Fonds MS-14-10 - John Edward Shuh fonds

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John Edward Shuh fonds

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  • 1940-1989 (Creation)
    Shuh, John Edward

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4.6 cm of textual records
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John Edward Shuh was a long-serving faculty member at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, from his start in 1948 teaching at Camp Debert until he retired after serving as acting principal of the college in 1972. He was born on 10 August 1913 in Waterloo, Ontario, and he graduated with an MS in Agronomy from McGill University in 1942. Shush was also the director of Field Crop Services: Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing. In 1987 he was named a distinguished life member of the Nova Scotia Institute of Agrologists. He died in Truro, Nova Scotia, on 1 July 1998.

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Records were found in boxes in the Agricola archives and processed in 4 donations (accession numbers A1999-021 ; A2017-158 ; A2017-170 ; A2017-173).

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Fonds consists of pamphlets, books and theses about grass and pastures, as well as records and teaching notes associated with a history of agriculture class taught by John Edward Shuh at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in the early 1970s.

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The Agricola Archives imposed thematic and chronological order during archival processing.

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  • English

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