File contains a photographic collage of the faculty, graduates, and students of Dalhousie University in the 1869-1870 academic year. The item consists of portraits of Walter M. Thorburn; A. W. H. Lindsay; John Wallace; Hugh McD. Scott; James Liechti; James DeMill (De Mille); John Johnson; Charles MacDonald; William Lyall; James Ross; and George Lawson arranged around a photograph of the Dalhousie College building and a group picture of the college's students.
Item is a photograph of the faculty of Dalhousie University in 1876. The photograph consists of portraits of Prof. De Mille; Prof. Lyall; Prof. Johnson; Prof. Ross; Prof. Macdonald; Prof Liechti; and Prof. Lawson arranged on a background of branches.
File contains a photographic collage of the Dalhousie College Arts Faculty and Class of 1891. The collage consists of portraits of faculty members and students arranged in several rows, with the faculty portraits in the centre. The rectangular, circular, or oval portraits are mounted on a painted background. The faculty portraits include John Forrest, J. Liechti, John Johnson, William Lyall, Archibald MacMechan, James De Mille, Charles Macdonald, George Lawson, and others.
Item is a portrait of James DeMille rendered in pen and ink on illustration board. Also within the folder is a label originally taped to the drawing that gives its title and "no. 13 —", probably referring to its suggested placement in the order of illustrations that appear in One Hundred Years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920), for which it was commissioned. The image was reproduced in D.C. Harvey, An Introduction to the History of Dalhousie University (1938).
Item is a reproduction of an Arthur Lismer illustration commissioned for One Hundred Years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920) and reproduced in D.C. Harvey, An Introduction to the History of Dalhousie University (1938).
Fonds comprises correspondence regarding Burpee's geneological research into his uncle, James De Mille, research notes and secondary materials about De Mille, and two manuscripts by Burpee on De Mille.