Item contains a letter from Mary Goldie, Princess Alice's private secretary, asking Ellen Ballon to forward an enclosed letter to Frank Cyril James in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the McGill Conservatorium.
Item is a copy of the first edition of Igor Stravinsky's piano arrangement of his ballet, "The Firebird." The ballet was written for the Ballets Russes in Paris, under the direction of Sergei Diaghilev. The piano arrangement was published shortly after the premiere performance on June 25, 1910 at the Théâtre National de l'Opéra.
Item is a copy of the first separate edition of Marche funèbre from Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor. The separated third movement was played as Chopin's body was conveyed to the mausoleum on October 30, 1849, and was subsequently released as a separate publication, using the original plates (891) by Troupenas. The file includes a folder and brief description of the work from Scribner.
File contains the sheet music for "Keep on Hopin'" with words by Frank Stanton and piano music by Kathleen Heron-Maxwell. The score is inscribed to Ellen Ballon and dated June 18, 1935. The score was published in three keys, C Major, E-flat Major, and F-Major. This version is in E-flat Major.
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 received. Many entries describe his meetings about apples. The diary also records money received and paid.
Item is the logbook of the tern schooner Vincent A. White on two voyages: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, to Glasgow, Scotland, from 26 June-7 November 1923; and Lunenburg to Havana, Cuba, from 14 February -2 April 1924.
Item is a letter concerning Thomas McCulloch's donation of a North American insect specimen (from Nova Scotia) to the University of Edinburgh, via Professor Jameson, for the university's museum. The letter discusses Nova Scotia's Scottish connections, Presbyterian religion, the Pictou Academy, and the advocates for the conference of honorary degrees on the Honourable Sampson Salter Blowers, the Chief Justice of Nova Scotia; the Honourable James Stewart; and the Honourable Brenton Halyburton.
Item is a portrait photograph of Jean Bailey. Jean was one of many guest children who came to Canada from England during WW2. Jean and her Brother Brian stayed with Mr. E.G. Irish and his family in Pictou, Nova Scotia. The children Brian (age 13) and Jean (age 15) returned to England in July of 1945 after spending five years with the Irish family.
Item is a photographic slide of the evening atmosphere (abendstimmung) by the water in Cologne, Germany. There are several boats pictured in the water, and the Cologne Cathedral's outline is visible in the background.
Item is a photographic slide of the chapel inside Frederiksborg Castle (Slot) in Zealand (Sjælland), Hillerød, Denmark. It is taken from above, with pews, the altar, and decorated walls and ceilings visible.
Item is a photographic slide of the main entrance at Tivoli Gardens, an amusement park and garden in Copenhagen, Denmark. The entrance is a tall arch with "Tivoli" written across it and a Danish flag on top. Unidentified people, cars, and bicycles are going by in front.