File contains correspondence with Alex Comfort, V. Dedijer, Da Capo Press Inc., Encyclopedia of the Sea, Rita Ettl, Fayard Editions, Peter Fricke, FAO (the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), Donald Gledhill, and Jay Goldburg Cousteau Society.
File contains correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and the following individuals: Sanjay Chaturvedi; Richard V. Carter; Dr. Hans Corell; Lucien Chabason (on the Regional Seas Programme); Krista Singleton-Cambage; Peter Cramer (concerning Thomas Mann); Pietro Carrigliol; Kevin Coady (concerning the death of one of Mann Borgese's dogs); Christopher Corkett (critiquing one of Mann Borgese's talks); Aldo Chircop; Dr. Edward Carr; Senator Alan Cranston; Christo and Jean Claude (outgoing only, includes prints of various art installations); Liara Covert; Winifred Caponigri; Rideau Hall; Pluto Press; Senator Alan Cranston; Ignacio Perez Caldentey; Fernando Henrique Cardoso (President of Brazil); Sergio D. Claure; Dr. Maria della Costa; Richard V. Carter; Erksine Childers; Professor Jonathan Charney; Judge Maurice Caruana Curran (Chancellor of University of Malta); Arthur H. Campeau; H. Reuben Cohen (Chancellor of Dalhousie); Elisabeth Cyran; Hon. David Coore; Ana Luisa Cortez; Frederick Clairmonte; Ingvar Carlsson (Prime Minister of Sweden); and others. Also includes copies of the following papers: "The Training Programme of the International Ocean Institute" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese; "Professionalization of the Field of Marine Affairs" by Aldo Chircop; "NATO's War of Aggression Against Yugoslavia: An Overview by Michel Chessudovsky. Some correspondence may be personal.
File contains two reports prepared by the FAO (Food and Argricultural Organization of the United Nations)'s General Fisheries Council for the Mediterranean: "Cooperative Program of Research on Aquaculture: Report I," and "Report of the Third Session of the Cooperative Programme of Research on Aquaculture."
File contains correspondence with Dr. Umberto Colombo, an Italian scientist and politician. Main topic of discussion was Professor Colombo joining the Independent World Commission on the Oceans (IWCO).
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.
File contains an untitled draft article, correspondence with B. Foodagri, F. Hall, A. Biro, and P. Hendry, regarding "Ceres" and a copy of the journal "Ceres" (November-December 1974) cointaining the article "The Common Heritage" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese.
File contains correspondence with Nicholas Peckham, M.A. Parry, Elaine Parent, Aris Papas, Pesci d'Oro, Norbert Psuty, and Mario Primicerio. Also includes "A Sociological Hypothesis" by M.A. Parry, "A Scientific Approach to World Organization for Peace" by M.A. Parry, and "The New Cosmopolitans" by Aris Papas and memos.
File includes correspondence with Alexandera Post, T.V.R. Pillay (Food and Agricultre Organization of the United Nations), Princeton University Press, O.S. Plue, Prentice-Hall of Canada Ltd, Les Presse de la Cité, Elaine Partnow, Praeger Publishers Inc., M. Piovene, and PHP Institute Inc. Also includes "The Implications of Change in Mining Finance and Participation" by Alexandra Post, excerpts from "Ocean mining" by Alexandra Post, a proposal on deepsea mining by Alexandra Post and a report from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, "Progress of Aquaculture" by T.V.R. Pillay.
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.
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 contains Ronald St. John Macdonald's correspondence with different individuals, including John Holmes, Paul Martin, Maxwell Cohen, Roland Michener, D.W. Fulford, Donald S. Macdonald, Charles B. Bourne. Christine Boyle, Donald E. Buckingham, David R. Chipman, Innis Christie, H.C. Charles, George F. Curtis, Audrey Davis, L.C. Green, and others, regarding a wide range of subjects.
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.
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 correspondence with different individuals, including M. Teresa, M.C.W. Pinto, Jacqueline Dauchy, Leo Nevas, Avard Bishop, and others. File includes two issues of the Disarmament Times periodical of September and October 1990 and the issue vol. 9, no. 3, November 1989 of Science for Peace Bulletin.
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 correspondence with Japanese Member of Parliament Yuzuru Shimazaki (on the implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention of the Law on the Law of the Sea), Keith Suter, Danielle de St. Jorre (on problems with the Secretary-General's Consultations on the Law of the Sea), Margaret Wood of the International Ocean Institute (IOI), and Layachi Yaker (the letter to Yaker is missing a page).