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Photograph of Officers and Executive of the Halifax Curling Club, 1929-1930

Item is a photograph of the 1929-1930 executive of the Halifax Curling Club. The photograph shows J.E. Donahoe (Ex.); J.A. MacInnis (Ex.); Rev. H.B. Clarke (Chaplain); Prof. M. MacNeill (Ex.); C.L. Torey (Treas.); A.S. Barnstead (1st Vice); Dr. A. MacD. Morton (President); Dr. MacAuley (2nd Vice); and C.S. Mason (Secty.) sitting in two rows.


File is a manuscript with three numbered pieces by Alfred La Liberté: "Pensée Tendre" (D-flat Major), dedicated to Katherine Sneed; "Prière (Choral)" (D Major), dedicated to Marcel Dupré; and "Dance-Song" (b minor).

La Liberté, Alfred

Märchen (Ritterzug), Op. 14, no. 2

Item is a copy of the second tale in Medtner's Two Tales, Op. 14, for piano. It was published by P. Jurgenson and distributed in Leipzig by Robert Forberg in 1907 and includes an inscription to Ellen Ballon from Alfred La Liberté.

Medtner, Nikolay

La paimpolaise : chanson du pêcheurs d'Islande

Item is a vocal score with the melody and lyrics for "La Paimpolaise" by the French singer-songwriter Théodore Botrel (1868-1925). The score and lyrics were handwritten by L. Coyteux Preouèl(?) in Ottawa on April 29, 1908.

Botrel, Théodore

Notenbüchlein für Anna Magdalena Bach

File contains a copy of the 1906 publication of Anna Magdalena's 1725 Notebook with various short piano compositions, edited by Dr. Richard Batka. The book is inscribed to Ellen Ballon by Clara Lichtenstein, her teacher at McGill Conservatorium of Music, and dated April 7, 1910 in Montreal.

Passacaglia : piano solo

File includes a copy of Duchow's piano composition, accompanied by a note to Ellen Ballon from [Guanni?].

Duchow, Marvin

Photographs of an exhibition on abortion

FIle contains 31 photographic slides of an exhibition on abortion at the Centre for Art Tapes' Alexandra Centre location in 1993. The exhibition featured wall-mounted newspaper clippings about abortion.

Photograph of The Scientific Research Bureau of Canada exhibition by John Watt

Item is a photograph of an open briefcase that formed part of the The Scientific Research Bureau of Canada exhibition by John Watt. The exhibition was presented by the Centre for Art Tapes from September 27, 1978 to October 6, 1978. Invitations to the exhibition can be seen inside the briefcase.

Photograph of The Scientific Research Bureau of Canada exhibition by John Watt

Item is a photograph of a television on a table surrounded by chairs and a large wall-mounted photograph that formed part of the The Scientific Research Bureau of Canada exhibition by John Watt. Four copies of a report and one pamphlet are on the table, along with an ashtray, water jug, and two cups. The exhibition was presented by the Centre for Art Tapes from September 27, 1978 to October 6, 1978.

Himmelman Supply Company fonds

  • MS-4-118
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1987, predominately 1955-1978

Fonds contains the business papers from Himmelman Supply Company and several other companies owned or operated by Ernest H. Himmelman and Lawrence Himmelman. These include O.K. Service Shipping Company, Himmelman Shipping Limited, Oakland Shipping Limited, LaHave Investments Limited, Nova Hereford Farms, and Himmelman Supermarket Limited. The fonds contains a variety of business papers, including meeting minutes and administrative records, ships' vessel papers, correspondence, financial statements and ledgers, legal agreements and contracts, blueprints and maps, and photographs.

Some of the personal papers of Lawrence Himmelman are also included in the fonds, including correspondence with the LaHave School, the local fire department, and other groups, financial records, and contracts and agreements.

In 1954, a fire in the Himmelman Supermarket destroyed many of the business records. Most records in the fonds are from after this date, though some vessel papers and correspondence from before the fire survived. See individual series descriptions for more detailed descriptions of the scope and content of the fonds.

Fonds consists of 18 series. Administrative, Correspondence, Financial, and Vessel Papers Series contain records for Himmelman Supply Company and subsidiary companies. Additional records for subsidiary companies are found in series for Himmelman Shipping Company, O.K. Service Shipping Limited, Oakland Shipping Limited, LaHave Shipping Limited, and LaHave Investments Limited. Each vessel from the O.K. Service Fleet also has a series. See individual series descriptions for more detailed descriptions of their scope and content.

Himmelman Supply Company.

"P" correspondence

File contains an alphabetical file of correspondence between Himmelman Supply Company and correspondents with names beginning with P. Correspondents include Palmer Refrigerator Company, Plymouth Cordage Company of Canada, T.S. Pattillo and Company, Captain Cecil Parsons, Palmetto Shipping Company, and others.

Business correspondence to William McMillan, Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

File contains business correspondence addressed to William McMillan and Fred Giffin (with a few written by McMillan), Lockeport, between June 1924 and October 1924, regarding receipt of shipment of goods to be sold in McMillan's general store, or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas.

File contains both typed and handwritten correspondence and balance orders from the following brokers:
Acadia Gas Engines (Bridgewater), Acme Glove Works Limited (Montreal), Ames Holden McCready (Saint John), Amherst Boot & Shoe Company, Walter Baker & Co. (Montreal), C.R. Banks (Torbrook Mines), Barrett Company (Saint John), Bates & Innes Limited (Carleton Place, ON), C.E. Bentley & Co. (Truro), W.R. Brock Company (Montreal), Brookfield Bros. (Halifax), Canada Cement Company, Canadian Drug Co. Limited (Saint John), Canadian Export & Import Trading Co. (Halifax), Canadian National Carbon Company (Toronto), Canadian Oil Companies Limited (Halifax), Canadian Pacific Railway Company, Christie, Brown & Co. Limited (Halifax), M.P. Cook & Co. (Yarmouth), H.H. Crosby Co (Hebron), S.A. Crowell & Co. (Yarmouth), R.H. Davis & Company (Yarmouth), Andrew Doane (Ingomar), Emerson & Fisher (Saint John), Fraser Companies Limited (Edmundston, NB), John Fry, bread (Halifax), Alden Giffin (Louis Head), Gordon, Mackay & Co. (Toronto), Chas. Hagar (Roseway), Freeman Hagar (Round Bay), Emma Harlow (Sable River), W.H. Hayward Co. (Saint John), A.W. Hebb (Bridgewater), Indian Garden Farm (Bridgewater), Imperial Tobacco Company of Canada, Robert Irwin (Shelburne), Mrs J.B. Jones (East Jordan), Lake of the Woods Milling Company (Montreal), Lakeside Farm (Hebb's Cross), T. McAvity & Sons (Saint John), J.D. McKenzie (Middleton), Manchester Robertson Allison (Saint John), Maple Leaf Milling Company (Toronto), Martin-Senour Co. (Halifax), Austin Mills (Halifax), L.H. Minard (Milton), G.P. Mitchell & Sons (Halifax), John Morrell & Co. (Boston), Neville Sons Limited (Halifax), Northern Electric Company (Halifax), Nova Scotia Sea Fisheries Association (Yarmouth), Frank S. O'Brien (Jordan Falls), H.M. Perry & Company (Toronto, via Craven & Speeding), Phonograph Salon Limited (Saint John), G.N. Reagh & Sons (Middleton), Frank Reardon Limited (Halifax), Retail Merchants Association of Canada, F.A. Robertson (Port Mouton), Schofield Paper Company (Saint John), Billie Shields (Halifax), Smith Brokerage Co. (Saint John), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), Wm. Stairs, Son & Morrow Limited (Halifax), Stanfield's Limited (Truro), C. Swain (Port Mouton, for Martin-Senour), Frank A. Taylor (Halifax), T.H. Taylor Co. Limited (Chatham, ON), Thompson and Sutherland Limited (Sydney), Thorbourn Bros. (Sandy Point), W.H. Thorne & Company (Saint John), Webster, Smith & Co. Limited (Halifax), Whiting Seed Co. (Halifax), J.L. Wilson & Co. (Halifax), among others.

Business correspondence to C. Locke & Co., Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

File contains business correspondence addressed to Clifford Locke of C. Locke & Co., Lockeport, in the spring and summer of 1895, regarding receipt of shipment of goods (or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas). File contains both typed and handwritten correspondence. File contains correspondence from the following receivers and brokers: A.A. Ayer & Co. (Montreal), Bradley, Garretson & Co. (Brantford, Ontario), The Bras d'Or Lime Co. (Halifax), A.E. Bockmann (New York), Gilbert Bent & Sons (Saint John), Canada Life Assurance Company (Halifax), James Coristine & Co. (Montreal), Edgar N. Clements, Barrister (Yarmouth), E.M. Currie & Son (West Dublin, NS), Congdon & Congdon, Barristers (Halifax), De Long & Seaman (Boston), James Eisenhauer & Co. (Lunenburg), A. Gunn & Co. (Halifax), L.A. Gordon (Montreal), Hamilton & Close (Boston), John G. Hall & Co. (Boston), Kenny & Co. (Halifax), James Linton & Co. (Montreal), C.E. Lockwood (Canning, NS), Boston Marine Insurance Company, Manchester, Robinson & Allison (Saint John), A. & W. MacKinlay, Publishers, Booksellers (Halifax), J.B. Neily (Halifax), W.A. Poole (Lower Montague, PEI), C.H. Peters (Saint John), Levi Oxner (Chester Basin, NS), Frank Powers (Lunenburg), A & W Smith & Co. (Halifax), H.R. Silver (Halifax), John Tobin & Co. (Halifax), E.C. Twining (Halifax), John Starr, Son & Co. (Halifax), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), among others.

Bills of lading from Intercolonial Railway

  • MS-4-193, SF Box 46, Folder 6
  • File
  • 1888
File contains bills of lading from the Intercolonial Railways Traffic Department in Saint John, New Brunswick.

Intercolonial Railway (Canada).

William Himsworth's purchase of the schooner Nine Sisters

  • MS-4-215, SF Box 21, Folder 16
  • Item
  • 1810
Agreement of sale of the schooner Nine Sisters of Shelburne, Nova Scotia from Reuben Clements, John Crosby, Elbanah Clements, John Trask and David Rose and Stephen Rose, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, October 27, 1810

Himsworth, William

George E. Smith Company fonds

  • MS-4-22
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1916
The George E. Smith Company, named after its founder, was a hardware company in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Upon Smith's death on February 16, 1916, the company remained in operation. The fonds includes the correspondence (including financial transactions) with suppliers and credit reports commissioned by the company concerning their clientele. The collection illuminates the hardships for Canadian companies prior to and during World War I.

George E. Smith Company.

Maurice Evans fonds

  • MS-4-234, Boxes 1-4
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1989
Fonds contains correspondence, contract files, notes, plans, and photographs of various ships Maurice Evans' company worked on.

Evans, Maurice

Augustus Lantz fonds

  • MS-4-238
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1885
Cargo book of the schooner Beth, March 22, 1881 - September 4, 1885

Lantz, Augustus

Charter agreement between Charles T. White and T.S. Drisko

  • MS-4-248, SF Box 49, Folder 7
  • Item
  • 1887
Item is a charter party between T. S. Drisko and Charles T. White. The charter details the terms of a shipment of cargo from Apple River, Nova Scotia to New York, New York. The charter was brokered by James L. Sullivan.

White, Charles T.

Londonderry Stoves Company ledger

  • MS-4-25, SF Box 46, Folder 17
  • File
  • 1889-1895
File contains a business ledger of Londonderry Stoves Company. The ledger includes entries from 1889-1895. File also contains miscellaneous papers. Each item has been marked to indicate where it was found.

Londonderry Stoves Co.

Moving : [poster]

Item is a poster for an installation by Micah Lexier at the Centre for Art Tapes.

Woman and Video Exploration : [postcard]

Item is a postcard advertisement for the premiere screening of "A Word in Edgewise" by Heather MacLeod; "Who Says?" by Janet Thomson; and "Our Two Cents Worth" by Sara Newman and Pam Murphy. The screening was presented by Woman and Video Exploration (W.A.V.E.).

Contact sheet of photographs of performance

Item is a contact sheet with thirty-two photographs of an unidentified performance. Several photographs show two artists performing on a stage with a projection of Ronald Reagan's face and the text "What Went Wrong? An Appraisal of Reagan's Foreign Policy."
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