Archival Collection

We have been hard at work processing some of our archival holdings during the winter months for the last three years in 2016, 2017, and 2018 thanks to the funding we received from grants from the Government of Canada and Library and Archives Canada.


Click here to view our First World War and Second World War photos of unidentified soldiers
Click here to view our Mystery Photos (part 2)
of unidentified people and places (processed 2017-2018)

Only a selection of archival photos have been scanned. Click one of the collections below for a description, including detailed lists of large collections of photos (MBMS-14, MBMS-24, and MBMS-25).

 Full List of Archival Holdings

-Coming soon: Inglis-Quinlan family collection description (MBMS-1)
-Coming soon: Duncan-Hayes family collection description (MBMS-2)
-Coming soon: Burgoyne family collection description (MBMS-3)
-Coming soon: George Albert Slaunwhite collection description (MBMS-4)
John McLean and Sons Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-5)
-Coming soon: Edith C. Hamm collection description (MBMS-6)
-Coming soon: Indian Point Branch, Nova Scotia Women’s Institutes collection description (MBMS-7)
-Coming soon: Mahone Bay Agricultural Society collection description  (MBMS-8)
-Coming soon: John H. Zwicker collection description (MBMS-9)
-Coming soon: Mader family collection description (MBMS-10)
-Coming soon: Mahone Machine Company, Limited collection description (MBMS-11)
-Coming soon: Mader Mining Company, Limited collection description (MBMS-12)
Edward Alexander "Ned" Harris Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-13)
Photographic Backlog Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-14) –  List of Photos in Backlog Collection.pdf
Effie Matchett Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-15)
George Alfred Westhaver Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-16)
Minnie Leone (Joudrey) Hutt Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-17)
Helen M. (Begin) Slauenwhite Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-18)
Eisenhaur’s Carriage Factory Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-19)
Cienciva Family Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-20)
Muriel (Mason) DeLong Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-21)
Thomas G. Nicol Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-22)
Nathaniel Hebb Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-23)
Marie Best Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-24) –  List of Photos in Marie Best Collection.pdf
Verna (Keddy) Russo Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-25) –  List of Photos in V. (Keddy) Russo Collection.pdf
Blockhouse Branch Nova Scotia Womens Institute Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-26)
Warren H.G. Hirtle Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-27)
Green Shutters Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-28)
Marjorie (Burgoyne) Rice Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-29)
Mahone Bay Soldiers Monument Committee Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-30)
Kinburn Boot and Shoe Company Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-31)
Mahone Bay Board of Trade Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-32)
Kenneth A. Keddy Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-33)
Ralph Moyle Thomas Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-34)
Herbert Reginald Hyson Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-35)
Ruth Agnes Wright Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-36)
James Adam Eisenhaur Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-37)
Ernst-Zwicker Family Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-38)
Eva Margaret (Eisenhauer) Zwicker Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-39)
Helen C. Hayford Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-40)
W.M. Kerr Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-41)
Frank Elam Garber Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-42)
Alice M. Hagen Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-43)
Anthony Thickpenny Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-44)
Ben S. Verburgh Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-45)
Ernst-Balcom Family Collection Description.pdf (MBMS-46)

Please contact us at 902-624-6263 or email info@mahonebaymuseum.com for more information on how to access these materials on-site, to request a detailed list of our archival photo collection, or to ask a question about one of these photographs.

We are striving to make the public more aware of our archival holdings by listing them on www.MemoryNS.ca and by sharing a selection of images from our photo collection here on our website and on our Facebook and Pinterest accounts.