Item is three sheets of paper. The first sheet is folded to make two additional pages. The letter is Archibald MacMechan's recommendation to Edwin Laftus, that Daniel Harvey should receive the position of lecturer in History at Dalhousie University. A P.S. note by MacMechan also recommends an article that Harvey wrote for the Rhodes Foundation.
Item is a letter concerning Thomas McCulloch's donation of a North American insect specimen (from Nova Scotia) to the University of Edinburgh, via Professor Jameson, for the university's museum. The letter discusses Nova Scotia's Scottish connections, Presbyterian religion, the Pictou Academy, and the advocates for the conference of honorary degrees on the Honourable Sampson Salter Blowers, the Chief Justice of Nova Scotia; the Honourable James Stewart; and the Honourable Brenton Halyburton.
File contains a copy of a resolution passed by the Senate of Dalhousie College upon the death of Thomas McCulloch. The resolution, which expresses the Senate's respect and esteem for McCulloch, is signed by James Ross, Principal of Dalhousie College, and Charles MacDonald, Secretary to the Senate.
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.
Item is eight pages of correspondence. Includes a two-page letter from John MacQuarrie to Thomas H. Raddall, dated February 22, 1969, expressing interest in Raddall's radio announcement that he would be putting together a paper on the history of flying, and a five page letter, dated December 5, 1968, from W.L. Fillmore to John MacQuarrie .
Item is five pages of correspondence and includes a one-page letter dated April 1, 1969 W. L. Fillmore to Thomas H. Raddall, a one-page letter dated March 9, 1960 from James Barr to W. L. Fillmore, and a three-page letter dated March 11 (?), 1969 from W. L. Fillmore to James Barr.