- MS-2-168, SF Box 25, Folder 42
Wm. Stairs, Son and Morrow Limited
William Robertson and Son Ltd.
Fonds includes correspondence, contract documents, district council documents, annual conference proceedings/documents, information about the conference on trade union rights in 1951-1952, press releases issued by the United Textile Workers of America, and miscellaneous reference material including, a sheet outlining the, "commonplace precaution against war" with a diagram about the potential damages of an atom bomb blast. The reference material contains blank due deduction slips for the United Textile Workers of America Local 152, newsletters issued by the Canadian Textile Council, a pamphlet issued by the Trade Union Research Bureau titled, "Wages and the Cost of Living", and amendments submitted by the "Local 100 United Textile Workers of America for negotiations with the Montreal Cottons Limited."
Files are listed alphabetically by title.
United Textile Workers of America. Local 152.
Two Planks and a Passion Theatre Company
The Travelling Players of Halifax.
Lynch, William (Bill)
Starr Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
S. St. C. and H. Jones
Dickie, Rufus Edward
Hattie, Robert McConnell
Robert Dawson and Son.
Robb Engineering Works Ltd.
Raymond, Richard L.
Dimock, Ralph Venning, 1867-1948
Murray, Robert Graham
Dumaresq, James Charles Philip, 1844-1906
Pickford and Black Ltd.
The Archives of Oland and Son Limited consists of records created by Oland and Son Limited and its affiliated companies. Some of the companies changed names after Oland and Son sold its brewing assets to John Labatt Limited. Records for these companies are included as well. Records range from 1867 to 1989, but were predominiately created between 1950 and 1971.
The Archives of Oland and Son and Affiliated Companies include a wide variety of materials, including administrative records, financial records, correspondence, photographs, advertising and marketing materials, beer production files, sales records, and legal documents. Administrative records typically include meeting minutes, annual reports, memorandums, surveys, and studies or reports on various aspects of the brewing industry and the breweries operated by Oland and Son. Beer production files typically include brewing books, yeast log books, fermentation schedules, production reports, and other records that document the beer production process. The Archives contains a large amount of correspondence between Oland and Son and its affiliated companies and various businesses, government agencies, associations, and individuals from across the Maritimes and around the world. Financial records typically include financial statements, cost reports, comparative statements, general ledgers, valuations, audit reports, and other records documenting the financial position of the various companies. Extensive advertising and marketing files exist, including advertising contracts and schedules, proofs and sketchs, reports and proposals, and budgets. The Archives also has extensive sales records documenting the sale of beer across the Maritimes, Quebec, and parts of the United States and the Caribbean. The Archives also contains hundreds of photographs and blueprints of the factories, factory equipment, and the Bluenose II.
Materials are in English, French, German, and Czech. See individual Series descriptions for detailed scope and content notes.
Oland and Son Limited
Ritchie, Norman John, 1896-1976
MacDonald and Westaway
Lunenburg Outfitting Company.
La Have Outfitting Company.
Harris, Joseph Simpson
Arnison, Joseph Simpson, 1820-1892
Mills, John W.
James P. Mitchell and Co.
James E. Dickie and Company
J.D.B. Fraser & Sons
Harza Engineering Company.
Halifax Visiting Dispensary
Halifax Seed Company
H.H. McCurdy and Co.
This fonds consists primarily of records related to the Board of Governors collected by Farquhar during his time on the board, including minutes; the report A Survey and Plan of Fund-raising for Dalhousie University; and a file of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and publications related to President Stanley Carleton’s resignation.
The fonds also includes some other miscellaneous materials collected by Farquhar related to the history of Dalhousie or the province, and associations/events with which he was involved. These records include pamphlets, song books, biographical sketches of some notable Nova Scotians, and a number of event programs and invitations.
George E. Smith Company.