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1914 senior class and staff of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College

File contains a black and white photograph of the students of the senior class and staff of NSAC in 1914. Pictured are: (from left to right) Row 1 - P. Sandford, R. Sandford, N. Lawrence, E. Hogan, A.C. Starr, C.R. Starr, R.W. Starr, A. Wood, R.R. McKenzie, G.C. Atkinson, G.F. Collingwood Row 2 - W.E. Whitehead, R. Schafheitlin (? scratched), F.A. Dobson, T. Murphy, B.H. Landells (B.S.A), J.E. Barteaux (M.A.), H.W. Smith (B.Sc.), L.C. Harlow (B.A.B.S.A.), R.D. Huddart, H.A. Butler, W. Flemming, J.M. McIntosh Row 3 - W.R. Shaw, H. Langille, M. H. Coughlin, E.W. Connolly (B.A.), W.R. Campbell (M.A.), M. Cumming (Melville) (B.A.) (B.S.A - Principal), J. Standish (V.S.), P.J. Shaw (B.A.), R.M. Lewis, J.N. McLean, N.C. McLean Row 4 - H. Buckley, JAS. Dickson, W.H. Brittain (B.S.A), J.P. Landry (Poultry), W.A. McKay (Dairying), J.M. Trueman (B.S.A), A. Illingworth, H. Freeze Row 5 - F.L. Cairns, L.G. Saunders, H. Laird, A.C. Taylor, E.C. Spicer, JAS. Bremner, A. McCunn, H. Brown, H. Logan, W.M. McCullough, L. Forsythe, P. Donat

1940 Hockey team

This item is a photograph of the 1940 Nova Scotia Agricultural College hockey team, named and enclosed in photographer’s frame. It belonged to Francis W. Lawrence, NSAC Class of 1940 (See also A2018-072 (UA-43)). Names on frame: Front: Newson (trainer), Murphy, LeMaine, Marshal, Spurr (Captain), Smith, King (Coach) / Middle: Gilliat, Oulton, Langille, Grant / Front: Hall, Fulton, Woolaver [sic Wallover], Robinson.

Also included in the file is a hardcover BT Barn Book, no. 39 [1922], with BT Price List St. John Edition no.103 (effective September 25th, 1922).

1950's campus building works

This file contains notes, correspondence and plans for the construction of the new science building (now known as the Harlow Institute) and dormitory (Trueman Hall) and Agricultural Engineering building as well as renovations to various other school and farm buildings between 1947 and 1956 at the Truro Campus of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. Main body of material is from 1953-1954.

Administration records

This series contains publications related to the record keeping of faculty and facilities, of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College between 1912-1986. It is arranged into three sub-series, Annual reports, Correspondences, and Facilities - Buildings.

Athletics

This file contains 12 photos and 1 book of the athletic activities at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. These include both the men and women hockey and basketball teams, taken between 1922-1983.

Basketball

This item is a collection of 8 action shots and 1 team photo of men’s and women’s basketball being played or coached at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College.

Contract for Cumming Hall

This file contains the contract for Cumming Hall, the administration and classroom building on the Nova Scotia Agricultural College campus to be completed on or by November 24, 1912. The contract describes the work to be done, and the materials to be used in the additions and alterations to Agricultural College from the drawings and superintendence of Andrew R. Cobb, Architect, Halifax, N.S. “Set no. 5”

Crest and motto

This file contains two crests designed for the Nova Scotia Agricultural College by Doug Edit, as well as a copy of a letter about NSAC crests from Doug Edit to Tom Smith in1995. Also contains a document titled "Mens agitat molem", it explains the motto for the Nova Scotia Agricultural College.

Early sports teams

This item is a collection of one 8.5 x 11 inch glossy paper print of two photos showing the [194?] Nova Scotia Agricultural College Hockey and Basketball teams. - Hockey team comprised of : L. Spurr ; E. Munro ; D. Milligan ; B. Chafe ; H. LeMoine ; K. Murray ; V. Heighton ; A. Blinkhorn ; C. Rogers ; F. Wade ; C Gilliatt ; and B. Oulton ; - Basketball team comprised of : M. MacKinnon ; Jim Wright ; M. E. Neary ; G Palmer ; R MacKichan ; F. Wade ; R Harvey ; C. Gilliatt ; C. Rogers ; D. MacNamara ; A . Blenkhorn ; A. Perlin

Facilities - buildings

This sub-series contains designs, blueprints, and correspondences of the construction and renovation of buildings on the Nova Scotia Agricultural College campus. These were published between 1912-1986.

Historical materials

This series contains reports, drawings, correspondences, books, and photos regarding the history of the Nova Scotia Agriculture College. This includes the institute's early drafts for motto and crest, past principal's signatures, and contribution to the provincial government between 1913-2005.

History of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College

This sub-series contains records created by the Nova Scotia Agricultural College or about the NSAC. They include documents and photographs on educational resources, letters, memos, newspapers, articles, newsletters, new building plans, MacRae speech notes, a bound history of the NSAC, agricultural education plans in the province, and the 75th anniversary committee file.
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