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 a 5 part radio broadcasting series called " Animal Production Series," which covers feeding practices of livestock. This was prepared by the Agricultural Publication Committee of the Canadian Association for Adult Education. Editor - W.H. Brittain
This sub-series includes published and unpublished papers, correspondence to and from Fred Sears between 1905-1907 while he was Professor of Horticulture at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College from 1905-1907.
This file contains a document written by Murray Baillie regarding the activities of the Earltown, Nova Scotia Farm Forum Radio Group from the period of 1961-1962. Murray Baillie was a 20 year old teacher at the time and Secretary for the group.
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 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 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.
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 differences between enterprises that are competitive vs those that are supplementary to farming. This was written by J.E. Lattimer.