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Halifax (Nova Scotia, Canada)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2487
Scope and Contents

Photograph of the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia showing the buildings and the harbour in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter from Alex S Mowat, a former student of Thomson's, 3 Mar 1955

Identifier: Coll-1310/1/1/26/27
Scope and Contents

Mowat praises Thomson's teachings and publications, particularly Instinct, Intelligence, and Character, and mentions how Thomson could make the most complex of topics easily understood by many.

Lady Thomson has annotated the letter, stating that Thomson thought Mowat clever, and that he was a first class honours student of Sir W Calder.

Dates: 3 Mar 1955

Notebook No.103 - ABSENT, July 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/103
Scope and Contents This notebook is absent from Lyell's original run of 266 Scientific notebooks. Through the work of Leonard G. Wilson, copies have been identified, and used to create this catalogue entry. This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from mid to late July of 1842 starting en route from Montreal to Boston. He then takes the Caledonia steamer from Boston to Nova Scotia. The majority of this notebook contains geologic observations of places in Nova Scotia such as Halifax, Windsor,...
Dates: July 1842

Notebook No.104, August 1842- September 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/104
Scope and Contents Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the return to London. Lyell's Own Index N[umber] 104. Index. Aug[ust]. and Sept[ember]. 1842. Nova Scotia and London. p. 3, Dickson’s Mills vertical Coal plants p. 8, - [Dickson’s Mills] section at p. 3 Bird tracks, recent p. 3, 4, 10, 58 Joggins, fossil trees p. 3 - [Joggins] shells p. 45 - [Joggins] lowest bed reddest p. 58 - [Joggins] thickness of Coal...
Dates: August 1842- September 1842