Fonds consists of ten notebooks, a file of correspondence, and photographs and negatives of landscapes, geological samples and group pictures taken in Europe and Canada. Many of the records were created during a geological survey of Canada undertaken by Frank Dawson Adams and W.A. Carlyle.
Item is a postcard sent from W. Ervin in Sydney, Nova Scotia to Cyril Gass in Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia. The image on the front of the postcard is of British and French warships in the harbour at Sydney, Nova Scotia.
Item is a postcard send to Blanchard Gass in Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia from a friend in Bridgetown, Nova Scotia. The senders name is illegible. The image on the front of the postcard is of an old church in Grand Pré, Nova Scotia.
Fonds consists of newsletters and poetry publications from 1971-1979. Most of the publications feature poetry written by Velma Brown, but a number of other authors are also featured, including Sidney M. Parker, known as the blind poet of Truro, Nova Scotia.
This fonds consists of textual records created and collected by Donald Higgins while he was a professor at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Material consists of records relating to Higgins’ interest and research in the area of education reform, city development and planning and municipal government structures, with a focus on regional and local areas. Type of material consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, interview transcripts and notes, reports, printed material, academic papers, completed surveys of Canadian cities and research notes.
The fonds consists primarily of correspondence. Other materials include records of business activity including payroll records, insurance policies, completed work records, financial records, and lists of furniture and household effects.
The photographs show Zinka Milanov, a Croatian-born soprano singer who had a major career at the New York Metropolitan Opera. In one photograph, she is posing with a group of nine unidentified men. In the second photograph, an unidentified man is holding her an arrangement of flowers.
This fonds consists of records that document the administrative and operational activities of IBEW Local 625. As the union which represents inside electrical workers across mainland Nova Scotia, Local 625 engages in a variety of activities which are represented in this fonds; these include employer negotiation, grievance administration, dues remittance, pension fund administration, labour advocacy, workers' training and education, strike coordination, recreational events, and membership advocacy. The records in this fonds were created by the union's office staff, business managers, executive board, elected officials, Board of Trustees, membership, and business associates.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 625 (Halifax).
File contains a speech by Ambassadr Pardo delivered to Subcommittee III of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of the Sea-Bed and the Ocean Floor Beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction. This version has handwritten comments and marking by Elisabeth Mann Borgese.
File contains background papers distributed by the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. Includes "The United Nations (UN) Conference on the Law of the Sea" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese,"The Preparations for the Law of the Sea Conference" by John R. Stevenson and Bernard Oxman, and "The Latin American Contribution to the Development of the Law of the Sea" by F.V. García-Amador. Also includes a brief letter from Ambassador John R. Stevenson (the American Special Representative of the President for the Law of the Sea Conference) on the Fifth Pacem in Maribus (PIM V) Convocation.
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).
File contains a summary of the Fifth Session of the United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS) by Elisabeth Mann Borgese, along with a history of the talks since 1967. Contains some handwritten annotations/corrections.
File contains correspondence from individuals and organizations with names beginning with "A" or "B." Correspondents include Don Aldous (attached is a report from the Forum Fisheries Agency), Carol Amaratunga (including attached documents, including a discussion paper), John Armstrong (attached are government documents), and Christopher Barr.
File includes correspondence relating to ICOD audits, comments about course descriptions, and information about scholarships to the summer programme, as well as correspondence with the University of Newfoundland, Dalhousie, and the Office of the Minister of External Relations and the Canadian International Development Agency. Correspondents include Carol Amaratunga; Kim N.I. Bell; Linda Brown; Trevor Chandler; Aldo Chircop; Garry Comber; and Gilles Dery. File contains a CV that has not been digitized.
File contains correspondence with Richard Apostle; Garry Comber; John Craven; Raymond Dubois; and R.G. Durham (Scotiabank). Topics of discussion include the Marine Affairs Diploma Program at Dalhousie, the establishment of the International Centre for Ocean Development (ICOD), and appointments to the staff of the ICOD.
File includes correspondence to/from: M.E. Arie (UNCTAD - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development), S. Andersen (UNDP - United Nations Development Programme), and M.O. Adio (Delegation of Nigeria, UNCLOS - United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea).
File includes correspondence with Fisheries and Oceans, Pacific and Freshwater Fisheries Canada, Supply and Services Canada, and Dalhousie University. Correspondents include Roy Cheeseman; Aldo Chircop; Garry Comber (Secretary-Treasurer of ICOD); David Copp; Jeanne-Mance Cote (administrative assistant to the President of ICOD); Heather Creech; Luc Cuyvers; Mary Jo Duncan. File includes a copy of International Ocean Institute (IOI) statutes and lists IOI Board of Trustees. File contains one piece of personal correspondence.
File includes correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and the following individuals: D.C. Krause (UNESCO), A.G. Koroma (Permanent Mission of the Republic of Sierra Leone to the UN), A.N. Kholodilin (UNESCO), the International Institute for Integrative Technology (IIT), and V. Kopal (Academy of Science, Prague).
File contains correspondence with German Ambassador Per Fischer and two letters from Elisabeth Mann Borgese to Timo Lahelma (of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland), on the subject of manganese nodules in the EEZ (Exclusive Economic Zone) of Chile. File contains a duplicate letter, which has not been digitized.
File includes correspondence to/from: [Kirthisinga], Dale Krause (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, or UNESCO), Martin Kaplan (World Health Organization, or WHO), Heimo Kellner, Birabhongse Karemrri, Johan Kaufman (The Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the United Nations), Susan Kaeser (World College West), and Franz Koenig (Archbishop of Vienna), which discusses the Holy See's position on the Law of the Sea.
File contains correspondence with the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and Elisabeth Mann Borgese. Topics of discussion include Mann Borgese's appointment at Chairman of the International Centre for Ocean Development, training programmes, and potential board members. Correspondents include L.G. Jaeger; Douglas Lindores; Andrew MacNeil; Will Magee; and Ellen S. McLean.
File contains correspondence with Gerald Ewing (concerning appointments to the ICOD Board of Directors); Arthur Hanson; Wendy Harrington; Frank Iacobucci; and Peter Serracino Inglott (attached is a copy of a paper, "Peace and Security in the Maritime Environment: Questions and Prospects" by Nancy E. Wright, presented at Pacem in Maribus (PIM) XV).
Item is a sound recording by Lisa MacDougall made for a 30 second television advertisement for the Canada Games. The recording was made in the 1990s at Solar Audio Recording Studio on Cunard Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The recording is held on an Ampex 456 audio reel.
File includes correspondence to R.A. Ness (of the Ambassador Trading Company) and Satya Nanden (of the United Nations). Topics discussed include the Law of the Sea and Micronesia, and the Preparatory Commission for the International Sea-Bed Authority and for the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.