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 correspondence with various employees of the Ocean Resources Management Programme (including Hugh Williamson). Includes a copy of "Report of a Consultancy on a Proposal to Establish a Regional Programme of Courses in Ocean Resource Management" by Caroline "Fox" Vanderbilt.
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.
File contains correspondence with Gil Winham, Canadian External Affairs, and the Delegation of Suriname to United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS) III. File also includes a project proposal for "Science and Technology for Development and Disarmament," by Elisabeth Mann Borgese, and a report from the twenty-third United Nations General Assembly.
File contains correspondence with Ambassador Franco, the Colombian ambassador to Finland. Some correspondence concerns the Training Programme, and the need to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS), and the United States opposition to UNCLoS. The file also includes a draft syllabus for a training course, with correspondence, and a budget.
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.
File contains correspondence with the Commission of the European Communities, Rallph Collier, Consumers Union of US Inc., Centre d'Architecture de la Mer, Jerrgen Claus, Mae Cullin, Rafael Castello-Valdis, Ray Canterbury, Jonathan Charney, CBS, Nigel Calder (on "The Blue Revolution"), Michelle Canterella, and "Conjunctions."
File contains correspondence with M.J. Anstee (Department of Technical Co-operation for Development) and K. Mushakoji (UN University - with "The United Nations University's Next Stage: Statement before the Sixteenth Session of the Council of the UN University on 1 December 1980"). File also includes handwritten notes by Elisabeth Mann Borgese for a United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) talk (on the new industrial revolution and the oceans).
File includes correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and Jan Pronk, A. Behnam, M.J. Shah and UNCTAD, mainly regarding Pacem in Maribus (PIM) XI and the International Ocean Institute (IOI)'s Training Programme.
File contains project descriptions, documents related to Pacem in Maribus X and XIV (ten / 10 and fourteen / 14), correspondence to Pierre Elliott Trudeau, "Convention for the protection of the Mediterranean Sea against pollution," "Report of the ad hoc Expert Group meeting on the Draft World Charter for Nature," and other miscellaneous reports. Reports written in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic.
File contains correspondence with Dr. Umberto Colombo, an Italian scientist and politician. Main topic of discussion was Professor Colombo joining the Independent World Commission on the Oceans (IWCO).
File contains correspondence to individuals with last names between E and G. Correspondence concerns the Independent World Commission on the Oceans' Study Group on the Economic Uses of the Ocean, of which Elisabeth Mann Borgese was a member. Correspondents include Paul Ekins, and Orio Giarini (includes Elisabeth Mann Borgese's thoughts on economics).
FIle contains correspondence (all of which is outgoing) to Jean-Pierre Lévy and Rudd Lubers. Topic of discussion concerns the Independent World Commission on the Oceans Study Group on the Economic Uses of the Ocean, of which Elisabeth Mann Borgese was a member.
File contains correspondence with Paolo Fulci, the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations, on Elisabeth Mann Borgese's proposal to establish a United Nations Ocean Assembly. File also contains correspondence with Canadian Member of Parliament Charles Caccia, on the "Halifax Declaration" reached at Pacem in Marbius (PIM) XXVI.
Files contains correspondence with individuals with names beginning from D to F. Correspondents include Maltese politican Guido de Marco (on implementing Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLos)), Annick de Marffy-Mantuano; Al Duda (on deep sea-bed mining), and Professor Tsutomu Fuse (sent with attached recommendations for UNCLoS Part XI by Elisabeth Mann Borgese). All correspondence is outgoing only.
File contains a memo is from the Federal Republic of Germany, Singapore, Nepal, and Zambia to Reynaldo Galindo Pohl, the Chairman of the Second Committee of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS III) on the concept of an economic zone. The file also contains handwritten notes by Elisabeth Mann Borgese.
File contains two copies of an op-ed article written by Elisabeth Mann Borgese for the Christian Science Monitor (one is an edited (abbreviated) version).The articles deal with the forthcoming Seventh Session of the Law of the Sea Conference.
File contains documents pertaining to Part XI of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. Includes the Boat Paper, which was a controversial paper, to which the nonpaper (which the International Ocean Institute (IOI) was involved in writing) was a response. File also includes a report from the Secretary-General's informal consultations on the topic.
File contains meeting minutes and agenda for ICOD Board of Directors meeting held on June 24 - 25, 1991. File includes supporting documentation, such as: memos, financial documents, project proposals and summaries, statements, reports, and by-laws. Topics discussed include: ICOD Forum seeking sustainable development of the Oceans, selection of candidates for the position of President, Presentation by Mr. Jioji Kotobalavu, president's report, report of the executive committee, report of the audit and evaluation committee, financial report, four (4) project proposals, corporate plan and policy issues, election of committee members, and revisions of ICOD by-laws. File also contains a fax to "The Group of Fifteen" from the International Ocean Institute (IOI) on the implementation and ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS).
File contains material (including memo, meeting agenda and minutes, reports, and background material) relating to the June 8, 1988 combination Executive/Audit Committee meeting. Topics discussed were audits, financial statements, and project proposals.
Item contains a letter from Mary Goldie, Princess Alice's private secretary, asking Ellen Ballon to forward an enclosed letter to Frank Cyril James in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the McGill Conservatorium.
Item is a copy of the first separate edition of Marche funèbre from Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor. The separated third movement was played as Chopin's body was conveyed to the mausoleum on October 30, 1849, and was subsequently released as a separate publication, using the original plates (891) by Troupenas. The file includes a folder and brief description of the work from Scribner.
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.
File includes correspondence with Alexandera Post, T.V.R. Pillay (Food and Agricultre Organization of the United Nations), Princeton University Press, O.S. Plue, Prentice-Hall of Canada Ltd, Les Presse de la Cité, Elaine Partnow, Praeger Publishers Inc., M. Piovene, and PHP Institute Inc. Also includes "The Implications of Change in Mining Finance and Participation" by Alexandra Post, excerpts from "Ocean mining" by Alexandra Post, a proposal on deepsea mining by Alexandra Post and a report from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, "Progress of Aquaculture" by T.V.R. Pillay.