Fonds consists of photographs, campus publications, newspaper clippings, patches and a class ring collected by Evan Estabrooks’ while attending the Nova Scotia Agricultural College from 1960-1962. Also contains correspondence and photographs, and a copy of the publication “Memories : then and now : autobiographies of the class of 1962 : a look at the past 42 years : Nova Scotia Agricultural College” created by Alumni Relations for the 40th and 50th year class reunions.
Fonds contains textual material, photos, artifacts, slides, paintings, and a video cassette created by the School of Agriculture, the College of Agriculture, and the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, between 1892 and 2012. Series include records of an administrative nature, departments on campus, buildings, photographs, student and faculty records, events, curriculum, and the institutions history.
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 the digital scans of 7 pages from Vernon Kelly's photograph album. Mr. Kelly graduated from NSAC in 1965; the sheets contain photographs of himself and life on the Nova Scotia Agricultural College campus .
File contains a Nova Scotia Agricultural College beanie hat made of blue and gold coloured felt. It has the letters “AC” adhered to it, and a ram head stitched on it. Tradition for decades was they were given to first year students (“frosh”) upon arrival at the NSAC for "Frosh", or orientation week and worn by freshman all week.
File contains a Nova Scotia Agricultural College button down cardigan. The cardigan sweater is dark blue wool with gold stripes, and has two pockets on the front. The cardigan was made by the Scott Knitting Co. LTD Toronto, All wool trademark. The sweater belonged to Francis W. Lawrence of Falmouth, NS. After graduating from NSAC in 1940, Francis went to war with the air force. He did not return. He had the rank of F/O - Flyer Officer, his trade was W/AG - Wireless Operator / Air Gunner. He was with the 162 SQDN RCAF. Mr. Lawrence was 25 years old and passed 6/13/1944.
File contains a Nova Scotia Agricultural College winged patch. In the center of the patch it has the numbers '40', and the letter 'A' below. The NSAC badge belonged to Mr. Francis W. Lawrence, of Falmouth, NS. After graduating from NSAC in 1940, Francis went to war with the air force. He did not return. He had the rank of F/O - Flyer Officer, his trade was W/AG - Wireless Operator / Air Gunner. He was with the 162 SQDN RCAF. Mr. Lawrence was 25 years old and passed 6/13/1944.
File contains 8 photographs of students from the classes of 1942 and 1943, and faculty or instructors, from the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. There are men on the steps of Cumming Hall or the Science Building (?), near wooden fenced enclosures, and wooden fences, as well as near a greenhouse on campus.
Item is a photograph of 5 men, students from the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in bowler hats on steps of Cumming Hall or Science Building (?). Annotated on reverse: Back row, L-R : Unnamed, “Milligan”; Centre: “Vernon Heighton” ; Front row, L-R : “William “Bill” Chaft ; Charles Ash”.
Item is a photograph of 7 men, Nova Scotia Agricultural College students. They are standing on a curb with a fence immediately behind them. There are power/telegraph poles and cleared fields visible into the distance behind. Rear of photo annotated : “1942 NSAC Left to Right Vernon Heighton ; Ronald Gillespie ; Augustine Joy ; William Chaft ; Arthur Chisolm sic [Chisholm] (1943 class) ; Emerson Hennigar ; Stuart Westcott”.
Item is a photograph of 11 Nova Scotia Agricultural College students posed outside Cumming Hall or Science Building (?). 6 at the rear, 5 in front, students dressed as for autumn or spring, no leaves on shrubs. Reverse of pic annotated “ 1942 NSAC” “Back row, Left to Right: Martin McKinnon (1941 Class) ; Stuart Westcott ; William Chaft ; Lily Cameron ; Augustine Joy ; Charles Ash” “Front Row, Left to Right : Vernon Heighton ; Arthur Perlin ; Emerson Hennigar ; Ronald Gillespie ; Steven Tucker”.
Item is a photograph of 10 Nova Scotia Agricultural College students posed outdoors in front of Cumming Hall or the Science Building. They are dressed warmly. Annotated on reverse: “Back row – Left to Right Stuart Westcott, William Chaft, Charles Ash “Standing at back”. Front Row – Left to Right: David Milligan, Emerson Hennigar, Ronald Gillespie, Arthur Perlin, Augustine Joy, Vernon Heighton, Steven Tucker.
Item is a photograph of 8 Nova Scotia Agricultural College students. They are standing in a fenced enclosure with a pig. All are wearing bowler hats and looking at the pig, 2 men have pieces of wood in their hands, 4 men have books under their arms. Reverse of photo is annotated “Bowler Hats on sale at Youll’s Drygoods where [unintelligible] bowler hats on sale”.
File contains a b&w photograph of Nova Scotia Farm Association meeting, held on January 16, 1944. Presumably held at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. The Association changed its name to the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture in 1946.