File contains reproductions of portraits of W. A. Costa, 2nd year Nova Scotia Agricultural College (1907), and W.A. DeCosta, President and Associate Editor of the Atlantic Advocate (1915). There is also a photographic reproduction of a recruitment poster of the No. 2 Construction Battalion.
File contains excerpts from the thesis “The underside of glory : AfriCanadian enlistment in the Canadian expeditionary force, 1914-1917” by Sean Flynn Foyn. University of Ottawa. 1999. Excerpts concern W.A. DeCosta’s role as publisher of the Atlantic Advocate and his military experience. http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/obj/s4/f2/dsk2/ftp03/MQ48151.pdf
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.
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.
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.
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.
File contains a black and white photograph of the 1955 first year degree class of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. There are 30 students and people (29 men and 1 woman), mainly wearing double-breasted suits on the steps of a building at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College.
This file contains a study of 1984 costs, returns and production information of the Nova Scotia sheep enterprises by Esben E. Arnfast, BSc. (Ag.) Agriculture Canada and James C. Oxley, P. Ag. Agriculture Canada.
File contains a brochure titled "History of Nova Scotia Agricultural College", no date. The brochure is brochure 17 pages, illustrated: Sherman Hines photographs ; text: W.J. Hawkins ; foreword: William A. Jenkins.
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.
File contains textual and graphic records related to the Nova Scotia Agricultural College centennial anniversary exhibit at the Colchester Historical Museum and materials related to other activities associated with the centennial celebrations from 2005.
File contains 36 colour matte photographs of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College campus, buildings, animals, activities, students, staff, faculty and principals. Pictures were taken by Albert Aucoin of Truro in 1980.
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.
File contains an early 20th century photograph with a partial view of the frame yard at the horticultural building of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. A wooden shingled building and greenhouse can be seen in the background.