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"Amherst - 'the town that was' - and will be again" In Sunday Leader (December 2, 1925),
p. 5

"Ask Will R. Bird" In The Legionary, 9 (March-August 1934)

"The attractions of Annapolis" In Busy East of Canada, 16 (February 1926), p. 14-16+

"Baronets of Nova Scotia" In Encyclopedia Canadiana. Toronto: Grolier, 1957. P. 326-327

"The bear-trap detective" In Sunday Leader (December 14, 1924), p. 5-6

"A big summer in Nova Scotia" In Atlantic Advocate, 50 (May 1960), p. 61-65

"The Cabot Trail" In Maclean's, 47 (June 1, 1934), p. 17+

"Canada's newest national park" In New Outlook (August 1, 1928), p. 16+

"Character, the one essential: an inter-change between Will R. Bird and Roderick S. Kennedy" In Canadian Author and Bookman, 24 (June 1948), p. 30-32

"The Chignecto ship canal" In Toronto Star Weekly (August 11, 1928)

"City of troubled story" In Canadian Magazine, 83 (May 1935), p. 8+
In Maritime Advocate and Busy East, 25 (May 1935), p. 17-29

"The communication trench" In Whirligig, 3 (June 1936), p. 22

" 'Co-op' conquest" In Maclean's , 49 (August 1, 1936), p. 9+

"Dear Mother, I am now at Vimy ..." In The Legionary, 11 (August 1935), p. 14+

"Did woman who died in New York have solution of N.S. 'Legless Man' mystery?" In Sunday Leader (January 20, 1924), p. 1+

"Facts and fiction about notorious Captain Wm. Kidd" In Sunday Leader (January 27, 1924),
p. 9

"The farmer as a nation-builder: 'look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves' " In Sunday Leader (May 4, 1924), p. 11

"From the things that are to the things that were" In Canadian Veteran, 11 (September 1934),
p. 7-9+

"Gateway to Evangeline" In Busy East of Canada, 16 (April 1926), p. 17-20 [pseud: An onlooker]

"The geographic tinge" In The Crucible, 4 (Autumn 1936)

"Ghosts and haunted places" In Busy East of Canada, 17 (September/October 1926),
p. 5-10

"Going home for Christmas" In Sunday Leader (December 16, 1923), p. 3

"The golden lure of pirate treasure" In Canadian National Railways Magazine, 17
(June 1931), p. 11-12+. In Busy East of Canada, 22 (August 1931), p. 21-27

"Governor Charles Lawrence" In Busy East of Canada, 15 (June 1925), p. 16-18+

"The great Amherst mystery" In Toronto Star Weekly (November 19, 1932)

"The grim old guardian of the Tantramar" In Busy East of Canada, 6 (March 1926), p. 12+

"Halifax: something old, something new" In Echoes, 190 (Spring 1948), p. 7-8+

"Haunted places by the sea" In Toronto Star Weekly (August 11, 1928)

"Historic churches of Nova Scotia" In Mayfair (March 1948), p. 72-73

"The house of mystery" In Canadian Magazine, 83 (April 1935), p. 7+
In Maritime Advocate and Busy East, 25 (April 1935), p. 19-21+

"If we buy only Maritime made goods, we help ourselves" In Sunday Leader (June 1, 1924), p. 5

"If you go fishing don't get into the Indian's bad books" In Sunday Leader (June 1, 1924),
p. 5

"In search of a Canadian" In National Home Monthly, 51 (September 1950), p. 13-17

"The 'island' on the marshes" In Busy East of Canada, 15 (March 1925), p. 17-20

"It certainly was a mytifying [sic] ghost-happening in Kent County" In Sunday Leader
(January 27, 1924), p. 2

"June reminiscences" In The Legionary, 3 (June 1928), p. 7-9 [pseud.: "Forty-Twa"]

"The killing of famous Cumberland County wolf" In Sunday Leader (December 2, 1923), p. [3]

"The London-coach in Cumberland County" In Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, 1
(June 1971), p. 85-100

"Many superstitions surround the wedding ceremony in different countries of the world" In Sunday Leader (June 15, 1924), p. 2

"Maritime Club hope of Maritimes" In Sunday Leader (November 11, 1923), p. 2

"Maritime poets" In Sunday Leader (December 9, 1923), p. 5

"Marked men" In The Legionary, 5-6 (October 1930-September/October 1931)
In True Canadian War Stories, selected by Jane Dewar. Toronto: Lester &Orpen Dennys, 1986. P. 56-60

"The mecca of the Maritimes" In Busy East of Canada, 17 (November/December 1925), p. 5-8

"Memories and shenanigans" In Canadian Author and Bookman, 46 (Fall 1970), p. 14

"The Micmacs of Acadia" In Busy East of Canada, 17 (July 1927), p. 9-12+

"'Midnight visitations' on the Western Front" In The Legionary, 8 (December 1933), p. 17+

"Moncton's first store and storekeeper" In Busy East of Canada, 16 (January 1926), p. 8+

"The 'money-makers' of the Cobequid Mountains" In Sunday Leader (January 10, 1926),
p. 10-11

"My first book" In Canadian Author and Bookman, 29 (Spring 1953), p. 5-8+

"Never forget April 9th - the anniversary of Vimy" In Sunday Leader (April 6, 1924), p. 9+

"No man's land" In The Legionary, 3 (March 1929), p. 11-12+

" 'Nobody missing': episodes of craterland" In The Legionary, 11 (April 1936), p. 1-3+;
(May 1936), p. 11-12+

"Nova Scotia deer damage orchards" In Family Herald & Weekly Star, 71 (March 6, 1940)

"Nova Scotia has many lights" In Canadian Geographical Journal, 54 (March 1957), p. 90-103

"Nova Scotia's brother heroes" In Atlantic Advocate, 50 (August 1960), p. 37-40

"Nova Scotia's highland Cape Breton" In Canadian Geographical Journal, 38 (February 1949),
p. 78-91

"Nova Scotia's historic South Shore" In Canadian Geographical Journal, 66 (June 1963),
p. 200-210

"Nova Scotia's improvements for tourists pay dividends" In Saturday Night, 63 (August 14, 1948), p. 2-3

"Nova Scotias' [sic] old fashioned inns were very comfortable" In Hospitality (September 1945), p. 5

"Now we can talk as friends: Lieut. G.H. Schnuphase, formerly of the Royal Saxon Regiment, talks to Will R. Bird" In Canadian Magazine, 81 (March 1934), p. 13+

"Oak Island's buried gold" In Toronto Star Weekly (February 28, 1931)

"Odd place names in Nova Scotia" In Toronto Star Weekly (March 14, 1931)

"The original Canadians" In Sunday Leader (April 27, 1924), p. 3

"Parvillers" In The Legionary, 3 (September 1928), p. 18-20 [pseud.: Forty-Twa]

"Pirate's treasure in Nova Scotia" In Toronto Star Weekly (April 7, 1928)

"The prisoners who cannot escape" In Ypres Times, 5, no. 7, p. 210-213

"The roads of memory--on Armistice Day" In The Legionary, 4 (November 1929), p. 18

"Rum was my salvation" In Maritime Merchant, 59 (December 1950), p. 24

"Rusty shovels at Chignecto" In Family Herald & Weekly Star, 89 (January 1, 1959), p. 33

"Sable Island" In Maclean's, 51 (March 15, 1938), p. 19+ [by C.F. Blackador as told to Will R. Bird]

"Sea-conditioned Nova Scotia" In Canadian Geographical Journal, 34 (February 1947),
p. [56]-85

"Some historic houses of Nova Scotia" In Canadian Geographical Journal, 57 (August 1958),
p. 62-65

"Sydney: age 150" In Maclean's, 48 (May 1, 1935), p. 24+

"There's gold on Oak Island" In Mayfair, 21 (July 1947), p. 60+

"They market their own live stock" In Ontario Farmer, 28 (October 1931), p. 15+

"Thirteen years after" In Maclean's, 45 (January 1-October 1, 1932)

"This is the anniversary of Passchendale" In Sunday Leader (October 28, 1923), p. [5]
"Three centuries of farming in Maritime Provinces" In The Tea Hour (August 1927), p. 5+

" 'To obtain prisoners for identification' " In The Legionary, 8 (November 1933), p. 9+

"To secure prisoners for identification" In The Legionary, 9 (August 1934), p. 8

"Treasure seeking in Nova Scotia" In Toronto Star Weekly (July 30, 1932)

"Triple attractions of Nova Scotia" In Busy East of Canada, 17 (April 1927), p. 24-27

"Two pioneers of Cumberland County" In Busy East of Canada, 21 (April 1931), p. 11-16+

"Up the hill to yesterday" In Family Herald & Weekly Star (August 16, 1956), p. 33

"Vimy--before April 9, 1917" In The Legionary, 9 (May, July, October 1934)

"Vignettes from Passchendale" In Ypres Times, 4, no. 4, p. 114-116

"What life has taught me" In Onward, a Paper for Young Canadians, 62 (January 27, 1952),
p. 58-59

"What price Vimy?" In Maclean's, 49 (April 1, 1936), p. 19+

"When ships were to cross Chignecto by rail" In Busy East of Canada, 17 (March 1927),
p. 9-10

"When the veteran looks back" In Canadian Veteran (July 1934),p. 6-7+

"When Yorkshire came to Nova Scotia" In Dalhousie Review, 27 (January 1948), p. 415-423
In Short Stories by Will R. Bird. [Sackville, N.B.]: Tantramar Heritage Trust, 2000. P. 1-2

"When romance lives again" In Canadian National Railways Magazine, 13 (May 1927), p. 7+

"Will Oak Island give up its gold?" In Canadian Magazine, 76 (May 1931), p. 6-7+

"Windsor on the Avon" In The Advertiser (Blossom ed.), 76 (May 1953), p. 7+

"Yesterday is up the hill" In Canadian Geographical Journal, 53 (August 1956), p. 70-75

"A young county councillor" In Maclean's, 51 (March 1, 1938), p. 43

Compiled by Arthur M. Smith, ROM Librarian