Nova Scotia Archives

Lunenburg by the Sea

Additional Reading:

Some basic books and unpublished material about Lunenburg – some of the items not well-known, but all of them available in the Nova Scotia Archives Library; call numbers follow in square brackets:

Balcom, Berton Alexander. History of the Lunenburg fishing industry. Lunenburg, 1977
Nova Scotia Archives Library SH224/ N935/ B174

Beck, J. Murray. The Creightons, Rudolfs, Kaulbachs, and Zwickers: The rise and setback of a Lunenburg family compact, 1753-1847
Nova Scotia Archives Library F5249/ L962/ B393/ C914

Beck, J. Murray. Lunenburg County Elections Federal and Provincial, 1871-1900. 1995
Nova Scotia Archives Library FC2345/ L8/ B433/ 1995

Bell, Winthrop P. The "Foreign Protestants" and the Settlement of Nova Scotia. Toronto, 1961
Nova Scotia Archives Library F100/ B41

Canadian-British Engineering Consultants and Norman Pearson. Town of Lunenburg Nova Scotia Urban Renewal Study. 1966
Nova Scotia Archives Library F107/ L97/ UR1

Cuthbertson, Brian. Lunenburg: An illustrated history. Halifax, 1996
Nova Scotia Archives Library V/F, vol. 482, no. 1

DesBrisay, Mather Byles. History of the County of Lunenburg. Toronto, 1895
Nova Scotia Archives Library F106/ L97/ D45

Eisnor, Wilfred, and Donald Eisner. Pictorial history of the shire town of Lunenburg. Volume 1, 1984, reprinted 1985
Nova Scotia Archives Library F5249/ L96/ E36

Fergusson, C. Bruce. The diary of Adolphus Gaetz. Public Archives of Nova Scotia Publication Number 10, Halifax, 1965
Nova Scotia Archives Library F90/ N85/ AR2P/ No. 10

Field, Richard Henning. The material lives of Lunenburg German merchants and evidence based on probate inventories, 1760-1830. Ottawa, 1991
Nova Scotia Archives Library Fiche F455

Harvey, D.C. Journal and letters of Colonel Charles Lawrence. Halifax, 1953; reprinted in 1972 by Lunenburg Heritage Society
Nova Scotia Archives Library F5249/ L96/ L41

Hewitt, Harry W. History of the town of Lunenburg. N.d., post-1924
Nova Scotia Archives Library F5249/ L96/ H61

James, Terry and Bill Plaskett. Buildings of old Lunenburg. Halifax, 1996
Nova Scotia Archives Library NA747/ L86/ J29

Letson, W.A. Lunenburg by the sea. Lunenburg, ca.1896
Nova Scotia Archives Library V/F, vol.135, no. 32

Lockwood, Anthony. A Brief description of Nova Scotia. London,1818
Nova Scotia Archives Library F100/ L81

Monro, Rev. James. "History and description and state of the Southern and Western Townships of Nova Scotia in 1795" in Report of the Board of Trustees of the Public Archives of Nova Scotia for 1946, Appendix C. Halifax, 1947
Nova Scotia Archives Library F90/ N85/ AR2R/ 1946

Moorsom, Captain William. Letters from Nova Scotia; comprising sketches of a young country. London, 1830
Nova Scotia Archives Library microfilm 3870

Morris, Charles. "Description and state of the new settlements in Nova Scotia in 1761, by the Chief Surveyor" in Report concerning Canadian Archives for the year 1904, Appendix F. Ottawa, 1905
Nova Scotia Archives Library F80/ C16R/ 1904

Parish, Alan V. A walk through old Lunenburg. Lunenburg, 1979
Nova Scotia Archives Library F5249/ L962

Paulsen, Kenneth Stuart. Settlement and ethnicity in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, 1753-1800. 1996
Nova Scotia Archives Library FC2350/ G3/ P38/ 1996

Penney, Allen. Houses of Nova Scotia: An illustrated guide to architectural style recognition. Halifax, 1989
Nova Scotia Archives Library NA7242/ N6/ P42

Plaskett, William. Lunenburg: An inventory of historic buildings with photographs and historical and architectural notes. Lunenburg, 1984
Nova Scotia Archives Library O/S NA7242/ L962/ P715

Whitelaw, Marjory, editor. The Dalhousie Journals. Volume 1, Ottawa, 1978
Nova Scotia Archives Library F5204.9/ D143/ W594