Fonds contains minutes of the Dalhousie Association of Graduate Studies as well as photographs, correspondence and other records relating to the establishment and management of the first purpose-built graduate student social facility (the Grad House).
The fonds consists of architectural plans, Bass River picnic files, correspondence and invoices, counter books, customer and employee records, export papers, interest books, journals, ledgers, legal documents, merchandise invoices, photographs, printed materials, reports and shareholder papers, sales books/journals, sales invoice copy books, statement books, and stock inventories, spanning over 100 years from 1870 to 1975. These materials illustrate accounting methods, the production of and market for chairs, shipping processes, relationships with other companies and the community, etc. The majority of the fonds consists of correspondence and invoices, both to and from Dominion Chair, including orders for company goods, for factory equipment, and items to stock the general store. Together the items are useful in understanding the organizational structure, management, and operations of the Dominion Chair Company, and provide insight into business operations in Nova Scotia throughout the late 19th and 20th centuries.
File contains two copies of a drawing of the general arrangement of the Bluenose II. The drawing includes a drawing of the lower deck; a drawing of the main deck; a section through aft accommodation looking aft; a section through crews accommodation looking forward; a section through the lounge looking forward; and a section through the hold looking forward. The drawing was produced by R. O'Brien for the Halifax Shipyards Drawing Office. Both copies of the drawing have a stamp of approval from the the Halifax Shipyards Drawing Office.
File contains two copies of a drawing of the interior of the Bluenose II by Smith & Rhuland Ltd. The drawing includes a floor plan as well as a cross-section view of the interior, with labels and measurements.
File contains a graph of the cross curves of stability of the Bluenose II; a graph of the hydrostatic curves of the Bluenose II; and a top and side view of an unidentified ship, likely the Bluenose II. The two graphs were drawn by J. Rey Mauriz from the Halifax Shipyards drawing office. See MS-4-135, Box 154, Folder 9 and Folder 160, Folder 3 for related records.
File contains drawings of glass lined tanks and their components. The drawings include drawings of the tanks, cross valve piping arrangements, a storage room, and a skimming opening. The drawings were produced by John Inglis Co. Limited for A. Keith and Son Limited and Oland and Son Limited.
Item is a blueprint of fermenter tanks for A. Keith and Son Ltd. of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The drawing shows three views of the tank, one view of concrete saddles, and details of brackets, outlet clips, and welding. The drawing was produced by John Inglis Co. Limited.
Item includes architectural plans for proposed alterations and additions to the grounds, the basement (lounge) floor, the ground (restaurant) floor, the second (banquet) floor, and the third (apartment) floor of the existing building.
Subfonds includes business correspondence, applications, financial statements, and paperwork relating to the Halifax restaurant, Henry House, including architectural plans for additions/alterations to the historic building.
Series contains materials documenting the rides used by the Bill Lynch Shows and related materials. Written material includes expenses, maintenance issues, and assembly instructions. Related materials include blueprints for the rides.