Fonds MS-14-36 - Richard "Dick" Morton fonds

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Richard "Dick" Morton fonds

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MS-14-36

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  • 1951-2011 (Creation)
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2.5 cm of textual records and graphic material

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A2017-110 ; A2017-183
The materials were donated by the late Mr. Morton’s wife, Barbara Morton.

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This fonds consists of Richard (Dick) Morton’s Nova Scotia Agricultural College certificates, photographs (including the NSAC 1952 graduating class photo), a copy of “The 50th anniversary of 4-H in Nova Scotia,”, newspaper clippings, certificate of recognition and appreciation upon Richard Morton’s retirement, Mr. Morton’s obituary, notes of condolences to his family, and two personal accounts from friends/colleagues of Mr. Morton’s, including : Memories of Dick Morton by Robert Murray, NSAC class of 1952, an untitled and anonymous poem from 1978.

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Gift

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  • English

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Mr. Morton was born March 23, 1931 in Peterborough, ON, grew up in Kentville and later settled in Bible Hill NS where he was employed by the Department of Agriculture for 38 years as a horticulturalist in charge of Ornamentals. Dick was very active in the Nova Scotia Association of Garden Clubs (NSAGC), and the formation of Landscape Nova Scotia.

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Draft

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  • English

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