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Atlantic Symphony Orchestra fonds

  • MS-5-11
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1987
Fonds consists of records pertaining to the administrative, operational, financial, and artistic activities of the ASO. Included are materials documenting the Board of Directors, box office operations (including ticket sales), financial affairs, fundraising, general administration, guest artists, orchestra members, public relations and publicity, and the union. Also included is the photograph series which presents a visual record of various aspects of the orchestra's activities, including performances and women's auxiliary events as well as publicity shots of musicians, conductors, staff, and guest artists.

Atlantic Symphony Orchestra (Halifax, N.S.).

Ivan Maxwell Gillis fonds

  • MS-5-8
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1951
Fonds contains copies of diplomas and scrapbooks, newspaper articles and clippings, correspondence between Gillis and others, and manuscript drafts of his music.

Gillis, Ivan Maxwell

Maersk Dubai Incident fonds

  • MS-8-203
  • Fonds
  • 1996-2000
The fonds includes letters, immigration papers, promotional materials, petitions, affidavits, evidence and general documentation of the activities of the Concern for Seafarers Witnesses Society (CSWS) in their endeavours to assist the sailors of the Maersk Dubai.

The Concerns for Seafarers Witness Society.

Seafood Producers Association of Nova Scotia fonds

  • MS-4-113
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1988, predominant 1947-1985
Fonds consists of correspondence, notes, briefs and reports, meeting minutes, financial records, circulars, photographs, and other records relating to the fishing and fish processing industry in Atlantic Canada and government regulations of the fisheries. Also included are similar types of records from sister organizations the Atlantic Fishing Vessel Association, Atlantic Fisheries By-Products Association, and Atlantic Queen Crab Association.

Seafood Producers Association.

James E. Dickie and Company fonds

  • MS-4-63
  • Fonds
  • 1855-1901, 1924
Fonds comprises documents illustrating the business interests of James Edward Dickie and his family. The majority of records date from James E. Dickie and his son Edwin's ownership of the Stewiacke general store, there is a single letter-book dated 1924, during which time James R. Fulton managed the store. Records fall into three main categories: business records related to companies owned by the Dickies; personal and business correspondence; and personal records of the Dickie family.

James E. Dickie and Company

Scott Paper Company fonds

  • MS-4-68
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1972
Fonds consists of correspondence, financial documents, journals and ledgers, legal documents, photographs, plans, printed material, and reports. This material spans almost 60 years and gives insight into a company which changed hands several times, and also represented an important part of Nova Scotia industry. Through the material one is able to get a complete picture of the process of manufacturing pulp, from acquiring timber and land to machinery and labour used, to exporting the end product; it also demonstrates how business was conducted. Fonds demonstrates the organizational structure, management, and operations of the Scott Paper company, and provide insight into business operations in Nova Scotia in the 20th century.

Scott Paper Company.

Frieze and Roy fonds

  • MS-4-57
  • Fonds
  • 1838-1941
The fonds consists mainly of general business correspondence and financial records recording the financial affairs of the business. The fonds also consist of legal records, mainly indentures and insurance policies for the business, sales and operations records and vessel records, which mainly consist of insurance policies, charter parties and protests. Also included in the fonds are records belonging to the Frieze family such as estate papers, and records from David Frieze's time as a justice if the peace for Hants County, along with electoral records and records belonging to the Maitland Presbyterian church, Sons of Temporance and Maitland school which both Frieze and Roy were involved in.

Frieze and Roy.

Business correspondence to William McMillan, Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

File contains business correspondence addressed to William McMillan, Lockeport, from spring 1897 through the end of 1897, regarding receipt of shipment of goods to be sold in his general store, or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas. File contains both typed and handwritten correspondence. File contains correspondence from the following receivers and brokers: Ames Holden Co. (Montreal), Black Bros. & Co. (Halifax), Brayley, Sons & Co. (Montreal), Champion Medicine Co. (South Ohio, NS), A. Chisholm, Merchant (Mahone Bay), Clayton & Sons (Halifax), Crowell Bros. (Halifax), Davis & Lawrence Co. (Montreal), Dearborn & Co. (Saint John), De Long & Seaman (Boston), I.V. Dexter (Liverpool), Goldsoll's Diamond Palace (Chicago), Dodds Medicine Co. (Toronto), Doull & Gibson (Montreal), Equitable Savings Loan Building Association (Toronto), Emerson & Fisher (Saint John), Theodore H. Estabrooks (Saint John), A. Gunn & Co. (Halifax), John G. Hall & Co. (Boston), Hamilton & Company (Chebeague and Portland, ME), Harlow & Kempton (Milton, NS), Kenny & Co. (Halifax), McCall, Shehyn & Co. (Quebec), MacKenzie, Crowe & Co. (Bridgetown), A. & W. MacKinlay (Halifax), T. Milburn (Toronto), John Millard (Liverpool), Moir, Son & Co., Bread, Biscuit and Confectionery (Halifax), J.E. Morse & Co., Teas (Halifax), J.G. Morton (Liverpool), Wm. Muir (Halifax), John Muldrew & Co. (Toronto), D.C. Mulhall (Liverpool), North National Bank (Rockland, ME), M. & H. Oxner (Chester Basin), Frank Powers (Lunenburg), A.F. Russell (Boston), St. Croix Soap Manf'g Co. (St. Stephen, NB), W.H. Schwartz & Co. (Halifax), A. & W. Smith & Co. (Halifax), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), Standard Tobacco (Toronto), A.F. Stoneman & Co. (Yarmouth), John Tobin & Co. (Halifax), Welcome Soap Company (Saint John), Dr. Williams Medicine Company (Brockville, ON), Yarmouth Building and Loan Society, among others.

Business correspondence to William McMillan, Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

File contains business correspondence addressed to William McMillan, Lockeport, written between July and November of 1904, regarding receipt of shipment of goods to be sold in his general store, or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas. File contains both typed and handwritten correspondence, and telegram cables. File contains correspondence from the following receivers and brokers: Edward Allen (Yarmouth), Ames Holden Company (Saint John), Amherst Boot & Shoe Manufacturing Co., Archibald Company (Truro), Geo. E. Barbour (Saint John), W.R. Brock Company (Montreal), Jas. A. Brook Co. (Montreal), Buckler Brick Co. (Annapolis Royal), Amos Burns (Clementsport, NS), Burrell-Johnson Iron Company (Yarmouth), Canadian Drug Co. Ltd. (Saint John), Clayton & Sons (Halifax), E. Frank Close (Boston), G.W. Cole & Co. (New York), J.N. Creed & Co. (Halifax), Crown Silver Plate (Toronto), De Long & Seaman (Boston), Wm. H. Edgett (Moncton), Empire Tobacco Company (Montreal), Ganong Bros. Confectioners (St. Stephen), Gunn & Co. (Halifax), Harlow & Kempton (Milton, NS), Levi Hart & Son, Limited (Halifax), Henderson & Potts Limited (Halifax), Herald Remedy Co. (Chicago), L. Higgins & Co. (Moncton), Katie B.L. Hogg (Shelburne), Imperial Oil Company, London Rubber Company (Montreal), McAlpin Consumers Tobacco Co. (Toronto), Manchester, Robertson & Allison (Saint John), G.P. Mitchell & Sons (Halifax), J.E. Morse & Co. teas (Halifax), Nickerson, Grant & Co. (Yarmouth), T.W. Quinn (Liverpool), St. John Milling Co. (West Saint John), W.E. Sanford Manufacturing Co (Hamilton), R.B. Seeton & Co. (Halifax), Simson Bros Co. wholesale druggists (Halifax), S.A. Skillings & Son (Portland, ME), Slater Shoe Co. (Montreal), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), Wm. Stairs, Son & Morrow (Halifax), Robert Taylor Co. (Halifax), John Tobin & Co. tea department (Halifax), United Lumber Company (Halifax), Arthur N. Whitman (Halifax), A.N. Whitman & Son (Canso), White & Blanchard (Shelburne), among others.

Telegraph cables from William McMillan regarding shipment of goods, and cables to McMillan regarding receipt of goods shipped

File contains telegraph cables written by William McMillan, Lockeport, regarding confirmation of shipment of goods, and cables written to McMillan regarding receipt of goods shipped, between 1903 and 1905. File also contains four additional handwritten correspondence from McMillan.

Business correspondence to William McMillan, Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

File contains business correspondence addressed to William McMillan, Lockeport, (and a few from McMillan) written between September 1908 and December 1908, regarding receipt of shipment of goods to be sold in his general store, or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas. File contains correspondence from the following receivers and brokers: Edward Allen (Yarmouth), American Net & Twine Company (Boston), G.E. Barbour Company (Saint John), W.R. Brock (Montreal), Brookfield Brothers (Halifax), Burrell-Johnson Iron Company (Yarmouth), Clayton & Sons (Halifax), A.B. Crosby & CO. (Halifax), De Long & Seaman (Boston), Lemuel Dunlop (Sable River), J. Furman Ehrgott (Yarmouth), Emerson & Fisher (Saint John), J.W. Grant & Co. (Yarmouth), Hewson Woolen Mills (Amherst), L. Higgins & Co (Moncton), R.J. Lovell (Montreal), J.E. Lloyd (Bridgetown), Lovitt & Lovitt (Yarmouth), McAlpin Tobacco Company (Truro), A. & W. MacKinlay (Halifax), Meeker & Company (New York), National Phonograph Co. (Orange, NJ), John W. Peck (Montreal), J. Henry Peters Co. (Toronto), L.C. Prime (West Saint John), H.P. Robertson (Saint John), William Roche (Halifax),St. John Milling Co. Limited, Scottish FIsh Hook Factory (Glasgow), R.B. Seeton & CO. (Halifax), A. & W. Smith Co. (Halifax), George E. Smith (Halifax), Smith Bros. (Halifax), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), Wm Stairs Son & Morrow (Halifax), Stainfield Limited Manufacturers (Truro), Robert Sutherland & Son (Clyde River, NS), Robert Taylor & Co. (Halifax), W.H. Thorne (Saint John), Tower Canadian Oiled Clothing Company (Toronto), John C. Winston Co. (Toronto), Wolverton Milling Commpany Limited (Saint John), among others.

Business correspondence to William McMillan, Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

File contains business correspondence addressed to (and a few written by) William McMillan, Lockeport, written between April 1911 and September 1911, regarding receipt of shipment of goods to be sold in his general store, or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas. File contains both typed and handwritten correspondence. File contains correspondence from the following receivers and brokers: Edward Allen (Yarmouth), Ames Holden McCready (Saint John), Barclay-Clements (Boston), Sidney R. Baxter & Co. (Boston), A.M. Bell (Halifax), Edwin Bower (Shelburne), W.R. Brock Company (Montreal), Canadian Consolidated Rubber Co. (Montreal), Clayton & Sons (Halifax), Cochran, Burns & Farnsworth Co. [successors to De Long, Seaman & Co. as of May 1911] (Boston), Dominion Molasses Company (Halifax), Edinburgh Roperie & Sailcloth Company (Saint John), Emerson & Fisher (Saint John), Arthur Fordham (Halifax), Furness, Withy & Co. (Halifax), J.W. Grant (Yarmouth), Greenshields Limited (Montreal), C.J. Hamilton & Sons (Halifax), Holzapfels Limited (Newcastle-on-Tyne), Imperial Oil Company (Halifax), Manchester Robinson Allison, Mann, Byars & Co. (Glasgow), G.P. Mitchell & Sons (Halifax), Nova Scotia Furnishing Company (Halifax), Ogilvie Flour Mills (Montreal), Payzant & King (Halifax), Frank Powers (Lunenburg), Queen Charlotte Islands Collieries (Vancouver, BC), Wm. Robertson & Son (Halifax), Saint John Milling Company, R.B. Seeton (Halifax), T.A. Slocum Limited (Toronto), Smith & Proctor (Halifax), Stanfields Limited (Truro), James H. Tarr (Gloucester), Robert Taylor Co. (Halifax), W.H. Thorne (Saint John), among others.

Business correspondence to William McMillan, Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

File contains business correspondence addressed to William McMillan, Lockeport, written between April 1912 and August 1912, regarding receipt of shipment of goods to be sold in his general store, or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas. File contains both typed and handwritten correspondence, as well as a few back order forms. File contains correspondence from the following receivers and brokers: Edward Allen (Yarmouth), G.F. Allen & Co. (Yarmouth), Ames Holden McCready (Saint John), G.E. Barbour Company (Saint John), Brayley Drug Copmany Limited (Saint John), W.R. Brock Company (Montreal), Canadian Consolidated Rubber Company (Saint John), Clayton & Sons (Halifax), Cochran, Burns & Farnsworth Co. (Boston), Coté, Boivin & Cie (Chicoutimi, QC), H.H. Crosby Company Limited (Hebron, NS), Davis & Lawrence Co. (Montreal), Dominion Corset Company (Quebec), Dominion Molasses Company (Halifax), Eastern Hat & Cap Mfg. Co. Limited (Truro), Edinburgh Roperie & Sailcloth Company (Saint John), Thomas A. Edison Incorporated (Orange, NJ), Enterprise Foundry Co. (Sackville, NB), F.L. Estabrooks (Sackville, NB), Flintkote Manufacturing Company (Boston), Arthur Fordham & Co. (Halifax), Jed Frye & Co. (New York), James Goldie Co. Limited (Guelph, ON), Gourock Ropework Export Co. Limited (West Montreal), Gunn & Co. (Halifax), Gunns Limited (Toronto), Halifax Cold Storage Company, G.J. Hamilton & Sons (Halifax), Harlow & Kempton (Milton, NS), Holzapfels Limited (Newcastle-on-Tyne), Hutchings & Co. (Saint John), Ideal Bedding Co. (Toronto), Imperial Oil Company (Halifax), Imperial Tobacco Company of Canada (Montreal), Thomas Laughlin Co. (Portland, ME), R.J. Lovell (Montreal), A. & W. MacKinlay (Halifax), McLeod Milling Co. (Halifax), Manchester Robertson Allison (Saint John), Mann, Byars & Co. (Glasgow), I.H. Mathers (Halifax), Matthews, Towers & Co. (Montreal), Meeker & Company, coal (New York), G.P. Mitchell & Sons (Halifax), W. & C.H. Mitchell (Halifax), J. & M. Murphy (Halifax), National Drug & Chemical Co. (Halifax), Nova Canneries Limited (Halifax), Nova Scotia Furnishing Company (Halifax), C.W. Outhit (Halifax), Pierce, Austin-Caswell, LIvermore Co. (Boston), Reindeer Limited (Truro), Robin, James & Whitman (Lunenburg/Halifax), Sackville Hay & Feed Co. Limited (Sackville, NB), H.S. Scott (Saint John), J. Willard Smith (Saint John), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), Wm. Stairs, Son & Morrow (Halifax), Stanfields Limited (Truro), W.H. Thorne & Company (Saint John), F.K. Warren (Halifax), Wilson, Lytle & Badgerow (Toronto), Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company (Toronto), among others

Business correspondence to William McMillan, Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

File contains business correspondence addressed to (and a few written by) William McMillan, Lockeport, between June 1914 and October 1914, regarding receipt of shipment of goods to be sold in his general store, or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas. File contains both typed and handwritten correspondence. File also contains the beginnings of some merchants' concerns regarding shortages stemming from the outbreak of the Great War.

File contains correspondence regarding wartime concerns from the following receivers and brokers: W.R. Brock Company (Montreal; regarding French-made #80 DMC in cordenette white), Boston Varnish Company (regarding war-time price uncertainty), Brandram-Henderson (Halifax, regarding "import[ing certain goods] from countries where it is now impossible to obtain further supplies"), Chronicle Publishing Co. (Halifax, regarding the sale of "a history of the great conflict now raging in Europe" for two months at this stage), Greenshields Limited (Montreal, regarding a "good season for dress goods" despite the "war-time dullness of many lines" and the fact that "French goods are cut off entirely [and that some] raw materials such as dyestuffs come from Germany and Austria exclusively"), Holzapfels Limited (Newcastle-on-Tyne, reassuring clients that their company is "absolutely and entirely British"), J.L. Lovitt (Yarmouth, regarding the "feverish state of the wheat market" and reduced supplies), J.E. Morse & Co. (Halifax, about wartime demands having "completely exhausted [the supplies of] the popular selling teas"), Nova Scotia Belgian Relief Fund (Halifax; from Arthur Barnstead), Patterson Candy Company (Toronto, reassuring that they "have been strongly opposed to making any advance in price unless positively forced to it", and slamming those "who would delight in getting more for his product on account of the abnormal condition"), Oxford Manufacturing Company (Oxford, NS, "we are facing a famine in dyestuffs"), Quaker Oats Company (Peterborough, re: "extreme scarcity of cash oats [...compelling] us to put further advances into effect), W.H. Schwartz & Sons (Halifax, about the withdrawal of a printed list of supplies based on "the very uncertain conditions surrounding the spice business brought about by the war"), R.B. Seeton (Halifax, "we do not know from one day to another what the price will be"), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth, regarding "the [appalling] effect of this horrible war on commercial conditions throughout the world"), Wm. Stairs, Son & Morrow (Halifax, assuring customers that "all prices will be based on ruling market price ONLY"), W.H. Thorne (Saint John, regarding the purchase of "patriotic selections" of records), Willett Martin (New York, anticipating that "stove coal will be very scarce during the Fall and Winter months"), Warwick Bros & Rutter (Toronto, about installing "patriotic windows").

File contains other standard business correspondence from: Acadia Gas Engine Co. (Bridgewater), Edward M. Alden (Boston), Edward Allen (Yarmouth), G.E. Barbour (Saint John), Sidney R. Baxter (Boston), A.M. Bell & Co. (Halifax), Geo. C. Boudreau (Meteghan Station, NS), Brookfield Bros. (Halifax), Burrell-Johnson Iron Company (Yarmouth), Canadian Cereal and Flour Mills (Galt, ON), Canadian Consolidated Rubber Co. (Halifax), Canadian Drug Co. (Saint John), Canadian Oil Companies (Toronto), Canadian Poster Company (Montreal, regarding a Stanfields promotion), Clayton & Sons (Halifax), Cochran, Burns & Farnsworth (Boston), McCormick & Stronach (Clementsport, NS), Davis & Fraser (Halifax), Davis & Lawrence (Montreal), Eagle Oil & Supply Co. (Boston), Eastern Shirts Limited (Truro), Emerson & Fisher (Saint John), Enterprise Foundry (Sackville, NB), Frank Fales (Saint John), Flintkote Manufacturing Company (Boston), Arthur Fordham (Halifax), John Forsyth Company (Berlin, ON), Gourock Ropework Export Co. (Montreal, via Glasgow), Gunns Limited (West Toronto), G.J. Hamilton & Sons (Halifax), Ida Harlow (Sable River West), Hawboldt & Evans (Chester), Hilford Fur Farm (Port Hilford, NS), N. Hingley & Sons (Dudley, UK), Ideal Bedding (Toronto), T. McAvity & Sons (Saint John), A. & W. MacKinlay (Halifax), Manchester Robertson Allison (Saint John), Maple Leaf Milling Co. (Saint John), Maritime Cap Limited (Moncton), Meeker & Company (New York), G.P. Mitchell & Sons (Halifax), J.L. Morton (Lower Argyle), J. & M. Murphy (Halifax), Neville Canneries (Port Mouton, NS), M.A. Nickerson (Clark's Harbour), Northern-Electric (Halifax), Parrish, Phillips & Co. (New York), Payzant & King (Halifax), Redmond Company Limited (Montreal), W.G. Robertson (Halifax), Salada Ceylon Tea (Montreal), W.E. Sanford (Hamilton, ON), Scovil Bros. (Saint John), I.B. Shaffner (Halifax), Shives Lumber Company (Campbellton, NB), Southern Salvage Company (Liverpool), H.D. Starratt (Paradise, NS), John Tobin & Co. (Halifax), Trojan Waist Co. (Philadelphia), Viscol Company (Boston), Waldron Drouin Co. (Montreal), Welsford L. Watt (Halifax), Wolverton Milling Co. (Saint John), Thomas Wood & Company (Boston), among others.

Business correspondence to William McMillan, Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

File contains business correspondence addressed to (and a few written by)William McMillan, Lockeport, between April 1921 and July 1921, regarding receipt of shipment of goods to be sold in his general store, or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas.

File contains both typed and handwritten correspondence and balance orders from the following brokers: Acadia Gas Engines Limited (Bridgewater), Edward Allen (Yarmouth), American Rolling Mill Co. (Middletown, OH), Baird Company Limited (Woodstock, NB), G.E. Barbour (Saint John), The Barrett Company (Halifax), The Beaver Company (Thorold, ON), J. & T. Bell (Montreal), W.R. Brock Company (Montreal), Brookfield Bros. (Halifax), Canada Cement Company (Montreal), Canada Feed & Oil (Halifax), Canadian Fisheries Association (Vancouver), Canadian Oil Companies (Toronto), M.P. Cook & Co. (Yarmouth), J.F. Creaser Co. (LaHave), H.H. Crosby Co. (Hebron), Wellesley G. Crouse (Middlewood), Davis & Fraser (Halifax), R.H. Davis & Co. (Yarmouth), Thos. P. DeWolfe & Son (Yarmouth), W.G. Dexter (Barrington), Andrew Doane (Ingomar), Dominion Molasses Company (Halifax), Dominion Rubber System (Maritime) Limited (Halifax), Emerson & Fisher (Saint John), Fleetwood Footwear (Saint John), H. Flowers & Son (Halifax), Arthur Fordham (Halifax), W.J. Giffin (Sable River), Geo. C. Goodfellow (Montreal), Chas. Hagar (Roseway), Trueman Hagar (Round Bay), G.J. Hamilton & Sons (Pictou), L. Harlow & Son (Sable River West), L. Higgins & Company (Moncton), H.G. Hines (Central Argyle), Imperial Oil Limited (Halifax), I.S. Johnson & Co. (Boston), J.B. Jones (East Jordan), Larned, Carter & Co. (Toronto), Libby, McNeill & Libby (Halifax), Lincoln, Potter & Co. (Toronto), Liverpool Coal & Supply Co., John Lockett & Son (Bridgetown), Lunenburg Foundry Co., T. McAvity & Sons (Saint John), Manchester Robertson Allison (Saint John), Maple Leaf Milling Company, Maritime Cap Manufacturers (Moncton), Maritime Nursery Co. (Milton), Maritime Tire and Rubber Company (Saint John), Martin-Senour Co. (Halifax), G.P. Mitchell & Sons (Halifax), J. & M. Murphy (Halifax), National Drug and Chemical Company (Halifax), Northern Electric (Halifax), Nova Scotia Clay Works (Elmsdale), Nova Scotia Fertilizer Co. (Halifax), Nova Scotia Furnishing Company (Halifax), Parrish, Phillips & Co. (New York), Philadelphia Reading Coal and Iron CO., R.E. Pinkham (Barrington), Quaker Oats Company (Peterborough), Retail Merchants Association of Canada, Retail Merchants Underwriters Agency (Halifax), Review Publishing Company (of the Dalhousie Review, Halifax), W.H. Schwartz & Sons (Halifax), Scythes & Company Limited (Halifax), Sidd Suspender Co. (Moncton), Smith Brokerage Co. (Saint John), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), Wm. Stairs, Son & Morrow (Halifax), Stanfields Limited (Truro), John Starr, Son & Co. (Halifax), Stickney & Poor Spice Co. (Halifax), Sussex Manufacturing Co., T.C. Swaine (Barrington), A.E. Thorbourn (Gunning Cove), W.H. Thorne & Company (Saint John), John Tobin & Co. (Halifax), Tooke Bros. (Montreal), Thomas Wood & Company (Boston), Yarmouth Trading Co., among others.

Business correspondence to William McMillan, Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

File contains business correspondence addressed to William McMillan and Fred Giffin (with a few written by McMillan), Lockeport, between September 1922 and December 1922, regarding receipt of shipment of goods to be sold in McMillan's general store, or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas.

File contains both typed and handwritten correspondence and balance orders from the following brokers:
Ames Holden McCready (Montreal), Amherst Boot & Shoe Co., Anglo-Canadian Feed Co. Ltd. (Halifax), J.E. Armstrong (Liverpool, an application for a job after [incorrectly] hearing of the "death of Mr McMillan" and there now being a "vacancy that you no doubt will find hard to fill"), Atlantic Waxed Paper Company (Sussex, NB), L.E. Baker & Co. (Yarmouth), C.R. Banks (Torbrook Mines), Barrett Company (Saint John), Bauld Bros. (Halifax, regarding their forthcoming retirement), Beaver Company (Thorold, ON), A.M. Bell & Co. (Halifax), C.E. Bentley & Co. (Truro), Boehner's Limited (West LaHave), Bowker Fertilizer (Boston), W.R. Brock Company (Montreal), Brock & Paterson (Saint John), Roland C. Brown (North Sydney, regarding the publication of his brother's [Thomas J.] book "Nova Scotia Place Names"), Brown Candy Co. (Halifax), Canadian Oil Companies Limited), M.P. Cook & Company (Yarmouth), Crown Pants Co. (Montreal), Davies Footwear Company (Toronto), R.H. Davis & Company (Yarmouth), Thos P. DeWolfe & Son (Yarmouth), Andrew Doane (Ingomar), Dominion Molasses Company (Halifax), Dominion Rubber System (Maritime) Limited (Halifax), Brenda Douglas (Louis Head), Rupert Dunlop (Sable River), Eastern Hat & Cap Mfg. Co. (Truro), Eastern Hay and Feed Company (Sackville, NB), E.B. Eddy Co. (Halifax), Emerson & Fisher (Saint John), Enterprise Foundry Co. (Sackville, NB), T.H. Estabrooks Co. (Saint John), Frank Fales & Sons (Saint John), Charles Fawcett (Sackville, NB), H. Flowers & Son (Halifax), Gloria Light Company (Chicago), Gnaedinger Sons Limited (Montreal), Gurney Massey Company (Montreal), Gutta Percha & Rubber Limited (Halifax), Chas. Hagar (Roseway), Trueman Hagar (Round Bay), Emma Harlow (Sable River), James J. Harris (Halifax), A.W. Hebb (Bridgewater), Fletcher Hebb (Bridgewater), J.W. Hebb, Lakeside Farm (Hebb's Cross), E.S. Hendry (Milton), Holeproof Hosiery (London, ON), Hunt Brothers (London, ON), Hyslop Brothers (Toronto), Imperial Oil Limited (Halifax), Robt. H. Ingersoll & Bros (Montreal), J.B. Jones (East Jordan), Lake of the Woods Milling Company (Montreal), William Law & Co. (Yarmouth), Liverpool Woodworking Co., Loraine Chocolate Corporation (Toronto),
T. McAvity & Sons (Saint John), Maurice Mahaney (Birchtown), Manchester Robertson Allison (Saint John), Maple Leaf Milling Co Limited (Toronto), Willett Martin (New York), Martin-Senour Co. (Halifax), G.P. Mitchell & Sons Limited (Halifax), J. & M. Murphy Limited (Halifax), Neville Canneries (Port Mouton), New Germany Fruit Co., F.T. Nickerson & Co. (Clark's Harbor), Nova Scotia Bedding Co. (Windsor Junction), Parisian Corset Manufacturing Company (Quebec, QC), Parrish, Phillips & Co. (New York), Philadelphia & Reading Coal and Iron Co. (Philadelphia), Pyke Bros. Limited (Halifax), Quaker Oats Company (Halifax), Frank Reardon Limited (Halifax), Retail Merchants Association of Canada (regarding fire insurance), Rutherford Milling Company (Blenheim, UK), Josiah Sears (Shag Harbour), W.G.M. Shepherd (Montreal), J.A. Silver (Liverpool), Simmons Limited (Montreal), Smith Brokerage Co. (Halifax), Southern Salvage Company Limited (Liverpool), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), Wm. Stairs, Son & Morrow (Halifax), Stanfield's Limited (Truro), John Starr, Son & Co. (Halifax), Stroyan Dunwoody Company (Sunderland, formerly Craven & Speeding), T.C. Swaine (Barrington), A.E. Thorbourn (Gunning Cove), W.H. Thorne & Company (Saint John), Marion Townsend (Lydgate, regarding an application for a "girl clerk" position), T.E. Worthen (Crowell's), Yarmouth Fruit Co., among others.

Business correspondence to William McMillan, Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

File contains business correspondence addressed to William McMillan and Fred Giffin (with several carbon copies of correspondence written by McMillan), Lockeport, between May 1923 to August 1923, regarding receipt of shipment of goods to be sold in McMillan's general store, or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas.

File contains both typed and handwritten correspondence and balance orders from the following brokers:
Edward Allen (Yarmouth), C.R. Banks (Torbrook Mines), I. & J. Barber (Sheffield, England), Bates & Innes Limited (Carleton Place, ON), C.E. Bentley & Co. (Truro), Bowker Fertilizer Company (Boston), W.R. Brock Co. (Montreal), Brock & Paterson (Saint John), Brookfield Bros. (Halifax), Buffalo Specialty Company, Owen Cameron (Moncton), Canada Cement Company (Montreal), Canada Life Assurance Company, Canadian Drug Co. (Saint John), Canadian General Electric Company Limited (Halifax), Canadian National Railways (Moncton), Canadian Oxo-Gas Company (Toronto), M.P. Cook & Co. (Yarmouth), Craven & Speeding Bros. (Sunderland, England), Crowe Furniture Company (Bridgewater), Beaumont Decker (McNutts Island), Dickson & Eddy Coal (New York), Andrew Doane (Ingomar), Dominion Molasses Company (Halifax), Dominion Rubber System (Maritime) Limited (Saint John), Dominion Salt & Trading Co. (Halifax), Miss E.L. Downie (Sandy Point, regarding a job application), Duktex Coat Company (Montreal), Emerson & Fisher (Saint John), Enterprise Foundry Co. (Sackville, NB), T.H. Estabrooks Co. (Saint John, regarding damaged Red Rose Tea packages), Farquhar Bros (Halifax), Firth, Thurlow & Co. (Halifax), Gordon, Mackay & Co. (Toronto), Wm. Gluckin & Co. (Toronto), Freeman Hagar (Round Bay), John Hagar (Roseway), Emma Harlow (Sable River), Lewis Harlow (Sable River West), W.F. Hatheway Co. (Yarmouth), J.A. Haugh Mfg Copmany (Toronto), A.W. Hebb (Bridgewater), J.W. Hebb, Lakeside Farm (Hebb's Cross), E.G. Hines (Central Argyle), Holeproof Hosiery Co. (London, ON), A.W. Hopkins (Crowells), Indian Garden Farm (Bridgewater), Robt. Ingersoll & Bro. (Montreal), J.B. Jones (East Jordan), M.S. Kilby (Montreal), LaHave Creamery Co. (Bridgewater), Alberta Lisk (West Middle Sable), R.J. Lovell Co. (Toronto), Lunenburg Foundry Co., T. McAvity & Sons (Saint John), McCann-Camp Company Inc. (New York), Mrs Finley MacIntosh (St. Catherines River), Martin-Senour Co. (Halifax), Miner Rubber Company (Halifax), G.P. Mitchell & Sons (Halifax), Monarch Knitting Company (Dunnville, ON), J. & M. Murphy (Halifax), National Drug and Chemical Company of Canada (Halifax), Neville Canneries (Port Mouton), Northern Aluminum Company (Toronto), Nova Scotia Sea Fisheries Association (Yarmouth), A.T. O'Leary & Co. (Halifax), Waldo Oikle (Shelburne), T.L. Parkman & Company (Halifax, successors to Robert Taylor Co.), Parrish, Phillips & Co. (New York), William Paterson Limited (Brantford, ON), Philadelphia & Reading Coal and Iron Co. (Philadelphia), R.E. Pinkham (Barrington), Progress-Enterprise Company (Lunenburg), Quaker Oats Company (Halifax), Frank Reardon Limited (Halifax), Retail Merchants Association of Canada, F.A. Robertson (Port Mouton), Geo. A. Ross (Pinehurst), Saint John Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Saint John), R.B. Seeton & Co. (Halifax), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), Wm. Stairs, Son & Morrow (Halifax), Stanfield's Limited (Truro), John Starr Son, & Co. (Halifax), Steen Bros. & Co. (Yarmouth), Will H. Stetson (New York), Stetson, Cutler & Company (Campbellton, NB, formerly Shives Lumber Company), T.H. Taylor Co. (Chatham, ON), W.H. Thorne & Company (Saint John), Walker Bros. (Milton), among others.

Business correspondence to William McMillan, Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

File contains business correspondence addressed to William McMillan and Fred Giffin (with a few written by McMillan), Lockeport, between August 1923 and December 1923, regarding receipt of shipment of goods to be sold in McMillan's general store, or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas.

File contains both typed and handwritten correspondence and balance orders from the following brokers:
Edward Allen (Yarmouth), Ames Holden McCready (Saint John), L.E. Baker & Co. (Yarmouth), Bates & Iness (Carleton Place, ON),C.E. Bentley & Co. (Truro), Bowker Fertilizer Company (Boston), W.R. Brock Company (Montreal), Canadian Drug Co. (Saint John), Canadian Export & Import Trading Co. (Halifax), Canadian National Railways, Celtic Knitting Co. (Montreal), M.P. Cook & Co. (Yarmouth), E. & S. Currie (Toronto), R.H. Davis & Company (Yarmouth), Andrew Doane (Ingomar), Dominion Molasses Company (Halifax), Dominion Rubber System (Maritime) Limited (Saint John/Halifax), Eastern Hay and Feed Company (Sackville, NB), Emerson & Fisher (Saint John), Enterprise Foundry Co. (Sackville, NB), Excel Footwear Co. (Halifax), Farquhar Bros. (Halifax), Charles Fawcett (Sackville, NB), Firth, Thurlow & Co. (Halifax), Arthur Fordham & Co. (Halifax), Chas. Hagar (Roseway), Freeman Hagar (Round Bay), G.J. Hamilton & Sons (Pictou), Emma Harlow (Sable River), Hastings Harlow (Sable River West), Hatfield & Co. (Hartland, NB), J.A. Haugh Mfg Company (Toronto), Indian Garden Farm (Bridgewater), Imperial Oil Limited (Halifax), J.B. Jones (East Jordan), J.J. Kinley (Lunenburg), Lakeside Farm (Hebb's Cross), Liverpool Woodworking Co., Lockett & Co. (Bridgetown), J.C. Mackinosh & Co (Halifax), Manchester Robertson Allison (Saint John), Martin-Senour Co. (Halifax), L.H. Minard (Milton), Miner Rubber Company (Halifax), G.P. Mitchell & Sons (Halifax), Monarch Knitting Company Limited (Dunnville, ON), Montreal Waterproof Clothing Co., J.S. Moses (Bridgetown), J. & M. Murphy (Halifax), Northern Electric Company (Halifax), G.N. Reagh (Middleton), Retail Merchants' Association of Canada, Royal Print & Litho (Halifax), Jas. Simmonds Limited (Halifax), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), Stanfields Limited (Truro), T.C. Swaine (Barrington), T.H. Taylor Co. (Halifax), A.E. Thorbourn (Halifax, via Sandy Point), W.H. Thorne & Company (Saint John), Walker Bros. (Milton), Weston Shoe Company (Quebec), Yarmouth Fruit Co., among others.

Business correspondence to William McMillan, Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

File contains business correspondence addressed to William McMillan and Fred Giffin, Lockeport, between October 1925 and February 1926, regarding receipt of shipment of goods to be sold in McMillan's general store, or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas.

File contains both typed and handwritten correspondence and balance orders from the following brokers:
Edward Allen (Yarmouth), American Agricultural Chemical Company (Boston; with agreed-upon consignment contract), Ames Holden McCready Rubber Co. (Saint John), Amherst Boot & Shoe Company, C.R. Banks (Torbrook Mines), G.E. Barbour Company (Saint John), Barrett Company (Montreal), Bates & Innes Limited (Carleton Place, ON), C.E. Bentley & Co. (Truro), Biltmore Shirt Company (Montreal), Bras d'Or Coal Company (Little Bras d'Or Bridge), W.R. Brock Company (Montreal), Canadian Drug Co. Limited (Saint John), Canadian Fairbanks-Morse Company (Saint John), Canadian General Electric Company (Halifax), Canadian Oil Companies Limited (Halifax), Canadian Westinghouse Company (Halifax), Carvell Bros. (Charlottetown, PEI), Chisholm Co. Limited (Halifax), Jno. F. Clark & Co. (New York), H.S. Cook & Co. (Yarmouth), M.P. Cook & Company (Yarmouth), James Coristine & Co. (Montreal), S. Cunard & Co Limited, Anthracite (Halifax), E. & S. Currie (Toronto), Andrew Doane (Ingomar), Robert D. Doane & Co. (Barrington), Dominoin Rubber System (Maritime) Limited (Saint John), Eastern Hay and Feed Company (Sackville, NB), Emerson & Fisher (Saint John), Enterprise Foundry Co. (Sackville, NB), Essex Fertilizer Company (Windsor), T.H. Estabrooks Co. (Saint John), C. & E. Everett Limited (Saint John), Frank Fales & Sons (Saint John, regarding the passing of Mr Fales), Farquhar & Co. (Halifax), Charles Fawcett Limited (Sackville, NB), Arthur Fordham & Co. (Halifax), Ganong Bros. Limited (St. Stephen, NB), C. Gates, Son & Co. (Middleton), Emma Goodman (Sable River), George S. Goulden (Birchtown), Gunns Limited (Saint John), Chas. Hagar (Roseway), Freeman Hagar (Round Bay), G.J. Hamilton & Sons (Pictou), W.L. Harding, Limited (Yarmouth), H.M. Hopper (Saint John), Imperial Oil Limited (Halifax), Indian Garden Farm (Bridgewater, Fletcher Hebb), Ingersoll Watch Co. Inc. (Montreal), Johnston and Ward (Halifax), Mrs. J.B. Jones (East Jordan), Killam Borthers (Yarmouth), Linen Thread Company (Boston), Liverpool Woodworking Co. Limited, Lunenburg Coal & Supply Co., T. McAvity & Sons (Saint John), Andrew MacDonald (Port Joli), W.S. MacDonald (Halifax), J.D. McKenzie (Middleton), A. & W. MacKinlay (Halifax), Fred O. MacLeod (New Glasgow), Manchester Robertson Allison (Saint John), Maple Leaf Milling Co. (Toronto), Martin-Senour Co. (Halifax), L.H. Minard (Milton), G.P. Mitchel & Sons (Halifax), J. & T. Morris (Charlottetown, PEI), M.M. Munroe (Bridgewater), J. & M. Murphy (Halifax), National Drug and Chemical Company (Halifax), Northern Electric Company (Halifax), Nova Scotia Bedding Co. (Windsor Junction), A.T. O'Leary & Co. (Halifax), Osborne Company (Toronto), Phonograph Salon Limited (Saint John), Pickford and Black (Halifax), Pyke Bros. (Halifax), Rafuse & Eisenhauer Limited (Bridgewater), G.N. Reagh & Sons (Middleton), Frank Reardon Limited (Halifax), Retail Merchants Association of Canada, J.M. Robinson & Sons Limited (Saint John), William Roche (Halifax), Joseph Salter's Sons Limited (North Sydney), Smith Brokerage (Saint John), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), Wm. Stairs, Son & Morrow Limited (Halifax), Steel Furnishing Company (New Glasgow), Steele, Briggs Seed Co. (Toronto), Steen Bros. (Yarmouth), J.H. Thorburn (Sandy Point), W.H. Thorne & Company (Saint John), Geo. E. Van Buskirk Co. (Halifax), F.K. Warren (Halifax), Fred S. White & Co. (St. Stephen, NB), Whiting Seed Co. (Halifax), Wolverton Flour Mills Co. (Toronto), Yarmouth Fruit Company, among others.

Business correspondence to C. Locke & Co., Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

File contains business correspondence addressed largely to Clifford Locke (a couple pieces to Stanley Locke) of C. Locke & Co., Lockeport, from late-October 1896 to late-summer 1897, regarding receipt of shipment of goods (or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas). File contains both typed and handwritten correspondence. File contains correspondence from the following receivers and brokers: E.D. Adams (Halifax), Halifax Banking Company (Canning, NS), George Ackhurst, Broker (Halifax), Burrell-Johnson Iron Co. (Yarmouth), Black Bros. & Co. (Halifax), Barclay, Clements & Co. (Boston), Confederation Life Association (Halifax), E. Frank Close (Boston), De Long & Seaman (Boston), Laura C. Dimocks (Claremont), Robert Dawson & Sons (Bridgewater), Eaton & Company (Green's Landing, Maine), Inness, Hemeon & Co. (Liverpool, NS), Pearson, Forbes & Covert (Halifax), Gurney Massey Company (Montreal), Gurney Foundry Company (Toronto), Rupert Gardiner (Brooklyn, NS), Hamilton & Co. (Chebeague, Maine), Imperial Oil Co. Limited (Saint John), T.C. Johnson & Sons (Halifax), Boston Marine Insurance Company (Yarmouth), John Millard (Liverpool), S.B. Miller & Co. (New York), Wm. Muir, Son & Co. (Halifax), J.P. Mitchell & Co. (Mill Village, NS), Matthew & McLean (Souris, PEI), R. Tanner & Son (Pictou), Henry H. Pike (New York), Parker, Eakins & Co. (Yarmouth), J.T. Twining for Quebec Fire Assurrance Company, Rowley & Davies (London), Wm. Stairs, Son & Morrow (Halifax), A. & W. Smith (Halifax), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), John B. Young (Lunenburg), and others.

Simpson family fonds

  • MS-4-181
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1953
Fonds contains a ledger from Vernon Simpon's general store in Simpson's Corner, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia. The ledger book contains entries from 1929-1930. It was also used as a notebook, with miscellaneous notes entered until 1976. Fonds also contains a letter to Mrs. Vernon Simpson (Olive Eliza Simpson) from Robert H. Winters, Ottawa, November 30, 1953. The letter is a reply to Mrs. Simpson's letter about changes to mail delievery in Simpson's Corner, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia. The file with the letter also contains an order form from Veribest Speciality Company and two copies of handwritten minutes of a Community Club meeting held on November 15, 1951.

Simpson family

Ellen Ballon fonds

  • MS-5-2
  • Fonds
  • 1725-1972, predominantly 1898-1972
Fonds contains correspondence, musical scores (piano and orchestral), photographs, a sketch, harmony notebooks, fliers, programs, newspaper clippings, academic journals, a press book, scrapbooks, and letters of composers. The musical scores include several first edition copies and autograph manuscripts. All personal correspondence is incoming correspondence; no outgoing correspondence is included in this fonds.

Ballon, Ellen

Fred Brodie fonds

  • MS-9-6
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1977
Fonds includes the transcripts of conversations Fred Brodie had with Charles Murray and David Gutnick, and with John Bell. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings collected by Fred Brodie on the Canadian Congress of Labour and Trades and Labour Congress of Canada merger, the Halifax Labour Temple, the Halifax Typographical Union, the Teann Ghlac Black Friday coin, along with a variety of letters to the editor. Also included are reference materials for the ITU - Herald contract, the CHFX radio scripts, the Royal Commission on Newspapers' presentation, and a letter written by Fred Brodie to the Halifax Labour Temple.

Brodie, Fred

Jewish Endowment Fund for Dalhousie fonds

  • MS-2-204
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1945
Fonds consists of correspondence to and from donors (1936-1945), student lists, and miscellaneous papers and receipts. Most of the donor correspondence relates to requests for donations, in particular for the Cape Breton Regional Scholarship and the Hebrew Prize in Pathology.

The Jewish Endowment for Dalhousie.

Dickson, Charles

File contains an undated hand-made Christmas card sent to Kenneth Leslie by Leslie's grandson Charles, the son of his daughter Rosaleen Dickson, sometime in the early 1970s. The front of the card depicts a winter sledding scene drawn in pencil, while the interior contains a typed three stanza (12 line) poem beginning "I've travelled here from midnight till noon!", and a handwritten holiday salutation to "Grandad, and Nora!" from Charles.

Dickson, Rosaleen

File contains an undated [1971 or 1972] typed letter sent to Kenneth Leslie from his daughter, Rosaleen. File contains discussion about sending a selection of typed copies of poems to Mr. [Patrick] Crean at McClelland and Stewart -- the other requested poems stored in boxes at the Dickson farmhouse in Shawville, Quebec -- and also mentions that Sean Haldane, who had previously published the ill-received (by Leslie) "Collected Poems of Kenneth Leslie", had not been informed of the efforts to publish an alternate collection of Leslie's works, and would not be "until it has all been settled".

File also contains a facsimile family photograph of the Dickson children, Jennifer, Elizabeth, Marjorie, Ross, and Charles, likely from 1958, serving as a "Seasons Greetings" card signed "from the Dicksons".

Jamison, Priscilla

File contains a thank-you card (with an Eileen Waring illustration to the front) and letter written to Kenneth Leslie, by his granddaughter Priscilla (daughter of Kathleen). File expresses Priscilla's thanks for a gift from Kenneth and Nora, her appreciation of Leslie's poems when she is feeling down (particularly "Promise", transcribed in its entirety), and her decision to choose the surname "Jamison", "because it was an old family name".

Correspondence with friends and researchers

Subseries contains handwritten and typed correspondence sent to Kenneth Leslie, from his friends, supporters, and fellow researchers. Subseries also contains a few pieces of correspondence written by Leslie.

Abels, Lydia

File contains two pieces of correspondence, dated January 1973, sent to Kenneth Leslie by Lydia Abels (Mrs Alexander Hamilton Abels), from Boston, Massachusetts. The first piece of correspondence, dated January 5th, discusses Lydia's declining health. The second piece of correspondence, dated January 8th, mentions Lydia's excitement about receiving a copy of Kenneth Leslie's recent anthology of poems, and how the package "looked exactly like your old Protestant" when it arrived.

Ashworth, Joseph

File contains handwritten correspondence sent by Joseph Ashworth (of Calgary, Alberta) to Kenneth Leslie, dated September 5, 1972. File acknowledges a $5.00 payment for the purchase of one of Leslie's publications, as well as confirming a new mailing address.

Bilainkin, George

File contains two pieces of correspondence written on Royal Commonwealth Society letterhead by George [Bilainkin] in 1972 and 1973 and sent to Kenneth Leslie. The first letter, handwritten and dated September 26, 1972, derides a £220,000 football transfer fee while "pilots are to get £10,3000 a year, [...] railmen are criticized for demanding [a raise of] £20 a week, [and the] chief gets £2500 rise on his lunatic salary of £20,000". The second letter, typed and dated May 19, 1973, derides the "US gangsters" for spreading "inconceivable evil [...] so widely round innocent, harmless creatures, in India and Pakistan, Cyprus and Cuba", the "hoodlum fraud" of the US courts re: Cambodia, the murders which "our BBC and press do not even mention", with the mournful refrain that "this country smells as fearfully as yours -- and none of the citizenry suspects!" Bilainkin was a foreign correspondent and biographer.

Byrne, Florida

File contains a handwritten letter created by Florida L. Byrne (of Tacoma, Washington) dated May 15, 1973, and sent to Kenneth Leslie. Letter gauges Leslie's interest in receiving copies of U.S. Farm News (whose publisher, Fred Stover, "spoke very highly of [Leslie] in one of his letters". Letter also expresses appreciation for receipt of a copy of Leslie's self-published poetry anthology "O'Malley and the Reds and other poems. Finally, letter inquires to the interest in Leslie's receipt of a few books from Mrs Byrne's personal collection.

Ireland, Jean

File contains a handwritten letter sent by Jean Ireland of Sebastopol, CA, dated January 24, 1973, to Kenneth Leslie. The file expresses Ireland's thanks for Leslie sending her a copy of his most recent book of poems, and laments what "skullduggery [sic] will be used as a substitution for war in Indochina since the ceasefire".

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano

File contains a draft of an undated (presumably spring 1943) letter to be sent to American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, written by Kenneth Leslie. The file addresses concerns raised by the Textbook Commission about a "most regretful anti-Semitic foot note" that appeared in the Roman Catholic version of the New Testament that was issued to all "Catholic personnel of the Army". The offending passage, that the Commission requested be removed from all editions, appeared on page 559: "the Jews are the Synagogues of Satan". The First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, had previously been an ardent admirer of Kenneth Leslie's work, giving invaluable endorsements to Leslie on several occasions.

Sackley, Ralph

File contains a typed letter dated May 20th, 1972, and written by Ralph Sackley (of Evanston, IL), sent to Kenneth Leslie. File addresses current reading habits and belief in McGovern in the forthcoming election, before discussing his "oxypheric" nature after Leslie had suffered "lots of strokes" and Sackley's opinions of the mind, deep breathing, and getting "away from self".

Steinmetz, Harry and Doris

File contains typed correspondence written by Harry and Doris Steinmetz (San Diego, CA), from 1971 and 1973, sent to Kenneth Leslie. The first letter is a fragment, presumably from early 1971, where Harry laments at the quickness of the passing year and his plans for 1971. The second letter, dated January 29, 1973, celebrates Leslie's poetry upon the Steinmetz' receipt of a copy of 'O'Malley to the Reds', as well as discussion on future talks and publications (and was typed on the verso of a promotional flyer "commemorating 50th anniversary of the foudning of the USSR [and the] 40th anniversary of the American Russian Institute" in San Francisco. The third item is a copy of the December 1972 issue of The Gadfly, which contains an excerpt by Harry Steinmetz entitled "Around the world in 66 days with thanks" about his visit to Volgograd.

Trudeau, Pierre Elliott

File contains typed correspondence dated June 1, 1973, and sent on "Office of the Prime Minister" letterhead from Pierre Elliott Trudeau, as related by his private secretary, Cécile Viau, and sent to Kenneth Leslie. File expresses that the "Prime Minister was very please to receive a copy" of 'O'Malley to the Reds' and offers appreciation at Leslie's "thoughtful gesture".
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