File is a photograph of the Cataloging Office of the Medical-Dental Library in the 5963 College Street building during the construction of the Tupper Building and the W.K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library.
File is a photograph of Marnie Lee in the book processing office on the second floor of the 5963 College Street building which housed the Medical-Dental Library during the construction of the Tupper Building and the W.K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library.
File is a photograph of Anita Watson and Monty Day with patron from the landing of the second floor of the Medical-Dental Library. The library was housed in 5963 College Street during the construction of the Tupper Building between 1965-1967.
File is a photograph of W.K. Kellogg staff members and guests attending Bill Owen's retirement party. Individuals identified in photograph are Bill Owen, Morris Laycock, student, Elaine Boychuck, Choon Foong, Betty Sutherland, Linda Cahill and Carol Webb.
File is a photograph of W.K. Kellogg staff members and guests attending Bill Owen's retirement party. Individuals identified in photograph are Rosemary Loeffler, David Mifflen, Cameron Metcalf, Judith Coughlan-Lambly, Patrick Ellis, and David Hanson.
File is a photograph of W.K. Kellogg staff members and guests attending Bill Owen's retirement party. Individuals identified in photograph are Bill Owen, Morris Laycock, Betty Sutherland with Geoff Rowden, Shirley Dean, unknown, David Hopkins, Sharon Longard, and Choong Foong in the background.
File is a photograph of staff members attending Bill Owen's retirement party. Individuals identified in photograph are Bill Owen, Max Owen, Audrey Samson, Pheobe Owen with Mike Gray and Sharon Longard in the background.
File is a photograph of Bill Owen accompanied by his obituary. Obituary reads: OWEN, William Hampton (Bill) / Owen, William Hampton (Bill) - 59, Halifax, passed away peacefully at home i the early hours of April 5, 1998, after a long struggle with cancer. Born in Townsville, Australia, Bill was the only child of the late Gordon Hampton Owen and the late Ruth (Clarke) Owen. Bill had a rich and varied life that took many interesting turns. He graduated from Melbourne University with a B.Sc. in 1960 and M.Sc. in 1964, and from Sydney University with a PhD in reproductive physiology in 1969. That same year he came to Halifax on post-doctoral fellowship with the Fisheries Research Board. After two years, he was in search of a career change and drove tractor trailers for a year before setting off for travels in Central and South America. After he returned to Canada, he spent a years studying Grizzly bears in the Arctic, then in 1975 took an M.Sc. in medical parasitology at the London School of Tropical Medicine. Following this, he worked as a miner in Thompson, Man., and then on the log booms on the British Columbia coast. In 1980, he graduated from Dalhousie University with a master of library service, and settled down to being a reference librarian at the Kellogg Health Science Library for the next 17 years, until his early retirement in June 1997 due to ill health. He was an avid bird watcher, photographer, traveller and had a great love of poetry, music and nature. Bill was a tireless advocate of the rights of the East Timorese, and many other causes both local and global. He had a keen wit and a booming laugh, and lived his life with great honesty, integrity and generosity. Bill is mourned by his beloved wife, Audrey Louise Samson, and his cherished children, Phoebe Ruth and Max; stepmother, Mary Owen, and stepbrothers, Tom and David Biltoft, Melbourne; his "adopted family" the Annands: Betty, Wendy, Kirk and Chris; and his many, many friends and relations in Australia and Canada. Cremation has taken place. Bill will be remembered at a gathering at the hall of the Universalist Unitarian Church, 5500 Inglis St., at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 13. Memorial donations may be made to the food bank, Oxfam or East Timor Alert Network, 33659-5th Ave., Mission, B.C., V2V 1X1. Arrangements entrusted to Dignity Cremation Services, Halifax.
File is a photograph of Ann Barrett, Carol Smilie, and Patrick Ellis. Accompanying note states: A new collection fund has been established for the Kellogg Health Sciences Library to support research and teaching in the area of Community Health Nursing at Dalhousie University. / The fund was established on the reitrement of longtime library friend and patron, Dr. Carol Smilie. Dr. Smilie was an Associate Proferssor at Dalhousie University School of Nursing from 1982-2001, and Associate Director of Undergraduate Cirriculum and Planning for the School [from] 1999-2001. Dr. Smilie graduated with an MSc in Health Education from Dalhousie in 1980. Her practice of nursing was concentrated in the area of community health. While assuming presidential responsibilities in the national and provincial organizations of the Canadian Cancer Society and the Canadian Public Health Association and Directorship of the Nova Scotia Sociobehavioural Cancer Research Network, Dr. Smilie worked to enhance the understanding of and support for the preparation of nurses to work as partners in the building of healthy communities.
File is a photograph of the Medical-Dental Library reference collection when it was housed at 5963 College Street. This was a temporary location for the library during the construction of the Tupper Building and the W.K. Kellogg Health Science Library.
This file contains 9 reprints of photographs of the interior and exterior of the new NSAC library that was built in 1982, as well as portraits of past and 1983 library staff and librarians. 1913-1939 – the NSAC library collection was housed on bookshelves of a small room adjacent to the office of the Professor of English. 1939-1968 – Principal Lyman Chapman improved the library arrangements by rearranging space previously occupied by the janitor’s quarters on the top floor of the administrative building; provided tables, newspapers, magazines, books, reference books and textbooks. 1968-1982 – Cox Institute – the library was given space to the west of the stairwell on the lower level; library added a microfiche reader. 1980s – A new building for Library services became the first priority when the degree program was approved. Official opening was graduation day May 1983.