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Colchester (N.S. : County) File
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Agriculture in Nova Scotia

This file contains a reproduction of the newspaper article "Agriculture in Nova Scotia", by M. Cumming, Principal of N.S.A.C. The article is from the Maritime Merchant in 1924.

Maritime Merchant - Halifax, NS

Alumni news newspaper

This file contains a Alumni News newspaper. Activities reported by the Nova Scotia Agricultural College Alumni Association. This issue focused on MacRae Library completion and also described new facilities in the MacRae library such as Archives and on-line information retrieval service.

Correspondence with the Institute for Early Childhood Education and Developmental Services

  • MS-2-650.1998-086, Box 21, Folder 27
  • File
  • July 21, 1998 - November 11, 1998
  • Part of Budge Wilson fonds

File contains correspondence from, and copies of Budge Wilson's correspondence to, the Institute for Early Childhood Education and Developmental Services (IECEDS) in Truro, Nova Scotia regarding Wilson's guest speech at their convocation. The file also contains a copy of a newspaper clipping with the Fall graduates, a copy of the convocation program, and Brenda Putnam's introductory speech for Wilson.

Former premier: memoirs of the honorable E.C. Drury

This file contains 1 book, titled "Former Premier: memoirs of the honorable E.C. Drury," published in 1966. First page contains inscription: “to my long time friend Melvine Cuming, E.C Drury. Within the book folds, contains newspaper clippings of the passing of E.C Dryrrt

Hancock has seen enormous change

This file contains a photocopied newspaper article entitled "Hancock has seen enormous change. By Jason Malloy. Truro Daily News. July 17, 2002. Pp. A3. Dr. Errol Hancock former Provincial (NS) Animal Pathologist with the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and founder of the Provincial Veterinary Laboratory at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. N.B.

Truro Daily News

Handel's Messiah

File contains two programs for two performance of Handel's Messiah by Symphony Nova Scotia, conducted by Georg Tintner, with the Halifax Camerata Singers and Truro Cantabile Singers, directed by Jeff Joudrey. The concerts took place at the First United Church in Truro, Nova Scotia and at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The file also includes a newspaper review of the concert.

MacRae obituary and articles

This file contains Dr. Herbert Farquhar MacRae’s obituary and tribute articles dedicated to the former Nova Scotia Agricultural College principal in June 2002.

Newspaper clippings regarding opening of agricola collections

This file contains three newspaper clippings associated with the opening of the Agricola Collections museum and archives - July 30, 1983. The fourth article discusses the power of food as an economic driver quoting Dr. Clay Switzer in Nova Scotia, president of the Agricultural Institute of Canada from University of Guelph on a tour of Nova Scotian blueberry fields.

Papers and correspondence regarding agricultural heritage preservation and presentation and the agricola collection

This file contains a range of papers with regard to agricultural history and agricultural heritage preservation through books, static and living history museums, agricultural art and artifacts, and correspondence with the Nova Scotia Agricultural College Library, Office of the Principal, and the Nova Scotia Department of Education – Museum complex. 1987.

Record of the provincial government in respect to agriculture

This file contains is a legal sized photocopy sheet of a news article (advertisement?) from "The Pictou Advocate" by Robert H. MacKay, R. Henry Graham, and Robert M. MacGregor "The Farmers Candidates" entitled "The policy of the Government in respect to AGRICULTURE is centralized at the Provincial College and Farm at Truro" on June 9, 1916.

Saint Cecilia concert series : the best of Bach

File contains a program for a concert by the Halifax Camerata Singers, performed in collaboration with the Cantabile Singers of Truro, members of Symphony Nova Scotia and guest soloists (Lorraine Thompson, Susan MacKay, Nancy Chisling, Douglas Rose, Ray Grant, Sue Doran, Christopher Francis, David Loughead and Gordon Murray). The file also includes a pamphlet for the Saint Cecelia 1992-1993 concert series and a newspaper clipping of a review of the concert.

Sanger recognises obscure poetic figure

This file contains "Sanger recognizes obscure poetic figure". It is a printout of an online news article from the Halifax Herald Limited. By Bruce Erskine. July 3 2005. The article discusses a new book by retired Nova Scotia Agricultural College professor and archivist Peter Sanger. White Salt Mountain is a detailed account of the life of Florence Ayscough, the daughter of a Nova Scotia-born businessman Thomas Wheelock who made his fortune in Shanghai where Ayscough was born in 1875. The book then links her life with that of late New Brunswick poet John Thompson (1936-1976) who’s poems, Sanger argues, were greatly influenced by Ayscough’s translated poems from Chinese.

Halifax Herald Limited

Scrapbook

The file consists of a scrapbook of agricultural activity in Nova Scotia from 1900 to 1949. Entries include pencil drawings of animals and plants, newspaper clippings, pictures of NSAC buildings, breeds, and events on campus as well as agricultural events around Nova Scotia from the NS Dept. of Agriculture Annual reports.

The Junius of Nova Scotia

This file contains a textual record that appears to be research on "The Junius of Nova Scotia" compiled by John Irvin, Bridgetown, 1916

The Junius of Nova Scotia

This file contains a textual record that is a photocopy of article written by M. Cumming for the Dalhousie Review (p. 53-
60, no date)

Truro author relates blueberry industry history

This file contains one newspaper article entitled "Truro author relates blueberry industry history". By Alan Elliot. The Daily News (Truro). Pp 1. 30 December 1993. Article is regarding a book launch by Gordon Kinsman of his new book "The History of the Lowbush Blueberry Industry in Nova Scotia 1950-1990".

Words firmly in place in Sanger's essays

This file contains one photocopied page of the newspaper article "Words firmly in place in Sanger's essays". By Jodi DeLong. 9 June, 2002. The Sunday Herald.