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Cumberland County Book List
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This list was compiled for the Cumberland County researcher by Sandra Naehrig with help from Judy O'Brien Burr, Susan Hill and Diane Shaw.


THE CIVIL SWORD James Delancey's Westchester Refugees by Gerald R. Vincent Cobequid Press

BLOOD ON THE COAL The Story of the Springhill Mining Disasters by Roger David Brown, Lancelot Press 1976 Windsor, N.S. Not Indexed Mt. Allison University: CALL NUMBER: TN 311 B7 1976

SPRINGHILL MINE DISASTER, SPRINGHILL, N.S.,1891, by Morrow, Robert A. H., Published St. John, N.B, [1891] 3 Copies at Mt. Allison University: Bell Room CALL NUMBER: TN 311 M88

THE ALL SAINTS COTTAGE HOSPITAL, SPRINGHILL MINES, NOVA SCOTIA. by Wilson, W. Charles, c1905] Material: 1 sheet ; 19 cm. Mt. Allison University: Bell Room CALL NUMBER: RA 983 S7 A4 1905

READING, WRITING AND REMENISCING SPRINGHILL SCHOOLS IN RETROSPECT by Bertha J. Campbell, 1914 Mt. Allison University: Bell Room CALL NUMBER: LA 419 S67 C34 1978

1921 INCLUDING OXFORD, PARRSBORO, DIRECTORY, MARITIME DIRECTORY CO. "DIRECTORY OF AMHERST SPRINGHILL AND CUMBERLAND COUNTY,NOVA SCOTIA." Halifax c1921. Mt. Allison University: Bell Room - CALL NUMBER: FC 2349 .A5 A35 BEL -- Not Currently Received

MALAGASH SALT compiled and edited by John R. MacQuarrie 1913- Business records and commerce, history, Publication: North Cumberland Historical Society, c1981

ENTRIES FROM THE 1795 DIARY OF CAPTAIN JOHN MACDONALD regarding his inspection of the estates of Lt. Gov. DesBarres, transcribed by Patricia Winans Orr, DesBarres, Joseph Frederick Wallet , 1721-1824. The original diary entries are part of the DesBarres papers that are held by the Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa. They are part of MG 23, F1, Series 2 and can be found on microfilm reel C-1455."-Introd. Contents: pt. 1. The estates of Menudie [i.e. Minudie] or the Elysian Fields and Mac[c]an and Nap[p]an [Nova Scotia] -- pt. 2. The estate of Tat[a]magouche [Nova Scotia]. Each part has an index.

GILBERT SEAMAN DIARY 1875-1885 published by the Amherst Township Historical Society in 1988, Edited by Susan (Christie) Hill. Gilbert Seaman was the son of Amos (King) Seaman the Minudie entrepreneur. Gilbert operated the Lower Cove quarries as well as other interests of the Seamans including the Minudie Coal Mining Co. as well as being one of the forces behind the Joggins Railway. This book is a copy of his personal diary from 1875- 1885.


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