Fonds consists of reports and studies on Nova Scotia farming and marketing between 1924-1990. It also includes papers, correspondence, photographs, a newspaper article, and signs created and collected by Gordon Kinsman during his research of berries in Nova Scotia between 1965 and 1991.
Series contains administrative records of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College between 1912-1997. Series is arranged into three subseries: annual reports, correspondence, and facilities and buildings records. Record types include correspondence, architectural drawings, and speeches.
Series contains records, books, photographs, and a time of capsule, of past students and their involvement in a variety of activities at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College as well as updates after graduation. Subseries include athletic sporting events, student councils, and convocation events, employment statistics, etc., between 1905-2012.
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.
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.
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 agricultural extension services and campus research project records at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College from 1972-2006. Record types include textual records, photographs, posters, video cassettes, computer media, correspondence, conference programs, maps, books and newspapers. Subseries' include the Columbia project.
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 facilities and infrastructure of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, as well as construction and renovation of buildings on campus between 1912-1986. Record types include reports, designs, blueprints, and correspondence.
Series contains graphic materials of the students, staff, and faculty of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. There are also photographs of the campus landscape and buildings and also the School of Agriculture or the College of Agriculture as it was originally known. Subseries' include aerial views, animals, buildings, campus events, students, staff, faculty and principals of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College between 1892-2015.
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.
Series contains records relating to the livestock and cultivation of grounds and crops at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College between 1918 and 1985. Record types include herd summaries and histories, vegetable plot plans, and catalogues of plants.
Series contains clothing with Nova Scotia Agricultural College insignia, awards given to students from the university, and other memorabilia and objects used on campus. They were created and or used on campus between 1905-2012.
File contains the "The School of Agriculture 1885 - 1905" by Harvey W. MacPhee ; 1985, "The Nova Scotia School of Horticulture 1894-1904" by Sean D. Smith ; 1987, and "Alexander Forrester and the Establishment of a Normal School" by Robert P Harvey ; 1989.
Subseries contains a collection of photographs used in the "An apple a day" exhibit held at the MacRae Library in 1998, highlighting the photographic glass slides found on campus that were believed to be taken by Fred Sears. Dr. Alex Georgallas was the acting archivist and curated the exhibit of prints of the Fred Sears glass slides. Most of the photographs center around apples and orchard practices and buildings of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. Notes on some of the sleeves of the negatives suggest that they date from the period 1906/7. It seems likely that they are connected with courses taught by Fred C. Sears at the NSAC during this period.
File contains Lily Fraser Cameron's scrapbook created from her attendance at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. It contains a combination of: - NSAC commencement booklets from 1 May 1940, 30 April 1941, 29 April 1942, 22 April 1943. - Black and White photographs - Newspaper clippings relating to NSAC academics and sports, as well as WWII - Personal letters, postcards, and greeting cards from family and friends - NSAC "winged" crest (sew/iron-on) - Dried flowers and dance cards - Acceptance letter dated May 29142 from the McDonald College of McGill University (stating her as the first female NSAC graduate to attend the agriculture program at McDonald College).
Item is correspondence to Melville Cumming from Murray (contractor) regarding their offer to build the headhouse, dated November 4, 1913. Attached is a document prepared by M. Cumming entitled "Changes in Specifications for Headhouse to Greenhouse for Agricultural College".
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.
Item is a photograph of an exhibition either at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, or elsewhere in Nova Scotia in the early 20th century. Photograph is a reproduction of a glass slide that may have been taken by Nova Scotia Agricultural College professor Fred C. Sears, original R30.
Item is a photograph of an exhibition either at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, or elsewhere in Nova Scotia in the early 20th century. Photograph is a reproduction of a glass slide that may have been taken by Nova Scotia Agricultural College professor Fred C. Sears, original R31.
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”.
File contains a final draft titled "Report of the Committee to study the Farm Courses of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College", by Mr. Kenneth Cox in 1960. Also included are a draft copy, meeting minutes, correspondence, farm class tour survey, recommendations, and other related materials.
Item is a photograph of Kenneth Cox. In 1937, Dr. Cox moved to Truro, Nova Scotia, where he accepted an appointment as Provincial Agronomist and Professor of Agronomy at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. These two roles were continued until 1946. In 1941 he was also appointed Vice-Principal of the College and Farm Director. He held the position of Nova Scotia Agricultural College principal from 1946 - 1964.