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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.

Articles and research material about the San Rafael

File contains correspondence with Bill from Shipowners Assurance Management Ltd, A & C Black Ltd, ; a photocopy of "Big battles with the Sea: Twenty-Seven Days in Open Boats" by H. J. Shepstone; pages from "Our Sure Shield! About the Day's Work in the Navy" by J. S. Margerison; typed drafts of "The other boat" and "San Rafael's last trip round Cape Horn"; photocopies of drafts of "Ol'd Grandpa" and "The other boat"; a bibliography and research material for a talk given to the Antiquarian Society called "Aids to Navigation"; a typed draft of a talk for the Antiquarians called "Survival in the Roaring Forties" which is about the San Rafael; and a photocopy of "Saga of the 'San Rafael.'"

Barbara Hinds reports from McNab : An island caught in the crossfire : [article in the Mail-Star]

Item is a newspaper article entitled "Barbara Hinds Reports From McNab--An Island Caught In The Crossfire," published over two pages in the March 2, 1967 issue of the Mail-Star. The article is about the history of McNab's Island, its inhabitants, and its potential future. The article includes photographs of old cannons, as well as Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Arthur Farrant, who are two inhabitants of the island. The photographs were taken by Barbara Hinds.

Dalhousie University : past, present, and the future

File contains two copies of a booklet called Dalhousie University, which was produced by the Dalhousie Million Committee as promotional literature supporting the university's 1920 Million Dollar Campaign. The booklet, subtitled "Dalhousie, past, present and the future," outlines the university's accomplishments and plans and spells out the financial costs of fulfilling its vision. The booklet's illustrations of historic and contemporary Dalhousie people and buildings were drawn by Arthur Lismer and commissioned for a commemorative history of of the university published the same year.

One copy of the booklet contains a newspaper clipping about Frank Darling.

Draft of an article about McNab's Island

Item is a typed draft of Barbara Hinds' article entitled "Barbara Hinds Reports From McNab--An Island Caught in the Crossfire," which was published in the Mail-Star in March 1967. The draft is typed on tissue paper and includes many corrections written in pencil.

Herbert Leslie Stewart fonds

  • MS-2-45
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1953
Fonds consists of records primarily originating from Herbert L. Stewart's work as a philosopher, professor, and political commentator. Records include manuscripts and typescripts, notes, scrapbooks, diaries, offprints, reports, and correspondence. One series comprises Stewart's collection of his father's sermons, notes, and correspondence.

Stewart, Herbert Leslie

John Godfrey fonds

  • MS-2-575
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1987, predominant 1966-1986
Fonds consists of materials created or collected by Dr. John F. Godfrey while he was a professor at Dalhousie University and President and Vice-Chancellor at the University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Material consists of correspondence, course material, lecture notes, videocassettes, shooting scripts and research for History 100 videos, manuscripts, notes, printed material of local history and locations, and meeting minutes and memos from committees, the Faculty of Arts and Science, and the History Department at Dalhousie University.

Godfrey, John F.

Judith Fingard fonds

  • MS-2-713
  • Fonds
  • Bulk, 1975-1998
The records in this accession include notes and photocopied primary materials relating to Judith Fingard's research on seamen in 19th-century Eastern Canada, the Halifax retail liquor trade in the 19th and early 20th centuries, James Robinson Johnston, George Liston and Isaac Sallis. Also included is one folder of professional correspondence and Fingard's MPhil and PhD diplomas from the University of London.

Fingard, Judith

Lawrence Johnstone Burpee fonds

  • MS-2-175
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1946
Fonds comprises correspondence regarding Burpee's geneological research into his uncle, James De Mille, research notes and secondary materials about De Mille, and two manuscripts by Burpee on De Mille.

Burpee, Lawrence Johnstone, 1873-1946

Letter of support for Dr. Daniel Cobb Harvey from Archibald McKellar MacMechan to Edwin Laftus

Item is three sheets of paper. The first sheet is folded to make two additional pages. The letter is Archibald MacMechan's recommendation to Edwin Laftus, that Daniel Harvey should receive the position of lecturer in History at Dalhousie University. A P.S. note by MacMechan also recommends an article that Harvey wrote for the Rhodes Foundation.

MacMechan, Archibald McKellar

Lucius Dill Dexter fonds

  • MS-2-354
  • Fonds
  • 1814 - 1934
Fonds consists of correspondence, research material, manuscripts, and drafts by Lucius Dill Dexter.

Dexter, Lucius Dill

Materal for talk about aids to naviagtion

File contains a typed draft of a talk for the Antiquarian Society called "Aids to Navigation," as well as photocopies of images to accompany the talk which are mounted on numbered sheets of paper.

Materal for talk about tributes, honours, and prizes

File contains a typed draft of a paper about tributes, honours, and prizes with corrections; photocopies or magazine clippings of photographs which accompany the paper and are mounted on numbered sheets of paper; and some photocopied research material.

Material for talk about Enos Collins

File contains a typed draft of a paper about Enos Collins with corrections; a printout of an email from McKay to Sandra; photocopied portraits of Hallet Collins, Enos Collins, and the Hon. James Fraser; and a photocopy of a photograph of Gorsebrook, the former home of Enos Collins. The photocopies are from Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management. The paper is possibly a talk given to the Antiquarian Society.

McNab's Island : [map]

Item is a photocopied map of McNab's Island. The map has been coloured with coloured pencils to indicate different regions of the island. The map also includes several handwritten annotations about the history of the island. There are more notes written on the back of the map.

Typed notes about McNab's Island

Item is a collection of notes about McNab's Island that are typed on blue paper with corrections written in pencil. The notes are about the history of the island.