- MS-14-32, MS-14, Box 130, Folder 8
This file is a paper called "Reflections" by A. E. Roland, presented at the annual extension conference in 1971.
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This file is a paper called "Reflections" by A. E. Roland, presented at the annual extension conference in 1971.
Fonds consists of conference reports, press clippings, information on individual and society participants, and administration and planning documents.
Learned Societies Conference.
File contains a student essay titled, "A Search for Collective Bargaining : The Nova Scotia Government Employees Association Experience," written in 1979 by Kevin Reilly for a course on Canadian working class history taught by Dr. Gregory S. Kealey. The essay documents the history of the Nova Scotia Government Employees Association's collective bargaining experience.
Item is a tribute of sympathy and affection written by officials at Halifax's Charles Street Church to Mrs. James Harris on the death of her husband in 1902.
Harris, Eliza, 1850-1921
Fonds contains minute books; cash books; ledgers; correspondence; income tax returns; financial statements; and other records from A. M. Bell & Co.
A. M. Bell and Company
The fonds consists of administrative papers, blueprints, business and personal correspondence, cable code books and other reference works, export orders and papers, financial documents, insurance papers, legal documents, packaging samples, photographs, plans, printed material, reports, and vessels papers. The material spans 176 years and illustrates a family company passed through two incarnations and through several generations of administration, along with its related off-shoots companies and associations. The material deals with late 19th and early 20 century shipping, as well as the 20th century business of packing and exporting salt fish.
The fonds also contains papers of associated small companies including L.W. Vatcher Limited, and subsidiaries Acadia Fisheries and Smith Canneries, as well as papers from various investment dealings made by Fletcher S. Smith, including Parkdale Realty, Southern Realties, and Fenpark Realties, and agencies with which the Smiths were involved. Finally, the fonds includes various items from small companies including Dan Dauphiney Company Limited, Earle-Smith Partnership, Eastern Fisheries Limited, Fudge Shipping Company, Georgian Limited, Scotia Corporations, Sea Nymph Fisheries, and Smith/Romkey. These papers include correspondence, administrative documents, legal contracts and agreements, financial statements, journals and ledgers.
The records of the fonds demonstrate the organizational structure, management, and operations of A.M. Smith and Company and related organizations, and provide insight into the business of salt fish, from fishing and processing to packing and exportation. The material provides a comprehensive picture of a significant 20th century Nova Scotian enterprise.
A.M. Smith and Company.
This fonds consists of diaries; correspondence; manuscripts of articles, books and sermons; published works; research files and class notes; scrapbooks; an assortment of personal materials; and photographs.
Myers, A.J. Williams, 1877-1975
Fonds contains William McKenzie's notebook and several loose sheets detailing timber purchases; three memos to William McKenzie, including one from Jessie Hoyt, who managed the company; the second  and third  published annual reports of the Relief Fund Association of the Employees of the Acadia Colliery; a Fairbanks Standard Scales catalogue; and the Westville business directory .
Fonds contains three product catalogues produced by the Acadia Gas Engine Company. The earliest dated catalogue was published in January, 1969 and another was published in 1973. One catalogue is undated.
Acadia Gas Engine Company.
The Acadian Supply Company fonds consist of correspondence, financial, legal, sales and shipping records and vessel papers. Also included is correspondence from Lunenburg Mayor Douglas Adams, church papers from LaHave United Church and the Parish of Saint John in Lunenburg, and papers from the Lunenburg Yacht Club and Curling Club.
Acadian Supplies Company.
File contains pages from an account book for the barque Aspototgan and some loose accounts and correspondence regarding the barque Nellie Moody.
Forbes, Martin Leslie, 1843-1919
File consists of one journal of daily accounts (1926-1928) and a letter of appointment to the School Board of Cumberland County (1943).
Logan, Charles Tupper, 1867-1961
The fonds consists of records which document the business activities and interests of Adams & Knickle Ltd. from 1897 until 1968. Information contained in this fonds provides insight into the company’s role as a major fishing and shipping partner in the fishing and shipping industry in Nova Scotia. Also included in this fonds is information about the company’s international relations with the various agents engaged in this industry; the types and amounts of fish landed, processed, shipped and sold by the company; the many transactions involved in operating vessels; and various events that impacted on the company’s operations. The types of documents include: affidavits, agent accounts, agreements, catch journals, correspondence, damage claims, deeds, employment records, financial statements, fish sales records, fishing contracts, ledgers, notices of protest, port documents, sailing journals, time journals, vessel accounts and journals, vessel certificates, and vessel shares.
Adams and Knickle Limited.
Item is an address on Thomas McCulloch's work as an educator given by Harvey Veniot on the opening of Pictou Academy's new auditorium and gymnasium on September 15, 1961.
Veniot, Harvey Alfred, Hon., 1915-2009
File consists of addresses to Robert Murray in celebration of his jubilee as editor of The Presbyterian Witness.
Murray, Robert, Rev.
Accession includes the minute book from the founding year of 1942 until 1955, collective agreements between the Oil Chemical and Atomic Workers' International Union and S. Cunard & Co. Ltd, E.S.F. Ltd, and Archibald Fuels Ltd. Also included in this fonds are photographs of picket lines, and floats, as well as local publications issued by the Oil Chemical and Atomic Workers' International Union Local 9-825 to all of its current members. The fonds also includes sample meeting posters for the union meetings, a membership request slip for Local 546, and a document from the Hon. Clarence Llyod Gosse to John Yates regarding his membership to the Provincial Apprenticeship Board.
Oil Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union. Local 9-825.
Accession contains the minute books of the Board of Governors from September 1907-May 1937 and May 1938-May 1947, as well as published Annual Reports from 1959-1990.
Technical University of Nova Scotia.
This fonds contains reports and news-clipping pertaining to the history of Agricola Archives, Special Collections, and Museum. The Agricola collections are housed in the MacRae Library on the Faculty of Agriculture campus of Dalhousie University, Bible Hill, Nova Scotia.
This series contains 53 books, 8 booklets, and 164 cm of other textual and graphic material related to agriculture, which includes related organizations, industries, machinery, research, products, livestock, harvesting, management, crops, etc. These were published between 1846-2000.
Collection contains correspondence and letters, some from Nova Scotia Agricultural College principals, on early education. and on trotting.
Collection contains reports on the banning of pesticides and the development of Canadian agriculture.
Fonds includes Alan Creighton's diaries, which cover many of the years from 1920 to 2000. Writings from the period 1920 to 1954 (many undated) are mainly short stories and poems. These writings include handwritten and typed, complete and incomplete, and published and unpublished works. There is also some correspondence throughout as well as copies of his two books of poetry. The fonds includes writings with titles such as "About Poetry," "Poetry Courses," "Thoughts," "Music & Art," and "Bedford Basin." His notebooks include evidence of a variety of courses taken, including French and Greek, music, poetry, and art (both practice and history, including Chinese art). There is also a record of his art sales from 1964 to 1999. Personal and family documents are included in the fonds.
Alan Creighton's artwork is extensive and primarily in the form of sketches and watercolours, with a few oil paintings. Many of his sketches are in albums, many of which are used exclusively for one particular aspect of his studies. For example, album labels include "People," "Trees," "Skies," "Rock Formations," "Buildings," "Railway Sketches" (scenes from train journeys), and "Outdoors." Others identify a place and time and include such labels as "At the Zoo," "Nova Scotian Sketches 1951," "South Shore 1982," and "Toronto 1996." Still others contain a mixture of styles and themes. There are also numerous loose sketches and watercolours which have been loosely arranged into similar groupings such as "Clouds," "Boats," "Flowers," and so forth. Photograph albums include photos of family and of scenes taken by Alan as a reference for future paintings.
Included with Alan Creighton’s personal items are papers, writings, art, and memorabilia belonging to his friend and roommate Christine Eyles, who died without heirs. Some relate to her employment as a violinist in England and in Toronto, Ontario and some contain her poetry, plays, and artwork (in sketchbooks and on loose paper). Published and handwritten music scores, mostly for the violin, are also included. A photograph album contains many formal portraits of family and friends taken in England in the early 20th century. Records also include papers by and about her father, Charles Eyles, a famous violin-maker. Such materials include advertisements, brochures, and letters attesting to the high quality of his craftsmanship.
Fonds consists of sheet music, scripts, and programs from different musical plays that Blanche and Alan Lund performed, directed or choreographed. Also includes audio reel-to-reel and video tapes of some of the performances.
Fonds consists of one pharmacy notebook.
MacKintosh, Albert Scott
Fonds contains personal documents of Alexander E. Kerr, including sermons, notes, personal writings and essays, certificates and degrees, pamphlets, publications, newspaper clippings, two photographs, and some correspondence.
Kerr, Alexander Enoch
Fonds contains five early reports from the Sterling County Study. One report contains a covering letter from J.S. Robertson (Deputy Minister of the Department of Public Health) to C.B. Stewart.
Leighton, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1908-2007
Fonds consists of papers and reports on Child Welfare.
Murchison, Alexander John, Dr.
Fonds consists of correspondence with J.G. MacGregor and copies of published articles. Additional information, including biographical and professional sketches, are in the Case File.
Reid, Alexander Peter, Dr.
Fonds comprises family correspondence (including that of his father, Hugh Ross), matriculation records, testimonial letters, personal account books, a diary, school inspectors' reports and other papers and bonds.
File contains chemistry lecture notes taken by Alexander Russell during classes with Professor George Lawson.
Russell, Alexander, G., 1845-1911
Fonds consists of a notebook containing lecture notes on obstetrics and other subjects.
Atherton, Alfred B., Dr.
This fonds consists of records which document the personal and business activities and interests of Alfred Dickie and, to a lesser extent, those of his immediate family and employees. Although the records span Dickie’s lifetime, few relate to his childhood, education, or final two years of life. Some items, in particular those concerning his export lumber business or his travels, derive from various places in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, and South Africa, though by far the majority are found to be located within Nova Scotia.
The fonds includes correspondence, business and administrative records, speeches, photographs, legal documents, and plans, among other materials. Records are chiefly in English, although a very small portion are in French, Norwegian, Finnish, Spanish, and Italian.
Fonds contains textual records relating to the history of the activities of the Dalhousie University English Department and to Bevan's academic activities. The fonds consist of research notes generated during Bevan's study of Dryden's literature; academic and departmental correspondence and documentation created while Bevan was head of the English department and afterwards; documents and correspondence relating to operations at the Dalhousie Review from 1972-1980; fiction and other writings; material pertaining to courses he taught from 1949 to 1976; and various undated papers written by his students.
Bevan, Allan, Dr., 1913-1981
Fonds comprises personal and professional correspondence and papers relating to the schooners Rowena (1903-1907); Lizzie Rich (1905), Stella Maud (1907-1910) and the Carrie C. Ward, including registers, bills, and ship inventories.
Ward, Amos P.
This file contains "An autobiography : the story of my life" by William (Bill) Angus Jenkins. Truro, Nova Scotia. October, 1996.
Fonds consists of materials created and collected by Andrew Merkel. The fonds contains correspondence to and from friends and associates, including Charles Bruce, Kenneth Leslie, and Robert Norwood; manuscripts of articles, poems, and plays; Atlantic Radio and Aviation Magazine Papers; newspaper clippings related to his retirement and death; printed copies of The Song Fishermens’ Song Sheet and The Order of Good Cheer; and some other miscellaneous documents
Merkel, Andrew Doane, 1884-1954
Fonds consists of biographical information as well as correspondence associated with the Provincial Medical Board and other papers.
Lindsay, Andrew Walter Herdman, Dr.
Fonds consists of patient records, autopsy reports, correspondence, various medical reports from several institutions, and business records including a ledger and daily journals.
Murray, Angus Edward, Dr., 1901-1986
Fonds consists of correspondence belonging to Mrs. Angus Morton and a copy of a poem written by Dr. Morton.
Morton, Angus McDonald, Dr., 1871-1944
Fond consists of letters written by Captain Graham Roome to Annie Belle Hollett, and other miscellaneous correspondence recieved by Annie Belle Hollett. Many of the letters are accompanied by their original envelope. There is also a file containing envelopes for which no letters exist.
Roome (née Hollett), Annie Belle, 1895
The item is a hard-backed, ribbon-bound scrapbook compiled by the donor comprising newspapers clipping, photographs, correspondence and notes about the history of Pictou Academy.
Annie Logan Barnwell
Item is a memoir of the Rev. James MacGregor published in 1859 by George Patterson. Item includes corrections, annotations and loose notes made by Patterson.
Patterson, George, The Reverend, 1824-1897
Item is a handwritten sermon in German dated August 15, 1797 with additional delivery dates of 1800, 1808, and 1811.
Fonds consists of research notes, program notes, annotated copies of sheet music, and programs of performances, used and created by Anthony Pugh in his work as a program note writer. Most of his research and program notes date from his time at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) where, in addition to his duties in the French Department, he worked closely with the UNB and Saint Thomas University Creative Arts Committee, organizing concerts. He also worked as a program note writer for the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra.
Collection consists of 24 published brochures or pamphlets relating to apple farming, and 2 archival documents on apple farming.
Fonds contains diaries, correspondence, manuscripts of published and unpublished writings, research notes, materials related to MacMechan's research and teaching and other university-related activities, artwork, memorabilia, scrapbooks, photographs and financial papers.
MacMechan, Archibald McKellar
Fonds comprises business correspondence, bills of lading, receipts, and miscellaneous papers connected to McLelan's shipping business.
McLelan, Archibald Woodbury, 1824-1890
The Archival Formats Collection is a collection of deaccessioned archival materials that have been retained for teaching and training purposes. It contains samples of various formats found in archives, including glass plate negatives, slides, textual records, magnetic tapes and disks, and other formats.
Dalhousie University. University Libraries. Killam Memorial Library. University Archives.