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Antoft, Asta Sigrid (Rump)

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Otto and Finn Antoft

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Collection: Antoft family (part 1)
Description: First photo is of Otto and Finn Antoft of Lakeville, Nova Scotia with two unidentified girls. They are sitting on the Antoft's meat truck in front of a farm building in the winter. Second photo is of Asta Antoft and her sons Otto and Finn Antoft of Lakeville, Nova Scotia standing beside the Antoft's meat truck in front of a farm building in the winter.
Accession Number: 1900.182-ANT/2/7/031 , 1900.182-ANT/3/4/2/016
Type: photograph

Biography, "A Hobby Turned into a Successful Enterprise"

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Collection: Antoft family (part 1)
Description: A short personal biography written by Mrs. O.H. Antoft (Asta) entitled "A Hobby Turned into a Successful Enterprise." Essay describes her love for horticulture and how she and why she founded Acadia Nurseries in Lakeville, N.S. Includes memories of her immigration to Canada from Denmark in 1930, her childhood, her family's move to Nova Scotia from Winnipeg, life and family in Nova…
Accession Number: 1900.182-ANT/2/1/4
Creator: Antoft, Asta Sigrid (Rump)
Type: textual record

Kell Antoft and Asta Antoft

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Collection: Antoft family (part 1)
Description: Asta Antoft and her son Kell Antoft. Asta is wearing a long skirt and matching hat. Kell is wearing a Royal Canadian Air Force uniform and has a pipe in his mouth.
Accession Number: 1900.182-ANT/2/7/027
Type: photograph

Poem entitled "Bes lives" written for Asta Antoft

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Collection: Antoft family (part 2)
Description: Poem entitled "Bes lives" written for Bes (Asta Antoft of Lakeville, Nova Scotia) on her ninetieth birthday by her granddaughter Asta Ellen Antoft in 1989. Descriptions of Mrs. Antoft's Gardens are included.
Accession Number: 2003.047-ANT/1/005
Creator: Antoft , Asta Ellen
Type: textual record

Obituary & short biography on Asta Sigrid Antoft of Lakeville, Nova Scotia

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Collection: Antoft family (part 2)
Description: An obituary and short biography on Asta Sigrid Antoft of Lakeville, Nova Scotia for the Halifax Chronicle Herald. Written by Kell Antoft, son of Asta Antoft. Bio includes her arrival in Winnipeg, M.B from Denmark, farming in Nova Scotia, the loss of her son in WW2, her devotion to and career in horticulture in the Annapolis Valley.
Accession Number: 2003.047-ANT/1/005
Creator: Antoft, Kell
Type: textual record

Antoft family (part 2)

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Dates: unspecified decade in 19XX to 1994
Collection: Antoft family (part 2), Archival Catalogue
Description: Finding aid for the Antoft family fonds.
Type: finding aid

Antoft family (part 1)

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Dates: 1824 to 1985
Collection: Antoft family (part 1), Archival Catalogue
Description: Finding aid for the Antoft family fonds.
Type: finding aid