American Egg Board Collection,
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.
- 1974 - 2004
- American Egg Board (Organization)
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 (email@example.com or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.
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.
0.2 Cubic Feet (1 box)
This collection contains a variety of American Egg Board publications, such as recipe cards and information brochures.
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/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the American Egg Board Collection commenced and was completed in September 2009.
- A Guide to the American Egg Board Collection , 1974-2004
- Lora Settle
- 2009 (CC0 1.0)
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Description is in English
- 2020-11-06: Finding aid updated to new department standards. juliags
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