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Photographs

This sub-series contains 135 photographs and 3 paintings. Some of these photographs have attached newspaper clippings, pamphlets, postcard, or article. Graphic material depict sheep and lambs of various breeds, either showing in various farms, pastures, and exhibition events. Additionally, there are photographs of members of sheep related associations and businesses. These were taken between 1940-2002.

Film/Video

This sub series consists of 6 film reels, 5 VHS tapes, and 1 article regarding sheep. The motion picture material show exhibitions, documentaries, course material, and tours, between 1970-1996.

Collected reprints, volume I

This file contains a volume of reprinted journal articles written by William Threlfall between 1963-1984. It deals primarily with diseases, virology, and parasitology of birds and waterfowl.

Serials

This series contains 326 periodicals from various journals, newsletters, and magazines. All of these are related to sheep and wool research, breeds, farming, and industry, published between 1930-2002.

Media

This series contains, photographs, film reels, video tapes, film reels, cassette tapes, paintings, and other miscellaneous textual records regarding sheep between 1940-2002. This series is dividing into 3 sub-series, Photographs, Film/Video, and Sound Recordings.

Endel A Karmo beekeeping fonds

  • MS-14-37
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1900-1999]
This fonds contains boxes of periodicals, monographs, photographs, and one artifact related to beekeeping that were created by and/or collected by Endel Karmo. Mr. Karmo was as internationally renowned apiarist who began work with the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing in 1948 and was the provincial apiarist from 1950 until his retirement in 1977.

Collected reprints, volume II

This file contains a volume of reprinted journal articles written by William Threlfall between 1963-1984. It deals primarily with diseases, virology, and parasitology of birds and waterfowl.

Studies on the helminth parasites of herring gulls (Larus argentatus Pontopp.) on the Newborough Warren Nature Reserve, Anglesey

This file contains the thesis titled "Studies on the helminth parasites of herring gulls (Larus argentatus Pontopp.) on the Newborough Warren Nature Reserve, Anglesey" / by William Threlfall. 1965. Ph.D. Thesis. "A thesis submitted to the University of Wales in candidature for the degree of Philosphiae Doctor". Also includes 2 pages of handwritten data and an article by the same author: Threlfall, William. (1963) Factors concerned in the mortality of some birds which perished in Anglesey and Northern Caernarvonshire during the winter of 1963, with special reference to parasitism by helminths. Annals And Magazine Of Natural History, vol. 6, no. 72, 721-737.

Blueberry resources: 235/08 - 235/20

This item is a collection of 26 journal articles, each having a corresponding index card regarding blueberries, published between 1963-1991. Topics include sugar levels, hormone production, volatile production, plant growth and development, blueberry industry, species variety, home gardening, and preservation.

Blueberry resources: 235/40 - 235/81

This item is a collection of 41 journal articles, each having a corresponding index card regarding blueberries, published between 1954-1989. Topics include
species variety, genetic inheritance, fruit development and yield, pollination, breeding, plant growth and development, seedlings, harvesting, etc.

The Archivist May-June 1984

This item is a copy of the “The Archivist”. Public Archives of Canada. Vol. 10 – No. 3; May June 1984. The issue contains five articles on the theme of agriculture including: - Canadian agricultural medals on display – Casting the die of agricultural history. - The model 19th-century farmer’s working year. - Plans for functional farms. - Canadian Wheat board files. - Government farm photos. A cover slip is included with the document: “To: Peter Sanger; From Wm. Not clear if dated August 2014 or 14 August.

The Junius of Nova Scotia

This file contains a textual record that appears to be research on "The Junius of Nova Scotia" compiled by John Irvin, Bridgetown, 1916
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