Events, personalities, and viewpoints of Halifax’s military heritage.

 

The Halifax Military Heritage Preservation Society maintains a reading/reference list covering different periods, events, personalities and viewpoints regarding Halifax’s military history/heritage and national and international developments that have impacted the city. The list includes current print and online sources.

 


Reading List



Acadia and Nova Scotia: Documents Relating to the Acadian French and the First British Colonization of the Province 1714-1758 (1869)

Akins, Thomas B.

1972
History of Halifax

Akins, Thomas B.

1973 (Originally 1895)
History of Halifax

Akins, Thomas B.

1972
Selections from the Public Documents of the Province of Nova Scotia

Akins, Thomas B., ed

1869
The Mi’kmaq and Point Pleasant Park, The Mi’kmaq and Amtoukati, An historical essay in progress.

Awalt, Don (Byrd)

Living Treaties Narrating Mi’kmaw Treaty Relations

Battiste, Marie (ed.)

2016
Documentary History of the State of Maine, Containing the Baxter Manuscripts. Vol. XXIII.

Baxter, James Phinney

1916
The Foreign Protestants and the Settlement of Nova Scotia.

Bell, Winthrop P.

1961
Halifax and the Royal Canadian Navy.

Boileau, John

2010
The Peaceful Revolution: 250 Years of Democracy in Nova Scotia.

Boileau, John

2008
Half-Hearted Enemies: Nova Scotia, New England and the War of 1812.

Boileau, John

2005
Journals of the Board of Trade and Plantations, Vol.9, January 1750- December 1753 and Vol.10, January 1754 - December 1758.

British History Online

New England’s Outpost: Acadia before the Conquest of Canada.

Brebner, John Bartlett

1973
Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York.

Brodhead, John Romeyn

1858
An Illustrated History of Nova Scotia.

Bruce, Harry

1997
In the Wake of the Alderney Dartmouth NS 1750 - 2000.

Chapman,Harry

2001
Collections of the NS Historical Society. Vols. VII, XII, XXX, XXXIV, NSHR Vol 13.

1993
Correspondence to/from the Board of Trade; Duke of Bedford.

CO (Colonial Office) 217/9, 218; 217/40

A Proclamation, 217/16. Also Council Minutes, 1-2 October 1749; and 14 May 1756, vol. 187, RG1, PANS.

CO (Colonial Office) 217/9, pp.117-18

Atlantic Canada; A History.

Conrad, Margaret & Hillier, James K

2001
Correspondence of Cornwallis Memorial Committee, Folder 1, NSA, MG20, Vol 667.
Treaties of Peace and Friendship: The Mi’kmaw Perspective of the Treaties with the British Crown, 1725-1760.

Davis, Mike

Louisburg Journals, 1745.

Deforest, Louis Effingham, ed.

2008
Halifax in Watercolour: The Paintings of Alexander Cavalié Mercer, 1838 – 1842.

Devanney, Glenn

2014
Louisbourg and the Indians: A Study in Imperial Relations 1713-1760.

Dickason, Olive

1976
Edward Cornwallis Vol V, Jean Baptiste Cope Vol. 111.

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online

A Summary, Historical and Political, of the First Planting, Progressive Improvements and Present State of British Settlements in North America Vol 1 (The Province of Acadie/Nova Scotia) Boston & London 1748

Douglas, William

1755
An Historical Journal of the Campaigns in North America for the years 1757, 1758, 1759, and 1760 by Captain John Knox. 3 vols.

Doughty, Arthur G., ed

1914
A History of Port-Royal/Annapolis Royal 1605–1800.

Dunn, Brenda

2004
First to Die: The First Canadian Navy Casualties in the First World War.

Elson, Bryan

2010
Canada’s Bastions of Empire: Halifax, Victoria and the Royal Navy 1749 – 1918.

Elson, Bryan

2014
A Great and Noble Scheme.

Faragher, John Mack

2005
Minutes of His Majesty’s Council at Annapolis Royal 1736-1749.

Fergusson, Bruce

1967
Halifax The First 250 Years.

Fingard, Judith, Guildford, Janet and Sutherland, David

1999
“Jean-Louis Le Loutre”, Dictionary of Canadian Biography, IV

Finn, Gérard

The Far Reaches of Empire. War in Nova Scotia 1710–1760.

Grenier, John

2008
From Migrant to Acadian: A North American Border People, 1604–1755.

Griffiths, Naomi

2005
HMHPS Historical Paper No.1: Edward Cornwallis.

John Boileau CD, Bryan Elson CD, Len Canfield CD, Leo J. Deveau, MLIS.

2016
Pandanuques, Jacques. In Halpenny, Frances G., Dictionary of Canadian Biography. III (1741–1770)

Johnson, Micheline D.

1974
Sailors, Slackers, and Blind Pigs: Halifax at War.

Kimber, Stephen

2003
The Lion & the Lily.

Landry, Peter

2007
The History of New France (1609-1612)

Lescarbot, Marc

1911-1914
Papers Relating to Land Settlement in Nova Scotia: 1748/49-1752

Loyalist Collection

An Account of the Customs and Manners of the Micmakis and Maricheets Savage Nations, Now Dependent on the Government of Cape Breton.

Maillard, Antoine Simon

1758
Deaths, Burials and Probate of Nova Scotians 1749-1799.

Marble, Allan

1990
Heroes of the Acadian Resistance 1701-1765.

Marshall, Dianne

2011
George’s Island, the Keep of Halifax Harbour.

Marshall, Dianne

2003
Heroes of the Acadian Resistance, the Story of Joseph Beausoleil Broussard and Pierre II Surette 1702 – 1765.

Marshall, Dianne

2011
The Story of Dartmouth.

Martin, J.P.

1957
Louisburg, from its foundation to its fall, 1713-1758.

McLennan, J.S.

1918
Mi’kmawey Mawio’mi: Changing Roles of the Mi’kmaq Grand Council From the Early Seventeenth Century to the Present.

McMillian, Leslie Jane

1996
A History of Nova Scotia, Or Acadie. Vol 1.

Murdoch, Beamish

1865
Searchlights, Squadrons and Submarines 1939-1945, Halifax at War.

Naftel, William

2008
Halifax: A Visual Legacy: 200+ Iconic photographs of the city from 1853 to the present.

Naftel, William

2015
Halifax and Its People 1749 – 1999.

Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management

1999
The Artists’ Halifax, Portraits of the Town and Harbour through 250 Years.

O’Neill, Moira Dianne

2003
Fortress Halifax, Portrait of A Garrison Town.

Parker, Mike

2004
1744–1763: Colonial Wars and Aboriginal People

Patterson, Stephen E.

1994
Indian-White Relations in Nova Scotia, 1749-61: A Study in Political Interaction

Patterson, Stephen E.

1993
We Were not the Savages.

Paul, Daniel

2006
The Evolution of the Halifax Fortress, 1749-1928.

Piers, Harry

1947
An Unsettled Conquest

Plank, Geoffrey

2001
Anatomy of a Naval Disaster: The 1746 French Expedition to North America.

Pritchard, James

1995
The Mi’kmaq Resistance, Accommodation, and Cultural Survival.

Prins, Harald E.L.

1996
Halifax Warden of the North.

Raddall, Thomas H.

1993
A short statement of facts relating to the history, manners, customs, languages and literature of the Micmac tribe of Indians in Nova Scotia and P.E. Island.

Rand, Silias T.

1850
The Conquest of Acadia 1710: Imperial, Colonial and Aboriginal Constructions.

Reid, John G.

2004
Essays on Northeastern North America Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.

Reid, John G.

2008
Expeditions of Honour: The Journal of John Salusbury in Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1749-53.

Rompkey, Ronald, ed.

The Language of the Land, Mi’kma’ki.

Sable, Trudy & Francis, Bernie

2012
Mi’kmaw Armed Resistance to British Expansion in Northern New England (1676- 1761).

Scott, Tod

2016
Cornwallis The Violent Birth of Halifax.

Tattrie, Jon

2013
History of Halifax and Dartmouth Harbour: 1415-1800.

Trider, Douglas William

1999
Micmacs and Colonists: Indian White Relations in the Maritimes 1713-1867.

Upton, L.F.S.

1979
Halifax’s Northwest Arm, An Illustrated History.

Watts, Heather, and Raymond, Michéle

2003
The Old Man Told Us, Excerpts from Micmac History, 1500-1950.

Whitehead, Ruth Holmes

1991
Mi'kmaq Treaties on Trial: History, Land, and Donald Marshall Junior.

Wicken, William C

2002
A genuine narrative of the transactions in Nova Scotia since the settlement, June 1749 till August 1751.

Wilson, John

1751
A Mi'kmaq Declaration of War?

Zemel, Joel

2016
 
 

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