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Nova Scotia Agricultural College fonds Colchester (N.S. : County) Agriculture
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Nova Scotia Agricultural College fonds

  • UA-43
  • Fonds
  • 1892-2017
Fonds contains textual material, photos, artifacts, slides, paintings, and a video cassette created by the School of Agriculture, the College of Agriculture, and the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, between 1892 and 2012. Series include administrative records, buildings, photographs, student and faculty records, events, curriculum, and the institutions history.

Nova Scotia Agricultural College graduating class of 2012 time capsule

File is a time capsule created by the Class of 2012, the last class of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College before its merger with Dalhousie University. The capsule contains approximately 50 articles deposited by graduating students, including pictures, a bottle of wine made at the college, frosh beanies, written memories, a synopsis of NSAC and banquet programs. The project was initiated by Matthew Lawless, co-chair of the graduating class, Jonathan Waugh and Jessica Dowe, and the capsule was built by NSAC engineering technician Chris Nelson.

Historical records relating to the Nova Scotia Agriculture College between 1904 and 2010

Series contains records relating to the history of the Nova Scotia Agriculture College and its relationship with agriculture in Nova Scotia and across the world. This includes early drafts for a university motto and crest, past principal's signatures, and contributions to the provincial government between 1904-2010. Subseries' includes History of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College and agriculture in Nova Scotia. Record types found are textual files, reports, drawings, correspondence, books, and photographs.

Photographs and audio visual materials of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College from 1892 to 2009

Series contains graphic materials of the students, staff, and faculty of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. There are also photographs of the campus landscape and buildings and also the School of Agriculture or the College of Agriculture as it was originally known. Subseries' include aerial views, animals, buildings, campus events, students, staff, faculty and principals of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College between 1892-2009.

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 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”.

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.

Nova Scotia Agricultural College extension services records and campus research project records

Series contains records relating to agricultural extension services and campus research project records at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College from 1997 to 2002. Record types include textual records, photographs, posters, video cassettes, computer media, correspondence, conference programs, maps, books and newspapers. Subseries' include the Columbia project.

Nova Scotia Agricultural College 1997-2002 development of a 'Training Program in Sustainable Agriculture' at the Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander (Columbia) records

Subseries contains records that were created and used in the partnership project with the Nova Scotia Agricultural College and the Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander (Columbia) in the development of a 'Training Program in Sustainable Agriculture' at UFPS for both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The program ran between 1997 and 2002. The Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander (UFPS) was asked to play a key role in “El Salto Social”, the social leap forward, in the Santander region of Colombia. New curricula was to be introduced at UFPS, faculty being upgraded and new extension and outreach programs being established with the assistance of NSAC through this project. Other project partners were the Universidad de la Republica Uruguay (URU) of Uruguay and Saint Mary’s University (SMU). This was an Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) University Program for Cooperation in Development (UPCD) Tier 2 project led by NSAC. NSAC Personnel involved were Norman Goodyear, Bonnie Waddell, Sam Asiedu, and Leanne French.

Records relating to the history of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College and agriculture in Nova Scotia

Subseries contains records created by the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, records about the NSAC, and records pertaining to agriculture in Nova Scotia. Included are documents on educational resources, correspondence, memos, newspapers, clippings of articles, newsletters, new building plans, speech notes, a bound copy of "The history of the NSAC", agricultural education plans in the province, and the 75th anniversary committee file.

Nova Scotia Agricultural College students, principals, student life, buildings and campus

File contains 46 photographs of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College students, principals, student life, buildings and campus. The photographs include the NSAC hockey team, Aggies hockey team, horses, faculty, basketball team, classrooms, residence construction, farms and barns, convocation, campus buildings, NSAC principals.
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