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James DeMille, M.A. Professor of English, 1865–1880 : [drawing]

Item is a portrait of James DeMille rendered in pen and ink on illustration board. Also within the folder is a label originally taped to the drawing that gives its title and "no. 13 —", probably referring to its suggested placement in the order of illustrations that appear in One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920), for which it was commissioned. The image was reproduced in D.C. Harvey, An introduction to the history of Dalhousie University (1938).

George Lawson, F.R.S.C. Professor of chemistry, 1863–1895 : [drawings]

Item is an illustration board with orginal Arthur Lismer sketches on both sides. On one is his portrait of George Lawson rendered off-centre in pen and ink, commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920) and reproduced in D.C. Harvey, An introduction to the history of Dalhousie University (1938). On the reverse is an unfinished pencil sketch of the same subject.

George Lawson, F.R.S.C. Professor of chemistry, 1863–1895 : [drawing]

Part is an Arthur Lismer portrait of George Lawson rendered off-centre in pen and ink on illustration board and commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920). The image was reproduced in D.C. Harvey, An introduction to the history of Dalhousie University (1938). On the reverse is an unfinished sketch of George Lawson.

George Munro. The great benfactor of Dalhousie : [drawing]

Item is an Arthur Lismer portrait of George Munro rendered in pen and ink on illustration board and commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920). The image was reproduced in D.C. Harvey, An introduction to the history of Dalhousie University (1938) and P.B. Waite, The lives of Dalhousie University, volume one, 1818–1925 (1994).

Unfinished Arthur LIsmer portrait of John Johnson commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 : [drawing]

Part is an unfinished Arthur Lismer pen and ink portrait of John Johnson, professor of classics from 1863–1894. The finished version of the drawing, commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920) and reproduced in D.C. Harvey, An introduction to the history of Dalhousie University (1938), is found in 0000-091, Box 1, Folder 10, Item 2. On the reverse is Lismer's drawing of the fireplace in the main reading room of the Macdonald Memorial Library.

George Stewart Campbell, LL.D. Chairman of the Board of Governors since 1908 : [print]

Item is a reproduction of an Arthur Lismer illustration commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920). The misspelling of George Campbell's middle name as "Stuart" versus "Stewart" in the first printing of the book was the cause for its rejection by the Centenary Committee. The correct spelling appears in the second printing, which suggests that this reproduction is the printer's proof for the second printing.

Two portraits by Arthur Lismer commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 : [drawings]

Item is an illustration board with original Arthur Lismer pen and ink drawings on both sides, commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920): the portrait of George Stewart Campbell that is reproduced in the book and an unfinished drawing of James Gordon MacGregor on the reverse.

George Stewart Campbell, LL.D. Chairman of the Board of Governors since 1908 : [drawing]

Part is an original Arthur Lismer portrait of George Stewart Campbell commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920). The drawing contains the date-received stamp from the printer's engraving department, which reads "Mar 1 1920," as well as faint pencil notations along the bottom border and the title "George Stewart Campbell." The misspelling of George Campbell's middle name as "Stuart" in the first printing of the book was the cause for its rejection by the Centenary Committee. The correct spelling appears in the second printing.

Unfinished Arthur Lismer portrait of James Gordon MacGregor commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 : [drawing]

Part is an unfinished original Arthur Lismer portrait of James Gordon MacGregor commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920). The drawing is effaced with several lines penciled through it; the version that appears in the original publication and reproduced in D.C. Harvey: An introduction to the history of Dalhousie University (1938) is in Box 1, Folder 15, Item 2.

Two unfinished portraits by Arthur Lismer commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 : [drawings]

Item is an illustration board with unfinished Arthur Lismer drawings on both sides, images commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920). One surface features a sketch of Arthur Stanley Mackenzie and the reverse has a preliminary drawing of Allan Pollok.

Unfinished Arthur Lismer portrait of Allan Pollock commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 : [drawing]

Part is an unfinished Arthur Lismer portrait of Allan Pollock, commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920). The sketch is drawn over a numbered grid. The completed portrait reproduced in the book is in 0000-091, Box 1, Folder 7, Item 2.

Arthur Lismer portrait of George Stewart Campbell commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 : [drawing]

Item is an Arthur Lismer portrait of George Stewart Campbell rendered in pen and ink on illustration board, and erroneously marked on the reverse with the name Stanley Mackenzie. The image was reproduced in P.B. Waite's Lives of Dalhousie University, volume one, 1818–1925 (1994). A different portrait of Campbell appears in One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920). See Box 1, Folder 22, Item 1 for the reproduction of the image that appears in the centenary publication and Folder 22, Item 2, Part 1 for the original drawing.

Rev. George Munro Grant, D.D. One of the Fathers of Reorganization in 1863 : [drawing]

Item is a portrait of George Munro Grant rendered off-centre in pen and ink on illustration board. Also within the folder is a label originally taped to the drawing that gives its title and "no. 8 —", probably referring to its suggested placement in the order of illustrations that appear in One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920), the publication for which it was commissioned. The image was reproduced in D.C. Harvey, An introduction to the history of Dalhousie University (1938) and P.B. Waite, The lives of Dalhousie University, volume one, 1818–1925 (1994).

Rev. Allan Pollok, D.D. One of the Fathers of Reorganization in 1863 : [drawing]

Item is an Arthur Lismer portrait of Allan Pollock rendered in pen and ink on illustration board. Also within the folder is a label originally taped to the drawing that gives its title and "no. 9 —", probably referring to its suggested placement in the order of illustrations that appear in One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920), the publication for which it was commissioned.

Charles Macdonald, M.A. Professor of mathematics, 1863–1901 : [drawings]

Item is an illustration board with Arthur Lismer sketches on both sides. On one is a portrait of Charles Macdonald rendered in pen and ink, commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920) and reproduced in D.C. Harvey, An introduction to the history of Dalhousie University (1938). The reverse side has an unfinished sketch of the same subject, effaced with a scribble.

Kerr, Alexander - Programs and speeches

Program for the Inauguration of Alexander E. Kerr as President of Dalhousie University (November 13, 1945); "Education" (delivered on CBC September 29, 1946); "The Significance of the Reformed Church Tradition for Modern Education" (1948); "Anniversaries
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