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Harry Nelson Collection

  • Collection
  • 1886 - 1975

The collection contains assorted reference materials about the history of the Truro, NS area that were acquired and/or created by Harry Nelson over his lifetime. There are 30 cm of research notes on the history of the communities of Colchester Cou...

  • 1996.21.1 - 30
  • Sherriff's Sale

    A public notice of a Sheriff's Sale at Colchester Supreme Court, Truro, January 29, 1855. Alexander Campbell, Plaintiff vs. William Bell, Defendant - to be sold at public auction 100 acres of land. Signed by Sheriff Charles Blanchard and Adams G. ...

  • 1999.94.5
  • Truro Art Society Fonds

    • Fonds
    • 1969 - 1999

    The fonds consists of 30 cm of administrative records, including annual reports, minutes, financial statements, and an additional 30 cm of scrapbooks and guestbooks that demonstrate the activities of the Truro Art Society from 1969 - 1999. Photogr...

  • 2000.68.1 - 25
  • North Colchester Railway Plan, 1890

    • Item
    • 1890

    Map of North Colchester County, NS, showing proposed railway plan. Also includes existing Intercolonial Railway, Pictou Branch, Short Line through Tatamagouche, county towns, some waterways and roads. Surveyed by D. Murphy, Provincial Engineer, 1890.

  • 2001.11.2
  • Municipality of the Town of Truro Fonds

    • Fonds
    • 1875 - 1988

    The fonds consists of assorted records created by the Town of Truro, including annual reports, Sinking Fund Investments, assessment rolls (380 cm), school board records, nomination papers, for a century from 1886 - 1988. The fonds has had accruals...

  • 2003.19.1 - 207
  • Plan of New Marsh, Lower Village, 1901

    • Item
    • 1901

    An original hand drawn map of the New Marsh, Lower Village (aka: Lower Truro, Colchester County, NS), showing numbered lots of land with owner names and acreage. Shows New Dyke Road, Soley's Creek, Cobequid Bay, Savage's Island and existing marsh ...

  • 2005.41.1
  • Enlarged Plan of Truro, 1838

    • Item
    • [1838]

    Original hand drawn map shows early downtown Truro, "Sept. 9, 1838" appears in pencil as well as "44".Shows the first streets in Truro with placement of homes and homeowner names. Includes Salmon River, Bible Hill (center), You...

  • 2007.107.1
  • Lands Belonging to Estate of the Late Dr. Wm. McCulloch

    • Item
    • 1895

    Original hand drawn map of lands belonging to the Estate of the Late Dr. William McCulloch, D.D., of Bible Hill, 1895. Includes Old Pictou Road, fence boundaries, neighboring properties, lands of Experimental Farm, buildings, and the north bank of...

  • 2007.107.2
  • 1936 Automobile Plan for the Town of Truro

    • Item
    • 1936

    1936 original reproduction map of Truro showing streets and business ads around the edge of the map. Double sided with additional information.

  • 2009.37.15b and 2012.6.3
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