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 the first principal and instructor at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College; this includes photographs, certificates, and articles and speeches from the passing of Dr. Cumming.
This file contains a 7 pages speech by Melville Cumming on September 16, 1957 address delivered on the occasion of the official opening of the men’s residence, and the naming of Cumming Hall, Harlow Institute, and Trueman House.
This file contains 2 articles and a speech prepared by Nova Scotia Agricultural College Principal Melville Cumming regarding W. H. Brittain - Provincial Entomologist (Nova Scotia) , and the Nova Scotia Agricultural College.
Valedictory address spring convocation 1884 in Dalhousie Gazette (April 30, 1884); "Mathematics for Undergraduates" inaugural address delivered at the Autumn Convocation of Dalhousie College, September 18, 1901
The President's Address to the Freshman Class, Session 1931-32 (September 24, 1931); The Inauguration of Carleton W. Stanley as President of Dalhousie University (October 9, 1931); various President's addresses opening of sessions (1933-34, 1937-38 19
Program for the Inauguration of Alexander E. Kerr as President of Dalhousie University (November 13, 1945); "Education" (delivered on CBC September 29, 1946); "The Significance of the Reformed Church Tradition for Modern Education" (1948); "Anniversaries
Item is an inaugural lecture delivered by chemistry professor George Lawson at the opening of the third summer session of Dalhousie College's medical faculty. The lecture has been transcribed and published in pamphlet form.