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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.

David Reid Photograph Collection

  • PG-2-202, PB 5, Folders 1-13
  • Collection
  • 1931
Collection includes aerial photographs of Halifax, Parrsboro, Amherst, Annapolis Royal, Kentville, Clarence, and Weymouth area. Variant title: Richard McCully Aerial Photograph Collection.

Reid, David

Leslie E. Haley fonds

  • MS-2-758
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1972] - [ca. 1995] ; predominantly 1986 - 1995
Fonds consists of Leslie E. Haley's materials regarding his professional activities, researches, and involvement with the Science Council of Canada, the Gambia project, Nova Scotia Department of Education's Biology Task Force, and the Summer Science Institute. Fonds includes reports, correspondence, financial records, booklets, and other textual records.

Haley, Les

Letter from Lord Dalhousie to W. Smith

  • MS-2-69, SF Box 18, Folder 22
  • Item
  • 1823
Item is a letter (1823) from Lord Dalhousie to W. Smith, requesting that two barrels of Pictou oatmeal be shipped to Quebec on the next available vessel as a sample of Smith's produce.

Smith, W., fl. 1823

Register of farmers' cattle and sheep marks in Chester, Nova Scotia

  • MS-2-464, SF Box 42, Folder 4
  • Item
  • 1813-1921
Item is a register of farmers' sheep and cattle marks, recorded by successive town clerks in Chester Municipality. Includes descriptions, diagrams, famers' names, dates, and the names of the recorder.

Chester Municipality.

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
  • File
  • 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

Theodore Ross fonds

  • MS-2-129
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1920
Fonds consists of Theodore Ross's correspondence concerning agricultural and personal matters, Dalhousie's centenary and capital campaign, and student residents at Pine Hill.

Ross, Theodore

Blackburn family fonds

  • MS-2-10
  • Fonds
  • 1837 - 1949
Fonds consists of two farm ledgers (1894-1936 and 1899-1906); one farm inventory (1899); one notebook containing estate inventories and administrative accounts (1837-1875); one notebook containing a weather diary (1949); and minutes from two Master of Rights Lodge meetings held in 1931.

Blackburn Family

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.

Photocopy of a newspaper article "Agricultural College builds on a future based on its past”

Item is a newspaper clipping dated January 22, 2005, from the Colchester County News titled "Agricultural College builds on a future based on its past”. The article discusses buildings named after people who have been “at the helm of administering the Bible Hill college during the past century”.

Photocopy of a newspaper article “New index will help locate information about agricultural college”

Item is a newspaper clipping dated February 5, 2005 from the Truro Daily News captioned “New index will help locate information about agricultural college”, regarding the index created by Janelle Brenton for Dale Ells' "An illustrated history of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College".

NSAC Centennial stickers exhibit opening program

Item is the Nova Scotia Agricultural College centennial anniversary exhibit official opening program. “The Colchester Historical Society Museum salutes the Nova Scotia Agricultural College as it celebrates a century of service.” Has an insert which details some early and more recent NSAC yells.

Photograph of the inside of the livestock lab (Boulden building) at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College taken in the 1960s

Item is a photograph of the external view of newly built [plant or equipment storage?] building at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in the 1960s. Image portrays vertical metal cladding in alternating colours, an incinerator stack to one side; and storage of animal floats in car park. Potentially Vimy Road running behind building.

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

Item is copy 2 of a photograph of the newly constructed Chapman House student residence at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in the 1960s. There are 2 people approaching the building. A late 1960’s era car is parked at the curb. it appears to have been taken in the summertime.

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

Item is copy 1 of a photograph of the newly constructed Chapman House student residence at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in the 1960s. There are 2 people approaching the building. A late 1960’s era car is parked at the curb. it appears to have been taken in the summertime.

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

Item is copy 3 of a photograph in a series of 2, of the newly constructed student residence Fraser House at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in the 1960s. It was taken from the right side corner of the front of building looking down the length of the building. 1960’s era cars are visible at the front angle car parking. It appears to have been taken in winter/late fall as there are no leaves on trees.

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

Item is copy 2 of a photograph in a series of 2, of the newly constructed student residence Fraser House at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in the 1960s. It was taken from the right side corner of the front of building looking down the length of the building. 1960’s era cars are visible at the front angle car parking. It appears to have been taken in winter/late fall as there are no leaves on trees.

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

Item is copy 1 of a photograph in a series of 2, of the newly constructed student residence Fraser House at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in the 1960s. It was taken from the right side corner of the front of building looking down the length of the building. 1960’s era cars are visible at the front angle car parking. It appears to have been taken in winter/late fall as there are no leaves on trees.

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).

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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