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46, 2 Map of France

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A. M. MacKintosh Fonds

  • PG-2-94
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1920
Some of these photographs were taken in France during World War One when A.M. MacKintosh was part of the No.7 Dalhousie Stationary Hospital in 1918.

Autographs and letters from various composers

File includes a postcard with a black and white photograph of Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945), an Italian opera composer. The postcard has various signatures on the front, including Francesco Marconi (1855-1916, operatic tenor from Rome) and four other illegible signatures. The postcard is addressed to Frau Dr. Lehnsern(?) of Berlin. File also includes the incipits of three pieces by Ignaz Moscheles (1794-1870), signed at dated October 3, 1844. There are also five letters written by the following composers: Jacques Offenbach (1879), Gustav Mahler (1899), Edvard Grieg (1902), Maurice Ravel (1921), and Ignacy Paderewski (n.d., 1860-1941).

Background materials on the virtual university for the ocean

File contains background materials used at mettings of the International Ocean Institute (IOI) with the Department of Political Science at Dalhousie University, and with the UN (United Nations) University for Peace on the development of a Virtual University for the Ocean. The package includes a "Proposal for the Establishment of the IOI Virtual University" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese, along with letters of support for the venture, syllabi, and other reports and summaries.

Bernard Chaudron Oct '69 : [exhibition file]

File consists of records related to the exhibition 'objets d'art' by Bernard Chaudron, presented at the Dalhousie Art Gallery in October 1969 as part of the Atlantic Provinces Art Circuit.

Records consist of a list of artworks and prices, a list of purchased works including a note about a stolen piece, a condition report, correspondence between Evelyn Holmes (Acting Curator, Dalhousie Art Gallery) and Ghislain Clermont (Curator, Art Gallery of the University of Moncton), and a handwritten transcription of Chaudron's biographical notes.

Brochure on the history of the Dalhousie University No. 7 Stationary Hospital

File contains a brochure on the history of the Dalhousie University No. 7 Stationary Hospital. The brochure includes a brief history of the hospital and a nominal role of staff that worked with the hospital. The brochure also includes transcriptions of letters and lists of staff transferred in and out of the hospital.

Dalhousie University. No. 7 Overseas Stationary Hospital

'C - G' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Alex Comfort, V. Dedijer, Da Capo Press Inc., Encyclopedia of the Sea, Rita Ettl, Fayard Editions, Peter Fricke, FAO (the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), Donald Gledhill, and Jay Goldburg Cousteau Society.

'C' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and the following individuals: Sanjay Chaturvedi; Richard V. Carter; Dr. Hans Corell; Lucien Chabason (on the Regional Seas Programme); Krista Singleton-Cambage; Peter Cramer (concerning Thomas Mann); Pietro Carrigliol; Kevin Coady (concerning the death of one of Mann Borgese's dogs); Christopher Corkett (critiquing one of Mann Borgese's talks); Aldo Chircop; Dr. Edward Carr; Senator Alan Cranston; Christo and Jean Claude (outgoing only, includes prints of various art installations); Liara Covert; Winifred Caponigri; Rideau Hall; Pluto Press; Senator Alan Cranston; Ignacio Perez Caldentey; Fernando Henrique Cardoso (President of Brazil); Sergio D. Claure; Dr. Maria della Costa; Richard V. Carter; Erksine Childers; Professor Jonathan Charney; Judge Maurice Caruana Curran (Chancellor of University of Malta); Arthur H. Campeau; H. Reuben Cohen (Chancellor of Dalhousie); Elisabeth Cyran; Hon. David Coore; Ana Luisa Cortez; Frederick Clairmonte; Ingvar Carlsson (Prime Minister of Sweden); and others. Also includes copies of the following papers: "The Training Programme of the International Ocean Institute" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese; "Professionalization of the Field of Marine Affairs" by Aldo Chircop; "NATO's War of Aggression Against Yugoslavia: An Overview by Michel Chessudovsky. Some correspondence may be personal.

Christmas card from Lt. Col. John Stewart

Item is a Christmas and New Year greeting card from Lt. Col. John Stewart. The card was printed by the Dalhousie No. 7 Stationary Hospital while it was stationed in France. The card is printed in gold and black ink and features the Dalhousie crest.

Cooperative programme of research on aquaculture : reports by the General Fisheries Council for the Mediterranean

File contains two reports prepared by the FAO (Food and Argricultural Organization of the United Nations)'s General Fisheries Council for the Mediterranean: "Cooperative Program of Research on Aquaculture: Report I," and "Report of the Third Session of the Cooperative Programme of Research on Aquaculture."

Correspondence by subject

Subseries contains Ronald St. John Macdonald's correspondence regarding a wide range of subjects, including his visits to China, his research on the teaching of international law at Canadian universities and other topics, the development of various of his books, Dalhousie University, Dalhousie Law School Journal, Dalhousie Law School centenary, the Hague, the United Nations, the Canadian Council on International Law, and many other matters. Subseries contains correspondence between Ronald St. John Macdonald and different individuals, including Paul Martin, Quing-nan Meng, Edgar Gold, Paul Fauteux, Dominique Alheritiere, Tom Hick, R. C. Strother, W.A. MacKay, Wang Fusun, J.D. Kingham, Patti Allen, John Vandermeulen, Rene Jean Dupuy, M.C.W. Pinto, Jacqueline Dauchy, Leo Nevas, Avard Bishop, Charles B. Bourne, John Willis, and many others.

Correspondence concerning "Encyclopaedia Universalis"

File contains correspondence with Claude Gregory, John Dodge, F. Weizsacker, Jean R. de Salis, John Kendrew, P. Kapitza, Salvatore Quasimodo, Daniele Bovet, Georg Likacs, D. Lavergne, Linus Pauling, S. Radhakrishnan, C.F. Weizsacker, Werner Heisenberg, Robert Forbes, Robert Hutchins, and Theodor Svedberg. Correspondence mainly includes invitations to join the Encyclopedia Universalis' project. Also includes comments written about the encyclopedia by Marcello Colocci (on the "Physics" and "Chemistry" pieces) and Guiseppe Barbreri (on the "Geography" section). Contains English, Italian, and German correspondence.

Correspondence from Gilbert Sutherland Stairs to Archibald MacMechan, September 12, 1905

Item consists of handwritten correspondence written by Gilbert Sutherland Stairs to Archibald MacMechan, dated September 12, 1905 in Dijon, France, addressing the rejection of typewriters, meetings with mutual friends, and travels in the Bernese Oberland of Switzerland and eastern France. Stairs finishes with discussing his studies in the new semester at Oxford.

Correspondence from Gilbert Sutherland Stairs to Archibald MacMechan, September 12, 1918

Item consists of handwritten correspondence written by Gilbert Sutherland Stairs to Archibald MacMechan, dated September 12, 1918, from "The Field", briefly discussing military actions and at more length about camp life, food, and chance encounters with friends passing through battalion headquarters.

Correspondence from Owen Bell Jones to MacMechan, December 5, 1930

Item consists of handwritten correspondence from Owen Bell Jones to Archibald MacMechan, dated December 5, 1930 from Paris, lamenting the passing of Howard Murray, his convalescence after another illness, the discovery of shrapnel behind his ear nearly fourteen years' removed from active duty, and his contemplating pursuing a Ph.D at Dalhousie.

Correspondence from Owen Bell Jones to MacMechan, January 8, 1931

Item consists of handwritten correspondence from Owen Bell Jones to Archibald MacMechan, dated January 8, 1931 from Aix-le-Bains, showing appreciation for MacMechan sending Jones his sonnets and a copy of his thesis, and discussions on the European geopolitical climate, as well as discussions with Lord Beaverbrook about an International Athletic Union.

Correspondence from Owen Bell Jones to MacMechan, March 23, 1931

Item consists of handwritten correspondence from Owen Bell Jones to Archibald MacMechan, dated March 24, 1931 from Aix-le-Bains, frankly discussing the effect that his prolonged physical struggles and the mental rigour of shell-shock have had on Jones's day-to-day life.

"I'll give you a secret & that is that we 'front-line' men, who have survived, felt too much, smelled too much, saw too much, heard too much, sensed too much, and, in the intense moments of many nights and days, especially nights, we, in our ardour, have burnt ourselves out."

Correspondence from Owen Bell Jones to MacMechan, March 9, 1928

Item consists of handwritten correspondence from Owen Bell Jones to Archibald MacMechan, dated March 9, 1928 from Paris, lamenting having just undergone his 28th operation, reminiscences of a recent car crash, and in response to prompts from MacMechan, sharing rich details of the characters sitting with him in a cafe.

Correspondence regarding "The Drama of the Oceans"

File contains correspondence with Pilkington Bros. Ltd., Princeton University Press, Alessandro Olschki, Claire McDonald, Sheila Martin, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, N. B. Marshall, Tom Mahnken, The Metropolitan Museum, Harry N. Abrams, Cyril Glasse, Judith Munns, Brian J. Rothschild, Donna D. Schwartz, A. M. Kennedy, Kjel Sandved, Srpoka Knizevna Zadruga, Flip Schulke, Professor Vigneaux, John Sylvester, Jack Drafahl, Deirdre Silberstein. Most of the correspondence relates to clearing pictures for inclusion in Elisabeth Mann Borgese's "The Drama of the Oceans."

Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights press releases

File includes a copy of the convention on human rights and fundamental freedoms of the commonwealth of independent states, the European Court of Human Rights press file no. 13 of September 1996, the European Court of Human Rights press file no. 14 of November 1996, and the European Court of Human Rights report on the draft protocol no. 12 on securing certain additional rights to persons deprived of their liberty.

Dalhousie University No. 7 Stationary Hospital collection

  • MS-13-2
  • Collection
  • 1915 - 1977
Collection consists of a booklet about the history of the No. 7 Stationary Hospital, correspondence of nursing matron Laura Hubley, a book of signatures of the unit's members, and correspondence and a small album containing postcards sent by Sgt. A. Fraser Tupper (who worked with the unit in 1916 and 1917) to his nephew, Ralph Kane.

Canada. Canadian Army Medical Corps. Canadian Stationary Hospital, no. 7

Episode of Earth Action : various topics

File is an audio reel containing an episode of Earth Action, a radio program broadcast on CKDU radio 88.1. This episode features a variety of topics including cleaning up the world from Australia, ozone issues from London, and the impact of The Chemical Weapons Convention treaty in Paris. The episode aired on March 4, 1993, and was rebroadcasted on March 5, 1993 on The Evening Affair, CKDU's evening public affairs radio program.

'F' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence from Brian Flemming, Association International Futuribles (regarding an introduction Mann Borgese was to write for a collection), "Frankfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung" (FAZ), and the Ford Foundation. File also includes lists of names.

French paintings exhibition March 1971 : [exhibition file]

File consists of records relating to organization, planning, and preparation for the exhibition 'French Painting 1840-1924' organized and circulated by the National Gallery of Canada and presented at the Dalhousie Art Gallery in February and March of 1971.

Records consist of correspondence, condition reports from Dalhousie Art Gallery and others, accompanying texts for the exhibition including a bibliography, recommended film screenings, readings, and descriptive texts; an exhibition loan agreement, docent agreements, lists of artworks and biographical information, and a newspaper clipping.

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