mounted b/w image, 9"x7". Several members identified around margins of image. On reverse is written "1975, 20 at least of this picture dead" and "Wm Brown's father was only original member. Bill died 1973."
Balcom represented Halifax on Parliament Hill from 1950 until 1957. This series contains his records pertaining to his work in government including the speeches made in parliament, and questions raised in the House.
The Dalhousie University No. 7 "Overseas" Stationary Hospital was established in response to the need for qualified medical personnel required to serve in the First World War. It was first mobilized on November 9, 1915 at Dalhousie Medical College in Halifax. Balcom was involved as pharmacist and stock keeper for the second half of the war. In later years he was an active force in keeping the survivors in touch and organising reunion events.
Balcom kept a wide variety of items that indicated his involvement in associations and society generally. This series includes newspaper clippings, association lists that list Balcom on their boards, and keepsakes that do not otherwise fit into the other series.