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Apology - John Brown, coachman

Item is a letter from John Brown to William Bulling, the Secretary of the Edinburgh Cemetery. The letter seems to relate to a situation wherein one of the employees of Brown's minibus company had driven irresponsibly through the cemetery. Bulling was holding Brown accountable, and in the letter Brown both offers an apology and requests one of his own, claiming he himself had done no wrong.

Voyage to Hong Kong

Item is a journal kept by Private Brian Sourbut during his voyage to Hong Kong, written in the form of letters to his parents in Lancashire. Sourbut details life on the ship, his daily activities, and the locations he visited en route to China.

Agriculture printing plate

Item is an agriculture-themed printing plate (depicting a farmhouse, windmill, cow, wheat sheaf, and seated woman holding a child) produced by Hughes & Kimber, London. Item is accompanied by a paper wrapper with a print of the plate, stamped with the numbers 87 and G29.

Martha Combe letter

Item is a letter from Martha Combe, wife of prominent Pre-Raphaelite patron Thomas Combe, to an unknown recipient. Letter discusses the paper "Why a Rib," published in the journal Recreative Science: a Record and Remembrancer of Intellectual Observation. The final page of the letter is cross written.

Student notebooks

Series contains Smith's student notebooks on the subjects of geology, geological maps, paleontology, chemical analysis, and x-ray determinations.

1969 field notes

Item is a bound notebook containing field notes from Smith's excursion to Olympic National Park in Washington. Notes include information on locations visited, descriptions of minerals founds, and contact information for geologists at the University of Washington.

1969 and 1972 field and travel notes

Item is a bound notebook containing field notes from Smith's trips to the Eldorado Mines in Uranium City, Saskatchewan, the McDonald Mine near Bancroft, Ontario, and to Mount Johnson and Rougemont in Monteregie, Quebec as part of the International Geological Congress. Item also contains travel notes from Smith's attendance of the National Conference on Electron Probe Analysis in Pasadena, California.

1986 work and travel notes

Item is a bound notebook containing travel and work related notes. Item contains: notes from a trip to the Tucson Gem and Mineral show, a list of purchased items, and notes from a meeting of the MMAC (Mineral Museums Advisory Committee), notes from meetings of the GAC/MAC (Geological and Mineralogical Associations of Canada) and the NRC (National Research Council) held in Ottawa, the 14th annual IMA (International Mineralogical Association) conference in Salt Lake City, a MAS (Microanalysis Society?) meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and a Geoscience forum in Yellowknife, field notes from an examination of the ice sheets and glacier in Jasper, British Columbia and the ice caps in Yellowknife, and supervising student thesis work at the Thor Lake site in the Northwest Territories, meeting notes from trips to London and Cambridge to discuss Thor Lake site sample results, and the implementation of MinIdent software in the United Kingdom, and a list of project work to be completed for MinIdent.

1964-1965 field notes

Item is bound notebook containing Smith's field notes from two separate trips to Ascension Island, part of the British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. Item contains descriptions of geological sites such as the Devil's Cauldron, Devil's Riding School, Devil's Ashpit, Georgetown area, Thistle Hill, and Cricket Valley; notes of sample collected, and hand drawn diagrams.

1989 work and travel notes

Item is a bound notebook containing travel and work related notes. Item contains: meeting and conference notes from attending a short course in Ottawa hosted by the MAC (Mineralogical Association of Canada), The MAS (Microanalysis Society?) conference in Asheville, North Carolina, the IGC (International Geological Congress) conference and IMA (International Mineralogical Association) council meetings in Washington, and ACOM (Associate Committee on Meteorites of the National Research Council) meetings in Ottawa, and travel notes from trips to London and Cambridge.

1992 work and travel notes

Item is a bound notebook containing travel and work related notes. Item contains: meeting and conference notes from attending the IGC (International Geological Congress) conference in Kyoto and the MSA (Mineralogy Society of America) conference in Manchester, New Hampshire, field notes from a trip to the Ice River Complex in British Columbia, travel notes from a trip to England to give a lecture and conduct micro-probe work in Cambridge, sabbatical notes including a trip through Brittany, France. Item also documents Smith's progress on writing a book, scholarly articles, and work with an Ion probe.

1997 work and travel notes

Item is a bound notebook containing travel and work related notes. Item contains: conference and meeting notes from attending the GSA (Geological Society of America) conference in Salt Lake City and MIAC (Meteorites and Impacts Advisory Committee) committee meetings in Montreal, travel and meeting notes from a trip to the United Kingdom to research in the University College London's library, meet with colleagues at the Geographical Society, present a paper, and attend meetings to conduct IMA (International Mineralogical Association) business. Item also contains notes from a trip to British Columbia to meet with colleagues at the University of British Columbia, attend small claims court, and check on construction progress at Keats Island.

1998 work and travel notes

Item is a bound notebook containing travel and work related notes. Item contains: meeting notes from attending MIAC (Meteorites and Impacts Advisory Committee) committee meetings in Ottawa and Mineralogy Society meetings in London. Item also contains personal creative writing, an account of house hunting in England, notes on a school reunion, and details of a personal court case occurring in British Columbia.

Tours in Great Britain book no.1

Item is a bound notebook created by an unknown author. Item contains travel notes from trips to the Isle of Mann, London, North Wales, Devon, Cornwall, Yorkshire, Isle of Wright, and Ireland, among other places.

Mineral identification

Item is a bound notebook containing the results of energy dispersive analysis performed on mineral samples, and descriptions of minerals examined and identified.

Digital media

Series consists of CD and DVDs containing digital photographs, articles, and web page images created by Fast Forward Weekly's staff for the newspaper.

External Relations photographs

Series consists of photographs created or commissioned by the Department of External Relations for marketing and communications purposes (some were published in college publications including the academic calendar, MRC handbook, and MRC News. Photographs depict Mount Royal facilities, faculty, staff, students, and events

Natural history of New York : Palæontology

Series consists of books published by the Geological Survey of the State of New York on the topic of fossils from the phylim Mollusca that are found in New York state. The books contain descriptions and detailed illustrated plates of the fossils. The text and illustrations were created to be used by students and educators.

Lamellibranchiata I : text and plates containing descriptions and figures of the Monomyaria of the Upper Helderberg, Hamilton and Chemung Groups.

Item is a book containing textual descriptions and illustrated plates about species of molluscs having one adductor muscle. The book concentrates on molluscs that are found in the state of New York. Item was published by Charles Van Benthuysen & Sons.

Text containing descriptions of the gasteropoda, pteropoda and cephalopoda of the upper Helderberg, Hamilton, Portage and Chemung groups.

Item is a book containing a textual description of the phylum Mollusca including species from classes gasteropoda, pteropoda and, cephalopoda. The book concentrates on species that are found in the state of New York. The item is intended to supplement Vol. V, Part II. Plates. Item was published by Charles Van Benthuysen & Sons.

Plates containing figures of the gasteropoda, pteropoda and cephalopoda of the upper Helderberg, Hamilton, Portage and Chemung groups.

Item is an illustrated description of the phylum Mollusca including species from classes gasteropoda, pteropoda and, cephalopoda. The item is intended to supplement Vol. V, Part II. Text. The book concentrates on species that are found in the state of New York. Item was published by Charles Van Benthuysen & Sons.

United States Geological Survey

Series consists of monographs and reports published by the United States Geological Survey on the topic of fossils concentrated mostly in North America. The books contain descriptions and have detailed illustrated plates of fossils.

Prints

Series documents the weekly progress of the construction of the Lincoln Park campus. Additionally, series contains photographs depicting the finished main campus building and the ceremonies which followed its completion, including a visit from Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau during the Western Economic Opportunities Conference.

Lincoln Park Campus site plans

File consists of small site plan illustrations of the Lincoln Park Campus's building layout. The plans show which area of the building would be built during which week.

Library concept design

File contains library concept designs by the architectural firm Cohos Evamy (which later changed their name to DIALOG). File also contains a project proposal and a brainstorming summary from the Library's 2009 professional development day.

New library planning

Series document the activities of committees involved in the planning and design of a new Mount Royal library building. Series also documents planning and preparation for the functions and opening of the Riddell Library and Learning Centre.

Cohos Evamy

File consist of a Request for Proposal submission, interview questions, and concept design.

Embossed memento

Item is a commemorative paperboard plaque given to Shepstone to celebrate the opening of the Riddell Library and Learning Centre and the contribution of the Riddell family.

Ray Sloan fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0011
  • Fonds
  • 1981-1999

Fonds reflects Ray Sloan's work as a faculty member in the Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences at Mount Royal College, specifically his involvement with the development of the Applied Environmental Technology and Occupational Hygiene Technology programs. The fonds also documents a fisheries inventory project that Sloan conducted in the Ghost River/Waiparous watershed.

Ray Sloan

Occupational Hygiene program

File consists of correspondence, memoranda, grant proposals, and course/program outlines related to Mount Royal College's Occupational Hygiene program.

Ray Sloan archive - 1995-1996

CD-ROM contains documents related to Ray Sloan's work on the Ghost River and Waiparous Creek in 1995-1996. The objective of the study that the documents relate to was to initiate a baseline inventory of the fisheries potential of tributaries to the Ghost River and Waiparous Creek. Throughout the study, fisheries and habitat data was gathered to be analyzed in order to provide recommendations relating to stream rehabilitation and fisheries enhancement/management programs that were being considered by the Alberta Fish and Wildlife Division. See general note for further information about the study's objectives.

Campus development plan

File documents Cooke's participation in the preparation of a campus development plan. The file largely consists of correspondence, memoranda, questionnaires, and survey results relating to needs assessments regarding campus facilities and services, as well as the meeting minutes of the Campus Development Committee. File also contains meeting minutes of the Instructional Development Committee's Funding Resources Subcommittee, which investigated potential external sources of instructional funding.

Program development

File documents the development of degree and diploma programs including: Early Childhood Education Certificate, Motor Transportation Management, Developmental Handicap Degree, Geophysics Diploma Program, Post-Basic Mental Health Certificate Program, Correctional Officer's Certificate Program. File consists of correspondence, memoranda, and program proposals and descriptions.

Time capsule 2011

File documents the planning of the centennial time capsule to celebrate Mount Royal's 100th anniversary. File contains a diagram of the centennial time capsule, a construction quote, and correspondence.

Kerby LRT [light rail transit] station

File documents efforts to have a new transit station named after George W. Kerby, Mount Royal's founder, to commemorate Mount Royal's 100th anniversary. File contains correspondence, the Kerby Centre 2008 annual report, historical information on the Kerby Centre, and news articles.

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