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Affirm United 10th anniversary pin

File contains two lapel pins produced to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Affirm United, an LGBT advocacy group with the United Church. Pins are in the shape of a pink triangle overlapping a navy blue oval, outlined in gold. Text on pins reads "1982—1992".

AIDS Coalition pins

File contains two round, light pink pins with the image of a triangle that reads "COALITION".

AIDS Walk for Life pin

File contains one AIDS Walk for Life pin. Pin features a red ribbon and is printed with text that reads "AIDS Walk for Life —Marche Pour La Vie".

Alan (Al) Roy Stewart fonds

  • MS-15-21
  • Fonds
  • 1980-2019
Fonds contains materials collected by Al Stewart as part of his involvement in the Maritime leather community, his LGBT advocacy work at Saint John's United Church in Halifax, and his involvement in the broader LGBT community in Nova Scotia. Leather community records document the activities of the TightRope leather brotherhood, Mr. Atlantic Canada Leather [MACLeather] contests, and other leather groups across Canada and the United States. Materials include administrative records, photographs, promotional materials, correspondence, newsletters, and catalogues. United Church materials primarily relate to Stewart's efforts to attain Affirmed status for St. John's United Church, and include reference materials, correspondence, and newsletters. Fonds also contains objects and ephemera related to the leather community, Affirm, and Stewart's membership in the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union [NSGEU], as well as personal photographs, correspondence, and LGBT publications.

Stewart, Alan Roy

Angus Edward Murray fonds

  • MS-13-68
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1984
Fonds consists of patient records, autopsy reports, correspondence, various medical reports from several institutions, and business records including a ledger and daily journals.

Murray, Angus Edward

Anne Bishop fonds

  • MS-15-5
  • Fonds
  • [198-?] - 1998
Fonds includes materials created by, collected or about Lesbian and Gay Rights Nova Scotia [LGRNS], including a collection of pins.

Bishop, Anne Charlotte

Arthur Charles Hawkins fonds

  • MS-13-5
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1886
Fonds consists of tickets confirming Hawkins' admission to and attendance in classes and wards at Halifax Medical College, Dalhousie College and University, Montreal General Hospital, and the Provincial and City Hospital.

Hawkins, Arthur, Charles

Atlantic Provinces Political Lesbians for Equality (APPLE) pride banner

  • MS-15-3.2019-062, OS Box 15, Folder 5
  • File
  • [between 1985 and 1995]
  • Part of Lynn Murphy fonds

File contains one banner for Atlantic Provinces Political Lesbians for Equality (APPLE), used in a Pride parade, march, or demonstration and collected by the Gay and Lesbian Association. Banner is made of a white bedsheet with black fabric letters reading "APPLE" sewn on.

Avis (Marshall) McCurdy fonds

  • MS-2-299, SF Box 36, Folders 12-16 ; SF Box 36, Folders 1-11, 17-24
  • Fonds
  • Bulk, 1924-1927
Fonds comprises exam questions, debating notes, dance cards, invitations, sorority notes, pins and other memorabilia from McCurdy's student years at Dalhousie University. There are also records (correspondence, financial statements, clippings, menus) from university reunions in 1938, 1967 and 1977.

McCurdy, Avis Hunter (Marshall)

Awards and distinctions

Series contains honours and distinctions awarded to Janet Conners in recognition of her involvement in the Royal Commission of Inquiry on the Blood System in Canada [the Krever Inquiry], and her subsequent advocacy work for persons living with HIV/AIDS. Materials include honorary degrees, awards, fellowships, and other distinctions, as well as associated programs, invitations, and forms.

Bob Fougere fonds

  • MS-15-18
  • Fonds
  • 1990-2017
Fonds contains materials collected by LGBTQ+ activist Bob Fougere pertaining to his activism in Halifax. Records in fonds document Fougere's work as coordinator of the Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project [NSRAP], including NSRAP's participation in the Halifax Rainbow Health Project and its health care advocacy work on behalf of transgender Nova Scotians. Materials also document Fougere's roles as board member at Safe Harbour Metropolitan Community Church, and facilitator the Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Youth Project support group. Materials in fonds include correspondence, pamphlets, essays, studies, clippings, reports, meeting minutes, conference materials, and ephemera.

Fougere, Bob

Canada : moving forward – AIDS 2010 pin

File contains one pin produced in connection with the Canada : Moving forward -- AIDS 2010 event. Pin features a black background with a grey-blue border, and a red ribbon with a maple leaf on the end in the centre. Red text around the border reads "Canada: Moving Forward" with smaller red text beneath reading "AIDS 2010".

Canadian Labour Congress pride tote

File contains one tote bag produced by the Canadian Labour Congress. Tote bag is made of black fabric, and is printed with an inverted pink triangle with black text written into each side of the triangle reading "Solidarité—Pride—Fierté.

Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1725 fonds

  • MS-9-4
  • Fonds
  • 1974
Fonds includes circulars issued by Dalhousie University to recruit members for the Canadian Union of Public Employees as well as circulars issued by the Canadian Union of Public Employees to the existing Dalhousie University members. Also included in the fonds is a poster highlighting guest speaker Grace Hartman.

Canadian Union of Public Employees. Local 1725.

Certification tickets from Montreal General Hospital and University of McGill College

File contains three certification tickets received by Arthur Charles Hawkins during the 1884-1885 session at the University of McGill College and Montreal General Hospital. The first two tickets confirm that Hawkins acted as a clinical clerk and a dresser in the surgical wards of Montreal General Hospital for three months ending in March 1885, as certified by Thomas G. Roddick, MD. The third ticket confirms Hawkins's enrolment in a Clinical Surgery course at McGill University, under Roddick's tutelage.

"Clan Mc Dyke" pin

Item is one round pin that reads "Clan Mc Dyke" from a Wild Women's [Womyn's/ Wimmins] Weekend.

CODCO pink maple leaf banner

File contains one hand-painted banner. Banner is made of a white bedsheet decorated with a pink maple leaf and glitter glue with text that reads "CODCO" in the centre. Banner is was likely produced in relation to the Newfound-based comedy troupe CODCO's participation in the 1992 Halifax Pride parade.

CODCO pink triangle pride banner

File contains one hand-painted banner made of white cotton fabric cover in purple handprints and other colourful brush marks, and featuring the acronym "CODCO" in black text painted over a large pink triangle. The banner was likely produced in relation to the Newfoundland-based comedy troupe CODCO's participation in the 1992 Halifax Pride parade.

Daily reports from shows and rides at The Bill Lynch Shows

File contains daily reports from the Bill Lynch Shows shows and rides from June to August 1949. The reports are from Halifax and New Glasgow. Areas that are filled out include name of attraction, starting number, finish number, tickets, price, gross, and total. There is one blank form.

Dalhousie Staff Association fonds

  • MS-9-20
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1990
Fonds contains Dalhousie Staff Association newsletters from 1974-1980, collective agreements from 1975-1990, general notices from 1979-1980, meeting and member recruitment posters from various years, a pamphlet about the Dalhousie Staff Association, and a copy of the 1976 constitution.

Dalhousie Staff Association

Daniel McNeil Parker fonds

  • MS-13-31
  • Fonds
  • 1842-1846
Fonds consists of student tickets and certificates from the University of Edinburgh. Several obituaries from different sources are located in the case file.

Parker, Daniel McNeil

Demonstration banners and flags

Series contains banners and flags produced by members of the Gay and Lesbian Association for use in Pride marches, GALA meetings, and other political demonstrations in Nova Scotia.

Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia

Documents related to Bucky Adams

File contains documents related to Bucky Adams, a jazz artist from Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Documents include programs, ephemera, correspondence, magazine clippings, and newspaper clippings related to Amnesty International, the Black Loyalist Heritage Society, CBC Television studios, a copy of Bucky Adams’ birth certificate, a copy of the Diamond Jubilee medal certificate awarded to Bucky Adams in 2012, Black Focus magazine, Halifax Jazz Festival, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, a copy of the invitation to Bucky Adams and The Basin Street’s album releases and performances, Dartmouth Heritage Museum’s production of “The Phantom of the Opera” in 2011, Bucky Adams’ memorial, and others.

Documents related to Linda Carvery

File contains documents related to Linda Carvery.

Documents include programs, ephemera, magazine clippings, and newspaper clippings related to Blues Night for Rocky Jones event, “For the Love of God” Valentine's Day concerts, Atlantic Jazz Festival, the African Nova Scotian Music Association awards, Northwood Encores’ performance of “Grand Mamma Mia”, Charles Taylor Theatre’s musical production “Viola: An Original Musical”, Bella Blue performances, Martin Luther King concerts with the Nova Scotia Mass Choir, and others.

Documents related to Linda Carvery

File contains documents related to Linda Carvery.

Documents include programs, ephemera, correspondence, magazine clippings, and newspaper clippings related to Black Focus magazine, Linda Carvery receiving an honourary degree at Saint Mary's University in 1998, Halifax Festival of the Arts, Halifax Jazz Festival, East Coast Music Association awards, Neptune Theatre productions, Ladies in Blue concerts, Martin Luther King concerts with the Nova Scotia Mass Choir, Linda Carvery’s appointment to citizenship judge, the album release for “Yesterday / Today”, election campaign material, and others.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir from 2006 to 2012.

Documents include newspaper clippings, programs, and ephemera related to the annual Martin Luther King concert, Alexander Keith's Natal Day Festival, the choir's fifteenth anniversary celebration, the death of Etta James, the Titanic centenary tribute concert, Africa Festival of Arts and Culture, "Halifax for Haiti" benefit concert, the African Nova Scotian Music Association awards, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Freedom Festival, and others.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir in 1996.

Documents include newspaper clippings, programs, and ephemera related to the choir at the East Coast Music Association awards, the release of their record, "He Never Failed Me Yet," "Symphony Explosion" concerts, the Canadian Hockey Awards, the African Heritage Gala, and other events.

File also contains a copy of Rising Tide newspaper.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir in 1997.

Documents include newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, ephemera, and programs related to the East Coast Music Association awards and the Martin Luther King concert with Symphony Nova Scotia.

File also contains a copy of Rising Tide newspaper.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir in 2002.

Documents include newspaper clippings, programs, ephemera relating to the Martin Luther King concert with Symphony Nova Scotia, Atlantic Jazz Festival, workshops with musical group The Lee Boys, and Marko Simmonds.

File also includes email correspondence between Katherine Carleton, managing director of Symphony Nova Scotia, and Viki Samuels-Stewart, director of the Nova Scotia Mass Choir.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents relating to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir in 2002 and 2003.

Documents include newspaper clippings, programs, and ephemera related to the choir's tenth anniversary, performances at Hillside Baptist Church in Moncton, New Brunswick, the annual Martin Luther King concert, and the East Coast Music Association awards.

File also includes a copy of Atlantic Canada Frank magazine and a list of all current and past choir members as of January 2003.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir from 2013 to 2018.

Documents include newspaper clippings, programs, ephemera, and promotional material related to the annual Martin Luther King concert, the grand opening of the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre in Birchtown, the East Coast Music Association awards, African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries, African Nova Scotian Music Association awards, Music Nova Scotia, choir auditions, and other events.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir in 1994.

Documents include newspaper clippings, correspondence, programs, and ephemera related to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas, the sixteenth annual Financial Post Business in the Arts Awards ceremony

File also includes membership lists and a report by choir president, Linda Carvery.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents and ephemera related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir from 2003 to 2005.

Documents include newspaper clippings, ephemera, and programs related to a Habitat for Humanity fundraiser, the choir's Christmas concert at Saint Mary's Basilica, "Christmas on the Town" at Spring Garden holiday festival, and the annual Martin Luther King concert in 2004.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir in 1998.

Documents include newspaper clippings, ephemera, and programs related to Africaribanza, Baie-Comeau jazz festival, Atlantic Jazz Festival, Festival by the Sea in Saint John, New Brunswick, the Gospel Music Workshop of American in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the African Nova Scotian Music Association awards, and others.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir and friends

File contains documents related to the African Nova Scotian Association awards show, Bucky Adams, Shauntay Grant, Gary Beals, hip-hop artist TroBiz, Nadira, African Nova Scotian Music Association president Lou Gannon, Jr., Michael Bailey, Archy Beals, Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, reporter Sherri Borden Colley, and Walter Borden.

Documents include newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, posters, tickets, and programs to the African Nova Scotian Association awards, Rocky Jones’ memorial service in 2013, Natal Day festivals, the Freedom Festival, Halifax public Libraries’ Lift Every Voice, the productions of "Harlem Duet," "I M Possible," and "The Epistle of Tightrope Time," the production of the television series, "The Book of Negroes," based on the novel by Lawrence Hill, performances by Corey Adams, For the Love of God concerts, and Walter Borden’s appointment to Member of the Order of Canada.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass choir and friends

File contains documents related to Beulah Brinston, Jeri Brown, Tamar Brown, Measha Brueggergosman, Novelee Buchan, Cyndi Cain, Elaine Cain, Tiyaila Cain-Grant, John Chaisson, Bruce Chapman, Joanne Clancy, George Elliott Clarke, Quenta Clyke, Lela Coles, the Colley Family, Floyd Colley, George Boyd's theatrical production of Consecrated Ground, the musical group Conquerors for Christ, and Thelma Coward-Ince.

Documents include newspaper clippings, programs, posters, and tickets related to East Coast Music Association performances, Canadian Screen Award nominations, Jongleur Group's "Harmony of Souls: A Tribute to Carrie M. Best," Atlantic Film Festival, Consecrated Ground, "A Tribute to Nina Simone" in 2015, and "Vera's Lament: A Jazz Opera by Jeri Brown."

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir and friends

File contains documents related to playwright and poet laureate Shauntay Grant, Elizabeth Guildford, the Hallelujah Praise Choir, Sylvia Hamilton, Wayn Hamilton, Sean Harris, Dave Hillier, bassist Bruce Jacobs, Anne Johnson-McDonald, Sharon Johnson, poet laureate El Jones, Oliver Jones, and Rocky Jones.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir and friends

File contains documents related to George Jordan, Eileen Joyce, jazz group Ladies in Blue, bassist Steve Lawrence, Owen Lee, Beverly Lewis, Lisa MacDougall, Frank MacKay, Donna MacKenzie, Kim McLeod, Scott MacMillan, Jimmy MacPherson, and Lorraine Klaasen.

Documents include newspaper clippings, posters, programs, and ephemera related to the Halifax Blues Festival, the Atlantic Jazz Festival, the Ladies in Blues' annual breast cancer benefit, the Atlantic Film Festival, the Nova Scotia Mass Choir's annual Martin Luther King concert, album releases, and Neptune Theatre's productions of "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Musical" and "Cats: The Musical."

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir and friends

File contains documents related to Laura Smith, Reeny Smith, Reverend Wallace Smith, Deanna Sparks, Jamie Sparks, Jeremiah Sparks, Richard Sparks, Mavis Staples, Gary Steed, and Symphony Nova Scotia.

Documents include programs, ephemera, magazine clippings, and newspaper clippings related to the Halifax Jazz Festival, the African Nova Scotian Music Association awards, the Prismatic Arts Festival, the annual Martin Luther King "I Have a Dream" concert, and various theatrical productions. Theatrical productions include Neptune Theatre's "Five Guys Named Moe," "Riot," "World Without Shadows," "The Wizard of Oz," as well as Eastern Front Theatre's "The Satchmo Suite."

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