West Virginia University. Agricultural Extension Service
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
David Dial, Collector, Glass Plate Negatives of West Virginia University Agricultural Experiment Station Projects And Other Subjects
Collection Number: A&M.5152
Scope and Contents Glass plate negatives of West Virginia University Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station projects and other subjects. There are pictures of mostly crops, including potatoes and tobacco, and some of livestock. Other images include single plates of Morgantown, Woodburn Circle, a bridge, and of the "campus from the Station building". Related images can be found in Archives and Manuscripts (A&M) Collection No. 5027.Contents List (Glass Plate...
Collection Number: A&M.2484
Overview The correspondence, wills, deeds, receipts, recipes, remedies, and genealogy, of the Ellison-Dunlap Petrie families of Monroe County. The letters discuss family and business matters, slaves, the Civil War, and settlement of some family members in Kansas. There are papers about land and farming, including surveys, deeds, memos, and accounts as well as correspondence and printed material about the WVU Agricultural Extension Service. There are ledgers for Han Creek Mill and an account book of...
Collection Number: A&M.3241
Overview Collection consists of photographs, publications, letters, and newspaper clippings regarding the Jolliff and Watson families. Jolliff family history is highlighted in photocopies of the publication, Family Record and Genealogy of the Jolliff Family, From the Year 1760 to 1878 Inclusive by Oliver P. Jolliff and James S. Watson (1878). A photocopy of the Journal of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Encampment, Department of West Virginia, Grand Army of the Republic, Wheeling, West Virginia, May 19th, 20th...
Collection Number: A&M.2631
Overview This collection consists of letters, pamphlets, reports and similar materials collected by Nat Terry Frame for use in preparing his history of West Virginia Agricultural Extension Work, entitled, WEST VIRGINIA AGRICULTURE AND RURAL LIFE. Subjects discussed in the work include regional development groups in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio; rural life and community development experiments of the 1930s; American Country Life Association ideology and activities; improvement of small farm...
Collection Number: A&M.3050
Overview Completed questionnaire score sheets, alphabetized by community, of the West Virginia Country Life Movement. The score cards provided a survey format to evaluate a set of categories, including health, community spirit, schools, churches, agriculture, business, and recreation, used to facilitate improvement of the state's rural communities. Also includes programs, news clippings, and correspondence primarily about water project improvements in some of the communities.
Collection Number: A&M.0194
Overview Surveys of rural residents conducted by WVU Agricultural Experiment Station. Inquiries about farm land conditions, size of operations, profitability and the respondents opinions about the local community and its economic prospects. The 1924 survey was taken only in the Easton-Avery section of Monongalia County and contains an accompanying map with individual family farms number coded. The 1958 survey, a selection from around the state, is more indicative of demographics especially of out...
Collection Number: A&M.5027
Overview Includes glass plate negatives (22 in. of 5 in. x 7 in. items) and lantern slides (75 in. of 3 in. x 4 in. items) of images of Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station subjects. Related images can be found in Archives and Manuscripts (A&M) Collection No. 5152.
Collection Number: A&M.0266
Overview A commonplace book dating from the year of the organization of the Experiment Station which lists the names of West Virginia farmers to which seeds and stock were sent, and the varieties of the seeds and stock; also the types of materials which were sent to the University Regents. Included is an inventory of books in the library of the station (353 Volumes); a list of books donated, and the titles of periodicals received. Indexed.
Collection Number: A&M.1938
Overview One folder of mss. Correspondence found in file of WVU Publications Office, titles "Correspondence of Early Years," 55 Items, Letters, Telegram and announcements, 1888-1913. Subjects mentioned are Ag. Experiment Station Publications, WVU Board of Regents, Controversial DA articles and good roads movement. Correspondents include A. B. Fleming, Clarence L. Smith, John A. Myers, J. H. Stewart, Luther Haymond, Earl H. Smith, Thomas E. Hodges, E.D. Sanderson, J. F. Marsh, C. L. Bemis. See Inventory...
Collection Number: A&M.0398
Overview Research notes for the history of West Virginia University's Agricultural Experiment Station, written by Ernest J. Nesius. The notes track the development of the institution under the leadership of the following directors (in chronological order): Ferris Dewey Cornell, John Lee Coulter, Robert S. Dunbar, Jr., Homer C. Evans, Fred Denton Fromme, Nahum James Giddings, Henry C. Knight, Roy M. Kottman, Robert H. Maxwell, John A. Myers, Ernest J. Nesius, Clayton Roberts Orton, E. Dwight Sanderson,...