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Transcript of an interview with Stanley MacEachern

Item is a transcript of an interview with Stanley MacEachern. The interview was conducted by Anna Quon at the Belmont House on August 20, 2010. This was the first interview conducted as part of the Canadian Mental Health Association Halifax-Dartmouth Branch's Our Voices Matter Project. The interview touches on a wide range of topics, including Stanley's childhood in Oshawa, Ontario, life in Nova Scotia, experiences with depression and medication, work and travels, and other aspects of his personal life.

Correspondence between Joseph O'Brien and John Northrup & Sons

File contains letters sent from John Northrup and Sons to Joseph O'Brien. John Northrup and Sons was a merchant based in Halifax, Nova Scotia during the nineteenth century. The company sold flour, fish, groceries, liquors, dry goods, and other materials. The correspondence pertains to business matters of various vessels, including the barques "Janet" and "Lucknow."

Voice, no. 2 : [newsletter of the Gay Alliance for Equality]

Item is the second issue of the newsletter Voice, published in April 1977 by the Gay Alliance for Equality. Voice was published by Marni Dowe and organized by the Voice Committee, which consisted of Robin Metcalfe, Deborah Trask, and Anne Fulton. Susan Longard was the typist. This issue addresses media discrimination of gays and provided coverage of other news and events. The issue contains submissions by Jim McSwain, Robin Metcalfe, Mary Ann Mancini, Anne Fulton, and Bob Stout.

Press release regarding picket in front of the Carleton Hotel on Argyle Street

File contains a press release that announces a picket to protest the management of the Jury Room Lounge, which had been refusing service to the gay and lesbian community. File also contains a letter to members of the Gay Alliance for Equality regarding a 1975 citation to recognize exceptional service by the Movement for Citizens' Voice and Action to promote the equality of lesbians and
gay men.

Breaking barriers : report of the task force on access for Black and Native People

File contains a report presented to H.C. Clark. The report led to the formation of the Indigenous Blacks & Mi'kmaq (IB&M) Initiative at the Schulich School of Law in 1989. The initiative was launched to increase representation of Indigenous Blacks and Mi'kmaq in the legal profession in order to reduce discrimination.

Executive committee of the International Centre for Ocean Development : [meeting documents]

File contains meeting minutes and background documents from 1991 meetings of the Executive Committee. Also included are several background documents, including a corporate plan, a draft policy paper on marine transportation and ports management, the International Centre for Ocean Development (ICOD) fellowships, project summaries, and other items.

Financial documents of the International Centre for Ocean Development

File contains information about the International Centre for Ocean Development (ICOD)'s budgets and expenditures. Included are budgets, corporate plans, financial projects, documents about expenditure reviews, a copy of a policy concerning the allocation of administrative costs, a resolution concerning ICOD salaries, among other financial documents.

Chanties by various authors

File contains handwritten copies of various chanties. Includes "Yankee Ship," "A la Claire Fontaine," "Storm Along," "Shenandoah," and other untitled chanties.

An autograph letter of Saccardy, describing in detail his voyage round Acadie, and including in the document a coloured map of the Basin of Annapolis.

For meagre details concerning this engineer, as also concerning Gargas, compare the records found in the Introduction. The date of this record differs slightly from that of the official copy of his report in Paris. A later comparison may prove of interest to the reader.

Document from Richard Phillips, Governor of Nova Scotia. To the Right Honorable, the Lord Visct. Townshend His Majesty's Principal Secretary of State. The Situation and State of His Majesty's Province of Nova Scotia.

This manuscript is principally concerned with the problem of the French who remained in the province after its cession to England at the Treaty of Utrecht...A considerable amount of space is also occupied in setting forth the natural advantages of Nova Scotia, as an inducement to the authorities in England to take action. (From typed note accompanying letter.)

Three financial documents

Three financial documents; one for a transaction between John Anderson Jannet Kellock, one between James Dinwiddie and Geo Hampton and one regarding loans made by William Boyd to three individuals. The papers are dated November 29, 1794 to April 24, 1809.

Pieces of a letter

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