Item is a videocassette of a narrated documentary, featuring the Nova Scotia Hospital in Dartmouth. It is part of the "New Beginnings" television program and was requested by Sylvie Gibeau. It was used as part of the Dalhousie Medical School curriculum.
Item consists of a photograph of Dalhousie University's Studley Campus, host to Nova Scotia Summer School in 1945, and a photograph of an explosion of munitions at a magazine near Dartmouth, Nova Scotia on July 18 or July 19, 1945. The two photographs have been printed together on one sheet of photo paper.
Item contains recordings of two songs, "Love Is" and "Beyond Time, Beyond Space," by Divya Prabha with Prabha on vocals, Kevin MacMichael (guitars, synthesizer, cymbal); Chris Mitchell (flute); and W.C. Woods (congas). The recording was produced by Kevin MacMichael and Divya Prabha with J.B. Arseneault (sound technician) and Reg MacMichael (technical assistance) in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. The recording was mastered by Kurt Hahn of Kurtis Keyboards, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Item is an audio recording of 'In a Drunken Stupor,' a performance by Clive Robertson presented on February 29, 1984 at the Treasure Cove Lounge in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia as part of the 1984 Audio by Artists Festival. This solo performance about domestic violence and war premiered in 1983 for Syntax, Calgary and widely performed across the artist-run centre network between 1983 and 1985. The performance has a backing track of read texts, sound effects, and music ending with the song, "What Can A Man Say?." The texts are read by Janet Martin, Lisa Steele, Lisa Wyndels, Carole Conde, Joyce Mason and Lillian Allen.
Item is a minute book kept during the meetings of the Medical Relief Committee of Dartmouth. The committee met regularly in late 1917-1918 to discuss the care of Dartmouth patients following the 1917 Halifax Explosion. The book, which was kept by Dr. M.G. Burris, details meetings and efforts to coordinate with the relief activities with the Medical Relief Committee of Halifax. Burris added two pages of notes in June 1944 with information about committee members, the Dartmouth hospitals managed by the committee, and remunerations paid to physicians by the Medical Relief Committee.