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Letter of support for Dr. Daniel Cobb Harvey from Archibald McKellar MacMechan to Edwin Laftus

Item is three sheets of paper. The first sheet is folded to make two additional pages. The letter is Archibald MacMechan's recommendation to Edwin Laftus, that Daniel Harvey should receive the position of lecturer in History at Dalhousie University. A P.S. note by MacMechan also recommends an article that Harvey wrote for the Rhodes Foundation.

MacMechan, Archibald McKellar

Photograph of a drawing of Reverend Thomas McCulloch

Item is a glass plate of a drawing of Rev. Thomas McCulloch, D.D. The drawing by Arthur Lismer itself is based on a painting of McCulloch by Daniel Munro. The drawing was commissioned and used for history books on Dalhousie University, like One hundred years of Dalhousie 1818-1918 (1920), and Daniel Cobb Harvey's, An introduction to the history of Dalhousie (1938).

Photographs of the 1938 Dalhousie University reunion

File contains photographs taken during a Dalhousie University reunion in 1938. The photographs show the unveiling of plaques in honour of Dalhousie's first three presidents; the unveiling of the Halifax Castine monument on Studley campus; alumni and convocation processions; the cornerstone laying ceremony for the Medical-Dental Library; a dance; and various Dalhousie alumni.

Photograph of a convocation procession

Item is a photograph taken during a Dalhousie University reunion in 1938. The photograph shows a procession of graduates walking across Dalhousie's Studley campus. The Macdonald Library (Macdonald building) and Science Building (Chemistry Building) are visible in the background.

Hayward, J.C.M.

Photograph of a procession across Studley campus

Item is a photograph taken during a Dalhousie University reunion in 1938. The photograph shows a procession of alumni, faculty, or other people walking across Dalhousie's Studley campus. The Macdonald Library (Macdonald building) and Science Building (Chemistry Building) are visible in the background.

Hayward, J.C.M.

Invitation to Budge Wilson, Queen of Everything

File contains an invitation for a fundraising event for the Nova Scotia Writers in the Schools Program, hosted by the Nova Scotia Children's Literature Roundtable and held at the University Club, Dalhousie University.

Jewish Endowment Fund for Dalhousie fonds

  • MS-2-204
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1945
Fonds consists of correspondence to and from donors (1936-1945), student lists, and miscellaneous papers and receipts. Most of the donor correspondence relates to requests for donations, in particular for the Cape Breton Regional Scholarship and the Hebrew Prize in Pathology.

The Jewish Endowment for Dalhousie.

Ralph S. Morton fonds

  • MS-2-249, SF Box 31, Folder 12-13; SF Box 34, Folder 3-7
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1954, 1978-1980
Fonds consists of Phi Delta Theta records, including programs, budgets, reviews, newspaper clippings and materials related to the fraternity's fiftieth reunion in 1980. There is also Morton's history of the fraternity, miscellaneous correspondence (including some with Kenneth Leslie’s lawyer regarding the Committee on Un-American Activities) and a play written by Morton in the 1930s.

Morton, Ralph S. , 1908-

Robert MacGregor Dawson fonds

  • MS-2-256, Box 1-33
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1962, 1920-1958
Fonds comprises primarily Dawson's research materials, including newspaper clippings, assorted print materials, notes and correspondence, manuscript drafts, proofs and offprints. There is a smaller volume of personal and family papers, personal and professional correspondence, four photograph albums, and over 160 photographs of Dawson’s family, homes, and friends from his student days at Dalhousie.

Dawson, Robert MacGregor

President’s Office fonds

  • UA-3
  • Fonds
  • 1820-2004
This fonds consists of photographs; audiovisual materials; newspaper clippings; pamphlets and posters; Dalhousie publications and other printed material; student and personnel files; correspondence; manuscripts; reports created by or reviewed by senior administration; financial materials including accounts payable and receivable documents, budgets, and ledgers; legal documents, including deeds and leases; diaries; scrapbooks; meeting minutes and agendas; academic plans; speeches; and other documents related to the senior administration’s sphere of responsibility.

Dalhousie University. Office of the President.

Dalhousie Alumni Association fonds

  • UA-32
  • Fonds
  • 1872-1988, bulk 1914-1945
The fonds consists of records relating to the administration and governance of the association; correspondence carried out on behalf of the Association; events such as the amalgamation of Dalhousie University and the Technical University of Nova Scotia, various university campaigns, Dalhousie Centenary celebrations; association-sponsored activities such as memorials and tributes, track and field meets, and reunions; graduate and alumni lists; photographs of alumni who served in World War I; and press stories about the Association.

Dalhousie Alumni Association

Administrative and operational records of the Dalhousie University Institute of Public Affairs

Series consists of documents accumulated by the administration of the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA). The majority of materials are minutes, memorandums, correspondence, and reports created by, or related to, several committees within the IPA. These committees were designed to develop policies, facilitate decision-making, manage projects, and maintain positive relationships with Dalhousie University administration. Series also contains several news and press releases issued by the IPA to generate publicity for important events hosted by the Institute or achievements of its staff. Series also contains academic plans and program guides produced by the IPA which offer insight into the curriculum at Henson College.

Dalhousie Arts Centre fonds

  • UA-29
  • Fonds
  • 1956-2004, predominant 1970-1989
Fonds consists of administrative records related to the operation of the Dalhousie Arts Centre which includes correspondence, personnel files, reports, and memos; audio-visual materials; minutes, correspondence, and reports related to the Dalhousie Cultural Activities Committee and its sub-committees; financial records which include annual and monthly reports, budget records, payroll reports and other fiscal documents; artistic organization files; photographic records of performers; production, performance and event records that include contracts, news clippings, and promotional materials; as well as publicity materials for the Arts Centre.

Dalhousie University. Arts Centre.

Proof sheet of photograph of a tour of the Dalhousie computer centre

Item is a proof sheet with photographs from a tour of the Life Sciences Centre at Dalhousie University. The photographs show Gordon Leece, chief of operations at the Dalhousie Computer Centre, showing computer equipment to students from Holly Drive Elementary School and their teacher, Mary Lloyd. The proof sheet also includes photographs of unidentified people climbing on a muddy hill to look in window.

Photograph of Dr. G. Stroink performing an experiment with a bicycle wheel

Item is a photograph of a group of high school students from Oxford Regional High School watching a demonstration by Dr. G. Stroink during a tour of the Sir James Dunn Science Building at Dalhousie University. The photograph shows Stroink spinning a bicycle wheel to demonstrate angular momentum. The photograph was published in University News, Volume 6, No. 6.

Donkin, John

Photograph of the installation of Henry Hicks as president of Dalhousie University

Item is a photograph taken during the installation of Henry Hicks as President and Vice-Chancellor of Dalhousie University. The photograph shows the Hon. Robert L. Stanfield, and unidentified person, Henry Hicks, and Donald McInnes on stage at the ceremony. The unidentified person is holding an academic robe for Hicks while McInnes stands at a podium. The date on the photograph may be incorrect because Hicks was the President from 1963-1980.

Wamboldt, Lee

Photograph of a historical reenactment

Item is a postcard featuring a photograph taken during a Dalhousie University reunion in 1924. The photograph shows several unidentified people in historical dress reenacting a historical scene, which appears to be about British and Indigenous people. A crowd of people are watching the reenactment, which is taking place on a field.

Composite photograph of Delta Gamma

File contains a composite photograph of Delta Gamma members in 1919. The photographs consists of portraits of Laura Blenkinsop (Truro); Ottalie Caddell MacAloney; Mary Dickson (Montreal); Jean Tattrie (Mrs. E. D. Haliburton, Halifax); Brenda MacDonald Clarke (Mrs. E. Clarke, Haverhill, Massachusetts); Elsie Campbell MacAloney; Anna Gunn Fraser (Mrs. J. P. C. Fraser); Lois Smith; and Frances Lewis; and other unidentified students arranged within the number 19.

Gauvin & Gentzel

Photographs of 1984 honorary degree recipients

File contains photographs of people who received honorary degrees from Dalhousie University in 1984. The people include H.J.M. Barnett; C. Lavele Drake; Gordon M. MacNabb; J.L.I. Edwards; Gwendolen Carter; John Crosbie; Murray Rankin; and Willard S. Boyle. The photographs are all headshots.
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