Showing 984 results

Archival Description
North America Text
Print preview View:

984 results with digital objects Show results with digital objects

Letter of support for Dr. Daniel Cobb Harvey from Archibald McKellar MacMechan to Edwin Laftus

Item is three sheets of paper. The first sheet is folded to make two additional pages. The letter is Archibald MacMechan's recommendation to Edwin Laftus, that Daniel Harvey should receive the position of lecturer in History at Dalhousie University. A P.S. note by MacMechan also recommends an article that Harvey wrote for the Rhodes Foundation.

MacMechan, Archibald McKellar

Letter from Thomas McCulloch to the Senate of the University of Edinburgh

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.

Letters from Rev. James Rosborough to Mrs. Pearson

  • MS-2-471, SF Box 43, Folder 12
  • File
  • 1898
File contains three letters from Reverend James Rosborough to Mrs. Pearson, in which he describes the death of his daughter, identifies plant specimens sent to him by her, and discusses matters related to the Presbyterian Church.

Rosborough, James, Rev., fl. 1898

Booklet of inventory and plans for the Alexander Keith's Brewery building

File contains pages from a booklet of the inventory and plans for the Alexander Keith's Brewery building. The facilities refered to in this booklet are located on Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia and are owned by Oland & Son Limited. The booklet was prepared by Hancock Little Calvert Associates. The booklet contains a letter from P. J. Smith; information about plans contained in the booklet; inventory and availability of space; other information about the building; and a map of the Halifax peninsula indicating the location of the building. Plans originally included in the booklet are located in MS-4-135, Oversized Folder 13.

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.

Notebook from lectures on logic delivered by Prof. Ross

Item is a notebook used by James Baxter to take notes during lectures on logic delivered by Professor Ross. The lectures took place at the theological seminary in Truro, Nova Scotia between October 15, 1860 and April 10, 1861. The back of the notebook contains the signatures of people who attended the seminary and notes about them added by Baxter.

'W' miscellaneous correspondence

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.

Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and Dalhousie News

File contains correspondence for the paper concerning a possible article about Elisabeth Mann Borgese winning the United Nations Association (UNA) in Canada Medal of Honour and the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award. Includes a press release about the UNA Medal of Honour, and an announcement from the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.

Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese, Rideau Hall, and others regarding the Order of Canada

File contains correspondence with Rideau Hall, concerning the Order of Canada, and the Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada. Includes correspondence with Rideau Hall staff and Governor General Jeanne Sauvé (informing Mann Borgese of the Order of Canada award), letters of congratulations from Tom Hockin, Alan R. Abraham, Fred Crickard, and Innis Christie, letters of support for other Order of Canada nominees, and correspondence concerning the 125th Anniversary Medal. The file also includes a programme from the November 8, 1988 investiture of the Order of Canada (Elisabeth Mann Borgese was a recipient), a booklet listing Order of Canada members, and a certificate received by Borgese on receipt of the Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada in 1992.

General meeting announcement

Item is a typed memo by Eye Level Gallery notifying the general members about a meeting held on March 20, 1975 at the gallery's location at 5785 West Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The letter is from Julia Healy, the Co-ordinator for the Board of Directors of the Eye Level Gallery.

General membership meeting memo

Item is memo for a general membership meeting that happened at the Eye Level Gallery on April 17, 1975. The letter identified agenda items, which included a discussion policy, the slide bank, a gallery newsletter and a new space for next year. The letter is from Julia Schmitt Healy.

Board of directors meeting minutes

Item is a typed minutes of a Board of Directors meeting held on April 24, 1975 at the Eye Level Gallery. Present members were: Mary Kenny, Hatti Prentise, Don Purdy, Ketiher Laws, Roger Savage, John Greer, Karl MacKeeman, Julia Schmitt Healy, and David Haigh. The main topics discussed at the meeting included upcoming exhibitions and resignations of members.

Notes from a board meeting held on October 30, 1975

Item consists of notes, minutes from a board meeting, and a proposal from the Atlantic Print Workshop Association. Issues discussed at the meeting involved old business from the last meeting, a new location, charges and costs of facilities, and events.

Minutes from an Eye Level Gallery core meeting held on December 18, 1975

Item is a typed set of meeting minutes for a core meeting at Eye Level Gallery. Members present included Roger Savage, John Greer, Ron Shuebrook, Jon Purdy, Janet Dunbrack, Karl MacKeeman, Joyce Hanson and Peter Leverman. Topics discussed at this meeting included finances, employees, the gallery's operating hours, the gallery's facilities and a schedule of upcoming shows during the Winter and Spring of 1976.

Resignation letters from Sue Beaver and Ron Shuebrook

Item is a resignation letter from Sue Beaver from the Co-ordinator position and Ron Shuebrook from the Board of Directors and General Membership at Eye Level Gallery. Sue writes eight reasons for her resignation from the Co-ordinator position on January 15, 1976, which includes a lack of respect, unrealistic attitudes regarding money, lack of firm definitions and policies and practices which she regards as immoral and unethical. Ron writes in his letter from January 21, 1976 that there are many reasons for his resignation, which includes a lack of professionalism, a financial crisis of the gallery which was a result of unprofessional behaviour, and his move to Canning, Nova Scotia which left him feeling disconnected from the gallery.

Also included in the item is a letter to members of the Eye Level Gallery stating an urgent matter has come up and a meeting needed to happen on January 15, 1976 at Eye Level by Michael Fernandes and Sue Beaver. A letter addressed to Sue Beaver from Brenda Wallace, the Visual Arts Officer for the Program of Assistance to Art Galleries and Museums states her acceptance of Beaver's resignation from the Eye Level Gallery.

Minutes from board meeting held on May 24, 1977

Item consists of minutes from a Board of Directors meeting where Roger Savage, Peter Leverman, Garry Conway, John Greer and Marina Stewart attended. The meeting began with a "review of old business" from the last meeting, which included board members, exhibitions, and catalogues. The meeting also discussed issues about grants, committee members, exhibitions and the slide bank.

Minutes from board meeting held on May 24, 1977

Item consists of minutes from a Board of Directors meeting at Eye Level Gallery which had Roger Savage, Peter Leverman, Garry Conway, John Greer and Marina Stewart present. The meeting discusses both new and old businesses, which had included grants, exhibitions and Roger Savage resigning from the Board of Directors.

Minutes from Meetings in Liverpool and Halifax

Item consists of a meeting minutes from a Liverpool meeting on September 24, 1977 and from Halifax October 6, 1977. The two meetings aimed to fill the Director position that Garry Conway left. Items discussed at the meetings included Canada Council funding, members of the gallery and future exhibitions.

MicMac woman struggles to maintain voice and truth : [newspaper clipping]

Item is a clipping of an article by Patricia Doyle about being a Mi'kmaw woman in the education system. The article appeared on page seven of the January 1991 issue of "Pandora." An Eye Level Gallery advertisement for the exhibition "I loved the piece with the large type on the grass" and an advertisement for Swaha! Bodywork also appear on the page.

Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and Ambassador Nicolas Salom Franco

File contains correspondence with Ambassador Franco, the Colombian ambassador to Finland. Some correspondence concerns the Training Programme, and the need to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS), and the United States opposition to UNCLoS. The file also includes a draft syllabus for a training course, with correspondence, and a budget.

'C - G' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Alex Comfort, V. Dedijer, Da Capo Press Inc., Encyclopedia of the Sea, Rita Ettl, Fayard Editions, Peter Fricke, FAO (the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), Donald Gledhill, and Jay Goldburg Cousteau Society.

'C' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with the Commission of the European Communities, Rallph Collier, Consumers Union of US Inc., Centre d'Architecture de la Mer, Jerrgen Claus, Mae Cullin, Rafael Castello-Valdis, Ray Canterbury, Jonathan Charney, CBS, Nigel Calder (on "The Blue Revolution"), Michelle Canterella, and "Conjunctions."

'U' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with M.J. Anstee (Department of Technical Co-operation for Development) and K. Mushakoji (UN University - with "The United Nations University's Next Stage: Statement before the Sixteenth Session of the Council of the UN University on 1 December 1980"). File also includes handwritten notes by Elisabeth Mann Borgese for a United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) talk (on the new industrial revolution and the oceans).

Correspondence regarding United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

File contains project descriptions, documents related to Pacem in Maribus X and XIV (ten / 10 and fourteen / 14), correspondence to Pierre Elliott Trudeau, "Convention for the protection of the Mediterranean Sea against pollution," "Report of the ad hoc Expert Group meeting on the Draft World Charter for Nature," and other miscellaneous reports. Reports written in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic.
Results 1 to 50 of 984