Farrar Shelton Paper
Scope and Content
The Farrar Shelton Paper describes the initial meetings that lead to cooperative farm demonstration work in Virginia.
- Shelton, Farrar (Farrar Vilas) (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
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Farrar Vilas Shelton was in eighth grade when he attended a meeting lead by Dr. Joseph D. Eggleston on farm demonstration work. Shelton attended the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and graduated with a degree in agriculture, he went on to become a County Demonstration Agent.
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This paper describes the early meetings which lead to the creation of the farm demonstration work program. Farrar Shelton attended one of these early meetings as an eighth grader. Shelton later attended VPI and graduated with the class of 1915 with a degree in agriculture, he went on to become a county demonstration agent.
Source of Acquisition
The Farrar Shelton Paper was donated to Special Collections in 1962.
The processing, arrangement and description of the Farrar Shelton Paper was completed in June 2009.
- Farrar Shelton Paper, 1960
- Jennifer Mitchell, Archivist
- 2009 (CC0 1.0)
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