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Capt. Louis Anaclet LeBlanc fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1918-[197-]

Fonds consists of certificates of examination and discharge; correspondence and clippings related to LeBlanc's career; letters of recommendation; and photographs of Captain LeBlanc, the Lady Rodney and Mrs. LeBlanc.

Captain Angus N. Smith fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1893

Fonds consists of one journal kept by Smith while commanding the steamship Beta, used to record his expenses incurred and some of his activities. Also included is a short autobiography.

Captain Charles Hunter fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1891-1918

Fonds consists of discharge papers, master's papers, letters of introduction, letters of reference, offers of postings and travel documents all relating to Captain Hunter's career as a master mariner. A portrait of the barque Walter H. Wilson is o...

Captain John E. Murphy fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1866-1880

Fonds consists of three notebooks kept by Captain John E. Murphy. These include a log book and diary; a notebook of clippings and poetry regarding the Minister of Marine case; and a book of poetry written at sea. In addition, there are 9 photos of...

Captain Nehemiah Larkin fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1878-1888

Fonds consists of discharge papers, masters papers and letters of reference relating to Larkin's sailing career.

Family history

Series forms part of the Ivan R. Kent family fonds and consists of records created and accumulated by members of the Kent family. Included is The History of Pioneer Settling on Kent Island written by E. M. Kent c. 1936 as told to her by her father...

Ivan R. Kent family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1903-1999

Fonds consists of records created and accumulated by the Kent family primarily during their time spent as lighthouse keepers on Kent Island. There are also records relating to Kent family history and the family’s involvement in the Pleasant Point ...

  • Accession number 2013.021
  • Jack Baker fonds

    • Fonds
    • 1880-1986, predominant 1927-1950

    records pertaining to Jack's career as a rum runner. These consist of textual records, the wills and estate papers of both Jack and Joan Baker, and photographs of the area, residents, vessels, and his electric car. Photographs are housed in docume...


    This audio file is an excerpt from an interview with John Lapierre of Grand Desert conducted in August of 1980 by Lena Ferguson and Rosemary Eaton. The audio clip features Mr. Lapierre discussing his experience working on the schooner, the Village...

  • 2019.014
  • 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,...

  • 2019.014