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Andrew's tree and Two weeks, twice a year

File contains set designs for Neptune Theatre's lunchtime productions of "Andrew's Tree" and "Two Weeks, Twice a Year," designed by J. Cooke. The file includes some original drawings and copies of the set designs for "Andrew's Tree."

Cooke, Jennifer

Letter from James Baxter to Dalhousie's President MacKenzie

Item is a letter written by James Baxter to President McKenzie (Arthur Stanley), written in Chatham on 2 November 1917 on letterhead from the Dominion of Canada Quarantine Station of the Public Health Branch of the Department of Agriculture. The letter refers to Baxter's attendance at both the Presbyterian seminary in Truro and Dalhousie College in Halifax in the 1850s and 1860s, and mentions enclosed course tickets and notebooks.

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.

MicMac woman struggles to maintain voice and truth : [newspaper clipping]

Item is a clipping of an article by Patricia Doyle about being a Mi'kmaw woman in the education system. The article appeared on page 7 of the January 1991 issue of "Pandora." An Eye Level Gallery advertisement for the exhibition "I loved the piece with the large type on the grass" and an advertisement for Swaha! Bodywork also appear on the page.

Notebook from lectures on logic delivered by Prof. Ross

Item is a notebook used by James Baxter to take notes during lectures on logic delivered by Professor Ross. The lectures took place at the theological seminary in Truro, Nova Scotia between October 15, 1860 and April 10, 1861. The back of the notebook contains the signatures of people who attended the seminary and notes about them added by Baxter.

Recording of an interview with Mr. Graves

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mr. Graves, the principal of the school in Frobisher Bay. Graves talks about woodworking and other vocational training at the rehabilitation centre in Apex Hill. The recording includes sounds of students working in the wood shop.

Recordings from a school in Frobisher Bay, Northwest Territories

Item is a recording of a grade 2 reading lesson at a school in Frobisher Bay; students singing God Save the Queen; Barbara Hinds interviewing Gordon Goward, a teacher in Frobisher Bay; Barbara Hinds talking about end of term reports at the school; and a woman translating a report in Inuktitut.

Sample of short hand notes by President Thomas McCulloch

Item is a single sheet of paper, folded to form four pages, excerpted from a diary or journal. The excerpt is a sample of shorthand notes taken by Thomas McCulloch relating to sermons. Language on the page is most likely Latin, except for the dates that McCulloch was recording.

Ticket to a classics class at Dalhousie College

  • MS-2-7, SF Box 13, Folder 4, Item 7
  • Item
  • [between 1863 and 1864]
  • Part of James Baxter fonds

Item is a ticket to a classics class at Dalhousie College, during the 1863-1864 session. The class was taught by Professor Johnson. James Baxter's name is written on the back of the ticket.

Recording of an interview with Joan Ryan and recordings from the school at George River

Item is a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Joan Ryan, a teacher in George River. Ryan talks about how the community was built, her students, and her teaching career. The interview is accompanied by a recording of children singing; a recording of a school lesson; and Barbara Hinds talking about the school.

Ticket to a natural philosophy class at the theological seminary of the Presbyterian Church of Nova Scotia

Item is a ticket for the natural philosophy class at the theological seminary of the Presbyterian Church of Nova Scotia, in the 1892-1893 session. The ticket certifies that James Baxkter attended the class from October to April and is signed by Thomas McCulloch. The back of the ticket has a note from McCulloch stating that Baxter also took mathematics classes.

Ticket to an ethics class at Dalhousie College

  • MS-2-7, SF Box 13, Folder 4, Item 3
  • Item
  • [between 1863 and 1864]
  • Part of James Baxter fonds

Item is a ticket to an ethics class taught by Professor Ross at Dalhousie College during the 1863-1864 session. James Baxter's name is written on the back of the ticket. The ticket is in a white envelope with Baxter's name written on it.

Photograph of Thomas Head Raddall and two other recipients of an honorary doctorate with the chancellor, archbishop, and president of University of King's College at Encaenia

Item is a photograph of Chancellor Norman Gosse; Raddall, the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law; Archbishop W.W. Davis; President Graham Morgan; Reverend Harry R. Cooper, the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity; and L.P. Edwards, the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law.

Question to House - Educational Grants to Nova Scotia

File contains documents related to questions about federal funding for higher education asked by Samuel Balcom in the Canadian House of Parliament in 1955 when Balcom was a member of Parliament. Balcom asked a series of questions about educational grants to Nova Scotia institutions and received information about the distribution of funding across Canada. The file contains published accounts of parliamentary proceedings in March 1955 and associated correspondence between Balcom and other persons, such as J.D., McLean, Dean of the Dalhousie Faculty of Dentistry, and Watson Kirkconnell, President of Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.