Ephemera

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  • Transient everyday items, usually printed and on paper, that are manufactured for a specific limited use, then often discarded. Includes everyday items that are meant to be saved, at least for a while, such as KEEPSAKES and STOCK CERTIFICATES.

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  • Library of Congress

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Administration

Series contains various administrative documents used to run the Bill Lynch Shows. Materials include letterhead, Greater Exposition Shows contract forms (blank), railway passes, commercial scripts, blueprints, and photographs.

Arthur Charles Hawkins fonds

  • MS-13-5, SF Box 56
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1886
Fonds consists of student tickets from Halifax Medical College, Dalhousie College and University, Montreal General Hospital, and both the Provincial and City hospitals.

Hawkins, Arthur, Charles

Avis (Marshall) McCurdy fonds

  • MS-2-299, SF Box 36, Folders 12-16 ; SF Box 36, Folders 1-11, 17-24
  • Fonds
  • Bulk, 1924-1927
Fonds comprises exam questions, debating notes, dance cards, invitations, sorority notes, pins and other memorabilia from McCurdy's student years at Dalhousie University. There are also records (correspondence, financial statements, clippings, menus) from university reunions in 1938, 1967 and 1977.

McCurdy, Avis Hunter (Marshall)

Certification tickets from Montreal General Hospital and University of McGill College

File contains three certification tickets presented to Arthur Charles Hawkins in the 1884-1885 session at the University of McGill College, and Montreal General Hospital. The first two tickets certify that Hawkins acted as a clinical clerk and a dresser in the surgical wards of Montreal General Hospital for three months ending in March 1885, as certified by Thomas G. Roddick, M.D. The third ticket confirms Hawkins's enrollment in a Clinical Surgery course at McGill University, under Roddick's tutelage.

Daniel McNeil Parker fonds

  • MS-13-31, SF Box 66, Folders 5-6
  • Fonds
  • 1842-1846
Fonds consists of various tickets and certificates from the University of Edinburgh. There are several obituaries from different sources in the Case File.

Parker, Daniel McNeil, Dr., 1822-1907

J.J. Stewart fonds

  • MS-2-193, SF Box 30, Folders 1-16; SF Box 29, Folders 2-24
  • Fonds
  • 1852-1910
Fonds comprises correspondence, family papers and militia records of the 9th regiment of Cumberland County (1864-1873).

Stewart, J.J., 1844-1907

Promotional materials for poetry readings

File contains two undated promotional leaflets (likely from the late 1930s or early 1940s, promoting Kenneth Leslie poetry readings and discussions. The earliest of the two leaflets, on off-white paper, is entitled "Kenneth Leslie / Poetry Readings -- Discussions / Mr. Leslie / Reads His Own Poetry / Discusses Contemporary Poetry / Helps you Develop Your Poetry" and contains a small portrait of a youthful Leslie wearing a fedora. It contains testimonials from Charles G.D. Roberts, Robert Norwood, and Lawrence H. Conrad on the verso. The second leaflet, printed on yellow paper, also undated, but after 1938, is entitled "Kenneth Leslie : Singer-Composer / Poet", contains a portrait of Leslie to the upper left corner, with a short bibliography (ending in "By Stubborn Stars". The front contains words promoting Leslie's talent from 'Voices', 'London Times', Sir Charles Roberts, 'N.Y. Herald Tribune', 'Halifax Chronicle', Reverend Sister Maura, 'Charlottetown Guardian', and Shaemas O'Sheel, while the verso has further testimonials under the heading "What they say of Kenneth Leslie's poetry...." with the sub-headings "In London, England", "In Toronto", "In New York", and "In Charlottetown".

Student tickets from Halifax Medical College, Dalhousie College and University

File contains ten student registration and matriculation tickets presented to Arthur Charles Hawkins, pertaining to his enrollment and attendance in the 1881-1882 session at the Halifax Medical College, Dalhousie College and University, and Provincial and City Hospital. The tickets relate to the following courses: Physiology (instructor: John Somers), Clinical Surgery (instructors: Edward Farrell and John F. Black), Practical Anatomy (instructors: D.A. Campbell and A.W.H. Lindsay; with notes on dissection of extremities to verso), Chemistry (instructor: George Lawson), Anatomy (instructor: George Sinclair), Materia Medica (instructor: John F. Black), and Botany (instructor: Benjamin G. Page), as well as other tickets related to his medical education.

Student tickets from Halifax Medical College, Dalhousie College and University

File contains 12 student tickets (and other documents) presented to Arthur Charles Hawkins, pertaining to his enrollment and attendance in the 1882-1883 session at the Halifax Medical College, Dalhousie College and University, and Provincial and City Hospital. The tickets relate to the following courses: Materia Medica (instructor: John F. Black), Physiology (instructor: John Somers), Practical Anatomy (instructors: D.A. Campbell and A.W.H. Lindsay), Practical Chemistry (instructor: W.H. Waddell), Chemistry (instructor: George Lawson), Clinical Medicine (instructors: Alexander P. Reid and Archibald Lawson), Practical Pharmacy (instructors: C.E. Puttner and D. DeW. Harrington), and Anatomy (instructor: George Sinclair) as well as other tickets (matriculation, library) related to his medical education.

Student tickets from Halifax Medical College, Dalhousie College and University

File contains seven student tickets (and other documents) presented to Arthur Charles Hawkins, largely pertaining to his enrollment and attendance in the 1883-1884 session at the Halifax Medical College, Dalhousie College and University, and Provincial and City Hospital. The tickets relate to the following courses: Clinical Medicine (instructors: A.P. [Alexander] Reid and John Somers); Surgery (instructor: W.E. [Edward] Farrell); and Clinical Surgery (instructors: W.E. [Edward] Farrell and J.F. [John] Black); and a students' ticket for Provincial and City Hospital authorized by Andrew J. Cowie and Edward Farrell. File also contains a Dalhousie College registration ticket for the 1885-86 session (authorized by John Forrest, Principal) and an incomplete ticket for a German course (also in the 1885-86 session), and a library ticket (for the 1881-82 session) authorized by James Ross.

The Reverend William R. Tratt fonds

  • MS-2-198
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1954
Fonds comprises correspondence and personal papers of William R. Tratt and Naomi Tratt (1890-1932). It also contains Herber Tratt's academic records and financial statements (1908-1910), temperance certificates for Gertrude, Wilfred and Elsie Tratt (1931), and Methodist Church Statistical Returns (1915).

Tratt, William R., The Reverend, 1850-1934