Fonds MS-14-78 - Alex Georgallas agricultural special collections books

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Alex Georgallas agricultural special collections books

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  • 1858-1923 (Creation)

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3 books

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Custodial history

Records were donated to the Dalhousie Agricola Archives by Alex Georgallas on May 12, 2022 (accession number A2022-005).

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Collection contains three special collections books related to agriculture written in the early 20th century.

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Poor to fair
The American farmer's encyclopedia - some foxing, covers attached, damage starting at the top and bottom where covers attach to spine

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The collection has been arranged by staff at the Dalhousie University Agricola Archives.

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  • English

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Materials do not circulate and must be used in the MacRae Library. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Georgallas also returned a book and archival records on loan to him from Agricola:
1. The American farmer's encyclopedia, by Gouvernor Emerson - includes PO slip for NSAC/Sanger purchase catalogued into Special collections S 411 E54 1858 (MS-14-77)
2. Archival records - No accession number : email from library staff who rec'd the donation said the donor said there were "Assorted miscellaneous documents". Notebook with loose and pasted newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and small booklets related to egg production and laying hens. Moved to MS-14-87


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