Item is a photocopy of "A Hero for Centennial" by Barbara Hinds, published in the August 1967 issue of the Atlantic Advocate. The article is about Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald. The article includes several photographs.
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.
Item is a clipping of a newspaper article by an unidentified author titled "Anil Elephant Drops Dead." The article is about the death of Balakrishnan, an elephant brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.
Item is the 1992-1993 annual report from Halifax harbour Cleanup Inc. The report is an overview the company's activities related to a proposed sewage treatment plant near McNab's Island, including financial statements. The report is in the form of a large booklet and contains several illustrations.
Item is a clipping of a newspaper article by Barbara Hinds titled "Balakrishnan Dies Of Blood Infection At East River." The article was probably published in the Chronicle Herald or Mail Star in 1968. The article is about the death of Balakrishnan, an elephant brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant. The article is accompanied by a photograph of Balakrishnan and his keeper, Sankunni.
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.
Item is issue number 4 of Clean Currents, a publication of Halifax Harbour Cleanup Inc. The issue was published in Winter 1993. The issue is about their harbour cleanup project, environmental assessment, and a sewer consolidation program.
Item is issue number 5 of Clean Currents, a publication from Halifax Harbour Cleanup Inc. The issue was published in spring/summer 1993. The issue is about harbour cleanup, a proposed sewage treatment plant near McNab's Island, and the environmental assessment.
Item is volume 1, number 3 of Clean Currents, a publication of Halifax Harbour Cleanup Inc. The issue is a special edition published in winter/spring 1992. The issue includes photographs, illustrations, and maps related to a proposed sewage treatment plant near McNab's island.
Item is a community annual report for 1991-1992 published by Halifax Harbour Cleanup Inc. The report is about a proposed sewage treatment plant near McNab's Island in Halifax Harbour, including projected costs of the plant.
Item is a cutline written by Barbara Hinds to accompany a photograph of Sankunni, an Indian mahout or elephant keeper. There are two copies of the cutline, one on yellow paper with corrections written in pencil.
Item consists of three typed cutlines for photographs taken on McNab's Island. The cutlines describe a pier on McNab's Island and Mrs. Farrant, an inhabitant of the island. Two of the cutlines are the same. The cutlines are typed on thin paper with corrections written in pencil.
Item is a diary kept by Barbara Hinds between September 14, 1961 and February 26, 1966. The beginning of the diary covers a trip to Labrador taken by Hinds in 1961. The diary is typed or handwritten on lined paper that is hole-punched to fit in a small binder. There are some extra pieces on notepaper tucked between the pages of the diary.
Item is a double exposure photograph of a man standing outside of a house. The second exposure shows an industrial building on a body of water surrounded by wooded hills. The photograph was taken somewhere in the Yukon.
Item is a double exposure photograph of three tombstones. One of the tombstones belongs to Lewis Gibbens, the youngest son of James and Harriot McNab. The graveyard is probably located on McNab's Island. The second exposure shows some kind of small building with stairs, but the image is not clear.
Item is a double exposure photograph of several small houses by the water in a town in northern Quebec, probably Fort Chimo. The second exposure shows a man with some kind of equipment but the image is not clear.
Item is a double exposure photograph taken in northern Quebec, probably in Fort Chimo. The photograph shows an unidentified man carrying a bundle of boards on his shoulder. The second exposure shows a hill or a roof of some sort but it is not clear.
Item is a photograph taken near Dawson City, Yukon. The photograph is a double exposure photograph showing some equipment with a sign that says "Government Property" that is near a body of water, and a truck with crates loaded on it. One image is upside-down.
Item is a double exposure photograph of two men standing at a quarry or some other industrial site. There is a pipe on the ground next to them and water shooting from another pipe behind them. The second exposure shows gravel or some other rock formation. The photograph was taken somewhere in the Yukon.
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.
Item is a pamphlet published by Halifax Harbour Cleanup Inc. called "Facts you should know about harbour cleanup." The pamphlet provides information about harbour cleanup and a planned sewage treatment plant near McNab's Island.
Item is volume 27, number 1 of the RCMP Quarterly, published by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in July 1961. There is a picture of a young girl laughing and holding a North West Mounted Police sign on the cover. The magazine is accompanied by a note from H. J. (or possibly N. J.) to Barbara Hinds.
Item is a newspaper article by an unidentified author titled "Legislature Will Be Asked To Police Animal Imports." The article is about an animal welfare bill proposed by the Halifax Women's Auxiliary of the Kindness Club, led by Margaret Stanbury.
Item is a letter from C. Burton Coutts for the Citizens Committee, Allan Street Residents to Her Worship Mayor Moira Ducharme and members of City Council. The letter is about abnormal and excessive traffic on Monastery Lane and Allan Street. The letter also has notes written in shorthand on the back of it.
Item is a letter from Terry J. Simms, a senior engineer with Halifax Harbour Cleanup Inc. to Barbara Hinds. The letter was sent to Hinds along with several other documents from Halifax Harbour Cleanup Inc.
Item is a letter sent to the Chronicle-Herald for Barbara Hinds by an anonymous employee of the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant. The letter details the poor living conditions of Balakrishnan, an elephant that was brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil plant.
Item is a handwritten letter from Barbara Hinds to someone named Anne, possibly Anne West. The letter is about a layout, possibly for a newspaper article, and a rededication that is related to the Halifax Public Gardens. There is a second piece of paper with the letter, with contact information for Anne West on it.
Item is section B (The Novascotian) from the February 5, 1993 issue of the Chronicle-Herald and Mail-Star. The section features an article called "Lost patrol: Arctic hero died seeking help" by Barbara Hinds. The article is about Francis J. Fitzgerald and the Lost Patrol. The article features photographs of Fitzgerald and the Dempster rescue patrol.
Item is a map of McNab's Island and Lawlor Island in the Halifax Harbour. The map is photocopied with some details that were possibly penciled in. The map shows which areas of the islands are owned by the Navy or are privately owned.
Item is a newspaper clipping from an unknown newspaper that contains two short articles. The first article is called "McNab: WIldlife Esperts To Air Views" and is about decisions related to the recreational use of McNab's Island. The second article is called "'A Bit Out Of The Ordinary'" and is about a court case against James Herbert Messervey that was sent to the Supreme Court. There is no author named for either article.
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.
Item is a newspaper clipping of part of an article about Francis J. Fitzgerald, the Lost Patrol, and Fitzgerald's mother. Part of the article is missing. The date, author, article title, and newspaper name are unidentified, although it was probably published in a Halifax Newspaper.