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Nova Scotia Agricultural College international collection

  • MS-14-28
  • Collection
  • [19-?]
This collection consists of tools, artifacts, textiles, photographs, pencil sketches, pamphlets, posters, and a video cassette that were collected by Nova Scotia Agricultural College staff through their travels via partnerships with universities and organizations around the world. Materials reflect agricultural and rural traditions from the areas they were collected in. The artifacts were collected from and photographs taken in Kenya, The Gambia, Ghana, Ethiopia, The Sudani, New Guinea, Angola, Nepal, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Czechoslovakia, Melanesia, Columbia, The Caribbean, and Jamaica.

United Fishworkers and Allied Workers' Union fonds

  • MS-10-6
  • Fonds
  • 1970 - 1972
Fonds contains strike vote information, pamphlets, flyers, and literature regarding the United Fishermen and Allied Worker's Union, as well as press releases and a conversation with Charlie Cowell regarding labour relations board certification.

United Fishworkers and Allied Workers' Union

Ecology Action Centre fonds

  • MS-11-13
  • Fonds
  • 1922-2012, predominant 1972-1998
Fonds consists of records documenting the history of the Ecology Action Centre, both internal and outreach activities, and include correspondence, annual reports, administrative records, committee files, subject files, and an extensive library of audiovisual materials on a variety of environmental and ecological topics.

Ecology Action Centre

Promotional materials for poetry readings

File contains two undated promotional leaflets (likely from the late 1930s or early 1940s, promoting Kenneth Leslie poetry readings and discussions. The earliest of the two leaflets, on off-white paper, is entitled "Kenneth Leslie / Poetry Readings -- Discussions / Mr. Leslie / Reads His Own Poetry / Discusses Contemporary Poetry / Helps you Develop Your Poetry" and contains a small portrait of a youthful Leslie wearing a fedora. It contains testimonials from Charles G.D. Roberts, Robert Norwood, and Lawrence H. Conrad on the verso. The second leaflet, printed on yellow paper, also undated, but after 1938, is entitled "Kenneth Leslie : Singer-Composer / Poet", contains a portrait of Leslie to the upper left corner, with a short bibliography (ending in "By Stubborn Stars". The front contains words promoting Leslie's talent from 'Voices', 'London Times', Sir Charles Roberts, 'N.Y. Herald Tribune', 'Halifax Chronicle', Reverend Sister Maura, 'Charlottetown Guardian', and Shaemas O'Sheel, while the verso has further testimonials under the heading "What they say of Kenneth Leslie's poetry...." with the sub-headings "In London, England", "In Toronto", "In New York", and "In Charlottetown".

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.

BS Poetry Society fonds

  • MS-2-643
  • Fonds
  • 1980 - 1991
Fonds consists of poetry journals, drafts, submissions, correspondence, meeting minutes, and event posters regarding the BS Poetry Society, and photographs of BS Poetry Society events.

BS Poetry Society

Press releases regarding Pit Pony

File contains newspaper clippings about the cancellation of the Pit Pony TV series and efforts to safe the the wharf in Harbourville, Nova Scotia, attached to a letter sent from Joyce Barkhouse to her sister. The file also contains a poster for the Pit Pony audio book, narrated by Richard Donat.

Other recognitions

File contains excerpts from and copies of magazines, newspapers, correspondence, programs, and posters that give recognition to Budge Wilson's writing, including Chickadee Choice, Manitoba Young Reader's Choice Awards, South Saskatchewan Reading Council Young Reader's Choice Awards, and others.

Notices of Budge Wilson's appearances

File contains newspaper and magazine clippings, newsletters, posters, and flyers, advertising appearances (mainly readings) by Budge Wilson at various places, including writers' unions, libraries, book stores, and book festivals.

Notices of Budge Wilson's appearances

File contains newspaper and magazine clippings, newsletters, posters, and flyers, advertising appearances (mainly readings) by Budge Wilson at various places, including writers' unions, libraries, schools, book stores, and book festivals.

Notices of Budge Wilson's appearances

File contains newspaper and magazine clippings, newsletters, posters, programs, and flyers, advertising appearances (mainly readings) by Budge Wilson at various places, including writers' unions, libraries, schools, book stores, and book festivals.

Correspondence regarding Children's Book Festival

File includes incoming correspondence and copies of Budge Wilson's outgoing correspondence. The file also contains some promotional materials, including a poster for Wilson's appearance at the Winnipeg Public Library and a copy of "Children's Book News" advertising the festival.

Programs for awards ceremonies

File contains programs from awards ceremonies from awards that Budge Wilson was nominated for and/or won, including the City of Dartmouth Book Ward (for Cordelia Clark, 1995); the Ann Connor Brimer Award (for Sharla, 1998); and the Children's Book Week Gala (at which Wilson gave the Ann Connor Brimer Keynote Address in 1999).

Welcome Budge signs

File contains two signs, at least one of which is from Lakecrest School.

Posters of book award nominations

File contains posters from the Hackmatak Children's Choice Book Award, for which Budge Wilson's book "Duff's Monkey Business" was nominated, and the Atlantic Book Week and Festival Award Nominations, for which Wilson's book "A Fiddle for Angus" was nominated.

Janet M. Eaton fonds

  • MS-2-699
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1980] - [ca. 1989]
Fonds consists of Janet M. Eaton's materials regarding her professional involvement with the Canadian Association for Adult Education and the Continuous Learning Association of Nova Scotia. Fonds includes meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, conference programmes, and other textual records.

Eaton, Janet

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