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A brief history of the coloured Baptists of Nova Scotia

File contains a photocopy of "A Brief History of the Coloured Baptists of Nova Scotia" by P. E. McKerrow. The front cover says "ARCHIVES COPY _ NOT TO BE REMOVED." The book was used as research material during a study on the forced migration of residents of Africville conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s.

Alexander Peter Reid fonds

  • MS-13-33
  • Fonds
  • 1857 - 1920
Fonds comprises correspondence with J.G. MacGregor and copies of published articles. Biographical and professional sketches are located in the case file.

Reid, Alexander Peter

Allan Bevan fonds

  • MS-2-472
  • Fonds
  • Bulk, 1960-1980
Fonds contains textual records relating to the history of the activities of the Dalhousie University English Department and to Bevan's academic activities. The fonds consist of research notes generated during Bevan's study of Dryden's literature; academic and departmental correspondence and documentation created while Bevan was head of the English department and afterwards; documents and correspondence relating to operations at the Dalhousie Review from 1972-1980; fiction and other writings; material pertaining to courses he taught from 1949 to 1976; and various undated papers written by his students.

Bevan, Allan

Appraisal Reports for properties 89, 90, and 140.

File contains an appraisal of lots 89 and 90 in Africville by Stailing Real Estate Service addressed to Mr. C. D. Smith, Supervisor Property Division, City Hall. Five page typed letter that includes photographs of appraised properties. Annotated. - Report from DeWolf Real Estate for lots 89 and 90 in Africville. Annotated. Two pages typed letter + two pages photo reproductions. File also contains a report from Stailing for lot 140. Three page letter with photo reproduced. Addressed to Mr. C. D. Smith, Supervisor Property Division, City Hall. - Report from DeWolf Real Estate for lot 140 addressed to Mr. C. D. Smith. Supervisor Property Division, City Hall. Two typed pages annotated. Annotated.- Request for appraisal from C.D. Smith to Stailing for lot 140. One typed page. - Request for appraisal from C.D. Smith to DeWolf for lot 140. One typed page, heavily annotated.

Articles on Blacks in Nova Scotia

File contains copies of published articles and drafts of unpublished articles related to African-Canadian life in Nova Scotia and Canada. File includes selections from "Negro Settlement in Canada, 1628-1965", "Negroes in Canada" (by Harold H. Potter), notes from McKerrow's "A Brief History of the Coloured People of Nova Scotia", "Negro Settlement in British Columbia, 1858-1871" (by James William Pilton), "The Canadian Negro: A Historical Assessment", "From Slavery to the Ghetto: The Story of the Negro in the Maritimes" (by H.A.J. Wedderburn", and "Negroes in Nova Scotia: Bibliography".

Assessment of the likely effects of peat extraction from Swaines Road (Barrington) bog, Shelburne County, on Drosera filiformis and its habitat : [draft manuscript and other materials]

File contains the draft manuscript written by Freedman, with W. Maass and P. Parfenov, for COSEWIC (the Committe on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada", relating to the protection of the endangered thread-leaved sundew (Drosera filiformis) form bog sites being surveyed as potential peat extraction locations. File includes manuscripts, correspondence, data sets, and relevant statutes.

COSEWIC status report on the Thread-leaved sundew, Russulis filiforme (Drosera filiformis) : [draft manuscript and correspondence]

File contains the draft manuscript written by Freedman and Jim Jotcham for the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, about the status of Drosera filiformis, at several bog sites in southwestern Nova Scotia. File also contains correspondence and related articles.

Case study notes and other materials

File contains papers related to Bernard MacDougall and Margaret Beaton, two interviewers who were involved in case studies of Africville families. The case studies were part of a study on the forced migration of residents of Africville. The study was conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s. The papers include typed notes; notes about the selection of 20 families used in the case studies; letters sent to interviewers involved in the case studies; a list of households; and the interviewers' recorded impressions of Africville before and after interviewing.

Central City Data

File contains population tables, newspaper photocopies, development plans, minutes on public housing projects, and redevelopment project reports.

Charles Beecher Weld fonds

  • MS-13-53
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1924] - [ca. 1979]
Fonds consists of Charles Beecher Weld's correspondence, medicine-related offprints and other textual records, records about community organizations with which he was involved, and photographs of Dalhousie University and Halifax.

Weld, Charles Beecher

City Council meeting minutes (1852-1970)

File contains facsimiles of Halifax City Council minutes on subjects pertaining to the Africville, used as research materials for the Africville Relocation Study, undertaken by Donald Clairmont and Dennis Magill. File also contains correspondence related to the Relocation Study.

Correspondence - National Commission on Human Rights

File contains correspondence from the Canadian Labour Congress, National Commission on Human Rights, regarding housing and employment matters, to two residents of Africville who were later human subjects who participated in a study on the forced migration of residents of Africville. The study was conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s. File also contains agenda from Halifax city council meeting and draft of a report.

Correspondence and other papers about the Africville relocation study

File contains correspondence between researchers and other people involved in a study on the forced migration of residents of Africville. The study was conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s. Items include correspondence between employees at the Institute of Public Affairs at Dalhousie University (including Dennis Magill and Donald Clairmont) and people from the Halifax Department of Welfare, the Office of the City Manager of Halifax, the family court for the County of Cape Breton, the National Harbours Board, Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation, the Halifax Herald Limited, the University of Toronto School of Social Work, and the Canadian Special Senate Committee on Poverty. The file also contains memorandums from the Institute of Public Affairs; research diaries and notes about interviews; a letter template; an invitation list and list of attendees for a meeting for the Africville relocation study; classification categories for Africville Typology; and a blank questionnaire for the study.
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