Showing 9 results

Archival description
Eastern Shore Archives map collection
Print preview View:

E. R. Fairbault geological survey maps

Series forms part of the Eastern Shore Archives map collection. E.R. Faribault (1855-1934), was a geologist with the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) from 1882 until 1932. His life’s work was the systematic geological mapping of Nova Scotia. This...

  • Accession number: 2003.026
  • Crown Land maps

    Series forms part of the map collection and consists of maps detailing the boundaries of lands granted and crown lands in the province. As land is reverted back to the Crown, the maps are updated. This is demonstrated as a line pattern or cross-ha...

  • Accession number: 2003.026
  • A. F. Church & Co. maps

    Series forms part of the Eastern Shore Archives map collection and consists of copies of topographical maps of Halifax County published by A. F. (Ambrose Finson) Church & Co. of Granville St., Halifax in 1865. The maps were produced from actua...

  • Accession number: 2003.026
  • J. F. W. DesBarres

    Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres was born in 1729 in France. He died on October 27, 1824 in Halifax. He entered the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich (London), England in the early 1750s, where he studied fortifications, surveying, and drafting...

  • Accession number: 2003.087
  • Nautical maps

    Series forms part of the map collection and consists of reproductions of maps of the Nova Scotia’s East coast, originally charted and published by the British Admiralty. One of the maps is a reproduction of the former British Admiralty chart 2439 ...

  • Accession number: 2003.087, 2013.043
  • Industry maps

    Series forms part of the Eastern Shore Archives map collection and consists of one map of Nova Scotia indicating motor roads and recreational resources. Inshore and lake fishing areas are marked, as well as game areas for moose, deer and bear. Als...

  • Accession number: 2005.023, 2012.005
  • National Archives of Canada maps

    Series forms part of the Eastern Shore Archives map collection and consists of reproductions of maps acquired by Chrystal Kennedy from originals held by the National Archives of Canada in 2003. They consist of early maps of Nova Scotia including C...

  • Accession number: 2013.042
  • Halifax Regional Municipality maps

    Series forms part of the Eastern Shore Archives map collection and consists of one enlarged map of the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia, from about Musquodoboit Harbour to Ship Harbour. The map was given to Thea Wilson-Hammond by an employee of the Ha...

  • Accession number: 2013.044
  • Eastern Shore Archives map collection

    • Collection
    • 1749-2005

    The Eastern Shore Archives has collected a variety of cartographic materials produced by a number of different cartographers, government departments, and businesses. These materials were accumulated over time by the archives from various sources a...

  • Accession numbers: 2003.026, 2003.087, 2005.023, 2012.005, 2013.042, 2013.043, 2013.044