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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.

A Search for Collective Bargaining : The Nova Scotia Government Employees Association Experience

  • MS-9-39, SF Box 52, Folder 2
  • Item
  • April 6, 1979
File contains a student essay titled, "A Search for Collective Bargaining : The Nova Scotia Government Employees Association Experience," written in 1979 by Kevin Reilly for a course on Canadian working class history taught by Dr. Gregory S. Kealey. The essay documents the history of the Nova Scotia Government Employees Association's collective bargaining experience.

Reilly, Kevin

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.

George MacKay fonds

  • MS-4-78
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1912
Fonds contains business records accumulated by George MacKay, including correspondence, receipts, and invoices.

MacKay, George

Memoranda from a deed of settlement of the Bank of British North America

  • MS-4-11, SF Box 46, Folder 14
  • File
  • 1836
File contains a seven page handwritten memoranda from a deed of settlement of the Bank of British North America (May 28, 1836). The deed of settlement was negotiated for the purpose of establishing banks in the British colonies of North America. File also contains four blank forms for transferring shares.

Bank of British North America.

Floor plans of Alexander Keith's Brewery building

File contains floor plans for the Alexander Keith's Brewery building located on Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia. The drawings were produced by Hancock Little Calvert Associates. The drawings were originally part of a booklet located in MS-4-135, Box 72, Folder 20.

Cellar, first & second floor plans : Unit C

Item is a drawing of floor plans of Unit C of the A. Keith and Son brewery. The drawing shows floor plans of the cellar, first and second floor of Unit C. Certain areas and pathways are highlighted in red coloured pencil. The drawing was originally bound in a booklet with other drawings of the building. The drawing was produced by Hancock Little Calvert Associates.

Cellar & ground floor plans : Unit B

Item is a drawing of two floors of the A. Keith and Son brewery. The drawing shows floor plans of the cellar and ground floors of Unit B of the building, and some of Unit C. Certain areas and pathways in the floor plans are highlighted with red coloured pencil. The drawing was originally bound in a booklet with other drawings of the building. The drawing was produced by Hancock Little Calvert Associates.

Ground & first floor plans : Unit A

Item is a drawing of two floors of the A. Keith and Son brewery. The drawing shows floor plans of ground floor and first floor of Unit A of the building. Certain areas and pathways in the drawing are highlighted with red coloured pencil. The drawing was originally bound in a booklet with other drawings of the building. The drawing was produced by Hancock Little Calvert Associates.

Detail of louvres for fermenter openings

Item is a drawing of a detail of louvres for fermenter openings. The drawing shows elevation and section views of the louvres. The drawing was produced for A. Keith and Son Ltd. of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Drawings and blueprints of horizontal glass lined tanks and components

File contains drawings of glass lined tanks and their components. The drawings include drawings of the tanks, cross valve piping arrangements, a storage room, and a skimming opening. The drawings were produced by John Inglis Co. Limited for A. Keith and Son Limited and Oland and Son Limited.

Horiz'l glass lined tanks : [blueprint]

Item consists of two copies of a drawing of horizontal glass-lined tanks. The drawing was produced by John Inglis Co. Limited for A. Keith & Son Limited.

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.

Drawing of the Maritime Supplies and Exchange warehouse and the electrical supply for Bluenose II

Item is a drawing of the Maritime Supplies & Exchange warehouse and the electrical supply for the Bluenose II. The warehouse is shown from above and from the side. Part of the electrical diagram is crossed out. The drawing was completed by O. K. Gashus for Yeatman, Endal & Company of Halifax, Nova Scotia. See MS-4-135, Box 156, Folder 4 for related documents

Drawings of proposed electrical arrangements and modifications to propoulsion shafting for the Bluenose II

File contains three drawings of proposed modifications for the Bluenose II. The drawings include a diagram of the existing electrical arrangement with proposed modifications; two copies of a drawing of a proposed modification to the propulsion shafting; and two copies of a proposed schematic diagram of electrical distribution. All of the drawings were completed at the Halifax Shipyards in 1965. See MS-4-135, Box 128, Folder 16 and Box 153, Folder 3 for related documents.

Existing electrical arrangement of Bluenose IInd 32 volt D.C. & 115 volt A.C.

Item is a technical drawing of the existing electrical arrangement of the Bluenose II. The drawing was prepared on July 19th, 1965 for the Halifax Shipyards as is labelled "Sketch No H.S.L.-BL/EL-2." The sketch is overlaid with proposals for expansions or changes to the arrangement, which are printed in red.

Bluenose II proposed modification to propulsion shafting

Item consists of two copies of a drawing of the propulsion shafting of the Bluenose II. The drawing includes a plan view of the existing shafting and a detail of the proposed modification, showing the installation of a twin disc coupling. The drawing was completed by G. T. Nelson from the Halifax Shipyards Drawing Office on September 23rd, 1965. The drawing is labelled "DRG. No. MX-625." Both copies of the drawing are stamped and dated by Halifax Shipyards. One copy has a stamp of approval from the Canada Department of Transport, which is dated October 4th, 1965.

Dark Night Theatre fonds

  • MS-3-45
  • Fonds
  • 1984-1993
This collection primarily consists of theatre and film scripts read during the "ScripTease" dramatic reading series or "Playwright's Corner." The fonds also contains some correspondence and administrative records and two catalogues of plays.

Dark Night Theatre.

Cyril R. Smith fonds

  • MS-4-176
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1923
Fonds contains business correspondence regarding the purchase of a boiler. Fonds also contains a specification for a boiler manufactured by John Inglis Company.

Smith, Cyril R.

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

Headquarters of the Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of Canada, Local 1

File contains a photograph of the exterior of the headquarters of Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of Canada, Local 1, on 60 Gerrish Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The building was built ca. 1939 by Mr. Williams of Lower Sackville for Fenton and Day Beverage Company. It was later sold to Ralph Gould who then sold it to the union, who renovated it to serve as their main offices, meeting hall, and social club.

Photograph of The Scientific Research Bureau of Canada exhibition by John Watt

Item is a photograph of a television on a table surrounded by chairs and a large wall-mounted photograph that formed part of the The Scientific Research Bureau of Canada exhibition by John Watt. Four copies of a report and one pamphlet are on the table, along with an ashtray, water jug, and two cups. The exhibition was presented by the Centre for Art Tapes from September 27, 1978 to October 6, 1978.
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