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November 2013

The 'newest' archival records available for research. You’ll find more information about each in BosaNova, our online catalogue — if what you see interests you, then make plans to visit the Nova Scotia Archives soon, for a closer look.

Fonds / collectionWhat's It About?
J. Murray Beck Research notes, manuscripts and personal papers, plus writings on Lunenburg Co. history. Beck's biography of Joseph Howe and his Government of Nova Scotia (1957) are foundation studies.
Orman E Flewelling Farmer, Wheaton Settlement, NB, Roxbury, Mass. and Halifax; 6 diaries, 1863-1899.
Joseph W. Hadley fonds Guysborough merchant and operator of the Guysborough Packet Service between Halifax and Guysborough. Account ledgers, daybooks and notebooks with passenger lists, 1848-1885.
Alexander J. O. Maguire Guysborough merchant. 3 account ledgers, 1883-1890.
George C. Piercey Halifax businessman, long-time director and officer of Nova Scotia Savings and Loan. Scrapbooks, photographs, and historical materials originally created and brought together for the company's 100th anniversary (1950); additional material until the company was absorbed into Central Trust, 1980s.
St John's Lutheran Church, Mahone Bay Church registers: baptisms (1876-1912, one register 1854-1957); marriages (1877-1912; 1917-1955); burials (1885-1956). NSA microfilms 23931 and 23932.
Fishery Commission Plans under Reciprocity Treaty of 1854 9 maps documenting agreed-upon fishery limits, allowing NS fishers access to US coastal waters.
Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission Affirmative action program and case files, 1975-1986. Accrual to existing materials.
Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations. Nova Scotia Vital Statistics Annual accrual: births 1912; marriages 1937; deaths 1962.