This fonds contains photographs, as well as addresses, research articles/manuscripts, and letters related to agriculture in Nova Scotia written by Melville Cumming. Other material consists of records that were created while Dr. Cumming served as the first principal and instructor at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College; this includes photographs, certificates, and articles and speeches from the passing of Dr. Cumming.
This file contains a 7 pages speech by Melville Cumming on September 16, 1957 address delivered on the occasion of the official opening of the men’s residence, and the naming of Cumming Hall, Harlow Institute, and Trueman House.
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.
File contains Susan Drain's citation for Budge Wilson, read at Mount Saint Vincent University's (MSVU) Spring Convocation where Wilson was awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters. The file also includes Wilson's diploma received at the convocation.
Valedictory address spring convocation 1884 in Dalhousie Gazette (April 30, 1884); "Mathematics for Undergraduates" inaugural address delivered at the Autumn Convocation of Dalhousie College, September 18, 1901
File contains a speech made by Joyce Barkhouse at the NSLA in Sydney in 1990. Materials also include a handwritten letter and two stories, "The ?'s daughter" (unpublished and discusses George Dawson) and "The Diamond Ring" (which discusses Aunt Millie and Uncle Fred, florist and owner of the Nova Scotia Nursery in Halifax).