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Photograph of Brian Bailey

Item is a portrait photograph of Brian Bailey. Brian was one of many guest children who came to Canada from England during WW2. Brian and his sister Jean 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.

Photograph of Jean Bailey

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.

Photograph of Brian and Jean Bailey

Item is a portrait photograph of Brian and Jean Bailey. Brian and Jean were 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 5 years with the Irish family.

Brochure on the history of the Dalhousie University No. 7 Stationary Hospital

File contains a brochure on the history of the Dalhousie University No. 7 Stationary Hospital. The brochure includes a brief history of the hospital and a nominal role of staff that worked with the hospital. The brochure also includes transcriptions of letters and lists of staff transferred in and out of the hospital.

Dalhousie University. No. 7 Overseas Stationary Hospital

Photograph of Grundtvig's Church, Copenhagen

Item is a photographic slide of Grundtvig's Church (Grundtvigs Kirke) in Copenhagen, Denmark. The photograph is taken from the front and from a small distance, with people walking and a building labeled "Restauration" in front.

Letter from Thomas McCulloch to the Senate of the University of Edinburgh

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.

Exiled : a Serbian lament : [manuscript vocal score]

Item is a manuscript of Edith J. Archibald's song for solo voice and piano in C Major entitled "Exiled: A Serbian Lament." A separate author for the lyrics is not indicated, so they are likely also written by Archibald.

Archibald, Edith Jessie

Sonate pour le piano

Item is a first edition publication of Chopin's third piano sonata, published by Breitkopf and Hartel and dedicated to Countess Emilie de Perthuis.

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

Marche funèbre, Op. 35 : exécutée aux funérailles de l'auteur

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.

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

Impromptu pour le piano

Item is a first-edition publication of Chopin's first Impromptu, published by Maurice Schlesinger in Paris, a subsidiary company to A.M. Schlesinger of Berlin. The composition was dedicated to Caroline de Lobau.

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

Märchen (Ritterzug), Op. 14, no. 2

Item is a copy of the second tale in Medtner's Two Tales, Op. 14, for piano. It was published by P. Jurgenson and distributed in Leipzig by Robert Forberg in 1907 and includes an inscription to Ellen Ballon from Alfred La Liberté.

Medtner, Nikolay

Deuxième impromptu pour le piano

Item is a first edition of Frédéric Chopin's Impromptu pour le Piano Forte, Op. 36, published in 1840 by Breitkopf & Hartel.

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

Letter from Edvard Grieg

Item is a letter from Edvard Grieg to an unidentifed person. Grieg wrote the letter at his Troldhaugen residence in Bergen Norway on February 10, 1902. It reads: "Dear Sir! Permit me, in bad English, to thank you for your songs & for your essay on my musical work. Both has [sic] given me much pleasure. I also congratulate you to your reputation in America as teacher and composer and beg you kindly to receive from me and my wife our best compliments. Yours faithfully, Edvard Grieg."

Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907

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