File contains designs for the set pieces and blocks used in Neptune Theatre's school tour productions of "How to Eat Like a Child" and "Perfect," directed by Jennette White and designed by D'Arcy Morris-Poultney.
File contains set designs for Neptune Theatre's lunchtime productions of "Andrew's Tree" and "Two Weeks, Twice a Year," designed by J. Cooke. The file includes some original drawings and copies of the set designs for "Andrew's Tree."
Item is a ticket for a mathematics class at the theological seminary of the Presbyterian Church of Nova Scotia, during the 1860-1861 session. The ticket certifies that James Baxter attended the class and is signed by Thomas McCulloch.
Item is a letter written by Thomas McCulloch to certify that James Baxter attended Latin classes at the seminary in Truro during the past three sessions. The letter was written at Dalhousie College, Halifax, on March 3, 1864.
Item is a letter written by James Baxter to President McKenzie (Arthur Stanley), written in Chatham on 2 November 1917 on letterhead from the Dominion of Canada Quarantine Station of the Public Health Branch of the Department of Agriculture. The letter refers to Baxter's attendance at both the Presbyterian seminary in Truro and Dalhousie College in Halifax in the 1850s and 1860s, and mentions enclosed course tickets and notebooks.
Item is a letter sent to an unidentified person (possibly Arthur Stanley MacKenzie) by James Baxter. The letter was written in Chatham on November 2, 1917 on letterhead from the Dominion of Canada Quarantine Station of the Public Health Branch of the Department of Agriculture. The letter refers to photographs of early Dalhousie professors and students sent along with the letter and names the people in the photographs.
File contains two Grade 2 class registers with lists of students taught by Joyce Killam at Liverpool School Section No. 8 in Queens County, Nova Scotia. The file also contains a copy of her teacher's license, originally issued in 1937 and re-issued in 1969 by the Department of Education, Nova Scotia.
File contains teaching exercises and instructions for primary school class units on various topics. The lesson plans were written by Joyce Barkhouse, presumably during her teaching career (1933-1941), and later given to her niece Suzanne Cogswell for her use.
File contains a two-page typed letter written (but unsigned) by Kenneth Leslie on December 17, 1942. The letter addresses the threat posed by the fascist movement and antisemitism in the United States, both at present during the War, as well as the threats posed "after the war is over", where "this Fascistic movement will let loose with its first barrage, to consist of a wave of terror against the Jew". The letter, which an accompanying index card suggests should be sent "first to Presidents of colleges and then to professors of education, philosophy, psychology, historical and sociological sciences", urges educators join the "Protestant Digest"-supported Textbook Commission to eliminate anti-Semitic statements in American textbooks as a means of warding off fascism and antisemitism "not in the name of any church but in the name of democracy". File also includes a facsimile of the letter.
File contains student artwork given to Budge Wilson from various presentations that she gave at elementary schools. The artwork relates to her books, including "Manfred the Unmanageable Monster," the Lorinda Dauphinee book series, "The Long Wait," "Mystery Lights at Blue Harbour," "A House far from Home," and "The Worst Christmas Present Ever."
File contains thank you cards and letters from students and teachers to Budge Wilson relating to various school tours. The letters and cards include those from Lakefield Elementary School in Quispamsis, New Brunswick; Lady Eaton School in Omemee, Ontario; St. Mary' School in Campbellford, Ontario; and Mariposa Elementary School in Mariposa, Ontario. The letters often discuss Wilson's children's books.
File contains letters from students and their teachers from two Grade 2 classes at Harold F. Loughin Public School in Brampton, Ontario. The letters are about Wilson's books "Going Bananas," "Mr. John Bertrand Nijinsky and Charlie," and "Madame Belzile and Ramsay Hitherton-Hobbs," which the classes read.