Diaries

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  • A daily record, especially a personal record of events, experiences, and observations; a journal.

Source note(s)

  • Library of Congress

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Diaries

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Diaries

  • UF Daybooks; Journals; Logbooks

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Diaries

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2012 graduates time capsule

This file contains one wooden time capsule created by the graduating class of 2012, the last class of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College before they merged with Dalhousie University. They were to put about 50 articles in the time capsule, including pictures, a bottle of wine made at the college, frosh beanies, written memories and a synopsis of NSAC and banquet programs. Graduates had the opportunity to place their items in the time capsule during an awards banquet and was on the stage during their convocation ceremony. It was kept in the college's Cumming Hall for a short time before being donated to the Agricola Archives. It was the idea of Matthew Lawless, BSc, Co-chair of the graduating class, Jonathan Waugh and Jessica Dowe. It was built by Chris Nelson, NSAC Engineering Technician. It's about three feet by 12 inches and is made of pine and an exotic wood from South America called paduk. The time capsule will be opened when the Class of ‘12 meets for their 50th class reunion in the year 2062.

A.J. William Myers fonds

  • MS-2-442, Box 1-3
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1974

This fonds consists of diaries; correspondence; manuscripts of articles, books and sermons; published works; research files and class notes; scrapbooks; an assortment of personal materials; and photographs.

Myers, A.J. Williams, 1877-1975

Alan Creighton fonds

  • MS-2-701
  • Fonds
  • 1845-2001

Fonds includes Alan Creighton's diaries, which cover many of the years from 1920 to 2000. Writings from the period 1920 to 1954 (many undated) are mainly short stories and poems. These writings include handwritten and typed, complete and incomplete, and published and unpublished works. There is also some correspondence throughout as well as copies of his two books of poetry. The fonds includes writings with titles such as "About Poetry," "Poetry Courses," "Thoughts," "Music & Art," and "Bedford Basin." His notebooks include evidence of a variety of courses taken, including French and Greek, music, poetry, and art (both practice and history, including Chinese art). There is also a record of his art sales from 1964 to 1999. Personal and family documents are included in the fonds.

Alan Creighton's artwork is extensive and primarily in the form of sketches and watercolours, with a few oil paintings. Many of his sketches are in albums, many of which are used exclusively for one particular aspect of his studies. For example, album labels include "People," "Trees," "Skies," "Rock Formations," "Buildings," "Railway Sketches" (scenes from train journeys), and "Outdoors." Others identify a place and time and include such labels as "At the Zoo," "Nova Scotian Sketches 1951," "South Shore 1982," and "Toronto 1996." Still others contain a mixture of styles and themes. There are also numerous loose sketches and watercolours which have been loosely arranged into similar groupings such as "Clouds," "Boats," "Flowers," and so forth. Photograph albums include photos of family and of scenes taken by Alan as a reference for future paintings.

Included with Alan Creighton’s personal items are papers, writings, art, and memorabilia belonging to his friend and roommate Christine Eyles, who died without heirs. Some relate to her employment as a violinist in England and in Toronto, Ontario and some contain her poetry, plays, and artwork (in sketchbooks and on loose paper). Published and handwritten music scores, mostly for the violin, are also included. A photograph album contains many formal portraits of family and friends taken in England in the early 20th century. Records also include papers by and about her father, Charles Eyles, a famous violin-maker. Such materials include advertisements, brochures, and letters attesting to the high quality of his craftsmanship.

Creighton, Alan

Alexander Ross fonds

  • MS-2-231, SF Box 31, Folders 4-11; SF Box 33, Folders 3-26
  • Fonds
  • 1831-1938

Fonds comprises family correspondence (including that of his father, Hugh Ross), matriculation records, testimonial letters, personal account books, a diary, school inspectors' reports and other papers and bonds.

Ross, Alexander

Alfred B. Atherton fonds

  • MS-13-45, SF Box 68, Folder 6
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1863

Fonds consists of a notebook containing lecture notes on obstetrics and other subjects.

Atherton, Alfred B., Dr.

Angus Edward Murray fonds

  • MS-13-68
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1984

Fonds consists of patient records, autopsy reports, correspondence, various medical reports from several institutions, and business records including a ledger and daily journals.

Murray, Angus Edward, Dr., 1901-1986

Arthur H. Whitman's diary of a trip to England

  • MS-2-487, SF Box 11, Folder 28
  • Item
  • 1888-1889

Item is a diary that describes a trip to England between November, 30 1888 and January 17, 1889. The diary contains daily entries that describe Whitman's activities, church attendance, meals, business and social visits, and letters sent and received. Many entries describe his meetings about apples. The diary also records money received and paid.

Whitman, Arthur Hanfield

Bigelow family fonds

  • MS-4-92
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1976

Fonds contains the personal and professional records of four generations of the Bigelow family of Nova Scotia. It includes correspondence, legal and financial documents, diaries and memoirs, and photographs that document primarily the family's shipbuilding activities as well as the genealogical interests of John Robert Bigelow.

Bigelow Family

Blackburn family fonds

  • MS-2-10, SF Box 13, Folders 5-8
  • Fonds
  • 1837-1949

Fonds consists of two farm ledgers (1894-1936 and 1899-1906), one farm inventory (1899), one notebook containing estate inventories and administrative accounts (1837-1875), and one notebook containing a weather diary (1949). Fonds also contains minutes from two Master of Rights Lodge meetings held in 1931.

Blackburn Family

Budge Wilson fonds

  • MS-2-650
  • Fonds
  • 1948-2018

Fonds consists of manuscripts and proofs of Budge Wilson's books and short stories; correspondence with publishers, students, and teachers; publicity material; photocopies and clippings of reviews, profiles, and notices regarding awards and appearances; diaries; recorded radio interviews; and an assortment of other documents created and collected by the author throughout her writing career. The fonds also contains materials relating to the adaptation of Wilson's novel "Before Green Gables" into a Japanese animated television series.

Wilson, Budge (Marjorie)

Catherine Creighton and family fonds

  • MS-2-656
  • Fonds
  • [18--]-1989

Fonds consists of papers created and/or accumulated by Catherine Creighton and her family, including those of her husband Graham and children Edith, Anna, Lois, Frieda, and Howard. While the fonds includes correspondence from Wilfred Creighton to his siblings and parents, Wilfred's papers are not included as a sous-fonds within the fonds.

The bulk of the fonds consists of correspondence from family and friends, but also includes diaries, photographs, financial papers, personal papers, memorabilia, print materials, scrapbooks, articles, and artwork. Records in the fonds provide a well-rounded depiction of the family's daily activities and lives - from their relationships with each other, their extended family, and their community, to their financial status, values, education, and careers.

Creighton Family

Commonplace book of Amelia Davis

  • MS-2-470, SF Box 43, Folder 11
  • Item
  • 1838-1839

Item is a commonplace book kept between 1838-1839 by Amelia Davis. The notebook contains poetry excerpts, prayers, notes on history, and pictures of famous poets.

Darby, Amelia Davis, 1823-1904

Creelman Family fonds

  • MS-2-775
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1999

This accession contains photographs, correspondence, postcards and other memorabilia from various members of the Creelman family.

Creelman Family

Daily diary of Edward D.T. Davison, Jr.

  • MS-2-109, SF Box 23, Folder 18
  • Item
  • 1902

Item is a daily diary (January-May 1902) which contains notes on subjects such as work meetings, travel, weather, oxen, and mishaps.

Davison, Edward, D.T., 1845-

David Murray fonds

  • MS-2-181, SF Box 27
  • Fonds
  • 1905, [ca. 1940s]

Fonds includes handwritten catalogues of David Murray's record collection, manuscripts of a skit called "Pukka Sahib," and notes on Frederic Chopin.

Murray, David, fl. 1934-1972

Diaries and Private Memos

This series contains Archibald MacMechan's private journals. It also contains on journal by Mary Jean MacMechan, Archibald MacMechan's mother. Also contains private memos and one address book.

Diaries from Cape Dorset

File contains two spiral-bound diaries kept by Barbara Hinds between August 25 and September 5. The diaries record Hinds' activities in Cape Dorset, Nunavut.

Diaries from Fort Chimo

File contains two spiral-bound diaries kept by Barbara Hinds between July 13, 1960 and August 9, 1960. The diaries record Hinds' activities during a visit to Fort Chimo (now Kuujjuaq), Quebec.

Diaries from Frobisher Bay

File contains two spiral-bound diaries kept by Barbara Hinds between June 30, 1960 and July 9, 1960. The diaries records her activities in Frobisher Bay (now Iqaluit, Nunavut).

Diaries from eastern Arctic

File contains three spiral-bound diaries kept by Barbara Hinds between July 12 and August 25. The diaries records Hinds' activities during a trip to the eastern Arctic.

Diaries of Ormand and Charlotte Flewelling

  • MS-2-190, SF Box 28, Folders 1-2
  • File
  • 1899-1927

File contains diary entries from 1899-1908 made by Ormand Flewelling. From 1908-1924 the entries are made largely by Charlotte, with occasional entries in another hand, possibly their daughter, Esther's. Interleaved in the second volume of the diary are handwritten copies of a family register and a photograph of an unidentified girl.

Flewelling, Charlotte Whitney, 1839-1927

Diaries written by Joyce Barkhouse

File contains two diaries, one kept while Joyce Barkhouse was living with her mother in Woodville, Nova Scotia, and the other written during a trip overseas with her cousin Mary Burton from Portage-la-Prairie, Manitoba.

Diary detailing a trip across Canada

File contains one diary of Joyce Barkhouse's trip across lower Canada in 1934 with her mother, father, Kay, and Laurabel (?) Bigelow.. The diary is handwritten.

Diary from Cape Dorset

Item is a spiral-bound diary kept by Barbara Hinds between August 25 and September 5. The diaries record Hinds' activities in Cape Dorset, Nunavut.

Diary from Cape Dorset

Item is a spiral-bound diary kept by Barbara Hinds between August 25 and September 5. The diaries record Hinds' activities in Cape Dorset, Nunavut.

Diary from Ikkudliayuk

File contains a spiral-bound diary kept by Barbara Hinds between July 25 and July 31. The diaries record Hinds' activities during a visit to Ikkudliayuk Fjord.

Diary from eastern Arctic

File contains a spiral-bound diary kept by Barbara Hinds between October 1960 and November 1960. The diary contains rough notes about the eastern Arctic, travel, and interviews.

Diary from eastern Arctic

File contains a diary kept by Barbara Hinds between September 22, 1960 and October 22, 1960. The diary is typed or handwritten on loose pages of lined notepaper and records Hinds' travels in the eastern Arctic. The file also contains a list of names and birth dates of families in Cape Dorset as of March 10, 1960.

Diary kept between 1961 and 1966

Item is a diary kept by Barbara Hinds between September 14, 1961 and February 26, 1966. The beginning of the diary covers a trip to Labrador taken by Hinds in 1961. The diary is typed or handwritten on lined paper that is hole-punched to fit in a small binder. There are some extra pieces on notepaper tucked between the pages of the diary.

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