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J. Frank McMahon's registration card and class certification tickets from the Halifax Medical College

  • MS-2-224, SF Box 33, Folder 1
  • File
  • 1887-1888
File contains J. Frank McMahon's registration tickets for the Halifax Medical College (Dalhousie College and University Medical Faculty) and his attendance/examination cards for Anatomy, Materia Medica, Practical Anatomy, Histology, Physiology, Botany, and Chemistry. The cards are printed on several different colours of heavy card and are held in a small black leather-bound folder.

Student tickets from the Halifax Medical College

File contains student tickets collected by Nelson Pratt while he was a medical student at the Halifax Medical College. The tickets include attendance records, registration tickets, and records of dissections.

Examination certificates, certificates of class attendance, and other records of Nelson Pratt's medical training

  • MS-13-32, SF Box 66, Folder 7
  • File
  • 1896 - 1931, predominant 1896 - 1900
  • Part of Nelson Pratt fonds

File contains papers collected by Nelson Pratt while he was a medical student at the Halifax Medical College and Dalhousie University's Medical Faculty. The papers include registration receipts; medical examination certificates; certificates of class attendance; certificates from the Provincial Medial Board; and other letters and certificates certifying that Pratt completed certain parts of his medical training. There are also contains letters and receipts related to purchases made by Pratt.

Letters from Rev. James Rosborough to Mrs. Pearson

  • MS-2-471, SF Box 43, Folder 12
  • File
  • 1898
File contains three letters from Reverend James Rosborough to Mrs. Pearson, in which he describes the death of his daughter, identifies plant specimens sent to him by her, and discusses matters related to the Presbyterian Church.

Rosborough, James, Rev., fl. 1898

Suite

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

Mother's flag : [sheet music]

File contains the sheet music for a song by Paul Heinrich with words by Dr. Charles H. Baltzer (published in 1910). The front cover is autographed by Baltzer and a note on the last page indicates that it was sent from Baltzer of Middleton, Nova Scotia. The file also includes 7 poems by Baltzer (not set to music): "Charity," "Apostrophe to the Sun," "The Tree," "To Next Summer,""A Bachelor's Lament,""Frost Ere Roses," and "Greed." Some of the poems are from newspaper clippings and others indicate that they were published in the Halifax Chronicle and the Halifax Herald.

God bless our Canada : A national anthem : [choral score]

File contains the sheet music for Edith J. Archibald's "God Bless Our Canada" and a manuscript version of the English lyrics for the anthem by Archibald. The song is written in F Major for four-voice chorus (soprano, alto, tenor, and bass) and piano with lyrics in English and French.

Archibald, Edith Jessie

Britain calls : [lyrics]

File contains a newspaper clipping and letters to Edith J. Archibald concerning her song "Britain Calls," which was written for the Royal Canadian Regiment during World War One. The newspaper clipping includes the text, but not the music, of the song. The letters are from G.A. LeCain, Lieutenant-Colonel of the Commanding 25th Battalion; George Murray, Provincial Secretary; and Evelyn Starr, professional violinist of New York City. An inscription by Edith J. Archibald at the top of the letters reads, "This song, dedicated to the Royal Canadian Regt. has made their 'marchpost' and I am told by an officer of that Regt. that is was played and sung daily during the war. He himself said it had keeped [sic] the men when on the tramp, 'over many a weary mile.'"

Archibald, Edith Jessie

The vision of Dalhousie : [brochure]

File contains a brochure created in 1920 by the Dalhousie Campaign Committee. The brochure presents architect Andrew Cobb's campus master plan known as the "vision of Dalhousie." The brochure presents the original Dalhousie College building on Grand Parade as the "First Dalhousie" and the newly constructed Forrest Building as the "Second Dalhousie."

Dalhousie University : past, present, and the future

File contains two copies of a booklet called Dalhousie University, which was produced by the Dalhousie Million Committee as promotional literature supporting the university's 1920 Million Dollar Campaign. The booklet, subtitled "Dalhousie, past, present and the future," outlines the university's accomplishments and plans and spells out the financial costs of fulfilling its vision. The booklet's illustrations of historic and contemporary Dalhousie people and buildings were drawn by Arthur Lismer and commissioned for a commemorative history of of the university published the same year.

One copy of the booklet contains a newspaper clipping about Frank Darling.

Tickets and dance cards from dances

File contains two tickets and 13 dance cards from dances at Dalhousie Univeristy, the Waegwoltic Club, and Pine Hill. Most of the dance cards have been filled in, probably by Avis Marshall.

Mater coronata : an ode with lyrical interlude

File contains two copies of "Mater Coronata," a poem written by John Daniel Logan "commemorating the founder, preceptors, scholars, and heroes of the University of Dalhousie College." It was recited at the reunion of the alumni on August 21, 1924 and published by the Alumni Association. One of the copies is inscribed to "Captain John S. Roper, B.A., M.A., LL.B., M.C." with a poem from Logan.

Song of the Maritimes : [sheet music]

File contains the sheet music for a piece for solo voice and piano accompaniment in C Major with words by Neil Herman of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and music by Forsyth de Fronsac of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The sheet music was self-published by Herman and Fronsac. The file also includes a note to Dr. Logan from "W.H.D." to review the sheet music enclosed.

Invitations to dances, at homes, and a gift sale

File contains five invitations to events at Dalhousie sent to Avis Marshall. The invitations are for a dance by the junior class of the Faculty of Arts and Science; a sale of gifts and novelties from the Hwaiking Shop; an "at home" at the Pine Hill residence; a dance at Kings College; and an "at home" at the Waegwoltic Club.

Letter from Caroline Button (Bigalow)

File contains an envelope addressed to Mr. John E. Bigelow of Canning, Nova Scotia and a letter from his granddaughter Caroline Button (Bigelow) from Evanston, Illinois.

Letter from Walter de Mouilpied Scriver to Ellen Ballon

File contains a letter from Walter de Mouilpied to Ellen Ballon, written on September 30, 1952. The letter thanks Ballon for a performance she gave at an honorary dinner. Item is accompanied by the stamped envelope in which Ballon received the letter. The postage stamp has been removed from the envelope.

Scriver, Walter de Mouilpied

Letter from Josef Hofmann to Ellen Ballon

File contains a letter from Josef Hoffman granting Ellen Ballon permission to use his name in a scholarship. Hofmann was Ballon's teacher from 1914-1916 in Switzerland.

Hofmann, Josef

Letter from Yehudi Menuhin to Ellen Ballon

File contains a letter from Yehudi Menuhin to Ellon Ballon written on December 2, 1957. The letter concerns a performance by Ellen Ballon in Montreal. Item is accompanied by the Ritz Carlton Montreal envelope in which Ballon received the letter.

Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1999

Diary from Ikkudliayuk

File contains a spiral-bound diary kept by Barbara Hinds between July 25 and July 31. The diaries record Hinds' activities during a visit to Ikkudliayuk Fjord.

Diary of Barbara Hinds

File contains a diary kept by Barbara Hinds from September 6, 1965 to an unknown date. The diary is written in a small, six-ring binder with a plastic cover. The diary was kept by Hinds during a trip to Fort Chimo and other places in the eastern Arctic.

Diary of Barbara Hinds

File contains a diary kept by Barbara Hinds from August 24, 1965 to September 5, 1965. The diary is written in a small, six-ring binder with a plastic cover. There are a few extra sheet of paper with notes written on them tucked into the back of the diary. The diary records one of Hinds' trips to Fort Chimo and other places in the eastern Arctic.

Correspondence concerning "Encyclopaedia Universalis"

File contains correspondence with Claude Gregory, John Dodge, F. Weizsacker, Jean R. de Salis, John Kendrew, P. Kapitza, Salvatore Quasimodo, Daniele Bovet, Georg Likacs, D. Lavergne, Linus Pauling, S. Radhakrishnan, C.F. Weizsacker, Werner Heisenberg, Robert Forbes, Robert Hutchins, and Theodor Svedberg. Correspondence mainly includes invitations to join the Encyclopedia Universalis' project. Also includes comments written about the encyclopedia by Marcello Colocci (on the "Physics" and "Chemistry" pieces) and Guiseppe Barbreri (on the "Geography" section). Contains English, Italian, and German correspondence.

'P' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Nicholas Peckham, M.A. Parry, Elaine Parent, Aris Papas, Pesci d'Oro, Norbert Psuty, and Mario Primicerio. Also includes "A Sociological Hypothesis" by M.A. Parry, "A Scientific Approach to World Organization for Peace" by M.A. Parry, and "The New Cosmopolitans" by Aris Papas and memos.

Articles by Elisabeth Mann Borgese on world federalism

File contains two articles on world federalism, likely written by Elisabeth Mann Borgese. The first summarizes the Chicago Committee to Frame a World Constitution, the second is a draft of "The World Communities" by Mann Borgese (see MS-2-744, Box 147, Folder 1 for another version of that paper).

'C - G' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Alex Comfort, V. Dedijer, Da Capo Press Inc., Encyclopedia of the Sea, Rita Ettl, Fayard Editions, Peter Fricke, FAO (the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), Donald Gledhill, and Jay Goldburg Cousteau Society.

Booklet of inventory and plans for the Alexander Keith's Brewery building

File contains pages from a booklet of the inventory and plans for the Alexander Keith's Brewery building. The facilities refered to in this booklet are located on Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia and are owned by Oland & Son Limited. The booklet was prepared by Hancock Little Calvert Associates. The booklet contains a letter from P. J. Smith; information about plans contained in the booklet; inventory and availability of space; other information about the building; and a map of the Halifax peninsula indicating the location of the building. Plans originally included in the booklet are located in MS-4-135, Oversized Folder 13.

'T' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Bogdan Trifunovic, Louis Turner, Lawrence Thorpe, W.T. Thorneycroft, Ernest Thorn, Texas AandM Univeristy, and Rodney Tarboosh. Contains copies of pictures of Elisabeth Mann Borgese's dog and chimpanzee. Also includes an article, "How to Share Sebed's Riches" by Ernest W. Thorn.

'H' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Lynnelle Herrick, John Humphrey, Robert Hutchins, Peter Howorth, Gordon Hewes, Eve Herrmann, and John Haag. Also includes newspaper clippinsg concerning Gerald Hickey and a biography of Eve Herrmann.
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