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Joseph Settle Halifax Explosion letter

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  • December 21, 1917

Fonds consists of one handwritten letter written by Private. Joseph Settle, while stationed at the Halifax Armouries, to Mr. F. Frankum, Montreal, on December 21, 1917. The letter provides a firsthand account of the Halifax Explosion and its afte...

  • 2014-040
  • Southwest Nova Scotia road construction photograph album

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    • 1936-1937

    Item is a photograph album of road construction workers, machines, vehicles, and community landscapes of Belliveau’s Cove, Digby County; Woods Harbour, Shelburne County; Mill Village, Queens County; East Pubnico, Yarmouth County; and Barton, Digby...

  • 2017-038
  • Notre vie sur la Rivière d’Argent 1895-1910

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    • 1962

    Item is a handwritten and illustrated memoir by Simone Stehelin, describing her experiences of travelling from France to Nova Scotia in 1895 at the age of ten and settling in her new home in the woods outside Weymouth where she lived with her pare...

  • 2016-027
  • Edward Mason Halifax Explosion letter

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    • December 14, 1917

    Item consists of one handwritten letter Edward wrote to his brother George Mason (1872-1939) in Eastern Point, Lunenburg County, NS, describing the family’s situation 8 days after the Explosion: lack of communication channels, damage to his house...

  • 2017-056
  • Levi Hart letters

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    • 1858-1865

    Items are 8 letters from Joseph Howe to his business contact Benjamin Wier & Company of Halifax, and then to the firm of Wylde, Hart & Company, also of Halifax. Written just prior and during Mr. Howe’s time as Premier of Nova Scotia (1860-...

  • 2014-026
  • George B. Hillis Halifax Explosion documents

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    • 1917 - 1918

    Items consist of a typed inventory of the possessions, furniture, décor, and food supplies lost by the Hillis family in the Halifax Explosion (Dec 31, 1917), a letter to Clara from her eldest son Gordon (Feb 23, 1918), and three photographs taken ...

  • 2017-054
  • National Defence telegrams to Bertha Avery

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    • 1944 - 1945

    Items are 4 telegrams to Mrs. Bertha Avery of 89 Edinburgh Street, Halifax, NS from the Minister of National Defence informing her that Lance Sergeant Fred William Avery was wounded in action while fighting overseas with the Canadian Army in the S...

  • 2014-024
  • Sir John S.D. Thompson, PC, KCMG, MP, QC print

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    • between 1885 and 1892

    Item is a lithographic print of Canadian Prime Minister Sir John Thompson (1845-1894) showing him standing behind his desk. The print was done by Desbarats & Co. of Montreal, Quebec.

  • 2017-064