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Dorothy and John Dobson's research notes about the O'Brien family

  • MS-2-679, SF Box 31, Folder 31; SF Box 99, Folder 3
  • File
  • 1938 ; 1997
File comprises Dorothy and John Dobson's research records and notes about the O'Briens, a family of Nova Scotia master mariners. There are also photographs of the schooner Lilian E. Kerr.

Dobson, Dorothy Garrett

Leslie E. Haley's records regarding the Nova Scotia Agricultural College

File contains correspondence between the Nova Scotia Agricultural College members regarding highschool training projects and the emerging technology workshop for teachers and a typescript about lessons involving engine piston movement. File also includes a photograph of Leslie E. Haley and various unidentified individuals.

William Edward and family Maclellan's tombstones of West River Cemetery & Bridgewater Cemetery photographs and negatives

File contains photographs and negatives of the tombstones of Robert Maclellan, Martha M. Fraser, John J. Maclellan, and Edward A. Maclellan; Anthony Mac Lellan and Elizabeth Mac Lellan; Robert Gordon Fraser Maclellan and Hazel Carre Primrose; Fred S. O'Brien; Thomas R. O'Brien and Mary Hogg O'Brien; and others.

Dorothy and Samuel Shields' incoming correspondence

File contains letters sent to Samuel and Dorothy Shields from various correspondents, including from John H. Dickey (a Halifax lawyer and politician). File also contains two photographs from 1966 and 1969 of two children named Kelly and Danny, and a 1966 photograph of an unidentified man.

Letters written by Fred Thompson to John Bell

  • MS-10-2, SF Box 1, Folders 1-4
  • File
  • 1976
File comprises four letters sent from Fred Thompson to John Bell between July and October, 1976. The letters provide a recounting of Thompson's time in Halifax as a labourer and labour activist and reveal an ongoing discussion between Bell and Thompson regarding labour issues and labour history.

Dickson, Rosaleen

File contains an undated [1971 or 1972] typed letter sent to Kenneth Leslie from his daughter, Rosaleen. File contains discussion about sending a selection of typed copies of poems to Mr. [Patrick] Crean at McClelland and Stewart -- the other requested poems stored in boxes at the Dickson farmhouse in Shawville, Quebec -- and also mentions that Sean Haldane, who had previously published the ill-received (by Leslie) "Collected Poems of Kenneth Leslie", had not been informed of the efforts to publish an alternate collection of Leslie's works, and would not be "until it has all been settled".

File also contains a facsimile family photograph of the Dickson children, Jennifer, Elizabeth, Marjorie, Ross, and Charles, likely from 1958, serving as a "Seasons Greetings" card signed "from the Dicksons".

Dalhousie Student Council election campaign posters

File contains candidates' advertising materials including Randall Smith and James Barlow, Chris Thurrott, Robbie Shaw and Liz Campbell, Ed Hearn and Geoff Fulton, Andy Winstanley and Mike Curtis, Robbie Shaw and Liz Campbell, and others.

Penumbra / Susan Kerslake : [second draft manuscript]

File contains a substantially annotated second draft as well as black-and-white photograph of a sea creature under a boat and a colour photograph of two houses. There are minor and major edits, predominantly towards the end.