West Virginia University. Extension Service
Found in 9 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.5147
Overview Research papers by Ernest J. Nesius for projected book on history of extension service at West Virginia University, including biography of Nat Frame, former Director of WV Cooperative Extension. Papers include handwritten notes and typescript narratives.
Dates: ca. 1990-2000
Collection Number: A&M.2286
Overview Correspondence, scrapbook, photographs, newsletters, manuals, handbooks, bulletins, and other materials relating to the history and activities of the West Virginia 4-H Clubs. There are three volumes containing newsletters (1. 1926, 2. 1927, 3. 1928-1956); and one scrapbook from 1922 containing mostly photographs and a few clippings.
Dates: ca. 1922-1969
Collection Number: A&M.5221
Scope and Contents This collection has been minimally processed.Includes county-by-county records of all 4-H members who attended the National 4-H Congress in Chicago from the 1930s-1990s. This was a major national event, and represented the pinnacle of the National 4-H Awards Program. Each one of these records contains a fairly detailed report on project work, and many contain photographs, first person stories, and other information. These records would be extremely valuable to someone researching...
Dates: ca. 1930s-1990s
Collection Number: A&M.5119
Overview Minute book of the West Virginia University Extension Service Homemaker's Council, including minutes of the executive board, budget proposals, and financial statements for 1974-1982.
Collection Number: A&M.3973
Overview Photographs of the West Virginia University Extension Service, including black and white photographs of the MacDonald family of Berkeley County and "odds and ends". Subjects of MacDonald family photographs include group portraits, agricultural work, and household tasks. Subjects of "odds and ends" photographs include camps, agricultural work, individual and group portraits, landscapes, and house exteriors and interiors. There are also labels without associated photographs. The majority of...
Dates: 1922-1941, undated
Collection Number: A&M.5235
Scope and Contents Collection of photographs and printed material from the West Virginia University Extension Service. The photographs include 4-H camps, Farm Women's Clubs and other various activities. Many are unidentified or undated. The printed material includes some annual reports, Extension Service publications regarding wildlife and tourism, and books on regional colleges and extension programs. Also included are photographs and reports from Oglebay Institute in Wheeling, WV.
West Virginia University, Extension Service, Records Related to World War II Activities and Other Material
Collection Number: A&M.5220
Overview Records of the Extension Service of West Virginia University. This collection is minimally processed. There are many records related to the work of the Extension Service to support the war effort during World War II, including material regarding food preservation and conservation, and the West Virginia Victory Garden program. Other material includes monthly reports, and records of farm women's clubs and the tourist home program, among other records.
Dates: ca. 1930-1950
Collection Number: A&M.4074
Overview Records of women's organizations associated with the Extension Service at West Virginia University. Includes conference files, annual reports, correspondence, financial records, curriculum files, and other material. There are also some slides and photographs.