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.
Item is a clipping of an article by Patricia Doyle about being a Mi'kmaw woman in the education system. The article appeared on page seven of the January 1991 issue of "Pandora." An Eye Level Gallery advertisement for the exhibition "I loved the piece with the large type on the grass" and an advertisement for Swaha! Bodywork also appear on the page.
Item is a notebook used by James Baxter to take notes during lectures on logic delivered by Professor Ross. The lectures took place at the theological seminary in Truro, Nova Scotia between October 15, 1860 and April 10, 1861. The back of the notebook contains the signatures of people who attended the seminary and notes about them added by Baxter.
Item is a ticket for the natural philosophy class at the theological seminary of the Presbyterian Church of Nova Scotia, in the 1892-1893 session. The ticket certifies that James Baxkter attended the class from October to April and is signed by Thomas McCulloch. The back of the ticket has a note from McCulloch stating that Baxter also took mathematics classes.
Item is a ticket to an ethics class taught by Professor Ross at Dalhousie College during the 1863-1864 session. James Baxter's name is written on the back of the ticket. The ticket is in a white envelope with Baxter's name written on it.
File contains 2 copies of a directory of graduates and former students of Dalhousie University published in September 1937. The directory is an update of a similar directory published by the Dalhousie Alumni Association in 1925.
File contains documents related to questions about federal funding for higher education asked by Samuel Balcom in the Canadian House of Parliament in 1955 when Balcom was a member of Parliament. Balcom asked a series of questions about educational grants to Nova Scotia institutions and received information about the distribution of funding across Canada. The file contains published accounts of parliamentary proceedings in March 1955 and associated correspondence between Balcom and other persons, such as J.D., McLean, Dean of the Dalhousie Faculty of Dentistry, and Watson Kirkconnell, President of Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.
File contains set designs for Neptune Theatre's lunchtime productions of "Andrew's Tree" and "Two Weeks, Twice a Year," designed by J. Cooke. The file includes some original drawings and copies of the set designs for "Andrew's Tree."
Item is a ticket for a mathematics class at the theological seminary of the Presbyterian Church of Nova Scotia, during the 1860-1861 session. The ticket certifies that James Baxter attended the class and is signed by Thomas McCulloch.
Item is a letter written by Thomas McCulloch to certify that James Baxter attended Latin classes at the seminary in Truro during the past three sessions. The letter was written at Dalhousie College, Halifax, on March 3, 1864.
Item is a letter written by James Baxter to President McKenzie (Arthur Stanley), written in Chatham on 2 November 1917 on letterhead from the Dominion of Canada Quarantine Station of the Public Health Branch of the Department of Agriculture. The letter refers to Baxter's attendance at both the Presbyterian seminary in Truro and Dalhousie College in Halifax in the 1850s and 1860s, and mentions enclosed course tickets and notebooks.
Item is a letter sent to an unidentified person (possibly Arthur Stanley MacKenzie) by James Baxter. The letter was written in Chatham on November 2, 1917 on letterhead from the Dominion of Canada Quarantine Station of the Public Health Branch of the Department of Agriculture. The letter refers to photographs of early Dalhousie professors and students sent along with the letter and names the people in the photographs.
Item is a single sheet of paper, folded to form four pages, excerpted from a diary or journal. The excerpt is a sample of shorthand notes taken by Thomas McCulloch relating to sermons. Language on the page is most likely Latin, except for the dates that McCulloch was recording.
Item is a ticket for a logic class at the theological seminary of the Presbyterian Church of Nova Scotia, during the 1860-1861 session. The ticket certifies that James Baxter took the class from October 10th 1860 to April 10th 1861 and is signed by James Ross.
Item is a ticket to a metaphysics, esthetics, and belles-lettres class at Dalhousie College. The class was taught by WIlliam Lyall during the 1863-1864 session. James Baxter's names is written on the back of the ticket.