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Personal documents and photographs of Joyce Barkhouse

Series contains personal documents that are generally unrelated to Joyce Barkhouse's professional career as a writer. The types of records included here are family photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, and manuscripts written by other family members. The series also contains records relating to Barkhouse's early career as a teacher.

Joyce Barkhouse fonds

  • MS-2-646
  • Fonds
  • [1860-1899], 1906-2012

The Joyce Barkhouse fonds consists of published and unpublished manuscripts of books, short stories, articles, and other writings, as well as photocopies and clippings of published materials, personal and professional correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, promotional material, and other material collected and created by Joyce Barkhouse.

This fonds consists of nine series: Articles and other writings, Books, Short stories, Associations, Awards, Biographical materials and other documents, Correspondence, Personal documents, and Promotional material.

Barkhouse, Joyce Carmen

Helen Dorothy Armitage Arnell's Dalhousie University scrapbook

  • MS-2-389, SF Box 40, Folder 26
  • Item
  • 1907-1911
File contains a scrapbook documenting Helen Arnell's student life at Dalhousie University from 1907-1911, including her BA diploma. The file also contains her 1905-1906 class pin from the Halifax Academy and her Dalhousie class pins from 1911.

Arnell, Helen Dorothy (Armitage), 1891-

A.J. William Myers fonds

  • MS-2-442, Boxes 1-3
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1974
Fonds comprises records documenting Alexander Myers' work as a pastor and writing on the subject of religious education. Record types include diaries; correspondence; manuscripts; published works; research files and class notes; scrapbooks; and photographs.

Myers, A.J. Williams

Annie Logan Barnwell's scrapbook of Pictou Academy's history

  • MS-2-177, SF Box 83, Folder 1
  • Item
  • 1920-1970
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

Press books and scrapbooks

Series contains various biographical sketches intended for press releases, as well as scrapbooks of press releases about Ellen Ballon and her performances.

Personal papers of Ivan Maxwell Gillis

Series contains personal papers of and relating to Ivan Maxwell Gillis. Contents include copies of a scrapbook, copies of his degrees, newspaper clippings, letters of recommendation by others, an article on Gillis by Phyllis Blakeley, and a portrait of Gillis.

Vincent C. MacDonald family scrapbook

Files contains loose scrapbook pages from MacDonald family scrapbook with photographs, newspaper clippings, excerpts, and pamphlets. Includes additional explanatory notes by Peter MacDonald.

Lily Fraser Cameron scrapbook

  • MS-14-39, OVR Box 4, Folder 1
  • File
  • 1940
File contains Lily Fraser Cameron's scrapbook created from her attendance at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. It contains a combination of: - NSAC commencement booklets from 1 May 1940, 30 April 1941, 29 April 1942, 22 April 1943. - Black and White photographs - Newspaper clippings relating to NSAC academics and sports, as well as WWII - Personal letters, postcards, and greeting cards from family and friends - NSAC "winged" crest (sew/iron-on) - Dried flowers and dance cards - Acceptance letter dated May 29142 from the McDonald College of McGill University (stating her as the first female NSAC graduate to attend the agriculture program at McDonald College).

Cameron, Lily Fraser

Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture fonds

  • MS-14-21
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1998
Fonds contains some of the policies of Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing in 1996, correspondence from department staff from 1907 and 1972. There are Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing scrapbooks of clippings of agricultural activity in Nova Scotia from 1900 to 1949. Entries include pencil drawings of animals and plants, newspaper clippings, as well as agricultural events around Nova Scotia from the NS Dept. of Agriculture annual reports. Scrapbooks also include pictures of Nova Scotia Agricultural College buildings, animal breeds, and events on campus. There are also annual reports of various departments of the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture, and transcripts for Garden Guide Radio from 1980-1998.

Robert McConnell Hattie fonds

  • MS-2-174
  • Fonds
  • 1887 - 1951
Fond consists of correspondence between R.M. Hattie and members of the Dalhousie Class of 1897 between 1893-1951, including newspaper clippings relating to classmates' lives and information regarding class reunions between 1897-1947.

Hattie, Robert McConnell

Scrapbook

Series includes loose scrapbook pages with newspaper clippings and social club ephemera.

Archibald MacMechan's scrapbooks

Series comprises scrapbooks created and maintained by Archibald MacMechan containing magazine and newspaper clippings of his own and others' work, including book reviews and copies of his weekly column, "The Dean's Window," published in Montreal's The Standard. The scrapbooks are organized chronologically and titled A-Z, after which they are named by date. The first (A) contains its own index; the rest are indexed in the record found in Box

The Rothmans collection of Christmas ornaments : [exhibition file]

File consists of records related to the exhibition 'The Rothman's Collection of Christmas Ornaments' organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario and presented at the Dalhousie Art Gallery in January 1969.

Records consist of an information bulletin released by Rothmans of Pall Mall Canada Limited, a condition report, a guest list, and correspondence between Evelyn Holmes (Acting Curator, Dalhousie Art Gallery) and Rothmans representatives, and a photograph of the artwork display. The condition report is accompanied by an attached copy of the exhibition catalogue with notes regarding the condition of each sculpture.

Rodin and his contemporaries exhibition March 15-April 9 1972 : [exhibition file]

File consists of records related to the exhibition 'Rodin and His Contemporaries', sponsored by Rothmans of Pall Mall Canada. The exhibition was presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery from March 15 to April 9, 1972.

Records consist of handwritten condition notes, a condition report, a biographical essay of Rodin, biographies of artists working during the same time period as Rodin, correspondence of the Dalhousie Art Gallery, documents related to the opening event (March 14) and two photographs of Henry D. Hicks (President, Dalhousie University) and unidentified colleagues.

Thomas Head Raddall photograph album 2

Item is an album with 206 photographs taken between 1929 and 1941 by Raddall and others. Subjects include Raddall and friends and family; Raddall and Edith's vacation to Bermuda; Raddall and friends boating, and taking camping, hunting and fishing trips across Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island; historical artifacts including a -pound canon; images from a 1933 performance of "Three Live Ghosts" put on in Liverpool, Nova Scotia and in which Raddall acted; and Edith Raddall with her children, Tommy and Frances.

Thomas Head Raddall photograph album 4

Item is a photograph album containing 48 photographs taken between 1944 and 1961 by Raddall and others. Subjects include Raddall participating in CBC radio press media in Halifax; Raddall filming an interview with CBC; Raddall meeting with significant figures in Toronto including Mayor Robert Hood Saunders, Jim Scott with CBC, and author Nicholas Monsarrat; Raddall receiving a silver tray from the West Nova Scotia Regiment at Camp Aldershot; Raddall exploring Moose Harbour after a forest fire, Tanners Pass at Lunenburg, and the W.C. MacKay & Sons shipyard at Shelburne, Nova Scotia; Raddall fishing at Lake Falls, Mersey River; portraits of Raddall and press images of Raddall with his wife Edith; Tom Raddall, Jr. participating in a dissection lab at Dalhousie University; and Tom Raddall, Jr. with his daughter Deborah.

G. Cecil Day fonds

  • MS-2-355, SF Box 41, Folders 2-4
  • Fonds
  • 1895; 1929-1954
Fonds comprises letters to Day in his capacity as newspaper editor, two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings related to Ireland, and an unsigned typescript article about the Halifax & South Western Railway Company.

Day, G. Cecil, 1898-1976

Halcon Science Fiction Society fonds

  • MS-2-361
  • Fonds
  • 1977-2017
Fonds contains records that document the activities of the Halcon/Hal-Con Science Fiction Society, primarily Halcon festivals presented in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, membership lists, posters, newsletters, program books, membership cards, and press clippings. Fonds includes materials on Halcon 2 (held in 1979), Halcon 3 (held in 1980), and Halcon 4 (held in 1981). Fonds also includes materials from Hal-Con 2015, Hal-Con 2016, and Hal-Con 2017.

Halcon Science Fiction Society.

Guestbook for Drumlin Hills residence

File contains one guestbook for Joyce Barkhouse's residence in Drumlin Hills. Visitors include Janet, Marian, and Patsy. Most visitors wrote a small message, and some were recorded by Barkhouse.

Catherine Creighton and family fonds

  • MS-2-656
  • Fonds
  • [18--]-1989

Fonds consists of papers created and/or accumulated by Catherine Creighton and her family, including those of her husband Graham and children Edith, Anna, Lois, Frieda, and Howard. While the fonds includes correspondence from Wilfred Creighton to his siblings and parents, Wilfred's papers are not included as a sous-fonds within the fonds.

The bulk of the fonds consists of correspondence from family and friends, but also includes diaries, photographs, financial papers, personal papers, memorabilia, print materials, scrapbooks, articles, and artwork. Records in the fonds provide a well-rounded depiction of the family's daily activities and lives - from their relationships with each other, their extended family, and their community, to their financial status, values, education, and careers.

Creighton Family

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