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Mount Saint Vincent Academy fonds
UR-019 · Arquivo · 1915-1916, 1941, 1950-1962

Fonds consists of a photocopy of the registration book of Mount Saint Vincent Academy for the years 1950- 1962, and includes the names of students, date of birth and entrance into the Academy, parents names and addresses; copies of the prospectus for the Academy of 1915 - 1916; Commencement and Closing Exercise programmes for 1941; copy of a Certificate of Promotion in Piano Music signed by Mother Superior Berchmans .

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Department of Office Administration fonds
Arquivo · 1907, 1950-1992, predominant 1965-1973, 1981-1984

Fonds consists of news releases, scrapbooks, media clippings, annual reports, program brochures, exams, enrolment numbers and yearbooks relating to the Office Administration/Secretarial and Mount Saint Vincent's Professional Office Society and National Collegiate Association for Secretaries

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Mount Saint Vincent University Artifact collection
UR-025 · Coleção · 1886-2006

Collection consists of artifacts donated by Mount Saint Vincent University and MSVU alumni, including medals and pendants awarded to graduates (1886-1940), souvenir pins for the Mount's 60th anniversary (1985), various Mount Scholar pins and MSVU lapel pins, medals from the Sodality Club, patches and stamps of the Mount Saint Vincent crest and coat of arms, Mount Saint Vincent College song lyrics, a Bachelor of Arts hood from the first commencement (1929), a leaf from the laurel crowns worn by graduates (1939), MSVU banners, and other Mount Saint Vincent ephemera including the papal flag, plaques awarded to Dr. Naomi Hersom, and commemorative items from building openings including keys, ribbons, plaques, trowels, and posters.

Collection includes plaques from the original Evaristus Chapel and items that were formerly housed in the MacDonald Collection room, including bookends, a Shakespeare bust, and various decorative boxes and cups.

Collection also consists of items donated by the Alumnae Association, including the Alumnae news letterhead, Director’s gavel, Alumnae weekend trophy (1994), Shine-rama t-shirt, and Alumnae Association pins, as well as items donated by the Sisters of Charity, including the School of Music seal stamp, an Infant of Prague statue, and a vase painted by Fide de Bedia who was an alumnae of Mount Saint Vincent Academy (1905-1909).

Box UR-025-005 also contains textual records and correspondence regarding the Mount Saint Vincent crest, coat of arms, and seal, as well as notes on the MSVU mace, and pocket calendars with directions of the College Mistress (Warden) regarding student activities (1950s).

Hagen family fonds
PR-005 · Arquivo · 1882-1924

The fonds consists of records belonging to Alice Egan (Hagen) and her daughter Rachel Dickinson (Hagen).

The first item is an autograph book dating from 1882 to 1887 belonging to Alice Egan. The book contains messages, well-wishes, poems and autographs written by family and friends, predominantly from the period when Alice was a student at Mount Saint Vincent Academy.

There are also 2 printed event programmes from Mount Saint Vincent Academy that were donated by Rachel. The programmes cover Closing Exercises of intermediate and junior pupils of Academy Mount Saint Vincent (19 June 1917) and the pageant commemorating the 50th anniversary of the foundation of Mount Saint Vincent Academy in 1924. Rachel’s younger sister Kathleen acted in the pageant, and Rachel played the second violin.

The Pageant programme provides important context to the scenes being acted out and that are captured in various photographs from this period which can be found in other fonds at Mount Saint Vincent University Archives.

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Mount Saint Vincent University Public Affairs fonds
Arquivo · 1873, 1956-2006, predominant 1971-2006

Fonds consists of materials such as media clippings, advertising, news releases, marketing brochures, promotional material for events, university publications, videos and audio recordings.

This fonds contains the following series: Publicity; University Publications and Reports; Convocation and Office Files.

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Mount Saint Vincent University Library and Archives fonds
UR-024 · Arquivo · 1862-2023, predominant 1951-2023

The Mount Saint Vincent University Library and Archives fonds consists of records pertaining to and accrued by MSVU’s Library and Archives. Fonds contains administrative records, including information on building management, written histories of the Library, newsletters and bulletins, annual reports, surveys produced by the Library, licence agreements, cataloguing information, circulation statistics, acquisitions, purchases, and budgets as well as collective agreements.

Fonds also consists of meeting minutes and notes from various internal and external committees and associations the Library has participated in, including the Novanet Management Committee, the Senate Library Committee, CanCopy, the Faculty Association, Internet Society, and College and University Systems Exchange (CAUSE). Records contain library associations as well, including the Association of Atlantic University Librarians’ Council (AAULC), the American Library Association (ALA), the Atlantic Provinces Library Association (APLA), and the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) among others.

Fonds also consists of records pertaining to staff, including general information on positions and staffing as well as materials from previous University Librarians and Collections Librarians. Fonds also contains correspondence between various library staff with MSVU faculty members, administrators, and other staff.

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Laura Carten fonds
PR-030 · Arquivo · 1800-1960

The fonds contains Laura Carten's personal collection of autographs and letters, which she dubbed "Autographed Signed Letters of Eminent Persons". This collection of letters and autographs come from unknown sources, but were presumably bought or given to Laura Carten by those who knew of her interests in literature and history. The majority of the letters are from the 19th and early 20th centuries and are written between external correspondents and recipients. A smaller portion of the letters are written to Laura Carten in her capacity as a journalist, president of the Canadian Author's Association and literary enthusiast.

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William MacDonald archival collection
PR-014 · Coleção · 1673-2015

The William MacDonald archival collection contains accompanying material to the Mount's rare book collection. This includes correspondence between Head Librarians Sister Francis de Sales and Sister Francis Delores with William MacDonald, inventory books of books received at the Mount, research and work done with the collection by Mount Librarians, and information on a high-profile theft that took place in the Reading Room of the collection. Finally, the collection also contains damaged books that have been removed from the main reading room for conservation purposes.

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Mount Saint Vincent University Senate fonds
UR-017 · Arquivo · 1957-2003

Fonds consists of minutes, agendas, memorandums, correspondence, background documents, and reports generated by the Mount Saint Vincent University Senate and its various committees.

Fonds consists of fifteen series:

  1. Senate minutes
  2. Executive Committee
  3. Academic Coordinating Committee
  4. Committee on Academic Policy and Planning
  5. Committee on Appointment, Promotion and Tenure or Permanence
  6. Committee on Cultural Affairs
  7. Committee on Information Technology and Services
  8. Committee on Research and Publications
  9. Committee on Teaching and Learning
  10. Communications Committee
  11. Library Committee
  12. Nominations Committee
  13. Student Affairs Committee
  14. Undergraduate Admissions and Scholarship Committee
  15. Ad Hoc Committee on University Government
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UA RG 52 · Arquivo · [195-] - 2015

Fonds consists of textual records and photographs relating to athletics and recreation at MSVU. The contents of this collection were largely created by the administration and students at MSVU and by larger governing athletic bodies such as the Atlantic Women's intercollegiate Athletic Association, the Canadian Women's Intercollegiate Athletic Union, and the Atlantic Universities Athletic Association. Athletic topics documented include the athletic publications created by the Mount, public affairs such as news releases and athletic/recreation schedules, and documents relating to the larger governing athletic bodies such as reports, minutes, correspondence, by-laws, championship lists, tournament lists, and participation lists. There are also many documents related to MSVU sporting events and photos and documents relating to athletic teams at the university.

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