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Posters

Series contains posters for concerts by the Halifax Camerata Singers, including those performed with various guest artists and ensembles, including several collaborations with Symphony Nova Scotia. Most of the concerts took place in Halifax, Nova ...

Program notes

Series contains research notes, drafts, and annotated copies of scores used and created by Anthony Pugh in the process of writing program notes for various classical music concerts in Fredericton, New Brunswick and Cambridge, England.

Newspaper clippings

Series contains newspaper clippings about Ellen Ballon. Clippings include articles about a variety of subjects, including Ellen Ballon's life in general, concerts, and her hobbies.

Musical scores

Series contains musical scores collected and used by Ellen Ballon. The scores include several first editions of popular works by Mozart and Chopin, and various autograph manuscript scores, including Heitor Villa-Lobos' first piano concerto, w...

Scholastic records

Series contains both the harmony workbooks created by Ellen Ballon during her early schooling as well as certificate letters issued from McGill University regarding her honorary degree and the scholarship program she instigated.

Ellen Ballon's correspondence

Series contains incoming correspondence sent to Ellen Ballon as well as ephemeral correspondence of European composers and classical music performers that was collected by Ellen Ballon.

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 portra...

Autographs and photographs of musicians and actors

Series contains autographs, autograph letters, and autographed photographs. The letters were purchased by John Daniel Logan and were predominantly written by composers, including Giuseppe Verdi and Jacques Offenbach. Many of the autographs are sig...

Research materials

Series contains clippings on music, Canadian literature, J.J. Stewart, and Allen M. Reid, as well as a scrapbook compiled by Reid on church organ music and organs. Series also contains research notes and materials for essays and lectures.

Music scores

Series contains manuscripts and printed music given to or acquired by John Daniel Logan for his personal collection or in his capacity as a music writer with newspapers in Halifax and Toronto. Most of the music is for solo piano and voice.