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Nova Scotia (Canada)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Farm House, King's County, Nova Scotia [Canada], 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2486
Scope and Contents Photograph of a farm house and buildings in King's County, Nova Scotia, Canada in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Group of Flock Headers in Nova Scotia, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2784
Scope and Contents Photograph of a group of flock headers grazing in a wooded field in Nova Scotia in the early/mid 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Lectures on American geological history, c1879

Identifier: Coll-74/6/4
Scope and Contents Notes and text for seven lectures looking at the geological history of the American continent, looking at specific locations therein, based partly on results from American survey work. These locations were related to to other places around the world, particularly in Britain and Europe. A variety of geological formations were looked at, including that of the continent itself, considering the materials which make them up and the geological timeframe.
Dates: c1879

Notebook No.87, February 1841- June 1841

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/87
Scope and Contents This dark leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes which appear to be continuation of discussion on Touraine shells, notes of list of books to go to America, notes on correspondence sent and received, and notes on lectures. On p. 106 Lyell makes reference to Timothy Abbot Conrad's New York Geological Survey of 1840. The covers of the notebook are blank, the index is written on the last pages of the book. The following table of contents is...
Dates: February 1841- June 1841

Story about a fairy woman trying to entrap a man, September 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/135
Scope and Contents Story about a fairy woman trying to entrap a man. The man is named as Lachlan ban mac Ruari Allasdair [Lachlan Bàn mac Ruaraidh Alasdair] and one night his three servants tried not to let him go to the fairy woman. He went away anyway and she begged him to marry her but he would not. The fairy tried to hypnotise him with a gold chain and every time he refused her she grabbed him around the waist. When the cock crowed she vanished. Lachlan went to Cape Breton [Canada] and died there ten years...
Dates: September 1872

Study on the removal of French inhabitants of Nova Scotia in 1755

Identifier: Coll-1305
Scope and Contents Including bibliography this bound illustrated volume has 293 pages.

The thesis is concerned with 'one of the earliest known historical accounts of the Acadian Deportation', an account based 'on primary documents, eye-witness accounts and Acadian oral tradition'. It provides an annotated edition of the original edition of the manuscript.
Dates: 2010