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Textiles used in the anniversary exhibit or the finale event to celebrate the Nova Scotia Agricultural College's centennial anniversary

File contains two hats and two t-shirts used in either the February 14, 2005 launch of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College's centennial anniversary, or the finale event for held February 14, 2006.
1. NSAC beanie; blue and gold panels with an outline of a rams head.
2. NSAC ballcap; tan in colour with embroidered in blue: "NSAC 100 years & growing 1905-2005". 100% cotton. Slide adjustment in the back.
3. NSAC t-shirt: yellow in colour, size large. Gildan Activewear. 100% cotton. Front: "1905-NSAC02005" - in dark blue. Back: "NSAC-1905-2005" & Cumming Hall - in dark blue.
4. NSAC t-shirt: yellow in colour, size large. Gildan Activewear. 100% cotton. Front: Baby ram holding a baby's bottle and it's wearing an oversized shirt saying "" since 1964 - in dark blue. Back: "NSAC-1905-2005" & Cumming Hall. Back: "NSAC-1905-2005" & Cumming Hall - in dark blue.

Records relating to the history of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College and agriculture in Nova Scotia

Subseries contains records created by the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, records about the NSAC, and records pertaining to agriculture in Nova Scotia. Included are documents on educational resources, correspondence, memos, newspapers, clippings of articles, newsletters, new building plans, speech notes, a bound copy of "The history of the NSAC", agricultural education plans in the province, and the 75th anniversary committee file.

A brief history of Nova Scotia Agricultural College brochure

Item is a brochure titled "A brief history of Nova Scotia Agricultural College", no date. The forward is written by William A. Jenkins, NSAC principal between 1964-1972. The brochure is 17 pages, illustrated, some colour. Text by W.J. Hawkins ; art direction by Thomas J. Fennell, Nova Scotia Information Service ; photographs by Sherman Hines.
A Brief History . . . by W. J. Hawkins ; '-Memories – class of ’62 [does that mean the autobiographies were printed in – 2004?] ; Installation – President Florizone (Dal) 

Don Murchy collection

  • MS-15-10
  • Collection
  • 1987 - 2014
Collection is comprised of materials collected by Don Murchy as part of his involvement with the TightRope Leather Brotherhood, a men's leather and denim club that operated in Nova Scotia from the early 1990s to 2007. Materials document TightRope operations, as well as the involvement of TightRope members in Mr. Atlantic Canada [M.A.C.] Leather contests and Halifax Fetish Ball events. Materials in this collection include administrative records, by-laws and guiding documents, membership lists, posters and other promotional materials, and photographs.

Murchy, Don

"Clan Mc Dyke" pin

Item is one round pin that reads "Clan Mc Dyke" from a Wild Women's [Womyn's/ Wimmins] Weekend.

Solidarite Pride pin

Item is one black pin with a pink triangle that reads "Solidarite Pride Fierte" from the Canadian Labour Union.

The Reverend William R. Tratt fonds

  • MS-2-198
  • Fonds
  • 1890 - 1954
Fonds comprises correspondence and personal papers of William R. Tratt and Naomi Tratt (1890-1932). It also contains Herber Tratt's academic records and financial statements (1908-1910), temperance certificates for Gertrude, Wilfred and Elsie Tratt (1931), and Methodist Church Statistical Returns (1915).

Tratt, William R.

Nova Scotia Agricultural College campus events photographs taken between 1905 and 1998

Series consists of photographs, albums, and video cassettes of events at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College campus between 1905 and 1998. These include students, staff, and faculty engaged in exhibitions, convocation/graduation, Autumn Assembly, Open house, sports events, theatre dramas, ceremonies, and campus life.

TightRope membership badges

File contains two badges worn by TightRope members. One badge is printed with text saying "TIGHTROPE MEMBERSHIP", and the other is printed with text that reads "Membership Chairman—TIGHTROPE".

Frank McMahon's registration card and class certification tickets from the Halifax Medical College

  • MS-2-224, SF Box 33, Folder 1
  • File
  • 1887 - 1888
Files contains Frank McMahon's registration tickets for the Halifax Medical College (Dalhousie College and University Medical Faculty) and his attendance/examination cards for Anatomy, Materia Medica, Practical Anatomy, Histology, Physiology, Botany, and Chemistry. The cards are printed on coloured heavy card and are held in a small black leather-bound folder. Cards are variously signed by John Forrest, A.W.H. Lindsay, D.A. Campbell, Arthur Morrow, John Somers, George L. Sinclair, and others. The back of one card contains a note from A.W.H. Lindsay about dissections.

McMahon, J. Frank

Dance tickets and cards

File contains two tickets and 13 dance cards from dances at Dalhousie University, the Waegwoltic Club, and Pine Hill. Most of the dance cards have been filled in with the names of her dance partners.

Delta Gamma Society dance card

Item is a triangular dance card (booklet) for a dance put on the Delta Gamma Society in the Dalhousie Gym on February 24, 1926. The dance was chaperoned by Dr and Mrs MacMechan, Professor and Mrs Munro, Miss M. Lowe, and Dr. G.E. Wilson.

Avis (Marshall) McCurdy fonds

  • MS-2-299, SF Box 36, Folders 1-24
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1977
Fonds comprises exam questions, debating notes, dance cards, invitations, sorority notes, pins and other memorabilia from McCurdy's student years at Dalhousie University. There are also records (correspondence, financial statements, clippings, menus) from university reunions in 1938, 1967 and 1977.

McCurdy, Avis Hunter (Marshall)

Founders' Day, March 9, 1928, Dalhousie University

Item consists of a broadside collected by Arthur Stanley MacKenzie containing songs and poems to be delivered at the Founders' Day (misspelled Fouders' Day) on March 9, 1928. Includes "Dalhousie,", "Oh Won't You Come Up to Dalhousie?," "Glory for Dalhousie," "The Med," "S.C.A.," and "My Girl's A Crackerjack."

Severance Union Medical College and Hospital

Item consists of an illustrated double-sided broadside produced by Chosun Christian University in June 1955, collected by Florence Jessie Murray, outlining the achievements of the Severance Union Medical College and Hospital.

Ruth (Goodman) Pink's Dalhousie student scrapbooks

  • MS-2-800
  • Collection
  • 1932 - 2015, predominant 1932 - 1937
Collection comprises two scrapbooks assembled by Ruth Marilyn (Goodman) Pink. The first was created during Goodman's years as a student at Dalhousie and contains photographs; dance cards; place cards; programs; schedules; and memorabilia from freshman initiation and other events. The other contains similar materials dating from Goodman's graduation and a few years following.

Pink, Ruth Marilyn (Goodman)

Ross Boutilier fonds

  • MS-15-1
  • Fonds
  • 1984 - 2015
Fonds contains records documenting Ross Boutilier's legal challenges over same-sex benefits and equal treatment in Nova Scotia and provincial and federal legislation to gain access to same-sex marriage. Other series include production and administrative records of Wayves magazine, committee records of Halifax Pride, and newspaper clippings about the LGBTQ community in Nova Scotia and elsewhere in Canada.

Boutilier, Ross

CODCO pink triangle pride banner

Item consists of a hand-painted banner made of white cotton fabric covered in purple handprints and other colourful brush marks, and featuring the acronym "CODCO" in black text painted over a large pink triangle. The banner was likely produced in relation to the Newfoundland-based comedy troupe CODCO's participation in the 1992 Halifax Pride parade.

CODCO pink maple leaf banner

Item consists of a hand-painted banner. Banner is made of a white bedsheet decorated with a pink maple leaf and glitter glue with text that reads "CODCO" in the centre. Banner is was likely produced in relation to the Newfound-based comedy troupe CODCO's participation in the 1992 Halifax Pride parade.

Nova Scotia Agricultural College winged patch

Item is a Nova Scotia Agricultural College winged patch. In the center of the patch it has the numbers '40', and the letter 'A' below. The NSAC badge belonged to Mr. Francis W. Lawrence, of Falmouth, NS. After graduating from NSAC in 1940, Francis went to war with the air force. He did not return. He had the rank of F/O - Flyer Officer, his trade was W/AG - Wireless Operator / Air Gunner. He was with the 162 SQDN RCAF. Mr. Lawrence was 25 years old and passed 6/13/1944.

Reproductions of newspaper clippings about the Nova Scotia Agricultural College's centennial anniversary in 2005

File contains reproductions of newspaper clippings about the Nova Scotia Agricultural College's centennial anniversary in 2005.
Included is the Saturday, January 8, 2005 article "Agriculture marking a milestone", and the Tuesday, February 15, 2005 article "100 years at NSAC : Stamp of approval", both by Jason Malloy published in the Truro Daily News.

Evans Estabrooks fonds

  • MS-14-49
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1962, 1999-2012
Fonds consists of photographs, campus publications, newspaper clippings, patches and a class ring collected by Evans Estabrooks while attending the Nova Scotia Agricultural College from 1960-1962. There is also correspondence, photographs, and a copy of “Memories, Then and Now: Autobiographies of the Class of 1962,” which was created by Alumni Relations for the 40th and 50th year class reunions.

Etsabrooks, Evans

Anne Bishop fonds

  • MS-15-5
  • Fonds
  • [198-?] - 1998
Fonds includes materials created by, collected or about Lesbian and Gay Rights Nova Scotia [LGRNS], including a collection of pins.

Bishop, Anne Charlotte

Bob Fougere fonds

  • MS-15-18
  • Fonds
  • 1990-2017
Fonds contains materials collected by LGBTQ+ activist Bob Fougere pertaining to his activism in Halifax. Records in fonds document Fougere's work as coordinator of the Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project [NSRAP], including NSRAP's participation in the Halifax Rainbow Health Project and its health care advocacy work on behalf of transgender Nova Scotians. Materials also document Fougere's roles as board member at Safe Harbour Metropolitan Community Church, and facilitator the Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Youth Project support group. Materials in fonds include correspondence, pamphlets, essays, studies, clippings, reports, meeting minutes, conference materials, and ephemera.

Fougere, Bob

Larry Baxter fonds

  • MS-15-9
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2018
Fonds contains materials collected by Halifax-based AIDS activist Larry Baxter. Materials in fonds document Baxter's involvement or interactions with a variety of Nova Scotian AIDS-related organizations, including Churchmembers Assembled to Respond to AIDS [CARAS], AIDS Nova Scotia [ANS], and the Nova Scotia Persons with AIDS Coalition. These materials include administrative and financial records, internal and external reports, memos and correspondence, proposals and planning materials, workshop materials, and reference materials. Fonds also contains Baxter's collection of news clippings covering a broad range of LGBT and AIDS-related issues, and his collection of pamphlets regarding AIDS-related issues and concerns.

Baxter, Larry

Alan (Al) Roy Stewart fonds

  • MS-15-21
  • Fonds
  • 1980-2019
Fonds contains materials collected by Al Stewart as part of his involvement in the Maritime leather community, his LGBT advocacy work at Saint John's United Church in Halifax, and his involvement in the broader LGBT community in Nova Scotia. Leather community records document the activities of the TightRope leather brotherhood, Mr. Atlantic Canada Leather [MACLeather] contests, and other leather groups across Canada and the United States. Materials include administrative records, photographs, promotional materials, correspondence, newsletters, and catalogues. United Church materials primarily relate to Stewart's efforts to attain Affirmed status for St. John's United Church, and include reference materials, correspondence, and newsletters. Fonds also contains objects and ephemera related to the leather community, Affirm, and Stewart's membership in the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union [NSGEU], as well as personal photographs, correspondence, and LGBT publications.

Stewart, Alan Roy

Janet Conners fonds

  • MS-15-20
  • Fonds
  • 1974-2010
Fonds contains materials related to Janet Conners' advocacy work for recipients of tainted blood products and other persons with HIV/AIDS. Janet's and her husband, Randy Conners, contracted HIV when Randy, a hemophiliac, was treated with infected blood. After publicly announcing Randy's diagnosis in 1991, the Conners provided testimony to the Royal Commission of Inquiry on the Blood System in Canada [the Krever Inquiry], and became advocates for persons living with HIV/AIDS. Janet revealed her HIV positive status upon Randy's death in 1994. Materials in fonds include legal documents, correspondence, speaking notes, press releases, day planners, awards and honorary degrees, and photographs.

Nathaniel Smith fonds

  • MS-15-4
  • Fonds
  • 2001-2013
Fonds consists of material related to Mr. Atlantic Canada Leather [MACLeather] competitions collected by Nathaniel Smith. Includes pamphlets; meeting minutes; financial records; event logo and posters; contest ephemera; organization bylaws; photographs, newspaper clippings; pins; and one mixed music compact disc (CD) played at a MACLeather event.

Smith, Nathaniel

Lynn Murphy fonds

  • MS-15-3
  • Collection
  • 1972 - 1996
Fonds contains graphic materials collected by Lynn Murphy through her association with the Gay and Lesbian Association (GALA) of Nova Scotia, and participation in organizing Halifax Pride marches and parades, in addition to other LGBT initiatives in Halifax. Fond contains one series of posters, banners, and flags produced or collected by GALA for use in Pride marches and parades, as well as other political demonstrations, GALA meetings, and dances, or relating to event held at Rumours bar. Fonds also contains posters for LGBT-related events in Halifax, posters for LGBT films, posters encouraging safe-sex practices and political activism, as well as Pride Guide mockups from 1996 and 1998.

Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir and friends

File contains documents related to the African Nova Scotian Association awards show, Bucky Adams, Shauntay Grant, Gary Beals, hip-hop artist TroBiz, Nadira, African Nova Scotian Music Association president Lou Gannon, Jr., Michael Bailey, Archy Beals, Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, reporter Sherri Borden Colley, and Walter Borden.

Documents include newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, posters, tickets, and programs to the African Nova Scotian Association awards, Rocky Jones’ memorial service in 2013, Natal Day festivals, the Freedom Festival, Halifax public Libraries’ Lift Every Voice, the productions of "Harlem Duet," "I M Possible," and "The Epistle of Tightrope Time," the production of the television series, "The Book of Negroes," based on the novel by Lawrence Hill, performances by Corey Adams, For the Love of God concerts, and Walter Borden’s appointment to Member of the Order of Canada.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass choir and friends

File contains documents related to Beulah Brinston, Jeri Brown, Tamar Brown, Measha Brueggergosman, Novelee Buchan, Cyndi Cain, Elaine Cain, Tiyaila Cain-Grant, John Chaisson, Bruce Chapman, Joanne Clancy, George Elliott Clarke, Quenta Clyke, Lela Coles, the Colley Family, Floyd Colley, George Boyd's theatrical production of Consecrated Ground, the musical group Conquerors for Christ, and Thelma Coward-Ince.

Documents include newspaper clippings, programs, posters, and tickets related to East Coast Music Association performances, Canadian Screen Award nominations, Jongleur Group's "Harmony of Souls: A Tribute to Carrie M. Best," Atlantic Film Festival, Consecrated Ground, "A Tribute to Nina Simone" in 2015, and "Vera's Lament: A Jazz Opera by Jeri Brown."

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir and friends

File contains documents related to playwright and poet laureate Shauntay Grant, Elizabeth Guildford, the Hallelujah Praise Choir, Sylvia Hamilton, Wayn Hamilton, Sean Harris, Dave Hillier, bassist Bruce Jacobs, Anne Johnson-McDonald, Sharon Johnson, poet laureate El Jones, Oliver Jones, and Rocky Jones.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir and friends

File contains documents related to George Jordan, Eileen Joyce, jazz group Ladies in Blue, bassist Steve Lawrence, Owen Lee, Beverly Lewis, Lisa MacDougall, Frank MacKay, Donna MacKenzie, Kim McLeod, Scott MacMillan, Jimmy MacPherson, and Lorraine Klaasen.

Documents include newspaper clippings, posters, programs, and ephemera related to the Halifax Blues Festival, the Atlantic Jazz Festival, the Ladies in Blues' annual breast cancer benefit, the Atlantic Film Festival, the Nova Scotia Mass Choir's annual Martin Luther King concert, album releases, and Neptune Theatre's productions of "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Musical" and "Cats: The Musical."

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