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West Virginia University. College of Agriculture


Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Allegheny Highlands Project Records

Collection Number: A&M 5279
Scope and Contents The Allegheny Highlands Project Records consist of the administrative files of the Allegheny Highlands Project (AHP), September 1970-July 1980, as well as records of farming activities of farm cooperators enrolled in the program. Administrative records for the operation of the AHP include planning documents, policies and correspondence, budgets and other financial documents, progress reports, vendor records, promotional materials including information sheets, and job applications and other...
Dates: 1970-1982

Clayton Roberts Orton Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1662

Office files of a former dean of the College of Agriculture, West Virginia University. Files include papers of: the Resources Committee of the West Virginia State Planning Board, 1938-1945; Potomac River Basin, 1945; Soil Conservation Society, West Virginia Chapter, 1953-1955; West Virginia Forest Council; and of the Waters Development Conference of 1949.

Dates: 1938-1955

David E. Tuckwiller, Collector, Letters and Postcards regarding West Virginia University

Collection Number: A&M 5109
Overview Four letters listing West Virginia University (WVU) Agriculture School students serving in the armed forces during World War II and their activities. These letters from 1944 were sent to the same soldiers listed. There are also four postcards of WVU sports, including three of football games and one of a baseball game. There is also a postcard of the Worthington Ranch of Fairmont, W. Va., and two postcards of the Cozart horse team, presumably also from Fairmont. The postcards date from...
Dates: 1905-1944

Joanna Nesselroad Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3264
Overview Correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings, publications, photographs, and other papers (1965-95) of Dr. Joanna Strosnider Nesselroad documenting the organization and administration of the nation's first Head Start Program. Dr. Nesselroad began the first Head Start Program in McDowell County in 1965, and has served as West Virginia's regional training officer and as a national consultant for the Program. There are also letters, newspaper clippings, publications, photographs, slides, and...
Dates: 1930-1995

Rachel Hartshorn Colwell Award

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...
Dates: 1989

West Virginia Agricultural Cooperative Extension Workers Association, Records

Collection Number: A&M 3036

An organization composed of full time employees of the WVU College of Agriculture, Extension Division. The purpose of the association is to promote ways to enhance the job performance of its members and to safeguard and advance their economic interests and general welfare. Much of the records are composed of decisions about appropriate group medical and life insurance plans. There are also resolutions, meeting minutes, constitutions and by-laws.

Dates: 1929-1975

West Virginia University, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Education in East Africa, Papers and Photos

Collection Number: A&M 0277
Overview An agricultural education program sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development administered through the West Virginia University Office of International Programs in cooperation with the West Virginia University College of Agriculture and Forestry. Reports and publicity releases on projects undertaken by the WVU College of Agriculture in East Africa to help the nations of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda to develop agricultural educational programs on the secondary and...
Dates: 1960-1970

West Virginia University, College of Agriculture, F. D. Fromme, Dean, Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 0632

Correspondence from the office of F. D. Fromme, former dean of WVU. College of Agriculture. Covers all phases of the work connected with the college, including correspondence with heads of departments, county agents, extension division, University experiment Farm: experiment stations and land grant colleges, regarding Farm and Home Week, summer school, Jackson's Mill, research, employment, meetings, radio talks, labor, animal and poultry husbandry and other related subjects.

Dates: 1922-1935

West Virginia University, College of Agriculture, Farmers' Week Prospectus

Collection Number: A&M 5222
Scope and Contents

A prospectus advertising "Farmers' Week and the Farmers' Winter Courses to be held at the College of Agriculture, West Virginia University" starting on January 3, 1916 (11 1/2 in. x 27 in.). This item is Series 16, No. 3 of the West Virginia University Bulletin, and was separated from a bound volume for preservation.

Dates: 1915

West Virginia University, College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Home Economics, Records of Gerald Heebink, Extension Dairyman

Collection Number: A&M 1142
Scope and Contents Gerald Heebink (1895-1956) was an extension diaryman in the West Virginia University College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Home Economics from 1935 to 1956. Records consist of papers related to Heebink's work with artificial breeders' cooperatives; various national diary associations, including the Dairy Herd Improvement Association, the Holstein-Friesian Association of America, the West Virginia Jersey Cattle Club, Guernsey cattle clubs, and the National Eight Point Dairy Program; and the...
Dates: 1927-1950s; Majority of material found within 1936-1956

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Agriculture 4
Agriculture -- West Virginia 3
Livestock 3
Agriculture -- Study and teaching 2
4-H clubs -- West Virginia 1