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).
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.
Item is a list of the first directors of the Eye Level Gallery Society, created on November 21, 1974. The list identifies ten individuals who were to serve on the board until November 18, 1975: John Greer (artist), David Haigh (artist), Joyce Hanson (artist), Julia Schmitt Healy (artist), Mary Kenny (photographer), Keith Laws (accountant), Karl MacKeeman (artist), Hatti Prentiss (writer), Donald Purdy (businessman), and Roger Savage (artist).
Item consists of a video recording by Sobaz Benajmin entitled "Breaking the Cycle". North Preston boasts some of the most gifted singers in Atlantic Canada, if not in Canada. Yet few have been able to capture the international limelight. In this short documentary, it showcases some of the performers from North Preston, the oldest indigenous black community in Canada, who are working to break this cycle. This project was an outreach project organized by Moving Images Group in collaboration with CFAT. The aim was to bring video production to a community. The project was written, shot and directed collectively.
Item is memo for a general membership meeting that happened at the Eye Level Gallery on April 17, 1975. The letter identified agenda items, which included a discussion policy, the slide bank, a gallery newsletter and a new space for next year. The letter is from Julia Schmitt Healy.
Fonds contains comprehensive records documenting the functions and activities of the Women in Media Foundation between 1990 and 2007. Materials include administrative records, correspondence, financial records and video works created by young women who participated in the Foundation's summer camps and other programs. Fonds also contains communications and marketing material and records documenting the various girls camps operated by the Foundation across Canada.