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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 · 1911-1998
Consists of records created and accumulated by Grace Edith Forsythe primarily during her career as an educator and as a result of her involvement with the Marine Highway Historical Society, including records related to her teaching career, photographs, and material related to local history. Also included are publications produced by the Marine Highway Historical Society as well as layouts and preliminary copies. Contents also include scrapbooks, correspondence, advertisements, recipes, and material related to the Red Cross Society. In addition, fonds includes records acquired by Grace Forsythe and related to her aunt and uncle Cora (Harpell) and Sandy Myers, who owned the Salmon River House and with whom Grace lived for a time. Accession number 2010.032
Town of Liverpool fonds
Fonds · 1898-1987
Fonds consists of letter books (1899-1907) which contain mayors' and clerks' correspondence regarding town and court affairs (1899-1904); loose correspondence of town officers and employees (1922-1942); town cash book (1932-1933); Municipal Court judgement book with index (1898-1928); Town Police report log (1897-1929); record of expiry dates of town insurance policies (1950-1987); School trustees annual and semi-annual returns for urban schools and Queens County Academy (1910-1951); teachers' oaths (1941-1947); records regarding the 1947 veterans lunch which include lists of WWI, WWII vets and war brides; a photo collection of town residence, events and locations, including the construction of the high school (ca. 1950); oaths of allegiance of town officers (1952-1971); nomination forms (1954-1970); and miscellaneous receipts.
Fonds · 1864-1985
Fonds consists of school board annual records and circular (reports); banquet and graduation programs; 1929 Academy Review; 1931 editions of The Voice, the newsletter of the Yarmouth County Academy; entrance examinations; YCMHS yearbooks 1951-1985 (incomplete); and 1958-1969 class lists.
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.
Fonds · 1860-1982; predominant 1940-1982
Fonds consists of correspondence, reports, enrollment and registration material, and financial records pertaining to the administration of schools and the educational systems at the municipal level within the Municipality. Records are arranged chronologically, either according to school years, which begins in August and ends in July, or according to fiscal year. In some instances, the records are also alphabetically arranged within the year according to the names of committees, teachers, schools or school sections.
Fonds · 1942-1973
Fonds consists of a minute book for the annual business meetings of the Nictaux Falls School Section Number 34 (1942-1973). At the back of the minute book are the accounts for this school section (1943-1970). MG 100, Volume 46 #1
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
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