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Betty Peterson ephemera collection
PR-031 · Coleção · 1964, 1974-2006

Collection consists of posters and pinback buttons accrued by peace activist Betty Peterson. Materials mainly pertain to protests, speaking events, organizations, and film screenings for social justice causes including nuclear disarmament, environmental conservation, Indigenous activism, women’s rights, and anti-war movements. Collection includes the shirt Betty Peterson wore to a nuclear disarmament rally in New York City in 1982 with buttons attached to it, as well as a cloth banner with the words "Voice of Women Canada" sewn on it, also with buttons attached.

Some materials pertain to the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), and collection also contains various posters of paintings and art calendars. Collection is organized into two series: posters and buttons.

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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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Canadian Society for the Study of Religion
PR-028 · Arquivo · 1974-2004

Fonds consists of records created as a result of the administration of the Canadian Society for the Study of Religion/ Societe canadienne pour l'etude de la religion (CSSR/SCER) and consists of minutes, agendas and correspondence of the Executive Committee in English and in French (1979-1988, 1990-1994, 2000-2001); the CSSR/SCER Bulletin, published twice a year (1986- 1987,
1990-1999, 2001-2002); president's correspondence and papers (1981-1986, 1989-1994, 2002); the CSSR/SCER constitution (1977).

Fonds also consists of records created by the membership secretary, including correspondence (1979-1984, 2002), reports (1979-1984, 2000) and membership lists (1979-1985); financial records and membership accounts (1974- 1980).

Fonds includes photocopies made in 2002 of CSSR/SCER material from the National Archives covering the years 1977-1981, as well as a finding aid to the material held at the National Archives (ca. 1981-1987); Survey of Religious Studies in Canadian Universities (1982); agendas, minutes, programmes and call for papers of the annual meeting of the CSSR/SCER (1982, 1984-1988, 1990-1991); JAHR Bulletin (1987-1991, 2004) and IAHR correspondence (1980-1984, 1988-1990); correspondence with the Council on the Study of Religion (1975-1976); correspondence relating to essay prizes awarded by the CSSR/SCER, including the Molson Prize (1993); Plan quinquennal
(1985-1986) and papers related to the Societe Quebecoise pour l 'Etude de la Religion (1988-1994); annual meeting agendas, reports and other papers of the Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion (1987-1990); correspondence related to the Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines/SSHRC (1988-1990) and other material related to the CSSR/SCER.

Wayne Ingalls fonds
PR-027 · Arquivo · 1974-2000

Fonds consists of records created by Wayne Ingalls when he was Director of Research and Publications, and Assistant to the President for Research, Planning and Information Services. Fonds also includes records created as a result of his positions on Senate and a variety of University committees. This fonds contains correspondence and inter-office memos, reports and publications resulting from the research of Dr. Ingalls, and proposals and plans developed by him, including a proposal for a Life Planning and Learning Centre and a Brief Presented to the Royal Commission on Post-Secondary Education. Fonds includes curriculum development documents for Public Relations and Gerontology, and minutes and background information of the Committee on Planning and Budgeting (1984, 1987-1988) related to the Mount Saint Vincent University Long-range planning process. Fonds also includes minutes and background information of the Committee on Research
and Publications (January to June 1988). Fonds consists of material related to the Report on Counselling Services (1978-1979); Ad Hoc Committee on Counselling and Report (1979); Federal Government-MSVU Joint Programmes for Women (1981); Canadian Studies Advisory Committee (1976-1978) Briefs (1979-1987); Communications Building (1984-1987) and Annual Reports of the Assistant to the President for Research, Planning and Information Services (1989); Annual Report of the Assistant Academic Dean and Director of Research and Publications (1974-1979)

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Patsy McIntyre fonds
PR-025 · Arquivo · 1940

Fonds consists of a time schedule card from Mount Saint Vincent College used by Patsy McIntyre to record her classes and what time they started. Classes included religion, philosophy, typing, and shorthand. Also includes a copy of the Student Government Association Constitution.

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Michal Crowe
PR-024 · Arquivo · 1973-1983

Fonds consists of a Mount Saint Vincent University identification card (1977-1978), Mount Saint Vincent University lapel pins, photographs, a registration permit (1978), copies of the Alumnae Bulletin (1978-1979), copies of Insight (1975, 1977, 1978), copies of the Mount Review (1978), news releases (1977), correspondence, a brochure regarding a special scholarship honoring Professor Marial Mosher, and a newspaper clipping (1978).

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Suzanne LeBlanc fonds
PR-018 · Arquivo · 1974-1977

The fonds consists of records related to the MSVU choir from the period 1974-1977. The choir was under the direction Sister Margaret Young and these records were accumulated by choir secretary and student member Suzanne LeBlanc. The MSVU choir was “reorganized” in the fall of 1974 and by 1976 had become one of the largest and most active groups on campus with approximately 50 members who met twice a week at the Cardinal Cushing Auditorium in Vincent Hall. All members of the university community, including student, faculty and staff, were part of the choir. The choir participated in a number of performances in a variety of genres, including musical theatre, pop, traditional, folk, rock, classical and religious.

The fonds consists primarily of a scrapbook which contains photographs, newspaper clippings and ephemera (such as announcements, performance flyers, tickets, memos, notes). Choir performances covered in the scrapbook include Christmas dinners, spring concerts, productions of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Raggedy-Ann’s Christmas, Board of Governors meetings, and talent shows. Photographs are of choir students, rehearsals, performances, and Vinnie the bear and choir mascot.

Other records in the fonds include sheet music of songs sung by the choir and individual programs of choir performances including baccalaureate mass, the canonization of Elizabeth Ann Seton, and the installation of Sister Mary Albertus as president of MSVU. The fonds also contains some personal records from Suzanne LeBlanc’s time as a student, including her convocation program and dinner invitation, a book cover, and a greeting card she received for her service as choir secretary. Finally, the fonds also contains 2 sound recordings on audio cassette which contain a recording of a performance of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as well as a general choir concert.

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Nova Scotia Women's History Society fonds
PR-017 · Arquivo · 1999-2022

Fonds consist of records created and accumulated by the Nova Scotia Women’s History Society (NSWHS) including financial reports, budgets, meeting agendas and minutes, by-laws, member lists, media releases, correspondence, and grant applications, as well as slides, photographs, newspaper clippings, and pamphlets pertaining to NSWHS initiatives. Materials came from Janet Guildford and Sharon MacDonald, two founding members and first two chairs of the society.

Fonds also consist of records relating to the planning and installation of the WOW [Woman on the Waterfront] project (2013-2017) including artist agreements, technical drawings, budgets, promotional brochures, fundraising activities, correspondence, and historical research compiled by NSWHS members.

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Helen Agnes Cormier fonds
PR-015 · Arquivo · ca. 1916

The fonds consists of photographs taken at the Mount Saint Vincent Academy. Three large photographs include class pictures inside a classroom, outside the Academy buildings and on the campus tennis court. The fonds also includes a booklet of select views of Mount Saint Vincent Academy, including buildings, interiors and outdoor spaces.

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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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