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Harold N. Young Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1970-007

Scope and Contents

The collection includes papers by Young on such topics as "Targets and Responsibilities [for the VAES]," "Liberty and Responsibility," "Needed--A New Water Law in Virginia," "Some Reflections on Public Education in Virginia," and "VPI, the General Education Board and Related Topics." Also includes a poem, ""Charge of the Night Brigade"" by Young.

Dates

  • 1938 - 1966

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the colletion are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Biographical Note

Harold N. Young was a agricultural economist. He was born in New York and educated at Cornell University (1913-1917). He was a sergeant in Intelligence Section, 38th Infantry, in World War I. He was principal of Union School in Constableville, New York (1919-1930). Then he became a professor of Agricultural Economics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1930-1965) and Director of the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station (VAES). He was later Director Emeritus of VAES (1965-1978).

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The collection includes papers by Young relating to education in Virginia, as well as an original poem.

Source of Acquisition

The Harold N. Young Papers were acquired prior to 1970.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Harold N. Young Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Harold N. Young Papers was completed in 1970. Additional description was completed in April 2011.

Title
A Guide to the Harold N. Young Papers, 1938-1966
Status
Completed
Author
Ashley Wellens
Date
2011 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-07-29: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308