File MS-2-615, Box 30, Folder 16; MS-2-615, Box 44, Folders 1 - 5; MS-2-615, Box 45, Folders 1 - 5; MS-2-615, Box 46, Folders 1 - 7; MS-2-615, Box 47, Folders 1 - 5; MS-2-615, Box 48, Folders 1 - 6; MS-2-615, Box 49, Folders 1 - 9; MS-2-615, Box 50, Folders 1 - 14; MS-2-615, Box 51, Folders 1 - 6; MS-2-615, Box 52, Folders 1 - 6; MS-2-615, Box 53, Folders 1 - 4 - Ronald St. John Macdonald's unsorted correspondence from 1970 to 2006

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Ronald St. John Macdonald's unsorted correspondence from 1970 to 2006

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  • Computer disks / tapes

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MS-2-615, Box 30, Folder 16; MS-2-615, Box 44, Folders 1 - 5; MS-2-615, Box 45, Folders 1 - 5; MS-2-615, Box 46, Folders 1 - 7; MS-2-615, Box 47, Folders 1 - 5; MS-2-615, Box 48, Folders 1 - 6; MS-2-615, Box 49, Folders 1 - 9; MS-2-615, Box 50, Folders 1 - 14; MS-2-615, Box 51, Folders 1 - 6; MS-2-615, Box 52, Folders 1 - 6; MS-2-615, Box 53, Folders 1 - 4

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  • 1970 - 2006 (Creation)

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115 cm of textual records
1 floppy disk
5 photographs ; col. : 23 x 20 cm or smaller
3 photographs ; b&w : 28 x 21.5 cm
1 drawing ; 20 x 25 cm

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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.

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Due to Ronald St. John Macdonald's record-keeping practices, it was necessary to split the file across 68 folders.

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  • Chinese
  • English
  • French

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General note

File comprises 67 folders with correspondence pertaining to different periods:
MS-2-615, Box 30, Folder 16, contains records from 1978 to 1983
MS-2-615, Box 44, Folder 1, contains records from 1973 to 2005, predominant 1999 to 2005.
MS-2-615, Box 44, Folder 2, contains records from 1977 to 2004.
MS-2-615, Box 44, Folder 3, contains records from 1972 to 1995.
MS-2-615, Box 44, Folder 4, contains records from 1975 to 1993.
MS-2-615, Box 44, Folder 5, contains records from 1974 to 1989, predominant 1975.
MS-2-615, Box 45, Folder 1, contains records from 1978 to 2005, predominant 2000 to 2005.
MS-2-615, Box 45, Folder 2, contains records from 1973 to 1999.
MS-2-615, Box 45, Folder 3, contains records from 1978 to 1996.
MS-2-615, Box 45, Folder 4, contains records from 1978 to 1996.
MS-2-615, Box 45, Folder 5, contains records from 1970.
MS-2-615, Box 46, Folder 1, contains records from 1972 to 2000, predominant 1995 to 2000.
MS-2-615, Box 46, Folder 2, contains records from 1972 to 2006.
MS-2-615, Box 46, Folder 3, contains records from 1970 to 1989.
MS-2-615, Box 46, Folder 4, contains records from 1971 to 1996.
MS-2-615, Box 46, Folder 5, contains records from 1973 to 2005.
MS-2-615, Box 46, Folder 6, contains records from 1974 to 1988.
MS-2-615, Box 46, Folder 7, contains records from 1977.
MS-2-615, Box 47, Folder 1, contains records from 1977 to 1989.
MS-2-615, Box 47, Folder 2, contains records from 1970 to 2004, predominant 2000 to 2004.
MS-2-615, Box 47, Folder 3, contains records from 1978 to 2003.
MS-2-615, Box 47, Folder 4, contains records from 1970 to 2002.
MS-2-615, Box 47, Folder 5, contains records from 1972 to 2005, predominant 1999 to 2005.
MS-2-615, Box 48, Folder 1, contains records from 1972 to 1978.
MS-2-615, Box 48, Folder 2, contains records from 1976 to 2004, predominant 1972.
MS-2-615, Box 48, Folder 3, contains records from 1976 to 2006, predominant 2000 to 2006.
MS-2-615, Box 48, Folder 4, contains records from 1972 to 2004.
MS-2-615, Box 48, Folder 5, contains records from 1972 to 2005, predominant 1994 to 1996.
MS-2-615, Box 48, Folder 6, contains records from 1972 to 2005.
MS-2-615, Box 49, Folder 1, contains records from 1972 to 1989
MS-2-615, Box 49, Folder 2, contains records from 1972 to 1990.
MS-2-615, Box 49, Folder 3, contains records from 1976 to 1992.
MS-2-615, Box 49, Folder 4, contains records from 1976 and 1977.
MS-2-615, Box 49, Folder 5, contains records from 1974 to 1986.
MS-2-615, Box 49, Folder 6, contains records from 1970 to 1977.
MS-2-615, Box 49, Folder 7, contains records from 1971 to 1998.
MS-2-615, Box 49, Folder 8, contains records from 1972 to 1985.
MS-2-615, Box 49, Folder 9, contains records from 1974 to 2001.
MS-2-615, Box 50, Folder 1, contains records from 1972 and 1973.
MS-2-615, Box 50, Folder 2, contains records from 1974 to 1993.
MS-2-615, Box 50, Folder 3, contains records from 1972 to 1979.
MS-2-615, Box 50, Folder 4, contains records from 1971 to 1992.
MS-2-615, Box 50, Folder 5, contains records from 1975 to 1995.
MS-2-615, Box 50, Folder 6, contains records from 1974.
MS-2-615, Box 50, Folder 7, contains records from 1974.
MS-2-615, Box 50, Folder 8, contains records from 1973 to 1975.
MS-2-615, Box 50, Folder 9, contains records from 1971.
MS-2-615, Box 50, Folder 10, contains records from 1970 and 1971.
MS-2-615, Box 50, Folder 11, contains records from 1971 to 1973.
MS-2-615, Box 50, Folder 12, contains records from 1978 to 1992.
MS-2-615, Box 50, Folder 13, contains records from 1974 to 1985.
MS-2-615, Box 50, Folder 14, contains records from 1973 to 1999.
MS-2-615, Box 51, Folder 1, contains records from 1979 to 1987.
MS-2-615, Box 51, Folder 2, contains records from 1971 to 1991.
MS-2-615, Box 51, Folder 3, contains records from 1975 to 1989.
MS-2-615, Box 51, Folder 4, contains records from 1970 to 1998.
MS-2-615, Box 51, Folder 5, contains records from 1977 to 1991.
MS-2-615, Box 51, Folder 6, contains records from 1970 to 1987.
MS-2-615, Box 52, Folder 1, contains records from 1972 to 2004.
MS-2-615, Box 52, Folder 2, contains records from 1974 to 2003.
MS-2-615, Box 52, Folder 3, contains records from 1970 to 2004.
MS-2-615, Box 52, Folder 4, contains records from 1971 to 2005.
MS-2-615, Box 52, Folder 5, contains records from 1971 to 2006.
MS-2-615, Box 52, Folder 6, contains records from 1970 to 1996.
MS-2-615, Box 53, Folder 1, contains records from 1972 to 2005.
MS-2-615, Box 53, Folder 2, contains records from 1970 to 2005.
MS-2-615, Box 53, Folder 3, contains records from 1971 to 1979.
MS-2-615, Box 53, Folder 4, contains records from 1979 to 1992.

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Final

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Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

February 17, 2021 (creation)

Language of description

  • English

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  • Box: MS-2-615, Box 44
  • Box: MS-2-615, Box 45
  • Box: MS-2-615, Box 46
  • Box: MS-2-615, Box 47
  • Box: MS-2-615, Box 48
  • Box: MS-2-615, Box 49
  • Box: MS-2-615, Box 50
  • Box: MS-2-615, Box 51
  • Box: MS-2-615, Box 52
  • Box: MS-2-615, Box 53
  • Box: MS-2-615, Box 30