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.
Item is a glass plate of a drawing of Rev. Thomas McCulloch, D.D. The drawing by Arthur Lismer itself is based on a painting of McCulloch by Daniel Munro. The drawing was commissioned and used for history books on Dalhousie University, like One hundred years of Dalhousie 1818-1918 (1920), and Daniel Cobb Harvey's, An introduction to the history of Dalhousie (1938).
File contains minutes and agenda for ICOD Board of Directors meeting held on June 15- 16, 1989. File includes supporting documentation such as: memos, financial documents, project proposals and summaries, correspondence, reports, background material, and press release. Topics discussed include ICOD Seminar, MarLaw, Marine Edication Kits for St. Kitts/ Nevis, Coral Reef Research, future policy directions, an update on West Africa, report by the audit and evaluation committee, a financial report, project proposals, and a presentation of DELMAR. File contains a duplicate memorandum on budget cuts for 1989/1990, which has not been digitized.
File contains meeting minutes and agenda for Board of Directors meeting held on October 15 - 16, 1986. File includes supporting documentation, such as: memos, financial documents, project proposals and summaries, reports, correspondence, briefing paper, Auditor's report and financial statements, and paper on the origins of ICOD. Topics discussed include: by-laws for the executive committee, signing authority, international directors, west coast representation, evaluation of WMU Training module, staffing, Indian ocean training programme, format for project summaries, Report of executive committee, Canadian directors, report of secretary-treasurer, president's report, corporate plan issues, eleven (11) project proposals, and The World of Ocean Management. File has had duplicate letters removed from digital copy.
File contains meeting minutes and agenda for the ICOD Board of Directors meeting held January 9, 1987. File includes supporting documentation, such as: memos, financial documents, project proposals and summaries, corporate plan, reports, and briefing notes. Topics discussed include: international directors, status of recommendation concerning Canadian directors, staffing activities, International Ocean Institute (IOI) Indian Ocean training programme, increased funding for CIDA/ICOD cooperation, Report of Secretary-treasurer, report of President, Corporate plan, two project proposals, annual cost of living increase for staff, information on appraisal procedures and performance increases/information on classification exercise, and additional office accommodation requirements. File includes a copy of a report from the "Forum Fisheries Agency," funded by the ICOD as well. File contains a duplicate letter which has not been digitized.
Item is the manuscript for a hymn "Rest Christian Calmly," with words by Jessie P. MacKay and music by Addie MacKay. The music is for four-part chorus (soprano, alto, tenor, and bass) and is in F Major with four verses.
Item is a reproduction of a pastel drawing of Thomas McCulloch, the first president of Dalhousie University. The drawing was produced by Munro of Pictou, Nova Scotia. The original drawing was created by Daniel Munro in 1850, after an older drawing hanging in Wellington Presbyterian Church in Glasgow, Scotland. The drawing was given to Dalhousie as a centennial gift by Isabella McCulloch in 1939.