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Nova Scotia Agricultural College fonds Nova Scotia
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Is this our Aggie? Timeline and poster

This file contains the materials used in the “Is this our Aggie?” exhibit in March 2017 prepared for the African Heritage display at the MacRae. Included are timelines for Wilfred A. Costa and Wilfred Aldophus DeCosta and “Passing the Torch” - Dal...

Satirical script regarding daily life

This file contains a satirical script (ca. 1971) for a play covering student life, academic calendar, social interests of the day at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. - College Royal, sheep management. - Included list of actors: R. W. Hounsell...

Open house 2005

This file contains two copies of "NSAC Open House 2005". These are hand out sheets of activities, exhibits and demonstrations at the open house in 2005.

Historical materials

This series contains reports, drawings, correspondences, books, and photos regarding the history of the Nova Scotia Agriculture College. This includes the institute's early drafts for motto and crest, past principal's signatures, and con...

Library history

This file contains 9 reprints of photographs of the interior and exterior of the new NSAC library that was built in 1982, as well as portraits of past and 1983 library staff and librarians. 1913-1939 – the NSAC library collection was housed on boo...

Crest and motto

This file contains two crests designed for the Nova Scotia Agricultural College by Doug Edit, as well as a copy of a letter about NSAC crests from Doug Edit to Tom Smith in1995. Also contains a document titled "Mens agitat molem", it exp...

College royal pin

This Nova Scotia Agricultural College 'College Royal' pin is round, and blue and gold in colour. It says “Do your best for it’s success” and features a ram head. Attached to the pin is gold ribbons with NSAC – 1972.

Herds

This sub-series consists of summary reports of the different livestock breeds held at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College campus's farms. These were published in 1964 and 1985

College herd summaries

This file contains hand-written summaries of the college herd at Nova Scotia Agricultural College [ca. 1900] to 1965. The accession describes breeds of cattle: Guernsey, Jersey, Ayrshires, Herefords, and Holsteins; breeds of sheep: Scottish Blackf...

Beanie hat

This Nova Scotia Agricultural College beanie hat is made of blue and gold felt and has “AC” and a ram head stitched on it. They were given to first year students (“frosh”) upon arrival at the NSAC for Frosh week and worn all week.

Cardigan and winged patch

This file contains a Nova Scotia Agricultural College button down cardigan and winged NSAC patch. This knit NSAC sweater from the late 1930’s, was donated by Joan Schofield. This sweater belonged to Joan’s brother, Francis W. Lawrence of Falmouth,...

1950's campus building works

This file contains notes, correspondence and plans for the construction of the new science building (now known as the Harlow Institute) and dormitory (Trueman Hall) and Agricultural Engineering building as well as renovations to various other scho...

Library interior plans

This file contains the 7 pages of plans for the new NSAC library in 1982, renamed the MacRae Library in 1990. It details the libraries interior and furniture design and layout for furnishings for the lower and main levels. Plans were designed by B...

Library building plans

This file contains reproductions of the building / architectural plans for the Nova Scotia Agricultural College Library. The library was later named the MacRae Library after Principal Herb MacRae.

Cox Building extension

This file contains a copy of the site plan for Cox Building extension at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in 1986. It also includes correspondence from Dr. Robert Prange to Dr. H. MacRae.

Administration records

This series contains publications related to the record keeping of faculty and facilities, of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College between 1912-1986. It is arranged into three sub-series, Annual reports, Correspondences, and Facilities - Buildings.

Correspondence

This sub-series contains inter-department correspondences and faculty speeches of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. These were published between 1911-1975.

Plant diversity meeting summary

This file contains a meeting summary between staff of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, Nova Scotia Museum, and Ross Farm Museum that was held at the Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax on June 17, 1987. The focus of meeting was in identifying, and u...

Melville Cumming papers

This file contains 2 articles and a speech prepared by Nova Scotia Agricultural College Principal Melville Cumming regarding W. H. Brittain - Provincial Entomologist (Nova Scotia) , and the Nova Scotia Agricultural College.

Library journal subscriptions

This file contains the correspondence between Nova Scotia Agricultural College Library and the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture regarding subscribing scientific journals. Also contains a notebook with publications ordered by Nova Scotia Depar...

Campus events

This series consists of photographs, albums, and video cassettes showing campus events between 1905-1998. These include students and faculty engaged in exhibitions, sports events, dramas, ceremonies, and campus life at the Nova Scotia Agricultural...

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