Item is a parchment certificate admitting and enrolling James Thomson as an attorney and barrister of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, sealed and signed by Brenton Halliburton, Chief Justice of Nova Scotia.
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.
Item consists of a contact list and brief biographical sketches of all the likely contributors (as of November 1992) to Ronald St John Macdonald's proposed festschrift "Essays in Honour of Wang Tieya" (eventually published in 2002).
Subseries contains Ronald St. John Macdonald's correspondence regarding a wide range of subjects, including his visits to China, his research on the teaching of international law at Canadian universities and other topics, the development of various of his books, Dalhousie University, Dalhousie Law School Journal, Dalhousie Law School centenary, the Hague, the United Nations, the Canadian Council on International Law, and many other matters. Subseries contains correspondence between Ronald St. John Macdonald and different individuals, including Paul Martin, Quing-nan Meng, Edgar Gold, Paul Fauteux, Dominique Alheritiere, Tom Hick, R. C. Strother, W.A. MacKay, Wang Fusun, J.D. Kingham, Patti Allen, John Vandermeulen, Rene Jean Dupuy, M.C.W. Pinto, Jacqueline Dauchy, Leo Nevas, Avard Bishop, Charles B. Bourne, John Willis, and many others.
Fonds consists of a typescript of law lectures given by George F. Curtis at Dalhousie University in January 1939. Fonds also contains correspondence pertaining to meetings held in 1945 in the Maritimes and British Columbia to discuss the establishment of a world court for permanent peace.
This fonds consists of material created by or accumulated by George V.V. Nicholls. Records include correspondence, Nicholls and Van Vliet family estates and wills, course material from classes taught by Nicholls at Dalhousie’s Law School and Queen’s University, meeting minutes from professional associations, Dalhousie and community committees and clubs that Nicholls was involved with, some photographs and drafts and published legal journal articles and essays written by Nicholls.
File contains biographical notes of Robert Braucher, Grant Gilmore, Edward S. Godfrey III, David D. Gregory, Frank R. Kenison, Gerald F. Petruccelli, Bert S. Prunty, Thomas M. Ward, and L. Kinvin Wroth.
Item is a letter (1828) from Jonathan Sewell to his daughters, Maria (the eldest) and Henrietta, addressed to the care of their uncle, Stephen Sewell, in Montreal. Sewell describes the recent departure of Lord and Lady Dalhousie and exhorts his daughters to travel by steamboat and meet him at Three Rivers, which he calls "The Modern Seat of Science, Literature & Fashion."
Fonds contains correspondence; MacKay's Harvard Law School class notes; published reports; and educational certificates. There is also correspondence with the Canadian Bar Association, Canadian National Commission for Unesco, and the University of Toronto Press.
Fonds comprises professional correspondence, administrative papers, research notes and secondary materials, lecture notes, typescripts, off prints, and reviews illustrating Philip Girard's work as a legal scholar, writer and editor, and university professor. There are also records papers pertaining to his work in arbitration.
File includes seven photographs of Wang Tieya submitted by Ronald St. John Macdonald to the Journal of the History of International, Volume 4, Number 1, which included several articles about Judge Wang's influence. File also includes correspondence between Macdonald and Mariska Duindam.
Series comprises Ronald St. John Macdonald's records regarding his academic activities, including his involvement as a faculty member of York University Osgoode Hall, University of Toronto, Dalhousie University, and other institutions. Series also includes records and research materials regarding the development of Macdonald's publications, unpublished papers, and other materials.
Subseries consists of Ronald St. John Macdonald's records regarding his consultation work for the Republic of Cyprus. Subseries contains a draft constitution for the Federal Republic of Cyprus, bulletins, newspaper clippings, reports, and other materials.
File contains a letter, a copy of the article "the spirit of our criminal law" by Charles Hazlitt Cahan, a report by Paul Mercier of the Special Committee to investigate the administration of the Department of Customs and Excise.
Item consists of notes, timelines, and expense projections related to publishing "Law in Contemporary China", edited by Ronald St. John Macdonald and Zhenjiang Zhao. Wang Tieya served on both the Advisory Committee and the Translation Committee for this publication.
Fonds comprises Ronald St. John Macdonald's records regarding his personal, academic, and professional activities as a jurist, judge, and professor. Records include those related to Macdonald's involvement with Osgoode Hall, University of Western Ontario, University of Toronto, Dalhousie University, the European Court of Human Rights, the Hague, Peking University, World Academy of Arts and Science, Canadian Council of International Law, United Nations, Institute of International Law, African Society of International Law, British Institute of International Law, Canadian Institute of International Law, International Law Association, and others. Records types include correspondence; meeting minutes and agendas; research materials; photographs; newsletters; newspaper clippings; manuscripts; and off-prints.
Subseries consists of Ronald St. John Macdonald's records regarding events such as the conference on the Canadian and the United States strategic concerns in the Arctic held at the University of California in 1990. Subseries include pamphlets and typescripts.
Series comprises correspondence regarding Macdonald's professional and academic involvement with institutions including Osgoode Hall, University of Western Ontario, University of Toronto, Dalhousie University, the European Court of Human Rights, the Hague, Peking University, World Academy of Arts and Science, Canadian Council of International Law, United Nations, Institute of International Law, African Society of International Law, British Institute of International Law, Canadian Institute of International Law, International Law Association, and others. Series also contains correspondence between Ronald St. John Macdonald and individuals including Joseph Philippe Pierre Yves Elliott Trudeau, Paul E. Martin, Jean Chrétien, Elisabeth Mann Borgese, Wang Tieya, A. Donat Pharand, and others.
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.
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.
Series comprises Ronald St. John Macdonald's records regarding his professional activities, including his involvement with different organizations, such as the Council of Europe, the European Court of Human Rights, the Hague, World Academy of Arts and Science, Canadian Council of International Law, United Nations, Institute of International Law, African Society of International Law, British Institute of International Law, Canadian Institute of International Law, International Law Association, and others. Series contains meeting agendas, meeting minutes, newsletters, reports, and other records.
Subseries consists of Ronald St. John Macdonald's research and publication records, including subject files, book reviews, meeting minutes, clippings, reports, offprints, interview transcripts, periodicals and newsletters.
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.