File contains a bound pamphlet with David L. Johnston's 1995 Killam Lecture, "Research at Canadian Universities and the Knowledge Based Society." The lecture was delivered to an invited audience of over 300 at Hart House, University of Toronto, on Friday, November 3, 1995.
University of the air was a distance learning initiative started by CTV's regional television affiliates, to offer degree-related video courses, taught by University professors around the country. Production of University of the Air started in 1966, and continued until 1983. The University of the Air courses were structured into series, around a central theme, and divided into 5 episodes. This collection comprises four such series which were produced in atlantic Canada, and hosted by Dalhousie University Faculty. Series one is entitled "The Oceans", series two is "The Structure of Sound", series three is "20th Century Latin America: Why Revolution", and series four is "Textiles: Their Development and Effects".
Fonds consists of handwritten and printed sermons and lectures and an open letter to the Chancellor of the University of Halifax (1877). It also includes a convocation address (1870) and the order of service for Macdonald's funeral (1901).
Fonds consists of notes of lectures on logic delivered by James Ross at the Theological Seminary in Truro, Nova Scotia (1860-1861) and on Moral Philosophy at Dalhousie College (1863-1864), as well as certificates of attendance from the 1860s and a photograph of Thomas McCulloch and others.
Valedictory address spring convocation 1884 in Dalhousie Gazette (April 30, 1884); "Mathematics for Undergraduates" inaugural address delivered at the Autumn Convocation of Dalhousie College, September 18, 1901
The President's Address to the Freshman Class, Session 1931-32 (September 24, 1931); The Inauguration of Carleton W. Stanley as President of Dalhousie University (October 9, 1931); various President's addresses opening of sessions (1933-34, 1937-38 19