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Nova Scotia Agricultural College fonds Colchester (N.S. : County) Agriculture
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Nova Scotia Agricultural College fonds

  • UA-43
  • Fonds
  • 1892-2017
Fonds contains textual material, photos, artifacts, slides, paintings, and a video cassette created by the School of Agriculture, the College of Agriculture, and the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, between 1892 and 2012. Series include administrative records, buildings, photographs, student and faculty records, events, curriculum, and the institutions history.

Nova Scotia Agricultural College extension services records and campus research project records

Series contains records relating to agricultural extension services and campus research project records at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College from 1997 to 2002. Record types include textual records, photographs, posters, video cassettes, computer media, correspondence, conference programs, maps, books and newspapers. Subseries' include the Columbia project.

Nova Scotia Agricultural College 1997-2002 development of a 'Training Program in Sustainable Agriculture' at the Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander (Columbia) records

Subseries contains records that were created and used in the partnership project with the Nova Scotia Agricultural College and the Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander (Columbia) in the development of a 'Training Program in Sustainable Agriculture' at UFPS for both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The program ran between 1997 and 2002. The Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander (UFPS) was asked to play a key role in “El Salto Social”, the social leap forward, in the Santander region of Colombia. New curricula was to be introduced at UFPS, faculty being upgraded and new extension and outreach programs being established with the assistance of NSAC through this project. Other project partners were the Universidad de la Republica Uruguay (URU) of Uruguay and Saint Mary’s University (SMU). This was an Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) University Program for Cooperation in Development (UPCD) Tier 2 project led by NSAC. NSAC Personnel involved were Norman Goodyear, Bonnie Waddell, Sam Asiedu, and Leanne French.

Historical records relating to the Nova Scotia Agriculture College between 1904 and 2010

Series contains records relating to the history of the Nova Scotia Agriculture College and its relationship with agriculture in Nova Scotia and across the world. This includes early drafts for a university motto and crest, past principal's signatures, and contributions to the provincial government between 1904-2010. Subseries' includes History of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College and agriculture in Nova Scotia. Record types found are textual files, reports, drawings, correspondence, books, and photographs.

Nova Scotia Agricultural College graduating class of 2012 time capsule

File is a time capsule created by the Class of 2012, the last class of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College before its merger with Dalhousie University. The capsule contains approximately 50 articles deposited by graduating students, including pictures, a bottle of wine made at the college, frosh beanies, written memories, a synopsis of NSAC and banquet programs. The project was initiated by Matthew Lawless, co-chair of the graduating class, Jonathan Waugh and Jessica Dowe, and the capsule was built by NSAC engineering technician Chris Nelson.

1905-1960 - Nova Scotia Agricultural College

File contains contains photographs of events on the Nova Scotia Agricultural College between 1905 and 1960.
Some of the photographs feature:
• Colchester County Farmers' Association Short Course (Women)
• K. Cox, Dr. MacLaughlin, Dr. Cumming, W. MacLennae - 1949
• Roy MacDonald with other men and baby chickens
• Roy MacDonald - goalie, 1936-37
• 4 Photos - NSAC Hockey Team
• NSAC Popular Orchestra and NSAC Old Time Orchestra with negatives
• Farm Short Course 1939
• NSAC Winter Show, March 23, 1944
• CM Collins Dr. WW Longley, Agric. Commissioner Robertson, Dr. Saxby Blair, Eric Boulden - 1942
• Demonstration, 1937-38
• Basketball Team
• Girls 4-H Garment club, NSAC, 1944
• Official Opening of the Gazebo in NSAC Alumni Gardens, June 16, 1989
• Dr. MacRae, Dr. AE Rolands
• Stan Wood of Fredericton, Class of '18. Won the award for the oldest grad in attendance.
• College Royal 1950. Dr. Cumming in foreground

1950's class I of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College

Item is a photograph of students of the 1950's class I of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. There are 10 men in suit jackets facing the camera in two rows. The front row is sitting. There are 7 men in two rows facing camera in suit jackets.
Front row sitting. Annotated on reverse : “Students Complete Farm Training – When Graduation Exercises were held at the NSAC, among those receiving diplomas were students who were students of the Advanced Farm Class who have completed their course at the Institution. The class is shown above. Reading from left to right, are: Front Row: D. E. M. Fisher, R. R. #4, Amherst; G. W. Allen, Milton ; C. R. Levo, R. R. #1, Westville; G. L. Zwicker, R. R. #4, Bridgetown. Back Row: D. R. Barrett, Truro; J. J. Bowlby, Aylesford; L. G. Tattrie, River John. Mat Attached. W. J. MacLeod, Superintendent of Services.

Newly built Cox Institute of Agricultural Technology at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College

Item is a photograph of the newly built Cox Institute of Agricultural Technology at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in the 1960s. There is no visible landscaping in the scene, there is still bare earth surrounding the building. Image portrays vertical metal cladding in alternating colours, there is an incinerator stack to one side; and storage of animal floats in car park. Potentially Vimy Road running behind building.

Newly constructed Trueman House (student residence) at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College

Item is a photograph in a series of 8, of the newly constructed student residence Trueman House at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in the 1960s. They were taken from various angles of the front of the building facing quad. There were late 1960’s model cars parked at front of building. 6 seem to have been taken in the summer; 2 appear to have been taken in the winter (no snow).

1914 senior class and staff of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College

File contains a black and white photograph of the students of the senior class and staff of NSAC in 1914. Pictured are: (from left to right) Row 1 - P. Sandford, R. Sandford, N. Lawrence, E. Hogan, A.C. Starr, C.R. Starr, R.W. Starr, A. Wood, R.R. McKenzie, G.C. Atkinson, G.F. Collingwood Row 2 - W.E. Whitehead, R. Schafheitlin (? scratched), F.A. Dobson, T. Murphy, B.H. Landells (B.S.A), J.E. Barteaux (M.A.), H.W. Smith (B.Sc.), L.C. Harlow (B.A.B.S.A.), R.D. Huddart, H.A. Butler, W. Flemming, J.M. McIntosh Row 3 - W.R. Shaw, H. Langille, M. H. Coughlin, E.W. Connolly (B.A.), W.R. Campbell (M.A.), M. Cumming (Melville) (B.A.) (B.S.A - Principal), J. Standish (V.S.), P.J. Shaw (B.A.), R.M. Lewis, J.N. McLean, N.C. McLean Row 4 - H. Buckley, JAS. Dickson, W.H. Brittain (B.S.A), J.P. Landry (Poultry), W.A. McKay (Dairying), J.M. Trueman (B.S.A), A. Illingworth, H. Freeze Row 5 - F.L. Cairns, L.G. Saunders, H. Laird, A.C. Taylor, E.C. Spicer, JAS. Bremner, A. McCunn, H. Brown, H. Logan, W.M. McCullough, L. Forsythe, P. Donat
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