- MS-2-32, SF Box 16, Folder 5
File consists of one handwritten manuscript of the unpublished novel Lucy Cameron and a transcription completed by Pilar Cuder.
Herbert, Mary E., 1829-1872
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File consists of one handwritten manuscript of the unpublished novel Lucy Cameron and a transcription completed by Pilar Cuder.
Herbert, Mary E., 1829-1872
Item is one 1763 receipt to John Michie for £5992.19 interest or share in the capital or joint stock of consolidated four per cent annuities charged on the sinking fund.
Michie, John, fl. 1763
Fonds consists of materials created or collected by Dr. John F. Godfrey while he was a professor at Dalhousie University and President and Vice-Chancellor at the University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Material consists of correspondence, course material, lecture notes, videocassettes, shooting scripts and research for History 100 videos, manuscripts, notes, printed material of local history and locations, and meeting minutes and memos from committees, the Faculty of Arts and Science, and the History Department at Dalhousie University.
Godfrey, John F.
File consists of addresses to Robert Murray in celebration of his jubilee as editor of The Presbyterian Witness.
Murray, Robert, Rev.
Fonds consists primarily of documents related to James Aitchison’s scholarly research and teaching. Records includes correspondence, course files, subject files, addresses, papers (including some written by students), notes and notebooks, newspaper clippings, offprints, printed materials, reports, and a variety of miscellaneous records.
Aitchison, James, 1908-1994
Item is a letter from James Ross, principal of Dalhousie College (1863-1885), regarding the recovery of John, the son of Hugh Campbell, from an unspecified illness.
Item is a manuscript of an unpublished article titled "The Early Scotch Settlers of Cape Breton" written for presentation to the "Literary branch of the Guild" in Dominion, Nova Scotia. Attached is a letter written by Morrison to a Mr. McIntosh, requesting the manuscript's return and the reader's spelling corrections of Gaelic words.
Morrison, Murdoch Daniel, Dr., 1868-1946
File consists of correspondence and notes regarding the design of Dalhousie University Arts Centre.
LeBlanc, Yvon, 1918-
Fonds consists of correspondence, notes, briefs and reports, meeting minutes, financial records, circulars, photographs, and other records relating to the fishing and fish processing industry in Atlantic Canada and government regulations of the fisheries. Also included are similar types of records from sister organizations the Atlantic Fishing Vessel Association, Atlantic Fisheries By-Products Association, and Atlantic Queen Crab Association.
Seafood Producers Association.
Fonds consists of correspondence and administrative, financial, and salt fish records that document the Association’s operations.
Canadian Atlantic Salt Fish Exporters Association.
Fonds consists of records pertaining to the administrative, operational, financial, and artistic activities of the ASO. Included are materials documenting the Board of Directors, box office operations (including ticket sales), financial affairs, fundraising, general administration, guest artists, orchestra members, public relations and publicity, and the union. Also included is the photograph series which presents a visual record of various aspects of the orchestra's activities, including performances and women's auxiliary events as well as publicity shots of musicians, conductors, staff, and guest artists.
Atlantic Symphony Orchestra (Halifax, N.S.).
Collection consists of letters, legal documents, and a bill of lading, dating from the 1800s and early 1900s. One of the letters was sent to Joseph Howe, and one of the legal documents concerns land that was set aside for the "Maroons."
Collection includes aerial photographs of Halifax, Parrsboro, Amherst, Annapolis Royal, Kentville, Clarence, and Weymouth area. Variant title: Richard McCully Aerial Photograph Collection.
Item is a tribute of sympathy and affection written by officials at Halifax's Charles Street Church to Mrs. James Harris on the death of her husband in 1902.
Harris, Eliza, 1850-1921
Fonds consists of patient records, autopsy reports, correspondence, various medical reports from several institutions, and business records including a ledger and daily journals.
Murray, Angus Edward, Dr., 1901-1986
Fonds contains personal documents of Alexander E. Kerr, including sermons, notes, personal writings and essays, certificates and degrees, pamphlets, publications, newspaper clippings, two photographs, and some correspondence.
Kerr, Alexander Enoch
File consists of a brief manuscript essay on Halifax Curling Club's history, the 1923 end-of-season report, and an excerpt from a published pamphlet called "Curliana Memorabilia."
Major, William Azor, 1860-1926
File consists of two guest books (1890-1893 and 1897-1900) printed for Daly and his wife, used during his time as Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia.
Daly, Malachy Bowes, 1836-1920
Fonds consists of papers created and/or accumulated by Catherine Creighton and her family, including those of her husband Graham and children Edith, Anna, Lois, Frieda, and Howard. While the fonds includes correspondence from Wilfred Creighton to his siblings and parents, Wilfred's papers are not included as a sous-fonds within the fonds.
The bulk of the fonds consists of correspondence from family and friends, but also includes diaries, photographs, financial papers, personal papers, memorabilia, print materials, scrapbooks, articles, and artwork. Records in the fonds provide a well-rounded depiction of the family's daily activities and lives - from their relationships with each other, their extended family, and their community, to their financial status, values, education, and careers.
File consists of three notebooks (ca. 1887-1894) of lecture notes on geography, advanced German, literature, and psychology. It also includes Mima Liechti's notebook (1866-1869) recording visits made and/or received and lists of members and adherents of Signature Hall.
Liechti, Bertha E. Susanna, b. 1871
Fonds consists of two notes from Lord Dalhousie, two letters (one photocopy) from Agricola (John Young), and one note regarding a property deed.
Archibald, Samuel George William, 1777-1846
Fonds consists of handwritten and printed sermons and lectures and an open letter to the Chancellor of the University of Halifax (1877). It also includes a convocation address (1870) and the order of service for Macdonald's funeral (1901).
Item is a sermon on Mormonism written by Joseph Outram in Halifax, 1844.
Outram, Joseph, fl. 1844
File consists of four letters from Alfred Austin to Stephen Tobin. Austin was Tobin's schoolmate at Stonyhurst College from 1849-1852 and later served as Poet Laureate of England (1896-1913).
Item is a letter (1847) from Reverend John Inglis to A.M. Uniacke regarding a Mr. Botsford Viets' letter of application for an excise appointment.
Uniacke, A.M., 1808-1895
Fonds consists of notes of lectures on logic delivered by James Ross at the Theological Seminary in Truro, Nova Scotia (1860-1861) and on Moral Philosophy at Dalhousie College (1863-1864), as well as certificates of attendance from the 1860s and a photograph of Thomas McCulloch and others.
Baxter, James, 1844
File consists of one handwritten letter (1833) to John Young from his son and business agent, William Young, and a transcription of an earlier letter (1815) from William.
Young, John, 1773-1837
Item is a parchment certificate admitting and enrolling James Thomson as an attorney and barrister of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, sealed and signed by Brenton Halliburton, Chief Justice of Nova Scotia.
Halliburton, Brenton, Sir, 1774-1860
Fonds consists of material created and collected by John F. Graham during his career as a professor at Dalhousie University, as well as some material prior to this time. Types of records include correspondence, meeting minutes, notes, manuscripts and drafts of writings by Graham, course and lecture materials, departmental memos, research, and similar material.
Graham, John F.
Fonds consists of a draft typescript of Baird's "Doctor Archibald MacMechan: An Estimate and an Appreciation," commissioned by The Halifax Chronicle for their 1923 New Year's edition and withdrawn at Archibald MacMechan's request. Also present are three letters from MacMechan concerning the article and a later letter from Stanley MacKenzie regarding an essay by Baird rejected by The Dalhousie Review.
Baird, Frank, Rev. Dr., 1870-1951
Item is a minute book kept during meetings of the Medical Relief Committee of Dartmouth. The Committee met regularly in late 1917 and 1918 to discuss the care of Dartmouth patients following the December 1917 Halifax Explosion. The minute book, which was primarily kept by Dr. M.G. Burris, details meetings of the committee and efforts to coordinate relief activities with the Medical Relief Committee of Halifax. Burris added two pages of notes in June 1944 with information on some members of the committee, Dartmouth hospitals managed by the committee, and remunerations paid by the Medical Relief Committee to physicians who treated patients.
Halifax Medical Commission. Medical Relief Committee.
Fonds consists of lecture notes, administrative papers regarding the Nova Scotia Hospital, certificates of achievement, medals, and personal correspondence.
MacKay, Robert William Murray, Dr.
Item is an 1806 receipt to Frederick Booth for five shillings interest paid on the capital or joint stock of reduced £3 per cent annuities, charged on the sinking fund.
Booth, Fredrick, 1806
File consists of notes from lectures on political economy delivered by Reverend James Ross, Principal of Dalhousie College 1863-1885.
Carmichael, James M.
Fonds consists of two notebooks and a number of Douglas's offprints on geological topics, including findings from the Shackleton expedition and mineral deposits in Nova Scotia.
Douglas, George Vibert
File consists of correspondence to Harvey from Dr. A. MacMechan and his wife, a recommendation letter from MacMechan to Edwin Laftus, and a letter from George W. Robinson to Dr. MacMechan.
Harvey, Daniel Cobb, Dr.
Fonds consists of records primarily originating from Herbert L. Stewart's work as a philosopher, professor, and political commentator. Records include manuscripts and typescripts, notes, scrapbooks, diaries, offprints, reports, and correspondence. One series comprises Stewart's collection of his father's sermons, notes, and correspondence.
Stewart, Herbert Leslie
Item is an account of evidence given at the trial of the wreck of S.S. Atlantic. The trial took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia from April 5-8, 1873. Evidence was given by the members of the crew.
Item is a note from J.J. MacKenzie to an unnamed colleague regarding his class cancellation due to illness and making reference to an impending guest lecture by Sir W. Young.
Mackenzie, John James, 1847-1879
Collection contains both original records and reproductions of materials related to Reverend Thomas McCulloch. Items include a glass plate etching of McCulloch, microfilm copies of his books, a sample of his shorthand, a ticket to a lecture given by McCulloch, and correspondence. The collection also includes a microform copy of a thesis written by a Dalhousie student about McCulloch.
McCulloch, Thomas, 1776-1843
Item is a manuscript of "Hid Treasure, or The Labours of a Deacon and Other Poems" dated April 29, 1919, which is possibly when the pages were taped into the bound scrapbook with the title embossed on the spine. A contents page lists both published and unpublished poems, including "Betula Nigra," "The Prince's Lodge," and the title poem, "Hid Treasure." The manuscript date is unknown, but the poems themselves range in date from ca.1839-1886. Robert R.J. Emmerson's name appears as co-author on the title pape, but it has been scratched out along with the second of two epigraphs.
Fenerty, Charles, 1821-1892
Item is a detailed memorandum regarding work required and cost of repairing a building at 132 and 134 Granville Street, Halifax.
Corston, James F., fl. 1894
Fonds consists of textual records created and accumulated by various groups and organizations within the Institute of Public Affairs.. Records include articles, correspondence, minutes, memos, newspaper and magazine clippings, interviews, field notes, pamphlets and reports. Many of the documents pertain to the internal operations of the IPA.
The fonds also contains research proposals and reports related to energy, community growth, urban and rural development, labour studies, education, economic and industrial development, the medical sector and housing. There is significant work on the health, employment and economic status of African Nova Scotians.
The fonds also contains reference material kept by the IPA in its corporate library, which was used in the research and drafting of various reports.
Dalhousie University. Institute of Public Affairs
Item is a logbook that contains costs of delivering breads for specific weeks and the yearly cost of producing breads, biscuits, cookies and cakes from 1907 to 1916.
Fonds consists of a book of literary quotations, a letter from Sir William Young to Judge Thompson and S.L. Shannon, a draft of a speech regarding Dalhousie College, a letter from William Young to his parents, and a letter to Charles Young from William.
Young, William, Sir
Item is a letter to John McGregor from Judge Lewis M. Williams of Windsor, Nova Scotia regarding his assistance in forwarding items to Liverpool.
Fonds includes Alan Creighton's diaries, which cover many of the years from 1920 to 2000. Writings from the period 1920 to 1954 (many undated) are mainly short stories and poems. These writings include handwritten and typed, complete and incomplete, and published and unpublished works. There is also some correspondence throughout as well as copies of his two books of poetry. The fonds includes writings with titles such as "About Poetry," "Poetry Courses," "Thoughts," "Music & Art," and "Bedford Basin." His notebooks include evidence of a variety of courses taken, including French and Greek, music, poetry, and art (both practice and history, including Chinese art). There is also a record of his art sales from 1964 to 1999. Personal and family documents are included in the fonds.
Alan Creighton's artwork is extensive and primarily in the form of sketches and watercolours, with a few oil paintings. Many of his sketches are in albums, many of which are used exclusively for one particular aspect of his studies. For example, album labels include "People," "Trees," "Skies," "Rock Formations," "Buildings," "Railway Sketches" (scenes from train journeys), and "Outdoors." Others identify a place and time and include such labels as "At the Zoo," "Nova Scotian Sketches 1951," "South Shore 1982," and "Toronto 1996." Still others contain a mixture of styles and themes. There are also numerous loose sketches and watercolours which have been loosely arranged into similar groupings such as "Clouds," "Boats," "Flowers," and so forth. Photograph albums include photos of family and of scenes taken by Alan as a reference for future paintings.
Included with Alan Creighton’s personal items are papers, writings, art, and memorabilia belonging to his friend and roommate Christine Eyles, who died without heirs. Some relate to her employment as a violinist in England and in Toronto, Ontario and some contain her poetry, plays, and artwork (in sketchbooks and on loose paper). Published and handwritten music scores, mostly for the violin, are also included. A photograph album contains many formal portraits of family and friends taken in England in the early 20th century. Records also include papers by and about her father, Charles Eyles, a famous violin-maker. Such materials include advertisements, brochures, and letters attesting to the high quality of his craftsmanship.
Fonds consists of patient records, manuscripts, lecture notes, course material, correspondence, published articles, speeches, photographs, subject files, and papers of various professional associations, all created or collected by Dr. Jones during his career.
The materials in this fonds were generated primarily as a result of Dr. Jones' work as a Psychiatrist in Halifax and as a faculty member at Dalhousie University. Dr. Jones was a member of many associations and the bulk of this collection consists of meeting minutes and correspondence related to these associations.
Jones, Robert Orville