Acadia University

Acadia University

by Tom Sheppard


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781771080200
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing
Publication date: 01/07/2014
Series: Images of our Past Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Tom Sheppard grew up in Wolfville and graduated from Acadia University. He taught political science at Acadia, had a career as school administrator, and currently is a writer. He and his wife live in Caledonia, Nova Scotia, near Kejimkujik National Park.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 The Founding of Acadia 4

Chapter 2 The Campus and Its Buildings 18

Chapter 3 Residence: A Home Away from Home 47

Chapter 4 Presidents 66

Chapter 5 Professors 90

Chapter 6 Students and Their Stories 108

Chapter 7 Acadia in Time of War 133

Chapter 8 Life at Acadia 142

Chapter 9 Student Recreation 169

Chapter 10 Organizations and Societies 182

Chapter 11 Sports 203

Chapter 12 Acadia Today 227

Acknowledgements 234

Bibliography 235

Note on the Photographs 237

Image Credits 238

Index 239

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