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C.A. Douglas retirement photographs

  • MS-14-116, PB Box 40, Folder 3
  • File
  • [1960-197-?]
File contains 7 photographs of C.A. Douglas' retirement. They are all stamped "Photo by Pridham Studio, Truro, N.S.". Charles Douglas was Deputy Minister of the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing. Douglas also served as Assistant Agricultural Representative in Pictou, Agricultural Representative in Hants County, Assistant Director and, later, Director of Extension, and as Director of Livestock. Was inducted into the Agricultural Hall of Fame in 1979.

A.E. Roland fonds

  • MS-14-32
  • Fonds
  • 1971-2018
Fonds consists of an autobiography of A.E. Roland as well as an article published in a magazine regarding Roland's health in later years.

Dalhousie University Libraries fonds

  • UA-23
  • Fonds
  • 1825 - 2022
Fonds consists of administrative and departmental documents pertaining to the University libraries, including records created and collected by Dalhousie prior to the existence of a university library. Records dating prior to the existence of the Killam Library are maintained in a series called Dalhousie College and University Library Early Records.

Dalhousie University. University Libraries

Errol E.I. Hancock fonds

  • MS-14-44
  • Fonds
  • 1924-2002
Fonds contains records and artifacts that belonged to, or were created by, Errol E.I. Hancock.

Hancock, Errol E.I.

Tractor and farm equipment manual collection

  • MS-14-51
  • Collection
  • [19-]
Collection contains tractor and farm equipment manuals that were collected and used by staff of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College for equipment used on the campus in the 20th Century. Included with the manuals were approximately 100 black and white photographs of fields and crops that need to be inventoried.

Lily Fraser Cameron scrapbook

  • MS-14-39, OVR Box 4, Folder 1
  • File
  • 1940
File contains Lily Fraser Cameron's scrapbook created from her attendance at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. It contains a combination of: - NSAC commencement booklets from 1 May 1940, 30 April 1941, 29 April 1942, 22 April 1943. - Black and White photographs - Newspaper clippings relating to NSAC academics and sports, as well as WWII - Personal letters, postcards, and greeting cards from family and friends - NSAC "winged" crest (sew/iron-on) - Dried flowers and dance cards - Acceptance letter dated May 29142 from the McDonald College of McGill University (stating her as the first female NSAC graduate to attend the agriculture program at McDonald College).

Cameron, Lily Fraser

Frederick Waldemar Walsh fonds

  • MS-14-29
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1963
Fonds contains correspondence 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. There are two series, one for certificates of Dr. Walsh, and another series for photographs taken at different events such as 4H events, Department of Nova Scotia Agriculture and Marketing conferences, retirement gatherings, and schools, while Walsh was a professor of Animal Husbandry [at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College] and sheep and swine promoter. Photos were taken and collected between 1910-1963.

Walsh, Frederick Waldemar

Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture fonds

  • MS-14-21
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1998
Fonds contains some of the policies of Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing in 1996, correspondence from department staff from 1907 and 1972. There are Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing scrapbooks of clippings of agricultural activity in Nova Scotia from 1900 to 1949. Entries include pencil drawings of animals and plants, newspaper clippings, as well as agricultural events around Nova Scotia from the NS Dept. of Agriculture annual reports. Scrapbooks also include pictures of Nova Scotia Agricultural College buildings, animal breeds, and events on campus. There are also annual reports of various departments of the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture, and transcripts for Garden Guide Radio from 1980-1998.

Susan Horne's home economists in agriculture collection

  • MS-14-20
  • Collection
  • 1928-1989
Collection contains research materials gathered by Susan Horne who was head of the Home Economics / 4-H Branch of the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing. The records were used while she was writing "Home Economists in Agriculture 1913-1985."

Horne, Susan

Kenneth Cox fonds

  • MS-14-16
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1949
Fonds consists of one invoice and a book containing two pages of notes about agriculture written by Kenneth Cox. Also included is a text on live stock judging from 1917.

Cox, Kenneth

Photocopy of the book launch presentation at the exhibit introducing Janelle Brenton, creator of the index to Dale Ells' "An illustrated history of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College"

Item is a copy of the presentation from the book launch at the exhibit at the Colchester Historical Museum. It introduces Janelle Brenton, library cataloguer, MacRae library who produced the Index to Dale Ells' "An illustrated history of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College".

Nova Scotia Agricultural College 1988 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.

Photograph of stallion Captain Aubrey and groomer A. Dwyer

Item is a black and white photograph of Nova Scotia Agricultural College's prized stallion, Captain Aubrey, pictured with A. Dwyer driving a cart attached. From Dale Ells' Shaped through Service : an illustrated history of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, page 95: Captain Aubrey was a bay horse that stood 15.3 hands in height, weighed around 1200 pounds. Captain Aubrey foaled in 1904 and had an impressive racing career until 1912, then began his career as a stud horse. He was purchased under the advice of Dr. Cumming for NSAC in 1917 and used for stud. Pure Bred Stallion Enrollment no. 14 Captain Aubrey 107 1/4 Son of Peter the Great 2:07 1 / 4.

Photograph of a Nova Scotia Agricultural College building, view of front corner taken in 1977

Item is a negative print of a Nova Scotia Agricultural College building prior to demolition, possibly the Principals house taken in 1977. The view is of the front corner: view of dormer roofed, 2 story (+ attic) building with 4 front bay windows, covered front stairs with veranda above, and side porch visible.

Photograph of the newly constructed Trueman House (student residence) at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College

Item is a photograph in a series of 8, of the newly constructed student residence Trueman House at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in the 1960s. They were taken from various angles of the front of the building facing quad. There were late 1960’s model cars parked at front of building. 6 seem to have been taken in the summer; 2 appear to have been taken in the winter (no snow).
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