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Records of the 4-H All Stars, Virginia Chapter

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-26-04-01
Abstract Founded in 1922, the Virginia 4-H All Stars are the highest honor for the Virginia 4-Hers, and membership is based on leadership, service, and activities. The records of the Virginia Chapter of the 4-H All Stars span the years 1964-2014. The collection includes minutes, correspondence, financial reports, bylaws and policies, membership rosters, and photographs. It also includes the organization's mission statement, constitution, and 75th anniversary materials. The collection also contains...
Dates: 1964 - 2014

Agrico Farmer's Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-085
Abstract

The Agrico Farmer's Account Book contains handwritten notes throughout from an unidentified farmer. The entries include documentation of cattle birth and sales. The book was published by the American Agricultural Chemical Company to advertise Agrico fertilizer.

Dates: 1939 - 1941

Agricultural Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-053
Abstract

The Agricultural Ephemera Collection was established in 2015. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats (advertisements, order forms and blanks, postcards, clippings, and more) that relate to agriculture, farming, livestock, and poultry & fowl, dating from the late 19th century to the present.

Dates: c.1900s-present

Annotated List of Virginia Flora

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-005
Abstract

This collection contains a typed list of Virginia flora, with handwritten annotations, processed for the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, possibly by A. B. Massey.

Dates: undated

John W. Barnett Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1998-002
Abstract

Broadside providing instructions for a leaf tobacco-curing process, patented by John W. Barnett of Big Spring (Montgomery County), Virginia, in 1879.

Dates: [1879?]

J. A. Brown Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-072
Abstract

This collection contains an Internal Revenue collections account book kept by J. A. Brown of Martinsville, Virginia, from 1889-1892.

Dates: 1889 - 1892

Burnett's Wheat Fan Instructions,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-078
Abstract

Burnett's Wheat Fan Instructions was printed in Salem, Virginia in September 1851, and it contains directions on how to use C. M. Burnett's patent beveled wheat fan.

Dates: 1851 - 1851

W. Atlee Burpee & Company Leaflets

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-010
Abstract

This collection contains numerous leaflets from the W. Atlee Burpee & Company from 1899-1915. The leaflets discuss planting, seed growing, and other agriculture strategies, and other gardening strageties for American garderners, farmers, and planters.

Dates: 1899 - 1915

C. E. Sydnor & Co. Letters to Tarter Bros.

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-071
Abstract

This collection contains three letters from "produce commission merchant" C. E. Sydnor & Co. of Richmond, Virginia, to the Tarter Brothers of Rural Retreat, primarily related to the purchase and shipment of cabbages.

Dates: 1898

William H. Collier Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-027
Abstract

The collection contains a farm and household expense ledger of William H. Collier of Northampton County, North Carolina.

Dates: 1856 - 1887

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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 5
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United States. Department of Agriculture 2
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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
Harris, Alfred T. 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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