J. Sherman Bleakney graduated from Acadia with a B.Sc. in 1949 and a M.Sc. in 1951; he graduated from McGill with a PhD. in 1956. Bleakney became a professor in the Biology Department at Acadia University from 1957 to 1988. Nancy (Tyler) Bleakney received a B.A. from Acadia in 1950 and a MSc in Botany from McGill in 1952. Sherman Bleakney and Nancy Tyler were married in Wolfville on December 20, 1952. The digital collection consists of photographs taken from their time at Acadia University.