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              Audio recordings
              Series · 1975-2001
              Part of Lena Ferguson fonds
              Series consists primarily of audio recordings of oral history interviews with local residents of the Eastern Shore, mainly the Chezzetcook area. Also included are some recordings featuring music, concerts, Chezzetcook Historical Society events, and excerpts and information read by Lena Ferguson. 2019.014
              Collection · 1981-1987
              The Fisherman’s Life Museum is located in Oyster Pond and depicts the home and lifestyle of a local inshore fisherman in the early 1900s. It was originally the home of Ervine and Ethelda Myers and their family. It is part of the Nova Scotia Museum. The Fisherman’s Life Museum Oral History Project began in the summer of 1981 and was led by Deborah Trask. Interviews were conducted in July and August of that year and transcriptions were completed over the following six years. The primary motive for conducting the interviews was to gather information that would assist with interpretive program development for the new Fisherman's Life museum and to ensure the accuracy of the museum’s furnishings. The interviews were conducted with local residents who had substantial knowledge of the patterns of life in the area and would enable the museum to collect a wealth of oral history related to the Ervine Myers house, the museum outbuildings and site, patterns of land usage, work, and life in the community. Collection consists of transcripts and in some cases, audio cassette recordings of interviews with various residents of the Jeddore Oyster Pond area including Olive (Parker) Robbins, Percy Perry, Garth M. Hosking, Cecil F. Mitchell, and Jeannette A. (Mitchell) Hartlen. The interviews contain information regarding local history, the life of inshore fishermen in the area in the late 1800s to early 1900s, and information regarding the buildings and site that are now part of the Fisherman’s Life Museum. Collection also includes transcripts of the interviews. Accession number: 2013.064
              Frank W. Jordan fonds
              Fonds · 1885-2002, predominant 1930s-1970s
              Fonds consists of personal, business, association and institutional records relating to the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s, with a special emphasis on Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia. Included are meeting minutes, reports, and news from local associations including Heritage Goldenville Society, Royal Canadian Legion, Queen’s Lodge No. 34 A. F. & A. M., Sherbrooke Amateur Athletic Association, Sherbrooke Hockey League, St. Mary’s Boat Club, St. Mary’s Curling Club, St. Mary’s Driving Society, St. Mary’s Guest Home Society, St. Mary’s Historical Society, St. Mary’s District Rink Association and RecPlex, St. Mary’s River Association (1924-2003, predominantly 1970s-early 2000s); correspondence from the Department of Fisheries (c. 1920s); news clippings, reports, and press releases for local events including Communities in Bloom and Old Fashioned Christmas at Sherbrooke Village (1945-2002, predominantly early 2000s); maps, budgets, reports, meeting minutes, and other paperwork from Historic Sherbrooke Village (1971-1977); ledgers, news clippings, pulp samples from a local mill, and other papers related to local merchants and industry in the region (1872-2001, predominantly 1948-1968); papers from the Presbyterian, United, and St. James Anglican Churches, as well as the St. Mary’s Municipal School Board, Post Office, Library, St. Mary’s District Lions Club, St. Mary’s Memorial Hospital, Sunset Rest Cemetery, Down East Fire Fighters Association and Fire Department (1915-1996, predominantly 1930s-2000s); newspapers with Sherbrooke-related content, including the Family Herald and Weekly Star (1948), The Eastern Chronicle (1919), and Canso Breeze (1965-1966); a diary, family photographs, horse racing album, military service records, business ledgers, and personal family papers of Frank Jordan himself alongside unpublished memoirs and other papers from other Sherbrooke residents on the subject of local history; photographs, personal accounts, and newsletters about the St. Mary’s River (1900-2002, primarily concerning the 1956 flood). Also included in the collection are oral histories recorded at meetings of the St. Mary’s Historical Society (1978-1990). Fonds consists of the following series:Series 1: Andersons and Murdochs, Collected PapersSeries 2: Associations, LocalSeries 3: Department of FisheriesSeries 4: Diary (Digitized)Series 5: Emergency Measures OrganizationSeries 6: Events, LocalSeries 7: Historic Sherbrooke VillageSeries 8: Horse Racing Album (Digitized)Series 9: Business, LocalSeries 10: Institutions, LocalSeries 11: Municipality of the District of St. Mary’sSeries 12: Newspapers, RegionalSeries 13: Oral HistoriesSeries 14: Papers, CollectedSeries 15: Photographs (Digitized)Series 16: Periodicals, Collected RegionalSeries 17: St. Mary’s District Development AssociationSeries 18: St. Mary’s Historical Society and Historical MaterialSeries 19: St. Mary’s River 2020.011
              Ian Cameron collection
              Collection · ca. 1920s; 2002-2004
              Collection consists of two discs of digital audio recordings of oral history interviews of Frank Jordan, conducted by Ian Cameron between December 2002 and 2004. Contents of the recordings include: Disc 1 (recorded December 2002): Trunk 7 early 1920s; apple picking in Annapolis Valley; Sherbrooke Garage and Livery Stable; Postmistress; Dr. Monahan; Dr. Stone; James Burns and the Silver Inn; 1937 Silver Inn fire; Frank working at the Power Station; 1960s Flood of St. Mary's River. Disc 2 (recorded 2003 and 2004): 1884 Steel Bridge at Sherbrooke; Belle Baker; gas stations in Sherbrooke; Wilson's Cove; Harpellville; Liscomb Mills; Hen MacLean story; Ned Cluny named Gallbush Hill; Ned Cluny and Bruce MacDonald's uncle; Johnny MacLean's Store; Park Jordan moves the Hollingsworth and Whitney store with a horse and pulleys. Also included in the collection are negatives and prints of 50 b&w photographs taken by Tom Chisholm (b. 1901) while he was employed by the Sonora Timber Co. Images illustrate landscape and activities in the communities of Sonora and Fisher's Mills in the St. Mary's region of Guysborough County throughout the 1920s. 2017.004; 2018.008
              Series · 2003, 2007
              Part of Chezzetcook Historical Society fonds
              Series consists of inventories of the Societys records and other holdings created by Society members, including Greg LeBlancs 2003 inventory, a list of oral history interview tapes by Society member and researcher Lena Ferguson, and a list of supplements to genealogies published by Society member Msgr. F. J. Melanson. Series also contains an e-mail printout and some notes relating to the donation of the fonds to the Eastern Shore Archives.
              Fonds · [ca.1980-2011]
              Fonds consists of records of the Lake Charlotte Area Heritage Society, including records related to Memory Lane Heritage Villages planning and establishment; board and committee records, marketing, membership and community fundraising, institutional funding, research and interpretation, Memory Lane Heritage Village operation, Eastern Shore Archives, events, bound plans and proposals, oral histories, and audiovisual material. Accession number: 2010.014, 2012.017
              Collection · [ca. 1971-2012]
              Collection consists of records donated to and accumulated by the Musquodoboit Harbour Heritage Society, relating to the history of communities and inhabitants along the Eastern Shore. The records consist of interview tapes and transcripts, photographs, land records, and information pertaining to the history of industries and services on the Eastern Shore as well as heritage houses. The records consist of both original and photocopied materials. Accession numbers: 2012.001, 2013.068
              Oral histories
              Series · [ca. 1980-2012]
              Part of Lake Charlotte Area Heritage Society fonds
              Series forms part of Lake Charlotte Area Heritage Society fonds and consists of audiovisual and textual material created accumulated by the society. Series contains personal interviews and conversations with local individuals pertaining to life in the 1940s. Series also contains material consisting of interviews that formed part of research and projects intended to enhance village authenticity and interpretation. Accession number: 2010.014, 2012.017
              Oral history
              Series forms part of the Musquodoboit Harbour Heritage Society collection and consists of transcripts and cassette tape recordings of personal interviews conducted by the Musquodoboit Harbour Heritage Society with various local residents. Interviewees include Etta Mae (Gault) Hilchie, Gladys Ritcey, Lowell Gaetz, Debbie Marks, Awilda Connors, George Slaunwhite, Annie Young, Elliott Slade, Arthur Mannette, Stewart and Dorothy Rowlings, Blanche Baker, Mae Pettipas, Eva Fahie, Dollie Mosher, Clive Monk, Florence Baker, Cora Mason, Gertie Mannette, Lillian Bellefontaine, and Florence Colbert. The interviews were conducted with the goal of gaining information about the community and local residents. Accession number: 2012.001