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Albert George Nicholls Fonds

  • CA MUA MG3032
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1895, 1924

Nicholl's papers contain sessional tickets, 1887-1890, and photographs of the McGill medical class of 1894 (taken in 1924) and of the resident staff of Royal Victoria Hospital, 1894-1895. Both include Nicholls.

Nicholls, Albert G. (Albert George), 1870-

Albert John Kelly Fonds

  • CA MUA MG3054
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1945

Apart from some personal and obituary materials, Kelly's papers concern his career as an infantry officer in Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry during World War I. A pocket diary records his experiences in 1918 and a copy of a photograph album shows scenes around Mons in 1914. Printed souvenirs, Christmas cards, certificates and medals supplement these documents. Other photographs show Kelly and his family, and the McGill Observatory.

Kelly, Albert John, 1888-1945

Albert Norman Shaw Fonds

  • CA MUA MG 2006
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1952

Fonds documents Shaw's research and teaching activities, his work with associations, and the progress of his personal career. Shaw's research papers and reading notes (1909-ca 1924) include reports on zonal harmonics and electrodynamometer constants; a group of notes, graphs, photographs, letters and draft articles on tides in the lower St. Lawrence (1917-1924); meteorological tests at Father Point (1917); and an outline for a book on heat.

His university teaching is documented by lecture notes, supplemented by synopses, experiment outlines and assignments, for courses taught by Shaw between 1918 and 1934. These include courses in mechanics (1918), the kinetic theory of matter, and submolecular physics (1919-1920), molecular physics (1923-1924, 1928-1929), electricity (1919), thermodynamics (1920-1922, 1931-1934), thermoelectricity (ca 1931), and heat, light, and sound (1921-1922). Extension courses and popular lectures from 1919-1936 are covered by copies of approximately 18 lectures, occasionally with news clippings or correspondence attached, on molecular structure, electronics, relativity, heat, crystal structure, solar eclipses, and the social and historical dimensions of science.

Correspondence files deal with Shaw's involvement with scientific associations. These cover the American Association for the Advancement of Science's 1938 meeting in Ottawa, and the activities of the Canadian Journal of Research (1947-1950). Shaw's presidency of the Québec division of the Association Committee on Physics and Engineering Physics (1925-1926) is documented by correspondence, materials collected for the division's 1926 report, and reports of the Associate Committees annual meetings, 1923-1930. There is also a copy of Shaw's 1932 Presidential Address to Section III of the Royal Society of Canada.

The progress of Shaw's career is recorded by a few dozen letters regarding his appointment at McGill and his application for a post at Lehigh University (1911-1927); printed memorabilia of Cambridge events, photographs of Cavendish Laboratory associates, and about a half dozen brief notes from Sir J.J. Thomson; C.O.T.C. training materials (1914-1916); correspondence with William Bell Cartmel on ether drift experiments (1934-1938); club accounts; a few personal letters (ca 1930); and several photographic portraits of Shaw.

Shaw, A. Norman (Albert Norman), 1886-1964

Alessandro Marchetti Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 203
  • Fonds
  • early 18th century

These are two manuscript copies of Marchetti's translation of Lucretius, Tito Lucrezio della natura delle cose.

Marchetti, Alessandro, 1633-1714

Alexander Brott Fonds

  • CA MUA MG4069
  • Fonds
  • approximately 1954, 1962

Two original scores, "Martlet's Muse" and "Sept for Sept".

Brott, Alexander

Alexander Dougall Blackader Fonds

  • CA OSLER P093
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1933

The fonds documents A.D. Blackader's personal and professional life. The fonds contains correspondence, diaries, autobiographical notes, papers and lectures, certificates, diplomas, testimonials, article reprints, photographs, and some memorabilia.

Blackader, A. D.

Alexander Francis Dunlop

  • CA CAC 16
  • Fonds
  • approximately 1890

Fonds consists of two undated architectural drawings and one photograph of Drummond Street houses, taken approximately 1890. Architectural drawings are elevations of two houses located on Drummond Street in Montreal, designed for Mr. Lighthall.

Dunlop, A. F. (Alexander Francis), 1842-1923

Alexander Henry Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1031
  • Fonds
  • 1806-1840

This records travels in the Red River Colony in 1806. On the final leaf it is noted that the text was revised 7 May 1840

Henry, Alexander, -1814

Alexander MacDonald Fonds

  • CA OSLER P179
  • Fonds
  • 1889 – [194-]

The fonds illustrates Alexander MacDonald's work as a medical student and physician and includes photographs, a thank you card, and biographical notes by his granddaughter.

MacDonald, Alexander, 1863-1952

Alexander Mackenzie Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 796
  • Fonds
  • 1805-1806

Fonds consists of Mackenzie's journal kept on Great Bear Lake.

Mackenzie, Alexander, 1764-1820

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