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Articles for the Mail-Star about historic buildings of Halifax and other material

File contains two newspaper clippings of articles by Barbara Hinds for the Mail-Star about historic buildings on the Halifax waterfront; two printouts of emails from Judith Cabrita and Basil Grogono; a photocopy of a notice of rescheduled public hearing about a proposed hotel; and a letter from the Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia.

Correspondence about Henry House as historic property

File includes correspondence from George A. Caines; barristers and solicitors Stewart, MacKeen, and Covert regarding the purchase of the Barrington Street property and its historical aspects (July 4, 1968); and P.A. Thomson, director of the Atlantic Region of Parks Canada, regarding the unveiling of a Historic Sites and Monuments commemorative plaque at Henry House (September 16, 1974).

Correspondence with the Halifax landmarks commission and other material

File contains documents related to Barbara Hinds' involvement in the Halifax Landmarks Commission, including correspondence; lists of contact information; agendas; minutes; memorandums; a manuscript called "An Annotated List of Buildings and Places of Historic and Architectural Significance in Halifax," which contains sketches and descriptions of historic buildings in Halifax; "Proposal for Restoration & Development of Historic Buildings: Halifax Waterfront" by Stevens & Fiske Ltd., including folders containing appendices; and "Call for Proposals, Restoration and Development of the Historic Waterfront Buildings, Halifax, Nova Scotia" from the Halifax Landmarks Commission; an illustration of a street; a photograph of an old wooden beam; a photograph of an unidentified building; "Historic building restoration gathers tempo" by Barbara Hinds, from the November 27, 1973 issue of the Chronicle-Herald; typed drafts; and promotional material, maps, and other information about historic buildings on the Halifax waterfront.

Henry House subfonds

Subfonds includes business correspondence, applications, financial statements, and paperwork relating to the Halifax restaurant, Henry House, including architectural plans for additions/alterations to the historic building.

Notes about Halifax landmarks

File contains three spiral bound stenographer's notebooks containing handwritten notes about Halifax landmarks, including the court house, St. George's church, waterfront buildings, West House, Brunswick Street, the old post office, and Province House. Some of the notes are written in shorthand.

Notes about heritage properties

File contains one spiral bound stenographer's notebook containing handwritten notes about heritage properties and other topics. Some of the notes are written in shorthand.

Photograph of a mantel in the Simeon Perkins house before its restoration, with a cupboard overhead, a framed piece of artwork on the wall, and a wooden bust on the table beside

Item, a photograph, is related to material found in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album, [between 1940 and 1959], MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 26, Item 3, MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 41, Item 1, and MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 22, Item 16 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. The photograph has a stamp marking it copyright to the Nova Scotia Bureau of Information on the reverse side. The wooden bust on the left was carved by Milton-based woodcarver, George Crouse, whose work was prominent in the 1850's and 60's. Crouse carved figureheads and bow devices for many newly built Liverpool (Nova Scotia) ships. The bust in the photograph is a childhood likeness of Captain Samuel Kempton who also hailed from Milton. Kempton was the skipper of a packet schooner for many years that ran the Halifax - Liverpool - Boston route.

Photograph of a mantel in the Simeon Perkins house before its restoration, with a framed photograph and flags on the mantelpiece, a mirror and a framed piece of art on the wall, and a teapot on a pedestal beside the fireplace

Item, a photograph, is related to material found in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album, [between 1940 and 1959], MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 26, Item 3, MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 41, Item 1, and MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 22, Item 16 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. The photograph has a stamp marking it copyright to the Nova Scotia Bureau of Information on the reverse side.

Photograph of a mantel in the Simeon Perkins house before its restoration, with several framed photographs and knickknacks on the mantelpiece, and three framed pieces of artwork on the wall

Item, a photograph, is related to material found in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album, [between 1940 and 1959], MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 26, Item 3, MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 41, Item 1, and MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 22, Item 16 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. The photograph has a stamp marking it copyright to the Nova Scotia Bureau of Information on its reverse side.

Photograph of a window in the Simeon Perkins house before its restoration, framed by art pieces on the walls

Item, a photograph, is related to material found in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album, [between 1940 and 1959], MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 26, Item 3, MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 41, Item 1, and MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 22, Item 16 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. The photograph has a stamp marking it copyright to the Nova Scotia Bureau of Information on the reverse side, and was taken by Hedley Doty.

Photograph of an empty room with a fireplace, patterned linoleum floor, and pictures pasted on the walls in the Simeon Perkins house prior to its restoration

Item, a photograph, is related to material found in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album, [between 1940 and 1959], MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 26, Item 3, MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 41, Item 1, and MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 22, Item 16 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. The photograph has a stamp marking it copyright to the Nova Scotia Bureau of Information on the reverse side.

Photograph of the Perkins House, Liverpool, Nova Scotia printed on a postcard

Item, a photograph, is related to material found in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album, [between 1940 and 1959], MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 10, Item 1, MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 3, Items 1-8, and MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 22, Item 16 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. Item is a photograph of the home of Miss Letitia Agnew in the early 1920's.

Photograph of the Simeon Perkins house in Liverpool, Nova Scotia prior to its restoration

Item, a photograph, is related to material found in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album, [between 1940 and 1959], MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 26, Item 3, MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 41, Item 1, and MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 22, Item 16 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. The photograph has a stamp marking it copyright to Nova Scotia Film Bureau on the reverse side.

Photograph of the covered fireplace with framed photographs and pieces of art on the mantel and walls in the chief upstairs bedroom in the Simeon Perkins house prior to its restoration

Item, a photograph, is related to material found in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album, [between 1940 and 1959], MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 26, Item 3, MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 41, Item 1, and MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 22, Item 16 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. The photograph has a stamp marking it copyright to the Nova Scotia Bureau of Information on the reverse side.

Photograph of the interior of a stone curtain at Fort Beausejour

Item is a photograph of a stone curtain in Fort Beausejour that is loopholed to form the southwest curtain covering the powder magazine and parade ground. From the interior shown in the photograph, the firing step and stone drain are visible. The northwest bastion is also visible in the background.

Richard L. Raymond fonds

  • MS-2-556
  • Fonds
  • 1967 - 1985
Fonds comprises records related to Raymond's investment in the Henry House restaurant, including correspondence, financial statements, menu designs, architectural drawings and construction records. Other records include Dalhousie Review poetry correpondence.

Raymond, Richard L.