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Annie Belle Roome and Graham Roome correspondence

  • MS-2-771, 1
  • Collection
  • 1915-1919

Collection primarily comprises letters from Captain Graham Roome to his future wife Annie Belle Hollett, written during his overseas service in World War One.

Roome (née Hollett), Annie Belle

A.J. William Myers fonds

  • MS-2-442, Box 1-3
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1974

This fonds consists of diaries; correspondence; manuscripts of articles, books and sermons; published works; research files and class notes; scrapbooks; an assortment of personal materials; and photographs.

Myers, A.J. Williams, 1877-1975

Dr. Frederick Warren Cox fonds

  • MS-2-765
  • Fonds
  • 1880 - 1954

Fonds consists of Cox's records regarding his student life at Halifax Medical College and newspaper clippings about his family.

Cox, Frederick Warren

The Impossible Museum fonds

  • Fonds

Fonds contains a selection of documents, drawings, material samples, and images collected by D'Arcy Wilson and Lisa Bouraly during a two-year research project focused on Thomas McCulloch and Andrew Downs. The fonds is part of an exhibition, the "Impossible Museum," curated by Lisa Bouraly and featuring works by D'Arcy Wilson and Amy Malbeuf. The exhibition is presented in the Thomas McCulloch Museum from March 5 to April 30, 2020.

Marjorie (Williams) DeMille fonds

  • MS-2-716
  • Fonds
  • 1917 - 1981

Fonds consists of a letter from Marjorie (Williams) DeMille to Thomas Head Raddall describing her family's experience of the Halifax Explosion, and a published pictorial booklet, 40 Views of the Halifax Disaster.

Correspondence from Ray Sweetman to Dalhousie history professor George Earle Wilson regarding film images for use in lectures supported by the 1934 American Seminar

  • MS-2-822, SF Box 102, Folder 19
  • File
  • 1934

File consists of three letters to participants in the 1934 American Seminar, a lecture series initiated by American Protestant leader Sherwood Eddy to introduce American thinkers to political, economic and ecclesiastical European leaders. The letters describe the content of film images available for use by seminarians in illustrated lectures.

Wilson, George Earle

Allan James Chapman fonds

  • MS-2-709
  • Fonds
  • [after 1867] -1997

Fonds consists of Allan James Chapman's family history, including an account of the Halifax Explosion written by his mother Annie Marguerite (Daisy) Chapman, and his grandfather Herbert Eugene Greenough's poems and essays about working on the Nova Scotia railways.

Chapman, Allan James

Allan Cooper fonds

  • MS-2-692
  • Fonds
  • 1974 - 1993

Fonds consists of correspondence, financial papers, and grant applications for the journal Germination, papers from the Tribune Press (Sackville, New Brunswick) relating to Owl's Head Press, and publications and pamphlets.

Cooper, Allan

The Halifax branch of the Engineering Institute of Canada fonds

  • MS-2-111
  • Fonds
  • 1908 - 1944

Fonds consists of records regarding a wide range of activities of the Halifax branch of the Engineering Institute of Canada, including administrative deliberations, recognition and management of members, meetings, educational initiatives and financial management. The fonds contains correspondences, minutes of meetings, administrative records, financial statements, photographs and others textual records.

Engineering Institute of Canada

1981 Learned Societies Conference fonds

  • MS-2-447
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1981

Fonds consists of reports, press clippings, information about individual and society delegates, and administration and planning records for the 1981 Learned Societies Conference held at Dalhousie University.

Learned Societies Conference

Jerome H. Barkow fonds

  • MS-2-89
  • Fonds
  • 1969 - 2008

Fonds contains records created and collected by Jerome Barkow in the course of his research and teaching at Dalhousie University. Records types include course materials in anthropology, biology and sociology; university and departmental records, including meeting minutes, correspondence and reports; editorial correspondence and manuscript drafts of published papers; lecture and presentation manuscripts and slides.

Barkow, Jerome H.

Valerie M. Cowan fonds

  • MS-2-677
  • Fonds
  • 1984 - 1985

Fonds consists of records regarding Valerie M. Cowan's activities regarding her involvement in the Dalhousie University Human Resources Planning Pilot Project, including correspondence, meeting minutes and reports.

Cowan, Valerie M.

Florence Jessie Murray fonds

  • MS-2-535
  • Fonds
  • [1884?] - 1975

Fonds consists primarily of Florence Jessie Murray's personal records regarding her career as a medical missionary in Korea, including correspondence, manuscripts, pamphlets and photographs. There is also a small volume of records that originated with her brother, Alexander Murray, and father, Robert Murray, including correspondence between Alexander Murray, Florence Jessie Murray and E.J.O. Fraser; Reverend Robert Murray's correspondence; and records regarding his involvement with the Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes.

Murray, Florence Jessie

J.D. Shatford Memorial Trust fonds

  • MS-2-687
  • Fonds
  • 1957 - 1985

Fonds consists of materials regarding J.D. Shatford Memorial Trust scholarship students at Dalhousie University. Fonds contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, students list, students grades, and other textual records.

J.D. Shatford Memorial Trust

Elliot Black Miller postcard collection

  • MS-2-820
  • Collection
  • 1906-1911, predominant 1906

Collection consists of four scrapbooks containing mounted postcards from around the world addressed to or collected by Miss Elliot Miller.

Miller, Elliot Black

Lola Henry fonds

  • MS-2-668
  • Fonds
  • 1836 - 1951

Fonds contains recipe and knitting notebooks handed down by Lola Henry's grandmother and mother. There is also a book of recipes collected by E.C. Nicholson.

Henry, Lola

Susan Kerslake fonds

  • MS-2-662
  • Fonds
  • [after 1943] - 1994

Fonds contains records relating to Susan Kerslake's writing and personal life, including manuscripts of published and unpublished work; correspondence, early writing and schoolwork, photographs, awards, articles and books reviews, and materials from events she attended.

Kerslake, Susan

Two Planks and a Passion Theatre fonds

  • MS-3-32
  • Fonds
  • 1990 - 2019

Fonds documents the management and theatrical productions of Two Planks and a Passion Theatre Company from 1992-2016. Series include Administrative, Education and outreach, and Production records, the latter being divided into subseries reflecting the types of materials generated by theatrical productions, including prompt books, posters and programs, photographs and reviews. A sousfond, Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, contains records illustrating the development of the Centre , which was founded by Two Planks' artistic directors, Chris O'Neill and Ken Schwartz.

Two Planks and a Passion Theatre Company

Rowland Smith fonds

  • MS-2-664
  • Fonds
  • [after 1985] - 1988

Fonds consists of records regarding the activities of the Advisory Committee of the Dalhousie University Faculty of Arts and Science, of which Rowland Smith was chair, with the objective of dividing the faculty into two separate entities. Materials in this fonds include correspondence, minute of meetings and reports.

Smith, Rowland

Robert Doyle fonds

  • MS-3-18
  • Fonds
  • 1964-2019

The fonds consists primarily of papers relating to Robert Doyle’s career as a costume and set designer. There are also research, administrative, and class papers from his office. The fonds consists of correspondence (1964-1997), Dalhousie University papers (1975-1997), Costume Studies program course materials (1974-1997), financial papers (1967-1994), legal documents (1972-1996), research notes and related materials (1970-1996), association related materials (1968-1997), production related materials (1976-2012), and miscellaneous papers and photographs (1968-1996) collected by Robert Doyle.

Doyle, Robert

Hector McInnes fonds

  • MS-2-446
  • Fonds
  • 1845 - 1937

Fonds includes correspondence, receipts, and indentures.

McInnes, Hector

Joseph Everett Faulkner fonds

  • MS-2-524
  • Fonds
  • 1919 - 1937

Fond includes documents and paperwork relating to Joseph Everett Faulkner's tours on Canadian ships.

Faulkner, Joseph Everett

Dalhousie University Class of 1931 - century package collection

  • MS-2-551
  • Collection
  • 1914 - 1986

Collection is a "century package" containing clippings, notes, photographs, and memorabilia compiled by members of Dalhousie University Class of 1931 for future presentation to the Class of 2031.

Class of 1931

Richard L. Raymond fonds

  • MS-2-556
  • Fonds
  • 1967 - 1985

Fonds comprises records related to Raymond's investment in the Henry House restaurant, including correspondence, financial statements, menu designs, architectural drawings and construction records. Other records include Dalhousie Review poetry correpondence.

Raymond, Richard L.

Robert Henry Graham's photograph collection

  • MS-2-557
  • Collection
  • 1889-[1925?]

Collection includes 56 photographs from the late 19th-early 20th century, including portraits of unidentified friends of R.H. Graham, Dalhousie University, and other subjects, and a 1892 memorial card for Christina Kerr.
Photographs are missing.

Graham, Robert Henry

John W. Mills fonds

  • MS-2-558
  • Fonds
  • 1886 - 1896

Fonds consists of legal papers and correspondence related to John W. Mill's administration of charitable funds for the poor in Mahone Bay and surrounding areas.

Mills, John W.

Norman H. Morse fonds

  • MS-2-560
  • Fonds
  • 1967 - 1973

Fonds consists of correspondence, memos, and secondary research materials related to a report by T.J. Kauffeld produced for the Halifax Port Commission regarding the development of container facilities.

Francis B.A. Chipman's Dalhousie law school notebook

  • MS-2-582, SF Box 45, Folder 4
  • Item
  • 1900-1901

Item is Francis Chipman's notebook from law school containing notes on shipping lectures by Dean Richard Weldon.

Chipman, Francis Beverley Allan

John McWhinnie fonds

  • MS-2-589
  • Fonds
  • 1866 - 1912

Fonds contains correspondence, receipts, reports, and notebooks relating to John McWhinnie's years as a master mariner.

McWhinnie, John R.

George William McQueen fonds

  • MS-2-594
  • Fonds
  • 1875 - 1878

Fonds contains photocopies of G.W. McQueen's letters to his mother and sister while he was attending Dalhousie University; G.W. McQueen's annotated textbook, Introduction to Anglo-Saxon (1875); and G.W. McQueen's notebooks from Professor Lawson's junior chemistry class (1876-1877) and Professor Lyall's psychology class (1877).

McQueen, George William

William Inglis Morse fonds

  • MS-2-603
  • Fonds
  • 1927 - 1930

Fonds contains a manuscript, corrected proofs, and final page proof of Nordic Trails: A Journey to Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany and Czecho-Slovakia, by William Inglis Morse, printed privately in 1930.

The Acadian hunter : [partial manuscript]

  • MS-2-604, SF Box 96, Folder 6
  • Item
  • [19--]

Item is chapter 16 of a manuscript copy of The Acadian Hunter, or Jean Breau, the "French Brother," written by Harry Havelock Morse and printed in a limited run of possibly 50 copies by his brother, William Inglis Morse, in 1927.

Captain Isaac Rayne and family fonds

  • MS-2-657
  • Fonds
  • 1799 - 1932

Fonds consists of primarily of Captain Isaac Rayne and Captain's George Rayne's personal records regarding their private life, including two locks of Captain George Rayne's hair, correspondence, receipts of payments, family records, and others textual records. Fonds also contains personal records of Robert W. Rayne and others family members.

Rayne, Isaac

Sir Sandford Fleming fonds

  • MS-2-658
  • Fonds
  • [18--?]

Fonds consists of reports and correspondence regarding Sir Sandford Fleming's activities relating to railways in Canada. Other records include reports on the Toronto Harbour and the Garrison Reserve.

Fleming, Sir Sanford

E.W. Nichols Fonds

  • MS-2-811
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1935

Fonds consists of student notebooks, essays and articles written by Edward Wilber Nichols, former Dalhousie student and professor.

Nichols, Edward Wilber

Holly Melanson fonds

  • MS-2-630
  • Fonds
  • 1975 - 1987

Fonds consists of correspondence and notes regarding the publication Literary Presses in Canada, 1975-1985: A Check List and Bibliography.

Melanson, Holly

James Stanley and Pauline E. Hillis fonds

  • MS-2-645
  • Fonds
  • [19--]

Fonds consists of materials regarding the student lives of James Stanley and Pauline E. Hillis, including notebooks, books, and others textual records. Fonds also contains negatives and photographs of Pauline E. Hillis with friends, and of Eric Stanley Hillis, son of James Stanley and Pauline E. Hillis, at the age of 5; and two manuscripts regarding Hillis & Son Limited.

Arnold J. Tingley fonds

  • MS-2-649
  • Fonds
  • 1990 - [199-]

Fonds consists of two books and a manuscript written by Arnold J. Tingley during his tenure as a professor in the Department of Mathematics and as Dalhousie University Registrar.

Tingley, Arnold J.

John Geoffrey Adshead fonds

  • MS-2-647
  • Fonds
  • [19--]

Fonds consists of John Geoffrey Adshead's recipe notebooks, handwritten recipes, and newspaper clippings of recipes.

Adshead, John Geoffrey

Ronald Justin Inness fonds

  • MS-2-600
  • Fonds
  • [19-]

Fonds consists of materials collected by Ronald Justin Inness about ships and shipping companies, including pamphlets, manuscripts, clippings, and correspondence. Fonds also contains manuscripts written by Ronald Justin Inness about the Innes' genealogy.

Inness, Ronald Justin

Alan Ruffman fonds

  • MS-2-578
  • Fonds
  • [197-] - 1990; (predominant 1974 - 1978)

Fonds consists of materials regarding Alan Ruffman's contributions to the Atlantic Sub-committee of Oceanography (ASCO) and the Canadian Committee on Oceanography (CCO), including reports, manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper clipping, meeting minutes, newsletters and others textual records.

Ruffman, Alan

Shirley A.M. Conover fonds

  • MS-2-565
  • Fonds
  • 1976 - 1984

Fonds consists of materials regarding the professional activities of Shirley A.M. Conover, including correspondence, studies, proposals for research and reports submitted to companies, research centres and government departments by MacLaren Plansearch Ltd., Plansearch Inc., MacLaren Atlantic Ltd., MacLaren Marex Inc., and Hardy Associates (1978) Ltd.

Conover, Shirley A.M.

Charles Walmsley fonds

  • MS-2-521
  • Fonds
  • 1910 - 1955

Fonds consists of materials regarding the Charles Walmsley's academic life and his activities as a faculty member of Dalhousie University, including notebooks, lectures notes and a manual of the first year of the Dalhousie course of mathematics. The fonds also contains correspondence sent to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Walmsley and others textual records.

Walmsley, Charles

Captain Robert N. Anderson fonds

  • MS-2-504
  • Fonds
  • [18--] - 1946

Fonds consists of materials regarding Captain Robert N. Anderson's activities as a shipmaster, including a ship's logbook, a bill of sale for the schooner Corona and receipts of goods freighted by the Corona. Records also include correspondence sent to Anderson by his family.

Anderson, Robert N.

Russell B. Zinck fonds

  • MS-2-484
  • Fonds
  • [19--] - 1973

Fonds consists of materials regarding Russell B. Zinck's poetry, including poetry manuscripts and newspaper clippings; his notes about politics; and his involvement with the local press. Record types include correspondence, a scrapbook and a notebook containing poem drafts. The fonds also contains a picture by W.M. Schaffuer.

Zinck, Russell B.

Dorothy and Samuel Shields fonds

  • MS-2-453
  • Fonds
  • 1942 - 1980

Fonds consists of correspondence with friends and politicians, newspaper clippings regarding the Nova Scotia Centre of the Poetry Society, Canadian Authors Association, Nova Scotia Museum of Fine Art, Prince Edward Island Art Society and the writer Kay Hill. The fonds also contains records related to The Nova Scotia Centre of the Poetry Society, including correspondence, poems, and copies of the society’s constitution and by-laws.

Shields, Dorothy and Samuel

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