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Poultry

This series consists of books and other textual records relating to poultry, which includes husbandry, plucking, etc. These were published between 1819-1942.

Publications

This file contains 13 publications relating to the sheep industry, sheep diseases, recipes, economics, etc. They were published by the Nova Scotian Department of Agriculture and Marketing between 1908-1990.

Realia

This series contains 25 artifacts relating to sheep and wool, made between 1926-1998. These include which exhibition trophies, wool samples, ranch maps, tools and machine for wool gathering, equipment used for sheep care, etc.

Courses

This sub-series contains notebooks, examinations, and outlines of three courses that were offered at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College between 1937-1938.

Jim Neary agriculture collection

  • MS-14-6, MS-14, Box 5, Folders 1-3
  • Collection
  • 1943-1950

Collection contains pamphlets "Some Common Animal Diseases" and "Grafting for Nova Scotia Orchards"; Animals' Treatment First Aid; transcripts from broadcast #20 and #21 of "The Vanishing Flock" and "Sheep h...

Articles and research material about fur trapping

File contains a photograph of a man riding a bull at a rodeo; a photograph of a man with a cheetah; newspaper clippings of articles and letters to the editor about hunting, fishing, fur trapping, and animal farming; drafts of articles and cutlines...

Photograph of Sakunni with Balakrishnan the elephant

Item is a photograph of Sankunni, a mahout or elephant keeper, and Balakrishnan, an elephant. Sankunni is wearing a turban and standing next to Balakrishnan with a hand on his tusk. The man and the elephant were brought to East River, Nova Scotia ...

Take chains off elephant in new home : [newspaper article]

Item is a clipping of a newspaper article written by Barbara Hinds titled "Take Chains Off Elephant In New Home." The article was probably published in the Chronicle Herald or Mail Star in 1967. The article is about the poor living condi...

Photograph of Balakrishnan the elephant

Item is a photograph of an elephant named Balakrishnan standing on a pile of straw by some trees. The elephant was brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.

Photograph of Sankunni with Balakrishnan the elephant

Item is a photograph of Sankunni with an elephant named Balakrishnan. Sankunni is the mahout, or keeper, or Balakrishnan. Both Sankunni and the elephant were brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.

Letter from an anonymous writer to Barbara Hinds

Item is a letter sent to the Chronicle-Herald for Barbara Hinds by an anonymous employee of the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant. The letter details the poor living conditions of Balakrishnan, an elephant that was brought to East River, Nova Scoti...

Anil elephant drops dead : [newspaper article]

Item is a clipping of a newspaper article by an unidentified author titled "Anil Elephant Drops Dead." The article is about the death of Balakrishnan, an elephant brought to East River, Nova Scotia by the Anil Canada Ltd. hardboard plant.

Articles and research material about factory farming

File contains typed drafts of articles about factory farming; a photograph of a man with cages full of chicks; two photographs of men struggling with bulls at a rodeo; correspondence from M. H. Sarty, the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and ...

Articles and research material about fur trapping

File is a large research file about fur trapping. The file contains newspaper clippings and photocopies of articles; drafts of articles; information from the Canadian Association for Humane Trapping; promotional material from animal rights groups;...

Environment Canada

This file contains 2 books relating to species under the stewardship of the Canadian Wildlife Services. These were published by the Canadian Department of Environment in 1973 & 1977.

Articles for the Chronicle-Herald and Mail-Star

File contains typed drafts of articles written for the Chronicle-Herald and Mail-Star, as well as newspaper clippings of some of the articles. The newspaper clippings include articles about animal welfare and medical practices. The clippings also ...