File contains photographs taken during a Dalhousie University reunion in 1938. The photographs show the unveiling of plaques in honour of Dalhousie's first three presidents; the unveiling of the Halifax Castine monument on Studley campus; alumni and convocation processions; the cornerstone laying ceremony for the Medical-Dental Library; a dance; and various Dalhousie alumni.
File contains an invitation for a fundraising event for the Nova Scotia Writers in the Schools Program, hosted by the Nova Scotia Children's Literature Roundtable and held at the University Club, Dalhousie University.
File contains a bound pamphlet with David L. Johnston's 1995 Killam Lecture, "Research at Canadian Universities and the Knowledge Based Society." The lecture was delivered to an invited audience of over 300 at Hart House, University of Toronto, on Friday, November 3, 1995.
File contains photographs residents of Shirreff Hall and Howe Hall at Dalhousie University. The photographs show students standing on the front steps of Shirreff Hall; standing in a lounge in Shirreff Hall; sitting in their rooms; or posing in other places around Dalhousie campus.
File contains a composite photograph of Delta Gamma members in 1919. The photographs consists of portraits of Laura Blenkinsop (Truro); Ottalie Caddell MacAloney; Mary Dickson (Montreal); Jean Tattrie (Mrs. E. D. Haliburton, Halifax); Brenda MacDonald Clarke (Mrs. E. Clarke, Haverhill, Massachusetts); Elsie Campbell MacAloney; Anna Gunn Fraser (Mrs. J. P. C. Fraser); Lois Smith; and Frances Lewis; and other unidentified students arranged within the number 19.
File contains photographs taken during spring convocation at Dalhousie University in 1926. The photographs show graduates, faculty, and dignitaries lined up outside the ceremony or standing in front of buildings.
File contains photographs of people who received honorary degrees from Dalhousie University in 1984. The people include H.J.M. Barnett; C. Lavele Drake; Gordon M. MacNabb; J.L.I. Edwards; Gwendolen Carter; John Crosbie; Murray Rankin; and Willard S. Boyle. The photographs are all headshots.
Item is a photograph of the 1925 Dalhousie University girls' basketball team. The photograph shows Marge Kennedy; Harriet Roberts; Anne Clark; Marge Thompson; Elinor Barnstead; Betty Freeman; Marian Campbell; and Mabel Borden standing in a row.
File contains a photograph of the Dalhousie University 1911 class officers. The photograph shows C. A. M. Earle (Secretary '08-'09); H. P. Bell (Secretary '07-'08); M. Ross (Vice President '08-'09); G. M. Sylvester (Secretary '10-'11); J. D. Vair (President '10-'11); J. McGregor (VIce President '10-'11); M. Outhit (Vice President '07-'08); J. C. McDonald (Secretary '09-'10); I. M. Grant (Vice President '09-'10); and C. L. Gass (President '09-'10) sitting in three rows and wearing academic dress. P. R. Flemming (President '07-'08) and J. E. Knowlton (President '08-'09) are absent from the photograph.
File is a photograph of the Cataloging Office of the Medical-Dental Library in the 5963 College Street building during the construction of the Tupper Building and the W.K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library.
File is a photograph of Marnie Lee in the book processing office on the second floor of the 5963 College Street building which housed the Medical-Dental Library during the construction of the Tupper Building and the W.K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library.
File is a photograph of Anita Watson and Monty Day with patron from the landing of the second floor of the Medical-Dental Library. The library was housed in 5963 College Street during the construction of the Tupper Building between 1965-1967.
File is a photograph of Bill Owen accompanied by his obituary. Obituary reads: OWEN, William Hampton (Bill) / Owen, William Hampton (Bill) - 59, Halifax, passed away peacefully at home i the early hours of April 5, 1998, after a long struggle with cancer. Born in Townsville, Australia, Bill was the only child of the late Gordon Hampton Owen and the late Ruth (Clarke) Owen. Bill had a rich and varied life that took many interesting turns. He graduated from Melbourne University with a B.Sc. in 1960 and M.Sc. in 1964, and from Sydney University with a PhD in reproductive physiology in 1969. That same year he came to Halifax on post-doctoral fellowship with the Fisheries Research Board. After two years, he was in search of a career change and drove tractor trailers for a year before setting off for travels in Central and South America. After he returned to Canada, he spent a years studying Grizzly bears in the Arctic, then in 1975 took an M.Sc. in medical parasitology at the London School of Tropical Medicine. Following this, he worked as a miner in Thompson, Man., and then on the log booms on the British Columbia coast. In 1980, he graduated from Dalhousie University with a master of library service, and settled down to being a reference librarian at the Kellogg Health Science Library for the next 17 years, until his early retirement in June 1997 due to ill health. He was an avid bird watcher, photographer, traveller and had a great love of poetry, music and nature. Bill was a tireless advocate of the rights of the East Timorese, and many other causes both local and global. He had a keen wit and a booming laugh, and lived his life with great honesty, integrity and generosity. Bill is mourned by his beloved wife, Audrey Louise Samson, and his cherished children, Phoebe Ruth and Max; stepmother, Mary Owen, and stepbrothers, Tom and David Biltoft, Melbourne; his "adopted family" the Annands: Betty, Wendy, Kirk and Chris; and his many, many friends and relations in Australia and Canada. Cremation has taken place. Bill will be remembered at a gathering at the hall of the Universalist Unitarian Church, 5500 Inglis St., at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 13. Memorial donations may be made to the food bank, Oxfam or East Timor Alert Network, 33659-5th Ave., Mission, B.C., V2V 1X1. Arrangements entrusted to Dignity Cremation Services, Halifax.
File is a photograph of Ann Barrett, Carol Smilie, and Patrick Ellis. Accompanying note states: A new collection fund has been established for the Kellogg Health Sciences Library to support research and teaching in the area of Community Health Nursing at Dalhousie University. / The fund was established on the reitrement of longtime library friend and patron, Dr. Carol Smilie. Dr. Smilie was an Associate Proferssor at Dalhousie University School of Nursing from 1982-2001, and Associate Director of Undergraduate Cirriculum and Planning for the School [from] 1999-2001. Dr. Smilie graduated with an MSc in Health Education from Dalhousie in 1980. Her practice of nursing was concentrated in the area of community health. While assuming presidential responsibilities in the national and provincial organizations of the Canadian Cancer Society and the Canadian Public Health Association and Directorship of the Nova Scotia Sociobehavioural Cancer Research Network, Dr. Smilie worked to enhance the understanding of and support for the preparation of nurses to work as partners in the building of healthy communities.
File is a photograph of the Medical-Dental Library reference collection when it was housed at 5963 College Street. This was a temporary location for the library during the construction of the Tupper Building and the W.K. Kellogg Health Science Library.
Item is a photograph of the Dalhousie Centenary on September 12, 1919. The photograph shows parade participants standing in a field and holding banners representing the Dalhousie classes of 1917, 1919, and 1922, and the Dalhousie Arts and Science class of 1916.