This archival package consist of;
1- Article about the origins of the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever breed. Source/Date: Bluenose Magazine, 1976.
2- Descriptions of the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever breed. Focus on their hunting abilities. Source/Date: Hunting and Fishing in Canada, 1958.
3- Article titled, “Four-Legged Decoys for Ducks”, about the Little River Duck Dog breed. Source/Date: Outdoor Life Magazine, 1936.
4- Article titled, “The Duck Tolling Retriever”, Nova Scotia’s best kept canine secret. Source/Date: Fur-Fish-Game Magazine, 1992.
5- Articles about Babe Ruth who came to hunt in Yarmouth, NS and owned a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever. Source/Date: Yarmouth Herald newspaper, 1937.
6- Article titled, “Maritime dog retrieves trophy at national meet”, regarding a trophy given to a Little River Duck Dog at the Cyril Colwell Memorial Cup. Source/Date: Chronicle Herald newspaper, 1999.
7 and 7.2- Articles regarding a stamp dedicated to the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever. Source: Chronicle Herald, 1988
8- Release for the instatement of the breed to become the provincial dog of Nova Scotia
Source/Date: Office of Allister Surette, MLA, 1994.
9- Article titled, “Maritime Born and Bred”, about the origins of the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever. Source/Date: The Atlantic Advocate, 1979.
10- Article titled, “Crazy Like a Fox”, about the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever’s hunting abilities. Source/Date: Unknown.
11- Article titled, “Little River Duck Dogs”. Source/Date: Free Press Weekly Prairie Farmer, 1954.
12- Comic on the Duck Tolling Retriever. Source/Date: Dog Oddities, Gaines Dog Research Center, 1956.
13- Article titled, “Tolling Ducks”, about the Duck Tolling Retriever’s hunting abilities. Source/Date: Time Magazine, 1951.
13.2- Photo from the article. The photo is of Fred Armstrong and Paul Armstrong with their dogs; Dusty, Tootsie
14- List of trophy donations, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Specialty. Source/Date: Unknown.
15- Program from the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Club of Canada Specialty Show. Source/Date: Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Club of Canada, 1979.
16- Article titled, “The Evolution of the Tolling Dog”, about the breed evolution of the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever. Source: Rod and Gun and Canadian Silver Fox News, 1932.
17- Article titled, “Hunters and companions”. Source/Date: Uknown
18- Photograph of a Tolling dog named, Gunner. Source/Date: Unknown.
19- Articles talking about the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, their breed and history. Source/Date: Canine Chronicle, 1987.
20- Photo of a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever. Source: The American Scene.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever archival package
All material found in these packages is owned by the Yarmouth County Historical Society and is housed at the Yarmouth County Museum and Archives (22 Collins Street, Yarmouth, NS). Credit must be given to, Yarmouth County Archives.
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