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A.C. Day

  • NSSXA 77-512-646
  • Item

Item is a photograph of A.C. Day, the clerk-treasurer of Cape Breton County from 1936-1970.

AEA Cygnet I

  • NSSXA 76-15
  • Item

Item is a photograph of an aerial experiment by Alexander Graham Bell. A kite built by the Bell Laboratory is tested on the frozen Bras d'Or Lakes at Baddeck Bay. It is believed that this is a photograph of the first flight of the Cygnet I, a giant kite consisting of 3,393 tetrahedral cells, which occured in December 1907.

Abbass Studios Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • ca. 1940

Fonds represents over seven decades of photography by the owners and staff of Abbass Studios Ltd.. The studio operated a portrait studio, as well as accepted contracts from newspapers and covered local events. The photographs in the fonds reflect the diverse economic, political and cultural heritage of Cape Breton.

The negatives are organized into seven series: A,B,C,D,N, DOSCO, and Portraiture (P). The N series includes the earliest images including the nitrate film negatives. The A,B,C, and D series continue chronologically until 2001 with the Portraiture ending in 2004. The DOSCO series includes photographs taken of the Dominion Steel and Coal Company during the 1950s.

Abbass Studios Ltd.

Abbie (MacAulay) MacDonald fonds

  • NSSXA MG 12.168
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1915]

Fonds consists of correspondence, including a letter from "Bob," a soldier in Fredericton, New Brunswick, during World War 1.

MacDonald, Abbie (MacAulay)


  • NSSXA 364.29
  • Item

Item is a photograph of four male students standing outside of Sydney Academy.

Ada Janet Ross Collection

  • HSCA/M C1
  • Collection
  • [1884-2000] ; predominant 1915-1918

The collection reflects Ada Janet Ross’ nursing career and wartime experience from her nursing training, through to her death and posthumous honours. The records document her time at the Winnipeg General Hospital School of Nursing, the Women’s Hospital in New York, the Selkirk Hospital, as well as her affiliations with the Manitoba Association of Registered Nurses, the Nursing Sisters, and the Canadian Army Medical Corps. The collection consists of certificates, programmes, forms, correspondence, photographs, postcards and artefacts which have been arranged into seven series.

Ross, Ada Janet

Aerial view of Sydney

  • NSSXA 77-739-873
  • Item

Item is a photograph of an aerial view of Sydney taken from the harbour looking north-east.

Aerial view of Sydney

  • NSSXA 77-740-874
  • Item

Item is a photograph of an aerial view of Sydney.

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