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Nova Scotia Agricultural College fonds Nova Scotia File
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Athletics

This file contains 12 photos and 1 book of the athletic activities at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. These include both the men and women hockey and basketball teams, taken between 1922-1983.

Library history

This file contains 9 reprints of photographs of the interior and exterior of the new NSAC library that was built in 1982, as well as portraits of past and 1983 library staff and librarians. 1913-1939 – the NSAC library collection was housed on bookshelves of a small room adjacent to the office of the Professor of English. 1939-1968 – Principal Lyman Chapman improved the library arrangements by rearranging space previously occupied by the janitor’s quarters on the top floor of the administrative building; provided tables, newspapers, magazines, books, reference books and textbooks. 1968-1982 – Cox Institute – the library was given space to the west of the stairwell on the lower level; library added a microfiche reader. 1980s – A new building for Library services became the first priority when the degree program was approved. Official opening was graduation day May 1983.

Is this our Aggie? Timeline and poster

This file contains the materials used in the “Is this our Aggie?” exhibit in March 2017 prepared for the African Heritage display at the MacRae. Included are timelines for Wilfred A. Costa and Wilfred Aldophus DeCosta and “Passing the Torch” - Dalhousie Libraries African Heritage Month 2017 flyer.

Is this our Aggie? Photographs

This file contains reproductions of portraits of W. A. Costa, 2nd year Nova Scotia Agricultural College (1907), and W.A. DeCosta, President and Associate Editor of the Atlantic Advocate (1915). There is also a photographic reproduction of a recruitment poster of the No. 2 Construction Battalion.

Student activities

This file contains photos of students and faculty within buildings (laboratories, barns, library, machinery shed, and mess hall), and outdoors on campus at various spaces including farm yard, residences, and fields. These were taken in the 1960's and 1970's
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