Fonds UA-3 - President’s Office fonds

Buildings - Seismograph Building Memorandum of Agreement made between the Reverend William McCulloch and The Board of Governors of... Correspondence between A. Stanley MacKenzie, Leonard Sanford, and others, regarding Labrador duck... Correspondence between Carleton Stanley, Robie Tufts, and Burlingham Schurr, regarding Labrador d... Correspondence between Henry Hicks, L.B. Macpherson, A.W.F. Banfield, and others, regarding Labra... Draft of an Agreement between The Governors of Dalhousie College and University, and Her Majesty ... Draft of an Agreement between The Governors of Dalhousie College and University, and Her Majesty ... Agreement between The Governors of Dalhousie College and University, and Her Majesty the Queen in... Press release for the long-term loan acquisition of Labrador duck specimens by the National Museu... Alexander Kerr's convocation speech, October 4, 1960 Alexander Kerr's convocation speech, October 4, 1960  : [annotated draft manuscript] Convocation, October 4, 1960, schedule Howard Clark's 1990 Treaty Day speech Correspondence and research notes from Fred Wien to Howard Clark related to the 1990 Treaty Day s... Promotional poster for Dalhousie's 1990 Mi'kmaq Treaty Day events International graduate education and international development : the role of Canadian universitie... Notes related to Dalhousie's rezoning application meeting at the Halifax City Council Chambers, M... Centre parking for hospital zone? : [clipping] Dalhousie rezoning application : comments on staff report to City Council Submission of Dalhousie University to the City of Halifax for rezoning : [draft manuscript] Statement made by Dalhousie University to Halifax City Council, March 1948 Research notes related to financial impacts of Dalhousie University's rezoning proposals A development plan, Dalhousie University : student project at the School of Architecture, Nova Sc... Ground plan of Dalhousie University : [map] Proposed rezoning of lands as requested by Dalhousie College and University : [map] Opening remarks at the 1991 Sustainable Development Conference Government incentives and business connections : Faustian pacts? : [speech] Address to the Rotary Club, November 25, 1986 Address by Kenneth Baker to the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals Residential Conference Economic impact : Dalhousie University : [report] Economic impact of Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia : [report] Notes for an address to the National Forum of Science and Technology Advisory Councils Statement at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro Presidential response to the Report on the Task Force on Ocean Studies Welcoming remarks at the Round Table Conference on Institutionalizing Capacity Building in Africa Business schools and the future of Nova Scotia's universities : [speech] Notes for a presentation to the Commission of Inquiry on Canadian University Education : [speech] Briefing notes on a visit from the Honourable Benoit Bouchard, Minister of Health Message from the President to all members of the faculty and staff concerning challenges facing D... Speaking notes for presentation to the Minister of Education on the Administrative Plan of the Co... Draft of a speech about the Metro Halifax University Consortium Speaking notes for address at the Institute of Public Administration of Canada luncheon Speaking notes for address at an Open University meeting Convocation installation address — October 1995 Notes from the Faculty of Management speech by Tom Traves President's welcome remarks at opening Notes for the fall orientation address by Tom Traves Tribute to Dr. Howard C. Clark and Dr. I. Joy Dickson-Clark on the occasion of Dr. Clark's retire... Speaking notes for an address at an alumni dinner President's Spring 1999 Convocation address, Friday afternoon session
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President’s Office fonds

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  • 1820-2004 (Creation)

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145 m of textual records

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Biographical history

Although the first president of Dalhousie College, Thomas McCulloch, was appointed in 1838, it wasn’t until 1945 that the Board of Governors determined the specific responsibilities of the Office of the President, wherein the president became responsible for the general supervision of the university, encompassing all areas from the academic program to the student body.

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Materials have been donated by the President’s Office on an ongoing basis since 1972.

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This fonds consists of photographs; audiovisual materials; newspaper clippings; pamphlets and posters; Dalhousie publications and other printed material; student and personnel files; correspondence; manuscripts; reports created by or reviewed by senior administration; financial materials including accounts payable and receivable documents, budgets, and ledgers; legal documents, including deeds and leases; diaries; scrapbooks; meeting minutes and agendas; academic plans; speeches; and other documents related to the senior administration’s sphere of responsibility.

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This collection is organized into series: Office of the President Office of the Vice President VP Academic and Research VP Finance and Administration

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  • English

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All files are closed for 50 years after the date of creation.

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Further accruals are expected.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], President’s Office fonds, UA-3, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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