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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
Cape Breton University - The Cape Breton Digest
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Topliff's travels : Letters from abroad in the years 1828 and 1829
'Topliff's Travels' details Mr. Samuel Topliff's journeys throughout Europe in the years 1828 and 1829. Sections of the book contain letters written home by Mr. Topliff describing his experiences in Cardiff, Edinburgh, and London. A lengthy memoir section, penned by Ethel Stanwood Bolton is also included, as are some genealogical charts from the Topliff family.
Louisbourg in 1745 : the Lettre d'un habitant de Louisbourg (Cape Breton) containing a narrative by an eye-witness of the siege in 1745
A brief history of the seige and fall of Louisbourg in 1745 is contained in this book. Accounts of several battles written by eyewitnesses are included in several sections of this book, as well as information on how the French government at Louisbourg handled the threat of war. Both the French and English translations of the text are included.
Dissertations on the prophecies, which have remarkably been fulfilled, and at this time are fulfilling in the world
A collection of biblical prophecies of the Christian Church. This text discusses prophecies from the Middle East. Also included in this book are chapters on prophecies from Egypt and Jerusalem, as well as information on prophets such as Moses and St. Paul.
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.
Memorials concerning deceased Friends : being a selection from the records of the Yearly Meeting for Pennsylvania, from the year 1788 to 1819, inclusive
A collection of testimonies taken from the 1788 to 1819 meetings of the Yearly Meeting for Pennsylvania. These testimonies give biographies of persons who have passed away. Includes discussions on religion and several biblical quotations.
Canoeing in Kanuckia, or, Haps and mishaps afloat and ashore of the statesman, the editor, the artist, and the scribbler
A fictitious tale about a group of men who travel via canoe throughout Canada, this book contains descriptions of Quebec, the local population, and the struggles of navigating a canoe through the Canadian wilderness. One chapter deals with the unique Acadian culture in Canada and the habits of its people. Illustrations are included throughout this text.
The history of Greenland : containing a description of the country, and its inhabitants : and particularly, a relation of the mission, carried on for above these thirty years by the Unitas Fratrum, at New Herrnhuth and Lichtenfels, in that country
A historical account of life in the Herrnhuth region of Greenland from 1740 to 1747, this book includes discussions on the success of a Christian mission in this area, and specifically deals with the struggles to build a local church. Other chapters include information on Christianity, the geographical location of several towns in Greenland, and social practices of the locals.
Hakluytus Posthumus, or, Purchas his pilgrims : contayning a history of the world in sea voyages and lande travells by Englishmen and others
A historical text documenting information on several areas of the world, such as the Middle East and Europe. This text also discusses early Christian beliefs and philosophies, and includes tales of the author's journeys to the Indies and Greece.
The Clan Donald
A history of the Clan Donald from the year 1000 until 1800, this book describes the genealogy of the Clan, as well as important battles and legends. It also discusses the emigration of members of the Clan Donald to areas in Ireland, as well as North America, specifically Nova Scotia. Explained in these volumes are the changes from the name Donald to the MacDonald or Donaldson surname. Descriptions of the Donald family lands in the Isles of Scotland are also included.
Where was St. Patrick born? a paper read publicly by D. Macintosh MacGregor in several places
A paper published in Port Hood, Nova Scotia. It discusses the uncertainty surrounding the birthplace of St. Patrick. This book includes the theories by several Catholic priests and other religious figures.
A key to the prophecies : or, A concise view of the predicitions contained in the Old and New Testaments, which have been fulfilled, are now fulfilling, or are yet to be fulfilled in the latter ages of the world
A religious text studying the different prophecies of the Christian faith. A large section of this text is devoted to discussing the Book of Revelation as well as biblical miracles and prophecies. Some biographical information on the author, Rev. D. Simpson, is also included.
Canada : its defences, condition, and resources : being a third and concluding volume of My diary, north and south
A study of Canadian culture, politics, agriculture, and military capability during the latter part of the 19th century, this text explores many aspects of Canadian life. Information on the Province of Quebec, its economic state, and the defensive capabilities of its militia is included in several chapters, as well as specific details on the garrisons stationed in Montreal. Several chapters deal with Canadian relations with Britain, compared with America, as well as the importance of agriculture in Nova Scotia and other Maritime Provinces. Several maps and illustrations accompany the text.
Tan teladakadidjik Apostalewidjk : the akts ov the aposelz
A translated copy of the Acts of the Apostles from the Christian Bible, this book is written entirely in the Micmac language.
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.
Acadiensis is a quarterly journal devoted to the Maritime Provinces of Canada. Several sections deal specifically with Acadian culture and the deportation, as well as letters from soldiers, poems, local families, the economy of the Maritime Provinces, and several historical investigations. A number of photographs are also included throughout the collection.
The Queen of Sheba & her only son Menyelek : being the history of the departure of God & His Ark of the Covenant from Jerusalem to Ethiopia, and the establishment of the religion of the Hebrews & the Solomonic line of kings in that country
Also known as the Kebra Nagast, this is a translation of the Ethiopic text. It explains how the Hebrew religion was established in Ethiopia, where the Ark of the Covenant is now kept. The most important element in this book, however, is its discussion of the Solomonic dynasty of kings in Ethiopia, through the Queen of Sheba and her son. Chapters include information on Solomon's rule, his resignation to do the will of God, his return to Jerusalem where he founded his dynasty, and the rule of his sons. Other chapters include text devoted to the Virgin Mary, the nobles of Ethiopia pledging allegiance to Solomon, and the importance of the Hebrew religion in Ethiopia. Several religious illustrations are included throughout this book, along with descriptive text.
Memoirs of the Lady Hester Stanhope : as related by herself in conversations with her physician ; comprising her opinions and anecdotes of some of the most remarkable persons of her time
Although published earlier, this book is actually a sequel to The Travels of the Lady Hester Stanhope. It contains chapters describing many of her trips throughout the Middle East, including Syria and Turkey, as well as her adventures, such as encounters with pirates and robbers. This book contains a substantial amount of biographical information on Lady Hester Stanhope, for example, documentation of many of her superstitions. These volumes of Lady Hester's memoirs also allow us greater insight into her opinions of many of the important people of her time, such as Greek and Turkish princes, as well as the nobility of England.
Messiah : the ancestral hope of the ages, the desire of all nations, as proved from the records on the sun-dried bricks of Babylonia, the papyri and pyramids of Egypt, the frescoes of the Roman catacombs, and on the Chinese incised memorial stone at Cho'ang
Bhuddism, Shintoism, and Christianity are all discussed at length. The author attempts to find a common link among these religions within Japanese society. Also included in this book are several color illustrations of Japanese places of worship.
Naaman the Syrian his disease and cure : discovering lively to the reader the spirituall leprosie of sinne and self-love : together with the remedies, viz. selfe-deniall and faith
Bible theology is discussed at length within this text. As an advocate of Puritanism, Rogers includes several biblical references, and promotes Christian ideals and Christian religious values.
Ancient towers and doorways : being pictorial representations and restorations of masoncraft relating to Celtic and Norman ecclesiology in Scotland
Dealing primarily with Celtic architecture in Ireland and Scotland, this book includes several descriptions and sketches of Celtic towers, arches and doorways by Alexander Galletly. This is a limited edition of 300, of which this is number 279.
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