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Newspaper clippings

Series contains newspaper clippings about Ellen Ballon. Clippings include articles about a variety of subjects, including Ellen Ballon's life in general, concerts, and her hobbies.

Newspaper clippings concerning music

File contains copies of newspaper clippings that John Daniel Logan collected, mostly of concert reviews, including concerts that he attended. Many of the clippings do not include the date or name of the newspaper that he retrieved the review from.

Newspaper clippings concerning Canadian literature

File contains copies of newspaper clippings that John Daniel Logan collected, including those that mention him or his work, and an advertisement for his book "Highways of Canadian Literature" that he wrote with Donald G. French.

Postcards and prints of musicians and churches

File contains two postcards of churches, one of Trinity Church and Wall Street in New York, and the other of Hensley Memorial Chapel and Convocation Hall, King's College, Windsor, Nova Scotia. The file also includes miscellaneous prints removed from magazines of organs, opera singer Annie Beaumont, pianist Franklin Taylor, and a drawing "Leur Fils" by P. Eschbach.

Newspaper clippings concerning concerts and other topics

File contains newspaper clippings that mention Ellen Ballon. Topics range from concert reviews, her favourite recipes, lifestyle, the death of her mother (Charlotte Ballon, nee Klein), and her contributions during the Second World War. One of the articles reports on her premiere performance in Rio de Janeiro of Heitor Villa-Lobos' first piano concerto.

Newspaper clipping concerning contemporary music

File contains a clipping of an article by Philip Cook from the Montreal Daily Star entitled "Contemporary Music is not Given a Chance." The article includes mention of Ellen Ballon and Heitor Villa-Lobos' Piano Concerto No. 1.

Research materials

Series contains clippings on music, Canadian literature, J.J. Stewart, and Allen M. Reid, as well as a scrapbook compiled by Reid on church organ music and organs. Series also contains research notes and materials for essays and lectures.

Janet Leffeck fonds

  • MS-5-13
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1995
Fonds is primarily comprised of artistic programs from musical and theatrical events held predominantly in Nova Scotia, specifically in the Halifax area. Fonds also includes some music school syllabi, event competition forms and regulations, newspaper clippings, and correspondence.

Leffek, Janet

Fred Brodie fonds

  • MS-9-6
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1977
Fonds includes the transcripts of conversations Fred Brodie had with Charles Murray and David Gutnick, and with John Bell. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings collected by Fred Brodie on the Canadian Congress of Labour and Trades and Labour Congress of Canada merger, the Halifax Labour Temple, the Halifax Typographical Union, the Teann Ghlac Black Friday coin, along with a variety of letters to the editor. Also included are reference materials for the ITU - Herald contract, the CHFX radio scripts, the Royal Commission on Newspapers' presentation, and a letter written by Fred Brodie to the Halifax Labour Temple.

Brodie, Fred

Personal papers of Ivan Maxwell Gillis

Series contains personal papers of and relating to Ivan Maxwell Gillis. Contents include copies of a scrapbook, copies of his degrees, newspaper clippings, letters of recommendation by others, an article on Gillis by Phyllis Blakeley, and a portrait of Gillis.

Photographs of an exhibition on abortion

FIle contains 31 photographic slides of an exhibition on abortion at the Centre for Art Tapes' Alexandra Centre location in 1993. The exhibition featured wall-mounted newspaper clippings about abortion.

Miscellaneous history, Shuttleworth remembrances

File contains miscellaneous articles from the Canadian Pharmaceutical Journal, the Druggists' Weekly, and the Pharmaceutical Journal and Gazette. The of the articles deal with Professor E.B. Shuttlewoth, founder and once editor of the Canadian Pharmaceutical Journal. Other articles deal with topics such as the founding of the Canadian Pharmaceutical Association, as well as druggist John A. Barr.

Miscellaneous history papers

File contains photocopies and type copies of articles pertaining to the history of pharmacy in Canada from periodicals such as the Canadian Pharmaceutical Journal, Druggists' Weekly, Montreal Pharmaceutical Journal, and the Canadian Druggist. File also contains a report by H.H. Gaetz from 1922 on pharmaceutical education.

Photocopies of articles about Nova Scotia pharmacy history

File contains a number of photocopies of articles pertaining to Nova Scotian pharmaceutical history from periodicals such as the Canadian Pharmaceutical Journal, the Pharmaceutical Journal and Gazette, Drug Merchandising, Canadian Druggist, the Liverpool [Advance], and Druggists' Weekly.

Personal material

This series consist of newspaper articles related to Andrew Merkel's death and other information about Merkel.

Press releases regarding Pit Pony

File contains newspaper clippings about the cancellation of the Pit Pony TV series and efforts to safe the the wharf in Harbourville, Nova Scotia, attached to a letter sent from Joyce Barkhouse to her sister. The file also contains a poster for the Pit Pony audio book, narrated by Richard Donat.

Correspondence with Formac Publishing Co. Ltd. regarding Pit Pony

File contains correspondence between Joyce Barkhouse and the Formac Publishing Company about the reprint of the Pit Pony. The file includes emails about the illustrations and the movie, royalty statements, a copy of a proposed illustration, Amazon reviews of the book, and a newspaper clipping of Maclean's bestseller list.

A. Whitney Matthews : documents and correspondence

File contains correspondence between J. Gordon Duff and Dr. A. Whitney Matthews, as well as correspondence between Duff and Dr. A. Tingley, Alice Morre, and other series of letters between Matthews and Dean G.A. Burbidge of the Maritime of College of Pharmacy. File also contains convocation addresses by Matthews, as well as newspaper articles.

United Textile Workers of America Local 159 fonds

  • MS-9-19
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1973
This fonds contains minute books of meetings from 1946-1972, three filed employee grievances ( Janette Roy, Thelma Burgess, and Helen Haskem), conciliation board submissions and papers, arbitration board submissions and papers, reference material including newspaper clippings and miscellaneous reference material. The miscellaneous reference file contains receipts, an application for membership with the United Textile Workers of America, an efficiency report for 1969, and a record of proceedings and decision of board referees. As well this fonds includes collective agreements from 1948-1973, and miscellaneous correspondence.

United Textile Workers of America. Local 159.

Documents regarding appointment to the Order of Nova Scotia

File contains correspondence, invitations to the ceremony, programs, congratulations cards, newspaper clippings about the event, and the agenda for the ceremony. The file also contains three photographs of Joyce Barkhouse and others in attendance.

Book histories for books by Joyce Barkhouse

File contains written histories of various uses and publications of books by Joyce Barkhouse, termination and publication agreements, correspondence, and some photocopied newspaper clippings of reviews. Books referenced in this file include: The Witch of Port LaJoye, A Name for Himself: A Biography of Thomas Head Raddall, Yesterday's Children, George Dawson, The Little Giant (originally called The Little Doctor), Anna's Pet (with Margaret Atwood), and Smallest Rabbit. The file also includes the brochure for an exhibit at the Mary E. Black Gallery by the Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design of "The Lorenzen Pottery, Ernst and Alma Lorenzen: Contributions to Nova Scotia Craft Since 1949."

Assorted documents and photographs of Joyce Barkhouse

File includes a letter to children's author Claire MacKay and copies of publications that include stories by Joyce Barkhouse, including Hi Venture magazine and the Canadian Children's Literature journal. The file also includes photographs of Blomidon, King's County, Nova Scotia and the Town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, in addition to copies of poems, birthday invitations, an edited biography of Joyce Barkhouse from the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia website, and family history documents.
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