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List of women graduates of Dalhousie up to 1900

Item is a typed list, created on January 7, 1943, of Dalhousie women graduates up to 1900, beginning with Margaret Florence Newcombe (1885) and ending with Elizabeth Helen Stewart (1900). There are 55 names on the list, which is annotated by hand with information about degrees granted, current occupations and addresses, and indicating those deceased. The second page contains handwritten notes about some of the graduates.

List of women graduates in dentistry

Item is a typed list of women graduates in dentistry, created on January 6, 1943. The list includes four names: Arabel Catherine MacKenzie (1919); Hazel Alice Thompson (1923); Mabel Angela St. John Magee (1924); and Roberta MacKenzie Forbes (1924). The second page contains an identical list, created January 7, 1943, with an expanded title, that includes "from Dalhousie University."

List of women graduates in medicine from Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS

Item is an undated typed list of women graduates in medicine from Dalhousie University, beginning with Annie Isabella Hamilton (1894) and ending with Mary Wheeler MacIntyre (1939/1940). The list is chronological and includes 51 names with graduation dates, name changes (i.e., marital status) and addresses, some of which are amended by hand.

List of women graduates in law

Item is a typed list of 15 women graduates in law, created on January 6, 1943, beginning with Frances Lilian Fish (1918) and ending with Maureen O'Mullin Allen (1941). The second page contains an identical list, created January 7, 1943, with an expanded title, that includes "from Dalhousie University."

List of women graduates in the Faculty of Arts and Science up to 1900

Item is a typed list, created 7 January 1943, of Dalhousie women graduates in the Faculty of Arts and Science. The list is chronological and alphabetical and includes addresses, notes about name changes (i.e., marital status), family connections and academic honours and areas of study, and is annotated by hand to indicate those deceased.

Correspondence between Helen Balcom, Dalhousie Alumni Secretary, and Bertha G. Oxner, Director of Women's Work at University of Saskatchewan

Item is a letter from Dalhousie Alumni Secretary, Helen Balcom, to Bertha Oxner at the University of Saskatchewan regarding the latter's written query about the history of early women graduates of Dalhousie University. Her letter makes reference to recently made lists, which are likely those listed elsewhere in this file (UA-32, Box 9, Folder 1, Items 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 9). Bertha Oxner's letter of response is also included.

List of women who received honorary degrees of Doctor of Laws from Dalhousie

Item is a typed list, dated January 7, 1943, of Dalhousie women who received honorary LLDs: Eliza Ritchie (1927); Jemima MacKenzie (1940); and Edith MacGregor Read (1942). The first page is mistakenly titled "Honorary Degrees of Bachelor of Laws (Women). The second and third pages contain a biographical sketch of each recipient under a title corrected to read Honorary Degrees of Doctor of Laws (L.L.D.).

Preliminary floor plans for a library at Dalhousie University

File contains 3 pages of blueline prints of floor plans for a library at Dalhousie University, drawn by C.D. Davison & Company, the architectural firm that designed Dalhousie's Student Union Building in 1967. Undated and stamped "preliminary," the plans indicate a library with three floors. The drawings for floors 2 and 3 are annotated with potential seating and/or stack capacity for social sciences, humanities, rare books, graduate students, research and audio visual users, as well as conceptual drawings of study carrels and audio visual booths.

Working drawings of central display unit and book display case for the proposed Kipling Room in the Killam Library

File contains 2 pages of blackline prints of working designs for a display unit and book cases for the planned Kipling Room in the Killam Library. The drawings include elevations and section details, are stamped "preliminary," numbered S-8 and S-8, and dated 31 March 1969. The Kipling Room ended up remaining in the O.E. Smith wing of the Macdonald Library; it is possible that these furniture plans were used instead for the Morse Room, which was located behind the MacMechan Auditorium.

Working drawings of furnishings for Killam Library

File contains 11 pages of blueline prints of hand-drawn working designs for Killam Library furnishings, labelled F-100 though F-110, which include initial and revised plans (elevations and section drawings) for: cataloguer and bibliographer's work units; card catalogue units; consultation tables; newspaper storage units; display cases; atlas stands; file tubs; and dictionary stands. Annotations with dates include revisions based on requests by librarians.

Hand-coloured blackline print of a conceptual drawing of the south elevation of the Killam Library building

Item is an undated blackline print, hand-coloured in pencil, of a drawing of the south elevation of the proposed Killam Library building. The drawing is marked 4B REV (revision) and illustrates two alternate facades, A and B. Folder also contains an early drawing of the exterior in relation to the other buildings on campus.

Conceptual drawings of Killam Library interiors

File contains 14 hand-drawn and coloured design sketches of rooms or areas in the Killam Library, including: main lobby, south; main lobby, north; entrance lobby; circulation desk; corridor; auditorium; exhibition area; special collections; study carrel; administration area; reserve reading area; lounge; staff dining room; and staff lounge. Fabric, wallpaper, carpet and other textile swatches are adhered to the presentation board.

Architectural plans for the Killam Library

File comprises a set of architectural plans for the Killam Library, undated and labelled 4B REV. Drawings include a site plan, south elevation, and complete set of floor plans. The basement and main floor plans indicate the square footage of each working area (e.g., mechanical, circulation, administration).
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