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Young Cumming

This item is black and white portrait taken by Burgess & Son, Guelph.

Written account of Henry Ford's donation to the Nova Scotia Agricultural College

File contains an account, unsigned but believed to have been written by Dr. Melville Cumming, in regards to the donation of a tractor by Henry Ford to the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in 1917. Mr Ford had previously met then Premier the Honorable George H Murray and was introduced to Melville Cumming, Secretary for Agriculture and Principal of NSAC (1905-1927). There are annotations on the first page "Thanks very much - Len" and on the second page "He was here I understand on a trout fishing exhibition (expedition?)."

Women's Health Educational Network

Sub-series consists of materials from the Women's Health Education Network Conference [WHEN] 1989, 1992, 1993, and materials from the WHEN 11th annual conference.

Wolfville Schools - Wood, Eleanor

File contains letters and invoices from individuals and businesses including: Wolfville Schools (Wolfville, NS); Wolfville-St. Andrews United Church (Wolfville, NS); Wolfville, Town of (Wolfville, NS); Wood Bros. (Pugwash Junction, NS); Wood Bros. Company Ltd. (Halifax, NS); Eleanor Wood (Wolfville, NS).

Velma Brown fonds

  • MS-2-379
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1979
Fonds consists of newsletters and poetry publications from 1971-1979. Most of the publications feature poetry written by Velma Brown, but a number of other authors are also featured, including Sidney M. Parker, known as the blind poet of Truro, Nova Scotia.

Brown, Velma, Purdy

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.

Ticket to a natural philosophy class at the theological seminary of the Presbyterian Church of Nova Scotia

Item is a ticket for the natural philosophy class at the theological seminary of the Presbyterian Church of Nova Scotia, in the 1892-1893 session. The ticket certifies that James Baxkter attended the class from October to April and is signed by Thomas McCulloch. The back of the ticket has a note from McCulloch stating that Baxter also took mathematics classes.

The Secret Furies performances

File contains one cassette tape recording of performances the Halifax-based choral group The Secret Furies. Cassettes features recording of The Secret Furies performance at Truro Women's and Children's Dance on October 25, 1991. Songs performed are You Can Forbid Nearly Everything ; December 6 : Russian Learning Lullaby ; Living Flame ; Hippopotamus Song ; Look to the Women ; Women All Around the World. Cassette also features a recording of the song Burning Times from a performance at the Stepping Stone Benefit on October 30, 1991. Cassette also includes recordings with no specified performance date. These recordings are of the songs We All Come From the Mother ; Round and Round the Earth is Turning ; Women All Around the World.

The Secret Furies performances

File contains one cassette tape recording of performances the Halifax-based choral group The Secret Furies. Cassettes features recording of The Secret Furies performance at an International Women's Day event on March 8, 1991. Recording features a warm up or equipment test and the songs Come Justice Come ; Russian Learning Lullaby ; Mothers Teach Your Sons ; The Spelling Songs ; There Comes a Time. Cassette also features recording of a performance at the Women's Health Education Network Conference in Truro on May 4, 1991. Songs performed are Temagami Song ; Mothers Teach Your Sons ; Period Piece ; Best Woman ; We Always Had Sense ; There Comes a Time.

Textiles used in the anniversary exhibit or the finale event to celebrate the Nova Scotia Agricultural College's centennial anniversary

File contains two hats and two t-shirts used in either the February 14, 2005 launch of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College's centennial anniversary, or the finale event for held February 14, 2006.
1. NSAC beanie; blue and gold panels with an outline of a rams head.
2. NSAC ballcap; tan in colour with embroidered in blue: "NSAC 100 years & growing 1905-2005". 100% cotton. Slide adjustment in the back.
3. NSAC t-shirt: yellow in colour, size large. Gildan Activewear. 100% cotton. Front: "1905-NSAC02005" - in dark blue. Back: "NSAC-1905-2005" & Cumming Hall - in dark blue.
4. NSAC t-shirt: yellow in colour, size large. Gildan Activewear. 100% cotton. Front: Baby ram holding a baby's bottle and it's wearing an oversized shirt saying "Shinerama.ca:" since 1964 - in dark blue. Back: "NSAC-1905-2005" & Cumming Hall. Back: "NSAC-1905-2005" & Cumming Hall - in dark blue.

Table sheet

This item is a table sheet for "The Value of Field and Orchard Crops in Nova Scotia in 1924"
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