File UA-26, Box 15, Folder 7 - An Introduction of to the History of Dalhousie University

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

An Introduction of to the History of Dalhousie University

General material designation

  • Textual record

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description

File

Reference code

UA-26, Box 15, Folder 7

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • 1938 (Creation)
    Creator
    Harvey, Daniel Cobb, Dr.

Physical description area

Physical description

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

(1886-1966)

Biographical history

Dr. Daniel Cobb Harvey was born to John and Margaret (Cobb) Harvey in Cape Traverse, Prince Edward Island. He studied at Prince of Wales College and Dalhousie University, graduating in 1910, and won the Rhodes Scholarship for PEI, graduating from Oxford University with a BA in 1913. He was married to Elizabeth Winifred Ross, with whom he had four children.

Harvey was an educator, author, and archivist. He taught history at McGill University, Wesley College, and the University of Manitoba before being appointed head of the History Department at the University of British Columbia in 1928. In 1931, he became archivist at the Public Archives of Nova Scotia and a special lecturer in Canadian History at Dalhousie. In 1956, he retired and became archivist emeritus of Nova Scotia.

Harvey wrote and edited historical books and articles related to the history of Canada, the Maritimes, and Dalhousie University. He was actively involved with several historical organizations and served as president of the Canadian Historical Association and the Nova Scotia Historical Society. He was a member of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada and was on the editorial boards of the Canadian Geographical Journal , the Canadian Historical Review, and the Dalhousie Review. He was elected fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1928, awarded the Tyrrell Medal in 1942 to recognize his outstanding work in Canadian history, and served as president of the organization’s Academy of Social Sciences in 1945.

Harvey passed away in Halifax at eighty years of age in 1966.

Custodial history

Scope and content

File contains a publication on the history of Dalhousie written by D.C. Harvey in 1938.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Two duplicate copies of the book An Introduction of to the History of Dalhousie University are is storage (MS-1-Ref, Box 84).

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Associated materials

Related materials

Accruals

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres

Physical Location

  • Box: UA-26, Box 15