This fonds contains reports and news-clipping pertaining to the history of Agricola Archives, Special Collections, and Museum. The Agricola collections are housed in the MacRae Library on the Faculty of Agriculture campus of Dalhousie University, Bible Hill, Nova Scotia.
Item is radio report of the "Farm Planing Series," that focuses on the variety of farming practices based on the agricultural factors in different local communities in primarily in Quebec and other parts of the dominion. This was written by J.E. Lattimer.
Item is radio report of the "Farm Planing Series," that focuses on the factors that contribute to Canadian farm production, such as crop varieties, livestock breeds, transportation and refrigeration, specialization, and mechanization. This was written by J.E. Lattimer.
Item is radio report of the "Farm Planing Series," that focuses on whether farmers can adapt to new opportunities from changing consumer diets, interference with trade, and shifts in markets. This was written by J.E. Lattimer.
This file contains 1 textual record of a 38 page draft letter on legal size loose-leaf paper. This was written by JP Landry to the Honorable J.K MacDonald, then Minister of Agriculture of Nova Scotia, on January 12, 1938. While most of the draft is handwritten, it includes a 2 page print report for the Antigonish C. Poultry Association in 1936.
This file contains two copies of the Historic Collections Committee Report : 1986-1987. By Peter Sanger. 1987. The report documents the acquisitions purchased or donated to the Agricola Archives Collections; activities of the Agricola Archives in support of campus academics and the collection itself.
This file contains a range of papers with regard to agricultural history and agricultural heritage preservation through books, static and living history museums, agricultural art and artifacts, and correspondence with the Nova Scotia Agricultural College Library, Office of the Principal, and the Nova Scotia Department of Education – Museum complex. 1987.
This file contains the thesis titled "Studies on the helminth parasites of herring gulls (Larus argentatus Pontopp.) on the Newborough Warren Nature Reserve, Anglesey" / by William Threlfall. 1965. Ph.D. Thesis. "A thesis submitted to the University of Wales in candidature for the degree of Philosphiae Doctor". Also includes 2 pages of handwritten data and an article by the same author: Threlfall, William. (1963) Factors concerned in the mortality of some birds which perished in Anglesey and Northern Caernarvonshire during the winter of 1963, with special reference to parasitism by helminths. Annals And Magazine Of Natural History, vol. 6, no. 72, 721-737.
This sub-series includes published and unpublished papers, correspondence to and from Fred Sears between 1905-1907 while he was Professor of Horticulture at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College from 1905-1907.
Item is radio report of the "Farm Planing Series," that focuses on the differences between enterprises that are competitive vs those that are supplementary to farming. This was written by J.E. Lattimer.
The file consists of a scrapbook of agricultural activity in Nova Scotia from 1900 to 1949. Entries include pencil drawings of animals and plants, newspaper clippings, pictures of NSAC buildings, breeds, and events on campus as well as agricultural events around Nova Scotia from the NS Dept. of Agriculture Annual reports.
This item is a published report on the meeting minutes of the special committee appointed by the House of Commons to inquire into the agricultural conditions throughout Canada. Among the committee, was Melville Cumming who was attendee and provided evidence as capacity of Secretary of Agriculture.