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Nova Scotia Agricultural College winged patch

File contains a Nova Scotia Agricultural College winged patch. In the center of the patch it has the numbers '40', and the letter 'A' below. The NSAC badge belonged to Mr. Francis W. Lawrence, of Falmouth, NS. After graduating from NSAC in 1940, Francis went to war with the air force. He did not return. He had the rank of F/O - Flyer Officer, his trade was W/AG - Wireless Operator / Air Gunner. He was with the 162 SQDN RCAF. Mr. Lawrence was 25 years old and passed 6/13/1944.

Pink triangle pin

Item is onepink pin in the shape of a triangle that reads "First they came for the Jews and I did not speak out- because I was not a Jew. Then they came for the communists and I did not speak out- because I was not a communist. Then they came for the trade unionists and I did not speak out - because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for me - and there was no one left to speak out for me", a quote from Pastor Martin Niemoller who was taken by Nazis.

Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1725 fonds

  • MS-9-4
  • Fonds
  • 1974
Fonds includes circulars issued by Dalhousie University to recruit members for the Canadian Union of Public Employees as well as circulars issued by the Canadian Union of Public Employees to the existing Dalhousie University members. Also included in the fonds is a poster highlighting guest speaker Grace Hartman.

Canadian Union of Public Employees. Local 1725.

Dalhousie Staff Association fonds

  • MS-9-20
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1990
Fonds contains Dalhousie Staff Association newsletters from 1974-1980, collective agreements from 1975-1990, general notices from 1979-1980, meeting and member recruitment posters from various years, a pamphlet about the Dalhousie Staff Association, and a copy of the 1976 constitution.

Dalhousie Staff Association

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir in 1997.

Documents include newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, ephemera, and programs related to the East Coast Music Association awards and the Martin Luther King concert with Symphony Nova Scotia.

File also contains a copy of Rising Tide newspaper.

Documents relating to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir in 1996.

Documents include newspaper clippings, programs, performance schedules, and ephemera related to the choir's television program, "Hallelujah," the eightieth anniversary celebration of the No.2 Construction Battalion, postcards from Prince Edward Island, the United Church of Canada's Berwick camp, and the AIDS benefit concert, "Ribbon of Dreams."

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir in 1996.

Documents include newspaper clippings, programs, and ephemera related to the choir at the East Coast Music Association awards, the release of their record, "He Never Failed Me Yet," "Symphony Explosion" concerts, the Canadian Hockey Awards, the African Heritage Gala, and other events.

File also contains a copy of Rising Tide newspaper.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir in 1994.

Documents include newspaper clippings, correspondence, programs, and ephemera related to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas, the sixteenth annual Financial Post Business in the Arts Awards ceremony

File also includes membership lists and a report by choir president, Linda Carvery.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir and friends

File contains documents related to Symphony Nova Scotia stage manager Jimmy Tasco, Sue Taylor, Johnny Theodore, Luvina Thomas, musical group Touch of Hope, Up on the Roof, Helen Vaughan, Pat Watson, Angels of Lightning, Gerry White, Cecily Williams, musical group The Williams Sisters, Eastern Front Theatre's production of Whylah Falls, Anne Marie Woods, David Woods, Woody Woods, and Carolann Wright-Parks.

Documents include programs, ephemera, magazine clippings, and newspaper clippings related to Halifax Comedy Festival, Theatre Art Guild's "Accidental Death of an Anarchist," various Nova Scotia Mass Choir performances and concerts, Natal Day festivals, the Atlantic Fringe Festival, Halifax Public Libraries' African Heritage Month, Eastern Front Theatre's "Whylah Falls," the Prismatic Arts Festival, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia's exhibit "Mary Lee Blendolph, Gee's Bend Quilts and Beyond," and Black Artists Network of Nova Scotia's exhibit "The Secret Codes: Contemporary African Nova Scotian Narrative and Picture Quilts."

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir and friends

File contains documents related to Laura Smith, Reeny Smith, Reverend Wallace Smith, Deanna Sparks, Jamie Sparks, Jeremiah Sparks, Richard Sparks, Mavis Staples, Gary Steed, and Symphony Nova Scotia.

Documents include programs, ephemera, magazine clippings, and newspaper clippings related to the Halifax Jazz Festival, the African Nova Scotian Music Association awards, the Prismatic Arts Festival, the annual Martin Luther King "I Have a Dream" concert, and various theatrical productions. Theatrical productions include Neptune Theatre's "Five Guys Named Moe," "Riot," "World Without Shadows," "The Wizard of Oz," as well as Eastern Front Theatre's "The Satchmo Suite."

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir and friends

File contains documents related to Pam Marsh, Donna Marshall, Doris Mason, Dutch Mason, Garrett Mason, One Heart Broken, Odetta Holmes, activist Rosa Parks, Sylvia Parris-Drummond, Larry Patterson, Stephen Pedersen, the People's Gospel Choir of Montreal, Juanita Peters, the Polokwane Choral Society, the Preston Cultural Festival, Jackie Richardson, Mark Riley, Dutch Robinson, Lucille Robinson, Viki Samuels-Stewart, musical group The Sanctified Brothers, Deborah Sangster, Sankofa Songs, writer Charles Saunders, Joe Sealy, Wendy Shea, the Shining Lights Choir, Shy Luv, Marko Simmonds, Verona Singer, Dee Dee Slye, and Sandra Slawter.

Documents include programs, ephemera, and newspaper clippings related to the Ladies In Blue tour, Juanita Peters' plays, including "I M Possible," "Settling Africville," "The Green Book," and other productions, various Natal Day performances, the African Nova Scotian Music Association awards, Joe Sealy's series "Africville Stories," the Atlantic Jazz Festival, and others.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir and friends

File contains documents related to George Jordan, Eileen Joyce, jazz group Ladies in Blue, bassist Steve Lawrence, Owen Lee, Beverly Lewis, Lisa MacDougall, Frank MacKay, Donna MacKenzie, Kim McLeod, Scott MacMillan, Jimmy MacPherson, and Lorraine Klaasen.

Documents include newspaper clippings, posters, programs, and ephemera related to the Halifax Blues Festival, the Atlantic Jazz Festival, the Ladies in Blues' annual breast cancer benefit, the Atlantic Film Festival, the Nova Scotia Mass Choir's annual Martin Luther King concert, album releases, and Neptune Theatre's productions of "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Musical" and "Cats: The Musical."

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir and friends

File contains documents related to playwright and poet laureate Shauntay Grant, Elizabeth Guildford, the Hallelujah Praise Choir, Sylvia Hamilton, Wayn Hamilton, Sean Harris, Dave Hillier, bassist Bruce Jacobs, Anne Johnson-McDonald, Sharon Johnson, poet laureate El Jones, Oliver Jones, and Rocky Jones.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir and friends

File contains documents related to Karl Falkenham, Jim Faraday, Shelley Fashan, Four the Moment musical group, Four Walls of Blue, Carolyn Fowler, Isaac Fraser, Rosie Fraser, Freedom Festival , Suzy Gangoo Hansen, Marsha Gannon, Neptune Theatre, the Gospel Heirs musical group, Adrien Gough, Judith Virginia Grace, Belinda Grant, and Glen Grant.

Documents include newspaper clippings, posters, programs, and ephemera related to the art exhibit "Mommay's Patches: Traditions and Superstitions" by Letitia Fraser, Four the Moment's final performance, the Gospel Heirs performances, Neptune Theatre's productions of "The Gospel at Colonus" and "To Kill a Mockingbird," and others.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass choir and friends

File contains documents related to Beulah Brinston, Jeri Brown, Tamar Brown, Measha Brueggergosman, Novelee Buchan, Cyndi Cain, Elaine Cain, Tiyaila Cain-Grant, John Chaisson, Bruce Chapman, Joanne Clancy, George Elliott Clarke, Quenta Clyke, Lela Coles, the Colley Family, Floyd Colley, George Boyd's theatrical production of Consecrated Ground, the musical group Conquerors for Christ, and Thelma Coward-Ince.

Documents include newspaper clippings, programs, posters, and tickets related to East Coast Music Association performances, Canadian Screen Award nominations, Jongleur Group's "Harmony of Souls: A Tribute to Carrie M. Best," Atlantic Film Festival, Consecrated Ground, "A Tribute to Nina Simone" in 2015, and "Vera's Lament: A Jazz Opera by Jeri Brown."

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir and friends

File contains documents related to the African Nova Scotian Association awards show, Bucky Adams, Shauntay Grant, Gary Beals, hip-hop artist TroBiz, Nadira, African Nova Scotian Music Association president Lou Gannon, Jr., Michael Bailey, Archy Beals, Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, reporter Sherri Borden Colley, and Walter Borden.

Documents include newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, posters, tickets, and programs to the African Nova Scotian Association awards, Rocky Jones’ memorial service in 2013, Natal Day festivals, the Freedom Festival, Halifax public Libraries’ Lift Every Voice, the productions of "Harlem Duet," "I M Possible," and "The Epistle of Tightrope Time," the production of the television series, "The Book of Negroes," based on the novel by Lawrence Hill, performances by Corey Adams, For the Love of God concerts, and Walter Borden’s appointment to Member of the Order of Canada.

Documents related to Linda Carvery

File contains documents related to Linda Carvery.

Documents include programs, ephemera, magazine clippings, and newspaper clippings related to Blues Night for Rocky Jones event, “For the Love of God” Valentine's Day concerts, Atlantic Jazz Festival, the African Nova Scotian Music Association awards, Northwood Encores’ performance of “Grand Mamma Mia”, Charles Taylor Theatre’s musical production “Viola: An Original Musical”, Bella Blue performances, Martin Luther King concerts with the Nova Scotia Mass Choir, and others.

Documents related to Linda Carvery

File contains documents related to Linda Carvery.

Documents include programs, ephemera, correspondence, magazine clippings, and newspaper clippings related to Black Focus magazine, Linda Carvery receiving an honourary degree at Saint Mary's University in 1998, Halifax Festival of the Arts, Halifax Jazz Festival, East Coast Music Association awards, Neptune Theatre productions, Ladies in Blue concerts, Martin Luther King concerts with the Nova Scotia Mass Choir, Linda Carvery’s appointment to citizenship judge, the album release for “Yesterday / Today”, election campaign material, and others.

Documents related to Bucky Adams

File contains documents related to Bucky Adams, a jazz artist from Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Documents include programs, ephemera, correspondence, magazine clippings, and newspaper clippings related to Amnesty International, the Black Loyalist Heritage Society, CBC Television studios, a copy of Bucky Adams’ birth certificate, a copy of the Diamond Jubilee medal certificate awarded to Bucky Adams in 2012, Black Focus magazine, Halifax Jazz Festival, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, a copy of the invitation to Bucky Adams and The Basin Street’s album releases and performances, Dartmouth Heritage Museum’s production of “The Phantom of the Opera” in 2011, Bucky Adams’ memorial, and others.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir from 2013 to 2018.

Documents include newspaper clippings, programs, ephemera, and promotional material related to the annual Martin Luther King concert, the grand opening of the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre in Birchtown, the East Coast Music Association awards, African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries, African Nova Scotian Music Association awards, Music Nova Scotia, choir auditions, and other events.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir from 2006 to 2012.

Documents include newspaper clippings, programs, and ephemera related to the annual Martin Luther King concert, Alexander Keith's Natal Day Festival, the choir's fifteenth anniversary celebration, the death of Etta James, the Titanic centenary tribute concert, Africa Festival of Arts and Culture, "Halifax for Haiti" benefit concert, the African Nova Scotian Music Association awards, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Freedom Festival, and others.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents and ephemera related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir from 2003 to 2005.

Documents include newspaper clippings, ephemera, and programs related to a Habitat for Humanity fundraiser, the choir's Christmas concert at Saint Mary's Basilica, "Christmas on the Town" at Spring Garden holiday festival, and the annual Martin Luther King concert in 2004.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents relating to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir in 2002 and 2003.

Documents include newspaper clippings, programs, and ephemera related to the choir's tenth anniversary, performances at Hillside Baptist Church in Moncton, New Brunswick, the annual Martin Luther King concert, and the East Coast Music Association awards.

File also includes a copy of Atlantic Canada Frank magazine and a list of all current and past choir members as of January 2003.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir in 2002.

Documents include newspaper clippings, programs, ephemera relating to the Martin Luther King concert with Symphony Nova Scotia, Atlantic Jazz Festival, workshops with musical group The Lee Boys, and Marko Simmonds.

File also includes email correspondence between Katherine Carleton, managing director of Symphony Nova Scotia, and Viki Samuels-Stewart, director of the Nova Scotia Mass Choir.

Documents relating to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir in 1998.

Documents include newspaper clippings, ephemera, and programs related to the Martin Luther King concert with Symphony Nova Scotia, "Celebrating the Spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr.," the East Coast Music Association awards, Neptune Theatre's "The Gospel at Colonus," Dutch Mason's sixtieth birthday, and other performances.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir

File contains documents related to the Nova Scotia Mass Choir in 1998.

Documents include newspaper clippings, ephemera, and programs related to Africaribanza, Baie-Comeau jazz festival, Atlantic Jazz Festival, Festival by the Sea in Saint John, New Brunswick, the Gospel Music Workshop of American in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the African Nova Scotian Music Association awards, and others.

Scrapbook of photographs from The Bill Lynch Shows

File contains a scrapbook containing fifteen photographs of The Bill Lynch Shows and four envelope fragments, including one addressed to Mr W.P. Lynch from George A. Hamid, Inc., and one from the Al Martin Agency postmarked July 30, 1947.

Daily reports from shows and rides at The Bill Lynch Shows

File contains daily reports from the Bill Lynch Shows shows and rides from June to August 1949. The reports are from Halifax and New Glasgow. Areas that are filled out include name of attraction, starting number, finish number, tickets, price, gross, and total. There is one blank form.

The Bill Lynch Shows fonds

  • MS-4-218
  • Fonds
  • [after 1924], 1941 - 1985
Fonds contains business papers, photographs and carnival documents from the Bill Lynch Shows. The business papers consist of financial records, including daily reports, receipts and invoices, correspondence, catalogues, ephemera and commercial scripts. Photographs include prints, cardboard imprints and a metal plate. The carnival documents include complimentary show passes, act and ride information, and blueprints of carnival rides.

Lynch, William (Bill)

Farnworth and Jardine's Wood Circular

  • MS-4-19, SF Box 21, Folder 21
  • Item
  • May 30, 1872
Item is a wood circular from Liverpool, Nova Scotia, dated May 30, 1872. The circular reports on recent timber imports and sales and includes wholesale prices for American and Baltic timber products as of May 30, 1872.

Farnworth and Jardine.

Ruth (Goodman) Pink's Dalhousie student scrapbooks

  • MS-2-800
  • Collection
  • 1932 - 2015, predominant 1932 - 1937
Collection comprises two scrapbooks assembled by Ruth Marilyn (Goodman) Pink. The first was created during Goodman's years as a student at Dalhousie and contains photographs; dance cards; place cards; programs; schedules; and memorabilia from freshman initiation and other events. The other contains similar materials dating from Goodman's graduation and a few years following.

Pink, Ruth Marilyn (Goodman)

Memorial card for Christina Kerr

  • MS-2-557, SF Box 45, Folder 8
  • Item
  • 1892
Item is a 1892 memorial card for Christina Kerr kept by Dalhousie alumni Robert Henry Graham.

Graham, Robert Henry

Avis (Marshall) McCurdy fonds

  • MS-2-299, SF Box 36, Folders 12-16 ; SF Box 36, Folders 1-11, 17-24
  • Fonds
  • Bulk, 1924-1927
Fonds comprises exam questions, debating notes, dance cards, invitations, sorority notes, pins and other memorabilia from McCurdy's student years at Dalhousie University. There are also records (correspondence, financial statements, clippings, menus) from university reunions in 1938, 1967 and 1977.

McCurdy, Avis Hunter (Marshall)

Promotional materials for poetry readings

File contains two undated promotional leaflets (likely from the late 1930s or early 1940s, promoting Kenneth Leslie poetry readings and discussions. The earliest of the two leaflets, on off-white paper, is entitled "Kenneth Leslie / Poetry Readings -- Discussions / Mr. Leslie / Reads His Own Poetry / Discusses Contemporary Poetry / Helps you Develop Your Poetry" and contains a small portrait of a youthful Leslie wearing a fedora. It contains testimonials from Charles G.D. Roberts, Robert Norwood, and Lawrence H. Conrad on the verso. The second leaflet, printed on yellow paper, also undated, but after 1938, is entitled "Kenneth Leslie : Singer-Composer / Poet", contains a portrait of Leslie to the upper left corner, with a short bibliography (ending in "By Stubborn Stars". The front contains words promoting Leslie's talent from 'Voices', 'London Times', Sir Charles Roberts, 'N.Y. Herald Tribune', 'Halifax Chronicle', Reverend Sister Maura, 'Charlottetown Guardian', and Shaemas O'Sheel, while the verso has further testimonials under the heading "What they say of Kenneth Leslie's poetry...." with the sub-headings "In London, England", "In Toronto", "In New York", and "In Charlottetown".

The Reverend William R. Tratt fonds

  • MS-2-198
  • Fonds
  • 1890 - 1954
Fonds comprises correspondence and personal papers of William R. Tratt and Naomi Tratt (1890-1932). It also contains Herber Tratt's academic records and financial statements (1908-1910), temperance certificates for Gertrude, Wilfred and Elsie Tratt (1931), and Methodist Church Statistical Returns (1915).

Tratt, William R.

J.J. Stewart fonds

  • MS-2-193, SF Box 30, Folders 1-16; SF Box 29, Folders 2-24
  • Fonds
  • 1852-1910
Fonds comprises correspondence, family papers and militia records of the 9th regiment of Cumberland County (1864-1873).

Stewart, J.J., 1844-1907

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