Fonds consists of administrative and departmental documents pertaining to the University libraries, including records created and collected by Dalhousie prior to the existence of a university library. Records dating prior to the existence of the Killam Library are maintained in a series called Dalhousie College and University Library Early Records.
Subseries contains records related to appraisals of gifts-in-kind to the Killam Library, which include appraisal listings stating the purpose of the property, the date and place of property viewed by the appraiser, the condition and value of the property, and the names of the appraiser and donor. Materials also include donor correspondence.
Series comprises records regarding the development, writing, publishing and reception of Harry Thurston's book Lost River, The Waters of Remembrance : A Memoir, published by Gaspereau Press. Records types include correspondence; print manuscripts; notes; and published reviews.
File is an audio reel containing an episode of Aural History, a radio program broadcast on CKDU radio 88.1. This episode is on Bev Lamb, who also hosted CKDU program Touchstone, and Cyril Byrne, Coordinator of Irish Studies at Saint Mary's. The episode aired on September 21 and was rebroadcasted in 1987.
This file contains two copies of the programs for the Spring 2021 Convocation and one copy of the honorary degree celebration program, June 23, 2021. Honorary degree recipients include: Dr. Guy Berthiaume; The Honourable John Buchanan; Mary Deacon, CM; Dr. Steven Strogatz; Dr. Rachel Thibeault. Historical information about Dalhousie's New Dawn Staff is included. File also contains two copies of the Fall 2021 Convocation.
Item is a video recording of the 2021 Hnatyshyn Lecture. Stephen Phillips delivered the lecture, "The Stroke Revolution: A Personal Perspectiv," online on November 26, 2021 as part of a virtual Ottawa Stroke Summit.
Item is a press release issued by the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. The document announces the Stephen Phillips was nominated by his peers to deliver the 2021 Ramon J. Hnatyshyn Lecture in Stroke.
File contains a script for an acceptance speech for the Carol Bolt Award. The speech was given by Don Hannah when accepting the Carol Bolt Award for their play "The Cave Painter." Jenny Munday acted in the play and is mentioned in the speech.
File contains 13 photographs that have been cut and mounted onto five sheets of board to create a panoramic view of the shoreline from Mahone Bay to Mader's Cove. The photographs are numbered on the front with felt pen.
File contains "A boy from Cherry Hill" by Garth Coffin, former principal of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, Truro, Nova Scotia. A Boy From Cherry Hill is a story of a lad who grew up in a warm and loving family on a small farm in Prince Edward Island, Canada. It recounts his experiences and highlights his good fortune through receiving the Eaton Agricultural Scholarship, attending university in both Canada and the U.S. and successful pursuit of a series of career opportunities leading back to the Nova Scotia Agricultural College (NSAC) where his university studies began. Along the way, the memoir that spans eight decades includes international work and personal interests of the boy from Cherry Hill.