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Gerard Veldhoven fonds

  • MS-15-16
  • Fonds
  • 2004 - 2020
Fonds consists of Gerard Veldhoven's published writing, correspondence, and speeches. Veldhoven's writings cover subjects including same-sex marriage, LGBT parenting and families, Pride celebrations, and LGBT social issues. Fonds also contains clippings and correspondence related to Veldhoven's experience as part of the first same-sex couple to be married in Nova Scotia, as well as his activism, writing career, and honours.

Veldhoven, Gerard

Alan (Al) Roy Stewart fonds

  • MS-15-21
  • Fonds
  • 1980-2019
Fonds contains materials collected by Al Stewart primarily through his involvement in the Maritime leather community and LGBT advocacy work at Saint John's United Church in Halifax. Leather community records include administrative records, photographs, promotional materials, correspondence, newsletters, and catalogues associated with the TightRope leather brotherhood, which operated in Halifax from the early 90s to 2007, Mr. Atlantic Canada [M.A.C.] Leather contests, and other leather groups across Canada and the United States. United Church materials include reference materials regarding homosexuality and religion, reference materials regarding Affirm United and the Affirming Ministries Program, correspondence, and newsletters. Fonds also contains objects and ephemera related to the leather community, Affirm, and Stewart's membership in the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union [NSGEU], as well as personal photographs, correspondence, and LGBT publications.

Stewart, Alan Roy

Chebucto Community Net fonds

  • MS-11-16
  • Fonds
  • 1993 - 1996
Fonds comprises records documenting the genesis and early years of Chebucto Community Net. Record types include meeting minutes and agendas; founding documents (i.e., draft mission statements and terms of reference); press releases and media reports; limited financial information; business plans; and correspondence.

Chebucto Community Net

Reproduction of a newspaper article re. 1945-1946 Nova Scotia Agricultural College hockey team

File contains a photocopy of a newspaper article with a black and white photograph of the 1945-1946 Nova Scotia Agricultural College hockey team. The caption is in regards to a reunion of the Truro and District Hockey League that took place May 9, 1992 [?] at Keddy's. The caption underneath the photo states: "The Nova Scotia Agricultural College champions of the Truro and District Hockey League in the 1945-46 season, will be among teams represented when the league holds its reunion May 9 at Keddy's. This photo, courtesy of Don MacNeil of Truro shows players; front row, left, Bob Doyle, Dave Gillespie, Vernon Reid, Gus Kinsman, Angie Gillis, Moe Kennie ; bck row, left, Hermie Fielding, Dan McFadden, Bud Elderkin, Vic Holms, Hugh MacLeod, Ray Kennedy, Jack Gammon, Wayne Parker (manager). Absent is Win Langille, coach and Ron Fielding, mascot."

Clippings ; photographs ; correspondence

File contains two clippings regarding Janet Conners' activism and honours, one letter addressed to Janet and Randy, three photographs of Randy and Janet, and one photograph of Randy, Janet, and their son Gus.

Publications and clippings regarding the Krever Inquiry, HIV/AIDS, and Conners' activism

Series contains publications and news clippings regarding Janet Conners' involvement in the Royal Commission of Inquiry on the Blood System in Canada [the Krever inquiry], related legal cases, and Conners' subsequent advocacy work for persons living with HIV/AIDS. Series also contains clippings related to Randy Conners' death and advocacy work, HIV/AIDS symptoms and treatments, other blood conditions and diseases, blood treatment facilities, and other notable persons living with HIV/AIDS.

Speaking notes, correspondence, notes, legal documents, and clippings regarding the Krever inquiry, Conners' activism

File contains speaking notes, correspondence regarding Janet's activism and appointment to/resignation from the Minister of Health's Council on HIV/AIDS; correspondence and administrative documents related to a potential film project based on Conners' life; testimony and legal documents from the Krever inquiry; clippings about the Red Cross; materials related to Janet's nomination for the CIBC Young Women of Distinction Award; citations for Conners' honorary degrees; and notes. File also contains Conners' first jump skydiving certificate, which she earned following her recovery from AIDS complications..

Correspondence and clippings regarding the Krever Inquiry, support for infected spouses and children

File contains correspondence and clippings related to the Krever inquiry and subsequent efforts by the Janet Conners Infected Spouse and Children Association to gain supports from the government for the families of those infected with HIV/AIDS by tainted blood products. Correspondence in this file is primarily between Janet Conners, her lawyer Dawn J. Ring, and Canadian politicians.

Speaking notes, correspondence, and photographs regarding Conners' activism and honours

File contains speaking notes; clippings about AIDS, and Conners' honorary degrees and activism; one AIDS Coalition general contact form; correspondence regarding Randy's death, Janet's honorary degrees, and AIDS-related activism; one program from Dal spring convocation at which Janet was awarded an honorary degree; and three photos from the Rotary Club Paul Harris dinner at which Janet was honoured.

Janet Conners fonds

  • MS-15-20
  • Fonds
  • 1974-2010
Fonds contains materials related to Janet Conners' advocacy work for recipients of tainted blood products and other persons with HIV/AIDS. Janet's and her husband, Randy Conners, contracted HIV when Randy, a hemophiliac, was treated with infected blood. After publicly announcing Randy's diagnosis in 1991, the Conners provided testimony to the Royal Commission of Inquiry on the Blood System in Canada [the Krever Inquiry], and became advocates for persons living with HIV/AIDS. Janet revealed her HIV positive status upon Randy's death in 1994. Materials in fonds include legal documents, correspondence, speaking notes, press releases, day planners, awards and honorary degrees, and photographs.

Wayves Magazine production notes

File contains clippings, notes, web print-outs, illustrations, article drafts, advertisement mock-ups, sample logos, photos printed on office paper, correspondence, and contact lists collected for the purpose of creating content for Wayves Magazine.

Nova Scotia Agricultural College fonds

  • UA-43
  • Fonds
  • 1892-2012
Fonds contains textual material, photos, artifacts, slides, paintings, and a video cassette created by the School of Agriculture, the College of Agriculture, and the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, between 1892 and 2012. Series include records of an administrative nature, departments on campus, buildings, photographs, student and faculty records, events, curriculum, and the institutions history.

Nova Scotia Agricultural College

Nova Scotia Agricultural College extension services records and campus research project records

Series contains records relating to agricultural extension services and campus research project records at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College from 1972-2006. Record types include textual records, photographs, posters, video cassettes, computer media, correspondence, conference programs, maps, books and newspapers. Subseries' include the Columbia project, field trial reports of the Nova Scotia Crop Development Institute, and Nova Scotia Agricultural College Department of Plant Science reports.

Richard Morton fonds

  • MS-14-36
  • Fonds
  • 1955 - 2011
Fonds is comprised of Richard (Dick) Morton’s Nova Scotia Agricultural College certificates; photographs (including the NSAC 1952 graduating class photo); a copy of The 50th anniversary of 4-H in Nova Scotia; newspaper clippings; a certificate of recognition and appreciation on Richard Morton’s retirement; Mr. Morton’s obituary; notes of condolence; two personal accounts from friends/colleagues, including Memories of Dick Morton, by Robert Murray, Class of 1952; and an untitled and anonymous poem dated 1978.

Morton, Richard

Ross Boutilier fonds

  • MS-15-1
  • Fonds
  • 1984 - 2015
Fonds contains records documenting Ross Boutilier's legal challenges over same-sex benefits and equal treatment in Nova Scotia and provincial and federal legislation to gain access to same-sex marriage. Other series include production and administrative records of Wayves magazine, committee records of Halifax Pride, and newspaper clippings about the LGBTQ community in Nova Scotia and elsewhere in Canada.

Boutilier, Ross

Peter Sanger fonds

  • MS-14-25
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1905, 2005-2007
Fonds contains materials created and collected by Peter Sanger. Records consists of poetry books, photocopies of news articles, and correspondence. Fonds also contains a walking wheel.

Sanger, Peter

Florence Jessie Murray fonds

  • MS-2-535
  • Fonds
  • [1884?] - 1975
Fonds consists primarily of Florence Jessie Murray's personal records regarding her career as a medical missionary in Korea, including correspondence, manuscripts, pamphlets and photographs. There is also a small volume of records that originated with her brother, Alexander Murray, and father, Robert Murray, including correspondence between Alexander Murray, Florence Jessie Murray and E.J.O. Fraser; Reverend Robert Murray's correspondence; and records regarding his involvement with the Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes.

Murray, Florence Jessie

Slug dead : [manuscript]

File also contains a Los Angeles Times clipping of the story "Russian Writer Hits Soviet Way of Death," dated 26 March 1970.

News release for the amendment to the Human Rights Code Chapter 214, clippings, correspondence, and ephemera

File contains an amendment to chapter 214 news release; clippings; memos; press release in support of including LGBT individuals in the Human Rights Legislation; pink triangle armband; correspondence; calls for donations; a list of individuals and organizations who wrote to MLA's with sending a copy to LGRNS; draft copy of an opinion article for the Halifax Herald; transcripts of an assembly debate; and a submission in respect of the Human Rights Act Bill 136.

Kevin Crombie fonds

  • MS-15-13
  • Fonds
  • 1982 - 1995
Fonds contains primarily newspaper clippings, pamphlets and other materials collected by Kevin Crombie regarding LGBT rights and related topics.

Crombie, Kevin

Reference materials and educational resources regarding homosexuality and religion, parenting LGBT children

File contains reference materials and educational resources regarding homosexuality and religion, and parenting LGBT children. Materials one copy of the pamphlet Beyond the bible, produced by Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays [PFLAG], and one package of educational materials produced by the Committee on Gay and Lesbian Concerns of Hartford Meeting that includes essays, articles, sermons, meeting minutes, pamphlets, and questionnaires.

Articles, essays, pamphlets, newsletters, and clippings regarding homosexuality and religion

File contains articles, essays, pamphlets, newsletters, and clippings discussing issues related to homosexuality and its relationship to Christianity. Materials primarily relate to liturgical debates surrounding the sinfulness of homosexuality and pastoral care for congregants with HIV/AIDS. Materials include the complete September, 1990 issue of The United Church Observer; one complete copy of the second printing of Homosexual catholics : a new primer for discussion, published by Dignity, Inc; and excerpts from the newsletters Youth Update, The Self-Help Newsletter, and Resources for Liturgy, among other publications.

Advertisement regarding equal rights, Halifax Herald

File contains a one page advertisement from LGRNS urging readers to call their MP's in support of adding sexual orientation to Human Rights Legislation; this advertisement has been digitized and only exists in digital format due to preservation concerns. File also contains the receipt for the cost of running the ad.

Anne Bishop fonds

  • MS-15-5
  • Fonds
  • [198-?] - 1998
Fonds includes materials created by, collected or about Lesbian and Gay Rights Nova Scotia [LGRNS], including a collection of pins.

Bishop, Anne Charlotte

Ronald St. John Macdonald fonds

  • MS-2-615
  • Fonds
  • 1823 - 2006
Fonds comprises Ronald St. John Macdonald's records regarding his personal, academic, and professional activities as a jurist, judge, and professor. Records include those related to Macdonald's involvement with Osgoode Hall, University of Western Ontario, University of Toronto, Dalhousie University, the European Court of Human Rights, the Hague, Peking University, World Academy of Arts and Science, Canadian Council of International Law, United Nations, Institute of International Law, African Society of International Law, British Institute of International Law, Canadian Institute of International Law, International Law Association, and others. Records types include correspondence; meeting minutes and agendas; research materials; photographs; newsletters; newspaper clippings; manuscripts; and off-prints.

Macdonald, Ronald St. John

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