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Letters from Rev. James Rosborough to Mrs. Pearson

  • MS-2-471, SF Box 43, Folder 12
  • File
  • 1898
File contains three letters from Reverend James Rosborough to Mrs. Pearson, in which he describes the death of his daughter, identifies plant specimens sent to him by her, and discusses matters related to the Presbyterian Church.

Rosborough, James, Rev., fl. 1898

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.

Vegetation and soils of the terrestrial watershed of Pine Marten Brook, Kejimkujik National Park, Nova Scotia : [draft manuscript and other materials]

File contains draft manuscript reports written by Freedman with W. Maass, regarding consultancy work at the Pine Marten Brook in Kejimkujik National Park. Includes data sets, chemical analysis of water samples, maps, correspondence, and the consultancy contract with Environment Canada.

Photographs of forest and flora near Thompson, Manitoba

File contains 13 photographs taken by Bill Freedman near Thompson, Manitoba, in 1974. Photographs show Picea mariana and Picea banksiana at various distances from the factory smokestacks of a nickel processing facility. Also, a beaver dam and regrowth after a forest fire.

Photographs of flora and fauna near Jasper, Alberta

File contains 44 photographs taken by Bill Freedman near Jasper and Whistler Mountain, Alberta, between 1973 and 1975. Photographs show mule deer and elk, and many species of plants (occasionally with captions stating the altitude at which they were found). Plants found in this file include Sedum stenopetalum, Rosa acicularism, Silene acaule, Dryas, hookeriana, and Saxifraga bronchialis.

Photographs of endangered flora at the Baccaro and Swaine's Road bogs in Nova Scotia

File contains 25 photographs taken by Bill Freedman near Barrington, Nova Scotia, in 1991. Photographs show litter on the coast of Bon Portage Island, as well as vegetation (primarily the rare, insectivorous Drosera filiformis) at Baccaro bog and Swaine's Road bog. Photographs show the endangered plants that would be threatened should a peat-mining operation be opened in the area.

Photographs of flora at Cape Bathurst and Cape Parry, Northwest Territories

File contains 40 photographs taken by Bill Freedman at sites around Cape Bathurst and Cape Parry, near Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories. Photographs show examples of Saxifraga oppostifolia, Phlox sibirica, Primula borealis, Caloplaca elegans, among others. Also includes photographs from nearby sites Blackfly Lake and Malloch Hill.

Photographs of surveys at Gros Morne National Park and the Churchill River, Labrador

File contains 25 photographs taken, largely by Bill Freedman, in Gros Morne National Park and along the Churchill River, Labrador, between 1998 and 2001. There are also photos by fellow researchers Annette Lutterman and Todd Keith. Photographs show evidence of defoliation of Salix by lepidoptera, of Cornus canadensis along the river bank, dried riverbeds above Churchill Falls, and two photos of Innu resident Francis Penashue.

George Lawson fonds

  • MS-2-159
  • Fonds
  • 1854-1895
Fonds contains off-prints of Lawson's papers (1854-1894), a handwritten catalogue of Lawson's library, handwritten botanical observations (1891), a published program of a course of botany lectures, published testimonials (1874), and an obituary (1895).

Lawson, George

Photographs of the flora of Fundy National Park

File contains 7 photographs taken by Bill Freedman at Fundy National Park, New Brunswick, in 1975. Photographs show examples of Iris versicolor, as well as scenes along the shore of the Bay of Fundy.

Ecology of a high Arctic lowland oasis, Alexandra Fjord (78 53'N, 75 65'W), Ellesmere Island, N.W.T., Canada : 1980 and 1981 progress reports : [manuscript]

File contains the manuscript reports edited by Freedman and Josef Svoboda, documenting the 1980 and 1981 progress of the Alexandra Fjord Lowland Ecosystem Study. Freedman contributes to two articles in the 1980 report: "Ecology of a high arctic lowland oasis on Ellesmere Island. An overview" (with J. Svoboda) and "Populations of breeding birds" (with J. Svoboda), and five articles in the 1981 report: "Seed banks and seedling occurrence in a high arctic oasis" (with Nick Hill, Josef Svoboda, and Greg Henry), "Populations of breeding birds at Alexandra Fiord, compared with other high arctic localities" (with Josef Svoboda), "Regional survey of plant communities" (with Josef Svoboda), "Birds of Alexandra Fiord and vicinity", and "Mammals of Alexandra Fiord and vicinity".

Field notes related to flora at lake sites in southwestern Nova Scotia

File contains a field notebook compiled by Bill Freedman in 1984 during his research on the Riverside region. Includes lists of flora seen at the following Nova Scotia lakes and bogs: Grafton, Snake, McGinty, Big Red, Little Red, Pebbleloggitch, Beaverskin, North Cranberry, Puzzle, Cosiuelle, Little Peskowesk, Mud, Loon, George, Peskowesk, Hilchemakaar, Big Dam East, Big Dam West, Iramy Bog, Mill Bog, Drain, Spectacle, Jordan, and Round Pond.

Photographs of plants from Alexandra Fiord, Ellesmere Island

File contains 85 photographs (and 1 transparency) taken by Bill Freedman between 1980 and 1982. Photographs show flora of Alexandra Fiord, Ellesmere Island, Northwest Territories, taken during two separate visits. Photos also include an impromptu volleyball match between researchers.

Photographs of the flora of southern Ontario

File contains 86 photographs largely taken by Bill Freedman (although a few were taken by J.L. Riley and R. Vinebrooke), at several southern Ontario sites between 1972 and 2001. Photographs show plants along the Oakville River, in Algonquin and Point Pelee Parks, the Alvar marsh site (near Orillia), the Windsor prairie, and another site west of London.

Blueberry resources: 235/08 - 235/20

This item is a collection of 26 journal articles, each having a corresponding index card regarding blueberries, published between 1963-1991. Topics include sugar levels, hormone production, volatile production, plant growth and development, blueberry industry, species variety, home gardening, and preservation.

Blueberry resources: 235/40 - 235/81

This item is a collection of 41 journal articles, each having a corresponding index card regarding blueberries, published between 1954-1989. Topics include
species variety, genetic inheritance, fruit development and yield, pollination, breeding, plant growth and development, seedlings, harvesting, etc.

Ecology and health of communities dominated by Cassiope tetragona at Alexandra Fiord, Ellesmere Island, Canada : [manuscript and other materials]

File contains the manuscript written by Freedman with Margorie L.N. Names, for Holarctic Ecology, volume 10. This manuscript also later appeared in the Freedman-edited "Ecology of a Polar Oasis" volume. File also contains correspondence, figures, and handwritten notes.

Effects of habitat on variations of phenology and nutrient concentration among four common plant species of the Alexandra Fiord lowland : [draft manuscript and correspondence]

File contains the draft manuscript written by E.J. Woodley and J. Svoboda, for the Freedman-edited volume "Ecology of a Polar Oasis". File also contains correspondence from Freedman, outlining "extensive modifi[cations]" made by Freedman to the draft.
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