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Will R. Bird fonds

  • MS-2-367
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1980,1928-1950
The fonds includes correspondence covering the years 1962-1978; scrapbooks containing clippings, correspondence and photographs (1926-1973); manuscripts for a number of Bird's published and unpublished works-including novels, stories and articles (undated); hardcover novels, fiction and non-fiction published in magazines, journals and newspapers (1928-1975); and miscellaneous documents including reviews, articles about Bird and royalty information (1935-1976).

Bird, Will R., (Will Richard), 1891-1984

Thomas Head Raddall photograph album 4

Item is a photograph album containing 48 photographs taken between 1944 and 1961 by Raddall and others. Subjects include Raddall participating in CBC radio press media in Halifax; Raddall filming an interview with CBC; Raddall meeting with significant figures in Toronto including Mayor Robert Hood Saunders, Jim Scott with CBC, and author Nicholas Monsarrat; Raddall receiving a silver tray from the West Nova Scotia Regiment at Camp Aldershot; Raddall exploring Moose Harbour after a forest fire, Tanners Pass at Lunenburg, and the W.C. MacKay & Sons shipyard at Shelburne, Nova Scotia; Raddall fishing at Lake Falls, Mersey River; portraits of Raddall and press images of Raddall with his wife Edith; Tom Raddall, Jr. participating in a dissection lab at Dalhousie University; and Tom Raddall, Jr. with his daughter Deborah.

Thomas Head Raddall photograph album 3

Item is an album containing 327 photographs taken between 1941 and 1953 by Raddall and others. Subjects include Raddall and engagements regarding his work, including presenting the address at a club meeting, and meeting with CBC personnel in Toronto, Ontario; Raddall, and his family and friends; the rescue and medical care of surviving crew members from the S/S Empire Seal and S/S Empire Sun, both of which were attacked near Liverpool, Nova Scotia by German U-boats during W.W.II; Raddall's time as an orderly officer at Camp Aldershot in 1942; hunting and fishing trips and vacations with friends and family across the province of Nova Scotia; the last of the navy at Liverpool near the close of W.W.II; urban scenes from Liverpool in winter and the destruction of the Broad River bridge; scenes and local histories from Tancook Island, Seal Island, Cape Breton, and Glode Island; and important figures including Helen Creighton working on Devil's Island, and Raddall meeting photographer Youssef Karsh and McClean's writer Ian Sclanders in Lunenburg. «

Thomas Head Raddall photograph album 2

Item is an album with 206 photographs taken between 1929 and 1941 by Raddall and others. Subjects include Raddall and friends and family; Raddall and Edith's vacation to Bermuda; Raddall and friends boating, and taking camping, hunting and fishing trips across Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island; historical artifacts including a -pound canon; images from a 1933 performance of "Three Live Ghosts" put on in Liverpool, Nova Scotia and in which Raddall acted; and Edith Raddall with her children, Tommy and Frances.

Thomas Head Raddall photograph album 1

Item consists of an album with 401 photographs taken between 1917 and 1927 by Raddall and others. Subjects include Raddall's family and friends; the Halifax explosion, T.H. Raddall, Sr.'s death in W.W.I; Raddall's career as a wireless operator with various ships, crew members, and waterways; the fauna on Sable Island; Raddall's marriage to Edith Freeman; and vacations, hunting, and fishing trips with friends and family across the province of Nova Scotia.

Thomas Head Raddall fonds

  • MS-2-202
  • Fonds
  • Bulk, 1913-1994
The fonds includes manuscripts of most of his published works—novels, short stories, articles, radio broadcasts and plays, and forewords for other works—from 1929 to 1976; research notes and general historical studies; sound recordings; correspondence covering the years 1914 to 1994 (including letters with other authors and his publishers, among others); diaries (closed at the author's request until 2019); photographs; memorabilia; material related to his father who fought and died in World War I; and several scrapbooks containing reviews of his books, clippings, and other research material.

Raddall, Thomas H., 1903-1994

Theatre Arts Guild fonds

  • MS-3-4
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1999
This collection consists of records regarding Theatre Arts Guild's management and productions from the establishment of the guild in 1931 to 1999. Materials include administrative documents and some financial records, programs, posters, newsletters, histories of Theatre Arts Guild and information about amateur theatre in Halifax, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks.

Theatre Arts Guild.

Scrapbook of photographs from The Bill Lynch Shows

File contains a scrapbook containing fifteen photographs of The Bill Lynch Shows and four envelope fragments, including one addressed to Mr W.P. Lynch from George A. Hamid, Inc., and one from the Al Martin Agency postmarked July 30, 1947.

Sandy Young fonds

  • MS-2-741, Boxes 1-85
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1998

Fonds consists of records related to Sandy Young’s academic research and teaching career, with an emphasis on sport and sport history in Nova Scotia and Canada.

The largest series consists of student papers, most of which were written for Dr. Young’s leisure studies classes and contain information gleaned from student interviews with athletes. Records include official and personal correspondence; research notes; newspaper clippings regarding Nova Scotia athletes; conference information; committee records; film and video recordings used for class instruction; magazines; programs from various sports associations and teams; published articles by Young on Maritime sport history; sound recordings; teaching slides about international sports history; photographs of Nova Scotian and/or Canadian athletes; postcards; maps; and scrapbooks. There is also an assortment of artifacts and memorabilia related to Nova Scotia Olympian Aileen Meagher, including a track outfit, relay baton, and Olympic bronze medal certificate.

Young, Alexander J.

Ruth (Goodman) Pink's Dalhousie student scrapbooks

  • MS-2-800
  • Collection
  • 1932 - 2015, predominant 1932 - 1937
Collection comprises two scrapbooks assembled by Ruth Marilyn (Goodman) Pink. The first was created during Goodman's years as a student at Dalhousie and contains photographs; dance cards; place cards; programs; schedules; and memorabilia from freshman initiation and other events. The other contains similar materials dating from Goodman's graduation and a few years following.

Pink, Ruth Marilyn (Goodman)

Russell B. Zinck's scrapbook

File contains a scrapbook with a receipt for the Queen's Canadian Fund for Air Raid Victims and a letter from the Office of the High Commissioner for the United Kingdom.

Russell B. Zinck fonds

  • MS-2-484
  • Fonds
  • [19--] - 1973
Fonds consists of materials regarding Russell B. Zinck's poetry, including poetry manuscripts and newspaper clippings; his notes about politics; and his involvement with the local press. Record types include correspondence, a scrapbook and a notebook containing poem drafts. The fonds also contains a picture by W.M. Schaffuer.

Zinck, Russell B.

Robert McConnell Hattie fonds

  • MS-2-174
  • Fonds
  • 1887 - 1951
Fond consists of correspondence between R.M. Hattie and members of the Dalhousie Class of 1897 between 1893-1951, including newspaper clippings relating to classmates' lives and information regarding class reunions between 1897-1947.

Hattie, Robert McConnell

Publicity photographs of Ellen Ballon

File contains publicity photographs of Ellen Ballon. Most are portraits, but some feature her playing the piano, participating in World War II support activities, at ceremonies, at concerts, and at receptions. Most of the photographs are undated but seem to span the entirety of her adult life. The last photograph in the album is of Ballon receiving her honorary doctorate from McGill University in 1954.

Press books and scrapbooks

Series contains various biographical sketches intended for press releases, as well as scrapbooks of press releases about Ellen Ballon and her performances.

Photographs and audio visual materials of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College from 1892 to 2015

Series contains graphic materials of the students, staff, and faculty of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. There are also photographs of the campus landscape and buildings and also the School of Agriculture or the College of Agriculture as it was originally known. Subseries' include aerial views, animals, buildings, campus events, students, staff, faculty and principals of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College between 1892-2015.

Photocopies of John Paterson's album #2

File contains photocopies of John Paterson's album #2 featuring photographs and information regarding the Paterson family and lineage, as well as newspaper clippings.

Personal papers of Ivan Maxwell Gillis

Series contains personal papers of and relating to Ivan Maxwell Gillis. Contents include copies of a scrapbook, copies of his degrees, newspaper clippings, letters of recommendation by others, an article on Gillis by Phyllis Blakeley, and a portrait of Gillis.

Personal documents and photographs of Joyce Barkhouse

Series contains personal documents that are generally unrelated to Joyce Barkhouse's professional career as a writer. The types of records included here are family photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, and manuscripts written by other family members. The series also contains records relating to Barkhouse's early career as a teacher.

Oland family fonds

  • MS-2-135
  • Fonds
  • 1870 - 2018
Fonds consists of various personal records, including correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, slides, negatives, an artifact, and legal and financial records. Some business records from Oland and Son Limited and its affiliated companies are also included.

Oland Family

Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture fonds

  • MS-14-21
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1997
Fonds contains some of the policies of Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing in 1996, correspondence from department staff from 1907 and 1972. There are Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing scrapbooks of clippings of agricultural activity in Nova Scotia from 1900 to 1949. Entries include pencil drawings of animals and plants, newspaper clippings, as well as agricultural events around Nova Scotia from the NS Dept. of Agriculture annual reports. Scrapbooks also include pictures of Nova Scotia Agricultural College buildings, animal breeds, and events on campus. There are also annual reports of various departments of the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture.
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