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Beaton Institute - Ethnocultural Resources Inventory
Cape Breton University - MacDermaid Music and Stories
Cape Breton University - Micmac News-The complete run from 1965-1991
Dr. Thomas J. Khattar Collection
Material Culture Review
Cape Breton University - The Cape Breton News
Cape Breton University - The Thermometer
Cape Breton University - Semi-Weekly Express
Cape Breton University - The Sydney Booster
Cape Breton University - The Daily Advocate
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Cape Breton University - Glace Bay Enterprise
Cape Breton University - The Nova Scotia Gleaner
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Histoire de l'administration de Lord North, ministre des finances en Angleterre, depuis 1770 jusqu'en 1782, et de la guerre de l'Am??rique Septentrionale, jusqu'?á la paix : suivie du tableau historique des finances d'Angleterre, depuis Guillaume III jusqu'en 1784
This book contains information on the political relationship between France and Britain before the Seven Years War, including topics such as the British interest in the Faulkland Islands, political involvement of Spain, and letters written by the Governor of Massachusetts. Other chapters deal with the escalating tensions between England and France regarding the New World, with France setting up colonies in Quebec and Louisbourg, and Britain settling in New England. Other chapters deal with the American Revolution and contain several references to decisive battles fought on American soil. Several financial details and charts are also included.
Histoire de la Nouvelle France : contenant les navigations, de?çouverts et habitations faites par les Fran?ºois ?¿s indes occidentales et nouvelle France avec les muses de la Nouvelle France
These volumes contain historical information about France, the discovery of Acadia, and Acadian culture. Several sections describe the Acadian culture, religious beliefs, and opposition to the English in Nova Scotia. Some examples of historic battles are included, such as the battle of Louisbourg in Cape Breton. Other chapters include information on the French Huguenot colony in the 16th century. They also contain several charts documenting the geographic location of Acadia, as well as chapters describing the agricultural value of the land in southern Nova Scotia. The French-Canadian culture of Quebec is also discussed at length, as well as French culture within areas of the United States.
Histoire naturelle et morale des iles Antilles de l'Amerique : enrichie d'un grand nombre de belles figures in taille donce ... Avec un vocabulaire caraibe
This book contains five chapters on the history of the Antilles, as well as their inhabitants. The history of the French in the Caribbean is discussed at length, and there is also a long chapter on the Appalachians, and an account of the Carib Indians. Several illustrations and engravings are included in this text. The work of Governor Louis de Poincy on St. Kitt's Island is also lauded in this book.
Historical account of the most celebrated voyages, travels, and discoveries, from the time of Columbus to the present period
These volumes contain documentation of several voyages and journeys during the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries. Chapters include information on travels through Norway, Lapland, Iceland, and other areas in Europe, as well as the voyages of John Thevenot through Italy and the Middle East. Several sections deal with the Jesuit missions in China, tours through Copenhagen, Stockholm, and St. Petersburg, and a section on the Hudson Bay. Each of these regions are discussed at length, with a special attention placed on their resources and economies.
Historical researches into the politics, intercourse, and trade of the principal nations of antiquity
These volumes discuss several cultures in antiquity, including the Persians, the Phoenecians, and the Indians. Each one of these cultures is discussed at length, with specific details on cultural, social, and political similarities and differences among them. There is also some discussion on the religious beliefs of each population.
History of animals : being a fourth volume of Elements of useful knowledge; for the use of schools and young persons of both sexes
A zoological text, this book was written in order to teach schoolchildren about the history and description of many types of animals. Several species are discussed, including rodents, birds, and farmyard animals. A section on the human race is also included.
History of art in Ph?ônicia and its dependencies
This book details the history of Phoenician art in Syria, Cyprus, and Malta. Chapters discuss artifacts found in tombs and caves, as well as the architectural designs of these areas. Illustrations include examples of coinage, masonry, and artworks found in Phoenician areas. Other sections deal with the industrial arts, such as metalurgy, weapons, and jewelry.
History of Castine, Penobscot and Brooksville, Maine
This book contains a history of several areas in Maine, including the settlements of Pentagoet, Castine, Penobscot, and Brooksville. Chapters include topics such as the early exploration of Pentagoet by French settlers, the topography and natural history of Castine, the military history of Penobscot, as well as several documents and letters pertaining to each area. Social aspects of each of these areas are discussed, as well as the municipal governments of each. Several illustrations are also included throughout the text.
History of Jefferson County, New York : with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers
This book is a historical account of each city and town in Jefferson County, New York, from the year 1797 to the year 1878. A brief history of each area is included, as well as some biographical information on people important to the growth of these areas. Some information on the military and naval aspects of these areas is included as well. Examples of places appearing in this book are, the city of Watertown, the town of Henderson, and the town of Worth. Several illustrations are included within this text.
History of New Brunswick
These volumes deal predominantly with the history of the Canadian province of New Brunswick. They also contain information on the Acadian areas held by the French until the Treaty of Paris in 1763, as well as the capture of Louisbourg by the English, the capture of Quebec, and the settlement of Halifax. The American Revolution is also discussed, as well as the seperation of New Brunswick from Nova Scotia in 1784. Other chapters deal with the first meeting of the legislature, the constitution of the province, the lumber trade, and difficulties in dealing with local Indian tribes. The War of 1812 with the United States is also examined in detail within these volumes.The confederation of the Provinces, the British North American Act, and some history of the Catholic Church is also included.
History of Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, the Sable Islands, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, the Bermudas, Newfoundland, &c., &c.
This book is a history of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, with sections on Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, and Sable Island. Chapters include geographic information, physical aspects, government, military, and religious information about the populations. Other sections deal with the financial stability of each of these areas, and there are several charts and tables describing the financial resources of each region. Other chapters deal with the importance of the fisheries and agriculture to the economy of these areas. There are also a number of maps included in the text.
History of the 10th Royals and of the Royal Grenadiers, from the formation of the regiment until 1896
This book is a history of the militias in Canada, and specifically the 10th Battalion of Royal Grenadiers. It begins in the late 18th century, when the first Canadian parliament drafted legislation to allow armed militias to operate, after which the Royal Grenadiers were formed. Chapters detail the undertakings of this military group, including actions during the rebellion of 1838. This text also contains lists of the names of men who have served in the 10th Battalion, as well as illustrations of their flags and leaders. One chapter depicts the diary of a sergeant who served in this battalion. It illustrates how life was for the men in that regiment, as well as listing the names of men who died in the service.
History of the British colonies
The third of five volumes, this book contains information on Upper and Lower Canada, as well as several maps of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island. It also includes chapters on French-Canadian customs, the history of Canada, and some geographical information on areas such as the Great Lakes. Some military information is also presented, such as the use of militias in the different provinces. Several maps are included.
History of the Indian wars : to which is prefixed a short account of the discovery of America by Columbus, and of the landing of our forefathers at Plymouth, with their most remarkable engagements with the Indians in New England, from their first landing in 1620, until the death of King Philip, in 1679
This book contains the history of the hostilities between the settlers in New England and the local Indian populations in the 18th century. Chapters include information on the battles with several Indian tribes, such as the Peqots, Nipet, the Seminoles in Florida, and the Cree. Several instances of Indian massacres of settlers are also included, as are descriptions of a number of treaties and peace agreements with the different tribes. There is also some information on the conquest of Mexico by Cortez and the discovery of America by Columbus.
Hochelaga : or, England in the New world.
This book contains sketches of life in America and Canada, including climate, politics, and regional mannerisms. The main focus is the relationship between North America and England. Many chapters describe regions of Canada, such as Montreal, Quebec, Toronto, and Newfoundland. In the United States, cities such as Philadelphia, Washington, and Boston are discussed, as well as the religion, education, and politics in these areas. Other chapters in this book deal with the Indian populations, as well as a description of Nova Scotia and the different islands along the coastline.
Howitt's miscellaneous etchings, old & new : containing 50 designs
A collection of etchings by Howitt depicting various animals. Each of the plates also includes a signature by Howitt. All of the illustrations in this book were created between 1797 and 1812.
Hoyle's Games improved, consisting of practical treatises on whist, short whist, quadrille ... : With an essay on game cocks, and the rules, etc. at horse races, wherein are comprised calculations for betting upon equal or advantageous terms.
This book is a description of games and sporting activities during the early 19th century. Several sections deal with games such as whist, quadrille, golf, backgammon, and skittles. Each of these games is described at length, including the rules, number of players, and methods of scoring. There is also an essay discussing cockfighting and horse racing, along with betting techniques and choosing gamecocks.
Hudson's Bay, or, Every-day life in the wilds of North America, during six-years' residence in the territories of the honourable Hudson's Bay Company
This book contains a history of the Hudson's Bay Company in the Canadian Northwest, including their shipping lines, factories, the fur trade, interactions with the Indian cultures, and the skirmish between the two fur companies at Red River. Other chapters discuss hunting buffalo, the climate, travels through the West, rafting through rapids, and the continuation of the voyage in a large Indian canoe. Much information on the northern areas of Canada is also presented, as well as a number of illustrations.
Hunters of the great North
This book is a description of the time the author spent living with the Eskimos of Northern Canada. Chapters include his voyage north with a whaling fleet, learning to build an igloo, travelling in an Eskimo skin-boat, rafting down the Porcupine River, hunting polar bears, seals and caribou, and learning to create a fishing camp. Throughout the book there is much discussion of the climate of the North, as well as of the social customs of the Eskimo people. A number of photographs accompany this text.
Illustrations of the manners, customs and condition of the North American Indians : in a series of letters and notes written during eight years of travel and adventure amoung the wildest and most remarkable tribes now existing.
These volumes are a collection of letters which the author wrote while living with and studying Indian tribes in North America. The villages of Mandan and Minataree are described in detail, and the customs, rituals, and practices of the Indian populations are fully documented. Chapters include information on buffalo hunting tactics, Indian modes of dress and tradition, the symbolism of the head-dress, descriptions of paddling canoes, and tribal history. The author's travels through Mississippi and his encounters with Sioux Indians are also included, with descriptions of being shot at, as well as meeting up with a Sioux war party. Many engravings from the author's paintings are included, portraying the Indians' way of life.
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