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Photograph of the 1945-1946 Nova Scotia Agricultural College hockey team

File contains a black-and-white mounted photograph of the 1945-1946 Nova Scotia Agricultural College hockey team, championship team of the Truro and district hockey league. Players; front row, left, Bob Doyle, Dave Gillespie, Vernon Reid, Gus Kinsman, Angie Gillis, Moe Kennie ; bck row, left, Hermie Fielding, Dan McFadden, Bud Elderkin, Vic Holms, Hugh MacLeod, Ray Kennedy, Jack Gammon, Wayne Parker (manager). Absent is Win Langille, coach and Ron Fielding, mascot.

Reproductions of photographs of Nova Scotia Agricultural College principals from 1905-1964

File contains five b&w reproductions of photographs of past principals of Nova Scotia Agricultural College from 1905 to 1964. Included are: Melville Cumming – 1905 to 1927 ; John Main Trueman – 1927 to 1936 ; Leslie C. Harlow – 1940 to 1941 ; C. Eric Boulden – 1941 to 1946 ; Kenneth Cox – 1946 to 1964.

Contract for the construction of the headhouse to the greenhouse on the Nova Scotia Agricultural College campus

File contains the contract for the construction of the headhouse to greenhouse at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College between W.K. Murray (contractor) and Department of Public Works including modifications to specifications. The contract is dated November 5, 1913. Signed by "? Cobb" Architect; "E. H. Armstrong" Commissioner for Public Works and Mines; and "W.K. Murray" contractor.

Correspondence between the Nova Scotia Agricultural College Library and Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture re. library subscriptions to journals and serials

File contains correspondence between the Nova Scotia Agricultural College library and the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture regarding subscriptions to scientific journals and serials. File also contains a notebook with publications ordered by Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture branch Chem. Soils and Fertilizer (1952-1975).

Nova Scotia Agricultural College Founding day banquet dinner program

File contains two programs (8.5 x 11 inches, folded in half) for the Nova Scotia Agricultural College Founding Day (Founder's Day) banquet dinner held on 12 February, 1988 at Jenkins Hall. Includes list of participants as follows: 1. Rev. D.I. MacEachern 2. N.S.A.C. Chorale 3. Dr. Bernard MacDonald, N.S.T.C. 4. Mr. Art Weatherby, Village Commission 5. Mr. J.E. Shuh , Professor Emeritus 6. Dr H.F. MacRae, Principal 7. Mr R.E. Morehouse, N.S., Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Marketing. 8. Mr Victor Saxon, Director 9. Mr Emery Legere, President, Students Union.

Plant diversity meeting summary

File contains a meeting summary between staff of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, Nova Scotia Museum, and Ross Farm Museum held at the Nova Scotia Museum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 17 June 1987. The meeting was about how to identify and understand historical crop varieties and educate the public about changes in plant material and the important of genetic diversity.

Photocopied newspaper article re. the 1945-1946 Nova Scotia Agricultural College hockey team

File contains a photocopy of a newspaper article with a black and white photograph of the 1945-1946 Nova Scotia Agricultural College hockey team. The caption is in regards to a reunion of the Truro and District Hockey League that took place May 9, 1992 [?] at Keddy's. The caption underneath the photo states: "The Nova Scotia Agricultural College champions of the Truro and District Hockey League in the 1945-46 season, will be among teams represented when the league holds its reunion May 9 at Keddy's. This photo, courtesy of Don MacNeil of Truro shows players; front row, left, Bob Doyle, Dave Gillespie, Vernon Reid, Gus Kinsman, Angie Gillis, Moe Kennie ; bck row, left, Hermie Fielding, Dan McFadden, Bud Elderkin, Vic Holms, Hugh MacLeod, Ray Kennedy, Jack Gammon, Wayne Parker (manager). Absent is Win Langille, coach and Ron Fielding, mascot."

Nova Scotia Agricultural College satirical theater script

File contains a satirical script (ca. 1971) for a play focused on student life, the academic calendar, and social interests of the day at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. Topics include College Royal, sheep management, etc. It includes a list of actors: R. W. Hounsell (potentially NSAC faculty circa 1960s?); Ray Porth (NSAC Biology Faculty 1970-1980); J.S. Bubar (NSAC Class ’50, and Plant Science faculty); Stuart Smith (NSAC Faculty 1964 to 1991; Len Eaton (NSAC Professor of Biology circa 1970’s and 1980’s (?); and, Gordon Delaney.

Photocopy of a newspaper article "Agricultural College builds on a future based on its past”

Item is a newspaper clipping dated January 22, 2005, from the Colchester County News titled "Agricultural College builds on a future based on its past”. The article discusses buildings named after people who have been “at the helm of administering the Bible Hill college during the past century”.

Photocopy of a newspaper article “New index will help locate information about agricultural college”

Item is a newspaper clipping dated February 5, 2005 from the Truro Daily News captioned “New index will help locate information about agricultural college”, regarding the index created by Janelle Brenton for Dale Ells' "An illustrated history of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College".

Photocopy of the book launch presentation at the exhibit introducing Janelle Brenton, creator of the index to Dale Ells' "An illustrated history of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College"

Item is a copy of the presentation from the book launch at the exhibit at the Colchester Historical Museum. It introduces Janelle Brenton, library cataloguer, MacRae library who produced the Index to Dale Ells' "An illustrated history of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College".

NSAC Centennial stickers exhibit opening program

Item is the Nova Scotia Agricultural College centennial anniversary exhibit official opening program. “The Colchester Historical Society Museum salutes the Nova Scotia Agricultural College as it celebrates a century of service.” Has an insert which details some early and more recent NSAC yells.

Written account of Henry Ford's donation to the Nova Scotia Agricultural College

File contains an account, unsigned but believed to have been written by Dr. Melville Cumming, in regards to the donation of a tractor by Henry Ford to the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in 1917. Mr Ford had previously met then Premier the Honorable George H Murray and was introduced to Melville Cumming, Secretary for Agriculture and Principal of NSAC (1905-1927). There are annotations on the first page "Thanks very much - Len" and on the second page "He was here I understand on a trout fishing exhibition (expedition?)."

Correspondence to Melville Cumming from the Office of the Commissioner for Works and Mines Nova Scotia

Item is correspondence from the Office of the Commissioner for Works and Mines Nova Scotia (E. H. Armstrong) to Melville Cumming, dated 5 November, 1913. It references an enclosed contract (two copies) for signature by W.K. Murray - contractor, in regards to the construction of the headhouse to the greenhouse.
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