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Nova Scotia (Canada)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Item
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

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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

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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...
Dates: February 1841- June 1841

Notebook No.103 - ABSENT, July 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/103
Scope and Contents This notebook is absent from Lyell's original run of 266 Scientific notebooks. Through the work of Leonard G. Wilson, copies have been identified, and used to create this catalogue entry. This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from mid to late July of 1842 starting en route from Montreal to Boston. He then takes the Caledonia steamer from Boston to Nova Scotia. The majority of this notebook contains geologic observations of places in Nova Scotia such as Halifax, Windsor,...
Dates: July 1842

Notebook No.104, August 1842- September 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/104
Scope and Contents Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the return to London. Lyell's Own Index N[umber] 104. Index. Aug[ust]. and Sept[ember]. 1842. Nova Scotia and London. p. 3, Dickson’s Mills vertical Coal plants p. 8, - [Dickson’s Mills] section at p. 3 Bird tracks, recent p. 3, 4, 10, 58 Joggins, fossil trees p. 3 - [Joggins] shells p. 45 - [Joggins] lowest bed reddest p. 58 - [Joggins] thickness of Coal...
Dates: August 1842- September 1842

Notebook No.111, July 1843-11 August 1843

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/111
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from his travels through France (started in previous notebook, Number 110), London, and Bristol (continued in following notebook Number 112). It is dated July to Aug 11th 1843. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily field notes. The index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 113-116. Transcription note: The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own...
Dates: July 1843-11 August 1843

Notebook No.115, January 1844- May 1844

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/115
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from January to May 1844 while in London. Notes are in pencil and ink. The notebook index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 112-115. From pp.20-22, 32 - with Darwin Transcription note: The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform...
Dates: January 1844- May 1844

Notebook No.116, May 1844-11 June 1844

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/116
Scope and Contents The notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from May to June 11th 1844 while in London. It then continues through June 13th to July 27th in Scotland. Much of the content is about an upcoming trip to the United States - and also covers research on Canada. Notes are in pencil and ink. The notebook index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 112-115. Pages 67-72 is an Essay on the 'Constitution of the United States'. Lyell's own index...
Dates: May 1844-11 June 1844

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

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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