Fonds consists of materials related to Logan’s career (1912-1985), fiction and philosophy manuscripts (1925-1983), published articles (1922-1969), his wide-ranging correspondence (1942-1991), his studies concerning Cree and other languages (1932-1969), autobiographical and biographical works (1929-1982), genealogical studies of his family and others (1955-1984), certificates he received throughout his life (1906-1992), the indices he created for his documents (1949-1986), , his diaries (1930-1980), the journals, fieldbooks, and logbooks he wrote (1907-1960), images he took or collected (1909-1992), and other miscellaneous materials(1934-1983). All textual materials relate to his life, his far-reaching research studies, or his writings.
File contains photographs of different individuals, including Ronald St. John Macdonald, Eunice W. Beeson, Wang Tieya, John P. Humphrey, Elisabeth Mann Borgese, Pope John Paul II, François-Maximilien Bibaud, and many others, taken on different occasions.
File contains correspondence related to the photographs. File includes photographs of Ronald St. John Macdonald during United Nations meetings and a photograph of the Dalhousie Law School rugby team of 1949.
Subseries consists of Ronald St. John Macdonald's photographs collected throughout his life. Subseries contains photographs of Ronald St. John Macdonald and different individuals, such as Wang Tieya, on different occasions, including at Dalhousie University, conferences, and trips not related to his work.
File includes newspaper clippings about Ronald St. John Macdonald's work and his writings, including the articles "security council memberships", "fishing zones", "Canada-US disputes needs new solutions", "important step forward at Western", and "individual rights overlooked in quest to protect groups". File includes two issues of the University of Toronto Versity News periodical of 1967, an issue of the University of Toronto Staff Bulletin of 1968, and the issue vol. 77, no. 3, of October 1997, of the McGill News periodical which contains an article mentioning Mairi St. John Macdonald, and other materials. File contains a letter from Ronald St. John Macdonald to Craig Scott related to lunch arrangements.
File includes an article about Mildred MacDonald's time at Dalhousie University, newspaper clippings of a poem by E. Anne Ryan and of an advertisement of the opening of the Park Lane building in Halifax, three art pieces regarding Canada's landscape, invitations, a Dalhousie University programme of a symposium on undergraduate education, and other materials.
File consists of Ronald St. John Macdonald's biographical materials collected by him during his life. File includes Ronald St. John Macdonald's statutory declaration in the matter of membership in the Law of Society of Upper Canada, materials submitted to the Canadian Who's Who, newspaper clippings, periodicals, typescripts, publications lists, and other materials.
Subseries consists of Ronald St. John Macdonald's items of interest collected throughout his life, including biographical materials, art pieces, newspaper clippings, periodicals, books, and other materials.
File contains unsorted correspondence with different individuals, including Lyman R. Robinson, Bruce P. Archibald, K.V. Raman, Mark A. Roy, Manfred Lachs, Blair Seaborn, G.V. La Forest, Leon E. Trakman, Jules Deschenes, H. Scott Fairley, Luzius Wildhaber, Horace Krever, Margaret H. Ogilvie, A. Watts, Dawn A. Russell, D.H.N. Johnson, John King Gamble, Choon-ho Park, Lorenne M.G. Clark, John Willis, Gerald-A. Beaudoin, Bin Cheng, Finlay MacDonald, Roma Andrusiak, Irving Abella, Anne Bayefsky, Gerald K. Helleiner, Brian Mulroney, May Lui, Robert D. Watt, Joseph W. Samuels, Douglas Lambert, Eugene Forsey, R.J. Moores, B.S. Chimni, Jimmy Carter, Taslim O. Elias, Joseph Caron, Volodymyr Butkevych, Judith A. LaRocque, Bertha Wilson, Stewart McInnes, William R. Slomanson, Hector Gros Espiell, Rudolph Bernhardt, Timothy Wilson, Murray Fraser, Wang Tieya, Richard L. Evans, Julien S. Mackay, R.K. Dixit, Marie-Helene Boyle, Frank Iacobucci, Nicholas d'Ombrain, Hans Corell, Henry J. Bourguignon, Charles B. Bourne, Luo Haocai, Irene Courage, Frau Ulrike Dorr, Peter Weiss, K. Venkatta Raman, Detlev F. Vagts, Vladimir Semenov, Charlotte Ku, Donat Pharand, Keith B. Jobson, Gabriel Warren, W.Z. Estey, and others, regarding a wide range of topics. File includes the University of Victoria Faculty of Law newsletter vol. 3, 4, and 5 of February 1983, April 1984, and May 1985, the Canadian Council on International Law meeting minutes, Dalhousie University Faculty of Graduate Studies meeting minutes, Dalhousie University Senate meeting minutes, Dalhousie University Executive Committee meeting minutes, Dalhousie University Faculty Council meeting minutes, Dalhousie University Joint Committee on Faculty Salary Data Base report of March 1990, DFA Dialogue vol. III, no. 10, of April 1990, the Canadian Council on International Law bulletin vol. 11, no. 1, of September 1984, the African Society of International and Comparative Law newsletter no. 7 of June 1992, the American Society of International Law newsletter of January and February 2003, Foundation for International Human Rights by-laws, World Academy of Art and Science by-laws of February 1988, two photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald - in which in one of them his sister Mairi Macdonald is present - in Ottawa during an unidentified ceremony in Ottawa, ON, a photograph of a newspaper article about C.P.R. Chief, the editor's agreement between Koninklijke Brill NV., Douglas M. Johnson, and Ronald St. John Macdonald regarding the book "towards world constitutionalism: issues in the legal ordering of the world community" of 2003, the publication agreement between Ronald St. John Macdonald, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law and Martinus Nijhoff Publisher regarding the work "derogations under the article 15 of the European Convention on Human Rights" of 1997, consulta contract between Ronald St. John Macdonald and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization regarding the framework of the United Nations Development Program "strengthenin training and research in selected key universities in the People's Republic of China", annotated typescripts, handwritten notes, and other materials.
File contains unsorted correspondence with different individuals, including Hamdallah Zedan, Krystyna Kowalik, Obiora Chinedu Okafor, John Hobbins, Randle Edwards, Stephen M. Schwebel, Barbara Uteck, Jean Chrétien, Christian I. Dominice, Wang Tieya, Peter Malanczuk, Frederic L. Kirgis, Maureen O'Neil, J. Allan Beesley, Ivan L. Head, John F. Hamm, and others, regarding a wide range of topics. File includes correspondence from December 1999 that is attached to correspondence from 2000, a photograph of a group of four unidentified individuals, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, and other materials.
File contains unsorted correspondence with different individuals, including James A. Gibson, Peter MacKinnon, Frank Iacobucci, James C. MacPherson, Allahyar Mouri, Stephen M. Schwebel, Maxwell Cohen, H.W.Arthurs, Emile K.M. Yakpo, Doug Kirkpatrick, Antonio Cassese, Madeleine Proulx, Rudolf Bernhardt, Mohamed Munavvar, Carl-august Fleischhauer, Suse Schwarzenberg, Anne McLellan, Douglas M. Johnston, John Godfrey, Ted McWhinney, Christian Dominice, Edwin A. Goodman, Bill Graham, Michael Oliver, James Otieno Odek, Hugh Paton, Bruce P. Archibald, Jessica Carroll, Juan Antonio Carrillo Salcedo, Ronald S. Wood, Doug McArthur, Charles B. Bournes, Edgar Gold, J.P. Gardner, and others, regarding a wide range of topics. File includes Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific annual report of 1997, Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific newsletter of January 1997, University of Toronto Law School Faculty Council meeting agendas and meeting minutes, World Academy of Art and Science newsletter of March 1993, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law newsletter of January 1991, the American Society of International Law newsletters, the Group of 78 newsletter of May 1993, the African Society of International and Comparative Law newsletter of January 1990, a Dalhousie University Faculty of Law full-time staff contact list of 1973, a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald with Maxwell Bruce and an unidentified man in 1999, a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald with James Otieno Odek in 1994, an agreement between Canada Live in trust with Doubleday Canada Limited regarding the book "Canada live: English Canada speaks out", newspaper clippings, handwritten notes, and other materials.
File contains correspondence with different individuals including W. Donald Goodfellow, Jutta Brunne, D.P. Verma, Florentino P. Feliciano, Krzysztof Skubiszewski, K. Wang, Barbara J. St. Bernard, T.O. Elias, Shigemi Watanabe, Daniel Ish, Charles B. Bourne, Piero Ziccardi, Charles A. Lussier, K. Subrahmaniam, Peter J. Spiro, Peter J. O'hearn, Allan J. MacEachen, Geral A. Regan, W.A. MacKay, John Willis, Howard C. Clark, Lyman R. Robinson, Bertha Wilson, Donald McInnes, Roland Michener, James A. Coutts, Mark MacGuigan, Alan D. Stephens, Donat Pharand, R.J. Marin, L.H. Legault, Dimitri S. Constatopoulos, T.R. Berger, Constance Glube, Bora Laskin, Jim MacPherson, Innis Christie, James B. Fanning, Patti Allen, George F. McCurdy, Ton J.M. Zuijdwijki, Russell N. Fairbanks, Ian G. McLeod, Shamsul Morshed, Madeleine Wehberg, G.A.H. Pearson, Erik Suy, Eiichi Fukatsu, Julie Loranger, Jean Denis Gagnon, Alan Gotlieb, David Makonnen, Brian Flemming, Erwin N. Griswold, Myres S. MacDougal, Y.L. Chan, Armand de Mestral, Allan C. Dunlop, Berry Mawhinney, Rosalyn Higgins, James H. Lenihan, Laura Villarreal Bueno, Carl-Goran Heden, Bin Cheng, Antonio Cassese, Thomas R. Berger, B.G. Ramcharan, Ilsabeth Mann Borgese, Hu Shikai, James Grey, F.J.C. Newbould, James Vorenberg, A.W. Bradley, Etty George, Christopher S. Axworthy, Renate Platzoder, T.A. Cromwell, Michael I. Jeffery, Pamela Thomnson, Douglas M. Johnson, John McNait, J. King Gordon, Richard B. Lillich, Virginia A. Scott, Bing Ho, Ni Mengxiong, Samuel Freedman, Jean-Louis Magdelenat, Richard Falk, H.W. Arthurs, Stephen Clarkson, Max Habicht, Gerald-A. Beaudoin, Thea Smith, Nicolas Jackson, Carolyn H. Filteau, William C. Gilmore, Nicole Leplante, Oscar Schachter, R. Riedel, Li Yuguo, Dale Gibson, Geral A. Klassen, and others, regarding a wide range of subjects. File includes the issue vol. 4, no. 21, of November 1853, of the British Noth Ameican periodical, the issue no. 100, of June 1984, of the Canadian Department of External Affairs press-release, a Dalhousie University Faculty of Law Executive Committee meeting minutes of September 1989, the issue vol. 11, no. 23, of March 1988, of the Dalhousie Law Journal, a photograph of Renate Platzoder, Meng Quin-nan's resume, newspaper clippings, and handwritten notes.
File contains unsorted correspondence with different individuals, including Allan McChesney, I. von Munch, Willis L.M. Reese, Peter O'Hearn, William H. Jarvis, Therese F. Casgrain, M.D. Copithorne, Craig Scott, Ivan L. Head, Myres S. McDougal, William Epstein, Kening Zhang, Claude T. Bissel, Charles B. Bourne, Harry de Brouwer, M.A. Macpherson, Paul Martin, Harold McKay, and others, regarding a wide range of topics. File includes an annual report to the president and board of governors of Dalhousie University by the faculty of law for the period 1979-80, the Dal Alumni News issue of November 1983, Dalhousie Law School periodical "the Ansul" issue of winter 2005, James Smith's paper "the development and jurisdiction of the Nova Scotia Courts, Douglas M. Johnston's resume, a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald with an unidentified man in Madrid in September 1976, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law financial statements of 1996, transcript of an interview with G. Morris in November 1995, transcript of an interview with Elizabeth Mann Borgese in April 1996, newspaper clippings, annotated typescripts, and handwritten notes.
File contains unsorted correspondence with different individuals, including Krystyna Kowalik-Banczyk, R.P. Anand, Dieter Tietz, Jeremy Thomas, Hugo Caminos, Peter H. Rohn, H.D. Hicks, W.A. MacKay, Matthew Garfield, Martin Cohn, Andrew J. Peter, Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Richard N. Gardner, Paul E. Martin, Stephen Hanson, Gerald A. Beaudoin, H. Wade MacLauchlan, J.D. Arnup, H. David Archibald, Ian G. Baxter, M.I. Bateman, G.V.V. Nicholls, Colonel Wendell Blanchard, J.F. Edmonds, Ivan L. Head, J.S. Nutt, M.B. Dymond, Eiichi Fukatsu, L. Brothers, John R. Cartwright, Diana Maughan, Amber Pashuk, Alexandre Kiss, Reem A. Bahdi, Wolgang Strasser, Tauno Bergholm, A. Ch. Kiss, Eileen Janzen, Suzanne Lalonde, Marianne Scott, Manuel Rama-Montaldo, Donat Pharand, Walter Truett Anderson, Barry L. Mawhinney, Hans Corell, and others, regarding a wide range of topics. File includes the American Society of International Law newsletter of March and May 1994, the American Society of International Law newsletter vol. 21, issue 3, of May and July 2005, the Society of Legal Scholars newsletter of winter 2003, the Canadian Council on International Law bulletin vol. 27, no. 2, of spring 2001, the Canadian Council on International Law bulletin vol .31, no. 1 and 2, of spring and summer 2005, a United Nations General Assembly reports of 1965 and 1970, a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald with an unidentified man in 2001, a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald receiving his Doctor of Laws degree at McGill University in 1988, a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald with B.L. Laskin and J.B. Milner in 1965, annotated typescripts, handwritten notes, and newspaper clippings.
File contains correspondence with different individuals including Phillip Victor Tahmindjis, Gennady Danilenko, J.P. Gardner, William Epstein, Marinda Lou, Ian Holloway, John Hpbbins, Craig Scott, Connie Wainwright, Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Emile K.M. Yakpo, Avard L. Bishop, Gaetano Arangio-Ruiz, and others, regarding a wide range of subjects. File includes Phillip Victor Tahmindjis' resume and correspondence with Stephen J. Toope regarding John P. Humphrey's will.
File contains correspondence with different individuals including Roger Carter, Simon R. Fodden, Niel Gold, John E.C. Brierley, Guy Henson, R.T. Donald, W.A. MacKay, Henry D. Hicks, J. Alan Beesley, Marc Schreiber, Sidney Goldenberg, Manfred Lachs, C.H.C. Edwards, Geral L. Fridman, M.L. Friedland, H.D. Stewart, Roland Michener, D.W. Fulford, Donald S. Macdonald, and others, regarding a wide range of subjects.
File contains correspondence with different individuals including George J. Andreopoulos, Susan Ashely, Jeff Berryman, Avard L. Bishop, Charles B. Bourne. Christine Boyle, Donald E. Buckingham, David R. Chipman, Innis Christie, H.C. Charles, George F. Curtis, Audrey Davis, L.C. Green, Joan Lax, Robert M. Libman, David O'Toole, Jill Sjlossberg, Wilbur Fee Bowker, Shigeru Oda, Manfred Nowak, Annemieke Holthuis, J. Robert S. Prichard, John King Gamble, P.R. Ghandhi, James S. Palmer, John A. Yogis, Philip Girard, Christopher J. Maule, Yves Sandoz, Manfred Lachs, J.P. Gardner, Emile K.M. Yakpo, Mary B. Del Bene, Robert A. Stein, Paul M. Moore, Mieke Malmberg, Donald K. Anton, Paul Martin, Anne Moreau, J.P. Gardner, Maxwell Cohen, Donat Pharand, Angus M. Gunn, Errol Mender, Fritz von Klein, Michael Oliver, Angus Matthews, Donald M. McRae, Poungthong Onoora, Federico Mayor, John Turner, H. Scott Fairley, Nicolas Valticos, Bruce P. Archibald, Ted McWhinney, Jim Smith, Kristina Jensen, Mildred Macdonald, Norman MacDonald, Kathleen E. Mahoney, Peter P. Mercer, Gerald L. Morris, Archbishop Edard E. Scott, Ivor C. Jakson, Denise Reaume, Andreas I. Psomas, Judith Oudejans, John P. Humphrey, Constance E. Robinson, Robert J. Sharpe, Scott MacDougall, Noel A. Kinsella, Lorenne M.G. Clark, Joan Lax, Irwin Cotler, Patricia Strong, Charles A. Armour, Faye L. Woodman, Daniel Vignes, Ann Saddlemyer, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Bron Alexander McKillop, Teresa Tom, Catherine Munsch, Guimei Bei, Stephen M. Schwebel, Robert Keith Rae, Conrad M. Black, and others, regarding a wide range of subjects. File includes Myrna Lee Ann Gillis' resume, Paul John Mahoney's resume, William Christopher Gilmore's resume, Daniel Vignes' resume, Bron Alexander McKillop's resume, Catherine Munsch's resume, three British Institute of International and Comparative Law meeting minutes of July 1990, July 1991, and April 1994, a University of Toronto Faculty of Law Council meeting minute of April 1991, a photograph of Poungthong Onoora's sons Pop in 1994, two photographs unidentified individuals at a European Court of Human Rights session in the 1990s.
File contains unsorted correspondence with different individuals, including Franklin Berman, Hebert Petzold, Wilbur F. Bowker, Jianming Shen, Timothy T. Daley, Charlotte Ku, Ian M. MacKeigan, Ivan L. Head, John E. Read, John K. Akpalu, Emile K.M. Yakpo, Bozidar Bakotic, Donald S. MacDonald, W. Andrew MacKay, Eileen Janzen, B.A. Pollard, W.A. Charles, Ganshof van der Meersch, J. King Gordon, Kurt Herndl, Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Horace E. Read, C. Trevor Anderson, Thomas R. Berger, Dawn Russel, Arnold W. Zeman, C. Rhodes Smith, Susan Mann, Wang Tieya, Niki Tobi, Sienho Yee, A. Kolodkin, Frank Milligan, M.L. Friedland, Brian Dickson, George C. van Roggen, D.H.N. Johnson, Lun S. Wong, Allan J. MacEachen, J. Zourek, Pierre Charpentier, John E.C. Brierley, Henry D. Hicks, Sandra Liebel, Marcel Cadieux, Alfred E. von Overbeck, Philip Girard, T.H.B. Symons, Edward McWhinney, Philip C. Jessup, Edward.G. Lee, E.E. Appiah, M. Jean Houston, David L. Johnston, John J. Quinn, Charles B. Bourne, L. Ferrari Bravo, John M. Davison, Edgar Gold, James C. Gervais, Ko Swan Sik, D.P. Verma, G.A. Klassen, Kathleen Fisher, Peter Malanczuk, Michael D. Harris, Alexander Marschik, Manfred Lachs, Thea E. Smith, J.S. Castel, Paul E. Martin, R.M. Warren, Hideo Takabayshi, and others, regarding a wide range of topics. File includes a transcript of an interview with Innis Christie in 1988, the Halifax Club pamphlet, a United Nations Economic and Social Council report of 1991, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law director's report for 1989, the Africa Society of International and Comparative Law supplement to the application for funding submitted to the Canadian International Development Agency of June 1988, the Africa Society of International and Comparative Law annual report of 1989, University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law newsletter vol. 1, no. 2, of May 1977, and vol. 5, no.1, of January 1981, Osgoode Hall Law School Continuum periodical, vol. 2, no. 1, of 1974, the American Society of International Law newsletter vol. 21, issue 4, of August/ October 2005, the World Academy of Art and Science newsletter of winter/spring 1999, the International Ocean Institute Across the Oceans newsletter, vol. 1, issue 1, of January 1982, Cyprus Bulletin, vol. 34, no. 23 and 24, of November 1996, University of Toronto Nexus periodical of February 1991, Dalhousie University Hearsay of January 1976, Amnesty International bulletin, vol. 1, no. 1, of January 1974, McGill University Quid Novi periodical, vol. 4, no. 9, of November 1983, Dalhousie Faculty Association Dialogue, vol. 3, no. 8, of March 1990, Dalhousie Law School programme for indigenous, blacks, and Mi'kmaqs of January 1994, Dalhousie University Marine Affairs Program, Dalhousie University Faculty of Graduate Studies meeting minutes, Dalhousie University Faculty of Law special meeting minute of January 1973, Council of Europe 67th plenary administrative session meeting minute of March 1989, Lester B. Pearson College Board of Trustees meeting minute of February 1979, Council of Europe report on the functioning of the organs of the European Convention on Human Rights of 1984, the editor's agreement between Koninklijke Brill NV., Douglas M. Johnson, and Ronald St. John Macdonald regarding the book "towards world constitutionalism: issues in the legal ordering of the world community" of 2003, photograph of John E.C.B. in front of Killam Memorial Library in 1985, a photograph of John Peters Humphrey possibly in 1995, two photographs of Ronald St. John Macdonald with a group of unidentified individuals in Calgary in 1974, a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald with Bozidar Bakotic and an unidentified man possibly in the late 1970s, a photograph of Charles B. Bourne in 1995, three photographs of Dalhousie University Law School Students of 1982-1983, a drawing of an unidentified man - possibly a judge, a transcript of an interview with Myres S. McDougal in 1994, a transcript of an interview with Charles B. Bourne in 1992, annotated typescripts, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, and other materials. File includes a letter from Bozidar Bakotic to Ronald St. John Macdonald reporting that censorship forbade him to contribute to the development of one of Ronald St. John Macdonald's book.