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Reference letter from F. L. Fuller

This file contains a reference letter from Dr. Melville Cumming's past employer, F.l. Fuller, who was then Superintendent of Farm & Provincial Agricultural Farms.

Correspondences

This sub-series includes published and unpublished papers, correspondence to and from Fred Sears between 1905-1907 while he was Professor of Horticulture at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College from 1905-1907.

Correspondence

This file contains a letter from the president of Union Life Assurance Company to the Secretary of Department of Agriculture, Halifax, N.S. regarding general questions about growing and marketing of apples in 1907.

Class letter from Dr. Cumming

This file contains a letter from Dr. Cumming to his class regarding their final spring examination marks in 1909 at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College.

Correspondence to Melville Cumming from the Office of the Commissioner for Works and Mines Nova Scotia

Item is correspondence from the Office of the Commissioner for Works and Mines Nova Scotia (E. H. Armstrong) to Melville Cumming, dated 5 November, 1913. It references an enclosed contract (two copies) for signature by W.K. Murray - contractor, in regards to the construction of the headhouse to the greenhouse.

Written account of Henry Ford's donation to the Nova Scotia Agricultural College

File contains an account, unsigned but believed to have been written by Dr. Melville Cumming, in regards to the donation of a tractor by Henry Ford to the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in 1917. Mr Ford had previously met then Premier the Honorable George H Murray and was introduced to Melville Cumming, Secretary for Agriculture and Principal of NSAC (1905-1927). There are annotations on the first page "Thanks very much - Len" and on the second page "He was here I understand on a trout fishing exhibition (expedition?)."

William Sullivan fonds

  • MS-14-12
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1929
This fonds contains pamphlets on alfalfa farming, correspondence to William Sullivan and information about Jersey cattle from the Grayburn Farms and the Elm Hill Farm.

Letter to JK MacDonald

This file contains 1 textual record of a 38 page draft letter on legal size loose-leaf paper. This was written by JP Landry to the Honorable J.K MacDonald, then Minister of Agriculture of Nova Scotia, on January 12, 1938. While most of the draft is handwritten, it includes a 2 page print report for the Antigonish C. Poultry Association in 1936.

Letter regarding soil surveys

This item is a letter addressed to Dr. Cumming from W.L. Hutcheon of the Saskatchewan College of Agriculture, dated October 28, 1954.
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