File contains the first term examination for the 'agronomy' course, senior class, dated January 27, 1938, and the examination for the 'animal husbandry' course dated October 14th, 1937. Both we administered by Dr. Stan Curtis at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College.
This series consists of 1 textual record relating farm safety, published either 1919 or 1920, and 1 Sony U-matic videocassette (3/4), labelled “Pesticide safety” by Ian Blenkhorn, Marion MacRae, Cathy Deveau, Mark Tracey.
Item is a clipping of a newspaper article by an unidentified author titled "Anil Elephant Drops Dead." The article is about the death of Balakrishnan, an elephant brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.
File contains typed drafts of articles about factory farming; a photograph of a man with cages full of chicks; two photographs of men struggling with bulls at a rodeo; correspondence from M. H. Sarty, the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing, the Canada Department of Agriculture Production and Marketing Branch, and Joe B. Ternan; promotional flyers for chicken cages; and newspaper clippings about factory farming.
File contains a photograph of a man riding a bull at a rodeo; a photograph of a man with a cheetah; newspaper clippings of articles and letters to the editor about hunting, fishing, fur trapping, and animal farming; drafts of articles and cutlines about fur trapping; a pamphlet called "The new state trapping laws and how you can use them to help end animal suffering"; a summary of the Ontario regulations that apply to trapping and fur-dealing; the Game and Fish Act and the Endangered Species Act; a booklet from the Ontario Ministry of natural Resources called "The Beaver in Ontario"; a summary of hunting regulations; "Pity the Nation" by Lilla Harris; information about snares; correspondence with Mrs. D Edmond, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, the Saskatchewan Minister of Natural Resources, Sonia Grogono, the Nova Scotia Minister of Lands and Forests, Ronald Wallace, and Basil John; and a newsletter from the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies.
File is a large research file about fur trapping. The file contains newspaper clippings and photocopies of articles; drafts of articles; information from the Canadian Association for Humane Trapping; promotional material from animal rights groups; magazines and newsletters from hunting groups; "Nova Scotia Trapper's Reference" by Neil vanNostrand from the Nova Scotia Department of Land and Forests"; a photocopy of "Survey of Trapping Techniques and Trap Efficiency" by John Shannon and Milan Novak; correspondence with Neil vanNostrand, Ron Wallace, Joe B. Ternan; and copies of trapping regulations.
File contains typed drafts of articles written for the Chronicle-Herald and Mail-Star, as well as newspaper clippings of some of the articles. The newspaper clippings include articles about animal welfare and medical practices. The clippings also include a special section from the Mail-Star called "A new frontier in the first against children's pain and suffering: The Izaak Walton Killam Hospital for Children." The drafts include articles about Eskimo families, bald eagles, Hinds' car, Arctic exploration, crime, Pierre Trudeau, and other topics.
Item is a clipping of a newspaper article by Barbara Hinds titled "Balakrishnan Dies Of Blood Infection At East River." The article was probably published in the Chronicle Herald or Mail Star in 1968. The article is about the death of Balakrishnan, an elephant brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant. The article is accompanied by a photograph of Balakrishnan and his keeper, Sankunni.
Item is a videocassette about a condition known as Ectopia Cordis. The video was created as part of the Dalhousie Medical School curriculum. The video was requested by Dr. Hillard from the Animal Care Facility.
File contains a typed draft of an article about the seal fishery; "The Cruel Seal Hunt" by Brian Davies, which has been torn from a 1966 issue of the Weekend Magazine; a newspaper clipping of "Hunt for seals just starting" by Barbara Hinds, from the March 14, 1966 (?) issue of the Chronicle-Herald; and a pay stub from the Atlantic Advocate for an article about the seal hunt.
Collection contains pamphlets "Some Common Animal Diseases" and "Grafting for Nova Scotia Orchards"; Animals' Treatment First Aid; transcripts from broadcast #20 and #21 of "The Vanishing Flock" and "Sheep have an important place in Nova Scotia Agriculture. Leaflet No. 9"
Item is a newspaper article by an unidentified author titled "Legislature Will Be Asked To Police Animal Imports." The article is about an animal welfare bill proposed by the Halifax Women's Auxiliary of the Kindness Club, led by Margaret Stanbury.
Item is a letter sent to the Chronicle-Herald for Barbara Hinds by an anonymous employee of the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant. The letter details the poor living conditions of Balakrishnan, an elephant that was brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil plant.
File contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and drafts of articles about Balakrishnan, an elephant who was brought to East River, Nova Scotia in 1967 as a advertising gimmick by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant. The file also includes the original copy and photocopies of an anonymous letter from an employee of the Anil plant.
Subseries contains records relating to courses that were offered at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College between 1937-1938. Series are arranged into lecture notes, examinations, and course outlines. Record types include notebooks and loose pages.
This file contains 2 papers and publications regarding sheep, which includes ewes and lambs. These were published by the students and faculty members of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College between 1981-1987.
Item is a photograph of an elephant named Balakrishnan who is chained on the bed of a truck in Chester, Nova Scotia. He has a blanket draped over his back. The elephant was brought to Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.
Item is a photograph of Sankunni, a mahout or elephant keeper, and Balakrishnan, an elephant. Sankunni is wearing a turban and standing next to Balakrishnan with a hand on his tusk. The man and the elephant were brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.
Item is a photograph of Sankunni with an elephant named Balakrishnan. Sankunni is the mahout, or keeper, or Balakrishnan. Both Sankunni and the elephant were brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.
This item is a booklet titled “Poultry house construction with general and detailed plans” by F.C. Elford, Dominion Poultry Husbandman, and H. S. Gutteridge, Poultry Husbandman. Published by Poultry Division, Dominion Experimental Farms. Printed by J.O. Patenaude, I.S.O. 1936.
This file contains 13 publications relating to the sheep industry, sheep diseases, recipes, economics, etc. They were published by the Nova Scotian Department of Agriculture and Marketing between 1908-1990.
This series contains 25 artifacts relating to sheep and wool, made between 1926-1998. These include which exhibition trophies, wool samples, ranch maps, tools and machine for wool gathering, equipment used for sheep care, etc.
Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds commenting on the British as animal lovers. She talks about how British people are concerned about animal welfare and how they love their pets. The recording is preceded by a short clip of people applauding.
File contains a reel-to-reel recording of people applauding; Barbara Hinds commenting on the British as animal lovers; an unidentified man talking about the life expectancy of earthworms; sounds from a train station; voices from some sort of race or sports event; and a brass band playing God Save the Queen.
Item is a clipping of a newspaper article written by Barbara Hinds titled "Take Chains Off Elephant In New Home." The article was probably published in the Chronicle Herald or Mail Star in 1967. The article is about the poor living conditions of Balakrishnan, an elephant brought to Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.