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M. L. Foley Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-031
Abstract

The collection includes receipts and more than 100 pieces of incoming and outgoing correspondence relating to M. L. Foley's business selling birds out of Salem, Virginia.

Dates: 1958-1964, undated

P. Johnston Diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1991-012
Scope and Contents

Diary written in October 1874 by an agent of the Virginia State Agricultural Society. Records the people he spoke to about the State Fair and membership in the VSAS as he traveled to Lexington, Charlottesville, and Alexandria.

Dates: 1874

Map of Virginia... Showing Natural Resources and Principal 1928 Crop Acreages, Livestock Census, Etc.,

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0729
Abstract

Map of Virginia... Showing Natural Resources and Principal 1928 Crop Acreages, Livestock Census, Etc. State Planters Bank and Trust Company (Richmond, VA), 1929. 14 x 22 in. [FOLDER A-9]

Dates: 1929 - 1929

Records of the Virginia Cooperative Extension, Master Gardener Program

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-26-02-01
Abstract

This collection contains four boxes of slide sets, some with related scripts, for the Virginia Cooperative Extension's Master Gardener Program. Most materials are undated, but likely date from between the 1970s and early 2000s. Topics include flowers, fruits, vegetables, trees, landscaping, gardening, composting, and careers in horticulture.

Dates: ca. 1970s-2000s

National Agricultural Publications,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-022
Abstract

The collection contains United States Department of Agriculture, War Food Administration, and other national agency publications from the early 20th century to the present day.

Dates: 1917-present

Bernard L. Parsons Papers and Photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-1992-053
Scope and Contents

Collection includes pamphlets, books and reports relating to soil erosion, land drainage, and other agricultural issues.

Dates: 1918 - 1942

Records of the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-25-01
Abstract The Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station (VAES) was established in 1886 by an act of the Virginia General Assembly and funded by the federal Hatch Act of 1887 for the purpose of providing practical and useful information on agricultural and scientific subjects. The collection includes 114 surveys books for ten counties in Virginia from 1931 through 1940, as well as files dated 1903-1947 of weather reports, annual reports of investigations of the field laboratories, and a large amount of...
Dates: 1903 - 1947

William G. Rogers Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-011
Abstract

This collection contains six letters of William G. Rogers, a mercantile businessman from Highland County, Virginia. The letters contain the correspondence between Rogers and the businessmen that he was doing dealing with.

Dates: 1856-1861, undated

Alice Ross Culinary Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-008
Abstract

The Alice Ross Ephemera Collection includes more than 2,000 pieces of ephemera related to food & culinary history, advertising/marketing, food production, agriculture, holidays and celebrations, and domestic culture, dating from the mid-19th to the mid/late 20th century.

Dates: c.1860s-1960s

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

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