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Personal records and biographical writing

Subseries contains personal records including notebooks, autobiographical writing, scrapbooks, memo books, and sketches. Dawson's juvenile writings are largely essays on philosophical and religious topics, but also include the fictional "...

Religious writing

Subseries consists of manuscript essays and addresses on science in relation to Biblical criticism, theology and archeology, on his travels in the Middle East, and on missions and temperance.

Educational activities

Subseries consists of records kept while Dawson was Superintendent of Education in Nova Scotia, administrative materials, and other records related to his educational career. As Superintendent of Education in Nova Scotia, Dawson kept two notebooks...

Notebooks and scrapbooks

Sub-subseries consists of approximately ten of Dawson's scientific notebooks (c.29). Most are mere pocket memoranda, but some are more discursive, such as a notebook on Nova Scotia geology and one of geological notes from the 1860s and 1870s....

Manuscript essays and addresses

Sub-subseries consists of manuscript essays and addresses on scientific subjects falling into four categories: (1) popular lectures, not only on geology, but also on biology, entomology, physics, archaeology and even linguistics; (2) mining, parti...

Scientific writing

The subseries contains manuscript essays and addresses on scientific subjects. Ten of Dawson's scientific notebooks are also represented in the subseries as well as some scientific scrapbooks compiled by Dawson.

Correspondence

Subseries consists of Sir William Dawson's letters from a range of correspondents including family members, scientific and university colleagues, business and tradespeople, and friends and acquaintances. Of the 3.2 m of Dawson's general ...

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