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Dalhousie University Archives Samuel R. Balcom fonds Halifax (N.S.)
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Correspondence 1970s

File includes correspondence related to the 1972 Balcom Family Reunion in Port Dufferin, including letters to Graham Dennis and A.M. Savage regarding media coverage of the event. File also includes correspondence from Robie Tufts, Henry Hicks, and J.K. Lawton.

Composite photograph of Faculty of Medicine, Faculty & Class of 1907

Item is a composite photograph of the 1907 Dalhousie University Medical Faculty and Class. The photograph consists of portraits of G. M. Campbell; D. A. Campbell; A. W. H. Lindsay; N. F. Cunningham; L. M. Silver; M. Chisholm; M. A. Curry; W. H. Hattie; N. E. MacKay; H. D. Chisholm; P. McF. Carter; J. MacDonald; B. A. LeBlanc; and R. O. Shatford arranged around photographs of exteriors of the Forrest Building and two other buildings.

Notman Studio

Dinner Invitations

File contains a selection of dinner invitations for events hosted by the Red Hat Snow Shoe Club. Includes the 35th, 37th, 75th, 80th, and 88th anniversaries.

Photograph of Dalhousie Class of 1911

Item is a photograph of the Dalhousie University Class of 1911. The photograph shows class members, including M. MacLeod, sitting or standing in six rows.

Notman Studio

Question to House - Educational Grants to Nova Scotia

File contains documents related to questions about federal funding for higher education asked by Samuel Balcom in the Canadian House of Parliament in 1955 when Balcom was a member of Parliament. Balcom asked a series of questions about educational grants to Nova Scotia institutions and received information about the distribution of funding across Canada. The file contains published accounts of parliamentary proceedings in March 1955 and associated correspondence between Balcom and other persons, such as J.D., McLean, Dean of the Dalhousie Faculty of Dentistry, and Watson Kirkconnell, President of Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

Canadian Pharmaceutical Association

Item is a photograph from the 27th convention of the Canadian Pharmaceutical Association which took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia from August 6th to August 9th, 1939. The photograph is a group picture of the attendees of this convention.

Climo's Studio

Correspondence 1939-1940

File contains correspondence to and from Samuel Balcom in 1939 and 1940. Correspondence is to Rebecca Cohn, Angus L. Macdonald, Carleton Stanley, Gordon B. Isnor, Colonel J.D.G. Campbell, Captain G.R. Forbes, Major L.L. Henshaw, Captain Carl Trask, Captain A.D. Grayson, Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Maxwell, and A.S. MacMillan, among others.

Correspondence - Central Medical Supplies

File contains correspondence from Balcom's time as Officer Commanding, Medical Stores, and Chief Medical Stores Inspection Officer during World War II. Original file split between files 2-19 and 2-20.

Photograph of Dalhousie Football Team, 1899

Item is a photograph of the 1899 Dalhousie Football Team. The photograph shows J. McKenzie; E. H. Faulkner; A. M. Lindsay; E. B. Roach; J. L. Cock; L. H. Cumming; T. C. Hebb; H. Hawboldt; J. Malcolm; D. Jardine; A. H. S. Murray; J. L. Potter; L. B. McKenzie; W. L. Hall; J. H. Crocker; N. J. Lockhart; A. G. Young; and R. T. Mcllreith sitting or standing in three rows with a football, a stool, and a baby doll.

Gauvin & Gentzel

Correspondence, Red Cap Snow Shoe Club

File contains correspondence from Samuel Balcom and Hylton Olthouse to members of the Red Cap Snow Shoe Club, about honorary memberships, reminders of upcoming meetings and committee obligations, and potential donations of books (in lieu of flowers) as requested by deceased members, to All Saints Cathedral, and the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children.

Samuel R. Balcom fonds

  • MS-2-128
  • Fonds
  • 1830-1980
Fonds contains various records from the many different activities, organisations and associations of which Balcom was a part. Balcom played an important role in organising reunions of those who served at the No. 7 Stationary Hospital, and amassed several photographs and other records of these events. He retained records and newspaper clippings reflecting his involvement in clubs and associations.

Balcom, Samuel R., Col.