Collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, posters, parade banners, and newspaper clippings related to or created by the Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia (GALA), as well as administrative and training records of Gayline, which was funded initially by GAE and later by GALA.
Item is a typewritten alphabetical list with the handwritten title "Women Graduates" and a note: "copied from calendars summer of 1919 (probably complete to 1917)." The list includes students' names, home towns, degree earned and date granted.
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.
Item is a typed list, created on June 13, 1942 for Mrs Bean, of women graduates in medicine from Dalhousie University. The list is chronological and contains 48 names and graduation dates, beginning with Annie Isabella Hamilton (1894) and ending with Mary Wheeler MacIntyre (1939).
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."
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.
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.
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.).
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."
Item is an undated list typed on Mount Saint Vincent University letterhead recording the names and associated convents of Catholic sisters. Some of the names have pencilled numbers or checks beside them.
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.
File contains one pin, two clippings from The Daily News dated March 8, 1993 regarding Gloria Steinmen's visit to Halifax and Dalhousie's Women's Centre, an invitation to a show for International Women's Day 1993, and one clipping from The Mail Star dated December 21, 1992.
File contains 42 black and white and colour photographs documenting 'Take Back the Night' March 1990 which took place at the Grand Parade in Halifax, Nova Scotia. See also Box 3, Folder 9 for newspaper clippings related to the 'Take Back the Night' march 1990.
File contains 121 black and white and colour photographs from International Women's Day 1993 - 1994. Photographs include documentation of performances by the Secret Furies and the Rose Vaughn trio, and photographs of attendees.
File contains 60 black and white and colour photographs from International Women's Day [IWD] 1991 and includes documentation of The Secret Furies performance. Textual materials moved to Box 3, Folder 11.
File contains 38 photographs documenting International Women's Day 1988 and one photograph of the "Lesbian Planning Conference Committee, 1989". Caption on the front page of the album read "The following IWD March pictures are done by Beth Joudrey, 1988". Textual materials moved to MS-15-2, Box 3, Folder 2.
Item is a photograph of Dalhousie students in the 1971/1972 and 1972/3 Transition Year Program class, posed in front of the TYP house before leaving on a trip with TYP instructor Burnley (Rocky) Jones to visit the TYP program at the University of Toronto.
(Back row) Kerry Best; Sandra (née Oliver) Miller; Alister Coward; Lynn Jones; Ronnie Sparks (Middle Row) Beverley (née Johnson) McFadden; Norma Williams (Front Row) Herbie Desmond; Keith Marshal; Danny Williams; Lex Bizzeth ABSENT: Roxanne Barton
Item is a portrait of Paul Boulais painted by Nancy Unsworth in 2007 or 2008 from a photograph taken around 1996. Paul Boulais was an HIV+ gay man and was the first person to receive same-sex Canadian Pension Plan benefits after the death of his partner Grant MacNeil.
Item is a portrait of Donald (Don) Higgins painted by Robert Doyle. Don Higgins (1943-1989) was an openly gay professor of political science and public administration with a keen interest in municipal government structures, education and city development and planning. Robert Doyle was an openly gay designer, costume design professor and painter. The portrait was painted from a photograph.