Mount Saint Vincent University (Halifax, N.S.)

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              Administrative files
              UR-024-1 · Series · 1951-2010
              Part of Mount Saint Vincent University Library and Archives fonds

              Series consists of administrative files pertaining to MSVU Library and Archives. Series is divided into seven sub-series: management records, collections and circulation, systems and technologies, financial records, surveys, publications, and collective agreements.

              Mount Saint Vincent University. Library and Archives
              Administrative records

              Series consists of administrative files created by the Teaching and Learning Centre, including meeting notes and reports from the Continuing Education committee and sub-committee (1978-1986), the Senate committee on Continuing Education (1973-1977), and CAPP: the Committee on Academic Policy and Planning (2007, 2012). Series also consists of director’s meetings notes (1987-1988), communications from MSVU’s President (2000-2014), Continuing Education reviews (1988-1995), notes from the Continuing Education Task Force (1981-1988), Continuing Education consultations (2011-2012), MSVU strategic plans (1987-1990, 2010-2017), and Faculty collective agreements (2000-2019), as well as annual reports (1972-1993), summer school session reports (1973-84, 2004-2006), and CAUCE (Canadian Association for University Continuing Education) environmental scans (1992) and correspondence (2007-2015).

              Series contains surveys from non-traditional students (1986), adult students (1984-1986), and first year students (2004), as well as activities produced by the Teaching and Learning Centre including the 30th year anniversary (2010-2012), various lecture series (2011-2017), programs and workshops (1987-2003), and course offerings and course development (1992-2018).

              Series also consists of informational materials including media guides (2000, 2002), promotional pamphlets (1980-2015), written histories of MSVU and the Teaching and Learning Centre (1972-2015), and various publications of Folia Montana (2001-2004).

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              Committees
              UR-024-2 · Series · 1964-2006
              Part of Mount Saint Vincent University Library and Archives fonds

              Series consists of meeting minutes and agendas for various committees the MSVU Library has participated in. Committees include Novanet, the Senate Library Committee, and the CanCopy Committee regarding copyright law, as well as other internal committees including the Space Utilization Committee, Physical Plant, Budget Committee, and EMF Management Committee.

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              Correspondence
              UR-022-3 · Series · 1972-1973
              Part of MSVU Family Life Institute fonds

              Series consists of correspondence between members of the Family Life Institute, as well as correspondence between the Institute and other corporate bodies. The series includes letters regarding employment, such as curriculum vitae records, as well as payment for offering services at the Family Life Institute. There are also letters between Sister Mary Olga McKenna and those who would present a topic of significance to the institute, such as ‘Living Together’ or Adolescent Behavior.’ The letters also occasionally only thank the participant for attending. Rather than offering payment. Some letters in this series were created in response to earlier conversations, such as the interview potential of future employees at the Institute. The series also contains correspondence between Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada and Sister Mary Olga McKenna regarding the availability of educational booklets. Other letters discuss speeches by Margaret Mead, reflections on participation in the Family Life Institute of summer 1973, and receipts indicating membership in receiving copies of the Transaction magazine. There are also several incomplete letters addressed to various corporate and government bodies, such as the Department of Public Health and Ortho Pharmaceutical (Canada) Ltd. The series also includes letters that confirm the receipt of demonstration kits from the ‘Growing Up’ series of lectures.

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              Coursework
              UR-022-6 · Series · 1972-1979
              Part of MSVU Family Life Institute fonds

              Series consists of booklets containing course materials, including a general overview and history of the Family Life Institute, assignments to be completed by students, and student evaluations of the Institute. The series also includes student records, listing their names, the university they are attending, their student number, and their overall grade for the program; the students are listed alphabetically by last name. Some of these records are specific to individual courses (e.g., Education 522), while others are for the program as a whole. There are also records of grades over two semesters, followed by a final grade for both semesters combined. Some records present are specific to Dalhousie University, rather than the Family Life Institute, and some records are handwritten, rather than typed. The series also includes Inter-Office Memorandum records pertaining to the withdrawal of students from the program. The series contains course pamphlets relating to courses being taught from the years 1972 to 1979, as well as other programs and courses offered at different institutions, such as the YWCA, public schools, and the Atlantic Health Unit: Halifax Office. There is also a Proposed Guide for Family Life Education, which presents individual courses followed by a description of the concepts that the course covers, as well as possible methods of evaluating student progress. There are also course schedules, detailing when the courses will take place, as well as who will be teaching them. There is also an article titled Second Wives, which discusses the hardships faced by women when they are in a relationship with a man who has more than one wife.

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              Series consists of records pertaining to DUET (Distance University Education via Television), including written histories of the program (1982-2001), handbooks and informational pamphlets for faculty members and students (1982-1987), course offerings and schedules (1982-1992), communications from viewers, and testimonials (1984, 1992, 1994). Series also consists of records pertaining to re-broadcasts (2001) and the digital archives project (2014).

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              Financial records
              UR-022-1 · Series · 1972-1979
              Part of MSVU Family Life Institute fonds

              Series consists of records with lists of costs associated with various services, including advertising, instructional supplies, mailing, and phone services. Series also includes titles of books to be purchased by the Institute as instructional material for students. The costs of these materials (in dollars) is listed on some documents. The series also includes the costs of various school supplies to be provided by the institute outside of reading materials. Series includes costs for magazine subscriptions, as well as costs for secretarial services, the use of the library Xerox and SAC (Seton Academic Centre) Xerox machines, and the cost of postage/mailing. The series contains cheques from the Vanier Institute of the Family, demonstrating that the Vanier Institute sent money to the Family Life Institute to pay for the membership fee in the year 1972. Series also contains vouchers for the Department of National Health and Welfare, itemized financial statements (expenses and tuition), and letters confirming that financial reports were received by the appropriate institutions. This series also includes purchase orders for supplies for the bookstore, long-distance call tickets, and statements of account for Mount Saint Vincent University. Accounts payable statements, purchase orders for copies of the Chronicle Herald, and budget statements related to services offered by the Family Life Institute are also present. There are also inter-office memoranda regarding the advertisement of the Family Life Institute to the general public and the approval of budgets for the 1975-1976 financial year. Staff lists at the library of Mount Saint Vincent University are present, with the total hours worked by each person (presumably to help with the calculation of wages). Finally, there is a letter from the Université du Québec à Montréal (University of Quebec at Montreal) with questions regarding the nature of the program at the Family Life Institute (in French).

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              Meeting minutes
              UR-022-5 · Series · 1970-1978
              Part of MSVU Family Life Institute fonds

              Series consists of meeting minutes of the Family Life Institute from the years 1970 to 1978, as well as records pertaining to councils and committees held during this time. Series includes pamphlets for courses taken during the summer of 1972 and 1978, as well as correspondence from the Director of Youth Education to the members of the Nova Scotia Advisory Committee on Family Life. The series includes the meeting minutes of the Advisory Committee on Family Life Education in 1974, as well as Inter-Office Memorandum messages between members of the Family Life Institute. The series also includes lists of activities performed during the Advisory Committee. There are also meeting minutes for the years 1972, between the months of February and April. There is an item titled reflections of the family, detailing the 9th annual meeting of the Vanier Institute of the Family from September 14th to 16th 1973. The Transition magazine is present as well, highlighting events and activities performed by the Vanier Institute; the magazine is available in both French and English. There is a newspaper article detailing the events of a conference at the Nova Scotia Teachers College in Truro on the weekend prior to Monday, January 28, 1974. Incidentally, this item was paired with the report on the Nova Scotia Conference on Family Life held from January 25 to 27, 1974 at the Nova Scotia Teachers College. There is also a list of participants in the conference, arranged in alphabetical order. There is also a file with the Nova Scotia Conference on Family Life-Nucleus Committee, which discusses nature of the meetings, as well as including correspondence between members of the Committee. The file contains a schedule of events to be conducted during the Committee meeting, and it also includes an evaluation of the success of the meeting based on the responses of the participants.

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