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Halifax Herald quote about the construction of the Halifax Infirmary in 1931

Item is a quote from the Halifax Herald from 1931 about the construction of the Halifax Infirmary. Quote says: Halifax Herald. January 1, 1931 / "new Million Dollar Hospital for Halifax". The above is / the new Million Dollar Fireproof Hospital to be erected in / Halifax in 1931 by the Sisters of Charity, which when / finished will be one of the most modern and best / equipped hospitals on the continent... The hospital will / be erected on Queen Street and S.P. Dumaresq, who / designed i will supervise its construction told The / Herald yesterday, that the Hospital will contain features / never before attempted in Hospital construction on this / continent."

List of contents of the Infirmary Time Capsule

Item is a list of items found in the Halifax Infirmary Time Capsule. The list reads: Contents of the Infirmary Time Capsule / Holy Card and Medals / Pope Pius XI (card and medal) / Our Lady of Perpetual Hope (card and medal) / St. Therese (card - back says "Little flower please listen to our prayer" and medal) / Prayer card for the Beatification of Pius X / Mother Elizabeth Seton (card - back says "Mother Seton, pray for us and direct our work") / Saint Vincent DePaul (card - back says "Saint Joseph, be a father and protector to this Institute") / Our Lady (two medals) / Sacred Heart (badge) / Miniature statue of Our Lady in a medal case / Coins from the architect, Sydney P. Dumaresq / Local (on display) and international newspapers.

Newspaper headlines about the construction of the Halifax Infirmary in 1931

Item is a list of quotes from contemporary newspaper articles about the construction of the Halifax Infirmary in 1931. Quotes are as follows: Newspaper headlines from June, 1931 / The Halifax Mail, June 25, 1931 / "hurl Constable From Side of Fleeing Auto: Bullets Fail to Halt Car in "Get-Away. Constable / Pitts, of Nova Scotia Police, Struck Over Head With Crank as He Clung to Side of Alleged / Rum-Laden Car." / The Halifax Chronicle, June 25, 1931 / "Plane Reaches Germany; One for Denmark / "Miners Seeking Six-Hour to Relieve Jobless: Will consider Resolution at Today's Session of / District Conference in Sydney." / "Hurry Round the World" Post and Gatty Greeted By Huge Throngs in Berlin" / Halifax Herald, June 24, 1931 / "Globe Flyers Span Atlantic Ocean: Danes Now Over Ocean" / "Alderman Scores Street Repairs: Likens Robie St. To Tooth".

Photograph of Archibald MacMechan's family members

Item is a photograph of some of Archibald MacMechan's family members visiting Dalhousie University. The photograph shows Mrs. C. R. E. Willetts (daughter); Mrs. Vlademir Ceruin (granddaughter); Mrs. John Campbell (granddaughter, daughter of Mrs. Willetts); and Gregor Campbell (great grandson). The family members visited a display about MacMechan which was organized by Ms. S. Rogers-Bell of the Killam Library Special Collections.

Donkin, John

Photograph of Archibald MacMechan's family members

Item is a photograph of some of Archibald MacMechan's family members visiting Dalhousie University. The photograph shows Mrs. C. R. E. Willetts (daughter); Mrs. Vlademir Ceruin (granddaughter); Mrs. John Campbell (granddaughter, daughter of Mrs. Willetts); and Gregor Campbell (great grandson).

Donkin, John

Photograph of Dr. Phillipp Schmidt-Schlegel, Dr. Friederich Gaede, Gayle Garlock, and Dean Betts

Item is a photograph of Dr. Phillipp Schmidt-Schlegel; Dr. Friederich Gaede (German department); Gayle Garlock (librarian); and Donald Betts (Dean of Arts and Science) looking at books in a display case. The photograph was taken on the occasion of the German consul donating money to the Killam Library at Dalhousie University.

Wilkins, Gina

Photograph of Dr. Phillipp Schmidt-Schlegel, Dr. Friederich Gaede, Gayle Garlock, and Dean Betts

Item is a photograph of Dr. Phillipp Schmidt-Schlegel; Dr. Friederich Gaede (German department); Gayle Garlock (librarian); and Donald Betts (Dean of Arts and Science) looking at books in a display case. The photograph was taken on the occasion of the German consul donating money to the Killam Library at Dalhousie University.

Wilkins, Gina

Photograph of Dr. Phillipp Schmidt-Schlegel, Dr. Friederich Gaede, Gayle Garlock, and Dean Betts

Item is a photograph of Dr. Phillipp Schmidt-Schlegel; Dr. Friederich Gaede (German department); Gayle Garlock (librarian); and Donald Betts (Dean of Arts and Science) looking at books in a display case. The photograph was taken on the occasion of the German consul donating money to the Killam Library at Dalhousie University.

Wilkins, Gina

Photograph of Grace Tratt

Item is a photograph of Grace Tratt, an employee in Special Collections at the Killam Library at Dalhousie University. The photograph shows Tratt looking at a display case of books. The photograph was published in Monthly University News, Volume 1, #1.
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