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Drawing of sterling silver fish that adorn the base of the Dalhousie University mace

Item is a pencil drawing of the silver fish that adorn the base of the Dalhousie University mace. The drawing, by R.L. de C.H. Saunders, shows an orthographic projection and a bird's-eye view of the fish, which were added to the mace to recognize the primary source of the local economy. The bird's-eye view shows a seashell between the fish tails that was not incorporated into the mace when it was built by A.H. MacMillan.

Drawing of circular scene at the base of the Dalhousie University mace

Item is a pencil drawing by R.L. de C.H. Saunders that shows Saunders' design for a circular scene carved into the base of the Dalhousie University mace. The drawing shows the "deep gutter between sky and sea" and a sea nymph "calling across the waves toward the setting sun in representation of the impulse that led navigators to sail westward to our shores."

Drawing of circlet of mayflowers carved into the head of the Dalhousie University mace

Item is a pencil drawing by R.L. de C.H. Saunders. The drawing illustrates Saunders' design for a circlet of mayflowers that adorns the head of the Dalhousie University mace. The mayflowers symbolize the province and the "flowering new civilization therein which led to the establishment of the university."

Drawing of Scottish earl's coronet carved into the head of the Dalhousie University mace

Item is a pencil drawing by R.L. de C.H. Saunders. The drawing illustrates Saunders' design for the five-rayed Scottish earl's coronet that adorns the head of the Dalhousie University mace. The drawing includes measurements and other notes written in pencil. The coronet is included in the mace "in recognition of the University founder, the 9th Earl of Dalhousie." This part of the mace was carved into a piece of oak cut from the estate of the Earl of Dalhousie.

Drawing of the sterling silver Celtic cross that adorns the head of the Dalhousie University mace

Item is a pencil drawing by R.L. de C.H. Saunders. The drawing illustrates Saunders' design for the sterling silver Celtic cross that adorns the head of the Dalhousie University mace. The drawing includes measurements and other notes written in pencil. The Celtic cross is set atop the cap of the coronet that forms the uppermost part of the mace head.

Drawing of the sterling silver Celtic cross that adorns the head of the Dalhousie University mace

Item is a pencil drawing by R.L. de C.H. Saunders. The drawing illustrates Saunders' design for the sterling silver Celtic cross that adorns the head of the Dalhousie University mace. The drawing includes measurements other notes written in pencil. The Celtic cross is set atop the cap of the coronet that forms the uppermost part of the mace head. This drawing shows the University motto "Ora et Labora" and the five points of the coronet surrounding the Celtic cross.

Canadian Pharmaceutical Association

Item is a photograph from the 27th convention of the Canadian Pharmaceutical Association which took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia from August 6th to August 9th, 1939. The photograph is a group picture of the attendees of this convention.

Climo's Studio

Composite photograph of Faculty of Medicine, Faculty & Class of 1907

Item is a composite photograph of the 1907 Dalhousie University Medical Faculty and Class. The photograph consists of portraits of G. M. Campbell; D. A. Campbell; A. W. H. Lindsay; N. F. Cunningham; L. M. Silver; M. Chisholm; M. A. Curry; W. H. Hattie; N. E. MacKay; H. D. Chisholm; P. McF. Carter; J. MacDonald; B. A. LeBlanc; and R. O. Shatford arranged around photographs of exteriors of the Forrest Building and two other buildings.

Notman Studio

Photograph of Dalhousie Football Team, 1899

Item is a photograph of the 1899 Dalhousie Football Team. The photograph shows J. McKenzie; E. H. Faulkner; A. M. Lindsay; E. B. Roach; J. L. Cock; L. H. Cumming; T. C. Hebb; H. Hawboldt; J. Malcolm; D. Jardine; A. H. S. Murray; J. L. Potter; L. B. McKenzie; W. L. Hall; J. H. Crocker; N. J. Lockhart; A. G. Young; and R. T. Mcllreith sitting or standing in three rows with a football, a stool, and a baby doll.

Gauvin & Gentzel

Photograph of Dalhousie Class of 1911

Item is a photograph of the Dalhousie University Class of 1911. The photograph shows class members, including M. MacLeod, sitting or standing in six rows.

Notman Studio

Photograph of a plaque in memory of Inspector Fitzerald in the Halifax Public Gardens

Item is a photograph of a plaque that was erected in the Halifax Public Gardens in memory of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald. The plaque was erected by the Gardens Commission and is mounted on a stone railing. The plaque has been outlined with white-out or white paint. The photograph is covered by an attached piece of translucent paper.

Photograph of the graves of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald and his party

Item is a photograph of the graves of Francis J. Fitzgerald and the three other men in his patrol. The graves are located in McPherson, Northwest Territories. The graves include four smaller gravestones for Francis J. Fitzgerald, S. Carter, C. F. Kinney, and R. O. H. Taylor, as well as a large stone cross with the names of all four men. They are surrounded by a white picket fence. The photograph is covered with a piece of translucent paper and there is a sticky note on the front.

Photograph of the Dempster patrol on return to Dawson City

Item is a photograph of the patrol led by Dempster after returning to Dawson City, Yukon. The photograph shows the patrol's sleds, with the sled dogs still harnessed and lying on the ground. Some dogs have collapsed from exhaustion. A large group of men are watching the sleds from a sidewalk. There is a piece of translucent paper attached over the photograph, with a sticky note on it. A typed cutline and two cutlines clipped from a newspaper are attached to the back of the photograph.

Photograph of the graves of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald and his party

Item is a photograph of the graves of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald and his party in McPherson, Northwest Territories. There are small headstones for Francis J. Fitzgerald, S. Carter, C. F. Kinney, and R. O. H. Taylor on either side of a large stone cross. There is a chain barrier around the graves.

Photograph of the funeral of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald and his party

Item is a photograph taken at the burial of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald, S. Carter, C. F. Kinney, and R. O. H. Taylor at McPherson, Northwest Territories. The photograph shows a priest in white robes, a row of men with rifles, and several other people standing around the burial site behind a wooden fence. There is a piece of translucent paper and a sticky note attached to the photograph.

Photograph of a page from the diary of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald

Item is a photograph of a page from Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald's diary. The diary entry shown was written while Fitzgerald's patrol was traveling between McPherson, Northwest Territories and Dawson City, Yukon. The entry mentions that they had to eat one of their dogs. Some parts of the photograph are filled in the with off-white paint. A piece of translucent paper and a sticky note are attached to the photograph. A typed cutline describing the photograph is attached to the back.

Photograph of the will of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald

Item is a photograph of the will of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald, written with a charred stick not long before his death in the western Canadian Arctic. Parts of the photograph are filled in with off-white paint. A typed cutline and a cutline clipped from a newspaper are attached to the back of the photograph. A piece of translucent paper and a sticky note are attached to the front.
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