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Thomas Cantley's correspondence regarding his political and professional activities

File contains correspondence between Thomas Cantley and persons including Sam Hughes, Robert Drummond, Justice Harris, Brandram & Henderson Limited, Baron Beaverbrook, Max Aitken, Alan Dawson, George Grant, Maximilian Groten, R.H. Graham, Rev. J.A. Greenlees, Mrs. J.D. Fife, L.M. Fortier, Osborne Holmden, Harold C.E. Spence, E.M. MacDonald, R.B Bennett, A.J. Crockett, L.H. MacKenzie, A.M. Ferguson, J.E. Nutter, A. Andrew Merrilees, Perry F. Rockwood, James T. Thompson, and F.A. Harrison.

Thomas Cantley fonds

  • MS-2-755
  • Fonds
  • 1794 - 2005
Fonds consists of Thomas Cantley's materials accumulated and sometimes annotated by Catherine Campbell in the course of her research on Cantley's life, including correspondence regarding his political and professional activities; correspondence with family members; manuscripts and typescripts; speeches; photographs; financial statements; and other textual records. Fonds also contains records originating with Cantley's family, including correspondence between his children Charles L. Cantley and Marian Cantley, and a letter from Donald F. Cantley to E.W. Sutherland.

Cantley, Thomas

Lectures 1968-69-70 : [program files]

File consists of records related to the planning and presenting of guest lectures, presentations, readings, and talks organized through the Dalhousie Art Gallery for the period of 1968-1970. Records primarily relate to the planning of a lecture by Andrew Hudson.

Records consist primarily of correspondence of Evelyn Holmes (Acting curator, Dalhousie Art Gallery). Additional records consist of a photograph of guest lecturer Russel Harper (Professor, author), an itinerary for Mr. Andrew Hudson, a newspaper clipping regarding Hudson's visit, three lecture outlines, and biographies and curricula vitae for Andrew Hudson, Joan M. Vastokas, and Russell Harper.

The 4th Dalhousie drawing exhibition : [exhibition catalogue]

Item is a catalogue for the 4th Dalhousie drawing exhibition , organized by and presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery from March 1 to April 1, 1979. The exhibition presented the works of Alex Colville, Charlotte Hammond, Graham Metson, Brian Porter, Roger Savage, and Ruth Wainwright.

catalogue contains a forward, introduction by Carol Fraser (acting curator, Dalhousie art Gallery), biographies of each artist and quotations from them on their artworks, images of select artworks, and an exhibition list.

Louis de Niverville retrospective : [exhibition catalogue]

Item is a catalogue for a retrospective exhibition of artwork by Louis de Niverville, organized by the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, and edited by Joan Murray, Meg Hardman, and Jennifer C. Watson. Th exhibition was presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery from December 18, 1978 to January 12, 1979.

Catalogue contains a list of lenders to he exhibition, acknowledgements and an essay by Joan Murray, an exhibition itinerary, an essay by Gary Michael Dault, an essay and commentary by Louis de Niverville, b&w and colour images, and a bibliography.

Printed matter : jury print show : [exhibition catalogue]

Items are catalogues for a juried exhibition of printed matter from an selection of international artists, organized by the Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University. The exhibition was presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in April and May 1975.

Catalogues contain images of work in the exhibition, an introduction by Christopher Youngs (Director, Owens Art Gallery), and short biographies for artists included in the show.

Exhibition of rubbings from ancient Egyptian, Mesopotamian and Hittite reliefs by Nelly B. Gray : [exhibition catalogue]

File consists of two catalogues for 'Exhibition of rubbings from ancient Egyptian, Mesopotamian and Hittite reliefs by Nelly B. Gray', organized and presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in August 1972.

The catalogue in Folder 21 is a draft while Folder 22 contains the final draft. Contents include a biography of Gray, catalogue of works, and exhibition essay. Catalogue in Folder 22 also contains a photograph of Gray.

Augustus John : [exhibition catalogue]

File consists of catalogues for the exhibition 'Augustus John', organized by Dalhousie Art Gallery for circulation by the National Gallery of Canada for the period of 1972-1973. The exhibition was presented at Dalhousie in November 1972.

Catalogues contain an essay by Dalhousie Art Gallery Director, Ernest W. Smith, 32 p. of b&w image plates, a catalogue of works in the exhibition, a biographical chronology of Augustus John, an a select bibliography. All text is included in English and French.

Recording of Morris dancers performing and other recordings

File contains a series of short recordings about folk dancing. The recordings include music from a folk dancing competition; the Betty Jones Town Band; the U.N. choir rehearsing; Alpine horns; Swiss yodeling; the sound of Morris dancers from Lancashire performing; and Barbara Hinds interviewing two unidentified men about Morris dancing.

Recording of an interview with Beatles fans before a concert

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds interviewing several different people in the United Kingdom about the Beatles. Hinds interviews two unidentified men, and a third man named Mr. Taylor about the success of the Beatles. Hinds also interviews a group of young women who are waiting before a Beatles concert.

Recording of pigeons cooing

Item is a recording of pigeons cooing. A man's voice can be heard occasionally in the background. The pigeons are connected to the Liverpool Amalgamation of Homing Pigeon Societies.

Recording of an interview with Ken

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Ken, a pigeon racer in Liverpool, England. Ken talks about what it's like to keep pigeons, training pigeons, and how pigeons find their way home.

'E - G' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence to individuals with last names between E and G. Correspondence concerns the Independent World Commission on the Oceans' Study Group on the Economic Uses of the Ocean, of which Elisabeth Mann Borgese was a member. Correspondents include Paul Ekins, and Orio Giarini (includes Elisabeth Mann Borgese's thoughts on economics).

Correspondence concerning "Encyclopaedia Universalis"

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.

Correspondence regarding "The Drama of the Oceans"

File contains correspondence with Pilkington Bros. Ltd., Princeton University Press, Alessandro Olschki, Claire McDonald, Sheila Martin, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, N. B. Marshall, Tom Mahnken, The Metropolitan Museum, Harry N. Abrams, Cyril Glasse, Judith Munns, Brian J. Rothschild, Donna D. Schwartz, A. M. Kennedy, Kjel Sandved, Srpoka Knizevna Zadruga, Flip Schulke, Professor Vigneaux, John Sylvester, Jack Drafahl, Deirdre Silberstein. Most of the correspondence relates to clearing pictures for inclusion in Elisabeth Mann Borgese's "The Drama of the Oceans."

'T' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Bogdan Trifunovic, Louis Turner, Lawrence Thorpe, W.T. Thorneycroft, Ernest Thorn, Texas AandM Univeristy, and Rodney Tarboosh. Contains copies of pictures of Elisabeth Mann Borgese's dog and chimpanzee. Also includes an article, "How to Share Sebed's Riches" by Ernest W. Thorn.

'S - Y' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with organizations and publications. Correspondents include Sea Technology magazine (and attached is a letter to the editor by Mann Borgese); University of Hawaii at Manoa (regarding the "Staus of Freedom for the Seas" manuscript); W.W. Norton and Company; World Scientific Publishing Company; and the Yolla Bolly Press (regarding "Chairworm and Supershark").

'P' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence with Alexandera Post, T.V.R. Pillay (Food and Agricultre Organization of the United Nations), Princeton University Press, O.S. Plue, Prentice-Hall of Canada Ltd, Les Presse de la Cité, Elaine Partnow, Praeger Publishers Inc., M. Piovene, and PHP Institute Inc. Also includes "The Implications of Change in Mining Finance and Participation" by Alexandra Post, excerpts from "Ocean mining" by Alexandra Post, a proposal on deepsea mining by Alexandra Post and a report from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, "Progress of Aquaculture" by T.V.R. Pillay.

'M' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Pus McCloy, Michael Dempsey (Managing Editor, MacGibbon and Kee Ltd.), Larry Eugene McGinesey (on "The Drama of the Oceans)", and George MacLeod. Also inlcudes a newspaper clipping ("Global Body Urged for Sea Control").

'H' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Lynnelle Herrick, John Humphrey, Robert Hutchins, Peter Howorth, Gordon Hewes, Eve Herrmann, and John Haag. Also includes newspaper clippinsg concerning Gerald Hickey and a biography of Eve Herrmann.

'G' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Frederick Grassli (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution), Maria Eduarda Gonçalves, Henrietta Gilpin, Global Education Associates, John F Godfrey (of the University of King's College), Anil Gayan, and GEO magazine.

'C' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with the Commission of the European Communities, Rallph Collier, Consumers Union of US Inc., Centre d'Architecture de la Mer, Jerrgen Claus, Mae Cullin, Rafael Castello-Valdis, Ray Canterbury, Jonathan Charney, CBS, Nigel Calder (on "The Blue Revolution"), Michelle Canterella, and "Conjunctions."

'C - G' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Alex Comfort, V. Dedijer, Da Capo Press Inc., Encyclopedia of the Sea, Rita Ettl, Fayard Editions, Peter Fricke, FAO (the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), Donald Gledhill, and Jay Goldburg Cousteau Society.

'B - I' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence and agreements with publishers and magazines. Correspondents include Basic Books; Duke University Press; Future; GEO magazine; Interdisciplinary Science Reviews (regarding Borgese's "Mediterranean Project").

Miscellaneous personal correspondence

File contains correspondence regarding Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sigerson, from [Marie?], to [Unkie?], from [Peter?], [T.? -indecipherable], [Jacques Piccard], Cathy Enright, [Humberto and Alara Gristancho], [Johan], Bruce Kubert, and an invitation from one of Elisabeth Mann Borgese's dogs.

'C' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and the following individuals: Sanjay Chaturvedi; Richard V. Carter; Dr. Hans Corell; Lucien Chabason (on the Regional Seas Programme); Krista Singleton-Cambage; Peter Cramer (concerning Thomas Mann); Pietro Carrigliol; Kevin Coady (concerning the death of one of Mann Borgese's dogs); Christopher Corkett (critiquing one of Mann Borgese's talks); Aldo Chircop; Dr. Edward Carr; Senator Alan Cranston; Christo and Jean Claude (outgoing only, includes prints of various art installations); Liara Covert; Winifred Caponigri; Rideau Hall; Pluto Press; Senator Alan Cranston; Ignacio Perez Caldentey; Fernando Henrique Cardoso (President of Brazil); Sergio D. Claure; Dr. Maria della Costa; Richard V. Carter; Erksine Childers; Professor Jonathan Charney; Judge Maurice Caruana Curran (Chancellor of University of Malta); Arthur H. Campeau; H. Reuben Cohen (Chancellor of Dalhousie); Elisabeth Cyran; Hon. David Coore; Ana Luisa Cortez; Frederick Clairmonte; Ingvar Carlsson (Prime Minister of Sweden); and others. Also includes copies of the following papers: "The Training Programme of the International Ocean Institute" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese; "Professionalization of the Field of Marine Affairs" by Aldo Chircop; "NATO's War of Aggression Against Yugoslavia: An Overview by Michel Chessudovsky. Some correspondence may be personal.

Don Allison fonds

  • MS-3-28
  • Fonds
  • 1967 - 1972
Fonds comprises records created and collected by Don Allison that document his work as an actor in Neptune Theatre's 1967 production of The Wooden Ship, as well as his own poetry and prose writings. There is also a small number of letters from someone named Anna.

Allison, Don

Henry Hicks' Oxford University records

Series comprises records created and collected by Henry Hicks during his studies in law at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. Records include typewritten, perfect bound volumes of detailed notes about specific subjects and lectures, which were either created or acquired by Hicks. There is also a boat race programme and a 1939 food ration book.

Henry Davies Hicks fonds

  • MS-2-511
  • Fonds
  • 1915 - 1990, predominant 1937-1986
Fonds comprises records documenting Henry Hicks' political career and tenure as president of Dalhousie University, as well as his earlier studies at Oxford University and his military service in World War II. There are also records regarding his stamp collecting hobby, his community service, and his long involvement with associations such as the Rhodes Scholarship Committee. Record types include diaries and appointment books, correspondence, manuscripts, philatelic records, newspaper clippings and photographs.

Hicks, Henry D.

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