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Melville Cumming fonds Bible Hill (N.S.)
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Addresses & speeches

Series contains textual records, which consists of speeches written by Dr. Melville Cumming at special events, mainly at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, addressed to graduating students and commemorating NSAC's anniversary.

Melville Cumming fonds

  • MS-14-1
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1969
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 at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College from 1905-27. He was also an instructor animal husbandry, agronomy, bacteriology and public speaking, and also served as the Secretary of Agriculture for the province from 1907-25. This fonds includes photographs, certificates, and articles and speeches from the passing of Dr. Cumming.

Nova Scotia

This file contains a textual record for the address given at North British Society dinner (no date).

Agricola (1918)

Story about John Young and the Agricola Letters, given in speech to the Rural Science School in July 29, 1918.

Melville Cumming official campus buildings opening speech

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.