Agricultural Engineering Services Branch fonds

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Agricultural Engineering Services Branch fonds

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  • 1958-1960 (Creation)
    Nova Scotia. Agricultural Engineering Services Branch.

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500 photographs

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The Agricultural Engineering Services Branch was part of the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing. It was established in 1937 to oversee and undertake work in the construction of drainage systems, farm building and planning, community pastures, and marshland reclamation, including the building of causeways. The Agricultural Engineering Services Branch evolved and eventually became part of the Extension Services Branch of the Department of Agriculture and Marketing.

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Fonds consists of photographs of the construction of the Annapolis Causeway. Each photograph is dated and labelled describing the activity depicted.

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Donated in 1999 by Pat Pelham with the permission of Hank Kolstee, Supervisor of Land Protection, Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing.


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