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Halifax (N.S.) Subseries
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Records from the Africville relocation project

Subseries contains records created during a study of the forced migration of residents of Africville. The study was sponsored by the Nova Scotia Department of Public Welfare, in association with the Department of National Heath and Welfare, and conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill for the Institute of Public Affairs (project number 552-21-2). Records in this subseries primarily document the research activities of Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill that led to the publication of the 1971 Africville relocation report. Materials include genealogical information on former residents of Africville, responses to a questionnaire run by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill , interview files, newspaper clippings, sound recordings, correspondence, and other material.

Finished episodes

Sub-Series includes the digital audio files of the finished episodes aired on Rock Meets Bone. Episodes include and introduction and conclusion narrated by Brain Guns, and interviews, performances, or music created by the artist. Sub-Series also includes one digital audio file from CBC's Atlantic Airwaves detailing the story of Rock Meets Bone.

The Dalhousian

Subseries contains all six issues of a newspaper titled "The Dalhousian" published by students of Dalhousie University in 1914. The newspaper was published as part of a campaign to advocate for a new student building.

Promotional materials

Subseries contains records relating to the promotional, fundraising, sponsorship, and marketing activities of the Upstream Music Association. Records include membership advertisements and surveys, correspondence with media outlets, and information brochures about the organization.

Lectures given at Dalhousie

Subseries contains materials related to Brian Hall's lectures given at Dalhousie University and the University of King's College.

Nasca lines

Subseries contains the conductor’s score, instrumental, and vocal parts used for the premiere performance of Nasca Lines by Barry Guy. Nasca Lines is a one-hour, seven-part work that was commissioned by the Upstream Ensemble and premiered in collaboration with the Symphony Nova Scotia on June 3, 2001 at the Scotia Festival with conductor and composer, Barry Guy.

The composition is named after and inspired by the geoglyphs in the Nazca Desert, Peru, which include outlines of animals and various geometric shapes. Graphical representations of a selection of these geoglyphs are used in the graphic notation of this score, particularly in parts 3 and 7.

Nasca Lines is an atonal work that uses a combination of composed material, based on tone rows and pitch class sets, and guided improvisation. There are twenty instrumental parts and one vocal part.

Alumni News

Subseries contains 55 volumes of Alumni News, covering the period 1920–1984. Volume and issue numbering varied over time.

Dalhousie Alumni Association

Correspondence with friends and researchers

Subseries contains handwritten and typed correspondence sent to Kenneth Leslie, from his friends, supporters, and fellow researchers. Subseries also contains a few pieces of correspondence written by Leslie.

New man

File contains textual records pertaining to Kenneth Leslie's religio-political publication New-Man.
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