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Drawings of the Dalhousie University mace

  • 2017-003, SF Box 84, Folder 14
  • File
  • 1949
File contains nine drawings of the Dalhousie University mace created by R.L. de C.H. Saunders, a Dalhousie University Professor of Anatomy who designed the mace in 1949. The drawings illustrate details of various parts of the mace. The mace was carved by former Deputy Mayor of Halifax A.H. Macmillan. It is used during convocation ceremonies and stored in University Hall.

Sketch of Morton's Medical Warehouse

File is a reproduction of a sketch from The Nova Scotia Museum Centennial Collection. Inscription: The Medical Warehouse, built about 1850, was situated at the corner of Granville and George Streets. The site is now occupied by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. After a photograph courtesy of The Nova Scotia Museum.

Business correspondence to William McMillan, Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

File contains business correspondence addressed to (and a few written by) William McMillan, Lockeport, between April 1916 and July 1916, regarding receipt of shipment of goods to be sold in his general store, or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas.

File contains a few pieces of correspondence from the Liberal Conservative Headquarters by L.W. Fuller regarding the June 1916 Nova Scotia provincial election campaign of W.H. Currie (Shelburne) and W.C. Nickerson (Clark's Harbor).

File also contains a hand-drawn (in pencil) schematic of a Boehner Brothers "Letter Fyle Cabinet" (West LaHave, NS).

File predominantly contains both typed and handwritten correspondence and balance orders from the following brokers: Acadia Gas Engine Co. (Bridgewater), American Paint and Oil Dealer (St. Louis), G. E. Barbour Company (Saint John)J. & T. Bell (Montreal), Boehner Brothers (West LaHave, NS), W.R. Brock Company (Montreal), Brookfield Bros. (Halifax), Calder, Fraser Co. (Dartmouth), Campbell, Smibert & Co. (Montreal), Canadian Drug Co. (Saint John), Canadian Oil Companies (Halifax), Canadian Wood-Working Co. (Yarmouth), Carritte-Paterson Man'f'g Co. (Halifax), Castine Linex & Twine (Boston), C.W. Chadwick & Co. (Boston), M.P. Cook Co. (Halifax), W.J. Crouse (Italy Cross, NS), Crowell Bros. (Halifax), S. Davis & Sons (Montreal), Dominion Tobacco (Montreal), R.G. Dun (Halifax), Emerson & Fisher (Saint John), Empire Garage and Motor Car (Yarmouth), Enterprise Foundry (Sackville, NB), T.H. Estabrooks (Saint John), Flintkote Manufacturing Company (Boston), Gault Brothers (Montreal, including on the passing of T.A. Cossman), Alexander Gibb (Montreal), Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Toronto), Gourock Ropework Export Co. (Montreal), J.W. Grant & Co. (Yarmouth), Grant Bros. (Halifax), Gunn & Co. (Halifax), C. & W. Hackett (North Sydney), Hillis & Sons (Halifax), P.S. Hogg (Port Clyde, NS) Holland Window Shade Co. (Halifax), Holzapfel Limited (Newcastle-on-Tyne), Ideal Bedding (Toronto), Imperial Oil Company (Halifax), J.B. Jones (East Jordan, NS), Lockett & Messenger (Bridgetown), Manchester Robertson Allison (Saint John), T. McAvity & Sons (Saint John), A. & W. MacKinlay (Halifax), J.C. Mackintosh & Co. (Halifax), J.F. MacMullen & Son (Barrington), John McPherson Co. (Hamilton), Martin-Senour Co. (Halifax), Matthews-Blackwell Limited (Toronto), Matthews, Towers & Co. (Montreal), G.P. Mitchell & Sons (Halifax), Mooney Biscuit & Candy Co. (Montreal), A. Moulton & Co. (Halifax), Charles Mueller Company (Waterloo, ON), J. & M. Murphy (Halifax), Northern Electric Company (Halifax), Nova Scotia Furnishing Company (Halifax), Payzant & King (Halifax), Peabody Overalls (Walkerville, ON), Quaker Oats Company (Peterborough), Ritcey Bros (Riverport, NS), Wm. Robertson (Halifax), Robin, Jones & Whitman Limited (Lunenburg), Wm. C. Robinson (Baltimore, MD), Rock City Tobacco Company (Quebec City), W.E. Rood & Co. (Halifax, regarding the purchase of a schooner), Royal Print & Litho. (Halifax), R.B. Seeton & Company (Halifax), N. & M. Smith (Halifax), Sylvanus Smith & Co. (Gloucester, MA), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), Wm. Stairs, Son & Morrow (Halifax), James H. Tarr Company (Gloucester, MA), Robert Taylor Co. (Halifax), Telfer Woodworking Company (Bridgewater, NS), W.H. Thorne & Company (Saint John), E. Walfield (Bridgetown), Walker Bros. (Milton, NS), Wolverton Milling Co. (Saint John), A.E. Wry Standard Limited (Sackville, NB), among others.

Cassandra's driftwood : cover

File contains a photograph of the illustration for the front cover of "Cassandra's Driftwood" (illustrate by Terry Roscoe), a photocopy of the proposed front cover, and an envelope addressed to Lesley Choyce.

Cassandra's driftwood : final drafts

File contains two typed and annotated drafts of Budge Wilson's book "Cassandra's Driftwood," and black and white copies of illustrations for the book.

Correspondence regarding Harold and Harold

File contains correspondence regarding Budge Wilson's book "Harold and Harold," between Wilson and various people involved in its publication, including Lesley Choyce of Pottersfield Press, Terry Roscoe, the editor (including sketches of possible illustrations), and Sheila Dalton, Wilson's copy editor. The file includes incoming correspondence and copies of Wilson's outgoing correspondence.

Thank you letters from Westmore Academy

  • MS-2-650.2000-033, Box 26, Folder 44
  • File
  • May 5, 1998 - June 2, 1998
  • Part of Budge Wilson fonds

File includes a copy of Budge Wilson's response to the grade three class at Westmore Academy in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, and four drawings by the children of scenes from Wilson's books.

Duff's monkey business : drafts and related correspondence

File contains two drafts of Budge Wilson's book "Duff's Monkey Business" and related correspondence with the publisher, Formac Publishing Company Limited, which include early proposed drawings by the illustrator Kim LaFave.