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1 COX, Kenneth. History of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. 2nd pr
Nova Scotia Agricultural College, NSAC, Truro, N.S., 1971, 
COX, Kenneth. A History of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. (Truro, N.S.: Nova Scotia Agricultural College, July 1971). Second Printing. Pp (8),1-151,(1). 4to, blue comb bound, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Introduction; Events Leading up to the Establishment of the College; The Purpose of the College; The Evolution of Courses and Curriculum; Jurisdiction and Finance; Affiliation with Other Institutions; Association with the Agricultural Industry; The Debert Interlude; Student Publications and Activities; Military Service; Principals and Staff; Registration; Major Award Winners; The Graduates; Land and Buildings; Legislation Concerning the College; Bibliography. Spine lightly browned, penned name, else very good. 50.00

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2 ELLS, A. Dale Shaped Through Service : An Illustrated History of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. Paperback.
Agrarian Development Services, Truro, NS, 1999, ISBN:0968600808 
ELLS, A. Dale. Shaped Through Service : An Illustrated History of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. (Truro, NS): Agrarian Development Services, (ADS) Ltd. (1999). First Edition. Pp. [1]-279,(1). Illustrated with reproductions of documents, over 230 b&w photos and over 20 colour photos. Large 8vo, photo-illustrated card covers, yellow lettering to spine. A survey of thehistory of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Truro. Contents: 1. Agr icultural Education Before 1905; 2. The Early Years, 1905-1920; 3. 1920s and 1930s, Growth of Extension Work; 4. Post WWII and Debert Interlude; 5. 1950s and Return to Bible Hill; 6. 1960s and Vo-Tech Expansion; 7. 1970s, Growth and New Student Services; 8. 1980s, Degree Granting and Expanding Research; 1990s, 9. Graduate Studies and Public Funding Changes; 10. NSAC AlumniAssociation; 11. Looking into the New Millennium. With appendices. Very go od. 18.00

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Rural Roots. First Edition, MOREHOUSE, Ralph E.
3 MOREHOUSE, Ralph E. Rural Roots. First Edition
Bedford, N.S., 1995, 1995 
MOREHOUSE, Ralph E. Rural Roots. Bedford, N.S. Published by the Author, May, 1995. First Edition. No printer given. Pp (6),1-74,(6, including an eight-page central section of b&w photos. 8vo, blue faux leather boards (hardcover), with gilt lettering to front, no lettering to spine.

Ralph Ernest Morehouse (b. March 29, 1928, Centreville, Digby County - d. July 21, 2006, Bedford, Nova Scotia).

Contents :
Preface.
1. In the Beginning.
2. The Family.
3. Life on the Farm.
4. The Learning Years.
5. The Working Years.
6. Organizations.
7. Reflections.
8. Postscript.
Appendix (Morehouse Succession - 12 Generations).

"Rural Roots is a new book written by Ralph Morehouse [...]. In this autobiography he outlines, in a direct and clear style, the influences on his life from family, educators, work associates, organizations and friends. Many associated with agriculture in general, and the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing in particular, will identify with the events and developments contained in these recollections. The early years, prior to studies at NSAC, contain insights into a rural life style characteristic of many Nova Scotians who lived on small farms in the 1930s. Several issues and approaches for improving agricultural services are noted in his treatment of the recent years, just prior to his retirement, when he served as Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Marketing. Typical of his modesty, Mr. Morehouse had a relatively small number of the books printed. - from N.S.A.C. Post, Vol. 10 No. 3, August, 1995.

A few indentations to front cover (not very visible), else a very good copy. 30.00


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4 MUTTART, David G., and Thomas P. BYRNE BYRNE, Thomas P. Analysis of Student Reaction to the Nova Scotia Agricultural College Vocational Training Program
Acadia University Institute, Wolfville, N.S., 1973, 
MUTTART, David G., and Thomas P. BYRNE. Analysis of Student Reaction to theNova Scotia Agricultural College Vocational Training Program. Wolfville, N .S.: Acadia University Institute, March, 1973. Pp (1),ii-vi,[1]-50,(2). 4to, grey stapled card covers, lettered in black. "In the spring of 1972 the Acadia University Institute was invited, as an outside agency, to undertake a study to examine the effectiveness of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College Vocational Training Program. [...] The Vocational Training Program of theNova Scotia Agricur Agricultural College (NSAC) was instituted in 1968 wit h a two-fold objective: to help prepare individuals for entering agricultural based occupations, and to provide assistance in upgrading knowledge and skills for those already engaged in such occupations. This program has received continual support from the Canada Department of Manpower in the form of student stipends. In the four year history of the program, no attempt hadbeen made to formally evaluate important phases of its operation. [...] It was the purpose of this study to investigate student reaction to five diff erent concerns of the NSAC Vocational Training Program: (l) reasons for enrolling in the program, (2) sources of recruitment information, (3) importance of financial assistance from the Department of Manpower, (4) extent satisfaction from courses taken, and (5) further courses desired." (pp vi & 1).Ex-library (spine label, library inkstamps, withdrawn stamp), else very go od. 20.00

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5 Nova Scotia - Agriculture - Annual Report Annual Report of the Secretary for Agriculture, Nova Scotia, for the year 1920
Commissioner of Public Works and Mines, King's Printer, Halifax, N.S., 1921, 
(Nova Scotia Agriculture Annual Report). Annual Report of the Secretaryfor Agriculture, Nova Scotia, for the year 1920. (Printed by order of the Legislature.) Halifax, N.S.: Commissioner of Public Works and Mines, King'sPrinter, 1921. Pp [i]-x,[1]-153,(1),[1]-109 ,(1),+ 9 plates + 1 folding ta ble. Text Illustrations. 8vo, green printed wrappers. Includes the report of the Agricultural College and Farm, along with reports of the individual agricultural societies. Damage due to nibbling to spine and front cover area, front cover detached, faded to brown, else good only. As is. 15.00

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