- MS-9-39, SF Box 52, Folder 2
- April 6, 1979
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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
Item is an address on Thomas McCulloch's work as an educator given by Harvey Veniot on the opening of Pictou Academy's new auditorium and gymnasium on September 15, 1961.
Veniot, Harvey Alfred, Hon., 1915-2009
This item is "An Autobiography : The Story of My Life" by William (Bill) Angus Jenkins. Truro ; October, 1996.
The item is a hard-backed, ribbon-bound scrapbook compiled by the donor comprising newspapers clipping, photographs, correspondence and notes about the history of Pictou Academy.
Annie Logan Barnwell
Item is a memoir of the Rev. James MacGregor published in 1859 by George Patterson. Item includes corrections, annotations and loose notes made by Patterson.
Patterson, George, The Reverend, 1824-1897
Item is a handwritten sermon in German dated August 15, 1797 with additional delivery dates of 1800, 1808, and 1811.
Item is a diary that describes a trip to England between November, 30 1888 and January 17, 1889. The diary contains daily entries that describe Whitman's activities, church attendance, meals, business and social visits, and letters sent and r...
Whitman, Arthur Hanfield
Ledger 1848-1857 including accounts of the Schooner (later brigantine) Samuel Campbell
This accession contains one portrait of Lieut. Bertram Howard (B.H.) Landels, Nova Scotia Agricultural College Grad 1909; NSAC staff 1911; See MSA v.9:no.1; Drainage expert - p. 60-61 Dales's book.
File contains original bill of sale of the Lilla Dale ship to Milton Outhouse, by John Collins
Outhouse, Milton, 1837-1913
Item is a signed and sealed bond dated 1760 from the Earl of Halifax (George Montagu-Dunk) to James Wooley for securing an annuity of £100 during the life of the Earl of Halifax.
Halifax, George Montagu-Dunk, Earl of, 1716-1771
Item is a booklet written by Edmund Morris that documents the first ten years of the Hotel and Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union, Local 662 (November 1944 - November 1954).
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
Item is a certificate by William Wilfred Sullivan, Notary Public, on behalf of George Stewart appointing Reverend John Moffatt as executor of the estate of the Reverend George W. Stewart, Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Stewart, Rev. George
Certificates of discharge (1880-1888) indicate Herbert MacDougall's rise in status from serving as an O.S. (Ordinary Seaman) at age 18, to Mate at age 26.
Item is a charter party between T. S. Drisko and Charles T. White. The charter details the terms of a shipment of cargo from Apple River, Nova Scotia to New York, New York. The charter was brokered by James L. Sullivan.
White, Charles T.
Item is one poetry copybook, with entries made in various hands.
Duff, Annie Prescott, 1847-1930
Item is a 19th-century notebook in copperplate script containing descriptions of geographical properties and racial attributes, with some associated maps or schemas. Some pages contain what appear to be later additions of poetry or notes and sketc...
Item is a commonplace book kept between 1838-1839 by Amelia Davis. The notebook contains poetry excerpts, prayers, notes on history, and pictures of famous poets.
Darby, Amelia Davis, 1823-1904
Item is a daily diary (January-May 1902) which contains notes on subjects such as work meetings, travel, weather, oxen, and mishaps.
Davison, Edward, D.T., 1845-
Item is a land deed registering the 1831 sale of property in Granville, Nova Scotia from Ann Hughes to Abel Sands. The document was registered in Annapolis in 1833.
Item is a deed of confirmation of land transfer from Sophia C. Brehm to Mary J. Aitkin of Pictou, Nova Scotia dated August 27, 1857.
Aitkin, Mary Jane
Item is a deed of assignment of James H. Betts' property in trust for the benefit of his creditors.
Etter, Amos Benjamin, 1849-1918
Item is a land deed transferring ownership of land in the township of New Dublin, County Lunenburg, Nova Scotia from Leonard and Catherine Baker to Jacob and Frederick Publicoffer [Publicover].
Publicoffer, Jacob and Frederick, fl. 1821
Item is an audio disc recording of a "discussion for peace and progress" moderated by Ben Grauer at a Dalhousie University meeting in New York, New York in 1953.
Grauer, Benjamin Franklin, 1908-1977
Scrapbook contains excerpts from The Truth Seeker, a New York-based free-thinking journal, as well as cuttings from Halifax newspapers.
Shurman, Elijah Hyatt, 1873-
Item is Elizabeth LeBlanc's notebook of handwritten French hymns or canticles. The first page of the notebook contains a short hymn for Anastasie LeBlanc, "quand elle commensait Le Rosaire."
LeBlanc, Elizabeth, b. 1761?
Essay and/or lecture notes primarily on topics of literature and the Bible, and a two-part essay on Beowulf.
Harrington, Emily Bevan
File contains an essay titled, "Nova Scotia Government Employees Association" written by Chris Bailey for submission to Gregory Kealey. The essay is about the history of the Nova Scotia Government Employees Association.
Item is a wood circular from Liverpool, Nova Scotia, dated May 30, 1872. The circular reports on recent timber imports and sales and includes wholesale prices for American and Baltic timber products as of May 30, 1872.
Farnworth and Jardine.
Item is a notebook Chipman used during law school. It contains notes on shipping lectures by Richard Weldon, Dean of the Law School.
Chipman, Francis, B.A.
Handwritten copy of the poem "The Decision," by E.J. Pratt, accompanied by a condolence letter from Viola Pratt to Mrs. Harris Esterbrooks upon the death of her son. The poem is dated 1923, but Viola Pratt's 1949 letter indicates th...
Esterbrooks, Mrs. Harris , fl. 1949
File contains a scrapbook documenting Helen Arnell's student life at Dalhousie University from 1907-1911, including her BA diploma. The file also contains her 1905-1906 class pin from the Halifax Academy and her Dalhousie class pins from 1911.
Arnell, Helen Dorothy (Armitage), 1891-
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 bot...
Fenerty, Charles, 1821-1892
Item is an article by Dr. R. Singh titled "Homotransplantation."
Formerly known as the Hope McPhee fonds (MS-10-90).
Item is a deed from William and Elizabeth Peck for land on the Northwest Arm in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Item contains a ledger listing A.P. Shand's investments in sailing vessels and local companies, dividends received (1873-1893), and a list of assets (1883-1893).
Insurance policy on the schooner Favourite, September 27, 1814
Thom, James and Company.
The manuscript was for a presentation Clark delivered at a Dalhousie History Seminar in March 1985. The text discusses Norman Jellings Symons, a professor of psychology at Dalhousie during the 1920s who studied, taught, and published articles rela...
Clark, James, W.
Item is Pictou County Notary Public John McLeod's registery book of protests documenting declarations by ships' masters of circumstances beyond their control which may have given rise to loss or damages.
McLeod, John D., 1838-1920
Item is a certificate of competency as Master, granted by the Canadian Ministry of Marine and Fisheries.
Potter, John Henry, fl. 1886
Item is a land deed between Isaac A. Grant and Duncan Murray in Pictou, Nova Scotia.
Murray, Duncan, fl. 1875
"Some Aspects of International Law: Lectures delivered at Dalhousie Law School, October 1949 by Mr. Justice John E. Read."
Read, John Erskine, OC, Justice, 1888-1973
File contains a financial ledger that records the business activities of Silas H. Crane.
Crane, Silas H.
Item is a letter written by Jason M. Mack addressed to any constables or police officers of the town of Liverpool, Nova Scotia. The letter involves the mental health of and the request for detainment of George Roy, a fisherman from Liverpool, who ...
Mack, Jason M.
Item is a letter from A.C. MacDonald to Robert Murray. MacDonald was Secretary to the Liberal Party Committee in Pictou County and Township. The letter refers to the benefits of candidates attending constituency meetings prior to the 1847 election.