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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

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

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

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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