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Dalhousie University No. 7 Stationary Hospital collection

  • MS-13-2
  • Collection
  • 1915 - 1977
Collection consists of a booklet about the history of the No. 7 Stationary Hospital, correspondence of nursing matron Laura Hubley, a book of signatures of the unit's members, and correspondence and a small album containing postcards sent by Sgt. A. Fraser Tupper (who worked with the unit in 1916 and 1917) to his nephew, Ralph Kane.

Canada. Canadian Army Medical Corps. Canadian Stationary Hospital, no. 7

Richard Apostle fonds

  • MS-2-681
  • Fonds
  • 1966-2006, predominant 1981-2004
Fonds consists of records resulting from several projects and areas of research, including an employment trends survey for the information services professions; Public Policing in Nova Scotia; The Restructuration of the Faroese Economy; the crisis of the North Atlantic fisheries and the impact of fishing quotas on the fishing industry; and the Marginal Work World Project. Included in these records are correspondence, surveys, committee notes, interview notes, annual reports by committees and police departments, officer information sheets from various police departments, operation manuals, photographs, audio cassettes, newspaper clippings, and project papers.

Apostle, Richard A.

Scrapbook page with photographs from T.H. Raddall, Sr.'s leave in England

Item may have been a page in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album. The photographs are related to material found in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album, 1917-1927, to MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 19, Items 5-6, and to MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 5421 Item 17 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs. The photographs on the left and right were likely taken at the W.E. Firmstone residence in England.

Photograph of T.H. Raddall, Sr. in uniform while on leave in England with a non-uniformed man

Item, a photograph, is a duplicate of MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 19, Item 6, and related to MS-2-202, Box 51, Folder 19, Item 5 and MS-2-202, Box 55, Folder 20, Item 9 in subseries Thomas Head Raddall's loose photographs and is related to materials in Thomas Head Raddall's photograph album, 1917-1927.

Letter from Thomas McCulloch to the Senate of the University of Edinburgh

Item is a letter concerning Thomas McCulloch's donation of a North American insect specimen (from Nova Scotia) to the University of Edinburgh, via Professor Jameson, for the university's museum. The letter discusses Nova Scotia's Scottish connections, Presbyterian religion, the Pictou Academy, and the advocates for the conference of honorary degrees on the Honourable Sampson Salter Blowers, the Chief Justice of Nova Scotia; the Honourable James Stewart; and the Honourable Brenton Halyburton.

Board of directors of the International Centre for Ocean Development : [meeting documents]

File contains meeting minutes and agenda for ICOD Board of Directors meeting held on June 24 - 25, 1991. File includes supporting documentation, such as: memos, financial documents, project proposals and summaries, statements, reports, and by-laws. Topics discussed include: ICOD Forum seeking sustainable development of the Oceans, selection of candidates for the position of President, Presentation by Mr. Jioji Kotobalavu, president's report, report of the executive committee, report of the audit and evaluation committee, financial report, four (4) project proposals, corporate plan and policy issues, election of committee members, and revisions of ICOD by-laws. File also contains a fax to "The Group of Fifteen" from the International Ocean Institute (IOI) on the implementation and ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS).

Arthur H. Whitman's diary of a trip to England

  • MS-2-487, SF Box 11, Folder 28
  • Item
  • 1888-1889
Item is a diary that describes a trip to England between November, 30 1888 and January 17, 1889. The diary contains daily entries that describe Whitman's activities, church attendance, meals, business and social visits, and letters sent and received. Many entries describe his meetings about apples. The diary also records money received and paid.

Whitman, Arthur Hanfield

Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and Ambassador Nicolas Salom Franco

File contains correspondence with Ambassador Franco, the Colombian ambassador to Finland. Some correspondence concerns the Training Programme, and the need to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS), and the United States opposition to UNCLoS. The file also includes a draft syllabus for a training course, with correspondence, and a budget.

Ellen Ballon fonds

  • MS-5-2
  • Fonds
  • 1725-1972, predominantly 1898-1972
Fonds contains correspondence, musical scores (piano and orchestral), photographs, a sketch, harmony notebooks, fliers, programs, newspaper clippings, academic journals, a press book, scrapbooks, and letters of composers. The musical scores include several first edition copies and autograph manuscripts. All personal correspondence is incoming correspondence; no outgoing correspondence is included in this fonds.

Ballon, Ellen

Letter from Franz Liszt

Item contains a letter written by Franz Liszt to an unidentified person, addressing the publication of some of his songs by Schott, and his cousin, Mlle. Liszt.

Deuxième impromptu pour le piano

Item is a first edition of Frédéric Chopin's Impromptu pour le Piano Forte, Op. 36, published in 1840 by Breitkopf & Hartel.

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

L'oiseau de feu : contre dansé en 2 tableaux : [piano arrangement]

Item is a copy of the first edition of Igor Stravinsky's piano arrangement of his ballet, "The Firebird." The ballet was written for the Ballets Russes in Paris, under the direction of Sergei Diaghilev. The piano arrangement was published shortly after the premiere performance on June 25, 1910 at the Théâtre National de l'Opéra.

Stravinsky, Igor

Marche funèbre, Op. 35 : exécutée aux funérailles de l'auteur

Item is a copy of the first separate edition of Marche funèbre from Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor. The separated third movement was played as Chopin's body was conveyed to the mausoleum on October 30, 1849, and was subsequently released as a separate publication, using the original plates (891) by Troupenas. The file includes a folder and brief description of the work from Scribner.

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

Trois mazourkas pour le piano

File contains a first edition copy of Chopin's Mazurkas, Op. 63, published by Breitkopf and Hartel. The compositions were dedicated to the Countess Laura Czosnowska.

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

Keep on hopin' : [sheet music]

File contains the sheet music for "Keep on Hopin'" with words by Frank Stanton and piano music by Kathleen Heron-Maxwell. The score is inscribed to Ellen Ballon and dated June 18, 1935. The score was published in three keys, C Major, E-flat Major, and F-Major. This version is in E-flat Major.

Heron-Maxwell, Kathleen

Newspaper clippings

Series contains newspaper clippings about Ellen Ballon. Clippings include articles about a variety of subjects, including Ellen Ballon's life in general, concerts, and her hobbies.
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