Fonds consists of the personal papers of Dr. James Dinwiddie which include his lecture notes, scientific journals, notebooks, manuscript, early experiments for 1774, correspondence, and personal journals and also some records from the Royal Institution for 1808-1814. The papers also include the journals of W.J. Proudfoot and a biography of his father (and Dinwiddie's son-in-law) James Proudfoot.
Series comprises Ronald St. John Macdonald's records regarding his academic activities, including his involvement as a faculty member of York University Osgoode Hall, University of Toronto, Dalhousie University, and other institutions. Series also includes records and research materials regarding the development of Macdonald's publications, unpublished papers, and other materials.
Fonds comprises Ronald St. John Macdonald's records regarding his personal, academic, and professional activities as a jurist, judge, and professor. Records include those related to Macdonald's involvement with Osgoode Hall, University of Western Ontario, University of Toronto, Dalhousie University, the European Court of Human Rights, the Hague, Peking University, World Academy of Arts and Science, Canadian Council of International Law, United Nations, Institute of International Law, African Society of International Law, British Institute of International Law, Canadian Institute of International Law, International Law Association, and others. Records types include correspondence; meeting minutes and agendas; research materials; photographs; newsletters; newspaper clippings; manuscripts; and off-prints.
Fonds consists primarily of Florence Jessie Murray's personal records regarding her career as a medical missionary in Korea, including correspondence, manuscripts, pamphlets and photographs. There is also a small volume of records that originated with her brother, Alexander Murray, and father, Robert Murray, including correspondence between Alexander Murray, Florence Jessie Murray and E.J.O. Fraser; Reverend Robert Murray's correspondence; and records regarding his involvement with the Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes.
Series consists of Reverend Robert Murray's correspondence and records regarding his involvement with the Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes and his participation in a farewell dinner on the R.M.S. Aurania.
Series comprises Ronald St. John Macdonald's records regarding his professional activities, including his involvement with different organizations, such as the Council of Europe, the European Court of Human Rights, the Hague, World Academy of Arts and Science, Canadian Council of International Law, United Nations, Institute of International Law, African Society of International Law, British Institute of International Law, Canadian Institute of International Law, International Law Association, and others. Series contains meeting agendas, meeting minutes, newsletters, reports, and other records.
Series comprises correspondence regarding Macdonald's professional and academic involvement with institutions including Osgoode Hall, University of Western Ontario, University of Toronto, Dalhousie University, the European Court of Human Rights, the Hague, Peking University, World Academy of Arts and Science, Canadian Council of International Law, United Nations, Institute of International Law, African Society of International Law, British Institute of International Law, Canadian Institute of International Law, International Law Association, and others. Series also contains correspondence between Ronald St. John Macdonald and individuals including Joseph Philippe Pierre Yves Elliott Trudeau, Paul E. Martin, Jean Chrétien, Elisabeth Mann Borgese, Wang Tieya, A. Donat Pharand, and others.
Subseries contains Ronald St. John Macdonald's correspondence regarding a wide range of subjects, including his visits to China, his research on the teaching of international law at Canadian universities and other topics, the development of various of his books, Dalhousie University, Dalhousie Law School Journal, Dalhousie Law School centenary, the Hague, the United Nations, the Canadian Council on International Law, and many other matters. Subseries contains correspondence between Ronald St. John Macdonald and different individuals, including Paul Martin, Quing-nan Meng, Edgar Gold, Paul Fauteux, Dominique Alheritiere, Tom Hick, R. C. Strother, W.A. MacKay, Wang Fusun, J.D. Kingham, Patti Allen, John Vandermeulen, Rene Jean Dupuy, M.C.W. Pinto, Jacqueline Dauchy, Leo Nevas, Avard Bishop, Charles B. Bourne, John Willis, and many others.
Subseries contains Ronald St. John Macdonald's correspondence with different individuals and organizations, including A. Donat Pharand, J. Alan Beesley, Bozidar Bokatic, Charles B. Bourne, Donald A. Kerr, Donald McInnes, Douglas M. Johnston, Edgar Gold, Elisabeth Mann Borgese, Gerald L. Morris, Ivan Leigh Head, John P. Humphrey, John King Gamble Jr., Leslie C. Green, Maxwell Cohen, Wang Tieya, the Canadian Department of External Affairs, the Council of Europe, and others, regarding a wide range of subjects.
Subseries contains Ronald St. John Macdonald's correspondence with different individuals, including John Holmes, Paul Martin, Maxwell Cohen, Roland Michener, D.W. Fulford, Donald S. Macdonald, Charles B. Bourne. Christine Boyle, Donald E. Buckingham, David R. Chipman, Innis Christie, H.C. Charles, George F. Curtis, Audrey Davis, L.C. Green, and others, regarding a wide range of subjects.
File contains unsorted correspondence with different individuals, including Krystyna Kowalik-Banczyk, R.P. Anand, Dieter Tietz, Jeremy Thomas, Hugo Caminos, Peter H. Rohn, H.D. Hicks, W.A. MacKay, Matthew Garfield, Martin Cohn, Andrew J. Peter, Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Richard N. Gardner, Paul E. Martin, Stephen Hanson, Gerald A. Beaudoin, H. Wade MacLauchlan, J.D. Arnup, H. David Archibald, Ian G. Baxter, M.I. Bateman, G.V.V. Nicholls, Colonel Wendell Blanchard, J.F. Edmonds, Ivan L. Head, J.S. Nutt, M.B. Dymond, Eiichi Fukatsu, L. Brothers, John R. Cartwright, Diana Maughan, Amber Pashuk, Alexandre Kiss, Reem A. Bahdi, Wolgang Strasser, Tauno Bergholm, A. Ch. Kiss, Eileen Janzen, Suzanne Lalonde, Marianne Scott, Manuel Rama-Montaldo, Donat Pharand, Walter Truett Anderson, Barry L. Mawhinney, Hans Corell, and others, regarding a wide range of topics. File includes the American Society of International Law newsletter of March and May 1994, the American Society of International Law newsletter vol. 21, issue 3, of May and July 2005, the Society of Legal Scholars newsletter of winter 2003, the Canadian Council on International Law bulletin vol. 27, no. 2, of spring 2001, the Canadian Council on International Law bulletin vol .31, no. 1 and 2, of spring and summer 2005, a United Nations General Assembly reports of 1965 and 1970, a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald with an unidentified man in 2001, a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald receiving his Doctor of Laws degree at McGill University in 1988, a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald with B.L. Laskin and J.B. Milner in 1965, annotated typescripts, handwritten notes, and newspaper clippings.
File contains correspondence with Claude Gregory, John Dodge, F. Weizsacker, Jean R. de Salis, John Kendrew, P. Kapitza, Salvatore Quasimodo, Daniele Bovet, Georg Likacs, D. Lavergne, Linus Pauling, S. Radhakrishnan, C.F. Weizsacker, Werner Heisenberg, Robert Forbes, Robert Hutchins, and Theodor Svedberg. Correspondence mainly includes invitations to join the Encyclopedia Universalis' project. Also includes comments written about the encyclopedia by Marcello Colocci (on the "Physics" and "Chemistry" pieces) and Guiseppe Barbreri (on the "Geography" section). Contains English, Italian, and German correspondence.
Subseries consists of Ronald St. John Macdonald's records regarding awards and honours he received during his career as a jurist, judge, and professor, including his appointment for the Order of Canada. Subseries contains correspondence, photographs, certificates, periodicals, and other materials.
File contains unsorted correspondence with different individuals, including Franklin Berman, Hebert Petzold, Wilbur F. Bowker, Jianming Shen, Timothy T. Daley, Charlotte Ku, Ian M. MacKeigan, Ivan L. Head, John E. Read, John K. Akpalu, Emile K.M. Yakpo, Bozidar Bakotic, Donald S. MacDonald, W. Andrew MacKay, Eileen Janzen, B.A. Pollard, W.A. Charles, Ganshof van der Meersch, J. King Gordon, Kurt Herndl, Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Horace E. Read, C. Trevor Anderson, Thomas R. Berger, Dawn Russel, Arnold W. Zeman, C. Rhodes Smith, Susan Mann, Wang Tieya, Niki Tobi, Sienho Yee, A. Kolodkin, Frank Milligan, M.L. Friedland, Brian Dickson, George C. van Roggen, D.H.N. Johnson, Lun S. Wong, Allan J. MacEachen, J. Zourek, Pierre Charpentier, John E.C. Brierley, Henry D. Hicks, Sandra Liebel, Marcel Cadieux, Alfred E. von Overbeck, Philip Girard, T.H.B. Symons, Edward McWhinney, Philip C. Jessup, Edward.G. Lee, E.E. Appiah, M. Jean Houston, David L. Johnston, John J. Quinn, Charles B. Bourne, L. Ferrari Bravo, John M. Davison, Edgar Gold, James C. Gervais, Ko Swan Sik, D.P. Verma, G.A. Klassen, Kathleen Fisher, Peter Malanczuk, Michael D. Harris, Alexander Marschik, Manfred Lachs, Thea E. Smith, J.S. Castel, Paul E. Martin, R.M. Warren, Hideo Takabayshi, and others, regarding a wide range of topics. File includes a transcript of an interview with Innis Christie in 1988, the Halifax Club pamphlet, a United Nations Economic and Social Council report of 1991, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law director's report for 1989, the Africa Society of International and Comparative Law supplement to the application for funding submitted to the Canadian International Development Agency of June 1988, the Africa Society of International and Comparative Law annual report of 1989, University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law newsletter vol. 1, no. 2, of May 1977, and vol. 5, no.1, of January 1981, Osgoode Hall Law School Continuum periodical, vol. 2, no. 1, of 1974, the American Society of International Law newsletter vol. 21, issue 4, of August/ October 2005, the World Academy of Art and Science newsletter of winter/spring 1999, the International Ocean Institute Across the Oceans newsletter, vol. 1, issue 1, of January 1982, Cyprus Bulletin, vol. 34, no. 23 and 24, of November 1996, University of Toronto Nexus periodical of February 1991, Dalhousie University Hearsay of January 1976, Amnesty International bulletin, vol. 1, no. 1, of January 1974, McGill University Quid Novi periodical, vol. 4, no. 9, of November 1983, Dalhousie Faculty Association Dialogue, vol. 3, no. 8, of March 1990, Dalhousie Law School programme for indigenous, blacks, and Mi'kmaqs of January 1994, Dalhousie University Marine Affairs Program, Dalhousie University Faculty of Graduate Studies meeting minutes, Dalhousie University Faculty of Law special meeting minute of January 1973, Council of Europe 67th plenary administrative session meeting minute of March 1989, Lester B. Pearson College Board of Trustees meeting minute of February 1979, Council of Europe report on the functioning of the organs of the European Convention on Human Rights of 1984, the editor's agreement between Koninklijke Brill NV., Douglas M. Johnson, and Ronald St. John Macdonald regarding the book "towards world constitutionalism: issues in the legal ordering of the world community" of 2003, photograph of John E.C.B. in front of Killam Memorial Library in 1985, a photograph of John Peters Humphrey possibly in 1995, two photographs of Ronald St. John Macdonald with a group of unidentified individuals in Calgary in 1974, a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald with Bozidar Bakotic and an unidentified man possibly in the late 1970s, a photograph of Charles B. Bourne in 1995, three photographs of Dalhousie University Law School Students of 1982-1983, a drawing of an unidentified man - possibly a judge, a transcript of an interview with Myres S. McDougal in 1994, a transcript of an interview with Charles B. Bourne in 1992, annotated typescripts, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, and other materials. File includes a letter from Bozidar Bakotic to Ronald St. John Macdonald reporting that censorship forbade him to contribute to the development of one of Ronald St. John Macdonald's book.
File contains correspondence with Landshoff of Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Kodansha Publishers Ltd, Encyclopedia Britannica, Aurelio Peccei (The Club of Rome), and La Nouvelle Agence. Most of the correspondence surrounds Mann Borgese's "The Drama of the Oceans," and securing the rights of various photographs for publication in that work. File also includes a mock-up of a brochure for the International Ocean Institute (IOI) and friends of the IOI ("What Can You Do to Save the Oceans?") as well as a newspaper clipping. See also MS-2-744, Box 95, Folder 2 and MS-2-744, Box 83, Folder 23 for more correspondence with Landshoff.
File contains correspondence about Ronald St. John Macdonald's trips to China - which started as part of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) assignment to strengthening training and research in selected key universities in China - with different individuals, including Bai Gui-Mei, Zhao Zhenjiang, Wang Tieya, Yaoyuan Xia, Luo Hao Cai, Tony T.L. Chang, Eiichi Fukatsu, Masao Nakayama, Zhang Wen-pu, Fritz von Klein, Wang Xuex hen, Xue Mo-hong, Zhu Qiwu, Wei Min, Judith Ogden Bullitt, Randle Edwards, Peter Hoffman, Maarten Bos, Luzius Wildhaber, Eugene V. Rostow, Jeremy Thomas, John Churchill, Nessim Shallon, Roberto Ago, and others. File contains newspaper clippings, manuscripts, and handwritten notes about international law in China, including two versions of Macdonald's paper "the People's Republic of China and the International Court of Justice". File includes a letter from Bai Gui-Mei to Mairi Macdonald.
File contains correspondence with different individuals, including Zhao Zhenjiang, Wang Tieya, Charles B. Bourne, Homer G. Angelo, Jean Hostert, Cheng Shou-yi, Wong Chi-Wie, Chao Jin, Peter Hoffman, An Chen, Lewis Perinbam, Luo Hao-cai, Laura Hill, Jean J.A. Salmon, Cheng Peng, John Churchill, Zhang Guo-hua, Fred Kan, Edward Epstein, Wei Min, Dawn Tom, Tung Shin-chung, Philip Girard, Henry R. Zheng, Ren Jianxin, Maria Cioni, Audrey Davis, James Li and others. File includes the press release no. 31 of 1977 of the Canadian delegation to the United Nations, the first draft of Ronald St. John Macdonald and Bai Gui-mei's paper "legal education in China today". File includes typescripts, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, and other materials related to the subject. File may contain correspondence regarding Ronald St. John Macdonald's books "essays in honour of Want Tieya".