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Dalhousie University Archives Samuel R. Balcom fonds
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Some of the Members of Parliament from Atlantic Canada, 1956

Standing up from Left to Right: Thomas Andrew Murray Kirk (Yarmouth); William Murdoch (Bill) Buchanan (Cape Breton); Jack Lusky (Halifax Herald Reporter); Wesley Stuart (St. Andrews, N.B.); John Dickey (Halifax); James Augustine (Jim) Power (St. John's, NFLD); Azel Randolph Lusby (Cumberland); Samuel R. Balcom (Halifax)
Sitting: J. Ralph Kirk (Antigonish); Henry Byron McCulloch (Pictou); Gordon Purdy (Colchester)

Port Dufferin Wharf

File contains the original petition for new wharf in Port Dufferin, and correspondence on the project.


The records in this subseries all relate to Balcom's career pharmacist whether pertaining to the operations of his pharmacy or the professional pharmacy organisations to which he belonged.

Red Cap Snow Shoe Club Minutes

File contains minutes of the 85th, 87th, and 90th annual meetings of the Red Cap Snow Shoe Club, captained by S.R. Balcom (and later H.A. Barnes).

Correspondence - Central Medical Supplies

File contains correspondence from Balcom's time as Officer Commanding, Medical Stores, and Chief Medical Stores Inspection Officer during World War II. Original file split between files 2-19 and 2-20.

Sister W.I. Thompson's Ward of German Prisoner's with Dr. Ells in Charge.

Photograph includes Nursing Sister W. I. Thompson on the right ; Nursing Sister S. Churchill; Nursing Sister J. A. Davidson; Nursing Sister S.A. Archard ; Nursing Sister C. S. Smith; Dr. Ells (located behind Sister Archard) and Dr. Banting (located behind Sister Thompson)who were both visiting the unit. Also included, Ned Clay, who took a lot of the photographs for the unit, he is located in front of the tent with a cigarette.

Back of photograph includes names and a note "Dr. Ells was with us that time as a transfer from Line Duty, formerly from Sheffields Mills, NS. Dr. Banting was visiting the unit."


"Record of Post-Graduate Scholarship Holders for the 20 Years of the First War Memorial" used as scrapbook. Mostly clippings, and ephemera pertaining to those who served at the Stationary Hospital.


File contains seven pieces of typed correspondence addressing S.R. Balcom, regarding events at the Bramshott Camp, Hants., the No. 9 Canadian Stationary Hospital, and the No. 12 Canadian Stationary Hospital, during and shortly after the First World War. Correspondence sent from Major S.G. Chown, Colonel H.M. Robertson, and Lt.-Col. H.E. Randall.

Sydney Cadet Camp 1921

On back of print: "Souvenir of Sydney Cadet Camp 1921. From C.J. Gallant, Capt." The photograph has 2 officers, a nursing sister and an unidentified man sitting on a set of wooden stairs.

Dalhousie #7 Stationary Hospital Correspondence

File contains typed and handwritten correspondence related to the 1965 reunion dinner of the Dalhousie No. 7 Stationary Hospital. File includes correspondence from Samuel Balcom, Thomas Whelpley, Thomas Dickson, S.B. Murray, E.C. "Army" Armstrong, George Morrison, Alice Proudfoot, M.S. MacKinnon, J. Mitchell Scott, Margaret MacDonald, and Marty O'Toole.

Inside the ward in a nissen hut

On back of photograph " Ward in a Nissen Hut, Argues, France. Miss Josie Cameron, R.N.; a patient in hospital blues; Charlie MacDonald."

Inside the ward in a nissen hut

On back of photograph " Ward in a Nissen Hut, Argues, France. Miss Josie Cameron, R.N.; a patient in hospital blues; Charlie MacDonald."

Col. Stewart with the NCOs

Men identified as: Back Row (Left to Right): Charlie MacDonald; the runner; Ed Noseworthy and Sgt. Major G.T. Brown ; Front Row (Left to Right): L.A> Woodin; Col. Stewart; Bill Martin
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