Item is a parchment certificate admitting and enrolling James Thomson as an attorney and barrister of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, sealed and signed by Brenton Halliburton, Chief Justice of Nova Scotia.
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.
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 one sheet of paper. The letter is from George W. Robinson (representing the Committee on Fellowships, and Dean Haskins of Harvard University), who thanks Archibald McKellar MacMechan for his praise of Daniel Cobb Harvey. Robinson says his qualifications are great enough to bestow upon Harvey the Bayard Cutting Fellowship, even though Harvey hadn't completed a period of residence at Harvard.
Item is one sheet of paper. The item is folded to create two additional pages, with only the right page having any text. The letter is from Edith MacMechan, Archibald MacMechan's wife, to Dr. Daniel Cobb Harvey.
Item is one sheet of paper. Sheet is folded to make two additional pages. The letter, sent from Halifax, is Archibald McKellar MacMechan's congratulating Dr. Daniel Cobb Harvey for his recent successes and completion of his apprenticeship.
Item is three sheets of paper. The first sheet is folded to make two additional pages. The letter is Archibald MacMechan's recommendation to Edwin Laftus, that Daniel Harvey should receive the position of lecturer in History at Dalhousie University. A P.S. note by MacMechan also recommends an article that Harvey wrote for the Rhodes Foundation.
File contains 2 copies of the photograph of the 185 Overseas Battalion, Nova Scotia Highland Brigade. The photograph shows the battalion standing in a field with white tents in the background. The Officer in charge was Lieutenant Colonel Frank Parker Day. Photographed by H.O. Dodge in Sydney, Nova Scotia in 1916.
Item is an undated plane and elevation map of Fort Anne at Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. The map is drawn on linen in black ink on the verso, with various elevation and features watercoloured in blue, yellow, and rose washes on the recto. The map is signed by E Cates. The map is featured in C.W. Vernon's book Bicentenary Sketches and Early Days of The Church in Nova Scotia, Chronicle Printing Company, Halifax, 1910.
Item is a photograph of the site of the New Englander's landing in 1745, and later, in 1758, the landing of Amherst with his artillery stores. The birds visible in The Barachois on the left are cormorants.
Item, a photograph, is taken from the roof of a casement in King's Bastion. The foundation of the fort's barracks are visible in the foreground, the ruins of more casements are visible in the right foreground, and beyond the casements are the roofs of the museum and caretaker's house.
Item, a photograph, is a negative of a piece of art that was used in Thomas Head Raddall's book, "Halifax: Warden of the North." Citadel Hill is visible in the middle background. St. Paul's Church is on the middle right, and St. Matthew's Church is on the middle left along the shoreline.
Item, a photograph, is a negative of a piece of art that was used in Thomas Head Raddall's book, "Halifax: Warden of the North." The photograph looks north towards Bedford Basin, with the town of Halifax and Citadel Hill is visible on the left.
Item, a photograph, is a negative of a piece of art that was used in Thomas Head Raddall's book, "Halifax: Warden of the North." The Governor's House is visible in the middle of the print, as is St. Mather's Meeting House - later St. Matthew's Church - on the left, and Citadel Hill on the right.
Item, a photograph, has a stamp marking it copyright to the National Film Board on the reverse side. The tomahawk and stone arrowhead artifacts were found by Thomas Head Raddall at Indian Gardens, Mersey River in the 1930's. The tomahawks were originally made by the French and sold to the Mi'kmaq. The knife was crafted at Broad River, Queen's County, in the 1930's.
Item is a photograph of a ship relic recovered near Rockingham by scuba divers in 1970. It is possible that the timber and bolt came from the French ships of the D'Anville fleet after they were found unseaworthy in 1746 and burned in the Bedford Basin.
Item, a photograph, was taken in the kitchen of the Simeon Perkins house. The interview was presented on the Maritime television program, "Gazette," on February 1, 1960. Two duplicates of this item can be found in MS-2-202, Box 54, Folder 12.
Item, a photograph, has a stamp marking it copyright to the National Film Board on the reverse side. The El Hercules was captured in the Caribbean by a Liverpool privateer around 1799. The flintlock pistol was found behind the wainscot in the house of Dr. Farish. Farish arrived in Liverpool around 1840, the same time when many of the privateermen from the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812 were still living. Dr. Farish's house was later occupied by Dr. John Wickwire between the 1930's to the 1970's. A duplicate copy of the photograph can be found in MS-2-202, Box 54, Folder 10.
Item is a photograph of a stone curtain in Fort Beausejour that is loopholed to form the southwest curtain covering the powder magazine and parade ground. From the interior shown in the photograph, the firing step and stone drain are visible. The northwest bastion is also visible in the background.
Item is a photograph taken from a flanking trench that was dug by Robert Monckton after the capture of 1755. The trench communicates with a deep fosse that is dug across the ridge, about 400 yards from the moat, on the fort's vulnerable side. The photograph is taken facing southwest.