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Letter of support for Dr. Daniel Cobb Harvey from Archibald McKellar MacMechan to Edwin Laftus

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.

MacMechan, Archibald McKellar

Photograph of a drawing of Reverend Thomas McCulloch

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).

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.

Photograph of a convocation procession

Item is a photograph taken during a Dalhousie University reunion in 1938. The photograph shows a procession of graduates walking across Dalhousie's Studley campus. The Macdonald Library (Macdonald building) and Science Building (Chemistry Building) are visible in the background.

Hayward, J.C.M.

Photograph of a procession across Studley campus

Item is a photograph taken during a Dalhousie University reunion in 1938. The photograph shows a procession of alumni, faculty, or other people walking across Dalhousie's Studley campus. The Macdonald Library (Macdonald building) and Science Building (Chemistry Building) are visible in the background.

Hayward, J.C.M.

Letters from Rev. James Rosborough to Mrs. Pearson

  • MS-2-471, SF Box 43, Folder 12
  • File
  • 1898
File contains three letters from Reverend James Rosborough to Mrs. Pearson, in which he describes the death of his daughter, identifies plant specimens sent to him by her, and discusses matters related to the Presbyterian Church.

Rosborough, James, Rev., fl. 1898

Portrait of Captain Jock Douglas

Item is a photograph of Captain Jock Douglas (or possibly Jack Douglas or Jonathan Douglas) of Maitland. The photograph was taken by Douglass of Brooklyn, New York.

Douglass

Portrait of Captain Norman Smith

Item is a photograph or carte de visite of Captain Norman Smith of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. The photograph was taken by J. Urakawa of Nagasaki, Japan.

Urakawa

Photograph of The Scientific Research Bureau of Canada exhibition by John Watt

Item is a photograph of a television on a table surrounded by chairs and a large wall-mounted photograph that formed part of the The Scientific Research Bureau of Canada exhibition by John Watt. Four copies of a report and one pamphlet are on the table, along with an ashtray, water jug, and two cups. The exhibition was presented by the Centre for Art Tapes from September 27, 1978 to October 6, 1978.

Photograph of The Scientific Research Bureau of Canada exhibition by John Watt

Item is a photograph of a television on a table surrounded by chairs and a large wall-mounted photograph that formed part of the The Scientific Research Bureau of Canada exhibition by John Watt. Four copies of a report and one pamphlet are on the table, along with an ashtray, water jug, and two cups. The exhibition was presented by the Centre for Art Tapes from September 27, 1978 to October 6, 1978.

Cellar, first & second floor plans : Unit C

Item is a drawing of floor plans of Unit C of the A. Keith and Son brewery. The drawing shows floor plans of the cellar, first and second floor of Unit C. Certain areas and pathways are highlighted in red coloured pencil. The drawing was originally bound in a booklet with other drawings of the building. The drawing was produced by Hancock Little Calvert Associates.

Cellar & ground floor plans : Unit B

Item is a drawing of two floors of the A. Keith and Son brewery. The drawing shows floor plans of the cellar and ground floors of Unit B of the building, and some of Unit C. Certain areas and pathways in the floor plans are highlighted with red coloured pencil. The drawing was originally bound in a booklet with other drawings of the building. The drawing was produced by Hancock Little Calvert Associates.

Ground & first floor plans : Unit A

Item is a drawing of two floors of the A. Keith and Son brewery. The drawing shows floor plans of ground floor and first floor of Unit A of the building. Certain areas and pathways in the drawing are highlighted with red coloured pencil. The drawing was originally bound in a booklet with other drawings of the building. The drawing was produced by Hancock Little Calvert Associates.

Detail of louvres for fermenter openings

Item is a drawing of a detail of louvres for fermenter openings. The drawing shows elevation and section views of the louvres. The drawing was produced for A. Keith and Son Ltd. of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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