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Charles Fulton collection
Collection · [189-?]-[193-?]
Collection consists of items relating to Charles Fulton's personal life, service as a police officer, and death. The majority of the records relate to his funeral. The collection consists of series: Police service records (contains photographs of Fulton's grave and of other officers, newspaper clippings related to Fulton's death, and letters to his widow from the police service) and Family records (contains letters to the widow, scrapbooks, and family photographs). CR3
Town of Bedford fonds
Fonds · 1979-1999
Fonds consists of records created by the Town of Bedford. See series for details. 103
Series · 1802-1811, 1838-1965
Fonds consists of records created by the Halifax Poor Asylum and the Halifax City Home including account books and records of residents admitted and discharged. A small portion of the series was created by the boards charged with managing the asylum and city home. 102-33 (Formerly RG 35-102-33A-C)
City of Halifax fonds
Fonds · 1802-1996
Fonds consists of records related to the management of the City of Halifax. See series descriptions for details. 102
Halifax Nocturne: A Novel
Item · 2019
Item consists of a noir novel written by Steven Laffoley, set in Halifax in 1954, just before the opening of the MacDonald Bridge. 813.3081.L3 2019
Collection · 1940-1967
Collection consists of images and ephemera donated by Nola Stoddart from her family's collection of second-world war era mementoes. Includes 1940-1941 dated photographs of Orpheus Theatre window displays for George Formby's "Keep Your Seats Please", Point Pleasant Park gates, Sailors Memorial and Martello Tower in Point Pleasant Park, war-time parades passing Kay's department store, Public Gardens fountains, All Saints Cathedral,Dalhousie University campus and the University of King's College Main building, Dingle Memorial Tower, and other unidentified local scenes. The unidentified ships in the harbor in .18 and .19 are "four-stack" destroyers, likely transferred from the USA to Canada in 1940 as part of the Destroyers for Bases deal between the USA and the UK. Postcards from the 1960s depict Dalhousie and St. Mary's universities, Sailors Memorial at Citadel Hill, the MacDonald Bridge, Grace United Church in Dartmouth, St. Paul's Church in Halifax, the Halifax Memorial Library, and two postcards from 1940s showing the Old Town Clock and an aerial view of Citadel Hill. Textual records include programs from the 1944 Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Halifax War Memorial; the May 21, 1944 Empire Youth Sunday held at the United Services Forum; the July 2, 1967 Service of Worship and Thanksgiving for Canada's Centennial, held at Dartmouth Park. Also included are a 1937 invoice from the Oxford Dairy, and a mimeograph of a poem of unknown origins about the VE Day Riots in May 1945 titled "The Battle of Halifax." CR56
Fonds · 1966-2013
Fonds consists of consists of administrative and informal records documenting the activities of Halifax Women of Rotary from 1966-1975 and the activities of the Halifax Northwest Inner Wheel Club following its formation in 1983. Files include a scrapbook of photographs, ephemera, and information related to club activities; meeting minutes; convention reports; letters of receipt and acknowledgement regarding donations; fundraising work; newsletters; a collection of banners from other International Wheel Clubs; correspondence; financials; examples of official stationary and regalia; copies of "Inner Wheel: a History" by Jay French and the 2010-2011 International Inner Wheel directory; photographs of gatherings and visits; disbanding of the club in 2012, and treasurer's records 1984-2013. CR61
Fonds · 1968-2004
Fonds consists of records created by and pertaining to the Board of Trustees of the Inter-Church Group Home for Boys. The fonds consists of minutes of the meetings of the Board of Trustees from 1968 to 2004, lists of members of the Board of Trustees, financial statements, documents pertaining to the finances of the home and its eventual sale, annual reports and general correspondence. CR69
Fonds · 15-Sep-01
Fonds consists of oblique aerial photographs of Halifax and Dartmouth and environs taken at low elevation for a cancelled federal educational project. The flight was flown in an arc around Halifax Harbour and shows Eastern Passage, Shearwater base, the oil refinery, Woodside, Dartmouth, Dartmouth lakes, the bridges, Burnside, Halifax North End, Africville, downtown Halifax, George's Island, the Container ports, NorthWest Arm CR70