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Alan Ruffman fonds

  • MS-2-578
  • Fonds
  • [197-] - 1990; (predominant 1974 - 1978)
Fonds consists of materials regarding Alan Ruffman's contributions to the Atlantic Sub-committee of Oceanography (ASCO) and the Canadian Committee on Oceanography (CCO), including reports, manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper clipping, meeting minutes, newsletters and others textual records.

Ruffman, Alan

Submission to the Writers Federation 15th Annual Atlantic Writing Competition and other documents

File contains a program and review from a production of "Ruddigore" by the Savoy Society of McGill; an open letter about the proposed phase out of music and theatre at Dalhousie University; documents and a program from the Paris American Academy; a photograph of Pierre Trudeau watching a woman weaving at the Fortress Louisbourg; correspondence and a job posting from the University at Buffalo Department of Theatre and Dance; Robert Doyle's curriculum vitae from 1985; submissions to the Writers Federation 15th Annual Atlantic Writing Competition; "Tan, the Tartan Teddy" by Robert Doyle; and "Teddy MacBear" by Doyle Robertson (Robert Doyle's pen name). The file also contains a plastic folder that holds two Sackville crest patches; designs for military logos; and a program for Musikkorps der Fallschirmjager.

Papers of the SS Corfu Island

  • MS-4-231, SF Box 21, Folder 19
  • File
  • 1953-1962
File contains papers of the SS Corfu Island, including a survey of the vessel from March 4, 1953, a list of crew members from July 11, 1957 to May 14, 1960, and miscellaneous papers from 1956, 1961, and 1962.

SS Corfu Island.

Recordings of interviews with pilots in Fort Chimo, Quebec

File consists of short clips of Barbara Hinds' interviews with pilots in Fort Chimo, Quebec. There are two men being interviewed on the recording but the reel is labeled with the names Michael Ross, Gordon Braley, and Jacques Dumas. The pilots tell stories about being pilots in the north. The recording is preceded by pilot talking over a radio.

Recording of an interview with Keith Crow

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Keith Crow at George River. During the interview, Crow talks about a co-operative, plays his guitar, and talks about the difficulties with the freezer at the plant when the diesel engine failed.

Recording of an interview with Major Longan and other recordings

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Major Jess O. Longan (or Louyan); bushpilot Ken Dempster playing the melodion; Barbara Hinds' interview with Mr. Page about a laundry in Frobisher Bay; Barbara Hinds talking about a journey by boat near Rupertsland; and the sound of the wind.

Recording of an interview with Mrs. Samuel Dodds

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mrs. Samuel Dodds about the difficulties of living in the north. During the interview, Dodds talks about diet, receiving visitors, and schooling.

Recording of an interview with Rev. Michael Gardner and other recordings

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds interviewing Reverend Michael Gardner about the Anglican church in Cape Dorset; people singing hymns; Barbara Hinds talking about a journey to Pangirtung; Hinds talking to unidentified men in Pangnirtung; children playing in a water hole; Barbara Hinds interviewing Keith Crow; and Barbara Hinds interviewing Mrs. Sam Dodds in Fort Chimo.

Press information and other material from the 1976 royal tour

File contains documents collected by Barbara Hinds during the 1976 royal tour. Documents include itineraries for the press and the royal couple; two spiral bound notebooks of handwritten notes; photographs; a copy of the address given by Her Majesty the Queen in Halifax; a copy of a speech delivered by the Queen in Montreal; typed drafts of articles about the tour; a news release; and information about press arrangements for the tour.

Letter from Jonathan Sewell to his daughters, Maria and Henrietta

  • MS-2-66, SF Box 18, Folder 21
  • Item
  • 1828
Item is a letter (1828) from Jonathan Sewell to his daughters, Maria (the eldest) and Henrietta, addressed to the care of their uncle, Stephen Sewell, in Montreal. Sewell describes the recent departure of Lord and Lady Dalhousie and exhorts his daughters to travel by steamboat and meet him at Three Rivers, which he calls "The Modern Seat of Science, Literature & Fashion."

Sewell, Jonathan, Justice, c. 1766-1839

Slides of northern rocks, flowers, and carvings

File contains 40 slides of photographs taken by Rosemary Gilliat during a trip to the eastern Canadian Arctic with Barbara Hinds in 1960. The photographs were taken in Cape Dorset, George River (Kangiqsualujjuaq), Port Burwell (Killiniq), and other locations in the eastern Canadian Arctic. The location of many of the photographs is not indicated. The slides show rock formations, vegetation on the tundra, Inuit sculptures, and other Inuit handicrafts.

Eaton, Rosemary C. (Gilliat)

Arthur Charles Hawkins fonds

  • MS-13-5, SF Box 56
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1886
Fonds consists of student tickets from Halifax Medical College, Dalhousie College and University, Montreal General Hospital, and both the Provincial and City hospitals.

Hawkins, Arthur, Charles

Certification tickets from Montreal General Hospital and University of McGill College

File contains three certification tickets presented to Arthur Charles Hawkins in the 1884-1885 session at the University of McGill College, and Montreal General Hospital. The first two tickets certify that Hawkins acted as a clinical clerk and a dresser in the surgical wards of Montreal General Hospital for three months ending in March 1885, as certified by Thomas G. Roddick, M.D. The third ticket confirms Hawkins's enrollment in a Clinical Surgery course at McGill University, under Roddick's tutelage.

Charles H. Mercer fonds

  • MS-2-659
  • Fonds
  • 1911, 1928-1936
Fonds consists of published material, correspondence, pamphlets, off-prints on foreign language broadcasting around the world; correspondence and literature on the League of Nations Society in Canada; and correspondence with the Canadian Prisoners’ Welfare Association, the Penal Association of Canada and the Prisoners’ Aid and Welfare Association.

Mercer, Charles, H.

Personal material

Series contains materials created by Budge Wilson that not directly related to her career as an author. Files include Budge Wilson's diaries and calendars and materials relating to her job as a fitness instructor and photographer.

Materials from the Lennoxville language arts festival

File contains records pertaining to Budge Wilson's participation in the festival, as well as records from her visits to the Alexander Galt School and Bishop's University, which she incorporated as part of her tour.

Oland and Son fonds

  • MS-4-135
  • Fonds
  • 1872-1989

The Archives of Oland and Son Limited consists of records created by Oland and Son Limited and its affiliated companies. Some of the companies changed names after Oland and Son sold its brewing assets to John Labatt Limited. Records for these companies are included as well. Records range from 1867 to 1989, but were predominiately created between 1950 and 1971.

The Archives of Oland and Son and Affiliated Companies include a wide variety of materials, including administrative records, financial records, correspondence, photographs, advertising and marketing materials, beer production files, sales records, and legal documents. Administrative records typically include meeting minutes, annual reports, memorandums, surveys, and studies or reports on various aspects of the brewing industry and the breweries operated by Oland and Son. Beer production files typically include brewing books, yeast log books, fermentation schedules, production reports, and other records that document the beer production process. The Archives contains a large amount of correspondence between Oland and Son and its affiliated companies and various businesses, government agencies, associations, and individuals from across the Maritimes and around the world. Financial records typically include financial statements, cost reports, comparative statements, general ledgers, valuations, audit reports, and other records documenting the financial position of the various companies. Extensive advertising and marketing files exist, including advertising contracts and schedules, proofs and sketchs, reports and proposals, and budgets. The Archives also has extensive sales records documenting the sale of beer across the Maritimes, Quebec, and parts of the United States and the Caribbean. The Archives also contains hundreds of photographs and blueprints of the factories, factory equipment, and the Bluenose II.

Materials are in English, French, German, and Czech. See individual Series descriptions for detailed scope and content notes.

Oland and Son Limited

Canadian Library Association acceptance speech for The Leaving

File contains a copy of Budge Wilson's acceptance speech printed in School Libraries in Canada (Summer 1991) for her Canadian Library Association (CLA) Young Adult Canadian Book Award for "The Leaving," and a copy of her letter to the magazine regarding the omission of the title of her book from the published speech. The speech was originally delivered at the CLA/CACL Book Awards Banquet in Montreal, Quebec. The file also includes an annotated, typescript copy of the speech, possibly used at the awards presentation.

Letters from grade 9 students at Richmond Regional High School

File contains letters from students in Laurie Hannan's grade 9 English class at Richomd Regional High School after completing an author study on five of Budge Wilson's books: "Sharla," "Oliver's Wars," "Thirteen Never Changes," "Lorinda's Diary," and "Breakdown."
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