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Dalhousie University Archives Series
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Speeches and Essays of Frank Parker Day

Series contains a variety of speeches and essays, ordered completely chronologically, that Day gave during his career. Many of these are related to his academic career, particularly on literary subjects and war. Many were given during his time as President of Union College when he was a much sought-after speaker.

Frank Parker Day photographs

Series contains photographs that span the greater portion of Day's life. Materials include photographs depicting his time in university, his time served during World War One, and his time as President of Union College. Series also contains many photographs of the Day family and their friends.

Dalhousie University Faculty of Law

This series contains material reflective of the Dalhousie Law Faculty during Read’s early years as a professor of law and as Dean. The series contains correspondence, historic material on Dalhousie Law School, and activities by Horace Read as Dean.

Military Services

This series contains photos, medals, awards, and memorabilia of Horace Read during the First and Second World War. This series also contains correspondence between Mrs. Read and the Army Museum Halifax Citadel.

Administrative papers

The records in this series include professional correspondence and grant applications and reports, as well as a sub-series containing proposals for realised and unrealised projects.

Photographs of Arthur Stanley MacKenzie

This series consists of photographs of Arthur Stanley MacKenzie; the Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge University; Dalhousie University centennial celebrations in 1919; cornerstone laying ceremonies or unveiling ceremonies at Dalhousie University; the 1938 Dalhousie Reunion; MacKenzie's funeral procession; and other people or events associated with Dalhousie University or MacKenzie.

Meeting minutes

Series consists of meeting minutes of the Dalhousie-King’s Reading Club. It also contains related materials including correspondence, programmes of meetings, and newspaper clippings.

Correspondence of Will R. Bird

This series contains correspondence collected by Bird. Correspondents include fans and contemporaries. Repeat correspondents include Clarke, Irwin and Co., the MacMillan Group publishing company, McGraw-Hill, University of Toronto Press, the Cumberland Publishing Company, and the Banff School of the Arts. Bird's natural order of organizing this correspondence (incoming and copies of outgoing mail stapled together) has been preserved. See also the Scrapbook Series for further correspondence.

Correspondence of Guy Henson

This series consists of Guy Henson's general correspondence. Correspondents range from Henson's brother, R.C.C. Henson, to UNESCO to universities, friends and colleagues. Topics covered include letters of introduction, graduate school applications, and employment concerns.

Forewords of Guy Henson

Series consists of forewords Guy Henson wrote for various publications. Forewords for the Institute of Public Affairs publications (1957-1976) predominate. There are also Henson's introductions to the Senate Special Committee Report on Poverty (1969), and the Africville Relocation Report (1971).

Personal Records

This series consists of records relating to Nicholls’ resignation as the editor of the Canadian Bar Review, material from the conference on editing school law reviews, the Halifax Picture Loan Society and course material from the year spent as a visiting professor at Queen’s University.

Dalhousie University

Series consists of records relating to Dalhousie University, the History Department, the Faculty of Arts and Science, the Art Gallery (of which Godfrey was Chairman for a time), and committees that Godfrey was involved in such as the film committees and Chaplain’s Advisory Committee. Types of records include meeting minutes, memos, newsletters, notes, photographs, course materials, and student papers.

Materials for English courses taught by Allan Bevan

Series consists of syllabi, reading lists, Christmas and spring examinations, bibliographies, and assignments from various Dalhousie University English classes (identified by course number as title is not always provided) taught by Allan Bevan from 1949-1967.

Membership files

Series contains case files of the members of the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia, as well as membership lists. Not every member has a case file. These membership files contain a large variety of records including biographical information, correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs.

The membership policy of the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia is very broad. Anyone seriously interested in creative writing (including students and beginners) as well as accomplished professionals are eligible for membership in the Federation.

University of King's College

Series consists of records created by the University of King’s College or by Godfrey while he was President and Vice-Chancellor of the College. Types of records include meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, notes, and a video profile of Dr. John Godfrey.

Prisoner of War

Series contains records created or accummulated by Logan during his time in German Prisoner of War camps during World War One. Records include notebooks, photographs, and pamphlets and other materials distributed to prisoners.


Series contains primarily typescript drafts of published and unpublished work by Lesley Choyce, including novels, non-fiction, short stories, essays, poetry and song lyrics. Files may include correspondence, notes and/or research materials.

Reviews and promotional material

Series contains newspaper clippings, printouts from websites, and publisher's catalogues that feature reviews and promotional material about Budge Wilson's books. The series also contains drafts of press releases written by Budge Wilson to promote her books and newspaper articles that feature Budge Wilson and her writing career.

Personal papers of James Aitchison

Series consists of newspaper clippings about Aitchison, his curriculum vitae, a manuscript of a toast at his anniversary by close friend Leddy, and a microfilm of an unrevised manuscript by A. McInnis.

Personal archives of Graham Creighton

Series consists of correspondence, financial papers, and personal papers of Graham Creighton. Records in the series were created and/or accumulated by Graham Creighton and pertain primarily to his family life or business enterprises prior to becoming a school superintendent.

Creighton, Graham, 1860-1939

Class Records

This series consists of records relating to English courses taught by Sprott while a professor at Dalhousie University, along with some material from his time teaching at McGill, Brooklyn College and Columbia. Types of records include reading lists, class lecture notes, assignments, exams and completed exams by students.

Correspondence of Samuel Ernest Sprott

This series consists of professional and some personal correspondence written by and to Sprott. Correspondents include current and former students and collegues and friends regarding scholarships, recommendations, Neptune theatre, research and donating papers to Dalhousie University Archives.

More correspondence can be found throughout the other series regarding their respected topic.


This series consist of rolls of microfilm of 16th and 17th century English and Italian manuscripts obtained by Sprott for research.

Correspondence of James Aitchison

Series consists of correspondence addressed to Aitchison from family, friends, and colleagues covering topics such as the New Democratic Party, Canadian politics, activities in the political science department at Dalhousie, as well as personal and familial correspondence.

Unpublished writings : memoirs and autobiography

The memoir material consists of thirty-three essays, ranging in length from two to twenty-two pages; these are about people, places, and trips taken. The autobiographical material consists of a 552-page typescript "autobiography" which contains notes about his family history and typed excerpts from his diaries.

Manuscripts and publications

Series consists of articles, addresses, and publications created and/or accumulated by GWI Creighton. Materials in this series primarily relate to forestry but some works pertain to family history. Series arranged alphabetically by title. Series contains some materials in German.

Literary Writings of Frank Parker Day

This series contains manuscripts for all autobiographical writings, essays, novels, plays, poetry, and short stories present in the Frank Parker Day fonds. Most works are not individually dated, so the materials have been group into the following categories: Biographical and autobiographical writings, novels (published and unpublished), plays, poetry, and stories.

Associations of Joyce Barkhouse

Series contains records regarding associations that Barkhouse was involved with. The types of records included here are correspondence, promotional material, reports, newsletters, and programs.

Personal documents and photographs of Joyce Barkhouse

Series contains personal documents that are generally unrelated to Joyce Barkhouse's professional career as a writer. The types of records included here are family photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, and manuscripts written by other family members. The series also contains records relating to Barkhouse's early career as a teacher.

Audio and video recordings of interviews and readings

File contains recordings of Budge Wilson's appearances, readings, and interviews. Many of the recordings were taped from her appearances on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio. The series also includes a typescript of Budge Wilson's interview on CBC radio regarding the Swissair disaster on its one year anniversary.

Articles and other writings of Joyce Barkhouse

Series contains articles and other writings such as speeches, poems, and plays. The types of records included here are drafts, clippings of published articles, copies of publications containing these articles, and some related notes and correspondence.

Books of Joyce Barkhouse

Series contains records related to published books including Abraham Gesner, Anna's Pet, George Dawson: The Little Giant, The Pit Pony, The Purple Cloak, The Smallest Rabbit, The Witch of Port LaJoye, The Lost Ship, and The Story of Little Martin. Types of records included here are drafts, galleys, published books, research materials, sketches, and audio-visual materials relating to published works.

Personal material

Series contains materials created by Budge Wilson that not directly related to her career as an author. Files include Budge Wilson's diaries and calendars and materials relating to her job as a fitness instructor and photographer.
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