File contains an amendment to chapter 214 news release; clippings; memos; press release in support of including LGBT individuals in the Human Rights Legislation; pink triangle armband; correspondence; calls for donations; a list of individuals and organizations who wrote to MLA's with sending a copy to LGRNS; draft copy of an opinion article for the Halifax Herald; transcripts of an assembly debate; and a submission in respect of the Human Rights Act Bill 136.
File contains correspondence from the House of Assembly Nova Scotia and the Department of Human Resources; a briefing note titled "Same-Sex Spousal Employee Benefits"; an Assembly Debate; a document created by Lesbian and Gay Rights Nova Scotia (LGRNS) calling for the extension of employee benefits to Lesbian and Gay employees; a copy of the Human Rights Act Chapter 214 amended 1991; one pamphlet on HIV.AIDS Discrimination; on pamphlet on the Human Rights Comission; and a guide to the Human Rights Comission.
File contains a notice of a meeting from Coalition for Human Rights Reform New Brunswick 1988 and several documents titled "Strategy for Gay Rights", "AIDS, Human Rights and the Revival of Lesbian/Gay Politics in the Maritimes" by Anne Bishop, 1989, "Rights Now" Strategy for Gay and Lesbian Rights", a paper on discrimination against Gay and Lesbians, and a paper titled "Sexual Orientation and Human Rights in Nova Scotia". File also contains LGRNS missions statement.
File contains incoming letters and copies of outgoing letters between Budge Wilson and Olive Dickason, women's editor at the Globe and Mail. The file also contains correspondence between Wilson and Elda Bolton at the Institute of Child Study at the University of Toronto.
Fonds consists of a typescript of law lectures given by George F. Curtis at Dalhousie University in January 1939. Fonds also contains correspondence pertaining to meetings held in 1945 in the Maritimes and British Columbia to discuss the establishment of a world court for permanent peace.
File contains newspaper clippings collected by Kenneth Leslie in 1972 and 1973, largely related to the 1972 United States presidential election. File contains clippings and facsimiles of articles written by Leslie's associates Hugh Hester and Morris Kominsky, among others. Articles tangentially related to the role of both religion and the Vietnam War in American political affairs during the run-up to the election. A few of the clippings contain notes and marginalia in Leslie's hand.
Item is a portrait of Paul Boulais painted by Nancy Unsworth in 2007 or 2008 from a photograph taken around 1996. Paul Boulais was an HIV+ gay man and was the first person to receive same-sex Canadian Pension Plan benefits after the death of his partner Grant MacNeil.
Item is a portrait of Donald (Don) Higgins painted by Robert Doyle. Don Higgins (1943-1989) was an openly gay professor of political science and public administration with a keen interest in municipal government structures, education and city development and planning. Robert Doyle was an openly gay designer, costume design professor and painter. The portrait was painted from a photograph.