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Antal Dorati : [autographed photograph]

File contains an autographed photograph of Antal Dorati, the conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, in commemoration of the United States' premiere of Heitor Villa-Lobos' first piano concerto.

Arthur Lismer's Dalhousie sketches

  • 0000-091
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1919]

Collection includes 41 original pen and ink drawings by Arthur Lismer commissioned ca. 1919 by Dalhousie's Centenary Committee to illustrate its history of the university's first century: One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918, which was published in 1920. The collection includes the original and some unfinished and/or unpublished versions of all but one of the 26 illustrations used in the book, which features historic and contemporary Dalhousie figures and buildings. There are several portraits of President Arthur Stanley Mackenzie, which were rejected in favour of publishing a photographic image, as well as a rough sketch of Lismer's daughter, Marjorie. Also included in the collection are 22 reproductions, which are probably printer's proofs, given the poor quality of the paper.

Twelve of the Lismer images were also reproduced in the booklet titled simply Dalhousie University, which was produced by the Dalhousie Million Committee as part of the promotional literature supporting the university's 1920 Million Dollar Campaign and published shortly after the Centenary Committee's book.

There is little documentary evidence beyond these two publications regarding the precise date or other details of the Lismer commission; one of the drawings is marked "1 March 1920," and another "27 March 1920," on date-received stamps from the engraving department of Rous & Mann, the Toronto company that printed both publications. The existing archival correspondence between the university and the printer (UA-3, Box 621, Folder 6) is from the Million Committee file, and refers only peripherally to the Centenary Committee's book project. A letter dated 24 March 1920 from Rous & Mann advises that the cuts, or illustrations, proposed for use in the campaign booklet were "at present locked up for the printing of the other Book in course of preparation," while later correspondence indicates that the printing and delivery of the campaign booklet gained precedence over the commemorative history, and the first run of these booklets was shipped on 17 April. The history was printed shortly after that, although by 26 May it had already been reprinted, owing to the misspelling of George Stewart Campbell, whose middle name appears in the first printing as "Stuart." The existence of the misprinted copies is due to their purchase at a steep discount by the Million Committee, who wrote: "... if the price were attractive a way might be found to use them."

No correspondence or documents have been found in the Dalhousie University Archives regarding Lismer's actual commission: within the Million Committee's correspondence file exists a single telegram from President Mackenzie to Arthur Lismer, dated 3 April 1920, which expresses a need to rush the printing along with the instruction: "leave layout to your judgement," the sole reference to Lismer's role in either project.

Lismer, Arthur

Autographed photograph of Clara Butt-Rumford

File contains an autographed photograph of Clara Butt Rumford (1872-1936), an English contralto. She toured with her husband, Kennerley Rumford throughout Europe and America. This photograph was likely attained by John Daniel Logan during their extended world tour (1912-1914), which encompassed Canada, the United States, and Australia.

Autographed photograph of Frank E. Blachford

File contains an autographed photograph of the Canadian violinist, teacher, conductor, and composer Frank Edward Blachford (1879-1957) addressed to Dr. J.D. Logan in appreciation of his writing on music in Toronto.

Autographed photographs of W.O. Forsyth

File contains two photographs of the Canadian composer, teacher, and writer W.O. (Wesley Octavius) Forsyth, one of which is autographed for Dr. J.D. Logan.

Forsyth, W. O. (Wesley Octavius)

B. H. Landels portrait

  • MS-14-52
  • Item
  • [1918?]
This accession contains one portrait of Lieut. Bertram Howard (B.H.) Landels, Nova Scotia Agricultural College Grad 1909; NSAC staff 1911; See MSA v.9:no.1; Drainage expert - p. 60-61 Dales's book.

Collage of Women Graduates of 1913

Item is a collage of the 1913 women graduates of Dalhousie University. The collage consists of photographs of Louise Clayton, Gladys Sidley, and other students arranged in a circle around a large emblem made up of the letter "D" and the number 13.

Gauvin & Gentzel

Composite Photograph of Faculty of Medicine First Year Class 1964-1965 - Acres to Higgins

File is a composite photograph of the Faculty of Medicine's 1964-1965 First Year Class. There are 24 individual student portraits with one missing. Portraits have labels below. Students depicted are: J.C. Acres; R.P. Baillie; M.R. Banks; G.D. Barbour; Barbour, T.M.; B.B. Barnhill; D.F. Bennett; D.V. Brien; A.C.S. Browne; M.R.G. Burslem; A.W. Carter; P.H. Clark; G.M. Clifford; A.B.F. Connolly; C.C. Cron; A.S. Dill; H.W. Earle; E.H. Flowers; A.R. Graves; M.T. Greene; D.G. Greenland; A.H. Hall; R.J. Hicks; T.F. Higgins.

Composite Photograph of Faculty of Medicine First Year Class 1964-1965 - Hill to O'Brien

File is a composite photograph of the Faculty of Medicine's 1964-1965 First Year Class. There are 25 individual student portraits. Portraits have labels below. Students depicted are: A.J. Hill; R.D. House; S.W. Hubley; R.S. Hutching; M.T. Johnson; M.W. Johnston; M.P. Keating; M.C. Knight; G.W. Laws; P.D. Lightfoot; A.T.J. McDonald; J.W. MacDonald; D.A. MacElwain; D.D. MacLean; R.R. McInnes; J.G.P. McKinney; D.P. McMahon; T.J.J. Marrie; D.M. Maxwell; K.K.A. Misik; H.S. Montgomery?; A.H. Murray; K.W. Nedd; R.A. Nicholson; J.M. O'Brien.

Composite Photograph of Faculty of Medicine First Year Class 1964-1965 - Oxner to Young

File is a composite photograph of the Faculty of Medicine's 1964-1965 First Year Class. There are 26 individual student portraits. Portraits have labels below. Students depicted are: J.H. Oxner, J.H.; W.D. Parsons; A.H. Patterson; W.H. Patterson; R.T. Peddle; M.A. Peglar; D.G. Pond; B.R. Pretty; D.S. Reid; C.W. Robbins; D.E. Sansome; J.G. Seaman; G.C. Sebastian; F.E. Slipp; M.F. Smith; G.L. Sparkes; G.S. Stanfield; W.D. Stanish; R.D. Stewart; P. Tung; C.S.C. Trainor; F.R. Todd; C. vonWestarp; I.D. Woodhouse; C.R. Wyman; H.T. Young.

Composite Photograph of the Faculty of Medicine - Class of 1898

File is a composite photograph the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine Class of 1898. Photograph includes 11 individual portraits with a photograph of the Forrest Building mounted on cardstock. Composite photograph includes portraits: D. MacDonald, A.F. Buckley, M.D. MacKenzie, Angus McD. Morton, G.G. Gandier, E.M. MacDonald, Alfred Thompson, Hugh L. Dickey, W.D. Forrest, R.A. Brehm, and M.G. Archibald.

Gauvin & Gentzel

Composite Photograph of the Faculty of Medicine - Class of 1899

File is a composite photograph the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine Class of 1899. Photograph includes 11 individual portraits with three photographs of Victoria General Hospital rooms and building mounted on cardstock. Composite photograph includes portraits: E.D. Farrell; E.P. Atkinson; J. St MacKay; W. Bruce Almon; M.T. McLean; S.E. Shaw; Miss M.L. Randall; C. P. Farrell; J.G. Munroe; W.V. Goodwin; C.E. McMillan.

Composite Photograph of the Faculty of Medicine - Class of 1908

File is a composite photograph the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine Class of 1908. Photograph includes 12 photocopies of individual student portraits and one sepia photograph of the Halifax Medical College. Composite photograph includes student portraits of: F.H. Reid; R.A. MacLellan; M.R. McGarry; S.H. Thibault; S.R. Johnston; J.G. Bruce; W.L. MacLean; W. Patton; B.W. Mosher; S.R. Brown; M.E. McGarry; W.A. MacLeod.

Composite Photograph of the Faculty of Medicine - Class of 1910

File is a composite photograph the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine Class of 1910. Photograph includes 10 photocopies of individual student portraits and one sepia photograph of the Victoria General Hospital. Composite photograph includes student portraits of: D.A. McAulay; A.E. Horne; Minnie G. Spencer; A.K. Roy; R.M. Saunders; P.W.S. MacDonnell; C.W. Stramberg; J.J. MacDonald; M.G. Burns; B. Angela Bober; W.V. Coffin; F.G. MacAskill.

Composite Photograph of the Faculty of Medicine - Class of 1911

File is a composite photograph the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine Class of 1911. Photograph includes 29 individual portraits with a photograph of the Forrest Building, a photograph of the Halifax Medical College and the Victoria General Hospital mounted on cardstock. Composite photograph includes portraits: J.R. Collie; D.A. Mcleod; J.M. Murdock; J.R.B. Mcleod; D.J. Hartigan; A.J. Deveau; F.R. Davis; R.L. Titus; A.M. Johnson; C.B. Cameron; L.M. Silver, MD; E.A. Kirkpatrick, MD; N.E. McKay, MD; E.V. Hogan, MD; G.M. Campbell, MD; H.B. Atlee; H.W. Schwartz; W.W. Herdman; W.F. Barnes; M.A. Curry, MD; W.H. Hattie, MD; W.F. Kenny; J.J. MacRitchie; Miss E. Brison; M. Chisholm, MD; N.F. Cunningham, MD; D.A. Campbell, MD; A.W.H. Lindsay, MD; Miss B. Balcom.

Gauvin & Gentzel

Composite Photograph of the Faculty of Medicine - Class of 1914

File is a composite photograph the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine Class of 1914. Photograph includes 13 photocopies of individual student portraits and one photograph of the Forrest Building. Composite photograph includes portraits: H.S. Tait; S.G. McKenzie; M.G. Tompkins; J.B. Reid; G.B. Wiswell; F. Little; L.M. Morton; W.P. Mackasey; W.R. Dickie; J.A. Doull; Miss. J. McLean; C.L. Glass; W.T. McKeough; missing: T.A. Lebetter; D. MacNeil; A.K. Moilliet; and G.M. Seymor.

Composite Photograph of the Faculty of Medicine - Class of 1916

File is a composite photograph the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine Class of 1916. Photograph includes 9 photocopies of individual student portraits and one photograph of the Forrest Building. Composite photograph includes portraits: Miss. L.A. Pennington; J.A. Curry; K.K. Blackadar; R.H. Stoddard; J.N. Lyons; A. Hines; A.T. Godfrey; S. Whitehouse; N.W. Kirkpatrick.
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