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Marshland: Bibliography

A virtual exhibit on the records of life on the Tantramar.



Anonymous. “Windsor Theatre Moves to the Marshes.” Campus Notebook, vol. 6, no. 3, 1986.

Baird, W. Report on Dyking Reclamation, 1913 to 1952. Ottawa: Experimental Farm Service, Department of Agriculture, 1954.

Bezanson, N. and R. Summerby-Murray. Background Report: An historical geography of Tantramar's heritage landscapes. Province of New Brunswick, 1996.

Bowser, Elaine et. al. A Profile of the Tantramar. Sackville, NB: Young Canada Works Project, 1978.

Buckley, H., E. Tihanyi and G. Mumey. Canadian Policies for Rural Adjustment: a study of the economic impact of ARDA, PFRA and MMRA. Ottawa: Economic Council of Canada, 1967.

Butzer, K. “French wetland agriculture in Atlantic Canada and its European roots: different avenues to historical diffusion.” Annals of the Association of American Geographers, vol. 92, no. 3, 1967, pp. 451-470.

Clarke, Ernest. The Siege of Fort Cumberland, 1776. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1995.

Crawley, H.O. “Report on a survey of a line for a canal to unite the Bay of Fundy with the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in 1842.” Papers on subjects connected with the duties of the Corps of Royal Engineers, vol. 8. London: J. Weale, 1845, pp. 186-193.

Daigle, J. “Acadian Marshland Settlement.” Plate 29 in Historical Atlas of Canada: Volume I: From the Beginning to 1800, edited by R.C. Harris. University of Toronto Press, 1987.

Daigle, J. Acadia of the Maritimes: Thematic Studies from the beginning to the present. Moncton: Cahier d’études acadiennes, Université de Moncton, 1995.

Ganong, W. “The vegetation of the Bay of Fundy salt and diked marshes: an ecological study.” Botanical Gazette, vol. 36, 1903, pp. 161-186.

Ganong, W. A monograph of the place-nomenclature of the Province of New Brunswick. Ottawa: Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, Contributions to the History of New Brunswick, No.4, 1896.

Ganong, W. A monograph on the origins of settlement in the Province of New Brunswick. Ottawa: Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, Contributions to the history of New Brunswick, no.6, 1904.

Ganong, W.F. Crucial Maps in the early Cartography and Place-Nomenclature of the Atlantic Coast of Canada. University of Toronto Press and the Royal Society of Canada, 1964.

Hatvany, M. “The origins of the Acadian aboiteau: an environmental-historical geography of the northeast.” Historical Geography, vol. 30, 2002, pp. 121-137.

Hatvany, M. “Wedded to the Marshes: salt marshes and socio-economic differentiation in early Prince Edward Island.” Acadiensis, vol. 30, no. 2, 2001, pp. 40-55.

Hatvany, M. Marshlands: Four centuries of change on the shores of the St. Lawrence. Les Presses de l'Université Laval, Les Èditions de L’IQRC, 2003.

Holownia, Thaddeus and Douglas Lochhead. Dykelands, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1989.

Lavoie, M. The Archaeological Reconnaissance of the Beaubassin Region in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, 1986. Halifax: Reports in Archaeology No-7, Council of Maritime Premiers - Maritime Committee on Archaeological Cooperation, 1990.

Lavoie, M. Tonge's Island, Westmorland County, New Brunswick: 1985: Initial Survey and Background Paper. Fredericton: Manuscripts in Archaeology No. 19E, Department of Tourism, Recreation and Heritage, 1986.

MacKinnon, Colin. “Charles A.D. Siddall (‘C.A.D.S.’): Dyking Spade Maker.” The White Fence - Newsletter of the Tantramar Heritage Trust, no. 24, 2004.

MacKinnon, Colin. “The Marsh barns of the Tantramar-End of an Era.” The White Fence- Newsletter of the Tantramar Heritage Trust, no. 11, 2000.

Marlin, Amanda. The Tantramar marshes: a landscape of resistance and transgression. 2001. Mount Allison University, B.A. thesis.

McCabe, Shauna. “Contesting Home: Tourism, Memory, and Identity in Sackville, New Brunswick.” The Canadian Geographer, vol. 42, no. 3, 1998, pp. 231-245.

Milner, W.C. History of Sackville, New Brunswick. Sackville: Tribune Press Ltd, 1934.

Moffatt, C. Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada: The official book of the most central town in the Maritime Provinces. Sackville, New Brunswick, 1947.

Porter, Abigail. Wetland Restoration: a Cultural Interpretation of Marsh Landscapes on the Tantramar in the Later 20th Century. 2001. Mount Allison University, B.A. thesis.

Province of Nova Scotia. “Preamble.” Act for Appointing Commissioners of Sewers, 1760.

Province of Nova Scotia. Maritime Dykelands: the 350 year struggle. Halifax: Department of Agriculture and Marketing, 1987.

Retson, G. “Marshland farming in the Sackville area of New Brunswick.” Canadian Farm Economics vol. 1, no. 8, 1966.

Robinson, J., and T. Rispin. A Journey through Nova Scotia containing a partial account of the inhabitants. York, England: C. Etherington, 1774.

Snowden, J. Footprints in the Marsh mud: Politics and land settlement in the Township of Sackville, 1760-1800. 1974. University of New Brunswick, Master’s thesis.

Summerby-Murray, R. “Interpreting cultural landscapes: a historical geography of human settlement on the Tantramar marshes, New Brunswick.” Themes and Issues of Canadian Geography III, edited by in C. Stadel. Institute of Geography and Geoinformation, University of Salzburg, 1997, pp. 157-174.

Surette, Paul. Atlas of the Acadian Settlement of the Beaubassin 1660 to 1775: Tintamarre and Le Lac. Tantramar Heritage Trust, 2005.

Thurston, Harry. A Place between the Tides: A Naturalists Reflection on the Salt Marsh. Douglas and McIntyre/Greystone Books, 2004.

Trueman, George A. “The marsh and lake region at the head of Chignecto Bay.” Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, vol. 4, no. ii, 1899.

Trueman, Howard. The Chignecto Isthmus and its first settlers. Toronto: William Briggs, 1902.

Usquam, Nemo. “Tantramar Breezes.” The Argosy, vol. 26, no. 6, 1897, pp. 9-10.

Webster, John Clarence. The Forts of Chignecto: a Study of the Eighteenth Century Conflict between France and Great Britain in Acadia. Shediac, NB: published by the author, 1930.

Wynn, G. “Late eighteenth century agriculture on the Bay of Fundy marshlands.” The Acadiensis Reader: Volume 1: Atlantic Canada before Confederation, edited by P. Buckner and D. Frank. Acadiensis Press, 1985, pp. 44-53.