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101 television celebrities

Item contains a collection of 30 second video portraitures, started in the spring of 1972 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as an attempt to put as many people as possible on television. Each portrait starts with the individual's name, and then they say or do whatever they want for 30 seconds.

MacNevin, Brian

101 television celebrities

Item contains a collection of 30 second video portraitures, started in the spring of 1972 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as an attempt to put as many people as possible on television. Each portrait starts with the individual's name, and then they say or do whatever they want for 30 seconds.

MacNevin, Brian

6 of one : performance instructions

Item is the instructions for Norman Adams' improvisational composition, "6 of one," for performance by Adams (cello); Suzanne Lemieux (oboe); Jeff Reilly (bass clarinet and clarinet); and Paul Cram (tenor saxophone and clarinet). The composition has an approximate tonality of D and textual instructions regarding rhythm, entrances, intervallic relationships of parts, dynamics, range, and timbre.

Adams, Norman

A Nocturne : [manuscript vocal score]

Item is a manuscript of Edith J. Archibald's song for solo voice and piano in F Major entitled "A Nocturne," including the score and a separate typed sheet with the poem in English and French, also written by Archibald.

Archibald, Edith Jessie

A Search for Collective Bargaining : The Nova Scotia Government Employees Association Experience

  • MS-9-39, SF Box 52, Folder 2
  • Item
  • April 6, 1979
File contains a student essay titled, "A Search for Collective Bargaining : The Nova Scotia Government Employees Association Experience," written in 1979 by Kevin Reilly for a course on Canadian working class history taught by Dr. Gregory S. Kealey. The essay documents the history of the Nova Scotia Government Employees Association's collective bargaining experience.

Reilly, Kevin

A journal of the proceedings on board the sloop 'Dart,' privateer of St. John, New Brunswick

Item is a journal kept by Captain John Harris (c. 1775-1825) during a voyage on the sloop 'Dart,' commencing May 22, 1813. Harris also used the journal during two 1815 voyages on other vessels. He recorded occurrences on board the boat 'Prince Regent' during a trip from Annapolis towards Halifax in August 1815. He also recorded occurrences on board the schooner 'Laurence' during a trip from Annapolis towards Barbados in 1815.

Harris, John

A life commitment

Item is a videocassette of footage of needles being inserted through skin during an unidentified surgery. The voices of surgeons, a child's cry, and the sounds of machines can be heard. The video was created and/or used as part of the Dalhousie Medical School curriculum. The video was requested by Dr. Rosales from the Department of Anesthesia.

A non-aggressive approach to aggressive behaviours : recognizing aggressive behaviours : part 1 of 4

Item is a videocassette and the first part of a four-part education instruction series for nurses. The program is hosted by David Whitehorn, and Critical Nurse Specialist at the Nova Scotia Hospital. The tape was requested by A. McGuire at the Nova Scotia Hospital.

A non-aggressive approach to aggressive behaviours : recognizing aggressive behaviours : part 2 of 4

Item is a videocassette and the second part of a four-part education instruction series for nurses. The program is hosted by David Whitehorn, and Critical Nurse Specialist at the Nova Scotia Hospital. The tape was requested by A. McGuire at the Nova Scotia Hospital.

A non-aggressive approach to aggressive behaviours : recognizing aggressive behaviours : part 3 of 4

Item is a videocassette and the third part of a four-part education instruction series for nurses. The program is hosted by David Whitehorn, and Critical Nurse Specialist at the Nova Scotia Hospital. The tape was requested by A. McGuire from the Nova Scotia Hospital.

A non-aggressive approach to aggressive behaviours : teamwork and physical intervention : part 4 of 4

Item is a videocassette and the fourth part of a four-part education instruction series for nurses. The program is hosted by David Whitehorn, and Critical Nurse Specialist at the Nova Scotia Hospital. The tape was requested by A. McGuire from the Nova Scotia Hospital.

A practice of pediatric anesthesia in the 1960s : interesting cases : part 2 of 5

Item is a videocassette with footage transferred from the 1960s. The video was used in the Dalhousie Medical School curriculum and was requested by Dr. Rosales from the Department of Anaethesia. The video includes the following cases: anorexia nervosa, treacher-collins syndrome, papillomatosis, and intensive care.

A preliminary survey of the natural history of McNab's Island, Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia

Item is a booklet titled "A Preliminary Survey of the Natural History of McNab's Island, Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia." The survey was prepared by the staff of the Nova Scotia Museum with the cooperation of the Nova Scotia Bird Society, the Dalhousie Biology Club, and the Nova Scotia Research Foundation. The survey outlines the geology, vegetation, and animal life on McNab's Island, with accompanying maps of the island. The booklet contains some handwritten notes.

A proposal for health grant: a new approach in delivery of health services to children and youth : [draft typescript]

Item consists of an early draft proposal written by Alexander Murchison (and others), likely in late-1973, regarding obtaining funding for a health grant to improve the delivery of health services to children and youth in Nova Scotia. The proposal aims to implement several programs in Halifax County in order to assist the province's youth in moving "toward optimum health", by implementing the following programs: a Life Development program (emphasizing proper nutrition, emotional and physical development), a Day Care and Pre-School program, a Teacher Training program, a Community Health Nurse program, an Environmental Control program (environmental effects on human growth and development), and a General Training program (for all professionals involved with children and adolescent care). The item also outlines the steps required to implement the program, and a plan upon which the program will be evaluated.

A proposal to encourage the development of adolescent health care in the Province of Nova Scotia: Phase 2, 1973 : [draft typescript]

Item consists of a draft funding proposal compiled by Alexander Murchison (and others), submitted to the Atlantic Regional Office, Non-Medical Use of Drugs Directorate, Health Protection Branch, Department of National Health & Welfare, in February 1973, encouraging the funding and development of an adolescent health care program in Nova Scotia. The item addresses what was achieved from a similar proposal in 1972, and outline aims "to animate interested health care workers [in the province] to initiate changes within their own community and profession". The item contains a three-page budget appendix.

Acupuncture

Item is a videocassette of a Chinese doctor lecturing in a film studio about the benefits of acupuncture. The Dalhousie Medical School's Radiation and Oncology Department invited the doctor to speak about acupuncture. The tape was requested by Dr. Wong from the Department of Radiology.

Acupuncture in the People's Republic of China

Item is a videocassette of a guest lecture by Dr. Purkis who spoke as part of the Dalhousie Medical School's Friday at Four series. The question and answer section of the lecture is not included. Friday at Four was a lecture series sponsored and organized by the School that focused on a variety of subjects by lecturers invited to speak about specialized areas of medicine. The lectures were held each Friday by the School from the 1970s to the 1990s. The tape was requested by Dr. Clark from the Division of Continuing Medical Education.

Advance of cancer chemotherapy

Item is a videocassette of a lecture by Dr. Emil Frei, who spoke as part of the Dalhousie Medical School's Friday at Four series. Friday at Four was a lecture series sponsored and organized by the School that focused on a variety of subjects by lecturers invited to speak about specialized areas of medicine. The lectures were held each Friday by the School from the 1970s to the 1990s. The tape was requested by Dr. Clark from the Division of Continuing Medical Education.

Aerial photograph of Africville

File contains two copies of an aerial photograph of Halifax's Africville neighborhood, looking toward the Halifax Harbour. The photograph was used in Donald Clairmont's "Africville Relocation Report" ("'In' But Not 'Of' The City" pg. 3-20).
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