Collection MS-14-20 - Susan Horne's home economists in agriculture collection

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Susan Horne's home economists in agriculture collection

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  • 1928-1989 (Creation)
    Horne, Susan

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17.75 cm of textual records

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([19--] -)

Biographical history

Susan Horne had various roles within the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing, including Head of the Home Economics/4H Branch, Chair of the Agricultural Awareness Committee, and Special Policy Advisor. She is a member of the Atlantic Agricultural Hall of Fame.

Custodial history

Records were collected and created by Susan Horne and located in basement storage of the Animal Science building on the Nova Scotia Agricultural College campus. They were donated to the Agricola Collections via Gail Keddy July 21, 1999 (accesion number A1999-048 / 99.48)

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Collection contains research materials gathered by Susan Horne who was head of the Home Economics / 4-H Branch of the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing. The records were used while she was writing "Home Economists in Agriculture 1913-1985."

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The Agricola Archives imposed thematic and chronological order during archival processing.

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  • English

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

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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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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Susan Horne's home economists in agriculture collection, MS-14-20, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Agricola Archives, Bible Hill, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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