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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

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 Richmond merchant C. E. Snydor & Co. to the Tarter Brothers of Wythe County, primarily related to the purchase and shipment of cabbages.

Dates: 1898

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

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

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

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