Daniel Cobb Harvey was born on PEI (d. 1965). An archivist and public educator, he was considered one of the most significant twentieth-century historians of the Maritime Provinces. He was the Nova Scotia provincial archivist from 1931 to 1956. He was the author of Heart of Howe (1939), The Intellectual Awakening of Nova Scotia (1933), The Age of Faith in Nova Scotia (1946) and a number of other important works and numerous articles.