File contains the interior plans for the new Nova Scotia Agricultural College library, it was later named the MacRae Library in 1990 after former principal Herbert MacRae. The plans detail the libraries interior layout, furniture design, and layout for furnishings for the lower and main levels. Plans were designed by Berardinelli Design Limited, Halifax, NS. "Set no. 2".
Item is correspondence from the Office of the Commissioner for Works and Mines Nova Scotia (E. H. Armstrong) to Melville Cumming, dated 5 November, 1913. It references an enclosed contract (two copies) for signature by W.K. Murray - contractor, in regards to the construction of the headhouse to the greenhouse.
Series contains records relating to agricultural extension services and campus research project records at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College from 1997 to 2002. Record types include textual records, photographs, posters, video cassettes, computer media, correspondence, conference programs, maps, books and newspapers. Subseries' include the Columbia project.
Subseries contains records that were created and used in the partnership project with the Nova Scotia Agricultural College and the Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander (Columbia) in the development of a 'Training Program in Sustainable Agriculture' at UFPS for both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The program ran between 1997 and 2002. The Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander (UFPS) was asked to play a key role in “El Salto Social”, the social leap forward, in the Santander region of Colombia. New curricula was to be introduced at UFPS, faculty being upgraded and new extension and outreach programs being established with the assistance of NSAC through this project. Other project partners were the Universidad de la Republica Uruguay (URU) of Uruguay and Saint Mary’s University (SMU). This was an Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) University Program for Cooperation in Development (UPCD) Tier 2 project led by NSAC. NSAC Personnel involved were Norman Goodyear, Bonnie Waddell, Sam Asiedu, and Leanne French.
Series contains records relating to the history of the Nova Scotia Agriculture College and its relationship with agriculture in Nova Scotia and across the world. This includes early drafts for a university motto and crest, past principal's signatures, and contributions to the provincial government between 1904-2010. Subseries' includes History of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College and agriculture in Nova Scotia. Record types found are textual files, reports, drawings, correspondence, books, and photographs.
File contains a brochure titled "History of Nova Scotia Agricultural College", no date. The brochure is brochure 17 pages, illustrated: Sherman Hines photographs ; text: W.J. Hawkins ; foreword: William A. Jenkins.
Series contains photographs, documents, flyers, scripts, and audio recordings of special events and celebrations at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. These includes exhibitions, dramas, open houses, commencements, etc. between 1928-2005.
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.
File contains textual and graphic records related to the Nova Scotia Agricultural College centennial anniversary exhibit at the Colchester Historical Museum and materials related to other activities associated with the centennial celebrations from 2005.
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.
Series consists of photographs, albums, and video cassettes of events at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College campus between 1905 and 1998. These include students, staff, and faculty engaged in exhibitions, sports events, theatre dramas, ceremonies, and campus life.
File contains a black and white photograph of the 1955 first year degree class of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. There are 30 students and people (29 men and 1 woman), mainly wearing double-breasted suits on the steps of a building at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College.
Item is a photograph of 8 Nova Scotia Agricultural College class of 1942 students, possibly instructors, standing in a wooden fenced enclosure looking at a pig; there are two men with pieces of wood in their hands, four men with books under their arms, all wearing bowler hats.
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 negative print of a Nova Scotia Agricultural College building prior to demolition, possibly the Principals house taken in 1977. The view is of the front corner: view of dormer roofed, 2 story (+ attic) building with 4 front bay windows, covered front stairs with veranda above, and side porch visible.
Series contains administrative records of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College between 1912-1987. Series is arranged into three subseries: annual reports, correspondence, and facilities and buildings records. Record types include correspondence, architectural drawings, and speeches.
File contains the first, third, sixth, and seventh (1913-1919) annual reports submitted by Peter F. J. Shaw, the superintendent of ground and gardens and horticulturist for the Nova Scotia Agricultural College.
Subseries contains records pertaining to the construction and renovation of buildings on the Nova Scotia Agricultural College campus between 1912-1986. Record types include reports, designs, blueprints, and correspondence.
File contains hand-written summaries of the animal herds at Nova Scotia Agricultural College [ca. 1900] to 1965. Records describe breeds of cattle: Guernsey, Jersey, Ayrshires, Herefords, and Holsteins; breeds of sheep: Scottish Blackface, Shropshire, and Hampshire; and horses: light horses, and Clydesdales. These descriptions include when and how many were purchased, herd book and individual animals name and numbers, and stud book records. The summaries also include details of two disease events that affected herd-wide health including 'Bovine Tuberculosis' and 'contagious abortion'. Mention is made of the conferring of a 'Superior Breeding Certificate' on Farm Superintendent, Archibald MacMillan. The summaries also make mention of the Nova Scotia Animal Breeders Coop Ltd with reference specifically to dairy cattle.