West Virginia. Agricultural Hall of Fame
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3822
Overview Papers of Ernest J. Nesius, former faculty and administrator of West Virginia University (WVU), documenting his professional activities involving agriculture and economics, his membership on a variety of committees, and his interest in 4-H and extension services.
Collection Number: A&M.3049
Overview The papers relating to Rachel H. Colwell's induction into the West Virginia Agricultural Hall of Fame. Colwell (1877-1954) is identified as the founder of Home Economics in West Virginia. Hired by West Virginia University in 1910, she was the first faculty member and administrator for the Department of Domestic Science in the College of Agriculture. She spent the next 27 years until retirement developing, teaching, and guiding the Home Economics curriculum and research of West Virginia...