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Halifax (N.S.) Universities and colleges--Faculty--Research
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Robert O. Jones fonds

  • MS-13-14
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1986

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

J. Gordin Kaplan fonds

  • MS-13-15, SF Box 57, Folders 19-20
  • Fonds
  • 1866-1952
Fonds consists of published articles by Dr. Kaplan and a notebook of lectures on midwifery taken by an unknown individual (1866-1867).

Kaplan, J. Gordin

Alexander Peter Reid fonds

  • MS-13-33, SF Box 63, Folder 3 ; SF Box 66, Folder 12
  • Fonds
  • 1857-1920
Fonds consists of correspondence with J.G. MacGregor and copies of published articles. Additional information, including biographical and professional sketches, are in the Case File.

Reid, Alexander Peter, Dr.

Elrid Gordon Young fonds

  • MS-13-4, Box 1
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1950
Fonds consists of sensitive material regarding chemical warfare. These papers include correspondence, research, reports, notebooks, articles, and manuals. Also included is an unpublished manuscript titled "Adventures of a Chemist in Search of Poisons" written by Dr. Young. The manuscript tells of some of his experiences during his twenty-five years as a forensic chemist.

Young, Elrid Gordon

Atlantic Research Centre fonds

  • MS-13-50, SF Box 69, Folder 19 ; SF Box 63, Folder 9
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1970
Fonds consists of reports and minutes of the Board of Directors.

Atlantic Research Centre.

Charles Beecher Weld fonds

  • MS-13-53
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1924]-[ca. 1979]
Fonds consists of manuscripts written by Dr. Weld along with photographs, correspondence, and papers related to community organizations.

Weld, Charles Beecher, 1899-1991

Harold Benge Atlee fonds

  • MS-13-63, SF Box 73, Folders 5-6 ; SF Box 78, Folders 8-11
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1953
Fonds consists of medical notes on obstetrics and gynaecology.

Atlee, Harold Benge

George Kerr Thomson fonds

  • MS-13-72, SF Box 79, Folder 24
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1933
Fonds consists of four papers on dental care.

Thomson, George Kerr, Dr.

G. David Douglas fonds

  • MS-13-8, SF Box 54, Folder 10
  • Fonds
  • 1966
The fonds consists of one report: Pathophysiology of Ischemic Heart Disease.

Douglas, G. David, Dr.

J. Gordon Duff fonds

  • MS-13-82
  • Fonds
  • 1844-2010 ; predominant 1961-1990
Fonds consists of records pertaining to the professional life of J. Gordon Duff while he was director and professor at the Dalhousie College of Pharmacy. Records include correspondence, pharmacy history and research, photographs, and materials on the Dalhousie College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University Faculty of Health, and pharmacy associations.

Duff, J. Gordon

Marian Binkley fonds

  • MS-2-172
  • Fonds
  • Bulk, 1976-1995
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.

Binkley, Marian

John Frederick Miller fonds

  • MS-2-303, SF Box 44, Folder 24
  • Fonds
  • 1968
Fonds comprises correspondence and questionnaires for merchant seamen completed by Leo Corkum and Harry Delah [?]. The questionnaires were completed in response to an appeal for research data in conjunction with Miller's project with the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England.

Miller, John Frederick, 1924-

Herbert Leslie Stewart fonds

  • MS-2-45
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1953
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

Allan Bevan fonds

  • MS-2-472
  • Fonds
  • Bulk, 1960-1980
Fonds contains textual records relating to the history of the activities of the Dalhousie University English Department and to Bevan's academic activities. The fonds consist of research notes generated during Bevan's study of Dryden's literature; academic and departmental correspondence and documentation created while Bevan was head of the English department and afterwards; documents and correspondence relating to operations at the Dalhousie Review from 1972-1980; fiction and other writings; material pertaining to courses he taught from 1949 to 1976; and various undated papers written by his students.

Bevan, Allan, Dr., 1913-1981

John Godfrey fonds

  • MS-2-575
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1987, predominant 1966-1986
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.

John F. Graham fonds

  • MS-2-623
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1991
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.

David Braybrooke fonds

  • MS-2-641
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1999
Fonds consists of a wide variety of materials related to the personal life and professional activities of David Braybrooke. Records include personal materials such as biographical information, curricula vitae, financial records, personal correspondence, school records and memorabilia; records related to committees and associations such as meeting reports, professional correspondence and transcripts of speeches; publications by Braybrooke and others; research documentation and manuscripts; and teaching materials including lecture transcripts, examinations, assignments and student correspondence.

Braybrooke, David, Professor, 1924-2013

James Aitchison fonds

  • MS-2-666
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1994, predominant 1955-1992
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

Elisabeth Mann Borgese fonds

  • MS-2-744
  • Fonds
  • 1938-2002, predominant 1969-2001
Fonds consists of records pertaining primarily to the professional activities of Elisabeth Mann Borgese, focusing on major organizations and projects with which she was affiliated from the beginning of her North American career in the 1940s. The collection includes correspondence, publications and drafts, administrative records, conference materials, sound and video recordings, research materials, photographs, and other materials.

Borgese, Elisabeth Mann

Personal archives of Ian McAllister

  • MS-2-769
  • Accession
  • 1967-2010
Accession contains research material, articles, book reviews and books written by Ian McAllister between 1967 and 2010. Subjects include regional and international development, universities, peacebuilding, the Red Cross, and humanitarian aid. Accession also contains lectures and address given for different Conferences and organizations through out the years. Accession also includes one photograph.

McAllister, Ian, 1937-

Photographs of the destruction caused at Point Pleasant Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia, by the Brown Spruce longhorn beetle

File contains 68 photographs taken largely by Bill Freedman (but also by Sweeney) at Point Pleasant Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 2000. Photographs show aerial and up-close examples of the destruction wrought on the urban park by the invasive Brown spruce longhorn beetle, believed to arrive in the city via the nearby port.

Other studies on Point Pleasant Park and the Brown spruce longhorn beetle : [manuscripts and other materials]

File contains manuscript reports dealing with the health of Point Pleasant Park and the containment of the Brown spruce longhorn beetle. File contains the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources "1994/95 Spruce Beetle Damage Survey" (Mike LeBlanc and Bob Guscott), the "Point Pleasant Park Forest Health Survey, June 8-10, 2000" (Guscott), two draft manuscripts of "Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle" (Plant Health Risk Assessment Unit, Science Division; September 1999 and June 2000), the Halifax Regional Municipality "Point Pleasant Park, Park and Urban Forest Master Plan" (November 18, 1998), and other fact sheets (Friends of Point Pleasant Park and Environment Canada) and presentation drafts.

Journal and newspaper articles relating to the Brown spruce longhorn beetle : [draft manuscripts and other materials]

File contains facsimiles of newspaper articles relating to the containment of the Brown spruce longhorn beetle infestation of Point Pleasant Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Otto Wettstein's draft report "On breeding Tetropium fuscum" (for Public Works and Government Services Canada), S. Balazy's draft "The fungus Cephalosporium (Acrostalagmus) lecanii Zimm. as a pathogen of beetle larvae", L.M. Hanks's "Influence of the larval host plant on reproductive strategies of cerambycid beetles", Zenon Capecki's "The occurrence of Tetropium Kirby (Cerambycidae, Coleoptera) and their parasites in Poland", J. Sweeney, L. Humble, and E. Allen's "Assessment of the Bruks chipper for phytosanitary production of chips free of live Tetropium spp. and other insects", Christopher Majka and Jan Klimaszewski's "Phloeocharis subtilissima Mannerheim (Staphylinidae: Phloeocharinae) and Cephennium gallicum Ganglbauer (Scydmaenidae) new to North America: a case study in the introduction of exotic Coleoptera to the port of Halifax, with new records of other species", and other Brown spruce longhorn beetle reports and articles.

Personal archives of Murray G. Brown

  • MS-2-802
  • Accession
  • 1980-2012
This fonds contains primarily research- and teaching-related materials, including notes, annotated drafts of papers, presentations and reports, abstracts, correspondence, funding applications and reports, as well as some administrative papers and employment records and contracts.

Brown, Murray

Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine fonds

  • UA-12
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1992, bulk 1950s-1970s

The fonds consists of records that document the administrative and operational activities of the Faculty of Medicine. These include general correspondence, minutes (faculty and departmental), financial records, reports, statistics, administrative relationships, program information, course materials, examination records, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, photographs as well as provide evidence of relationships with outside organizations.

Principally, the material is composed of records from the Dean's Office of the Faculty of Medicine. To facilitate access to the collection the materials have been organized into 17 different series.

Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine.

Central City Data

File contains population tables, newspaper photocopies, development plans, minutes on public housing projects, and redevelopment project reports.

Research data involving interviewee #120

File contains research data involving interviewee #120, a human subject who participated in a study on the forced migration of residents of Africville. The study was conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s. File includes a response to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; photocopies of cheques; leggal and real estate correspondence; a transcript of an interview; reports about interviewee #120; information about compensation; and staff reports sent to members of the sub-committee of council on Africville and the representatives of the Human Rights Advisory Committee.

Research data involving interviewees #140 and #141

File contains research data involving interviewees #140 and #141, two human subjects who participated in a study on the forced migration of residents of Africville. The study was conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s. File includes two responses to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; a transcript of an interview; income and rental records from the Housing Authority of Halifax; reports related to interviewees #28, #68, #139, #140, and #141; and staff reports sent to members of the sub-committee of council on Africville and the representatives of the Human Rights Advisory Committee.

Research data involving interviewee #73

File contains research data involving interviewee #73, a human subject who participated in a study on the forced migration of residents of Africville. The study was conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s. File includes a response to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; a transcript of an interview; an application for accommodation from the Halifax Housing Authority; reports related to interviewee #73; legal and real estate correspondence; and a staff report sent to members of the sub-committee of council on Africville and the representatives of the Human Rights Advisory Committee.

Research data involving interviewees # 105 and #106

File contains research data involving interviewees #105 and #106, two human subjects who participated in a study on the forced migration of residents of Africville. The study was conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s. File includes two responses to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; six interview transcripts; a photocopy of a handwritten letter about three interviewees; and acquisition reports and staff reports sent to the sub-committee of council on Africville and the representatives of the Human Rights Advisory Committee.

Population Data

File contains compiled demographic data about African Nova Scotians living in Africville and elsewhere in Haifax. The data is presented in the form of handwritten tables and maps. The data is from a study was conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s.

Research data involving interviewee #131

File contains research data involving interviewee #131, a human subject who participated in a study on the forced migration of residents of Africville. The study was conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s. File includes a response to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; a transcript of an interview; reports and notes about interviewee #131; and a staff report about a possible acquisition.

Research data involving interviewee #130

File contains research data involving interviewee #130, a human subject who participated in a study on the forced migration of residents of Africville. The study was conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s. File includes two responses to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; a transcript of an interview; a Housing Authority of Halifax approval sheet; a report about the interview with interviewee #130; and a report about the interviewee's relocation report.

Research data involving interviewee #128

File contains research data involving interviewee #128, a human subject who participated in a study on the forced migration of residents of Africville. The study was conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s. File includes a response to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; a transcript of an interview; income and rental records from the Halifax Housing Authority; reports about interviewee #128; legal and real estate correspondence; a staff report about a possible acquisition; and an agreement of purchase and sale.

Research data involving interviewee #119

File contains research data involving interviewee #119, a human subject who participated in a study on the forced migration of residents of Africville. The study was conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s. File includes a response to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; a transcript of an interview; a report related to interviewees #117, #118, #119, and #91; and staff reports sent to members of the sub-committee of council on Africville and the representatives of the Human Rights Advisory Committee.

Research data involving interviewees #11 and #12

File contains research data involving interviewees #11 and #12, human subjects who participated in a study on the forced migration of residents of Africville. The study was conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s. File includes two responses to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; three interview transcripts; reports related to interviewees #11, #12, #13, #16, #19, #25, #50, #53, #110, #124, #132, #136, and #148; legal and real estate correspondence; staff reports sent to members of the sub-committee of council on Africville and the representatives of the Human Rights Advisory Committee; and other reports.

Appraisal Reports for properties 89, 90, and 140.

File contains an appraisal of lots 89 and 90 in Africville by Stailing Real Estate Service addressed to Mr. C. D. Smith, Supervisor Property Division, City Hall. Five page typed letter that includes photographs of appraised properties. Annotated. - Report from DeWolf Real Estate for lots 89 and 90 in Africville. Annotated. Two pages typed letter + two pages photo reproductions. File also contains a report from Stailing for lot 140. Three page letter with photo reproduced. Addressed to Mr. C. D. Smith, Supervisor Property Division, City Hall. - Report from DeWolf Real Estate for lot 140 addressed to Mr. C. D. Smith. Supervisor Property Division, City Hall. Two typed pages annotated. Annotated.- Request for appraisal from C.D. Smith to Stailing for lot 140. One typed page. - Request for appraisal from C.D. Smith to DeWolf for lot 140. One typed page, heavily annotated.

People to acknowledge

File contains photocopies of city council minutes and reports related to the Africville Relocation Program, including detailing Albert Rose's report. File also contains correspondence.

Questionnaire 1 responses from interviewees #65 and #66

File contains the questionnaire #1 responses from interviewees #65 and 66, two human subjects who participated in a study on the forced migration of residents of Africville. The study was conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s. File also contains the transcript of an interview conducted by Dennis Magill with Peter MacDonald, an interview summary, and facsimile Sub-Committee of Council on Africville and Human Rights Advisory Committee documents.
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