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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

Photograph of a drawing of Reverend Thomas McCulloch

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).

Photograph of a convocation procession

Item is a photograph taken during a Dalhousie University reunion in 1938. The photograph shows a procession of graduates walking across Dalhousie's Studley campus. The Macdonald Library (Macdonald building) and Science Building (Chemistry Building) are visible in the background.

Hayward, J.C.M.

Photograph of a procession across Studley campus

Item is a photograph taken during a Dalhousie University reunion in 1938. The photograph shows a procession of alumni, faculty, or other people walking across Dalhousie's Studley campus. The Macdonald Library (Macdonald building) and Science Building (Chemistry Building) are visible in the background.

Hayward, J.C.M.

Proof sheet of photograph of a tour of the Dalhousie computer centre

Item is a proof sheet with photographs from a tour of the Life Sciences Centre at Dalhousie University. The photographs show Gordon Leece, chief of operations at the Dalhousie Computer Centre, showing computer equipment to students from Holly Drive Elementary School and their teacher, Mary Lloyd. The proof sheet also includes photographs of unidentified people climbing on a muddy hill to look in window.

Photograph of Dr. G. Stroink performing an experiment with a bicycle wheel

Item is a photograph of a group of high school students from Oxford Regional High School watching a demonstration by Dr. G. Stroink during a tour of the Sir James Dunn Science Building at Dalhousie University. The photograph shows Stroink spinning a bicycle wheel to demonstrate angular momentum. The photograph was published in University News, Volume 6, No. 6.

Donkin, John

Photograph of the installation of Henry Hicks as president of Dalhousie University

Item is a photograph taken during the installation of Henry Hicks as President and Vice-Chancellor of Dalhousie University. The photograph shows the Hon. Robert L. Stanfield, and unidentified person, Henry Hicks, and Donald McInnes on stage at the ceremony. The unidentified person is holding an academic robe for Hicks while McInnes stands at a podium. The date on the photograph may be incorrect because Hicks was the President from 1963-1980.

Wamboldt, Lee

Photograph of a historical reenactment

Item is a postcard featuring a photograph taken during a Dalhousie University reunion in 1924. The photograph shows several unidentified people in historical dress reenacting a historical scene, which appears to be about British and Indigenous people. A crowd of people are watching the reenactment, which is taking place on a field.
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