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Photograph of a drawing of Reverend Thomas McCulloch

Item is a glass plate of a drawing of Rev. Thomas McCulloch, D.D. The drawing by Arthur Lismer itself is based on a painting of McCulloch by Daniel Munro. The drawing was commissioned and used for history books on Dalhousie University, like One hundred years of Dalhousie 1818-1918 (1920), and Daniel Cobb Harvey's, An introduction to the history of Dalhousie (1938).

Student artwork given to Budge Wilson

File contains thank you cards hand drawn and written by students, given to Budge Wilson on her school tours, including those from the Lady Eaton School in Omemee, Ontario.

Books of Joyce Barkhouse

Series contains records related to published books including Abraham Gesner, Anna's Pet, George Dawson: The Little Giant, The Pit Pony, The Purple Cloak, The Smallest Rabbit, The Witch of Port LaJoye, The Lost Ship, and The Story of Little Martin. Types of records included here are drafts, galleys, published books, research materials, sketches, and audio-visual materials relating to published works.

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.

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.

The long wait

Subseries contains handwritten and typescript drafts of Budge Wilson's book "The Long Wait," previously titled "The Incredible Wait." Subseries includes Budge Wilson's ideas for illustrations for the book and a typescript of its French translation, "Une Incroyable Attente," translated by Florence Treadwell.

Budge Wilson's own ideas for artwork for The Long Wait

File contains three drawings by Budge Wilson (one pencil sketch and two coloured drawings with textual excerpts from the story) that she created for her children's story "The Long Wait." The published version of the story is illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes.

Books and short story anthologies by Budge Wilson

Series consists of research, manuscripts, and drafts of books and short story anthologies written by Budge Wilson. Series also contains some draft illustrations by Budge Wilson and artists with whom she collaborated, including Terry Roscoe, and signed, published copies of her books.

A fiddle for Angus

Subseries consists of drafts and proofs for Budge Wilson's children's book "A Fiddle for Angus," previously titled "A Fiddle for Luther" and "Luther's Fiddle." The subseries also contains four colour slides with illustrations by Susan Tooke.

A fiddle for Angus : drafts

File contains annotated drafts of Budge Wilson's book "A Fiddle For Angus," originally titled "A Fiddle for Luther." The file also contains four slides with illustrations for the book.

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.

Ellen Ballon fonds

  • MS-5-2
  • Fonds
  • 1725-1972, predominantly 1898-1972
Fonds contains correspondence, musical scores (piano and orchestral), photographs, a sketch, harmony notebooks, fliers, programs, newspaper clippings, academic journals, a press book, scrapbooks, and letters of composers. The musical scores include several first edition copies and autograph manuscripts. All personal correspondence is incoming correspondence; no outgoing correspondence is included in this fonds.

Ballon, Ellen

Henry Orenstein's sketches

File contains sketches of various persons and scenes, including Joan rehearsing "La Sagouine," "Purcell's Cove Social Club, 1960s," "Extinct Species, Fisherman 1960s," "Do you know Anyone who Wants A Man?" "Musicians," "Instruments," "Masks," and three sketches of unidentified persons. File also contains a copy of the sketch "Juno & the Paycock" and a photograph of the "Masks" exhibition attached to the sketch.

Robert Doyle fonds

  • MS-3-18
  • Fonds
  • 1964 - 2019
Fonds consists primarily of papers relating to Robert Doyle’s career as a costume and set designer. There are also research, administrative, and class papers from his office. The fonds consists of correspondence (1964-1997), Dalhousie University papers (1975-1997), Costume Studies program course materials (1974-1997), financial papers (1967-1994), legal documents (1972-1996), research notes and related materials (1970-1996), association related materials (1968-1997), production related materials (1976-2012), and miscellaneous papers and photographs (1968-1996) collected by Robert Doyle.

Doyle, Robert

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.

Kenneth Leslie's sketchbook

File contains an undated No. 7191 "Monterery" drawing spiral sketch book, containing pencil drawings by Kenneth Leslie, with artwork created presumably in the late 1930s or early 1940s. The sketchbook is largely blank, however, there are pencil drawings on the first three pages. The first is a 45° side-on portrait of "R. Currie" signed by Leslie. The second is an untitled study of a woman's face as she leans forward. The third is also untitled, the beginnings of a rural scene with a cabin at the end of a roadway.

School visits

Series consists of cards, letters, artwork, and stories given to Budge Wilson by children in schools that she visited in her capacity as an author.

Student artwork given to Budge Wilson

File contains student artwork given to Budge Wilson from various presentations that she gave at elementary schools. The artwork includes thank you cards and drawings related to her books, including Mr. John Bertrand Nijinsky and Charlie," and "The Best/Worst Christmas Present Ever." The file also includes thank you letters from elementary school classes, including from the Lady Eaton School in Omemee, Ontario, and a class list for an unidentified class and school.

Budge Wilson study unit : responses to selections

File contains letters and drawings in response to Budge Wilson's books "The Long Wait," "Cassandra's Driftwood," "Harold and Harold," "John Bertrand Nijinsky and Charlie," and "Going Bananas," written by students at Salem Elementary School.
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