- MS-2-168, SF Box 25, Folder 42
File consists of correspondence and notes regarding the design of Dalhousie University Arts Centre.
LeBlanc, Yvon, 1918-
File consists of correspondence and notes regarding the design of Dalhousie University Arts Centre.
LeBlanc, Yvon, 1918-
Item is a diary that describes a trip to England between November, 30 1888 and January 17, 1889. The diary contains daily entries that describe Whitman's activities, church attendance, meals, business and social visits, and letters sent and received. Many entries describe his meetings about apples. The diary also records money received and paid.
Whitman, Arthur Hanfield
Item is one 1763 receipt to John Michie for £5992.19 interest or share in the capital or joint stock of consolidated four per cent annuities charged on the sinking fund.
Michie, John, fl. 1763
Fonds consists of correspondence and administrative, financial, and salt fish records that document the Association’s operations.
Canadian Atlantic Salt Fish Exporters Association.
Fonds consists of correspondence, notes, briefs and reports, meeting minutes, financial records, circulars, photographs, and other records relating to the fishing and fish processing industry in Atlantic Canada and government regulations of the fisheries. Also included are similar types of records from sister organizations the Atlantic Fishing Vessel Association, Atlantic Fisheries By-Products Association, and Atlantic Queen Crab Association.
Seafood Producers Association.
Fonds contains business correspondence regarding the purchase of a boiler. Fonds also contains a specification for a boiler manufactured by John Inglis Company.
Smith, Cyril R.
Fonds consists of correspondence, financial documents, journals and ledgers, legal documents, photographs, plans, printed material, and reports. This material spans almost 60 years and gives insight into a company which changed hands several times, and also represented an important part of Nova Scotia industry. Through the material one is able to get a complete picture of the process of manufacturing pulp, from acquiring timber and land to machinery and labour used, to exporting the end product; it also demonstrates how business was conducted. Fonds demonstrates the organizational structure, management, and operations of the Scott Paper company, and provide insight into business operations in Nova Scotia in the 20th century.
Scott Paper Company.
Fonds contains business records accumulated by George MacKay, including correspondence, receipts, and invoices.
Fonds consists of records pertaining to the administrative, operational, financial, and artistic activities of the ASO. Included are materials documenting the Board of Directors, box office operations (including ticket sales), financial affairs, fundraising, general administration, guest artists, orchestra members, public relations and publicity, and the union. Also included is the photograph series which presents a visual record of various aspects of the orchestra's activities, including performances and women's auxiliary events as well as publicity shots of musicians, conductors, staff, and guest artists.
Atlantic Symphony Orchestra (Halifax, N.S.).
Fonds contains minute books; cash books; ledgers; correspondence; income tax returns; financial statements; and other records from A. M. Bell & Co.
A. M. Bell and Company
Fonds contains records documenting Arthur Fordham's leather merchant activities from 1899-1967. Fonds includes miscellaneous early records, 1899-1933; sales and purchases journals, 1921-1953; cash books, 1918-1962; ledgers, 1921-1967; correspondence, 1920-1950; financial statements, 1933-1964.
Arthur Fordham and Company
Fonds contains documents used in the legal proceedings taken by the shareholders of the Halifax Graving Dock Company in response to the company's expropriation by the government. Fonds also contains a 1942 court judgment of an unrelated case of land expropriation in Sydney, Nova Scotia.
Halifax Graving Dock Company Limited.
The Archives of Oland and Son Limited consists of records created by Oland and Son Limited and its affiliated companies. Some of the companies changed names after Oland and Son sold its brewing assets to John Labatt Limited. Records for these companies are included as well. Records range from 1867 to 1989, but were predominiately created between 1950 and 1971.
The Archives of Oland and Son and Affiliated Companies include a wide variety of materials, including administrative records, financial records, correspondence, photographs, advertising and marketing materials, beer production files, sales records, and legal documents. Administrative records typically include meeting minutes, annual reports, memorandums, surveys, and studies or reports on various aspects of the brewing industry and the breweries operated by Oland and Son. Beer production files typically include brewing books, yeast log books, fermentation schedules, production reports, and other records that document the beer production process. The Archives contains a large amount of correspondence between Oland and Son and its affiliated companies and various businesses, government agencies, associations, and individuals from across the Maritimes and around the world. Financial records typically include financial statements, cost reports, comparative statements, general ledgers, valuations, audit reports, and other records documenting the financial position of the various companies. Extensive advertising and marketing files exist, including advertising contracts and schedules, proofs and sketchs, reports and proposals, and budgets. The Archives also has extensive sales records documenting the sale of beer across the Maritimes, Quebec, and parts of the United States and the Caribbean. The Archives also contains hundreds of photographs and blueprints of the factories, factory equipment, and the Bluenose II.
Materials are in English, French, German, and Czech. See individual Series descriptions for detailed scope and content notes.
Oland and Son Limited
Fonds contains four logbooks from Camperdown Station, spanning the years 1905-1908; one letter book, containing carbon copies of letter transcriptions; and several telegram carbon copies.
Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of Canada.
Insurance policy on the schooner Favourite, September 27, 1814
Thom, James and Company.
This fonds consists of correspondence relating to manuscripts; manuscripts of books published by Petheric Press; and manuscripts of articles published in the Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly.
McCurdy, William Hue
Item is a leather-bound receipt book with receipts from 28 December 1820 to 30 July, 1822. Receipts are written by idividuals who received cash (pound sterling) from Matthew Richardson.
Fonds consists of patient records, autopsy reports, correspondence, various medical reports from several institutions, and business records including a ledger and daily journals.
Murray, Angus Edward, Dr., 1901-1986
Fonds contains journals (1882-1933), ledgers (1879-1937), cash books (1908-1924), contracts, specifications for buildings, plans for buildings, and other records from Wm. Stairs, Son and Morrow, hardware merchants in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Wm. Stairs, Son and Morrow Limited
Fonds contains the day book of merchant F. H. Campbell from 1866-1872.
Campbell, F. H.
Fonds consists of records that document every aspect of Neptune Theatre as an organization, including various textual records and graphic and audio-visual material pertaining to productions, events, personnel, and the administration of the Theatre. Types of records include correspondence, meeting minutes, reports and newsletters, financial records, box office records, applications, licenses, contracts, scripts, posters, newspaper clippings, production notes, programs, press kits, videocassettes, audiocassettes, negatives, contact sheets, slides, photographs, and other materials.
This fonds consists of documents related to McCurdy Printing. While the company’s job books make up the majority of the fonds, it also contains some miscellaneous photographs and maps.
McCurdy, William Hue
The fonds contains business correspondence between the Halifax Seed Company and their associates worldwide as well as two ledger books. Advertisements and printed matter originally enclosed with correspondence provide an insight into the 1960s relevant beyond their connection to the Halifax Seed Company.
The company has been in operation for 137 years, yet the collection lacks information before 1956 and after 1965.
Halifax Seed Company.
E.J. Longard and Co.
Fonds includes correspondence and the minute book of the Halifax Jewellers Association, 1948-1951.
List of dividends paid to shareholders in the Halifax Academy of Music, 1897 and a shares certificate, 1904
Murphy, L. and M. Ltd.
Fonds consists of textual records and photographs that document the Shaw family and portions of the history of L.E. Shaw Limited. Fonds contains bills payable/receivable, annual reports, catalogues and bulletins, and photographs of Shaw family and company.
Shaw Group, The.
File contains bulletins on meat and dairy markets sent from the company office in Winnipeg, Manitoba to salesmen in the Eastern Sales Division. File also contains memorandums sent to L.W. Morgan from the company office in Winnipeg.
Burns and Company.
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.
Dockrill Bros. Limited.
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 an 1806 receipt to Frederick Booth for five shillings interest paid on the capital or joint stock of reduced £3 per cent annuities, charged on the sinking fund.
Booth, Fredrick, 1806
Fonds contains blueprints, correspondence, manuals, photographs, as well as administrave, financial, and personnel records, relating to Maritime Telegraph and Telephone LTD, as well as the companies that MT&T acquired.
Maritime Telegraph and Telephone Company Limited
Fonds contains the records of N. Heinish and Co. Ltd., a clothing store in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The records include ledgers (1940-1968); journals (1929-1944); bills payable-receivable (1938-1962); and other records.
N. Heinish and Co. Ltd.
Fonds contains the diaries of I. H. Mathers and Son Ltd. from 1893-1971.
I. H. Mathers and Son Ltd.
Item is a detailed memorandum regarding work required and cost of repairing a building at 132 and 134 Granville Street, Halifax.
Corston, James F., fl. 1894
File consists of a plumber's estimate for installation of fixtures and plumbing at St. Patrick's Girls School and Dumaresq's notes regarding alterations, probably for the same project.
Dumaresq, James Charles Philip, 1844-1906
This fonds consists of records which document the personal and business activities and interests of Alfred Dickie and, to a lesser extent, those of his immediate family and employees. Although the records span Dickie’s lifetime, few relate to his childhood, education, or final two years of life. Some items, in particular those concerning his export lumber business or his travels, derive from various places in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, and South Africa, though by far the majority are found to be located within Nova Scotia.
The fonds includes correspondence, business and administrative records, speeches, photographs, legal documents, and plans, among other materials. Records are chiefly in English, although a very small portion are in French, Norwegian, Finnish, Spanish, and Italian.
Item is a logbook that contains costs of delivering breads for specific weeks and the yearly cost of producing breads, biscuits, cookies and cakes from 1907 to 1916.
The George E. Smith Company, named after its founder, was a hardware company in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Upon Smith's death on February 16, 1916, the company remained in operation. The fonds includes the correspondence (including financial transactions) with suppliers and credit reports commissioned by the company concerning their clientele. The collection illuminates the hardships for Canadian companies prior to and during World War I.
George E. Smith Company.
MacKintosh, J.C. and Co.
Pickford and Black Ltd.
This fonds consists of colour portraits of Dalhousie graduates.
Berryhill Photographic Studios.
File contains bills of lading from the Intercolonial Railways Traffic Department in Saint John, New Brunswick.
Intercolonial Railway (Canada).
Agreement of sale of the schooner Nine Sisters of Shelburne, Nova Scotia from Reuben Clements, John Crosby, Elbanah Clements, John Trask and David Rose and Stephen Rose, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, October 27, 1810
Fonds contains a ledger used by M. A. Buckley, stationer, in 1866-1877.
Buckley, M. A.
Fonds contains a short history of Starr Manufacturing Co. Ltd. and a letter book from the company.
Starr Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
Fonds contains the records of Halifax merchant James Fraser, including financial statements (1885-1945); lobster contracts (1885-1892); ledgers (1923-1940); and other records.
Fonds contains the records of William Robertson and Son Ltd., including ledgers (1871-1939); ledger cards (1941-1968); invoices (1892-1907, 1942-1968); deeds (1908, 1919); inventories (1941-1967); cash books (1939-1968); sheets from stock books (February 1948); credit notes (1953); delivery slips (1953); price books (1886-1945); text from the dedication of a Celtic memorial cross in memory of William Robertson (1955); a copy of the Robertson family tree; correspondence; shares certificates; catalogues; and other records.
William Robertson and Son Ltd.
Fonds contains a ledger (1829-1833) and a journal (1842-1845) from William and Robert Lawson, merchants in Halifax, Nova Scotia.