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Japan mementoes

File contains keepsakes from Alexander Leighton's trip to Japan, including photographs, postcards, maps, medical documents and immunization records, and travel itineraries.

Rin - Chinese women cross-cultural comparisons

File contains a copy of the study "Psychophysiological reactions of a rural and suburban population in Taiwan" by Hsien Rin, Hung-Ming Chu, and Tsung-Yi Ling. Also contains correspondence between Hsien Rin and Jane Murphy and notes and data tables on modernization rates and number of children among respondents.

Alexander Leighton and Jane Murphy fonds

  • MS-13-86
  • Fonds
  • 1837-2020, predominant 1904-2008

Fonds contains records created and collected primarily by Alexander H. Leighton, with some by Jane Leighton Murphy. Documents span from Leighton's studies at Princeton, Cambridge, and Johns Hopkins univerities, through his government employment in World War II, and his teaching career at Cornell, Dalhousie, and Harvard. The majority of records are related to the 1961 Cornell-Aro Mental Health Research Project and the 1963 Study on the Role of Women, both based in Nigeria, and the Stirling County Study, based in Digby County, Nova Scotia. Record types include correspondence, manuscripts, grant applications, reports, photographs and slides, medical and academic records, method and guidebooks, reviews, offprints and publications, teaching and course materials, and surveys and interview transcripts.

A sous-fonds contains records documenting the migration of Alexander Leighton's parents from Ireland to the United States and their subsequent life in Philadelphia. The sous-fonds contains extensive correspondence between extended family members over the course of a century, as well as photographs, diaries, wills, family trees, memoirs, and Alexander Leighton's personal correspondence.

Murphy, Jane Leighton

Prints by Dongkuk Ahn March 1972 : [exhibition file]

File consists of records related to the exhibition 'Prints by Dongkuk Ahn', organized by and presented at the Dalhousie Art Gallery from March 1-25, 1972.

Records consist of correspondence between the Dalhousie Art Gallery and Ahn, a biography and C.V., list of prints, insurance certificate, and photocopy of a newspaper clipping.

Mans[a]ram Panchel exhibition (Memorial U.) : [exhibition file]

File consists of records related to the exhibition, 'Mansaram Panchal' organized and circulated by the Art Gallery, Memorial University through the Atlantic Provinces Art Circuit. The exhibition was meant to be presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in March 1972, however it was not mounted due to time constraints resulting from receiving the artworks by mail too late in the exhibition period.

Records consist mainly of correspondence between the Dalhousie Art Gallery and the Art Gallery, Memorial University. Additional records consist of shipment receipts from the Confederation Art Gallery.

Shiryu Morita exhibition October 13 - Nov. 15 '70 : [exhibition file]

File consists of records related to the exhibition 'Shiryu Morita' organized by Mr. Tetsuo Yamada, Director of the Yamada Art Gallery, Kyoto, Japan, and circulated by the National Gallery of Canada. The Exhibition was presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in October 1970.

Records consist of correspondence between Ernest Smith (Director, Dalhousie Art Gallery) and National Gallery staff, an exhibition agreement contract, a cumulative condition report, shipment invoice, and a packing list.

David Silverberg - batiks and sketches : [exhibition file]

File consists of records related to the exhibition 'Silverberg: A Canadian in Japan', an exhibition of batik prints and sketches by David Silverberg organized through the Atlantic Provinces Art Circuit (APAC) and presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in October 1968.

Records consist mainly of correspondence between Evelyn Holmes (Acting Curator, Dalhousie Art Gallery) and David Silverberg (Artist, Professor, Department of Fine Arts, Mount Allison University), as well as correspondence with other curators in the APAC membership. Additional records consist of a list of artworks, a condition report, room booking confirmation for a lecture by Silverberg, and a catalogue for Silverberg's exhibition at Waddington Gallery in Montréal.

Carpets from the orient : [exhibition catalogue]

Item is a catalogue for an exhibition of rugs originating from various regions of Asia, primarily spanning Turkmenistan, Iran, Armenia, Georgia, India, Pakistan, Turkey, and Afghanistan. This exhibition was organized by and presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery between September 23 and October 23, 1977.

Catalogue contains a foreword by Mary E. MacLachlan (Dalhousie Art Gallery), list of lenders to the exhibition, an introduction covering pattern, colour, and knotting techniques, written by Hans-Gunther Schwarz (Dalhousie University), photographs of select rugs, and descriptions of the various regions and styles of rugs in the exhibition.

Printed matter : jury print show : [exhibition catalogue]

Items are catalogues for a juried exhibition of printed matter from an selection of international artists, organized by the Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University. The exhibition was presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in April and May 1975.

Catalogues contain images of work in the exhibition, an introduction by Christopher Youngs (Director, Owens Art Gallery), and short biographies for artists included in the show.

Mansaram Panchal : [exhibition catalogue]

File consists of an exhibition catalogue for 'Mansaram Panchal' organized and circulated by the Art Gallery, Memorial University, through the Atlantic Provinces Art Circuit. The exhibition was to be presented at Dalhousie Art Gallery in March 1972, however it was not mounted due to receiving the artworks too late.

A memorandum on the exclusive economic zone and handwritten conference notes

File contains a memo is from the Federal Republic of Germany, Singapore, Nepal, and Zambia to Reynaldo Galindo Pohl, the Chairman of the Second Committee of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS III) on the concept of an economic zone. The file also contains handwritten notes by Elisabeth Mann Borgese.

'V - Z' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with: Anton Vratusa of the ICPE (International Center for Public Enterprise in Developing Countries) on adovating for ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS); Lojze Peterle (Slovenian Deputy Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, letter contains an appeal from Mann Borgese on why UNCLoS is important to Slovenia); Mark Wood (a journalist at "The Malta Independent"); Layachi Yaker (mainly on the Secreatary General Consultations, the boat paper, and the non-paper); and Günther Zade of the World Maritime University (the International Ocean Institute held a training programme with them in 1992).

'S' - 'Y' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Japanese Member of Parliament Yuzuru Shimazaki (on the implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention of the Law on the Law of the Sea), Keith Suter, Danielle de St. Jorre (on problems with the Secretary-General's Consultations on the Law of the Sea), Margaret Wood of the International Ocean Institute (IOI), and Layachi Yaker (the letter to Yaker is missing a page).

'R - S' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence with: Kenneth Rattray (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jamaica); Ivo Sanander (Deputy Foreign Minister, Croatia); Alfred Sereki (Minister of Foreign Affairs, Albania); Indian Ambassador Bhagwat Singh; Indian Minister Manmohan Singh; Ambassador to the United Nations Danielle de St. Jorre; John R. Stevenson; and Keith Suter. Mainly discussed is the "Boat Paper" and the responding Koroma non-paper (written in part by Judge Koroma and Mann Borgese).

'M - P' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence. Correspondents include the Permanent Ambassador of Jamaica to the United Nations Lucille Mair (attached is a copy of the G-77 Draft Paper); Ambassador Don Mills; Claude Morel (Ministry of the Environment, Economic Planning and External Relations for Seychelles) ; Satya Nandan (attached is a statement by Elisabeth Mann Borgese to the United Nation's Commission for Sustainable Development), Professor Kaldone Nweihed (sent with a list of countries that have ratified the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea); Chinese Premier Li Peng; M.C.W. (Chris) Pinto; Steve Polansky; Senator Claiborne Pell (sent with the non-paper: "Agreement on the Implementation of Part XI and Annexes III and IV of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea"); and Jan Pronk.

'H - I' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Nobuhiro Habuto, the Deputy Director of the Foreign News Department, NHK (on Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, and ocean-mining), correspondence with and Guyana Ambassador to the United Nations Samuel R. Insanally (also on Part XI). All correspondence is outgoing only.

'F - H' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence. Correspondents include Valerie Facey; Carl-August Fleischhauer, Legal Counsel to the United Nations Secretariat (and address Part XI of the Convention,); Patrik Garnier (attached is an editorial Elisabeth Mann Borgese wrote for the "New York Times" on the Convention); Mate Granić (Croatian Minister of Foreign Affairs), which deal with the reasons for Croatia to ratify the Convention; Tom Harris; Bohdan Hawrylyshyn; Louis Henkin; and Charles Higginson of the Council on Ocean Law. See MS-2-744, Box 274, Folder 3 and MS-2-744, Box 279, Folder 8 for additional correspondence with the Council on Ocean Law.

'D' - 'F' miscellaneous correspondence

Files contains correspondence with individuals with names beginning from D to F. Correspondents include Maltese politican Guido de Marco (on implementing Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLos)), Annick de Marffy-Mantuano; Al Duda (on deep sea-bed mining), and Professor Tsutomu Fuse (sent with attached recommendations for UNCLoS Part XI by Elisabeth Mann Borgese). All correspondence is outgoing only.

'A - B' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with various individuals. Correspondents include Najeeb Al Nuimi (Legal Advisor to the Crown Prince on Qatar), which discuss Pacem in Maribus XXI, and the Secretary-General's consultations on the Law of the Sea, and attached is a paper by Mann Borgese: "Making the Convention 'Universally Accepatble';" Lennox Ballah of the Institute of Marine Affairs (attached is a copy of the Nonpaper); W. Balzan (personal assistant to Guido De Marco); Paul Berenger, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Mauritius; Martin Blakeway (who wrote to the Prince of Tonga about raitification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea); United Nations Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, which advocate turing the Preparatory Commission into an Interim Authority, in light of the "boat paper; and Salvino Busuttil on Malta's failure to announce ratification of the convention.

Correspondence regarding Canadian ocean assessment hearings : ['L' - 'P' miscellaneous]

File contains correspondence with Canadian government officials, including Huguette Labelle (president of the Canadian International Development Fund, or CIDA); and L.S. Parsons of the Ministry of Fisheries and Oceans (outgoing only), and Professor Dale Poel (outgoing only). Correspondence mainly about the funding of the Independent World Commission on the Oceans and its public hearings in Canada. File contains duplicate copies which have not been digitized.

'W' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with G. Weiss, G. Wassenberg, and Ambassador Karl Wolf, including a copy of the report "Fish Used to Eradicate Paddy-field Mosquitoes" by Song Ming.

Correspondence regarding United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

File contains project descriptions, documents related to Pacem in Maribus X and XIV (ten / 10 and fourteen / 14), correspondence to Pierre Elliott Trudeau, "Convention for the protection of the Mediterranean Sea against pollution," "Report of the ad hoc Expert Group meeting on the Draft World Charter for Nature," and other miscellaneous reports. Reports written in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic.

'U' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with M.J. Anstee (Department of Technical Co-operation for Development) and K. Mushakoji (UN University - with "The United Nations University's Next Stage: Statement before the Sixteenth Session of the Council of the UN University on 1 December 1980"). File also includes handwritten notes by Elisabeth Mann Borgese for a United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) talk (on the new industrial revolution and the oceans).

Correspondence concerning "Encyclopaedia Universalis"

File contains correspondence with Claude Gregory, John Dodge, F. Weizsacker, Jean R. de Salis, John Kendrew, P. Kapitza, Salvatore Quasimodo, Daniele Bovet, Georg Likacs, D. Lavergne, Linus Pauling, S. Radhakrishnan, C.F. Weizsacker, Werner Heisenberg, Robert Forbes, Robert Hutchins, and Theodor Svedberg. Correspondence mainly includes invitations to join the Encyclopedia Universalis' project. Also includes comments written about the encyclopedia by Marcello Colocci (on the "Physics" and "Chemistry" pieces) and Guiseppe Barbreri (on the "Geography" section). Contains English, Italian, and German correspondence.

'P' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence with Alexandera Post, T.V.R. Pillay (Food and Agricultre Organization of the United Nations), Princeton University Press, O.S. Plue, Prentice-Hall of Canada Ltd, Les Presse de la Cité, Elaine Partnow, Praeger Publishers Inc., M. Piovene, and PHP Institute Inc. Also includes "The Implications of Change in Mining Finance and Participation" by Alexandra Post, excerpts from "Ocean mining" by Alexandra Post, a proposal on deepsea mining by Alexandra Post and a report from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, "Progress of Aquaculture" by T.V.R. Pillay.

Correspondence and supporting documents regarding "Ocean Governance and the United Nations"

File contains correspondence with contributors to, and readers of, Elisabeth Mann Borgese's book, based on the Pacem in Maribus (PIM) XXI (21) conference. Also includes an advertisment for the book from Dalhousie's Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, and correspondence surrounding the Chinese translation of the book. File Includes copies of the preface and introduction to the book, the table of contents, and copies of two chapters from the book (Chapter 9: "Ocean Governance and the Secretary-General's Agenda for Peace," and the economics chapter).

Correspondence with Fritz H. Landshoff

File contains correspondence with Landshoff of Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Kodansha Publishers Ltd, Encyclopedia Britannica, Aurelio Peccei (The Club of Rome), and La Nouvelle Agence. Most of the correspondence surrounds Mann Borgese's "The Drama of the Oceans," and securing the rights of various photographs for publication in that work. File also includes a mock-up of a brochure for the International Ocean Institute (IOI) and friends of the IOI ("What Can You Do to Save the Oceans?") as well as a newspaper clipping. See also MS-2-744, Box 95, Folder 2 and MS-2-744, Box 83, Folder 23 for more correspondence with Landshoff.

'L' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence with David Luke of Dalhousie University, Lev Ljubmov, Betty Lussier (Consultants in Development), Dennis Livingston, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, Edward Landstrom (United States Department of State), Heldegard Lamfrom, The Law of the Sea Institute, and Jonathan Lu.

Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and Indian Officials

File contains correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and various Indian individuals, organizations, government officials, and universities, including (among others): Indian Institute of Management (R.S. Ganapathy); Government of India (including Rajiv Gandhi, Department of Ocean Development, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of External Affairs, Fish Survey of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, National Institute of Oceanography); Centre for Science and Technology; Society for Indian Ocean Studies; Metallurgical & Engineering Consultants (India) Limited; Asian-African Legal Consultative Committee; South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission; the Indian Society of International Law; Confederation of Indian Industry; Dr. K.T. Damodaran; V.V.R. Varadachari; S.P. Jagota; Asim Kumar Mazumdar; Dr. V.S. Raju; Dr. V.K. Gaur; T.P. Sreenivasan; P.K. Jha; Prime Minister Narasima Rao; C.S. George; Azhar Shamim Zaidi; R.K. Sharma; Prasada Rao; Ambassador Wynn Lwin; Dr. Nehchal Sandhu; Professor Stish Chandra; and Krishan Saigal. Also includes correspondence and a speech from future Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Some correspondence concerns Training Programme, India's ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS), conferences, publications, and other matters. File also Includes a copy of a paper Mann Borgese wrote for a seminar on Indian Rim countries; Mann Borgese's comments on the paper "Law of the Sea" by Hedda Moeller; brochures; conference materials; an abstract ("Ocean Energy"); newsletters; announcements; a syllabus for an IOI course; and promotional material.

'C' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and the following individuals: Sanjay Chaturvedi; Richard V. Carter; Dr. Hans Corell; Lucien Chabason (on the Regional Seas Programme); Krista Singleton-Cambage; Peter Cramer (concerning Thomas Mann); Pietro Carrigliol; Kevin Coady (concerning the death of one of Mann Borgese's dogs); Christopher Corkett (critiquing one of Mann Borgese's talks); Aldo Chircop; Dr. Edward Carr; Senator Alan Cranston; Christo and Jean Claude (outgoing only, includes prints of various art installations); Liara Covert; Winifred Caponigri; Rideau Hall; Pluto Press; Senator Alan Cranston; Ignacio Perez Caldentey; Fernando Henrique Cardoso (President of Brazil); Sergio D. Claure; Dr. Maria della Costa; Richard V. Carter; Erksine Childers; Professor Jonathan Charney; Judge Maurice Caruana Curran (Chancellor of University of Malta); Arthur H. Campeau; H. Reuben Cohen (Chancellor of Dalhousie); Elisabeth Cyran; Hon. David Coore; Ana Luisa Cortez; Frederick Clairmonte; Ingvar Carlsson (Prime Minister of Sweden); and others. Also includes copies of the following papers: "The Training Programme of the International Ocean Institute" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese; "Professionalization of the Field of Marine Affairs" by Aldo Chircop; "NATO's War of Aggression Against Yugoslavia: An Overview by Michel Chessudovsky. Some correspondence may be personal.
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