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Gordon Kinsman fonds

  • MS-14-14
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1993
Fonds consists of reports and studies on Nova Scotia farming and marketing between 1924-1990. It also includes papers, correspondence, photographs, a newspaper article, and signs created and collected by Gordon Kinsman during his Nova Scotia berry research between 1965 and 1991.

Kinsman, Gordon Barss

Susan Horne's home economists in agriculture collection

  • MS-14-20
  • Collection
  • 1928-1989
Collection contains research materials gathered by Susan Horne who was head of the Home Economics / 4-H Branch of the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing. The records were used while she was writing "Home Economists in Agriculture 1913-1985."

Horne, Susan

Tom Lackey fonds

  • MS-10-4
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1975
Fonds contains research notes, reports, essays, and other records that document student movements in Toronto during the late 1960s and early 1970s when Lackey was a student at the University of Toronto.

Lackey, Thomas

Kenneth Alexander MacKenzie fonds

  • MS-13-23
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1964
Fonds comprises a history of Nova Scotian physicians compiled by Alexander Mackenzie in 1950. There is also a scrapbook, correspondence, papers, published articles, and a history of Camp Hill Hospital in Halifax.

MacKenzie, Kenneth Alexander

Alexander John Murchison fonds

  • MS-13-30
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1975
Fonds consists Alexander Murchison's papers and reports related to child welfare.

Murchison, Alexander John

Notes and manuscripts related child guidance clinics review

File contains notes and manuscripts written by Alexander Murchison and Norris Turner between 1972–1975 reviewing child guidance clinics and group homes in Nova Scotia. File also contains the June 1973 issue of the Nova Scotia Association of Social Workers Newsletter, with articles by Norris Turner , Patricia Hardy, Ernie Rafuse, F.M. Fraser, Martin M. Dolan, Linda Isitt, and Barrie R. MacFarlane.

Elrid Gordon Young fonds

  • MS-13-4
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1950
Fonds consists of Eldrid Young's records regarding his chemical warfare research, including correspondence, reports, notebooks, articles, and manuals. There is also his unpublished manuscript "Adventures of a Chemist in Search of Poisons," in which he recount his 25-year career as a forensic chemist.

Young, Elrid Gordon

Medical Society of Nova Scotia fonds

  • MS-13-55
  • Fonds
  • 1961
Fonds consists of records documenting a research project conducted in 1961 regarding distribution patterns of physicians and facilities across Nova Scotia; records include physician and patient questionnaires.

Medical Society of Nova Scotia

Donald Alexander Campbell fonds

  • MS-13-6
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1955
Fonds consists of registration cards and student tickets from Dalhousie Medical School, published articles about Dr. Campbell (including obituaries), papers regarding his medical practice, correspondence, medical notes with sketches, personal notes and patient records.

Campbell, Donald Alexander

Chester Stewart fonds

  • MS-13-61
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1995
Fonds consists of papers documenting Dr. Stewart's professional career, including files on the Tupper Commission and the Hall Review Commission, research notes on aviation medicine and decompression sickness, correspondence, lectures, books, publications, photographs, and other manuscripts from his personal life and years at Dalhousie University.

Stewart, Chester B.

Thomas John (Jock) Murray fonds

  • MS-13-69
  • Fonds
  • 1890-2018
Fonds consists of the archival records of Thomas John (Jock) Murray, which includes correspondence and research materials on neurological disease, the humanities and the history of medicine.

Murray, Thomas John (Jock)

1959 trip to Nigeria

File contains documents relating to Alexander Leighton's 1959 trip to Nigeria. Includes a photograph, several bundles of research notes, schedules, graphic materials, and patient medical notes. Includes an article from the New York Times on the Nigerian election, and no. 10 of the Western Nigerian Illustrated quarterly publication featuring an article about psychiatric treatment at the Aro Hospital. Also includes an envelope labelled 'thought disorder pills' containing five spherical pills.

Reliability analysis between psychiatrists

File contains an appendix (Appendix F) outlining procedures in comparing psychiatric evaluators' thought processes and conclusions surrounding the mental health of respondents of the Cornell-Aro study. File also includes information on analysis coding and a chart outlining mental health symptom statistics.

Notes on coding

File contains notes on data processing and coding, medical findings, and psychiatric social data. Also includes correspondence between Dorothea Leighton and Alice Longaker regarding coding process and classification procedures.

Effect of culture and cultural patterns

File contains notes on village data, socioeconomic information, and psychiatric symptom statistics. File also includes a letter to Alex (Leighton?) from Ray (?) on the subject of sampling techniques and a further study on the role of physical depletions in the etiology of Yoruba psychiatric disturbances.

Nigerian movie

Files contains documents relating to the film "Mental Health Research in Nigeria" that was filmed during the 1961 Cornell-Aro study. Included are memos discussing the film's production and release, notes on filming scenes, a brochure for Cornell's program in social psychiatry, film production and narration notes, comments from researchers, and letters between researchers, librarians, and contacts in the Nigerian government. File also includes a publication called "African film bibliography 1965" by the Committee of Fine Arts and the Humanities of the African Studies Association.

Respondents' resistance to interviews

File contains notes on respondents who showed resistance during their interviews. Resisters' responses, actions, and symptoms are listed. File also includes letters between Alexander Leighton and Veronica Shaw discussing how to process resisters' interviews and comparing psychiatrists' evaluations of their responses.

Native conceptions of disease

File contains notes on psychiatric symptoms and diseases present in Nigerian respondents, and on the respondents' beliefs regarding illness. Also contains notes between researchers sharing thoughts and findings. File also includes Jane Murphy's field notes from discussions of disease with respondents. File also contains a copy of the study "The psychiatric examination of native African patients" by Edward L. Margetts.

Analysis of hemoglobin data

File contains notes on medical data relevant to hemoglobin. Includes lists of Sahli percentages and charts comparing averages. Also includes a memo regarding summary data from random village hemoglobin samples.
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