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April 2014

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?
[Messrs. A. Belcher and Co.] Letter-book, 1830-1833; 520 pp., indexed; identified as outgoing correspondence of Belcher and Almon, Halifax agents for General Mining Association; addition to Messrs. A. Belcher & Co. fonds
Committee of Trade and Manufacturers of Halifax [now Halifax Chamber of Commerce] Minute-book, 1839-1843; contains minutes, reports, petitions and correspondence, concerning tariffs, trade agreements and legislation impacting business in Nova Scotia.
Nicholas OldingLetter, 5 pp., 5 Nov. 1794; Michael Collard, Westchester, New York, to Nicholas Olding [Merigomish] c/o Garrett Miller, Irish Town, Halifax
Charles Tupper49 letters, 1895-1906; Prime Minister Charles Tupper and members of his family, to Duncan MacAskill, one-time Parliamentary candidate for Victoria County.
NS Treasury Papers50 meters, 1758-1964 [predominantly pre-1900]; extensive re-description completed for 20 separate record series detailing the province’s finances; covers diverse subjects including (to name only a few) construction of public buildings and lighthouses, taxes collected from boats entering and leaving harbours, efforts to encourage local industries, etc.
NS Department of Highways 3 presentation photo albums, 1936-1938; nearly 300 b/w images, documenting paving projects undertaken for tourism development and Depression-era unemployment relief; shows farms, homes and villages throughout NS
Nova Scotia Wool Marketing Board.6 meter, textual records, recording activities of the Board from its inception in 1946 to its demise in 2005; minutes, publications, wool market information, and information on wool producers and production
Registry of Deeds. Richmond CountyDeed record books, 81 vols., 1821-1963; from the Richmond County registry at Arichat
Registry of Deeds. Victoria CountyDeed record books, 81 vols., 1851-1963; from the Victoria County registry at Baddeck