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Correspondence
Series · 1932-1957
Part of Pleasant Point School trustees fonds
Series forms part of the Pleasant Point School trustees fonds and consists of correspondence sent to school trustees and includes a letter regarding financial and census returns, a letter to Mrs. H. M. Williams from the Deputy Registrar General dated 1957, a letter to the trustees from the Assistant Superintendent of Education from 1932, and a letter to the Secretary of the Board of Trustees from the Provincial Supervisor of Attendance dated 1932. Accession number 2013.022
Meeting minutes
Series · 1894-1928
Part of Pleasant Point School trustees fonds
Series forms part of the Pleasant Point School trustees fonds and consists of handwritten minutes of the annual school meetings of school section 79 between 1894 and 1928. Accession number 2013.022
Fonds · 1894-1957
Fonds consists of papers from the Pleasant Point School trustees. They consist of financial records including tax records, memorandums, and receipts as well as meeting minutes, teachers’ agreements, correspondence, and other school related materials. Accession number 2013.022
Series · [ca. 1750-1970], [ca. 1940-1968 (copied)]
Part of Annabel (Siteman) Ells fonds
Series forms part of the Annabel (Siteman) Ells fonds and consists of records related to the acquisition, sale, and transfer of land including deeds, grants, indentures, and petitions. Also included are notes regarding Crown Land and wills, correspondence, abstracts, a list of children brought from England and distributed on the Eastern Shore, maps, school trustee and assembly papers. Accession number: 2013.066
Lena Ferguson fonds
Fonds · 1974-2001
Fonds consists of approximately 137 hours of oral history interviews conducted by Lena Ferguson. Most interviewees were residents of the Eastern Shore region of Halifax County, particularly the Chezzetcook area. Interview topics include genealogy, local industries, occupations, music, shipping, community life, traditions, and folklore. In addition to interviews, the creator recorded school reunions, concerts, weddings, and church anniversaries. Several paper transcripts are included as well as scrapbooks featuring articles written by Lena and other newspaper articles regarding the Chezzetcook area. 2019.014
Fonds · [19-?]
Fonds consists of three series; Argyle Municipality, financial records and correspondence.
Fonds · [ca.1855-1955]
Fonds consists of records from Lower East Chezzetcook School, specifically secretary and account books documenting the assessments and expenditures of the school including teachers’ salaries and the initial construction of the schoolhouse. Accession number 2012.025
Fonds · 1968-1983
Fonds consists of the financial records of the trustees of Harbourside School of Owl's Head, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, including pages from a ledger book listing income and expenses of the trustees from January 1968 to June 1973. The ledger pages also list transactions of the trustees bank accounts from June 1977 to February 1983. Some transactions are also listed on sheets of loose leaf paper. Also included are two invoices addressed to the Harbourside School, one from Brookfield Foods and the other from the University of New Brunswick. In addition, there are two bank deposit slips and a calculator printout. Accession number 2009.042.
Education
Series · 1932-1962
Part of Grace (Williams) Forsythe fonds
Series forms part of the Grace (Williams) Forsythe fonds and consists of the minute book of the West Jeddore School trustees from 1944 to 1959, scripts of pageants that may have been performed in schools, and a periodical entitled The Canadian Red Cross Junior, Vol. XXIII, No. 10 dated 1944, which reflects Grace Forsythe’s involvement with the Red Cross Society and her efforts to establish Junior Red Cross Societies in her schools. Series also contains three books created by Grace’s students including a scrapbook of clippings of famous people created by a grade seven class in 1953, a book of stories and drawings entitled Our Story Book created by students in 1961, and a book of stories of rescue created by grade six students in 1962. Also included is a book of lesson plans written by Grace in summer school in Truro in 1942 and an article containing the autobiographical account of Dr. G. G. Sedgewick entitled, A Secret Chapter in the History of Education, which recounts the trials of a new teacher in Oyster Pond in 1900. In addition, series contains a typed copy of Grace Forsythe’s memoirs of her teaching career together with a scrapbook of photographs of students from 1932-1957, illustrating her story, and two certificates recording her completion of grades nine and ten which also list subjects studied and grades received. Accession number: 2010.032