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Beaver study correspondence

File is loosely organized into two sections: Nova Scotia beaver and Norway beaver. Both sections contain correspondence to and from government officials, biologists, academics, and industry consultants regarding research for and publication of Alexander Leighton's study on beaver mental characteristics. The Norway section also contains excerpts from Norwegian newspapers. There is also a set of handwritten notes titled "Outline for study of the Beaver: D. Cross & A.H. Leighton."

Thomas Cantley's correspondence regarding his political and professional activities

File contains correspondence between Thomas Cantley and persons including Sam Hughes, Robert Drummond, Justice Harris, Brandram & Henderson Limited, Baron Beaverbrook, Max Aitken, Alan Dawson, George Grant, Maximilian Groten, R.H. Graham, Rev. J.A. Greenlees, Mrs. J.D. Fife, L.M. Fortier, Osborne Holmden, Harold C.E. Spence, E.M. MacDonald, R.B Bennett, A.J. Crockett, L.H. MacKenzie, A.M. Ferguson, J.E. Nutter, A. Andrew Merrilees, Perry F. Rockwood, James T. Thompson, and F.A. Harrison.

Thomas Cantley fonds

  • MS-2-755
  • Fonds
  • 1794 - 2005
Fonds consists of Thomas Cantley's materials accumulated and sometimes annotated by Catherine Campbell in the course of her research on Cantley's life, including correspondence regarding his political and professional activities; correspondence with family members; manuscripts and typescripts; speeches; photographs; financial statements; and other textual records. Fonds also contains records originating with Cantley's family, including correspondence between his children Charles L. Cantley and Marian Cantley, and a letter from Donald F. Cantley to E.W. Sutherland.

Cantley, Thomas

Lectures 1968-69-70 : [program files]

File consists of records related to the planning and presenting of guest lectures, presentations, readings, and talks organized through the Dalhousie Art Gallery for the period of 1968-1970. Records primarily relate to the planning of a lecture by Andrew Hudson.

Records consist primarily of correspondence of Evelyn Holmes (Acting curator, Dalhousie Art Gallery). Additional records consist of a photograph of guest lecturer Russel Harper (Professor, author), an itinerary for Mr. Andrew Hudson, a newspaper clipping regarding Hudson's visit, three lecture outlines, and biographies and curricula vitae for Andrew Hudson, Joan M. Vastokas, and Russell Harper.

Fritz Brandtner February 1972 : [exhibition file]

File consists of records related to presenting the exhibition 'Fritz Brandtner 1896-1969: A Retrospective Exhibition', sponsored by Sir George Williams University, Montreal. The exhibition was presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in February 1972, through circulation in the Atlantic Provinces Art Circuit (APAC).

Records consist of a condition report and handwritten condition notes, an essay on Brandtner's work, an itinerary, and correspondence between Dalhousie Art Gallery and other APAC member galleries.

French paintings exhibition March 1971 : [exhibition file]

File consists of records relating to organization, planning, and preparation for the exhibition 'French Painting 1840-1924' organized and circulated by the National Gallery of Canada and presented at the Dalhousie Art Gallery in February and March of 1971.

Records consist of correspondence, condition reports from Dalhousie Art Gallery and others, accompanying texts for the exhibition including a bibliography, recommended film screenings, readings, and descriptive texts; an exhibition loan agreement, docent agreements, lists of artworks and biographical information, and a newspaper clipping.

On the water's edge - April 1971 : [exhibition file]

File consists of records relating to the exhibition 'On the water's edge', consisting of facsimiles of 17th and 18th century Dutch drawings from the collection of the Teylers Museum, Haarlem. The exhibition was presented at the Dalhousie Art Gallery in April 1971.

Records consist mainly of correspondence between Ernest Smith (Director, Dalhousie Art Gallery) and staff of the Royal Netherlands Embassy, whom the exhibition was circulated through. One additional record consists of a paper outlining the historical background of the Teylers Museum and the collection of drawings.

Exhibitions - Jacob Jordaens October 1969 : [exhibition file]

File consists of records related to the exhibition 'Jordaens', a significant exhibition of Jacob Jordaens' paintings organized by the National Gallery of Canada and presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in October 1969.

Records consist of an invitation, a calendar of events for the National Gallery for the period of November 15, 1968 to January 15, 1969, correspondence of Evelyn Holmes (Acting Curator, Dalhousie Art Gallery) including letters regarding the safety of the Jordaens' artworks during blasting activities on campus, including seismographic data, newspaper clippings regarding the exhibition, including one titled 'Jordaens Canvas Displayed After Shock Test', descriptive exhibition text provided by the National Gallery of Canada, a copy of 'Jordaens and Flemish Opulence' from Flemish Painting Volume 2, and three National Gallery press releases.

Bernard Chaudron Oct '69 : [exhibition file]

File consists of records related to the exhibition 'objets d'art' by Bernard Chaudron, presented at the Dalhousie Art Gallery in October 1969 as part of the Atlantic Provinces Art Circuit.

Records consist of a list of artworks and prices, a list of purchased works including a note about a stolen piece, a condition report, correspondence between Evelyn Holmes (Acting Curator, Dalhousie Art Gallery) and Ghislain Clermont (Curator, Art Gallery of the University of Moncton), and a handwritten transcription of Chaudron's biographical notes.

Mario Giacomelli October 8-25, 1968 : [exhibition file]

File consists of records related to an exhibition of photographs by Mario Giacomelli organized by George Eastman House of Photography and presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in October 1968.

Records consist of correspondence between Evelyn Holmes (Acting Curator, Dalhousie Art Gallery) and staff of George Eastman House, an exhibition report form, descriptive text for the exhibition, and a list of artworks.

The 4th Dalhousie drawing exhibition : [exhibition catalogue]

Item is a catalogue for the 4th Dalhousie drawing exhibition , organized by and presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery from March 1 to April 1, 1979. The exhibition presented the works of Alex Colville, Charlotte Hammond, Graham Metson, Brian Porter, Roger Savage, and Ruth Wainwright.

catalogue contains a forward, introduction by Carol Fraser (acting curator, Dalhousie art Gallery), biographies of each artist and quotations from them on their artworks, images of select artworks, and an exhibition list.

Louis de Niverville retrospective : [exhibition catalogue]

Item is a catalogue for a retrospective exhibition of artwork by Louis de Niverville, organized by the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, and edited by Joan Murray, Meg Hardman, and Jennifer C. Watson. Th exhibition was presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery from December 18, 1978 to January 12, 1979.

Catalogue contains a list of lenders to he exhibition, acknowledgements and an essay by Joan Murray, an exhibition itinerary, an essay by Gary Michael Dault, an essay and commentary by Louis de Niverville, b&w and colour images, and a bibliography.

Nicolas Poussin : the martyrdom of Saint Erasmus : [exhibition catalogue]

Item is a catalogue for an exhibition of paintings by Nicolas Poussin, selected from the National Gallery of Canada. The exhibition was circulated and presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in October and November 1975.

Catalogue contains an essay by Jane Costello, photographs of Poussin's paintings, a bibliography, and a fold-out full-colour photograph of Poussin's Martyrdom of Saint Erasmus (1628).

Printed matter : jury print show : [exhibition catalogue]

Items are catalogues for a juried exhibition of printed matter from an selection of international artists, organized by the Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University. The exhibition was presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in April and May 1975.

Catalogues contain images of work in the exhibition, an introduction by Christopher Youngs (Director, Owens Art Gallery), and short biographies for artists included in the show.

Svoboda : [exhibition catalogue]

Item is a catalogue for an exhibition of scenography by Josef Svoboda presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in October 1974.

Catalogue contains an introduction by Lionel H. Lawrence (Chairman, Department of Theatre, Dalhousie University), photographs of Svoboda and his creations, a biography and curriculum vitae, and quotes from Svoboda.

Exhibition of rubbings from ancient Egyptian, Mesopotamian and Hittite reliefs by Nelly B. Gray : [exhibition catalogue]

File consists of two catalogues for 'Exhibition of rubbings from ancient Egyptian, Mesopotamian and Hittite reliefs by Nelly B. Gray', organized and presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in August 1972.

The catalogue in Folder 21 is a draft while Folder 22 contains the final draft. Contents include a biography of Gray, catalogue of works, and exhibition essay. Catalogue in Folder 22 also contains a photograph of Gray.

Eric Freifield : [exhibition catalogue]

File consists of a catalogue for the exhibition 'Eric Freifield', arranged by Bruno Bobak of the University of New Brunswick Art Center and toured through the Atlantic Provinces Art Circuit. The exhibition was presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in April 1972.

Catalogue contains a list of artworks in the exhibition, the exhibition itinerary, two essays by Tom Lapierre and Doris Shadbolt, and a C.V. for Freifield.

Augustus John : [exhibition catalogue]

File consists of catalogues for the exhibition 'Augustus John', organized by Dalhousie Art Gallery for circulation by the National Gallery of Canada for the period of 1972-1973. The exhibition was presented at Dalhousie in November 1972.

Catalogues contain an essay by Dalhousie Art Gallery Director, Ernest W. Smith, 32 p. of b&w image plates, a catalogue of works in the exhibition, a biographical chronology of Augustus John, an a select bibliography. All text is included in English and French.

Prints of Venice : [exhibition catalogue]

File consists of a catalogue which unfolds into a poster for the exhibition 'Prints of Venice', organized and circulated by the National Gallery of Canada and presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery from October 15 to November 15 1971.

Recording of Morris dancers performing and other recordings

File contains a series of short recordings about folk dancing. The recordings include music from a folk dancing competition; the Betty Jones Town Band; the U.N. choir rehearsing; Alpine horns; Swiss yodeling; the sound of Morris dancers from Lancashire performing; and Barbara Hinds interviewing two unidentified men about Morris dancing.

Recording of an interview with Beatles fans before a concert

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds interviewing several different people in the United Kingdom about the Beatles. Hinds interviews two unidentified men, and a third man named Mr. Taylor about the success of the Beatles. Hinds also interviews a group of young women who are waiting before a Beatles concert.

Recording of pigeons cooing

Item is a recording of pigeons cooing. A man's voice can be heard occasionally in the background. The pigeons are connected to the Liverpool Amalgamation of Homing Pigeon Societies.

Recording of an interview with Ken

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Ken, a pigeon racer in Liverpool, England. Ken talks about what it's like to keep pigeons, training pigeons, and how pigeons find their way home.

Gilbert R. Winham fonds

  • MS-2-702
  • Fonds
  • 1961 - 2006
Fonds comprises records created or collected by Gil Winham in the course of his education, teaching, research, publication and consultancy activities. Record types include course materials; personal and professional correspondence; grant applications; research materials, reports and manuscripts; and committee minutes and notes.

Winham, Gilbert Rathbone

Statement by Ambassador Perisic of Yugoslavia

File contains a copy of a speech by Ambassador Perisic, delivered after Jens Eversen's report. His remarks concern the problem of the continental shelf, the issue of developing versus developed countries, and the structure of the Authority. Contains handwritten corrections by Elisabeth Mann Borgese.
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