Fonds consists of newsletters and poetry publications from 1971-1979. Most of the publications feature poetry written by Velma Brown, but a number of other authors are also featured, including Sidney M. Parker, known as the blind poet of Truro, Nova Scotia.
This fonds consists of textual records created and collected by Donald Higgins while he was a professor at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Material consists of records relating to Higgins’ interest and research in the area of education reform, city development and planning and municipal government structures, with a focus on regional and local areas. Type of material consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, interview transcripts and notes, reports, printed material, academic papers, completed surveys of Canadian cities and research notes.
The fonds consists primarily of correspondence. Other materials include records of business activity including payroll records, insurance policies, completed work records, financial records, and lists of furniture and household effects.
This fonds consists of records that document the administrative and operational activities of IBEW Local 625. As the union which represents inside electrical workers across mainland Nova Scotia, Local 625 engages in a variety of activities which are represented in this fonds; these include employer negotiation, grievance administration, dues remittance, pension fund administration, labour advocacy, workers' training and education, strike coordination, recreational events, and membership advocacy. The records in this fonds were created by the union's office staff, business managers, executive board, elected officials, Board of Trustees, membership, and business associates.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 625 (Halifax).
File contains correspondence with M.J. Anstee (Department of Technical Co-operation for Development) and K. Mushakoji (UN University - with "The United Nations University's Next Stage: Statement before the Sixteenth Session of the Council of the UN University on 1 December 1980"). File also includes handwritten notes by Elisabeth Mann Borgese for a United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) talk (on the new industrial revolution and the oceans).
File contains correspondence from individuals and organizations with names beginning with "A" or "B." Correspondents include Don Aldous (attached is a report from the Forum Fisheries Agency), Carol Amaratunga (including attached documents, including a discussion paper), John Armstrong (attached are government documents), and Christopher Barr.
File includes correspondence relating to ICOD audits, comments about course descriptions, and information about scholarships to the summer programme, as well as correspondence with the University of Newfoundland, Dalhousie, and the Office of the Minister of External Relations and the Canadian International Development Agency. Correspondents include Carol Amaratunga; Kim N.I. Bell; Linda Brown; Trevor Chandler; Aldo Chircop; Garry Comber; and Gilles Dery. File contains a CV that has not been digitized.
File contains correspondence with Richard Apostle; Garry Comber; John Craven; Raymond Dubois; and R.G. Durham (Scotiabank). Topics of discussion include the Marine Affairs Diploma Program at Dalhousie, the establishment of the International Centre for Ocean Development (ICOD), and appointments to the staff of the ICOD.
File includes correspondence to/from: M.E. Arie (UNCTAD - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development), S. Andersen (UNDP - United Nations Development Programme), and M.O. Adio (Delegation of Nigeria, UNCLOS - United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea).
File includes correspondence with Fisheries and Oceans, Pacific and Freshwater Fisheries Canada, Supply and Services Canada, and Dalhousie University. Correspondents include Roy Cheeseman; Aldo Chircop; Garry Comber (Secretary-Treasurer of ICOD); David Copp; Jeanne-Mance Cote (administrative assistant to the President of ICOD); Heather Creech; Luc Cuyvers; Mary Jo Duncan. File includes a copy of International Ocean Institute (IOI) statutes and lists IOI Board of Trustees. File contains one piece of personal 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).
File contains correspondence with German Ambassador Per Fischer and two letters from Elisabeth Mann Borgese to Timo Lahelma (of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland), on the subject of manganese nodules in the EEZ (Exclusive Economic Zone) of Chile. File contains a duplicate letter, which has not been digitized.
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.
File contains correspondence with the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and Elisabeth Mann Borgese. Topics of discussion include Mann Borgese's appointment at Chairman of the International Centre for Ocean Development, training programmes, and potential board members. Correspondents include L.G. Jaeger; Douglas Lindores; Andrew MacNeil; Will Magee; and Ellen S. McLean.
File contains correspondence with Gerald Ewing (concerning appointments to the ICOD Board of Directors); Arthur Hanson; Wendy Harrington; Frank Iacobucci; and Peter Serracino Inglott (attached is a copy of a paper, "Peace and Security in the Maritime Environment: Questions and Prospects" by Nancy E. Wright, presented at Pacem in Maribus (PIM) XV).
Item is a sound recording by Lisa MacDougall made for a 30 second television advertisement for the Canada Games. The recording was made in the 1990s at Solar Audio Recording Studio on Cunard Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The recording is held on an Ampex 456 audio reel.
File contains correspondence with Department of Finance and Treasury Board of Canada, Government of Canada Privy Council Office, and the Canadian International Development Agency. Correspondents include Karen O'Brien; Douglas Patriquin (attached are government documents); C.G. Penney; Nicholas Polunin (attached are EMB's comments on an editorial); George Post (attached are government documents); Francois Pouliot; Victor Prescott; Sharon Proctor.
File contains correspondence with International Ocean Institute (IOI) Training Programme, Dalhousie University, Department of Finance and Treasury Board of Canada. Correspondents include Allan MacEachen; Andrew MacKay; Anne Marie MacKinnon; Willa Magee; Robert Maguire; Evelyne Meltzer; Peter Middleton; Chris Milley; Brian Mulroney; Satya Nandan; Arame Ndiaye; A.M. Nikundiwe; Judy Noel; and Roy Norton. File contains a duplicate letter which has not been digitized.
File contains correspondence concerning the ICOD seminar, and the ICOD Board of Directors. Correspondence include the Public Service Commission of Canada; Minister for External Relations and International Development (Monique Landry); the Minister's Oceans Group; the Privy Council Office; Huguette Labelle; Philip Lapp (attached are Elisabeth Mann Borgese's comments on a document by Minister's Ocean Group); Michael Latremouille (attached is a plan for an ICOD seminar); Michele Lemay; and Douglas Lindores.
File contains two colour photographs of the D Building, also known as the A.L. MacDonald Building. The building houses the Civil Engineering department, Canadian Institute of Fisheries Technology and the Centre for Water Resources Studies). It was designed by C. St. John Wilson and constructed by Fundy Construction Company between 1950 and 1951.
File contains correspondence with A. Papadopoulos, Renate Platzoder, and Ambassador Arpad Prandler of Hungary. Correspondence concerns the International Ocean Institute (IOI)'s training programme, Pacem in Maribus, and other topics.
File contains correspondence with Bhagwat Singh; Krista Singleton-Cambage; Neroni Slade; Gillian Sorensen; Fergus Watt; and Michael Zammit Cutajar. File also includes brochure for the "International Year of the Ocean Asia-Pacific Conference," held in Brisbane Australia on September 26, 1998, and an NGO/DPI ballot.
File contains correspondence with CIDA, Fisheries and Oceans, the Canadian Embassy, and Supply and Services Canada. Correspondents include Jean-Guy Saint-Martin; Paula Scott; Madame Nicole Senecal; Michael Shenstone; Thea Smith (report attached); E.R. Solmon; Danielle de St. Jorre; Zosia Szpakowska (report attached); Paul M. Tellier; Deborah Turnbull (CV attached).
File contains correspondence with various individuals. Correspondents include Najeeb Al Nuimi (Legal Advisor to the Crown Prince on Qatar), which discuss Pacem in Maribus XXI, and the Secretary-General's consultations on the Law of the Sea, and attached is a paper by Mann Borgese: "Making the Convention 'Universally Accepatble';" Lennox Ballah of the Institute of Marine Affairs (attached is a copy of the Nonpaper); W. Balzan (personal assistant to Guido De Marco); Paul Berenger, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Mauritius; Martin Blakeway (who wrote to the Prince of Tonga about raitification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea); United Nations Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, which advocate turing the Preparatory Commission into an Interim Authority, in light of the "boat paper; and Salvino Busuttil on Malta's failure to announce ratification of the convention.
File contains correspondence. Correspondents include Dr. T. Eitel, Member of Parliament Charles Caccia (includes a press release from his office), Richard C. Caruana (on ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea), The Right Honourable Joe Clark (Secretary of State for External Affairs), Harlan Cleveland (on the boat paper, and the reasons it must be resisted), law professor Thomas A. Clingan, Professor Umberto Columbo, Guido De Marco (Maltese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs), Indonesian Ambassador Hasjim Djalal (on the non-paper, and the need to establish a sea-bed mining authority immediately), and Akiko Domoto. Also includes a draft paper by the Group of 77 ("Agreement on the Establishment of an Interim Regime from the Coming into Force of the Convention to the Time when Commerical Seabed Mining Becomes Economically and Ecologically Feasible").
Files contains correspondence with individuals with names beginning from D to F. Correspondents include Maltese politican Guido de Marco (on implementing Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLos)), Annick de Marffy-Mantuano; Al Duda (on deep sea-bed mining), and Professor Tsutomu Fuse (sent with attached recommendations for UNCLoS Part XI by Elisabeth Mann Borgese). All correspondence is outgoing only.
File contains correspondence. Correspondents include Valerie Facey; Carl-August Fleischhauer, Legal Counsel to the United Nations Secretariat (and address Part XI of the Convention,); Patrik Garnier (attached is an editorial Elisabeth Mann Borgese wrote for the "New York Times" on the Convention); Mate Granić (Croatian Minister of Foreign Affairs), which deal with the reasons for Croatia to ratify the Convention; Tom Harris; Bohdan Hawrylyshyn; Louis Henkin; and Charles Higginson of the Council on Ocean Law. See MS-2-744, Box 274, Folder 3 and MS-2-744, Box 279, Folder 8 for additional correspondence with the Council on Ocean Law.
File contains correspondence with Nobuhiro Habuto, the Deputy Director of the Foreign News Department, NHK (on Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, and ocean-mining), correspondence with and Guyana Ambassador to the United Nations Samuel R. Insanally (also on Part XI). All correspondence is outgoing only.
File contains correspondence. Correspondents include Lithuanian Deputy Minister A. Kisonas, and Presidential Adviser Saulius Kolyta, on a possible visit of Elisabeth Mann Borgese to Lithuania to disucss ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea; University of Zagreb law professor Budislav Vukas; and Judge Abdul Koroma (attached is a copy of the G-77 Draft Paper, on an interim regime for seabed mining). File contains a duplicate copy of a letter, which has not been digitized.
File contains correspondence with the following: Judge Abdul Koroma (on the boat paper, and attachments: A speech on that paper, the "Anderson Paper," a "Draft Resolution for Adoption by the General Assembly," an "Agreement Relating to the Implementation of Part XI of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea"); Ambassador Ramtane Lamamara (outgoing only, on the need to rally Group 77 countries on ratifying the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea); Patricia Lewis; and Dr. Luis Preval (on Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea).
File contains correspondence with Ruud Lubbers (on the United Nations Oceans Assembly proposal), Senator Allan J. MacEachen, Francois Napoleon Bailet and Canadian Finance Minister Paul Martin (on the notion of a Tobin Tax).
File contains correspondence. Correspondents include the Permanent Ambassador of Jamaica to the United Nations Lucille Mair (attached is a copy of the G-77 Draft Paper); Ambassador Don Mills; Claude Morel (Ministry of the Environment, Economic Planning and External Relations for Seychelles) ; Satya Nandan (attached is a statement by Elisabeth Mann Borgese to the United Nation's Commission for Sustainable Development), Professor Kaldone Nweihed (sent with a list of countries that have ratified the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea); Chinese Premier Li Peng; M.C.W. (Chris) Pinto; Steve Polansky; Senator Claiborne Pell (sent with the non-paper: "Agreement on the Implementation of Part XI and Annexes III and IV of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea"); and Jan Pronk.
File includes correspondence with: Kenneth Rattray (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jamaica); Ivo Sanander (Deputy Foreign Minister, Croatia); Alfred Sereki (Minister of Foreign Affairs, Albania); Indian Ambassador Bhagwat Singh; Indian Minister Manmohan Singh; Ambassador to the United Nations Danielle de St. Jorre; John R. Stevenson; and Keith Suter. Mainly discussed is the "Boat Paper" and the responding Koroma non-paper (written in part by Judge Koroma and Mann Borgese).
File contains correspondence with Zaleena Ramnoth; Danielle de St. Jorre; Paul Sutherland; and A.D. Tillett. Topics of discussion include United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS) ratifications, scholarships, and Allan Farmer's appointment at President of the International Centre for Ocean Development (ICOD).
File contains correspondence with Japanese Member of Parliament Yuzuru Shimazaki (on the implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention of the Law on the Law of the Sea), Keith Suter, Danielle de St. Jorre (on problems with the Secretary-General's Consultations on the Law of the Sea), Margaret Wood of the International Ocean Institute (IOI), and Layachi Yaker (the letter to Yaker is missing a page).
File contains correspondence to individuals with last names between E and G. Correspondence concerns the Independent World Commission on the Oceans' Study Group on the Economic Uses of the Ocean, of which Elisabeth Mann Borgese was a member. Correspondents include Paul Ekins, and Orio Giarini (includes Elisabeth Mann Borgese's thoughts on economics).
FIle contains correspondence (all of which is outgoing) to Jean-Pierre Lévy and Rudd Lubers. Topic of discussion concerns the Independent World Commission on the Oceans Study Group on the Economic Uses of the Ocean, of which Elisabeth Mann Borgese was a member.
File contains correspondence with Gil Winham, Canadian External Affairs, and the Delegation of Suriname to United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS) III. File also includes a project proposal for "Science and Technology for Development and Disarmament," by Elisabeth Mann Borgese, and a report from the twenty-third United Nations General Assembly.