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Japan mementoes

File contains keepsakes from Alexander Leighton's trip to Japan, including photographs, postcards, maps, medical documents and immunization records, and travel itineraries.

The past 60 years of Peking University, 1898-1958 : [manuscript and clippings]

File contains records related to human rights teachings in China. File largely consists of a typed manuscript by Ronald St. John MacDonald, likely in 1958 or 1959, outlining the previous sixty years of the history of Peking University, includes discussions on the campus and its buildings and a brief account of its founding in 1898. File also contains clippings.

Florence Jessie Murray's diaries

File consists of a selection of Florence Murray's travel journals related to leprosy missionary work in South Korea in the late-1950s and 1960s. Includes handwritten journals of trips to Cheju (Jeju), Taegu (Daegu), and Ulleungdo.

Ronald St. John Macdonald's unsorted correspondence from 1961 to 2005

  • MS-2-615, Box 40, Folders 20 and 21; MS-2-615, Box 41, Folder 4; MS-2-615, Box 42, Folders 1 - 10; and MS-2-615, Box 43, Folders 1 - 8;
  • File
  • 1961 - 2005
  • Part of Ronald St. John Macdonald fonds

File contains unsorted correspondence with different individuals, including Krystyna Kowalik-Banczyk, R.P. Anand, Dieter Tietz, Jeremy Thomas, Hugo Caminos, Peter H. Rohn, H.D. Hicks, W.A. MacKay, Matthew Garfield, Martin Cohn, Andrew J. Peter, Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Richard N. Gardner, Paul E. Martin, Stephen Hanson, Gerald A. Beaudoin, H. Wade MacLauchlan, J.D. Arnup, H. David Archibald, Ian G. Baxter, M.I. Bateman, G.V.V. Nicholls, Colonel Wendell Blanchard, J.F. Edmonds, Ivan L. Head, J.S. Nutt, M.B. Dymond, Eiichi Fukatsu, L. Brothers, John R. Cartwright, Diana Maughan, Amber Pashuk, Alexandre Kiss, Reem A. Bahdi, Wolgang Strasser, Tauno Bergholm, A. Ch. Kiss, Eileen Janzen, Suzanne Lalonde, Marianne Scott, Manuel Rama-Montaldo, Donat Pharand, Walter Truett Anderson, Barry L. Mawhinney, Hans Corell, and others, regarding a wide range of topics. File includes the American Society of International Law newsletter of March and May 1994, the American Society of International Law newsletter vol. 21, issue 3, of May and July 2005, the Society of Legal Scholars newsletter of winter 2003, the Canadian Council on International Law bulletin vol. 27, no. 2, of spring 2001, the Canadian Council on International Law bulletin vol .31, no. 1 and 2, of spring and summer 2005, a United Nations General Assembly reports of 1965 and 1970, a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald with an unidentified man in 2001, a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald receiving his Doctor of Laws degree at McGill University in 1988, a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald with B.L. Laskin and J.B. Milner in 1965, annotated typescripts, handwritten notes, and newspaper clippings.

Rin - Chinese women cross-cultural comparisons

File contains a copy of the study "Psychophysiological reactions of a rural and suburban population in Taiwan" by Hsien Rin, Hung-Ming Chu, and Tsung-Yi Ling. Also contains correspondence between Hsien Rin and Jane Murphy and notes and data tables on modernization rates and number of children among respondents.

Correspondence concerning "Encyclopaedia Universalis"

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.

David Silverberg - batiks and sketches : [exhibition file]

File consists of records related to the exhibition 'Silverberg: A Canadian in Japan', an exhibition of batik prints and sketches by David Silverberg organized through the Atlantic Provinces Art Circuit (APAC) and presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in October 1968.

Records consist mainly of correspondence between Evelyn Holmes (Acting Curator, Dalhousie Art Gallery) and David Silverberg (Artist, Professor, Department of Fine Arts, Mount Allison University), as well as correspondence with other curators in the APAC membership. Additional records consist of a list of artworks, a condition report, room booking confirmation for a lecture by Silverberg, and a catalogue for Silverberg's exhibition at Waddington Gallery in Montréal.

Shiryu Morita exhibition October 13 - Nov. 15 '70 : [exhibition file]

File consists of records related to the exhibition 'Shiryu Morita' organized by Mr. Tetsuo Yamada, Director of the Yamada Art Gallery, Kyoto, Japan, and circulated by the National Gallery of Canada. The Exhibition was presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in October 1970.

Records consist of correspondence between Ernest Smith (Director, Dalhousie Art Gallery) and National Gallery staff, an exhibition agreement contract, a cumulative condition report, shipment invoice, and a packing list.

Ronald St. John Macdonald's unsorted correspondence from 1970 to 2006

  • MS-2-615, Box 30, Folder 16; MS-2-615, Box 44, Folders 1 - 5; MS-2-615, Box 45, Folders 1 - 5; MS-2-615, Box 46, Folders 1 - 7; MS-2-615, Box 47, Folders 1 - 5; MS-2-615, Box 48, Folders 1 - 6; MS-2-615, Box 49, Folders 1 - 9; MS-2-615, Box 50, Folders 1 - 14; MS-2-615, Box 51, Folders 1 - 6; MS-2-615, Box 52, Folders 1 - 6; MS-2-615, Box 53, Folders 1 - 4
  • File
  • 1970 - 2006
  • Part of Ronald St. John Macdonald fonds

File contains unsorted correspondence with different individuals, including Franklin Berman, Hebert Petzold, Wilbur F. Bowker, Jianming Shen, Timothy T. Daley, Charlotte Ku, Ian M. MacKeigan, Ivan L. Head, John E. Read, John K. Akpalu, Emile K.M. Yakpo, Bozidar Bakotic, Donald S. MacDonald, W. Andrew MacKay, Eileen Janzen, B.A. Pollard, W.A. Charles, Ganshof van der Meersch, J. King Gordon, Kurt Herndl, Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Horace E. Read, C. Trevor Anderson, Thomas R. Berger, Dawn Russel, Arnold W. Zeman, C. Rhodes Smith, Susan Mann, Wang Tieya, Niki Tobi, Sienho Yee, A. Kolodkin, Frank Milligan, M.L. Friedland, Brian Dickson, George C. van Roggen, D.H.N. Johnson, Lun S. Wong, Allan J. MacEachen, J. Zourek, Pierre Charpentier, John E.C. Brierley, Henry D. Hicks, Sandra Liebel, Marcel Cadieux, Alfred E. von Overbeck, Philip Girard, T.H.B. Symons, Edward McWhinney, Philip C. Jessup, Edward.G. Lee, E.E. Appiah, M. Jean Houston, David L. Johnston, John J. Quinn, Charles B. Bourne, L. Ferrari Bravo, John M. Davison, Edgar Gold, James C. Gervais, Ko Swan Sik, D.P. Verma, G.A. Klassen, Kathleen Fisher, Peter Malanczuk, Michael D. Harris, Alexander Marschik, Manfred Lachs, Thea E. Smith, J.S. Castel, Paul E. Martin, R.M. Warren, Hideo Takabayshi, and others, regarding a wide range of topics. File includes a transcript of an interview with Innis Christie in 1988, the Halifax Club pamphlet, a United Nations Economic and Social Council report of 1991, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law director's report for 1989, the Africa Society of International and Comparative Law supplement to the application for funding submitted to the Canadian International Development Agency of June 1988, the Africa Society of International and Comparative Law annual report of 1989, University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law newsletter vol. 1, no. 2, of May 1977, and vol. 5, no.1, of January 1981, Osgoode Hall Law School Continuum periodical, vol. 2, no. 1, of 1974, the American Society of International Law newsletter vol. 21, issue 4, of August/ October 2005, the World Academy of Art and Science newsletter of winter/spring 1999, the International Ocean Institute Across the Oceans newsletter, vol. 1, issue 1, of January 1982, Cyprus Bulletin, vol. 34, no. 23 and 24, of November 1996, University of Toronto Nexus periodical of February 1991, Dalhousie University Hearsay of January 1976, Amnesty International bulletin, vol. 1, no. 1, of January 1974, McGill University Quid Novi periodical, vol. 4, no. 9, of November 1983, Dalhousie Faculty Association Dialogue, vol. 3, no. 8, of March 1990, Dalhousie Law School programme for indigenous, blacks, and Mi'kmaqs of January 1994, Dalhousie University Marine Affairs Program, Dalhousie University Faculty of Graduate Studies meeting minutes, Dalhousie University Faculty of Law special meeting minute of January 1973, Council of Europe 67th plenary administrative session meeting minute of March 1989, Lester B. Pearson College Board of Trustees meeting minute of February 1979, Council of Europe report on the functioning of the organs of the European Convention on Human Rights of 1984, the editor's agreement between Koninklijke Brill NV., Douglas M. Johnson, and Ronald St. John Macdonald regarding the book "towards world constitutionalism: issues in the legal ordering of the world community" of 2003, photograph of John E.C.B. in front of Killam Memorial Library in 1985, a photograph of John Peters Humphrey possibly in 1995, two photographs of Ronald St. John Macdonald with a group of unidentified individuals in Calgary in 1974, a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald with Bozidar Bakotic and an unidentified man possibly in the late 1970s, a photograph of Charles B. Bourne in 1995, three photographs of Dalhousie University Law School Students of 1982-1983, a drawing of an unidentified man - possibly a judge, a transcript of an interview with Myres S. McDougal in 1994, a transcript of an interview with Charles B. Bourne in 1992, annotated typescripts, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, and other materials. File includes a letter from Bozidar Bakotic to Ronald St. John Macdonald reporting that censorship forbade him to contribute to the development of one of Ronald St. John Macdonald's book.

Prints by Dongkuk Ahn March 1972 : [exhibition file]

File consists of records related to the exhibition 'Prints by Dongkuk Ahn', organized by and presented at the Dalhousie Art Gallery from March 1-25, 1972.

Records consist of correspondence between the Dalhousie Art Gallery and Ahn, a biography and C.V., list of prints, insurance certificate, and photocopy of a newspaper clipping.

Mans[a]ram Panchel exhibition (Memorial U.) : [exhibition file]

File consists of records related to the exhibition, 'Mansaram Panchal' organized and circulated by the Art Gallery, Memorial University through the Atlantic Provinces Art Circuit. The exhibition was meant to be presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in March 1972, however it was not mounted due to time constraints resulting from receiving the artworks by mail too late in the exhibition period.

Records consist mainly of correspondence between the Dalhousie Art Gallery and the Art Gallery, Memorial University. Additional records consist of shipment receipts from the Confederation Art Gallery.

Correspondence with Fritz H. Landshoff

File contains correspondence with Landshoff of Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Kodansha Publishers Ltd, Encyclopedia Britannica, Aurelio Peccei (The Club of Rome), and La Nouvelle Agence. Most of the correspondence surrounds Mann Borgese's "The Drama of the Oceans," and securing the rights of various photographs for publication in that work. File also includes a mock-up of a brochure for the International Ocean Institute (IOI) and friends of the IOI ("What Can You Do to Save the Oceans?") as well as a newspaper clipping. See also MS-2-744, Box 95, Folder 2 and MS-2-744, Box 83, Folder 23 for more correspondence with Landshoff.

Ronald St. John Macdonald's correspondence regarding his visits to China

File contains correspondence about Ronald St. John Macdonald's trips to China - which started as part of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) assignment to strengthening training and research in selected key universities in China - with different individuals, including Bai Gui-Mei, Zhao Zhenjiang, Wang Tieya, Yaoyuan Xia, Luo Hao Cai, Tony T.L. Chang, Eiichi Fukatsu, Masao Nakayama, Zhang Wen-pu, Fritz von Klein, Wang Xuex hen, Xue Mo-hong, Zhu Qiwu, Wei Min, Judith Ogden Bullitt, Randle Edwards, Peter Hoffman, Maarten Bos, Luzius Wildhaber, Eugene V. Rostow, Jeremy Thomas, John Churchill, Nessim Shallon, Roberto Ago, and others. File contains newspaper clippings, manuscripts, and handwritten notes about international law in China, including two versions of Macdonald's paper "the People's Republic of China and the International Court of Justice". File includes a letter from Bai Gui-Mei to Mairi Macdonald.

Ronald St. John Macdonald's correspondence regarding the Peking University

File contains correspondence with different individuals, including Zhao Zhenjiang, Wang Tieya, Charles B. Bourne, Homer G. Angelo, Jean Hostert, Cheng Shou-yi, Wong Chi-Wie, Chao Jin, Peter Hoffman, An Chen, Lewis Perinbam, Luo Hao-cai, Laura Hill, Jean J.A. Salmon, Cheng Peng, John Churchill, Zhang Guo-hua, Fred Kan, Edward Epstein, Wei Min, Dawn Tom, Tung Shin-chung, Philip Girard, Henry R. Zheng, Ren Jianxin, Maria Cioni, Audrey Davis, James Li and others. File includes the press release no. 31 of 1977 of the Canadian delegation to the United Nations, the first draft of Ronald St. John Macdonald and Bai Gui-mei's paper "legal education in China today". File includes typescripts, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, and other materials related to the subject. File may contain correspondence regarding Ronald St. John Macdonald's books "essays in honour of Want Tieya".

'P' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence with Alexandera Post, T.V.R. Pillay (Food and Agricultre Organization of the United Nations), Princeton University Press, O.S. Plue, Prentice-Hall of Canada Ltd, Les Presse de la Cité, Elaine Partnow, Praeger Publishers Inc., M. Piovene, and PHP Institute Inc. Also includes "The Implications of Change in Mining Finance and Participation" by Alexandra Post, excerpts from "Ocean mining" by Alexandra Post, a proposal on deepsea mining by Alexandra Post and a report from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, "Progress of Aquaculture" by T.V.R. Pillay.

'L' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence with David Luke of Dalhousie University, Lev Ljubmov, Betty Lussier (Consultants in Development), Dennis Livingston, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, Edward Landstrom (United States Department of State), Heldegard Lamfrom, The Law of the Sea Institute, and Jonathan Lu.

A memorandum on the exclusive economic zone and handwritten conference notes

File contains a memo is from the Federal Republic of Germany, Singapore, Nepal, and Zambia to Reynaldo Galindo Pohl, the Chairman of the Second Committee of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS III) on the concept of an economic zone. The file also contains handwritten notes by Elisabeth Mann Borgese.

"A" correspondence

File contains correspondence related to persons or organizations associated with the letter "A". These include Garland Allen from Washington University, the American Association of Anatomists, Makoto Asashima at the University of Tokyo, Ron Amundson, the University of Alberta, and more.
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