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Ronald Justin Inness fonds

  • MS-2-600
  • Fonds
  • [19--]
Fonds consists of materials collected by Ronald Justin Inness about ships and shipping companies, including pamphlets, manuscripts, clippings, and correspondence. Fonds also contains manuscripts written by Ronald Justin Inness about the Innes' genealogy.

Inness, Ronald Justin

Evolutionary Developmental Biology : 1st edition

File contains documents related to the publication of the 1st edition of Brian Hall's book "Evolutionary Developmental Biology". Materials include correspondence with Shigeru Kuratani regarding a preface Hall wrote for the Japanese version of the book.

Recent observation of a proliferation of ranunculus trichophyllus chaix in high-altitude lakes of the Mount Everest region : [draft manuscripts and other material]

File contains manuscript, draft manuscripts, correspondence and an agreement to transfer ownership of copyright between Paresh Lacoul and Bill Freedman relating to the article Physical and Chemical Limnology of 34 Lentic Waterbodies along a Tropical-to-Alpine Altitudinal Gradient in Nepal.

Arrangement between the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of the Republic of Indonesia and Dalhousie University ... on capacity building and institutional strengthening of marine environment, maritime and fisheries sector development

File contains a first and final unsigned draft agreement; a signed copy with a an attachment indicating its expiry; and correspondence and itineraries regarding visits to Dalhousie in 2003 and 2007 from the Indonesian Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries.

Japanese Subcommittee of CoML 2002-2003

File contains records related to the Japanese regional subcommittee for the Census of Marine Life. File includes information related to a meeting of the Oceanographic Society of Japan in Tokyo in March 2002 (where O'Dor attended and presented), at which much discussion regarding the forming of a Japanese CoML committee was undertaken. File includes correspondence between Ron O'Dor, Philip Hicks, Robin Rigby, Satoquo Seino, and Yoshihsa Shirayama. File also includes information related to NaGISA.

Ronald St. John Macdonald's unsorted correspondence from 2000 to 2005

File contains unsorted correspondence with different individuals, including Hamdallah Zedan, Krystyna Kowalik, Obiora Chinedu Okafor, John Hobbins, Randle Edwards, Stephen M. Schwebel, Barbara Uteck, Jean Chrétien, Christian I. Dominice, Wang Tieya, Peter Malanczuk, Frederic L. Kirgis, Maureen O'Neil, J. Allan Beesley, Ivan L. Head, John F. Hamm, and others, regarding a wide range of topics. File includes correspondence from December 1999 that is attached to correspondence from 2000, a photograph of a group of four unidentified individuals, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, and other materials.

Photographs of travels in Nepal

File contains 198 photographs taken by Bill Freedman during his travels in Nepal in the autumn of 1998. Photographs show people, buildings, temples, markets, and natural scenery, in Kathmandu (and the Kathmandu Valley, the Arun River, Bhaktapur, and various sites in eastern Nepal.

Chinese Subcommittee 2002-2004

File contains records related to the Chinese regional subcommittee for the Census of Marine Life. File includes information related to meetings in Qingdao in 2003 (the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Algal Biotechnology) and 2004 (First China Workshop on Census of Marine Life). File also includes proposals submitted to the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in support of a Chinese National Implementation Committee for the Census of Marine Life submitted by Yunqing Zhang and Song Sun. File also includes correspondence related to the conferences, and developing Chinese CoML activities. File includes correspondence from between Ron O'Dor, Qisheng Tang, Phoebe Zhang, Shuhei Nishida, Ximing Guo, Fred Grassle, Jesse Ausubel, Kristen Yarincik, and others.

Correspondence regarding Canadian ocean assessment hearings : ['L' - 'P' miscellaneous]

File contains correspondence with Canadian government officials, including Huguette Labelle (president of the Canadian International Development Fund, or CIDA); and L.S. Parsons of the Ministry of Fisheries and Oceans (outgoing only), and Professor Dale Poel (outgoing only). Correspondence mainly about the funding of the Independent World Commission on the Oceans and its public hearings in Canada. File contains duplicate copies which have not been digitized.

Correspondence and supporting documents regarding "Ocean Governance and the United Nations"

File contains correspondence with contributors to, and readers of, Elisabeth Mann Borgese's book, based on the Pacem in Maribus (PIM) XXI (21) conference. Also includes an advertisment for the book from Dalhousie's Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, and correspondence surrounding the Chinese translation of the book. File Includes copies of the preface and introduction to the book, the table of contents, and copies of two chapters from the book (Chapter 9: "Ocean Governance and the Secretary-General's Agenda for Peace," and the economics chapter).

Photographs of travels in Borneo

File contains 263 photographs taken by Bill Freedman on his travels in Borneo in 1995. Photographs show people, scenery, and infrastructure in Lake Sentarum, Bukit Baka-Raya, the Belien plateau, and the Kapuas River.

'D' - 'F' miscellaneous correspondence

Files contains correspondence with individuals with names beginning from D to F. Correspondents include Maltese politican Guido de Marco (on implementing Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLos)), Annick de Marffy-Mantuano; Al Duda (on deep sea-bed mining), and Professor Tsutomu Fuse (sent with attached recommendations for UNCLoS Part XI by Elisabeth Mann Borgese). All correspondence is outgoing only.

'H - I' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Nobuhiro Habuto, the Deputy Director of the Foreign News Department, NHK (on Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, and ocean-mining), correspondence with and Guyana Ambassador to the United Nations Samuel R. Insanally (also on Part XI). All correspondence is outgoing only.

'S' - 'Y' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Japanese Member of Parliament Yuzuru Shimazaki (on the implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention of the Law on the Law of the Sea), Keith Suter, Danielle de St. Jorre (on problems with the Secretary-General's Consultations on the Law of the Sea), Margaret Wood of the International Ocean Institute (IOI), and Layachi Yaker (the letter to Yaker is missing a page).

Photographs of forestry and agriculture in western Sumatra and Borneo

File contains 259 photographs taken by Bill Freedman on his travels in western Sumatra and Borneo in 1993. Photographs show terraced rice patty farming, slash-and-burn forestry, the rain forest canopy, and lake scenery, in western Sumatra (primarily Padung, Sukarami, Lake Singkarak) and Borneo (Milai, West Kalimantan, the Kapuas River, and Pontianak).

Citizen Ambassador Program information and other documents

File contains posters for the "1864" Historical Costume Showcase, a letter about the 1864 Costume Workshop, a schedule for Charlottetown Heritage and History Day, a paper called "Re-creating our Heritage: A paper, presented to the Charlottetown Confederation Players on the merits of recreating an image of the island historical heritage," other correspondence with the Charlottetown Confederation Players and the Historical Costume Initiative, correspondence with the Capital Commission, several fabric samples, and photocopies of a notebook with notes about the construction of various objects (possibly set pieces). The file also contains documents related to Doyle's participation in the Citizen Ambassador Program Theatre Education Delegation to the People's Republic of China, including an application for life and disability insurance and information about a short term travel grant from the Canada Council.

Ronald St. John Macdonald's correspondence regarding the Journal of the History of International Law

File contains correspondence with different individuals, including Suzanne Lalonde, Peter Macalister-Smith, Dietrich Schindler, Rudolf Bernhardt, Raimund Schutz, Ruth Donner, Shabtai Rosenne, Choon-Ho Park, Franz Matscher, Jeremy Thomas, Hector Gros Espiell, Karl Zemanek, Antonio Truyol y Serra, Peter Haggenmacher, Mariska Duindam, Betsy Roben, Edward Wu, Yuji Iwasawa, Donald W. Greig, Stephen Neff, Jutta Brunnee, Dorothee Walther, Lucinda Jones, Emile K.M. Yakpo, Dorinda G. Dallmeyer, Masaharu Yanagihara, Pepe Ragoni, Eric Lee, R.P. Anand, Bernhard Roscher, Laurens Winkel, Jerzy Makarczyk, J.J. Cremona, Philip Allott, William Alford, David J. Bederman, and others. File includes a photograph taken in November 1994 of an unidentified man, woman - possibly Jutta Brunnee - and child. File includes other materials related to the subject.

'M - P' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence. Correspondents include the Permanent Ambassador of Jamaica to the United Nations Lucille Mair (attached is a copy of the G-77 Draft Paper); Ambassador Don Mills; Claude Morel (Ministry of the Environment, Economic Planning and External Relations for Seychelles) ; Satya Nandan (attached is a statement by Elisabeth Mann Borgese to the United Nation's Commission for Sustainable Development), Professor Kaldone Nweihed (sent with a list of countries that have ratified the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea); Chinese Premier Li Peng; M.C.W. (Chris) Pinto; Steve Polansky; Senator Claiborne Pell (sent with the non-paper: "Agreement on the Implementation of Part XI and Annexes III and IV of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea"); and Jan Pronk.

Japan-Canada Concert with Akikazu Nakamura and Miwa Inaba

File contains Sandy Moore's proposal to the Board of Directors for the concert; correspondence sent to Akikazu Nakamura and Miwa Inaba; resumes for Nakamura and Inaba; budget for the concert; media release; and correspondence with the Canada Council for the Arts regarding the Japan-Canada Fund.

'F - H' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence. Correspondents include Valerie Facey; Carl-August Fleischhauer, Legal Counsel to the United Nations Secretariat (and address Part XI of the Convention,); Patrik Garnier (attached is an editorial Elisabeth Mann Borgese wrote for the "New York Times" on the Convention); Mate Granić (Croatian Minister of Foreign Affairs), which deal with the reasons for Croatia to ratify the Convention; Tom Harris; Bohdan Hawrylyshyn; Louis Henkin; and Charles Higginson of the Council on Ocean Law. See MS-2-744, Box 274, Folder 3 and MS-2-744, Box 279, Folder 8 for additional correspondence with the Council on Ocean Law.

'A - B' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with various individuals. Correspondents include Najeeb Al Nuimi (Legal Advisor to the Crown Prince on Qatar), which discuss Pacem in Maribus XXI, and the Secretary-General's consultations on the Law of the Sea, and attached is a paper by Mann Borgese: "Making the Convention 'Universally Accepatble';" Lennox Ballah of the Institute of Marine Affairs (attached is a copy of the Nonpaper); W. Balzan (personal assistant to Guido De Marco); Paul Berenger, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Mauritius; Martin Blakeway (who wrote to the Prince of Tonga about raitification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea); United Nations Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, which advocate turing the Preparatory Commission into an Interim Authority, in light of the "boat paper; and Salvino Busuttil on Malta's failure to announce ratification of the convention.

'R - S' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence with: Kenneth Rattray (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jamaica); Ivo Sanander (Deputy Foreign Minister, Croatia); Alfred Sereki (Minister of Foreign Affairs, Albania); Indian Ambassador Bhagwat Singh; Indian Minister Manmohan Singh; Ambassador to the United Nations Danielle de St. Jorre; John R. Stevenson; and Keith Suter. Mainly discussed is the "Boat Paper" and the responding Koroma non-paper (written in part by Judge Koroma and Mann Borgese).

'V - Z' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with: Anton Vratusa of the ICPE (International Center for Public Enterprise in Developing Countries) on adovating for ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS); Lojze Peterle (Slovenian Deputy Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, letter contains an appeal from Mann Borgese on why UNCLoS is important to Slovenia); Mark Wood (a journalist at "The Malta Independent"); Layachi Yaker (mainly on the Secreatary General Consultations, the boat paper, and the non-paper); and Günther Zade of the World Maritime University (the International Ocean Institute held a training programme with them in 1992).

Japan-Canada concert and rehearsals

File includes photographs of the musicians and their instruments. The musicians were visiting artists, Akikazu Nakamura and Michiyo Yagi, and the Upstream Ensemble (Bob Bauer, Jeff Reilly, Paul Cram, Don Palmer, Steven Naylor, Sandy Moore, and Tom Roach).

Address and profiles of Japanese political leaders in 1991

This file contains an address by the Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu at the United Nations Kyoto Conference on disarmament; profiles of the prime minister Toshiki Kaifu; the minister for Foreigh Affairs Taro Nakayama; the Finance minister of Japan Mr. Kyutaro Hashimoto; and the International Trade and Industry Eiichi Nakao. This file also contains brochures related to Japan.

Board of directors of the International Centre for Ocean Development : [meeting documents]

File contains meeting minutes and agenda for ICOD Board of Directors meeting held on June 24 - 25, 1991. File includes supporting documentation, such as: memos, financial documents, project proposals and summaries, statements, reports, and by-laws. Topics discussed include: ICOD Forum seeking sustainable development of the Oceans, selection of candidates for the position of President, Presentation by Mr. Jioji Kotobalavu, president's report, report of the executive committee, report of the audit and evaluation committee, financial report, four (4) project proposals, corporate plan and policy issues, election of committee members, and revisions of ICOD by-laws. File also contains a fax to "The Group of Fifteen" from the International Ocean Institute (IOI) on the implementation and ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS).

Ronald St. John Macdonald's unsorted correspondence from 1990 to 2006

  • MS-2-615, Box 60, Folders 9 and 10; MS-2-615, Box 61, Folders 1 - 7; MS-2-615, Box 62, Folders 1 - 6; and MS-2-615, Box 63, Folders 1 - 9
  • File
  • 1990 - 2006
  • Part of Ronald St. John Macdonald fonds

File contains unsorted correspondence with different individuals, including James A. Gibson, Peter MacKinnon, Frank Iacobucci, James C. MacPherson, Allahyar Mouri, Stephen M. Schwebel, Maxwell Cohen, H.W.Arthurs, Emile K.M. Yakpo, Doug Kirkpatrick, Antonio Cassese, Madeleine Proulx, Rudolf Bernhardt, Mohamed Munavvar, Carl-august Fleischhauer, Suse Schwarzenberg, Anne McLellan, Douglas M. Johnston, John Godfrey, Ted McWhinney, Christian Dominice, Edwin A. Goodman, Bill Graham, Michael Oliver, James Otieno Odek, Hugh Paton, Bruce P. Archibald, Jessica Carroll, Juan Antonio Carrillo Salcedo, Ronald S. Wood, Doug McArthur, Charles B. Bournes, Edgar Gold, J.P. Gardner, and others, regarding a wide range of topics. File includes Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific annual report of 1997, Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific newsletter of January 1997, University of Toronto Law School Faculty Council meeting agendas and meeting minutes, World Academy of Art and Science newsletter of March 1993, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law newsletter of January 1991, the American Society of International Law newsletters, the Group of 78 newsletter of May 1993, the African Society of International and Comparative Law newsletter of January 1990, a Dalhousie University Faculty of Law full-time staff contact list of 1973, a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald with Maxwell Bruce and an unidentified man in 1999, a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald with James Otieno Odek in 1994, an agreement between Canada Live in trust with Doubleday Canada Limited regarding the book "Canada live: English Canada speaks out", newspaper clippings, handwritten notes, and other materials.
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