Item is a letter concerning Thomas McCulloch's donation of a North American insect specimen (from Nova Scotia) to the University of Edinburgh, via Professor Jameson, for the university's museum. The letter discusses Nova Scotia's Scottish connections, Presbyterian religion, the Pictou Academy, and the advocates for the conference of honorary degrees on the Honourable Sampson Salter Blowers, the Chief Justice of Nova Scotia; the Honourable James Stewart; and the Honourable Brenton Halyburton.
File contains three copies of a photograph of Prof. H. A. Bumstead making a vacuum to split atoms at Cambridge University in the Cavendish Laboratory. A. S. MacKenzie is visible in the background, measuring a magnetic field.
Item is a diary that describes a trip to England between November, 30 1888 and January 17, 1889. The diary contains daily entries that describe Whitman's activities, church attendance, meals, business and social visits, and letters sent and received. Many entries describe his meetings about apples. The diary also records money received and paid.
File contains correspondence with various employees of the Ocean Resources Management Programme (including Hugh Williamson). Includes a copy of "Report of a Consultancy on a Proposal to Establish a Regional Programme of Courses in Ocean Resource Management" by Caroline "Fox" Vanderbilt.
File contains papers of the SS Corfu Island, including a survey of the vessel from March 4, 1953, a list of crew members from July 11, 1957 to May 14, 1960, and miscellaneous papers from 1956, 1961, and 1962.
File contains correspondence with Claude Gregory, John Dodge, F. Weizsacker, Jean R. de Salis, John Kendrew, P. Kapitza, Salvatore Quasimodo, Daniele Bovet, Georg Likacs, D. Lavergne, Linus Pauling, S. Radhakrishnan, C.F. Weizsacker, Werner Heisenberg, Robert Forbes, Robert Hutchins, and Theodor Svedberg. Correspondence mainly includes invitations to join the Encyclopedia Universalis' project. Also includes comments written about the encyclopedia by Marcello Colocci (on the "Physics" and "Chemistry" pieces) and Guiseppe Barbreri (on the "Geography" section). Contains English, Italian, and German correspondence.
Item is a photographic slide of the evening atmosphere (abendstimmung) by the water in Cologne, Germany. There are several boats pictured in the water, and the Cologne Cathedral's outline is visible in the background.
Item is a photographic slide of the chapel inside Frederiksborg Castle (Slot) in Zealand (Sjælland), Hillerød, Denmark. It is taken from above, with pews, the altar, and decorated walls and ceilings visible.
Item is a photographic slide of the main entrance at Tivoli Gardens, an amusement park and garden in Copenhagen, Denmark. The entrance is a tall arch with "Tivoli" written across it and a Danish flag on top. Unidentified people, cars, and bicycles are going by in front.
File contains correspondence with Gil Winham, Canadian External Affairs, and the Delegation of Suriname to United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS) III. File also includes a project proposal for "Science and Technology for Development and Disarmament," by Elisabeth Mann Borgese, and a report from the twenty-third United Nations General Assembly.