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Melville Cumming fonds
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Nova Scotia

This file contains a textual record for the address given at North British Society dinner (no date).

Melville Cumming official campus buildings opening speech

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.

Addresses & speeches by Melville Cumming

Series contains speeches and address written and delivered by Dr. Melville Cumming at special events, between 1918-1957. Many of these occurred at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, to graduating students and commemorating NSAC's anniversary.

Agricola (1918)

Story about John Young and the Agricola Letters, given in speech to the Rural Science School in July 29, 1918.

Melville Cumming fonds

  • MS-14-1
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1970
Fonds contains photographs of Melville Cumming, 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 at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College from 1905-27. He was also an instructor animal husbandry, agronomy, bacteriology and public speaking, and also served as the Secretary of Agriculture for the province from 1907-25. Includes records from 1900-1970 comprised of photographs, certificates, articles, and speeches from the passing of Dr. Cumming.