Fonds consists of correspondence; printed material, including exhibition pamphlets; research and correspondence pertaining to silver, heraldry; manuscripts; family papers; Mackay's own artwork; artist files; and reference materials.
File contains written histories of various uses and publications of books by Joyce Barkhouse, termination and publication agreements, correspondence, and some photocopied newspaper clippings of reviews. Books referenced in this file include: The Witch of Port LaJoye, A Name for Himself: A Biography of Thomas Head Raddall, Yesterday's Children, George Dawson, The Little Giant (originally called The Little Doctor), Anna's Pet (with Margaret Atwood), and Smallest Rabbit. The file also includes the brochure for an exhibit at the Mary E. Black Gallery by the Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design of "The Lorenzen Pottery, Ernst and Alma Lorenzen: Contributions to Nova Scotia Craft Since 1949."
Fonds consists of documents created and collected by Eyelevel Gallery that reflect all aspects of the gallery’s management. The fonds includes artist files, slides, administrative files, publicity files (including press releases), correspondence, publications, financial documents, contracts, minutes of board of directors meetings, photographs, fundraising files and membership lists, audio and videocassettes, CDs, DVDs, books, and programmes, catalogues, posters, reviews, guest books, and miscellaneous files regarding exhibitions and events. Some digital records in this collection have been migrated from CD's.
File includes slides from exhibitions including Peggy's Cove Syndrome, Satire as Discontent, and Locations/National. Artists include Robert Bean, David Merritt, Rosemary Macaulay, Sean McQuay, and Barbara Lounder.
Item is a photograph of a photograph displayed as part of the Locations/National group exhibition. The photograph shows a mural with the phrases "Our government places corporate development and profit before people" and "Fight cutbacks" written next to a lion with the text "single mom" and a female gender symbol. The photograph was made by Barbara Lounder or Cathy Quinn.
Item is a photograph of a letter from John Murchie to the Eye Level Gallery Board of Directors, sent on June 7, 1983. In the letter, Murchie details his proposal for the Locations/National exhibition. Murchie proposed One Way Ticket, a work "intended to respond to some of Canada's political, social, and geographic specifics." Murchie proposed to send an invitation to John Bentley Mays, art critic for the Globe and Mail, to speak in Halifax during the opening of the Locations/National exhibition in Halifax. Murchie also proposed to send Mays a cheque for $99.00, "which is equivalent to the fare for a one-way ticket from Toronto to Halifax, or Halifax to Toronto, on a Via Rail Coach."
File includes photograph of Garry Kennedy exhibition, 'Locating', Ted Ross' 'A Nova Scotia Landscape', and invitations for exhibitions by Stephen Horne, Elizabeth Mackenzie, James MacSwain, W.C. Woods, and Douglas Sharpe
File includes press releases, report for Canada Council, proposals, planning notes, Marvel comic book: The Life of Pope John Paul, posters, press clippings. (Artists include: Gerry Amey, Davna Gallager, Janice Leonard, Barbara Lounder, Susan McEachern, Wilma Needham, Bernice Purdy, Cathy Quinn, Rick Sanderson, Ruth Scheuing, Robert Tonks, Eric Walker)