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Thomas O. Sandy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2006-022
Abstract

The collection includes correspondence, receipts, farm records, and other papers of Thomas O. Sandy, a farmer in Nottoway County, Virginia, and the first state demonstration agent for agricultural extension in Virginia. The papers relate to Sandy's farm, extension work, and estate.

Dates: 1910 - 1928

Shropshire, England, Farm and Household Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-066
Abstract

This collection contains a household and farming ledger owned by a Shropshire, England family, dating 1832-1867. Two articles and a letter report the discovery of coal in Shropshire. The ledger also contains financial records, notes on wine making and farming, instructions for care of cattle and pest control, and various receipes and remedies.

Dates: 1832 - 1867

Ambrose L. Snavely Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-014
Abstract

This collection includes diaries, financial records, and farm records of Ambrose L. Snavely, a farmer in Crockett (Wythe County), Virginia, during the first half of the 20th century.

Dates: 1903 - 1952

State/Regional Home and Agricultural Publications,

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1934-present

William Logan Threlkeld Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1975-005
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of William Logan Threlkeld, professor of zoology and biology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1929-1958), including biographical materials, personal and professional correspondence, research files, and printed materials.

Dates: 1919 - 1972

Robert L. Tontz Pamphlets

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-109
Abstract

Two pamphlets compiled by agricultural economist Robert L. Tontz with others: "Equality for Agriculture," written in 1922 by George N. Peek and Hugh S. Johnson of the Moline [Illinois] Plow Company, with an explanatory preface added by Robert L. and Brenda Kay Tontz; and "U. S. Agricultural Organizations: the Voices of Organized Agriculture," a typescript report by Robert L. and John W. Tontz.

Dates: 1988 - 1991

Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Study

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1957-001
Abstract

This collection contains a typescript draft of a study and history of the Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association, written by S. D. Frissell and B. D. Tillett, including general background history of tobacco and agricultural cooperative efforts, together with research data on tobacco farming statistics.

Dates: 1925-1927, n. d.

Virginia Association for Biological Farming Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2016-009
Abstract

This collection contains records created and collected by the Virginia Association for Biological Farming (VABF) between the early 1990s and the mid-2010s.

Dates: 1990s-2014

Virginia Congress on Hunger 1988 Report Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-050
Abstract

This collection contains the final and draft versions of a 1988 report from the Virginia Congress on Hunger detailing the extent of hunger and poverty in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a news release about the report, and the 1985 report about hunger and poverty.

Dates: 1985 - 1988

James E. Yates Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1940-032
Abstract

This collection consists of an account book maintained by James E. Yates, a livestock trader in Rappahannock County, Virginia, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Dates: 1874 - 1910

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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 5
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Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 3
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United States. Department of Agriculture 2
Virginia Cooperative Extension (1995-) 2
4-H All Stars. Virginia Chapter 1
American Agricultural Chemical Company 1
Atkinson, Alec 1
Barnett, John W. 1
Brown, J. A. (Deputy tax collector, Martinsville, Va.) 1
Burnett, C. M. 1
C. E. Sydnor & Co. (Richmond, Va.) 1
Collier, William H., 1822-1906 1
Crews, Samuel, b. abt. 1846 1
Drinkard, Alfred Washington, Jr. 1
Edmiston, Robert 1
Fenne, Sanford Bernell, 1903-1978 1
Foley, M. L. 1
Franklin, Willis E. 1
Frissell, Sydney D. 1
Hodgkinson, J. H. 1
Johnston, P. 1
Kammerer, Joseph 1
Langstroth, L. L. (Lorenzo Lorraine), 1810-1895 1
Massey, A. B. (Arthur Ballard) 1
Massey, W. F. 1
Moody family (Northampton County, NC) 1
New Farmers of America. Maryland Association 1
Parsons, Bernard L. 1
Rogers, William G. 1
Ross, Alice, 1930- 1
Sandy, Sallie Thweat Miller 1
Sandy, Thomas O. (Thomas Oldham), 1857-1919 1
Sandy, Thomas O., Jr. 1
Snavely, Ambrose L., 1868-1934 1
State Planters Bank and Trust Company (Richmond, Va.) 1
Tarter Bros. (Rural Retreat, Va.) 1
Threlkeld, William Logan, 1893-1988 1
Tillett, B. D. 1
Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association 1
United States. Agricultural Research Service 1
United States. Bureau of Internal Revenue 1
United States. Department of Health and Human Services 1
United States. Division of Home Economics 1
United States. War Food Administration 1
Virginia Association for Biological Farming 1
Virginia Association of Biological Farmers 1
Virginia Engineering Experiment Station 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Research Division 1
Virginia State Agricultural Society 1
Virginia Truck Experiment Station (1907-1967) 1
W. Atlee Burpee Company 1
Yates, James E. 1
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