Series contains speeches and address written and delivered by Dr. Melville Cumming at special events, between 1918-1957. Many of these occurred at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, to graduating students and commemorating NSAC's anniversary.
Item is a card that reads "With the compliments of Alumni Association of the University of British Columbia." The card was included in a scrapbook of material about a bust of Norman A.M. MacKenzie at the University of British Columbia.
This item is a black and white of photograph, with a stamp on back saying "Miami News Services. Hamilton Wright Jr. – Executive Editor. City Hall, Miami, Florida. Phone 3-4431, Cable. Hamwright. ‘Feature News from a Feature City’. This photograph released to you GRATIS on behalf of the city of Miami, Fla. for editorial use only. Do not use for advertising purposes without written permission"
Item is an invitation to a luncheon held on Friday, September 3, 1976 in Cecil Green Park in Vancouver, British Columbia. The card was included in a scrapbook of material about a bust of Norman A.M. MacKenzie at the University of British Columbia.
Item contains a letter from Mary Goldie, Princess Alice's private secretary, asking Ellen Ballon to forward an enclosed letter to Frank Cyril James in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the McGill Conservatorium.
Item is a letter from the University of British Columbia Alumni Association. The letter includes information about Norman MacKenzie and the Norman MacKenzie Centre for Fine Arts. The letter was included in a scrapbook of material about a bust of Norman A.M. MacKenzie at the University of British Columbia.
Fonds contains photographs of Melville Cumming, 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 at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College from 1905-27. He was also an instructor animal husbandry, agronomy, bacteriology and public speaking, and also served as the Secretary of Agriculture for the province from 1907-25. Includes records from 1900-1970 comprised of photographs, certificates, articles, and speeches from the passing of Dr. Cumming.
This file contains a 7 pages speech by Melville Cumming on September 16, 1957 address delivered on the occasion of the official opening of the men’s residence, and the naming of Cumming Hall, Harlow Institute, and Trueman House.
Collection consists of a typed transcript of a CBC Radio Broadcast titled "Voice of the Pioneer: Norman Archibald MacRae MacKenzie" and the contents of a scrapbook about a bust of MacKenzie at the University of British Columbia.
Item is a glass plate of a drawing of Rev. Thomas McCulloch, D.D. The drawing by Arthur Lismer itself is based on a painting of McCulloch by Daniel Munro. The drawing was commissioned and used for history books on Dalhousie University, like One hundred years of Dalhousie 1818-1918 (1920), and Daniel Cobb Harvey's, An introduction to the history of Dalhousie (1938).
File contains a photograph of the first annual dinner of the Dalhousie Club of New York. The dinner was attended by President Arthur Stanley MacKenzie and Archibald MacMechan. Photograph was taken by Standard Flashlight Company Inc.
File contains a photograph taken during the first conference on Maritime university federation, held on July 7, 1922 at the Macdonald Memorial Library at Dalhousie University. The photograph shows J. S. Bagnall; Rev. A. Cohoon; W. P. Copp; F. E. Wheelock; D. A. MacRae; J. E. Read; S. E. Smith; President B. C. Borden; H. Murray; W. M. Tweedie; W. E. Thompson; Major; G. S. Campbell; E. W. Todd; H. P. Jones; H. E. Mahon; Major John Murphy; President A. S. Mackenzie; J. T. Burchell; Senator F. B. Black; President G. B. Cutten; D. Macgillivray; Brother Cornelia; Judge T. S. Rogers; Chief Justice R. E. Harris; Lieutenant Governor M. Grant; Eliza Ritchie; Archbishop C. L. Worrell; H. McInnes; J. A. Walker; C. H. Mitchell; G. F. Pearson; E. C. Whitman; Rev. J. W. McCOnnell; T. W. Murphy; Rev. H. E. Thomas; O. P. Goucher; President T. S. Boyle; Rev. C. W. Rose; and W. W. Judd standing on the front steps of the library.