This fonds contains primarily research- and teaching-related materials, including notes, annotated drafts of papers, presentations and reports, abstracts, correspondence, funding applications and reports, as well as some administrative papers and employment records and contracts.
Fonds consists of papers documenting Dr. Stewart's professional career, including files on the Tupper Commission and the Hall Review Commission, research notes on aviation medicine and decompression sickness, correspondence, lectures, books, publications, photographs, and other manuscripts from his personal life and years at Dalhousie University.
Fonds consists of Charles Beecher Weld's correspondence, medicine-related offprints and other textual records, records about community organizations with which he was involved, and photographs of Dalhousie University and Halifax.
Fonds consists of records documenting a research project conducted in 1961 regarding distribution patterns of physicians and facilities across Nova Scotia; records include physician and patient questionnaires.
Fonds comprises two letters written to William Croft. The first refers to work in the gold mines, while the second is a request for Croft's permission to allow his sixteen-year-old son to go overseas with the Canadian Forces. There is also a note from James Heyson to John Croft containing a medicinal recipe.
File is a research file about the connection between pesticides and Reye's syndrome, a rare childhood disease that was researched at Dalhousie. The research material includes newspaper clippings about Reye's Syndrome research and spruce budworm spraying, by Barbara Hinds and others; correspondence from Robyn Warren, J. Gordon Ogden, and others; handwritten notes; photocopies of scholarly articles about congenital and genetic disease; typed drafts; and a transcript of an interview with Robyn Warren.
File contains a photograph of the Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine Research and Development Foundation on January 25, 1979. The photograph shows R. A. Cluney; J. J. Kinley; B. G. Irwin; B. A. Hinds; A. Balders; J. D. Hatcher (Dean); R. C. Gordon; E. Spafford; G. F. Hughes; W. M. Sobey; and H. R. Cohen sitting around a table in a board room.
File contains a cassette tape recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Dr. Alexander Leighton, a psychiatrist. The interview is about an investigation into the incidence of mental illness in western Nova Scotia. This is the fourth in a series of four interviews. The file also contains two typed scripts of intros and outros for two interviews with Dr. Leighton.
File contains a cassette tape recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Dr. Jock Murray, a doctor who researched multiple sclerosis. This is the third in a series of four interviews. The file also contains a typed script of the intro and outro of the interview.
Files contain research material about coal miners' lung disease and workmen's compensation. Research material includes documents from the Committee on Medical and Adjudicative Procedure in Pneumonoconiosis Claims before the Workmen's Compensation Board; documents from the Committee on Automatic Assumption for Black Lung; documents from the Cape Breton conference on coal miners' lung disease; handwritten notes; newspaper clippings about coal miners and workmen's compensation, written by Barbara Hinds and others; several copies of an article published in the July 31, 1975 issue of the Chronicle-Herald called "Medical disputes disturb miners" by Barbara Hinds; typed drafts of articles; photocopied articles and letters about worker's compensation; press releases; an interview transcript; a copy of the Nova Scotia Workmen's Compensation Act; notes on the prevention of occupational respiratory disease from the Dalhousie Department of Preventative Medicine; a copy of the 1974 Report of Workmen's Compensation Board of Nova Scotia; pamphlets of claims information for employees and employers; a photograph of a man involved in the case; and a copy of a government bill.
File contains a typed filmscript written by Hinds for the Dalhousie Medical School; a list of shots for the film; a document called "Medical Training and Research in Canada's Maritimes" with a handwritten note that says "script from 'old' film"; and a memorandum from Dr. R. Wayne Putnam to Madonna MacDonald about the medical school videotape.