Nova Scotia : Reports on Archives : 1709-1917.

Call Number: HIL-MICL FC LFR .H3J3N6
Category: Family
Creator: Hannay, James, 1842-1910.
Description: 2 microfilm textual records (4 volumes) ; 35 mm
            Dr. James Hannay was asked by the Minister of Agriculture to examine and prepare a Report on the Historical Material in the Maritime Provinces Available for a History of Canada. One of the reasons for selecting Nova Scotia, in the Minister's view, was that it was "the mother colony of the Maritime Provinces."            
            Reel 1: Volumes 1 and 2 are entitled Hannay's Reports, 1903-1908 and are a partial calendar of the contents of the Provincial Archives of Nova Scotia. Included are: county information; newspapers; books; pamphlets; manuscripts; the Akins Collection; Prince Edward Island documents; St. Paul's Church (Anglican) Parish Books; the Dodd Papers; military letter books and order books; maps and plans; Crown Land Office records; Charles LaTour documents; Index to Papers Relating to Nova Scotia Loyalists; military archives in Halifax; and papers relating to the Intercolonial Railway. 

Volume 3 is entitled Hannay's Report on Parish Registers (1908).

Reel 2: Volume 4. Inscriptions on tombstones, 1709-1917. The records in this volume are arranged alphabetically by town as follows: Bridgetown, Brooklyn, Caledonia, Port Medway, Chester, Chipman's Corner, Clementsport, Cornwallis, Digby, Falmouth, Grand Pre, Lower Granville, Granville, Kentville, Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, Milton, Mount Denson, Newport, Shelburne, Wilmot and Wolfville.

Originals: The original records are held by the National Archives of Canada.
Archival Ref. No.: NAC MG 9, B 7. Reel C-2217.
Finding Aids:
            A microfilm shelf list is available in print.            
Electronic Finding Aid Record: Hannay, James Shelf List.pdf
Notes: Researchers may wish to consult a related work: Hannay, James. New Brunswick : Reports on Burying Grounds : 1908. MIC-Loyalist FC LFR .H3J3N4.
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