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."
    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.
    Viola Irene Desmond
    Celebrate Viola Desmond, an African Nova Scotian businesswoman who in 1946 experienced and challenged the province's systemic racial discrimination of the time. Explore this thought-provoking story through surviving court documents and newspaper articles
    Helen Creighton
    Over 900 black-and-white photographs taken by pioneer folklorist Helen Creighton have now been digitized and added to the existing online resource exploring her life and career.
    Hattie Rand, Barton, Digby County, Nova Scotia
    A virtual exhibit showcasing the work of Clara Dennis, Nova Scotia's first woman travel writer. Dennis travelled extensively through mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island during the 1920s and 30s.
    Knitting socks - Lucie Comeau
    Take a step back in time and explore over 40 photographs of women in Digby County, taken by the renowned American photographer John Collier.



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

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