The Edith Zillig sheep and wool collection includes published and unpublished papers, correspondence, reports, pamphlets, booklets, monographs, magazines, newsletters, photographs, filmstrips, and artifacts.
File contains typed drafts of articles about factory farming; a photograph of a man with cages full of chicks; two photographs of men struggling with bulls at a rodeo; correspondence from M. H. Sarty, the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing, the Canada Department of Agriculture Production and Marketing Branch, and Joe B. Ternan; promotional flyers for chicken cages; and newspaper clippings about factory farming.
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.
File contains slides documenting a Nova Scotia Agricultural College trip to Jamaica made by Bonnie Waddell, Chief Librarian of the MacRae Library in the 1980's. Slides are of local farming of livestock and various representative fruits of Jamaica.
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.
This 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).
This fonds contains records about the National Radio Farm Forum, including the operations of the Nova Scotia and New Brunswick regions. Records consists of pamphlets, correspondence, memos, guides, annual reports and minutes from the regional and national meetings and conferences, 2 booklets, and an account of the activity of the Earltown, Nova Scotia Farm Forum Radio Group from the period of 1961-1962. Some of the records were created and collected by Longly and C.A. Douglas, as well as regional secretary Rosemary Campbell. It was a national rural listening-discussion group project sponsored by the Canadian Association for Adult Education, the Canadian Federation of Agriculture and CBC. Initially, this program was a dramatized discussion of farm problems in wartime, arranged in cooperation with the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, and the Canadian Association for Adult Education. Eventually, it evolved into discussions by individuals from various communities across the country. The program was developed by Orville Shugg and Neil Morrison. http://www.cotra.ca/farming.htm http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/farm-radio-forum/
This fonds contains a letter from Dr. Frederick Waldemar (Waldo) Walsh to Dr. A. H. Harrington, regarding the Fruit and Vegetable Marketing Co-operative Organization in Nova Scotia in 1963. In addition, the fonds contains two certificates of Dr. Walsh and 9 b&w photos taken in different events such as conferences, retirement gatherings, and schools. Photos were taken and collected between (1910-1963).
This collection consists of 10 books collected by Edith Kean related to agriculture in the early 20th century, included are a student notebook, Nova Scotia Agricultural College calendars, and issues of the Maritime Students' Agriculturist.
This fonds contains Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing scrapbooks of agricultural activity in Nova Scotia from 1900 to 1949. Entries include pencil drawings of animals and plants, newspaper clippings, pictures of Nova Scotia Agricultural College buildings, animal breeds, and events on campus as well as agricultural events around Nova Scotia from the NS Dept. of Agriculture annual reports.
Fonds also contains the policies of Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing in 1996 and correspondence from department staff from 1907 and 1972.
This fonds contains research materials gathered by Susan Horne who was head of the Home Economics / 4-H Branch of the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing. She used them while writing "Home Economists in Agriculture 1913-1985."
File contains a photograph of the Bible Hill School Garden in Truro, Nova Scotia. The Bible Hill School was located on College Road in Bible Hill where the woodsman lot is located on the campus of the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, formerly the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. The photograph is dated August 6, 1914. Initials "K.B.". Men, women and children working in the garden with hand tools, school featured in the background. Notation on the reverse of the photograph "Bible Hill School Garden. Truro NS. Aug 6. 1914."
Collection consists of guide notes to a radio broadcast in the 1940's on Canadian farm problems. This was broadcast sponsored by The Canadian Association for Adult Education from Toronto. The guide notes were prepared by J.E. Lattimer, R. Summerby, Emile A. Lods, L.C. Raymond, J.N. Bird, E.W. Crampton, L.H. Hamilton and A.R. Ness.
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 a 6 part radio broadcasting series " Co-operative Series." Topics of this series revolves around the importance of co-operation of those involved in the farming industry, which farmers, producers, and consumers. This was prepared by the Agricultural Publication Committee of the Canadian Association for Adult Education. Editor - W.H. Brittain