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Description archivistique
Clam Bay School memoir
Pièce · 2007
Item consists of a handwritten account written by Brenda Baker about the history of the school, those who taught there during her time as a student, and the day that the schoolhouse burned down. Accession number: 2013.057
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
Eastern Shore District High School fonds
Fonds · 1966-1980
The first three series of the fonds consist of essays and research written and compiled by Mr. Patrick Milligan and Mr. D. Engram’s grade ten students at Eastern Shore District High School between 1973 and 1980 as part of a class project on local history. The essays include information about various aspects of the history of the Eastern Shore such as industries and occupations, activities, cemeteries, churches, individuals, houses, education, and family and community history. Selected essays from Mr. Milligan’s local history course, 1974-1975, were compiled into a school publication called The Shore Thing, a preliminary copy of which is included in the fonds. The purpose of the book was to introduce students to their own area and familiarize them with the history of local communities along the Eastern Shore. It was placed in the school library for the benefit of all students. The fonds also consists of yearbooks and a newspaper published by the school during the first ten years of its operation. Accession numbers 2006.003, 2012.001
Pièce · 1943-1958
Item consists of a treasurer's book of the Home & School Association of Jeddore Oyster Pond, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, covering the period from 1943 to 1958. Recorded in the book are receipts from the Association’s various income sources, as well as expenses for its various programs and events. Also included in the expenses are “equalization” fees which may have been intended for other affiliated home & school associations, and sums for the purchase or rental of a Gestetner copying machine. Accession number: 2009.039
Ford Webber fonds
Fonds · 1940-1951, 1962, 1982-1998, 1943-1962 predominant
Fonds consists of local news leaflets entitled, Webbers Shore News, published by Ford Webber, school books and scribblers, and other books belonging to Ford Webber from the 1940s. Accession numbers: 2010.017, 2013.023
Fraser Marks fonds
Fonds · 1935
Fonds consists of a number of taxidermy lessons from the North West school of Taxidermy and reflects the style of a correspondence course at this time. Accession number: 2008.007
Owl's Head School memorabilia fonds
Fonds · 1932-1953
Consists of two handmade and handwritten books entitled, The Owlet and The Work of the Owl, which were created by the students of the Owl’s Head Harbour School. The Owlet was a magazine that the students created for exhibition in Halifax with the help of their teacher. Associated editors of The Owlet are listed as being Una Palmer, Reta Palmer, and Helen Parker. It features poems, horoscopes, essays, a school prophecy, jokes, drawings including the school and its floor plan, a list of pupils, and lists of improvements made to the school in the year 1932-1933. Some of the essays in this book relate to work and life in Owls Head and include an essay on sheep farming and the breed of sheep used. The Work of the Owl is a yearbook created by the students of the Owl’s Head Harbour School. It includes the school yell, school song, songs learned during year, animated map of Owl’s Head, poetry and prose about various topics, horoscopes, humor, and drawings. Accession number 2013.005
Roy Wilson Webber fonds
Fonds · 1914-1931
Fonds consists of two school certificates of graduation; one to certify that Roy Wilson Webber passed the grade nine in 1914 and one to certify that he passed the grade ten provincial examination in Halifax in 1915. Also included is a poll tax form from 1931. Accession number: 2008.004
Grace (Williams) Forsythe fonds
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
Chezzetcook Historical Society fonds
Fonds · [ca. 1900]-2008, predominant 1974-2004
Fonds consists of records of the Chezzetcook Historical Society and its members. Textual records were created between about 1900- 1930, 1950- 1955, 1965, and 1974- 2008, but the majority date to between 1974 and 2004. Fonds includes research material, genealogical information, publications, society records regarding its operation, inventories, maps, and photographs. Accession number 2009.018.