Item is a booklet titled "A Preliminary Survey of the Natural History of McNab's Island, Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia." The survey was prepared by the staff of the Nova Scotia Museum with the cooperation of the Nova Scotia Bird Society, the Dalhousie Biology Club, and the Nova Scotia Research Foundation. The survey outlines the geology, vegetation, and animal life on McNab's Island, with accompanying maps of the island. The booklet contains some handwritten notes.
This item is a collection of 5 journal articles, each having a corresponding index card regarding blackberries, published between 1960-1967. Topics include surveys, cytology, breeding, species variety, etc.
This item is a collection of 26 journal articles, each having a corresponding index card regarding blueberries, published between 1960-1983. Topics include plant growth and development, surveys, genetics, cytology, growth factors, species variety, fruit yield, breeding, etc.
Item is a map of lands to be conveyed to Oland and Son Limited by Dominion Steel and Coal Corporation Limited. The land is located in Sydney, Nova Scotia and was to be used for a bottling plant. The map shows measurements of the land and locations of roads and railways. The map was produced by John Pope, Provincial Land Surveyor.
Fonds consist of records related to Marian Binkley's extensive research studies on the fishing industry, particularly the health and safety of fishermen and the effects of the industry on their wives and families. Population data and research on the people of Fogo Island over a period of one hundred years is also included. Records consist of correspondence, surveys with fishermen and their wives, research on the fishing industry (particuarly with regard to health problems and fatalities), notes on findings and research, interview transcripts, and audio recordings of the interviews.