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Lesley Choyce's manuscripts and professional papers

  • MS-2-596.2013-042
  • Accession
  • 1993-2013

This accession contains primarily draft typescripts of short fiction and related research notes and correspondence. There are also records related to television and film proposals, including synopses and scripts. Other materials include copies of media reviews and miscellaneous business and personal correspondence.

Choyce, Lesley

Personal archives of Harry Thurston

  • MS-2-691.2013-065
  • Accession
  • 1977-2012

Accession contains records that largely document Harry Thurston's journalistic and non-fiction writing during the 1980s. Materials include editorial correspondence, research notes and secondary materials, annotated drafts and printer's proofs, and press releases and reviews for articles published in such magazines as Atlantic Insight, Audubon, Equinox, Harrowsmith and National Geographic. There are similar materials documenting Thurston's work on Tidal Life : A Natural History of the Bay of Fundy, as well as correspondence and administrative records documenting his work with the Writers Federation of Nova Scotia and various professional activities such as attending or organizing workshops and conferences.

Accession also contains a small volume of materials from the late 1970s related to Thurston's activities as a poet, including some correspondence and administrative records related to the poetry journal, Germination, as well as his involvement with the Dirge Poets and their Merry Men, a performance group of poets and musicians.

Thurston, Harry, 1950-

Personal archives of David Renton

  • MS-3-23.2014-003
  • Accession
  • 1988-

Accession consists of miscellaneous records relating to David Renton's acting and directing career, and includes publicity and performance photographs, correspondence, contracts, appointment calendars and diaries. There are also publicity photographs of Karine Renton's father announcing the CHNS radio program Now it Can Be Told.

Renton, David, 1934-2006

Personal archives of Harry Thurston

  • MS-2-691.2018-044
  • Accession
  • 1978-2013

Accession contains: book manuscripts of Dirge folios, Ova Aves, Clouds flying before the eye, and The deer yard; article typescripts of: Christopher Pratt and Mary Pratt, Petit Force, Porter' obsession: images from an illustrated mind (Brian Porter), The coming of age of David Adams Richards, and The road taken, Fundy Geological Museum expansion: interpretive themes, On the beach, Tantramar revisited, Home of the long tides, the Parrsboro Shore, Spencer's pure presences, Respectable rebel (A. J. Casson), Saving the eagle - with a little help from its friends, May Day on the old marsh, Case Hoyt, Mertola's living history, and May Day on the old marsh; correspondence of Harry Thurston; two speeches and talks; sound recording interviews with: Mary Pratt, and Christopher Pratt: David Blackwood; A.J. Casson; David Adam Richards; Sandy Spencer; Joe Norris; John Houston; and Riordan regarding folk art; and Brian Porter, conducted by Harry Thurston; and research material.

Thurston, Harry, 1950-

Personal archives of Harry Thurston

  • MS-2-691.2017-048
  • Accession
  • 1987-2017

Accession contains: nine manuscripts for: Ova Aves; Icarus, Falling of the Birds; Animals of My Own Kind: New and Selected Poems; Everlasting Oasis; Island of the Blessed; Atlantic Canada Nature Guide; The Atlantic Coast: A Natural History; and The Nature of Shorebird: Nomads of the Wetlands. Thirteen photographs of birds eggs by Thaddus Holownia. There are scripts for: At The Fishhouses, a presentation of Elizabeth Bishop's poems, by Musique Royale; and A Ship’s Portrait for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. There is a copy of the play script for Black River Miracle, and an article Looking for John O'Brien. Includes correspondence, and research materials. Also includes two handwritten notebooks of poetry, representing the first drafts of some poems.

Thurston, Harry, 1950-

Personal archives of Terrence Gordon

  • MS-2-737.2013-045
  • Accession
  • Bulk, 1973-2012

This accession consist of outlines and class notes for French and linguistics University courses. This accession also contains correspondence, course evaluations and research notes. Some digital records from this accession have been migrated from CDs onto Dalhousie University’s Digi server.

Gordon, Terrence W.

Personal archives of Harry Thurston

  • MS-2-691
  • Accession
  • 1976-1981

Accessions consist of materials related to the publication of the poetry periodical Germination. Materials include manuscripts and proofs, editorial drafts, correspondence, sales and business records, and promotional materials.

Thurston, Harry, 1950-

Personal archives of Philip Girard

  • MS-2-757.2006-024
  • Accession
  • 1808-2005, predominantly 1970-2005

Accession contains the personal and professional archives of Philip Girard.

Girard, Philip

Ron Stang's honours thesis and related research material

  • MS-9-37
  • Accession
  • 1980

Collection includes Ron Stang's honours thesis submitted to Gregory Kealey in April 1980. The title of the thesis is "Community, industry and workers along Nova Scotia's north shore: The Malagash salt miners." Collection also contains correspondence sent from the Canadian Salt Company Limited to Ron Stang. Correspondence includes financial statements from Malagash Salt Company Limited.

Stang, Ron

Administrative records of the Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers' International Union, Local 9-825

  • MS-9-7
  • Accession
  • 1942-1975

Accession includes the minute book from the founding year of 1942 until 1955, collective agreements between the Oil Chemical and Atomic Workers' International Union and S. Cunard & Co. Ltd, E.S.F. Ltd, and Archibald Fuels Ltd. Also included in this fonds are photographs of picket lines, and floats, as well as local publications issued by the Oil Chemical and Atomic Workers' International Union Local 9-825 to all of its current members. The fonds also includes sample meeting posters for the union meetings, a membership request slip for Local 546, and a document from the Hon. Clarence Llyod Gosse to John Yates regarding his membership to the Provincial Apprenticeship Board.

Oil Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union. Local 9-825.

Personal archives of Ian McAllister

  • MS-2-769
  • Accession
  • 1967-2010

Accession contains research material, articles, book reviews and books written by Ian McAllister between 1967 and 2010. Subjects include regional and international development, universities, peacebuilding, the Red Cross, and humanitarian aid. Accession also contains lectures and address given for different Conferences and organizations through out the years. Accession also includes one photograph.

McAllister, Ian, 1937-

Personal archives of Harry Thurston

  • MS-2-691.2015-034
  • Accession
  • 1884-2001

Accession contains manuscripts of Harry Thurston of books, magazine articles, a play, radio and television adaptations of the works; research material; typescripts of speeches and talks; correspondence; and reviews of his books.

Thurston, Harry, 1950-

Personal archives of Nigel F. S. Rusted

  • MS-2-787, SF Box 84, Folder 4
  • Accession
  • 1927-1933

Accession contains: a physics class note book, subsequently turned into a scrap book; newspaper clippings; correspondence; and two issues of the "Alumni news of Dalhousie University Volume 9: nos. 5 (1929) and 16 (1935).

Rusted, Nigel

Personal archives of Toni Laidlaw

  • MS-2-803.2014-046
  • Accession
  • 1975-2012

Accession contains records documenting the professional life of Professor Toni Laidlaw. Records types include research files and reports, workshop presentations and materials, published papers and presentations, professional correspondence and two photographs.

Laidlaw, Tony

David Braybrooke

  • MS-2-641.2014-018
  • Accession
  • Bulk, 1990-2012

Fonds consists of of materials related to the personal life and professional activities of David Braybrooke. Records include personal correspondence and university transcripts; professional and departmental correspondence; and manuscript drafts and notes of lecture and seminar papers as well as published work.

Braybrooke, David, Professor, 1924-2013

Personal archives of Alan Andrews

  • MS-2-710
  • Accession
  • 1966-1997

Accession consists of Alan Andrew's personal and professional correspondence; reports; newsletters; journals; conference notes; committee minutes and budgets; scripts and production papers; costume sketches by unknown artists for Dalhousie Drama productions; and fourteen photographs of Dalhousie Drama plays.

Andrews, Alan Richard, 1935-

Personal archives of Theodore Ross

  • MS-2-129
  • Accession
  • 1919-1920

Accession consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence of Theodore Ross. Materials primarily concern agricultural and personal matters, Dalhousie's anniversary, capital campaign, and student residents at Pine Hill.

Ross, Theodore

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.

Personal archives of Sandy Moore

  • MS-3-42.2014-030
  • Accession
  • 1970-2014

This accession contains records ca. 1970-2014 documenting Sandy Moore's professional life as a composer and musician. Records include primarily scores and working notes as well as administrative records such as project proposals and grant applications. There are a limited number of audio-visual materials, primarily cassette recordings.

Moore, Sandy, 1944-

Personal archives of Alan Andrews

  • MS-2-710.2013-064
  • Accession
  • Bulk, 1975-1980

Accession contains a portion of the personal archives of Alan Andrews.

Andrews, Alan Richard, 1935-

Personal archives of Philip Girard

  • MS-2-757.2013-043
  • Accession
  • 1990-2012

Accession comprises professional correspondence, administrative papers, research notes and secondary materials, lecture notes, typescripts, off prints, and reviews illustrating Girard's work as a legal scholar, writer and editor, and university professor. There are also records papers pertaining to his work in arbitration.

Girard, Philip

Personal archives of Murray G. Brown

  • MS-2-802
  • Accession
  • 1980-2012

This fonds contains primarily research- and teaching-related materials, including notes, annotated drafts of papers, presentations and reports, abstracts, correspondence, funding applications and reports, as well as some administrative papers and employment records and contracts.

Brown, Murray

Personal papers of William Andrew MacKay

  • MS-2-541.1990-014
  • Accession
  • 1949-1967

Accession consists of: correspondence; Harvard University class notes; reports; and certificates of William Andrew MacKay. Includes correspondence with the Canadian Bar Association, Canadian National Commission for Unesco, and the University of Toronto Press.

MacKay, W. Andrew

Personal archives of Terrence Gordon

  • MS-2-737.2017-046
  • Accession
  • 1975 - 2017

Accession includes correspondence, publication material including material used for the Marshall McLuhan manuscript, research material for the C.k. Ogden Bio/Bibliographic Study and editorial work.

Gordon, Terrence W.

Technical drawings of Dalhousie University buildings

  • UA-9
  • Accession
  • 1912-2003

Accession contains architectural sketches and textual documents related to Eliza Ritchie Hall; Storage Facility; Shirreff Hall; Howe Hall; Studley House; Old Management Building (Coburg); Marion McCain Building; Dalplex; Computer Science; Central Services; Glengary; Burbidge; Forrest Building; CRC; Legal Aid; O Building; T Building; U Building; Life Sciences Centre; and National Research Council buildings. The accession also includes original architectural drawings by Adnrew Cobb and proposed campus landscapes by Thomas Mawson.