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Nova Scotia Institute of Agrologists biography collection

  • MS-14-19
  • Collection
  • 1971
This collection contains materials created and collected by the Nova Scotia Institute of Agrologists. Series include biographies and photographs of notable Nova Scotia Agriculturists, many of whom were associated with the Nova Scotia Agricultural College or the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture.

Water management

This sub-series contains reference material on water management. Includes material on flood analysis; silt deposition and erosion; and tidal data for Nova Scotia. Also contains 843 photographs and negatives.

Atlantic Canada co-operatives collection

  • MS-14-18
  • Collection
  • 1900-2002, predominant 1950-1999

The Atlantic Canada co-operatives collection consists of approximately 15 meters of published and unpublished materials. This includes books, serials, brochures, loose papers, photographs and slides, maps, audio and visual material, and artifacts.

The fonds contains information about many individual co-operatives and credit unions, as well as documents from larger region-wide co-operative organizations. There is also a large section of general co-operative literature about co-operation as a social movement, in Canada and around the world.

The age of the materials ranges from the early 1900s up to 2002. The majority spans from the 1950s to the 1990s.

2012 graduates time capsule

This file contains one wooden time capsule created by the graduating class of 2012, the last class of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College before they merged with Dalhousie University. They were to put about 50 articles in the time capsule, including pictures, a bottle of wine made at the college, frosh beanies, written memories and a synopsis of NSAC and banquet programs. Graduates had the opportunity to place their items in the time capsule during an awards banquet and was on the stage during their convocation ceremony. It was kept in the college's Cumming Hall for a short time before being donated to the Agricola Archives. It was the idea of Matthew Lawless, BSc, Co-chair of the graduating class, Jonathan Waugh and Jessica Dowe. It was built by Chris Nelson, NSAC Engineering Technician. It's about three feet by 12 inches and is made of pine and an exotic wood from South America called paduk. The time capsule will be opened when the Class of ‘12 meets for their 50th class reunion in the year 2062.

Evans Estabrooks fonds

  • MS-14-49
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1962, 1999-2012
This fonds consists of photographs, campus publications, patches and a class ring from Mr. Estabrooks’ education and graduation from the Nova Scotia Agricultural College (1960-1962). The fonds also contains correspondence, photographs, and “Memories : then and now : autobiographies of the class of 1962 : a look at the past 42 years : Nova Scotia Agricultural College” from Alumni Relations for the 40th and 50th year class reunions.

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.

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.
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