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Dalhousie University. Board of Governors. With digital objects
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Arthur Lismer portrait of George Stewart Campbell commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 : [drawing]

Item is an Arthur Lismer portrait of George Stewart Campbell rendered in pen and ink on illustration board, and erroneously marked on the reverse with the name Stanley Mackenzie. The image was reproduced in P.B. Waite's Lives of Dalhousie University, volume one, 1818–1925 (1994). A different portrait of Campbell appears in One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920). See Box 1, Folder 22, Item 1 for the reproduction of the image that appears in the centenary publication and Folder 22, Item 2, Part 1 for the original drawing.

George Stewart Campbell, LL.D. Chairman of the Board of Governors since 1908 : [drawing]

Part is an original Arthur Lismer portrait of George Stewart Campbell commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920). The drawing contains the date-received stamp from the printer's engraving department, which reads "Mar 1 1920," as well as faint pencil notations along the bottom border and the title "George Stewart Campbell." The misspelling of George Campbell's middle name as "Stuart" in the first printing of the book was the cause for its rejection by the Centenary Committee. The correct spelling appears in the second printing.

George Stewart Campbell, LL.D. Chairman of the Board of Governors since 1908 : [print]

Item is a reproduction of an Arthur Lismer illustration commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920). The misspelling of George Campbell's middle name as "Stuart" versus "Stewart" in the first printing of the book was the cause for its rejection by the Centenary Committee. The correct spelling appears in the second printing, which suggests that this reproduction is the printer's proof for the second printing.

Photograph of the Nova Scotia Association of Architects

Item is a photograph of James Sykes; G. E. (Ted) Brown; Hugh Davison; and Andy Lynch. The photograph appeared in a newspaper. A newspaper caption on the back of the photograph reads: "Dalhousie to the forefront again: G. E. (Ted) Brown, prominent over the years in Alumni Association activities and currently an association representative on the university's Board of Governors, was elected president of the Nova Scotia Association of Architects at its annual meeting last month. James G. Sykes, Director of Planning and Development at the university, was elected a councillor of the association."

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Sir William Young, Kt. Chairman of the Board of Governors, 1848–1885 : [drawing]

Item is an Arthur Lismer portrait of William Young (based on an 1878 painting by Alfred T. Barrett) rendered in pen and ink on illustration board; the top left corner has the Strathmore drawing board platemark. Also within the folder is a label originally taped to the drawing that gives its title and "No 19—", probably referring to its suggested placement in the order of illustrations that appear in One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920), for which it was commissioned. The image was reproduced again in D.C. Harvey, An introduction to the history of Dalhousie University (1938).