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Records of the 4-H All Stars, Virginia Chapter

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-26-04-01
Abstract Founded in 1922, the Virginia 4-H All Stars are the highest honor for the Virginia 4-Hers, and membership is based on leadership, service, and activities. The records of the Virginia Chapter of the 4-H All Stars span the years 1964-2014. The collection includes minutes, correspondence, financial reports, bylaws and policies, membership rosters, and photographs. It also includes the organization's mission statement, constitution, and 75th anniversary materials. The collection also contains...
Dates: 1964 - 2014

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

Annotated List of Virginia Flora

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-005
Abstract

This collection contains a typed list of Virginia flora, with handwritten annotations, processed for the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, possibly by A. B. Massey.

Dates: undated

John W. Barnett Patent,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1998-002
Scope and Contents

Broadside entitled "Instructions for Using John W. Barnett's Patent Process for Curing Leaf Tobacco. Patented January 7th 1879." Barnett is identified as a resident of Big Spring, Montgomery County, Virginia.

Dates: 1879

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

Cotton Fabrics First Year Lecture Notebook,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-077
Abstract

The Cotton Fabrics First Year Lecture Notebook was J. H. Hodgkinson's notebook from 1905-1906 for class at Manchester Municipal School of Technology.

Dates: 1905 - 1906

Cotton Weaving Class Notebook,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-076
Abstract

The Cotton Weaving Class Notebook from 1914-1915 belonged to Alec Atkinson, a student at Nelson Municipal Technical School.

Dates: 1914 - 1914

Robert Edmiston Inventory

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-077
Abstract

Document assessing the value of lands and enslaved persons held by Robert Edmiston, of Washington County, Virginia.

Dates: 1815

Sanford Bernell Fenne Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-054
Abstract

This collection include the 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. It includes 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

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