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"Reflections" by A. E. Roland

  • MS-14-32, Box 130, Folder 8
  • Item
  • 1971

This item is a paper called "Reflections" by A. E. Roland, presented at the annual extension conference in 1971.

Agricola Archives, Special Collections, and Museum fonds

  • MS-14-41
  • Fonds
  • 1976-1987

This fonds contains reports and news-clipping pertaining to the history of Agricola Archives, Special Collections, and Museum. The Agricola collections are housed in the MacRae Library on the Faculty of Agriculture campus of Dalhousie University, ...

Agricultural archives reference collection

  • MS-14-REF
  • Collection
  • 1846-2007

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...

Agricultural letters and correspondence

  • MS-14-7
  • File
  • 1881-1974

File contains correspondence, some from Nova Scotia Agricultural College principals, on early education. There is also correspondence on trotting.

Agriculture (general) collection

  • MS-14-8
  • Collection
  • 1971-[200?]

This collection contains articles and reports on agriculture from various sources.

An autobiography : the story of my life

  • MS-14-42, Box 135, File 21
  • Item
  • 1996

This item is "An Autobiography : The Story of My Life" by William (Bill) Angus Jenkins. Truro ; October, 1996.

Apples (general) collection

  • MS-14-5
  • Collection
  • 1918-1989

This collection consists of 24 published brochures or pamphlets relating to apple farming, and 2 archival documents on apple farming.

Artificial insemination industry in Nova Scotia collection

  • MS-14-17
  • 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.

Atlantic Canada co-operatives collection

  • MS-14-18
  • Collection
  • 1900-2002, predominant 1950-1999

The Atlantic Canada co-operatives collection consists of approximately 15 meters of published and unpublished materials. This includes books, serials, brochures, loose papers, photographs and slides, maps, audio and visual material, and artifacts....

Canadian farm problems radio broadcast guide notes collection

  • MS-14-4
  • Collection
  • 1941

This collection consists of guide notes to a radio broadcast in the 1940's on Canadian farm problems. This was broadcast sponsored by The Canadian Association for Adult Education from Toronto. The guide notes were prepared by J.E. Lattimer, R...

Douglas Lochhead poetry collection

  • MS-14-45
  • Collection
  • 1959-2009

This collection contains 28 volumes of poetry written by Douglas Lochhead between 1959 and 2009. The volumes of poems are published, pre-publication and never published manuscripts. Most volumes are signed by the author and have an inscription to ...

E.E.I. Hancook fonds

  • MS-14-44
  • Fonds
  • 1924-2002

Fonds contains records and an artifact that belonged to or were created by E.E.I. Hancock.

Edith Kean agricultural book collection

  • MS-14-24
  • Collection
  • 1899-1927

This collection consists of 10 books collected by Edith Kean related to agriculture in the early 20th century, included are a student notebook, Nova Scotia Agricultural College calendars, and issues of the Maritime Students' Agriculturist.

Endel A Karmo beekeeping fonds

  • MS-14-37
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1900-1999]

This fonds contains boxes of periodicals, monographs, photographs, and one artifact related to beekeeping that were created by and/or collected by Endel Karmo. Mr. Karmo was as internationally renowned apiarist who began work with the Nova Scotia ...

Evans Estabrooks fonds

  • MS-14-49
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1962, 1999-2012

This fonds consists of photographs, campus publications, patches and a class ring from Mr. Estabrooks’ education and graduation from the Nova Scotia Agricultural College (1960-1962). The fonds also contains correspondence, photographs, and “Memori...

Farm Equipment Museum time capsule

  • MS-14-48
  • Collection
  • 2017

This collection consists of one time capsule that contains documents, realia, and photographs that were created by or about the Farm Equipment Museum located on the Provincial Exhibition grounds in Bible Hill, Nova Scotia. There is an inventory cr...

Farm and rural life collection

  • MS-14-9
  • Collection
  • 1851-1985

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

Fred Sears fonds

  • MS-14-30
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1907, 1998

This fonds includes published and unpublished papers, correspondence to and from Fred Sears between 1905-1907 while he was Professor of Horticulture at NSAC from 1905-1907. The fonds contains over 200 glass negative and lantern slides discovered i...

Frederick Waldemar Walsh fonds

  • MS-14-29
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1963

This fonds contains a letter from Dr. Frederick Waldemar (Waldo) Walsh to Dr. A. H. Harrington, regarding the Fruit and Vegetable Marketing Co-operative Organization in Nova Scotia in 1963. In addition, the fonds contains two certificates of Dr. W...

G C Retson fonds

  • MS-14-13
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1961

This fonds consists of reports and publications, most written by G C Retson, related to farming in Canada. Topics include strawberries, apples, dairy, milk, hogs, poultry, livestock and other topics across mainly Atlantic Canada.

Glenn Stephen Ells exams

  • MS-14-47
  • File
  • December 1913 - March 1915

This file contains 25 exam papers given between the junior and senior year for subjects associated with agriculture at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. Exam papers are mostly typed and cover a range of topics from entomology, dairy, animal hu...

Gordon Kinsman fonds

  • MS-14-14
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1993

This fonds consists of reports and studies on Nova Scotia farming and marketing between 1924-1990. It also includes papers, correspondence, photographs, a newspaper article, and signs created and collected by Gordon Kinsman during his research of ...

Herbert F MacRae fonds

  • MS-14-31
  • Fonds
  • 1974, 2002

This fonds contains Dr. Herbert Farquhar MacRae’s obituary and tribute articles dedicated to the former Nova Scotia Agricultural College principal in June 2002. Additionally, the fonds contains a plaque naming the NSAC library in his honour in 199...

Jim Neary agriculture collection

  • MS-14-6
  • Collection
  • 1943-1950

This collection contains pamphlets "Some Common Animal Diseases" and "Grafting for Nova Scotia Orchards"; Animals' Treatment First Aid; transcripts from broadcast #20 and #21 of "The Vanishing Flock" and "Sh...

John Edward McIntyre fonds

  • MS-14-38
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1974

The archival fonds consists of letters, journals, business records, photographs and artifacts relating to John Edward McIntyre's career as an agriculturalist between 1920 and 1974. He worked for the New Brunswick Department of Agriculture, th...

John Edward Shuh fonds

  • MS-14-10
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1989

This fonds consists of pamphlets, books, and thesis associated with grass and pastures, as well as records and teaching notes associated with the class History of Agriculture taught by Mr. Shuh at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in the early ...

Kenneth Cox fonds

  • MS-14-16
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1949

This fonds consists of one letter addressed to Kenneth Cox, Truro, N.S. and a notebook written by Kenneth Cox related to agriculture.

Lieutenant Colonel A. (Arthur) W. MacKenzie interview transcript

  • MS-14-40, Box 135, Folder 5
  • Item
  • 1969

This item is a transcript of interview with Lieutenant Colonel A. (Arthur) W. MacKenzie – NSAC Class ’21, former faculty member NSAC circa 1930s (?), former Minister of Agriculture for Nova Scotia. Interviewer NSAC Professor of English – Jack Hawk...

Lily Fraser Cameron scrapbook

  • MS-14-39, Box 4, Folder 1
  • Item
  • 1940

This item is Lily Fraser Cameron's scrapbook from her time in attendance at the Nova Scotia a combination of: - NSAC commencement booklets from 1 May 1940, 30 April 1941, 29 April 1942, 22 April 1943. - Black and White photographs - Newspaper...

MacRae Library fonds

  • MS-14-46
  • Fonds
  • 1983 - 2012

This fonds contains records and artifacts that were created by the MacRae Library of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College between 1990-2012. The Nova Scotia Agricultural College merged with Dalhousie University in 2012.

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Melville Cumming fonds

  • MS-14-1
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1969

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 t...

National Farm Radio Forum fonds

  • MS-14-34
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1965

This fonds contains records about the National Radio Farm Forum, including the operations of the Nova Scotia and New Brunswick regions. Records consists of pamphlets, correspondence, memos, guides, annual reports and minutes from the regional and ...

Nova Scotia Agricultural College Alumni Association fonds

  • MS-14-2
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1983

This fonds contains minutes, financial records, correspondence, student lists, reports, banquet programs, and newspaper clippings from the Nova Scotia Agricultural College Alumni Association.

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.

Nova Scotia Agricultural College fonds

  • UA-43
  • Fonds
  • 1896-2012

This fonds contains textual material, photos, artifacts, slides, paintings, and a video cassette on the Nova Scotia Agricultural College between 1896 and 2012. Subjects includes buildings, students, faculty, events, curriculum, administration reco...

Nova Scotia Agricultural College international collection

  • MS-14-28
  • Collection
  • [19-?]

This collection consists of tools, artifacts, textiles, photographs, pencil sketches, pamphlets, posters, and a video cassette that were collected by Nova Scotia Agricultural College staff through their travels via partnerships with universities a...

Nova Scotia Association of Garden Clubs history

  • MS-14-50
  • Item
  • [2015?]

This item is a copy of the Nova Scotia Association of Garden Clubs History Update 2009- 2014 by Arthur Haskins, Historian. The Nova Scotia Association of Garden Clubs became an entity in 1954 as the result of the work of the Rural Beautification P...

Nova Scotia Blueberry Institute fonds

  • MS-14-35
  • Fonds
  • 1982-1998

This fonds contains the minutes and proceedings of the annual and general meetings, annual reports, correspondence, and photographs of the Nova Scotia Blueberry Institute from 1982-1998. They were housed with the Blueberry Collection (SEE A2017-10...

Nova Scotia Deptartment of Agriculture fonds

  • MS-14-21
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1996

This fonds contains Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing scrapbooks of agricultural activity in Nova Scotia from 1900 to 1949. Entries include pencil drawings of animals and plants, newspaper clippings, pictures of Nova Scotia Agric...

Nova Scotia Institute of Agrologists biography collection

  • MS-14-19
  • Collection
  • 1971

This collection contains materials created and collected by the Nova Scotia Institute of Agrologists. Series include biographies and photographs of notable Nova Scotia Agriculturists, many of whom were associated with the Nova Scotia Agricultural ...

Nova Scotia Poultry Association fonds

  • MS-14-11
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1938

This fonds consists of the constitution, by-laws, and the minutes of the annual meetings for the Nova Scotia Poultry Association from 1913-1938.

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...

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.

Poultry plucking machine patent

  • MS-14-43, Box 134, Folder 3
  • Item
  • 1944

This poultry plucking machine patent was issued on July 4th, 1944 to Angus Edward Banting, Truro, NS. Banting signed all his rights, title and interest of the invention over to the Department of Agriculture and Marketing of the Province of Nova Sc...

Richard "Dick" Morton fonds

  • MS-14-36
  • Fonds
  • 1951-2011

This fonds consists of Richard (Dick) Morton’s Nova Scotia Agricultural College certificates, photographs (including the NSAC 1952 graduating class photo), a copy of “The 50th anniversary of 4-H in Nova Scotia,”, newspaper clippings, certificate o...

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...

The Gillans radio transcripts collection

  • MS-14-3
  • Collection
  • 1949-1971

This collection contains the radio transcripts for CBC radio program called "The Gillans". Written by Jean Pell for over twenty years, they portrayed the life and issues of farm families.

William Sullivan fonds

  • MS-14-12
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1929

This fonds contains pamphlets on alfalfa farming, correspondence to William Sullivan and information about Jersey cattle from the Grayburn Farms and the Elm Hill Farm.

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