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A preliminary survey of the natural history of McNab's Island, Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia

Item is a booklet titled "A Preliminary Survey of the Natural History of McNab's Island, Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia." The survey was prepared by the staff of the Nova Scotia Museum with the cooperation of the Nova Scotia Bird Society, the Dalhousie Biology Club, and the Nova Scotia Research Foundation. The survey outlines the geology, vegetation, and animal life on McNab's Island, with accompanying maps of the island. The booklet contains some handwritten notes.

Atlantic Geoscience Society correspondence regarding its activities

File contains correspondence between the Atlantic Geoscience Society members and various persons, including Paul Copper, Norman Lyttle, Chris Beaumont, H.G. Miller, Sandra M. Barr, Aubrey Frickers, Laing Ferguson, Nancy A. Van Wagoner, Francis R. Cook, R.C. Draper, Howard V. Donohoe Jr., G.R. Peatfield, Donald W. Hattie, J. Waldron, and others.

Atlantic Geoscience Society fonds

  • MS-2-748
  • Fonds
  • [after 1981] - [before 1990]
Fonds consists of records regarding a wide range of activities of the Atlantic Geoscience Society, including committee meetings and development of educational videos. Fonds contains meeting agendas, reports, correspondence, newsletters, by-laws, and other textual records.

Correspondence between Robert Bell and George Lawson

  • MS-2-381, SF Box 40, Folder 17
  • File
  • 1861-1889
File contains correspondence between Robert Bell and professor George Lawson, Dalhousie College, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Bell, Robert, 1841-1917

Early Experiments

This journal by James Dinwiddie written in 1777 lists a number of experiments related to electricity and electrical phenomena. This file consists of one journal.

Frank Dawson Adams fonds

  • MS-2-1
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1903
Fonds consists of ten notebooks, a file of correspondence, and photographs and negatives of landscapes, geological samples and group pictures taken in Europe and Canada. Many of the records were created during a geological survey of Canada undertaken by Frank Dawson Adams and W.A. Carlyle.

Adams, Frank Dawson

George Vibert Douglas fonds

  • MS-2-20
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1956
Fonds consists of two notebooks and a number of Douglas's offprints on geological topics, including findings from the Shackleton expedition and mineral deposits in Nova Scotia.

Douglas, George Vibert

Lecture 6 - Theories of the Earth

In this series of notes written by James Dinwiddie, he discusses various natural philosophers' theories of the earth. He includes theories from Burnet, Woodward, Whiston, and Buffon.

Lecture 7 - Geology, Volcanic Theory

These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie discuss theories related to volcanic eruptions. Dinwiddie also mentions physical structures of the volcano and historical dates for volcanic eruptions.

Lecture of H. Davy

These notes written by James Dinwiddie from April to May, 1811 are from a series of geology lectures by H. Davy. The notes cover the composition of earth and minerals as well as various experiments.

Lightning and other Phenomena: Lectures on Electricity

These notes written by James Dinwiddie focus on lightning and electricity. Dinwiddie mentions Benjamin Franklin, historical dates for important experiments, circuits, conductors and other phenomena including water spouts and earthquakes.

Nova Scotia

This file contains 1 textual record on the brief history, geography/geology of Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotian Institute of Science fonds

  • MS-2-203
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1910
Fonds consists of scientific reports, student notes and clippings from newspapers and government publications.

Nova Scotian Institute of Science.

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