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4-H Slide Collection

Identifier: MS0285
Content Description The 4-H Slide Collection contains 769 35-millimeter color slides of 4-H club activities during the 1960s and 1970s. Images depict activities such as swimming, canoeing, archery, animal care, gardening, dairy judging, knitting, and other activities, as well as meetings, people, and events. There are also images of 1970s posters promoting 4-H, probably created by 4-H members. In addition, there is an undated slide show titled "Audio-Visual Media in Education" with many images showing people...
Dates: 1964-1975

Abraham D. Stoesz Papers

Identifier: MS0350
Content Description The Abraham D. Stoesz Papers are composed of approximately 1,100 35mm slides. Subjects of the slides include soil and soil erosion, plants, and flowers, as well as tourism photographs from Washington, D.C., New York City, and other cities and universities. Many slides are clearly labeled with the date, location, and subjects. The slides represent locations across the United States. The collection also contains approximately 50 of Stoesz's field notebooks, which include notes from...
Dates: 1930-1963; Majority of material found within 1957-1961

Absalom Donahoo Apple Nursery Records

Identifier: MS0373
Content Description

The Absalom Donahoo Apple Nursery Records contain Donahoo's records of the apple cultivars he was testing for potential commercial production on his property south of Nebraska City, Nebraska.

Dates: 1870-1880

Agricultural and Pomological Club of King George County Record Book

Identifier: MS0001
Content Description The Agricultural and Pomological Club of King George County Record Book consists of the handwritten record book of meetings of the Agricultural and Pomological Club of King George County, Virginia, 1871-1876. The book contains entries on the establishment of the club, including its constitution, by-laws, officers, and membership. There is a handwritten index of names and subjects listed in the book. Some of the subjects of meetings include seeds received from the U.S. Secretary of...
Dates: 1871-1876

Agricultural Artifacts Collection

Identifier: MS0217
Content Description The Agricultural Artifacts Collection consists of a variety of small to medium-sized artifacts broadly relating to agriculture. There are hand scythes from China, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Thailand, and the United States; a cocoa knife from Jamaica; a long scythe blade; and various small metal implements. Other categories of artifacts include tools, models, and research and laboratory devices. Examples include an animal trap, an insect trap, a telescope, a liquid nitrogen carrier, a...
Dates: undated

Agricultural History Society Records

Identifier: MS0002
Content Description

The Agricultural History Society Records contain meeting papers such as minutes, reports, programs, invitations, and financial statements; correspondence; and materials pertaining to the Agricultural History journal, such as administrative records, correspondence, award committee notes, reviewed articles, permission to publish forms, and information on symposiums given by the journal organization.

Dates: 1919-2003

Agricultural Relations Council Records

Identifier: MS0003
Content Description

The Agricultural Relations Council Records include some membership listings and directories, ARCLight newsletters (April 1956 to July 1994), biographies of past presidents and notable early members, and meeting programs.

Dates: 1956-1994

Albert Franklin Burgess Manuscript

Identifier: MS0480
Content Description

The Albert Franklin Burgess Manuscript consists of two volumes, titled "The Gypsy Moth and the Brown-tail Moth: A History of the Work for Prevention of Spread and Extermination of these Insects in North America," by A.F. Burgess. The text volume is dated 1944 and the photographs and maps volume is dated 1889 to 1942.

Dates: 1889-1944; Majority of material found in 1944

Albert Wade Brant Collection

Identifier: MS0027
Content Description The Albert Wade Brant Collection contains copies of scientific literature and unpublished documents on poultry meat and egg research, dating from approximately 1930 until 1998. An author file of 17,000 cards accompanies the publications. The abstracts were generated or made available by the following organizations or individuals: Institute of American Poultry Industries; University of Illinois; U.S. Egg and Poultry Magazine; Dr. George F. Stewart and A. Wade Brant.Other materials...
Dates: 1907-1997

Alfred Charles True Papers

Identifier: MS0176
Content Description

The Alfred Charles True Papers include manuscripts, notes, and drafts of works True was engaged in writing, as well as papers and documents that he accumulated for historical research between 1900 and 1929. The materials reflect his interest in agricultural history and relate especially to his trilogy of histories on research, education, and extension work.

Dates: 1847-1929

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