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Robert Edmiston Inventory

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-077
Abstract

The collection contains a document assessing the value of enslaved persons and lands held by Robert Edmiston, of Washington County, Virginia.

Dates: 1815

Sanford Bernell Fenne Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-054
Abstract

Papers of Sanford Bernell "Chuck" Fenne, a graduate of Virginia Tech (BS, 1927; MS, 1930), and a Virginia Agricultural Extension plant pathologist from 1939 to 1967, including correspondence, writings, biographical materials, photographs, a Virginia Tech scrapbook, and a photo album compiled during a year (1943-1944) spent working in Brazil for the Food Supply Division, Institute of Inter-American Affairs.

Dates: 1918 - 1970

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

Willis E. Franklin Patent

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1967-001
Abstract

This collection contains an 1872 patent transfer for Movable Comb Bee-Hives to Willis E. Franklin from Lorenzo L. Langstroth, the inventor of the modern Langstroth beehive.

Dates: 1872

P. Johnston Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-012
Abstract

Diary maintained by P. Johnston (possibly Peyton Johnston), agent for the Virginia State Agricultural Society, with entries describing his travels throughout Virginia on behalf of the VSAS in 1874.

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

W. F. Massey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1984-171
Abstract

The collection consists of copies of correspondence to W. F. Massey from farmers, horticultural societies, and others regarding articles inĀ The Practical Farmer.

Dates: 1893-1908, n.d.

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

New Farmers of America, Maryland Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1980-002
Abstract

This collection mostly comprises photographs dating from the 1920s-1960s concerning the activities of the New Farmers of America, Maryland Association.

Dates: 1928 - 1960

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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 5
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 5
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 3
Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 2
Virginia Cooperative Extension (1995-) 2