This diary is a discrete item and is a copy of the diary written by Albert White during the course of a trip to England from June to October of 1897 to visit family and to witness and participate in the celebration of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubi...

  • Accession number 2013.012
  • Clam Bay School memoir

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    • 2007

    Item consists of a handwritten account written by Brenda Baker about the history of the school, those who taught there during her time as a student, and the day that the schoolhouse burned down.

  • Accession number: 2013.057
  • Eastern Shore Tourist Association Route 7 Marine Highway brochure

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    • ca. 1960- 1980

    This item is a brochure produced by the Eastern Shore Tourist Association, featuring information on the Route 7 Marine Highway, a scenic route that forms part of the Trunk 7 highway and stretches from Dartmouth to Canso, skirting the Atlantic coas...

  • Accession number: 2013.018
  • Avon Bayers letter

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    • 1947

    Item consists of a typed letter addressed to Avon Bayers, asking if he was interested in a job painting a house and if so, whether he could call at 44 1/2 Almon, Street in Halifax to pick up the supplies, which had already been purchased. The lett...

  • Accession number: 2013.062
  • Jeddore Oyster Pond Home & School treasurer's book

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    • 1943-1958

    Item consists of a treasurer's book of the Home & School Association of Jeddore Oyster Pond, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, covering the period from 1943 to 1958. Recorded in the book are receipts from the Association’s various income sources, a...

  • Accession number: 2009.039
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