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Dorothy Wills fonds

  • PR-001
  • Fonds
  • 1956-2019

This fonds contains honorary degrees, awards, and correspondence related to the career of Dr. Dorothy Wills

Wills, Dorothy

Kenneth Dewar fonds

  • PR-002
  • Fonds
  • 1970 - 2019

This fonds contains records created and accumulated by Dr. Kenneth Dewar during the course of his career as a professor of History. The fonds consists of four main series: Teaching activities, Committee work, Frank H. Underhill research and Charles Clarke research.

The Teaching activities series includes course outlines, readings, lecture and discussion notes for various courses that were taught by Dr. Dewar. These include courses at Mount Saint Vincent University, University of Toronto, University of Victoria and Wilfred Laurier University.

The Committee work series includes minutes, memoranda and reports from various committees on which Dr. Dewar participated in during his time at Mount Saint Vincent University. These include Department of History Committee, Committee on Academic Policy and Planning, Library Committee, and the Arts and Science Promotion Committee.

The fonds also contains Dr. Dewar’s research files, notably his work on Frank H. Underhill and Charles Clarke. In these series, types of records that can be found include photocopies of primary and secondary source documents that were consulted, notes, bibliography, publisher correspondence, and reviews.

Dewar, Kenneth C.

MSVU Facilities Management fonds

  • UR-005
  • Fonds
  • 1979-2018

The Facilities Management fonds contains records produced by the Facilities Management department of Mount Saint Vincent University. These records document the department’s various activities on the campus.

Presently, the fonds contains two series.
The first series contains records relating the university grounds which encompasses nearly 38 acres of land. Types of records in this series include information on the Sister Lua Arboretum, the Mount’s fitness trail (Ferda Wales Walking Trail), donations for memorial benches, trees and plants located on campus, and tree and plant care for the campus, including details on pesticide and fertilization activities. The records also include articles and reports detailing grounds maintenance, as well as records relating to this history and design of the MSVU grounds. Finally, important documentation and policies relating to safety are also included. A select number of born-digital files are also part of this series. Please contact an Archivist for more information about the scope and content of these digital files.

The second series contains original architectural plans for a number of buildings at the university. Various copies of architectural plans are available and show different design options.

Further accruals for this fonds are anticipated.

Mount Saint Vincent University. Facilities Management

Ruth Noonan Wright fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932-02-01 - 2017-01-19

This fonds contains a scrapbook created by Ruth Noonan Wright. The scrapbook documents Wright's time as a student at Mount Saint Vincent Academy (graduated 1953) and later as a mature student at Mount Saint Vincent University (1972-1975). The scrapbook contains photographs,newspaper clippings, handwritten text detailing Wright's memories of the Mount, original pencil drawings, and ephemera of the Mount's student activities.

Wright, Ruth Noonan

Mount Saint Vincent University Department of Athletics and Recreation

  • UA RG 52
  • Fonds
  • [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.

Mount Saint Vincent University. Department of Athletics and Recreation

Mount Saint Vincent University Student Union fonds

  • UR-004
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1920 - 2011

Fond consists of textual records and photographs relating to Mount Saint Vincent University's Student Union. The contents of this collection were largely created by the student council members and administration at MSVU. The largest series within this collection is administrative materials but there are also many documents relating to events, publications such as the Student Handbook and student newspaper (the Picaro), financial documents, documents relating to Student Union regulations, the Student Union’s businesses and services, as well as committees on which student council members serve, Student Union projects, and documents relating to non-traditional Mount students and the organizations to which they belong. The Mount Saint Vincent University Student associations included within the fonds are at least partially governed by executive members of the Student Union.

Mount Saint Vincent University. Student Union

Mount Saint Vincent University audio-visual collection

  • Collection
  • 1982 - 2009

The collection comprises the Mount Saint Vincent University-related audio and visual material collected for the Mount Archives. Of significance to the collection is the Distance University Education via Television (DUET) series, which includes recordings of Convocation and other unique programming, like the the literary Off the Page subseries and the Alumnae Special subseries. Also included in this collection are audio and visual recordings pertaining to women's roles in education, religion, and employment.

Distance University Education for Television

Garnet Rebekah Lodge no. 30 fonds

  • PR-003
  • Fonds
  • 1949-2008

This fonds consists of records pertaining to membership in the Rebekah Lodge. The records belonged primarily to Edna M. Mitchell, though other names can be seen inscribed in some of the records. The records were accumulated principally during her membership at Garnet Rebekah Lodge no. 30, though some earlier materials appear to originate from a period when she was part of Mizpah Rebekah Lodge no. 5.

The records are mainly booklets that members used regularly at assemblies. This includes ceremony orders and proceedings (e.g. re-dedication ceremony), cypher text, a questions and answers booklet, constitution and by-laws, charge book and a collection of articles by Myrtle Russell, president of the International Association of Rebekah Assemblies. There is also one photograph in the fonds depicting Edna M. Mitchell and fellow members at Garnet Lodge.

Garnet Rebekah Lodge no. 30

Mount Saint Vincent University Public Affairs fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1956-2006

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

Mount Saint Vincent University. Public Affairs Office

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