Sub-series consists of art, plans, maps, photographs and correspondence which are related to Agriculture Canada experimental farms and stations buildings and research.
Eight hand-tinted glass plate positives, 30 x 25 cm, were created in 1921 and depict plantings on the experimental farm at Charlottetown, PEI. Photographic material also includes: a photograph of a building at the Charlottetown experimental farm (the caption reads: Canada Department of Agriculture Science Services lab, 194? Located on Mt Wdward Rd, near the present Birch Court, it was destroyed by fire Jan 31, 1951"); a group photograph of five premiers of Prince Edward Island (including Alex B Campbell, Joseph A Ghiz, James M Lee, J Angus MacLean and W Bennett Campbell) and was taken in 1990 and the final photograph is of Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan holding a card that reads "agitator" at the opening ceremony of the Agricultural Research and Extension Building in 1973. All of the glass plate positives have been described at the item level and scanned. This material is not to circulate because of its fragility.
Photographs from Accession 1970-201 document agriculture across Canada, including: federal illustration stations, experimental farms and crops, field days, fruit packing plants; photos showing the progress of a settler, C. Girling, at Pemberton Meadows, B.C..
Photographs from Accession 1972-222 document Department of Agriculture office exteriors and interiors across Canada: Beaverlodge, Fort Vermilion, Lacombe, Lethbridge, Manyberries, Scandia and Vegreville (AB); Vancouver, Victoria, Agassiz, Kamloops, Prince George, Saanichton, Smithers and Summerland (BC); Brandon, Morden and Winnipeg (MB.); Delhi, Harrow, Kapuskasing, Smithfield, Woodslee et Ottawa (ON); Summerside (PEI); Cap Rouge, Caplan, L'Assomption, Lavaltrie, Lennoxville et Normandin (QC); Indian Head, Melfort, Regina, Saskatoon, Scott, Sutherland and Swift Current (SK.); Whitehorse (Yukon); Fort Simpson (NWT).
Photographs from Accession 1988-084 document research activities on plant parasites, including corn borer, armyworm, wireworm, green clover worm, budworm and orchard pests, mainly at laboratories in Annapolis, N.B., Chatham, Ont. and Winnipeg, Man. Views of equipment, procedures, and personnel. Photos by Frank C. Tyrell for Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau, J.D. Gregson, R. Lejeune, and Ross Jackson.
Photographs from Accession 1990-349 are contained in one album documenting harvesting, land clearing, farms, farmhouses, abandoned schools, bridges, roads, forest activities and population, land utilization survey, 1942-1944, Nechako Valley, B.C.. Other photographs document the Superintendant's residence at the Experimental Farm, Charlottetown, P.E.I., 1960; and portraits of different deans of the Ontario Veterinary College: Andrew Smith, McGilvray, McNabb.
Photographs from Accession 2011-00515-9 are two unidentified views on glass plate negatives, ca. 1890-1915.
Photographs from Accession 2015-00076-3 depict Department of Agriculture staff ca. 1950; Seagar Wheeler, winner of World's best exhibit of hard spring wheat at the 1933 World Grain Show in Regina, Saskatchewan; and an individual looking at wheat.