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Agricultural correspondence collection

  • MS-14-7
  • Collection
  • 1881-1974
Collection contains correspondence and an article, some are from Nova Scotia Agricultural College principals, or faculty, topics cover early education, the Canadian fruit trade, and trotting.

Agricultural archives reference collection

  • MS-14-REF
  • Collection
  • 1819-2007
Collection contains materials related to agriculture, which includes related organizations, industries, machinery, research, products, livestock, harvesting, management, crops, etc. These were published between 1819-2007.

Nova Scotia Agricultural College archival reference collection

  • UA-43-REF
  • Collection
  • 1830-2015
Collection contains Nova Scotia Agricultural College archival reference materials including books, calendars, journals, magazines, DVDs, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings published between 1830-2015.

Nova Scotia Agricultural College

Pro-Ag-Ed-Atlantic - 1971

File contains the Pro-Ag-Ed-Atlantic Proceedings, held May 6 & 7, 1971 at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. Participants at the conference included approximately 100 people whose professions were directly related to agriculture and/or education. The purpose was to explore professional agricultural education in the Atlantic region. The conference was called by the Hon. William Gillis, N.S. Minister of Agriculture and Marketing. Perspectives and trends from Europe, U.S.A., and Canada were presented during the sessions.

Report of the Committee to study the Farm Courses of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College / Kenneth Cox, and other related records

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.

Cox, Kenneth

Question to House - Educational Grants to Nova Scotia

File contains documents related to questions about federal funding for higher education asked by Samuel Balcom in the Canadian House of Parliament in 1955 when Balcom was a member of Parliament. Balcom asked a series of questions about educational grants to Nova Scotia institutions and received information about the distribution of funding across Canada. The file contains published accounts of parliamentary proceedings in March 1955 and associated correspondence between Balcom and other persons, such as J.D., McLean, Dean of the Dalhousie Faculty of Dentistry, and Watson Kirkconnell, President of Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

Recording of an interview with Mr. Graves

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mr. Graves, the principal of the school in Frobisher Bay. Graves talks about woodworking and other vocational training at the rehabilitation centre in Apex Hill. The recording includes sounds of students working in the wood shop.

Recordings from Cape Dorset and Frobisher Bay

File contains two reel-to reel tapes containing recordings of Barbara Hinds talking about the history of the church in Cape Dorset; a grade 2 reading lesson at a school in Frobisher Bay; students singing God Save the Queen; and Barbara Hinds interviewing Gordon Goward, a teacher in Frobisher Bay.

Recordings from a school in Frobisher Bay, Northwest Territories

Item is a recording of a grade 2 reading lesson at a school in Frobisher Bay; students singing God Save the Queen; Barbara Hinds interviewing Gordon Goward, a teacher in Frobisher Bay; Barbara Hinds talking about end of term reports at the school; and a woman translating a report in Inuktitut.

Recording of an interview with Joan Ryan and recordings from the school at George River

Item is a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Joan Ryan, a teacher in George River. Ryan talks about how the community was built, her students, and her teaching career. The interview is accompanied by a recording of children singing; a recording of a school lesson; and Barbara Hinds talking about the school.

Howard Murray fonds

  • MS-2-180
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1906
Fonds comprises an early teaching contract (1878), handwritten notes on Nova Scotia high school curriculum revisions, and a published pamphlet of opinions on proposed provincial curriculum reform (ca. 1906).

Murray, Howard

Photograph of Thomas Head Raddall and two other recipients of an honorary doctorate with the chancellor, archbishop, and president of University of King's College at Encaenia

Item is a photograph of Chancellor Norman Gosse; Raddall, the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law; Archbishop W.W. Davis; President Graham Morgan; Reverend Harry R. Cooper, the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity; and L.P. Edwards, the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law.

Alexander Ross fonds

  • MS-2-231, SF Box 31, Folders 4-11; SF Box 33, Folders 3-26
  • Fonds
  • 1831-1938
Fonds comprises family correspondence (including that of his father, Hugh Ross), matriculation records, testimonial letters, personal account books, a diary, school inspectors' reports and other papers and bonds.

Ross, Alexander

George Farquhar fonds

  • MS-2-237, Box 1
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1968

This fonds consists primarily of records related to the Board of Governors collected by Farquhar during his time on the board, including minutes; the report A Survey and Plan of Fund-raising for Dalhousie University; and a file of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and publications related to President Stanley Carleton’s resignation.

The fonds also includes some other miscellaneous materials collected by Farquhar related to the history of Dalhousie or the province, and associations/events with which he was involved. These records include pamphlets, song books, biographical sketches of some notable Nova Scotians, and a number of event programs and invitations.

Farquhar, George

Personal papers of George Frederick Pearson

  • MS-2-291, SF Box 31, Folder 22
  • File
  • 1920,1932
File comprises letters from Marshall Saunders, enclosing a sermon, "The Value of Higher Education from a Woman's Point of View," and his own "Report of a committee headed by G. Fred Pearson regarding dissatisfaction with Carleton Stanley, made to the Board of Governors of Dalhousie University, May 21, 1932."

Pearson, George Frederick

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