- MS-10-9, SF Box 5, Folder 1 ;
Formerly known as the Hope McPhee fonds (MS-10-90).
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Formerly known as the Hope McPhee fonds (MS-10-90).
Item is a letter (1847) from Reverend John Inglis to A.M. Uniacke regarding a Mr. Botsford Viets' letter of application for an excise appointment.
Uniacke, A.M., 1808-1895
Item is one 1763 receipt to John Michie for £5992.19 interest or share in the capital or joint stock of consolidated four per cent annuities charged on the sinking fund.
Michie, John, fl. 1763
The manuscript was for a presentation Clark delivered at a Dalhousie History Seminar in March 1985. The text discusses Norman Jellings Symons, a professor of psychology at Dalhousie during the 1920s who studied, taught, and published articles rela...
Clark, James, W.
Item is one handwritten letter (1882) from Henry, Carey, Baird and Company, publishers and booksellers, advising Munro of recent titles in political philosophy.
Item is a daily diary (January-May 1902) which contains notes on subjects such as work meetings, travel, weather, oxen, and mishaps.
Davison, Edward, D.T., 1845-
Item is the premiere issue (Vol. 1, No. 1) of "The Comet," a handwritten newspaper published in Osborne, Nova Scotia on January 19, 1900. The issue covers topics such as the Boer War, county news, gossip and poetry.
Item is a manuscript of an unpublished article titled "The Early Scotch Settlers of Cape Breton" written for presentation to the "Literary branch of the Guild" in Dominion, Nova Scotia. Attached is a letter written by Morrison ...
Morrison, Murdoch Daniel, Dr., 1868-1946
Item is a deed of confirmation of land transfer from Sophia C. Brehm to Mary J. Aitkin of Pictou, Nova Scotia dated August 27, 1857.
Aitkin, Mary Jane
Item is a letter to Mrs. Evelyn A. Walton from war poet Bryce McMaster, in which he discusses several poems.
Walton, Evelyn A., fl. 1941
Item is a poetry copybook in which Colin Campbell and other family members and friends entered verses. Many are dated (1840-1842) and signed with place names, including those of Weymouth, Liverpool, and Horton.
Campbell, Colin, 1822-1881
Item is a memoir of the Rev. James MacGregor published in 1859 by George Patterson. Item includes corrections, annotations and loose notes made by Patterson.
Patterson, George, The Reverend, 1824-1897
Diaries span the years 1894-1905, detailing various aspects of Hill's daily life, including information on the weather, work, visits and other activities. Diaries for 1895 and 1904 are missing.
Hill, Shuldham Samuel Crawford , 1837-
1794 letter to William Cahoon of Port Medway from Simeon Perkins of Liverpool regardling the law surrounding the worrying or killing of sheep by dogs.
Item is a radio broadcast typescript written by Ken Homer. The subject of the script is James DeMille, former Dalhousie professor and popular novelist.
Homer, Kenneth Churchill, 1915-2003
Item is a letter from A.C. MacDonald to Robert Murray. MacDonald was Secretary to the Liberal Party Committee in Pictou County and Township. The letter refers to the benefits of candidates attending constituency meetings prior to the 1847 election.
Item is a cartographic journal containing daily entries and twenty-five cartographic diagrams and topographical illustrations showing coastlines, elevations, distances (in leagues), water depths, capes, bays, rivers, inlets, islands and other geog...
Fonds consists of one bound copy of book, "The Poetical Works of Charles Winfield Matheson".
Matheson, Charles Winfield, 1878-1968
Letter from Francis V. Hugo to Mrs Saunders, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Hugo's younger sister, Adèle, boarded with the Saunders under an assumed name after she followed Lt. Albert Andrew Pinson from London to Halifax, where he was stationed bet...
Saunders, Mrs. Richard, fl. 1863-1866
Item is an account of four generations of Dougal McPhee's descendants at McPhee's Mills, Altamore, Upper South River, Nova Scotia.
Hart, Margaret Janet McPhee, 1867-1941
Item is a 150-page notebook that Samuel J. Holland used in 1747 when he was serving as an artillery officer in the Dutch army. The notebook is bound in vellum and contains tables, memoranda, mathematical calculations, diagrams, recipes for making ...
Holland, Samuel, 1728-1801
File contains a financial ledger that records the business activities of Silas H. Crane.
Crane, Silas H.
The item is a hard-backed, ribbon-bound scrapbook compiled by the donor comprising newspapers clipping, photographs, correspondence and notes about the history of Pictou Academy.
Annie Logan Barnwell
Item is an account of the Izaak Walton Club of Dalhousie University, written by John G. Aldous in 1984. The account chronicles the fishing trips and other activities of some prominent individuals in Dalhousie's history. The account was compil...
Aldous, John G.
Item is an article by Dr. R. Singh titled "Homotransplantation."
Fonds consists of a notebook belonging to George Young containing a report on emigration from Germany and personal journal entries.
Young, George Renny, 1802-1853
Three letters from Thomas Raddall to Miss Margaret Martin at the Halifax Memorial Library regarding the details of his speaking engagement with the Young People's Section of the Canadian Library Association.
Blair's letter discusses the spread of the Evangelical ministry amongst the Gaelic people of Cape Breton.
Blair, Duncan Black, The Reverend, 182?-1893
Item is a transcript of an interview with F.C. Wightman and notes from George D. Noiles on Leon Trotsky's month at the Amherst Internment Camp during World War One.
Minute book dating from the founding of the debating club on 18 September 1908 through 12 November 1909.
Pictou Academy Debating Society.
G. Marconi's signature, dated 1902, appears to have been cut or torn from the bottom of a letter. The folder also contains a photocopied excerpt from the President's Report for 1934-1935 in which the gift from Dr. Dougald Macgillivray is...
Marconi, Guglielmo Marchese, 1874-1937
Item is Elizabeth LeBlanc's notebook of handwritten French hymns or canticles. The first page of the notebook contains a short hymn for Anastasie LeBlanc, "quand elle commensait Le Rosaire."
LeBlanc, Elizabeth, b. 1761?
File contains original bill of sale of the Lilla Dale ship to Milton Outhouse, by John Collins
Outhouse, Milton, 1837-1913
Item is a letter written by Gilbert S. Stairs to E. Forbes, Chairman of the Halifax Football Championship Committee at Dalhousie College, regarding some criticisms of the game and suggestions for improvements.
Stairs, Gilbert S., 1882-1947
Lyrics written for the Class of 1915's fiftieth reunion dinner.
MacKenzie, Charles Guy, Reverend, 1895-19??
Scrapbook contains excerpts from The Truth Seeker, a New York-based free-thinking journal, as well as cuttings from Halifax newspapers.
Shurman, Elijah Hyatt, 1873-
Item is one bound volume of hand-written sermons preached in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia ca. 1771-1781.
De LaRoche, Peter, The Reverend, c. 1752-1795
Item is a notebook Chipman used during law school. It contains notes on shipping lectures by Richard Weldon, Dean of the Law School.
Chipman, Francis, B.A.
Item is a tribute of sympathy and affection written by officials at Halifax's Charles Street Church to Mrs. James Harris on the death of her husband in 1902.
Harris, Eliza, 1850-1921
Two minute books (Volumes 2 and 3) of the Executive Committee, which include financial transactions, memoranda, disbursements and the deed of lease of the Canadian (Maple Leaf) Fund Incorporated. The original name of the organization was the Briti...
British War Relief Society (U.S.).
Item is a bound manuscript collection of Nova Scotia ballads compiled by Maxwell Murdock MacOdrum.
MacOdrum, Murdock Maxwell, 1901-1955
Item contains a ledger listing A.P. Shand's investments in sailing vessels and local companies, dividends received (1873-1893), and a list of assets (1883-1893).
Certificates of discharge (1880-1888) indicate Herbert MacDougall's rise in status from serving as an O.S. (Ordinary Seaman) at age 18, to Mate at age 26.
Letter from F.B. Ward regarding a request from Ralph Hogan for assistance in acquiring his masters certificate.
Item is a letter from W.G. Blaikie to an Edinburgh minister regarding The Catholic Presbyterian.
Blaikie, W.G., The Reverend, 1829-1899
Item is a letter (1828) from Jonathan Sewell to his daughters, Maria (the eldest) and Henrietta, addressed to the care of their uncle, Stephen Sewell, in Montreal. Sewell describes the recent departure of Lord and Lady Dalhousie and exhorts his da...
Sewell, Jonathan, Justice, c. 1766-1839
Item is a certificate by William Wilfred Sullivan, Notary Public, on behalf of George Stewart appointing Reverend John Moffatt as executor of the estate of the Reverend George W. Stewart, Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Stewart, Rev. George
File contains a student essay titled, "A Search for Collective Bargaining : The Nova Scotia Government Employees Association Experience," written in 1979 by Kevin Reilly for a course on Canadian working class history taught by Dr. Gregor...
Item is a wood circular from Liverpool, Nova Scotia, dated May 30, 1872. The circular reports on recent timber imports and sales and includes wholesale prices for American and Baltic timber products as of May 30, 1872.
Farnworth and Jardine.