File MS-2-615, Box 2, Folders 2 - 7; MS-2-615, Box 3, Folders 1 - 8; MS-2-615, Box 4, Folders 1 - 10; MS-2-615, Box 5, Folders 1 - 7; and MS-2-615, Box 6, Folders 1 - 8 - Ronald St. John Macdonald's correspondence regarding Dalhousie Law School

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Ronald St. John Macdonald's correspondence regarding Dalhousie Law School

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MS-2-615, Box 2, Folders 2 - 7; MS-2-615, Box 3, Folders 1 - 8; MS-2-615, Box 4, Folders 1 - 10; MS-2-615, Box 5, Folders 1 - 7; and MS-2-615, Box 6, Folders 1 - 8

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  • 1963 - 2004 (Creation)

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54.5 cm of textual records
1 photograph ; col. : 25 x 20 cm

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File contains correspondence with different individuals, including Gary M. Keyes, Peter B. Waite, Christian L. Wiktor, Duncan MacIntosh, Bruce H. Wildsmith, Bruce Archibald, A.S. Abel, Jeremy Akerman, Gaetano Arangio-Ruiz, I.F.G. Baxter, J. Alan Beesley, Charles B. Bourne, W.F. Bowker, Alexander B. Campbell, Lorne O. Clarke, F.V. Garcia-Amador, Edvard Hambro, Ivan L. Head, Henry D. Dicks, Marsh Jeanneret, Bora Laskin, Fraser Mooney, Harold Nelson, Martin O'Connell, Diana M. Priestly, Susan Ruether, Dalton Bales, Egon Schwelb, Grant Hammond, A.R. Thomson, K.T. Leffek, C.D. Beeby, James B. Chadwick, J.F. Leddy, R.J. McCleave, J.J Santa-Pinter, Thomas Sloan, Kamleshwar Das, John W. Holmes, Kenneth Jarvis, Paul Martin, Marc Ancel, Richard Arens, Leon A. Bagramov, Antonio Cassese, Jonathan Guss, E.W. Innes, Randall Ivany, Donald W. Mac Donald, Allan J. MacEachen, Hans Mohr, E.W. Whelpton, Arthur S. Pattillo, Leon E. Trakman, Hugh M. Kindred, A. John Yogis, Innis Christie, Alex C. Castles, Patrick J. Cihon, Gordon S. Cowan, R. Desjardins, Yoram Dinstein, Virendra Kumar, Debbie Lynkowski, Donald S. Macdonald, Ronald A. MacDonald, David C. MacDonald, Harrison E. Tucker, Wm. J. Van Veen, Michael Terry Hertz, Donald H. Clark, J.L. Dubinsky, H.W. Arthurs, Nabuya Bamba, Thomas R. Berger, Edmund Morris, Manfred Lachs, Kaldone G. Nweihed, Thomas Maxwell, Otto E. Lang, Allan J. Gotlieb, Ralph Gibson, Gregory T. Evans, Christopher S. Axworthy, Ronald Basford, Gerard Bertrand, R.G.L. Fairweather, Samuel Freedman, Peter E. Darby, Thea E. Smith, Vaughan Black, W.H. Jost, Rudiger Wolfrum, Richard W. Bauman, Joseph G. Jabbra, James Vorenberg, Evelyne Meltzer, Debra Johansen, Howard C. Clark, Jill Shlossberg, W. Brent Cotter, Richard Devlin, A. Donat Pharand, Arthur J. Hanson, Horace Krever, and others, regarding a wide range of subjects during his deanship and professorship at Dalhousie University. File includes a booklet for the proceeding in honour of Mr. Justice Brennan, the Dalhousie Gazette, vol. 116, number 23 of March 1984, Dalhousie News, vol. 29, No. 15 of June 1999, Dalhousie Law School newsletter, vol. 2, no. 8 of February 1976, Dalhousie Faculty Association dialogue, vol. 2, no. 1 of March 1989, Dalhousie Law Journal, vol. 14, no. 2 of November 1991, Dalhousie University Law and Technology Institute newsletter, issue 3 of October 2004, the Canadian Association of Law Teachers bulletin of January and March of 1989, Dalhousie University Stewardship report for 1986, Dalhousie University Faculty of Graduate Studies Council, Dalhousie University Faculty of Law Council, Dalhousie University Faculty of Law Executive Committee and Dalhousie University Senate meeting minutes and notices from 1982 to 1990, and a photograph of Ronald St. John Macdonald with unidentified people taken in September of 1987. File may include Ronald St. John Macdonald's personal correspondence. File also contains correspondence from Ronald St. John Macdonald's deanship and professorship period in the University of Toronto Law School from 1971 to 1972, and 1991 to 1992, respectively. File includes materials regarding Dalhousie Law School centenary celebrations.

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Due to Ronald St. John Macdonald's record-keeping practices, it was necessary to split the file across 39 folders.

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File comprises 39 folders with correspondence pertaining to different periods:
MS-2-615, Box 2, Folders 2 - 7 contains records from 1963 to 1990.
MS-2-615, Box 3, Folders 1 - 8 contains records from 1967 to 1999.
MS-2-615, Box 4, Folders 1 -10 contains records from 1971 to 1990.
MS-2-615, Box 5, Folders 1 - 7 contains records from 1977 to 2004.
MS-2-615, Box 6, Folders 1 - 8 contains records from 1984 to 2001.

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