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MacRae Library Colchester (N.S. : County)
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Recruitment card

This item is a Nova Scotia Agricultural College Recruitment Card. It still unfilled space for prospective students to indicate which course they are interested in and request a college catalog. It is signed by J. M. Trueman, Principal who held th...

Development of agricultural machinery

This file contains “Development of Agricultural Machinery”. These are assumed to be teaching notes by Mr J E Shuh made in [197?] Potentially part of the History of Agriculture class taught by Mr Shuh in the 1970’s.

Agricultural archives reference collection

  • MS-14-REF
  • Collection
  • 1819-2007

This series contains 53 books, 8 booklets, and 164 cm of other textual and graphic material related to agriculture, which includes related organizations, industries, machinery, research, products, livestock, harvesting, management, crops, etc. The...

Composts and composting: a selective annotated bibliography of materials relevant to Canadian agriculture

This file contains an annotated bibliography compiled and annotated by Lisa Simpson, Department of Biology and MacRae Library, Nova Scotia Agricultural College. It presents literature pertaining to agricultural composting as it relates to ingredie...

Nova Scotia Agricultural College archival reference collection

  • UA-43-REF
  • Collection
  • 1830-2015

This collection containsThe Nova Scotia Agricultural College Archival Reference Collection includes books, calendars, journals, magazines, DVD's, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings, published between 1830-2015.

Farm and rural life collection

  • MS-14-9
  • Collection
  • 1851-2004

This collection consists of material related to farm and rural life. Mainly historical accounts of farm life and agricultural management in Nova Scotia. Also includes farm diaries [Zabud MacKay (1832-1918) - Malagash, NS], memoirs of John Murphy (...

Artificial insemination industry in Nova Scotia collection

  • MS-14-17, MS-14 Box 8, Folders 3-7
  • Collection
  • 1867-1966

This collection contains information on the early Artificial insemination industry in Nova Scotia, including the original notebooks used by the first technician; also included were books on farming, shepherding, and the life of W.E. Gladstone.

Robert A Murray fonds

  • MS-14-26
  • Fonds
  • 1868-2000

This fonds contains primary and secondary records and published materials relating to the history of the berry varieties grown in Nova Scotia, primarily cranberries and strawberries. The material was created and collected by Robert Murray during h...

Peter Sanger fonds

  • MS-14-25
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1905, 2005-2007

This fonds contains materials created and collected by Peter Sanger. The textual records consists of poetry books, copies of news article, and correspondence. Sanger also donated a walking wheel.

Walking wheel

This item is a walking wheel. It was handmade from rock maple around 1875-1880, probably in Northern Colchester County. It was acquired from an old farm house in East Earlltown, Nova Scotia.

Peter Hamilton fonds

  • MS-14-27
  • Fonds
  • 1892-2004

This fonds consists of objects, manuscripts, and published works that were collected by Peter Hamilton. Mr. Hamilton was alumni, faculty, and registrar of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College for 10 years. Included is a stethoscope that was used f...

Calenders

This series contains 128 college calendars between the years 1895-2015. It is arranged into four sub-series, School of Agriculture, College of Agriculture, Nova Scotia Agricultural College, and Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture.

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