Reference Library

We have a wide variety of books available at the museum in our Research Room, including the list below.

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TitleAuthorDate PublishedCategoryOther Topics
Museum Visitor EvaluationRoss L. Loomis1987Museum ResourcesMuseum Resources
Lunenburg: An Inventory of Historic BuildingsWilliam Plaskett1984Architecture/Heritage PropertiesArchitecture, Buildings
Treasures From Japan (1997 Exhibition Catalogue)London (Ontario) Regional Art & Historical Museums1997CeramicsJapanese Culture, Museum Resources
In Style - Celebrating 50 Years of the Costume InstituteJean C. Druesedow1987Clothing, Textiles
Modesty to ModK.B. Brett1967Clothing, Textiles, Canada
No Place Like Home: Diaries and Letters of Nova Scotia Women 1771-1938Margaret Conrad, Toni Laidlaw, and Donna Smyth1988Female Perspective, 1700s, 1800s, 1900s
Rogers' Photographic Advertising Album: Halifax 1871 (2nd Edition)Heritage Trust of Nova ScotiaPhotosPhotography, Business, Halifax
The Simeon Perkins House: An Architectural Interpretation 1767-1987Allen Penney1987Liverpool, Historic Sites, Architecture
The Story of ManJ.W. Buel1890Ethnology, Human Race, Theory
The World of William Notman: The Nineteenth Century Through a Master LensRoger Hall, Gordon Dodds, Stanley Triggs1993Biography, Photography
English and Scottish Earthenware (1660 - 1860)G. Bernard HughesCeramicsCeramics, Pottery, Antiques, Collecting, England, Scotland
The Mapmaker's EyeJoan Dawson1988Cartography, Geography, Nova Scotia, Mapping
In Search of a Heritage: The Early German Settlers of Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia and the Eisenhauer FamilyP.F. EisnorGermany, Colonization, Genealogy
History of the County of LunenburgMather Byles DesBrisay1980Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
Historic Communities: Customs and TraditionsBobbie Kalman and Tammy Everts1994PhotosChildren, North American, Settlers
Historic Communities: 18th Century ClothingBobbie Kalman1993ChildrenChildren, North American, Settlers, Clothing
The History of Natural Resources and Native Beauties of Markland or Nova ScotiaRobert R. MacLeod1902
The Heirloom GardenJo Ann Gardner1992Flowers, Gardening, Farming, USA
The Giles House & Foreign Protestant ConnectionsElizabeth CourserGenealogy
Thy Dwellings FairAllan Duffus, Edward MacFarlane, Elizabeth Pacey, George Rogers1984Churches, Historic Sites, Nova Scotia
Curatorial Report Number 27: Gardens of Shelburne Nova Scotia 1785 - 1820Mary MacKay Harvey1975GenealogyFlowers, Gardening, Farming, Nova Scotia
County Profile: LunenburgDepartment of Development1973Lunenburg, Demographics, Way of Life
Buildings of Old LunenburgTerry James and Bill Plaskett1996Lunenburg, Architecture
Children Everywhere: Dimensions of Childhood in Early 19th Century New EnglandJack Larkin1991ChildrenChildren, USA
Collector's LuckAlice Van Leer Carrick1920CeramicsAntiques, Collecting
The Lyle Antiques Identification GuideLyle Publications1981CeramicsAntiques, Collecting
The Sea In My Blood: The Life and Times of Captain Andy PublicoverCaptain James and Margaret Richards with Eric Hustvedt1986Shipbuilding & SeafaringBiography, Sailor, Shipbuilder, Sea Life
St. Andrews Heritage Handbook: A Homeowner's Guide to Exterior Renovation and Maintenance of Local BuildingsM. Aileen Smith, Phoebe Anne Magee1980Architecture/Heritage PropertiesArchitecture, New Brunswick
Everday Collectibles ChinaDorothea Hall1990CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Ceramics, China
Introduction to Museum Work G. Ellis Burcaw1987Museum ResourcesMuseum Resources
Introduction to Museum Work G. Ellis Burcaw1975Museum ResourcesMuseum Resources
The Challenges of Exhibit Design for Diverse Audiences1997Museum ResourcesCanada, Design, Museum Resources
South Shore Phrase BookLewis J. Poteet1988Local HistoryNova Scotia, Linguistics, Phrases
Steady As She GoesDolly G. Newcomb1996Shipbuilding & SeafaringBiography, Sailor, Shipbuilder, Nova Scotia, Captain Andy Publicover
Stories From the Six Worlds: Micmac LegendsRuth Holmes1988Mi'kmawNative History, Mythology, Religion, Aboriginal History, Nova Scotia
Tales Retold Under the Old Town ClockWilliam Coates Borrett1957General HistoryHalifax, Nova Scotia
The Book of Canadian AntiquesDonald Blake Webster1974CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Canadiana, Canada
The Christmas Heritage of Old SalemFlora Ann L. Bynum1983USA, Massachusetts, Moravian, Historic Sites
The Concise Guide to British Pottery and PorcelainGeoffrey A. Godden1990CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Ceramics
The First Nova ScotianMark Finnan1997Biography, Sir William Alexander, Annapolis Valley, Settlers
The Garb of Country New Englanders 1790 - 1840Catherine Fennelly1966New England, Textiles, Clothing, USA, Settlers
Nova Scotia Genealogical Sources County Guide Series No. 3 - Lunenburg CountyPhilip L. Hartling1989GenealogyGeneaology, Lunenburg, Research, Nova Scotia
The Impecunious House RestorerJohn T. Kirk1984ArchitectureRestoration, Renovation, Design, Architecture
The Island Family HarrisRobert C. Tuck1983Prince Edward Island, PEI, Biography, Emigration, Immigration, Charlottetown
The Mystery of the Lost AnchorMichael Murray and Ivan Murphy1993ChildrenFiction, Children
The Native Peoples of Atlantic CanadaH.F. McGee1983Mi'kmawNative History, Aboriginal, Micmac, Beothuk, Colonialism, Nova Scotia
The Old Man Told UsRuth Holmes Whitehead1991Mi'kmawNative History, Micmac, Aboriginal, Nova Scotia
The Tancook Schooners: An Island and Its BoatsWayne M. O'Leary1994Shipbuilding & SeafaringShipbuilding, Sea Life
Treasures of the George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic ArtMeredith Chilton and J.P. Palmer1984CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Ceramics, Art
The Westhaver Family 1490-1990Rev. Clyde G. Westhaver1990GenealogyGenealogical Research, Genealogy, Lunenburg
They Planted Well: New England Planters in Maritime CanadaMargaret Conrad1988General HistoryEmigration, Immigration, Settlers, Farming, USA, Canada
Those Were the DaysPauline M. Veinot1995Local HistoryLunenburg, Social History, Nova Scotia
Welcome to Oak IslandOak Island Exploration Co.1995Local HistoryTour, Guide, Booklet
Western Shore, Gold River, Martin's PointWilla J. Kaizer1992GenealogyGenealogy
This is Nova ScotiaWill R. Bird1950General HistoryTravel, Guide, Nova Scotia
These Are the MaritimesWill R. Bird1959Travel, Guide
The Willow Pattern StoryAlan Drummond1992ChildrenFiction, Children
The Potters' View of CanadaElizabeth Collard1983CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Ceramics, Pottery, Canadiana, Art
The Old China BookN. Hudson Moore1980CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Ceramics, Pottery, Porcelain, British, England
The History of Charity Lodge, Mahone Bay, Nova ScotiaRobert A. Robar1990Freemason, Masonic
The "Foreign Protestants" and the Settlement of Nova ScotiaWinthrop P. Bell, M.A., Dr. Phil.1990Settlers, German
The First American CookbookAmelia Simmons1984USA, Cooking, Culinary, Food, Settlers
Surgeons, Smallpox and the Poor: A History of Medicine and Social Conditions in Nova Scotia, 1749-1799Allan Everett Marble1993General HistoryMedical Care, Disease, Health, Doctors, Nova Scotia
Southern Bible: Settlers of Lunenburg and Queens Counties, Nova ScotiaScott Winston Teal1992GenealogySettlers, Nova Scotia
Shelburne County Scrapbook: Volume 1, Pre - 1920Scrapbook Committee of the Shelburne County Museum1992Photography, Newspapers
Shelburne County Scrapbook: Volume 2, 1920 - 1945Scrapbook Committee of the Shelburne County Museum1993Photography, Newspapers
Separate Spheres: Women's Worlds in the 19th Century MaritimesJanet Guilford, Suzanne Morton1994Women's History, Social History
Sails of the MaritimesJohn P. Parker1976Shipbuilding & SeafaringShipbuilding, Schooners, Sea Life
Reports on Selected Buildings in Mahone Bay, Nova ScotiaRonald McDonald1977Historical Research, Architecture, Mahone Bay
Recipes and Memories 1753-1994Ladies Auxiliary, Blockhouse Volunteer Fire Dept.1994Local HistoryRecipes, Cookbook, Cooking, Food
Pre-Confederation, Volume 2P.B. Waite1965General HistoryCanadian History, Confederation, Canada
Pottery and Porcelain TablewaresJohn P. Cushion1976CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Ceramics
Planters and Pioneers: Nova Scotia 1749 to 1775Esther Clark Wright1982General HistoryGenealogy, New England, Settlers
Off-Trail in Nova ScotiaWill R. Bird1956General HistoryTravel, Guide, Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia: Shaped by the Sea - A Living HistoryLesley Choyce1997Shipbuilding & SeafaringHistory, Colonialism
Place Names of Atlantic CanadaWilliam B. Hamilton1996General HistoryNova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador
Old Nova Scotian QuiltsSharon MacDonald, Scott Robson1995Textiles, Patterns, Sewing
Phillips Guide to English Porcelain of the 18th and 19th CenturiesJohn Sandon1989CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Pottery, Ceramics
Nineteenth Century Pottery and Porcelain in CanadaElizabeth Collard1984CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Ceramics, Canadiana
Mi'kmaq & Maliseet: Cultural Ancestral MaterialStephen J. Augustine2005Mi'kmawNative History, Micmac, Artifacts, Canada
Maritime AntiquesAlan Major1981CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Nautical
Mahone Bay 225th Anniversary1979Local HistoryPhotography, Settlers, Mahone Bay
Lunenburg: An Illustrated HistoryBrian Cuthbertson1996Local History
Gingerbread & House Finish of Every DescriptionBarbara R. Robertson1990Architecture/Heritage PropertiesArchitecture, Nova Scotia
Loyalist Foods in Today's RecipesEleanor Robertson Smith1990GenealogyFood, Cookbook, Cooking, Nova Scotia
Louisa's DiaryDale McClure1989DiariesSocial History, Women's History,Diaries, Memoirs, Letters, and Biographies
Legacy of a German PeasantScott Wilson Teal1993GenealogyGenealogy, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
King's Bounty: A History of Early ShelburneMarion Robertson1983United Empire Loyalists, Shelburne, Nova Scotia
Just For Nice: German - Canadian Folk ArtMagnus Einarsson and Helga Benndoff Taylor1993Folk Art, Canadiana, Germany
Heritage Fights BackMarc Denhez1978Historic Sites, Canada, Heritage Properties
Earth Red: Tales of the Mi'kmaqMarion Robertson2006Native History, Aboriginal, Stories, Mythology
Island PainterMoncrieff Williamson1983Biography, Robert Harris, Prince Edward Island, PEI, Victorian, Canadian, Canada
Intimate Fragments: An Irreverent Chronicle of Early HalifaxRobert E. Kroll1985DiariesNova Scotia, Social Life, Customs
Interior Decorative Painting in Nova ScotiaCora Greenaway1986Architecture/Heritage PropertiesArt, Decoration, Paint, Nova Scotia
House HistoriesSally Light1989Historic Sites, Research Guide, Dating, Architecture
Forts of CanadaAnn - Maureen Owens and Jane Yealland1996ChildrenCanadian History, Canada, Children
A Family Tree of WesthaversRev. Clyde G. Westhaver1997GenealogyGenealogical Research, Genealogy, Lunenburg
An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of British Pottery and PorcelainGeoffrey A. Godden1985CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Ceramics
Sotheby's Concise Encyclopedia of PorcelainDavid Battie1990CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Pottery, Ceramics
Royal Wedding AlbumTrevor Hall1981Royal Family, England, Prince Charles, Princess Diana
History of the Lunenburg Fishing IndustryB.A. Balcom1977Nova Scotia, Fishery, Sea Life
Peterson Flash Guides: Atlantic Coastal BirdsRoger Tory Peterson1996Birdwatching, Ornithology
Peterson Flash Guides: Backyard BirdsRoger Tory Peterson1996Birdwatching, Ornithology
Meyer's Ornament: Victorian Bible of DesignFranz Sales Meyer1974Decoration, Ornamentation
Houses of Nova ScotiaAllan Penney1989Architecture/Heritage PropertiesArchitecture, Architectural History
The Tancook Whaler: Origins, Rediscovery, RevivalRobert C. Post1985Shipbuilding, Maine Maritime Museum, Schooner, Sea Life
The Early Dwellings of Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia 1754 - 1850Marina Cavanaugh Yeadon1995Architecture/Heritage PropertiesArchitecture, Settlers
The Diary of Sophia MacNabCharles Ambrose Carter and Thomas Melville Bailey1968DiariesHistorical Perspective, Women, Diary, Letters, Memoirs
The Book of RuthRobert Critchlow Tuck1998GenealogyBiography, Genealogy, Mahone Bay
Georgian HalifaxElizabeth Pacey1987Architecture/Heritage PropertiesArchitecture, Architectural History
Glooscap LegendsStanley T. Spicer2006Mi'kmawNative History, Aboriginal, Micmac, Mythology, Legends, Landmarks, Nova Scotia
Great Expectations: The European Vision in Nova ScotiaMary Sparling1980General HistoryArt, Art History, Nova Scotia
Genealogical Research in Nova ScotiaTerrence M. Punch1983GenealogyGeneaology
Footsteps on Old FloorsThomas H. Raddall1987Legends, Folk Tales, Nova Scotian Folklore, Fiction
Following the SeaBenjamin Doane1987Shipbuilding & SeafaringBiography, Legends, Folk Tales, Nova Scotian Folklore, Fiction
Going LobsteringJerry Pallotta, Rob Bolster1990ChildrenFiction, Children
Forestry Images of Lunenburg CountyMillie Evans, Linda Bedford, Miles Russell, Edith Wolter1996Photography, Local Activities Related to Forestry
Gothic DreamsRobert C. Tuck1978Architecture/Heritage PropertiesBiography, William Critchlow Harris, Canada, Architect, Architecture, Late Victorian
Encyclopedia of British Pottery and Porcelain MarksGeoffrey A. Godden, F.R.S.A.1964CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Ceramics, Manufacturers
European CreamwareJana Kybalova1989CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Pottery, Ceramics
Glass in Canada, First One Hundred YearsGerald Stevens1982CeramicsAntiques, Collecting
Early Canadian TimekeepersJane Vakaris and James E. Connell1993General HistoryClocks, Watches, Watchmakers, Canada
Early ArtisansBobbie Kalman1992PhotosChildren, Early Crafting Methods, Blacksmithing, etc.
Courage in the StormThomas Raddall1995ChildrenChildren, Fiction
Costume Guide and SuggestionsMary Eliza Franklyn1978Textiles, Costumes, Clothing
Collecting LustrewareGeoffrey A. Godden1991CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Ceramics, Pottery, Porcelain
Cemetery Inscriptions for Lunenburg County, 2nd Series Volume BSouth Shore Genealogical Society1995GenealogyEpitaphs, Graveyards, Genealogy
Cemetery Inscriptions for Lunenburg County, 2nd Series Volume ASouth Shore Genealogical Society1995GenealogyEpitaphs, Graveyards, Genealogy
Cemetery Inscriptions for Lunenburg - Queens - Shelburne Counties, Volume 3South Shore Genealogical Society1985GenealogyEpitaphs, Graveyards, Genealogy
Carleton House: Living History in HalifaxPaul A. Ericksson and Graeme F. Duffus1997Architecture/Heritage PropertiesHistoric Building
Canadian Folk Art: Old Ways in a New LandMichael Bird1983Folk Art, Canada, Canadiana
British Royalty CommemorativesDouglas H. Flynn and Alan H. Bolton1994Royal Family, Events, Britain, England
Bluenose GhostsHelen Creighton1957Folklore, Folk Tales, Legends, Ghost Stories, Fiction
Bluenose II: Saga of the Great Fishing SchoonersL.B. Jensen1994Shipbuilding & SeafaringNautical, Fishery, Drawings, Plans, Shipbuilding, Sea Life
Perkins' Hearth Cookbook 1759 - 1959Zion Guild1959GenealogyLiverpool, Cooking, Culinary, Food, Nova Scotia
Blue Willow: An Identification and Value GuideMary Frank Gaston1990CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Pottery, Ceramics
Blue and White Transfer Ware 1780 - 1840A.W. Coysh1982CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Pottery, Ceramics
Bennington Pottery and PorcelainRichard Carter Barret1958CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Ceramics
Baptisms, Marriages and BurialsJean M. Holder1983GenealogyGenealogical Research, Geneaology, Halifax
Bank of Montreal 167th Annual ReportBank of Montreal1984Annual Report
Antique Furniture by Nova Scotian CraftsmenGeorge MacLaren1975CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Industry
American Ceramic Circle Journal, Volume 7Meredith Chilton, Olive Koyama1989CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Pottery, Porcelain
An Illustrated Dictionary of CeramicsGeorge Savage and Harold Newman1985CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Pottery
An Atlantic Album: Photographs of the Atlantic Provinces, before 1920Scott Robson and Shelagh MacKenzie1985PhotosPhotography, History, Travel, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
A Nova Scotian's Guide to Built HeritageArchitecture/Heritage PropertiesArchitecture, Historic Sites
A Model PastorKeith Eaton1993General HistoryBiography, Rev. Frank Eaton, Bridgewater, Wolfville, Acadia, Baptists, Nova Scotia
A Historical Study of the BACAP WaterwaysM.S. Ernst1996Local HistoryMahone Bay Watershed, Environmental Conditions and Protection
A Forgotten Industry: A Short History of Shipbuilding in Mahone BayMahone Bay Founders Society1996Shipbuilding & SeafaringPioneers, Settlers, Schooners, Shipbuilding, Sea Life
A Field Guide to American HousesVirginia and Lee McAlester1991Architecture, USA, Domestic, Guide, Travel
A Collector's Guide to Nineteenth - Century JugsKathy Hughes1985CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Pottery, Photographs
Through the YearsKathryn Elinor Knox1994Local HistoryBridgewater, Olive and Taylor Drugstore, Social History
The American Frugal HousewifeLydia Maria Child1833Social History, Women
What Style is it? A Guide to American ArchitectureJohn Poppeliers, S. Allen Chambers Jr., Nancy Schwartz1983ArchitectureArchitecture
A Primer on New England's Colonial ArchitectureIsabella Hagelstein1983ArchitectureArchitecture
The Island Magazine: William Harris and his Island ChurchesRobert C. Tuck1977Biography, William Critchlow Harris, Church Architecture
Old WedgwoodWedgwood Club1935CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Ceramics, Pottery
A History of Early Nova ScotiaPeter McCreath and John Leefe1990Colonialism, Acadians, Annapolis Royal
Colour Lunenburg CountyLunenburg Co-operative Nursery SchoolChildrenColouring, Children
An Alphabet Colouring BookThe Colonial Williamsburg Foundation1991ChildrenColouring, Children
The Story of the Wedgewood Willow Pattern PlateHarry Barnard19??CeramicsAntiques, Collecting, Ceramics, Pottery, Blue Willow
Help! For the Small Museum: Handbook of Exhibit Ideas and MethodsArminta Neal1969Museum ResourcesMuseum Resources
The Wells Our Fathers DiggedCanon E.A. Harris, D.D.Local HistoryBiography, E.A. Harris, Religion, Mahone Bay
A Map of the Province of Nova ScotiaDepartment of Natural Resources1992General HistoryCartography, Geography, Nova Scotia
Interpretation of Historic SitesWilliam T. Alderson, Shirley Payne Low1985Museum ResourcesInterpretive Programs, USA
Life How Short Eternity How Long: Gravestone Carving and Carvers in Nova ScotiaDeborah Trask1978General HistoryEpitaphs, Graveyards, Styles of Gravestones and Carvers
The Glorious AdventureRobert F. ZinckShipbuilding & SeafaringSea Life, Shipbuilding, Mahone Bay, John MacLean
Lunenburg CountyTerry James1991PhotosPhotography, Lunenburg County
History of Trinity United Church, Mahone BayFlemming Holm2005Religion, Mahone Bay
Halifax: An Affectionate PortraitFrances Davies, A.R.P.S.1977PhotosNova Scotia, Photography, Halifax
HalifaxSherman Hines1981PhotosNova Scotia, Photography, Halifax
Historic HalifaxAlvin Comiter, Elizabeth PaceyArchitecture/Heritage PropertiesNova Scotia, Photography
Ned Harris' Letters from Mahone Bay 1884 - 1889Robert Tuck2001Local HistoryReligion. Letters, Mahone Bay
Journal of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, Volume 8Brian Cuthbertson2005General HistoryLocal History, Women, Volunteer Nursing, Halifax Wharf, Starr Manufacturing, Joseph Howe, Samuel Canard, Canadian Multiculturalism, Genealogy, David Archibald, Nova Scotia
Journal of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, Volume 2Brian Cuthbertson1999General HistoryLocal History, Growing Up, Alderman Thomas Spence, Halifax, Swan Hunter, Confederate Sympathizers, Grand Parade, King's College, Naval Yard, Corporal George Liston, Architecture, Hospital, Schooner Severn, Almons, Nova Scotia
Journal of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, Volume 3Brian Cuthbertson2000General HistoryNorth End City Mission, James McGregor Stewart, South End, North West Arm Land Company, Abraham Gesner, Indian Commissioner, Crystal Palace, Nursing School, Rockefellar, Rhinelander, Yorkshire Settlement, Chignecto, Eugene Meuse's Carding Bee, Reverend William James Clarke, Blind Piper of Gairloch, Almons, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Letters from Sea 1882 - 1901: Joanna and Lincoln Colcord's Seafaring ChildhoodParker Bishop Albee, Jr.1999Sea Life, Memoirs
The Diary of Deacon Elihu Woodworth 1835 - 1836Frederick Irving Woodworth, Watson Kirkconnell1972DiariesWolfville, Presbyterian Church, Religion,Diaries, Memoirs, Letters, and Biographies
A Victorian Lady's Album: Kate Shannon's Halifax and Boston Diary of 1892Della Stanley1994DiariesLetters, Memoirs, Women, Biography, Diaries
The Forgotten Art of Building and Using a Brick Bake OvenRichard M. Bacon1981USA, North American History, Crafting
The Diary of Sarah Clinch: A Spirited Socialite in Victorian Nova ScotiaMeghan Hallett2001DiariesBoston, Halifax, Windsor, Cornwallis, Women,Diaries, Memoirs, Letters, and Biographies
Baptist Heritage in Atlantic Canada: The Journal of Henry AllineJames Beverley, Barry Moody1982DiariesBiography, Diary, Falmouth, Diaries, Memoirs, Letters, and Biographies
Memoir of Mrs. Eliza Ann Chipman, Wife of the Rev. William Chipman, of Pleasant Valley, CornwallisAllen B. and Carolene E.B. Robertson1989DiariesKing's County, Baptist, Diary, New England, Planters,Diaries, Memoirs, Letters, and Biographies
Vanishing CanadaRick Butler1980PhotosPhotography, Historic Photographs, Archival, Canada
The EdwardiansPeter Brimacombe2005Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, King Edward, Queen Alexandra, Winston Churchill,
Swiss-German and Dutch-German Mennonite Traditional Art in the Waterloo Region, OntarioNancy-Lou Gellermann Patteron1979PhotosNational Museum of Man: Mercury Series, Canada
From the Heart: Folk Art in CanadaJean-Francois Blanchette, Magnus Einarsson, Stephen Inglis, Wesley Mattie, Philip Tilney1983Canadian Culture, Crafting, Woodworking, Painting, Smithing
Loyalist Dress in Nova Scotia 1775 - 1800Mary Archibald, Elizabeth de Molitor, Cathy Holmes, Finn Bower1982Textiles, Diagrams, Clothing
Historic Communities: Children's Clothing of the 1880sDavid Schimpky, Bobbie Kalman1978ChildrenTextiles, Clothing, Children, Illustrated
Late Georgian Costume: The Tailor's Friendly Instructor and the Art of Tying the CravatJ. Wyatt, H. LeBlanc1991Textiles, Clothing, Diagrams
The Artist Herself: L'Artiste Elle-MemeAlicia Boutilier, Tobi Bruce2015Women, Art, Canada
Inside Out: A Brief History of UnderwearShelley Tobin2000Women
Shades of WhiteLaurie Thomson1997Knit, Crochet, Needlework, Textiles
The Dread Crew: Pirates of the BackwoodsKate Inglis2009ChildrenFiction
Chistmas with the Rural MailLance Woolaver1979ChildrenPoetry
Pioneer DictionaryBobbie Kalman, Jane Lewis2000PhotosIllustrations, Terminology, Settlers
Historic Communities: Old-Time ToysBobbie Kalman, David Schimpky1995ChildrenDie Cast, Wooden
Historic Communities: Games From Long AgoBobbie Kalman1995ChildrenOutdoor, Party, Table Games, Board Games
Historic Communities: The KitchenBobbie Kalman1993ChildrenTraditional Roles, Cooking
Historic Communities: Tools and GadgetsBobbie Kalman1992ChildrenTraditional Hand Tools
Forts of CanadaAnn-Maureen Owens, Jane Yealland1996ChildrenSettlers, Military
Historic Communities: Visiting a VillageBobbie Kalman1993ChildrenGristmil, Sawmill, Woodworking, Metalworking
Mahone Bay, Nova ScotiaSherman Hines2002Photography, Mahone Bay
Peoples of the Maritimes: GermansDr. Gertrud Waseem2000General HistoryEurope, Halifax, Emigration, Immigration, Settlers, Lunenburg
A History of Hockey on the South ShoreKie MacIsaac2010Hockey
Images of our Past: Historic ShelburneSarah Acker, Lewis Jackson2001Historic Houses, Sea Life, World War, Photography
This Good Looking Land: 117 Sketches of Nova ScotiaTom Forrestall1978PhotosArt, Drawing, Painting
Dear Old Mahone: Historic Images of Mahone Bay, NS and Surrounding CommunitiesMahone Bay Settlers Museum2004PhotosPhotography, Mahone Bay
Mahone Bay 1754 - 2004: Anniversary Cookbook250th Anniversary Cookbook Committee2004Cookbook, Culinary, Recipes, Mahone Bay
A History of Martin's Brook (1753 - 2008): A Community in TransitionClyde G. Westhaver, J. Christopher Young2009Local HistoryGenealogy, Settlers
European Origins and Colonial Travails: The Settlement of LunenburgPaul and Eva Huber2003Lunenburg, Colonialism, Settlers, German
Churches of Nova ScotiaRobert Tuck2004Architecture/Heritage PropertiesReligion, Architecture
Historic Lahave River ValleySheila Chambers, Joan Dawson, Edith Wolter2004Photography, History
Johnny Bluenose at the PollsBrian Cuthbertson1994General HistoryElection, Nova Scotia
Historic LunenburgMike Parker1999Photography
Songs and Ballads from Nova ScotiaHelen Creighton1966General HistorySongs, Ballads, Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia's Lost HighwaysJoan Dawson2009General HistoryNova Scotia
At the Great Harbour: 250 Years on the Halifax WaterfrontArt Gallery of Nova Scotia1999General HistoryHalifax
Dories and DoreymenOtto Kelland1984Shipbuilding & SeafaringBoat, Dorey
The Acadian Fishery in Nova Scotia2004General HistoryAcadians, Fishing
Mahone Bay Old School: A Life and TImesBob Sayer2008Local HistoryMahone Bay, History, School
Historic CanadaKildare Dobbs and Marjorie Harris1984History, Canada
Bold Privateers: Terror, Plunder and Profit on Canada's Atlantic CoastRoger Marsters2004Shipbuilding & SeafaringHistory, Privateers, Ships, Sailing
Sandy CoveMary Kate Bull and Henry Osler Bull1978Village
Vanishing HalifaxLB Jenson1968PhotosPhotography, Illustrations, Halifax
English Life in the Eighteenth CenturyRoger Hart1970EnglandWork, Life, Classes
Canadian Historic SitesEdward F. Bush, Paul McNally and Susan Buggey1974General HistoryHistoric Sites, Canada
The Museum Called CanadaCharlotte Gray2004Art, Culture, Museum
The Summer of 1744 A Portrait of Life in 18th-Century LouisbourgA.J.B. Johnston1983Lousibourg
The First BishopBrian Cuthbertson1987General HistoryCharles Inglis, Mahone Bay
The Wells Our Fathers DiggedCanon E.A. Harris
Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion and The Road to Recovery Janet F. Kitz1989General HistoryHalifax Explosion
In Halifax TownLouis W. Collins1975General HistoryWalking Tour
Exploring Halifax and the South Shore of Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Association of Architects1976General HistoryArchitecture
Blood TraitorsMarq De Villiers & Sheila Hirtle1996Revolution
Where My Roots Go DeepEvelyn Richardson1996General HistoryHistorical Narrative, Nova Scotia
Delftware at Historic Deerfield 1600-1800Amanda E. Lange2001CeramicsDelftware
Rhode Island Collects CeramicsMuseum of Art and Rhode Island School of Design1997CeramicsPottery, Porcelain
"A Choice Sortment:" Ceramics from New England HomesWm. Underwood Co. Gallery1981CeramicsCeramics
Marks and Monograms on Pottery and PorcelainWM. Chaffers1954CeramicsPottery, Porcelain, Monograms
Blue Willow: An Identification and Value GuideMary Frank Gaston1990CeramicsValue, Guide, Pottery, Porcelain
Chinese Folk Painting on PorcelainBi Keguan1991CeramicsChinese, Folk, Painting, Porcelain
South Shore; Seasoned TimbersHeritage Trust of Nova Scoia1972Architecture/Heritage PropertiesArchitecture, Historic, Buildings, South Shore
Collecting Canada's PastJean & Elizabeth SMith1974CeramicsCollecting, Antiques, Canada
Old DollsEleanor St. GeorgeCeramicsDolls
Guide to Ceramics PaintingNicoletta Zanardi1983CeramicsCeramics, Painting
Heritage Houses of Nova ScotiaStephen Archibald and Sheila Stevenson2003Architecture/Heritage PropertiesHeritage, Houses, Nova Scotia
Understanding Lunenburg's ArchitectureBill Plaskett1979Architecture/Heritage PropertiesLunenburg, Architecture
Founded Upon A RockThe Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia1967Architecture/Heritage PropertiesHalifax, Historic, Buildings
Affairs With Old Houses: Personal Stories About Preserving Heritage Houses in Nova ScotiaThe Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia1999Architecture/Heritage PropertiesOld, Houses, Heritage, Personal
Canadian Inventory of Historic BuildingEnvironment Canada Parks1987Architecture/Heritage PropertiesHistoric, Building, Guide
The Romance of Government HouseJames Stuart Martell1990Architecture/Heritage PropertiesSociety, Controversy, Georgian, Architecture
Kovel's Know Your CollectiblesRalph & Terry Kovel1981CeramicsCollectibles
The Zwicker FamilyDavid P Zwicker and Lana G Veinotte2004GenealogyMahone Bay
"100 Day Voyage to Freedom"Ronald T. Barkhouse and Vernon S. KeddyGenealogyNova Scotia
Nova Scotia Historical Review: Volume 2, Number 1, 1982Nova Scotia Historical Review1982GenealogyHistory
Nova Scotia Historical Review: Volume 4, Number 1, 1984Nova Scotia Historical Review1984GenealogyHistory
Nova Scotia Historical Review: Volume 3, Number 1, 1983Nova Scotia Historical Review1983GenealogyHistory
Nova Scotia Historical Review: Volume 3, Number 2, 1983Nova Scotia Historical Review1983GenealogyHistory
Nova Scotia Historical Review: Volume 4, Number 2, 1984Nova Scotia Historical Review1984GenealogyHistory
Nova Scotia Historical Review: Volume 5, Number 1, 1985Nova Scotia Historical Review1985GenealogyHistory
Nova Scotia Historical Review: Volume 7, Number 2, 1987Nova Scotia Historical Review1987GenealogyHistory
500 Brickwall Solutions to Genealogy ProblemsFamily Chronicle Magazine2003GenealogyGenealogy
Celebrating our Faith and our Christian Heritage in Praise and ThanksgivingMyrtis Berringer and Evangeline WhynotGenealogyChurch, Nova Scotia
Mi'kmaw Resource GuideNative Council of Nova ScotiaMi'kmawHistory, Nova Scotia
Photo Source: Where to Find Historic Photographs in Nova ScotiaNova Scotia Tourism and Culture1999Photographs
A Genealogy and History of the Descendants of Christian ErnstDavid HopperGenealogy
Register of The Foreign Protestants of Nova Scotia Volume 1Winthrop Pickard Bell2003Register, History
Register of The Foreign Protestants of Nova Scotia Volume 2Winthrop Pickard Bell2003Register, History
Nova Scotia Genealogical Sources County Guide Series: NO.2-KIngs CountyWendy L. Thorpe1989GenealogyKings, County, Genealogy, Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Genealogical Sources County Guide Series: NO.3-Lunenburg CountyPhilip L. Hartling1989GenealogyLunenburg, County, Genealogy,
Genealogy Source: Where to Find Genealogical Information in Nova ScotiaCouncil of Nova Scotia Archives2002GenealogyGenealogy, Source
Directory of Members and Surname InterestsGenealogical Association of Nova Scotia2000GenealogyGenealogy,Members, Surnames, Directory
Directory of Members and Surname InterestsGenealogical Association of Nova Scotia2001GenealogyGenealogy, Members, Surname, Directory
Nova Scotia Lighthouse Route: Acadian Heritage TourSouth Shore Tourism Association2003GenealogyHeritage, Tour, Nova Scotia
"Insolent Wretches: Life, TImes, and AfterwardsPaul Ernst2004GenealogyErnst, Nova Scotia
The Woven Weirs of MinasJoleen Gordon1993Shipbuilding & SeafaringFishing
The Nova Scotia Genealogist Spring 2000 Vol XVIII/1The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia2001GenealogyGenealogy
The Nova Scotia Genealogist Summer 2000 Vol XVIII/2 The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia2000GenealogyGenealogy
The Nova Scotia Genealogist Fall 200 Vol XVIII/3The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia2000GenealogyGenealogy
The Nova Scotia Genealogist Spring 2001 Vol XIXI/1The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia2001GenealogyGenealogy
The Nova Scotia Genealogist Summer 2001 Vol XIX/2The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia2001GenealogyGenealogy
The Nova Scotia Genealogist Fall 2001 Vol XIX/3The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia2001GenealogyGenealogy
The Nova Scotia Genealogist Spring 2004 Vol XXII/1The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia2004GenealogyGenealogy
The Nova Scotia Genealogist Summer 2004 Vol XXII/2The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia2004GenealogyGenealogy
The Nova Scotia Genealogist Summer 2008 Vol XXVI/2The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia2008GenealogyGenealogy
The Nova Scotia Genealogist Spring 2013 Vol XXXI/1The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia2013GenealogyGenealogy
The Nova Scotia Genealogist Fall 2013 Vol XXXI/3The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia2013GenealogyGenealogy
The Nova Scotia Genealogist Summer 2013 Vol XXXI/2The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia2013GenealogyGenealogy
Keddy Family History: The Scotsman and the English Lady IIIVernon S. Keddy2007GenealogySettlers, Founding, Family
Stolen Continents: The "New World" Through Indian Eyes Since 1942Ronald Wright1991Mi'kmawStolen, Continent, Canada
Historic Mahone BayBrian Tennyson & Wilma Stewart-White2006Mahone Bay, History
Collections of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society Volume 41Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society1982General HistoryHistorical Society, Joseph Howe, Nova Scotia
Bluenose MagicHelen Creighton1978General HistoryWitches, Weather Signs, Haunting's, Happenings, Cures, Curses
The Little Dutch Village Historic Halifax West: Armdale and FairviewDevonna & Don Edwards2003General HistoryHistory, Halifax
Count Frontenac and New France Under Louis XIV.Parkman1901New France, Count Frontenac
Researching Heritage BuildingsMargaret Carter1987Architecture/Heritage PropertiesResearch Historic Buildings, Canada
The Evaluation of Historic BuildingsHarold Kalman1980Architecture/Heritage PropertiesHistoric Buildings, Evaluation
More About Nova ScotiaClara Dennis1937Shipbuilding & SeafaringHistory
The New England Plantersin Nova ScotiaJames E. Candow1986General HistoryPlanters
The Edward Ross Store in New Ross, Nova Scotia, c. 1835-1845Miles Russell1992New Ross, Store
African Nova ScotiansHalifax Public Libraries2004General HistoryResource
Wolfville Historic Homes an The Streets of Wolfville 1650-1970Watson KirkconnellArchitecture/Heritage PropertiesHistory, Homes, Wolfville, Streets
Hot Tongue, Cold ShoulderHeather Davidson1981DiariesDiary
The Land of Evangeline Nova ScotiaDominion Atlantic Railway1947PhotosHistorical, Descriptive, Annotated Guide, Nova Scotia
Landmarks of the city of HalifaxHalifax Landmarks Commossion1971Landmarks
On The Road From Freshwater Bridge: A History of the House at 5500 Inglis Street, HalifaxHeather Watts1978Architecture/Heritage PropertiesHouse, Inglis Street
Charles Inglis: Missionary, Loyalist, Bishop (1734-1816)Reginald V. Harris1937General HistoryCharles Inglis, Bishop
Isaac De Razilly, 1587-1635 Founder of LaHaveJoan Dawson1982Local HistoryLaHave, Isaac De Razilly
Native Council of Nova Scotia Community Information GuideNative Council of Nova ScotiaMi'kmawNative, Mi'kmaq, First Nations, Information, Guide, Nova Scotia
In The Wake of Champlain: The French on The South Shore of Nova ScotiaSouth Shore 2004 Celebration Association2004Local HistoryChamplain
A Kid's Book on Boat BuildingWill Ansel2001Kids
Mahone Bay Old School: A Life and TImesBob Sayer2007Mahone Bay, Old School
Images of Lunenburg CountyPeter Barss1978PhotosPhotographs, Images, Lunenburg County
A Passion for SurvivalLinda G. Layton2011General HistoryMarrie Anne, Louis Payzant
Fragile and Fanciful: The Story of Nova Scotia GlassDeborah Trask2011CeramicsGlass, Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Historical Review: Volume 1, Number 1, 1981Nova Scotia Historical Review1981General HistoryHistory, Nova Scotia
Red Earth: Tales of the Mi'lmaqMarion Robertson2006Mi'kmawMi'kmaq, History
Nova Scotia's Historic Rivers: The Waterways That Shaped the ProvinceJoan Dawson2012Shipbuilding & SeafaringRivers, Waterways
Nova Scotia Schooners Built from 1892-1963Teazer PublishingShipbuilding & SeafaringSchooners, Boats
South Shore Facts and FolkloreVernon Oickle2012Local HistoryTreasures, Loyalist, Ships
Making Up the State: Women in 20th-Century Atlantic CanadaJanet Guildford, Suzanne Morton2010General HistoryWomen, Atlantic Canada, 20th-Century
More Dating Old Photographs 1840-1929Halvor MoorsheadPhotosDating, Photographs
Dating Old Photographs 1840-1929Halvor MoorsheadPhotosDating, Old, Photographs
Domestic Life In EnglandNorah Lofts1976PhotosEngland, Domestic, Life
Seasoned Timbers Vol. 1The Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia1972Architecture/Heritage PropertiesArchitecture
Landmarks of the city of HalifaxHalifax Landmarks Commission1971Architecture/Heritage PropertiesArchitecture
Pottery & Porcelain TablespoonsJohn P. Cushion1976CeramicsPottery, Porcelain, Tablespoons
Blue & White Pottery: A Collector's GuideGillian Neale2000CeramicsBlue, White, Pottery
Blue and White Transfer~Printed PotteryRobert Copeland1982CeramicsBlue, White, Pottery
101 Best Genealogy Research TipsMoorshead Magazines2006GenealogyGenealogy, Tips, Research
Genealogy Research: Giles HouseGenealogy
A List of The Settlers From Montbeliard to Nova Scotia 1749-1752Terrence M. Punch1988GenealogyNova Scotia, Settlers, Genealogy
Religious Marriages In Halifax, 1768-1841, From Original SourcesTerrence M. Punch1991GenealogyReligious, Marriages, Halifax
South Shore Genealogical Society InventorySouth Shore Genealogical SOcietyGenealogyInventory
Manuscript Report Number 260: Reports on Selected Buildings in Mahone Bay, Nova ScotiaRonald McDonald1977Architecture/Heritage PropertiesBuildings, Mahone Bay
The Secret at Silver MaplesJoan Cleveland2006Diary
Silver LocketJoan Cleveland2003Diary
Reunion at Silver MaplesJoan Cleveland2009Diary
L'nuk: The PeopleTheresa Meuse2016Mi'kmaw
Rum-RunningAllison Lawlor2009Shipbuilding & Seafaring


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