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Charlotte County Veterans

  • CA CCA MC 895
  • Collection
  • 1931-2014

This collection contains textual material related to veterans of World War I and World War II from Charlotte County as well as news related to veterans and Remembrance Day events. Most of the items in this collection are newspaper articles, which include news stories, editorials, reprints, and obituaries related to Charlotte County veterans or Remembrance Day events. Also included are promotional documents and pamphlets from the Royal Canadian Legion, Veteran’s Affairs Canada, and the War Amps. Lastly, a piece of correspondence between the Charlotte County Archives and Veteran’s Affairs Canada is also included.

German Settlers on the East Coast

  • CA CCA MC 898
  • Collection
  • 1998

This collection contains an advertisement for a book published in 1998 on German settlers who arrived and settled on the east coast of North America. The advertisement itself contains a brief overview of the story of these settlers.

Horton Academy

  • CA CCA MC 902
  • Collection
  • 1953

This collection contains a yearbook from 1953 for Horton Academy, a co-ed residential high school located in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. This school was founded in 1828 by members of Nova Scotia’s Baptist community, and became a high school in 1926 following the closure of the Acadia Ladies Seminary. The high school was ultimately closed in 1959 as it was deemed too costly to maintain.

Horton Academy

Jackie Gibson Collection

  • CA CCA 693
  • Collection
  • 1890 - 2003

This collection contains correspondences, documents, photos, and other types of material related to Joseph and Effie Gibson and their descendants. Most of the correspondence in this collection concerns Joe Gibson, a Royal Canadian Air Force pilot and oldest son of Joseph and Effie Gibson. Many photos of him and his crewmates, his letters home from overseas, as well as his schoolwork and notes from leaning how to fly an aircraft are also included in this collection. Several items which concern the affairs of John Gibson, Joe Gibson’s younger brother, can be found in this collection. These include correspondences and legal documents related to the estate of Charlotte Gibson, his sister, as well as an agreement between John Gibson and the Canada Railroad Company concerning interest and his land. Most of the personal items and published material in this collection belonged to John Gibson as well, these include publications related to his position as a volunteer firefighter, reports of organizations he belonged to, maps of the Town of St. Andrews, notes related to his work as a stonemason, and other items.

Gibson Family