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American Egg Board Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-124

Scope and Contents

This collection contains recipe cards featuring eggs as the main ingredient and educational pamphlets regarding the production, nutritional value, and preparation of eggs. Some of the topics covered in these pamphlets are: microwave preparation, egg facts and recipes for children and senior citizens, breakfast and brunch, ethnic, quick and easy, popular egg basics, questions about eggs, nutrition, economy, food safety, entertaining, and dieting. The collection contains approximately 100 different items.

Dates

  • 1974 - 2004

Creator

Language of Materials

The material in the collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to 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

The American Egg Board is an organization that works with egg producers to successfully market eggs to the public. This nationally funded organization works to increase the public demand for eggs and egg products. Although the board is appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, the board is made up of 18 representatives, as well as 18 alternates, from all areas of the country.

Extent

0.2 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Abstract

This collection contains a variety of American Egg Board publications, such as recipe cards and information brochures.

Arrangement

The collection has been maintained in its original order.

Source of Acquisition

The American Egg Board Collection was donated to Special Collections in 2004.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the American Egg Board Collection 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 American Egg Board Collection commenced and was completed in September 2009.

Creator

Title
A Guide to the American Egg Board Collection , 1974-2004
Status
Completed
Author
Lora Settle
Date
2009 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-11-06: Finding aid 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