File contains "A boy from Cherry Hill" by Garth Coffin, former principal of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, Truro, Nova Scotia. A Boy From Cherry Hill is a story of a lad who grew up in a warm and loving family on a small farm in Prince Edward Island, Canada. It recounts his experiences and highlights his good fortune through receiving the Eaton Agricultural Scholarship, attending university in both Canada and the U.S. and successful pursuit of a series of career opportunities leading back to the Nova Scotia Agricultural College (NSAC) where his university studies began. Along the way, the memoir that spans eight decades includes international work and personal interests of the boy from Cherry Hill.
File contains three typed and drafts of Budge Wilson's book "A Fiddle for Luther," which was published as "A Fiddle for Angus." File includes an edited copy of version 3 (editing of first computerized version after meeting with Tundra in Toronto, June 1997); version four (a typed version of Budge Wilson's edits to the first computerized version); and the "final" version five (sent to Kathy Lowinger of Tundra Books on June 26, 1999).
Collection contains materials related to agriculture, which includes related organizations, industries, education, machinery, research, products, livestock, harvesting, management, crops, etc. These were published between 1846-2007.
Fonds consists of Allan James Chapman's family history, including an account of the Halifax Explosion written by his mother Annie Marguerite (Daisy) Chapman, and his grandfather Herbert Eugene Greenough's poems and essays about working on the Nova Scotia railways.