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The Halifax Library Association

  • MS-2-390
  • Fonds
  • 1935 - 2018
Fonds consist of general and executive minutes, correspondence, special events records, newspaper clippings and conference material.

Dalhousie Faculty Association fonds

  • UA-27
  • Fonds
  • 1948-2018
Fonds contains records of the Dalhousie Faculty Association, including administrative correspondence from the DFA's formative years and records documenting the negotiation of their first contract in 1978. There is also an incomplete series of DFA newsletters and committee records.

Dalhousie Faculty Association

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.

Halifax Camerata Singers fonds

  • MS-5-15
  • Fonds
  • 1986 - 2017
Fonds consists of records created for and as a result of the performance activities of the Halifax Camerata Singers. Records include posters and programs from concerts\ and administrative and financial records from the Board of Directors of the not-for-profit society.

Halifax Camerata Singers

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1928 fonds

  • MS-9-52
  • Fonds
  • 1937-2015, predominant 1955-2015
Fonds includes financial, legal, administrative and human resources materials dating from the local's founding in 1955, providing insight into the development of the organization's policies and procedures, and also illustrating the broader labour movement and role of unions in shaping the political and social landscape in Nova Scotia. The records provide evidence of the union's administrative and operational functions and activities, including contract negotiation, grievance administration, dues remittance, pension fund administration, membership and labour advocacy, workers' training and education and strike coordination. The records were created by the local's office staff, business managers, executive board, elected officials, Board of Trustees, membership and business associates. Earlier records (pre-1955) became part of the IBEW Local 1928 archive when other IBEW Locals were amalgamated with 1928.

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1928

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

Don Murchy collection

  • MS-15-10
  • Collection
  • 1990-2014
Collection is comprised of materials collected by Don Murchy as part of his involvement with the TightRope Leather Brotherhood, a men's leather and denim club that operated in Nova Scotia from the early 1990s to 2007. Materials document TightRope operations, as well as the involvement of TightRope members in Mr. Atlantic Canada [M.A.C.] Leather contests and Halifax Fetish Ball events. Materials in this collection include administrative records, by-laws and guiding documents, membership lists, posters and other promotional materials, and photographs.

Murchy, Don

Census of Marine Life (CoML)

Series contains research files, correspondence, conference meeting minutes and notes compiled by Ron O'Dor and other members of the Census of Marine Life steering committee and subcommittees.

Records of the Symphony Nova Scotia

  • MS-5-14.2014.052
  • Accession
  • 2005-2013
This accession consists primarily of meeting minutes and agendas from the Symphony's Board of Directors and its Executive. There are also concert programs, rehearsal schedules, programming records for special events, annual reports and grant applications.

Symphony Nova Scotia.

Nathaniel Smith fonds

  • MS-15-4
  • Fonds
  • 2001-2013
Fonds consists of material related to Mr. Atlantic Canada (M.A.C.) Leather competitions collected by Nathaniel Smith. Includes pamphlets; meeting minutes; financial records; event logo and posters; contest ephemera; organization bylaws; photographs, newspaper clippings; pins; and one mixed music compact disc (CD) played at a M.A.C. Leather event.

Smith, Nathaniel

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

FMAP: Future of Marine Animal Populations

Subseries contains correspondence, research data, and conference minutes and notes related to the Census of Marine Life subcommittee Future of Marine Animal Populations (FMAP). The Future of Marine Animal Populations project analyzed fishing data and scientific surveys to determine changes in diversity and distribution of marine life. The project, headed by Canadian scientists Ian Jonsen, Heike Lotze, and Boris Worm (and previously by Ransom Myers), identified hot spots of diversity drawn from the Census of Marine Life database and changes in water temperature as one of the most integral determinants in the shaping of marine diversity patterns, while confirming that marine conservation helps to correct the rapid population declines associated with over-exploitation of marine stocks.

POST: Pacific Ocean Shelf Tracking Project

Subseries contains correspondence, research data, and conference minutes and notes related to the Census of Marine Life subcommittee Pacific Ocean Shelf Tracking Project (POST). The Pacific Ocean Shelf Tracking project provided the first continent-wide research to acoustically track the migratory patterns of 18 species of marine life familiar to the Pacific coast. The project, led by American-Canadian scientist James Bolger, examined the migratory patterns of salmon, jumbo squid, sturgeon, and other coastal marine life, gathering data on roughly 16,000 individuals. The project served as a smaller-scale precursor of the Ocean Tracking Network.

TOPP: Tagging of Pacific Predators

Subseries contains correspondence, research data, and conference minutes and notes related to the Census of Marine Life subcommittee Tagging of Pacific Predators (TOPP). The Tagging of Pacific Predators project electronically tagged and tracked 4300 different marine predators, including sharks, seals and seabirds, tracing routes taken by these species in their search for ocean prey. The project, headed by American scientists Barbara Black, Steven Bograd, Daniel Costa and Randy Kochevar, discovered that many animals travel entire oceans at a variety of depths, from the poles to the tropics, continent to continent, in the search for food. It was also discovered that many predatory marine creatures migrate along the same oceanic corridors, congregating along their feeding routes.

Ian McLaren fonds

  • MS-2-790
  • Fonds
  • 1950 - 2010
Fonds contains Ian McClaren's personal and professional correspondence, reports and research records as well as minutes, correspondence and reports related to committees or boards on which he served.

McLaren, Ian Alexander

Historical records relating to the Nova Scotia Agriculture College between 1904 and 2010

Series contains records relating to the history of the Nova Scotia Agriculture College and its relationship with agriculture in Nova Scotia and across the world. This includes early drafts for a university motto and crest, past principal's signatures, and contributions to the provincial government between 1904-2010. Subseries' includes History of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College and agriculture in Nova Scotia. Record types found are textual files, reports, drawings, correspondence, books, and photographs.

Maritime School of Social Work fonds

  • UA-22
  • Fonds
  • 1922 - 2010
Fonds comprises records that document the administrative and operational activities of the Maritime School of Social Work. Record types include correspondence; committee minutes; financial records; reports; statistics; program information; course materials; examination records; newspaper clippings; memorabilia; and photographs.

Dalhousie University. Faculty of Health. School of Social Work

Management and administration of the Census of Marine Life

Subseries contains records related to the management of the Census of Marine Life in general. File includes membership rolls, general budgeting information, Loan applications, meeting minutes, and CoML-related news and promotional information.

Dalhousie-King's Reading Club fonds

  • MS-2-456
  • Fonds
  • 1925-2010
Fonds consists primarily of meeting minutes, membership and attendance lists, programmes, a copy of the club’s sixty-fifth anniversary cookbook, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers which include photos and records related to the club’s anniversary events.

Dalhousie-King's Reading Club

Halifax Pride committee records and ephemera

Series contains records relating to Ross Boutilier's involvement in the organization of the Halifax Pride parade, including committee records, financial records, reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, notes, memos, schedules, parade and Pride Guide planning materials, advertisements and press releases, and posters and pins worn or collected during Halifax Pride parades.

Eyelevel Gallery fonds

  • MS-3-35
  • Fonds
  • 1968-2009
Fonds consists of documents created and collected by Eyelevel Gallery that reflect all aspects of the gallery’s management. The fonds includes artist files, slides, administrative files, publicity files (including press releases), correspondence, publications, financial documents, contracts, minutes of board of directors meetings, photographs, fundraising files and membership lists, audio and videocassettes, CDs, DVDs, books, and programmes, catalogues, posters, reviews, guest books, and miscellaneous files regarding exhibitions and events. Some digital records in this collection have been migrated from CD's.

Eyelevel Gallery.

Correspondence, articles, association finances

File contains correspondence, articles from journals, magazines and newspapers, finances, a 1921 annual meeting program, association programs and booklets pertaining to the Canadian Pharmacists Association.

Susan Sherwin fonds

  • MS-2-186
  • Fonds
  • 1969 - 2008
Fonds comprises records related to Susan Sherwin's professional activities, including publication, research and teaching. Record types include correspondence, contracts, manuscripts, research materials and notes, committee materials, reports, conference materials, and university course records such as syllabi, exams, and assignments.

Sherwin, Susan

Safe Harbour Metropolitan Community Church

Series comprises records documenting the evolution and history of the Safe Harbour Metropolitan Community Church, including meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, newsletters, financial records, and programming and workshop materials.

Safe Harbour Church Metropolitan Community Church

Churchmembers Assembled to React to AIDS (CARA)

Series contains materials from the organization Churchmembers Assembled to React to AIDS (CARA or CARAS) and includes meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, and educational materials. Fonds also contains records from two projects run by CARA: Morton House, a hospice for people living with AIDS, and AIDS-LINK, a project aimed at connecting people with AIDS to resources and support.

Churchmembers Assembled to Respond to Aids

Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia fonds

  • MS-2-612
  • Fonds
  • 1975-2005

The Archives of the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia consists of records created by the administration, members, and affiliates of the Federation. It includes a wide variety of materials including administrative records, audio/visual material, correspondence, financial records, meeting agendas and minutes for a variety of groups and committees, photographs, promotional and press material. The records refer to the adminstration and functions of the Federation, as well as its relationships with its members, government departments, and other writing, publishing and cultural groups.

Materials are mainly in English, with a small number in French. See individual Series descriptions for detailed scope and content notes.

Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia.

Susan Sherwin's committee and report records

Series comprises records generated through Susan Sherwin's committee activities, including writing reports, and provides context for her work on and with university committees and research associations, as well as for her engagement in university curriculum reform and advocacy of feminism and women's rights.

Chester Playhouse fonds

  • MS-3-36, Boxes 1 - 18
  • Fonds
  • 1982-2002
This fonds consists of records created and collected by both the Canadian Puppet Festival and the Chester Theatre Council related to the management of the Chester Playhouse, including financial records such as statements, budgets, balance sheets, and invoices; press releases; photocopies of reviews; advertising and marketing records; personnel files; construction and maintenance records; meeting minutes and agendas; reports such as attendance records and box office sales; grant applications and fundraising files; correspondence; and event files, including programmes, tickets, and other promotional materials.

Chester Playhouse.

Sheep Producers' Association of Nova Scotia

This series contains textual records, related to the sheep business, published by the Sheep Producer's Association of Nova Scotia between 1958-2002. It is arranged into twelve sub series: General Correspondence and Papers, Director's Meeting Minutes, Membership Meeting Minutes, Membership Lists, Sheep Fairs, Specific Correspondence, Lamb Marketing, Promotions, and Various Subjects/Topics.

Novanet Incorporated fonds

  • MS-2-738
  • Fonds
  • 1983-2001
The fonds contains business correspondence between Novanet's committee members, private vendors, and governmental agencies. Most of the administrative decisions are presented in the minutes from the various committee meetings. Also included are budget files, funding requests through the Canadian Foundation for Innovation; correspondence and contracts with Geac, the vendor of the library management system; and various Novanet reports.

Novanet Inc.

Maersk Dubai Incident fonds

  • MS-8-203
  • Fonds
  • 1996-2000
The fonds includes letters, immigration papers, promotional materials, petitions, affidavits, evidence and general documentation of the activities of the Concern for Seafarers Witnesses Society (CSWS) in their endeavours to assist the sailors of the Maersk Dubai.

The Concerns for Seafarers Witness Society.

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