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Dartmouth public transit notes and printed material

Includes copies of "Seen any buses lately? A Dartmouth handbook on public transit", the Transportation Information Paper "Where Do We Go and How Shall We Get There", and handwritten research notes.

Freeman F. Tupper fonds

  • MS-2-201
  • Fonds
  • 1909-[195-?]
Fonds consists of research notes and materials on the history of Nova Scotia and, more specifically, Liverpool and its prominent families, including family trees and hand-drawn annotated maps. Also included are many manuscripts on a variety of topics relating to Tupper's historical research, ranging from John Cabot and the early explorers to lesser-known local events in the history of Nova Scotia. Also present is a small collection of personal diaries and copies of deeds and legal documents from the Tupper family.

Tupper, Freeman F.

Promotional process for the police forces of the Province of Nova Scotia

File also includes memos to Sydney police officers; an agreement between the Board of Police Commissioners and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 758 (Police Department); newspaper clippings; a memorandum summarizing Richard Apostle's report on the Sydney Police Force, 1971; and research notes.

Halifax Police Department survey, interviews and reports

File includes interview notes; Don Clairmont, "Work Innovations in a Public Sector Organization: A Case Study"; excerpts from "Halifax Commission on City Government Special Report"; Don Clairmont, "Squad Visits: An Overview"; and an excerpt of an introduction to community policing written by the Chief of Police.

Morphology Project follow-up

File includes Lars Osberg, "The Aims and Costs of a Follow-up Survey to the General Segmentation Survey or, The Costs and Benefits of Even More Data"; "Morphology Establishment Follow up"; handwritten notes; and a memorandum from Don Clairmont to members of the MWW Research Group with the subject line: "Follow-up Survey (big bang)."

Sampling design notes and related correspondence

File also includes Bryn Greer-Wootten, "Work and Workers in a Low-Wage Industry: The Case of the Leather Footwear Industry in Canada"; correspondence regarding sampling small establishments in Nova Scotia by industry; and comments on Richard Apostle's sample design.

Individual Transferable Fish Quotas

Series comprises records created and collected by Richard Apostle in the course of his study of the impact of individual quotas on the fishing industry in the Maritimes. Record types include transcripts of interviews with fishermen, completed surveys, draft manuscripts, notes, and secondary research materials.

Richard Apostle fonds

  • MS-2-681
  • Fonds
  • 1966-2006, predominant 1981-2004

Fonds comprises records created and collected by Richard Apostle in the course of his research activities between 1966-2006, which informed their arrangement into the following series: AquaNet (Network of Centres of Excellence in Aquaculture); Community, State and Market on the North Atlantic Rim; Individual Transferable Fish Quotas; Information Services Employment Trends Survey; Marginal Work World Research Program; Public Policing in Nova Scotia; and Center for Local and Regional Development, Klaksvik, Faroe Islands.

Record types include manuscripts; published reports, papers and monographs; committee records, including minutes, agendas and reports; surveys; interview transcripts and notes; annual reports; operations manuals; datasets; secondary readings and newspaper clippings.

Apostle, Richard A.

Murray G. Brown fonds

  • MS-2-802
  • Fonds
  • 1970 - 2019
Fonds comprises Murray Brown's research and teaching-related records, including notes, annotated drafts of papers, presentations and reports, abstracts, correspondence, funding applications and reports, as well as administrative papers and employment records and contracts.

Brown, Murray G.

Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine fonds

  • UA-12
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1992, bulk 1950s-1970s

The fonds consists of records that document the administrative and operational activities of the Faculty of Medicine. These include general correspondence, minutes (faculty and departmental), financial records, reports, statistics, administrative relationships, program information, course materials, examination records, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, photographs as well as provide evidence of relationships with outside organizations.

Principally, the material is composed of records from the Dean's Office of the Faculty of Medicine. To facilitate access to the collection the materials have been organized into 17 different series.

Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine

Gordon Kinsman fonds

  • MS-14-14
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1993
Fonds consists of reports and studies on Nova Scotia farming and marketing between 1924-1990. It also includes papers, correspondence, photographs, a newspaper article, and signs created and collected by Gordon Kinsman during his Nova Scotia berry research between 1965 and 1991.

Kinsman, Gordon Barss

Susan Horne's home economists in agriculture collection

  • MS-14-20
  • Collection
  • 1928-1989
Collection contains research materials gathered by Susan Horne who was head of the Home Economics / 4-H Branch of the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing. The records were used while she was writing "Home Economists in Agriculture 1913-1985."

Horne, Susan

Report on the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA)

Subseries contains records created and collected by Gil Winham during his work as the research consultant for the Sub-committee on the Review of the Special Import Measures Act of the Standing Committee on Finance, for which he was responsible for drafting the Sub-committee report. Records include background papers; government reports; notes; correspondence; manuscript drafts; and a copy of the final report.

Irving Deale collection

  • MS-2-518
  • Collection
  • 1862 - 1974
Collection consists of documents, photographs, correspondence and manuscripts relating to Irving Deale's research on the Mary Celeste.

Deale, Irving Thomas

D.C. Mackay fonds

  • MS-2-280
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1979
Fonds consists of correspondence; printed material, including exhibition pamphlets; research and correspondence pertaining to silver, heraldry; manuscripts; family papers; Mackay's own artwork; artist files; and reference materials.

Mackay, D.C.

Drafts and research material about the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre

File contains two photographs from the groundbreaking of the rehabilitation hospital in Halifax; typed cutlines that accompany the photographs; correspondence with the Canadian Paraplegic Association and Arthur H. Shears; an article called "A Concept of Rehabilitation" by Herbert S. Talbot; several typed drafts of newspaper articles about the rehabilitation centre; a pamphlet about the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre; and a document called "Preliminary Report on Planning for Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Center and Faculty of Allied Health Professions Dalhousie University." The file also includes newspaper clippings from the Chronicle-Herald and Mail-Star of articles written by Barbara Hinds about the rehabilitation centre.

Teaching records

Series comprises Ron O'Dor's teaching materials, including course syllabi, exams and reading lists, as well as assignments and student evaluations for courses he developed and taught in the areas of biology and marine biology.

Erie and Superior Community Project

Subseries contains records created and collected by Gil Winham during his work on the Erie and Superior Community Project, which analyzed the capacity of ten Ontario communities to manage water quality. This project was initiated by Gil Winham and P.A. Globensky, funded by the Government of Canada, and located at McMaster University, where Winham was teaching. Records types include correspondence; grant applications; research materials; a copy of the final report; and a subsequent analysis of the project data.

Chester Stewart fonds

  • MS-13-61
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1995
Fonds consists of papers documenting Dr. Stewart's professional career, including files on the Tupper Commission and the Hall Review Commission, research notes on aviation medicine and decompression sickness, correspondence, lectures, books, publications, photographs, and other manuscripts from his personal life and years at Dalhousie University.

Stewart, Chester B.

Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project LGBT research projects, educational materials, and correspondence

File contains materials relating to the Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project's participation in various research projects. Materials include one copy of survey questions for a 2005 study on gender and aggression conducted by Dr. Nancy Bartlett of Mount Saint Vincent University and associated correspondence; one invitation to participate in a study on nursing care for lesbians during childbirth, conducted by Lisa Goldberg of Dalhousie University, associated correspondence, and 1 copy of the project's research proposal; 1 package of information regarding a study on homophobia and heterosexism in undergraduate medical education, conducted by Dr. Frank Blye of Dalhousie University, and associated correspondence.

W. Terrence Gordon fonds

  • MS-2-737
  • Fonds
  • 1972 - 2019
Fonds comprises records related to Terrence Gordon's biography of Marshall McLuhan published in 1997 and includes correspondence with publishers and reviewers; a curriculum vitae; a manuscript draft; newspaper clippings and copies of reviews; and secondary research materials. Other records include the working papers from three books edited by Gordon: McLuhan Unbound, Understanding Media (Critical Edition) and The Classical Trivium: The Place of Thomas Nashe in the Learning of his Time.

Gordon, Terrence W.

Ronald St. John Macdonald fonds

  • MS-2-615
  • Fonds
  • 1823 - 2006
Fonds comprises Ronald St. John Macdonald's records regarding his personal, academic, and professional activities as a jurist, judge, and professor. Records include those related to Macdonald's involvement with Osgoode Hall, University of Western Ontario, University of Toronto, Dalhousie University, the European Court of Human Rights, the Hague, Peking University, World Academy of Arts and Science, Canadian Council of International Law, United Nations, Institute of International Law, African Society of International Law, British Institute of International Law, Canadian Institute of International Law, International Law Association, and others. Records types include correspondence; meeting minutes and agendas; research materials; photographs; newsletters; newspaper clippings; manuscripts; and off-prints.

Macdonald, Ronald St. John

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