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Stuart Hill on organic agriculture

File is an audio reel containing an episode of Earth Action, a radio program broadcast on CKDU radio 88.1. The episode features Stuart Hill, previously a professor at McGill University who established Ecological Agriculture Projects, on organic agriculture with Chris. The episode aired on July 21, 1988, and was rebroadcasted on July 25, 1988.

Soil conservation and sustainable agriculture

File is an audio reel containing an episode of Earth Action, a radio program broadcast on CKDU radio 88.1. The episode aired on April 22, 1993, and was rebroadcasted on April 23, 1993 on The Evening Affair, CKDU's evening public affairs radio program.

Profile on prairie agriculture

File is an audio reel containing an episode of Earth Action, a radio program broadcast on CKDU radio 88.1. The episode aired on May 18, 1989, and was rebroadcasted on May 22, 1989, August 7, 1989, and July 23, 1990 on The Evening Affair, CKDU's evening public affairs radio program.

Photographs of agricultural scenes in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and Nova Scotia

File contains 40 photographs taken by Gene Fortney, Vince Zelazny, Dave Patriquin, David Gautier, and M. Willison (and collected by Bill Freedman), in Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, in 1999. Photographs show agricultural scenes, such as hayfields near Calgary, strip cropping in Saskatchewan, soybean growing in Nova Scotia, and grape growing in southern Ontario.

Account journal and letter of Charles Tupper Logan

  • MS-2-38, SF Box 15, Folder 4
  • File
  • 1926-1928, 1943
File consists of one journal of daily accounts (1926-1928) and a letter of appointment to the School Board of Cumberland County (1943).

Logan, Charles Tupper, 1867-1961

Deeds for sale of lands in Pictou County to John Ives Meagher

  • MS-2-145, SF Box 25, Folder 6
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  • 1875-1876
File contains two indentures evidencing the sale of lands in Pictou County. The first indenture (dated 1875) records a land sale from Robert Moran to John Ives Meagher. The second indenture (dated 1876) records a sale from Alexander and Sarah A. McKenzie to John Ives Meagher.

Meagher, John Ives, fl. 1875-1876

Research material about herbicides and pesticides

File contains typed drafts of articles by Barbara Hinds about herbicides and pesticides; a booklet of the 1967 Nova Scotia Weed Control Act; a booklet called "An Act to regulate the Sale of Products used in Controlling Agricultural Pests"; a newsletter called Science by the American Association for the Advancement of Science; an issue of The Young Naturalist, published by The Federation of Ontario Naturalists; copies of scientific articles; newspaper clippings; and correspondence with the Canada Department of Agriculture Research Branch and the United States Department of the Interior.

Articles and research material about factory farming

File contains typed drafts of articles about factory farming; a photograph of a man with cages full of chicks; two photographs of men struggling with bulls at a rodeo; correspondence from M. H. Sarty, the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing, the Canada Department of Agriculture Production and Marketing Branch, and Joe B. Ternan; promotional flyers for chicken cages; and newspaper clippings about factory farming.

Nova Scotia Agricultural College Founding day banquet dinner program

File contains two programs (8.5 x 11 inches, folded in half) for the Nova Scotia Agricultural College Founding Day (Founder's Day) banquet dinner held on 12 February, 1988 at Jenkins Hall. Includes list of participants as follows: 1. Rev. D.I. MacEachern 2. N.S.A.C. Chorale 3. Dr. Bernard MacDonald, N.S.T.C. 4. Mr. Art Weatherby, Village Commission 5. Mr. J.E. Shuh , Professor Emeritus 6. Dr H.F. MacRae, Principal 7. Mr R.E. Morehouse, N.S., Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Marketing. 8. Mr Victor Saxon, Director 9. Mr Emery Legere, President, Students Union.

Plant diversity meeting summary

File contains a meeting summary between staff of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, Nova Scotia Museum, and Ross Farm Museum held at the Nova Scotia Museum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 17 June 1987. The meeting was about how to identify and understand historical crop varieties and educate the public about changes in plant material and the important of genetic diversity.

Nova Scotia Agricultural College satirical theater script

File contains a satirical script (ca. 1971) for a play focused on student life, the academic calendar, and social interests of the day at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. Topics include College Royal, sheep management, etc. It includes a list of actors: R. W. Hounsell (potentially NSAC faculty circa 1960s?); Ray Porth (NSAC Biology Faculty 1970-1980); J.S. Bubar (NSAC Class ’50, and Plant Science faculty); Stuart Smith (NSAC Faculty 1964 to 1991; Len Eaton (NSAC Professor of Biology circa 1970’s and 1980’s (?); and, Gordon Delaney.

Nova Scotia Agricultural College students, principals, student life, buildings and campus photographs taken between 1905 and 1993

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.

Photographs of a Nova Scotia Agricultural College building prior to demolition taken February 14, 1977

File contains 4 negative prints of a Nova Scotia Agricultural College building prior to demolition, possibly the Principals house. The building was dormer roofed, 2 story (+ attic) building with 4 front bay windows, covered front stairs with veranda above, and side porch visible. Rear view has a lean-to porch and small side entry. The photograph is dated Feb 14, 1977.
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