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Lecture by Dr. Joanna Santa Barbara

File is an audio reel containing a lecture by Dr. Joanna Santa Barbara at a medical symposium at Dalhousie University. Dr. Santa Barbara, a member of McMaster University's Department of Psychiatry, spoke about the relationship between human and ecosystem health in the first part of her lecture (12 min., 26 sec.) and about the military degradation of the environment in the second part of her lecture (16 min., 54 sec.). The recording aired April 29, 1992 on CKDU. Part 1 was rebroadcast May 1, 1992 on Title Waves; May 11, 1992 on The Evening Affair; and August 5, 1992 on The Evening Affair. Part 2 was rebroadcast May 1, 1992 on Title Waves; May 6, 1992 on The Evening Affair; May 20, 1992 at 11:25 am; and April 21, 1998.

Interview with Warren Allmand on capital punishment

File is an audio reel containing a telephone interview with Warren Allmand, the Liberal Member of Parliament and former Solicitor General during the abolition of the death act in Canada in 1976. Allmand spoke with CKDU about capital punishment. The interview is in two parts (7 min., 44 sec. and 8 min., 41 sec.) and aired August 28, 1986. It was rebroadcast August 29, 1986 at 8:30 am and September 3, 1986.

Correspondence, itinerary, and budgets for Upstream's Ontario fall tour

File also includes the tour manager's report; applications to Canada Council for the Arts for funding; Upstream's technical rider; contracts; and attendance reports at venues (Numus, Waterloo, Ontario; Peterborough Festival for the Arts, Ontario; Espace Musique, Ottawa, Ontario; and New Music Across America/ Red Door Productions, Toronto, Ontario).

Evaluation of loading of sulphate and heavy metals along a S-SE transect centering on Sudbury, Ontario ; Evaluation of sulphate and heavy metal loading rates and total sulphation as affected by forest canopies near Sudbury, Ontario ; Effects of smelter emissions on surrounding forest plant communities near Sudbury, Ontario : [manuscript and correspondence]

File contains three abstracts written by Freedman for presentations for the Workshop Meeting to Consider Methods Involved in Studies of Acid Precipitation to Forect [sic] Ecosystem. Edinburgh, United Kingdom. 19-23 September 1977. Session titles are: 1B: Evaluation of Atmospheric Inputs; 2. Throughfall and Stemflow; 3. Measurement of Effects. File also includes hand-written data and correspondence.

Photographs of birds, mammals, insects, and amphibians

File contains 333 photographic slides taken by Bill Freedman in Florida, the Northwest Territories, Newfoundland, and Ontario between 1972 and 1991. Photographs show birds, large Arctic land mammals, insects, snakes and amphibians.

Photographs of Sudbury scenes

File contains 116 photographs taken by Bill Freedman in the region around Sudbury, Ontario, between 1975 and 1986, as part of his thesis fieldwork. Photographs show glacial striae, signs of erosion, and slag heaps, from the Coniston, Falconbridge, and Richard Lake sites near Sudbury, and flora at the nearby Wanapitei River and Burwash..

Photographs of urban scenes in Halifax, Toronto, and Vancouver

File contains 116 photographs taken by Bill Freedman in Halifax, Toronto, and Vancouver between 1973 and 2002 (though predominantly between 1999 and 2002). Photographs show urban streetscapes and buildings in Toronto, Stanley Park in Vancouver, the Public Gardens and Busker festival in Halifax, as well as Mahone Bay and Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia.

Photographs of agricultural scenes in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and Nova Scotia

File contains 40 photographs taken by Gene Fortney, Vince Zelazny, Dave Patriquin, David Gautier, and M. Willison (and collected by Bill Freedman), in Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, in 1999. Photographs show agricultural scenes, such as hayfields near Calgary, strip cropping in Saskatchewan, soybean growing in Nova Scotia, and grape growing in southern Ontario.

Published reviews and articles featuring Susan Kerslake's writing

Series contains reviews and articles relating to Kerslake’s work and writing. Materials include newspaper clippings, photocopies of reviews from journals or papers, and papers written as class assignments (including an original interview). Material also includes one review and edits written by Kerslake.

"W" correspondence

File contains correspondence related to persons or organizations associated with the letter "W". These include Wilfrid Laurier University, Professor Willmer at the Cambridge Philosophical Society, and George Washington University. Materials include a request for Hall to agree to be nominated to be a consultant for the appraisal of the MSc program in Integrative Biology at Wilfrid Laurier.

John Daniel Logan fonds

  • MS-5-1
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1932

Fonds contains music manuscripts and published scores, photographs, and autograph letters written by well-known composers such as Jacques Offenbach, Giuseppe Verdi, and John Philip Sousa.

Through his work as a music critic and journalist in Toronto, Ontario and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Logan communicated with many prominent Canadian musicians in the early twentieth century. Many of the scores, photographs, and autographs included in this collection are a result of his contributions to music criticism. The music and theatre programs are frequently annotated with comments for reviews, and most of his correspondence with musicians and actors relates to his work as a music and theatre critic. Some of the scores were given to Logan as gifts from performers while others were sent to him for review or publication in newspapers. The fonds includes several manuscripts of songs by Edith Jessie Archibald, a prominent social activist and suffragist in Halifax.

Letters sent to Logan also concern his poetic contributions, and the manuscript of one of his books, "Preludes: Sonnets and other Verses," (1906) is part of the fonds.

Logan, John Daniel

Autograph of Alma Gluck

File contains an autograph by the soprano Alma Gluck (1884-1938) of the Metropolitan Opera Company, signed on stationary from the King Edward Hotel in Toronto. Gluck was part of the Metropolitan Opera Company from 1909 to 1913.

Autograph of Leo Slezak

File contains the autograph of the tenor Leo Slezak of the Metropolitan Opera Company, signed on a piece of letterhead from the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.

Correspondence from Julie Opp Faversham

File contains a letter from Julie Opp Faversham (1871–1921), an American stage actress, thanking John Daniel Logan for a poem and his comments about a production of Julius Caesar that she acted in with her husband, William Faversham.

Correspondence from W.O. Forsyth

File contains four letters from the Canadian composer, teacher, and writer W.O. (Wesley Octavius) Forsyth. Three of the letters (dated from 1921) are written on letterhead from the Canadian Academy of Music in Toronto, where he taught from 1919 to 1924. The letters concern setting texts by John Daniel Logan to music and mentions its possible performance by their mutual friends Lucas and Gena Branscombe.

The file also contains a short biography of W.O. Forsyth from the Star Weekly (Toronto, July 1921); a program for a concert by Jessie McAlpine (a student of Forsyth's) at the Canadian Academy of Music; and a program for a concert by the Russian pianist Arthur Friedheim at Massey Hall.

Forsyth, W. O. (Wesley Octavius)

Correspondence from Boris Hambourg

File contains a letter from the Russian cellist Boris Hambourg concerning Ernest J. Farmer's "Fantasia for cello," the winner of a Canadian Composers competition. The file also includes a program for a series of five concerts given by Hambourg at The Hambourg Conservatory of Music in Toronto (April 14 to May 12, 1925).

Hambourg, Boris

Correspondence from Edouard Hesselberg

File contains an announcement from the Russian pianist, composer, and teacher Edouard Hesselberg sent to John Daniel Logan as the Musical Critic of The Star (in Toronto). The announcement concerns his recent appointment as editor and contributor to the staff of the "International Music and Musicians." The letter was sent in an envelope from The Hambourg Conservatory of Music in Toronto.

Hesselberg, Edouard

Correspondence from A.S. Vogt

File contains a letter from A.S. (Augustus Stephen) Vogt, thanking John Daniel Logan for his review of a performance by the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir.

Vogt, Augustus Stephen

Come unto me : [sheet music]

Item is the sheet music for a solo voice and piano composition in D Major by Molly MacDonald of the MacDonald Music Co. in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She published her music under the pseudonym of "Elza Doun."

Fill every glass : from The Beggar's Opera

Item is a copy of a manuscript version of an adaptation of "Fill Every Glass" from "The Beggar's Opera" by John Gay (1728). The arrangement was made by "C.B.C." and "J.F.W" for the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto and is for solo voice (for the character of Matt of the Mint) and chorus.

Program from Massey Hall

File contains programs from concerts given at Massey Hall in Toronto, Ontario: Columbian Conservatory Orchestra, conducted by Alfred Bruce with E.H. Painty on piano; the Mendelssohn Choir, conducted by A.S. Vogt; the Mendelssohn Choir, directed by H.A. Fricker; Toronto Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Frank S. Welsman with Margaret Huston (soprano); Toronto Symphony Orchestra with Louise Homer (contralto); Toronto Symphony Orchestra with Mischa Elman (violin); John McCormack (tenor) with Edwin Schneider (piano); and the Oratorio Society of Toronto, conducted by Edward Broome, with the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Nikolai Sokoloff.

File also contains a compilation of all of the programs from the Toronto Symphony Orchestra's 1911-1912 season, inscribed to John Daniel Logan. File also contains some newspaper clippings of concert reviews by "A.E.S.S."

Program from the University of Toronto

File contains two copies of a program from the "Address to the Graduating Classes and Opening of the Organ" (June 6, 1912). The program includes an organ recital by Mr. F.A. Moure, bursar of the university, as well as the organ's specifications and a picture. The organ was built by Cassavant Freres of St. Hyacinth, Quebec.

Donald Murray fonds

  • MS-5-10
  • Fonds
  • 1929, 1979
Fonds contains music and lyrics as well as a letter from Donald Murray.

Murray, Donald

Robert Dawson and Son fonds

  • MS-4-43
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1892
Family and business correspondence - c1851-1896; deeds 1860-1943

Robert Dawson and Son.

Question to House - Educational Grants to Nova Scotia

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.

Photograph of First National Conference Medical Services of Canada - Ottawa, December 18, 1924

File is a photograph of the attendants of the First National Conference on Medical Services Canada. The conference was held in Ottawa on December 18, 1924. Individuals identified are as follows: from left to right: 1. Fitsgerald 2. Connell 3. Young 4. Arthur, Low, Kidd, Primrose, Amyot, Carder, Bates, Roulley, Austin, Connell, Roulley, unknonw, Melvin, Young, McCullough, Thorton, Young, Wright, M. Callum, Leask, Bert Merson, Laidlaw, Orr, Larkin, MacKay, Noble, Wodehouse, Graham, Normand, Guerin, McLeod, Cruickshank, Prof. Henderson, Dr. Garner, Poole, McKippon, Rehfuss, McCallum, Chisholm, MacLaren, M.P.

Dr. Ursula Franklin on Ontario Hydro : part 1 of 3

File is an audio reel containing an episode of Earth Action, a radio program broadcast on CKDU radio 88.1. The episode is part 1 of 3 featuring Dr. Ursula Franklin, a metallurgist, author, research physicist, and professor at the University of Toronto, on Ontario Hydro's 25 year plan for electricity. The episode aired on June 5, 1991, and was rebroadcasted on December 20, 1991. at 5:45.
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