File consists four copies and a photocopy of a photograph of George Ramsey, 9th Earl of Dalhousie.. The photograph was selected for inclusion in the publication "The Lives of Dalhousie University, Vol. 1" by Peter B. Waite (page ii).
Item is a photograph of an engraving of George Ramsay, 9th Earl of Dalhousie. The engraving is by Arthur Lismer and the photograph may have been taken by A. J. Bean. The photograph is attached to a piece of matboard.
File contains nine drawings of the Dalhousie University mace created by R.L. de C.H. Saunders, a Dalhousie University Professor of Anatomy who designed the mace in 1949. The drawings illustrate details of various parts of the mace. The mace was carved by former Deputy Mayor of Halifax A.H. Macmillan. It is used during convocation ceremonies and stored in University Hall.
Item is a reproduction of an Arthur Lismer illustration commissioned for One Hundred Years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920), and reproduced in D.C. Harvey, An Introduction to the History of Dalhousie University (1938).
Item is a portrait of Lord Dalhousie copied from an earlier painting; the decorative border framing the drawing is partially rendered on paper and affixed to the illustration board. The drawing was commissioned for One Hundred Years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920), and reproduced in D.C. Harvey, An Introduction to the History of Dalhousie University (1938).
Item is a letter (1828) from Jonathan Sewell to his daughters, Maria (the eldest) and Henrietta, addressed to the care of their uncle, Stephen Sewell, in Montreal. Sewell describes the recent departure of Lord and Lady Dalhousie and exhorts his daughters to travel by steamboat and meet him at Three Rivers, which he calls "The Modern Seat of Science, Literature & Fashion."