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