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State/Regional Home and Agricultural Publications,

Identifier: Ms-2012-040

Scope and Content

The collection contains publications on topics including, but not limited to: war-time food use and victory gardens, home planning and organization, food and cooking, home demonstration, and household management. Although the emphasis in on Virginia state and local agencies, materials may also originate from around the United States.


  • 1934-present

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the State/Regional Home and Agricultural Publications must be obtained from publishers of individual pamphlets.


0.2 Cubic Feet (1 box)

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The State/Regional Home and Agricultural Publications are arranged by state. Within each state, publications are arranged alphabetically by organization and chronologically within each organization. Each state or region has a bibliography of holdings.

Acquisition Information

Materials making up the original core of the collection were donated to Special Collections prior to 2009. Additional publications were donated in 2010 and 2012. Future donations will be incorporated as they are accrued.

Related Materials

Ms2001-004, Ann A. Hertzler Collection. Finding aid available online.

Ms2011-021, Janet L. Cameron Collection. Finding aid available online.

Ms2011-022, National Agricultural Publications. Finding aid available online.

RG 26/2, Agricultural Extension Service (now Virginia Cooperative Extension Service) Records. A brief description of the materials in this University Archives record group is available online:

Special Collections houses more than 300 publications by the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service. Publications may be found by searching the library's catalog, Addison, for author: Virginia Cooperative Extension Service.

Processing Information

The original donations prompting this collection were removed from a previously created collection. The processing, arrangement, and description of the collection was completed in August 2012. Additional description is expected as future donations are accrued.

State/Regional Home and Agricultural Publications, 1934-present
Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
© 2012 Virginia Tech. All rights reserved.
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Repository Details

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

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US