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Is this our Aggie? photographs

File contains reproductions of portraits of W. A. Costa, 2nd year Nova Scotia Agricultural College (1907), and W.A. DeCosta, President and Associate Editor of the Atlantic Advocate (1915). There is also a photographic reproduction of a recruitment poster of the No. 2 Construction Battalion.

Is this our Aggie? thesis excerpts

File contains excerpts from the thesis “The underside of glory : AfriCanadian enlistment in the Canadian expeditionary force, 1914-1917” by Sean Flynn Foyn. University of Ottawa. 1999. Excerpts concern W.A. DeCosta’s role as publisher of the Atlantic Advocate and his military experience. http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/obj/s4/f2/dsk2/ftp03/MQ48151.pdf

Edith Zillig sheep and wool collection

  • MS-14-22
  • Collection
  • 1811-2003
Collection includes records that Edith Zillig wither created or collected related to sheep, the sheep breeding industry, and wool from 1811-2003. Records include published and unpublished papers, correspondence, reports, pamphlets, booklets, monographs, magazines, newsletters, photographs, filmstrips, recipes, and artifacts.

Zillig, Edith

Photographs of agricultural scenes in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and Nova Scotia

File contains 40 photographs taken by Gene Fortney, Vince Zelazny, Dave Patriquin, David Gautier, and M. Willison (and collected by Bill Freedman), in Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, in 1999. Photographs show agricultural scenes, such as hayfields near Calgary, strip cropping in Saskatchewan, soybean growing in Nova Scotia, and grape growing in southern Ontario.

Stuart Hill on organic agriculture

File is an audio reel containing an episode of Earth Action, a radio program broadcast on CKDU radio 88.1. The episode features Stuart Hill, previously a professor at McGill University who established Ecological Agriculture Projects, on organic agriculture with Chris. The episode aired on July 21, 1988, and was rebroadcasted on July 25, 1988.

Soil conservation and sustainable agriculture

File is an audio reel containing an episode of Earth Action, a radio program broadcast on CKDU radio 88.1. The episode aired on April 22, 1993, and was rebroadcasted on April 23, 1993 on The Evening Affair, CKDU's evening public affairs radio program.

Nova Scotia Grain and Forage Commission fonds

  • MS-14-15, MS-14 Box 7, Folders 6-7
  • Fonds
  • 1984-1994
Fonds contains material on the Nova Scotia Grain and Forage Commission Forage Centre Background and Specifics (1984-1994) and GFNS "Start-up".

Errol E.I. Hancook fonds

  • MS-14-44
  • Fonds
  • 1924-2002
Fonds contains records and an artifact that belonged to, or were created by, Errol E.I. Hancock.

Hancock, Errol E.I.

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.

Orchards and trees - R3

Item is a photograph of orchards and trees 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 R3.

Spraying - R25

Item is a photograph of spraying 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 R25.

Domestic - R38

Item is a "domestic" photograph 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 R38.

Raspberry

This sub-series contains 25 cm of textual material about wild blueberry, which includes production, marketing, management, harvesting, pathology, etc. These were published between 1950-1998.

Atlantic Canada co-operatives collection

  • MS-14-18
  • Collection
  • 1900-2002, predominant 1950-1999
Collection consists of records with information about individual co-operatives and credit unions in Atlantic Canada, as well as documents from larger region-wide co-operative organizations. There is also a large section of general co-operative literature about co-operation as a social movement, in Canada and around the world. There are published books, serials, brochures, reports, photographs and slides, maps, audio and visual material, and artifacts. The age of the materials ranges from the early 1900s up to 2002, the majority spans from the 1950s to the 1990s.

Historical records relating to the Nova Scotia Agriculture College between 1904 and 2010

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.
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