Fonds MS-14-1 - Melville Cumming fonds

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Melville Cumming fonds

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  • Textual record
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MS-14-1

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  • 1900-1969 (Creation)
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    Inclusive

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23 cm of textual records and graphic material

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Custodial history

A1999-001 ; A2017-049 ; A2017-055 ; A2017-190 ; A2011-268

Scope and content

This fonds contains photographs, as well as addresses, research articles/manuscripts, and letters related to agriculture in Nova Scotia written by Melville Cumming. Other material consists of records that were created while Dr. Cumming served as the first principal and instructor at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College; this includes photographs, certificates, and articles and speeches from the passing of Dr. Cumming.

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Physical condition

Textual material written by Dr. Cummings are in good condition

Textual Material not written by Dr. Cummings have fragile paper with some discoloration, with musty smell despite no detected mold

Certificates have frames removed, though frames are in good condition

Photo is in excellent condition

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Gift

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  • English

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Draft

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Partial

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  • English

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