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Kerr, Alexander Enoch Halifax Regional Municipality (N.S.)
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Photograph of speakers at sod-turning ceremony

Item is a photograph of speakers at the sod-turning ceremony for the Sir James Dunn Science Building in 1957. Photograph shows (from left to right) an unidentified man; C.D. Howe, Dalhousie Chancellor; A.E. Kerr, President of Dalhousie; and Lady Dunn (Beaverbrook).

Cochrane, Harry A.

Photograph of speakers at sod-turning ceremony

Item is a photograph of speakers at the sod-turning ceremony for the Sir James Dunn Science Building in 1957. Photograph shows (from left to right) an unidentified man; C.D. Howe, Dalhousie Chancellor; A.E. Kerr, President of Dalhousie; and Lady Dunn (Beaverbrook).

Cochrane, Harry A.

Photograph of A.E. Kerr, Lady Dunn, and others

Item is a photograph of people at the sod-turning ceremony for the Sir James Dunn Science Building in 1957. Photograph shows (from left to right) an unidentified man; and unidentified woman; A.E. Kerr, Dalhousie University President; Lady Dunn (Beaverbrook); and C.D. Howe, Chancellor of Dalhousie.

Cochrane, Harry A.

Photograph of distinguished guests at the 1947 Convocation Dinner

Item is a photograph of distinguished guests at the 1947 Convocation Dinner at the Nova Scotian Hotel in Halifax. Photograph shows (from left to right) A.E. Kerr, Dalhousie University President; Sir Jospeh Chisholm, Chief Justice of Nova Scotia; Viscount Alexander of Tunis, Governor General of Canada; and Colonel Laurie, Chairman of the Dalhousie Board of Governors.

Photograph of Dixie Pelluet and A.E. Kerr with students

Item is a photograph of faculty and administration with a group of students in costume, perhaps for a play. The sign behind the students reads "Beware!! Yokum's Moon". Photograph shows Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Kerr, Dalhousie University President (front, centre); and Dixie Pelluet, Biology professor (front, second from right); as well as unidentified students and staff.

Photograph of Rev. Dr. A. E. Kerr

Item is a photograph of Alexander E. Kerr, the sixth president of Dalhousie University, giving an invocation at a convocation ceremony or some other event. Kerr is wearing academic dress and speaking into a microphone.

Wamboldt-Waterfield Photography Limited

Photograph of the Dalhousie University faculty of 1948

Item is a photograph of members of the Dalhousie University faculty of 1948. The photograph shows H. Churchill-Smith (Commerce); L.G. Stephens-Newsham (Biophysics); J.A. McCarter (Biochemistry); J. W. Dobson (Dentistry); Paul Chavy (Modern Languages); M.O. Morgan (Classics); C. G. MacKinnon (Dentistry); A. MacL. Fraser (Pharmacology); H.L. Scammell (Registrar); Donald Mitton (History); C.A. Reilly (Chemistry); President Kerr; W.R. Trost (Chemistry); J.H. Fodden (Pathology); D.J. McNeill (Business Manager); A. F. Chisholm (Engineering); and Donald Rowat (Political Science) standing on a stage.

Photograph of Colonel K. C. Laurie, Princess Elizabeth, and Dr. A. E. Kerr

Item is a photograph taken during Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh's visit to Dalhousie University. The photograph was taken by Federal Newsphoto. The photograph shows Colonel K. C. Laurie, Princess Elizabeth, and Dr. A. E. Kerr walking together on Dalhousie campus. the Princess is holding an umbrella.

Photographs from Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh's visit to Dalhousie

File contains photographs taken during a royal visit to Dalhousie University. The photographs show Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh being greeted by President A. E. Kerr and Colonel K. C. Laurie and taken to the Morse Room in the Macdonald Memorial Library, where they viewed the University Mace and other items.

Photograph of A. E. Kerr, C. D. Howe, and others on stage

Item is a photograph taken at the cornerstone laying ceremony of the Sir James Dunn Science Building at Dalhousie University. The photograph shows President A. E. Kerr, C. D. Howe, Lord Adrian, an unidentified man, Sir Edward Appleton, and Dean W. J. Archibald in sitting in a row on a small stage. Kerr is speaking at a microphone.

Cochrane, Harry A.

Photograph of A. E. Kerr, Lady Dunn, and others at the cornerstone laying of the Sir James Dunn Science Building

Item is a photograph taken at the cornerstone laying ceremony of the Sir James Dunn Science Building at Dalhousie University. The photograph shows Lieutenant Governor E. C. Plow, President A. E. Kerr, C. D. Howe, Lady Dunn, and others standing with the university mace.

Thomas, Dave

Photographs from the Sir James Dunn Science Building corner stone laying ceremony

File contains photographs taken during the cornerstone laying ceremony of the Sir James Dunn Science Building at Dalhousie University, which took place on October 29, 1958. The photographs show A. E. Kerr; C. D. Howe; Lady Dunn; E. C. Plow; Robert L. Stanfield; Lord Beaverbrook; G. A. Currie; Edward Appleton; Lord Adrian; W. J. Archibald; and others involved in the ceremony. The file also includes a photograph of the trowel used by Lady Dunn to lay the cornerstone.

Panda Photography

Photograph of a procession at the opening ceremony of the Sir James Dunn Building

Item is a photograph taken at the opening ceremony of the Sir James Dunn Science Building at Dalhousie University. The photograph shows a procession, including Lady Dunn, Alexander Kerr, and several unidentified men in academic dress. They are walking along a paved walkway outside of the building.

Martin, Tom

Photograph and a photographic negative of the Dalhousie University Senate members

File consists of two copies of a photograph and a photographic negative of the Dalhousie University Senate members, present at the first Senate meeting held in the new Arts and Administration Building, in January 1952. The photograph shows Dixie Pelluet; Dean Horace Read (Law); Dean J.H.L. Johnstone (Graduate Studies); C.L. Bennet; President A.E. Kerr; Dean George Wilson (Arts and Science); Dean J.S. Bagnall (Dentistry); Dr. H.L. Scammell (Registrar); Dean H.G. Grant (Medicine); H.P. Bell; C.B. Weld; D.J. Tonning; C.H. Mercer; W.J. Chute; H.R. Theakston; W.R. Lederman; R.S. Cumming; J.H. Aitchison; John A. Aldous; George Grant; A.S. Mowat; G.V. Douglas; R.S. Hayes; C. Lamberston; Burns Martin; A.K. Griffin; J.A. McCarter; and Charles Walmsley. The photograph was selected for inclusion in the publication "The Lives of Dalhousie University, Vol. 2" by Peter B. Waite (page 183).

Byron Ulric Hatfield Photograph Collection

  • MS-2-781
  • Collection
  • [before 1949]
Collection contains seventy-seven glass plate lantern slides created by Byron Ulric Hatfield in Nova Scotia during the early twentieth century. Hatfield took photographs of coastal landscapes, churches and other buildings, and people working and in social settings. He also photographed published illustrations of Acadian life, including several illustrations of scenes from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's epic poem "Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie." Hatfield developed his own photographs and created "magic lantern" slides to use in an illustrated lecture titled "The Land of Evangeline: The Land of Romance, Legend, and Picturesque Beauty." He gave lectures in various locations throughout the eastern United States.

Hatfield, Byron Ulric

President’s Office fonds

  • UA-3
  • Fonds
  • 1820-2004
This fonds consists of photographs; audiovisual materials; newspaper clippings; pamphlets and posters; Dalhousie publications and other printed material; student and personnel files; correspondence; manuscripts; reports created by or reviewed by senior administration; financial materials including accounts payable and receivable documents, budgets, and ledgers; legal documents, including deeds and leases; diaries; scrapbooks; meeting minutes and agendas; academic plans; speeches; and other documents related to the senior administration’s sphere of responsibility.

Dalhousie University. Office of the President.