Nova Scotia Archives

    Nova Scotia Archives, 6016 University Ave. Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Your best destination for information about "the most comprehensive collection of Nova Scotia historical evidence anywhere."
    Lieutenant Thomas H. Warde of the Naval College and Mrs. Warde (Mary Dorothy Lugar) and the Bridal party
    An additional 28,124 historical vital statistics are waiting for you on This year's update includes 1917 births, 1942 marriages and 1967 deaths. Happy searching!
    Three Women walking down the street. Buckley
    The Nova Scotia Archives is taking the opportunity of Heritage Day 2018 to celebrate the significant contributions of a number of Nova Scotia women.
    Women suffrage petition
    April 2018 marks one hundred years of women being extended the vote in Nova Scotia — allowing many women to vote for the first time. While this did not extend to all women, they won the same terms as those granted to men at the time.
    View of Avon Valley - Hantsport, Nova Scotia
    Photographer A. E. Cornwall gives us a vibrant view into life in Hantsport and its surrounds at the turn of the century, capturing the people and industry of these thriving communities both in formal portraiture and in more casual shots.



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Nova Scotia Archives
6016 University Avenue
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1W4

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