This fonds consists of photographs; audiovisual materials; newspaper clippings; pamphlets and posters; Dalhousie publications and other printed material; student and personnel files; correspondence; manuscripts; reports created by or reviewed by senior administration; financial materials including accounts payable and receivable documents, budgets, and ledgers; legal documents, including deeds and leases; diaries; scrapbooks; meeting minutes and agendas; academic plans; speeches; and other documents related to the senior administration’s sphere of responsibility.
Item consists of four copies of a photograph taken during the unveiling of plaques in honour of Dalhousie University's first three presidents. The photograph shows J.W. (Lucky) Logan (BA. 1894, MA 1909); Miss McCulloch (granddaughter of Thomas McCulloch, Dalhousie's first president); Mrs. James Ross (daughter-in-law of James Ross, Dalhousie's second president); Miss Jean Forrest (daughter of John Forrest, Dalhousie's third president); and Arthur Stanley MacKenzie (President) standing on the front steps of the Forrest Building with the three plaques.
Item is a glass plate of a drawing of Rev. Thomas McCulloch, D.D. The drawing by Arthur Lismer itself is based on a painting of McCulloch by Daniel Munro. The drawing was commissioned and used for history books on Dalhousie University, like One hundred years of Dalhousie 1818-1918 (1920), and Daniel Cobb Harvey's, An introduction to the history of Dalhousie (1938).
Item is a single sheet of paper, folded to form four pages, excerpted from a diary or journal. The excerpt is a sample of shorthand notes taken by Thomas McCulloch relating to sermons. Language on the page is most likely Latin, except for the dates that McCulloch was recording.