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Brochure on the history of the Dalhousie University No. 7 Stationary Hospital

File contains a brochure on the history of the Dalhousie University No. 7 Stationary Hospital. The brochure includes a brief history of the hospital and a nominal role of staff that worked with the hospital. The brochure also includes transcriptions of letters and lists of staff transferred in and out of the hospital.

Dalhousie University. No. 7 Overseas Stationary Hospital

Christmas card from Lt. Col. John Stewart

Item is a Christmas and New Year greeting card from Lt. Col. John Stewart. The card was printed by the Dalhousie No. 7 Stationary Hospital while it was stationed in France. The card is printed in gold and black ink and features the Dalhousie crest.

Dalhousie University No. 7 Stationary Hospital collection

  • MS-13-2, SF Box 54, Folders 5-6; SF Box 56, Folders 3-4
  • Collection
  • 1915-1977
Collection consists of a booklet about the history of the No. 7 Stationary Hospital, some correspondence of nursing matron Laura Hubley, a book of signatures of the unit's members, and correspondence and a small album containing postcards sent by Sgt. A. Fraser Tupper (who worked with the unit in 1916 and 1917) to his nephew, Ralph Kane.

Photograph of tent hospital at Arques, France

Item is a photograph of the tent hospital at Arques, France, ca. 1917. A canal is in the background and officer tents can be seen through the trees. The hospital was later replaced by nissen huts.

Program notes pertaining to Bruckner

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh concerning music by Anton Bruckner. The file also includes a program from a performance by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France (April 2, 1999) which featured Bruckner's "Te Deum" and Symphonie no. 9 (program notes by Violaine Anger).

Research notes and programs pertaining to Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande

File contains research notes by Anthony Pugh and three programs for performances of Claude Debussy's opera "Pelléas et Mélisande" by the Orchestre National de France and Choeur de Radio France, the Canadian Opera Company, and at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

Research and program notes pertaining to Mendelssohn

File contains drafts of program notes and research notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by Felix Mendelssohn. The file includes a complete program with notes by Pugh for a performance by the Brunswick String Quartet and Arlene Nimmons Pach, and two programs used by Pugh in his research, from the Liverpool Philharmonic and Saison Musicale de Radio France.

Research and program notes pertaining to Janáček

File contains drafts of, and research for, program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by Leoš Janáček. The file includes four programs used by Pugh in his research and a copy of an excerpt from a score for Janáček's String Quartet No. 2 "Intimate Letters".

Research and program notes pertaining to Shostakovich

File contains drafts of program notes and research notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by Dmitri Shostakovich. The file also includes two programs that Pugh used in his research from the Edinburgh International Festival and Saison Musicale de Radio France. Included in his research notes are handwritten excerpts by Pugh from various pieces by Shostakovich.

Research and program notes for composers R

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by the following composers: Ottorino Respighi, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Gioachino Rossini, Albert Roussel, Franz Reizenstein, and Max Reger. The file also contains three programs that Pugh used in his research from the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the Edinburgh International Festival of Music and Drama, and the London Symphony Orchestra.

Research and program notes for various composers

File contains research notes and drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to the works of Robert Schumann, Franz Schubert, Ludwig van Beethoven, Niccola Porpora, Joseph Haydn, Gioachino Rossini, Felix Mendelssohn, and Jean Sibelius. The file also contains programs used in his research, including those from the Biggar Music Club, Radio France, Orchestre de Paris, and the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra (includes program notes by Pugh).

'K' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence to/from: [Kirthisinga], Dale Krause (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, or UNESCO), Martin Kaplan (World Health Organization, or WHO), Heimo Kellner, Birabhongse Karemrri, Johan Kaufman (The Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the United Nations), Susan Kaeser (World College West), and Franz Koenig (Archbishop of Vienna), which discusses the Holy See's position on the Law of the Sea.

'C - G' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Alex Comfort, V. Dedijer, Da Capo Press Inc., Encyclopedia of the Sea, Rita Ettl, Fayard Editions, Peter Fricke, FAO (the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), Donald Gledhill, and Jay Goldburg Cousteau Society.

'R - V' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Dimitri Rebekoff, John Schaffner, University of Chicago Press, Phie van Ettinger. Also includes a Rebekoff Institute notice, advertising courses at the Institute.

Correspondence concerning "Encyclopaedia Universalis"

File contains correspondence with Claude Gregory, John Dodge, F. Weizsacker, Jean R. de Salis, John Kendrew, P. Kapitza, Salvatore Quasimodo, Daniele Bovet, Georg Likacs, D. Lavergne, Linus Pauling, S. Radhakrishnan, C.F. Weizsacker, Werner Heisenberg, Robert Forbes, Robert Hutchins, and Theodor Svedberg. Correspondence mainly includes invitations to join the Encyclopedia Universalis' project. Also includes comments written about the encyclopedia by Marcello Colocci (on the "Physics" and "Chemistry" pieces) and Guiseppe Barbreri (on the "Geography" section). Contains English, Italian, and German correspondence.

Cooperative programme of research on aquaculture : reports by the General Fisheries Council for the Mediterranean

File contains two reports prepared by the FAO (Food and Argricultural Organization of the United Nations)'s General Fisheries Council for the Mediterranean: "Cooperative Program of Research on Aquaculture: Report I," and "Report of the Third Session of the Cooperative Programme of Research on Aquaculture."

'C' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and the following individuals: Sanjay Chaturvedi; Richard V. Carter; Dr. Hans Corell; Lucien Chabason (on the Regional Seas Programme); Krista Singleton-Cambage; Peter Cramer (concerning Thomas Mann); Pietro Carrigliol; Kevin Coady (concerning the death of one of Mann Borgese's dogs); Christopher Corkett (critiquing one of Mann Borgese's talks); Aldo Chircop; Dr. Edward Carr; Senator Alan Cranston; Christo and Jean Claude (outgoing only, includes prints of various art installations); Liara Covert; Winifred Caponigri; Rideau Hall; Pluto Press; Senator Alan Cranston; Ignacio Perez Caldentey; Fernando Henrique Cardoso (President of Brazil); Sergio D. Claure; Dr. Maria della Costa; Richard V. Carter; Erksine Childers; Professor Jonathan Charney; Judge Maurice Caruana Curran (Chancellor of University of Malta); Arthur H. Campeau; H. Reuben Cohen (Chancellor of Dalhousie); Elisabeth Cyran; Hon. David Coore; Ana Luisa Cortez; Frederick Clairmonte; Ingvar Carlsson (Prime Minister of Sweden); and others. Also includes copies of the following papers: "The Training Programme of the International Ocean Institute" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese; "Professionalization of the Field of Marine Affairs" by Aldo Chircop; "NATO's War of Aggression Against Yugoslavia: An Overview by Michel Chessudovsky. Some correspondence may be personal.

Background materials on the virtual university for the ocean

File contains background materials used at mettings of the International Ocean Institute (IOI) with the Department of Political Science at Dalhousie University, and with the UN (United Nations) University for Peace on the development of a Virtual University for the Ocean. The package includes a "Proposal for the Establishment of the IOI Virtual University" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese, along with letters of support for the venture, syllabi, and other reports and summaries.

Correspondence regarding "The Drama of the Oceans"

File contains correspondence with Pilkington Bros. Ltd., Princeton University Press, Alessandro Olschki, Claire McDonald, Sheila Martin, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, N. B. Marshall, Tom Mahnken, The Metropolitan Museum, Harry N. Abrams, Cyril Glasse, Judith Munns, Brian J. Rothschild, Donna D. Schwartz, A. M. Kennedy, Kjel Sandved, Srpoka Knizevna Zadruga, Flip Schulke, Professor Vigneaux, John Sylvester, Jack Drafahl, Deirdre Silberstein. Most of the correspondence relates to clearing pictures for inclusion in Elisabeth Mann Borgese's "The Drama of the Oceans."

'F' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence from Brian Flemming, Association International Futuribles (regarding an introduction Mann Borgese was to write for a collection), "Frankfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung" (FAZ), and the Ford Foundation. File also includes lists of names.

'P' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence with Alexandera Post, T.V.R. Pillay (Food and Agricultre Organization of the United Nations), Princeton University Press, O.S. Plue, Prentice-Hall of Canada Ltd, Les Presse de la Cité, Elaine Partnow, Praeger Publishers Inc., M. Piovene, and PHP Institute Inc. Also includes "The Implications of Change in Mining Finance and Participation" by Alexandra Post, excerpts from "Ocean mining" by Alexandra Post, a proposal on deepsea mining by Alexandra Post and a report from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, "Progress of Aquaculture" by T.V.R. Pillay.

'K' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Armelli de Kerros, P. Korrinsp (?), Lee Kimball, Susan Kaeser, Don and Marion Kelley, Robert L. Kanter, and Lars-Ake Kvarning. Topics of discussion include "The Drama of the Oceans," and an upcoming book on self-management by Elisabeth Mann Borgese.

'R' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Berudt Richter, Jacques Rougeru (of the Centre d'Architecture de la Mer et de l'Espace), Don Reed, Ruder and Finn, and Ruth Ross. Topics of discussion include Borgese's "The Drama of the Oceans," the International Ocean Institute (IOI), and a speech Borgese gave at the Henry Salvator Center (which includes a transcript, with handwritten annotations and corrections by Borgese).

'K' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and the following individuals: D.C. Krause (UNESCO), A.G. Koroma (Permanent Mission of the Republic of Sierra Leone to the UN), A.N. Kholodilin (UNESCO), the International Institute for Integrative Technology (IIT), and V. Kopal (Academy of Science, Prague).

Photographs of the Amoco Cadiz oil spill, off Brittany

File contains 9 photographs taken by J. Vandermeulen (and collected by Bill Freedman), likely in 1978. Photographs show clean-up efforts of the oil spill after the Amoco Cadiz super-tanker ran aground off the Brittany coast (near Portsall, France) on March 16, 1978.

"R" correspondence

File contains correspondence related to persons or organizations associated with the letter "R". These include Kate Rawlinson of Dalhousie's Biology Department Olli Ronning of the University of Turku (Finland), and Dr. A. de Ricqles at the University of Paris. Materials include the renewal of Hall's postdoctoral fellowship at Dalhousie.

Mary Jones Theatre Program Collection

  • MS-3-20
  • Collection
  • 1937-1941, 1952-1986
The collection contains a variety of theatre and music programs from across Canada, with a special emphasis on events held in and around Halifax, Nova Scotia. There are also programs from England, United States, France and Russia. Programs date from 1937 to 1986 with a gap between 1941 and 1950.

Jones, Mary

Letter from Jacques Offenbach

File contains an autographed letter from Jacques Offenbach as Director of the Theatre des Bouffes Parisiens, addressed to "Monsieur le Baron" (likely Georges-Eugène Haussmann, commonly known as Baron Haussman).

Offenbach, Jacques

Letter from Giuseppe Verdi

File contains an autographed letter from Giuseppe Verdi, addressed to his publisher in Paris, Léon Escudier.

Verdi, Giuseppe

Promotional pamphlet for French Stories by Marguerite Clement

File contains a pamphlet advertising a series of records containing fairy tales in French recorded by the Educational Department of the Columbia Graphophone Company by Marguerite Clement, professor of French language and literature at the Lyceum of Marseilles and the University of Paris.

Letters from William Somerset Maugham to Ellen Ballon

File contains letters to Ellen Ballon from William Somerset Maugham concerning gifts, performances, visits, friends, and books. Some of the letters are also addressed to Sally "Tammie" Ryan and Ralph Gustafson.

Somerset Maugham, William

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