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Letter from Thomas McCulloch to the Senate of the University of Edinburgh

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.

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.

'W' miscellaneous 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.

'W' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with G. Weiss, G. Wassenberg, and Ambassador Karl Wolf, including a copy of the report "Fish Used to Eradicate Paddy-field Mosquitoes" by Song Ming.

Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and Ambassador Nicolas Salom Franco

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.

'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.

'C' miscellaneous correspondence

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."

'U' miscellaneous correspondence

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).

Correspondence regarding United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

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.

'E - G' miscellaneous correspondence

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).

'L' miscellaneous correspondence

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.

'C - F' miscellaneous correspondence

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.

'D' - 'F' miscellaneous correspondence

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.

A memorandum on the exclusive economic zone and handwritten conference notes

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.

Boat paper and nonpaper : [informal discussion documents]

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.

Board of directors of the International Centre for Ocean Development : [meeting documents]

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).

'V' - 'W' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence with the Treasury Board, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (on a shipping seminar), and Finance Minister Michael Wilson (with Robert R. de Cotret).

Letter from Franz Liszt

Item contains a letter written by Franz Liszt to an unidentified person, addressing the publication of some of his songs by Schott, and his cousin, Mlle. Liszt.

Deuxième impromptu pour le piano

Item is a first edition of Frédéric Chopin's Impromptu pour le Piano Forte, Op. 36, published in 1840 by Breitkopf & Hartel.

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

Marche funèbre, Op. 35 : exécutée aux funérailles de l'auteur

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.

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

Trois mazourkas pour le piano

File contains a first edition copy of Chopin's Mazurkas, Op. 63, published by Breitkopf and Hartel. The compositions were dedicated to the Countess Laura Czosnowska.

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

'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.

'P' miscellaneous correspondence

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.
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